CLUB NEWS Bluebird Society
Bella Vista Andante Music Club
The Bella Vista Andante Music Club will be hosting its “New Beginnings” luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 5, at noon. All who believe in the power of music and wish to share the joy are invited. It will be held at the Highland Christian Church (DOC) located at 1500 Forest Hills Blvd. (Hwy 279) in Bella Vista. Following lunch, a special presentation, “American Women Composers,” will be given by Gloria Febro Grilk, currently serving the American Federation of Music Clubs on the Council of Presidents.
Please be sure to leave your name and phone number with an RSVP at 479-855-7652.
The Kingsdale Squares will not dance, Monday, Sept. 4. The next dance will be held Sept. 11 at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. There will be a mainstream workshop at 6:30 p.m. prior to the dance.
For information, contact Bill Allen at 479-876-5066.
Bella Vista Decorative Artists
The Bella Vista Decorative Artists meet at 9 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month to have a business meeting and painting session at Wishing Spring Studio (8862 W. McNelly Road — next to Walgreens).
The purpose of the chapter is to stimulate interest and appreciation for the art of painting. BVDA does a variety of service projects. This year, we are working with the Village House in Bella Vista, Children’s Shelte, and Memory Boxes for local hospitals. Each month BVDA has a chapter member or a visiting national artist teach an art project in acrylics, oils, watercolor, or mixed mediums. Painters of all skill levels make up the BVDA Chapter. Visitors are welcome.
For more information, call Marge Macedo at 479-531-1231.
TOPS No. 532
TOPS Chapter 532 meets every Saturday morning at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Weigh in time is 8:309 a.m. with the meeting beginning at 9 a.m. Visitors and new members are welcome.
For information, attend one of the weekly meetings.
Sunrise Rotary Club
The Bella Vista Sunrise Rotary Club has a breakfast meeting every Wednesday at 7 a.m. in the Concordia Main Building, 1 Concordia Drive, Bella Vista. Guests are welcome.
For more information, call Sean at 417-455-6654.
The nesting season for this year’s bluebirds is just about over. The Bella Vista Bluebird Society needs your backyard counts for birds that have fledged. Report not only bluebirds but any species that has fledged in your yard or trail.
Call your totals in to Leon Wehmeyer at 479-855-1642 or email to email@example.com.
Bella Vista Homesteaders
The Bella Vista Homesteaders will gather at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, at Concordia of Bella Vista. Mae Miskimen will present our program on her remarkable impression of Minnie Pearl.
For more information, call Lois Adams at 479-876-2460.
Pride of the Ozarks Barbershop Chorus
Pride of the Ozarks Chorus will meet at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Arkansas Arts Academy High School, 506 W. Poplar St., Rogers. Pride of the Ozarks is a member of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America, also known as the Barbershop Harmony Society. Pride of the Ozarks is an all-male a Capella singing organization.
For more information, call Jim Nugent at 479-855-7980 or 479621-3372.
Bella Vista Women’s Chorus invites singers from the area to join them. All are welcome with no tryouts or experience needed. The chorus performs classical, pop, folk and show tunes. Rehearsals are at 12:45 p.m. Mondays in the music room of the Bella Vista First United Methodist Church. The chorus is available to sing at club meetings and events.
For more information, call Gracie at 479-715-6154 or check out www.WomensChorusBV.org.
Is the shower the only venue for your singing talent? Join the Bella Vista Men’s Chorus. The club meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday in the choir room at First Methodist Church on Boyce Drive.
For information, call 479-2685391 or come on Monday nights.
Tops Chapter 532 elected new officers for 2018. L To R: back row: Jeanne Crowley, Jo Hubbert, Louise Working, Barb Bregel, Rosemary Gallea. Front: Carol Rae.