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Next Mensa meeting looks at smart computers

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE -- Mensa, the "high IQ society," will discuss the topic "What happens when our computers get smarter than we are?" when it meets Thursday.

All interested persons, whether members or nonmembers, are welcome to visit Mensa of Hot Springs Village, which meets at Home Plate Café, 5110 Highway 7, on the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m.

Mensa membership is open to anyone who tests or otherwise verifies an IQ score in the top 2% of the population. It provides a forum for fun as well as intellectual exchanges. Visitors are always welcome at the Hot Springs Village chapter with no obligation.

Call Dick Turner, 956-502-3700, or email rlturner38@gmail.com for more information.

Audubon Society to meet Thursday at Westminster

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

The program will be presented by Carolyn Minson, a member of Garland County Audubon Society, National Audubon Society, Arkansas Audubon Society and Hot Springs Village Audubon Society. Her presentation will be on "Birding the Highlands and Lowlands of Ecuador."

DAR to meet Saturday at Melting Pot library

The Hot Springs of Arkansas Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Melting Pot Genealogical Society Library, 249-B Ouachita, behind the Garland County Election Commission building.

The program will be "The Black Swan Society, a Division of DAR" by Vice Regent Joan Davis. Hostesses are Lavena Ray and Karen Scroggins.

Friday is DAR Community Service Day. Members are asked to bring their shoe box gifts for veterans to the meeting.

Ladies 18 years and older are welcome to attend the chapter's programs scheduled on the second Saturday of each month. For more information on the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and how to join Hot Springs' original chapter, call Registrar Dorothy Carden at 501-431-9975 or Regent Carol Smith at 501-626-9719.

Henderson Alumni Lunch Bunch meets Friday

Henderson Alumni Lunch Bunch will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday at West Shores Retirement Community, 2607 Albert Pike.

The speaker will be Elaine Martin Kneebone, who was appointed acting president of Henderson State University on July 19. She was named general counsel in 2010. Kneebone is a 1997 graduate of Henderson State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. She studied law at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand as a Rotary Foundation Academic Year Ambassadorial Scholar in 1998 and completed her juris doctorate at the University of Arkansas School of Law in 2001.

Call B.J. Smith, 321-2144, by noon Thursday to make reservations.

Hot Springs Daylily Society to meet Saturday

The Hot Springs Daylily Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ouachita Behavioral Health and Wellness, 125 Wellness Way.

The program will be Sharon Dent "Daylilies: Form and Substance." Dent is past president of the Hot Springs Daylily Society, past president of the Garland County Master Gardeners, and past president of the Ouachita Hosta and Shade Plant Society.

Guests are welcome. For directions or more information, call Lin Johnson 501-318-0288 or 870-942-6040.

Society on 10/08/2019

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