Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012

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News Briefs

The Friends of the Fayetteville Public Library will host their ‘largest book sale ever‘ from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the library’s Rock Street garage entrance.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

While Arkansas voters clearly prefer Romney to Obama, poll numbers for two ballot measures – a half-cent sales tax for highways and legalization of medical marijuana – are too close to call.

A new community outreach coordinator began work with the city Oct. 29. Communications Director Lindsley Smith hired Dede Peters earlier this month.

The University of Arkansas men’s basketball team is set to host the annual Red-White game tonight at 7 p.m. inside Bud Walton Arena.

A free public screening of the documentary film that chronicles the development of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is set for 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 inside the museum’s Great Hall.

The Jones Center for Families and local non-profit EcoPotential NGO will host the Tread Lightly 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Walk on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Jones Center, 22 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale.

Trick or Treat on the Square is set for tomorrow from 3-5 p.m. in downtown Fayetteville and cast members from the Walton Arts Center performances of Shrek will be on hand. That and more in this week’s Flyer Sponsor post.

Tuesday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
Walton Arts Center: Shrek: The Musical
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Mumfords / The Depaysement
JJ’s Grill: Ashley McBryde
Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Clarke Buehling
Nadine Baum Studios: The Exonerated

Nadine Baum Studios: The Exonerated

Tuesday Public Meetings

8:00 a.m.Wedington Corridor Plan Working Design StudioFayetteville Boys & Girls Club
9:00 a.m.Wedington Corridor Plan Business Owner Technical MeetingFayetteville Boys & Girls Club
4:30 p.m.City Council Agenda Session * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5:15 p.m.Equipment Committee *City Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.Wedington Corridor Plan Planning Commission Technical MeetingFayetteville Boys & Girls Club
6:15 p.m.Street Committee * CancelledCity Hall, Room 326

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

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: Collin Brunner, Julie McQuade, Wendy Dunn, John Brochu, Danielle Bunch, Karman Long, Karen Sebold, Dana VanPatten, Jennifer Pemberton, Lewel McCutcheon, Karen Murdock, Chelsi Frantz, Tracellen Kelly, Melody Edwards, Abby Dotson and Eric Benton.
* Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Actor Henry Winkler is 67, bassist Timothy B. Schmit of the Eagles is 65, actor Leon Rippy is 63, actor Harry Hamlin is 61, actor Kevin Pollak is 55, singer-guitarist Gavin Rossdale of Bush is 45, actor Jack Plotnick is 44, actor Matthew Morrison is 34 and model/TV personality Ivanka Trump is 31.