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Friends of the Li­brary Book­store

The Friends of the Li­brary Book­store — lo­cated in Siloam Springs Pub­lic Li­brary — has a great as­sort­ment of gently used books, CDs, DVDs, au­dio books, most priced un­der $2. Fea­tured are chil­dren’s books, a col­lec­tion of vin­tage books, and a large sec­tion of re­li­gious-themed and Chris­tian fic­tion. Signs in the li­brary will guide pa­trons to the book­store area which is open Mon­day through Fri­day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friends of the Li­brary uses all pro­ceeds from the store to ben­e­fit the li­brary, es­pe­cially the chil­dren’s sum­mer read­ing pro­grams. Do­na­tions of used books and elec­tronic me­dia in good con­di­tion are al­ways wel­comed.

Ra­dio Con­trol Model­ers

The Siloam Springs Ra­dio Con­trol Model­ers is a group of lo­cal ra­dio con­trol air­craft fly­ers who fly all types of air­craft mod­els, in­clud­ing fixed wing, he­li­copters, glid­ers, mul­ti­copters and drones at Allen Field on Wauke­sha Road in Siloam Springs. The club flies each week­end and Wed­nes­day af­ter­noons, weather per­mit­ting. Club meet­ings are held at the Siloam Springs City Air­port in the pi­lot’s lounge on the first Tues­day of even num­bered months. Any­one in­ter­ested in watch­ing the club mem­bers fly or learn­ing about this fun and in­ter­est­ing hobby is wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion visit www. siloam­springsmod­el­ers.org or call 479-549-5362.

Se­nior Ac­tiv­ity & Well­ness Cen­ter

The Siloam Springs Se­nior Ac­tiv­ity and Well­ness Cen­ter, lo­cated at 750 Her­itage Court, serves lunch daily to se­niors 60 and older for a $3 do­na­tion. The cen­ter has an old-time gospel sing ev­ery Tues­day start­ing at 10:30 a.m. There is a wa­ter­color class ev­ery Wed­nes­day. So­cial­iza­tion, Wii bowl­ing & domi­noes go on daily. The cen­ter of­fers trans­porta­tion to se­niors in­side the city lim­its. To visit on­line, go to eohc.org and click the cen­ter’s link or visit the cen­ter in per­son to get its ac­tiv­i­ties cal­en­dar/menu. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 479-5245735.

Manna Cen­ter Thrift Store

The Manna Cen­ter Thrift Store, lo­cated be­hind the Se­nior Ac­tiv­ity Cen­ter in Siloam Springs, is open to the pub­lic from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon­day through Fri­day, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Satur­day. Be­cause new mer­chan­dise is put out daily, af­ter an item has been in the store for a month it is half price. Also each week the store will have an item that is $1. Check the store weekly for de­tails and like them on Face­book. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact store man­ager Judy Martin at 479-524-4877 or call the cen­ter at 524-9825.

Mall trip

The Siloam Springs Se­nior Ac­tiv­ity Cen­ter goes to North­west Arkansas Mall in Fayet­teville ev­ery month. Any­one age 60 or over is wel­come to ride along for a $5 do­na­tion. For in­for­ma­tion, call 479-524-5735.

Cloth­ing needed

Com­mu­nity Cloth­ing Closet is open dur­ing the week from noon to 6 p.m., Satur­day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sun­day from 1 to 5 p.m. Gently used chil­dren’s toys and cloth­ing are needed. Blan­kets are also needed. For in­for­ma­tion, call 479-276-2003.

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