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February 21, 2017

Tuesday's Datebook

This article was published February 14, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

Civic clubs

South Hot Springs Lions will meet at 5:30 p.m. today for dinner in CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs cafeteria, 1 Mercy Lane. The meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m. Visiting Lions are welcome.

Hot Springs National Park Rotary will meet at noon Wednesday at Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, Central and Fountain streets, for lunch. A meeting will follow at 12:30 p.m. Visiting Rotarians are welcome.

Hot Springs Village Evening Lions Club meets the first and third Wednesday of the month at Coronado Center, 150 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village. Social time starts at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. Call Jim Hamilton, 915-0513, for information.

Hot Springs Village Breakfast Lions meet for breakfast and a meeting at 7:45 a.m. on the first and third Thursday of the month at The DeSoto Club, Hot Springs Village. There is a guest speaker on the third Thursday. Call President Nancy Otto, 922-9395, for reservations and information.

Hot Springs Lodge 62, F&AM, will have a stated communication at 7 p.m. today at the Masonic Temple, 311 W. Grand Ave., for regular order of business. Food and fellowship will be at 6 p.m. Please bring canned food for the charity. Visiting Masons are welcome.

Support groups

Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. today at 919 Hobson Ave. This is a 12-step recovery program for people for whom drugs have become a major problem. The Help Line number is 321-8700.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon and, 6 and 8 p.m. today at 411 Sellers St. Call 623-6328 for information.

Narcotics Anonymous, SOS Group, meets at 6 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. All meetings are open. Call 866-754-2579 for information.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month in the Kass Room in the Outpatient Area at National Park Medical Center. Question and answer forum. Call Charles Culpepper, 624-6033, for information.

Narcotics Anonymous, Square Peg, Round Hole, will meet at 8 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. Call 866-754-2579 for information.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Last House on the Block, meets at 8 a.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave.

Celebrate Recovery is held Tuesdays at Hot Springs Baptist Church, 144 Weston Road. A free fellowship dinner is held at 5 p.m. followed by large group at 6 p.m. and open share groups at 7 p.m. with Solid Rock Cafe at 8 p.m. Step study groups are available for men and women, call for specific times. Contact Shane Robertson, 760-4744 or shane@hotspringsbaptist.org, for information. Free child care is available.

Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous support group of Union Missionary Baptist Church, 219 Gulpha St., meets from 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Discussion will be on what some of the causes of substance abuse are and ways to solve them. On the fourth Wednesday of the month, there is be a dinner to celebrate those who have been sober for 30 days or more. They will receive awards for this achievement. Call 501-781-6317 for information.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Rockhouse, will meet at 7 p.m. today for a closed Big Book Study at Jessieville Fellowship Hall, 7415 N. Highway 7, four miles north of Hot Springs Village gate.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Malvern Group, will meet at 8 p.m. today at 211 W. 3rd St., Malvern, in the upstairs Chamber of Commerce Building. Doors open one hour before meeting. A women's group meets at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 501-467-5409 or 501-231-9518 for AA information, or 501-623-6328 for Hot Springs Intergroup.

Living Restorations Anger Management, a 15-week course, is being taught at Garage Church, 203 Nickels St., at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 4:30 p.m. Sundays at no charge. Call 282-3515 for information.

Spa City Hep C Support Group meets from 6-8 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month in Catherine's Kitchen meeting room on the first floor at St. Vincent Hot Springs. This is for anyone diagnosed with Hep C, family members or caregivers. Support for those being treated and-or tested, education opportunities for those seeking information. Everyone welcome. Call Kay, 547-8259, or Nancy, 276-7329, for information.

Thrift stores

First Presbyterian Church Bargain Box, 213 Whittington Ave., is open from noon-3 p.m. Wednesdays. All proceeds support families and community charities in Garland County. Donations of good, clean usable items are accepted from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Call 767-5844 for information.

Habitat ReStore, 350 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs, and 3825 N. Highway 7, Hot Springs Village, is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. All profits go to Garland County Habitat for Humanity in order to build houses. Donations of all household items, including appliances, furniture and building supplies, are accepted during store hours. Call 321-4241 or 624-3333 for large item pick-up.

Habitat ReStore, 2314 Airport Road, is open from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. All profits go to Garland County Habitat for Humanity in order to build houses. Donations of all household items, including appliances, furniture and building supplies, are accepted during store hours. Call 767-4483 for information.

Jackson House Thrift Shop, 212 Jefferson, behind 705 Malvern Ave., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Accepting donations of clean gently worn clothing, accessories, jewelry, good reusable household items, small appliances and furniture. All donations are tax-deductible. Proceeds support Jackson House Crisis Intervention Ministries. Call 623-6641 for information.

Jackson House Thrift Shop Too, 723 Albert Pike, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Accepting donations of clean gently worn clothing, accessories, jewelry, good reusable household items, small appliances and furniture. All donations are tax-deductible. Proceeds support Jackson House Crisis Intervention Ministries. Call 625-7467 for information and pickup.

Humane Society of Garland County Thrift Store, 2026 Central Ave., in the Freeman Center, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Stop in and shop in-store specials, with new arrivals, daily. Donations of gently worn, clean clothing and shoes, jewelry, purses, antiques, home decor, household items, books and furniture in good condition are accepted. All proceeds contribute to the care, veterinarian fees and shelter for dogs and cats at the kennel facilities at 1249 Ault Loop, Lonsdale. Donations of dog and cat food and other miscellaneous pet supplies may be dropped off at the store. Anyone interested in volunteering at the store may call 321-9604 for information.

Guardian Angels Thrift Store, 907 Hobson Ave., is open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Saturday. Donations of gently used, in clean condition, linens, household items, home decor, clothing and furniture are accepted. All proceeds support the cat shelter. Low-cost spay and neuter vouchers are available during store hours. Volunteers and foster parents are needed, call 623-3484, leave a message and number. Adoption days are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Saturday.

Abilities Unlimited Thrift Store, 1819 Albert Pike, is open from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. It has a selection of clothing for men, women, children and plus sizes; shoes, household items and furniture are available. Tax-deductible donations are accepted from 8:30-4 p.m. at the back door; or call 624-5757 for free pickup of donations.

Abilities Unlimited Thrift Store HSV, 4055 N. Highway 7, is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. It accepts donations of clothing, books, furniture and miscellaneous household items. Call 501-204-5024 for information or for pickup of donations, 624-5757.

Finders Keepers, 210 Woodbine, inside Hot Springs Senior Center, is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Sales benefit Meals on Wheels, serving approximately 400 homebound Garland County seniors each day. Items for resale include home decor and household essentials, kitchen ware, bags and purses, jewelry and fashion accessories, greeting cards, and collectibles. No clothing. Donations are welcome. Call 624-0838 for information.

The Salvation Army Family Store, 109 Crescent St., has gently worn men's, women's and children's clothing, plus a selection of household items. The store is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Call 623-1641 for tax deductible pickup of good, quality items.

The Salvation Army Family Store, 4409 Central Ave., next to Kroger, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. It offers furniture, clothing and household items. Donations are appreciated. Proceeds benefit The Salvation Army programs. Call 525-5059 for information.

The Salvation Army Family Store, 4652 N. Highway 7, Village Plaza Shopping Center, Hot Springs Village, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Donations are appreciated. Proceeds benefit The Salvation Army programs.

Potter's Clay Thrift Shop, 1036 Malvern Ave., is open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Tax-deductible donations of good reusable clothing and furniture are accepted behind the shop from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit Potter's Clay Ministries, a Christ-centered shelter for abused women and children. Call 620-4405 for information.

United Methodist Thrift Store, 304 Albert Pike, is open from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday and Saturday. The store stocks men's, women's and children's clothing and accessories, household items, fabric and books (in good condition). Clean, usable donations of clothes, housewares and small furniture are appreciated. Proceeds are used to assist needy families in Garland County.

RPM Thrift Store, 815 Albert Pike, is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Articles include household items, appliances, furniture, TVs, women's accessories, toys and more. Items donated are tax deductible. Proceeds benefit Recovery Point Ministry, a faith-based, nonprofit organization which provides a nurturing environment to help women step out of their pain from destructive habits and begin to rebuild their lives through the life-changing power of Jesus Christ.

Haven UMC Resale Shop, 645 Park Ave., is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays. Sales benefit Haven UMC Food Pantry. Articles include household items, furniture, appliances, clothing and more. Donations are welcome. Call 620-3638 for information.

Safe Haven Shelter For Women and Children Thrift Shop, 3907 Central Ave., near Weldon's Meat Market in South Park Shopping Center, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Items include clothing for women, men and children, and household goods. Donations are welcome.

John & Sue Anthony Vintage Mall, 1679 Highway 7 north, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday; and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds benefit Teen Challenge of Arkansas. Call 624-2446 or email storemanager@teenchallengear.org for information.

Stop Animal Cruelty Thrift Store, 123 Albert Pike, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. All proceeds benefit the rescued pets in foster care. SAC is an all-volunteer organization striving to promote humane principles, prevent cruelty and alleviate fear, pain and suffering in animals. It investigates reports of cruelty and neglect in Hot Spring and Garland counties. Donations of kitchen items, home decor, clothing, shoes, bedding, linens, collectibles and furniture in good condition are appreciated. Donations of dog and cat food or miscellaneous pet supplies may be left at the store. All donations are tax deductible. Low-cost spay and neuter vouchers are available to the public. Anyone wishing to volunteer or become a foster parent may call the hot line, 501-276-7570, for information.

Miscellaneous

Duplicate bridge will be held at 12:30 p.m. today at The Bridge House, 300 W. Louis St., for all bridge players fora unitwide game with stratified scoring. Need a partner? Come early, one is onsite. Call 525-8780 or 262-9149 for information.

Mountain Valley Sportsman's Association holds International Defensive Pistol Association matches at 9 a.m. on the second Saturday and U.S. Practical Pistol Association matches at 10 a.m. the fourth Saturday of each month. Rimfire matches are held on various Sunday afternoons. Trap and Skeet fields are open at 9 a.m. Saturdays; and 1 p.m. Sundays and Tuesdays. Cowboy Action matches are the first Saturday. Civilian marksmanship matches are the third Saturday. All are held at Valley Range. From the intersection of Highway 70 east and Millcreek Road, take Millcreek and drive 6.5 miles to the gravel pit, turn right on the dirt road, go 1.9 mile to the range. Call 620-0601 for information.

Busy Hookers Crochet Club meets from 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays in Room B at Garland County Library. New members are welcome to come learn to crochet, work on projects, share patterns or visit. There is no charge. Call 781-5109 for information.

Village Card Club meets at Casa de Carta at the Woodland, 1101 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village. All bridge players are welcome. Call 915-9296 for information.

Bingo is played at 12:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Doors open at noon. QCC offers packet games, progressive cover-alls, lucky balls, hot balls and a variety of extra games. Snack bar available. Call QCC, 623-9922, for information.

Clogging and line dance lessons are held Tuesdays and Thursdays at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Beginner clogging starts at 9 a.m., advanced clogging at 10 a.m. Beginner line dance starts at 11 a.m. Call 623-9922 for information.

Water aerobics classes are held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Water exercise is a low-impact way to a workout. Call 623-9922 for information.

Quarterback Club will meet at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at Oaklawn Church, 2110 7th St., for men's Bible study and fellowship. This is a nondenominational organization which uses sports analogizes applied to scripture in the Holy Bible. Its mission is "Turning men into winners by passing the ball of integrity to the next generation in the game of life ... the biggest game on earth."

Ageless Bikers Club has 10 bike rides that are 16-35 miles. No one is left behind and members stop often to regroup and socialize. Several rides are "out and back," so the beginner can turn back for a shorter ride. The start times are seasonal. For time, routes and information, call Dave OBrien, 830-285-5129, or email djob1947boom@gmail.com.

Classic exercise, on land rather than water, is held from 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Call 623-9922 for information.

Extension Get Fit, formerly Strong Women and Strong Men, meets from 9-10 a.m. Monday-Thursday at Hot Springs Baptist Church. This is a research-based program offered through UofA Cooperative Extension. Strength and core training is offered Tuesday and Thursday, and circuit and aerobic training Monday and Wednesday. Prevent bone loss, increase balance and strength. Cost is $12 per year. Call Melba Haynes, 501-538-4124, or Julia Lamb, 501-276-2983.

Ouachita Diamonds Square Dance Club welcomes everyone, singles or couples, to join in its free introduction to the New Dancer Program at Oaklawn United Methodist Church, 216 Higdon Ferry Road, corner of Oaklawn and Higdon Ferry, at 6:30 p.m. the first, third, fourth and fifth Tuesdays of the month. Come get beneficial physical and mental exercise. For information, call Sue, 922-0803, or Barbara, 501-337-7764.

The Hot Springs/Garland County Chapter UAPB/AM&N Alumni Association will meet at 6 p.m. today at Webb Community Center, 127 Pleasant St. All graduates of AM&N, now known as University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, as well as current graduates are welcome. For information, call Bert Garmon, president, at 321-9608.

Village Art Club will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at Coronado Center, Room 6, Hot Springs Village. Most sessions include an art project following the business meeting. Guests are welcome. Call Vicki Murphy, 501-209-2599, for information.

Democratic Party of Garland County will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the board room of Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts, 200 Whittington Ave., to conduct regular order of business. All interested in Democratic issues are welcome. Social time with light refreshments begins at 5 p.m. Call Elizabeth Alderman, 545-6307, for information.

Society on 02/14/2017

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