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December 24, 2014

Aug. 7-13 Daily Calendars

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Posted: Thursday, August 7, 2014 12:00 am

Thursday, Aug. 7

Support Groups:

• Women Loving Life, substance abuse group for ladies of all ages, noon-1 p.m., 902 Noble St., food will be served, executive director is Claudia Elston. Call 256-403-5397 or 256-740-2354 for more information.

• Breakfast Club, for family and friends of Alacare patients and anyone in the community who has experienced loss, 8:30-10 a.m., Alacare Home Health & Hospice, 2109 U.S. 78 E, next to TV 24 in Oxford, 256-831-2110.

• New NA meeting “Stepping Up”, 6 p.m., Jacksonville State University, Daugette Hall, room 136, building behind Bibb Graves to the left, 700 Pelham Road S.

• Mental Health, for patients with bi-polar, depression and other disorders, and those interested in providing support, 1:30-2 p.m., Tyler Center breakroom, 256-235-5146.

• Alzheimer’s Support Group, for families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease, 4-5 p.m., Physician’s Center, fourth floor, room 406, 256-235-5146.

• 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, Just for Today book study, open, non-smoking, noon, Atlanta Avenue, off Noble Street between 10th and 11th streets.

• 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:

• The Joy Quilt Guild, 9:30 a.m., in the FMC of First United Methodist Church, Jacksonville, visitors are welcome.

• 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. Call Shirley Finley at 256-820-6464.

• 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 visitwww.toastmasters.org for more information.

Miscellaneous:

• Swinging Stars Square Dance Club, 7-8:45 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, Aug. 8

Support Groups:

• Women Loving Life, substance abuse group for ladies of all ages, noon-1 p.m., 902 Noble St., food will be served, executive director is Claudia Elston. Call 256-403-5397 or 256-740-2354 for more information.

•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. 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, 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:

• 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:

• Free hot lunch for the Anniston community and surrounding area, sponsored by Compassion Feed Ministry, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., New Harvest Christian Center, 115 E. 15th St. Call Ms. Jean Cunningham at 256-525-1753 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, Aug. 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, 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.

Meetings:

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

Monday, Aug. 11

Support Groups:

• A Way Out day program for ladies age 16-24, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 902 Noble St., this is a 12-week program that will teach survival skills to young ladies, executive director is Claudia Elston. Call 256-740-2354 or 256-403-5397 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, 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:

• 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:

• A free way out day program for ladies ages 18-21, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Smith Metropolitan AME Zion Church, 1335 Pine Ave. This is a 12-week program to teach survival skills including interview techniques, job placement, education opportunities and more. Call Claudia Elston at 256-740-2354 for more information.

• 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. Visitwww.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. 12

Support Groups:

• A Way Out day program for ladies age 16-24, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 902 Noble St., this is a 12-week program that will teach survival skills to young ladies, executive director is Claudia Elston. Call 256-740-2354 or 256-403-5397 for more information.

• Al-Anon, a community resource for family recovery from alcoholism, noon, Physician’s Center at RMC, 4th floor, room 406, feel free to bring a bag lunch, call 256-236-5146 for more information.

• 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 406, 256-235-5146.

• TOUCH Cancer Support Group, for cancer patients and their families, noon, overflow dining room at RMC cafeteria, lunch is provided, a cooperative effort by the American Cancer Society, Interfaith Ministries and RMC, 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.

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

• Mental Health, for patients with bi-polar, depression and other disorders, and those interested in providing support, 1:30-2 p.m., Tyler Center breakroom, 256-235-5146.

• 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, 256-419-3334.

• 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 the chaplain at 256-235-5146 for directions or more information.

• Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Tyler Center, in the Galley, 256-235-5146.

• 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:

• Anniston-Calhoun County NAACP No. 5002, 6 p.m., Annistonian Restaurant, 1709 Noble St., in the banquet room.

• 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 123 of Brewer Hall on the campus of Jacksonville State University, everyone interested in stamps, post cards and postal history are welcome, 256-782-5339.

• 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.

Miscellaneous:

• A free way out day program for ladies ages 18-21, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Smith Metropolitan AME Zion Church, 1335 Pine Ave. This is a 12-week program to teach survival skills including interview techniques, job placement, education opportunities and more. Call Claudia Elston at 256-740-2354 for more information.

• The Alabama Shutterbugs, a new club for all skill level of photographers, 5:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, The Bridge, 1400 Noble 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.

Wednesday, Aug. 13

Support Groups:

• A Way Out day program for ladies age 16-24, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 902 Noble St., this is a 12-week program that will teach survival skills to young ladies, executive director is Claudia Elston. Call 256-740-2354 or 256-403-5397 for more information.

• “Women Loving Life” AA group for women only, 5-6 p.m., Smith Metropolitan AME Zion Church, 1335 Pine Ave. Call 256-405-4337 for more information.

• DivorceCare, a divorce counseling/support group, 6-7:30 p.m., Greenbrier Road Baptist Church. Call 256-689-6444 or 256-310-3956 for more information.

• 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, non-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.

Miscellaneous:

• A free way out day program for ladies ages 18-21, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Smith Metropolitan AME Zion Church, 1335 Pine Ave. This is a 12-week program to teach survival skills including interview techniques, job placement, education opportunities and more. Call Claudia Elston at 256-740-2354 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.

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