Duplicate bridge will be held at 12:30 p.m. today at The Bridge House, 300 W. St. Louis St., for all nonlife masters for a STAC Tournament with stratified scoring. Need a partner? Come early. Call 525-8780 or
262-9149 for information.
Hot Springs Concert Band rehearses from 7-9 p.m. today in National Park College Gymnasium. Residents and long-term visitors to the area who have reasonable instrumental proficiency are welcome to join the group. Call Chuck Gilmore, president, 984-1678, or write to HSCB, P.O. Box 8667, Hot Springs, AR 71910-8667 for information.
Pet adoption is offered by the Humane Society of Garland County 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 help transport dogs to Petco or work the adoption clinic, call Debbie Hrvatin, 282-0700, volunteers are needed. If interested in Walk-A-Dog volunteer program, call Karen Hill, 623-5012. The shelter is at 1249 Ault Loop, Lonsdale, off Highway 128 east of Hot Springs Village; phone
623-5012. Free to the public, lowcost spay and neuter vouchers are available at the Thrift Store.
Village Card Club will meet at 9 a.m. today for 299er; 9:30 a.m., Better Bridgers; and 1 p.m.,
open/499er/4934 at Casa de Carta at the Woodland, 1101 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village. This is STAC Tournament. All bridge players are welcome. Call 9159296 for information.
Bingo is played at 12:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Quapaw Community Center,
500 Quapaw Ave. Doors open 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.
Levis & Lace Square Dance Club will dance from
7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Royal, 7402 Albert Pike Road. Everyone is welcome. Call Phyllis Keeney,
991-3292, or Betty Hopkins, 7678451, for information. Liberty Ministry meets from 1-2 p.m. Thursdays at Garland Tower, 126 Oriole St., in the activities room. This is a Christ-centered, nondenominational outreach group to all people, especially those with disabilities and their caregivers. All are welcome. The building and meeting area are barrier free. No caregivers will be provided, attendees need to provide for their own special needs, care and transportation. Call Mike, 802-2549, or email
firstname.lastname@example.org, for information.
Water workout classes are held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays 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. Call 623-9922 for information.
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. For time, routes and information, call Dave OBrien, 830-285-5129, or email email@example.com.
Elks Lodge 380, 132 Abbott Place, will serve from the short order menu from 5-7 p.m. today. Members and guests welcome.
Classic exercise, on land rather than water, is held from
8-9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave. Call
623-9922 for information. Singles for Christ meets at
7 p.m. Fridays in the gym at First Assembly of God, 3540 Central Ave. Come for potlucks, games and devotions. Call 501-463-1620 for information or come by.
Life Skills teaches youths
15-18 critical skills, such as budgeting, household maintenance, resume writing, education/career planning, etc., needed to get on the right track to adulthood. Meetings are held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays at Ouachita Children’s Center, 339 Charteroak St.. Call Melissa Draper at 6235591 ext. 10 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up or 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. Call Melba Haynes,
501-538-4124, or Julia Lamb, 501276-2983.