Daily Flyer: Thursday, May 24

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News Briefs

The Wilson Park pool is coming out of hibernation this week. Opening day is Friday, June 1.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Walton Arts Center officials hired Portland-based architecture firm Boora this week to create a broad sketch of what a downtown parking deck would look like at each of the remaining site options; the WAC Lot, and the Theater Lot.

A section of Prospect Street will be closed through the end of May to allow for a sidewalk and curb construction project near Wilson Park in Fayetteville.

Washington County Sheriff Tim Helder announced a Red Flag Fire Warning at 2:30 p.m. yesterday as a result of extremely dry weather conditions.

Thursday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
Fresco Cafe & Pub: Anthony Ball & Friends
JJ’s Grill: Jed Clampit
Legacy Blues Lounge: Jones and Leah
Bariola’s Pizzeria: Effron White / Richard Hartrick
Foghorn’s on College: Morgan Williams Band
Jose’s: Left of Center
Jammin’ Java: Open acoustic jam
Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Summer Chamber Music Festival
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Sam Cox
Block Avenue: Alley 38
George’s Majestic Lounge: Doo Froogley
UARK Bowl: Stand Up Open Mic
Dickson Street Pub: NWA Singer-Songwriter Showcase
Kingfish: Staggering Ushers
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Tiffany Christopher
Rowdy Beaver Den: Japton Social Club
Powerhouse Seafood: LaFuSo
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: The Harmed Brothers

Thursday, May 24, 2012

4:00 p.m.Planning Agenda Session and Tour *City Hall, Room 111
5:00 p.m.Fayetteville School Board (agenda)FPS Adams Leadership Center
6:00 p.m.Housing Authority Board of Commissioners *City Hall, Room 111

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

Thursday Birthdays

Locals: Brian Guinn, Chrissy Parks Adams, David Bright, Sarah Blake, Shane Butler and Stacy Ryburn.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Actor Tommy Chong is 74, musician Bob Dylan is 71, singer Patti LaBelle is 68, actress Priscilla Presley is 67, singer Rosanne Cash is 57, actor John C. Reilly is 47, guitarist Rich Robinson (The Black Crowes) is 43, actor-rapper Big Tyme is 31, and country singer Billy Gilman is 24.