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Civic clubs

Malvern Area Kiwanis Club will meet at noon today at Western Sizzlin', Malvern. For information, call Susan Lafond, 501-337-6422.

Whittington Masonic Lodge 365 F&AM, 7147 Park Ave., highways 5 and 128, will meet at 7 p.m. today for a stated communication for regular order of business. Food and fellowship at 6 p.m. Visiting Masons welcome. Call Ron Krout, 501-922-9268, for information.

Elks Lodge No. 380, 132 Abbott Place, will serve from the short order menu from 5-7 p.m. today and bean bag toss from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Members and guests welcome.

Support groups

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 at noon today, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at which there are two meetings, at 411 Sellers St.; Lake Catherine Group at 7 p.m. at Twin Lakes Baptist Church, 3899 Hwy 290.

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.

In the Company of Heroes support group meets at 4 p.m. the first and third Fridays at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. This is a veteran-to-veteran program helping other veterans. Call Howard Hunter, 318-0398 for information.

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

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 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. 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 Highway 7 north, 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 Highway 7 north, 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.

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.

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 Highway 7 north, 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 pickup.

Miscellaneous

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 bharvey.hscb@gmail.com

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 12:30 p.m. 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 501-318-8639 or 501-538-8581 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. 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 djob1947boom@gmail.com.

Classic/Sit-and-Tone, on land rather than water, is held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursday 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 mdraper@occnet.org 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. 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.

Altrusa International of Hot Springs Village will meet at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, today for its monthly regular meeting. Social begins at 4 p.m. followed by the meeting at 4:45 p.m. Altrusa is a nonprofit international service organization that strives to make local communities better with a focus on literacy and local community needs. Call Elaine Schroeder, 922-3068, or Doris Harder, 255-1288.

Hot Springs Village Genealogical Society meets today at 2 p.m. in Room 6 of the Coronado Center for "Who Blowed Up the Church House?" presented by Russell P Baker, an Arkansas native who is an activist, lecturer, historian, teacher and author of several award-winning historical and genealogical publications. HSVGS meets the first Thursday of each month from September through May at 2 p.m. in Coronado Center, Room 6. There is also a breakfast meeting at 9 a.m. the third Thursday of every month at Debra's Restaurant where topics of interest are informally shared and discussed. Visitors from outside the Village can get passes and directions at either the East or West Gate entrances to Hot Springs Village. Call Kay Cantrell at 501-922-1785.

Hot Springs Senior Center, 103 Broadway St., will feature a presentation titled "Recycling: Caring for our Environment" at 11 a.m. today. Call 501-520-1465 for information.

Society on 09/05/2019

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