The Kingsdale Squares will dance at 7 p.m. Monday, July 16, at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Bob Loyd will be calling. For information, contact Bill Allen at 479-876-5066.
The Calico Cut-Ups is a quilt guild of Bella Vista and hosts a monthly informational meeting for all levels of quilters -- beginners to expert. The meetings are intended to interest the beginning quilter, as well as increasing knowledge to the experienced, and is a great venue to meet new people. Monthly meetings are on the fourth Monday of the month at the First United Methodist Church, 20 Boyce Drive, Bella Vista. Meetings begin at 1 p.m., and sometimes there will be a workshop before the meeting. Please note that the July Calico Cut-Up meeting has been changed from July 23 to July 16.
Please come and visit our guild. There is no fee for first-time guests. For more information on membership, contact Brenda Askland at email@example.com or 515-708-2193.
Sons of Union Veterans
The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, July 16. The meeting will be held at Foghorns Restaurant, located at 2221 West Walnut in Rogers. Dinner will be at 6 p.m. and the meeting will follow. The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is a fraternal organization honoring the heritage of those who fought for the United States during the Civil War. Anyone is welcome to attend the meeting. For more information, call 479-381-6883.
Nebraska Club of Bella Vista
The Nebraska Club of Bella Vista and northwest Arkansas has announced its planned events for the remainder of 2018. The club will kick off the football season with a social hour and dinner on Saturday, Aug. 11. The event will take place at the Tanyard Creek Pavilion in Bella Vista. Four tickets for the Nebraska/Troy game in Lincoln on Saturday, Sept. 15, will be auctioned off.
A tailgate is planned before Nebraska plays Purdue on Saturday, Sept. 29. This event will be held at Kingsdale Pavilion in Bella Vista. Officers for the coming year will be elected. Anyone willing to serve as an officer should contact
Bob Prazek, nominating chairman, at 479-855-6721.
A Christmas dinner party is planned for Saturday, Dec. 1, at the BV Bar and Grill (Country Club). The Nebraska Club welcomes all former Nebraskans as members. Dues are $5 per person and payable to treasurers K.B. and Sue Smith, 9 Windsor Lane, Bella Vista, AR 72715. For more information about the club, call the treasurer at 479-876-2009.
Bella Vista Decorative Artists
The Bella Vista Decorative Artists are holding a Mad Hatter Card and Game Party from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at St. Bernard's Catholic Church, located at 1 Street Bernard Lane in Bella Vista. There will be an art décor store, door prizes and basket raffles. A table minimum of four players is needed and all cards and games are welcome. Proceeds from the event will be used to support service projects and art enhancements for northwest Arkansas. The cost is $12 per person and includes lunch. For reservations, call 479-855-6319 or 262-308-4454.
Laureate Alpha Mu
Laureate Alpha Mu will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, at the home of Judi Shannon, 94 Rillington Drive, Bella Vista, for the annual salad luncheon before the meeting. There will be an installation of officers for 2018-19 and the revealing of secret sister. If unable to attend, please be sure to give your gift to someone to bring or drop off at Judi's.
Bella Vista/Bentonville Photography Club
The next club meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the Guaranty Bank (formerly Hometown Bank) in Jane, Mo. All photographers are welcome.
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing
Attention all military veterans with VA disability, Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities, including education and outings.
Meetings will begin in July 2018 on the second Thursday of each month, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Meetings will be held at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. The first meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 12. Visit the national webpage at www.projecthealingwaters.org. For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bella Vista Strings
Bella Vista Strings is a casual acoustic jam group that meets at 1 p.m. every Friday at the Artist Retreat Center. Those who enjoy playing different styles of music are invited to visit and consider joining the BV Strings. The group plays rock, folk, bluegrass and country. The music is submitted by members. For more information, email BVStrings@gmail.com, visit www.bvstrings.org or call 479-366-0045.
American Legion Riders
Motorcycles, patriotic veteran fellowship and the thrill of a ride are what keep The American Legion Riders riding. The American Legion Riders are associated with Bella Vista Post 341 and have monthly meetings on the third Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Bella Vista American Legion facility. If the weather allows, a ride follows and ends at a restaurant for a meal.
Sunrise Rotary Club
The 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. For more information, call Sean at 417-455-6654.
Bella Vista Kiwanis Club meets on the first and third Thursday of the month at 7 a.m. at Concordia. Breakfast is available. Visitors, Kiwanis members and former Kiwanis members are all invited to attend.
Bella Vista Amateur Radio Club
The Bella Vista Amateur Radio Club holds its monthly meetings at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Highland Christian Church in Bella Vista. The program focuses on competitive radio operating and its benefits for public service and emergency communications. For anyone interested in acquiring an amateur radio license, the club also administers FCC exams at 2 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. All meetings and exams are held at Highland Christian Church, located at 1500 Forest Hills Blvd. (Highway 279), in Bella Vista. More information on amateur radio and the BVRC is available at www.BellaVistaRadioClub.org.
Fly Tyers Club
The Fly Tyers Club meets at 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.
The Bella Vista Woodcarvers Club invites new members. 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. 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 email@example.com for more information.
Bella Vista Traveling Sams
The next few outings for the Bella Vista Traveling Sams are July 18-21, Natural Falls State Park; August, ice cream social; Sept. 20-23, Area 1 Friendship in Grove; and Oct. 28-31, Devil's Den State Park. For more information about the Bella Vista Traveling Sams, call Virginia Reynolds at 479-715-6137.
Perfect Harmony Women's Barbershop Chorus
Perfect Harmony Women's Barbershop Chorus meets from 4 to 5:30 p.m. every Monday in the choir room of the United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista. No previous experience or tryouts are required to join this fun-loving chorus. For more information or to schedule the chorus for entertainment, call Karen Frankenfeld, director, at 479-876-7204. A new website is also up and running, www.bellavistaperfectharmony.webs.com.
The Women's Chorus invites singers from the tri-county area to join the chorus. 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 www.WomensChorusBV.org.
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.
Pride of the Ozarks Barbershop Chorus
Pride of the Ozarks Barbershop Chorus meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday at Bella Vista Church of Christ, 989 McNelly Road, Bentonville (across from Lowes). Singing in harmony, a Cappella, is this group's enjoyment and is open to all men who like to sing. Vocal music experience is helpful. For more information, call Jim Nugent at 479-855-7980 or 479-621-3372.Community on 07/11/2018
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