Tri-Lakes calendar of events starting Nov. 3

Published November 3, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.
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Nov. 3

Monday Afternoon Book Club

BRYANT — The Monday Afternoon Book Club will meet at 1 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library to discuss the club’s chosen title. The group is open to adults 18 and older. For more information, call (501) 847-2166.

Benton Book Club

BENTON — The Benton Book Club will meet at 5 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library to discuss the club’s chosen title. The group is open to adults 18 and older. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Saving Money for the Holidays

BENTON — Kris Elliott of the Saline County Cooperative Extension Service will lead a class for anyone interested in learning strategies for saving money during the holidays. The class will meet at 6 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. Attendance is first-come, first-served. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Handbell Ringers Concert

ARKADELPHIA — Ouachita Baptist University will present the Ouachita Handbell Ringers in a fall concert, Ringers in the Round, at 7:30 p.m. in the McClellan Hall rotunda. For more information, call (870) 245-5133.

Nov. 4

Wind Ensemble Concert

ARKADELPHIA — The Ouachita Baptist University Division of Music will host a concert featuring the Ouachita Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. in the Jones Performing Arts Center. The free concert is open to the public. A live webcast of the performance will be posted at obu.edu/band. For more information, call (870) 245-5137.

Nov. 5

Arkansas Hospice Luncheon

HOT SPRINGS — Arkansas Hospice Hot Springs will hold a luncheon to honor two volunteers, Mary Schultze and her therapy dog, Reese, at 11 a.m. at the Arkansas Hospice Hot Springs Inpatient Center. Schultze and Reese have made 100 visits to terminal patients. For more information, contact Kelli Hall at (501) 318-9992 or khall@arkansashospice.org.

Ouachita Speaker Series

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — Bart Chilton, a commissioner at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will present Reasonable Responsibilities: Corporate Culture, Tumultuous Technologies and the Candu U at 7 p.m. in the Ouachita Activities Building of the Ponce de Leon Center. General admission is $12. Tickets are available online at hsvTicketSales.com or at the Ponce Center office, 1101 DeSoto Blvd., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, go to OuachitaSpeakerSeries.com.

Gardening Workshop

HOT SPRINGS — Join Fort Smith Rose Society President Ralph Cooper fora workshop on roses from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Magnolia Room of Garvan Woodland Gardens. Cooper maintains 520 rose bushes and will share information on the basics, including the right kind of soil, planting roses and building beds, and diseases and pests. After the presentation, a stroll in the gardens will offer a hands-on approach to rose gardening. The workshop is free to Garvan Gardens members and $10 per adult for nonmembers. Advance registration is required. For more information or to register, call (501) 262-9300.

Garden Tai Chi

HOT SPRINGS — Kathy Packard from the Oaklawn Center on Aging will teach a class on tai chi from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on the Edmondson Great Lawn of Garvan Woodland Gardens. Attendees are asked to wear loose, comfortable clothing and can be barefoot or wear soft shoes that do not restrict movement of the feet. Admission is free to Garvan Gardens members and $10 per adult for nonmembers. The rain location is the Magnolia Room. For more information or to enroll in this class, call the Oaklawn Center on Aging at (501) 623-0020.

Theater Time Thursday

BRYANT — All are invited to enjoy a family-friendly movie selected for ages 12 and under at 4 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 847-2166.

Creative Writing

BRYANT — Jennifer Watson will teach creative writing for ages 16 and older at 6 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. No registration is required. For more information, call (501) 847-2166.

Village Genealogical Society Meeting

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The Hot Springs Village Genealogical Society will meet at 2 p.m. in Room 6 of the Coronado Community Center. Speaker Mary Reid Warner will give a presentation, and door prizes will be awarded. For more information, call Celinda Chapman at (501) 922-3258.

Nov. 8

Stepping Up for Ouachita Luncheon

ARKADELPHIA — Ouachita Baptist University will honor Mary Shambarger, professor emerita of music, at the fourth annual Stepping Up for Ouachita luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Chenal Valley Country Club in Little Rock. Tickets for the luncheon are $125 per person with a limited number of tickets still available. For more information about attending or serving as a sponsor of this year’s event, contact development@obu.edu or (870) 245-5169.

Craft Class: Ribbon Turkey

BENTON — Adults 18 and up are invited to make a ribbon turkey at 10 a.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. The class will be led by a member of the Saline County Cooperative Extension Homemakers Group. Supplies will be provided, and no registration is required. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

To submit a school or community event for the Tri-Lakes Calendar of Events, mail information to Calendar of Events, Tri-Lakes Edition, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, AR, 72203; fax to (501) 378-3500; or email to tlnews@arkansasonline.com. Deadlines for calendar-item submissions are noon Friday for Thursday editions and noon Tuesday for Sunday editions.

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