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July 2019 Events

Tuesday, July 2
Yoga With a Twist, hosted by the Downtown Jonesboro Association, will take place at 6 p.m. at Brickhouse Grill. The event will consist of a one-hour yoga session led by local instructor Bethany Davis. The cost is $10 per person. Info: DJA, (870) 919-6176.

Wednesday, July 3
4th Fest 2019, presented by Bayird Auto Group and East Arkansas Broadcasters, will begin Wednesday with a fireworks show at 9 p.m. at Joe Mack Campbell Park. The event continues July 4 at 9 a.m. with a “Red, White and Blue Color Run,” an untimed race for the whole family where participants are doused in patriotic-colored powder as they make their way through the course. Info: (870) 934-5000.

Thursday, July 4
KAIT and the Jonesboro Radio Group will sponsor Freedom Fest starting at 9:30 p.m. at the Southside Softball Complex on Stadium Boulevard. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy the free fireworks show. Gates for parking will open at 7 p.m. Info: (870) 933-8800.

Saturday, July 13
Ride for your Ribbon will begin at St. Bernards Health & Wellness Center at 7 a.m. Participants can sign up by visiting racesonline.com and searching “Ride for your Ribbon,” where they can choose from a 25-mile ride or a 50-mile course. All proceeds from the ride will benefit the St. Bernards Cancer Center. Info: (870) 207-7300.

Sunday, July 21
The 16th annual River of Hope silent auction and luncheon will be held at The Elks Lodge to help raise money for Arkansas Children’s Hospital’s local clinic in Jonesboro. This year’s event is sponsored by Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Outback Steakhouse and The Elks. Info: Visit River of Hope on Facebook, @riverofhopear.

Tuesday, July 23
NEA Baptist and Walk to End Alzheimer’s will host a Luau for Loved Ones luncheon beginning at noon at the NEA Baptist Conference Center. This event will provide information on the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the Alzheimer’s Association and how the community can get involved. Info: eventbrite.com.

July 26-27
The Foundation of Arts will present “Crazy For You” on July 26 at 6 p.m. and July 27 at 10 a.m. at The Forum Theatre. The Young Artists Theatre, The Foundation of Arts’ three-week theatre camp students, will present the production. Info: (870) 935-2726 or foajonesboro.org.

Saturday, July 27
The Northeast Arkansas Humane Society will host Pet-A-Palooza 2019 at 6 p.m. at Centennial Hall. This event will have food and drinks for guests, live and silent auctions, fun games, photo booths and more. Pet-A-Palooza will serve as a fundraiser for NEAHS. Info and tickets: Tina Coots, tinacoots@yahoo.com.

Tuesday, July 30
The eighth annual Helmets and Heels, sponsored by St. Bernards Healthcare and hosted by the Red Wolves Foundation, will be held at Centennial Bank Stadium. The event will take place in the Johnny Allison Tower beginning at 5 p.m. with a shopping and social hour, followed by the program at 7 p.m. Ticket info: (870) 972-2781.