Monday's Datebook

This article was published January 9, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

Civic clubs

Greater Hot Springs Kiwanis Club will meet from noon-1 p.m. Tuesday at Hibachi Grill, Temperance Hill. Call Nick Dodd, 525-4428, for information on membership or if interested in giving a presentation to the club.

Oaklawn Rotary Club meets at noon Mondays, except on holidays, at Hotel Hot Springs. Visiting Rotarians are welcome to join members for lunch. Call President Candace Young, 321-1215 or 276-2336 for information.

Hot Springs Sunrise Rotary Club will meet at 7 a.m. Tuesday at Embassy Suites. Visiting Rotarians are welcome to join members for breakfast. Call Cindy, 525-8778, for information.

Support groups

Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 919 Hobson Ave. This is a 12-step recovery program. The Help Line number is 321-8700.

Lifeline Al-Anon Family Groups, a fellowship for relatives and friends of alcoholics, meets at 11 a.m. today at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 109 Hobson. Call Ellen, 262-5831, for information.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon and, 6 and 8 p.m. (two meetings) Mondays at 411 Sellers St.; Rule 62 Women, 10 a.m. Mondays at 411 Sellers St., in the basement; Central Big Book, 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3819 Central Ave. Call 623-6328 for information.

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

West Grand Cocaine Anonymous will meet at 6 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. Call 501-545-5674 for information.

Interfaith Tuesdays: AA Spiritual Principles meets at 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Park Island Market Cafe, 250 Park Ave. Call 501-463-2733 for information.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous, GALS (God's Awesome Ladies in Sobriety), a closed women's discussion, meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays in the First United Methodist Church Life Center, 218 Pratt St.

M.E.N.D. (Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death) Hot Springs is a Christian, nonprofit organization that reaches out to families who have suffered the loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death. This support groups meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Maurice Room at National Park Medical Center. Interested parties may call Amy Humphries, 276-5034, for information.

A grief support group will held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Oaklawn United Methodist Church, 216 Higdon Ferry Road. Call 318-1500 or 915-8500 for information.

Lewy Body Demenia Support Group meets from 2-3 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at The Caring Place, 101 Quapaw Ave. Call 760-8495 for information.

Thrift stores

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. All donations are tax-deductible. Proceeds support Jackson House Crisis Intervention Ministries. Call 625-7467 for information and pickup.

Guardian Angels Thrift Store, 907 Hobson Ave., is open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Saturday. Donations 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. Tax-deductible donations are accepted from 8:30-4 p.m. at the back door; or call 624-5757 for free pickup of donations.

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. Donations are welcome. Call 624-0838 for information.

The Salvation Army Family Store, 109 Crescent St., is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Call 623-1641 for tax-deductible pickup of items.

The Salvation Army Family Store, 4409 Central Ave., next to Kroger, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 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 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.

RPM Thrift Store, 815 Albert Pike, is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 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.

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. Clean, usable donations are appreciated. Proceeds are used to assist needy families in Garland County.

Teen Challenge of Arkansas 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 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 build houses. Donations are accepted during store hours. Call 321-4241 or 624-3333 for large item pick-up.

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. Donations 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 pet supplies may be dropped off at the store. Anyone interested in volunteering at the store may call 321-9604 for information.


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

Hot Springs Fun City Chorus, a member of the Barbershop Harmony Society, will meet at 7 p.m. today at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3819 Central Ave. All males in any age group are welcome. For performance information, call Steve Spakes, 624-6100. Call William James, 318--8754, for information about the chorus.

Crystal Chimes Chorus, a member of Sweet Adelines International and a cappella women's chorus, meets from 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays at Christ of the Hills Church, 700 Balearic, Hot Springs Village. It has members from Hot Springs. Visitors are welcome. Call Ellie Ekdahl, 501-922-2305, or Margaret Kress, 501-463-9482, for information.

New Born Parenting classes for teens, young mothers and fathers are held from 1-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday at Change Point, 201 Nickels St. Call 624-2273 for appointment. After hour classes by appointment only.

StrongWomen/StrongMen meets from 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Leonard Street Baptist Church, Leonard and Panama streets. Women and men are welcome to join this exercising program to prevent osteoporosis, increase balance and muscle tone and get in shape. Cost is $12 per year. Call Sharon Dodd, 525-1718, for information.

Village Card Club meets at 9 a.m. today for 0-500; 1 p.m., open and 0-300 at Casa de Carta at the Woodland, 1101 Blvd., Hot Springs Village. All bridge players are welcome. Call 915-9296 for information.

Civil Air Patrol 40th Composite Squadron holds a senior meeting at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month at Hot Springs Memorial Field. Cadets meet at 7 p.m. every Tuesday. Call 760-2472 for information.

StrongWomen will meet at 8:45 a.m. today and Thursday at New Salem United Methodist Church, 1798 Mountain Pine Road. Improve balance and strength, prevent osteoporosis, strengthen joints, increase metabolism. Call Billie Sue, 282-6261, for information.

Extension Get Fit meet at 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Piney Grove United Methodist Church, 2963 Airport Road. Some new, some old exercises. Join in for an all body workout. Everyone welcome. Call Virginia Gunderson, 767-3831, and Mary Scudder, 767-5040, for information.

Tai Chi for Arthritis classes are held free from 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Senior Center, 210 Woodbine. Call Oaklawn Center on Aging, 623-0020, for information.

The Salvation Army Senior Fellowship group meets at 9 a.m. Tuesdays at The Salvation Army, 115 Crescent, for free coffee, cake, devotions, singing, bingo and fellowship. If you are 55 or older, come on over.

StrongWomen exercise program meets from 9-10:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays in the multipurpose building at Center Fork Baptist Church, 1101 S. Moore Road. If you've always wanted to start a strength training program but just did not know how to start, come on by.

Water workout and aerobics, and Aqua Arthritis classes are held at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Water aerobics is at 9 a.m. Monday-Friday and water workout at 10 a.m. Monday-Friday. Aqua Arthritis classes follow the guidelines of the Arthritis Foundation's water exercise program and is held at 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Water exercise is a low impact way to workout. 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. 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.

Cooks-R-Us Extension Homemakers Cooking Club meets at 9 a.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month in the EHC Building at Garland County Fairgrounds. The focus of the club is to explore different foods and healthy eating. Visitors are welcome. Call Sharon Parrett, 617-9896, for information.

The Hot Springs Branch of Poets' Roundtable of Arkansas will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Garland County Library. Jodie Tooke will open with an inspirational poem, followed by showcase poet Bill Stephens. Marie Allison will present the lesson. Monthly poem is free verse, with "winter" as the subject. These will be a read-around session. New members and visitors are welcome. No age limit.

Garland County EHC Crazy Quilters will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Garland County Fairgrounds. If interested or have questions, call 501-609-5871.

Society on 01/09/2017
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