Friday, February 9, 2007

OFF DUTY LIFE-02-09-07

Museum hosting fund-raiser Feb. 17

“A Romantic Night at the Museum,” the Second Annual Valentine Fund-raiser for the Jacksonville Museum of Military History, will be held Saturday, Feb. 17. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with big band music provided by John Lee and Oldies Radio 106.3. Adult beverages will be available. Following a buffet dinner provided by N&N Family Restaurant there will be a silent and live auction. Proceeds go to the museum and are tax deductible Auction items this year include: A romantic week at Gulf Shores, Alabama in a beautiful oceanfront house; a weekend at a cozy three bedroom condo on the shores of Lake Hamilton and CheeseCakes by Warren! Admission is $30 single and $60 couple. For more information call DannaKay Duggar at 241-1943 or visit the Web site

Tony Award-winning play slated Feb. 18

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre presents “Fences” by August Wilson and Directed by Gilbert McCauley through Feb. 18. “Fences” is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and four Tony Awards, including Best Play. “Fences” tells the story of Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro Baseball Leagues but now a disillusioned and cynical garbage collector who strives to keep his family intact while battling his troublesome past and stubborn pride. For tickets call the Rep’s Box Office 501-378-0405 or visit

Black History month celebration Saturday

The 10th Annual Black History Month Celebration and Benefit will be held Saturday at the Hot Springs Convention Center, 201 Central Avenue. There will be music, dancing, poetry, prose and drama in recognition of the contributions of African-Americans in Hot Springs/Garland County to the state, the nation and the world. For more information visit the Web site

Riverboat offering Valentine special

The Arkansas Queen Riverboat is offering a special Valentine’s Day Romantic Dinner and Entertainment Cruise, Wednesday. Boarding will begin at 6:30p.m. Wine, dine, and dance on a special two and a half hour cruise celebrating Valentine’s Day. Admission for this special cruise is $54.50 per person plus tax and reservations are required. For a complete schedule or to book this special cruise call 501-372-5777 or visit them at

Blue Man Group scheduled to perform

Blue Man Group-How to be a Megastar begins at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18 at the Alltel Arena. You can’t compare the Blue Man Group show to any other attraction around. It’s a rock concert heavy on percussion, a display of magic and illusion. It’s a critique of modern technology and information overload. For more information on the Blue Man Group visit For tickets contact the Arena Box Office 501-975-9000 or through TicketMaster locations, charge by phone 501-975-7575 or visit


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