Saturday's Datebook

This article was published March 18, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

Support groups

Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon 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 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.

Christians in Actions is a fellowship of men and women who come together to share experiences, strengths and hopes with one another, helping each other to overcome the traps of drugs, alcohol, meth or sexual addictions. Open discussion is held at 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Worldwide Christian Outreach, 3835 Albert Pike. Call Garland Edwards, 760-7407 or 318-9245 (cell), 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.

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.

DivorceCare for those separated or divorced will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday in Room 303 at First Baptist Church, 2350 Central Ave. For information, call 624-3345.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Rockhouse, will meet at 11 a.m. today for a closed discussion Jessieville Women's Group at Jessieville Fellowship Hall, 7415 N. Highway 7, four miles north of Hot Springs Village gate. An open discussion will be held at 7 p.m.

Thrift stores

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. Winter clothes on sale for $1 each. 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.

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.

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.

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.

HGH Thrift Store, 423 Hobson Ave., is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

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 United Methodist Thrift Store, 645 Park Ave., is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays.

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.

Helping Hands of Bismarck, 6804 Highway 7, is a community emergency assistance organization for those in the Bismarck School District which operates a thrift store from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Donations are welcome. Call 501-865-2949 or email hhofbismarck@yahoo.com 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.

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.

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 11 a.m. today at The Bridge House, 300 W. St. Louis St., for all bridge players with stratified scoring. Need a partner? Come early, one is onsite. Call 525-8780 or 262-9149 for information.

Humane Society of Garland County pet adoption is held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays at Petco, in Cornerstone Shopping Center. All dogs and cats are neutered, up-to-date on shots and deemed healthy. To volunteer to help with adopt-a-thons, transporting dogs, humane investigations, education programs, Walk-A-Dog project or at the thrift store, call 623-5012. The kennel, at 1249 Ault Loop, Lonsdale, off Highway 128 east of Hot Springs Village, is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. HSGC is a limited intake "no kill" facility which is donation-funded only and receives no tax funding. It offers programs such as Humane Education and Dog Bite Prevention to any local youth group, school, church or civic organization.

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.

Jim Cotton Fan Club meets at 7 p.m. Saturdays at Sam's Pizza for free live music from Cotton. Call Judy Mullings, 627-2531, for information.

Yoga will be held at 11 a.m. today at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Beginners to advanced welcome. Call 623-9922 for information.

Rhythmic Interactive Percussion Ensemble meets from 4-8 p.m. Sundays at Kenneth Adair Park, 358 Central Ave., to inspire members and the public that everyone has rhythm and can connect through rhythm and have a healthier life. Instruments are provided. If inclement weather, will meet at Fine Arts Center.

Women's Welcome Club Nursing Home Group members meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Quapaw Health Care Inc., 138 Brighton Terrace, off Burchwood Bay Road, to visit and entertain the residents with refreshments provided by WWC members. Call President Ginger Yates, 501-339-1899, for information.

WWC Book Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3819 Central Ave. Call President Ginger Yates, 501-339-1899, for information and reservations.

Society on 03/18/2017

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