HSV Evening Lions Club meets Thursday in Room 6 of the Coronado Center, 150 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village. Social hour begins at 5 p.m. followed by a business meeting at 5:30 p.m., including a guest speaker. Call Club President Morris Gotschall, 501-209-9045, or Membership Chair Jack Wells, 501-984-3175, or visit http://HSVelions.org, for more information.
HSV Breakfast Lions meet at 7:45 a.m. Thursday at the HSV Townhouse Association, 1 Perralena Lane, Hot Springs Village. Call President Bob Peterson, 574-360-2499, for more information.
Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 4369 Aerie and Auxiliary, 817 Hobson Ave., has a joint officers meeting at 6:30 p.m. today. The regular aerie and auxiliary meetings will follow at 7 p.m. All members are welcome to attend both meetings. The Aerie is open from 5-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Call 501-318-1599, or 501-922-2988, for more information.
Hot Springs Village Optimist Club meets at 8:30 a.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month at Village Church of Christ, 210 Balboa Road, Hot Springs Village. Social time is at 8 a.m. On the second Tuesday, there is a dinner meeting with entertainment. The club serves Fountain Lake, Jessieville and Mountain Pine school districts. Optimists visiting Hot Springs are welcome. Call Rosetta Dubose, 501-922-6839, for more information.
Hot Springs Emblem Club No. 194, 791 Buena Vista Road, will have a business meeting tonight at 7 p.m. with refreshments to follow by Nancy Harris and Sharon Kelsay. President Beverly Goodridge welcomes all members to come. Call 501-626-0920, for more information.
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. today. 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.
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.
Living Restorations Anger Management, a 15-week course, is being taught at Garage Church, 122 Sanford St., at 5:30 p.m. today and 4:30 p.m. Sundays at no charge. For information, call 282-3515.
Spa City Hep C Support Group meets from 6-8 p.m. today in Catherine's Kitchen meeting room on the first floor at CHI St. Vincent, 300 Werner St. This is for anyone diagnosed with Hep C, family members or caregivers. Everyone is welcome. Call Kay, 501-547-8259, or Nancy, 501-276-7329, for more information.
Domestic Violence Support Group meets from 5:30-6:30 p.m. today at the Ouachita Family Center, 202 Third St. Call 501-701-4253, for more information.
Duplicate bridge is played at 12:30 p.m. today at The Bridge House, 300 W. St. Louis St., for all bridge players with stratified scoring. Need a partner? Come early, one is on-site. Call 501-525-8780, or 501-984-1384, for more information.
Mountain Valley Sportsman's Association holds International Defensive Pistol Association matches at 9 a.m. on the second Saturday and U.S. Practical Pistol Association matches at 10 a.m. the fourth Saturday of each month. Rimfire matches are held on various Sunday afternoons. Trap and Skeet fields are open at 9 a.m. Saturday; and 1 p.m. Sunday and today. Cowboy Action matches are the first Saturday. Civilian marksmanship matches are the third Saturday. All are held at Valley Range, 320 10 Mile Road. Call 501-620-0601, for more information. For women beginner and follow-up classes, email at [email protected]
Busy Hookers Crochet Club meets from 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Room B at the Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave. New members are welcome to learn to crochet, work on projects, share patterns or visit. There is no charge.
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.
Bingo is played at noon today and Thursday at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. QCC offers packet games, progressive coveralls, lucky balls, hot balls and a variety of extra games. Call 501-623-9922, for more information.
Clogging and line dance lessons are held today and Thursday 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 501-623-9922, 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.
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. today and Thursday at Leonard Street Baptist Church, 625 Leonard St. Call Sharon Dodd, 501-525-1718, 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. today 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.
Central Baptist Church Clothes Ministry has free clothes for all ages from 1-3 p.m. Thursday at 1035 Central Ave. Call 501-623-1658, for more information.
Vinyasa Yoga is held at 9:30 a.m. today with Karen Reeves and 5:30 p.m. Thursday 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.
Beginning Tai Chi for Arthritis is held at 10 a.m. today at the CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Senior Center, 301 Broadway St., by senior tai chi trainer Jerry Matlock. Call 501-623-0020, for more information.
Wool Rug Hookers meet from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today at the CHI St. Vincent McAuley Senior Center, 5010 AR-7, Hot Springs Village. Learn how to make a work of art with wool fabric strips and friends. There is no cost, but supplies are not included. Call Susan Dickerson, 501-545-9824, for more information.
Hot Springs Senior Center, 301 Broadway St., will have Tai Chi Sun 73 at 9 a.m., beginning Tai Chi Arthritis at 10 a.m., blood pressure and sugar checks at 11 a.m., tap class at 12:30 p.m. and beginning tap at 2 p.m. today. Call 501-520-1465, for more information.
Henderson Alumni Lunch Bunch will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday at West Shores Retirement Community, 2607 Albert Pike Road. Call B.J. Smith, 501-321-2144, by noon Thursday for reservations.
The Hot Springs chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Garland County Library. Special guest speaker is Associate Professor Laura Storm of Henderson State University, presenting on the national Be Smart program, which teaches gun safety storage measures to prevent senseless child gun deaths.
Society on 01/07/2020