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February 2018 Events

Sunday, February 4
St. Jude S’travaganza, the largest St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital fundraiser in Arkansas, will begin at 3:30 p.m. at the former Sears store. Thirty-five flat screen TVs will broadcast the Super Bowl, and food will be served including ribs, smoked chicken, shrimp, crawfish, dessert and drinks. Info: 932-6440.

Thursday, February 8
The Fowler Center will present a concert experience by Riders in the Sky, starting at 7:30 p.m. Info: 972-2781 or yourfowlercenter.com.

The Bradbury Art Museum, located in the Fowler Center, will host BAM Tour: Discussing Printmaking Methods, 6 p.m. Info: 972-3687.

Friday, February 9
The Tim Tebow Foundation will host Night to Shine at Fellowship Jonesboro from 6-9 p.m. This event is an unforgettable prom night experience for people with special needs ages 14 and older. Tickets are available for purchase at fellowshopjonesboro.com. Info: timtebowfoundation.org.

Saturday, February 10
The Healthy Heart 2-Mile Run/Walk will take place as part of the Get in Gear Fitness Series presented by St. Bernards and Gearhead Outfitters. Packet pick-up will be at 7:30 a.m. and the race will begin at 9. Prizes will be provided for best costumes, couples category and top three in each age bracket. Sign up by visiting racesonline.com. Info: St. Bernards Healthline, 207-7300.

The Foundation of Arts will present “Seussical The Musical” at The Forum Theatre in Downtown Jonesboro on Feb. 10, 12, 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online or at The Forum Box Office. Info: The Foundation of Arts, 935-2726 or visit foajonesboro.org.

Sunday, February 11
The Fowler Center will present “A Broadway Romance” starring Matt Cavenaugh and Jenny Powers with the Delta Symphony Orchestra at 2 p.m., directed by Neale Bartee. Info: 972-2781 or yourfowlercenter.com.

Tuesday, February 13
The Red Wolves Foundation will host the 16th annual Grand Slam Banquet at the First National Bank Arena at 5 p.m. Former Major League pitcher Lee Smith will be the keynote speaker at the banquet. The event will feature a live and silent auction, dinner, a chance to meet the A-State baseball team and more. To purchase tickets, call the Red Wolves Foundation at 972-2401. Info: Tommy Raffo, traffo@astate.edu.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church of Jonesboro will host its annual Chili Cook-Off from 6-8 p.m. Several participants will be cooking their best chili recipes for guests and judges to try. A winner will be chosen, and several awards will be presented. Info: 932-2124.

Wednesday, February 14
The Silos will host a Valentine’s Day Date Night from 6:30-9 p.m. Enjoy a romantic evening with gourmet food options and great music. Tickets for the event must be pre-ordered and can be purchased at thesilosbarn.com. Info: 819-8932.

Thursday, February 15
Skinny J’s, featuring Wiseacre Brewing, will host Pints for Paws from 5-8 p.m. Proceeds from the event will go towards helping the animals at the NEA Humane Society. Info: 932-5185.

Friday, February 16
The A-State Theatre Department will present the Tony-nominated play, “In the Next Room (or the Vibrator Play),” Feb. 16, 17 and 19-21 at 7:30 p.m. at The Fowler Center. The comedic play takes place during the 1880s, when doctors thought the use of vibrators cured hysteria in women and some men. Tickets: 972-2037 or online at tickets.state.edu.

Make-A-Wish MidSouth will host its 20th annual Have-A-Heart Wish-A-Thon from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Info: (901) 680-9474.

Friday, February 23
The American Red Cross will host a Blood Drive in honor of Lily Grace Gairhan at Gairhan Dental Group from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. To donate, schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org and enter ‘Lily’.

Saturday, February 24
The Fowler Center will present “Barrage: The Next Generation,” starting at 7:30 p.m. The elaborately choreographed show includes whirling dancing sets to infectious rhythms, engaging songs and virtuosic playing that energizes the audience from start to finish. The production is directed by Dean Marshall. Info: 972-2781 or yourfowlercenter.com.