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Scholarship deadline: The deadline for applying for White County Single Parent Scholarship Fund Inc. fall, 2017 scholarships is Tuesday. Scholarships are awarded to White County single parents of minor children who are pursuing post-secondary education in order to achieve skilled employment. For more information, visit www.aspsf.org, email wcspsf.inc@gmail.com or call (501) 230-2414.

Meeting: The White County Beekeepers Association will meet Monday at the Downtown Church of Christ Auditorium, 900 N. Main St. at 6 p.m. The group meets the second Monday each month. Refreshments are served.

Dance: The Heber Springs Folk Lore Society will host a dance Monday at the society's building, 890 Wilburn Road, from 7-9:30 p.m. Donations go toward scholarships open to local high school students. The society serves Cleburne County and surrounding counties, including White County.

Meeting: The White County Retired Teachers will meet at noon Monday at the Carmichael Community Center. George Hopkins, head of the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System, will speak. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to Joe Hurd at williamjhurd@yahoo.com. Dues may also be paid at this meeting.

Meeting: The White County Tea Party will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at IHOP, 3513 E. Race Ave. in Searcy. The group meets the second Monday of the month. For more information, call (501) 322-3196 or email teaparty@itpwca.org.

Utility assistance: The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas Summer Utility Assistance Program, regular and crisis, for electric only is open. Applications for regular and crisis will be taken Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:15-11 a.m. and 1:15-3:30 p.m. For more information, call (501) 279-2015 or visit 1132 Benton St. in Searcy.

Assistance: CAPCA in partnership with Entergy for "Beat the Heat Fan Program," offering 27 box fans to those eligible in White County. Eligible households must be at 150 percent of the federal poverty income guidelines or without a working air conditioning unit to qualify. Applicants may visit the White County Support Office, 1132 Benton in Searcy, to apply for a fan; first come, first served.

Dance: The Heber Springs Folklore Society will hold a dance Tuesday, Aug. 18 and Aug. 19 from 7-9:30 p.m. at 810 Wilburn Road in Heber Springs. All proceeds go toward the society that serves Cleburne and White counties.

Fundraiser sale: The Bald Knob Senior Citizen Center, 400 E. 4th St. in Bald Knob, will hold an inside yard sale fundraiser Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Meeting: The Searcy Library Board of Trustees will meet Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Ewing P. Pyeatt Building in Searcy.

Dancing: Square dancing will be held Thursday, Aug. 24 and Aug. 31, at 7 p.m. in the Judsonia Community Building, 601 Judson St. First three lessons are free. Lessons are held every Thursday. For more information, call (501) 724-3930.

GriefShare: Calvary Baptist Association, 103 Calvary Lane in Judsonia, will host a GriefShare program Thursday. This will be held every Thursday night from 6-8 p.m. through Nov. 16.

Village tours: Pioneer Village will be open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers will give tours of the buildings and grounds while sharing the history of White County. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Call ahead in the event of rain. For more information, call (501) 580-6633.

Reunion: The Hoofman-Hulsey Family Reunion potluck will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Carmichael Community Center. All relatives and friends are welcome.

Meeting: The White County Creative Writers group will meet Aug. 21 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Simmons First Bank, 401 S. Main St. in Searcy. Beginning writers are welcome. They meet the third Monday of the month.

Meeting: The Democratic Party of White County will meet Aug. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at ASU-Searcy, 1800 E. Moore Ave. in Searcy. For more information, visit white@arkdems.org or call (501) 368-9390

Meeting: The White County Quilters Guild will meet Aug. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the First Community Bank, 800 E. Beebe-Capps Expressway in Searcy. They meet the third Monday of the month. Visitors welcome. For more information, call (501) 388-2072.

Blood donation: Blood donations for the American Red Cross will be taken at the Hammon Student Center, 900 E. Center Ave. in Searcy on Aug. 21-23 from 1-7 p.m. For more information, please visit redcrossblood.org.

Blood donation: Blood donations for the American Red Cross will be taken at Unity Health Speciality Care-old ER, 1200 S. Main St. in Searcy, on Aug. 21 and Aug. 28 from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, visit redcrossblood.org.