Balboa Yacht Club

Join the Balboa Yacht Club for the following events: 1) Down The Hatch Crew, No Host cocktails, May 10, 4-6 p.m. at El Jimidor. 2) May 27, Moonshiner/BYC Lighted Boat Parade, 9 p.m. Register your participation at the Fish Fry.
Live on Lake Balboa, own a watercraft or one stored at Balboa Marina (?) ... join our fun social group. Annual memberships $25 per household. Get more information at or  D. C. Reed 922-6282.

Boomers Rock

Boomers Rock is a social club that strives to provide the members a wide variety of activities to enhance an active lifestyle.
Upcoming events include:
Full Moon Beach Party, Monday, 6 p.m., at Balboa Beach. There will be a bonfire, music and howling at the moon.
May 16, will be our annual Military Veterans Tribute starting at 6 p.m. at Coronado Center. There will be a presentation of the colors, a buffet dinner, a program about our local Veterans Memorial, followed by music.
For more information, go to

Computer Club

The Computer Club of HSV is offering two classes this week. Both meet at the Village Church of Christ on Balboa from 1 to 4 p.m.
Tomorrow’s class is Protecting Your Computer Data which becomes increasingly important as we increase the volume of information stored on our computers.
Thursday’s class is System Imaging which goes hand-in-hand with protecting your data.
Cost to attend is $12 for members and $20 for non-members. For more information and registration, visit

HSV Genealogical Society

May is the month we celebrate Mother’s Day; let’s celebrate the “mothers” of our country. Join the HSV Genealogical Society on May 3, at 2 p.m. in room 6 of the Coronado Center. Speaker Kay Cantrell will share historical and genealogical information about America’s First Ladies.
Our general meeting is on the first Thursday of each month from September through May. A monthly breakfast meeting is held at 9 a.m. the third Thursday year-round at Debra’s Restaurant on Carmona Road where topics of interest are informally shared.
Call 501-915-8446 for details.

HSV Lawn Bowling Club

Would you like to try a fun, social activity that is low-impact? Then come try lawn bowling. This has nothing to do with knocking down pins. We play on a large outdoor rink that is located off Toledo Drive across from the dog park. All ages can play this game. Join us for open play: May-September: Monday/Wednesday/Friday - 9 a.m., Monday/Thursday - 7 p.m., October - April: Monday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday-1:30 p.m. We have all the equipment and will give you free instruction.
We have many social activities throughout the year and we always have a great time. Check our website at for more information and videos.

HSV Players

HSV Players public meeting will be Tuesday, May 1 at 6 p.m. in the Ouachita building, Ponce de Leon Center.
General membership meets the first Tuesday of every month.

HSV Tennis Association

The HSV Tennis Association consists of more than 300 members of all skill levels, from beginners to professionals.  
We welcome you to join and participate in the events we hold throughout the year, which include weekly league play, scrambles, and tournaments that feature doubles, singles, and mixed doubles competition.  
The next event is Village Team Tennis on Sunday.
For information about the association and the Coronado Tennis Center, call 922-5054.

HSV Razorback Club

HSV Razorback Club’s 30th Annual Golf Tournament is May 9, with a dinner on May 8 at the Coronado Center. Basketball Coach Mike Anderson will be golfing with us.
For tournament information, call Jim Webb at 915-0920 or email us at Four person scramble. Shotgun start 9 a.m. at Magellan. Deadline is Tuesday, May 1.
To join, email HSV Razorback Club or visit for a membership form. Yearly local club dues are $15 per person. Send check payable to HSVRC to PO Box 8422, Hot Springs Village, AR 71910.


We invite you to the HSVTP “TEA Party Synergy Workshop (Part 1)” on Tuesday, May 1. Attendees participate in “Table” Sessions to discuss Tea Party related topics;  Brainstorm and dialogue - not just listen to speakers; and finally, offer recommendations and implementation plans.
The workshop will be thought-provoking for activist-minded persons. This is an out of the ordinary year with looming state/national elections, Tea Party/electorate apathy, Constitution Day in September, and other measures.
Meetings are at Chef Johnna’s, DeSoto Club, 100 Clubhouse Drive, first Tuesday of each month.
For more information, contact chair Jade, 817-210-2561 or treasure Micki, 501-922-4811.

Kaffeeklatsch Klub

If you are a German-speaking lady residing in the Village, we would like to hear from you. We are a group of ladies, (German, Swiss and Austrian) meeting once a month at a local restaurant. We cordially invite you to attend one of our luncheons.
If you want to know more about the Kaffeeklatsch Klub, call Uschi Nolte at 922-1625.

Kiwanis Club of Hot Springs Village

“HSV Tourism and the Community” presented by Kevin Sexton, HSV director of Tourism and Community Affairs.”
Be our guest at 7:30 a.m. for coffee and doughnuts. Let our members tell you about “giving back” the Kiwanis way. It’s an opportunity to learn about the projects and programs Kiwanis supports in our community and for the children of the world. Want to volunteer?
Our regular meeting begins each Thursday at 8 a.m. in the Christ Lutheran Church, 103 Ponferrada Way. For more information, contact Kiwanis president David Olson, 922-3221. Like us on Facebook.

Optimist Club

The HSV Optimist Club, not only serves the Village, but has the goal of reaching out to our youth.
We sponsor oratorical and essay competitions, as well as sports activities and a conservation club within the local schools.
For more information call Steve Eubank at 501-209-2363 or Phil Gustafson at 501-204-4646.

Ouachita Mountain Hikers

Ouachita Mountain Hikers will be hiking 10 miles on the Balboa Spillway and Hernando Trails on Thursday. They will be making a five-mile city hike in Little Rock on Saturday.
For more information, contact the club at

Pink-Ribbon Sisters
We are all breast-cancer survivors who gather together to share information and support one another. If you have or previously had breast cancer, we welcome you.
Meetings are the fourth Tuesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. in the Mt. Carmel Dining Room at 540 Ponce de Leon in Hot Springs Village.  
The next meeting is today.


Join us for a fiesta at 5 p.m. May 14 at El Jimador. Buffet will include shrimp, chicken or beef fajitas, with taco salad available for $12/person.  
Reservations are required by May 10 to Nancy Gilbert, 915-8305. You may leave a message.
For more information, call  Nancy.

Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Hot Springs Village meets weekly for fun, fellowship and presentations by interesting guest speakers. We are a collection of community leaders, business professionals and volunteers who want to make a difference in our community and believe in the Rotary motto “Service Above Self”.
Come join us at Good Samaritan Society’s Lodge (121 Cortez Road) on Thursday mornings for breakfast at 6:30 a.m. with the meeting to follow at 7.
For more information, call Steve Wright at 913-908-2357, visit our website at or like us on facebook at

Scenic 7 Rotary

It will be a special lunch Thursday. Scenic 7 will welcome members of the North American Recreational Vehicle Fellowship of Rotarians who are camped in Hot Springs.
Scenic 7 Rotarians Keith and Sharon Goudy who arranged this visit are members of the Fellowship.  Three local high school students will share their experiences at RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Academy).
Club meets at Charlie’s Pizza Pub, 127 McNeely Circle. A special pizza buffet will be served. Salads and drinks can be ordered separately. Doors open at 11:30. Meeting begins at noon. For information, call Keith Goudy, 512-590-2832..


If you enjoy scrap booking or would like to learn come join us in the fun.
It’s a wonderful way to preserve memories and meet new friends.
Contact Barb Walker at 922-3776 for more information.

The Village Chorale

Singers interested in choral singing are invited to audition for The Village Chorale. We are a 40-voice mixed chorus singing standard choral literature in many styles.
The chorale presents two concerts yearly at Woodlands Auditorium, performances at Garvan Woodland Gardens, and with the ASO in their annual “Christmas in the Village” concert.
We rehearse at 6 p.m. Mondays in the choir room of Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines.
If you read music and would like to be part of our group, or for more information, call music director Ellen Nagode at 922-1893 to request an audition.

Village Art Club

The Village Art Club meets Saturday at 9 a.m., room 6 at the Coronado Center.
After a short business meeting and refreshments, member Kathy Silva will teach a class on Dichroic Glass. You must have pre-registered for this class and paid Kathy your $20 registration fee.
A simple supply list will be eblasted prior to the class. Bring color and design ideas and prepare to have some fun.
Visitors are welcome and encouragrd to attend.
For more information about the club, call president Cindy Ridgway, 915-9272 and/or check us out on Facebook at hiips://www.facebook.comHSVillageArtClub to see the project Kathy will be teaching.

Village Men’s Chorus

The Men’s Chorus performs a variety of acapella and accompanied choral music in a variety of styles. The Men’s Chorus presents a Christmas and spring concert with other appearances, including the Garvan Woodland Gardens and Woodlands Auditorium.
The Men’s Chorus is under the direction of Jim Kelly, accompanied by Earl Wilde. We rehearse weekly on Wednesday mornings from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Christ of the Hills Methodist Church.
This is a non-auditioned group; however, prior choral singing experience is necessary background experiences for this group. Contact Jim Kelly at 915-0407 for more information. Visit our website at:

Village Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

Had Parkinson’s Disease for a while?  Don’t know what to do? We will try to help you with info about what to expect.  
The Village PD Support Group meets at 11:45 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Mt Carmel, just outside the Balboa Gate.  You may stay for lunch ($7).
Call Bob Jones at 922-0638 by the Tuesday before to make a lunch reservation.