Animal Welfare League

Do dogs the size of ponies fascinate you? Then join us at our general meeting to visit with a bull mastiff named Angus, a handsome representative of the breed.
Also hear from his owner, Chris Franklin, about the care and feeding of a dog weighing more than 150 lbs. He will also share funny stories and adventures with big, lovable Angus.
Thursday, May 17, Coronado Center Room 6, 2 p.m. All are welcome to this open meeting and we invite everyone to come hear about AWL’s efforts to save homeless pets.

Balboa Yacht Club

Join the Balboa Yacht Club for the following events: 1) May 27, Moonshiner/BYC Lighted Boat Parade, 9 p.m. 2) June 14, Down the Hatch Crew 4-6 p.m; location to be determined. 3) June 22, Dock Relay & BBQ Dinner.
Registration (required), Poker Hands (for sale) and dinner reservations at www.bychsv.com. 4) July we will have our first flotilla, date and time TBA.
Live on Lake Balboa, own a watercraft or one stored at Balboa Marina? Join our fun social group. Annual memberships $25.00 per household. Get more information at www.bychsv.com or  D. C. Reed 922-6282.

Boomers Rock

   Boomers Rock is a social club that strives to provide its members a wide variety of activities to enhance an active lifestyle. On May 19 we will gather at the Balboa Club for Disco Murder Mystery. Join us to help solve the crime.
  Like hiking? We have  a group for that. They recently hiked at Petit Jean State Park and have weekly outings in the area.
   For more information, and to join in, see our website, BoomersRockHSV.com.

Chicago Cubs

The next Cubs Fan Club meeting is noon Wednesday, June 6. We meet for lunch in “The Friendly Confines” of the Home Plate Café banquet room.  
Bring your favorite Cubs memorabilia for a “show and tell”. Go Cubs Go!

Diamond Squares

Diamond Squares Western Square Dance Club dances most Thursdays at The Pines Nursing and Rehab Center (formerly Garland Nursing and Rehab Center), 610 Carpenter Dam Road, Hot Springs. Sometimes referred to as “Pines Two” or “Pines South,” it is the second Pines as you head south on Carpenter Dam Road. Look for the square dance sign at the driveway.
Dances are Thursday evenings, 6:30-8:30, called by Gordon White.
A new-dancer program is underway, with mainstream dance tips between and after the teaching tips.
All square dancers are welcome.
For more information, call 922-0803 or email white3297@hotmail.com.

HSV Evening Lions

The HSV Evening Lions Club will meet Thursday, May 17, at El Jimador, 107 DeSoto Center Drive, off Calella Road.
The schedule includes a social and buffet beginning at 5 p.m., with meeting starting at 6.  Meeting agenda includes the induction of a new member and a program entitled “Absolute Power” by Dennis Heintz.
Our 39th annual Hamburger and Brat Day event will be held this Saturday, May 19, at the Coronado Center.
Tickets for this event are available from club members and can be purchased at the door.
Come enjoy a meal, while helping Lions support charities that assist the sight and hearing impaired, promote diabetes awareness and Village projects.
Guests are always welcome. Anyone interested in joining HSV Evening Lions, contact president Nell Rockett at 870-722-4633 or membership director Pete Beck at 501-226-0034.

HSV Razorback Club

Big thanks to all who participated in the HSV Razorback Club’s 30th Annual Golf Tournament May 9. We appreciate the support from Villagers and local business sponsors.
Thank you to all our volunteers.
To learn more about upcoming events, email the club or visit our website.
To join, email HSV Razorback Club at hsvhogs@yahoo.com or visit our website, http://hsvhogs.wix.com/hsv-razorback-club, for a membership form. Yearly local club dues are $15 per person.
Send check payable to HSVRC to P.O. Box 8422, Hot Springs Village, AR 71910. Everyone is welcome.

Merry Mixers Dance Club

The Merry Mixers final dance this spring will be on May 19 at 7 p.m. at Coronado Center, featuring the live music of Warren Crow and his group.  
The Hot Springs Village Merry Mixers  dance to live music on the third Saturday of each month. There is something for everyone including ballroom, swing, Latin, rock, and country music.
Bring your own snacks; a cash bar will be available. A short lesson is held at 7, with dancing from 7:30-10 p.m.  Monthly memberships are available at the door.
For more information, call 915-8111

Ouachita Mountain Hikers

Ouachita Mountain Hikers will conduct trail maintenance on the Ouachita National Recreation Trail on Thursday, May 17. Contact the club at hikersnews@gmail.com if you would like to participate in this worthwhile effort.
Ouachita Mountain Hikers will be hiking five miles on the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail on Hickory Nut Mountain on Saturday, May 19.  Please contact the club at hikersnews@gmail.com for additional information.

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 May 22.

Retired and Current Law Enforcement Officers

Retired and Current Law Enforcement Officers, A.K.A. WUZ-A-FUZZ, are invited to attend Breakfast/Coffee every third Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. of each month at Home Plate Cafe located on Highway 7 (back room) for a very informal conversation.
For more information, contact Andrew Jones Jr. at 915-9822.

Rotary Club of Hot Springs Village

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 a.m.
For more information, call Steve Wright at 913-908-2357, visit our website at www.hsvrotary.org. or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hsvrotary.

Scenic 7 Rotary

Members of Scenic 7 Rotary meet weekly for lunch, networking and informative speakers.
This Thursday, May 17, club members will hear from Diane Hampo, daughter of architect Granger McDaniel whose mid-century modern creations are found throughout Hot Springs.
His early life as a pilot and war prisoner during WWII inspired the story of “The Great Escape.”
Visitors are always welcome at Charlie’s Pizza Pub, 127 McNeely Circle. Club members start arriving at 11:30  a.m. to visit and order from the menu. Meeting begins at noon.
Follow club activity at Facebook.com/Scenic7Ro tary.
For more information, call Diana Whitlow, 501-922-3877.

Scrappin-with-Barb

If you enjoy scrapbooking or would like to learn, come join us in the fun. A wonderful way to preserve memories and  meet new friends.
Contact Barb Walker at 922-3776 for more information.  
 
Village Mac Users Group

The Village Mac Users Group meets 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at the Coronado Center room 6. Our topic will be the Apple Photo application.  We hope to help everyone learn/refresh basic introductory Photo information in the Apple world.
We will also have time for general questions and answers. There will be something of interest for everyone. Bring your Apple device for hands-on help.
Visitors welcome. Visit our website www.villagemug.com/.

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 Village Chorale presents two concerts yearly at Woodlands Auditorium, performances at Garvan Gardens, and with the ASO in the annual “Christmas in the Village” concert.
We rehearse every Monday evening at 6 p.m. in the choir room of Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines. If you read music and would like to be part of our group, call to request an audition by calling Ellen Nagode, music director, at 922-1893 for more information.

Village Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

Were you recently diagnosed? Have you been battling the disease for several years?
Are you wondering about DBS treatment?  
We can probably provide some answers. 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.