Altrusa International of Hot Springs Village, AR, Inc. will hold its regular monthly meeting at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church on Thursday, Oct. 4. Social begins at 4 p.m. followed by the meeting at 4:45.  
Altrusa is a nonprofit international service organization that strives to make local communities better with a focus on literacy and local community needs.
If you wish to support these projects or learn more about Altrusa, contact Carole Thompson at 922-6552 or Elaine Schroeder at 922-3068.

Animal Welfare League

AWL “No Fleas” Flea Market and Bake Sale on Saturday, Oct. 6 - 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Police Training and Event Center on Balearic Road.
We need household items that you can carry in – kitchen items, seasonal, décor, books, linens. No clothing, but purses and jewelry are welcome, and nothing too large to carry.
Bring your priced items to the Police Training and Event Center the evening before, Friday, Oct. 5 from 5-7 for set up. Proceeds go to animal care to get animals ready for adoption.

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.
Learn how the Fire enhances your reading of books, newspapers, magazines; watch movies and TV shows on your large screen TV; search the web; take, view and store photos; listen to music; use apps to check on your finances, read and send emails, play games, make shopping effortless from your home; get help immediately from a live person at no cost. All on one inexpensive small portable device.
The next meeting is Tuesday Oct. 9. These free classes are sponsored by the Computer Club of Hot Springs Village (

Balboa Yacht Club

Join the Balboa Yacht Club for the following events: 1. Oct. 13, Saturday: Keep HSV Beautiful, additional information and registration on BYC website. 2. Oct. 23, Tuesday: Chili Dump, membership will be emailed with details. 3. Nov. 29, Thursday: Holiday Party, details on BYC website.
Live on Lake Balboa shore or own a boat docked at Balboa Marina (?) ... join our fun/informative Social group. Annual memberships $25 per household. Get more information at or call D.C. Reed 922-6282.

Boomers Rock

Boomers Rock is a social club that provides members with a wide variety of activities to enhance an active lifestyle.
It’s that time of the year again to plan to attend our annual Halloween Party, Boomers Spooktacular IV.
It is one of the major parties of the year. There will be return engagement of “Liquid Kitty” for your dancing and listening pleasure.
There will be things to eat to and fun, fun, fun. It will take place on Oct. 31, at 6:30 p.m. at the Coronado Center.
Costumes are optional but fun is mandatory. It is a members-only event, so don’t be afraid. Go to our website, to register, or join.

Chicago Cubs Fan Club

The next Cubs Fan Club meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 3 at noon at The Home Plate Café. Come cheer them on.

Desoto Women’s Club

Desoto Women’s Club’s October program will be a style show with fashions from Chico’s.
Mandy Way, manager of Chico’s, Hot Springs will present the latest Chico’s fashions. Six DWC ladies will model these latest outfits!
DWC will meet at 10 a.m., Oct. 10, at Diamante Country Club for a social period with a brief business meeting at 10:30, followed by the Chico’s Fashion Show and lunch.
The menu will be Chinese chicken salad with coffee and hot or iced tea included. Lunch is $17, including tax and tip; cash or checks only, payable to DWC.
Reservations can be made by calling Judy Nutter, 915-9795 or Sharon Tyler, 204-4783. DWC meets the second Wednesday of each month. Guests are always welcome.

Diamond Squares Square Dance Club

Diamond Squares Square Dance Club dances most Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 at Pines Nursing and Rehab Center, 610 Carpenter Dam Rd., Hot Springs. Gordon White, caller. Casual dress. All square dancers welcome. Call 922-0803 for more information.

Eagle Wings Motorcycle Group

A Chapter of GWRRA, a motorcycle rider group based out of Hot Springs/HSV, Arkansas.  
All brands of motorcycles and trikes are in this group. Several rides planned every week. There’s a monthly meeting on the third Saturday of each month (except December), in the meeting room at the Home Plate Café. Breakfast at 9 a.m. to visit among the members and visitors, meeting at 10, usually followed by a ride.  
If interested, or have questions, call Don Hewett at 501-655-6290. Visit the website at http://www.eaglewings

Hot Springs Village Progressive Connections Club

Connect with others at the upcoming Progressive Connections Happy Hour. This free event is set for Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 8-10 p.m. at the Beehive Neighborhood Hangout, located at 220 Minorca Rd.
The group is looking for someone to help with grant writing. Contribute to the group’s fundraising efforts for the Fountain Lake and Jessieville Fire Departments here: Annual membership is only $45 per person or $60 per family, (two members).
For more information about upcoming events, fundraising or membership options, go to

HSV Concerts Association

Purchase 2018-2019 season membership for only $115 to enjoy all of the great upcoming concerts at, 501-922-4231 or in person at the Ponce de Leon ticket office Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Individual tickets are also available.
Upcoming concerts include: Ethan Bortnick (Nov. 14-16), Dallas String Quartet (Jan. 16-18), Farewell Angelina (March 13-15) and Atlantic City Boys (April 17-19).

HSV Players

Let the Players entertain you - Purchase your tickets for the HSV Players’ production of “Mom’s Gift,” coming to Hot Springs Village Nov. 18-20 at www.HSVTicke
The HSV Players meet the first Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Ouachita Building, rooms A and B at the Ponce de Leon Center, 1101 DeSoto Blvd. There are no residency requirements and membership dues are only $15 annually.
For more information, go to or Facebook: https://www.fac

Optimist Club

The Optimist Club of HSV, 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

On Thursday Oct. 4, Ouachita Mountain Hikers will be hiking eight miles on the Ouachita Trail.  The club will also be hiking six miles on the LOViT trail Saturday, Oct. 6.  
Check the hike flash, schedule and calendar on our website or contact the club at for additional information on these and other upcoming OMH club hike activities.”

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 Oct. 23.

Retired and Current Law- Enforcement Officers

Retired and Current Law- Enforcement Officers are invited to attend Breakfast/Coffee every third Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Home-Plate Café located on Highway 7. (Back Room) for a very informal conversation.
Any questions contact Andrew Jones, Jr. at 501-915-9822.


Is your check in the mail? We will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at the Police Training Academy on Ponderosa Lane. We will enjoy a DJ catered meal and share RV stories.
Checks ($12/person) payable to HSV Roadrunners should be sent to Mary Seitz, 66 Marinero Way, HSV, by Oct. 4 to reserve your spot.

Rotary Club

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.”
Speaker this week is essica Franklin speaking about the Cedar Mountain Boys and Girls Club Winter Gala.
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 Bob Sweeten at 501-920-3772, visit our website at or like us on facebook@hsv.rotary.

Scrappin’-with Barb

If you enjoy scrap- booking 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 501-922-3776 for more information.

The Village Chorale

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 Village Chorale presents two concerts yearly at Woodlands Auditorium, performances at Garvan 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, request audition by calling Dr. Tom Bolton, music director, at 502-889-1520 for further information.

The Village Men’s Chorus

The Men’s Chorus performs a variety of acapella and accompanied choral music in a variety of styles. The Men’s 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: https://hsvmens

Village Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

If you have any questions about Parkinson’s Disease, come to one of our meetings. We should be able to answer most questions. And it can feel good to know that there are others with the same problems that you have.  
The Village PD Support Group meets at 11:45 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Mt 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.

Village Pines Garden Club

Tuesday, Oct. 2, we meet at the Coronado Community Center at 11a.m. with grass roots, lunch is at noon, guest speaker at 12:30, meeting at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
Mark your calendar for Thursday Oct. 4 for the mum pickup. Garden Club members will be available between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Christ of the Hills Methodist Church parking lot on Balearic to load your big, beautiful mums.
For more information call Linda Shay, president at 407-491-2583.