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also serving Norman, Caddo Gap, Oden, Story and Montgomery County

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2016 Events

April 14th
Thursday, 6:30 pm
2016 Community Banquet

Keynote Speaker: Joe Jacobs, Arkansas State Parks
Guest Speaker: Gar Eisele, Arkansas Regional Coalition of the Ouachitas
Volunteer Service Awards, Live Auction & Silent Auction, Dinner by ShangriLa Resort
Location: Lake Ouachita Baptist Church, 3586 Highway 270 E, Mount Ida, AR 71957
Presented by: Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce
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April 16th
Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
3rd Annual Old Time Festival - Story Days
Featuring Live Music, Food & Vendor Booths,
Hillbilly/Redneck Beauty Pageant, Storytelling Contest, & Car Show
Location: Bluebell Cafe and Country Store, 8 Highway 298 E, Story, Arkansas 71970
Presented by: Bluebell Cafe and Country Store
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April 21st
Thursday, 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mount Ida Middle / High School Parent Teacher Conferences
for 5th-12th Grades

April 30th
Saturday, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Montgomery County Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale
Location: Heritage House Museum of Montgomery County
819 Luzerne Street (At the intersection of Highway 27 and Luzerne)

May 1st & 2nd
Sunday & Monday
“Anne of Green Gables”
Location: 338 Whittington Street, Mount Ida, Arkansas 71957
Presented by: Montgomery County Council for Performing Arts

May 27th & 28th
Friday & Saturday
Mount Ida Good Ol' Days Festival & Car Show

Live Music, Food & Vendor Booths, & Car Show
Friday, Good Ol' Gospel Show featuring The Prestons (Bluegrass Gospel)
Location: Montgomery County Courthouse Square  
Presented by: Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce, The Frontporch Stage,
and Mount Ida Youth Athletic Association


Ouachita Artists Gallery & Studio

April 2016 “Sampler” Class
. Sample of the different mediums our artists work in and teach to the public.
Each Saturday class will be taught by a different teacher.
Classes are April 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2016.
Fabric Collage, Photography, Folk Art Rose, Print Making and Jewelry Making.
Take one or all five classes.
Class times are 10-3 pm with the exception of the photography class. It is 10-Noon.
Cost is $5.00 for photography class and all others are $10.00 per student.
Sign up sheet at the gallery. More info call 870-867-3115.


American Legion Post 313
Second Tuesday's at 6:30 PM
Location: Courthouse Annex, 117 Ray Dr., Mount Ida, Arkansas 71957

Diabetes Support Group
Thursday's at Noon
Location: First United Methodist church.
Come to the fellowship hall entrance. All are welcome.
Questions? Contact Pat Smith, 870- 490-1836 or

Ouachita Artists Gallery & Studio
Friday's - Open Studio, 10:00am-6:00pm

Third Monday's, Program Meeting, 3:30PM
Special Guest Speaker and Demonstration
Open to the Public, Please park in the back.

Membership Meeting
First Wednesday's, 1:00pm
Montgomery County Yarn Workers
knitting and crocheting each Friday at the Assisted Living Center in Mt. Ida.beginning at 3:30 p.m. Teaching yarn crafts at no charge and can help with patterns and questions.
If you have yarn to donate, or if you know of a need for something we can make for a good cause, call Kathleena at 867-5154 or Betty at 867-3894.

Red Hat Ladies

Third Thursday's at 1:00PM
Location: Various Locations

Master Gardeners
First Wednesday's at 10:00
Location: Extension Office

Montgomery County Council for the Performing Arts (MCCPA)
1st Thurday at 5:00PM
Location: 338 Whittington Street, Mount Ida, Arkansas 71957

4-H Clubs
Mount Ida 4-H & Puddle Jumpers 4-H 2nd Monday 5:00 Extension Office
R.A.G.E. Teen Leader 4-H 2nd Thursday 5:00 Extension Office
Oden 4-H 4th Monday, 5:00 Pencil Bluff Baptist Church
2nd Tuesday, 6:30, Fairgrounds

Strong Women Groups
Mount Ida
· MWF 7:00 a.m. Extension Office
· MWF 8:45 a.m. Extension Office
· MWF 10:00 a.m. Extension Office
· TTh 6:00 p.m. Extension Office
· TTh 9:30 a.m. Lake Ouachita Baptist Church

· MWF 8:15 a.m., Barr Memorial Presbyterian Church

· MWF 8:30 a.m., Oden Baptist Church

EHC Clubs

Oden EHC Club
1st Tues 1:00 Oden Methodist Church

Joplin EHC Club
2nd Tues 1:30 Extension Office

Snap, Crackle, Pop Exercise Group
Every Tues & Thurs 9:00 Graham Court Recreation Hall

Stitchin’Friends EHC Club – Quilting & Sewing every Thursday. First, third and fourth Thursday of each month from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Montgomery County Extension Ofice in Mount Ida. Meet at Cathy’s Quilting in Hot Springs on the second Thursday of each month.

Yarn Workers EHC Club
Knitting & Crocheting every Friday 3:30 Assisted Living Center

Pine Ridge EHC Club
Quilting every Tues 9:00-3:00 Pine Ridge Baptist Church

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Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce
124 Hwy 270 West, Mount Ida, Arkansas 71957 - 870-867-2723
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