Events Calendar

Compassion Fayetteville Upcoming Events

2017

February

February 11, Saturday, 3 pm, Fayetteville Public Library Walker Room,   Quiz Bowl      Type of event: Quiz Bowl   Raven Cook

February 15, Wednesday, 6 pm – 7:30 pm, Walker Room, Fayetteville Public Library:    The Black Student in the Age of Black Lives Matter

February 16, Thursday, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2925 N Old Missouri Road, Fayetteville: Repeat of Allies for Equality Workshop   Type of event:  Workshop, CEU’s available

February 19– Sunday, 3:30-5:30, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W Johnson, Springdale: The Washington County Historical Society will present a program on “Pastimes of Black Settlers in Washington County–Focus: Music, Games & Poetry” at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History (118 W. Johnson Ave.) in Springdale.

February 24, Friday, 6:30 pm – 8 pm, Pryor Center Minority PLUG (Power, Leadership, Unity, Gain) Event honoring minority businesses. 

February 25 Saturday, 9 am – 1 pm, Fayetteville High School West Campus (ALLPS Center), 2350 W. Old Farmington Road, Fayetteville, Arkansas

February 25, Saturday, 6 – 8 pm, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Black History Month Showcase:    Children will dress up as historical characters in history and strut the runway in clothing attire that matches their character. Also, there will be skits by local performers, poets, rappers, singers and more. See flyer.

February 26, Sunday, 3-5 pm, St. James Missionary Baptist Church: Celebration Day .  We celebrate Black lives in Fayetteville, past, present, and future in the spirit of unity, inclusion, and compassion.

February 26, Sunday, 2 pm – 4 pm, Fayetteville Public Library Walker Room: Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

February 28, Tuesday, 5 pm – 8pm:  Fayetteville Public Library Walker Room,  A Call to Action 2017: NWA Black Advancement Project

March         Month of Compassion Events

Theme:           “Standing in Compassion for Everyone”

Mar 1              Month of Compassion Calendar – https://compassionfayetteville.wordpress.com/epic-random-acts/

Mar 2              Lama Gyaltsen’s Talk on “The Practice of Compassion in Daily Life”

Omni Center, 6:30 PM

Suggested Donation: Adults $10; Students $5

Mar. 5             Docudrama “Nicky’s Family”

Time: 2 – 3:45 pm      Location: OMNI with popcorn, drinks, and water

Mar. 11           Canopy Celebration for Families at 6 p.m.

Location: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Mar. 12           Benefit House Concert for Compassion Fayetteville with Victor James Dougherty

Sunday, March 12 @ 3 PM, 1901 S. Pumpkin Ridge Drive, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Mar. 23         7 Hills Gift Presentations and Barbeque sponsored by EPIC Compassionaries

1832 S. School, Fayetteville   11 am- 12:30 pm lunch with facility tour afterwards.

Volunteers arrive 10:45 AM

Mar 24            Taize Service for Compassion

1901 S Pumpkin Ridge Drive      6:30 PM

Mar. 27           Life Source Community Meal at Yvonne Richardson Center 6 p.m.

Mar. 27-31      Month of Compassion Food Drive

Drop off Locations: Food drive boxes at FPL, Tri Cycle Farms, Fayetteville City Hall, and Fayetteville’s Farmers’ Market

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