ALPS Adult Day Services: 600 N. Daisy St., Morristown; limited to 12 adults per class.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Mondays (6 and 8 p.m.), Tuesdays (6 p.m.), Saturdays (11 a.m.), First Baptist Church; Broadway; Mondays—Fridays, noon, First United Methodist Church, 212 Washington Ave.
Alzheimer’s TN support group: third Thursday, 2-3 p.m., Wellington Manor, 375 Hedrick Dr., Newport; Hollie Withey, Certified Dementia Practitioner facilitator; for more information, call 423-613-4585.
American Legion Post 41: second Tuesday; 6 p.m., Cocke County Memorial Building, 103 Cosby Hwy. Enter through door across from Newport Fire Department. Past and prospective members welcome. For more information, call Commander David Mills (423-608-8168).
Celebrate Life Cancer Support Group: Thursday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m., Smoky Mountain Home Health & Hospice, 222 Heritage Drive, Newport; Nathan Manning to lead preparations for annual Cruise Against Cancer fundraiser; also there will be a special surprise! Please bring prepackaged snack (cheese crackers, Little Debbie cakes, etc.) for distribution at Morristown and Sevierville treatment centers. Refreshments will be served. For all cancer survivors, caregivers, and/or other interested parties. For more information, call Michele (865-654-0268) or Sharon (865-654-2007).
Celebrate Recovery: every Thursday, First United Methodist Church, 212 Washington Ave., Newport; dinner at 6 p.m.; large groups at 6:30 p.m.; sharing group meetings at 7 p.m.; groups for chemical dependency, grief and pain or loss; family support, and codependency. Child care provided. For more information, call 423-623-6067; visit FaceBook at Celebrate Recovery at Newport or visit fumcnewport.org.
Cocke County CLB General Committee: Thursday, Jan. 16, 6 p.m., Cocke County Courthouse Annex Chancery Courtroom.
Cocke County Regional Planning Commission: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 5 p.m., Cocke County Courthouse Annex conference room.
Community Bingo: every fourth Wednesday; Newport Health & Rehabilitation Center, 135 Generation Dr., Newport; all invited
Dandridge Ministerial Association: first Thursdays; all ministers invited.
Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 102: third Thursdays at Chapter Hall, 148 Pine St; potluck dinner at 6 p.m.; meetings at 7 p.m. All veterans who were sick/injured while on duty and received an Honorable Discharge may be eligible for membership. For more information, call 423-532-8310.
In God’s Hands: support group for anyone who has suffered loss of a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, or death. First Tuesdays at 6 p.m., Edgemont Church of God, 202 Clevenger Cut-off Rd., Newport (off Carson Springs Rd.). Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, or friends—all are welcome.
Keep Cocke County Beautiful: every third Friday; East TN Coffee Company; noon. For more information, call 423-623-1050.
Narcotics Anonymous: Every Friday, 8 p.m., First Baptist Church, 261 E. Broadway, Newport. For more information, call 423-623-0353.
Newport Aktion Club: second Thursday; Douglas Cooperative, Inc., 465 Learning Road, Newport; a division of Kiwanis; discussion of local community projects; noon; lunch provided for $5 donation.
Newport City Board of Education: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 5:30 p.m., East TN Coffee Company, 238 E. Broadway. Please note change from regular meeting date. Open to the public; meeting will begin immediately following the board’s annual retreat.
Newport/Cocke County Economic Commission and Cocke County Partnership: executive committee meeting; Thursday, Jan. 16; 5:30 p.m., Newport City Hall; open to public.
Parrottsville Quilt Guild: every fourth Wednesday; 2 p.m., Forest Hill Baptist Church Fellowship Hall; for more information, call Liz Talley (423-623-6731).
RID (Remove Illegal Dumpsites): every third Friday, East TN Coffee Company; 11:30 a.m., for more information, call 423-623-1050.
Smoky Mountain Historical Society: Sunday, Jan. 19, County Commissioners Conference Room, third floor of Sevier County Courthouse Annex; program by Judge David R. Duggan on the 100-year history of the city of Alcoa; all invited.
Smoky Mountain Home Health & Hospice Grief Support Group: fourth Tuesdays, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.; SMHH&H conference room; free no pre-registration; for more information, call 423-623-0233
Smoky Mountain Mineral Society: first Thursday; 7 p.m., Lois’s Country Kitchen; Come early and join us for dinner. Visitors welcome
Stepping Into Freedom: Christ-centered 12-step recovery program; Wednesdays: 9 a.m., Empower Cocke County, 340 E. Broadway, Newport
Thread and Thimble Quilt Guild: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 10 a.m., First Christian Church, Parker Drive, Morristown.