Thursday

7 a.m.

Rotary Club of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith meets at Stubblefield Center at UAFS.

8 a.m.

VFW Post 8845 meets at 3005 Tilles Ave. Call Michael Skidmore at 783-8394.

9:30 a.m.

Blood drive until 3:30 p.m. in the Hennessey Center at Mercy Fort Smith, 7301 Rogers Ave. Call (877) 340-8777.

10 a.m.

Story Time at the Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave.

Pre-K Story Time at the Mulberry Public Library, 200 N. Main St. in Mulberry. Call (479) 997-1226.

Fort Smith Musical Coterie at 309 Rivercrest Drive in Fort Smith. Call Lynda McDaniel at 484-0212.

11:30 a.m.

River City Safety & Environmental Council meets at Golden Corral, 1801 S. Waldron Road. For information, call 785-8173.

Noon

Kiwanis Club of Fort Smith meets at Golden Corral, 1801 S. Waldron Road.

Bingo at VFW Post 8845, 3005 Tilles Ave.

Drop in and Draw at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, 1601 Rogers Ave.

Our Father’s Heart Food Pantry is open until 2 p.m. at 4401 Windsor Drive.

1 p.m.

Friends of the Library Quilters and Fiber Arts Group meets at the Cedarville Community Center in Cedarville.

Alzheimer's Class at the Van Buren Public Library, 1409 Main St. Call (479) 474-6045.

3:30 p.m.

All Ages program at the Van Buren Public Library, 1409 Main St. Call (479) 474-6045.

3:45 p.m.

Read Aloud at Mulberry Public Library, 200 N. Main St. in Mulberry. Call (479) 997-1226.

4:30 p.m.

Tree lighting featuring The Trinity Choir in the main lobby at Mercy Orthopedic Hospital, 3601 S. 79th St.

5 p.m.

Old Town Van Buren Outdoor Holiday Market 2016 until 8 p.m. in Downtown Van Buren.

5:30 p.m.

Zumba classes at the Eagles, 3321 S. 66th St.

6 p.m.

Vietnam Veterans Chapter 467 meets at 12112 Redwood Drive in Chaffee Crossing.

6:30 p.m.

Remnant Ministry at 200 Towson Ave.

Writers Workshop at Legacy Heights, 1012 Fayetteville Road in Van Buren.

Bingo at VFW Post 8403, 715 Oklahoma 59 North in Heavener.

7 p.m.

Fort Smith Photographic Alliance meets at the Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave.

Crawford County Democratic Association meets at the Van Buren Public Library, 1409 Main St. For information, call Richard at 414-6840.

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 467 meets at 12112 Redwood Drive at Chaffee Crossing. For information, call Larry Mars at 414-7334.

Fraternal Order of Eagles Fort Smith Aerie 208 meets at 3321 S. 66th St. For information, call Bobbi Bohanan at 651-7291.

That Thursday Night Thing — A Capote Christmas at the Fort Smith Public Library Miller Branch, 8701 S. 28th St. Call 646-3945.

"It's Christmas" program in Hamilton Auditorium on the Carl Albert State College campus in Poteau.

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