Ageless Bikers Club

The Ageless Bikers Club has rides that are from 16 to 23 miles on back country paved roads.
We start at 8 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Contact Dave O’Brien at 830-285-5129 or email for more information.
Also check out our web- site at


HSV Audubon is offering a special fall program, “How to Attract Birds to Your Yard,” featuring experts on birding, plants and bird supplies, Friday at 10 a.m. at Coronado Center Auditorium.
Jim Allen of Wild Birds Unlimited will present backyard birding strategies.
Rush Fentress of Garvan Woodland Gardens, will have plants for sale, all propagated at Garvan.
Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions about bird-friendly plants.
Come early, stay late. For more information, call Karen Geiger, 922-0645.

Balboa Yacht Club

It is a beautiful time of the year to be on the lake. All BYC members and their guests (prospective members) are invited to our 4th annual chili dump.
It will be an evening of great food, friendship, music and a chance to learn about tying boating knots.
Bring a small container of chili to add to the pot, your own drinks and a food item from the list on our website at There is no charge for this event but we request that you RSVP no later than Saturday.

Boomers Rock

The next Boomers Rock Trail Masters hike will be 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct.17 at Coronado Fitness Trail.
Meet at the end of the Fitness Center parking lot by the lake for a one-mile hike to the RV park and back.
Register online so the group knows how many are attending. In the event of rain, members will be notified by 7:30 a.m. if the hike will be canceled.

Computer Club

The Computer Club of HSV is busy this week.
Today, the Mobile Devices Help Group meets at 1 p.m. and the general drop-in help desk is at 2.
Tomorrow, the Windows and MS Office Special Interest Group meets at 1 p.m.  All three meet at the Village Church of Christ on Balboa.
There is no charge and membership is not required.
The monthly breakfast meeting for all interested in computer related discussion is at Debra’s in the Village at 8 a.m.
The class, Introduction to iPhone and iPad is 1-4 p.m. Oct. 16 at Coronado Center.  
For more information, visit

E.H.C. Mis Amigas

E.H.C. Mis Amigas will meet Tuesday, Oct.17, at All Saints Anglican Church. Social hour will be at 1, meeting at 1:30 p.m.
Shop and Swap will be held at the Garland County Fairgrounds Nov. 3, 1 to 3 p.m. and Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to noon. Bring any items to the meeting Oct.17.
Oct.23 is deadline for leader lesson.
Hint: Cut tip off pencil eraser cut in sections and glue to back corners of picture frame. This will keep frame straight.

HSV Camera Club

Join the HSV Camera Club today at 6:30 p.m., Village Church of Christ. Guest speaker will be club member F.T. Eyre.
Eyre’s career spans documentary, fine art and commercial assignment projects. He earned a BA in film communications from Pitzer College, Claremont, California, and an MA in photojournalism from University of Texas, Austin, Texas, and has a diverse range of national and international clients.
He worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters as the lead photojournalist and served in the U.S. Coast Guard, Texas Army National Guard and the U.S. Navy.

HSV Chess Club

Looking for new mating positions? Checkmate that is.
If you enjoy playing Chess or would like to learn to play, contact Allen at 501-226 5778.

HSV Country Two Steppers

Friday, the HSV Country Dancers will be sponsoring a dance at the Coronado Center.
The bar opens at 6:30 p.m. and dancing begins at 7. DJ Tim Rosco will be playing a variety of music.
We enjoy dancing the two-step, triple-step, east and west coast swing, waltz, cha cha, some cajun and more. Come enjoy the music, dancing, and fellowship.  
We invite couples and singles.  Members are free and guests pay $5 each. Hope to see you there.  If you have any questions call Al King at 922-2008.

HSV Republican Women

U.S Congressman Bruce Westerman will be the speaker at the the HSV Republican Women’s meeting on Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. in the Ouachita Room at the Ponce de Leon Center.
Come hear Westerman give an update on what has been accomplished and what they are currently working on.
The Republican Club of HSV meets jointly with the HSVRW. Men and guests are welcome. Reservations are not required. Refreshments are served prior to meeting.
The HSVRW meetings are held every month, on the third Thursday, September through May.
For more information, call Lori at 922-2775.

Jessieville Fellowship Club (JFC)

The JFC is a nonprofit meeting facility at 7415 Highway 7 Jessieville.
It provides, for a nominal rent, a “meeting hall” for “any” 12-Step program. The JFC is designed to provide a special place of belonging for those 12-Step program groups and provides a “spiritual” and “fellowship“ connection for them on a 24/7 basis. The meeting hall has ample furnishing and appliances. Currently there are five existing 12-Step meetings (typically one hour in duration).
For general information, including existing meeting time(s), call Terry Theisen at 501-463-1010.

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

Let’s go camping. Sanford Tollette will present “Camp Pfeifer.” Kiwanian Jonathan Davis will introduce the speaker.
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 Christ Lutheran Church, 103 Ponferrada Way.
For more information, contact Kiwanis president David Olson, 922-3221.
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Merry Mixers Dance Club

Merry Mixers next dance will be our Halloween Party on Oct. 21, featuring the Blue Velvet Band. Costumes are welcome but not required. For this party everyone brings an hors d’oeuvre which we share. There is a cash bar. Join us at the Coronado Center at 7 p.m.
The Hot Springs Village Merry Mixers dance to live music on the third Saturday of each month. Music includes ballroom, Latin, rock, and country.
At each dance a lesson is held at 7 with dancing from 7:30-10. Dances are $10 per person.
For more information, call 915-8111.

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, callSteve Eubank at 501-209-2363 or Phil Gustafson at 501-204-4646.

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.

Retired and Current Law-Enforcement Officers

Retired and Current Law-Enforcement Officers are invited to attend breakfast/coffee every third Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the back room at Home Plate Café located on Highway 7, for a very informal conversation.
Any questions, 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, 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 Club

Scenic 7 Rotary Club of North Garland County is a small club that strives to make a big impact, both locally and around the globe.
Members meet weekly on Thursdays for lunch, networking, and informative speakers. Local projects include Little Free Libraries at the Boys and Girls Club and the Arkansas Fallen Heroes Flag display.
Visitors are 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, concludes by 1 p.m. Follow club activity at
For more information, call Barb Mitchell, 922-9004.


If you enjoy scrapbooking 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.

SAR DeSoto Trace Chapter

Sons of the American Revolution DeSoto Trace Chapter is  hosting speaker  Larry Enders from HSV, “as close to a real life Forrest Gump as you’ll ever get,” according to  a famed reporter.
Enders has a career that is overflowing with achievements as an Air Force flight surgeon and Vietnam veteran, pilot, author and father of eight.
The event is Saturday, at 11:30 a.m. at the Home Plate Café, 5110 Highway 7. Seating is limited so, come early, grab a seat, have an incredible lunch and be prepared to hear some absolutely fantastic true stories which will have you on the edge of your seat.

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 Woodland Gardens, and with the ASO in their annual “Christmas in the Village” concert.
We rehearse every Monday evening at 6, in the choir room of Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines.
If you read music and would like to be part of our group, call Ellen Nagode, music director, at 922-1893 to request an audition and for more information.

Traveling Single

The next meeting for the club will be held on Oct. 20, at Good Sam on Cortez at 4:30 p.m. We meet at Cedar Lodge in the den on the main.
We will be making final plans for the overnight tip to Piggott, Arkansas, on Oct.  28-29.
For more information, call Andrea Mueller at 915-8110.
We welcome new members and guests.

VFW Post 10483

The VFW Post 10483 meets the second Friday of every month at McAuley Center on Highway 7 North.
Free coffee and doughnuts are provided at 8 a.m. and the regular meeting starts at 8:30.
You can join the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States if you are a U.S. citizen with honorable military service (active duty, Reserves/Guard, veteran or retired) who meets at least one of the following requirements: received a campaign medal or expeditionary medal for service overseas, served 30 consecutive or 60 nonconsecutive days in Korea, received hostile fire or imminent danger pay.
For more information,  contact Don Stokes at 922-0625 or Allen Leth at 922-1176.

Village Men’s Chorus

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

Village Parkinson’s Disease Support Group
Do you need to learn about Parkinson’s? Were you recently diagnosed? Or was your spouse or a family member? We can answer many of your questions. And we would be happy to help.  
Many of the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease start long before PD is diagnosed. So maybe you will be able to see what was happening to you.
The group meets at 11:45 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Mt. Carmel, just outside the Balboa Gate.  You can stay for lunch ($7) after the meeting, if you want to.  
Call Bob Jones at 922-0638 by the Tuesday before to make a lunch reservation.