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 Democratic Women’s Club: a mixer, on Tuesday, June 11, at 6:30 p.m. at GoodWater Winery, 3112 Big Creek Road, Hartford. Lots to talk about, so come join us for a fun evening. For additional information or directions, call 423-248-8916 or 423-237-2993.

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

Cocke County CLB Budget Committee: Tuesday, June 11, 6 p.m., Chancery Courtroom of Cocke County Courthouse Annex

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.

Isaiah 117 House kick off meeting: A new ministry is hoping to plant roots in Cocke County in the near future. The Isaiah 117 House serves as an “in-between” space where children can stay as they wait to be placed with a foster family. An expansion committee kick off meeting will be held on Thursday, June 13 at 12 p.m. at Memorial Baptist Church in Newport. All those wishing to participate in the new ministry are encouraged to attend the meeting.

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

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