Daily Flyer: Wednesday, March 13, 2013

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News Briefs

The annual St. Patrick’s Day parade returns to Dickson Street Saturday at noon.

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If you see smoke in north Fayetteville today, it’s because there are two prescribed burns planned near Lake Fayetteville.

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, and there are two days of celebrations planned in Fayetteville on Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17.

The Four Fingers Fundraiser is underway, benefitting local artist and craftsman Jonathan Perrodin, who recently lost a finger in a miter saw accident.

Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion commissioners tabled their appointment of applicants to replace outgoing commissioners Bob Davis and Maudie Schmitt, whose terms expire at the end of March.

Tuesday’s special meeting of the Fayetteville City Council included the passing of two items – a contract with Million Air Fayetteville and the acceptance of a State Drug Crime Enforcement and Prosecution fund grant.

This year marks the first time since the 2005-06 season that the Arkansas basketball team has placed multiple players on the all-SEC team.

Wednesday Events

3:05 p.m.  Baum Stadium: UA baseball vs. Alabama A&M
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Brick Fields Band
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Chooch
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Ashley McBryde
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Kopecky Family Band
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Shawn James & The Shapeshifters
8 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Tavern Trivia / Cask Mouse
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Dangerous Ponies / Martin Bemberg / Native American

Wednesday Meetings

9:00 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
2:00 p.m.Deadline for RFQ 13-04, Construction Management Services – Entertainment District Parking DeckCity Hall, Room 306
3:30 p.m.Spring International StudentsCity Hall, Room 219
4:00 p.m.Urban Forestry Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Historic and Heritage Resources Action GroupPublic Library, Henry Room

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Bo Counts, Jerry Faulkner, Jeremy Scott, Lydia Jane, Brandon Schmidt, Brooke Alexander, Anya Bruhin, Michael Long and Mary Coll.
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Others: MAD magazine cartoonist Al Jaffee is 92, actor William H. Macy is 63, actress Dana Delany is 57, bassist Adam Clayton of U2 is 53, rapper and actor Common is 41, actor Danny Masterson is 37 and actor Harry Melling is 24.