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Nov. 4

The Old Maid and the Thief

ARKADELPHIA — The Ouachita Baptist University Opera Theatre will present The Old Maid and the Thief at 2:30 p.m. in the Jones Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $12 per person. For more information, visit obu.edu.

Nov. 5

Monday Afternoon Book Club

BRYANT — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to the Monday Afternoon Book Club from 1-3:30 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Tweens Cook

BENTON — Children in fourth through seventh grades are invited to Tweens Cook at 4 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. Advance registration is required. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Makerspace 101

BRYANT — Children in the third through fifth grades are invited to Makerspace 101 to explore pastels, charcoal and more at 4 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Very Important People

BENTON — Students in the second and third grades are invited to learn about famous inventors, pilots and chefs at 4 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Mixed-Media Collage Workshop

BENTON — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to a Mixed-Media Collage Workshop with Kristen Castillon at 6 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. Advance registration is required. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Ouachita Jazz Band Concert

ARKADELPHIA — Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will present its Jazz Band in concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Jones Performing Arts Center on Ouachita’s campus. The concert will include jazz tunes in a variety of styles, including samba, swing, funk, rock ’n’ roll and ballads. The concert is free and open to the public and will be livestreamed from livestream.com/obu. For more information, visit www.obu.edu/band or contact Craig Hamilton at hamiltonc@obu.edu or (870) 245-5137.

Nov. 5 and 6

Toddler Story Time

BENTON/BRYANT — Children ages 1 to 3 are invited to a story time featuring songs, a flannel story, board books and more at 10 a.m. Monday at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library in Benton and at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library in Bryant.

Nov. 6

Baby Story Time

BENTON — Infants up to 18 months old, accompanied by their caregivers, are invited for a story time and play at 9:30 a.m.

at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

After-School Shenanigans!

BRYANT — Youth in grades seven through 12 are invited to join in an improv game like Whose Line Is It Anyway? from 3:45-5 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Elementary Engineers

BENTON — Students in kindergarten and the first grade are invited to join in building challenges at 4 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Game On!

BENTON — Youth ages 13 to 18 are invited to play a variety of games at 4 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Tinker Tuesdays in the Makerspace

BENTON — All ages are invited to Tinker Tuesdays in the Makerspace at 5 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Nov. 6 and 8

Preschool Story Time

BRYANT/BENTON — Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to learn early literacy concepts through stories, songs and activities at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library in Bryant and at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library in Benton. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Play to Learn

BENTON/BRYANT — Children ages 4 and younger are invited to Play to Learn at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library in Benton and at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library in Bryant. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Nov. 7

Women’s Welcome Club Luncheon

HOT SPRINGS — The Hot Springs Women’s Welcome Club will have a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Hot Springs Country Club. For more information, call (760) 744-4491.

Art Exhibit Reception

ARKADELPHIA — The Arkadelphia Arts Center will present a reception for the art exhibit Personal Perspective at 4:30 p.m. at 625 Main St. The reception is free and open to the public. For more information, call (870) 245-7982.

Baby and Me Story Time

BRYANT — Infants to children 18 months old and their caregivers are invited to Baby and Me Story Time at 9:30 a.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Home-school Hour

BENTON — Children ages 6 and older are invited to Home-school Hour for makerspace, geography, cooking, engineering and more activities at 10:30 a.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call

(501) 778-4766.

Making It Wednesday

BENTON — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to make a craft at 1 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Making Warm Wishes

BENTON — Children ages 10 and older are invited to knit or crochet hats and scarves for those in need from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Kids Can Code!

BRYANT — Students in kindergarten through the second grade are invited to learn the basics of coding at 4 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Nov. 7 and 8

Hospitality and Tourism Conference

BISMARCK — The 2018 Diamond Lakes Region Hospitality and Tourism Conference will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at DeGray Lake Resort State Park. A networking reception, which is included in the registration fee of $75, will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Vendor booths are available for $250 each. For more information, contact the Henderson State University Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at (870) 230-5184 or hsu@asbtdc.org.

Nov. 8

Bryant Library Branch Reopening Celebration

BRYANT — The Mabel Boswell Memorial Library will host its grand re-opening celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Visitors can see the brand-new renovations, including new flooring, new furniture, a new Makerspace and much more. Library workers will answer questions on tours of the library. Refreshments and goodie bags will be provided, and everyone who comes in can enter to win a $50 Walmart gift card. The winner will be announced on the Saline County Library Facebook page the next day. For more information, visit www.SalineCountyLibrary.org or call (501) 778-4766.

Watercolor Class

BRYANT/BENTON — Painting enthusiasts of all skills levels, ages 18 and older, are invited to a watercolor class at 10 a.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library in Bryant and at 1:30 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library in Benton. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Ribbon Cutting and Open House

BRYANT — The ribbon cutting and grand reopening of the library will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Riverdale Garden Club

BRYANT — The Riverdale Garden Club will present a discussion on the Seed Saver and Plant Exchange from

1-3:30 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Fabric Gift Wrapping

BENTON — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to learn the Japanese method of wrapping gifts with cloth at 1:30 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

After-School Adventures

BRYANT — Youth in grades seven through 12 are invited to join in a role-playing game from 3:45-6 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Drama Teens Tech!

BENTON — Youth ages 13 to 18 are invited to learn about making YouTube videos at 4 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Yoga at the Library

BRYANT — Yoga practitioners of all skill levels, ages 18 and older, are invited to join professional instructors for a free yoga class at 6 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. Attendees are asked to bring a mat and a bottle of water. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Nov. 8-10

GAC Volleyball

HOT SPRINGS — The Great American Conference Volleyball tournament will take place through Saturday in an eight-team, single-elimination format. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students with any school ID. For a full schedule of games, visit greatamericanconference.com.

Nov. 9

We Made It! Fridays

BRYANT — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to create storm-jar crafts at 10 a.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Children’s Theater

BENTON — Children ages 9 to 12 are invited to learn beginning acting techniques at 10:30 a.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. Advance registration and reading skills are required. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Let’s Get the Rhythm!

BENTON — Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to hear stories and create accompanying music with shakers, rhythm sticks, drums, castanets and other instruments at 10:30 a.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Classic Games

BENTON — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to practice and hone the skills learned in the library’s classic games workshops from 1-4 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Nov. 10

Mrs. Arkansas America Pageant

HOT SPRINGS — The Mrs. Arkansas America Pageant will take place at 7 p.m. in Horner Hall at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Tickets are $18 each. For more information, visit mrsarkansas.org.

Puppy Tales

BENTON — Children of all ages are invited to read to trained service dogs on a first-come, first-served basis at 10:30 a.m. at Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Daylily Society Meeting

HOT SPRINGS — The Hot Springs Daylily Society will meet at 10 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church Christian Life Center, 1100 Central Ave. The speaker will be Robert Treadway.

Nov. 10 and 11

Mistletoe Market

HOT SPRINGS — The Mistletoe Market will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at the Hot Springs Event Center. The event will feature local shops, as well as vendors displaying artisan food and products for seasonal shopping. For more information, visit hotsprings.org.

Ongoing

ARKADELPHIA — The Arkadelphia Arts Center will present the art exhibit Personal Perspective through Nov. 16 at 625 Main St. The exhibit is a collection of works by Henderson State University’s advanced photography students. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. For more information, call (870) 245-7982.

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive

HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas Educational Television Network and libraries across the state, including the Garland County Library in Hot Springs, have partnered to sponsor the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive as a tribute to Fred Rogers and his example of being a caring neighbor. The drive will be held through Nov. 30. People are asked to donate new or gently worn sweaters to the Garland County Library. Local charities and The Salvation Army of Arkansas will distribute sweaters collected in the drive.

Justus Fine Art Gallery November Exhibit

HOT SPRINGS — The November exhibit at the Justus Fine Art Gallery, 827A Central Ave., features a solo exhibit of paintings and monoprints by Tony Saladino of Hurst, Texas, as well as sculpture and woodwork by Robyn Horn, Jill Kyong, Sandra Sell and Gene Sparling, and ceramics by Kari Albright and Michael Ashley. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday or by appointment. For more information, call (501) 321-2335 or visit justusfineart.com.

Traces That Remain Photography Exhibit

ARKADELPHIA — The Ouachita Baptist University Department of Visual Arts will host the Traces That Remain photography exhibit through Nov. 16 in the Rosemary Gossett Adams Gallery on the first floor of Moses-Provine Hall. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (870) 245-5559.

Ageless Bikers Club

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The Ageless Bikers Club has 10 different bicycle 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 djob1947boom@gmail.com.

THEOS Grief Support Group Meetings

BENTON — Roller-Ballard Funeral Home’s THEOS (They Help Each Other Spiritually) grief support group 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 more information, call the funeral home at (501) 315-4047.

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.

Upcoming

Oaklawn Rotary Christmas Parade

HOT SPRINGS — The 2018 Oaklawn Rotary Christmas Parade will kick off at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 in downtown Hot Springs, and the rain date will be Dec. 4. The parade’s theme is “Christmas Vacation.” Groups, businesses and organizations are encouraged to enter floats for a fee of $50 or $25 for pageant winners. Proceeds will go to the Oaklawn Rotary to support Garland County charities and scholarships. Trophies will be awarded for various categories. For more information, email hotspringschristmasparade@gmail.com.

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.

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