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Civic clubs

Rotary Club of North Garland County, known as Scenic 7 Rotary, meets at noon on the first, second and third Thursdays at Charlie's Pizza Pub, 127 McNeely Circle, and adjourns by 1 p.m. On fourth Thursdays, the club meets after hours at 5 p.m. Visitors are welcome. Members and visitors are asked to arrive at least 30 minutes before the meetings in order to socialize and have time to place menu orders. Call Amanda Kennedy, 922-0227, for more information.

Hot Springs Civitan Club meets at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Smokin' in Style BBQ, 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.

Elks Lodge No. 380, 132 Abbott Place, will have a house committee meeting at 5:30 p.m. today with a directors' meeting following immediately after.

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. Third St., Malvern, in the upstairs Chamber of Commerce Building. Doors open one hour before the 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.

Alcoholics 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 one 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 Highway 7 north, 4 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.

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 Local Ostomy Support Group meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of the month in the Dublin Room at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs. This is a nonprofit organization established to help people who have had or are needing ostomy surgery. Discussions include ways to help others living with this type of surgery. There are guest speakers, ostomy suppliers and a wealth of information on diet, traveling and skin care. There are no dues or obligations, just good, friendly people with ostomies helping others who have or will have this surgery. The public is welcome. Call Fidel Menchaca, president, 513-783-5965, or email hslosgroup@gmail.com for information.

Stop Suicide Support Group will meet today at 7 p.m. at the Ark of Praise Church, 308 Butterfield. For information call 501-276-9126.

Miscellaneous

Duplicate bridge will be held at 12:30 p.m. today and Unit Team Qualifying at 9:30 a.m. today at The Bridge House, 300 W. St. Louis St. Today is an open game with stratified scoring. Need a partner? Come early, one is on-site. Call 525-8780 or 984-1384 for information.

New Horizons Band is primarily for people who played an instrument in high school and wish to relive those days of playing in a band. Some musicians use NHB as preparation for auditioning for Hot Springs Concert Band. Dues are $40 a semester. Meets Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon at Creekside Community Church, 1010 Shady Grove Road. Contact band director Bill Crook at Crook's Music Service, 2024 Central Ave., or email bill@crooksmusic.com.

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 Steve Mitchell, 214-392-8013, or Brad Orlopp, 501-538-8847.

Course in Miracles study group will meet from 3-5 p.m. today at Garland County Library. The facilitator is the Rev. John Vise. Everyone from beginners to advanced students is 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.

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 to 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 $20 per year. Call Julia Lamb, 501-276-2983, for information.

Extension Get Fit 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. Cost is $20 per year. Call Sharon Dodd, 525-1718, for information.

Post 13 American Legion, 3237 Albert Pike, has karaoke from 7-11 p.m. Wednesdays, 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 for free.

Extension Get Fit will be held from 830-9:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Senior Center, 301 Broadway, use back door entrance.

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.

Silver Light Adult Care Service will be held in the cafeteria of Gospel Light Baptist Church, 600 Garland Ave., Sunday from 8:30-10:30 a.m. This service is tailored to individuals who have memory issues, or persons who cannot tolerate a typical church service. This will be an interactive service to engage participants in a low-anxiety, low-crowd space where they and their families can safely attend church. Call 501-623-7827 for information.

Downtown Derby Dolls nonprofit roller derby league welcomes all ladies 18 years and older to drop in and give roller derby a try. All gear needed is on site, and no experience is necessary. Beginner "Fresh Meat" practices are held in the Hot Springs Junior Academy gym. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. on Sundays. There is a drop-in fee of $5. Follow the league on Facebook or Instagram for more information.

Women's Welcome Club ER Toys Group will meet at 12:30 p.m. today at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3819 Central Ave.

Society on 09/11/2019

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