Daily calendar for Wednesday 17 November 2021 | Community


Clubs, Organizations

BLOUNT COUNTY PHOTO CLUB: Meets at 6:15 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 429 Sandy Springs Road, Maryville. For more information visit bluntcounty

MARYVILLE ROTATING CLUB: Meets Wednesdays at noon at the Blount County Public Library.

Especially for children

IMAGINATION LIBRARY REGISTRATION: Thanks to Maryville Kiwanis, children from birth to their fifth birthday who reside in Blount County can receive free books each month when parents enroll in the County Public Library’s Children’s Service from Blount, open daily or online at Blount lit. For more information, call 865-273-1414.

Gastronomic events

FREE LUNCHES ON FRIDAY: Offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday by the Blount County Salvation Army. Meals are take-out only and available at Broadway United Methodist Church, 309 E. Broadway, Maryville. Everyone is welcome.

Self-help, support groups

BE FREE ADDICTION RECOVERY COURSE: Runs from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Sundays at the First Apostolic Church, 1331 William Blount Drive, Maryville. For more information, call 865-982-4901 or visit Factv.org. The program is approved by the drug court.

STEEL MAGNOLIAS ALANON WOMENS GROUP: Meets at noon on Thursdays at Maryville First Baptist Church, 202 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, in room 203. This is a group that previously met at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.

CAREFUL COFFEE: A family caregiver support group for caregivers with dementia meets from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursday at the Family Life Center in First Baptist Church, Maryville. For more information, call 865-371-0283.

HOPE LIFTERS GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: A church group for men and women grieving the recent or recent loss of a loved one meets at 9:30 am on the first and third Thursday of each month at the First Baptist Church in Maryville, 202 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville. Follow the signs posted in the covered passage to find space. Social distancing will be required and masks are mandatory. For more information, call Kelly or Linda at 865-982-5531.

WIDOW / WIDOW SUPPORT GROUP: Meets at 10:30 am Wednesdays at New Providence Presbyterian Church, 703 W. Broadway Ave., Maryville. The band is for those who have suffered a loss in the past two years. For more information, call 865-856-2570.

CELEBRATE MARYVILLE RECOVERY: Meets Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church, 804 Montvale Station Road, Maryville. This is a 12-step, Christ-centered program for anyone struggling with addictions, injuries, blockages and / or habits. Dinner at 5.30 p.m., worship at 6.30 p.m. and small groups at 7.40 p.m. For more information, call 865-643-7627.

DIVORCE SUPPORT: Meet up on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at RIO Revolution, 3419 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville. For more information, contact Sammy Humphreys at 865-740-6604.

ANONYMOUS OVEREATERS: Meets Wednesdays at 5:45 p.m. in downtown Louisville, 3623 Louisville Road, Louisville. For more information, contact Janice at [email protected] or 301-602-6750.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY IN RIO REVOLUTION: Meet on Tuesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. at RIO Revolution, 3419 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway in Maryville. For more information, visit www.riorevolution.com.

ANONYMOUS ALCOHOLICS GROUP BOTTOM ON THE RIVER: Meets at 7 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at Tuckaleechee United Methodist Church in Townsend. It is a closed discussion group.

HAPPY DESTINY AA: meets at 7:00 a.m. Monday through Friday and 8:00 a.m. Saturday, as well as at noon and 5:30 p.m. daily (Sunday’s meeting at 5:30 p.m. is a women’s meeting) and at 7 p.m. h 30 every day except Monday. Meetings are in camera and are held at 325 Whitecrest Drive, Maryville. For more information, call 983-8300.

MARYVILLE UNITY ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS GROUP: Meets at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at First United Methodist Church, 804 Montvale Station Road, Maryville, Room 128, for town hall meetings.

APPOINTMENT TO WIN A GROUP AA SCHOLARSHIP: Meets at 7 pm Wednesdays for a closed-door discussion at the Martin Luther King Center, 209 Franklin St. For more information, call 947-9888.

ROCKFORD AA GROUP: Meets at 10 a.m. Monday to Saturday, noon and 5:30 p.m. Monday to Sunday and 8 p.m. daily except Wednesday at the AROC building, Old Knoxville Highway at Self Hollow Road.

RAINBOW AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP: Meets Mondays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m. at 325 Whitecrest Road, Maryville. For more information, call 865-983-8300.

LIVE NOW AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP: Meets Fridays at 8 p.m. at Seymour Heights Christian Church, 122 Boyds Creek Highway, Seymour.

NAR-ANON TRAVELER GROUP: A support group for family members and loved ones of drug addicts meets Mondays at 8 p.m. at the AROC building, Old Knoxville Highway at Self Hollow Road in Rockford. For more information, call 983-8300.

SEVIERVILLE AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP: Meets at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays at the First United Methodist Church on Cedar Street.

BLOUNT COUNTY AA GROUP: Meets at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays at Fairview United Methodist Church, Old Niles Ferry Road, for closed-door discussions. For more information, call 984-2501.

TOWNSEND AA GROUP: Meets at 8:00 p.m. on Mondays at Tuckaleechee United Methodist Church. Open meeting of speakers on the last Monday of each month.

LITTLE RIVER GROUP OF ANONYMOUS NUTS: Meets at 8 p.m. Sunday to Friday, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, and noon Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday. Meetings are held at the AROC building, Old Knoxville Highway at Self Hollow Road. For more information, call 983-8300.


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