Daily Flyer: Thursday, April 3, 2014

Weather forecast

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Local news

Some major changes are planned at two I-540 interchanges in Fayetteville.


Tonight’s First Thursday festivities have been postponed until April 10 due to the forecast for severe weather.

City officials have a few changes they’d like to see before the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department moves forward with planned improvements to the I-540 interchanges at Wedington and MLK.

The third annual Dickson Street Pup Crawl (yes, Pup) is set for Saturday, April 26 at various bars along Dickson Street.

Sponsor news

Ozark Natural Foods will host a free cooking class at 6 p.m. today where participants will learn about cooking using local, seasonal ingredients.

Spring is here and it’s time for new sandals, t-shirts, and spring dresses. Check out what’s new on the square at Savoir-Faire, The Mustache and Riffraff.

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The Arkansas football team’s first scrimmage of spring practice will be open to the public, head coach Bret Bielema said yesterday.


Thursday Events

4:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Poetry Month Parade and Proclamation
5 p.m.  Fayetteville Square: First Thursday Fayetteville Postponed
5 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: First Thursday art openings
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Tim Meitzen
6:30 p.m.  Apple Blossom Brewing Co.: Who’s Who?
7 p.m.  Arsaga’s at The Depot: Art opening – Sarah Leflar
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: The Wizard of Oz
7 p.m.  Speakeasy: Comedy open mic night
7 :30 p.m.  First United Presbyterian Church: Aroma Music Concert
7 p.m.  Baum Stadium: Arkansas baseball vs. South Carolina
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Aisle 24
8 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Jerry Fels and The Jerry Fels / Charon Creek / Icebirds
8:15 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Harrison Opera Foundation Presents: Laura Aikin, soprano
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Stoney LaRue / The Roosevelts
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Chris Milam & Myla Smith
10 p.m.  Jose’s: Throwdown Thursday
10 p.m.  Club Push: The Beat

Thursday Meetings

9 a.m.Subdivision Committee * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
2 p.m.Bid 14-23, Trail Lighting-Equipment OnlyCity Hall, Room 326
6 p.m.Partners for Better HousingCity Hall, Room 111

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Drew Packard, Liz Knight, Rebecca Wempe, Shannon Combs, Hank Kaminsky, Brigitta Engstrom-Rogoff, Sage Hobbs, Diane Cambiano, Amelia Cox, Lily Bullard, Shammy Starbrite, Stephanie Murphy, Samantha Hyatt, Mark Osborn, Rhonda Balmer, Blakelee Tinkler and Anna Drachenberg.
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Others: Singer Wayne Newton is 72, singer Tony Orlando is 70, guitarist Mick Mars of Motley Crue is 58, actor Alec Baldwin is 56, comedian-actor Eddie Murphy is 53, singer-guitarist Mike Ness of Social Distortion is 52, singer Sebastian Bach of Skid Row is 46, actress Jennie Garth is 42, actress Cobie Smulders is 32, singer Leona Lewis is 29 and actress Amanda Bynes is 28.