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The Secret Garden

HOT SPRINGS — The Pocket Community Theatre, 170 Ravine St., will present The Secret Garden at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children through age 12. For more information, visit pockettheatre.com.

5K Hunger Hike

BENTON — The 33rd annual Churches Joint Council on Human Needs 5K Hunger Hike will begin at 2 p.m. in the Sevier Street parking lot. For more information, call (501) 315-0599.

Monday

Graphic Novel Book Club

BENTON — Children in fourth through seventh grades are invited to the Graphic Novel Book Club at 4 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. The event will feature snacks, a discussion of Ghosts, by Raina Telgemeier, and a fun activity. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Makerspace 101

BRYANT — Children in the fourth and 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.

Basic Jewelry Making Techniques

BENTON — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to learn the basic techniques for making necklaces, bracelets and earrings at 6 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. All tools and supplies will be provided. For more information or to register in advance, call (501) 778-4766.

Monday and Wednesday

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. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Tuesday

Night to Become

BENTON — The Boys and Girls Club of Saline County will present Justin Moore’s Night to Become at 6 p.m. at 1810 Citizens Drive. Tickets are $125 per person. For more information, call (501) 317-0053.

Saline Crossing Meeting

BENTON — The Saline Crossing Regional Park and Recreation Area Inc. will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the Gene Moss Building at Tyndall Park. For more information, call (501) 778-8661.

Perler Palooza

BRYANT — All ages are invited to put together a Perler bead creation from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell 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.

Elementary Engineers

BENTON — Students in kindergarten through 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.

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.

Watercolor Class

BRYANT — Painting enthusiasts of all skill levels, ages 18 and older, are invited to a watercolor class at 6 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Tuesday and Wednesday

Baby Story Time

BENTON/BRYANT — Infants up to 18 months old, accompanied by their caregivers, are invited for a story time and play at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library in Benton and at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library in Bryant. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Tuesday and Thursday

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.

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.

Remember When?

BENTON/BRYANT — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to a program to preserve local history 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.

Wednesday

Home-school Hour

BENTON — Children ages 6 and older are invited to the Home-school Hour for makerspace, geography, cooking, engineering and more 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 Herz-feld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Kids Can Build!

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

Thursday

Alzheimer’s Program

BENTON — Caregivers are invited to a discussion on younger-onset Alzheimer’s at 11 a.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

BENTON — 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 Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. Attendees are asked to bring a mat and a bottle of water. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Friday

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.

Friday – Oct. 27

Documentary Film Festival

HOT SPRINGS — The 27th annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival will take place Friday through Oct. 27 at the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa. For a complete schedule or to purchase tickets, visit hsdfi.org.

Saturday

Rocktober

HOT SPRINGS — Artbeat Entertainment presents the first Spa City Rocktober Music Festival from 4-10 p.m. at the Hot Springs Farmers & Artisans Market, 121 Orange St. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit hotsprings.org.

Rock-Painting Party

BENTON — All ages are invited to a rock-painting party from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Freestyle Saturday in the Makerspace

BENTON — All ages are invited to the Makerspace to work on any project from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Ouachita Hosta and Shade Plant Society Meeting

HOT SPRINGS — The Ouachita Hosta and Shade Plant Society will meet at the Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave. A social time will begin at 9:30, followed by the meeting at 10 a.m. The speaker will be Rand Retzloff, a native of Little Rock and owner/operator and landscape designer of Grand Designs, a small landscape company. Guests are welcome. For more information, call Lin Johnson at 870-942-6040.

Ongoing

Don’t’ Be a Zombie

BENTON — The Benton Police Department has launched a month-long drug-addiction awareness campaign titled Don’t Be a Zombie. The initiative will culminate with the Arkansas Drug Take Back event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27 at multiple collection sites across the state. Benton locations will include Ferguson’s Furniture and the Kroger Marketplace. A prescription-drug drop box is open 24/7 at 114 S. East St. for unused and expired prescription drugs. For more information, visit BNPD social-media sites or call the BNPD at (501) 776-5948 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Shakespeare Discussion Group

ARKADELPHIA — John W. Crawford, professor emeritus of Henderson State University, is leading a discussion group of Shakespeare and his works from 6-7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Clark County Library, 609 Caddo St. To register, call the library at (870) 246-2271. For more information, call (870) 260-5790.

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

Craft Fair and Swap Meet

HOT SPRINGS — The Hot Springs Friends of NRA (National Rifle Association) will host its first Craft Fair and Swap Meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27 on the grounds of the Mountain Valley Sportsman’s Association, 320 10 Mile Road. Booths are $25, and there are a limited number of covered booths, as well as limited electrical availability. For more information, call (501) 416-3412 or email maagoo10@sbcglobal.net.

Tourism Conference

BISMARCK — The 2018 Diamond Lakes Region Hospitality and Tourism Conference will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 8 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. Nov. 7. 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.

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 ($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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