Dec. 6-12 Daily Calendars
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Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012

Support Groups:



• Alzheimer’s Support Group, for families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease, 4-5 p.m., Physician’s Center, fourth floor, room 406, chaplain’s office, 256-235-5578.



• AA meeting, noon and 7 p.m., 1411 Gurnee Ave., enter through rear of building, 256-237-6196.



• Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support Group, 6-7 p.m., McClellan Medical Park, Meeting Center, 171 Town Center Drive, designed to help persons who are experiencing breast cancer and breast cancer survivors by providing knowledge and understanding needed to make informed decisions and regain a sense of control over their lives, 256-435-6152.



• NAMI Connection, a support group for persons living with a mental illness, 1-2:30 p.m., Tyler Center, 731 Leighton Ave., NAMI is National Alliance on Mental Illness, 256-452-9676.



• Alcoholics Anonymous, noon-1 p.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, corner of East Ladiga and Southeast Church Street, Jacksonville, 256-343-6685.



• Courage to Change Group of Narcotics Anonymous, 90 minute, closed, candlelight, smoking, 7 p.m., Atlanta Avenue, off Noble Street between 10th and 11th streets.



• Al Anon and Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Church of the Cross, 1600 Greenbrier Dear Road, 256-435-8729, 256-237-5584.



• Help in Progress Narcotics Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., 2236 U.S. 78 W., (1 mile from Fred’s).



• Alcoholics Anonymous Piedmont Group, noon-1 p.m., 801 Hughes St.



• Christ-centered parenting classes for parents and caregivers of children ages10-18, 1 p.m., 1211 Noble St.



• True Transformation, a Christ-centered recovery program for women only, 3 p.m., 1211 Noble St.



• New Perspectives, a narcotics anonymous group, 6:30-7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 109 Gayle St., behind McDonald’s, Jacksonville, 256-435-4881.

Meetings:



• Goodyear retirees (SOAR), 11 a.m., Union Hall, 110 Oak St., Gadsden, bring potluck dish to share, door prizes, including gift cards, are to be available, the goal is to reach 200 attendees, 256-546-4633.



• Referral Builders Network, 7-8:30 a.m., Saks Community Center, call Joe Bynum at 256-237-2300 for more information.



• Anniston Kiwanis Club, noon, Anniston Country Club, lunch served, 256-832-3664 or 256-473-0296.



• Oxford Kiwanis, noon-1 p.m., Oxford Civic Center, 256-831-2660.



• (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), TOPS# AL 502, Lineville, 6 p.m., Lineville Nursing and Rehab chapel, 256-396-2703 or 256-396-5623.



• Anniston Bulldogs, “Dawg Pound Booster Club," 6 p.m., Anniston City Meeting Center, Victorian Room, for all sports 7th-12th grades.



• (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), TOPS# AL 572, Jacksonville, 6 p.m., Jacksonville Congregational Church, 604 Alexandria Road, 256-820-1831 or 256-435-9512.

Miscellaneous:



• Free one-on-one counseling for prospective and existing small business owners, 1-4 p.m., Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce, sponsored by the Jacksonville State University Small Business Development Center, the SBA and the Chamber. Call 256-782-5271 to make the required appointment.



• Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce to launch new tourism brand, “Visit Calhoun County", 5:30-7:30 p.m., Anniston Museum of Natural History, the event will serve as the Chamber’s December Business after Hours event and will feature food, drinks and giveaways and is sponsored by Alabama Power. Call 256-237-3536 for more information.



• Swinging Stars Square Dance Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bynum Community Center, 256-236-4135.



• Anniston Runners Club, 5:30 p.m., at Anniston YMCA, W. 14th Street. Call 256-310-0830, e-mail ddunn@annistonstar.com or visit www.annistonrunners.com.

• Bridge Club, 11 a.m., Lenlock Center No. 5, 5818 McClellan Blvd., 256-225-0003.

• Senior water aerobics class, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, call Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 for more information.



• Senior therapeutic yoga class, 8-9 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, dance studio, call Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 for more information.

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

Support Groups:



• AA meeting, noon and 7 p.m., 1411 Gurnee Ave., enter through rear of building, 256-237-6196.



• Alcoholics Anonymous closed meeting, noon, Tyler Center, in the Galley.

• Celebrate Recovery, 12-step Christ-centered recovery program, free meal 5:30 p.m.; open meetings, 6:30 p.m.; small group meetings, 7:30 p.m., Word Alive International Outreach, Coldwater, 256-225-2186 or 256-223-6593.



• Courage to Change Group of Narcotics Anonymous, open, non-smoking, 7 p.m., Atlanta Avenue, off Noble Street between 9th and 10th streets.



• Celebrate Recovery, 12-step Christ-centered program, meal, 5:30 p.m.; main program, 6:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 230 7th St. N.E., Jacksonville, 256-435-6093 or 256-225-2492.



• True Transformation, a Christ-centered recovery program for women only, noon, 1211 Noble St.



• Help in Progress Narcotics Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., 2236 U.S. 78 W., (1 mile from Fred’s).

Meetings:



• Anniston Morning Rotary, 7:15 a.m., Classic on Noble, visit www.annistonmorningrotary.org.



• The Oxford Golden K Kiwanis, 10 a.m., (1st and 3rd Friday), Friendship Community Center, Oxford, new meeting place during renovation of Oxford Civic Center. Call Chuck Trull 256-831-5137 or 256-453-9960.

Miscellaneous:



• Senior floor aerobics class, 7:30 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, dance studio, call Aubrey Crosson at 256-689-2580 for more information.



• Senior water aerobics class, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, call Aubrey Crosson at 256-689-2580 for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012

Support Groups:



• Celebrate Recovery, 7 p.m., Meadowbrook Baptist Church, 1125 Meadowbrook Court, Oxford, 256-831-1811.



• AA meeting, noon and 7 p.m., 1411 Gurnee Ave., enter through rear of building, 256-237-6196.



• Courage to Change Group of Narcotics Anonymous, discussion, open, smoking, noon and 7 p.m., Atlanta Avenue, off Noble Street between 10th and 11th streets.



• Alcoholics Anonymous Piedmont group, 7:30 p.m., 801 Hughes St., Piedmont.



• Help in Progress Narcotics Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., 2236 U.S. 78 W., (1 mile from Fred’s).

Meetings:



• Alcoholics Anonymous speakers meeting, 8-9 p.m., 14th Street and Gurnee Avenue.



• VFW Post 924 ladies auxiliary meeting, 1 p.m., VFW Post 924, 100 U.S. 431, lunch after meeting, 256-238-8047.



• Anniston Area of Alabama A & M University Alumni Association, 3 p.m., Seventeenth Street Baptist Church.

Miscellaneous:



Heflin senior citizen dance 7-11 p.m., (every Saturday), American Legion Post 19, $5, live country music, no alcohol or profanity allowed, 256-579-2402.



• Anniston Runners Club, 7:30 a.m., at Anniston High School. Call 256-310-0830, e-mail ddunn@annistonstar.com or visit www.annistonrunners.com.

• Hungry and needy fed and clothed, noon-2 p.m., Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1600 Dooley Ave., 256-237-2773.

• Bridge Club, 11 a.m., Lenlock Center No. 5, 5818 McClellan Blvd., 256-225-0003.

Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012

Support Groups:



• AA “First-Things-First", 5 p.m., United Methodist Faith Community, 7777 U.S. 431, Alexandria, 256-403-5397.



• AA meeting, noon and 7 p.m., 1411 Gurnee Ave., enter through rear of building, 256-237-6196.



• Courage to Change Group of Narcotics Anonymous, sponsorship book study, open, non-smoking, 3 p.m.; discussion, open, smoking, 7 p.m., Atlanta Avenue, off Noble Street between 10th and 11th streets.



• Alcoholics Anonymous Piedmont group, 2:30 p.m., 801 Hughes St., Piedmont.



• Help in Progress Narcotics Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., 2236 U.S. 78 W., (1 mile from Fred’s).

Meetings:



• Northeast Alabama Orchid Society, 2 p.m., Anniston Museum of History, 256-237-9783.

Monday, Dec. 10, 2012

Support Groups:



• Free family support meeting, 5-6 p.m., Bradford Health Services, 1701 B South Pelham Road, Suite D, Jacksonville, Brookstone building next to Jacksonville Medical Center, meeting is for any person who is experiencing behavioral problems with a loved one; has a family member of any age with drug or alcohol problem; needs help coping with loved one’s drug or alcohol problem; needs help making decisions on how to help a family member of any age, a counselor will facilitate this meeting, call 256-237-4209 for more information.



• AA meeting, noon and 7 p.m., 1411 Gurnee Ave., enter through rear of building, 256-237-6196.



• Courage to Change Group of Narcotics Anonymous, basic text study, open, non-smoking, 7 p.m., Atlanta Avenue, off Noble Street between 10th and 11th streets.



• Alcoholics Anonymous Piedmont group, 7:30 p.m., 801 Hughes St., Piedmont.



• Help in Progress Narcotics Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., 2236 U.S. 78 W., (1 mile from Fred’s).

Meetings:



• Saints John Lodge 931 Communications, 7 p.m., 1400 Wilmer Ave.



• Hartwell Masonic Lodge No. 101 F & A.M. of Alabama, 7 p.m., 600 Main St., Oxford, 256-282-2035.



• Civitan Club, noon, Classic on Noble, 256-236-9874.



• Weaver Lion’s Club, 7 p.m., Weaver Senior Citizen’s Center, president Don Kessler, 256-820-0043.



• American Legion Auxiliary Unit 312, 6:30 p.m., 1330 W. 10th St.



• Civitan Club, noon, Classic on Noble, 256-236-9874.



• Lick Skillet Quilters, social time, 5:30 p.m.; meeting, 6-8 p.m., Oxford Friendship Community Center, room B, beginner and experienced quilters welcome to attend, 256-831-6919.



• Oxford Rotary Club, noon-1 p.m., Western Sizzlin’, Oxford.

Miscellaneous:



• Low-cost spay/neuter transport to the non-profit Alabama Spay Neuter Clinic in Irondale takes place at 7 a.m. (also fourth Monday of each month), returns Tuesday at noon, at Pickett’s Feed and Pet Supply, 3200 McClellan Blvd. Call 877-334-9738 for an appointment. Visit www.alspay.org for more information.



• Senior water aerobics class, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, call Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 for more information.



• Senior floor aerobics class, 7:30 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, dance studio, call Aubrey Crosson at 256-689-2580 for more information.

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

Support Groups:



• Prostate Support Group, for men with prostate concerns, including prostate cancer, diagnosis and treatment, noon, Physician’s Office Building, suite 403, 256-235-5146.



• TOUCH Cancer Support Group, for cancer patients and their families, noon, Physician’s Office Building, fourth floor, administrative room, lunch provided, the Rev. Mike Owens of Leatherwood Baptist Church will lead a devotion and Christmas carols, 256-235-5146.



• Infertility support group, through RESOLVE (The National Infertility Association), 6:30-7:30 p.m., Citizens Baptist Medical Center, (Talladega Hospital) in the conference room, no fee required, welcome to anyone facing infertility, adoption, miscarriage. Couples are welcome to attend. Call Carrie Hutto at 256-649-0282 or email frombarrentobaby@gmail.com for more information.



• Man-to-Man, noon, Physician’s Office Building, Suite 403, boardroom, this is a combined meeting with the Touch Cancer Support Group, lunch is provided, 256-235-5146.



• AA meeting, noon and 7 p.m., 1411 Gurnee Ave., enter through rear of building, 256-237-6196.



• Bariatric Support Group, for persons interested in bariatric surgery or those who have had bariatric surgery and support people, Physicians Office Building, suite 102, 901 Leighton Ave., contact Ann Couch, RN, CBN at 256-236-1300.



• Courage to Change Group of Narcotics Anonymous, discussion, open, smoking, noon; women’s meeting, candlelight, smoking, 7 p.m.; 11th Step Meditation meeting, closed, non-smoking, 8:30 p.m., Atlanta Avenue, off Noble Street between 10th and 11th streets.



• Mental Illness Support Group, for patients with bi-polar, depression, and other disorders and those interested in providing support, 1:30 p.m., Tyler Center, 731 Leighton Ave., in the galley.



• National Alliance on Mental Illness, for adult family members of patients with brain disorders or mental illness, 6 p.m., Community Room at K.L. Brown Funeral Home, Jacksonville, meetings are free and open to the public, Derrick Minnefield will speak, 256-452-9676.

• Mental Illness, 7 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 208 North St., call Jack Crosswell, 256-268-0995.



• New Perspectives, a narcotics anonymous group, 6:30-7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 109 Gayle St., behind McDonald’s, Jacksonville. 256-435-4881.



• Free parenting classes to residents of Calhoun County, sponsored by Family Services Center of Calhoun County, 13 E 11th St., call 256-231-2240, ext. 120, to sign up.



• One day at a time Al-Anon group, noon-1 p.m., (new location), Physician’s Office Building, Suite 406, call Ann Garner at 256-237-3464 for directions or more information.



• Alcoholics Anonymous closed meeting, noon, Tyler Center, in the Galley.

• Help in Progress Narcotics Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., 2236 U.S. 78 W., (1 mile from Fred’s).



• True Transformation, a Christ-centered recovery program for women only, noon, 1211 Noble St.



• National Association for Retired and Active Federal Employees, Volunteer Service Center, 9 a.m.-noon, Anniston Army Depot, Building 220, (outside main gate), to assist retired federal employees. Call 256-235-4631 to make an appointment or for more information.

Meetings:



• Eastaboga Masonic Lodge No. 155, 7 p.m., Lodge building in Eastaboga, 256-835-7576.



• Anniston Rotary Club, noon, Anniston Country Club.

• Calhoun County Stamp Club, 7 p.m., Room 327, Stone Building, Jacksonville State University, corner of Church Avenue and 11th Street, 256-782-0084 or 256-831-8338.



• American Business Women’s Association, Cheaha Charter Chapter, 6 p.m., Classic on Noble, 256-225-6659.



• North East Alabama Table Tennis Club, 5-9 p.m., Anniston Army Depot Gym, Bynum, 256-689-8603.



• Bridge Club, 9 a.m., Lenlock Center No. 5, 5818 McClellan Blvd., 256-225-0003.

Miscellaneous:



• The Alabama Shutterbugs, a new club for all skill level of photographers, 5:30 p.m., Noble Building, suite 100, anyone interested in photography is welcome to attend, 256-236-8488.



• Free, confidential counseling for prospective and existing small business owners, provided by the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), by appointment, Northeast Alabama Entrepreneurial System, 1400 Commerce Blvd., just off Greenbrier Road, call 256-831-5215 to make an appointment or for more information.



• Anniston First United Methodist Church men’s prayer breakfast, 6:30 a.m., The Bridge, 1400 Noble St., at rear of church, all men are invited to attend, call 256-236-5605.



• Sacred Harp singing, 6:30-8 p.m., Norwood Hodges, (Golden Springs) Community Center, Spring Valley Road, 256-237-1240.



• Anniston Runners Club, 5:30 p.m., at Anniston YMCA, W. 14th Street. Call 256-310-0830, e-mail ddunn@annistonstar.com or visit www.annistonrunners.com.

• Senior water aerobics class, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, call Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 for more information.



• Senior therapeutic yoga class, 8-9 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, dance studio, call Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 for more information.

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

Support Groups:



• AA meeting, noon and 7 p.m., 1411 Gurnee Ave., enter through rear of building, 256-237-6196.



• Celebrate Recovery, 12-step Christ-centered recovery Step Study Group, 6 p.m., Word Alive International Outreach, Coldwater, 256-225-2186 or 256-223-6593.



• Courage to Change Group of Narcotics Anonymous, 90 minute, closed, candlelight, smoking, 7 p.m., Atlanta Avenue, off Noble Street between 10th and 11th streets.



• Free parenting classes for parents of 2- to 12-year-olds, 9-11 a.m., Family Services Center of Calhoun County, 13 E 11th St. Child care provided. 256-231-2240.

• Alcoholics Anonymous Piedmont group, 7:30 p.m., 801 Hughes St., Piedmont.



• Help in Progress Narcotics Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., 2236 U.S. 78 W., (1 mile from Fred’s).



• New Wine Recovery Support Group for addicts and alcoholics, 6:30 p.m., Hill Crest Baptist Church, “The Rock," room 208, Family Life center.

Meetings:



• Men’s Bible Study of Anniston First Baptist Church, 8 a.m., McDonald’s in Lenlock, 256-847-0230.

Miscellaneous:



• Senior water aerobics class, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, call Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 for more information.



• Senior floor aerobics class, 7:30 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum, dance studio, call Aubrey Crosson at 256-689-2580 for more information.

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