Aug. 15-21 Daily Calendars
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Thursday, Aug. 15

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 of Calhoun County, 6-8 p.m., Tyler Center, 731 Leighton Ave., first floor class room. Contact Julie Lowman at 256-237-6741 or email Julie.lowman@earpdc.org for more information.

• 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.

• 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:

• 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, Aug. 16

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 3rd Friday), Friendship Community Center, Oxford, new meeting place during renovation of Oxford Civic Center. Call Chuck Trull 256-831-5137 or 256-453-9960.

Miscellaneous:

• Jacksonville flea market, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Jacksonville High School football stadium, proceeds go to the JHS marching band. Call 256-689-5207 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, Aug. 17

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:

• 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.

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

Sunday, Aug. 18

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, Aug. 19

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).

• Domestic Violence Survivors Support Group, 5:30 p.m., Tyler Center, first floor class room, security guard on duty, 256-236-7233 or 256-236-7381.

Meetings:

• Calhoun County Volunteer HAZMAT, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Jacksonville EMA, email hazmed@cableone.net for more information.

• 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.

• American Legion unit 155 Auxiliary, 7 p.m., 1780 Beck Road, behind the Bynum post office, 256-237-5068.

• 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.

• 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. 20

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.

• Bariatric Support Group, for people who are interested in bariatric surgery or those who have had bariatric surgery and support others, 6 p.m., Woodstock Professional Building, 409 E. 10th St., Suite 100. Call R. Bryan Freeman at 256-236-1300 for more information.

• 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.

• ALS Group no longer meeting, 256-235-5146 if assistance is needed.

• 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:

• Jacksonville Aspiring Writers Group, 4:30 p.m., Jacksonville Public Library, anyone interested in the creative writing process is welcome. Bring samples of your original writing to share. The group offers support, critique and information about writing and possible publishing venues. Call 256-782-2881 for more information.

• Altrusa International, Inc., noon, Classic on Noble.

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

• East Alabama Credit Association, 8 a.m. breakfast, Shoney’s in Oxford, 256-463-4377.

• 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.

• 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:

• 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.

• 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. 21

Support Groups:

• Divorce care, 6:30-8 p.m., Mount Zion Baptist Church, 101 Mount Zion Church road, Alexandria, in the fireside room, childcare provided, find help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce, 256-820-3931.

• Parent(s) who have lost an adult child, 2 p.m., Physician’s Building, room 406, 256-235-5146.

• 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:

• McClellan Development Authority program management committee, 9 a.m., 4975 Bains Gap Road, 256-236-2011.

• The Jacksonville Kiwanis Club, noon, Jacksonville Community Center, 501 Alexandria Road, 256-435-9588.

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

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

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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