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Civic clubs

Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 4369, 817 Hobson Ave., will have soup night at 6:30 p.m. today. A variety of soups and sides will be available and the cost is $7. The public is welcome to attend. Call 501-318-1599, or 501-922-2988, 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 today; 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.

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.

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.

Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave. This is a 12-step program. Call 501-922-0516, 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 7 p.m. Call 501-467-5409, or 501-231-9518, for AA information, or 501-623-6328, for Hot Springs Intergroup.

Dual Recovery Anonymous, a 12-step recovery group for individuals who have a diagnosis of mental illness and the disease of addiction, meets at 4 p.m. Monday at 315 W. Grand Ave. and support each other with fellowship, meditations and steps to help make one's life journey a little easier. Call 501-503-8133, for more information.

Celebrate Recovery meets at 6 p.m. today at Gospel Light, 600 Garland Ave., for food and fellowship followed by the meeting. It is a Christ-centered program designed to help people heal from hurts, hang-ups and habits. The weekly format includes worship, teaching, sharing recovery experiences and small group interaction. Childcare is provided free. Call James Lowery, 501-701-4597, for more information.

Thrift stores

Jackson House Thrift Shop, 104 Jefferson St., behind 705 Malvern Ave., is open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Accepting donations of clean, gently worn clothing, accessories, jewelry, reusable household items, small appliances and furniture. All donations are tax-deductible. Proceeds support Jackson House Crisis Intervention Ministries. Call 501-623-6641, for more information.

Jackson House Thrift Store Too, 623 Albert Pike Road, 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. Proceeds benefit this community crisis intervention ministry. Call 501-625-7467, for more information about volunteering and for pickups, private yard sales or estates.

United Methodist Thrift Store, 304 Albert Pike Road, is open from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday and Saturday. The store stocks men's, women's and children's clothing and accessories, household items, fabric and books, in good condition. Clean, usable donations of clothes, housewares and small furniture are appreciated. Proceeds are used to assist needy families in Garland County.


Duplicate bridge, will be held at 12:30 p.m. today at the Bridge House, 300 W. St. Louis St. Today is Happy Valentine Club Championship 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.

Congregation House of Israel will hold Shabbat services at 6 p.m. today with an Oneg Shabbat at 5:15 p.m. at the Temple, 300 Quapaw Ave. All are welcome. Call 501-623-5821, for more information.

American Legion Post 11, 210 Olive St., Malvern, will hold dances at 7 p.m. today to the music of Country 1-4-5 Band. Veterans are encouraged to join. All ages are welcome. No alcohol or tobacco. A donation of $5 is requested. Popcorn and drinks are available for a donation. Call 501-332-8795, for more information.

Ground Zero Water Aerobics class at Hot Springs Family YMCA, 130 Werner St., is offered from 11 a.m.-noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This class is a "low impact" water exercise class designed for individuals who have problems with their backs, knees, hips or other health concerns. Come exercise to upbeat music from the 1950s and 60s. Call Lisa Autry, YMCA Aquatics director, 501-623-8803, for more information.

Paws and Claws Rescue Adoptathon is held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays at Petco, 315 Cornerstone Blvd. Email [email protected], for more information on donating.

Humane Society of Garland County pet adoption is held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Petco, 315 Cornerstone Blvd. Call 501-623-5012, for more information on volunteering.

Hot Springs Buddhist Society meets from 9-10 a.m. Saturdays at 1107 W. Grand Ave. for meditation and discussion. Call Jonathan Westmoreland, 501-722-7934, 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.

A Dog's Life Rescue adoptions are held from 7 a.m.-noon Saturdays, unless raining, at Transportation Plaza and Orange Street. All dogs are spayed or neutered, and up to date on shots. Call Susan Williams, 501-617-7679, for more information.

Spa City Co-op online marketplace will be open from 9 a.m. Saturday-9 p.m. Tuesday, providing the community with a way to get fresh foods from area farmers. Products available are vegetables, herbs, spices, eggs, cheese, naturally raised meats, bath and beauty products, jams, jellies, organic, fair-trade coffee, tea, and chocolate, local artisan crafts, and more. Membership is $15 a year. Orders will be available for pickup from 3:30-5:30 p.m. today at Emergent Arts, 314-A Whittington Ave. Visit, for more information or to place an order.

Diamondhead Lions Club bingo games are held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Diamondhead Country Club, 245 Independence Drive. Doors open at 5 p.m. Food and adult beverages are available. The bigger the crowds, the better the payouts. Call 501-262-4470, for more information.

Hot Springs Pet Therapy meets at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Maurice Room at National Park Medical Center, 1910 Malvern Ave. This organization is comprised of volunteers who take their own temperament-tested pets to nursing facilities to cheer the residents and to schools to educate the students. Call Bonnie Clark, 501-520-9563, for more information or to volunteer.

Society on 02/14/2020

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