Amazon Kindle Fire Users’ Group

The purpose of the Amazon Kindle Fire Users’ Group is for you to get full use and enjoyment of your tablet computer.
Meetings are on the second Tuesday of each month from 1-3 p.m. at the Village Church of Christ, 210 Balboa Road. The next meeting is Tuesday, April 10. Put this date on your calendar. These classes are sponsored by the Computer Club of Hot Springs Village. They are free and there is no need to sign up.
Meeting announcements are emailed prior to each meeting. If you would like to be on the invitation list, contact Erwin Hoeft at

Animal Welfare League

Although AWL always has pets in foster care since the Shelter Adoption Center has limited space, our kennels are overflowing. We desperately need dog fosters, even if a temporary foster, and we can always use more cat fosters, too.
Your commitment is simple: provide love and attention — AWL provides all food, supplies, and medical care. That’s a small but satisfying investment by you to help save a pet’s life.
Call Shelley Shepherd for information about fostering dogs at 314-520-8674 or Nancy Jones for fostering cats at 922-6444. AWL always appreciates the support by Villagers.

Balboa Yacht Club

Join Balboa Yacht Club Saturday, at Balboa Marina at 10 a.m. for a members only free class on “How to dock your boat and tie four basic knots.” Register at
A Down The Hatch Crew gathering, No Host cocktails on April 12, from 4-6 p.m., at Beehive.
A fish fry, for guests and members, will be at 5:30 p.m. April 20, at Balboa Pavilion. Registration required at the club’s website.
If you live on Lake Balboa, own a watercraft or have one stored at Balboa Marina, join our group. Annual memberships are $25 per household.
For more information, visit the website or call D.C. Reed at 922-6282.

Boomers Rock

Boomers Rock is a social club that strives to provide our members a wide variety of activities to enhance an active lifestyle. We currently have 400 members.
One of our most popular events is the Fish Fry and Scavenger Hunt.
It will be held April 21 at 4 p.m., at Cortez Pavilion.
For golfers, there is small group opportunity starting April 29 at Isabella.
Couples and singles are welcome.
There will be a Full Moon Beach party April 30 at Balboa Beach.
Members and prospective members can get more information at our website,  

Computer Club

The Computer Club of HSV is offering two classes this week. Both meet from 1 to 4 p.m. in room 5 of the Coronado Community Center and have a cost of $12 for club members $20 for non-members.
Today’s class is iPhone Photography and Thursday’s class is Android Photography.  Bring your own device, email address and passwords to the class.
For more information and to register, visit

Crystal Chimes Chorus

The Crystal Chimes Chorus is a member of Sweet Adelines International, Region 25. We are a fun-loving, energetic group of ladies who sing acapella four-part harmony for over two decades.
We perform concerts in Hot Springs Village and Hot Springs, including the Garvan Woodland Gardens. We meet on Tuesdays, from 1 - 4 p.m. at Christ of the Hills Methodist Church. You do not need to read music to sing with us. We use CDs to help us learn our music.
Contact Judy Pugh at 817-714-5716 for more information. Visit our website at

Evening Lions  

The HSV Evening Lions Club will meet Thursday, at El Jimador, 107 DeSoto Center Drive off Calella Road.
The schedule includes a social and buffet beginning at 5 p.m. with meeting starting at 6.
The agenda includes some regular club business and a program by Richard Theobald entitled “Working on the Shuttle Arm for the Space Program.”
Guests are always welcome. Anyone interested in joining HSV Evening Lions, contact president Nell Rockett at 870-722-4633 or membership director Pete Beck at 501-226-0034.

HSV Lawn Bowling Club

Would you like to try a fun, social activity that is low-impact? Then come try lawn bowling. We play on a large outdoor rink located off Toledo Drive across from the dog park. All ages can play. Join us for open play: May-September: Monday/Wednesday/Friday at 9 a.m., and Monday/Thursday at 7 p.m.
October-April: Monday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday at 1:30 p.m. We have all the equipment and will give you free instruction.
We have many social activities throughout the year and we always have a great time. Check our website at for more information and videos.

HSV Roadrunners RV Club

Your RV should be on the road. . . and so should you. Join us for our next meeting on Monday at 5 p.m. Attitude adjustment with dinner at 6 prepared by DJ. We will meet in Building “C” of the new storage facility north of DeSoto at the Ponce/Andorra Drive intersection. Turn left onto Ponce and travel approximately 2 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 Thursday. 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

The April 10 meeting will feature Doug Stowe. He began his career as a woodworker in 1976, making custom furniture and small boxes. An “Arkansas Lliving Treasure”, he will discuss box making and other woodworking subjects. Check him out at
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, beginning with a short business meeting and show and tell time where members present their projects. Then the main presentation follows.
Come for a visit and stay as a member. Visit us at

Kiwanis Club of Greater Hot Springs Village

Be our guest at 7:30 a.m., each Monday morning for coffee and doughnuts at Village United Methodist Church at 200 Carmona Road. The regular meeting begins at 8 a.m. It’s 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?
The next meeting will be held Monday. For more information, contact Kiwanis president Dottie Williams at 915-9116.

Kiwanis Club of Hot Springs Village

“Pardon me, Boy. Is that the Chattanooga Choo Choo?” Murphy Tetley, president of the Garden Train Club will present “Garden Trains.”
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.

Men’s Cooking Club

The Men’s Cooking Club of Hot Springs Village will hold their April meeting on April 12 at 10:30 a.m. (the second Thursday of the month) at Christ of the Hills Methodist Church. The theme for the April luncheon “carta” will be South of the Border food. You can count on a wonderful meal cooked by the Blue Team. Join us for great food, fellowship, and fun.
For information call, 922-5921 or 922-1015.

Men’s Village Garden Club of Hot Springs Village

The next Men’s Village Garden Club meeting will be held tomorrow morning at the River Valley Nursery in West Little Rock.
Our meeting will begin at 10:20 a.m. Note the location and time of our meeting has changed. April Higgins will speak about, “Newly Available Plant Selections”. Light snacks and coffee will follow Higgins’ presentation
As always we invite members, guests, and anyone interested in gardening to attend this and our other monthly meetings.
Visit our website http/ or email us at with any questions.

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.

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.
The next meeting is April 24.

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

Scenic 7 Rotary Club

Scenic 7 Rotary Club of North Garland County is a small club striving to make a big impact, both locally and around the globe. Members meet weekly on Thursdays for lunch, networking, and informative speakers. This week’s program on Thursday will feature Don Pierce, athletic director of Lakeside School District.
Visitors are always welcome at Charlie’s Pizza Pub, 127 McNeely Circle. Club members start arriving at 11:30 to visit and order from the menu.  Meeting begins at noon, concludes by 1 p.m.
Follow club activity at ary. For more information, call Barb Mitchell, 501-922-9004.

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:

Village Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

Had Parkinson’s Disease for a while? Don’t know what to do? We will try to help you with information about what to expect.
The Village PD Support Group meets at 11:45 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Mount Carmel, just outside the Balboa Gate.  You may stay for lunch ($7).  Call Bob Jones at 922-0638 by the Tuesday before to make a lunch reservation.