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Today

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.

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.

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

Kahite parade

• The annual Kahite Fourth of July parade will begin at 9 a.m. in the community of Tellico Village.

Lenoir City parade

• Lenoir City’s parade will begin at 11 a.m. and march down Broadway Street. Line up beginning at 10 a.m. at the former Yale Commercial Locks parking lot. A half-mile “Fire Cracker” run for children ages 5-12 will be held before the parade.

Loudon parade

• The Loudon Lions Club parade will start at 10 a.m. and march down Mulberry Street in Loudon. Line up beginning at 9 a.m.

Greenback parade

• Greenback’s parade will be held at 11 a.m. with paraders lining up at 10 a.m. at the old Greenback School. The city will also have an arts and crafts event 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the depot, a festival at 6 p.m. and fireworks at 9 p.m.

Loudon celebration

• Loudon Parks and Recreation Department will hold its annual July 4th celebration starting at 6 p.m. at Loudon Municipal Park. The event will include food, games and fireworks.

Authors guild

• The Authors Guild of Tennessee will hold its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Farragut. Davis Shoulders will talk about the nature of independent bookstores and his role at Union Ave Books. Published authors are invited to attend. For more information, visit www.authorsguildoftn.org.

Friday

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.

Monday

Loudon AARP

• Loudon County AARP meets at noon the second Monday of the month at Carmichael Inn in Loudon.

Highland Park Ruritan

• Highland Park Ruritan meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of the month at the Ruritan Club Building on U.S. Highway 321 in Lenoir City.

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.

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

HOA social

• Tellico Village HomeOwners Association will hold a social 4:30-6 p.m. at the Yacht Club. The social will include an expanded raffle drawing, brief engaging and informative presentations. Consider dinner with the group as well. For more information, visit www.hoatv.org.

Widows support

• A Loudon County widows support group meets at 11 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Meeting locations vary. For more information and specific meeting locations, call Brenda Angel at 865-225-9015.

Computer Users Club

• The Tellico Village Computer Users Club board meets 3-5 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month in room D at Chota Recreation Center. Visitors are welcome. The TVCUC accepts used computers, monitors, printers and related peripherals for refurbishing and distribution as part of the Technology Access Program. The club also needs empty ink cartridges for the program. For more information, visit http://www.TVCUC.org.

Knifty Knitters

• The Tellico Village Knifty Knitters meets at 1 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Chota Recreation Center. For more information, call Sue Demasellis at 903-926-9959 or Martha Cross at 865-717-9690.

Ladies golf league

• The Tellico Village ladies 18-hole golf league board meets at 9 a.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the Tanasi Golf Course restaurant.

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.

Cancer support

• Cancer Care, a small group for the purpose of care and ongoing support after receiving the diagnosis of cancer, meets 7-8 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Two Rivers Church, 275 Harrison Lane, Lenoir City. For more information, email hkmiller630@gmail.com.

Bridge play

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

Caregivers help

A caregivers support group mets 1-2:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Community Church at Tellico Village. For more information, call 865-657-9988.

GriefShare

• GriefShare, a 13-week program designed to assist in the grieving process after the loss of a loved one, meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the First Baptist Church in Tellico Village. The current session ends July 30. For more information, contact Tom and Maryanne Whitlaw at 865-657-3300 or jtwhitlaw@aol.com.

Wednesday, July 10

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 Pete Young, club president, at 865-458–1527 or visit www.tellicofishinggroup.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, July 11

Book club

• The Tellico Village Ladies Book Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. at the Tanasi Golf Course lubhouse. Arrive by 11:30 a.m. if you want lunch. The discussion will be on the book “Norwegian by Night” by Derek Miller.

Housing authority

• Lenoir City Housing Authority, 101 Oakwood Drive, Lenoir City, meets at 3:30 p.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 at 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, July 12

Village Quilters

• The Village Quilters group holds a social time at 9:15 a.m., followed by a 9:45 a.m. meeting, the second Friday of the month at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information, visit http://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.

Saturday, July 13

VFW fish fry

• Veterans of Foreign Wars Huff Memorial Post 5150 holds a fish fry 4-7 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at the VFW building, 101 Maremont Parkway, Loudon. Cost is $7 per person. For more information, call 865-657-5067.

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 Classico Italian & Mama’s Grits in Tellico Village. For more information, email Dennis Drake at dennisdrake2012@outlook.com.