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Community calendar for Aug. 5, 2012

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. Tuesday St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 4800 Old Dawson Road.

AA—Unity Group meets at noon Monday-Saturday at 314 Flint Avenue, behind St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

AA— Unity Group (women only meetings) meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday and Saturday at 314 Flint Ave. behind St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

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

AARP Dougherty East Chapter 2637 meets at 11 a.m. second Thursday. Contact Bob Sanders at (229) 888-7814 for meeting place.

AARP Moultrie meets at 6 p.m. second Tuesday at the Colquitt Regional Medical Center. Albany residents are welcome. Discount meal available at 5 p.m. Contact Brenda Meredeth at (229) 985-8847 or e-mail bmredeth1@yahoo.com.

Air Force Sergeants Association, Chapter 451 and Auxiliary Chapter A451, meets at 6:30 p.m. third Monday at American Legion Post 30. Open to enlisted USAF personnel, National Guard Reserve, prior service and retirees. Spouses and surviving spouses invited to attend. Contact Jack Tresslar, (229) 854-9688 or Charlie Jones, (229) 878-6475.

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

Al-Anon meets 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 4800 Old Dawson Road.

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 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 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 W. Broad Ave. Contact Karen Wynegar at (229) 639-4258.

Albany Rotary Club meets noon Thursday at Doublegate Country Club.

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.

Better Breathers Support Group for those with pulmonary problems meets 10 a.m. Wednesday at Phoebe Northwest, with December and January meetings varying. Contact the American Lung Association at (229) 435-3626.

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.

Dougherty County Rotary Club meets noon Tuesday at Doublegate Country Club.

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

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

Friends of Note meets at 5:15 p.m. Thursday at Bradford Court Clubhouse, 2512 Westgate Drive.

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 Phoebe North 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.

Kiwanis Club of Lee County meets at noon Thursday at Grand Isle Club, 270 Grand Isle Drive. Contact Gene Goldsmith at (229) 888-7802.

Limb Support, a support group for people with disabilities and health issues, meets 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Thursday in the conference room of the District 4 Police Precinct, 1721 E. Oglethorpe Blvd., Albany. Contact Debbie McDonald at (229) 888-2789.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets 6 p.m. Monday at Phoebe Northwest conference room, located at 2336 Dawson Road, Albany. Contact Janet Hancock at (229) 435-2517.

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 p.m.-9 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.

Sowega Beekeepers Club meets 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Chehaw Park, Creekside Educational Center, Philema Road. Contact Kathy Brinson at kbrinson@bellsouth.net or visit sowegabeekeepers.org.

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

Survivor’s Support Group: 2 p.m. Tuesday. Education, support and advocacy group for those experiencing issues related to domestic violence/dating violence and physical and emotional abuse. Confidential. Call (229) 439-7094 for information and location.

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.

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

REUNIONS

Monroe High School class of 1965 is celebrating the 65th Birthdays of classmates Friday through Aug. 12 at Marriott Atlanta Airport 4711 Best Road, Atlanta. Contact Roy Mays, chairman, Birthday Planning Committee via mail: 500 Pine Springs Trail, Marietta, Ga. 30067; email: roy257@bellsouth.net; call (404) 446-7182. Information needed: name, address, phone number, number of nights at hotel, number of guests and date of birth.

Monroe High School class of 1968 is holding quarterly gatherings and preparing for a reunion. Visit the website www.mhsclass1968.com for information.

CLASSES/SEMINARS

THE ARTS

The Georgia Artists Guild of Albany has the following art workshops scheduled. For information, contact Carole Hall Gum at (229) 432-5417 or klgum@mchsi.com.

Lian Zhen: Watercolor workshop, Aug. 20-22. Fee: $180. Visit www.lianspainting.com.

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, cclalbany@hotmail.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

National Alliance on Mental Illness: Family-to-Family Education Program, 12 weeks beginning in January 2013. Free to family members and caregivers of persons with mental illness. Includes latest research, support, resources, coping strategies. Sponsored by NAMI Georgia with support from the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. Learn more about Family-to-Family at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at Phoebe Northwest. Look for NAMI directional signs. Contact NAMI-Albany: Pam at (229) 343 8791 or Alan at (229) 883 3191.

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 lareciagill@bellsouth.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.monroe@infantswim.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.

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