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, Coordinator with Newport Convalescent Center and 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 fumcnewport.org.
Cocke County Democratic Women’s Club: Thursday, May 9, CJ Papadops, Bybee; dinner, short business session; please bring items for the Animal Shelter (cleaning supplies, towels, blankets, disposable gloves, dry animal food, etc.) Drawing for person who brings most new members.
Cocke County Regional Planning Commission: Tuesday, May 28, 5 p.m., in conference room of Cocke County Courthouse Annex. For more information, call 423-623-8791.
Community Bingo: every fourth Wednesday, Newport Health & Rehabilitation Center, 135 Generation Dr., Newport; community invited
Dandridge Ministerial Association: first Thursdays of every month; all ministers invited
Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 102: third Thursdays 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.
Heartsease Garden Club: Tuesday, May 14, 6:30 p.m. Annunciation Episcopal Church, Newport; Spring Gathering; bring friends, family, and a dish to share for potluck supper
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 Thursdays; Douglas Cooperative, Inc., 465 Learning Rd., Newport; a division of Kiwanis; discussion of local community projects; noon; lunch provided for $5 donation
Newport/Cocke County EDC & Cocke County Partnership: board meeting on Thursday, May 16, at Newport City Hall, starting at 5:30 p.m. Open to the public
Newport Garden Club: Friday, May 10, 2 p.m., tea at home of club member; a plant swap will be conducted. Those interested in attending should call Nancy Gray (865-654-1699) for more information and location of meeting
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 Home Health and 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
Stepping Into Freedom: Christ-centered 12-step recovery program; Wednesdays; 9 a.m..; at Empower Cocke County, 340 E. Broadway