Monday Afternoon Book Club
BENTON — Patrons ages 18 and up are invited to the Monday Afternoon Book Club from 1-3:30 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.
BENTON — Master Gardener Becky McPeake will present a program titled Dealing With Pesky Wildlife at 6:30 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.
Wednesday – Aug. 12
2018 Forrest Wood Cup
HOT SPRINGS — Fishing League Worldwide, in conjunction with Visit Hot Springs and the state of Arkansas, will present the world championship of professional bass fishing Friday through Aug. 12 on Lake Ouachita. In conjunction with the Forrest World Cup, the Bass Federation’s Junior World Championship will return to Lake Hamilton on Wednesday through Saturday. Country star Justin Moore will give a free concert at 4 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Hot Springs Convention Center, 134 Convention Blvd. For more information, visit flwfishing.com.
Special Guest Storytime
BENTON — Tinkergarten, a local nature-based educational program aimed to get young children and their families outside to learn and play together, will present a Kings and Queens of Wild Things storytime at 10:30 a.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.
Meteor Showers Program
BENTON — The Central Arkansas Astronomical Society will present a program about meteor showers at 6 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. The program is in preparation for the Perseid Meteor Shower, which will be visible at night from Saturday through Aug. 13. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.
Yoga at the Library
BENTON — Yoga practitioners of all skill levels, ages 18 and up, are invited to a free yoga class at 6 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. Attendees are asked to bring a mat and bottle of water. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.
Thursday and Friday Book Sale
BENTON — A used book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. The event will feature fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, DVDs, audiobooks and more. For more information, visit SalineCountyLibrary.org.
Friday — Saturday
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The Hot Springs Village Players will present Play On! at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday in the Coronado Center. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, visit HSVPlayers.org.
Friday — Aug. 12
Forrest Wood Cup
HOT SPRINGS — The 2018 Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of professional bass fishing, will be held Friday through Aug. 12 on Lake Ouachita. For more information, visit FLWFishing.com.
HOT SPRINGS — The Pocket Community Theatre, 170 Ravine St., will present the musical Annie at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 12. Admission is $20 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and younger. For more information, visit pockettheatre.com.
Clinton Day Dinner
ARKADELPHIA — The 23rd annual Clark County Clinton Day Dinner, sponsored by the Democratic Committe of Clark County, will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Garrison Center at Henderson State University. Tickets are $40 per person. For more information, call (870) 403-7070.
THEOS Grief Support Group Meetings
BENTON — Roller-Ballard Funeral Home’s THEOS (They Help Each Other Spiritually) grief support group regularly meets at 5 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month in the Whispering Pines Community Room on Bird Street in Benton. This group of widowed men and women shares grief, laughter, loss and friendship. For the group’s regular monthly meeting in August, members will meet Aug. 10 and play bingo. The group will also meet at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 24 for a meal at Larry’s Pizza, 4500 Arkansas 5 N., No. 1, in Bryant. For more information, call the funeral home at (501) 315-4047.
ARKADELPHIA — The Arkadelphia Arts Center, 625 Main St., will present its latest exhibit, Stitchery Spectacle, through Aug. 17. The display will feature quilting, knitting, felting, yarn art and more. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. For more information, call (870) 403-8216.
Free Exercise Opportunities
ARKADELPHIA — The Central Arkansas Development Council’s Arkadelphia Senior Activity Center, 1305 N. 10th St., offers a free Zumba class, geared for seniors ages 60 and older, at 11 a.m. every Wednesday and a free exercise class, Moving to the Beat, at 11 a.m. Mondays. Chair volleyball is played from 10:15-11 a.m. Monday through Wednesday, and beanbag baseball is played after lunch at approximately noon Monday through Friday. For more information, call the center at (870) 246-9871.
Alzheimer’s Caretaker Support Group
BENTON — The Alzheimer’s Arkansas Caretaker Support Group meets from 2-4 p.m. the third Thursday of every month at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.
Ageless Bikers Club
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The Ageless Bikers Club has 10 different bike rides that are 16 to 35 miles long. The rides are on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays on quiet paved country roads (one ride has up to 3 miles of gravel). No one is left behind, and the group stops often to regroup and socialize. Several rides are “out and back,” so the beginner can turn back for a shorter ride. Start times for the rides are seasonal, so for a schedule, contact Dave O’Brien at (830) 285-5129 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To submit an event, mail information to Calendar of Events, Tri-Lakes Edition, P.O. Box 221, Little Rock, AR 72203; fax (501) 378-3500; or email tlnews@ arkansasonline.com. The deadline for calendar-item submissions is noon Tuesday each week.