Daily calendar for Friday 7 January 2022 | Community
BEGINNER TAI CHI: Classes now take place at Clear’s Silat, Street Kung Fu & Tai Chi, 113 E. Broadway in downtown Maryville. For more information call 865-379-9997 or visit www.maryvilletaichi.com.
QUICK MANDOLIN FOR BEGINNERS: Offered on the Blount County Campus of Pellissippi State Community College, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday January 18 through February. 22. The cost is $ 105 plus a material charge of $ 10. To register, dial 865-539-7167. For ages 13 and over.
TRAINING LEADERS: The New Hope Blount County Children’s Advocacy Center is offering the free two-hour prevention training program from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18. The session will be held virtually. It teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and respond responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for organizations that serve young people. To register, contact Becky Rials at 865-981-2000 or [email protected] You must be 18 or over to participate.
CORN HOLE CLUB: Meets at 9 a.m. on Mondays at Everett Senior Center, 702 Burchfield St., Maryville. Beginners are welcome.
WORD WEAVERS KNOXVILLE: This faith-based, supportive community of local writers meets the third Saturday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 3736 Tuckaleechee Pike, Maryville. The group is open to new members. For more information visit www.word-weav
MARYVILLE-ALCOA CIVITAN CLUB: Meets the second and fourth Thursday at Parkview Retirement Community in Maryville. For more information visit maryvillealcoa
MODEL CAR CLUB: Meets 10 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of the month at the Maryville Hobby Lobby, located next to the Foothills Mall. No contributions or fees. For more information, call Kurt at 865-932-1166.
FOREIGN WAR VETERANS POST 5154: Meet at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the VFW Post on Hobbs Road, Louisville. All veterans of foreign wars are welcome. For more information, call La Poste at 865-380-0590.
BLOUNT COUNTY SANCTUARY CLUB: Meet on the fourth Monday of the month at Shoney’s in Maryville. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7 p.m.
MARYVILLE FREE NETWORKING INTERNATIONAL: Meet on Wednesdays from 8:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Cedar Point Church, 1225 William Blount Drive, Maryville. Learn networking tips and strategies to grow your business and build relationships. RSVP to maryville
KIWANIS TOWNSEND FOOTHILLS CLUB: Meet at noon on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at the Highland Manor Inn Conference Center. For more information, call 865-216-1899.
MARYVILLE MODEL RAILWAY CLUB: Meets at 10 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month at the Alnwick Community Center, 2146 Big Springs Road, Maryville. Visit the group on Facebook or send an email to [email protected]
Health and fitness
WW (WEIGHT OBSERVERS): Meetings are at 8 a.m. on Saturdays and the weigh-in is at 7:30 a.m. at Maryville Church of Christ, 611 Sherwood Drive, Maryville.
HOSPICE UT TRAINING: UT Hospice, serving patients and families in Knox and the surrounding 15 counties, conducts ongoing orientation sessions for adults interested in volunteering with the program. No medical experience is required. Training is provided. For more information, call Penny Sparks at 865-544-6279 or email [email protected]
SATURDAY NIGHT COUNTRY DANCE: will be held Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. at Everett Senior Center at 7 p.m. The cost is $ 7 at the door. Music will be provided by Tedd Graves and the All Star Band.
ALNWICK COMMUNITY CENTER: A karaoke night takes place every Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the center, located at 2146 Big Springs Road, Maryville.
ROCKY BRANCH BLUEGRASS, GOSPEL AND COUNTRY JAM SESSION: 6:30 p.m. Fridays at the Rocky Branch Community Club (the old Rocky Branch school). All string pickers and listeners are welcome; no electric instruments. Refreshments provided. No alcohol or drugs allowed. Donations are appreciated to cover the operational expenses of this non-profit organization.
FUN AND GAMES AT THE SENIOR EVERETT CENTER: Quizzes, Scattergories and many other games are offered from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Friday at the center, located at 702 Burchfield Street, Maryville. All activities will practice social distancing. There is no charge to participate. Call 865-983-9422 to register.