Dec. 20-26 Daily Calendars
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Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

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.

• Grief Support Fellowship, 11:30 a.m., Presbyterian Oaks Apartments, building No. 3, Talladega, open to anyone in need of grief support. GSF is sponsored by Comfort Care Hospice, 256-761-1250; Gardens of Talladega Assisted Living and Memory Care, 256-362-1072 and Presbyterian Oaks, 256-362-9277.

• 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.

• New Beacon for those in grief, 2 p.m., conference room, 818 Leighton Ave., 256-236-5334 or (800) 283-5334.

• 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.

• PFLAG (Parents, families and friends of Lesbians and Gays) Anniston-Gadsden, a support group for GLBT and their families and friends, 6:30 p.m., Anniston, all is confidential, 256-393-9119 or e-mail pflag_anniston@bellsouth.net.

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

• Fibromyalgia Support Group, 6-8 p.m., Tyler Center, 731 Leighton Ave. first floor meeting room, no fees required, contact Chaplain Jim Wilson at 256-235-5146 or chaplain@rmccares.org to be added to the fibromyalgia membership list.

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

Meetings:

Calhoun Area MPO, 10 a.m., East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission, 1130 Quintard Ave., third floor conference room, 256-237-6741.

• The Calhoun County 9-1-1 District Board of Commissioners, 5:30 p.m., boardroom of the Calhoun County 9-1-1 District, 507 Francis St. W., Jacksonville, 256-237-9119.

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

• The Talladega County Republican Party, 6 p.m., Timber Ridge Golf Club banquet room, 101 Ironaton Road, Talladega, different speaker each month, 256-362-0346.

• 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, includes all sports 7th-12th grades.

• Christ-centered parenting classes for parents and caregivers of children ages 10-18, 1 p.m., 1211 Noble St.

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

• New Beacon Hospice volunteers, 6 p.m., conference room, 818 Leighton Ave., 256-236-5334 or (800) 283-5334.

• Anniston Express Transit Advisory Board, 5 p.m., third floor, Quintard Towers, 1130 Quintard Ave., 256-237-6741.

• Oxford Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., Porter House behind Logan’s Restaurant, Oxford, 256-835-4735.

• Book Club, noon, Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County, 108 E. 10th St., 256-237-8501.

• (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:

• 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 class, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, call Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 for more information.

• Senior therapeutic yoga class, 8-9 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, dance studio, call Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 for more information.

Friday, Dec. 21, 2012

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.

• The Oxford Golden K Kiwanis, 10 a.m., (1st and 3rdFriday), Friendship Community Center, Oxford, new meeting place during renovation of Oxford Civic Center. Call Chuck Trull 256-831-5137 or 256-453-9960.

Miscellaneous:

•Senior water aerobics class, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, call Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 for more information.

• Senior floor aerobics class, 7:30 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, dance studio, call Aubrey Crosson at 256-689-2580 for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012

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, Dec. 23, 2012

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).

Monday, Dec. 24, 2012

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:

• 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 class, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, call Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 for more information.

• Senior floor aerobics class, 7:30 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, dance studio, call Aubrey Crosson at 256-689-2580 for more information.

Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012

No events to report.

Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012

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:

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

• Senior water aerobics class, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, call Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 for more information.

• Senior floor aerobics class, 7:30 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, dance studio, call Aubrey Crosson at 256-689-2580 for more information.

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