Events

Here are all upcoming events for The CALL around the state.

Please note that many events are for one county only (due to the county-based nature of The CALL’s work).

To find a listing of events for a particular county, find your county here.

Dec
4
Fri
Sherwood CALL Mall Open @ Victory Baptist Church
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Foster parents and caseworkers are invited to come and select FREE consignment-quality clothing and shoes for foster children. Clothing is organized on racks by size — ranging from infant through elementary school age. Baby items such as blankets, bedding, cribs, swings, pack-n-plays, etc, are often available as well. Items needed include: more infant and toddler clothing, baby items, diapers, uniforms. The CALL Mall does not accept adult clothing. Donations can be brought on Fridays or by appointment. For more information, contact Carolyn Hanks at 501-425-7194 or Joanna Bearden at 501-626-9337.

Christmas Cookies, Coffee & CEUs @ Renew Community Church
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Christmas Cookies, Coffee & CEUs @ Renew Community Church

This year as we provide a gathering for local foster and adoptive families in the midst of social-distancing protocols, The CALL in Lonoke & Prairie Counties is offering an event for the whole family! Christmas Cookies, Coffee, and CEUs will be combined with a pajama party and a showing of The Muppet Christmas Carol.

We hope your family can join us on the evening of December 4th for a fun, family movie, and don’t forget to wear your favorite PJs!

Registration is required.

***In the event that this gathering must be cancelled, a notification will be sent from Eventbrite to the email you used to register.

Dec
5
Sat
5th Annual Run Run Rudolph 5K @ McCloy Park
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The CALL in Southeast Arkansas proudly invites all walkers and runners to participate in the 5th Annual Run Run Rudolph Virtual & 5K Run/Walk on December 5, 2020, at 9:00 AM at Monticello (AR) City Park! In-person 5K Run/Walk is contingent on current COVID conditions and guidelines prior to the race.

There will be Best Christmas Costume (Individual & Group), biggest group/team overall runner and age-division, and overall walker Awards for the in-person event only!

The first 50 to register before NOVEMBER 15 are guaranteed a race shirt.

You​r participation is critical in creating a successful race that will make a difference in the lives of children in need by providing a future and a hope for Ashley, Bradley, and Drew County children in Foster Care! Proceeds will be used to provide The CALL in Southeast Arkansas with the best possible resources to educate, equip, and encourage the Christian community to provide a future and a hope for children in foster care.

Race Day Registration begins at 8 am

9 am – 5k Run/Walk

9:30am (approx) – Kids Fun Run

Adult Registration Info:

The first 50 to register before NOVEMBER 15 are guaranteed a race shirt.
$25 Adult Registration = pick up t-shirt in person on Race Day
$30 Adult Virtual Registration = mailed t-shirt. (Option provided as an add-on.) Shirts will be delivered between November 29 – December 11.

Kids Fun Run Registration Info:
$15 Kid Registration = pick up t-shirt in person on Race Day
$20 Kid Virtual Registration = mailed t-shirt (Option provided as an add-on.) Shirts will be delivered between November 29 – December 11.
COVID-19 Policies:
All participants will be required to wear a mask until they are lining up to run their race.

If a minimum of 50 people have not signed up for the in-person race by Tuesday, December 1, all participants will be made Virtual.

In the event of a 100% Virtual Race:
Race Times can be sent Friday, December 4 – Sunday, December 6
Please email times to: dwest@thecallinarkansas.org Include your first and last name, event, and a photo showing your miles ran and finish time
3.1 miles for 5k
6.2 miles for 10K

Results will be posted online on Tuesday, December 8. Medals will be mailed and awarded for:
1st, 2nd, 3rd place overall male and female 10k runners
1st, 2nd, 3rd place overall male and female 5k runners
1st place overall male and female walkers

Sherwood CALL Mall Open @ Victory Baptist Church
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Foster parents and caseworkers are invited to come and select FREE consignment-quality clothing and shoes for foster children. Clothing is organized on racks by size — ranging from infant through elementary school age. Baby items such as blankets, bedding, cribs, swings, pack-n-plays, etc, are often available as well. Items needed include: more infant and toddler clothing, baby items, diapers, uniforms. The CALL Mall does not accept adult clothing. Donations can be brought on Fridays or by appointment. For more information, contact Carolyn Hanks at 501-425-7194 or Joanna Bearden at 501-626-9337.

Dec
7
Mon
December Info Meeting @ via Zoom
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn about the process to become a foster or adoptive parent or other ways to volunteer to help foster parents as well as children in care.

Information Meeting
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Foster • Adopt • Volunteer

Join us online to learn about how YOU can be involved in Foster Care.

• Providing Respite Care!

• Becoming an open Foster home!

• Becoming an open Adoptive home!

Or find out more about the crisis that is foster care so you can get your church involved!

You MUST register to attend!

Once you register, you will be emailed a link for the ZOOM meeting.

Pope/Yell Information Meeting @ TBA
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WLR CALL Mall Open @ Markham Street Baptist Church
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Foster parents and caseworkers are invited to come and select FREE consignment-quality clothing and shoes for foster children.

The entrance door is the one closest to Chip’s Barbeque. Park at the curb by the church office entrance.

Dec
8
Tue
Info Night @ The CALL Support Center
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Info Night @ The CALL Support Center
Interested in becoming a foster/adoptive parent or looking to become a volunteer? Join us from 6pm-8pm, December 8, 2020 to learn more!
Information Meeting – December @ Zoom
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Information Meeting - December @ Zoom

The CALL Informational Meeting for Prospective Foster, Adoptive and Respite Care Parents and Volunteers

If you are interested in finding out more about how to help children in foster care through fostering, adopting, respite care or volunteering in some other way, please come to one of these meetings. In the Information Meeting, you will get your questions answered, hear more about The CALL, the needs of children in the foster system, and many ways that you can get involved in serving them. No obligation.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83379579091

Meeting ID: 833 7957 9091