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Dog­wood Lit­er­acy Coun­cil

It is re­ward­ing to be able to as­sist some­one who is try­ing to im­prove their lit­er­acy skills in or­der to help their fam­ily. The Dog­wood Lit­er­acy Coun­cil is in need of more vol­un­teers who would like to be­come a tu­tor. Train­ing and ma­te­ri­als will be pro­vided. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Char­lie at 479-524-4009.

Make your home safe and ac­ces­si­ble

Kind at Heart Min­istries is of­fer­ing help to make homes “safe and ac­ces­si­ble” with ramps, widen­ing doors and build­ing handrails. Fi­nan­cial as­sis­tance may be avail­able. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact 479-373-6281 between the hours of 1 and 5 p.m. or email ser­[email protected] kin­dat­heart.org.

Fundraiser break­fast/band

The Siloam Springs Se­nior Ac­tiv­ity and Well­ness Cen­ter will host a weekly fundraiser break­fast from 8 to 9 a.m. ev­ery Fri­day at the cen­ter, lo­cated at 750 Her­itage Court. The fundraiser is open to all ages. The cen­ter will also host the OK Coun­try Band at 1 p.m. the first Thurs­day of ev­ery month. The per­for­mance is free and open to any­one.

Se­nior Ac­tiv­ity Cen­ter

The Siloam Springs Se­nior Ac­tiv­ity and Well­ness Cen­ter in­vites any­one over the age of 60 to come to the cen­ter for lunch.

The cen­ter is lo­cated at 750 Her­itage Court. Cost for lunch is $3 do­na­tion per meal. There is an ex­er­cise room and game room for guests’ en­joy­ment. If you need a ride, the cen­ter’s van can pick you up. Call 479-524-5735 for more in­for­ma­tion. Menus and ac­tiv­i­ties cal­en­dar is avail­able in the lobby.

Yoga classes

Bridges to Well­ness and the Siloam Springs Parks and Recre­ation Depart­ment are spon­sor­ing Yoga classes. Classes will be 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mon­day nights at the Moss House lo­cated at 311 S. Mount Olive St. The cost for classes is $3. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Sarah Losh at 479-5493143.

While We’re Wait­ing

While We’re Wait­ing is a grief sup­port group de­signed specif­i­cally for par­ents who have lost chil­dren. The group, led by Don and Deon­dra Cham­ber­lain, meets the sec­ond Tues­day of ev­ery month at 6:30 p.m. at Sager Creek Com­mu­nity Church, lo­cated at 1600 Cheri Whit­lock Drive in Siloam Springs. Re­fresh­ments are served. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 479-549-7005.

Grief Sup­port Group

Siloam Springs Re­gional Hospi­tal hosts a Grief Sup­port Group with Don Wlek­lin­ski, APRN, at 6 p.m. ev­ery first and third Fri­day of the month in­side Class­room 1 at 603 N. Progress Ave. in Siloam Springs. The grief sup­port group will not meet in Novem­ber or De­cem­ber, but will re­sume meet­ing in Jan­uary 2019. If you would like to join the group, call 479-220-2772.

Manna Cen­ter Thrift Store

The Manna Cen­ter Thrift Store is now ac­cept­ing credit and debit cards for pur­chases of $10 or more to make it eas­ier for cus­tomers to shop. The store is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon­day through Fri­day and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Satur­day. Cus­tomers can like the thrift store on Face­book or stop by and see what the dol­lar item is for the week. Any­thing over a month old is half price. The Manna Cen­ter is lo­cated at 670 Her­itage Court, be­hind the Se­nior Ac­tiv­ity and Well­ness Cen­ter on Tulsa Street.

Tail­wag­gers seek­ing vol­un­teers, do­na­tions

Tail­wag­gers is seek­ing vol­un­teers to walk dogs and so­cial­ize cats at the city an­i­mal shel­ter. They are also in need of do­na­tions of chewies, rawhides, cat toys and dog har­nesses for the an­i­mal shel­ter. Do­na­tions can be dropped off at the an­i­mal shel­ter lo­cated at 1300 E. Ash­ley St. Call 238-3612 for more in­for­ma­tion.

CrossTrain­ing

CrossTrain­ing is held at 3DPT from 5:30 a.m. to 6:45 a.m. on Mon­days, Wed­nes­days and Fri­days. The group shares in scrip­ture, prays and then has a 45- to 60-minute work­out. The class is free but vol­un­tary do­na­tions can be made to help sup­port the cost of util­i­ties and equip­ment. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Johnny Pittman at 479-220-1967.

Kansas Pub­lic Li­brary

The Kansas Pub­lic Li­brary has lots of ac­tiv­i­ties to en­joy. The li­brary has a “Free­gal Mu­sic Ser­vice” that of­fers over 10,000 mu­sic la­bels from 65 coun­tries. A li­brary pa­tron in good stand­ing may down­load three songs a week for free from https:// eodls.free­gal­mu­sic.com. Re­fresh­ments will be pro­vided. For more news and up­dates, visit the Kansas Pub­lic Li­brary’s Face­book page.

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