AAUW (American Association of University Women)  

Members and guests are invited to attend the chapter meeting on Oct. 17, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Mid-America Science Museum.
There will be a special tour and presentation, as well as lunch. The cost is $20; send checks payable to AAUW to Myra Sanders, 4 Romera Lane, HSV. Reservations should be in by Oct. 14.

Balboa Yacht Club

Join the Balboa Yacht Club for the following events: 1. Oct. 13, Saturday: Keep HSV Beautiful, additional information and registration on BYC website. 2. (Date change) Oct. 25, Thursday: Chili Dump, membership will be emailed with details. 3. Nov. 29, Thursday: Holiday Party, details on BYC website.
Live on Lake Balboa shore or own a boat docked at Balboa Marina (?) ... join our fun/informative Social group. Annual memberships $25 per household. Get more information at www.bychsv.com or call D.C. Reed 922-6282.

Boomers Rock

Boomers Rock is a social club that provides members with a wide variety of activities to enhance an active lifestyle.
It’s that time of the year again to plan to attend the social event of the season, Boomers Spooktacular IV Halloween Party. It promises to be bigger and better than ever with a return engagement of the band “Liquid Kitty” for your dancing and listening pleasure. There will also be several tasty treats to enjoy.
It will all be happening on Oct.31, 6:30 p.m. at the Coronado Center. Costumes are optional but fun is mandatory. So don’t be afraid.
Go to our website BoomersRockHSV.com to register or become a member.

Cedar Mountain Village Singers

Cedar Mountain Singers is a mixed (men and women) group singing three- and four-part harmony. Membership is open to the community; ability to sing in harmony is important, and it’s helpful but not required to be able to read music.
Rehearsals are Mondays, 1:30-3:30, in October and November at Christ of the Hills UMC to prepare for our Dec. 4 show. Our music is in a wide range of styles: mostly secular and primarily fun.
For more information or to RSVP, contact us at CedarMountainVillageSingers@gmail.com or check us out at www.cmshsv.org.

Diamond Squares Square Dance Club

Diamond Squares will  be “dark” this week, due to the Arkansas State Square Dance Federation annual festival, which begins Thursday  in Arkadelphia. For more information about the festival, visit www.theassdf.org.
Diamond Squares dances, 6:30-8:30 at Pines Nursing and Rehab Center in Hot Springs will resume Thursday, Oct.18.
For more information about Diamond Squares, call 922-0803 or visit www.diamondsquares.com.

Eagle Wings Motorcycle Group

A Chapter of GWRRA, a motorcycle rider group based out of Hot Springs/HSV, Arkansas.  
All brands of motorcycles and trikes are in this group. Several rides planned every week. There’s a monthly meeting on the third Saturday of each month (except December), in the meeting room at the Home Plate Café. Breakfast at 9 a.m. to visit among the members and visitors, meeting at 10, usually followed by a ride.  
If interested, or have questions, call Don Hewett at 501-655-6290. Visit the website at http://www.eaglewings chaptere.org/index.html.

HSV Audubon Society

Bird identification will take place Thursday, Oct. 11 at 10 a.m. in Coronado Community Center, 150 Ponderosa Lane.
Learn to recognize your backyard birds by the sound of their voice as Dixie Hills, the Southwest Regional Educator with Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will be the guest speaker. Visitors are welcome, there is no charge.
For more information,  call Karen Geiger 922-0645 or visit the website hsvbirds.org.

HSV Country Two-Steppers

Friday, Oct. 12, the HSV Country dancers are hosting a dance at the Coronado Center from 7-10 p.m.
Monica will be our DJ playing swing, waltz, cha-cha, triple step, two-step music and more.
The evening begins with Monica teaching an easy to learn “Canadian Stomp” line dance. Cash bar opens at 6:30 and we provide the popcorn. Members are free and guests are welcome. Hope you will join us for a fun evening.
For more information, call Al or Sheila King at 922-2008.

HSV Woodworkers

The October meeting will feature Peter Scheidt, a UALR professor of Furniture Design and Woodworking. He will be covering common finishes for furniture and other wooden objects and a few select finishing specialty topics: selecting a finish for your piece’s use and aesthetics, surface preparation, finish application current popular trends in finishing, and safety. 
He will have samples of various finishes, tools, and safety equipment. Finishing shouldn’t be a complicated or distressing process.
Monthly club meetings are held on the second Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. in the Ouachita Room of the Ponce de Leon Center. Visit http://www.villagewoodworkers.org for more information.

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 member’s house for coffee and cake. We cordially invite you to attend one of these functions.
If you want to know more about the Kaffeeklatsch Klub, call Uschi Nolte at 922-1625.

Merry Mixers Dance Club

The next Merry Mixers dance is Oct. 20 and features the always poplar Mullen Band. This is our Halloween dance where we all bring a snack to share. Costumes are optional.
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 and there is a cash bar.
A short lesson is held at 7 p.m. with dancing from 7:30-10. Monthly memberships are available at the door.
For more information, call 915-8111.


Retired and current federal employees and their spouses are invited to attend an annual NARFE meeting on FEHBP (Federal Employee Health Benefit Plan).
Blue Cross/Blue Shield and GEHA representatives will present 2019 policy changes.
The meeting is Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 2 p.m., at Village United Methodist Church, 200 Carmona Road.
Fomore information, call Winston Wolfe at 501-922-1724.

Optimist Club

The Optimist Club of HSV, not only serves the Village, but has the goal of reaching out to our local youth.
We sponsor oratorical and essay competitions, 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

On Thursday Oct. 11, Ouachita Mountain Hikers will be hiking 9.5 miles on the LOViT Trail. The club will also be hiking five miles on the Hot Springs Greenway Saturday, Oct. 13.  
Check the hike flash, schedule and calendar on our website omhikers.net or contact the club at hikersnews@gmail.com for additional information on these and other upcoming OMH club hike activities.”

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. at the Home-Plate Café located on Highway 7. (Back Room) for a very informal conversation.
Any questions contact Andrew Jones Jr. at 501-915-9822.

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.”
Speaker this week is Jeff Arey, Saline Cty Judge subject: The Career Education Technical Center.
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 Bob Sweeten at 501-920-3772, visit our website at www.hsvrotary.org. or like us on facebook@hsv.rotary.

Scrappin’-with Barb

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 501-922-3776 for more information.

Sons of the American Revolution DeSoto Trace Chapter

Calling all members, compatriots, friends, the curious, the chevalier, undaunted, determined, resolved, patriotic, our noble, exalted, revered veterans — and the public.
The Sons of the American Revolution DeSoto Trace Chapter has another great program and special occasion for everyone. We are so very privileged and honored to host, Doug Beed, who will be talking about his experiences as an infantryman in Vietnam.
Our meeting will start at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Home Plate Café.
Bring a friend and we’ll see you there.

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 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, request audition by calling Dr. Tom Bolton, music director, at 502-889-1520 for further information.

The 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 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 experiences for this group. Contact Jim Kelly at 501-915-0407 for more information. Visit our website at: https://hsvmens chorus.org/.

Village Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

If you have any questions about Parkinson’s Disease, come to one of our meetings. We should be able to answer most questions. And it can feel good to know that there are others with the same problems that you have.  
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.

Village Quilt Guild

The Village Quilt Guild will meet Thursday, Oct. 11, at Faith Lutheran Church, 1196 DeSoto Blvd. There is a sign-in/social time beginning at 9  a.m. and the business meeting begins at 9:30.
The meeting features a variety of demonstrations by Village Quilt Guild members and a CASA stockings presentation.
Guests are welcome. More information can be obtained at the website http://www.hsvquiltguild.org/page/index.html.

Village Skeptics

At the Oct. 11 meeting of the Village Skeptics Carl Ford will discuss “How to Judge Progress in North Korea’s Denuclearization Claims.”
Ford, served for over 40 years in a variety of military, intelligence, policy, senior management. He was appointed assistant secretary of state for Intelligence and Research worked for Sec. of State Colin Powell, CIA, Sen. John Glenn.
The presentation will focus on what to look out for as negotiations between the U.S. and North Korea, reviewing the history of negotiations prior to the Singapore meeting, and examination of the hurdles for Pyongyang to verifiable denuclearization.