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Fayetteville firefighters are conducting training exercises this week at a vacant Maple Street Apartments building near Frisco Trail an Lafayette Street. The complex owner gave the fire department permission to use the building since it’s set to soon be demolished to make room for a large-scale student housing complex.
Fayetteville Animal Shelter officials yesterday announced the second annual half-price adoption day in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, March 17. Cats are $10 and dogs are $30.
After finishing second in a nationwide competition, the UA’s Full Circle Food Pantry will send representatives to the White House to be recognized for their achievements.
TJ Kong & the Atomic Bomb are at Smoke & Barrel this evening after a show last night in Eureka Springs. According to their Facebook page, the group is “a Philadelphia-based blues band of so and so’s who sound like Bob Seger high on cocaine in the bathtub watching Werner Herzog movies on the ceiling.” If that’s not enough of a sell, scroll on down for a video.
The full list:
- Ozark Natural Foods: Cooking demo – Chef Tuesday Eastlack
- JJ’s Grill: Russ Hutchison
- Jammin’ Java: Acoustic jam
- Fayetteville Public Library: How Nature Can Empower You
- Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Jed Clampit
- Pesto Cafe: Sarah Hughes
- Walton Arts Center: SFJAZZ Collective Plays The Music of Stevie Wonder
- Dickson Street Pub: Singer-Songwriter Showcase
- Rogue: Such Gold / Ghost Thrower / Seahaven / No Big Deal / Radio Sky
- George’s Majestic Lounge: Josh Noren
- Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Dave Bright & Chris Parker
- Legacy Blues Lounge: Roby Pantall and Ron Pennington
- Smoke & Barrel Tavern: TJ Kong & The Atomic Bomb
Thursday Public Meetings
|9:00 a.m.||Subdivision Committee *||City Hall, Room 326|
|5:00 p.m.||Fayetteville School Board (agenda)||Adams Leadership Center|
|5:30 p.m.||Telecommunications Board *||City Hall, Room 219|
|6:30 p.m.||Southeast Fayetteville Community Center||Yvonne Richardson Center|
» View all of this week’s public meetings
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Actor Judd Hirsch is 77, bassist Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead) is 72, singer Mike Love (Beach Boys) is 71, singer-keyboardist Sly Stone (Sly and the Family Stone) is 69, singer Dee Snider (Twisted Sister) is 57, model Fabio is 53, singer Bret Michaels is 49, bassist Mark Hoppus (Blink 182) is 40, actress Eva Longoria is 37, musician will.i.am is 37, and rapper Young Buck is 31.