Wednesday Datebook

This article was published June 13, 2018 at 4:00 a.m.

Civic clubs

The Rotary Club of North Garland County/Scenic 7 will meet from noon-1 p.m. Thursday at Charlie's Pizza Pub, 127 McNeely Circle, at Highway 7 north across from Hot Springs Village entrance. Menu service is available at 11:30 a.m., before the meeting starts. Visitors are welcome. Call Barb Mitchell, 922-9004, or Amanda Kennedy, 922-0227, for information.

Hot Springs Civitan Club meets at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Smokin in Style Barbecue, 2278 Albert Pike Road. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. Call President Kym Jones, 901-734-5900, for information regarding this community-focused civic club.

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, 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.

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

Christians in Action is a fellowship of men and women who come together to share their 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.

Alcoholic Anonymous, Last House on the Block, meets at 6 and 8 a.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave.

Apostolic Faith Tabernacle has an Alcohol, Chemical Treatment Series program from 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays in its fellowship hall, 3217 Airport Road, Pearcy. ACTS classes help substance abusers by addressing three key areas -- physical, emotional and spiritual. Call Michael Bell, 501-627-2054, for information.

Unity Al-Anon Family Group, help for people whose lives have been affected by a loved ones drinking or drugs, meets from 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays at Oaklawn United Methodist Church, 216 Higdon Ferry Road. Newcomers welcome. Call 318-3657 for information and other meetings around the area.

Recovery Today Bible meeting to help with any habit will be held at 7 p.m. today at Hot Springs First Assembly of God, 3540 Central Ave. This is an open meeting, bring family and friends. Sorry, no child care. Those who want to help others recover are welcome.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Rockhouse, will meet at 7 p.m. today for an open discussion at Jessieville Fellowship Hall, 7415 N. Highway 7, four miles north of Hot Springs Village gate.

Sellers Street Al-Anon Family Group, 411 Sellers St., meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays downstairs. Help and support for friends and family of alcoholics/addicts. Has your life been affected by someone else's choices? Call Geneva, 276-5299, or 501-844-6139 for information.

We Are Not Doctors AA Group meets at 6 p.m. today at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 228 Spring St. Go through the courtyard to the southern door, the meeting is upstairs. Call John, 282-9838, or Rasa 655-0288, for information.

Spa City Cocaine Anonymous Group will have an open meeting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Webb Community Center, 127 Pleasant. Open discussion. The last Thursday of the month there will be a speaker. Call 520-1820 for information.

The Organ Transplant Support group meets the second Thursday of each month. Anyone who has had an organ transplant or anticipates having a transplant and would like to attend the meetings may call Kaye Grubbs, 767-0426, for information.

Hot Springs Parkinson's Disease Association Support Group meets from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month in the Mercy Room at St. Vincent Hospital Hot Springs. Call Urmil Gupta, 501-321-1539, or Kim Harrison, 501-922-6306, 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 clean household items, small appliances, furniture, jewelry and accessories. All donations are tax-deductible, receipt provided. Proceeds benefit this community crisis intervention ministry. Every dollar received buys $3-$5 in food that is distributed locally. Call 625-7467 for information about volunteering and for pickups, private yard sales or estates.

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 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. to 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, which help individuals with disabilities in Garland County and surrounding areas, are accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the back door; or call 624-5757 for 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 tax-deductible donations of usable clothing, books, furniture and miscellaneous household items. Call 501-204-5024 or 624-5757 for donation pickups.

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, 1013 Malvern Ave., is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Tax-deductible donations of good reusable clothing and furniture are accepted. Proceeds benefit Potter's Clay Ministries, a Christ-centered shelter for abused women and children. Call 620-4405 for information.

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. 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Hot Springs Carousel Readers' Theater entertains audiences with performances emphasizing humor and enthusiasm. The group is unique in that actors remain behind music stands, acting out characters using facial expressions, voice and gestures. There is limited memorization since actors have scripts in front of them. People of all ages interested in theatrical study and performance are welcome to attend meetings from 10:30 a.m. to noon Fridays at Garland County Library. Cast members have appeared at Gallery Walk, civic clubs, churches and school groups, assisted living and nursing facilities, and other celebrations of the arts. Appearances are free, however, donations are welcome to cover expenses. Members are interested in appearing for fundraising events. Interested persons may call Karen Irwin, 538-8701, or Brad Orlopp, 538-4752.

Course in Miracles study group will meet from 3-5 p.m. today at Garland County Library. Facilitator is the Rev. John Vise. Everyone from beginners to advanced students are welcome. Call Vise, 276-6984, for information.

The Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2765 Malvern Ave., is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays; and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays. The public is welcome to work and/or get help on their family genealogy. Call 262-2782 for information.

Water workout and aerobics, Aqua Arthritis classes and swim lessons for all ages 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 are held at 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Water exercise is a low-impact way to work out. Call 623-9922 for information.

Village A-Team will dance from 7:30-9:30 p.m. today at the Coronado Center, Room 6, to caller Dave Towry. Dress is casual. Any square dancer who dances advance is welcome. Call Towry, 915-0069, for information.

Diamond Lakes Chess Club meets from 5:30-8:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at West Shores Retirement Community, 2607 Albert Pike Road. Chess players of all ages and levels are welcome to come learn to play a better game. Call Peter Emig, 870-677-9244, for information.

Extension Get Fit 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.

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. Call Sharon Dodd, 525-1718, for information.

Post 13 American Legion, 3237 Albert Pike, will have karaoke at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, until fall, except for special karaoke contests or karaoke events. New participants are welcome, with nonmembers signing in. Stephanie and Larry Martin lead. A snack table is provided free.

Garland County Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3819 Central Ave. The public is welcome.

Garland Good Government Group meets at 6 p.m. on the second and third Thursday of the month at Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave.

Cooperative Christian Ministries and Clinic's program, Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin'-By World, holds information meetings from 10-11 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month at 133 Arbor St. For information, call 318-1153, ext. 302.

Society on 06/13/2018

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