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Community Activities

Community Activities

January 11th, 2017 in Features

CLUB NEWS

The Four States Art Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Collins Memorial Building, 3000 Texas Blvd. Linda Larey will do a watercolor demonstration. Visitors are welcome. For information, call Gale Durrant at 903-278-0753.

 

The Piney Woods Civic Club will have a Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance program at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Morris County Annex Building in Daingerfield, Texas. The Rev. D.A. Hill will speak and music will be performed by Loretta Hill of New Hope Baptist Church, the Silent Mimes of Mount Moriah Baptist Church, and Clemmie Forte of Mount Orange Baptist Church. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 903-824-3870.

 

WEEKLY CLUB MEETINGS

Arklatex Woodcarving Club meets from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Sugar Hill United Methodist Church, 1621 Sugar Hill Road. Call Porter McAfee at 870-773-7404.

 

Cadet Program Civil Air Patrol meets at 2 to 5 p.m. Sundays at Texarkana Regional Airport Building 13, for ages 12 to 18 years. Call 903-334-7073.

 

Civil Air Patrol Senior Officers meet at 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesday at Texarkana Regional Airport Building 13. Call 903-334-7073.

 

Duplicate Bridge Club meets from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mondays at 2315 Texas Blvd. Bring a partner and a sack lunch. Call Fred Borum at 870-584-9224.

 

Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie and Auxiliary 2684 meets at 8 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of each month at 3407 E. Broad St. Call 870-774-9991.

 

Kiwanis Club of Texarkana meets at noon Wednesdays at Williams Memorial United Methodist Church, 4000 Moores Lane.

 

Research and Enlightenment Study Group meets 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Smokey Joe's BBQ, 300 E. New Boston Road, Nash, Texas. The group is based on the readings of Edgar Cayce. Call Lila at 903-671-7034 or Jeri at 903-791-0459.

 

Solid Rock Toastmasters meets at 6:30 every tuesday evening at downtown First Baptist Church, 401 Pine St. the public is invited.

 

Tai Chi Club of Texarkana meets 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturdays at 303 W. Broad St. Call Susan Moore at 870-774-2819.

 

Texarkana, Ark., Noon Kiwanis Club meets at noon Tuesdays at Golden Corral.

Texarkana Evening Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. the second Monday of each month at Texarkana Public Library. Call Elaine Cecil at 903-794-0076.

 

Texarkana Noon Lions Club meets at noon first, third and fifth Wednesdays of month at Julies Deli.

 

Twin Cities Toastmasters meet from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays at First Lutheran Church, 4600 Texas Blvd. Lunch is served for $7.50. Call Dwayne Butler at 903-826-3901 or Bonnie Champion at 903-244-6620.

 

University Toastmasters Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at First United Methodist Church family life building, Sixth and Laurel streets. Call Kyle Elkins at 903-244-5720.

 

Wilbur Smith Rotary Club meets at noon each Thursday at Texarkana Country Club.

SELF-HELP

Addiction

Alanon meets 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays at Disciples of Christ Church, Central Mall; 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Eylau Hills Baptist Church, 4900 Eylau Loop Road; 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 4505 Elizabeth St.; and 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Serenity Club, 2013 S. Ann St. For information, call 903-701-5641.

 

Alateens meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at Disciples Christian Fellowship, 2400 Richmond Road (Central Mall). For information, call 870-772-6088.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous meets daily. Call 903-794-4731 or 903-798-1024.

 

Celebrate Recovery meets from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday's at Church on the Rock, 1601 Mall Drive. For more information, call the church at 903-794-8489 or Terry Anderson at 903-701-9553.

 

Celebrate Recovery meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday's in the Fusion area at First Baptist Church, Moores Lane. For more information, call Patty Ashby at 903-831-6000.

 

Celebrate Recovery meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday's at First Church of God, Texarkana, Ark. Childcare available for ages 4 to 12. For more information, call 870-772-4446.

 

Cocaine Anonymous meets from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Ozan Recreation Center, 1101 S. Couch St. Call 903-556-8337 or 903-733-7729.

 

Co-Dependents Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. Mondays at 303 W. Broad St. Call Susan Moore at 870-774-2819.

 

Co-Dependents Anonymous meets 1 p.m. Thursdays and 7 p.m. Saturdays at Living Hope Group, 4009 Garland St. Call 903-792-3000 or 903-278-6245.

 

Drug and Alcohol Recovery Class meets at 6 p.m. the first Saturday of each month at Landmark Pentecostal Church, 2905 Texas Blvd.

Narconon is a nonprofit organization that specializes in helping people with drug and alcohol addictions and offers free local referrals through their 800 line. Call 1-800-431-1754 or visit stopaddiction.com. Visit www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/naloxone-availability.html to learn about the overdose reversing drug known as naloxone and find out its availability in your state.

 

Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon everyday except Saturday and 8 p.m. nightly at 53 Airport Drive, off Globe Drive. Look for the white building with blue trim. Call 870-773-8470.

 

New Boston AA Group meets each Thursday, Friday and Saturday at noon and every day at 8 p.m. at 130 North Elm St. Call Christie M. at 903-277-4625, JoAnn W. at 903-628-1901 or Tina J. at 903-628-4276.

 

New Boston Narcotics Anonymous meets at 3 p.m. Saturdays and 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Chapel Light Church. Call Tina J. at 903-628-4276.

 

Sex Addicts Anonymous meets Mondays in Texarkana. For men struggling with addictions to pornography and multiple affairs. Contact saatexarkana@yahoo.com.

 

Education

Adult education classes for GED and ESL are available mornings, afternoons and evenings in Texarkana, at no charge. Free GED classes are also available evenings in Atlanta, Hughes Springs, Linden (ESL only) and New Boston. Call Karen Ottinger at 903-794-2858 or ottingerk@txkisd.net.

 

Adult education classes for refresher, GED or ESL are held daily from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Texarkana, Ark., Adult Education Center, 2300 Preston St., Texarkana, Ark. Classes are also available in Foreman, Ashdown, Genoa, Bradley, Fouke, Prescott, Nevada and Stamps. For more information, call 870-774-4414 or 870-772-2006.

 

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meets: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Grace Church, 220 S. Pecan St., Nash, Texas. Call 903-792-3106; and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. the second and fourth Mondays September through May at First Baptist Church, 3015 Moores Lane, Room 182. Call 903-831-6000.

 

TEACH, Texarkana Educators Association of Christian Homeschoolers, meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 6601 Jones Lane. Log on to www.homeschool-life.com/tx/teach.

 

TORCH Homeschool Support Group will meets 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Highland Park Baptist Church, 2401 Hazel St. For information call, Kim Bragg at 870-653-6204.

 

Texarkana College offers CPR and First Aid classes through the American Heart Association for healthcare professionals, childcare providers and others. Evening and Saturday classes are available at various times each month. Call the Continuing Education Division at 903-838-4541, ext. 3270.

 

Family

New Boston's Women's Support Group meets 7 p.m. the last Thursday of each month at Chapel of Life, 301 N. Center.

 

Texarkana La Leche League, Mother-to-Mother Breastfeeding Support Group meets 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the first Friday of each month at CHRISTUS St. Michael Hospital, Administration Room 2. Call Georgiaberry Mobley at 870-653-3062.

 

For a complete Self-Help listing, go to www.texarkanagazette.com

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