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Today

Night of the Living Dead

BENTON — The Royal Players’ production of Night of the Living Dead, adapted by Lori Allen Ohm, will continue at 2 p.m. today 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.

Kicktoberfest

BENTON — The Ralph Bunche Neighborhood Association and the Benton Police Department will host the second annual Kicktoberfest at 3 p.m. at Ralph Bunche Park, 1300 S. East St. The Back the Blue kickball event is designed to show support for law enforcement in Benton. For more information, call (501) 772-8089.

Monday

Knit Club

BENTON — Beginning knitters, ages 18 and older, are invited to a knitting lesson at 9:30 a.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. Registration is required. For more information or to reserve seating, call (501) 778-4766.

Toddler Story Time

BENTON — Children ages 1 to 3 are invited to a story time featuring songs, a flannel story, board books and more at 10 a.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Home-school Book Club

BRYANT — Children in fourth through seventh grades are invited to the Home-school Book Club at 2 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Harry Potter Break-Out Room

BENTON — Children in fourth through seventh grades are invited to a Harry Potter Break-Out Room at 4 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. Attendees will help solve clues and reach the Sorcerer’s Stone. 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.

Tuesday

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.

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.

Adultish Book Club

BENTON — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to discuss The Rules of Magic, by Alice Hoffman, at 6 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. 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

Glow on the Row

HOT SPRINGS — The Glow on the Row Halloween Festival will take place from 4-8 p.m. in the historic district of downtown Hot Springs. The event will feature candy, glow sticks, festival games, food, live music and more. For more information, contact info@fbgcupcakes.com.

Boo With a Badge

HOT SPRINGS — The Hot Springs Fire Department will present Boo With a Badge from 5-7:30 p.m. at 310 Broadway St. The event will feature candy, the fish tank from the Game and Fish Commission and more.

Uptown Halloween

HOT SPRINGS — Uptown Halloween Trick-or-Treating will begin at 5 p.m. at 910 Park Ave. For more information, visit hotsprings.org.

Halloween at the Y

HOT SPRINGS — The Hot Springs Family YMCA will present candy, games and more from 5-7:30 p.m. at 130 Werner St. For more information, visit hotsprings.org.

Halloween Story Time and Parade

BENTON/BRYANT — Children up to 5 years old are invited to wear their costumes for story time, crafts and a parade at 10:30 a.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library in Benton and the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library in Bryant. 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.

Thursday

Genealogical Society Meeting

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The Hot Springs Village Genealogical Society will meet from 2-4 p.m. in Room 6 of the Coronado Community Center. For more information, call (501) 922-1785.

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.

Music in the Stacks

BENTON — Violinist Hannah Gridley will perform at 6 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.

Girls Night Out

BENTON — A limited number of tickets are now available to A Girls Night Out from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Glitz & Garland, a holiday shopping event, at the Benton Event Center. Sponsored by Dillard’s, the Girls Night Out features giveaways, hors d’oeuvres and drinks. The ticket price also includes admission to Glitz & Garland on Friday and Saturday. For tickets or more information, visit glitzandgarland.com or call (501) 776-6746.

Friday

Justus Fine Art Gallery November Exhibit

HOT SPRINGS — The November exhibit at the Justus Fine Art Gallery, 827A Central Ave., will open with a reception from 5-9 p.m. Friday in conjunction with the monthly Gallery Walk in downtown Hot Springs. The show will feature 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.

Crochet Club

BENTON — Beginning crochet enthusiasts, ages 18 and older, are invited to a crochet lesson at 9:30 a.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. Registration is required. For more information or to reserve seating, 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.

Friday and Saturday

Glitz & Garland

BENTON — Glitz & Garland, a two-day holiday shopping event, will take place from noon to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Benton Event Center. Tickets are $5 at the door. Children 12 and younger will be admitted free. Merchants will offer a variety of merchandise. Everett Buick GMC will give away two Buick Lacrosses, and raffle tickets are $100 each at the Benton Area Chamber of Commerce or the Saline Memorial Hospital Foundation Office. For more information, visit glitzandgarland.com or call (501) 776-6746.

Saturday

Baron’s Ball

HOT SPRINGS — The 15th annual Baron’s Ball will begin at 6 p.m. at the Hot Springs Convention Center. The event will feature a silent auction, a cocktail reception, a three-course dinner, live entertainment and more. Proceeds will benefit Levi Hospital. Tickets are $150 per person. For more information or to reserve seating, visit levihospitalbaronsball.org.

Saturday Special

BENTON — Differently abled children of all ages and their families are invited to a yoga class at 10 a.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Ongoing

Don’t Feed the Clown

HOT SPRINGS — The Theater of Horror will present Don’t Feed the Clown at 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 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.

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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