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Here are events scheduled for Albany and Southwest Georgia.

Community calendar

MEETINGS

AA--Albany Central Group meets at noon and 7:30 p.m. daily, 427 Flint Ave.

AA--Homewood Group meets 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 4800 Old Dawson Road.

AA--Unity Group meets at noon Mondays-Saturdays at 314 Flint Avenue, behind St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

AA-- Unity Group (women only meetings) meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays at 314 Flint Ave. behind St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

AA--Unity--Sunday night meets at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at the mental health center, 601 W. 11th Ave.

Al-Anon meets at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2126 Edgewater Drive.

Albany Brain Injury Support Group meets at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at Ryan's Family Steakhouse. Contact Tom Connelly at (229) 430-4170.

Albany Chorale meets 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Monday at Darton College, building F, room 115. Contact (229) 698-4246 or visit www.albanychorale.org.

Albany Civitan Club meets at 7 p.m. Monday at Quickie Restaurant, 1906 N. Slappey Blvd., Albany. Contact Janet Woodward at (229) 881-3672.

Albany Civil Air Patrol is recruiting junior members, 12-18 years old, and senior members, 18 and older. Group meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport Terminal, 3905 Newton Road, Suite 301, Albany. The organization helps on air-search-and-rescue missions and teaches junior members aeronautics. Being a pilot is not necessary to join. Contact Lt. Colonel Marl McCracken at (229)347-8207.

Albany Community Toastmasters Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Community Policing Center, 1721 E. Oglethorpe Ave. Contact (229) 787-0014.

Albany Garden Club meets 11:30 a.m. Friday at Federated Garden Center, 808 Fifth Ave.

Albany Golden K Kiwanis Club meets 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Wednesday at 2509 Homewood Drive.

Albany International Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Contact (229) 436-6913.

Albany Lions Club meets at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at Riverfront Bar B Q, 105 West Broad Ave. Contact Karen Wynegar at (229) 639-4258.

Alzheimer's Support Group sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Albany Health Care, 223 W. Third Ave. Contact Martha Hale at (229) 435-0741.

Artesian City Car Club meets 6 p.m. Tuesday at Ryan's Steak House, 1228 N. Westover Blvd. Contact (229) 881-1047 or (229) 869-0462 or visit http://clubs.hemmings.com/clubsites/accc.

Artesian Toastmasters Club meets at noon Thursday at the Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany. Contact (229) 639-8324.

Blind Peer Support for the Blind or Visually Impaired meets 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday at Albany ARC Center for the Blind, 1500-B Gillionville Road, Albany. Contact Debbie McDonald, CPS, at (229) 888-2789 or Debbieon24aol.com, Alycia Sims at (229) 485-9020 or asimsalbanygaarc.org

Byne Christian School's Girl Talk program is open to all girls in grades 6-12 in the community. The group meets from 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays during the school year. Contact (229) 438-0424.

Corvette Club of Albany meets Thursday at the Elks Lodge, located at 3213 Gillionville Road, dinner at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. Contact (229) 435-8157 or (229) 439-1887 or visit http://clubs.hemmings.com/clubsites/ccalbany.

Divorce Care support group meets 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday at Sherwood Baptist Church, 2201 Whispering Pines Road, free and childcare available. Contact (229) 883-1910, ext. 217.

Exchange Club of Albany, chartered in 1936, meets at noon Friday at the Exchange Club Fairgrounds, 810 South Westover Road.

First Tuesday Book Club meets 10 a.m. Tuesday at Miller County-James W. Merritt Jr., Memorial Library.

Georgia Artists Guild of Albany meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Albany Area Arts Council, 215 Jefferson St., Albany.

Helping Our Veterans meets 7 p.m. Wednesday at 1721 E. Oglethorpe Blvd., Albany. Contact (229) 878-6243.

Hepatitis C Awareness Matters Support Group meets 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday at Palmyra Medical Center Education Room. Anyone affected by Hepatitis C is welcome. Contact (229) 344-6030.

Kiwanis Club of Albany meets at noon Wednesday at Darton College, Student Union Room 252. Contact Roger Marietta at (229) 894-2425.

Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County meets 12:30 p.m. Monday at Hilton Garden Inn, 101 Front St., Albany. Contact David Shivers at (229) 698-4253.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group has a special "Caregivers & Partners" meeting 11;30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 17 at Phoebe Northwest Conference Room, 2336 Dawson Road, Albany. Refreshments will be provided. To register, call 1 (800) 887-8100 or contact Janet Hancock at (229) 435-2517 for information.

Panic Relief Inc., will hold a Panic and Anxiety Program noon-1 p.m. Monday and 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Albany. For more information and location of meetings, call (732) 940-9658.

Southern Rivers Kiwanis Club meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Albany Police Community Center on Dawson Road. For more information, visit www.kiwanisofsouthernrivers.ning.com or www.kiwanis.org.

Southwest Georgia Barbershop Chorus: Rehearsals 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Darton College Choral Room, Bldg. F, Room 115, 2400 Gillionville Road. Contact Steve Scott (229) 288-7205 or Joe Wingard (229) 594-3403.

Southwest Georgia Coin Club meets at 7 p.m. Monday. For location, contact (229) 349-3112 or sowegacoinclubbellsouth.net.

Southwest Georgia Exchange Club meets noon-1 p.m. Tuesday at Byne Memorial Baptist Church fellowship building, 2832 Ledo Road, Albany. Contact Lavonda at (229) 888-5646.

Stroke Support Group meets Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at Phoebe Northwest. Contact (229) 312-8716.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Ga. No. 245, a weight-management group, meets 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Byne Memorial Baptist Church. Contact Faye Vick at (229) 787-5252.

Thronateeska Chapter of National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution meets at noon Thursday at the Women s Club building, 1012 N. Van Buren St. For more information or reservations, call (229) 883-0245.

TOPS No. GA 170 Putney meets 6 p.m. Monday at Putney Community Center. Contact Theresa Henderson at (229) 439-9715.

REUNIONS

Albany High School Classes of 1964 and 1965 are combining to conduct a reunion Oct. 14 and 15 at Merry Acres. Information on 1964 graduates can be sent to glendashelbycgmail.com. Data on 1965 graduates can be sent to percillaebellsouth.net.

The Hopeful School reunion will be Nov. 5 at the renovated Hopeful Gym on Georgia Highway 97. Contact (229) 336-6571 or (229) 883-5928.

Westover High School Class of 1971 has its 40th reunion Saturday. For more information, contact pmartin53mchsi.com or bmcgrathjenkinsgroup.net.

CLASSES/SEMINARS

SEWING

The classes are being held at the Sew-thern Belles Sewing Studio, 2516-D Dawson Road, in Largo Plaza, across from Northwest Public Library. Pick up additional information at the studio Monday-Saturday or contact Carolyn Levy, 869-6775, cclalbanyhotmail.com.

Adult Sewing Classes are 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. All levels, including beginners. Machines are provided. Participants work at their own pace and chooses their projects. Adults can begin any week. Instructor: Carolyn Levy. Classes are $12.50 per hour.

MUSIC

Piano Lessons: The Albany State University Early Learning Center now offers piano lessons for all ages in the afternoons and on weekends. Lessons cost $40 per session. Contact the center at (229) 430-2792.

HEALTH/FITNESS

Albany ARC: Autism navigating program and Aspergers adults peer meeting, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday at Albany ARC Training Center, 1319 W. Broad Ave. To register, contact facilitators Debbie Vansant, (229) 888-6852 Ext. 357, or Sonia Prescott, (229) 888-6852 Ext. 350. Meeting includes discussion groups, social setting for conversations about autism spectrum, interaction topics.

American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR Courses for certification and recertification are available. Cost is $45, and certification valid for two years. Contact (229) 883-0024 or e-mail lareciagillbellsouth.net.

Gentle Yoga Class for Women Cancer Survivors is held 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Albany YMCA, Fee $29 per month. Contact (229) 312-0042.

Hula Hooping for Women Cancer Survivors is held 7 p.m. Mondays. Fee $15 per month or $5 per class. For location and more information, call Candy Reid at (229) 889-0313 or visit www.hoopsforhealing.com.

CPR classes through the American Heart Association are available. They include health care provider, heartsaver and first aid. Contact (229) 883-6368 or (229) 883-2083.

Darton College conducts Continuing Education Serv-Safe Food Safety class monthly. Contact (229) 317-6730 or (229) 317-6726.

Fire Safety classes meet twice monthly at 2401-C4 Dawson Road. Cost $15 per person. Contact Velma Raven at (229) 881-7600.

Infant Swimming Resource classes will be held at the Country Inn and Suites throughout the year. Contact (229) 343-7982, e-mail w.monroeinfantswim.com or visit www.infantswim.com.

CRAFTS

Ceramic Classes are held in the following locations:

* 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Thornton Community Center, located at 210 Thornton Drive. Contact (229) 430-5242.

* 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at Bill Miller Community Center, located at 322 Vick St. Contact (229) 430-5240.

* 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Henderson Community Center, located at 701 Willard St. Contact (229) 430-5241.

NOTICES

American Cherokee Confederacy is accepting members with 1/16 or more of Indian heritage. Contact (229) 787-5722 or contact the tribal office at 619 Pine Cone Road.

Albany Paratransit System provides transportation for disabled, elderly and ADA-certified citizens for trips to doctors appointments, jobs, shopping or visiting family and friends. Contact (229) 430-5182 or visit www.albany.ga.us.

Chevrolet Club for Chevrolets manufactured 1950-79 is being formed. Contact (229) 878-6243.

Sons of Confederate Veterans organization is accepting members. Free Family Tree Research And Documentation Of Confederate Ancestor. Contact James W. King, ( 229) 436-0397.

Flint River Chapter of the American Red Cross provides 24-hour personal response services for area senior citizens. The service provides a small, lightweight, waterproof device that can be worn on the neck or wrist and contains a button that, when pushed, provides personal support, especially in a medical emergency. Contact Nigel Poole at (229) 924-2026.

United Healthcare Children's Foundation is offering grants to help children needing critical health care treatment, services or equipment not covered or not fully covered by their parents benefit plans. For more information, visit www.uhccf.org.

The Community Calendar is a summary of non-entertainment upcoming events published Sundays in SouthView. (Our Coming Up Calendar features upcoming entertainment events and runs Wednesdays.) If you have a item for the Community Calendar, please submit it by 5 p.m. Monday before publication. Submissions must be concise and e-mailed to southviewalbanyherald.com; faxed to (229) 888-9357, Attn. SouthView; or dropped by our office at 126 N. Washington St. Because of space constraints, items that are not time sensitive or new may not appear each week.