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TODAY

Coast Guard Auxiliary

• The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary meets at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at the Tanasi Golf Course restaurant. A social and dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome to come and learn more about the activities of the auxiliary or how to become a member.

TOPS

• The Tellico Village Take Off Pounds Sensibly group meets at 4 p.m. Wednesdays in lower level room 1A at the back of the Community Church at Tellico Village. All are invited. For more information, call Marie Decess at 865-458-3703 or Mary Ann Clayton at 865-270-8732.

THURSDAY

County report

• The Tellico Village HomeOwners Association will hold an open meeting, “The State of Loudon County,” 4-6 p.m. at the Community Church at Tellico Village. The meeting will also be broadcast on Tellico Village Broadcasting at www.tellico villagebroadcasting.org. Updates will be given by local officials. COVID-19 safety protocols will be practiced, including wearing face masks entering and leaving the pews.

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 Little Italy Restaurant. All are welcome. For more information, call 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.

Library board

• The Loudon County Library Board meets at 5 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of every odd-numbered month except November at the Lenoir City Library.

FRIDAY

Guitar Club

• The Tellico Village Guitar Club meets Fridays on the top floor of the Yacht Club. Intermediate workshops begin at 10:30 a.m., advanced workshops begin at 11:30 a.m. and beginner workshops begin at 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Rich Grech at 865-408-1569 or rich8899@charter.net.

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 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information, contact Linda Goodman at 865-408-1178 or goodman_linda@charter.net.

SATURDAY

Rockin’ the Docks

• Lenoir City’s Rockin’ the Docks will take place 1-10:30 p.m. May 29 at Lenoir City Park. The event includes live music, food vendors, a children’s play area and will finish with fireworks.

MONDAY

Memorial Day celebration

• The 1st Lt. Alexander Bonnyman Jr. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12135 is partnering with The Public Library at Tellico Village to hold a Memorial Day celebration at 3 p.m. in the library courtyard. Guests are asked to bring lawn chairs and picnics for the informal ceremony. The purpose is to have fun and celebrate the U.S.

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.

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.

Loudon Lions

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

TUESDAY

Dulcimer Club

• Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club meets 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Chota Recreation Center and 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.

Tellico Lions Club

• Tellico Village Lions Club meets at 9:15 a.m. the first Tuesday of the month at First Baptist Church in Tellico Village.

American Legion

• American Legion Post and Auxiliary Unit 120 meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the American Legion post, 10769 West Lee Highway, Loudon.

Masonic Lodge

• Avery Masonic Lodge meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month on the upper floor of the United Grocery Outlet in Lenoir City. For more information, call Glen Savage at 865-556-5539.

Loudon Rotary

• Loudon Rotary Club meets at noon Tuesdays at Blairland Baptist Church, 730 Steekee St., Loudon. For more information, call Ty Ross at 865-936-7059.

JUNE 2

Ladies Bible study

• A Tellico Village ladies Bible study meets 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at First Baptist Church in Tellico Village.

TOPS

• The Tellico Village Take Off Pounds Sensibly group meets at 4 p.m. Wednesdays in room 1A in the Christian Life Center at the Community Church at Tellico Village. All are invited. For more information, contact Marie Decess 865-458-3703 or Mary Ann Clayton 865-270-8732.

JUNE 3

Woodworkers

• The Tellico Village Woodworkers Club will hold a general meeting at 7:15 p.m. June 3 on the top floor of the Yacht Club. This month’s program will include members presenting a recent project in which they learned a new skill or technique. Visitors are welcome. For more information, visit www.tvwoodworkers.com.

American Legion

• American Legion Post 256 meets at 9 a.m. the first Thursday of the month at First Baptist Church of Tellico Village. Breakfast and a speaker are featured monthly. All eligible veterans are welcome.

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.

Parkinson’s support

• 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 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Yacht Club. New members wishing to join need to register prior to the meeting online at TellicoLife.org. For more information, visit http://www.telliconewvillagers.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 Little Italy Restaurant. All are welcome. For more information, call Bob Ericson at 865-458-9877.

JUNE 4

Guitar Club

• The Tellico Village Guitar Club meets Friday on the top floor of the Yacht Club. Intermediate workshops begin at 10:30 a.m., advanced workshops begin at 11:30 a.m. and beginner workshops begin at 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Rich Grech at 865-408-1569 or rich8899@charter.net.

Dulcimer Club

• Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club meets 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Chota Recreation Center and 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 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information, contact Linda Goodman at 865-408-1178 or goodman_linda@charter.net.