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Thursday

American Legion

  American Legion Post 256 meets at 9 a.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Rarity Bay dining room off Highway 72. 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.

Parkinson’s support 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.

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 3 p.m. Thursdays at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. For more information, call Sandi Pitcher at 978-621-7315 or email wwsandi@gmail.com.

Sounds & Motion

  The Sounds & Motion dance group meets 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the War Memorial Building in Lenoir City. Dancing for beginners runs 5:30-6:30 p.m. For more information, call 865-988-8043.

Men’s fellowship breakfast

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

Friday

Dulcimer Club

  Mountain Echoes Dulcimer Club group meets 1:30-3:30 p.m. Fridays at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church on Wade Road and Highway 72 in Loudon. The club also meets 6-8:30 p.m. Mondays at Chota Recreation Center in Tellico Village. For more information, call Ben D’Ooge at 865-408-1422 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 Resurr-ection, 917 Pond Road, Loudon. For more information, call 865-986-2390.

Saturday

Concert, family night

  Sevierville-based Tedd Graves and the All Star Band will perform 6:30-10 p.m. Saturdays at Highland Park Elementary School, 4404 Highway 11 East, Lenoir City. Dancing and concessions will be available. Cost is $6, which goes to support the band. All are welcome.

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.

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.

GriefShare

  GriefShare, a 13-week program designed to assist in the grieving process after the loss of a loved one, meets 6:30–8 p.m. Mondays beginning Jan. 9 at Two Rivers Church in Lenoir City. For information, contact Elaine McCrotty at 865-271-8196.

Tuesday

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.

Grief support group

  Avalon Hospice in Knoxville holds a grief support group 10:30-11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Loudon County Senior Center, 901 Main St., Loudon. For more information, call Jeanie Broyles at 865-458-5445.

Wednesday, Jan. 11

Women’s Bible study

  Precept Women’s Bible Study will offer a four-lesson study beginning at 3 p.m. Jan. 11 titled, “Revival or Captivity?” For more information, contact Donna McGinnes at 865-356-9993.