The Iris Garden Club is celebrating "60 Years and Still Blooming" at 2 p.m. March 27, 2013, in the hospitality room at First Service Bank in Clinton. Everyone is welcome.

There will be a gospel singing at the Woodman of the World building in downtown Clinton at 6:30 p.m. March 26. The King’s Highway and the Bee Branch Baptist Believers will be the featured bands. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. For more information call Louis Dawson at 745-2025.

There will be a reception honoring Dorothy Hendrickson and Van Swink, two North Central Arkansas Artist League members, from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at Indian Rock Village, 265 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. The artists’ works are on display in the downstairs gallery and upstairs dining room through May 15. Everyone is welcome. For more information contact Connie Hood at 884-3283.

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will host a free Cemetery Preservation workshop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, at the Mountain Home Cemetery on East 11th Street in Mountain Home. The workshop will include hands-on training by James Brenner of Texas Cemetery Restoration LLC on how to clean, re-set and repair tombstones, as well as instructions on cemetery maintenance, suitable cleaning products and proper techniques to use. Registration is limited to the first 40 people to sign up. To register, contact Holly Hope at (501) 324-9880 or

Conway Creative Writers and the Faulkner County Library will host a lecture series entitled "Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer’s Craft." Class dates are March 22 and April 5 at 2 p.m. This video presentations is a part of the The Great Courses series. All library events are free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at (501) 327-7482 or e-mail

The Ozark Opportunities executive committee will meet at 2 p.m. March 26, 2013, at its office, 701 E. Prospect Ave., Harrison. The meeting is open to the public.