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story.lead_photo.caption Photosubmitted P.E.O. Chapter BL in Bella Vista recently awarded a Program for Continuing Education grant to Rachael Phillips of Pea Ridge. Phillips is attending Northwest Arkansas Community College majoring in Early Childhood. Pictured are Mary Solliday (from left), Chapter BL president; Phillips; Colene Butler, Chapter BL corresponding secretary; and Julie Amos, Chapter BL PCE chairman.

Kingsdale Squares

The Kingsdale Squares will dance at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Kenton Sullivan will be calling. There will be a workshop at 6:30 p.m. before the dance. For information, contact Bill Allen at 479-876-5066.

Calico Cut-Ups

Calico Cut-Ups is a quilt guild of Bella Vista. It is a place for all quilters, experienced or inexperienced, to come together and learn and enjoy all aspects of quilting. It meets at the First United Methodist Church, 20 Boyce Dr., Bella Vista. Speakers for the guild begin at 1 p.m. There is a $5 fee for nonmembers to help pay for the speakers. Dues for the year are $25 for those who wish to join.

Thursday, Jan. 22, is the next meeting. There will be a Stash for Cash event. Anyone with a stash of unneeded quilting supplies is invited to bring it to the church at 10:30 a.m., the morning of the meeting. Tables will be set up to display items and, at 11:30 a.m., the selling of the items begins. No fees are charged.

The speaker will begin at 1 p.m. Alice McElwain is a past president of the Calico Cut-Ups, quilt appraiser, teacher, quilt show judge, and former quilt shop owner. She will offer tips on how to prepare quilts for judging. She will explain what judges look for when judging a quilt. Alice is a AQS-certified quilt appraiser and will be appraising quilts at the April quilt show. For more information, email

Ozark Hill Hikers

Ozark Hill Hikers (affiliated with the American Volkssport Association) will host a fairly flat 5K or 10K paved-trail walk through woods and neighborhoods in Rogers on Saturday, Jan. 13. Hikers will meet at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (1502 S.E. Walton Blvd. in Bentonville) between 9:30 and 10 a.m. The walk begins at 10 a.m. For more information about the club, visit its website at

Kiwanis Club

Weekly meetings are held at 7 a.m. every Thursday at Concordia Retirement Center. Breakfast is available. Visitors, Kiwanis members and former Kiwanis members are all invited to attend.

Altrusa International

Altrusa International of Bentonville and Bella Vista meets at 11:30 a.m. at River Grill in Bentonville on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. It is an international women's organization whose focus is children's literacy. All are welcome. For information, contact Peggy Rosenthal at 479-321-1201 or visit

Photography Club

The Bella Vista/Bentonville Photography Club meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at the Hometown Bank in Jane, Mo.

Sunrise Rotary Club

Bella Vista Sunrise Rotary Club has a breakfast meeting at 7 a.m. every Wednesday in the Concordia Main Building, 1 Concordia Drive, Bella Vista. Guests are welcome to attend any meeting. For more information, call Sean at 417-455-6654.

Bella Vista Decorative Artists

The Bella Vista Decorative Artists meet at 9 a.m. the second Saturday of each month for a business meeting and painting session at Wishing Spring Studio at 8862 W. McNelly Road, next to Walgreens. The purpose of the chapter is to stimulate interest and appreciation for the art of painting. BVDA does a variety of service projects. This year, the chapter is working with the Village House in Bella Vista, Children's Shelter and Memory Boxes for local hospitals. Each month BVDA has a chapter member or a visiting national artist teach an art project in acrylics, oils, watercolor or mixed mediums. Painters of all skill levels make up the BVDA Chapter. For more information, call Marge Macedo at 479-531-1231.

Fly Tyers Club

The Fly Tyers Club meets 9 a.m. every Thursday at Riordan Hall for a social hour followed by a meeting from 10 to 11 a.m. The club is a fishing, conservation and service organization with approximately 150 members. This group of men and women share a common interest in fishing for both warm- and cold-water species found in the local streams and lakes of Bella Vista. The club also promotes lake conservation, recreational activities and conducts service projects throughout northwest Arkansas.

Village Lake Writers and Poets Club

The Village Lake Writers and Poets Club meets the second Wednesday of every month at the Artist Retreat Center, 13467 Lookout Drive, in Old Bella Vista. Guests are always welcome. For more information, contact Joanie Roberts at 479-268-6463 or

Amateur Radio Club

The Bella Vista Radio Club meets at 11 a.m. on the first Thursday of every month at the Highland Christian Church. Meetings are open to the public and new members are welcome. The Bella Vista Amateur Radio Club also offers Amateur Radio license testing through the American Radio Relay League. The Amateur Radio Testing sessions are held at 2 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month at the Highland Christian Church in Bella Vista, 1500 Forest Hills Blvd. (Hwy. 279 North). For further information, go to, call Glenn Kilpatrick at 479-426-3295 or email him at

Woodcarvers Club

The Bella Vista Woodcarvers Club invites new members to its club. Member carvers hold varying levels of carving skills from beginner to master-skilled and are willing to teach at no cost. The club also offers classes from time to time. There are several women members who work with pyrography (wood burning) as well as carving, and one member works with chain-saw carving. The Woodcarvers Club teaches soap carving classes to young children in the area from the Amazeum to Cub Scouts and the Bella Vista Public Library. The club meets at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista from 1 to 3 p.m. every Thursday. Call John Brach at 479-644-4202 or email at for more information.

Women's Chorus

The Women's Chorus begins a new season Jan. 15 and invites singers from the tri-county area to join them. All are welcome, with no tryouts or experience needed. The chorus performs classical, pop, folk and show tunes for local clubs and events. Rehearsals are Mondays at 12:45 p.m. in the music room of the Bella Vista First United Methodist Church. To book the chorus, join or for more information, call Gracie at 479-715-6154 or visit

Pride of the Ozarks Barbershop Chorus

Pride of the Ozarks Barbershop Chorus meets from 7 to 9 p.m. every Thursday at Innisfree Senior Living Community, 300 Innisfree Circle, Rogers, which is one block east on 24th and Walnut streets. Males of any age, color or creed who enjoy a cappella singing are welcome and invited. Vocal music experience is helpful. For more information, call Jim Nugent at 479-855-7980 or 479-621-3372.

Men's Chorus

The Bella Vista Men's Chorus meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday in the choir room at First Methodist Church on Boyce Drive. New singers are welcome. For information, call 479-268-5391.

Perfect Harmony Women's Barbershop Chorus

Perfect Harmony Women's Barbershop Chorus meets every Monday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the choir room of the United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista. Director Karen Frankenfeld will find a part that fits every voice. No previous experience or tryouts are required. For more information or to schedule the chorus for a club or organization's entertainment, call Karen at 479-876-7204. The club website is

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