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Southside School District Open House
Southside School District Open House
Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 @ 5:00am
Open House\nLast Name A-L\n5:00-6:30 p.m.\nLast Name M-Z\n6:30-8:00 p.m.
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Southside School District Classes Begin
Southside School District Classes Begin
Thursday, Aug 18, 2022 @ 7:55am
1st Day of 2022-23
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Meet the Southerners
Meet the Southerners
Friday, Aug 19, 2022 @ 5:00pm
Community activities at 5:00 p.m.\nMeet the student athletes for 2022-23 at 6:00 p.m.
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Level 1 Pistol Self-Defense Course
Level 1 Pistol Self-Defense Course
Saturday, Aug 20, 2022 @ 8:30am
Level 1 Pistol Self-Defense Course on Saturday August 20th from 8:30am-4:30pm at $195/person. \nWhether you’re an individual, on a church safety team, in law enforcement, or the military our Pistol Self Defense Courses are the perfect way to improve your shooting and defensive skills. The Level 1 Pistol Self Defense Course includes our Pistol Skills: Shooting Fundamentals and How to Draw & Perform Reloads classes. This is not your standard’ Learn to Shoot’ course that goes over the same old boring techniques that have been taught for years. Instead, we explain, demo, and teach cutting-edge shooting systems used by some of the top competitive shooters in the world. Even if you’re an experienced pistol shooter, come to the course with an open mind, and we will improve your shooting performance. There is a 100% guarantee if you don’t learn new, valuable skills from the course it’s on us.
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Benefit for Blaine Blakey
Benefit for Blaine Blakey
Saturday, Aug 20, 2022 @ 5:00pm
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Closed for Labor Day
Closed for Labor Day
Monday, Sep 5, 2022 @ 7:55am
Holiday
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Cars 'N Coffee
Cars 'N Coffee
Saturday, Sep 10, 2022 @ 8:00am
Join us for Cars 'n Coffee, presented by River City Cruisers, at the Wood Family Dealerships. Stay as long as you want and get some FREE Coffee and Breakfast!
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Parent Teacher Conferences
Parent Teacher Conferences
Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 @ 3:30am
Parent Teacher Conferences
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Miner's Day 5k
Miner's Day 5k
Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 @ 8:00am
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Steady Steve 5k
Steady Steve 5k
Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 @ 8:00am
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The River Haunt
The River Haunt
Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 @ 7:00pm
Open October 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29, 31 from 7pm-10:30pm
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2022 Pumpkin Patch
2022 Pumpkin Patch
Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 @ 12:00am
We will be offering a Fall Festival for the community. we will schedule groups by reservation Wednesday through Friday and open up to the community on weekends (Saturday 10-5pm) and (Sunday 1-4pm)! \n\nTons of games, bouncy houses, inflatable maze, petting zoo, and SO MUCH MORE. Only $10 per person, pumpkin and ALL EVENTS included!!
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Cars 'N Coffee
Cars 'N Coffee
Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 @ 8:00am
Join us for Cars 'n Coffee, presented by River City Cruisers, at the Wood Family Dealerships. Stay as long as you want and get some FREE Coffee and Breakfast!
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White River Health 5k
White River Health 5k
Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 @ 9:00am
For the fifth year, White River Health is running to help provide food for children in our local schools. Local food pantries are seeing increasing numbers of families in need. Food insecurity is a major issue for kids today. At least 60-75% of kids in our area schools are on free or reduced lunches. Your registration fee and money from sponsors will be divided and given to local school districts to fill their food pantries. Registration will be from 7:00-8:45am on race day. Race starts at 9:00am. The race will Start at the Batesville Family Care parking lot across from the ER and Finish right in front of the Josephine Ray Rogers Imaging Center. This 5K is a paved course with rolling and challenging hills. See course map below. USATF certified Course, certification number: AR08011DLP Finisher's Medals for those who complete the 5K. Mac's Race Timing Service will be chip timing the race. Race awards will be given to 5 different Flights top three male and female in that Flight. Flights are based on running time. Register before 09/22 to guarantee a swag bag! Swag bags to include race hoodie and other goodies from local businesses. Swag bag pickup will be October 7th from 3pm-6pm at the WRHS Foundation office next to Hobby Lobby in Batesville. Then again on race day October 8th from 7:00-8:45am. Stay after the race to see if you win one of our many door prizes. We are very excited to partner with Fleet Feet Little Rock this year! Door prizes include certificates for running shoes, running socks and many other items from Fleet Feet Little Rock!! MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN so make sure to stick around after the race. Register at https://runsignup.com/whiteriverhealth5k
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42nd Annual Arkansas Scottish Festival &  Lyon Homecoming
42nd Annual Arkansas Scottish Festival & Lyon Homecoming
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 @ 12:00pm
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Kilted Mile
Kilted Mile
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 @ 6:00pm
The race will take place on Main Street in Downtown Batesville on Friday, October 8th beginning at 6 p.m., and runners will line up at 12th and Main. Registration will begin at 5 p.m. at Natural State Running on 148 E. Main Street. In both men and women's categories, the cash awards will be $100 (first place), $50 (second place), and $25 (third place). For $15, participants not only join the race but also receive a kilted shirt to wear while they run! If it's raining at 6 the race will go on! If there are thunder and lightning, we will wait in Landers until the storm passes to race. If the storm has not passed by 7 p.m., we will reschedule the Kilted Mile for Saturday around the same time.
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HSIC Trivia Night
HSIC Trivia Night
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 @ 5:00pm
The Humane Society of Independence County will host Trivia Night at the Batesville Community Center on October 15th from 5pm-9pm. Tickets will include dinner, entertainment, trivia, and a good sense of community. Funds from ticket purchases go directly to supporting our 501(c)(3) HSIC and helps us provide care and support to unwanted and abused dogs and cats in Independence County.
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Lyon College: Sesquicentennial Parade
Lyon College: Sesquicentennial Parade
Monday, Oct 17, 2022 @ 6:00pm
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Poetry in Motion: 1800's Poetry to RAP
Poetry in Motion: 1800's Poetry to RAP
Tuesday, Oct 18, 2022 @ 6:00pm
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Lyon College: Opening of the Time Capsule
Lyon College: Opening of the Time Capsule
Wednesday, Oct 19, 2022 @ 11:00am
11 a.m. Opening of the Time Capsule (Couch Garden) Followed by the Recognition of Former Faculty & Staff 12-1 p.m. Entertainment provided by the Lyon Marching Band, Scottish Pipers, and Jazz Band 12-1:30 p.m. Picnic Lunch with our Students* 6-8 p.m. Brooks Blevins Lecture (Nucor Auditorium)
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Lyon College: Historic Bus Tour led by Dr. Brooks Blevins
Lyon College: Historic Bus Tour led by Dr. Brooks Blevins
Thursday, Oct 20, 2022 @ 4:00pm
Board Reception Cocktail Hour* (Bradley Manor) 4-5 p.m. Historic Bus Tour led by Dr. Brooks Blevins
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Lyon College: Founders' Day Convocation
Lyon College: Founders' Day Convocation
Friday, Oct 21, 2022 @ 11:00am
11-11:45 a.m. Founders' Day Convocation (Sloan Auditorium, Brown Chapel) 12 p.m. Capsule Seal & Dedication 6 p.m. Student's Outdoor Concert
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Nightmare on Main Street
Nightmare on Main Street
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 @ 12:00am
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Inauguration of Dr. Melissa Taverner, 19th President
Inauguration of Dr. Melissa Taverner, 19th President
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 @ 1:30pm
9 a.m.-3 p.m. Alumni Choir Reunion* (Sloan Auditorium, Brown Chapel)* 10 a.m.-12 p.m. President's Community Brunch* (Bradley Manor) 1:30-3 p.m. Inauguration of Dr. Melissa Taverner, 19th President of Lyon College* (Couch Garden) 5-9 p.m. Lyon College: A Better World Starting in Arkansas Black Tie Gala* (Batesville Community Center) *By invitation or pre-paid tickets only. **More events will be added as the Sesquicentennial schedule is finalized.
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Fun and Safe Halloween
Fun and Safe Halloween
Monday, Oct 31, 2022 @ 5:00pm
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Hope for the Holidays 5k and Half Marathon
Hope for the Holidays 5k and Half Marathon
Saturday, Nov 19, 2022 @ 8:00am
The race is being held to honor the memory of Garrett Yeager beloved friend, son, and father. All proceeds will be donated in his memory to Special Olympics of Batesville and New Hope Refuge. New Hope Refuge is a Christ centered ministry where women with addictions can find a new life through Jesus Christ. Both of these organization's mean a lot to the Yeager family and help many family's through out Arkansas. With this course you get a little bit of everything. Starting out in the beautiful Eagle Mountain neighborhood before heading over to the beautiful campus of Lyon College, once at Lyon you will jump on the 3/4 mile trail section of the course, upon exiting the trail you will run the country roads leading back to the main highway to work your way back to Eagle Mountain. Each participant will receive a finishers medal and race hoodie.
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Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday
Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 @ 12:00am
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HSIC Claus n Paws Holiday Market
HSIC Claus n Paws Holiday Market
Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 @ 9:00am
Join the Humane Society of Independence County for our Holiday Market! Come shop with local vendors and take Pet Photos with Santa. Proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Independence County.
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Old-Fashioned Christmas
Old-Fashioned Christmas
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 @ 12:00am
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Christmas Parade
Christmas Parade
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 @ 6:00pm
The area's FAVORITE christmas parade. Last year was our largest and most succesful year yet, so we look forward to Kiwanas partering with us once again to make this years parade BIGGER, better and more fun than ever!
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Wassail Walk
Wassail Walk
Saturday, Dec 17, 2022 @ 1:00pm
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