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Civic clubs

Hot Springs National Park Rotary will meet at noon Wednesday at Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, Central and Fountain streets, for lunch. A meeting will follow at 12:30 p.m. Visiting Rotarians are welcome.

HSV Evening Lions Club meets the first and third Thursday of the month in Room 6 at the Coronado Center, HSV. Social hour begins at 5 p.m. with dinner served at 5:30 p.m. followed by a business meeting, including a guest speaker. Call Club President Jack Wells at 501-984-3175 or the Membership Chair Ed Smith at 214-738-4362. Visit the club website at http://hsvelions.org.

HSV Breakfast Lions meet at 7:45 a.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month at the HSV Townhouse Association, 1 Perralena Lane, Hot Springs Village. Call President Bob Peterson, 574-360-2499, for information.

Fraternal Order of Eagles 4369 Aerie and Auxiliary, 817 Hobson Ave., will hold a joint officers meeting at 6:30 p.m. today. The regular aerie and auxiliary meetings will follow at 7 p.m. All members are welcome to attend both meetings. The aerie is open from 5-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Call 318-1599 or 922-2988 for information.

Hot Springs Village Optimist Club meets at 8:30 a.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Village Church of Christ, 210 Balboa Road, Hot Springs Village. Social time is at 8 a.m. On the second Tuesdays, there is a dinner meeting with entertainment. The club serves Fountain Lake, Jessieville and Mountain Pine school districts. Optimists visiting Hot Springs are welcome. Call Rosetta Dubose, 922-6839, for information.

Support groups

Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon, 6 p.m. 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.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at CHI St. Vincent Rehab, 1636 Higdon Ferry. Check in at the front desk, the meeting is in the staff dining room. Question and answer forum. Call Charles Culpepper, 624-6033, 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 6 and 8 a.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave.

Celebrate Recovery is held Tuesdays at Hot Springs Baptist Church, 144 Weston Road. A free fellowship dinner is held at 5 p.m. followed by large group at 6 p.m. and open share groups at 7 p.m. with Solid Rock Cafe at 8 p.m. Step study groups are available for men and women, call for specific times. Contact Shane Robertson, 760-4744 or shane@hotspringsbaptist.org, for information. Free child care is available.

Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous support group of Union Missionary Baptist Church, 219 Gulpha St., meets from 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The discussion will be on what some of the causes of substance abuse are and ways to solve them. On the fourth Wednesday of the month, there is be a dinner to celebrate those who have been sober for 30 days or more. They will receive awards for this achievement.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Rockhouse, will meet at 7 p.m. today for a closed Big Book Study at Jessieville Fellowship Hall, 7415 N. Highway 7, four miles north of Hot Springs Village gate.

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 at 7 p.m. Call 501-467-5409 or 501-231-9518 for AA information, or 501-623-6328 for Hot Springs Intergroup.

Living Restorations Anger Management, a 15-week course, is being taught at Garage Church, 122 Sanford, at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 4:30 p.m. Sundays at no charge. For information, call 282-3515.

Thrift stores

RPM Thrift Store, 815 Albert Pike, is open from 10 a.m. to 3 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, 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 UMC Resale Shop, 645 Park Ave., is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays. Sales benefit Haven UMC Food Pantry. Articles include household items, furniture, appliances, clothing and more. Donations are welcome. Call 620-3638 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. Proceeds benefit Teen Challenge of Arkansas. Call 624-2446 or email storemanager@teenchallengear.org for information.

Stop Animal Cruelty Thrift Store, 821 Hobson Ave., 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 of kitchen items, home d├ęcor, clothing, shoes, bedding, linens, collectibles and furniture 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 hotline, 501-276-7570, for information.

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs' Mercy Closet, 300 Werner St., is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays. All proceeds support St. Vincent's Auxiliary (volunteers) for contributions to patients and their families. Donations of all small household items, clothing and miscellaneous items are accepted. Call the Volunteer Office, 622-1033, for information.

Miscellaneous

Duplicate bridge will be held at 12:30 p.m. today at The Bridge House, 300 W. Louis St., for all bridge players with stratified scoring. Need a partner? Come early, one is on-site. Call 525-8780 or 262-9149 for information.

Mountain Valley Sportsman's Association holds International Defensive Pistol Association matches at 9 a.m. on the second Saturday and U.S. Practical Pistol Association matches at 10 a.m. the fourth 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. Cowboy Action matches are the first Saturday. Civilian marksmanship matches are the third Saturday. All are held at Valley Range. From the intersection of Highway 70 east and Millcreek Road, take Millcreek and drive 6.5 miles to the gravel pit, turn right on the dirt road, go 1.9 miles to the range. Call 620-0601 for information and directions.

Busy Hookers Crochet Club meets from 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays in Room B at Garland County Library. New members are welcome to come learn to crochet, work on projects, share patterns or visit. There is no charge.

Bingo is played at 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Doors open at noon. QCC offers packet games, progressive coveralls, lucky balls, hot balls and a variety of extra games. Concessions begin at noon. Call 623-9922 for information.

Clogging and line dance lessons are held Tuesdays and Thursdays at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Beginner clogging starts at 9 a.m., advanced clogging at 10 a.m. Beginner line dance starts at 11 a.m. Call 623-9922 for information.

Water workout classes are held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Water exercise is a low-impact way to work out. Call 623-9922 for information.

Quarterback Club will meet at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at Oaklawn Church, 2110 Seventh St., for men's Bible study and fellowship. This is a nondenominational organization which uses sports analogies applied to scripture in the Holy Bible. Its mission is "Turning men into winners by passing the ball of integrity to the next generation in the game of life ... the biggest game on earth."

Ageless Bikers Club has 10 bike rides that are 16-35 miles. No one is left behind and members stop often to regroup and socialize. Several rides are "out and back," so the beginner can turn back for a shorter ride. The start times are seasonal. For time, routes and information, call Dave OBrien, 830-285-5129, or email djob1947boom@gmail.com.

Classic/Sit-and-Tone, on land rather than water, is held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursday at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Call 623-9922 for information.

Water aerobic classes are held at 9 a.m. Monday-Friday at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Water exercise is a low-impact way to a workout. Call 623-9922 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 $20 per year. Call Julia Lamb, 501-276-2983, for information.

Central Baptist Church Clothes Ministry has free clothes for all ages from 1-3 p.m. Thursdays at 1035 Central Ave. Call 623-1658 for an appointment.

Vinyasa Yoga is held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays with Karen Reeves and 5:30 p.m. Thursdays with Cindee Franklin at the Hot Springs Family YMCA, 130 Werner St. Vinyasa yoga coordinates movement with breath to flow from one pose to another.

Beginning Tai Chi for Arthritis classes are held at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Senior Center, 301 Broadway St., by senior tai chi trainer Jerry Matlock. For information or to enroll in the free program, call the UAMS Oaklawn Center on Aging at 623-0020.

Spa City Bop and Swing Dance Club welcomes all ages to dance lessons from 6:15-7 p.m. Friday at Elks Lodge 380, 132 Abbott Place, with dancing from 7-10 p.m. Cost is $4 for members and $8 for guests.

Society on 11/06/2018

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