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Thursday, February 5
International Studies Magnet School Preview Night, a showcase to the community, parents and students. Meet the principal, tour the school and sit in on classes, 6-7 p.m. Info: Elizabeth Rouse, 933-5800.

Ladies Night Out: A Pampering Event, sponsored by MOPS (Moms of Preschoolers), refreshments, door prizes, register by Feb. 2 for grand prize drawing, all ladies invited (no children please), First United Methodist Church, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Info: Laura Kuizin, lkuizin@fumcjonesboro.org.

Friday, February 6
National Wear Red Day, wear red to show support for women’s heart disease, sponsored by Cardiology Associates Foundation. Info: 336-2068.

Arkansas Sportshow, presented by Rotary Club of Jonesboro, Convocation Center, 4-9 p.m Info: 932-1559 or www.arsportshow.com. Event repeated 9 a.m. – 9 p.m Saturday and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m Sunday.

Tuesday, February 10
Visual & Performing Arts Preview Night, showcase to the community, parents and students. Meet the principal, tour the school, sit in on classes, 6-7p.m. Info: Elizabeth Rouse, 933-5800.

Thursday, February 12
United Way Awards Luncheon, honoring individuals and businesses who chose to “Live United” in 2008, reserve by Feb. 2, $20, ASU Centennial Hall,11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Info: 870-935-3658.

Business After Hours, Cooper Alumni Center, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Info: Raven Goodrich, 932-6691.

MicroSociety Magnet School Preview Night, a showcase to the community, parents, and children. Come meet the principal, tour the school, sit in on classes. 6-7p.m. Info: Elizabeth Rouse, 933-5800.

Friday, February 13
Valegrams, send your loved one a singing telegram, to benefit The Foundation for the Arts. Info: 935-2726.

11th Annual Have A Heart Wish-A-Thon, fundraiser for the Make A Wish Foundation with Triple FM Radio and KAIT, 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. Info: Christie Matthews, 933-8800.

Saturday, February 14
Charity Ball, sponsored by Junior Auxiliary of Jonesboro, Holiday Inn, Cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., dancing until midnight. Info: Johnna Dobbs, 933-8010.

Tuesday, February 17
Health, Wellness and Environmental Studies Magnet School Preview Night, showcase of the school for parents and children, meet the principal, tour the school and sit in on classes. 6-7 p.m. Info: Elizabeth Rouse, 933-5800.

Thursday, February 19
Math and Science Preview Night, showcase of the Math and Science Magnet School for parents and children currently attending public school. Meet the principal, tour the school and sit in on classes. 6-7 p.m. Info: Elizabeth Rouse, 933-5800.

Friday, February 20
Girl Scout cookie deliveries and booth sales, through March 15, Info: Kendall Thornton, 501-758-1020.

Saturday, February 21
Special Olympics Basketball Skills, a day of skill building and qualifying for the Special Olympics, sponsored by Jonesboro Jaycess, HPESS Center, ASU, 9 a.m. Info: Kimberly Shipley, 215-3039.

Old School/New School Basketball Tournament, Hurricane gym, to benefit CityYouth. Info: Barbara Jones, 932-9398.

Monday, February 23
Open Enrollment for 2009-2010 JPS Magnet Schools, Applications may be picked up at any JPS Magnet School, Jonesboro Kindergarten Center, www.jps.k12.ar.us, or the Administration Building, set to run through March 13. Info: Elizabeth Rouse, 933-5800.

Friday, February 27
National Red Dress Display, Center Court, The Mall at Turtle Creek, presented by Cardiology Associates Foundation, Info: 336-2068. Event continues through March 1.

Red Dress Style Show, presented by Cardiology Associates Foundation, Valley View Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Info: 336-2068.

Saturday, February 28
Polar Bear Plunge, take a special plunge for our local Special Olympics athletes. Craighead Forest Park. Registration at noon, plunge at 1p.m. Info: Kimberly Shipley, 215-3039.

Healthy Heart 2 Miler, sponsored by St. Bernards Medical Center, as part of the Ridge Riders Running/Walking Series, 9 a.m.

Catherine Hickland Book Signing, the One Life to Live star will be signing her book 30-Day Heartbreak Cure: Getting Over Him and Back Out There One Month from Today, as part of the National Red Dress Display, The Mall at Turtle Creek Center Court, 2 p.m. Info: 336-2068.

Wild Game Banquet, free admission to men and boys, Forest Home Church of the Nazarene, 1922 Race St., 5-7 p.m. Info: 932-9069.

Mardi Gras Dinner and Dance, fund-raiser for Blessed Sacrament School, St. Bernards Auditorium, 6:30 p.m. Info: 932-3684.

American Cancer Society’s Society Ball “Gambling for a Cure,” dinner, dancing, silent auction and casino tables, Holiday Inn, 6 p.m. Info: Brandi Adams, 510-680-6421.