Daily Flyer: Tuesday, April 17

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News Briefs

Participants in the 2011 Block Street Block Party decorate the sidewalk along Block Avenue with chalk.

Staff photo

The 2012 Block Street Block Party is set for Sunday, May 20, and organizers are looking for a little help to make it happen.

Parents of Fayetteville High School students are being asked to avoid using Stone Street as a pickup or drop-off point from now until the end of the school year.

The Washington County Historical Society will commemorate the 149th anniversary of the Battle of Fayetteville this Saturday, April 21.

Here is a brief overview of what to expect at tonight’s City Council meeting including links to PDF documents for each item.

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Tuesday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Fayetteville Public Library: Organize and Simplify with Simple Spaces
Stone Pony: Upon A Burning Body / I the Breather / Betraying the Martyrs
Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Aux Arc Saxophone Quartet Performance
Walton Arts Center: Mary Poppins
George’s Majestic Lounge: Umphrey’s McGee
JR’s Lightbulb Club: The Plurals / Seven Feathered Aura
Rogue: The Cover Slam

Tuesday Public Meetings

6:00 p.m.City Council Meeting * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219
7:00 p.m.Fayetteville Forward Local Food GroupCity Hall, Room 111

» View all of this week’s public meetings
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: Andrea Newby, Jake Newell, James Rector, Jayme Singleton, Kelvin Stroud, Mima Roddenberry, Rachel Foiles, Randy Werner, Ruben Medina, Theresa Clinton, and Tony Skeens.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Actress L. Scott Caldwell is 62, former pro wrestler Roddy Piper is 58, author Nick Hornby is 55, actor Sean Beanis 53, actor William Mapother is 47, singer Liz Phair is 45, rapper Redman is 42, actress Jennifer Garner is 40, singer Victoria Beckham is 38, and actress Rooney Mara is 27