Daily Flyer: Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

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News Briefs

A trail extension project at Lake Fayetteville is coming to a close.

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Residents can expect to soon have a fully-paved loop around Lake Fayetteville, thanks to a trail extension project that began last summer. The project adds one mile of concrete to the paved 4.5-mile trail circling the lake

Speaking of trails, a new video highlighting recommended rules and best practices for using Fayetteville’s extensive bike and pedestrian trail system was released on YouTube last week.

And speaking of bikes, the Bicycle Coalition of the Ozarks will host the 8th annual Highway 71 Classic bicycle ride on Sunday, March 3.

This week’s schedule of public meetings includes the Planning Commission, a Ward 4 meeting, Street Committee and more.

TheatreSquared begins its final run of shows for the critically acclaimed “Sons of the Prophet” on Thursday at Nadine Baum Studios. Here’s our review.

Monday Events

5:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Free Yoga Class
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Brick Fields
6 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Jeff Gray and friends
7 p.m.  The Perk: Open acoustic jam
7:30 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: University Symphony Orchestra Concert
7 p.m.  Unity of Fayetteville: Encouragement, Enlightenment, and Entertainment
9 p.m.  Rogue: As Shadows Collapse

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Monday Meetings

3:00 p.m.Town and Gown Advisory Committee Subcommittee “B” (Campus Vicinity Safety and Emergency Services) *Fire Station 1, Conference Room
5:30 p.m.Planning Commission * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219
6:00 p.m.Ward 4 Meeting *City Hall, Room 111

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Monday Birthdays

Locals: Bradley Phillips, Laura Hobbs, Christopher Palmer, Marion Aust, Chris Bray, Addison Pritchard and Brock Showalter.

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Others: Country singer Ralph Stanley is 86, former talk-show host Sally Jessy Raphael is 78, guitarist Brian Baker of Bad Religion is 48, comedian Carrot Top is 46, singer Julio Iglesias Jr. is 40, comedian, talk-show host and actress Chelsea Handler is 38 and actress Rashida Jones is 37.