Fly fishing

Computer Users, VFW, Kiwanis, Rotary Meeting


The Bella Vista Computer Club will meet at 7 p.m. on January 10. The discussion will focus on the use of Libre Office Impress for presentations.

A help clinic is scheduled from 9 am to noon on January 19 and the “Computer Security for Ordinary People: Part 1” course will be held from 4 to 6 pm on January 26.



VFW Post 2952 and its Springdale and Fayetteville auxiliaries will meet on January 13 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2898 S. 48th St. in Springdale. At this meeting, the club will present its Teacher of the Year award. There will be a meal before the meeting at 6 p.m.

Information: (479) 601-5539.


The Rogers Breakfast Kiwanis Club, along with members of the League of United American Citizens from Rogers High School, rang the bells of the Salvation Army kettles from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the first Saturday in December outside the doors of the Walmart Supercenter Walnut from Rogers. Over $ 500 was raised during this period.

Information: (479) 531-7069.


The Rotary Club of Fayetteville will meet at 11:45 am on January 13 in person at the Mermaids restaurant in Fayetteville. The program will be moderated by Mike Neighbors, AU Women’s Basketball Head Coach. Lunch costs $ 15.

There will also be a Live Zoom of the meeting if you don’t feel comfortable coming in person. Email the club for a link to the meeting if you are interested in the Zoom option.

Information: E-mail [email protected]


All activities of Perfect Harmony Women’s Barbershop Chorus are suspended until further notice. January training sessions are canceled and will be postponed to a later date. This is done because of the current environment with the coronavirus and its variants.

Information: e-mail to [email protected]


The next regular meeting of the Sugar Creek Astronomical Society will be on January 11. Monthly club meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at Waterway Christian Church in Bentonville. An “Astronomy Fundamentals” course starts at 6.30pm followed by the general meeting at 7.00pm. There will be a visit afterwards, weather permitting. All ages are welcome.

Currently, the Sugar Creek Astronomical Society has an improvised Star Party in Bella Vista, the original group Old Timers. They meet whenever the weather is clear for good night vision. The next big Star Party will be held at the George Washington Carver Monument Park near Diamond, Missouri on January 29.

The Sugar Creek Astronomical Society was founded in Bella Vista and currently serves amateur astronomers and their families from southern Missouri to Fayetteville.

For further information: President Bill Murphy at (479) 855-7180.

Fly Takers

The Bella Vista Fly Tyers Club meets every Thursday at 9:00 a.m. at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista for a social hour, followed by a meeting from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

The club is a fishing, conservation and service group of approximately 110 members. This group of men and women share a common interest in fishing (warm and cold water species found in the local streams and lakes of Bella Vista). The club also promotes lake conservation, recreational activities, and leads service projects throughout Northwest Arkansas.