Calling all motorcyclists! Rev those engines and head to Clinton tomorrow – Saturday, May 22 – for the CASA Dice Run. It’s a first-time event and starts at the Clinton City Park. The run is 80 miles from Clinton up Ark. 16 east through Shirley, Fox, Timbo, Mountain View and back to Clinton. Bikes head out at 11 a.m. and back in by 2:30 p.m. with awards at 3 p.m. Prizes will be $250 for first place, $100 for second place and $50 for third. The cash prizes are sponsored by 1st Service Bank.
The entry fee is $10 and includes a T-shirt, or you can just play the dice run for $5. The proceeds support abused and neglected children in the 20th Judicial District through CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children). Visit Casa20th.org for more information.
Robert Thomas has spent the last six years travelling and photographing odonates (dragonflies). His photographs have graced the covers of numerous field guides His collection of photographs contains many very rare species. As Thomas puts it, “It’s a matter of being in the right place at the right time, and some good luck and know how.”
Join Robert Thomas at the Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area’s visitor center at 2 p.m. tomorrow – Saturday, May 22 – for a colorful, unique, and exciting program about dragonflies. This free program is a continuation of the Friends of Hobbs Speaker Series. The park is located near Rogers on Ark. 12 east.