52 | CITISCAPES | JUNE 2019 TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A CALENDAR LISTING, SEND EVENT INFO TO calendar@citiscapes.com COMMUNITY CALEN DA R this summer solstice, team up with the Alzheimer’s Association and select any activity you love to raise funds and awareness for care and support to end Alzheimer’s forever. Activities can range from sports, games and exercise, to parties, hobbies and art. Call or visit website for more information. All over NWA. (479) 273- 5559. www.alz.org/arkansas Summer Campout— June 21 & 22 Bring your whole crew to our first overnight campout. On June 21, meet us under the stars in our beautiful Ozark forest to enjoy a night of s’mores, art making, camp stories and acoustic music by Melody Pond, Jamie Lou and the Hullabaloo, Bayard Blain, and the Ozark Highballers. You’ll spend time in our new sculpture exhibition, Color Field, which will feature a special screening of The Wizard of Oz and guided sculpture tours. We have created a variety of campsites to select from along the North Forest Trail. Event is from 5:30 p.m. to 10 a.m. the following day. Dinner and breakfast at High South on a Roll are included in the ticket price. Admission: $20 children under 12, $40 member adults, $50 non- member adults, free for children under 2. North Forest, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Bentonville. (479) 657- 2335. crystalbridges.org 75th Annual Rodeo of the Ozarks—June 26 thru 29 Don’t miss the opportunity to see some of the roughest and toughest cowboys and cowgirls from all around in one of the Top 5 Largest Outdoor Rodeos in the U.S! Come get a sneak peak at the competitors on June 25 for the Rodeo Slack Performance beginning at 5 p.m.; free admission. Rodeo will kick off on June 26 with the annual Rodeo Parade beginning at 3 p.m. Festivities will conclude on June 29 with the closing Rodeo Parade beginning at 3 p.m. and evening Fireworks Show. Admission varies. Parsons Stadium, Rodeo of the Ozarks. Springdale. (479) 756-0464. www.rodeooftheozarks.org Red White & Baby Blue— June 28 15th annual fundraiser benefiting the Jackson L. Graves Foundation, building better beginnings through neonatal care. Enjoy live music, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and more. 7 to 10 p.m. Admission: $50 in advance, $60 at the door. The Garden Room. Fayetteville. (479) 799-9592. www.jacksongraves.org ■ Events updated daily on Facebook Fun With Mother Nature— June 8 & July 13 Mother Nature will visit the park, read nature stories and do hands-on nature-craft activities with the children beginning at 10:30 a.m. June’s theme is “Animals in the Night,” July’s theme is “Water Dance – Water Cycle & Storm Drain Pollution.” Best for ages 3-6. Free admission. Visitor Center, Hobbs State Park Conservation Area. Rogers. (479) 789-5000. www.fohspcai.wildapricot.org Grand Slam Car Show—June 9 Event benefiting the Samaritan Community Center, hosted by the Arkansas River Chapter Pontiac & GMC Club of NWA. There will also be a food drive for non-perishable foods as we help fight hunger in NWA. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; rain date is June 23. Registration i s $20 per car, available on Eventbrite. com. Arvest Ballpark. Springdale. www.nwapontiacclub.com/grand-slam- car-show Bentonville No Kid Hungry Dinner—June 10 Enjoy a special multi-course dinner with host Chef Matthew McClure, and various guest chefs, in support of No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in America. Cocktail reception begins at 5:30 p.m. Dinner and live auction begin at 6:30 p.m. Admission: $150; must be 21 years of age to attend. The Hive at 21c. Bentonville. (800) 969-4767. www.events.nokidhungry.org Artosphere—June 10 thru 29 See page 28 for details. Locations all across NWA. (479) 443-5600. www.waltonartscenter.org/artosphere Catfish, Corndogs & Cornhole— June 14 An afternoon of food, fun and excitement benefiting Mercy Health Foundation. Enjoy corndogs, all-you-can- eat catfish and our 5th annual cornhole tournament featuring cash prizes. Event begins with lunch served at noon. Admission: $50 per 2-person team in advance, $60 per 2-person team day of tournament, $10 to just eat. North Field & Parking Lot of Mercy Hospital Campus. Rogers. (479) 338-2990. www.catfishcorndogsandcornhole.com NWA Pride and Parade Festival— June 14 thru 16 The 16th annual festival, the largest LGBTQ pride celebration in Arkansas, will be held in conjunction with the 2019 NWA Pride Week, which features daily events. Parade begins at noon. Experience Fayetteville is an official sponsor of the 2019 NWA Pride festivities and is proud to promote acceptance and equality for residents and visitors alike. Downtown and Dickson Street Entertainment District. Fayetteville. (479) 966-9014. www.nwapride.org 17th Annual Summer Salsa— June 15 Casual summer party featuring Mexican food, festive beverages, live music, dancing, a silent auction, salsa tasting competition and more, from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Proceeds support the EOA Children’s House, serving Benton and Washington counties. Admission: $75, $800 VIP table of 8; must be 21 years of age. Fayetteville Town Center. Fayetteville. (479) 872-7479. www.childrenshousenwa.org Child Health and Wellness Fair—June 15 This year we plan to offer FREE vision, hearing, and therapy screenings for children, have many community partners that will connect families with resources in our area, and offer a free lunch. Event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free admission. Sunshine School & Development Center. Rogers. (479) 636- 3190. www.nwasunshineschool.org Rogers Career Fair—June 18 A live recruiting/hiring event brought to you by National Career Fairs, the industry leader in driving employers and future employees together. Get registered, get your resume together, and come dressed for success! Event is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. Embassy Suites Hotel. Rogers. (877) 561-5627. Registration available on Eventbrite.com. 2nd Annual Standup for Giving Comedy Night—June 20 2nd annual event benefiting the NWA Women’s Shelter. Help us provide even more safe nights of shelter for survivors of domestic violence. Event is from 7 to 10 p.m. Must be 21 years of age to attend. Grub’s Bar & Grille. Rogers. (479) 246-0353. www.nwaws.org Spark of Hope—June 20 See page 20 for event details. Fayetteville Town Center. Fayetteville. (479) 935-4888. www.spsfnwa.org Art in the Garden—June 21 Join us at the garden for this must-see art display and sale. Explore the gardens in full bloom as you enjoy great food, drinks, music and curated artwork. Event is from 6 to 9 p.m. Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. Fayetteville. (479) 750-2620. www.bgozarks.org The Longest Day—June 21 Show your love in June for all those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. On