Events for August 2017
El Dorado Chamber of Commerce
Aug 01   St. Paul United Methodist Benefit For Lt. Trey Sewell
Hamburger, fixins, BBQ beans, chips, and dessert. Call the church office by noon, Friday, July 28th, to preorder. Orders of 5 or more will be delivered, upon request. All donations will go to assist with Trey's medical expenses
Date:   August 1, 2017
Time:   11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:   St. Paul is located at the corner of College and 8th streets.
Contact:   (870) 862-4242
Date/Time Details:   August 1st,from 11 am to 1 pm, the fellowship hall will be open for those who wish to pick up their order or dine in.
Fees/Admission:   $8.00 per plate
Aug 02   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:   August 2, 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.
Aug 03   El Dorado-Union County Chamber of Commerce Educator's Breakfast
You are invited to the El Dorado-Union County Chamber of Commerce Educator's Breakfast. Sponsorships are available. We will be honoring new teachers and the 2017 Teachers of the Year on Thursday, August 3, at 7:30 a.m. at the El Dorado Golf & Country Club. We want to recognize your importance as a new teacher in our community and invite you to attend this special event.

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Date:   August 3, 2017
Time:   07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   The El Dorado Golf and Country Club
Contact:   El Dorado-Union County Chamber of Commerce
Email:   chamber@goeldorado.com
Aug 03   SAAP August Meeting
Join South Arkansas Administrative Professionals as we hear from this month's meeting sponsor, Young's Funeral Directors on "Being Prepared".
Date:   August 3, 2017
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/SAAPNetwork
Location:   St. Mary's Parish Hall
Email:   saapnetwork@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   12:00-1:00pm
Fees/Admission:   Lunch is free; please RSVP
Aug 03   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:   August 3, 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!
Aug 03 - Aug 04   Applebee's Late Night Karaoke
Date:   August 3, 2017 - August 4, 2017
Time:   09:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Aug 05   Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Day
Date:   August 5, 2017
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Aug 10   HOPE Landing Talent Show
A showcase for the children of HOPE Landing, highlighting their many abilities rather than their disability.
Date:   August 10, 2017
Time:   07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://www.hopelanding.com
Location:   South Arkansas Arts Center
Contact:   Jenny Williams (870) 862-0500
Email:   jenny@hopelanding.com
Date/Time Details:   August 10, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free to the public but donations are welcome
Aug 10 - Aug 11   Applebee's Late Night Karaoke
Date:   August 10, 2017 - August 11, 2017
Time:   09:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Aug 12   Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Day
Date:   August 12, 2017
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Aug 17   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:   August 17, 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!
Aug 17 - Aug 18   Applebee's Late Night Karaoke
Date:   August 17, 2017 - August 18, 2017
Time:   09:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Aug 19   Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Day
Date:   August 19, 2017
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Aug 19   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:   August 19, 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.
Aug 19   Truck-A-Palooza presented by Eldorado Service League
Come see, touch and learn about the vehicles that build our city and help keep it clean and safe! *Bouncy house *Popcorn *Snow cones *Face Painting *Bubbles All proceeds help us provide for the kids in union county.
Date:   August 19, 2017
Time:   09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Old High School Parking lot and Arboretum (Parking on southside lot)
Contact:   Edyie Whaley 972 839 7543
Email:   edyielw@yahoo.com
Fees/Admission:   $5 per person $20 for family of 5
Aug 24   HEAD 2 TOE Wellness
This is an annual event for adults aged 50 or better to promote wellness in the community, we focus on prevention and education. Health Screenings provided by the hospital, Walgreens providing flu and pneumonia vaccinations (bring Medicare card), Community resources and pampering services.
Date:   August 24, 2017
Time:   08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:   Champagnolle Landing
Contact:   Lori DeWese 870.881.8969
Email:   lkdewese@uams.edu
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, August 24th 8:00Am - 11:00Am
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Aug 24 - Aug 25   Applebee's Late Night Karaoke
Date:   August 24, 2017 - August 25, 2017
Time:   09:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Aug 26   Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Day
Date:   August 26, 2017
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Aug 26   Showdown at Sunset and The Summer Concert Series
Date:   August 26, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:   Union Square District
Aug 27 - Aug 31   Rhea Lana's of El Dorado Fall/Winter Event
Over 600 families in South AR will come together selling over 55,000 quality items for kids (newborn through teen sizes). You will find baby gear/equipment, indoor/outdoor toys, furniture, maternity, books & more. All at 60-80% off retail prices!
Date:   August 27, 2017 - August 31, 2017
Time:   11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www.eldorado.rhealana.com
Location:   El Dorado Conference Center 311 S. West Ave.
Contact:   Melissa Polk 501-328-7262 Owner, Rhea Lana's of El Dorado
Email:   melissa@rhealana.com
Date/Time Details:   Sunday, Aug. 27 11AM-8PM Monday, Aug. 28 9AM-8PM Tuesday, Aug. 29 9AM-3PM Wednesday, Aug. 30 9AM-8PM (half Price sale) Thursday, Aug. 31 9AM-3PM (half Price Sale)
Fees/Admission:   Admission is always free!
Aug 29   El Dorado Lions Club Bowl-a-thon
COME BOWL WITH US!! El Dorado Lions Club will hold the annual Bowl-a-thon at the local El Dorado Lanes bowling alley. All proceeds raised will help further our efforts in assisting the visual needs of the community. Awards will be given to the individual highest score, highest team score and lowest individual score.
Date:   August 29, 2017
Time:   07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:   El Dorado Lanes 400 South Bradley & Hillsboro
Contact:   Pam Griffin (501) 690-6756 Alison Peachey (870) 866-9019
Email:   eldorado.lionsclub@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   6:30 p.m. Registration 7:00 p.m. Bowling
Fees/Admission:   Donations welcomed
Aug 31 - Sep 01   Applebee's Late Night Karaoke
Date:   August 31, 2017 - September 1, 2017
Time:   09:00 PM - 12:00 AM