American Legion Post 123

American Legion Post 123 meets on the third Tuesday of each month in the Fellowship Hall at Faith Lutheran Church, 1196 DeSoto Blvd.
Free coffee and doughnuts are available at 8 a.m. and the general meeting begins at 8:30.
You can join the American Legion if you have had at least one day of active military duty during a recognized period of war or conflict and were honorably discharged or are still serving honorably.
For information on joining, benefits, and eligibility, contact Garry Berry at 501-209-0429 or Mary Erdman at 501-922-6287.

Animal Welfare League

“No Fleas” Flea Market and Bake Sale is April 21. Profit at these sales is substantial for AWL. Find gently used items that can be easily transported - no clothes except accessories, no large furniture. AWL is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit - donations are tax deductible. Bring items, including baked goods, with prices marked at garage sale levels to Police Training and Event Center on Balearic Road, corner of Ponderosa, at 8 a.m. April 21. Shopping is from 9 a.m. until noon. For questions, call Beverly Fitzpatrick at 214-632-5314..

Balboa Yacht Club

Join Balboa Yacht Club for “Down the Hatch“ crew, Thursday, Balboa Lounge. No Host Cocktails 4-6 p.m., members and guests
April 9, Balboa Marina, 10 a.m., members only, “How to dock your boat and four basic knot tying” class, free, register at
April 20, Balboa Pavilion, 5:30 p.m. Fish Fry Plus, guests and members. Registration required at
Live on Lake Balboa, own a watercraft or one stored at Balboa Marina... join our fun social group. Annual memberships $25 per household. Get more information at or  D.C. Reed 922-6282.

Boomers Rock    

Boomers Rock is a social club that provides members a wide variety of activities to enhance active lifestyles.
Upcoming events:
• A Day at the Races, Friday at Oaklawn. Enjoy food and fun, betting the ponies or just cheering.
• A Taste of the Town, Tuesday, March 27, this month at the Back Porch Grill, on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs.
• Spring Deck Party, April 8 at Mulligans, Ponce deLeon golf course. Always a popular event, a great chance to meet new people.
For more information, and the opportunity to join us, see our website,’s have some fun.

Diamond Squares

Renee Steinpreis will be offering a class “Intro to iPhone and iPad” for the Computer Club of HSV today from 1-4 p.m. in room 5 of Coronado Center. Cost to attend is $12 for members, $20 for non-members. Visit to register.
The club will hold its monthly general meeting on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in room 6 of Coronado Center.  It is preceded by a help session and social at 6. Topic for discussion is maintenance of your PC—scrubbing your hard drive of unusable data fragments slowing down your PC.

Diamond Squares

Diamond Squares Western Square Dance Club dances most Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Garland Nursing and Rehab Center, 610 Carpenter Dam Road, Hot Springs. Gordon White is the caller.  
The club is currently teaching new dancers, with Mainstream dances between and after the teaching tips. Visiting dancers are always welcome.
For more information, call 922-0803, or visit

HSV Razorback Club

The HSV Razorback Club invites you to join other Hog fans passionate about supporting our Razorback student-athletes and calling those Hogs. Our golf tournament is May 9 with a dinner on May 8.
Email HSV Razorback Club at or visit club for a membership form. We can also be reached at PO Box 8422, Hot Springs Village, AR 71910. Joining is easy and everyone is welcome.
Memberships run Jan. 1 to Dec. 31. Yearly local club dues are $15 per person.
Send check payable to HSVRC to the above mailing address.

HSV Tennis Association

The HSV Tennis Association consists of more than 300 members of all skill levels, from beginners to professionals.
We welcome you to join and participate in the events we hold throughout the year, which include weekly league play, scrambles, and tournaments that feature doubles, singles, and mixed doubles competition.  
Our next event is a “Free for All” starting Monday that offers free tennis lessons for adults over a two-week period. Racquets will be provided to those who need them.  
For information, call the Tennis Center at 501-922-5054.

Kiwanis Club of Greater Hot Springs Village

On Monday, John Weidert, chairman of HSV POA board of directors will discuss his experiences as a board member.
Be our guest at 7:30 a.m., each Monday morning for coffee and doughnuts at Village United Methodist Church, 200 Carmona Road. The regular meeting begins at 8 a.m.
It’s an opportunity to learn about the projects and programs Kiwanis supports in our community and for the children of the world. Do you want to become a member?
For more information, contact Kiwanis president Dottie Williams at (501) 915-9116. Also visit

Lupus Foundation of Arkansas Inc.

Lupus Foundation of Arkansas Inc., Hot Springs Support Group Meeting will be held today at 6:30 p.m. at Levi Hospital in the boardroom located at 300 Prospect Ave.
Guest speaker will be Dr. David Kiessling. His topic will be Foot and Ankle Problems.  Parking is in the rear.
The boardroom is to the right once you have entered the rear door. Park on the lower level if you are unable to do steps. Al meetings are free and open to the public.  You do not have to be a lupus patient to attend.

Ouachita Mountain Hikers

Ouachita Mountain Hikers will be hiking 7 miles on Buckeye Mountain on Thursday, and 5.5 miles in Hot Springs National Park on Saturday.
Contact the club at for additional information.

Pink-Ribbon Sisters
We are all breast cancer survivors who gather together to share information and support one another. If you have or previously had breast cancer, we welcome you.
Meetings are the fourth Tuesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. in the Mt. Carmel dining room at 540 Ponce de Leon Drive. The next meeting is Tuesday, March 27.

Retired and Current Law-Enforcement Officers

Retired and Current Law-Enforcement Officers are invited to attend Breakfast/Coffee the third Tuesday of each month, at 9:30 a.m. at the Home Plate Café on Highway 7, in the back room, for a very informal conversation.
Any questions, contact Andrew Jones, Jr., 915-9822.

Rotary Club of Hot Springs Village

The Rotary Club of Hot Springs Village meets weekly for fun, fellowship and presentations by interesting guest speakers. We are a collection of community leaders, business professionals and volunteers who want to make a difference in our community and believe in the Rotary motto “Service Above Self”.
Come join us at Good Samaritan Society’s Lodge (121 Cortez Road) on Thursday mornings for breakfast at 6:30 with the meeting to follow at 7.
For more information, call Steve Wright at 913-908-2357, visit our website at, or like us on facebook at

with Barb

If you enjoy scrapbooking or would like to learn, come join us in the fun. It’s a wonderful way to preserve memories and meet new friends.
Contact Barb Walker at 922-3776 for more information.

The Village

Singers interested in choral singing are invited to audition for The Village Chorale. We are a 40-voice mixed chorus singing standard choral literature in many styles.
The chorale presents two concerts yearly at Woodlands Auditorium, performances at Garvan Woodland Gardens, and with the ASO in their annual “Christmas in the Village” concert.
We rehearse every Monday evening at 6 in the choir room of Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines.
If you read music and would like to be part of our group, call Ellen Nagode, music director, to request an audition at 922-1893 or for further information.

Village Men’s Chorus

The Village Men’s Chorus performs a variety of a cappella and accompanied choral music in a variety of styles.
The chorus presents a Christmas and spring concert with other appearances, including the Garvan Woodland Gardens and Woodlands Auditorium.
The chorus is under the direction of Jim Kelly, accompanied by Earl Wilde. We rehearse weekly on Wednesday mornings from 8:30-10:30 at Christ of the Hills Methodist Church.
This is a non-auditioned group; however, prior choral singing experience is necessary background experiences for this group.
Contact Jim Kelly at 501-915-0407 for more information. Visit our website at: