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Civic clubs

Hot Springs Civitan Club meets at 6 p.m. Thursday at Smokin' In Style BBQ, 2278 Albert Pike Road. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. Call President Patrick Long, 501-844-1808, for more information.

Malvern Area Kiwanis Club meets at noon today at Western Sizzlin' in Malvern. Call Susan Lafond, 501-337-6422, for more information.

Henderson Alumni Lunch Bunch, West Shores Retirement Community, 2607 Albert Pike, will meet Friday at 11:30 a.m. Call B.J. Smith, 501-321-2144, by noon today for reservations or for more information.

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 Helpline number is 501-321-8700.

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. The men's and women's meeting is at 6 p.m. Friday. All meetings are held at 411 Sellers St. Call 501-623-6328, for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Last House on the Block, meets at 6 and 8 a.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. Call 866-754-2579, for more 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 more information.

Narcotics Anonymous, Square Peg, Round Hole, meets at 8 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. Call 866-754-2579, for more 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 Ave. Call Melinda, 501-520-7876, for more information.

Narcotics Anonymous, Sanctuary Group, meets at 8 p.m. today at Memorial Baptist Church, 1667 Airport Road. Call Danny, 501-545-1253, for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Malvern Group, meets 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.

A Lifting Hand Up Group meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. today at New Covenant Church of God in Christ, 113 Buena Vista. Call James Lowery, 501-781-1370, for more information.

Al-Anon, 109 Hobson Ave., meets Monday and Thursday at 11 a.m. Call Rosemary, 501- 525 -1963, for more information.

Thrift stores

Stop Animal Cruelty Thrift Store, 821 Hobson Ave., is open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. All proceeds benefit the rescued pets in foster care. Donations of kitchen items, home décor, clothing, shoes, bedding, linens, collectibles and furniture in good condition are appreciated. Donations of dog and cat food or pet supplies may be left at the store. All donations are tax-deductible. Low-cost spay and neuter vouchers are available to the public. Anyone wishing to volunteer or become a foster parent may call the Hotline, 501-276-7570, for more information.

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs' Mercy Closet, 300 Werner St., is open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday. All proceeds support St. Vincent's Auxiliary volunteers for contributions to patients and their families. Donations of all small household items, clothing and miscellaneous items are accepted. Call the Volunteer Office, 501-622-1033, for more information.


Duplicate bridge will be held at 12:30 p. m. today at the Bridge House, 300 W. St. Louis St. Today is a 0-500 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 today 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. Email Bruce Harvey, [email protected], for more information.

Pet adoption is offered by the Humane Society of Garland County from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Petco, 315 Cornerstone Blvd. 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, 501-282-0700, volunteers. If interested in the Walk-A-Dog volunteer program, call Karen Hill, 501-623-5012.

Bingo is played at 12:30 p.m. today at the 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 501-623-9922, for more information.

Clogging and line dance lessons are held today at the Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Beginner clogging starts at 9 a.m., advanced clogging at 10 a.m. and beginner line dance starts at 11 a.m. Call 501-623-9922, for more information.

Levis & Lace Square Dance Club dances from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs (behind cafeteria), 300 Werner St., to caller Gene Gancarczyk. Everyone is welcome. Call Phyllis Keeney, 501-318-8639, or 501-538-8581, for more information.

Water workout and aerobics, Aqua Arthritis classes and swim lessons for all ages are held at the Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Water aerobics is at 9 a.m. Monday-Friday and water workout is 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 1o a.m. Tuesday and Thursdays. Water exercise is a low-impact way to work out. Call 501-623-9922, for more information.

Extension Get Fit costs $20 a year and has six locations:

• At 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Senior Center, 301 Broadway St. Call 501-624-0838, for more information.

• From 9-10 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday at Leonard Street Baptist Church, 625 Leonard St. Call Vern Mixon, 501-282-5107, for more information.

• At 8:45 a.m. Monday and Thursday at New Salem United Methodist Church, 1798 Mountain Pine Road. Call Billie Sue, 501-282-6261, for more information.

• At 9 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday at Piney Grove United Methodist Church, 2963 Airport Road. Call Virginia Gunderson, 501-767-3831, and Gail Oyster, 501-580-1960, for more information.

• At 9 a.m. Monday and Thursday at Center Fork Baptist Church, 1101 S. Moore Road. Call 501-767-4607, for more information.

• At 9 a.m. Monday-Thursday at Hot Springs Baptist Church, 144 Weston Road. Call Julia Lamb, 501-276-2983, for more information.

• At 9 a.m. Monday and Wednesday at the Garland County Fairgrounds EGF. Call 501-623-6841, for more 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. Call Dave OBrien, 830-285-5129, or email [email protected], for times routes and more information.

Classic/Sit-and-Tone, on land rather than water, is held at 9:30 a.m. today and Thursday at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Call 501-623-9922, for more information.

Life Skills teaches youths 15-18 critical skills like budgeting, household maintenance, resume writing, education/career planning, etc. Meetings are held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Friday at Ouachita Children's Center, 339 Charteroak St. Call Melissa Draper, 501-623-5591 ext. 10, or email [email protected], for information.

A live band and dance are held at the Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave., from 7-9 p.m. today with Dwayne and the Legends performing. the cost is $5 per person and concessions will be served. Call 501-623-9922, for more information.

Vinyasa Yoga is held at 5:30 p.m. today 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. Call Jim Moore, 501-984-1070, or Ned Schoenrock, 501-922-1737, for more information.

Webb Community Center board, 127 Pleasant St., meets at 6 p.m. today. The public is welcome. Call 501-623-7491, for more information.

Diamond Squares Square Dance Club, 540 Ponce De Leon Drive, will teach beginner lessons from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday. Call 501-922-0803, or email [email protected], for more information.

Poets Roundtable will meet at The Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave., at 1:30 p.m. today. The Inspirational Poet will be Jean Grim, the Showcase Poet will be Hazel Wright, and Marie Allison will give the lesson on free verse. All poets will participate in a read around. The public is welcome to this free event. Call 501-844-5298 for more information.

Society on 02/13/2020

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