Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013

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News Briefs

With an 80 percent chance of rain and colder temperatures on the way, Fayetteville could see some snow tonight.


City officials are looking to fill 16 openings on nine of Fayetteville’s volunteer boards, commissions and committees, including vacancies on the Advertising and Promotion Commission, Animal Services Advisory Board and Planning Commission.

The Fayetteville Animal Shelter and Washington County Animal Shelter are offering adoption specials this week.

This week’s Flyer sponsor post includes several Valentine’s Day events including the “True Love” offer at Adventure Subaru and “Love Stinks, Let’s Drink” at JJ’s. There’s more, too.

A new 21c Museum Hotel opened this week in Bentonville becoming just the third of its kind in the nation. The 104-room hotel also includes 12,000 square feet of exhibition and event space for meetings and rotating collections. Located at 200 N.E. A St., 21c is free and open to the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

A winter weather advisory was issued for Washington County from 6 p.m. tonight through 6 a.m. Wednesday. Forecasts call for rain transitioning to snow with possible accumulations of 1-3 inches.

Tuesday Events

5:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Songwriting Workshop
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jerrod Mounce
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
7:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Tuba and Euphonium Studio Recital
7 p.m.  Dickson Street: Fat Tuesday on Dickson Street
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Sevendust / Lacuna Coil / Avatar

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Tuesday Meetings

11:00 a.m.Keep Fayetteville Beautiful BoardCity Hall, Room 326
4:00 p.m.Walton Arts Center CouncilWalton Arts Center, McBride Studio
4:30 p.m.City Council Agenda Session * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.Water and Sewer Committee *City Hall, Room 326

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: Jan Ironside, Dustin Hillyer, Carolyn Baltz, Heather Fisk.
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Others: Author Judy Blume is 75, singer Michael McDonald is 61, actor and talk-show host Arsenio Hall is 58, radio and TV personality Ed Lover is 50, actor Josh Brolin dis 45, singer Chynna Phillips of Wilson Phillips is 45, actress Lisa Brenner is 39, actress Christina Ricci is 33 and Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is 23.