Daily calendar for Saturday 19 June 2021 | Community
MARTIAL ARTS: Class meets 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at Faith Encounter, 2342 Duncan Road, Maryville. Harold Nuchols, eighth degree black belt, will offer the teaching. For more information, call 984-0465.
ANTI-BULLYING / ANTI-ABDUCTION LESSONS: For children ages 7 to 12, Tuesdays 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Smoky Mountain Self Defense, 2642B US Highway 411 South. The cost is $ 120 for 12 sessions. The instructor is Roy Shields. For more information, visit wwwsmokymountainselfde fense.com or call 865-977-7837.
BIG SPRINGS COMMUNITY CLUB: Holds a monthly potluck at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of the month in the BSCC building.
CLUB TOASTMASTER: meets at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesdays at Vienna Coffee, 212 College St., Maryville. New invited members.
GOLD WING ROAD RIDERS ASSOCIATION: Meets the third Monday of the month at Shoney’s in Maryville. Meal at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m. All bikers are welcome.
PICKLEBALL CLUB: If you want to exercise and meet other people, pickleball is offered in Blount County. It is a sport popular with seniors. There are free training sessions. For more information, visit www.smokymountain pickleball.org/locations.
BLOUNT COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICES: Meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at the Blount County 911 Center. ARES is a voluntary organization affiliated with the American Radio Relay League. All local active hams are welcome. For more information, contact Lou Dreinhoefer at 995-1588.
LUNCH BUNCH: The group meets at 11 a.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at the clubhouse bistro in Asbury of Maryville. For more information, contact Retired Captain Tom Teague at 789-5896 or Retired Master Sgt. Jim Watson at 389-1400.
BLOUNT COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION: Meets 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the second Monday of the month, except September and December, at Maryville Church of Christ, 611 Sherwood Drive, Maryville. For more information, contact President Josh Chambers at 865-696-8080. The email address is [email protected]
Self-help, support groups
EDITOR’S NOTE: For a listing of Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon, and Al-Ateen meetings, please check this section every Wednesday.
UT HOSPICE ADULT MOURNING SUPPORT GROUP: Meets at 3 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of the month at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 6500 Northshore Drive in Knoxville. Refreshments will be provided. For more information or to reserve a spot, call Brenda Fletcher at 865-544-6208.
HAVEN HOUSE: Offers Adult Therapy Support Group and Child Therapy Support Group Mondays for Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence, facilitated by a licensed therapist. For more information, call the Outreach Office at 983-6818. A 24-hour crisis hotline is also available at 982-1087.
SMOKY MOUNTAIN CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: An American Cancer Society self-help group providing support to people with cancer, their families and friends, meets at 6 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the First Presbyterian Church in Sevierville. For more information, call Alice Grady at 428-5834 or 1-800-ACS-2345.
DOORS TO HOPE MOURNING SUPPORT GROUP: Meets 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays at the Cokesbury Conference Center in Knoxville. Contact Nancy Blackburn at 281-8373 for more information.