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FYI: Rodeo of the Ozarks tonight in Springdale | The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Take the children

Super Saturday – “Happily Ever After” with Bright Star Theater, June 29 at 10 a.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

“Monkeys, Moon and Ice Cream” – by NWA Audio Theatre, 2 p.m., June 29, Springdale Public Library. Fri. springdalelibrary.org.

The Amazeum’s Amusement Park Adventures – For grades 8-12, 2 p.m. July 2, Springdale Public Library. Free. springdalelibrary.org.

Beautiful Wednesday – Snakes with Chad Lowe from the AGFC Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center, 2:00 PM July 3, Fort Smith Main Library. Free. 783-0229.

Priceless Nights – Wednesday 4:30pm – 7:30pm, Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville. Pay what you want. amazeum.org.

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Reading writing

Facts and Fiction in West Africa – A Conversation with Uchenna Awoke, 5:30 p.m., June 27, Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

Author Discussion – With Randall Woods, author of “John Quincy Adams: A Man for the Whole People,” 5:30 p.m., June 28, Fayetteville Public Library. Free. Register at faylib.org.

Book Talk at Night – “Furious Hours” by Casey Cep, 6:30 p.m., July 1, Fayetteville Public Library. Fri. faylib.org.

Sci Fi Book Club – 5:30pm July 3, Bella Vista Public Library. Free. bvpl.org.

Books & Brews – “Seven Lies” by Elizabeth Kay, 6pm July 3, Flyaway Brewing in Fayetteville. Presented by the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

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At the theater

Opera In The Ozarks – Continues with a double bill of short operas, “Beauty and the Beast” by Vittorio Giannini and “L’enfant et les Sortileges” by Maurice Ravel, “The Crucible” by Robert Ward and “La traviata” by Giuseppe Verdi, inspiration point in Eureka Springs. $10-$30. opera.org and 253-8595.

“Responders” – A world premiere of Joseph Scott Ford’s dark comedy, Tuesday through Friday, 7:30 p.m.; 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM Saturday; and Sundays 2 p.m. through June 30, TheatreSquared in Fayetteville. $43-$68. 777-7477 or theatre2.org.

“Rent” – Produced by Arkansas Public Theater, August 8-11 at The Medium in Springdale. Email [email protected] for ticket information.

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Try something new

True Crime Club – The Case of Charles Raymond Starkweather, 5:30 p.m., June 27, Bella Vista Public Library. Free. Must be 18 years or older. bvpl.org.

Pollinator Pals – Defense of the Diana Fritillary Butterfly with master naturalist Shawn Hunter, June 29, 10am – 12pm, Historic Cane Hill College near Lincoln. Free. Register at historiccanehillar.org/pollinator-pals.

Researching Your Family History – Immigration Records, 5:30-7:30 p.m., July 2, Fort Smith Main Library. Fri. 783-0229.

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Walk & Talk art

DIY Friday – Art with Woven Beads, 5:30-7:30 p.m., June 28, Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. $35. Register at fsram.org.

Artist Lecture – with Amy Scoggins, 5:30 p.m., July 12, Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. Free. fsram.org.

Second Saturday – “Exquisite Creatures,” 1-4 p.m., July 13, Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Gallery Talk – Bugs Through History, 1pm July 13, Crystal Bridges Museum. Free with “Exquisite Creatures” tickets. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

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In the cinema

Summer Family Movies – “Spy Kids,” 2 p.m., June 28, Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

Screening and Artist Talk – “Jamie Wyeth and the Unflinching Eye” with Jamie Wyeth, 4 p.m. June 30, Crystal Bridges Museum. $25. Call 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Monday Movie Marathon – “Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget,” 10 a.m., and “Super Mario Bros.” Movie,” 2 p.m., July 1, Fort Smith Dallas Library. Free. 484-5650.

Summer Family Movies – “The Neverending Story,” 2 p.m., July 5, Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

First Friday Movie – “Red-Headed Woman” (NR, 1932), 2 p.m., July 5, Fort Smith Main Library. Free. 783-0229.

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Get crafty!

Creative Threads – A Social Crafting Circle, 6pm June 27, Springdale Public Library. Free. springdalelibrary.org.

Adult Recess – Paper Pieced Art, 10:30 a.m. – noon June 28, Fort Smith Windsor Library. Free. 785-0405.View images

Crafts for Adults – Ebru Turkish Water Marbling, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, June 28, Fort Smith Main Library. Free. 783-0229.

Sew Simple – Make a cell phone holder, 10 a.m. – noon, July 6, Springdale Public Library. Free. Register at springdalelibrary.org.

Nail Binding – With Carolyn Haley, July 20 afternoon, Ozark Folkways in Winslow. $50. ozarkfolkways.org.

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Hear it here

Exquisite Transformations – Inspired by “Exquisite Creatures” and performed by the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, 7pm June 28, Great Hall at Crystal Bridges Museum. $45. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Mountain Street Stage – The Phase, 2pm June 30, Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

Still on the Hill in concert – 6pm July 13, Ozark Folkways in Winslow. $10. ozarkfolkways.org.

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Eat drink

Cocktail Tour – Pride Celebration, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, June 27, Crystal Bridges Museum. $25. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Cocktail Tour – American History, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, 4th of July, Crystal Bridges Museum. $25. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Wednesday on Water – Walk the Collection: Interpretations by Chef Jon Sawrie and Mindy Besaw, 6 p.m. July 10, Crystal Bridges Museum. $105. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Cocktail Tour – An Evening with Frank Lloyd Wright, 6pm July 18, Crystal Bridges Museum. $25. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

— Becca Martin Brown

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