Balboa Yacht Club

Join Balboa Yacht Club April 9, Balboa Marina, 10 a.m., members only, “How to dock your boat and four basic knots” class. Free, register at
Down The Hatch Crew gathering, No Host cocktails April 12, 4-6 p.m., Beehive.
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 online 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.
Our next large group event is the Spring Deck Party, April 8 at Mulligans, Ponce de Leon Golf Course. There will be food, fun and hopefully sun.
There are many small group activities available, including card groups, bowling and a monthly newcomer’s dinner.
For more information and opportunity to join us, see our website, Get involved.

Civil War Roundtable

The Hot Springs Civil War Roundtable will have its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Monday, April 2.  
The meeting will be at Home Plate on Highway 7. Join us at 9 for breakfast and social time. The speaker will be Chuck Allen. Topic will be The “unknown great general–William Hardee.”

Computer Club

The Computer Club of HSV is offering two classes this week. Today is Introduction to Google Drive, a hands-on class on what is available in Google Drive.
On Thursday, the class is on MSWord Tips and Tricks.
Both classes meet in room 5 of the Coronado Center where computers are provided for students from 1 to 4 p.m. Registration is $12 for members and $20 for non-members.
A full description of the classes and registration is online at

Hot Springs Village Shrine Club

Hot Springs Village Shrine Club meets the second Tuesday each month in the Ouachita Room of the Woodlands at 5:30 p.m. for social time and dinner. All Shriners and their ladies are welcome. Not necessary to be a Mason. Anyone interested in becoming a Shriner call Gerald Gordy 217-649-2643 or Paul Ross 501-915-9846.
All Shriners are invited to jdinner call the above numbers for reservations.
Anyone knowing someone with any physical condition, call the above, or the hospital at 800-830-0606 for an appointment. No out of pocket expense.

Hot Springs Village Tea Party
The Hot Springs Village Tea Party April 4 meeting is a special combined meeting with the Garland County Tea Party – this should be real exciting.
Lots of candidates will be present to discuss issues and answer your questions.
Venue will be Debra’s Restaurant at Fountain Lake, 5410 Park Ave., 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (buffet type food).

HSV Razorback Club

The HSV Razorback Club’s 30th Annual Golf Tournament is May 9 with a dinner on May 8.
Basketball coach Mike Anderson will be golfing with us. For tournament information, call Jim Webb at 501-915-0920.
To join, email HSV Razorback Club at or visit our website - for a membership form. We can also be reached at PO Box 8422, Hot Springs Village, AR 71910. 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 Roadrunners RV Club

Spring has sprung and it’s time to get on the road again. April 9 will be a meeting and dinner by DJ with attitude adjustment at 5 p.m. The meeting is in building “C” of the new storage facility north of DeSoto at the intersection of Ponce and Andorra Drive. Turn onto Ponce and travel approximately two blocks, turn left into RV storage parking lot.  
For reservations, mail $12/person check payable to HSV Roadrunners to Cheryl Stockton, 88 Mansilla Way, HSV by April 5. Bring chairs, adult beverage (and portable table if available).  
For more information, call Neala Gunderson at 922-8381 or Barbara Bushee at 922-7282.

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.  
The next event at the Hot Springs Village Tennis Center is an Open House on April 22 featuring tennis exhibitions, contests, and a reception.
For information, call the Tennis Center at 501-922-5054.

HSV Woodworkers Club

The club welcomes anyone with an interest in woodworking who wants to get involved with an organization serving the community and its members. There are mentoring programs for all skill levels and projects to work on.  
Visit our newly updated website Attend a meeting or call Rob for more information, 501-226-5188.
Meetings are held monthly at 6:30 p.m. in the Ouachita room, Ponce Center, on the second Wednesday. Meetings start with a business meeting and show and tell time where members present their projects. The main presentation follows.
Come for a visit and stay as a member.

Kiwanis Club of Hot Springs Village

“Our National Parks in photos and art.” Kiwanis will view Jim Knox’s photos and Ken Haley’s artistic renditions of those photos. Kiwanian Dave Welch will introduce the speakers.
Be our guest at 7:30 a.m. for coffee and doughnuts. Let our members tell you about “giving back” the Kiwanis way. It’s an opportunity to learn about the projects and programs Kiwanis supports in our community and for the children of the world. Want to volunteer?
Our regular meeting begins each Thursday at 8 a.m. in Christ Lutheran Church, 103 Ponferrada Way.
For more information, contact Kiwanis president David Olson, 501-922-3221. Like us on Facebook.

Optimist Club of Hot Springs Village

The HSV Optimist Club, not only serves the Village, but has the goal of reaching out to our youth.
We sponsor oratorical and essay competitions, as well as sports activities and a conservation club within the local schools.
For more information, call Steve Eubank at 501-209-2363 or Phil Gustafson at 501-204-4646.

Ouachita Mountain Hikers

Ouachita Mountain Hikers will be hiking 10 miles on the Boy Scout Trail in Petit Jean State Park on Thursday, and 5 miles on the Womble Trail near Story, Arkansas 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 today.

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: