Friday's Datebook

This article was published May 19, 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, 6 p.m. (two meetings -- one man, one woman) 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.

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.

Overeaters Anonymous will meet from 3:15-4:30 p.m. today at Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave., Room B. Do you have a problem with food? Visit a meeting. This is a fellowship, and the success of the OA program is based on the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. There are no dues or fees; it is self-supporting through voluntary contributions. Call Jean, 501-204-9522, for information.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Rockhouse, will meet at 7 p.m. today for a 12 and 12 closed study at Jessieville Fellowship Hall, 7415 N. Highway 7, four miles north of Hot Springs Village gate.

Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave. This is a 12-step program. Call 922-0516 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.

Spa City Cocaine Anonymous Group will have an open meeting from 7-8 p.m. today in the Fellowship Hall at St. Mark Baptist Church, 542 Crescent Ave. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Call Pat. W., 520-1820, 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 Store Too, 623 Albert Pike, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Accepting household items, small appliances, furniture, jewelry and accessories. All donations are tax-deductible. Proceeds support Jackson House Crisis Intervention Ministries. Call 625-7467 for information about volunteering and for pickups.

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.

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, now located at 907 Hobson Ave., is open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Good used items are accepted during open hours. All donations are tax deductible. All proceeds go to support the cat shelter and rescue operations. Volunteers are needed, training is provided. Email gacr@att.net or call 501-609-9950 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.

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.

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.

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.

Habitat ReStores are open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Locations: Hot Springs, 350 Malvern Ave., 321-4241, HSReStore@GarlandCountyHabitat.org; Lake Hamilton, 2817 Airport Road, 767-4483, LHReStore@GarlandCountyHabitat.org; and Hot Springs Village, 3825 N. Highway 7, 624-3333, HSVReStore@GarlandCountyHabitat.org and open until 7 p.m. Fridays. 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 or email for information or large item pick-up.

HGH Thrift Store, 423 Hobson Ave., is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays 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. Now accepting small furniture items.

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.

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. 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.

Congregation House of Israel will hold Shabbat services at 6 p.m. today with an Oneg Shabbat at 5:15 p.m. at the Temple, 300 Quapaw. All are welcome. Call 623-5821 for information.

American Legion Post 11, 210 Olive St., Malvern, holds dances at 7 p.m. Fridays to the music of Country 1-4-5 Band. Veterans are encouraged to join. All ages are welcome. No alcohol or tobacco. Donation of $5 requested. Popcorn and drinks available for a donation. Call 501-332-8795 for information.

Ground Zero Water Aerobics class at Hot Springs Family YMCA is offered from 11a.m.-noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This class is a "low impact" water exercise class designed for individuals who have problems with their backs, knees, hips or other health concerns. Come exercise to upbeat music from the 1950s and 1960s. Call Lisa Autry, YMCA Aquatics director, for information.

Paws and Claws Rescue Adoptathon is held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays at Petco in Cornerstone Shopping Center. PACR is dedicated to caring for homeless pets in the community through adoptions, community awareness, fostering from their homes while caring for companion animals until forever homes can be found. Interested in donating? Email info@pawsandclawsrescue.org 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 help transport dogs or work the adoption clinic, call the shelter, volunteers are needed. If interested in volunteering program, call the shelter at 1249 Ault Loop, Lonsdale, off Highway 128 east of Hot Springs Village; phone 623-5012.

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.

Hot Springs Buddhist Society will meet from 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hot Springs Yoga Center, 1107 W. Grand Ave. Come for group meditation, discussion and book sharing. All are welcome regardless of age, experience or religious background. Call Lacey Riciano, 501-339-3750, for information.

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, Wednesday and 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 for a workout. Call 623-9922 for information.

A Dogs Life Rescue adoptions are held from 7 a.m. to noon Saturdays, unless raining, at Transportation Plaza and Orange Street. All dogs are spayed or neutered, and up to date on shots. Call Susan Williams, 617-7679, for information.

Spa City Co-op online marketplace will be open from 9 a.m. Saturday through 9 p.m. Tuesday, providing the community with a way to get fresh foods from area farmers. Products available are vegetables, herbs, spices, eggs, cheese, naturally raised meats, bath and beauty products, jams, jellies, organic, fair-trade coffee, tea, and chocolate, local artisan crafts, and more. Membership is $15 a year. Orders will be available for pick-up from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays at Emergent Arts, 314-A Whittington Ave. Visit http://www.spacity.locallygrown.net for information or to place an order.

Elks catfish buffet will be served from 5:30-7 p.m. today at the Elks Lodge, 132 Abbott Place. The dinner will include fried and/or baked fish, fries, pinto beans, coleslaw, hush puppies, coffee and tea for $12. Blue Velvet will perform on stage. Debbie's Deli will be ready after 3 p.m. Saturday.

Diamondhead Lions Club bingo games are held at 6 p.m. the first and third Saturday of each month at Diamondhead Country Club. Doors open at 5 p.m. Food and adult beverages available. The bigger the crowds, the better the payouts. Call 262-4470 for information.

Hot Springs Pet Therapy will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Maurice Room at National Park Medical Center. This organization is comprised of volunteers who take their own temperament-tested pets to nursing facilities to cheer the residents and to schools to educate the students. Call Bonnie Clark, 520-9563, if interested in becoming a volunteer or for information.

Fraternal Order of Eagles 4369, 817 Hobson Ave., will serve tacos and taco salads at 6:30 p.m. today for $7. The public is welcome. Call 318-1599 or 922-2988 for information.

Virginia Clinton Kelley Democratic Women meet at 5:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month at HSU/NPC Education Center, 201 Market St. Social time, with light refreshments, begins at 5 p.m. Call Dorothy Clark, 760-1264, for information.

Society on 05/19/2017

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