At their April meeting, the Hot Springs/Hot Springs Village branch of AAUW will hear a presentation by Maddie Spickard, of the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas. She will share her experience at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders.
The meeting will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Village Church, 403 Barcelona, tomorrow at 1 p.m.
The public is invited. For more information on this meeting, contact Mary Jane Atwood at 915-0206.
The mission of the American Association of University Women is to promote equity for women and girls, and to encourage lifelong education and positive societal change.
For more information about AAUW, contact Karen Vinyard at 915-0054.

Animal Welfare League

“No Fleas” Flea Market – Donate unwanted, gently used household items and gently worn or new shoes.
Bring your priced items between 8-9 a.m. on Saturday to the Police Training and Event Center on Balearic. The sale is from 9 a.m. to noon.
Salvation Army or Restore will pick up unsold items that we do not keep. Your donations are tax-deductible and greatly appreciated. Our last sale netted more than $2,000 just from a sale of unwanted household items.
Help AWL gain profit that will directly benefit homeless, abandoned cats and dogs so AWL can save them all.

Balboa Yacht Club

Join Balboa Yacht Club for the following events: 1. Down The Hatch Crew, No Host cocktails May 10, location to be determined. 2. Friday, (Balboa Pavilion) 5:30 p.m. Fish Fry Plus; guest and members. Registration required at www.bychsv.com 3. May 27, Moonshiner/BYC Lighted Boat Parade, 9 p.m. Register your participation at the Fish Fry.
Live on Lake Balboa, own a watercraft or one stored at Balboa Marina? ... join our fun social group. Annual memberships $25 per household.
For more information, visit www.bychsv.com or call D. C. Reed 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.
Our popular annual Fish Fry and Scavenger Hunt will be held on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Cortez Pavilion.
One of our newest small groups is Boomers Golf which will play the last Sunday of every month. Our first play day is April 29 at Isabella. All skill levels are welcome.
The Full Moon Beach party is April 30 at Balboa Beach.
Members can get information and register for these events at BoomersRockHSV.com.

Computer Club

There are two classes and one free help session being offered by the Computer Club of HSV this week.
The classes are today, Google Contacts, Email, and Calendar and tomorrow, Facebook.  
The classes meet from 1-4 p.m. in room 5 of the Coronado Center where computers are provided for student use.
Cost is $12 for club members, $20 for non-members. Register online at www.cchsv.org.
The free session is a Drop-in Help session on Thursday, at 1 p.m. at Village Church of Christ on Balboa. Bring any computer concerns you may have.

Democratic Club of HSV

The Democratic Club of Hot Springs Village will hold its quarterly meeting on Friday, April 27 at Coronado Center, 150 Ponderosa Lane.
Democratic candidates look forward to engaging in discussions with members and guests during pre-meeting time 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Refreshments and beverages will be served.
The meeting begins at 4 p.m. and will include speakers and bylaw revision approval. Everyone interested is invited to attend.

Democratic Party of Garland Co.

The Democratic Party of Garland County will host guest speaker Jesse Gibson at its monthly membership meeting tomorrow at the headquarters, 608 W. Grand Ave., Hot Springs.
There will be an opportunity to socialize beginning at 5 p.m. before the formal meeting is called to order at 5:30. All are welcome to attend.
The president-elect of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, Gibson will talk about Issue 1, “The Arkansas Cap on Attorney’s Fee and Damages Awards in Lawsuits Amendment,” which will appear on the ballot in November.
“We encourage the public to come learn about this important ballot issue from an expert in the field,” said DPGC vice chair Dave Reagan.
For more information, visit www.garlandcountydemocrats.org.

Diamond Squares Western Square Dance Club

Diamond Squares Western Square Dance Club dances most Thursdays at The Pines Nursing and Rehab Center (formerly known as Garland Nursing and Rehab Center.) Only the name of the facility has changed. The address is 610 Carpenter Dam Road, Hot Springs.
Sometimes referred to as “Pines Two” or “Pines South,” it is the second Pines as you head south on Carpenter Dam Road. Look for the Square Dance  sign at the driveway.
Dances are Thursday evenings, 6:30-8:30, called by Gordon White. A new dancer program is currently under way, with Mainstream dance tips between and after the teaching tips. All square dancers are welcome.
For more information, call 922-0803 or email white3297@hotmail.com.

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 Joseph Graham talking about his work as an attorney and prosecutor in Garland County.
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 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 is Village Team Tennis on April 29. For information about the Association and the Coronado Tennis Center, call 501-922-5054.

Kiwanis Club of Greater Hot Springs Village

Our speaker on April 9, was Blair Oram, who gave an very interesting talk about being a financial adviser.
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?
The next meeting will be held Monday. For more information, contact Kiwanis president Dottie Williams at 915-9116.

Kiwanis Club of Hot Springs Village

“Hmmmmm?” Toni Spears and Deleen Davidson will present “The Muse Project.”
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 the Christ Lutheran Church, 103 Ponferrada Way. For more information, contact Kiwanis president David Olson, 922-3221. Like us on Facebook.

Merry Mixers Dance Club

The Merry Mixers next dance will be on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Coronado Center, featuring the unique music of Larry House. This is a favorite event for the group.
The Merry Mixers dance to live music on the third Saturday of each month. There is something for everyone including ballroom, swing, Latin, rock, and country music. Bring your own snacks and there is a cash bar.
A short lesson is held at 7 with dancing from 7:30-10. Monthly memberships are available at the door.
For more information call 915-8111.

Optimist Club

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 conducting trail maintenance on the Ouachita National Recreation Trail on Thursday, and five miles on the Ouachita Trail near Lake Sylvia Recreation Area on Saturday.
Contact the club at hikersnews@gmail.com if you would like to participate or for additional information about the club.

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 in Hot Springs Village.  
The next meeting is Tuesday April 24.

Retired and Current Law-Enforcement Officers

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

Roadrunners RV Club

Olé. Join us for a fiesta at our next meeting at El Jimador on May 14, at 5 p.m.
The menu includes a fajita buffet of shrimp, chicken, or beef with chips and salsa. Taco salad is also available. Cost is $12/person with reservations made to Nancy Gilbert by May 10, 915-8305.

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”.
Please come join us at Good Samaritan Society’s Lodge (121 Cortez Road) on Thursday mornings for breakfast at 6:30 a.m. with the meeting to follow at 7.
For more information, call Steve Wright at 913-908-2357, visit our website at www.hsvrotary.org. or like us on facebook at www.facebook.com/hsvrotary.

Scenic 7 Rotary

Scenic 7 Rotary Club is a small club striving to make a big impact, both locally and around the globe. Members meet on Thursdays for lunch, networking, and informative speakers.
This week Alissa Oates, Jessieville native and owner of REstructure, will share how an early Rotary scholarship encouraged her to pursue a passion for design.
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 Facebook.com/Scenic7Rotary. For more information, call Barb Mitchell, 922-9004.


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 922-3776 for more information.

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 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.

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 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 o’clock in the choir room of Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines.
If you read music and would like to be part of our group, or for more information, call music director Ellen Nagode at 922-1893 to request an audition.

Village Art Club

The Village Art Club meets Saturday at 9 a.m., room 6 at the Coronado Center.
After a short business meeting and refreshments, member Kathy Silva will teach a class on Dichroic Glass. You must have pre-registered for this class and paid Kathy your $20 registration fee.
A simple supply list will be eblasted prior to the class. Bring color and design ideas and prepare to have some fun.
Visitors are welcome and encouragrd to attend.
For more information about the club, call president Cindy Ridgway, 915-9272 and/or check us out on Facebook at hiips://www.facebook.comHSVillageArtClub to see the project Kathy will be teaching.

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 Men’s Chorus is under the direction of Jim Kelly, accompanied by Earl Wilde. We rehearse weekly on Wednesday mornings from 8:30-10:30 a.m. 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 915-0407 for more information. Visit our website at: https://hsvmenschorus.org/.

VMUG - Village Mac Users Group

The Village Mac Users Group will meet at 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 17, in the Coronado Center, room 6. A brief business meeting will be followed by an educational presentation by John Froning.
The topic will be “Pages.” There are lots of new features in the new 7.0 version. The app of the month is “Keychain.”
We will have time for Question and Answers.
Members are eligible to win a door prize. Visitors are welcome. For more information, visit www.villagemug.com.