Events for June 2017
El Dorado Chamber of Commerce
Jun 01   El Dorado Lions Club Meeting
The El Dorado Lions Club meets on every 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. The meeting is held at 6:00 p.m. at  Simmons Bank, 100 W. Grove Street in the Community Room on the second floor. This meeting is open to the public!
Date:   June 1, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Simmons Bank, 100 W. Grove Street in the Community Room on the second floor
Email:   eldorado.lionsclub@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   1st and 3rd Thursday of each month!
Fees/Admission:   FREE!
Jun 01 - Jun 02   Applebee's Late Night Karaoke
Date:   June 1, 2017 - June 2, 2017
Time:   09:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Jun 03 - Jun 04   6th Annual Southern Showcase Festival City Shootout
Two days of fun for the whole entire family! Travel and AAU basketball teams from Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas compete for trophies and medals. A Slam Dunk , a 3 Point Shooting contest and other entertainment will pack one full hour on Sunday starting at 1 pm. A drawing for flat screen TV's will also be held at 3pm on Sunday. Don't have to be present to win. For tickets and more info, contact Reginald Holly at 870-315-4019 or email him at festivalcityshootout@gmail.com
Date:   June 3, 2017 - June 4, 2017
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.festivalcityshootout.com
Location:   El Dorado Wildcat Arena and other area gyms
Contact:   Reginald Holly 870-315-4019
Email:   festivalcityshootout@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Games start June 3rd and 4th at 8am and lasts all day in area gyms. Championship games will be held on Sunday the 4th.
Fees/Admission:   $7 daily gets you in all gyms Kids 6 and under admitted for free.
Jun 03   Glow Run
Fun 5K benefitting Arkansas Children;s Hospital. Starting at dusk with music and fun for all ages.
Date:   June 3, 2017
Time:   12:00 PM
Jun 03   Lucy's Ladies Dance Studio 2017 Recital
Performing The Little Mermaid & A Night at the Movies
Date:   June 3, 2017
Time:   07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.lucysladiesdance.shutterfly.com
Location:   Municipal Auditorium
Contact:   870-639-3509
Email:   lucysladiesdance@gmail.com
Fees/Admission:   Free Admission
Jun 06   "Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them" Movie Night
Come enjoy a movie night at Barton Public Library! We will be showing "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Fine Them". Explore a new era of the Wizarding World before Harry Potter! This Movie is PG-13, so Parental Guidance is suggested. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.
Date:   June 6, 2017
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:45 PM
Website:   http://www2.youseemore.com/barton/
Location:   Barton Public Library 200 East 5th St El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Karla Nelson, Children's Librarian 870-863-5447 knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Email:   knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   June 6, 2017 5:30pm-7:45 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free and Open to the Public, Parental Guidance is suggested.
Jun 07   Medical Center of South Arkansas Senior Circle Lunch and Learn
Senior Circle, a Medical Center of South Arkansas program, is now accepting new members. Senior Circle is a program for individuals age 50 or better who are interested in pursuing an active lifestyle, learning about health and wellness and meeting others. Events and activities are designed to help you stay healthy, vibrant and active. We encourage you to pursue the things you love, try new hobbies and interests and meet new friends.
Date:   June 7, 2017
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://www.seniorcircle.com/
Location:   Medical Center of South Arkansas, Conference Room #3, first floor near the main entrance.
Contact:   To make reservations, become a member or inquire, please contact Alex Bennett at 870-864-3245.
Email:   alexandria.bennett@mcsaeldo.com
Date/Time Details:   Senior Circle meetings are always held on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 12:00 noon.
Fees/Admission:   Lunch is free for Senior Circle Members and $15 for non-members which includes your annual membership. Circle memberships are only $15 a year, but the benefits can be priceless to your health and happiness.
Jun 08   Gardening for Butterflies
This FREE workshop, hosted by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will teach you how to plant a garden that will attract butterflies. This class will meet at the South Arkansas Arboretum.
Date:   June 8, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Website:   http://southark.libcal.com/event/3059865
Contact:   Registration is required! 870.864.7192
Email:   gdepper@southark.edu
Jun 08 - Jun 09   Applebee's Late Night Karaoke
Date:   June 8, 2017 - June 9, 2017
Time:   09:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Jun 13   Operating a Home-Based Business
Thousands of people are running businesses out of their homes. Are you considering joining them? This seminar will help you with business planning, ideas, requirements, and more to get you headed in the right direction.
Date:   June 13, 2017
Time:   09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Website:   https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee332qsma6d3a48e
Location:   El Dorado-Union County Chamber of Commerce 111 W. Main St El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Kristen Cribb, SAU ASBTDC Business Consultant SAU Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center 870-235-5033
Email:   kristencribb@saumag.edu
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, June 13, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Fees/Admission:   $30.00
Jun 15   El Dorado Lions Club Meeting
The El Dorado Lions Club meets on every 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. The meeting is held at 6:00 p.m. at  Simmons Bank, 100 W. Grove Street in the Community Room on the second floor. This meeting is open to the public!
Date:   June 15, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Simmons Bank, 100 W. Grove Street in the Community Room on the second floor
Email:   eldorado.lionsclub@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   1st and 3rd Thursday of each month!
Fees/Admission:   FREE!
Jun 15   2nd Annual Grilfriend's Giggle
June 15th @ 6:30pm is the date for the second annual Girlfriends Giggle, the ultimate girl’s night out hosted by the Medical Center of South Arkansas’s Healthy Woman Board. This pajama party is for grown-up girls in our community and celebrates the highest level of indulgences such as manicures, pedicures, massages, and hair styling. The elegance of this private venue offers a heavy emphasis on pampering, wellness, relaxation and style. It's a little of everything women love, all in support of a two wonderful causes, #teamcorrie and The MCSA Auxiliary. Find out more by liking us on FaceBook - Girlfriends Giggle El Dorado.
Date:   June 15, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/GFGElDoArk/
Location:   El Dorado Conference Center
Contact:   Alex Bennett at Medical Center of South AR 870-864-3245
Email:   alexandria.bennett@mcsaeldo.com
Date/Time Details:   June 15, 2017 at 6pm - 10 pm
Fees/Admission:   Admission $35
Jun 15   Girlfriends Giggle
GIRLFRIENDS GIGGLE
Date:   June 15, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location:   Conference Center
Contact:   Alexandria.Hecke@mcsaeldo.com 864.3245
Date/Time Details:   6/15/2017 6pm - 10:30pm
Jun 15 - Jun 16   Applebee's Late Night Karaoke
Date:   June 15, 2017 - June 16, 2017
Time:   09:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Jun 16 - Jun 17   Emily Cole at The Mink Eye
Emily Cole will be playing at the Downstairs Pub
Date:   June 16, 2017 - June 17, 2017
Time:   05:00 PM - 02:00 AM
Location:   The Black Cat Café 117 E Main St. El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Phone: (870) 862-9500.
Jun 17   Clean Harbors Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
Clean Harbors is offering a FREE collection of household hazardous waste for El Dorado and Union County residents. Open the third Saturday of every month April through September from 8 a.m. to noon. Most items are accepted, including used oil and filters, batteries, paints, antifreeze, degreasers, dry cleaning fluids, herbicides, pesticides, poisons, pool chemicals, fluorescent bulbs, over-the-counter medicines, butane and propane cylinders, drain cleaners, aerosol cans, car batteries, and more. Bring items in a sturdy disposable container. Items NOT accepted include: smoke detectors, fire arms, explosives, compressed gases, radioactive waste, business generated waste, biomedical waste, tires, appliances, e-waste and trash. For more information on what is accepted, call 870.863.7173.
Date:   June 17, 2017
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Drive-Thru Drop-Off Location: Clean Harbors 309 American Circle El Dorado, AR
Contact:   For more information, call 870.863.7173.
Date/Time Details:   April through September Third Saturday of Every Month 8 a.m. to Noon
Fees/Admission:   FREE to residents of El Dorado and Union County, courtesy of Clean Harbors.
Jun 17 - Jun 18   Night Owls at Marilyn's
Night Owls are playing at Marilyn's
Date:   June 17, 2017 - June 18, 2017
Time:   05:00 PM - 02:00 AM
Location:   Marilyn's on the Square 119 N Jefferson Ave El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Phone: (870)-862-2111 Email: marilynsattherialto@live.com
Jun 20   Magic by Mr. Nick
Kicking off the Summer Reading Program, Barton Public Library presents Magic by Mr. Nick! Located at Southark Auditorium from 2:00p.m.-3:00p.m. All ages are welcome. Free and Open to the Public!
Date:   June 20, 2017
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www2.youseemore.com/barton/
Location:   Southark Auditorium
Contact:   For more information, please contact: Karla Nelson, Children's Librarian 870-863-5447 knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Email:   knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   June 20, 2017 2:00p.m.-3:00p.m.
Fees/Admission:   Free and open to the public
Jun 21   Slingin' Arrows
Want to give archery a try? Barton Public Library will be hosting Slingin' Arrows for a fun-filled event for our Summer Reading Program. The event will be held from 2:00p.m.-3:00p.m. and it is for ages 10 and up. Free and Open to the public!
Date:   June 21, 2017
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www2.youseemore.com/barton/
Location:   Barton Public Library 200 East 5th St El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   For more information, please contact: Karla Nelson, Children's Librarian 870-863-5447 knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Email:   knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   June 21, 2017 2:00p.m.-3:00p.m.
Fees/Admission:   Free and open to the public! Recommended for ages 10 and up.
Jun 22   South Arkansas Eye Clinic Annual Sunglass Trunk Show
South Arkansas Eye Clinic/Optical Dispensary invites you to our 8th annual Sunglass trunk show featuring RAY BAN SUNGLASSES!! All sunglasses are 25% off for this day only! Come by and see all the newest RAY BAN styles in all the coolest colors. Bring all your friends and register for some really great door prizes! If you need a prescription we will be happy to make you an appointment with Dr. Scott Simpson or Dr. Marc Parnell but you can also bring in a current copy of your most recent prescription and we can make your glasses from it as well!! Can't wait to see you there!!
Date:   June 22, 2017
Time:   12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Website:   http://saeyeclinic.com
Location:   SOUTH ARKANSAS EYE CLINIC/OPTICAL DISPENSARY 310 THOMPSON AVE. EL DORADO, AR 71730
Contact:   Optical Dispensary Staff 870-862-9183
Email:   patti@saeyeclinic.com
Date/Time Details:   June 22, 2017 Noon-5pm
Fees/Admission:   no charge
Jun 22   Yoga with Healthworks
Have some fun and learn more about yoga with Barton Public Library Summer Reading Program. We will be hosting yoga Instructors from Healthworks Fitness Center. Participants will meet at Barton Public Library. For ages 5 and up.
Date:   June 22, 2017
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www2.youseemore.com/barton/
Location:   Barton Public Library 200 East 5th St El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   For more information, please contact: Karla Nelson, Children's Librarian 870-863-5447 knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Email:   knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   June 22, 2017 2:00-3:00p.m.
Fees/Admission:   Free and open to the public! For ages 5 and up!
Jun 22   Murphy Arts District Job Preview
Join us for a job preview of the El Dorado Festivals and Events, Inc. upcoming job opportunities (Full-Time, Part-Time, and Event Volunteers)! We will discuss the "Total Experience" which includes the Murphy Arts District, the idea behind Farm to Table, and how you can become part of our team. Refreshments will be served and resumes will be accepted.
Date:   June 22, 2017
Time:   02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Website:   http://www.eldomad.com
Location:   El Dorado Conference Center
Contact:   Cindy Nixon- 870-863-4547
Email:   cindyn@eldofest.com
Date/Time Details:   June 22, 2017 2PM - 4PM
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jun 22   How to Write a Business Plan
All businesses, especially new ventures, need a business plan. Crafting a plan helps you define your concept,evaluate your competition, determine risk, and estimate costs. Using our "To the Point" outline, learn how to put together a plan that will guide the growth of your business.
Date:   June 22, 2017
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Website:   https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee33feoi867ad044
Location:   South Arkansas Community College - East Campus 3696 East Main Road El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Kristen Cribb, SAU ASBTDC Business Consultant SAU Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center 870-235-5033
Email:   kristencribb@saumag.edu
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Fees/Admission:   $35.00
Jun 22 - Jun 23   Applebee's Late Night Karaoke
Date:   June 22, 2017 - June 23, 2017
Time:   09:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Jun 23 - Jun 24   Beaux Atkins at The Mink Eye
Beaux Atkins will be playing at the Downstairs Pub
Date:   June 23, 2017 - June 24, 2017
Time:   05:00 PM - 02:00 AM
Location:   117 E Main St, El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Phone: (870) 862-9500
Jun 24 - Jun 25   Trey Johnson at Marilyn's
Trey Johnson is playing at Marilyn's
Date:   June 24, 2017 - June 25, 2017
Time:   05:00 PM - 02:00 AM
Location:   Marilyn's on the Square 119 N Jefferson Ave El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Phone: (870)-862-2111 Email: marilynsattherialto@live.com
Jun 24   Showdown at Sunset and The Summer Concert Series
Date:   June 24, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:   Union Square District
Jun 27   Home Depot Building Project
Home Depot will be helping Barton Library "Build a Better World".
Date:   June 27, 2017
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www2.youseemore.com/barton/
Location:   Barton Public Library 200 East 5th El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Karla Nelson, Children's Librarian 870-863-5447
Email:   knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   2:00-3:00p.m.
Fees/Admission:   Free and Open to the Public!
Jun 27   Virtual Public School Holds Information Session in El Dorado
Arkansas Connections Academy a virtual public school for students in K through 10th grades is offering parents throughout Arkansas the opportunity to learn more about this highly accountable, high-quality virtual public school during local information sessions. During the session, participants will discuss the family’s role in the education process through topics such as organizing the home for the most effective schooling environment and balancing time when more than one child is enrolled in the program. Participants also will learn how Arkansas Connections Academy’s community coordinators arrange field trips and extracurricular activities for students and parents across the state as a means of education, fun and networking with others enrolled in the school. The school provides all curriculum materials – several large boxes of textbooks per child, workbooks and hands-on materials – that make up the core of Arkansas Connections Academy’s print-rich curriculum. Each Arkansas Connections Academy student is also assigned a professional teacher to oversee learning and assess student progress. Arkansas Connections Academy is governed by a Board of Directors composed of Arkansas residents, while its curriculum and other services will be contracted through Connections Education, a leading provider of high-quality; highly accountable online learning that has been supporting schools for over a decade.
Date:   June 27, 2017
Time:   06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Website:   http://www.ArkansasConnectionsAcademy.com
Location:   Hampton Inn El Dorado 2312 Junction City Rd. El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   For more information, call 800-382-6010 or visit www.ArkansasConnectionsAcademy.com
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, June 27th 2017 @ 06:30 p.m. CDT
Fees/Admission:   Free admission
Jun 29   Build a Better World with Plants
Learn all about gardening with the Master Gardeners!
Date:   June 29, 2017
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www2.youseemore.com/barton/
Location:   Barton Public Library 200 East 5th St El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   For more information, please contact: Karla Nelson, Children's Librarian 870-863-5447 knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Email:   knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   June 29, 2017 2:00-3:00p.m.
Fees/Admission:   Free and open to the public! Ages 5 and up
Jun 29 - Jun 30   Applebee's Late Night Karaoke
Date:   June 29, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Time:   09:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Jun 30 - Jul 01   Black Strap at The Mink Eye
Black Strap will be playing at the Downstairs Pub
Date:   June 30, 2017 - July 1, 2017
Time:   05:00 PM - 02:00 AM
Location:   117 E Main St, El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Phone: (870) 862-9500