Community Calendar

Published 2:41 pm Tuesday, August 2, 2022

• Wednesday, August 3
Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 12:15 p.m. at 210 South Hills Drive, Elizabethton.
Al-Anon “Free To Be Me” will meet at 6 p.m. at 411 E. Elk Ave., Elizabethton.
“New Way of Life,” a 12-step based, Open Recovery Meeting, will be held at noon at 413 East Elk Ave., Elizabethton.

• Thursday, August 4
Tai Chi & Qigong on stage at Anderson Community Park, Roan Mountain (behind the post office), from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Beginning classes with Master Carol Ann Mitchell. Excellent for your physical, mental and emotional health.

• Friday, August 5
The Green Pastures Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at 411 East Elk Ave., Elizabethton.

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• Saturday, August 6
Preston Benfield will be performing at the Roan Mountain Summer Concert Series from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Anderson Community Park (behind the post office) in Roan Mountain. Roan Mountain is going “Country on the Roan” and nobody does country better than Preston, one of the top musicians in this area with a great blend of your favorite covers and some of Preston’s heartfelt originals. We’re havin’ a hoedown and you’re invited. Dust off that cowboy hat, pack a picnic, spread a blanket or bring a lawnchair, and come on up and enjoy an evening on the Roan.
The descendants of Emmert Doc and Wilda Deloach will be having their annual reunion at the Laurels picnic area, pavilion #1. Lunch will be served around noon. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish. For more information call Tony Deloach, 423-677-1202, or Gaye Loveless, 423-213-9534.
A Fish and Chicken Fry will be held at 4 p.m. at Boozy Creek Community Center, 1989 Shelleys Road, Bristol, Va. In addition to fish and chicken, the meal will include lots of fantastic sides, a large variety of desserts, and drinks. Music will be provided by “Town Branch Bluegrass” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (423) 323-5266.
A gardening seminar series will be held at Sycamore Shoals State Park in Elizabethton from 9 a.m. until noon in the Community Room. The seminar will be presented by Master Gardener, Ben Hunter. Discussions will include: Review of Summer Gardens — What went right and what went wrong; Plant a fall garden — Any kind of vegetable is better than weeds; and Pruning of blackberries, blueberries, fruit trees and renovation of strawberries. The event is sponsored by N.E. Tennessee Master Gardeners and Sycamore Shoals State Park and is free to the public. For more information, call (423) 543-5808.
Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 12:15 p.m. at 210 South Hills Drive, Elizabethton.

• Sunday, August 7
The Green Pastures Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. 411 East Elk Ave., Elizabethton.

• Monday, August 8
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) will meet at First Baptist Church, 212 East F St., Elizabethton. Weigh-in begins at 5:30-6:30 p.m. with the meeting starting at 6:45 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings. For more information, or in the event of inclement weather, please call Joan Jarrett at 423-268-2100 or 423-914-1954, Teresa Teague.

• Tuesday, August 9
The Green Pastures Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at 411 East Elk Ave., Elizabethton.

• Wednesday, August 10
Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 12:15 p.m. at 210 South Hills Drive, Elizabethton.
Al-Anon “Free To Be Me” will meet at 6 p.m. at 411 E. Elk Ave., Elizabethton.
“New Way of Life,” a 12-step based, Open Recovery Meeting, will be held at noon at 413 East Elk Ave., Elizabethton.

• Friday, August12
The Green Pastures Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at 411 East Elk Ave., Elizabethton.

• Saturday, August 13
The Smith, Price, White Family Reunion will be held at the Hampton Christian Church Fellowship Hall at 810 Deerfield Lane, Hampton. It will start at noon and go on until 4 p.m. We will eat at 1 p.m. Please bring a covered dish and dessert. Please bring a gift for bingo. We will also play horseshoes and award trophies for 1st and 2nd place. We will give out trophies for most children present, the youngest and oldest attending member, and the farthest distance traveled. Please call Peggy or Juli Lewis at 423-725-2453 for any questions.
Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 12:15 p.m. at 210 South Hills Drive, Elizabethton.

• Sunday, Aug. 14
The Green Pastures Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. 411 East Elk Ave., Elizabethton.

• Monday, August 15
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) will meet at First Baptist Church, 212 East F St., Elizabethton. Weigh-in begins at 5:30-6:30 p.m. with the meeting starting at 6:45 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings. For more information, or in the event of inclement weather, please call Joan Jarrett at 423-268-2100 or 423-914-1954, Teresa Teague.

• Tuesday, August 16
The Green Pastures Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at 411 East Elk Ave., Elizabethton.

• Wednesday, August 17
Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 12:15 p.m. at 210 South Hills Drive, Elizabethton.
Al-Anon “Free To Be Me” will meet at 6 p.m. at 411 E. Elk Ave., Elizabethton.
“New Way of Life,” a 12-step based, Open Recovery Meeting, will be held at noon at 413 East Elk Ave., Elizabethton.

• Friday, August 19
The Green Pastures Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at 411 East Elk Ave., Elizabethton.

• Saturday, August 20
According to State-Certified Instructor Ken Potter, a state-certified non-lethal weapons class will be taught starting at 8:30 a.m. The class will be held at 135 Keenburg Road in Elizabethton and will cover chemical spray, expandable baton, handcuffing, and taser. Applicants may take all programs or choose the ones they want. Potter said this course will cover training for security officers to carry these non-lethal weapons. Church groups may attend to obtain certificates of completion. All applicants must be 18 years of age or older to attend. Email Ken Potter at kpotter641@yahoo.com or call (423) 341-1709 to enroll and learn more about the program.
Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 12:15 p.m. at 210 South Hills Drive, Elizabethton.

• Sunday, August 21
The Green Pastures Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. 411 East Elk Ave., Elizabethton.