Class, Family, Other Reunions
LANIER HIGH SCHOOL: Will hold a reunion for all classes from 1-6 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at Camp Tipton, 933 Walker School Road. All former students, teachers and staff who were there until to closed in 1979 are invited. Bring lawn chairs and a dish to share. Call Charles Stroud at 865-659-0128.
WEBB REUNION: All descendants of Mac Webb and Ellen Perryman Webb are invited to the family reunion to be held at noon on Sunday, May 5, at the greenbelt pavilion behind Blount County Courthouse. Bring a covered dish, family photos and musical instruments. Call Dorothy Sutton at 865-984-6856.
EVERETT HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1958: Will hold a spring potluck meeting on May 11, at Smith Life Event Center, Tuckaleechee Pike, Maryville. The event will be held from 4:30-8 p.m. Bring a favorite dish or two and beverage.
HOLSTON HIGH SCHOOL: Is looking for students who attended and graduated from 1958-1991. They are asked to call Jeanie Green at 865-659-1744 or email email@example.com. A reunion is planned for Sept. 28 at New Harvest Park. More than 400 attended last year.
EVERETT HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1967 70TH BIRTHDAY PARTY: The celebration takes place at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, at Savannah Park Clubhouse, 287 Savannah Park Drive, Maryville. For more information, contact Robert Russell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
STREET KUNG FU CLASSES: Beginning classes in Street Kung Fu and Clear’s Silat professionally taught by senior instructor Richard Clear in Maryville are now held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Class size is limited and new students are taken by appointment only. Call 865-379-9997.
BEGINNER BELLY DANCE CLASSES: Are being held at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and also at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays at a location just off Alcoa Highway. Call Alexia at 898-2126 or e-mail email@example.com.
WORD WEAVERS INTERNATIONAL: The face-to-face critique group meets on the third Saturday of the month from 9:30 a.m. to noon at RIO Revolution Church, 3419 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville. Visit www.word-weavers.com or call Debra Jenkins at 865-604-1893 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MORNING CUP TOASTMASTERS: Meets from 7:30-8:30 a.m. each Wednesday at Vienna Coffeehouse, 212 College St., Maryville. Call Jane Knight at 865-386-3502 or Michelle Bingham at 865-567-7691.
BLOUNT COUNTY DEMOCRATS: Meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 209 E. Franklin St., Alcoa.
AMVETS POST 22: Meets at 3 p.m. the second Sunday of each month at the Post located at the entrance to Royal Oaks on U.S. Highway 411 South. All veterans are invited to join. Bring a copy of your DD 214 to the meeting. Student veterans join for free.
THE GOLDEN AGERS: Meets at noon on the second Thursday of each month at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Alcoa. The club welcomes new members, men and women ages 55 and older.
ALCOA KIWANIS CLUB: Meets at noon each Thursday at Airport Hilton. Visit www.alcoaki wanis.org.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 13: Meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of every month at the American Legion, 224 Waters Road, Maryville. The Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month. Call the American Legion at 984-0233 or Auxiliary President Lori Keough at 809-0206.
BLOUNT COUNTY SCOTTISH RITE CLUB: Meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of every month at New Providence Lodge in Maryville.
TOWNSEND FOOTHILLS KIWANIS CLUB: Meets at noon the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at Highland Manor Inn conference center, Townsend. Call 865-216-1899.
THE FOOTHILLS QUILTERS: Will meet at 10 a.m. the first and third Thursdays of each month at First Baptist Church of Maryville, 202 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville.
BETRAYED RETIREES ORGANIZATION: Meets at 11 a.m. each Wednesday at the United Steelworkers of America Local 309 Union Hall, lower level, Hall Road, Alcoa. For information write to P.O. Box 427, Alcoa, TN 37701, call 207-4184 or fax 977-9510.
THE WELCOME TABLE: New Providence Presbyterian Church, located at 703 W. Broadway in Maryville offers a free meal to the community from 5-6 p.m. each Tuesday. The Welcome Table is also offered from 5-6 p.m. each Thursday at Maryville First United Methodist Church, 804 Montvale Station Road. All are welcome.
MENTAL HEALTH AND SUICIDE PREVENTION ALLIANCE OF BLOUNT COUNTY: Meets from noon to 1 p.m. the first Friday of every month at Blount Partnership, 201 S. Washington St., Maryville. The group is dedicated to improving mental health and preventing suicide through awareness, direct action and advocacy. Those interested in working toward the case are welcome.
KARAOKE: Is held at 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays at Alnwick Community Center in Maryville. Cost is $3 per person. Concessions are available.
SENIOR CITIZEN DANCE: Will be held Wednesdays at Everett Senior Center, 702 Burchfield St., Maryville. Free ballroom dance instructions will be from 1-2 p.m. and ballroom dancing will be from 2-3:30 p.m. Anyone who has ever danced or would like to learn is welcome.
Self-Help, Support Groups
PJ PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP OF BLOUNT COUNTY: Will meet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month at Shannondale Community Center. The group is for patients, care partners and anyone else affected by Parkinson’s disease. For more information, contact Isabell Senft-Daniel at 865-765-9444 or email@example.com or Parkie House Office at 865-621-7666, firstname.lastname@example.org.
HAVEN HOUSE: Offers an educational class for victims and survivors of domestic violence and community members who are interested in learning about the cycle of violence and how they can help loved ones. For more information, contact the outreach office at 983-6818. A 24-hour crisis hotline is also available at 982-1087.
BLOUNT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL’S CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP: Meets from 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays on the hospital’s 3-east floor. The group is a free service for any adult who cares for elders. For information call 977-5744 or visit www.blountmemorial.org.