Aug. 3

• Story Time, 1 p.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. The story time is designed to be fun for all ages while building literacy skills and confidence. Toddlers and children will read books, sing songs and do a craft or activity.

Aug. 5

• Back to School Bash, 2 p.m. at the Alma Public Library. Activities include Bingo for school supplies, snow cones and popcorn.

• Friends of the Mountainburg Library will meet at 3:30 p.m. at the library.

• Mountainburg Book Club, 5 p.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. The club is for adults and seniors.

• Summer Movies, 1:30 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. The library will show a family friendly movie.

• Yoga, 10 a.m. at the Cedarville Public Library. The purpose of yoga is to create strength, awareness and harmony in both the mind and body.

Aug. 6

• Adult Craft Class, 1 p.m. at the Ralph D. Graf Library in Mulberry. Registration is required, seating is limited. All supplies provided.

• Baby & Me, 10:30 a.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Babies, birth to age 3 and caregivers will join the staff of the library for songs, finger plays, bubbles, parachute play, a story and play time. This program supports early literacy and language skills.

• Crawford County National Night Out will be held at Kirksey Park in Mulberry from 5-8 p.m. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships.

• Paper Plate Frisbee Golf, 4 p.m. at the Alma Public Library. Tweens and teens are invited to make paper plate frisbees and test their skills in a game of frisbee golf.

• Recipe Club, 1:30 p.m. at the Ralph D. Graf Library in Mulberry. Club is for adults and seniors.

• Recipe Club, 1:30 p.m. at the Cedarville Public Library. You will need to prepare a dish based on theme for the month and bring to share with the group. Contact the library by calling Ms. Lara at 479-410-1853 for this month’s theme.

• Teen Group, 4 p.m. at the Ralph D. Graf Library in Mulberry. Must be in the 5th grade and up.

Aug. 7

• Book Club, 10 a.m. at the Ralph D. Graf Library in Mulberry. Book to be discussed “The Forgetting Time” by Sharon Guskin. Book Club is for adults and seniors.

• Dungeons and Dragons, 3:45-5:15 p.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. All ages are welcome to come and play. The group is varied in age and the Dungeon Master conducts the game in a way that is fun and engaging for all. You can bring your own D&D playing pieces or the library can lend you everything to get started if you are a first time player.

Aug. 8

• Adult Craft Party, 2 p.m. at the Alma Public Library. Make and decorate a jewelry box. All supplies are provided. Space is limited. To register call 479-632-4140.

• Picnic Story Time, 10:30 a.m. at the Alma Public Library. Story time is for toddlers. Books will be about picnics and you will play picnic games and do a picnic blanket craft.

• S’mores, 4 p.m. at the Alma Public Library. Everyone is welcome to come an make s’mores with the library staff. National S’mores Day is August 10 and the library is celebrating a few days early.

• STEAM activities, 4 p.m. at the Ralph D. Graf Library in Mulberry. The STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology, Electronics, Art, Music) activities are for grades K-4.

• Story Time, 10 a.m. at the Ralph D. Graf Library in Mulberry. Children and preschool ages will enjoy this traditional story time with books, songs and crafts.

• Yoga, 10 a.m. at the Cedarville Public Library. The purpose of yoga is to create strength, awareness and harmony in both the mind and body.

Aug. 9

• Bingo for Books, 10 a.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Everyone is welcome to play bingo and win a book.

• Needles & Chatter, 12:30-2 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Needles & Chatter is open to anyone that enjoys any kind of crafts. Just bring your own project and meet others that share your hobbies.

Aug. 10

• Benefit gospel singing, Alma Performing Arts Center, Admission $5 per adult, children 12 and under are free, $7 charge for hamburger or hot dog with chips and drink. All proceeds from singing will go to Alma Community Outreach.

Aug. 12

• Adult Coloring, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Supplies are furnished.

• Book Talk, 7-8 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. This month’s discussion will be on “The Story of Arthur Truluv” by Elizabeth Berg. Book club is for adults and seniors.

• Marbled Pencils, 4 p.m. at the Alma Public Library. Everyone is welcome to come and craft a one of a kind marbled pencil using fingernail polish.

• Yoga, 10 a.m. at the Cedarville Public Library. The purpose of yoga is to create strength, awareness and harmony in both the mind and body.

Aug. 13

• Baby & Me, 10:30 a.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Babies, birth to age 3 and caregivers will join the staff of the library for songs, finger plays, bubbles, parachute play, a story and play time. This program supports early literacy and language skills.

• Book Club, 6 p.m. at the Alma Public Library. The book to be discussed is “News of the World” by Paulette Jiles. Book Club is for adults and seniors.

• Left-hander’s Challenges, 4 p.m. at the Alma Public Library. Aug. 13 is International Left-Handers Day. Tweens and teens will use their non-dominant had to comples a series of simple tasks.

Aug. 14

• Dungeons and Dragons, 3:45-5:15 p.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. All ages are welcome to come and play. The group is varied in age and the Dungeon Master conducts the game in a way that is fun and engaging for all. You can bring your own D&D playing pieces or the library can lend you everything to get started if you are a first time player.

• Rhythm and Rhymes, 10:30 a.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. Infants and toddlers story time full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays.

• Teen Time, 3:30 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Teens can learn a life skill, play games and craft.

Aug. 15

• After School activities, 3:30 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. All ages are welcome to come have fun with activities provided by the library.

• Book Club, 1:30 p.m. at the Cedarville Public Library. Adults and seniors join Ms Lara for book club. Contact the library at 479-410-1853 for more information.

• Card Class, 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Adults and seniors will make two complete cards during the class. This month’s card projects are birthday cards. All supplies furnished.

• DIY Bookmarks, 4 p.m. at the Alma Public Library. You will craft your own bookmark. Supplies provided.

• Knitting Club, 3:30 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Open to all skill levels from beginner to advanced.

• Mountain Dulcimer Club, 2 p.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. Everyone is welcome to come play songs and build your skill set with the dulcimer.

• School Story Time, 10:30 a.m. at the Alma Public Library. This story time will feature books about going to school. You will enjoy fun games, songs and a school bus craft.

• STEAM activities, 4 p.m. at the Ralph D. Graf Library in Mulberry. The STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology, Electronics, Art, Music) activities are for grades K-4.

• Story Time, 10 a.m. at the Ralph D. Graf Library in Mulberry. Children and preschool ages will enjoy this traditional story time with books, songs and crafts.

Aug. 16

• Coding Club, 4:15 p.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. Call the library at 479-369-1600 to register. Club is for ages 7-12. Weekly coding club does a variety of activities to build skills, vocabulary and confidence with coding.

• Redwork, 12:30 p.m. at the Alma Public Library. Redwork is for adults and seniors. It is a form of embroidery which uses floss to trace simple line drawings. You will need to bring the following items: an embroidery needle, embroidery loop, red floss, envelopes and a shoe box.

Aug. 17

• Story Time, 1 p.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. The story time is designed to be fun for all ages while building literacy skills and confidence. Toddlers and children will read books, sing songs and do a craft or activity.

Aug. 19

• Bookworms Book Club, 4 p.m. at the Alma Public Library. Tweens will be discussing the book “The War That Saved My Life” by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley.

• Teen Time, 3:30 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Teens can learn a life skill, play games and craft.

• Yoga, 10 a.m. at the Cedarville Public Library. The purpose of yoga is to create strength, awareness and harmony in both the mind and body.

Aug. 20

• Baby & Me, 10:30 a.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Babies, birth to age 3 and caregivers will join the staff of the library for songs, finger plays, bubbles, parachute play, a story and play time. This program supports early literacy and language skills.

• Teen Time, 3:30 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Teens can learn a life skill, play games and craft.

• Watercolor Painting, 4 p.m. at the Alma Public Library. Tweens and teens will make their own art with watercolor paint.

Aug. 21

• Dungeons and Dragons, 3:45-5:15 p.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. All ages are welcome to come and play. The group is varied in age and the Dungeon Master conducts the game in a way that is fun and engaging for all. You can bring your own D&D playing pieces or the library can lend you everything to get started if you are a first time player.

• Rhythm and Rhymes, 10:30 a.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. Infants and toddlers story time full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays.

• Teen Time, 3:30 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Teens can learn a life skill, play games and craft.

Aug. 22

• After School activities, 3:30 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. All ages are welcome to come have fun with activities provided by the library.

• STEAM activities, 4 p.m. at the Ralph D. Graf Library in Mulberry. The STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology, Electronics, Art, Music) activities are for grades K-4.

• Story Time, 10 a.m. at the Ralph D. Graf Library in Mulberry. Children and preschool ages will enjoy this traditional story time with books, songs and crafts.

• Yoga, 10 a.m. at the Cedarville Public Library. The purpose of yoga is to create strength, awareness and harmony in both the mind and body.

Aug. 23

• Coding Club, 4:15 p.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. Call the library at 479-369-1600 to register. Club is for ages 7-12. Weekly coding club does a variety of activities to build skills, vocabulary and confidence with coding.

• Needles & Chatter, 12:30-2 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Needles & Chatter is open to anyone that enjoys any kind of crafts. Just bring your own project and meet others that share your hobbies.

Aug. 24

• Story Time, 1 p.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. The story time is designed to be fun for all ages while building literacy skills and confidence. Toddlers and children will read books, sing songs and do a craft or activity.

Aug. 26

• Teen Time, 3:30 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Teens can learn a life skill, play games and craft.

• Yoga, 10 a.m. at the Cedarville Public Library. The purpose of yoga is to create strength, awareness and harmony in both the mind and body.

Aug. 27

• Baby & Me, 10:30 a.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Babies, birth to age 3 and caregivers will join the staff of the library for songs, finger plays, bubbles, parachute play, a story and play time. This program supports early literacy and language skills.

• Teen Time, 3:30 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Teens can learn a life skill, play games and craft.

Aug. 28

• Dungeons and Dragons, 3:45-5:15 p.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. All ages are welcome to come and play. The group is varied in age and the Dungeon Master conducts the game in a way that is fun and engaging for all. You can bring your own D&D playing pieces or the library can lend you everything to get started if you are a first time player.

• Rhythm and Rhymes, 10:30 a.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. Infants and toddlers story time full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays.

• Teen Time, 3:30 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Teens can learn a life skill, play games and craft.

Aug. 29

• After School activities, 3:30 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. All ages are welcome to come have fun with activities provided by the library.

• STEAM activities, 4 p.m. at the Ralph D. Graf Library in Mulberry. The STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology, Electronics, Art, Music) activities are for grades K-4.

• Story Time, 10 a.m. at the Ralph D. Graf Library in Mulberry. Children and preschool ages will enjoy this traditional story time with books, songs and crafts.

Aug. 30

• Coding Club, 4:15 p.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. Call the library at 479-369-1600 to register. Club is for ages 7-12. Weekly coding club does a variety of activities to build skills, vocabulary and confidence with coding.

• Redwork, 12:30 p.m. at the Alma Public Library. Redwork is for adults and seniors. It is a form of embroidery which uses floss to trace simple line drawings. You will need to bring the following items: an embroidery needle, embroidery loop, red floss, envelopes and a shoe box.

Aug 31

• Story Time, 1 p.m. at the Mountainburg Public Library. The story time is designed to be fun for all ages while building literacy skills and confidence. Toddlers and children will read books, sing songs and do a craft or activity.

Miscellaneous

• Alma Masonic Lodge meets the second and fourth Mondays at the lodge building. Supper is at 6:30 p.m.

• Arkansas River Valley Homicide Survivors United/POMC meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Central Christian Church, 400 N. Waldron Road in Fort Smith, the second and fourth Thursdays. Contact Bethany Ault Pyle, (479) 561-3467, or Margot Carney, (479) 420-5857.

• Children/family practice night is held Mondays at Hero’s Arena with barrel racing on Tuesdays and team sorting on Fridays.

• Crawford County 4-H Shooting Sports 4-H Club meets the first and third Mondays from 7 to 9 p.m. Call 474-5286.

• Crawford County Library System holds its board meetings the second Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September and November at 4:30 p.m. For meeting location or more information, call the library system at (479) 471-3226.

• Crawford County Volunteers for Literacy, 2925 Alma Highway, Suite 9, in Van Buren, offers adult reading, math, English as a second language and other classes. Classes are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Call 474-4594.

• English as a second language classes are offered at the Crawford County Adult Education Center, Monday through Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m. Call 471-0019.

• GED classes are offered at the Crawford County Adult Education Center, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 471-0019.

• Introduction to computer classes are offered at the Crawford County Adult Education Center. Call 471-0019.

• Overeaters Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at Central Presbyterian Church, 2901 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. Call (479) 474-9606.

• Robert Jack VFW Post 1322 hosts a PTSD peer support group meeting the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 5:30 p.m. The meetings are open to anyone. Call Shawn Wenninger at (479) 217-4265 for more information.

• Van Buren Lions Club meets at noon the first, third and fourth Wednesdays at Western Sizzlin’ in Van Buren.

Weekly

• AA meetings are held Tuesdays at 8 p.m. at Rena Rd. Baptist Church in Van Buren, 6:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Van Buren and Thursdays at 7 p.m and Saturdays at 10 a.m. at Mulberry Methodist Church.

• Alma Rotary Club meets Wednesdays at noon at the Alma Community Center.

• Butterfield Assembly of God Church, 1302 N. 30th St. in Van Buren, will hold GriefShare classes each Wednesday at 10 a.m. in room 203 of the Family Life Center. For information, call the church office at (479) 474-4410.

• Cedarville Senior Center is open on Mondays beginning at 6 p.m. for dinner and karaoke. Dinner is $5.50 per person. Call 474-5429.

• Citizenship classes are offered at the Crawford County Adult Education Center Mondays, 6 to 8 p.m. Call 471-0019.

• Crawford County Optimist Club meets at noon Thursdays at Las Fresas in Van Buren.

• DivorceCare will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays, excluding holidays, at Heritage United Methodist Church, 1604 Pointer Trail in Van Buren. Childcare will be available with advanced notice for kids birth to fifth grade. Call LaToya Shepherd at (479) 474-6424.

• GriefShare will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays, excluding holidays, at Heritage United Methodist Church, 1604 Pointer Trail in Van Buren. Call LaToya Shepherd at (479) 474-6424.

• Handprints Sign Language Choir holds practice at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Vista Freewill Baptist Church, 2301 Fayetteville Road in Van Buren. Call Kerry Scott, 650-0215.

• Hearts of Hope “Way Out” drug program meets 8 p.m. Mondays in Alma. Mulberry division meets Saturdays at 7 p.m.

• Kiwanis Club of Van Buren meets at noon on Tuesdays at Chili’s.

• TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets Mondays from 5 to 6 p.m. at VFW Post No. 1322, 23 N. 20th St. in Van Buren. Call (479) 459-2771, (479) 414-1049, (479) 221-7349 or (918) 498-2029.

• Van Buren Rotary Club meets at noon Thursday at the Crawford County Extension Office, 105 W. Pointer Trail.

• Wednesday Lunch Bunch meets 10:30 a.m. in the Center for Arts and Education, 104 N. 13th in Van Buren. Fee is $3.

Monthly

First week

• Autism Spectrum Disorders Support Group will meet the first Thursday at 7 p.m. at Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church, 3130 Pointer Trail East in Van Buren. Contact Rickie Timmons, (479) 471-7110 or (479) 461-9333.

• Clear Creek Masonic Lodge in Mountainburg meets the first Thursday with dinner at 6:30 p.m and the meeting at 7:30.

• Crawford County Election Commission meets at 11 a.m. the first Friday at 221 South 3rd Street, Van Buren.

• Fort Smith Area Huntington’s Disease Support Group meets 6 p.m. the first Tuesday. Call Pat, 462-7711, or Sandee, 474-2221.

• Friends of the Alma Public Library meets the first Tuesday in the Alma Public Library. Call 632-4140.

• Friends of the Van Buren Public Library meets the first Monday at the library at 5:30 p.m. followed by a book talk.

• Mountainburg FFA Alumni meets the first Saturday at 7 p.m. at Mountainburg High School.

• Remy Masonic Lodge No. 487 in Mulberry meets the first Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., with dinner preceding at 6:30.

• River Valley Chapter of the Blacksmiths of Arkansas meets the first Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1604 Daugherty Road in Van Buren. Call (479) 474-5547 or (479) 651-1507.

• Robert Jack VFW Post 1322 and Auxillary meets the first Monday at 6:30 p.m., 23 N. 20th Street, Van Buren. Call Post Commander, Earl Duty at (479) 670-3836 or visist RobertJackVFWPost1322.org.

• Van Buren First Assembly of God, 1014 Fayetteville Road, serves home-cooked lunches from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $7 each the first Thursday, except during the summer months. Call 474-7832.

• Van Buren Masonic Lodge hosts a breakfast in the lodge the first Saturday, from 7 to 10 a.m. Cost is $5 per person. Children 6 and under are free.

• Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1322 meets 6:30 p.m., the first Monday at 23 N. 20th St., Van Buren. The VFW Auxiliary meets as well. Call Post Commander Earl Duty, (479) 670-3836, or auxiliary president Holly A. Baker, (479) 445-9303, or visit www.RobertJackVFWPost1322.org.

Second week

• Alma High School Class of 1955 meets 11:30 a.m. the second Monday at D’s Family Restaurant on Collum Lane in Alma in February, May, August and November.

• American Legion Post No. 31, 4901 Midland Blvd., Fort Smith, meets the second Monday at 6:30 p.m. for a family dinner. Cost is $5 per person. There are also guest speakers each month. Call post commander Bobbie Pike, (479) 782-6719.

• Bond Special EHC meets at 10 a.m. the second Thursday at the Crawford County Extension Office, 105 Pointer Trail West in Van Buren.

• Boys and Girls Club of the Alma Area board of directors meets at 6 p.m. the second Thursday at the club, 410 East Main.

• Cedarville 4-H Club meets the second Monday at the Old Rock School at 6 p.m. Call 474-5286.

• Crawford County 4-H Teen Leaders meets the second Monday at 6 p.m. at the county extension office in Van Buren. Call 474-5286.

• Crawford County Car Club meets 7 p.m. the second Thursday at Dee’s Restaurant in the Meador’s Inn in Alma. Call Ethan Gordon at 719-0757.

• Crawford County Genealogical Society meets 1 p.m. the second Tuesday in the Mushrush Room at the Alma Public Library. Speakers will be Floyd and Sue Robison about Coke Hill.

• District 4 Volunteer Fire Department has its board meeting the second Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Station 1 in Cedarville.

• Locke-Fern and Dollard Road Waterworks Public Facilities Board meets the second Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the water office, 505 U.S. 71 SW in Mountainburg.

• Natural Dam Community Center meets the second Thursday at 7 p.m. at the community center.

• Natural Dam Volunteer Fire Department meets the second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

• Order of the Eastern Star Fidelity Chapter 86 meets the second Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Van Buren Masonic Lodge, 18 Fayetteville Road. Potluck supper begins at 6:30.

• Republican Party of Crawford County meets at 7 p.m. at the Republican Headquarters, 521 Main St. in Van Buren, the second Tuesday.

• Republican Women of Crawford County meets the second Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Republican Headquarters, 521 Main Street in Van Buren.

• River Belles EHC meets 7 p.m. the second Monday at 105 Pointer Trail West in Van Buren.

• Rocky Top 4-H Club meets in the Turner Community 2:30 p.m. the second Sunday. Call Luann Wise, 217-0280.

• Rudy Park Community Association meets 7 p.m. the second Monday in the Rudy Community Building.

• TLC Extension Homemakers Club meets 6 p.m. the second Monday at the Turner Community Building. Call Shirley Donnohue, 997-1590.

• Turner Community Development Board meets at 6 p.m. the second Friday in the community building. Potluck follows at 6:30 and family night at 7.

• Van Buren Masonic Lodge No. 6 meets the second Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Dinner is at 6:30.

• VFW Riders Group, Unit 14 meets the second Monday at 6 p.m. at 23 N. 20th St., Van Buren. Call Shawn Wenninger (479) 217-4265.

• Woodmen of the World meets the second Monday at 6 p.m., 2410 Alma Highway. Call 410-1726.

Third week

• Alma Area Chamber of Commerce meets at noon the third Tuesday at D’s Family Restaurant.

• Alzheimer’s Support Group from Memory Lane meets the third Thursday at Legacy Heights, 1012 Fayetteville Road in Van Buren, at 2 p.m. Call 474-7233 or 262-6466.

• American Legion Post No. 31, 4901 Midland Blvd., Fort Smith, meets the third Monday at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast, biscuits and gravy and pancakes. Cost is $5 per person. Call post commander Bobbie Pike, (479) 782-6719.

• Clear Creek Masonic Lodge in Mountainburg hosts a pancake breakfast 7 to 10 a.m. the third Saturday. Cost is $5 per person.

• Crawford County Conservation District board meets the third Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. at 701 Fayetteville Road in Van Buren.

• Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 61, Van Buren, meets 6:30 p.m. the third Monday at 23 N. 20th St., Van Buren. Call Danny Molina at 632-2588.

• Dyer Women’s Auxiliary hosts community bingo the third Saturday 6-8 p.m. at the Dyer Community Building. Bring a small gift to be used as door prizes. Concessions are available.

• Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 260 meets 7:30 p.m. the third Monday at the Remy Masonic Lodge No. 487 in Mulberry. Dinner precedes the meeting.

• Order of the Eastern Star Melody Chapter 579 meets the third Tuesday at Fine Springs Masonic Hall in Alma at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments are served at 6:30.

• Suicide Loss Support Group meets the third Saturday from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at at the Ralph D. Graf Library, 220 North Main, Mulberry. Call Betty, (760) 382-0805, or Joann (479) 997-1595.

• Uniontown Extension Homemakers Club meets the third Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Uniontown Baptist Church in the fellowship hall. Call Sissie at (479) 474-6181.

• Van Buren High School Class of 1961 meets the third Saturday at noon at Western Sizzlin’ in Van Buren. Call Phyllis Brammer Hamlin, 632-3343, or Judy Bushong Coleman, 474-6455.

• Van Buren High School Class of 1965 meets for lunch the third Friday at 11:30 a.m. at Western Sizzlin’ in Van Buren.

• Women’s Literary Club meets the third Monday 1 p.m. at 421 Webster in downtown Van Buren, September through May.

Fourth week

• Alma Extension Homemakers Club meets 1 p.m. the fourth Tuesday in the Alma Public Library.

• Crawford County Animal Science 4-H Club meets at 2 p.m. at the Mulberry fairgrounds the fourth Sunday. Call Penni Templeton, 629-1016.

• Crawford County Friends of Genealogy meets the fourth Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library. Meetings are not held in July and August. Call Janette Perryman, 474-0664, or Hilda Daugherty, 474-2270.

• United Methodist Men of Alma United Methodist Church hold a breakfast with pancakes, biscuits and gravy and sausage from 7 to 10 a.m. the fourth Saturday.