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COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE TRI-LAKES AREA

May 12, 2019 at 12:00 a.m.

Monday

Yarn It All

BENTON — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to crochet, knit, loom-knit, weave and more at 10 a.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library.

Classic Card Games: Open Play

BENTON — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to play classic card games from 1-3 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library.

Tuesday

Archeological Society Meeting

HOT SPRINGS — The Ouachita Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Society will meet at 7 p.m. in the Maurice Room at National Park Medical Center. The speaker will be Carl Drexler. For more information, contact Meeks Etchieson at ouachitachapter@gmail.com.

Rain Chains in the Village

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to learn tips and tricks on making a rain chain at 1:30 p.m. at the Coronado Community Center.

Tinker Tuesdays in the Makerspace

BENTON — Tinker Tuesdays in the Makerspace for all ages will meet from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. Participants can work with whatever they want, including 3-D printing. Kids younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Adultish Book Club

BENTON — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to the Adultish Book Club at 6 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library.

Tuesday and Thursday

Watercolor Class

BENTON/BRYANT — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to a watercolor class at 6 p.m. Tuesday and at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library in Benton and at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library in Bryant.

Wednesday

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. Advance registration is required. Register at salinecountylibrary.org/calendar or call (501) 778-4766.

Crafting With a Cause

BENTON — Children ages 10 and older are invited to knit, crochet, loom-knit or weave to help others from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library.

Thursday

The McCartney Years Rock Show

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The McCartney Years Rock Show, a period-true, live concert show that features the music of Paul McCartney, spanning two decades, will take place at 7 p.m. in the Woodlands Auditorium. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit hsvticketsales.com.

Alzheimer’s Support Group

BENTON — A support group for Alzheimer’s caregivers will meet at 2 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library.

Volunteer Orientation

BENTON — Youth ages 13 to 18 are invited to orientation for possible volunteer opportunities at 4 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library.

English-Language Class

BENTON — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to an English-language class by Laura Eriksen at 5 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library.

Yoga at the Library

BRYANT — Adults ages 18 and older are invited to a yoga class at 6 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. Attendees are asked to bring a mat and a bottle of water.

Friday

We Made It! Fridays

BRYANT — Crafters of all skill levels, ages 18 and older, are invited to learn beginning craft skills at 1 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library.

Saturday

Makerspace Saturday

BENTON — Children of all ages are invited to the Makerspace to design a 3-D print, practice sewing or laminate something from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library.

Puppy Tales

BRYANT — Little readers up to age 12 are invited to read to Maisie, a trained service dog, from 2-3 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. The event is on a first-come, first-served basis in 10- to 15-minute increments.

Settled Minister Installation

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The Rev. Mark Walz will be installed as a settled minister by the congregation of Unitarian Universalist Village Church at 10:30 a.m. at the church, 403 Barcelona Road. For more information, call (501) 922-1255.

Ongoing

May Exhibit

HOT SPRINGS — The May exhibit at the Justus Fine Art Gallery, 827A Central Ave., highlights new paintings by John Lasater, along with work by Beverly Buys, Matthew Hasty, Jeri Hillis, Robyn Horn, Sammy Peters, Sandra Sell, Gary Simmons, Gene Sparling and others. The exhibit will be on display through May 31. The gallery’s hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and by appointment. For more information, call (501) 321-2335 or visit justusfineart.com.

Saline County Toastmasters

BENTON — The Saline County Toastmasters meet at noon Thursdays at Parkview United Methodist Church, 514 N. Border St. The meetings are open to visitors. For more information, call (501) 940-6803.

Next Generation Art Exhibit

HOT SPRINGS — Henderson State University-Hot Springs Academic Initiatives will host its spring exhibit, Next Generation: Portraying Children and Childhood, through May 31 at the Landmark Building, 201 Market St. Teen and professional artwork will showcase each generation’s viewpoint of growing up. The exhibit is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call (501) 545-0534 or email hsv.landmark@yahoo.com.

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.

Merry Mixers Dance Club

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The Hot Springs Village Merry Mixers dance to live music — ballroom, swing, Latin, rock and country — the third Saturday of each month at the Coronado Community Center, 150 Ponderosa Lane. The door opens at 6:30 p.m., with dancing from 7-10 p.m. Participants are asked to bring their own snacks, and there is a cash bar. Monthly memberships are available for $12 at the door. Season memberships offer three free dances. For more information, call (501) 915-8111.

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. 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.

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 each Tuesday.

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