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Civic groups

Oaklawn Rotary Club meets at noon Monday at The Hotel Hot Springs & Spa. Visiting Rotarians are welcome to join members for lunch. Call President Terry Edens, 501-609-5464, 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.

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.

Celebrate Recovery is designed to help those struggling with hurts, habits and hang-ups through a recovery process with Jesus Christ at the center. Meeting locations include Lake Valley Community Church, 910 Shady Grove Road and LakePointe Church, 1343 Albert Pike Road. For both locations, dinner is served at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Call 501-623-8892, for more information.

A Grief Support Group meets at Hospice Home Care Inc., 4332 Central Ave., Suite J. Call 501-321-4014, for more information.

Hot Springs Parkinson's Support Group meets at 11 a.m. Friday at Country Club Village, 1925 Malvern Ave., in the Star Dust Room on the second floor of the main building. Vicki Shuffield from Country Club Village will speak about the benefits of Independent Senior Living. Join us for lunch afterward in the dining room at noon for $7 per person.

Educational and support groups

Insulin Pump Support Group meets from 1-2 p.m. Monday in the second-floor meeting room at St. Vincent Clinic at Hot Springs Internal Medicine, 1662 Higdon Ferry Road. Call Sue, 501-623-5445, for more information.

An Alzheimer's support group for those caring for people with Alzheimer's or other dementia-related disorders, meets from 2-3:30 p.m. Monday at The Caring Place, 101 Quapaw Ave. Care is provided for loved ones during the meeting at no cost. Call Lynn Reeves, 501-623-2881, for more information.

Dierksen Hospice Grief Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Oaklawn United Methodist Church, 216 Higdon Ferry Road. Refreshments will be served. Call 501-318-1500, for more information.

Diabetes Support Group meets at 1 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month in the Roland Room at the CHI St. Vincent Women's Center, 118 Women's Center Lane. Call 501-622-4665, or 501-922-5451, ext. 4665, for more information.


Duplicate bridge will be held at 1:15 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.

Hot Springs AIDS Clinic, 1801 Central Ave., Suite C, is open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. The clinic provides free, comprehensive medical care, lab testing, medications, case management and support groups. Call Mike Melancon, 501-623-5598, 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.

Special low-cost spay/neuter prices, for residents of Garland and Hot Spring counties only, are offered by Paws and Claws Rescue. Pick up a voucher at Petco, 315 Cornerstone Blvd., from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. Email [email protected], 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. Saturdays; and 1 p.m. Sundays and Tuesdays. 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]

Cans for Kids donates canned and boxed food items and helps provide meals to children in all nine Garland County schools. Call Beverly, 501-321-2517, for more information. Drop donations off from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday at the HSBOR office, 437 Orange St.

Garland County Historical Society, 328 Quapaw Ave., is open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Researchers can explore their family history or learn more about Hot Springs and Garland County. Call 501-321-2159, for more information. Volunteers are welcome.

Needle Crafters Group meets from 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays in the Hobby Lobby classroom, 4411 Central Ave. Explore crochet, knitting, cross-stitch and needlepoint. Everyone is welcome. Call and leave a message with Janet, 501-547-4054, or Dee, 540-581-6574, to request more information.

Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2765 Malvern Ave., is open from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday; and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday. The public is welcome to work and/or get help on their family genealogy. Call 501-262-2782, for more information.

Sweet Sound Mountain Dulcimer meets at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Room 205 of the Christian Life Center at First United Methodist Church, 1100 Central Ave. Anyone interested in playing a mountain dulcimer or who can play one already is welcome to join. Free lessons are provided. Call 501-625-3882, 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.

Teen Clinic provides optional STD testing, pregnancy prevention and medical exams, in partnership with Garland County Health Department, family planning and clinic services. Call Melissa Draper, outreach and volunteer coordinator, 501-623-5591 ext. 10, or email [email protected], for information.

"Meditation" gatherings meet at 6 p.m. Monday. Meditation and silent prayer begins and ends within one hour and includes a reading together and listening to a tape or CD. All are welcome. Call 501-623-9730, for more information and a location.

Edgar Cayce's ARE Search for God Study Group meets at 7 p.m. Monday at Hot Springs Yoga Center, 1107 W. Grand Ave. Call Alex, 501-545-3516, for more information on this Association for Research and Enlightenment group.

Melting Pot Genealogical Society, 649-B Ouachita Ave., is open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday and Friday. Call 501-624-0229, or email [email protected], for more information.

The Literacy Council of Garland County, 119 Hobson Ave., is open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Thursday. It provides basic and ESL literacy tutoring for free to Garland County. Accepting students and tutors at all times. Call 501-624-7323, for more information.

A Victim Impact Panel, conducted by Mother's Against Drunk Driving, meets at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Oaklawn Church of God, 2110 Seventh St. No late admissions. Registration is at 3:45 p.m., but preregistration is preferred. Bring a $10 money order and photo ID. Call Barbara Stillings, 501-321-2822, for more information.

The Lewis E. Lyle Chapter of the Air Force Association meets at noon Monday at Hibachi Sushi Buffet, 4334 Central Ave. Call President Larry Louden, 501-760-1991, for more information.

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) food pantry, 1806 Central Ave. is open from 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday. A photo ID is required. Call 501-623-3389, for more information.

Ouachita Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Society meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Fordyce Room at National Park Medical Center, 1910 Malvern Ave. Visitors are welcome. Call Tom O'Neal, 501-760-7002, for more information.

Code Pink Women for Peace meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Room B at the Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave. Men are welcome. Call Jan Gerber, 501-282-6464, for more information.

Women's Welcome Club members meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Garrett Woods, 142 Brighton Place for Hand, Knee and Foot, and at 10:30 a.m. for bridge at West Shores, 2607 Albert Pike Road. Call President Diann Northern, 501-282-3171, for $10 lunch reservation and more information.

Hot Springs Landlord Association meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Smokin' in Style, 2278 Albert Pike Road. All landlords and potential landlords are welcome. Attendees may eat before or during the meeting. Call Cindi Golden-Moore, 501-651-0440, for more information.

Silver Light Adult Care Service will be held 8:30-10:30 a.m. today in the cafeteria of Gospel Light Baptist Church, 600 Garland Ave. 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 more 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. today. There is a drop-in fee of $5. Follow the league on Facebook or Instagram for more information.

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