Daily Flyer: Wednesday, June 27

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News Briefs

Library patrons got an early peek at the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission Mobile Aquarium yesterday.

Photo: Todd Gill

The Fayetteville Public Library will host the Animal Extravaganza today at 2 p.m. at the Rock Street entrance. Expect to see a mobile aquarium, a petting zoo and more.

A 1950s era College Avenue motel could soon be converted into a nine-unit studio apartment complex marketed toward graduate students and young business professionals.

Fayetteville’s Mary Ann Gunn, the former drug court judge who left office last year to work on her new TV show “Last Shot with Judge Gunn,” took home an Emmy award after only one season on air.

There may be a handful of shows added over the course of the year, but it appears as though the majority of the Walton Arts Center’s 2012-13 season is booked.

Someone stole a ton of equipment belonging to members of the NWA All Stars roller derby squad, and the team needs some help from the community to try and replace it.

Wednesday Events

Fayetteville Public Library: Animal Extravaganza
Fayetteville Public Library: Trojan War Veteran Homecomings
Greenhouse Grille: Sarah Hughes
JJ’s Grill: Russ Hutchison
Legacy Blues Lounge: Tim Paul
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Jon Dooly Experience
Herman’s Ribhouse: Papa Botch
Foghorn’s on College: Open mic with Effron White
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Video Game Tournament
George’s Majestic Lounge: Jeff Kearney & Friends
Rogue: The Stereofidelics / The Bling Grenades / The Inner Party

Wednesday Public Meetings

9:00 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
2:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-56, Studio Camera SystemsCity Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.FFEAC Local Food GroupChamber of Commerce

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

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Gina King, Ben Watson, Michael Blackwell, Jason Henry, John Bowman, Mike Smith, Phyllis Tucker, John Cromwell, Brandy Parker, Tammie Rogers, Rachel Keller, Mary Holt and Robin Vinson.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Singer Bruce Johnston of the Beach Boys is 70, writer-director J.J. Abrams is 46, actor Yancey Arias is 41, actor Tobey Maguire (Spider-Man) is 37, reality star Khloe Kardashian is 28, actor Ed Westwick is 25 and actress Madylin Sweeten is 21.