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THURSDAY

American Legion

• American Legion Post 256 meets at 9 a.m. the first Thursday of the month at First Baptist Church in Tellico Village. Breakfast and a speaker are featured monthly. All eligible veterans are welcome. For more information, call 865-657-5067.

Masonic Lodge

• Tennessee 204 Masonic Lodge meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Masonic temple on Industrial Park Boulevard in Loudon.

Four Paws

• Four Paws Food Pantry meets at 10 a.m. the first Thursday of the month in room C at Chota Recreation Center.

Parkinson’s group

• A Parkinson’s disease support group meets 2-3 p.m. the first Thursday of each month in the Christian Life Center of the Community Church at Tellico Village.

New Villagers

• The New Villagers club meets at 4:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Yacht Club. New members wishing to join are asked to arrive at 4 p.m. to complete paperwork. Bring checkbook and personal planner for future New Villagers events. For more information, visit www.telliconewvillagers.com.

Garden Club

• The Tellico Village Garden Club meets at 12:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month on the fifth floor of the Yacht Club. Membership is $15 per year. The speaker will be WATeR representative Bill Waldrop to talk about how gardeners can help with water concerns. For more information, visit www.tvgardenclub.com.

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 7 p.m. Monday and Friday at the church. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

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.

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.

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

Book author

• The Public Library at Tellico Village will host 10 a.m.-noon First Friday author Jessie A. Hester to discuss his six-book series about Sheriff Jonas Lauer, taking place in Monroe County, and his new mystery series, "From the Case Files of Inspector Nubb," which is inspired by the homeless pets he has loved and sheltered since childhood. 

Walking tour

• A historical walking tour through downtown Lenoir City will be 10:30 a.m. Fridays through October beginning at Lenoir City Museum, 110 Depot St. See areas like the Lenoir home, Lenoir Cemetery and the historic post office. The walk is in conjunction with the Loudon County Health Improvement Council. For more information, call 865-986-9169.

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

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.

Butterfly release

• Listening Hearts, a nonprofit designed to provide a sharing environment for grieving mothers, will meet 11 a.m. at the Riverside Park Shelter in Loudon, 899 Main St., Loudon, for a memorial butterfly release. If you have a poem, scripture or song you would like to share, contact location manager Beth Brakebill. For more information, call Brakebill at 865-919-0234, co-founder and director Debra Reagan at 865-679-1351 or email listeningheartsmoms@gmail.com. Pictures and memorabilia of your child are also welcome.

MONDAY

Oktoberfest

• The 15th annual Tellico Village Lions Club Oktoberfest is 4-8 p.m. at the Yacht Club. Tickets are $14 per person and are available from any Lion, Sloan’s Village Home Center, United Community Bank and Village Salon.

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

• The Tellico Village HomeOwners Association will hold a social 4:30-6 p.m. at the Yacht Club in which winners of the 2019 Give Us Your Best Shot Photo Contest will be announced. There will also be an expanded raffle drawing. Consider dinner with the HOA group after the social. For more information, visit www.hoatv.org.

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, call 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.

Widows support group

• 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 group

• 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 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.

Mah Jongg play

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

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. 9

Fire department chat

• Residents are invited to join the Tellico Village Volunteer Fire Department for donuts and coffee 9-11 a.m. Oct. 9 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, OCT. 10

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. Any woman who likes to read is 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, OCT. 11

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.

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, OCT. 12

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.