ALPS Adult Day Services: 600 N. Daisy St., Morristown; limited to 12 adults per class

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) — Mondays (6 and 8 p.m.) Tuesday and Thurs. at 6 p.m. and Sat. at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Broadway; Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays at First United Methodist Church, 212 Washington Ave. at noon.

Alzheimer’s Tennessee support group: third Thursday, 2-3 p.m., Wellington Manor, 375 Hedrick Dr., Newport; Hollie Withey, Certified Dementia Practitioner facilitator; For more information, call Gidget Dailey, Wellington Manor Family Advisor, 423-613-4585.

American Legion Post 41: second Tuesday of each month; 6 p.m.; Cocke County Memorial Building, 103 Cosby Hwy. Enter through door across from Newport Fire Department; all past and prospective members invited. For more information, call Commander Ron Cales (423-415-4771).

Brushy Mountain Bear Club in Del Rio meets the 1st Saturday of each month, 6 p.m., Fox Den Restaurant, Del Rio. Membership open for those interested in helping the Del Rio community, as well as hunting together. All interested person invited.

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; All are welcome for any part of the evening. For more information, call 423-623-6067; visit FaceBook at Celebrate Recovery at Newport; of visit

Cocke County Board of Education: Thursday, June 13, 5:30 p.m., Cocke County Schools Central Office; Hedrick Drive

Cocke County Legislative Body (CLB): Monday, June 17, 6 p.m., Cocke County Courthouse Circuit Courtroom

Cocke County Regional Planning Commission: Tuesday, June 25, 5:00 p.m., Cocke County Courthouse Annex Conference Room

Cocke County Retired Teachers Association: Thursday, June 13, 11:30 a.m., East TN Coffee Company (note new meeting site); special guests will be 2019 Scholarship Recipients; all retired teachers invited

Community Bingo: every fourth Wednesday, Newport Health & Rehabilitation Center, 135 Generation Dr., Newport; community invited

Dandridge Ministerial Association: first Thursday of every month; all ministers invited

Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 102: third Thursday at Chapter Hall, 148 Pine St.; potluck dinner at 6 p.m.; meetings start at 7 p.m. All veterans who were sick and/or injured while on duty and received an Honorable Discharge may be eligible for membership; For more information, call 423-532-8310.

Emergency Responders Agencies (Firefighters): Thursday, June 20, 7:00 p.m., Newport Rescue Squad building

In God’s Hands: a support group for anyone who has suffered the loss of a child due to a miscarriage, stillbirth, or death; first Tuesday of each month, 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 1-877-354-0353

Newport Aktion Club: second Thursday; Douglas Cooperative, Inc., 465 Learning Rd., Newport; a division of Kiwanis; discussion of local community projects; noon; lunch provided for $5 donation

Newport City Board of Education: Monday, June 17, 5:30 p.m., Director’s office at Newport Grammar School; meeting is open to the public

Newport/Cocke County Economic Development Commission/Cocke County Partnership: monthly board meetings, Thursday, June 20, Newport City Hall; 5:30 p.m.; public welcome to attend

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, July 21, at Sevier County Courthouse; 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be Bill Deltzer, presenting a program on the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC); refreshments to follow. Public is invited to attend.

Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice Grief Support Group: fourth Tuesday; 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.; SMHH&H conference room; free; no pre-registration; for more information, call 423-623-0233

Stepping Into Freedom: Christ-centered 12-step recovery program; Wednesdays; 9 a.m..; at Empower Cocke County, 340 E. Broadway

Thread and Thimble Quilt Guild: (formerly Rose Center Quilt Guild) — Tuesday, June 18, 10 a.m., First Christian Church, Parker Road, Morristown

Town Hall Meeting on Workforce Development: Wednesday, June 19, Newport City Hall, from 3:00—4:00 p.m.; TN Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Jim McCord will discuss workforce development hurdles and opportunities that exist in communities with locally elected officials, business leaders, educators, and residents; meeting will be held in City Council Room

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