SUNDAY | 11.10

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2760: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., karaoke, $5 cover; food cooked to order; 256-546-5072

Northeast Alabama Orchid Society: 2 p.m., auditorium, Anniston Museum of Natural History

 

MONDAY | 11.11

American Legion Post 71, Attalla: 6 p.m., American Legion Building

Duplicate Bridge: 11 a.m., Downtown Civic Center; newcomers welcome; partners available; Eugene, 256-779-6726

 

TUESDAY | 11.12

Noccalula Knife Collectors Club: 4:30 to 6 p.m., Kiwanis Pavilion; buy, sell or trade; Rickie Nabors, 256-490-2690

Rainbow City Senior Citizens Club meets at 10 a.m. in the community center for a program and covered-dish luncheon

Etowah Historical Society Coffee Club: 10 a.m. to noon, Elliott Community Center; Gary Garrett, 256-490-5126

Smile A While: 11 a.m., Hibachi Grill; Carolyn Biggio, 256-442-4776

Calhoun County Stamp, Coin & Collectibles Club: 7 p.m., Room 123, Brewer Hall, Jacksonville State University; 256-820-8736

FAME Informational Session: 5:30 p.m., Computer Science Auditorium, Gadsden State Community College Ayers Campus, Anniston; informational session on Alabama FAME (Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education co-op program; gadsdenstate.edu/FAME

Tax Seminar: 10 a.m. or 2 p.m., Gadsden Taxpayer Service Center, 701 Forrest Ave.; Business Essentials for State Taxpayers seminars; designed by the state Department of Revenue to help to help new business owners familiarize themselves with tax situations and current business owners keep up with tax law changes; free, but pre-registration required; register at https://bit.ly/2JEws8I; for more information, call Isabel Tongsuvone, 256-459-3082

 

WEDNESDAY | 11.13

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2760: 6 p.m. to whenever; pool tournament and karaoke; 256-546-5072

Thompson Community Center Prime Timers: 10:30 a.m., guest speaker and covered-dish lunch; Janet Simmons, 256-549-4738

National Association of Retired Federal Employees: 10:45 a.m., Downtown Civic Center

Southside Seniors: 10 a.m., Southside Community Center

Senior Adult Holiday Luncheon: 10:30 a.m., 210 at the Tracks; free; registration now open; call Belinda at 256-549-4740 or visit the Downtown Civic Center, 623 Broad St.

 

THURSDAY | 11.14

Northeast Alabama Council of Retired AFL-CIO: 1:30 p.m., Local 2176, Wall Street

Gadsden Quilt Guild: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Downtown Civic Center; new members welcome; 256-549-4740

Regional 310 Authority: Noon, 1147 Walnut St.

Vietnam Veterans of America: Chapter No. 637, 7 p.m., Camp Omer Pendley, Alabama Highway 77 and Lake Rhea Road; Larry Howard, 256-492-6975, or 256-441-6976

El Señor Club: 10 a.m., Downtown Civic Center; door-prize day

Alabama City Historical Association: 6 p.m., old Alabama City Fire Station

Hospice Heroes Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. Nov. 14, Progress Rail Auditorium, 1600 Progress Drive, Albertville; Hospice Heroes Breakfast; stories of heroism from local individuals who have faced the realities of terminal illness and grief; tickets are $10 and can purchased online at https://bit.ly/2quJMpy or at the door

Rotary Club of Gadsden: Noon to 1 p.m., Gadsden Country Club; Stephanie Buckner, 256-456-0018

City of Champions Toastmasters: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Joe Ford Center, Room 202, Gadsden State Community College, 405 Cardinal Drive; Facebook at City of Champions Toastmasters; http://www.toastmasters.org/; Isha Bothwell, 256-553-0696, club president

 

FRIDAY | 11.15

Whorton Dykes Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2760: 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. dance; featured band, Rock N Country featuring Hank Casey, Kim Nichols, Stan Hammett, Cody McCreary and Beverly Keel; $6, food cooked to order; 256-549-7195

Duplicate Bridge: 11 a.m., Downtown Civic Center; newcomers welcome; partners available; Eugene, 256-779-6726

 

SATURDAY | 11.16

Walnut Grove Volunteer Fire Department: 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, $6

Republican Breakfast Club of Etowah County: 8 a.m., Western Sizzlin; 256-547-3696

Marine Corps League: 10 a.m. to noon, Elliott Community Center, 2829 W. Meighan Blvd.; Lynn McCary, 256-538-2216

Northeast Alabama Ballroom Dance Society: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Rainbow City Community Center & Library, dance lessons, $10 per person; 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., $2 extra to stay for dance; themes and attire vary monthly; for those who forego dance lessons, admission is $6 for members and $12 for guests at the door; Ginger, 256-490-5805

Snellgrove Center Benefit: 11 a.m. to dark, Webster’s Chapel Community Center, 1552 A.P. Hollingsworth Road; fundraiser for Snellgrove Center, all proceeds to go center; live music, barbecue plates, homemade cake auction, Split the Pot drawing

Fused Glass Jewelry Workshop: 10 a.m., Little River Canyon Center; artist Linda Munoz will teach the basic steps to making a fused glass pendant; $50 fee; pre-registration required; 256-845-3548

 

VOLUNTEER

Etowah Historical Society: Volunteers needed for several projects, library scanning, filing, etc.; 256-886-6911 or EtowahHistory@gmail.com

Family Success Center: Adult volunteers needed to follow a special curriculum working at information booths at community events or leading programs in the schools working with kindergartners to high schoolers; Deana Thacker, 256-547-6888

Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity: Construction volunteers needed on Wednesdays and Saturdays; must be 16 or older to work on an active building site; info@gadsdenhabitat.com or 256-543-1898.

Gentiva Hospice: Patient companion and administrative volunteers needed; Jeri Timm, 256-442-3208, or Jeri.Timm@gentiva.com

Hospice Compassus: Volunteers needed for in-office and in-home patient and caregiver support; Amy, volunteer coordinator, 256-782-3560

MANNA: Drivers needed to deliver meals once a week to elderly, disabled and homebound individuals in the Gadsden-Etowah County area; 256-543-5876

SouthernCare: Volunteers 18 and older needed to provide companionship to those living with life-limiting conditions in Northeast Alabama