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TODAY

Fire department chat

• Residents are invited to join the Tellico Village Volunteer Fire Department for donuts and coffee 9-11 a.m. at the firehouse at 210 Chota Road during National Fire Prevention Week.

Bible study

• A Precept Upon Precept Ladies Bible Study will be held 2-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 13 at a private home. The study will focus on Acts 2. For more information, contact Donna McGinnes at 865-356-9993 or donnamcginnes@charter.net.

Fishing Club

• The Tellico Village Fishing Club meets 7-8:45 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month on the upper floor of the Yacht Club. Visitors are welcome. For more information, contact club president Pete Young at 865-458–1527 or visit www.tellicovillagefishinggroup.com.

Cruising Club

• The Tellico Cruising Club meets at 5 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Yacht Club. A social hour will take place at 5 p.m., and the club meeting begins at 6 p.m. All Tellico Lake boaters are welcome. For more information, call commander Pat Ezell at 513-257-5279.

Parenting class

• Free nurturing parenting classes are available 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays at Helen Ross McNabb Center, 1475 Simpson Road West, Lenoir City. For more information or to register, call Dee Priser at 865-523-8695, ext. 2043.

TOPS

• The Tellico Village Take Off Pounds Sensibly group meets at 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Chota Recreation Center. All are invited. For more information, contact Kathy Dooley at dooleykd@mac.com or 415-304-7772.

THURSDAY

Book club

• The Tellico Village Ladies Book Club will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at the Tanasi Clubhouse and then have discussion at 12:30 p.m. on the book, “The Radium Girls,” by Kate Moore. Lucille Berley will be the facilitator. The book for November will be “A Gentleman from Moscow” by Amy Towles. Women who like to read are welcome to join. For more information, call Susan Valle Parker at 847-334-8339.

Housing authority

• Lenoir City Housing Authority, 101 Oakwood Drive, Lenoir City, meets at 11 a.m. the second Thursday of the month. For more information, call 865-986-8707.

Visitors board

• The Loudon County Visitors Bureau Board of Directors meets at 7:30 a.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Loudon County Visitors Bureau on U.S. Highway 321 in Lenoir City.

Committee of 100

• Lenoir City Committee of 100 meets at noon the second Thursday of the month at The Venue in Lenoir City.

Duplicate bridge

• Sanctioned duplicate bridge play takes place at 1 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call or text Tom Paul at 865-385-7066.

Chat with POA rep

• A chat with a Tellico Village Property Owners Association representative is held by appointment the second Thursday of each month at the Welcome Center. For more information, call 865-458-7095.

Tellico Riders

• The Tellico Riders hold a social gathering at 5 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Yacht Club bar followed by a meeting at 6 p.m. on the third floor of the Yacht Club. All motorcycle riders are welcome.

Tellico Lake Rotary

• The Rotary Club of Tellico Lake meets at noon the second, third, fourth and fifth Thursdays of the month at First Baptist Church in Tellico Village. For more information, call John Everson at 423-884-3369.

AA for women

• An Alcoholics Anonymous group for women meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. The church also holds open AA meetings at 7 p.m. Monday and Friday at the church. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

Men’s fellowship

• A Christian men’s fellowship breakfast is held 8-9 a.m. Thursdays at the Tanasi Golf Course clubhouse. All are welcome. For more information, call Larry Denney at 865-408-9725 or Bob Ericson at 865-458-9877.

Weight Watchers

• Weight Watchers meets at 3 p.m. Thursdays at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, contact Sandi Pitcher at 978-621-7315 or wwsandi@gmail.com.

Ladies Bible study

• A Tellico Village ladies Bible study meets 10-11:20 a.m. the second Thursday of each month at First Baptist Church in Tellico Village.

FRIDAY

Village Quilters

• The Village Quilters group holds a social time at 9:15 a.m., followed by a 9:30 a.m. meeting, the second Friday of the month at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information, visit www.villagequilters.com.

Dulcimer Club

• Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club meets 1-3 p.m. Fridays at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information, call Ben D’Ooge at 865-385-8280 or Kathie Garzony at 865-458-6315.

Loudon AA

• An open Alcoholics Anonymous group for men and women meets at 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

Closed women’s AA

• A closed Women’s Alcoholic’s Anonymous meeting will be held 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in room 1A in the Christian Life Center of the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call 540-335-6049 or 815-245-0248.

Scrapbooking

• The Tellico Village Scrapbook Group meets at 9:30 a.m. Fridays at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information, contact Linda Goodman at 865-408-1178 or goodman_linda@charter.net.

Mah Jongg play

• Mah Jongg open play is held 1-4 p.m. the second and fourth Friday of each month at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Carolyn Neely at 865-458-1323.

VFW fish fry

• Veterans of Foreign Wars Huff Memorial Post 5150 holds a fish fry 5-7 p.m. the second Friday of each month at the VFW building, 101 Maremont Parkway, Loudon. Cost is $7 per person. For more information, call 865-657-5067.

SATURDAY

Ruff Reading

• Ruff Reading is offered 10-11 a.m. Saturdays by appointment at The Public Library at Tellico Village. The program involves a child reading to a specially trained H.A.B.I.T dog and is available for young children and/or guests or grandchildren who might enjoy the experience. For more information, email Mary Ann Blank at blank.maryann@gmail.com.

Breakfast for Buds

• Breakfast for Buds, a monthly breakfast for all active duty and military veterans, meets 8:30-10 a.m. the second Saturday or the month at the deli at Sloan’s Village Home Center in Tellico Village. For more information, email Dennis Drake at dennisdrake2012@outlook.com.

MONDAY

Tellico Village AA

• Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Mondays in the Christian Life Center of the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call 865-458-1516.

Dulcimer Club

• Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club meets 4:15-6:30 p.m. Mondays at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Ben D’Ooge at 865-385-8280 or Kathie Garzony at 865-458-6315.

Loudon AA

• An open Alcoholics Anonymous group for men and women meets at 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

Church Crafters

• The Tellico Village Community Church Crafters meet 9:30 a.m.-noon Mondays at the Community Church at Tellico Village. Anyone is welcome to join.

Village Singers

• The Tellico Village Singers meet 2:30-4:30 p.m. Mondays at First Baptist Church in Tellico Village. For more information, contact Jan Sampson at 865-207-1040 or janteachersampson@gmail.com.

NAMI

• The Loudon County National Alliance on Mental Illness support group meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month in the white house next to the Community Church at Tellico Village.

Mah Jongg play

• Mah Jongg open play is held 1-4 p.m. the second, third, fourth and fifth Monday of each month at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Carolyn Neely at 865-458-1323.

TUESDAY

• The Public Library at Tellico Village will host Dr. Rebekah Tripp, audiologist for Chase Audiology, for a free presentation 10-11 a.m. Oct. 15 on “Hearing Loss: The Importance of Recognizing and Treating Hearing Loss.” To reserve a seat, call 865-458-5199.

Exercise class

• An exercise class to help improve movement and balance will be at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at First Baptist Church in Tellico Village. For more information, contact Jo Wilkinson at 865-657-3699.

Greenway walk

• Loudon County Health Improvement Council will host a walk on the Lenoir City greenway at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Complimentary peanuts and bottled water will be available. Meet at the entrance to the greenway across from the Pilot on Broadway Street in Lenoir City. For more information, call 865-986-0833.

Cross County Patriots

• The Cross County Patriots Tea Party meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at Calhoun’s, 4550 City Park Drive, Lenoir City. An optional dinner takes place at 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.crosscountypatriots.webs.com or contact Wayne Schnell at 865-816-3909 or wayne_schnell@hotmail.com.

Village Lions

• Tellico Village Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at First Baptist Church in Tellico Village. The club also meets at 9 a.m. the first Tuesday at FBC.

Village Kiwanis

• Kiwanis Club of Tellico Village meets at 11:30 a.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month at the Yacht Club.

Breakfast with Marines

• Current and former U.S. Marines are invited to breakfast at 9 a.m. the third Tuesday of the month at Shoney’s on U.S. Highway 321 in Lenoir City. No memberships or dues are required. For more information, call 865-414-3460 or email rhinemiller@gmail.com.

Loudon Rotary

• Loudon Rotary Club meets at noon Tuesdays at Z Fish House, 846 Mulberry St., Loudon. For more information, call Tracie Littleton at 865-458-5862.

Chronic pain group

• Relax sympathetic dystrophy and chronic pain support group of Eastern Tennessee meets at 1 p.m. at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, 260 Wade Road West, Loudon. The group is open to all afflicted, their family and friends, and medical professionals. For more information, call 865-657-9052 or 865-816-6200.

TASS meeting

• Tellico Area Service Systems meets at noon the third Tuesday of the month at the TASS offices in Vonore.

Bridge play

• A bridge group plays 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Mary Cary at 865-657-0636.

MS support group

• A multiple sclerosis support group meets at 11:30 a.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Thai Bistro in Tellico Village. For more information, call Pat Garrett at 423-884-3894 or Vicky St. John at 513-477-0453.

GriefShare

• Griefshare, a Christian-oriented bereavement group, will meet 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays at the Community Church at Tellico Village through Dec. 17. For more information, call the church at 865-458-1516.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16

Vertigo presentation

• The Public Library at Tellico Village will host Dr. Mag Abdu, physical therapist for Advanced Physiotherapy Clinic, for a free presentation 1-2 p.m. Oct. 16 on “Vertigo: Causes and Treatments.” To reserve a seat, call 865-458-5199.

Ford Club

• The Ford Retirees Club will hold its “Octoberfest” at 5 p.m. at the Tugaloo Pavilion. New members are encouraged to attend. For more information and reservations, contact JoEllen Campbell at 865-408-0051.

Theater auditions

• Last Call Theatre Group will host auditions for its upcoming Christmas play, "All Through the House," at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the War Memorial Building in Lenoir City. The Christmas comedy needs seven men and four women. 

Bible study

• A Precept Upon Precept Ladies Bible Study will be held 2-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 13 at a private home. The study will focus on Acts 2. For more information, contact Donna McGinnes at 865-356-9993 or donnamcginnes@charter.net.

Village POA

• The Tellico Village Property Owners Association meets at 1:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Yacht Club.

Loudon housing

• The Loudon Housing Authority meets at 9:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month at 124 Pathkiller Trail, Loudon.

Good Sam board

• The Good Samaritan Center of Loudon County Board of Directors meets at 9 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month at 119 A St., Lenoir City.

Bluegrass jam

• A bluegrass jam is held 7-9 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month at Chota Recreation Center. All levels of acoustic instruments are welcome. For more information, call 865-657-9465.

Amateur Radio Club

• The Tellico Lake Amateur Club meets at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Brad Berger at 865-557-3456.

VFW

• VFW Post 12135 in Tellico Village meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month on the top floor of the Yacht Club. For more information, visit http://www.tellicovillagevfwpost.org.

TOPS

• The Tellico Village Take Off Pounds Sensibly group meets at 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Chota Recreation Center. All are invited. For more information, contact Kathy Dooley at dooleykd@mac.com or 415-304-7772.

Parenting class

• Free nurturing parenting classes are available 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays at Helen Ross McNabb Center, 1475 Simpson Road West, Lenoir City. For more information or to register, call Dee Priser at 865-523-8695, ext. 2043.

THURSDAY, OCT. 17

Art guild

• The Art Guild of Tellico Village will meet 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 17 on the top floor of the Yacht Club. Light refreshments and beverages will be served before internationally known glass artist Curtiss Brock speaks. For more information, contact Leslie McDonough, club publicity chairwoman, at 413-348-7642 or lam37@comcast.net.

Chamber board

• The Loudon County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meets at 11:30 a.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Loudon County Visitors Bureau on U.S. Highway 321 in Lenoir City.

Loudon Lions

• The Loudon Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Lions Club pavilion in Loudon.

American Legion

• American Legion and Auxiliary Post 70 meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the War Memorial Building on B Street in Lenoir City.

Rummikub Club

• The Rummikub Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday at Chota Recreation Center. Beginners are welcome. For more information, call 865-657-9052.

Tellico Lake Rotary

• The Rotary Club of Tellico Lake meets at noon the second, third, fourth and fifth Thursdays of the month at First Baptist Church in Tellico Village. For more information, call John Everson at 423-884-3369.

AA for women

• An Alcoholics Anonymous group for women meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. The church also holds open AA meetings at 7 p.m. Monday and Friday at the church. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

Men’s fellowship

• A Christian men’s fellowship breakfast is held 8-9 a.m. Thursdays at the Tanasi Golf Course clubhouse. All are welcome. For more information, call Larry Denney at 865-408-9725 or Bob Ericson at 865-458-9877.

Weight Watchers

• Weight Watchers meets at 3 p.m. Thursdays at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, contact Sandi Pitcher at 978-621-7315 or wwsandi@gmail.com.

Democratic party

• The Loudon County Democratic Party holds a monthly meeting and open discussion at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Lenoir City Municipal Building, 530 Highway 321 North, Lenoir City. For more information, contact loudondems@lcdptn.org or facebook.com/LoudonDems.

Mah Jongg play

• Mah Jongg open play is held 1-4 p.m. the first, third and fifth Thursday of each month at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Carolyn Neely at 865-458-1323.

FRIDAY, OCT. 18

Halloween storytelling

• Last Call Theatre Group will hold "Storytelling at our Forgotten Pond" at 7 p.m. Oct. 18-19 and 25-26 in Lenoir City Park. Music and snacks will be provided by Lenoir City Parks and Recreation Department. Cost is $10 per person. 

Dulcimer Club

• Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club meets 1-3 p.m. Fridays at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information, call Ben D’Ooge at 865-385-8280 or Kathie Garzony at 865-458-6315.

Loudon AA

• An open Alcoholics Anonymous group for men and women meets at 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

Closed women’s AA

• A closed Women’s Alcoholic’s Anonymous meeting will be held 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in room 1A in the Christian Life Center of the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call 540-335-6049 or 815-245-0248.

Scrapbooking

• The Tellico Village Scrapbook Group meets at 9:30 a.m. Fridays at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information, contact Linda Goodman at 865-408-1178 or goodman_linda@charter.net.

SATURDAY, OCT. 19

Ruff Reading

• Ruff Reading is offered 10-11 a.m. Saturdays by appointment at The Public Library at Tellico Village. The program involves a child reading to a specially trained H.A.B.I.T dog and is available for young children and/or guests or grandchildren who might enjoy the experience. For more information, email Mary Ann Blank at blank.maryann@gmail.com.