Events for July 2016
El Dorado Chamber of Commerce
May 31 - Jul 09   HealthWorks South Arkansas Kid's Marathon
What is a kids marathon? The South Arkansas Kids Marathon is an EXCITING event that gives children ages 5 to 12 years the opportunity to complete the marathon distance (26.2 miles) over an extended period of time. Participants have 12 weeks to complete at least 25 miles and may run, jog, walk or do a combination of all three. Then on race day, Saturday, July 9th, all registered participants finish their marathon as they run. The Final Mile (1.2 miles) on the official race course starting and finishing at HealthWorks Fitness Center in El Dorado, Arkansas. Free Training Program Children can train at home with an adult training partner or can join a group if offered at school, church or any civic/community/athletic organization. Parents should consult with your child?s physician before beginning this or any fitness program. The Training Logs can be found online at www.healthworksfitnesscenter.com or at HealthWorks Fitness Center. This training log will help them reach their mileage goal prior to race day. Suggested start date for the 12 week training is March 14th. The 9 week training should begin no later than April 4th. All training logs will be turned in on race day or at packet pickup (TBA). Kid's Marathon - Help Your Child Succeed Lead a Program Today Forming a Kid's Marathon Training Program is fun and easy to begin. Programs are led by adult volunteers and can be conducted at school, church or any civic/community/athletic organization. A sample email can be provided for those interested in coaching a group of kids. For More Information Call or Email: Danielle Clark 870-862-5442 ext 35 kidworks.hfc@gmail.com Terry Clark 870-862-5442 ext 26 wellness.hfc@gmail.com
Date:   May 31, 2016 - July 9, 2016
Time:   03:00 PM - 09:00 AM
Website:   http://www.healthworksfitnesscenter.com
Location:   HealthWorks Fitness Center El Dorado, Arkansas
Contact:   Danielle Clark 870-862-5442 ext 35 kidworks.hfc@gmail.com Terry Clark 870-862-5442 ext 26 wellness.hfc@gmail.com
Email:   wellness.hfc@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Official Race: July 9, 2016
Fees/Admission:   $10 Registration at HealthWorks
 
Jul 04   The Forth's Family Firework Show
The Forth Family Annual Firework Show
Date:   July 4, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://projectsouthus.com/events.php https://www.facebook.com/pages/Project-South/18674005409
Location:   Parkers Chapel Football Field Parkers Chapel, Arkansas
Contact:   Richard Dunlap Community Coordinator (870)315-1116
Email:   projectsouth@ymail.com
Date/Time Details:   July 4, 2016/ 6 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free
Jul 07   SAAP July Meeting
Join South Arkansas Administrative Professionals for our July meeting sponsored by Office Equipment of Southern Arkansas. The presentation this month will be on "Motivating People."
Date:   July 7, 2016
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/SAAPNetwork
Location:   St. Mary's Parish Hall
Contact:   saapnetwork@gmail.com
Email:   saapnetwork@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, July 7th 12pm-1pm
Fees/Admission:   Lunch is free, please RSVP.
Jul 08   Richard Marx w/ special guest Barrett Baber
Join us for an evening with Grammy winner Richard Marx with special guest Barrett Baber. This incredible performance will be the inaugural event in the newly renovated El Dorado Municipal Auditorium.
Date:   July 8, 2016
Time:   07:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Website:   http://www.mainstreeteldorado.org
Location:   El Dorado Municipal Auditorium
Contact:   Main Street El Dorado @ (870) 862-4747
Email:   mainstreeteldorado@suddenlinkmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday, July 8th at 7:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30.
Fees/Admission:   Reserved seating tickets are $40 and $35 and are available online at www.mainstreeteldorado.org or by calling (870) 862-4747
Jul 17 - Jul 31   Christmas in July Online Auction
Hannah Pregnancy Centers second annual online auction "Christmas in July". Get your Christmas shopping done a little early with some great items donated from local business and support your local pregnancy resource center in the process!
Date:   July 17, 2016 - July 31, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Website:   http://www.hannahprc.com
Location:   www.hannahprc.com click on the Hannah Auction banner
Contact:   Kristyn Bryan 870-862-1317
Email:   kristyn.bryan@hannahprc.com
Date/Time Details:   7/17/16 through 7/31/16
Fees/Admission:   Open to the public
Jul 19   Business After Hours hosted by State Farm - Michelle Balstad
Business After Hours will be hosted by State Farm - Michelle Balstad. This is an opportunity to network with other area professionals as well as visit a Chamber of Commerce member's business and learn more about what it is that they do. Refreshments will be served. Bring your business card for the door prize drawings. RSVPs are not required.
Date:   July 19, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   State Farm - Michelle Balstad 502 N. West Ave. El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   El Dorado-Union County Chamber of Commerce 111 W. Main St. El Dorado, AR 71730
Email:   chamber@goeldorado.com
Date/Time Details:   7/19/2016 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Fees/Admission:   5$
Jul 21   First Financial Bank Presents Community Movie Night showing Disney ZOOTOPIA
First Financial Bank Presents Community Movie Night showing Disney ZOOTOPIA. Concessions will be sold. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a movie outdoors!
Date:   July 21, 2016
Time:   08:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ffb1.com
Location:   Boys & Girls Club Baseball Field behind Municipal Auditorium
Contact:   Amber Murphy 870-881-5222
Email:   acowger@ffb1.com
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, July 21 at Dark
Fees/Admission:   Admission: Canned food item for Salvation Army Food Pantry
Jul 22   KEVIN COSTNER & MODERN WEST LIVE!
Academy award-winner Kevin Costner & Modern West perform live at the El Dorado Municipal Auditorium Friday, July 22nd.
Date:   July 22, 2016
Time:   07:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Website:   http://www.mainstreeteldorado.org
Location:   El Dorado Municipal Auditorium
Contact:   Main Street El Dorado - (870) 862-4747
Email:   mainstreeteldorado@suddenlinkmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday, July 22nd
Fees/Admission:   Reserved-seating tickets are $40 (Orchestra) & $35 (Parquet & Lower Balcony)
Jul 23   Murphy USA Summer Concert Series featuring Little Texas
Main Street El Dorado welcomes former CMA Vocal Group of the Year, Little Texas, to Union Square for the Murphy USA Summer Concert Series. The concert is FREE to the public and begins at 7 pm following the award-winning Showdown at Sunset.
Date:   July 23, 2016
Time:   07:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Website:   http://www.mainstreeteldorado.org
Location:   Union Square in Downtown El Dorado
Contact:   Main Street El Dorado (870) 862-4747
Email:   mainstreeteldorado@suddenlinkmail.com
Date/Time Details:   July 23rd at 7 pm
Fees/Admission:   FREE to the public
Jul 29   The KIX 103 Wildcat Scramble
The El Dorado Wilcat Scramble raises money to help with expenses for the football team. This is a four man scramble. Lots of Door Prizes! Lunch will be provided prior to the event on the practice range at 12p.m..
Date:   July 29, 2016
Time:   12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:   Mystic Creek Golf Course
Contact:   Jay Helm 870-863-6126
Date/Time Details:   Friday July 29th, 2016 Tee off at 1 P.M.
Fees/Admission:   Contact Jay Help at 870-863-6126
Jul 30   Union County Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet
Banquet to honor the class of 2016 inductees into the Union County Sports Hall of Fame.
Date:   July 30, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ucshof.com
Location:   El Dorado Conference center
Contact:   870 814-2949
Email:   rrross@suddenlink.net
Date/Time Details:   July 30, 2016 6-9 PM
Fees/Admission:   Tickets $25