Thursday, May 11, 6:30 p.m., Clinton City Council Meeting: Meetings of the Clinton City Council are held at the Municipal Airport off Hwy 16 East.


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Saturday, May 13, 8 a.m., A Celebration of Spring and at 11 a.m. The Ultimate Backyard BBQ: Fairfield Bay has combined two family-friendly outdoor events into one big springtime celebration, with scheduled activities to appeal to all ages. Event starts with Blooms & Crafts, then rolls into Blues & BBQ A Feast for the Senses & Family, a springtime festival that packs a day full of celebration – kicking off Mother’s Day weekend in glorious color, sounds, and tastes. Visit http://www.ffbchamber.com/events/events-calendar/ or contact Linda Pratt at 501-884-6010


Upcoming Events


Tuesday, May 16, 6 p.m., Clinton Advertising and Promotion Meeting: The Clinton A&P Commission meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Clinton Municipal Airport on Hwy 16 East. The meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.


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May 18, 6 p.m., Van Buren County Quorum Court: Meetings of the Van Buren County Quorum Court are held the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Van Buren County Annex building off Highway 65 in Clinton.


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May 20, 3 p.m., Downtown Tea Party & Fashion Show: This outdoor tea party fashion show will be held on the downtown square in Clinton and will be free to the public. We will be showcasing the newest styles in clothing lines, jewelry, and hair & makeup from local merchants. Please contact the Clinton Chamber of Commerce for more details 501-745-6500.


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May 20, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Second Annual Van Buren County Shop With A Cop 3D Archery Shoot: Lots of Prizes. Event location will be at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds. For more information about the event, contact Randy Murray at the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office at 501-745-3838, 501-253-3915 or kimb@artelco.com


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May 27, 11 a.m. – May 28, 11 p.m. MayDaze: MayDaze is a private festival for those who truly love music, art, and nature in a non-drama environment. Designed as a musician’s retreat to celebrate the freedoms that our soldiers have given us, MayDaze is in its sixth year and is a weekend filled with adventures with the most amazing people from 5 states coming to camp, float, jam, BBQ, play paintball, and commune with nature. Spaces limited to the first 250 people. Contact Mat Timmons by Email: info@rockpitranch.com or Phone: 501-723-4255 www.rockpitranch.com


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May 29, 6 p.m. Van Buren County Community Band Memorial Day Concert: The VBC band will host their Memorial Day Concert on May 29 at Archy Creek Park (behind Subway) in the new band shell at 6 p.m. In case of rain the concert will be moved to VBC Fairgrounds. Come out and enjoy a fun evening of music and show your support for our fallen heroes.


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June 10, 9 a.m., The Ozark Health Foundation’s Ozark Golf Classic: The Ozark Health Foundation’s Ozark Golf Classic will be held at the Indian Hills Golf Course in Fairfield Bay. The tournament is a 4 Man Scramble with a 9 a.m. Shotgun Start. Costs per team are $400 and includes golf play, cart, golf polo shirt, lunch, free on-course beverages and snacks, and a chance to win prizes. For more information, or to register, call Tawny at (501) 745-9303 or e-mail tawny.laymon@myozarkhealth.com.


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June 22, 7 p.m., North Central Adult Education GED Graduation Ceremony: The North Central Adult Education GED invites you to join them for their graduation ceremony set for June 22 at 7 p.m. at the Clinton High School Auditorium.


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June 24, Seventeenth annual Archey Fork Summer Festival:8 a.m. Car Show downtown8 a.m. Softball Tournament Archey Fork ParkNoon Soap Box Derby at Factory Road 4 p.m. Carnival: games for all ages, craft vendors, food, sidewalk coloring contest, and more!6 p.m. Youth Fishing Derby6 p.m. live musicFirework show at dark


Bring your blanket, your lawn chair and your family and enjoy a day of family fun in beautiful Archey Fork Park Clinton. Contact Jason Hayes 501-745-6500 for more information.