Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

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News Briefs

A new winter Fayetteville Farmers’ Market will soon debut inside a tent located at the south side of the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks property.

Photo by Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Fayetteville Farmers’ Market officials yesterday announced a new Saturday market that will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning Dec. 15 through March at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road.

The Fayetteville Public Library is one of 50 organizations to be awarded a $2,500 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to host a six-week program featuring documentary film screenings and scholar-led discussions of 20th century American popular music.

Members of the Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission on Monday voted to contribute $500,000 to the University of Arkansas to help with construction costs of a planned 700-seat performing arts hall.

Miyim Organic Soft Toys, stuffed with organic cotton and colored with natural dyes, were recently re-stocked at Terra Tots. That news and more in this week’s Flyer Sponsor post.

Tuesday Events

7:30 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
6 p.m.  Fayetteville Town Center: FHS Bulldogs state championship celebration
6 p.m.  Jones Center: Energy Jobs for Arkansas
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Audrey Dean Kelley
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
7 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: The Court Jester Project
10 p.m.  Rogue: Twisted Tuesdays with Dirty Allie

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Tuesday Meetings

11:00 a.m.Community Services Senior Giving TreeSenior Center
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.Water and Sewer Committee *City Hall, Room 326
6:15 p.m.Street Committee * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: Kathryn Venema, Bob Ford, Jay Ahlert, Jo Lynn Boatright, Joseph Smith, Ted Belden, Linda Martin, Mikal Murders, Liana Chisler, Linda Collins and Regina Johnson.
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Others: Woodstock music festival producer Michael Lang is 68, actress Teri Garr is 65, singer Jermaine Jackson is 58, bassist Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe is 54, bassist Darryl Jones of The Rolling Stones is 51, bassist David Schools of Widespread Panic is 48, actress/comedian Mo’Nique is 44, actor Rider Strong is 33 and actress Hailee Steinfeld is 16.