Museum Quilting, Sewing, & Crafting: Cloth Basket
Thursday, Oct 7, 2021 @ 10:00am
Quilters, sewers, and crafters of all skill levels are invited to join this monthly meeting to create simple projects. Participants bring their own supplies based on the provided list plus a $5 entry fee. The project for October will be a cloth basket. The example uses Christmas material, but participants may choose any material they like.\nPre-registration is required. Class size is limited.
Live Music
Friday, Oct 8, 2021 @ 6:00am
Scots Fest
Friday, Oct 8, 2021 @ 12:00pm
Lyon College to combine Homecoming, Scottish Festival in October - More information click below.
Southside School District Homecoming
Friday, Oct 8, 2021 @ 6:00pm
Homecoming activities.
ASYR 4th Annual Pumpkin Patch
Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 @ 12:00am
For only $10 admission your day will include a pumpkin of your choosing, a cookie decorated by YOU, hay rides, train rides, a Petting Zoo, a Corn pit, Haunted Forest, bouncy houses, carnival games, AND MORE!!\n\nOur beautiful 600 acre campus offers many opportunities for beautiful fall photos with the whole family, and we’ll also have some fun photo spots set up for the kids!
Cushman Miner's Day
Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 @ 7:00am
Cushman's Anual Miner's Day Festival \n7 am: 5K and Kids Fun Dash\n10 am: Parade and Show and Shine\n11 am - 3 pm: Fee Kids Games and Entertainment \n1 pm: Baggo Tournament\n3:30 pm: Chicken Chase and Sheep Riding \n5 pm: Lawn Mower Race (if enough interrest and entries) \n8 pm: Street Dance with Live Music\nFood Venders and Live Entertainment throughout the day and evening
Batesville Brass Society Fall Concert
Sunday, Oct 10, 2021 @ 4:00pm
The Batesville Brass Society will be performing in concert October 10 at 4:00 p.m. in Brown Chapel at Lyon College. This will be a brass quintet (two trumpets, french horn, trombone, and tuba), performing a variety of mostly familiar tunes.
Southside School District Board Meeting
Monday, Oct 11, 2021 @ 6:30pm
School Board Meeting
Southside Elementary visits Pumpkin Patch
Tuesday, Oct 12, 2021 @ 8:00am
K-2nd grade will be visiting the Pumpkin Patch
Southside School District Flu Clinic
Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021 @ 8:00am
Flu clinic available
IMCA Stock Cars
Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 @ 6:00pm
Cedar Ridge 1st Quarter Ends
Friday, Oct 15, 2021 @ 11:56am
Goat Milking Demo
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 @ 9:00am
Learn the secrets of goat milking in this fun, educational class. All ages welcome!
Walk with a Doc
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 @ 10:00am
Midland School District- No School
Monday, Oct 18, 2021 @ 12:00am
Snow Day
Midland School District- No School
Monday, Oct 18, 2021 @ 12:00am
Professional Development Day
Cedar Ridge Fall Break
Monday, Oct 18, 2021 @ 11:57am
Museum Fall Homeschool Day
Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 @ 9:00am
Homeschoolers are invited to learn about "Batesville Bicentennial: Building a Town" at the museum's annual Fall Homeschool Day. Students will enjoy learning about how Batesville's founders started a town. Educational sessions, crafts, activities, and snacks make learning fun!
Southside School District Parent Teacher Conferences
Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 @ 3:30pm
HealthFirst Expo
Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 @ 4:00pm
Pets and Plants: Safety Indoors and Out
Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 @ 6:00pm
Southside School District No School
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 @ 8:00am
Southside HIPPY Field Trip
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 @ 9:00am
HIPPY Families visit the Pumpkin Patch.
Farmers Market
Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 @ 8:00am
Batesville School District Parent Conferences
Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 @ 3:00pm
Intro to Digital Photography
Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 @ 6:00pm
Learn the basics of operating a DSLR camera and photo composition. You will learn how to utilize your DSLR camera’s manual functions, basic photo composition rules, how to achieve proper exposure and troubleshooting techniques. Instructor Hannah Keller Flanery has a background in journalism and years of experience as a freelance photographer. Bring your DSLR camera along with your owner’s manual for this one-session class.
No school for Batesville School District
Friday, Oct 22, 2021 @ 8:00pm
UACCB Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Training
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 @ 9:00am
This 6-hour course is designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for their job, regulatory, (e.g. OSHA), foster parenting or anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting. The course includes first aid basics, medical emergencies, environmental emergencies, preventing illness or injury, adult CPR and AED use, Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies, child CPR AED and infant CPR AED.
Gravediggers Ball
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 @ 12:00pm
More Details to come
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 @ 12:30pm
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 @ 2:00pm
Save the date for the 5th annual ARTOBERFEST, Saturday, October 23, 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on Main Street in the historic downtown Batesville. This FREE festival hosted by the Batesville Area Arts Council (BAAC) will feature live music, artist booths, a sidewalk chalk art contest, and other family fun activities! If you are interested in being a vendor at the festival, please visit, or call 870-793-3382 for more info!\nTo help promote Artoberfest this year, we are hosting a coloring contest! The contest is free and open to all ages. You can pick up a coloring sheet at the BAAC Gallery on Main, Independence County Library, Big’s, and Clara Jane & Jax, or print one out at home by visiting the Artoberfest page on our website. The deadline to turn in the completed page is October 9. You can visit the BAAC Facebook page October 18 - 22 to help select the winner!
Southside School District Red Ribbon Week
Monday, Oct 25, 2021 @ 8:00am
Red Ribbon activities
Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches Arkansas Children’s Award D
Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021 @ 7:00pm
The Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches will present the 2021 Arkansas Children’s Award to the Heflin Family during the 26th annual Arkansas Children’s Award Dinner Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Little Rock Marriott hotel. Former Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe will be the master of ceremonies for the 26th year.\n\nEach year, the award is given to an individual or group who have created outstanding opportunities for Arkansas children. The entire Heflin family are longtime supporters of the Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches, from mom, Sharon, to late husband, Johnny, to their two sons, Jay and Marc.\n\nTo purchase event tickets and table sponsorships or make a tax-deductible donation to the mission of the Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches, visit To keep up with happenings at the Ranch, visit them on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram by using the handle @YouthRanches.
Student Council Blood Drive
Thursday, Oct 28, 2021 @ 8:00am
Blood Drive
UACCB Excel Level 1
Thursday, Oct 28, 2021 @ 8:30am
Learn the basics of Excel including entering and formatting numbers and text; ranges; copying and moving data; basic formulas; data entry short-cuts like filling in a range, autosum, auto complete and autofill; relative and absolute cell references; searching Help; formatting and printing.
UACCB ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 @ 8:00am
The ServSafe® program provides food safety training for food service managers. In this course, you will earn the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certification accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Instructor Melissa Foster has more than 35 years of food service experience. Ms. Foster is the Food Preparation Supervisor at UACCB. She is a Certified ServSafe® Instructor Proctor, Certified Dietary Manager and Certified Food Protection Professional. Textbook and exam voucher are included in the cost. Deadline to register is October 18, 2021.
Farmers Market
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 @ 8:00am
Museum Fall Family Day
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 @ 1:00pm
Come explore "Historic Halloween" at the Old Independence Regional Museum during our annual Fall Family Day. A variety of crafts and activities will engage the whole family, including decorating masks, making candles, spooky stories, and more! The event along with museum admission is free and open to the public.
Fall Festival @ Ruddell Hill Baptist Church
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 @ 3:00pm
Join us for our Fall Festival on Saturday, October 30th from 3-6pm. We will be serving free food and enjoying games and fellowship. Everyone is welcome to join us and don't forget to bring friends!
Fun & Safe Halloween
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 @ 5:00pm
More Details to Come
UACCB Basic Life Support (BLS) class
Thursday, Nov 4, 2021 @ 5:00pm
The Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR certification course provides healthcare providers and public safety professionals the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adult, child and infant patients. Upon successful completion of the course, learners will receive a 2-year Basic Life Support digital certificate. This course meets the requirements for healthcare professionals.
The John Herman Hickman Foundation Golf Classic
Sunday, Nov 7, 2021 @ 8:00am
Southside School District Board Meeting
Monday, Nov 8, 2021 @ 6:30pm
School Board Meeting
UACCB Heartsaver CPR AED
Thursday, Nov 11, 2021 @ 5:00pm
Heartsaver® CPR AED is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult and child CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) use. The training includes infant CPR and how to relieve choking in adults, children and infants. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training. Participants are asked to bring their cell phones to download the QCPR learner app and watch their progress as they practice CPR. A Heartsaver® CPR e-card will be issued upon successful completion of the course.
Cedar Ridge Progress Reports
Friday, Nov 12, 2021 @ 11:58am
Walk with a Doc
Saturday, Nov 20, 2021 @ 10:00am
Small Business Saturday
Saturday, Nov 20, 2021 @ 12:00pm
Thanksgiving - No School Midland School District
Monday, Nov 22, 2021 @ 12:00am
Cedar Ridge Thanksgiving Holliday
Wednesday, Nov 24, 2021 @ 11:58am
Thanksgiving Break for all schools
Wednesday, Nov 24, 2021 @ 8:00pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony on in the Pocket Park
Saturday, Nov 27, 2021 @ 8:00pm
More details to come
UACCB Adobe Acrobat Pro
Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 @ 8:30am
In this introductory class, students will learn to fill, sign, create and edit PDF files. Learn how easy it is to create PDF files from Word documents and Excel workbooks, and to export PDF files into Word and Excel.
Old Fashioned Christmas
Friday, Dec 3, 2021 @ 12:00pm
More Details to come
Wassail Walk
Saturday, Dec 11, 2021 @ 12:00pm
More Details to come
Southside School District Board Meeting
Monday, Dec 13, 2021 @ 6:30pm
School Board Meeting
Christmas Break - No School Midland School District
Saturday, Dec 18, 2021 @ 12:00am
Christmas Break
Walk with a Doc
Saturday, Dec 18, 2021 @ 10:00am
Christmas Break for all schools
Monday, Dec 20, 2021 @ 8:00pm
Cedar Ridge 2nd Quarter Ends
Tuesday, Dec 21, 2021 @ 11:59am
Cedar Ridge Christmas Holliday
Wednesday, Dec 22, 2021 @ 12:00pm
Classes Resume for all schools
Monday, Jan 3, 2022 @ 8:00am
Cedar Ridge Christmas Holiday
Monday, Jan 3, 2022 @ 12:01pm
Monday, Jan 17, 2022 @ 8:00am
MLK Day - Batesville No School
Monday, Jan 17, 2022 @ 8:00am
MLK Day - Southside No School
Monday, Jan 17, 2022 @ 8:00am
Cedar Ridge Prof Dev
Monday, Jan 17, 2022 @ 12:03pm
No Students
Cedar Ridge Professional Development (9-12)
Thursday, Feb 3, 2022 @ 12:04pm
Cedar Ridge P/T Conferences
Thursday, Feb 3, 2022 @ 1:00pm
Midland High School - Parent Teacher Conference
Thursday, Feb 10, 2022 @ 12:00am
Parent- Teacher Conference
Midland School District- No School
Monday, Feb 14, 2022 @ 12:00am
Snow Day
No School - Midland School District
Monday, Feb 14, 2022 @ 12:00am
Professional Development Day
Midland Elementary School Parent - Teacher Conference
Thursday, Feb 17, 2022 @ 12:00am
Parent-Teacher Conference
President's Day
Monday, Feb 21, 2022 @ 8:00am
Southside School District - No School
Monday, Feb 21, 2022 @ 8:00am
President's Day - No School
Cedar Ridge Winter Break
Monday, Feb 21, 2022 @ 12:14pm
Cedar Ridge 3rd Quarter Ends
Friday, Mar 11, 2022 @ 12:15pm
Batesville School District Parent Conferences
Thursday, Mar 17, 2022 @ 3:00pm
Southside School District Parent Teacher Conferences
Thursday, Mar 17, 2022 @ 3:30pm
Batesville No School
Friday, Mar 18, 2022 @ 8:00am
Spring Break for all Schools
Monday, Mar 21, 2022 @ 8:00am
Cedar Ridge Spring Break
Monday, Mar 21, 2022 @ 12:15pm
Spring Break for all Schools
Tuesday, Mar 22, 2022 @ 8:00am
Spring Break for all Schools
Wednesday, Mar 23, 2022 @ 8:00am
Spring Break for all Schools
Thursday, Mar 24, 2022 @ 8:00am
Spring Break for all Schools
Friday, Mar 25, 2022 @ 8:00am
Cedar Ridge Progress Reports
Thursday, Apr 14, 2022 @ 12:17pm
Midland School District - No School
Friday, Apr 15, 2022 @ 12:00am
Good Friday
Batesville No School - Good Friday
Friday, Apr 15, 2022 @ 8:00am
Southside School District No School
Friday, Apr 15, 2022 @ 8:00am
Cedar Ridge - Good Friday
Friday, Apr 15, 2022 @ 12:17pm
No School
Batesville High school Graduation
Friday, May 13, 2022 @ 7:00pm
Batesville Preschool Graduation
Friday, May 13, 2022 @ 7:00pm
Batesville School District Last Day
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 @ 8:00am
4th Quarter Ends
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 @ 12:19pm
Southside School District Last Day
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 @ 8:00am
Cedar Ridge Make Up Days
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 @ 12:20pm
Cedar Ridge - Memorial Day
Monday, May 30, 2022 @ 12:21pm
No School
Cedar Ridge Make up Day
Wednesday, Jun 1, 2022 @ 12:21pm
UACCB Class B CDL Training
Tuesday, Jun 14, 2022 @ 4:00pm
School bus drivers are needed in almost every school district in the state of Arkansas. UACCB is offering a 20-hour in-person training course for those interested in pursuing a Class B Commercial Driving License with a School Bus Endorsement. The course covers the general knowledge portion of the CDL exam as well as the school bus, passenger and air brakes endorsements. A Class B license will enable you to drive any vehicle (including dump trucks) that is greater than 26,001 lbs. To register, you must be 18 years old and have a current, valid Arkansas driver's license. Class times for June 14, 16, 21 is 4-8 p.m. and June 25 is 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Note: UACCB is not a Class B CDL testing site. This is a training class to help you prepare for the written & driving tests.