Daily Calendar for Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 | Community

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Clubs, Organizations

MARYVILLE-ALCOA CIVITAN CLUB: Meets second and fourth Thursdays at Parkview Retirement Community in Maryville. For more information, visit maryvillealcoacivitanclub.org.

BLOUNT COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION: Meets 11 a.m. the third Tuesday of month at Green Meadow Country Club in Alcoa. All local retired teachers are invited to attend.

MODEL CAR CLUB: Meets from 10 a.m. to noon third Saturday of month at the Maryville Hobby Lobby, located next to Foothills Mall. No dues or fees. For more information, call Kurt at 865-932-1166.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 5154: Meets 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of month at the VFW Post on Hobbs Road, Louisville. All veterans of foreign wars are welcome. For more information, call the Post at 865-380-0590.

BLOUNT COUNTY SHRINE CLUB: Meets the fourth Monday of month at the Shoney’s in Maryville. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. and meeting starts at 7 p.m.

MARYVILLE FREE NETWORKING INTERNATIONAL: Meets 8:15-9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Cedar Point Church, 1225 William Blount Drive, Maryville. Learn networking tips and strategies to grow your business and build relationships. RSVP to maryvillefnigroup@gmail.com.

TOWNSEND FOOTHILLS KIWANIS CLUB: Meets noon the second and fourth Wednesday of month at Highland Manor Inn conference center. For more information, call 865-216-1899.

MARYVILLE MODEL RAILROAD CLUB: Meets 10 a.m. on the first Saturday of month at the Alnwick Community Center, 2146 Big Springs Road, Maryville. Visit the group on Facebook or email info@mmrrc.club.

Health, Fitness

WW (WEIGHT WATCHERS) WELLNESS CHECK-INS: Are held from 8-10 a.m. on Saturdays at Maryville Church of Christ, 611 Sherwood Drive, Maryville.

UT HOSPICE TRAINING: UT Hospice, serving patients and families in Knox and 15 surrounding counties, conducts ongoing orientation sessions for adults interested in becoming volunteers with the program. No medical experience is required. Training is provided. For more information, call Penny Sparks at 865-544-6279 or email penny.sparks@lhcgroup.com.

Music, Dancing

BORDERLINE BAND AT ALNWICK: The band plays country music every Friday night at Alnwick Community Center, 2146 Big Springs Road, Maryville. Doors open at 6 p.m. and music goes from 7-10 p.m. Cost is $5 per person. Snack bar available.

ROCKY BRANCH BLUEGRASS, GOSPEL AND COUNTRY JAM SESSION: 6:30 p.m. Fridays at Rocky Branch Community Club (the old Rocky Branch School). All string pickers and listeners welcome; no electric instruments. Refreshments provided. No alcohol or drugs allowed. Donations are appreciated to cover operational expenses for this nonprofit organization.

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FUN AND GAMES AT EVERETT SENIOR CENTER: Trivia, Scattergories and lots of other games are offered from 12:30-1:30 each Friday at the center, located at 702 Burchfield St., Maryville. All activities will practice social distancing. There is no cost to participate. Call 865-983-9422 to register.

HOMESTYLE CARRYOUT MEAL: Prudential Masonic Lodge, corner of Vose and Wright roads in Alcoa, will host a carryout meal that will include meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, rolls and choice of drink and dessert, from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30. Orders will be taken onsite and delivered to your car. Cost is $10 per ticket.