March 7-13 Daily Calendars
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Thursday, March 7

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.

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

• Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support Group, 6-7 p.m., McClellan Medical Park, Meeting Center, 171 Town Center Drive, designed to help persons who are experiencing breast cancer and breast cancer survivors by providing knowledge and understanding needed to make informed decisions and regain a sense of control over their lives, 256-435-6152.

• 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.

• 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.

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

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

• 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.

Meetings:

• Goodyear retirees (SOAR), 11 a.m., Union Hall, 110 Oak St., Gadsden, bring potluck dish to share, door prizes, including gift cards, are to be available, the goal is to reach 200 attendees, 256-546-4633.

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

• Anniston Bulldogs, "Dawg Pound Booster Club," 6 p.m., Anniston City Meeting Center, Victorian Room, for all sports 7th-12th grades.

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

Miscellaneous:

• Free one-on-one counseling for prospective and existing small business owners, 1-4 p.m., Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce, sponsored by the Jacksonville State University Small Business Development Center, the SBA and the chamber. Call 256-782-5271 for an appointment.

• 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.

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

• 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.

Friday, March 8

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:

• A "Pasta Rama" fundraiser, 10:30 a.m. until gone, Bread Life Ministries, 209 Camp St., the event is a joint effort with God’s Covenant Ministry to benefit the building fund. Call 256-454-7270 or fax 256-231-4349 to place and order or 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.

Saturday, March 9

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.

• VFW Post 924 ladies auxiliary meeting, 1 p.m., VFW Post 924, 100 U.S. 431, lunch after meeting, 256-238-8047.

• Anniston Area of Alabama A & M University Alumni Association, 3 p.m., Seventeenth Street Baptist Church.

Miscellaneous:

• Anniston author/speaker Alice G. Duckett will speak at the Heroes of King’s Mt. DAR Club of Marshall Co., 11:30 a.m., Outlaw Steakhouse, 4641 Wyeth Drive, Guntersville. A book signing will follow lunch and program. Call Charlotte French at 256-505-3844 for more information.

• 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.

• Hungry and needy fed and clothed, noon-2 p.m., Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1600 Dooley Ave., 256-237-2773.

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

Sunday, March 10

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).

Meetings:

• Northeast Alabama Orchid Society, 2 p.m., Anniston Museum of History, 256-237-9783.

Monday, March 11

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.

• 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.

• American Legion Auxiliary Unit 312, 6:30 p.m., 1330 W. 10th St.

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

• Lick Skillet Quilters, social time, 5:30 p.m.; meeting, 6-8 p.m., Oxford Friendship Community Center, room B, beginner and experienced quilters welcome to attend, 256-831-6919.

• 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 fourth 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.

• Senior adult day, 8 a.m., Oxford Civic Center, all seniors are invited for a free sack lunch, entertainment and door prizes. The event is sponsored by Oxford Parks and Recreation Department and the Oxford Arts Council. Call 256-831-2660 for more information.

Tuesday, March 12

Support Groups:

• RESOLVE Infertility & Adoption Peer-Led Support Group, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Citizens Baptist Medical Center, board room across from Fitness Plus, Talladega. Contact Carrie Hutto at 256-649-0282 or email resolvetalladega@gmail.com for more information.

• 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.

• Prostate Support Group, for men with prostate concerns, including prostate cancer, diagnosis and treatment, noon, Physician’s Office Building, suite 403, 256-235-5146.

• TOUCH Cancer Support Group, for cancer patients and their families, noon, Physician’s Office Building, suite 406, boardroom, lunch provided, 256-235-5146.

• Infertility support group, through RESOLVE (The National Infertility Association), 6:30-7:30 p.m., Citizens Baptist Medical Center, (Talladega Hospital) in the conference room, no fee required, welcome to anyone facing infertility, adoption, miscarriage. Couples are welcome to attend. Call Carrie Hutto at 256-649-0282 or email frombarrentobaby@gmail.com for more information.

• Man-to-Man, noon, Physician’s Office Building, Suite 403, boardroom, this is a combined meeting with the Touch Cancer Support Group, lunch is provided, 256-235-5146.

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

• 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.

• NAMI Jacksonville, National Alliance on Mental Illness, for adult family members of patients with brain disorders or mental illness, 6 p.m., Community Room at K.L. Brown Funeral Home, Jacksonville, free and open to the public, 256-452-9676.

• Mental Illness, 7 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 208 North St., call Jack Crosswell, 256-268-0995.

• 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:

• Calhoun County Society for Human Resource Management, 7:30 a.m., Classic on Noble, Matt Stiles with Lehr, Middlebrooks and Vreeland will present "Common Errors Made, even by HR Professions."

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

• Anniston Rotary Club, noon, Anniston Country Club.

• 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.

• American Business Women’s Association, Cheaha Charter Chapter, 6 p.m., Classic on Noble, 256-225-6659.

• 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.

• Veterans Day Parade committee, 7 p.m., American Legion Post No. 26, 515 E. 18th St. Email calhounveterans@cableone.netfor more information.

Miscellaneous:

• The Alabama Shutterbugs, a new club for all skill level of photographers, 5:30 p.m., Peerless Grill, 13 W. 10th St., anyone interested in photography is welcome to join, 256-236-8488.

• 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.

• 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.

• Sacred Harp singing, 6:30-8 p.m., Norwood Hodges, (Golden Springs) Community Center, Spring Valley Road, 256-237-1240.

• 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.

• 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.

• Talladega College Alpha Chi Honor Society initiation ceremony, 11 a.m., DeForest Chapel, Talladega, the speaker will be Otis Dismuke, class of 1980 graduate of Talladega College, the facilitator for the Family Involvement program in the Birmingham City School System. Call 256-761-6207 for more information.

Wednesday, March 13

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.

• 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:

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

• Cheaha Chapter of the Alabama Society Sons of the American Revolution, 12:30 p.m., Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County. The guest speaker will be Amanda Sherer with her ALSSAR State Convention winning essay on Samuel Adams.

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.

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