Ageless Bikers Club

The Ageless Bikers Club has rides that are from 16 to 23 miles on backcountry paved roads.
We start at 8 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Contact Dave OBrien at 830-285-5129 or email at djob1947boom@gmail.com for more information.
Also check out our website at www.hsvabc@weebly.com.

Animal Welfare League

AWL won a grant from Petco Foundation for at least $5,000 but maybe as much as $100,000. Exact amount to be awarded at Petco in Benton (20825 I-30) at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7.
Our volunteer Debe Jolliff submitted her story about how adopting Jerry the cat from Animal Welfare League changed her father’s life for the better.  
All are welcome to join the special presentation to find out the award amount and to congratulate Debe, her father and Jerry the cat, who now has a loving home. We appreciate Petco Foundation for its continued support.

Boomers Rock

Ring in the New Year with Boomers Rock.
The fun begins at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 31 at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in its lower hall at 295 Balearic Road. The Jack Fancy Band will provide the music to dance the night away and Chef Elan will be serving an array of appetizers.
Boomers will have hats, party horns and supply champagne for a midnight toast. Bring your favorite beverage and celebrate the New Year for $34 per person.
Register online early at bommersrockhsv.com.

Computer Club

The monthly breakfast meeting of the Computer Club of HSV will take place on Friday,  at Debra’s in the Village at 8 a.m. If you are interested in sharing technology talk with like-minded people, this is where you need to be. Membership in the club is not required.
This is another reminder about the annual Christmas Party for the club which will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Coronado Center.
See the club website for more details, www.cchsv.org.

Evening Lions Club

The HSV Evening Lions Club will meet Thursday at the Coronado Center, 150 Ponderosa Lane.  The schedule includes a social beginning at 5 p.m. with meal and meeting starting at 6 p.m.
The agenda includes some regular club business, induction of a new member, entertainment by the Jessieville High School choir under direction of Lydia deSambourg, a Christmas sweater contest, and door prizes.
Guests are invited to attend this festive meeting. Anyone interested in joining HSV Evening Lions, contact president Nell Rockett at 870-722-4633 or membership director Pete Beck at 915-8984.

HSV County Two Steppers

Saturday, 7 p.m.  at the Coronado Center, is  the Country Two Steppers annual Christmas Dance. Sugar Creek Band will play a variety of music including waltz, two step, swing, cha cha, triple step, etc. Cash bar opens at 6:30.  
Members and guests are asked to bring a heavy hors d’oeuvre to pass. The club will provide dessert.
Members are free and guests are $10 per person. Come spend a fun evening with us. Hope to see you there.
Questions, call Al King, 922-2008.

HSV Razorback Club

HSV Razorback Club membership drive for 2018 is underway. Anyone is welcome. If you are passionate about supporting our Razorback student-athletes and calling those Hogs, join us.
Fundraisers include two dinners plus our golf tournament in May with a dinner the night before play. Other events including a bus trip are possible, depending on interest.  
Memberships run Jan. 1 to Dec.  31. Yearly local club dues are $15 per person.
Razorback Foundation memberships start at $50.
Contact us via email at hsvhogs@yahoo.com, on our website http://hsvhogs.wix.com/hsv-razorback-club or at PO Box 8422, Hot Springs Village, AR 71910 for more information.

HSV Roadrunners RV Club

Put your gladrags on; it’s time to reserve your seat at the Christmas party scheduled for Sunday, at Diamante Country Club, 5 p.m. for cocktails and dinner at 6.
The cost is $24/person, make check payable to Mary Christians and send it to Mary at PO Box 8358, HSV, 71909.  Be sure to mark your check for pork or chicken and don’t forget your Toys for Tots gift.

Kiwanis Club of Hot Springs Village

Sanford Tollette, the director of Camp Pfeifer, a camp for young people, will discuss his program with Kiwanis. 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. Visit www.hotspringsvillagekiw anis.com.

Merry Mixers Dance Club

The Merry Mixers Christmas Party will be Dec. 16. Join us at the Coronado Center at 7. Dance to the music of the popular Warren Crow Band. For this event everyone brings their favorite snack to share.
The Merry Mixers dance to live music on the third Saturday of each month. Music includes ballroom, rock, Latin, and country.
There is a cash bar. At each dance a lesson is held at 7 p.m. with dancing from 7:30-10. Dances are $10 per person. For more information call 915-8111.

Optimist Club of Hot Springs Village

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 Ouachita National Recreation Trail between AR-9 and Lake Maumelle on Thursday, and five miles at Pinnacle Mountain State Park on Saturday.
Contact the club at hikersnews@gmail.com for additional information.

Pickleball Club

Due to colder temperatures and fewer daylight hours, times of HSV Pickleball Club activities have changed. Open Play now begins at 9 a.m. every morning at DeSoto courts. The free beginners’ clinic on Saturdays is at 10 a.m. and on Tuesdays is discontinued until spring. Check times of other activities on the Club’s website at hsvpickleball.org, click on “Activities” at the top of the screen, then click on “Calendar.”
Players should get in as many games as they can before construction on the new courts begins, currently scheduled to start in January and be completed in April.

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.
The next meeting is today 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 at 9:30 a.m. of each month in the back room at the Home Plate Café located on Highway 7, for a very informal conversation.
For more information, call 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 www.hsvrotary.org. or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hsvrotary.

Scrappin’-With-Barb  

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.

Sons of the American Revolution DeSoto Trace Chapter

Compatriots, friends, the adventurous, the chevalier, undaunted, unflinching, the resolved, Patriotic and our beloved Veterans – Sons of the American Revolution DeSoto Trace Chapter has a real treat for everyone.
We have the honor and privilege of hosting speaker, Dennis Zymboly, presenting US flag history.
Our meeting will start at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Home Plate Café.
Come, hear, and learn about why our US flag is revered and respected. And the different US flags from Revolutionary War to present day.

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, request an audition by calling Ellen Nagode, music director, at 922-1893 for further information.

Traveling Single

Our Christmas Party will be held on Dec. 15 at Good Sam. Happy hour will start at 5:15 p.m., with dinner following at 6.
Call Andrea Mueller at 915-8110 no later than Friday to make your reservation and for your choice of entrée.
Hope to see all of our members there.
There will be no more notices in the Voice for ths group until after the first of the year.

Village Men’s Chorus

The Men’s Chorus performs a variety of a cappella 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 915-0407 for more information. Visit our website at: https://hsvmenschorus.org/.

Village Parkinson’s Disease Support Group
 
Newly diagnosed? We can help you with information 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 Balboa Gate. You may stay for lunch ($7).  
Call Bob Jones at 922-0638 by the Tuesday before to make a lunch reservation.

Village Strings

If you play or played a stringed instrument, come join us.
We have an opening for a percussionist, too. If you haven’t played recently, dust off your instrument and practice with us.
The Village Strings have seven violin players, two viola players, two cello players, one string bass player and one piano player under direction of Dr. John Leisenring. We perform at private and public events and for senior facilities in the area.   
We rehearse every Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Christ of the Hills Methodist Church. For more information, call 922-9245.