Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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 Elks Lodge 380, 132 Abbott Place, will meet at 7 p.m. today. Officers for 2018-19 will be nominated. Chicken fingers will be served from 5-6:15 p.m. for $8 per person.
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.
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 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 one hour before meeting. Call 501-467-5409 or 501-231-9518 for AA information, or 501-623-6328 for Hot Springs Intergroup.
Christians in Action is a fellowship of men and women who 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.
Recovery meeting, Last House on the Block, meets at 6 and 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. ACTS classes help substance abusers by addressing three key areas -- physical, emotional and spiritual. 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. Sorry, 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 guest speakers, ostomy suppliers and a wealth of information on diet, traveling and skin care. There are no dues or obligations, just good, friendly 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 email@example.com for information.
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.
The Organ Transplant Support group meets the second Thursday of each month. Anyone who has had an organ transplant or anticipates having a transplant and would like to attend the meetings may call Kaye Grubbs, 767-0426, for information.
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.
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. Cast members have appeared at Gallery Walk, civic clubs, churches and school groups, assisted living and nursing facilities, and other celebrations of the arts. 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.
Course in Miracles study group will meet from 3-5 p.m. today at Garland County Library. Facilitator is the Rev. John Vise. Everyone from beginners to advanced students are welcome. Call 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, in partnership with Oaklawn Center on Aging. Jerry Matlock is the certified instructor. Call Oaklawn Center, 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 with 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.
Village A-Team will dance from 7:30-9:30 p.m. today at the Coronado Center, Room 6, to caller Dave Towry. Dress is casual. Any square dancer who dances advance is welcome. Call Towry, 915-0069, for information.
Diamond Lakes Chess Club meets from 5:30-8:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at West Shores Retirement Community, 2607 Albert Pike Road. Chess players of all ages and levels are welcome to come learn to play a better game. Call Peter Emig, 870-677-9244, for information.
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. Cost is $12 per year. 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. Cost is $20 per year. 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.
Ouachita Mountain Hikers will hike 6 miles on the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail from Joplin on Thursday. This scenic hike is rated as moderate in difficulty. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Society on 02/07/2018
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