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Civic clubs

The Rotary Club of North Garland County/Scenic 7 will meet from noon-1 p.m. Thursday at Charlie's Pizza Pub, 127 McNeely Circle, at Highway 7 north across from Hot Springs Village entrance. Menu service is available at 11:30 a.m., before the meeting starts. Visitors are welcome. Call Barb Mitchell, 922-9004, or Amanda Kennedy, 922-0227, for information.

Hot Springs Civitan Club meets at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Smokin in Style Barbecue, 2278 Albert Pike Road. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. Call President Kym Jones, 901-734-5900, for information regarding this community-focused civic club.

Elks Lodge 380, 132 Abbott Place, will have a House Committee meeting at 5:30 p.m. today followed by directors meeting.

Support groups

Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 919 Hobson Ave. This is a 12-step recovery program. The Help Line number is 321-8700.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon and, 6 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.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Malvern Group Women will meet at 6 p.m. today at 211 W. 3rd St., Malvern, in the upstairs Chamber of Commerce Building. Doors open at 5 p.m. Call 501-467-5409 or 501-231-9518 for AA information, or 501-623-6328 for Hot Springs Intergroup.

Hot Springs Parkinson's Disease Association Support Group meets from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month in the Mercy Room at St. Vincent Hospital Hot Springs. Call Urmil Gupta, 501-321-1539, or Kim Harrison, 501-922-6306, for information.

Christians in Action men and women come together to share their experiences, strengths and hopes with one another, helping each other to overcome the traps of drugs, alcohol, meth or sexual addictions. Open discussion is held at 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Worldwide Christian Outreach, 3835 Albert Pike. Call Garland Edwards, 760-7407 or 318-9245 (cell), 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.

Apostolic Faith Tabernacle has an Alcohol, Chemical Treatment Series program from 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays in its fellowship hall, 3217 Airport Road, Pearcy. Call Michael Bell, 501-627-2054, for information.

Unity Al-Anon Family Group, help for people whose lives have been affected by a loved ones drinking or drugs, meets from 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays at Oaklawn United Methodist Church, 216 Higdon Ferry Road. Newcomers welcome. Call 318-3657 for information and other meetings around the area.

Recovery Today Bible meeting to help with any habit will be held at 7 p.m. today at Hot Springs First Assembly of God, 3540 Central Ave. This is an open meeting, bring family and friends. No child care. Those who want to help others recover are welcome.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Rockhouse, will meet at 7 p.m. today for an open discussion at Jessieville Fellowship Hall, 7415 N. Highway 7, four miles north of Hot Springs Village gate.

Sellers Street Al-Anon Family Group, 411 Sellers St., meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays downstairs. Help and support for friends and family of alcoholics/addicts. Has your life been affected by someone else's choices? Call Geneva, 276-5299, or 501-844-6139 for 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, 282-9838, or Rasa 655-0288, for information.

Hot Springs Local Ostomy Support Group meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of the month in the Dublin Room at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs. This is a nonprofit organization established to help people who have had or are needing ostomy surgery. Discussions include ways to help others living with this type of surgery. There are no dues or obligations, just people with ostomies helping others who have or will have this surgery. The public is welcome. Call Fidel Menchaca, president, 513-783-5965, or email hslosgroup@gmail.com 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. Call 623-6641 for information.

Jackson House Thrift Store Too, 623 Albert Pike, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Call 625-7467 for information about volunteering and for pickups.

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. Proceeds contribute to the care of dogs and cats at the kennel facilities at 1249 Ault Loop, Lonsdale. Donations of dog and cat food, and pet supplies may be dropped off. Anyone interested in volunteering at the store may call 321-9604 for information.

Abilities Unlimited Thrift Store, 1819 Albert Pike, is open from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 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. Call 501-204-5024 for information or for pickup of donations, 624-5757.

Finders Keepers, 210 Woodbine, inside Hot Springs Senior Center, is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Sales benefit Meals on Wheels. Call 624-0838 for information.

The Salvation Army Family Store, 109 Crescent St., is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Call 623-1641 for pickup of items.

The Salvation Army Family Store, 4409 Central Ave., next to Kroger, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 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.

Potter's Clay Thrift Shop, 1036 Malvern Ave., is open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Donations are accepted behind the shop from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Call 620-4405 for information.

Habitat ReStores are open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Locations: Hot Springs, 350 Malvern Ave., 321-4241, HSReStore@GarlandCountyHabitat.org; Lake Hamilton, 2817 Airport Road, 767-4483, LHReStore@GarlandCountyHabitat.org; and Hot Springs Village, 3825 N. Highway 7, 624-3333, HSVReStore@GarlandCountyHabitat.org and open until 7 p.m. Fridays. Call or email for information or large item pick-up.

RPM Thrift Store, 815 Albert Pike, is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Proceeds benefit Recovery Point Ministry.

Haven UMC Resale Shop, 645 Park Ave., is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays. Call 620-3638 for information.

Helping Hands of Bismarck, 6804 Highway 7, operates a thrift store from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Call 501-865-2949 or email hhofbismarck@yahoo.com for information.

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.

First Presbyterian Church Bargain Box, 213 Whittington Ave., is open from noon-3 p.m. Wednesdays and from 9 a.m. to noon the first Saturday of each month. Donations are accepted from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Call 767-5844 for information.

John & Sue Anthony Vintage Mall, 1679 Highway 7 north, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday; and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Call 624-2446 or email storemanager@teenchallengear.org for information.

Stop Animal Cruelty Thrift Store, 123 Albert Pike, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. SAC investigates reports of cruelty and neglect in Hot Spring and Garland counties. Donations of dog and cat food or pet supplies may be left at the store. Low-cost spay and neuter vouchers are available to the public. Anyone wishing to volunteer or become a foster parent may call the hot line, 501-276-7570, for 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 for a club appreciation game with stratified scoring. Need a partner? Come early. Call 525-8780 or 262-9149 for information.

Hot Springs Carousel Readers' Theater entertains audiences with performances emphasizing humor and enthusiasm. The group is unique in that actors remain behind music stands, acting out characters using facial expressions, voice and gestures. There is limited memorization since actors have scripts in front of them. People of all ages interested in theatrical study and performance are welcome to attend meetings from 10:30 a.m. to noon Fridays at Garland County Library. Appearances are free, however, donations are welcome to cover expenses. Members are interested in appearing for fundraising events. Interested persons may call Karen Irwin, 538-8701, or Sharon Bueg, 760-2638.

Christian Singles is a group of mature, nondenominational adults who meet at 6 p.m. Fridays at a different restaurant for food and fellowship. Call Susie, 545-7933 for information.

Course in Miracles study group will meet from 3-5 p.m. today at Garland County Library. Everyone from beginners to advanced students are welcome. Call the Rev. John Vise, 276-6984, for information.

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

Intermediate Tai Chi classes for are held at 10 a.m. Thursdays at Hot Springs Center, 210 Woodbine. Jerry Matlock is the certified instructor. Call Oaklawn Center on Aging, 623-0020, 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-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. Call 623-9922 for information.

Village A-Team will dance from 7:30-9:30 p.m. today at the Coronado Center, Room 6. Dress is casual. Any square dancer who dances advance is welcome. Call Dave Towry, 915-0069, for information.

Garland County/Hot Springs TEA Party will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Paradise Grill, 1020 Airport Road, for lunch and fellowship. There are informational updates, followed by a guest speaker educating about topics of political interest. All are welcome.

Extension Get Fit meets from 9-10 a.m. Monday-Thursday at Hot Springs Baptist Church. Strength and core training is offered Tuesday and Thursday, and circuit and aerobic training Monday and Wednesday. Prevent bone loss, increase balance and strength. Call Melba Haynes, 501-538-4124, or Julia Lamb, 501-276-2983.

StrongWomen/StrongMen meets from 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Leonard Street Baptist Church, Leonard and Panama streets. Women and men are welcome to join this exercising program to prevent osteoporosis, increase balance and muscle tone and get in shape. Call Sharon Dodd, 525-1718, for information.

Garland Good Government Group meets at 6 p.m. on the second and third Thursday of the month at Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave.

Cooperative Christian Ministries and Clinic's program, Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin'-By World, holds information meetings from 10-11 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month at 133 Arbor St. For information, call 318-1153, ext. 302.

Henderson Alumni Lunch Bunch will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday at West Shores Retirement Community, 2607 Albert Pike. Call B.J. Smith, 321-2144, by noon Thursday for reservations.

Ouachita Mountain Hikers will hike 7 miles on the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail on Thursday. The club will conduct trail maintenance in Hot Springs National Park on Saturday. Email hikersnews@gmail.com for information.

Society on 10/11/2017

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