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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 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.

Christians in Action is a fellowship of men and women who come together to share 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, 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.

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.

DivorceCare for those separated or divorced will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday in Room 303 at First Baptist Church, 2350 Central Ave. For information, call 624-3345.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Rockhouse, will meet at 11 a.m. today for a closed discussion Jessieville Women's Group at Jessieville Fellowship Hall, 7415 N. Highway 7, four miles north of Hot Springs Village gate. An open discussion will be held at 7 p.m.

Thrift stores

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. Stop in and shop in-store specials, with new arrivals, daily. Donations in good condition are accepted. 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.

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

The Salvation Army Family Store, 109 Crescent St., 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. Proceeds benefit The Salvation Army programs.

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. All profits go to Garland County Habitat for Humanity in order to build houses. Donations are accepted during store hours. Call or email for information or large item pick-up.

HGH Thrift Store, 423 Hobson Ave., is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

RPM Thrift Store, 815 Albert Pike, is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Items donated are tax deductible. Proceeds benefit Recovery Point Ministry, a faith-based, nonprofit organization which provides a nurturing environment to help women step out of their pain from destructive habits and begin to rebuild their lives through the life-changing power of Jesus Christ.

Haven United Methodist Thrift Store, 645 Park Ave., is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays.

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. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Donations are welcome. 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. Clean, usable donations are appreciated. Proceeds are used to assist needy families in Garland County.

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. Proceeds benefit Teen Challenge of Arkansas. 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. All proceeds benefit the rescued pets in foster care. SAC is an all-volunteer organization striving to promote humane principles, prevent cruelty and alleviate fear, pain and suffering in animals. It investigates reports of cruelty and neglect in Hot Spring and Garland counties. Donations in good condition are appreciated. Donations of dog and cat food or pet supplies may be left at the store. All donations are tax deductible. 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.

Potter's Clay Thrift Shop, 1013 Malvern Ave., is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Tax-deductible donations are accepted. Proceeds benefit Potter's Clay Ministries, a Christ-centered shelter for abused women and children. Call 620-4405 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. All donations are tax-deductible, receipt provided. Proceeds benefit this community crisis intervention ministry. Every dollar received buys $3-$5 in food that is distributed locally. Call 625-7467 for information about volunteering and for pickups, private yard sales or estates.

Miscellaneous

Duplicate bridge will be held at 11 a.m. today at The Bridge House, 300 W. St. Louis St., for all bridge players with stratified scoring. Need a partner? Come early. Call 525-8780 or 262-9149 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 volunteer to help with adopt-a-thons, transporting dogs, humane investigations, education programs, Walk-A-Dog project or at the thrift store, call 623-5012. The kennel, at 1249 Ault Loop, Lonsdale, off Highway 128 east of Hot Springs Village, is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. HSGC is a limited intake "no kill" facility which is donation-funded only and receives no tax funding. It offers programs such as Humane Education and Dog Bite Prevention to any local youth group, school, church or civic organization.

Mountain Valley Sportsman's Association holds International Defensive Pistol Association matches at 9 a.m. on the second 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. All are held at Valley Range. Call 620-0601 for information and directions.

Jim Cotton Fan Club meets at 7 p.m. Saturdays at Sam's Pizza for free live music from Cotton. Call Judy Mullings, 627-2531, for information.

Yoga will be held at 11 a.m. today at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Beginners to advanced welcome. Call 623-9922 for information.

Rhythmic Interactive Percussion Ensemble meets from 4-8 p.m. Sundays at Kenneth Adair Park, 358 Central Ave., to inspire members and the public that everyone has rhythm and can connect through rhythm and have a healthier life. Instruments are provided. If inclement weather, will meet at Fine Arts Center.

Whittington Masonic Lodge, 7149 Park Ave., highways 5 and 128, will have an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4-6:30 p.m. today for $12 or children under 10 at half price. Call Greg Moore, 501-204-4057, for information.

Singles for Christ meets at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Saturday in the gym at Legacy Church, 3540 Central Ave. Come for potlucks, games and devotions. Develop friendships that will last a lifetime. Call 501-463-1620 for information or come by.

Women's Welcome Club member's card groups will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at West Shores Retirement Community, 2607 Albert Pike Road for Hand, Knee and Foot and 10:30 a.m. for bridge. Call President Coni Hall, 760-744-4491, for $10 lunch reservation and information.

Fraternal Order of Eagles 4369, 817 Hobson, will have an open grill from 5:30-7 p.m. today serving burgers; fries; onion rings; and shrimp, chicken strip or drummie baskets. The public is welcome. Call 318-1599 or 922-2988 for information.

Whittington Valley Neighborhood Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church, 213 Whittington Ave. Topics to be discussed include updates on ongoing revitalization and code enforcement activities in the Valley and on a memorial for John Mark Lewis in Baseball Trail Park. The meeting is an opportunity for Valley residents and area neighbors to discuss issues of mutual interest. Light refreshments will be served. For information, call President Mark A. Toth at 623-4283.

Society on 05/12/2018

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