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Civic clubs

Rotary Club of North Garland County, known as Scenic 7 Rotary, meets from noon-1 p.m. on the first, second and third Thursday of the month at Charlie's Pizza Pub, 127 McNeely Circle. On the fourth Thursday of the month, 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, 501-922-0227, for more information.

Fraternal Order of Eagles, 817 Hobson Ave., is having a game night from 6-9 p.m. today. All members and their guests are welcome. Sandwiches and drinks are available for purchase.

Hot Springs Elks Lodge No. 380, 132 Abbott Place, will have a House Committee meeting at 5:30 p.m. today with a directors meeting following. Call 501-525-1020 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.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Malvern Group Women meets 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 meets at 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday at Worldwide Christian Outreach, 3835 Albert Pike Road. It helps men and women overcome the traps of drugs, alcohol, meth or sexual addictions. Call Garland Edwards, 501-760-7407, or 501-318-9245, for more information.

Apostolic Faith Tabernacle has an Alcohol and Chemical Treatment Series program from 6-7 p.m. today 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 more 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. today at Oaklawn United Methodist Church, 216 Higdon Ferry Road. Newcomers are welcome. Call 501-318-3657, for more information.

Sellers Street Al-Anon Family Group, 411 Sellers St., meets at 8 p.m. today downstairs. Help and support for friends and family of alcoholics/addicts. Call Geneva, 501-276-5299, or 501-844-6139, for more 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, 501-282-9838, or Rasa 501-655-0288, for more information.

Stop Suicide Support group meets at 7 p.m. today at Ark of Praise Church, 308 Butterfield. Call 501-276-9126, for more information.

Mourning Coffee will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday at Red Light Roastery, 1003 Park Ave. This is a gathering for anyone dealing with the death of a loved one. Support and coffee will be provided. Call 501-623-2076, for more information.

Thrift stores

Jackson House Thrift Shop, 104 Jefferson St., 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.

Abilities Unlimited Thrift Store, 1819 Albert Pike Road, is open from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. It has a selection of clothing for men, women, children and plus sizes; shoes, household items and furniture are available. Tax-deductible donations, which help individuals with disabilities in Garland County and surrounding areas, are accepted from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the back door. Call 501-624-5757, for donation pickups.

Abilities Unlimited Thrift Store HSV, 4055 Highway 7 north, is open from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. It accepts tax-deductible donations of usable clothing, books, furniture and miscellaneous household items. Call 501-204-5024, or 501-624-5757, for donation pickups.

The Salvation Army Family Store, 109 Crescent St., has gently worn men's, women's and children's clothing, plus a selection of household items. The store is open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Call 501-623-1641, for tax-deductible pickups of good, quality items.

The Salvation Army Family Store, 4409 Central Ave., next to Kroger, is open from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. It offers furniture, clothing and household items. Donations are appreciated. Proceeds benefit The Salvation Army programs. Call 501-525-5059, for more information.

Potter's Clay Thrift Shop, 1013 Malvern Ave., is open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Tax-deductible donations of good, reusable clothing and furniture are accepted. Proceeds benefit Potter's Clay Ministries, a Christ-centered shelter for abused women and children. Call 501-620-4405, for more information.

John & Sue Anthony Vintage Mall, 1679 Highway 7 north, is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday; and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds benefit Teen Challenge of Arkansas. Call 501-624-2446, or email [email protected], for more information.

Humane Society of Garland County Thrift Store, 2026 Central Ave., in the Freeman Center, is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Stop in and shop in-store specials, with new arrivals, daily. Donations of gently worn, clean clothing and shoes, jewelry, purses, antiques, home décor, household items, books and furniture in good condition are accepted. Donations of dog and cat food and other pet supplies may be dropped off at the store. Call 501-321-9604, for more information on volunteering at the store.

RPM Thrift Store, 815 Albert Pike Road, is open from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Articles include household items, appliances, furniture, TVs, women's accessories, toys and more. Items donated are tax-deductible. Proceeds benefit Recovery Point Ministry. Call 501-463-4255, for more information.

Habitat ReStores are open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Locations: Hot Springs, 350 Malvern Ave., 501-321-4241, [email protected]; Lake Hamilton, 2817 Airport Road, 501-767-4483, [email protected]; and Hot Springs Village, 3825 Highway 7 north, 501-624-3333, [email protected] Donations of all household items, including appliances, furniture and building supplies, are accepted during store hours. Call or email for information or large item pickups.

Helping Hands of Bismarck, 6804 Highway 7, is a community emergency assistance organization for those in the Bismarck School District, which operates a thrift store from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Donations are welcome. Call 501-865-2949, or email [email protected], for more information.

Haven UMC Resale Shop, 645 Park Ave., is open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday and Saturday. Sales benefit Haven UMC Food Pantry. Items include household items, furniture, appliances, clothing and more. Donations are welcome. Call 501-620-3638, for more information.

First Presbyterian Church Bargain Box, 213 Whittington Ave., is open from noon-3 p.m. today. All proceeds support families and community charities in Garland County. Donations of good, clean usable items are accepted from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Call 501-767-5844, for more information.

Miscellaneous

Duplicate bridge will be held 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.

New Horizons Band meets today from 1o a.m.-noon at Creekside Community Church, 1010 Shady Grove Road. It is primarily for people who played an instrument in high school and wish to relive those days of playing in a band. Dues are $40 a semester. Call band director Bill Crook at Crook's Music Service, 2024 Central Ave., or email [email protected], for more information.

Hot Springs Carousel Readers' Theater entertains audiences with performances emphasizing humor and enthusiasm. People of all ages interested in theatrical study and performance are welcome to attend meetings from 10:30 a.m.-noon Fridays at the Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave. Appearances are free, however, donations are welcome to cover expenses. Call Steve Mitchell, 214-392-8013, or Brad Orlopp, 501-538-8847, for more information.

Course in Miracles study group meets from 3-5 p.m. today at the Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave. The facilitator is the Rev. John Vise. Everyone from beginners to advanced students is welcome. Call Vise, 501-276-6984, for more information.

The 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. Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays. The public is welcome to work and/or get help on their family genealogy. Call 501-262-2782, 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.

Diamond Lakes Chess Club meets from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at W. 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 more information.

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

• At 8:30 a.m. Monday and today 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 today at the Garland Co. Fairgrounds. Call 501-623-6841, for more information.

• At 8:30 a.m. Monday and today at Mt. Pine. Call 501-767-4305, for more information.

Hot Springs Village Republican Women meets at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Ponce de Leon Center, 1101 DeSoto Blvd. Conservative women and men are welcome. Refreshments are served before the meeting. Call 501-922-2775, for more information.

Covenant Keepers Ministry of Union Missionary Baptist Church, a Christian group of married couples, meets at 7 p.m. Thursday. Call Keith or Jackie Johnson, 501-282-9938, for more information.

Lake Hamilton Baptist Church food pantry, 5963 Central Ave., is open from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Call 501-525-8339, 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.

Hot Springs Senior Center, 301 Broadway St., will have bean bag baseball at 10 a.m., area agency on aging at 11 a.m., and bunco, line dancing and a matter of balance at 12:30 p.m. today. Call 501-520-1465, for more information.

An AARP Smart Driver course will be sponsored by National Park Medical Center at 8:30 a.m. Thursday. Qualified Graduates are eligible for an insurance discount. There is a $15 fee for AARP members and a $20 fee for nonmembers. Call 501-620-2705, to enroll.

Women's Welcome Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. today at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3819 Central Ave., for ER Toys. Call 630-841-3643 for more information.

Society on 01/15/2020

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