ALCOA HIGH ALUMNI ORGANIZATION: Will meet at 9 a.m. today (Wednesday, Aug. 3) at Shoney’s on Alcoa Highway for its monthly breakfast. Speaker will be Tyler Johnson, senior associate athletics director for administration at UT. Old yearbooks are also still for sale, from 1950 through 2010. Contact Cathy Lyle Ecker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 865-228-3654.
ROTARY CLUB OF MARYVILLE: Meets at noon Wednesdays at Blount County Public Library.
Especially For Kids
IMAGINATION LIBRARY SIGN-UP: Thanks to Maryville Kiwanis, children from birth up to their fifth birthday who are residents of Blount County can receive free books monthly when parents register in the Children’s Department of the Blount County Public Library, open daily, or online at Blount Reads. For more information, call 865-273-1414.
Self-Help, Support Groups
BE FREE ADDICTION RECOVERY CLASS: Is held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Sundays at First Apostolic Church, 1331 William Blount Drive, Maryville. For more information, call 865-982-4901 or visit Factv.org. The program is Drug Court approved.
STEEL MAGNOLIAS ALANON WOMENS GROUP: Meets at noon on Thursdays at First Baptist Church of Maryville, 202 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, in Room 203. This is a group that met formerly at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.
CAREGIVER CAFE: A family caregiver support group for dementia caregivers meets from 9-11 a.m. the second and fourth Thursdays in the Family Life Center at Maryville First Baptist Church, 202 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville. For more information, call Lori Bishop at 865-268-8001.
HOPE LIFTERS GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: This faith-based group for men and women grieving the recent or distant loss of a loved one meets at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month at First Baptist Church of Maryville, 202 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, Room 203 of Family Life Center. For more information, call Kelly at 865-982-5531.
WIDOW/WIDOWER GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: Meets 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at New Providence Presbyterian Church, 703 W. Broadway Ave., Maryville. The group is for those who have suffered a loss within the last two years. For more information, call 865-856-2570.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY MARYVILLE: Meets Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church, 804 Montvale Station Road, Maryville. This is a Christ-centered 12-step program for anyone struggling with addiction, hurts, hang-ups and/or habits. Dinner at 5:30 p.m., worship at 6:30 p.m. and small groups at 7:40 p.m. For more information, call 865-643-7627.
DIVORCE SUPPORT: Meets 7 p.m. Wednesdays at RIO Revolution, 3419 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville. For more information, contact Sammy Humphreys at 865-740-6604.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY AT RIO REVOLUTION: Meets 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays at RIO Revolution, 3419 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway in Maryville. For more information, visit www.riorevolution.com.
DOWN ON THE RIVER GROUP OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: Meets at 7 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at Tuckaleechee United Methodist Church in Townsend. It is a closed discussion group.
HAPPY DESTINY AA: Meets at 7 a.m. Monday through Friday and at 8 a.m. on Saturdays, as well as noon and 5:30 p.m. daily (Sunday’s 5:30 p.m. meeting is a women’s meeting) and at 7:30 p.m. every day except Mondays. Meetings are closed discussion and held at 325 Whitecrest Drive, Maryville. For information, call 983-8300.
MARYVILLE UNITY GROUP OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: Meets 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at First United Methodist Church, 804 Montvale Station Road, Maryville, Room 128, for open discussion meetings.
SURRENDER TO WIN FELLOWSHIP AA GROUP: Meets 7 p.m. Wednesdays for closed discussion at Martin Luther King Center, 209 Franklin St. For information, call 947-9888.
ROCKFORD AA GROUP: Meets 10 a.m. Monday-Saturday, noon and 5:30 p.m. Monday-Sunday, and 8 p.m. every day except Wednesday at AROC building, Old Knoxville Highway at Self Hollow Road.
RAINBOW AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP: Meets 8 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. Saturdays at 325 Whitecrest Road, Maryville. For more information, call 865-983-8300.
LIVING NOW AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP: Meets 8 p.m. Fridays at Seymour Heights Christian Church, 122 Boyds Creek Highway, Seymour.
NAR-ANON TRAVELERS GROUP: A support group for family members and loved ones of addicts meets 8 p.m. Mondays at AROC building, Old Knoxville Highway at Self Hollow Road in Rockford. For information, call 983-8300.
SEVIERVILLE AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP: Meets 8 p.m. Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church on Cedar Street.
BLOUNT COUNTY AA GROUP: Meets 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at Fairview United Methodist Church, Old Niles Ferry Road, for closed discussions. For information, call 984-2501.
TOWNSEND AA GROUP: Meets 8 p.m. Mondays at Tuckaleechee United Methodist Church. Open speaker meeting the last Monday of each month.
LITTLE RIVER GROUP OF NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: Meets 8 p.m. Sunday through Friday, 9:30 p.m. Saturday and noon on Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday. Meetings take place at the AROC building, Old Knoxville Highway at Self Hollow Road. For information, call 983-8300.