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 STAC Tournament with stratified scoring. Need a partner? Come early, one is onsite. Call
525-8780 or 262-9149 for information.
Poetry Night will be held from 6-9 p.m. today at Kollective Coffee Plus Tea, 110 Central Ave. No cover charge. The public is welcome. The featured poet takes stage at 7 p.m., with open mic readings before and after.
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.
Village Card Club will meet at 9 a.m. today for 499er; 1 p.m., 999er; 5:30 p.m., cribbage; and 7 p.m., Better Bridgers at Casa de Carta at the Woodland, 1101 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village. This is STAC tournament. All bridge players are welcome. Call 915-9296 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, 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. 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. 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
$12 per year. Call Sharon Dodd,
525-1718, for information.
Hot Springs Bicycle Association is a nonprofit organization of cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts that focuses on bicycle awareness and safety in Hot Springs. Members volunteer time to the maintenance and beautification of bike accessible trail systems in Hot Springs and the surrounding area. HSBA meets at 6:30 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month at Colorado Grill, 320 Ouachita Ave. Call 623-6188 for information.
Greater Hot Springs Beekeepers Association, of Hot Springs and the surrounding communities, meets at 7 p.m. the last Thursday of the month at Lake Hamilton Church of the Nazarene, 200 Lockhaven Road, off Albert Pike Road. Come for informative meetings, there is a mix of experienced and beginning beekeepers. Spouses are welcome. Call President Bob Schappek, 915-9434, or Vice President Doyle Hawthorn,
623-1078, for information.