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Round About Artist Studio Tour

ARKADELPHIA — The 12th Annual Round About Artist Studio Tour will continue from 1-4 p.m. today at area art studios. For more information or a guidebook with a map to the studios, visit caddoriverartguild.com or call (870) 245-7982.

Singing Satirist Performance

HOT SPRINGS — Satirist Roy Zimmerman will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Whittington Place, 301 Whittington Ave. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information, call (501) 624-0300.

Today – Saturday

Documentary Film Festival

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

Monday

Classic Games: Backgammon

BENTON — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to learn and play backgammon from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. Advance registration is required. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Candy Science

BENTON — Students in the fourth through seventh grades are invited to Makerspace: Candy Science at 4 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. Advance registration is required. 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.

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.

Habitat for Humanity

BENTON — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to learn about Habitat for Humanity of Saline County and how to join at 6 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, 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

Teen Time in the Makerspace

BRYANT — Teens in grades seven through 12 are invited to work on a variety of fun, creative projects from 3:45-5:30 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.

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

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.

Wednesday

Bourbon Tasting Dinner

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The Beehive Neighborhood Hangout will partner with Rocktown Distillery to present a Bourbon Tasting Dinner at 7 p.m. at 220 Minorca Road. Tickets are $75 per person. For more information, call (501) 777-8176.

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 a 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 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

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

Kids Halloween Party

HOT SPRINGS — The Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave., will present its Kids Halloween Party from 5:30-7 p.m. Advance registration is required. For more information, call (501) 623-4161.

Thursday – Oct. 28

Night of the Living Dead

BENTON — The Royal Players will kick off its 25th season with a production of Night of the Living Dead, adapted by Lori Allen Ohm, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the original 1968 black-and-white movie. Curtain times are 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Royal Theater, 111 S. Market St. Parental guidance is advised. Tickets are $12 for adults; $10 for senior citizens ages 60 and older, members of the military and college students with a valid ID; and $6 for children through the 12th grade. Tickets are available at theroyalplayers.ticketleap.com/night-of-the-living-dead or by calling (501) 315-5483 for reservations and paying at the box office.

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 readings skills are required. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Halloween Masquerade

BENTON — Teens in grades seven through 12 are invited to the Halloween Masquerade from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. The free event will feature snacks, dancing, a costume contest and more. Advance registration is required. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Love and First Bite

HOT SPRINGS — The Murder and Macabre Mystery Theater will present Love and First Bite at 7 p.m. at The Porterhouse restaurant, 707 Central Ave. The event will feature a dinner buffet, a costume contest, dancing and more. Tickets are $40 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, call (501) 627-8727.

Saturday

Celebrate Fall!

HOT SPRINGS — Garvan Woodland Gardens will present Celebrate Fall! from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Children’s Garden area. The event will feature a spooky train, trick-or-treating, live music and more. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children ages 4 to 12. For more information, visit hotsprings.org.

Blood Drive

BRYANT — The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Saturday

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

HOT SPRINGS — Magic Springs Theme and Water Park will present a screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show at 7 p.m. at 1701 E. Grand Ave. For more information, visit magicsprings.com.

Zombie Run 2018

ARKADELPHIA — Downtown Arkadelphia will present Zombie Run 2018 at 6 p.m. at 617 Clinton St. Registration is $25 per person. For more information, contact brookeazd@hotmail.com.

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. on the grounds of the Mountain Valley Sportsman’s Association, 320 10 Mile Road. Booths are $25, and there is a limited number of covered booths, as well as limited electrical availability. For more information, call (501) 416-3412 or email maagoo10@sbcglobal.net.

Ongoing

Don’t Feed the Clown

HOT SPRINGS — The Theater of Horror will present Don’t Feed the Clown at 8 p.m. Friday through Oct. 28, Oct. 30 and 31, and Nov. 2 and 3 at the Haunted Central Theater, 1008 Central Ave. Advanced tickets are $17 each. For more information or to reserve seating, visit hotspringshorrorfilmfestival.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.

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. Saturday 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

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. 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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