Aug. 22-28 Daily Calendars
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Thursday, Aug. 22

Support Groups:

• Alzheimer’s Support Group, for families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease, 4-5 p.m., Physician’s Center, fourth floor, room 406, chaplain’s office, 256-235-5578.

• Fibromyalgia Support Group of Calhoun County, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Tyler Center, Galley meeting room off the Sunroom. Members and non-members are invited to attend. Contact Debi Parsley at 256-835-2554 for more information.

• AA meeting, noon and 7 p.m., 1411 Gurnee Ave., enter through rear of building, 256-237-6196.

• NAMI Connection, a support group for persons living with a mental illness, 1-2:30 p.m., Tyler Center, 731 Leighton Ave., NAMI is National Alliance on Mental Illness, 256-452-9676.

• Alcoholics Anonymous, noon-1 p.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, corner of East Ladiga and Southeast Church Street, Jacksonville, 256-343-6685.

• Courage to Change Group of Narcotics Anonymous, 90 minute, closed, candlelight, smoking, 7 p.m., Atlanta Avenue, off Noble Street between 10th and 11th streets.

• Al Anon and Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Church of the Cross, 1600 Greenbrier Dear Road, 256-435-8729, 256-237-5584.

• New Perspectives, a narcotics anonymous group, 6:30-7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 109 Gayle St., behind McDonald’s, Jacksonville, 256-435-4881.

• Help in Progress Narcotics Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., 2236 U.S. 78 W., (1 mile from Fred’s).

• Alcoholics Anonymous Piedmont Group, noon-1 p.m., 801 Hughes St.

• True Transformation, a Christ-centered recovery program for women only, 3 p.m., 1211 Noble St.

Meetings:

• Referral Builders Network, 7-8:30 a.m., Saks Community Center, call Joe Bynum at 256-237-2300 for more information.

• National Active and Retired Federal Employees Talladega Chapter 1511, 10:45 a.m., DeSota Pastime Center, bldg. 1530, Anniston Army Depot, a current driver’s license is needed by all who enter to show security personnel at the check point entrance to gain access to the meeting site. All members are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be provided for a nominal cost following the meeting. Representative Mike Rogers is guest speaker. Call 256-358-4257 or 256-268-5286 for more information.

• Anniston Kiwanis Club, noon, Anniston Country Club, lunch served, 256-832-3664 or 256-473-0296.

• Oxford Kiwanis, noon-1 p.m., Oxford Civic Center, 256-831-2660.

• (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), TOPS# AL 502, Lineville, 6 p.m., Lineville Nursing and Rehab chapel, 256-396-2703 or 256-396-5623.

• Christ-centered parenting classes for parents and caregivers of children ages10-18, 1 p.m., 1211 Noble St.

• (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), TOPS# AL 572, Jacksonville, 6 p.m., Jacksonville Congregational Church, 604 Alexandria Road, 256-820-1831 or 256-435-9512.

• East Alabama Shrine Club, dinner, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m., 1713 Noble St.

• Gadsden Toastmasters Club, serving Etowah, Calhoun and Marshall Counties, 7-8 p.m., Joe Ford Center, room 202, Gadsden State Community College, 405 Cardinal Drive, Gadsden. Call 256-328-4865 or 480-236-3688 or visit www.toastmasters.org for more information.

Miscellaneous:

• Senior water aerobics and senior therapeutic yoga classes, 8 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum. Contact Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 or jsu9517k@jsu.edu for more information.

•Swinging Stars Square Dance Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bynum Community Center, 256-236-4135.

• Anniston Runners Club, 5:30 p.m., at Anniston YMCA, W. 14th Street. Call 256-310-0830, e-mail ddunn@annistonstar.com or visit www.annistonrunners.com.

• Northeast Alabama Safe Kids and RMC Tyler Center Checkpoint, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Tyler Center parking deck, 731 Leighton Ave., 256-235-5132 ext. 3 for appointments.

• Bridge Club, 11 a.m., Lenlock Center No. 5, 5818 McClellan Blvd., 256-225-0003.

Friday, Aug. 23

Support Groups:

• AA meeting, noon and 7 p.m., 1411 Gurnee Ave., enter through rear of building, 256-237-6196.

• Alcoholics Anonymous closed meeting, noon, Tyler Center, in the Galley.

• Celebrate Recovery, 12-step Christ-centered recovery program, free meal 5:30 p.m.; open meetings, 6:30 p.m.; small group meetings, 7:30 p.m., Word Alive International Outreach, Coldwater, 256-225-2186 or 256-223-6593.

• Courage to Change Group of Narcotics Anonymous, open, non-smoking, 7 p.m., Atlanta Avenue, off Noble Street between 9th and 10th streets.

• Celebrate Recovery, 12-step Christ-centered program, meal, 5:30 p.m.; main program, 6:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 230 7th St. N.E., Jacksonville, 256-435-6093 or 256-225-2492.

• True Transformation, a Christ-centered recovery program for women only, noon, 1211 Noble St.

• Help in Progress Narcotics Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., 2236 U.S. 78 W., (1 mile from Fred’s).

Meetings:

• Anniston Morning Rotary, 7:15 a.m., Classic on Noble, visit www.annistonmorningrotary.org.

Miscellaneous:

• Senior water aerobics and senior floor aerobic classes, 8 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum. Contact Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 or jsu9517k@jsu.edu for more information.

Saturday, Aug. 24

Support Groups:

• Celebrate Recovery, 7 p.m., Meadowbrook Baptist Church, 1125 Meadowbrook Court, Oxford, 256-831-1811.

• AA meeting, noon and 7 p.m., 1411 Gurnee Ave., enter through rear of building, 256-237-6196.

• Courage to Change Group of Narcotics Anonymous, discussion, open, smoking, noon and 7 p.m., Atlanta Avenue, off Noble Street between 10th and 11th streets.

• Alcoholics Anonymous Piedmont group, 7:30 p.m., 801 Hughes St., Piedmont.

Help in Progress Narcotics Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., 2236 U.S. 78 W., (1 mile from Fred’s).

Meetings:

• Alcoholics Anonymous speakers meeting, 8-9 p.m., 14th Street and Gurnee Avenue.

• Bridge Club, 11 a.m., Lenlock Center No. 5, 5818 McClellan Blvd., 256-225-0003.

Miscellaneous:

• Food for the soul, feeding the body and mind, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Rest Haven Missionary Ministry, 2420 Noble St., Bishop Billy R. Morgan is pastor. Call 256-820-4421 or 256-820-2569 for more information.

• The original farmers market, 6 a.m.-until sold out, behind the Calhoun County Administration Building.

• Heflin senior citizen dance 7-11 p.m., (every Saturday), American Legion Post 19, $5, live country music, no alcohol or profanity allowed, 256-579-2402.

• Anniston Runners Club, 7:30 a.m., at Anniston High School. Call 256-310-0830, e-mail ddunn@annistonstar.com or visit www.annistonrunners.com.

• Food and clothing for the needy, noon-2 p.m., Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1600 Dooley Ave., 256-237-2773.

Sunday, Aug. 25

Support Groups:

• AA “First-Things-First”, 5 p.m., United Methodist Faith Community, 7777 U.S. 431, Alexandria, 256-403-5397.

• AA meeting, noon and 7 p.m., 1411 Gurnee Ave., enter through rear of building, 256-237-6196.

• Courage to Change Group of Narcotics Anonymous, sponsorship book study, open, non-smoking, 3 p.m.; discussion, open, smoking, 7 p.m., Atlanta Avenue, off Noble Street between 10th and 11th streets.

• Alcoholics Anonymous Piedmont group, 2:30 p.m., 801 Hughes St., Piedmont.

• Help in Progress Narcotics Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., 2236 U.S. 78 W., (1 mile from Fred’s).

• Hope for Today Al Anon Family, 5 p.m., St. Charles Catholic Church, Jacksonville, support for families and friends of people with drinking or drug problems. Call 256-452-0343 for more information.

Monday, Aug. 26

Support Groups:

• Free family support meeting, 5-6 p.m., Bradford Health Services, 1701 B South Pelham Road, Suite D, Jacksonville, Brookstone building next to Jacksonville Medical Center, meeting is for any person who is experiencing behavioral problems with a loved one; has a family member of any age with drug or alcohol problem; needs help coping with loved one’s drug or alcohol problem; needs help making decisions on how to help a family member of any age, a counselor will facilitate this meeting, call 256-237-4209 for more information.

• AA meeting, noon and 7 p.m., 1411 Gurnee Ave., enter through rear of building, 256-237-6196.

• Lakeside Hospice Grief Support, 3 p.m., Talladega Health Care Facility, Chaffee Street, 800-427-3993.

• Courage to Change Group of Narcotics Anonymous, basic text study, open, non-smoking, 7 p.m., Atlanta Avenue, off Noble Street between 10th and 11th streets.

• Alcoholics Anonymous Piedmont group, 7:30 p.m., 801 Hughes St., Piedmont.

• Help in Progress Narcotics Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., 2236 U.S. 78 W., (1 mile from Fred’s).

Meetings:

• Saints John Lodge 931 Communications, 7 p.m., 1400 Wilmer Ave.

• Hartwell Masonic Lodge No. 101 F & A.M. of Alabama, 7 p.m., 600 Main St., Oxford, 256-282-2035.

• Civitan Club, noon, Classic on Noble, 256-236-9874.

• Weaver Lion’s Club, 7 p.m., Weaver Senior Citizen’s Center, president Don Kessler, 256-820-0043.

• Oxford Rotary Club, noon-1 p.m., Western Sizzlin’, Oxford.

Miscellaneous:

• Baby Café, a group for breastfeeding mothers or those interested, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Café McClellan at McClellan Park Medical Mall. Socialize and receive free professional help with breastfeeding if needed. Light snacks will be provided. The event is free. Visit on Facebook at Northeast Alabama Baby Café. Call 256-241-0886 for more information.

• Low-cost spay/neuter transport to the non-profit Alabama Spay Neuter Clinic in Irondale takes place at 7 a.m. (also second Monday of each month), returns Tuesday at noon, at Pickett’s Feed and Pet Supply, 3200 McClellan Blvd. Call 877-334-9738 for an appointment. Visit www.alspay.org for more information.

• Senior water aerobics and senior floor aerobic classes, 8 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum. Contact Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 or jsu9517k@jsu.edu for more information.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

Support Groups:

• Arc of Calhoun and Cleburne Counties educational and therapeutic support for parents/caregivers with children who have intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, 6-8 p.m., 401 Noble St. Childcare is provided. Call Mindi Amberson at 256-236-2857 for more information.

• AA meeting, noon and 7 p.m., 1411 Gurnee Ave., enter through rear of building, 256-237-6196.

• Steel Magnolias, Breast Cancer Inc., , for patients in treatment, recovery and their significant others, and Men of Steel (for men supporting women), 5 p.m., Physicians Building, 901 Leighton Ave., first floor, private dining room, 256-231-8827 or visit www.steelmagnoliasinc.org.

• Stroke Support Group, for stroke patients in treatment or recovery and their caregivers, 1 p.m., Cancer Resource Center, suite 406, Physicians Building, 256-235-5146.

• Bariatric Support Group, for persons interested in bariatric surgery or those who have had bariatric surgery and support people, Physicians Office Building, suite 102, 901 Leighton Ave., contact Ann Couch, RN, CBN at 256-236-1300.

• Courage to Change Group of Narcotics Anonymous, discussion, open, smoking, noon; women’s meeting, candlelight, smoking, 7 p.m.; 11th Step Meditation meeting, closed, non-smoking, 8:30 p.m., Atlanta Avenue, off Noble Street between 10th and 11th streets.

• Mental Illness Support Group, for patients with bi-polar, depression, and other disorders and those interested in providing support, 1:30 p.m., Tyler Center, 731 Leighton Ave., in the galley.

• New Perspectives, a narcotics anonymous group, 6:30-7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 109 Gayle St., behind McDonald’s, Jacksonville, 256-435-4881.

• Free parenting classes to residents of Calhoun County, sponsored by Family Services Center of Calhoun County, 13 E 11th St., call 256-231-2240, ext. 120, to sign up.

• One day at a time Al-Anon group, noon-1 p.m., (new location), Physician’s Office Building, Suite 406, call Ann Garner at 256-237-3464 for directions or more information.

• Alcoholics Anonymous closed meeting, noon, Tyler Center, in the Galley.

• Help in Progress Narcotics Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., 2236 U.S. 78 W., (1 mile from Fred’s).

• True Transformation, a Christ-centered recovery program for women only, noon, 1211 Noble St.

• National Association for Retired and Active Federal Employees, Volunteer Service Center, 9 a.m.-noon, Anniston Army Depot, Building 220, (outside main gate), to assist retired federal employees. Call 256-235-4631 to make an appointment or for more information.

Meetings:

• Marine Corps League Chaffin Detachment, Calhoun County, 7 p.m., Calhoun County Civil Defense Building, call 256-310-6481 or 256-892-1767 to join or for more information.

• Eastaboga Masonic Lodge No. 155, 7 p.m., Lodge building in Eastaboga, 256-835-7576.

• Anniston Runners Club, 5:30 p.m., at Anniston YMCA, W. 14th Street. Call 256-310-0830, e-mail ddunn@annistonstar.com or visit www.annistonrunners.com.

• The Anniston Rotary Club, noon, Anniston Country Club, Highland Avenue.

• Calhoun County Stamp Club, 7 p.m., Room 327, Stone Building, Jacksonville State University, corner of Church Avenue and 11th Street, 256-782-0084 or 256-831-8338.

• North East Alabama Table Tennis Club, 5-9 p.m., Anniston Army Depot Gym, Bynum, 256-689-8603.

• Bridge Club, 9 a.m., Lenlock Center No. 5, 5818 McClellan Blvd., 256-225-0003.

Miscellaneous:

• Red Cross blood drive, 2-6 p.m., Heflin Baptist Church, 155 Almon St., Heflin, in the church fellowship hall. Call 256-463-2576 for more information.

• Anniston First United Methodist Church men’s prayer breakfast, 6:30 a.m., The Bridge, 1400 Noble St., at rear of church, all men are invited to attend, call 256-236-5605.

• Free, confidential counseling for prospective and existing small business owners, provided by the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), by appointment, Northeast Alabama Entrepreneurial System, 1400 Commerce Blvd., just off Greenbrier Road, call 256-831-5215 to make an appointment or for more information.

• Senior water aerobics and senior therapeutic yoga classes, 8 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum. Contact Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 or jsu9517k@jsu.edu for more information.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

Support Groups:

• AA meeting, noon and 7 p.m., 1411 Gurnee Ave., enter through rear of building, 256-237-6196.

• Celebrate Recovery, 12-step Christ-centered recovery Step Study Group, 6 p.m., Word Alive International Outreach, Coldwater, 256-225-2186 or 256-223-6593.

• Courage to Change Group of Narcotics Anonymous, 90 minute, closed, candlelight, smoking, 7 p.m., Atlanta Avenue, off Noble Street between 10th and 11th streets.

• Lost Cord Support Group, for laryngectomees and their families, (last Wednesday of each month), 10 a.m., Tyler Center, Joanie Russ, director, 256-235-5155.

•Free parenting classes for parents of 2- to 12-year-olds, 9-11 a.m., Family Services Center of Calhoun County, 13 E 11th St. Child care provided. 256-231-2240.

• Alcoholics Anonymous Piedmont group, 7:30 p.m., 801 Hughes St., Piedmont.

• Help in Progress Narcotics Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., 2236 U.S. 78 W., (1 mile from Fred’s).

• New Wine Recovery Support Group for addicts and alcoholics, 6:30 p.m., Hill Crest Baptist Church, “The Rock,” room 208, Family Life center.

Meetings:

• East Alabama Scottish Rite Association, meal, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m., 1400 Wilmer Ave., all Scottish Rite Masons are invited to attend.

• Men’s Bible Study of Anniston First Baptist Church, 8 a.m., McDonald’s in Lenlock. 256-847-0230.

Miscellaneous:

• Lunch and Learn, a free gardening series sponsored by Calhoun County Master Gardeners and the Calhoun County Commission, noon-1 p.m., Cane Creek Community Garden at McClellan, bring your own lunch, call 256-237-1621 for more information.

• Bridge Club, 11 a.m., Lenlock Center No. 5, 5818 McClellan Blvd., 256-225-0003.

• Senior water aerobics and senior floor aerobic classes, 8 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum. Contact Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 or jsu9517k@jsu.edu for more information.

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