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Civic clubs

Hot Springs Jesse D. Hawkins Lions Club will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at Greater St. Paul Baptist Church, 497 Crescent. Guests are welcome. Call 262-9792 for 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 Help Line number is 321-8700.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, 6 p.m. (two meetings -- one man, one woman) and 8 p.m. today at 411 Sellers St. Call 623-6328 for 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 information.

Narcotics Anonymous, Square Peg, Round Hole, will meet at 8 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. Call 866-754-2579 for information.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Last House on the Block, meets at 8 a.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave.

Overeaters Anonymous will meet from 3:15-4:30 p.m. today at Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave., Room B. Do you have a problem with food? Visit a meeting. This is a fellowship, and the success of the OA program is based on the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. There are no dues or fees; it is self-supporting through voluntary contributions. Call Jean, 501-204-9522, for information.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Rockhouse, will meet at 7 p.m. today for a 12 and 12 closed study at Jessieville Fellowship Hall, 7415 N. Highway 7, 4 miles north of Hot Springs Village gate.

Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave. This is a 12-step program. Call 922-0516 for information.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Malvern Group, will meet at 8 p.m. today at 211 W. 3rd St., Malvern, in the upstairs Chamber of Commerce Building. Doors open one hour before meeting. A women's group meets at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 501-467-5409 or 501-231-9518 for AA information, or 501-623-6328 for Hot Springs Intergroup.

Spa City Cocaine Anonymous Group will have an open meeting from 7-8 p.m. today in the Fellowship Hall at St. Mark Baptist Church, 542 Crescent Ave. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Call Pat. W., 520-1820, for information.

Thrift stores

Jackson House Thrift Shop, 212 Jefferson, behind 705 Malvern Ave., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Accepting donations. All donations are tax-deductible. Call 623-6641 for information.

Jackson House Thrift Store Too, 623 Albert Pike, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Accepting household items, small appliances, furniture, jewelry and accessories. All donations are tax-deductible. Proceeds support Jackson House Crisis Intervention Ministries. Call 625-7467 for information about volunteering and for pickups.

United Methodist Thrift Store, 304 Albert Pike, is open from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday and Saturday. Clean, usable donations are appreciated.

Humane Society of Garland County Thrift Store, 2026 Central Ave., in the Freeman Center, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Special: half off all summer clothes. Donations in good condition are accepted. All proceeds contribute to the care, veterinarian fees and shelter for dogs and cats at the kennel facilities at 1249 Ault Loop, Lonsdale. Donations of dog and cat food and other pet supplies may be dropped off at the store. Anyone interested in volunteering at the store may call 321-9604 for information.

Guardian Angels Thrift Store, now located at 907 Hobson Ave., is open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Good used items are accepted during open hours. All donations are tax deductible. Volunteers are needed, training is provided. Email gacr@att.net or call 501-609-9950 for information.

Abilities Unlimited Thrift Store, 1819 Albert Pike, 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 are accepted from 8:30-4 p.m. at the back door; or call 624-5757 for free pickup of donations.

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

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. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Call 623-1641 for tax deductible pickup of good, quality items.

The Salvation Army Family Store, 4409 Central Ave., next to Kroger, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Donations are appreciated. Proceeds benefit The Salvation Army programs. Call 525-5059 for information.

The Salvation Army Family Store, 4652 N. Highway 7, Village Plaza Shopping Center, Hot Springs Village, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Donations are appreciated.

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 onsite. Call 525-8780 or 262-9149 for 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. All are welcome. Call 623-5821 for information.

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

Ground Zero Water Aerobics class at Hot Springs Family YMCA is offered from 11a.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 1960s. Call Lisa Autry, YMCA Aquatics director, for information.

Paws and Claws Rescue Adoptathon is held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays at Petco in Cornerstone Shopping Center. PACR is dedicated to caring for homeless pets in the community through adoptions, community awareness, fostering from their homes while caring for companion animals until forever homes can be found. Interested in donating? Email info@pawsandclawsrescue.org for information.

Humane Society of Garland County pet adoption is held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays at Petco, in Cornerstone Shopping Center. All dogs and cats are neutered, up-to-date on shots and deemed healthy. To help transport dogs or work the adoption clinic, call the shelter, volunteers are needed. If interested in volunteering program, call the shelter at 1249 Ault Loop, Lonsdale, off Highway 128 east of Hot Springs Village; phone 623-5012.

Village Card Club will meet at 9 a.m. today for 299er; 1 p.m., open/499er/49er; and 5 p.m., 750 pizza and play at Casa de Carta at the Woodland, 1101 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village. All bridge players are welcome. Call 915-9296 for information.

Hot Springs Buddhist Society will meet from 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hot Springs Yoga Center, 1107 W. Grand Ave. Come for group meditation, discussion and book sharing. All are welcome regardless of age, experience or religious background. Call Lacey Riciano, 501-339-3750, for information.

Water workout and aerobics, and Aqua Arthritis classes are held at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Water aerobics is at 9 a.m. Monday-Friday and water workout at 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Aqua Arthritis classes follow the guidelines of the Arthritis Foundation's water exercise program and is held at 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Water exercise is a low impact way to for a workout. Call 623-9922 for information.

A Dogs Life Rescue adoptions are held from 7 a.m. to 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, 617-7679, for information.

Elks Lodge, 132 Abbott Place, will have Steak Night from 5:30-7 p.m. today. DeWayne Hodges will perform in the lounge. Debbie's Deli will be ready after 3 p.m. Saturday.

Convention of States Town Hall will meet at noon Saturday at Charlie's Pizza Pub, 127 McNeely, Hot Springs Village. Lunch will be from 11-11:45 a.m.

Hot Springs Toastmasters Club 7643 will meet at 8 a.m. Saturday in Room 203 at Champion Christian College, 600 Garland St. Use the parking lot for the college. Suggestion: use the door marked "Cafeteria," then go upstairs. The club welcomes interested persons. Toastmasters offers resources and a supportive atmosphere to help members develop or practice communication and leadership skills. Visitors may choose their level of participation while learning. This week's schedule: Inspiration/Pledge: Steve Hinsley; Toastmaster: Bob Driggers; General Evaluator: Robert Lane; Table Topics: Belford Williams; Grammarian and Ah Counter: Tori Marrin; Timer/Ballot Counter: Jake Christopherson; Speakers: Shane O'Brien and Art Frenzel; and Evaluators: Nancy Britt and Mike Blythe. The club's first speech contest of the year will be held Sept. 2. For information, call 262-1664, 501-840-0669, or in Hot Springs Village, 922-3492.

Society on 08/11/2017

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