#HappeninginNWA 4/21 - 4/23 Weekend Events

Northwest Arkansas - Here's what's happening in Northwest Arkansas this weekend!

Friday, April 21 your dinner could help in the fight against child abuse. Raising Cane's Restaurant is donating 15% of its proceeds to the Northwest Arkansas Children's shelter. You can drop in from 4 p.m.  to 9 p.m. at any Northwest Arkansas location and mention the fundraiser for the restaurant to donate. You can also give at the register without purchasing food during those times. 

Also on Friday, you can be the first to see a short animated film created by kids in Art Feeds.The non-profit will have a premiere showing of Veggie Hills April 21 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Jones Center in Springdale. The story, setting, and characters were all created by kids in the Art Feeds program through an eight-week animated design curriculum. Find more on the Art Feeds Facebook page

In Bentonville Friday, you can meet several war heroes. Medal of Honor recipients will speak to students at Fulbright Junior High from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. The discussion will be about leadership.Then on Saturday, the recipients will be at the Bentonville farmers market for a meet and greet. That will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Saturday in Bentonville, the Third Annual Red Shoe Soiree will take place from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Record. Proceeds will support Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkoma in Northwest Arkansas.Tickets are $75. There will be a silent auction, drawings and an after party. KNWA's Marissa Kargas will emcee the event. For more, click here.

In Fayetteville on Saturday, the NWA Peace Coalition is wanting to connect you to area organizations. You can take part in the group's NWA Volunteer Pop Up. More than 16 local organizations will set up at Wilson Park in Fayetteville handing out information and signing people up to volunteer. The event runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Find more on their Facebook page.

Sunday in Prarie Grove, The Northwest Arkansas Spring Classic Road Race takes place. Registration is currently open. Young cyclists ages 9 to 18  will ride a 24-mile course beginning and ending at Prairie Grove Upper Elementary. You can register up until race day or sign up by clicking here.

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