Daily Flyer: Thursday, May 16, 2013

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News Briefs

Block Street Block Party map

Anyone with an interest in Fayetteville history and a pair of comfortable shoes is encouraged to attend a walking tour of the downtown square this weekend.

One of the best days of the year in Fayetteville is coming up this weekend. The Block Street Block Party will return for a third year this Sunday, May 19 on Block Avenue.

Iconic singer, pop star, and pianist Elton John is coming to Fayetteville next month. John, along with country star Luke Bryan will perform at Bud Walton Arena during events surrounding the retailer’s annual shareholders meeting taking place between June 4-7 in Fayetteville.

Please welcome the newest Flyer Sponsor, Fayetteville-based charter school Haas Hall Academy. The school was just ranked the 83rd best public high school (out of over 27,000) in the nation by Newsweek in rankings that came out in May. News & World Report earlier this year ranked it the No. 1 high school in Arkansas.

Thursday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
5:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Free Flix Before 6: War Horse
6 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Traditional Celtic acoustic music
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Foley’s Van
6 p.m.  Mojito’s Mexican Grill: Effron White
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on College: Russ Hutchinson
7 p.m.  Jose’s: 1 oz Jig
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Sarah Hughes
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: The Price is Right Live!
7:30 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: Ultra Suede
8 p.m.  Kingfish: Candy Lee & the Sweets
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Cadillac Jackson
8 p.m.  UARK Bowl: Comedy Open Mic
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Dave Bright
9 p.m.  Rogue: The Iris / Hellbeast / Chemical Discipline
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Carter Sampson
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: DJ Clunk – Punk as Heck

Thursday Meetings

5:30 p.m.Telecommunications Board *City Hall, Room 326
6:30 p.m.Southeast Fayetteville Community CenterYvonne Richardson Center

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Tim Campbell, Kody Ford, Aaryn Wooldridge, Janas Ward, Bryan Malloy, Aaron Mills, Logan Lovelace and Holly Gore.
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Others: Actor Pierce Brosnan is 60, bassist Krist Novoselic (Nirvana) is 48, singer Janet Jackson is 47, actress Tori Spelling is 40, actor Jason “Wee Man” Acuña is 40 and actress Megan Fox is 27.