Malvern Area Kiwanis Club will meet at noon today at Western Sizzlin', Malvern. For information, call Susan Lafond, 501-337-6422.
Elks Lodge No. 380, 132 Abbott Place, will serve dinner from the short order menu from 5-6:30 p.m. today. Members and guests welcome.
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 daily at 8 p.m.; at 8 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; at noon Monday-Saturday; and at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. The speaker meeting is at 11 a.m. Sunday. The Step meeting is at 6 p.m. Tuesday. At 6 p.m. Friday is the men's and women's meeting. All meetings are held at 411 Sellers St. Lake Catherine Group at 7 p.m. at Twin Lakes Baptist Church, 3899 Highway 290. Call 623-6328 for information.
Narcotics Anonymous, SOS Group, meets at 6 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave., for Book Study Night. All meetings are open. Call 866-754-2579 for information.
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 Melinda, 520-7876, 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 6 and 8 a.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave.
Narcotics Anonymous, Sanctuary Group, will meet at 8 p.m. today at Memorial Baptist Church, 1667 Airport Road. Call Danny, 545-1253, for information.
Quick to C Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Friday at 1700 Albert Pike Road.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Malvern Group, will meet at 8 p.m. today at 211 W. Third St., Malvern, in the upstairs Chamber of Commerce Building. Doors open at 7 p.m. Call 501-467-5409 or 501-231-9518 for AA information, or 501-623-6328 for Hot Springs Intergroup.
Lifting Hand Up Group is a faith-based recovery and spiritual mentoring program that meets every Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at New Covenant Church of God in Christ, 113 Buena Vista. Call Minister James Lowery, 501-781-1370, for information. Everyone is welcome.
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.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-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.-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 décor, 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.-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.-4 p.m. at the back door; or call 624-5757 for pickup of donations.
Abilities Unlimited Thrift Store HSV, 4055 Highway 7 north, is open from 9:30 a.m.-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.-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.
Duplicate bridge will be held at 12:30 p.m. today at the Bridge house, 300 W St Louis. Today is 0-750 game with stratified scoring. Need a partner: Come early and we will have a partner on site. Call 525-8780 or 984-1384 for more information.
Hot Springs Concert Band rehearses Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. at the Lakeside High School Band Hall, 2871 Malvern Ave. In-seat auditions are required. Dues are $30 a semester. For more information on the location at NPC or to arrange an audition, email band President Bruce Harvey at [email protected]
Pet adoption is offered by the Humane Society of Garland County 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 to Petco or work the adoption clinic, call Debbie Hrvatin, 282-0700, volunteers are needed. If interested in Walk-A-Dog volunteer program, call Karen Hill, 623-5012. The shelter is at 1249 Ault Loop, Lonsdale, off Highway 128 east of Hot Springs Village; phone 623-5012. Tax-deductible donations, monetary or miscellaneous items, may be dropped off at the Thrift Shop, 2026 Central Ave., in the Freeman Center.
Bingo is played at noon 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. Concessions begin at noon. Call 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.
Levis & Lace Square Dance Club will dance from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on the first, second and fourth Fridays at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs to caller Gene Gancarczyk. Everyone is welcome. Call Phyllis Keeney, 318-8639, or 538-8581, for information.
Water workout 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 work out. Call 623-9922 for information.
Water aerobic classes are held at 9 a.m. and Aqua Arthritis classes are at 10 a.m. Monday-Friday at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Water exercise is a low-impact way to a workout. Call 623-9922 for information.
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 a time, routes and information, call Dave OBrien, 830-285-5129, or email [email protected]
Classic/Sit-and-Tone, on land rather than water, is held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Call 623-9922 for information.
Life Skills teaches youths 15-18 critical skills, such as budgeting, household maintenance, resume writing, education/career planning, etc., needed to get on the right track to adulthood. Meetings are held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays at Ouachita Children's Center, 339 Charteroak St. Call Melissa Draper, outreach and volunteer coordinator, at 623-5591 ext. 10 or email [email protected] to sign up or 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. The cost is $20 per year. Call Julia Lamb, 501-276-2983, for information.
To sign up for yoga from 5:30-6:30 p.m., call Quapaw Community Center, 623-9922, to be put on the "interested" sheet. Beginners to advanced.
A live band and dance are held at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave., from 7-9 p.m. Thursdays with Dwayne and the Legends performing. Cost is $5 per person and concessions served.
Vinyasa Yoga is held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays with Karen Reeves and 5:30 p.m. Thursdays with Cindee Franklin at the Hot Springs Family YMCA, 130 Werner St. Vinyasa yoga coordinates movement with breath to flow from one pose to another.
Hot Springs Village Chanticleers Men's Barbershop Chorus welcomes men of all ages who like to sing in a group to come to its meeting from 6:30-8 p.m. today in the choir room of Kirk in the Pines Presbyterian, 275 Asturias Drive. Members warm up on familiar barbershop four-part medleys from song sheets provided. Call Jim Moore, 984-1070, or Ned Schoenrock, 922-1737, for information.
Hot Springs Geology Club's November program will be today at 7 p.m. at the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts, 200 Whittington Ave. The program speaker will be Meeks Etchieson, fellow club member and retired National Forest Archeologist.
Hot Springs Senior Center will have bingo at 8:45 a.m., Tai Chi Yang style and scrabble at 10 a.m., and Christmas ornament painting at 1 p.m. today. There will be a $5 fee for the ornament. For more information, call 520-1465.
Society on 11/21/2019
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