The Maumelle AARP Chapter #5359 will meet this Thursday, May 10 at 6 p.m. at the new Maumelle Center on the Lake, 2 Club Manor Cove behind Kroger and the new Fire Station.


The speaker will be Kellie Nichols, Park Ranger at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Refreshments will be served.


For more information, call President Carol Slaymaker at 529-9833 or membership chairperson Kathy Kafka at 851-4771.


Arkansas ReLeaf Project – Phase II


The Arkansas Urban Forestry Council will host the second phase of the Arkansas ReLeaf project this Friday, May 11, at Mayflower Fire Department, 4 Ashmore, Mayflower.


Shade trees will be given out, one per person, to residents of Mayflower. These new trees, which will be free of charge, will help to replace trees damaged and destroyed by an EF4 tornado in 2014.


The tree giveaway will begin at 1 p.m. and continue until 5 p.m. or all trees have been distributed.


The Maumelle Lions Club Fish Fry will be this Saturday, May 12 at Lake Willastein. It is scheduled to start at 4 p.m.


Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and children under 12.They can be purchased in advance from any Lions Club member or at the door.


The Maumelle Newcomers Luncheon will be held at the Maumelle Country Club on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 11 AM. Cost is $15.00. Our guest will be Ann West who will discuss the activities of LifeQuest, including classes for lifelong learning and community service. For reservations call Betty McBurnett, 501-664-7196 by Monday, May 14.


The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program’s “Sandwiching in History” tour will visit the Maumelle Ordnance Works Bunker #4 at 4 Willastein Drive in Maumelle on June 1.


The “Sandwiching in History” tour series targets Pulaski County structures and sites. The noontime series includes a brief lecture and tour of the subject property. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunches with them. The American Institute of Architects offers one HSW continuing education learning unit credit for members who attend a “Sandwiching in History” tour.


Other 2018 “Sandwiching in History” tours are:


July 6, William E. Woodruff House, 1017 East Eighth St., Little Rock;


Aug. 3, National Old Line Building, 501 Woodlane St., Little Rock;


Sept. 7, Matthews-Storey House, 8115 Ascension Lane, Little Rock;


Oct. 5, Rock Island Argenta Depot, 1201 East Fourth St., North Little Rock;


Nov. 2, Mary H. Matthews Lustron House, 5021 Maryland Ave., Little Rock


Dec. 7, Curran Hall, 615 East Capitol Ave., Little Rock.


All tours are free and open to the public. For information, call 324-9880 or visit www.arkansaspreservation.org.