Join Glade Bocce Club
The Fairfield Glade Bocce Club plays each Tuesday and Thursday at 3:30 P.M. from May thru October.
They have monthly special events including a hamburger/hot dog feed, spaghetti night, sloppy joe night and our annual tournament in September. They have two courts with canopies along with a rest room and a covered deck area that is used for meals and socializing.
Their only rule is that “You Must Have Fun!” They are located off Drew Howard Road right before you get to the Fairfield Glade Leaf Dump. (It was formerly the location of the old Sportsman Club in FFG)
Membership is open to any Fairfield Glade resident or property owner. For more information on membership and any questions about the Bocce Club please contact Ralph Rupp, bocce chairman at [email protected] or call 456-0599.
Couples bowling league
Looking for some fun competition? The Fairfield Glade Month-Enders bowling league is planning the 2014-2015 season. They bowl once a month on the last Sunday of the month from 2 to 4:30 P.M.
The season runs from September to April. The awards event is planned for May. Each team has 2 men and 2 women.
You may register as a team or they will help you form a team.
If you would just like to substitute, individuals are also needed. Please join them.
You may contact Judi Kaines, 707-8597 or Nancy Burleson, 484-6149.
Networking group to meet monthly
Plateau Opportunity Connections, a business networking group, meets the second Wednesday of each month at Shoney’s restaurant on Highway 127 just off I-40.
The gathering begins at 11:30 A.M., with the official meeting beginning at noon. Each member of the group presents a one-minute introduction to his business, and two different members each month give 15-minute presentations related to their business.
The cost is $3 per meeting, if a member represents one business, and $1 for each additional business represented.
The group’s Web site is www.meetup.com/Plateau-Opportunity-Connections. Visit the site to RSVP for any upcoming meeting. Two free visits are allowed before a visitor will be asked to join. The group’s Facebook page is www.facebook.com/PlateauOpportunityConnections.
The group is sponsored by Business Cumberland.
Business Networking group meets weekly
Area business people meet each Tuesday morning from 7:30-9: A.M. at the Cumberland Medical Center Wellness Complex at 130 Woodmere Mall, Crossville.
Meetings begin with open networking followed by spotlights on two member businesses and referral passing.
Guests are welcome to attend two meetings before becoming a member.
For more information or directions, contact Holly Hanson at (931) 456-4910
Support Group Slated
The Fairfield Glade Methodist Church invites all to attend the Support Group for caregivers or family members of Alzheimer’s patients.
The group meets the first Thursday of every month, from 12:30 to 1:30 P.M. at the Fairfield Glade Methodist Church located at 231 Westchester Dr.
In addition, an activities group for those experiencing Alzheimer’s meets at the same time as the Support Group.
Please enter the door at the Library entrance. For further information, call the church at 484-3473. The sessions are open to all in the community
FGFBC Offers GriefShare each Tuesday
Are you grieving the loss of someone you love? GriefShare can help, no matter how long it has been.
GriefShare, a nondenominational program featuring a video seminar and support group, will meet on Tuesdays from 2 to 4 P.M. at Fairfield Glade First Baptist Church (on the hill beside Food City), beginning May 13th, for 13 weeks.
For more information about this group, call (931) 484-6927 or (931)707-0729.
Sunday Couples golf eyes participants
Entering its 42nd year, the Glade Sunday Couples Golf League asks that anyone interested to join them Sunday afternoons at Druid Hills golf course for fun and friendship. They tee off at approximately 3:30 P.M.
Everyone is welcome, no handicap needed.
They play nine holes, mixed couples, best ball format, followed by socializing on the patio. Some of us go to dinner afterwards.
They use a week by week sign up with sign up sheet being posted at Druid Hills every Saturday morning by 10 A.M. for the following week. The sheet is picked up Friday morning by 10 A.M. and pairings are posted on Saturday by 10 A.M. for the next day.
If you have any questions, you may call Bill at 931-787-2534 or Norma at 931-787-2691.
You may also contact Bill or Norma at [email protected]
Please join us for Party Bridge every Wednesday from 12:15 P.M. to 4 P.M. at the Fairfield Glade Community Church, 521 Snead Rd.
All are welcome. For more information, call 707-7057 or 484-0344.
Upper Cumberland Stamp Club meeting
The Upper Cumberland Stamp Club holds bi-weekly meetings at the Fair Park Senior Center at 11 A.M. on the first and third Wednesday of each month.
The Senior Center is located at 1433 Livingston Rd. in Crossville, across from the County Fairgrounds.
All interested in stamp collection are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Ray Kusmierski at 931-484-3479
Inspirational Writers meet fourth Monday
The Write Touch Inspirational Writers Group meets on the 4th Monday of every month at Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church at 9 A.M..
Interested writers are invited to attend. Published writers, novice writers and poets are a part of this group.
Come with your finished or unfinished work and be encouraged. For more information please call Ruth @ 456-1244 or Bev @456-4523 or write [email protected].
Join the CCC Band
The Cumberland County Community Band is looking for new members. There are no auditions or dues.
If you have a love of band music and a willingness to attend weekly rehearsals, consider joining this fun group.
They practice at Stone Memorial High School each Tuesday at 6 P.M. For more information, please call 931-287-0234.
NAMI meetings set
National Alliance onf Mental Illness (NAMI) meets the second Saturday of each month with a business meeting at 11:00am and a support group meeting at noon at the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville, Cumberland Room B. You are welcome to attend. Call Affiliate President Wanda Hepburn at 484-9104 if you wish further information.
Model Railroad Display
The model railroad display at the Crossville Outlet Mall is now open six days per week.
The new hours are Tuesday through Friday 12-5, Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 12-5.
The display, by the Crossville Model Railroad Club, features 4,500 square feet of operating model railroads in G, O, HO, N and Z scales.
There is also a new railroad museum sponsored by the Upper Cumberland Railroad Society. Admission to both the display and museum is free.
For information check the web site at www.crossvillemodelrrclub.org, email [email protected] or call 931-742-0151.
Game Night for Singles
Single? 55 or older? Looking for some good, wholesome, Christian fun and fellowship?
Please join us at the Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church (231 Westchester Drive), on the second Monday of each month, from 6 – 8 P.M. for “Game Night” in our Fellowship Hall.
No religious affiliation is required. There will be a $1 charge for refreshments.
Dulcimores meets weekly each Saturday
All those, who are interested, are invited to visit the Dulcimore group’s weekly Saturday rehearsals at 10 A.M. on Saturdays at the Fairfield Glade Community Church.
Since they occasionally rehearse at other locations, check with Phyllis Hubbard at 931-456-6702 for exact schedule and details.
Plateau Writers club meeting Wednesdays
The Plateau Writers meet on the second Wednesday of each month at the Community Church in Fairfield Glade from 1 to 3 P.M.
For more information call Joyce Cohen 707-1572 or Carol Campbell 456-4241.
Meeting to become a Ham Radio Operator
Ever thought of becoming an amateur radio operator? It’s easier than you thought. The Cumberland Plateau Amateur Radio Club invites you to visit them at one of their monthly meetings and find out how.
A licensed ham, new to the area? Check them out also. They meet at the Crossville Airport on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 P.M. For more information, please call 931-287-0195.
Motorcycle enthusiasts of the Glade Sought
Anyone interested in joining other riders for planned rides, fun and fellowship, please respond.
Any bike from “Aprila’s” to “Zundapp’s” that are capable of highway speeds are welcome.
If interested email [email protected] give your e-mail, or phone # and model of bike. If there is enough interest over several weeks, I will set up the first meet.
CLC Grief Support Group meets Mondays
GriefShare, a special seminar and support group for people who are grieving the loss of someone close, meets every Monday from 10 A.M. – 12 P.M. at Christ Lutheran Church, 481 Snead Dr., Fairfield Glade Fellowship hall.
GriefShare is a nondenominational group and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics.
For more information, call Christ Lutheran Church at 931-484-7273.
Join Fairfield Singles
The Fairfield Singles is an informal singles group that plays golf on Saturday mornings thru October and meets twice a month for game nights, cards, Texas hold-em, euchre and other games at member homes.
The group bowls Wednesday evenings from Nov. thru March and has karaoke on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Various parties are held throughout the year. Call Carol 931 210 8888 or visit our website: www.fairfieldgladesingles.webs.com.
Duplicate Bridge Players meet Tuesdays
Tuesday night Duplicate Bridge at the Community Church on Snead invites all non-life masters to join them to play from 6 to 9 P.M.
An enjoyable night of bridge is offered with free coffee and cookies. Questions? Call Paul at 931-707-1388.
SAM (Single Adult Ministries) invites all local singles to its weekly Coffee,Tea and Company time, each Wednesday from 9 to 11 A.M. in the Library (first entrance) of Fellowship Baptist Church, 12 Westminster Court.
They provide the coffee and the tea, you are the company. Qualifications: 25 or older, single, not in ‘living together’ relationship.
Questions? Call Sharon, 931-456-0634 or Emily, 931-456-1409.
Chess Club welcomes all to take part
The Fairfield Glade Chess Club meets bi-weekly in a friendly and congenial group to play and learn on Tuesday at 6:30 P.M. at the Community Church in the Fireside Room on Snead Drive.
Anyone can play on Wednesdays. You have to be over 50 to play on Thursday at the Senior Center.
Call Amos Duncan for more information @ 931-484-6522 or on the web at at ffgchess.org.
Networking group meets twice per month
Plateau Opportunity Connections-a business networking group will be meeting the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at Shoney’s restaurant of Crossville (in the back room) at 11:30 A.M.
For more information; please e-mail [email protected]
What a ‘MESS’
The Machine Embroidery Sewing Sewciety, a social group dedicated to the joys of Machine Embroidery, is open to anyone with an interest in Machine Embroidery.
The group meets the second Wednesday of each month at the Christ Lutheran Church on Snead Dr. in Fairfield Glade. at 9:30 A.M.
The group’s purpose is to share its experiences, success and disasters.
The membership is made up of beginners, intermediate and accomplished sewers.
Most of their members are hobbyist, sewing mostly for fun, family and friends, and a few are business oriented, so they have a wealth of experience to share.
Call Pat 456-8584 for more information.
Visiting with the elderly is a priceless service that anyone can do. Volunteers are need to make a visit.
For more information on this Volunteer Program, contact Ladelle Randolph, Public Guardianship office, 931-476-4149, ext. 4149.
Porsche Enthusiasts of the Glade sought
Porsche owner or Porschephile – doesn’t matter! If you love Porsches and are interested in getting together with others just like you, they are trying to expand their simple local group who loves the brand.
They currently have a list of approximately 25 Porsche owners/enthusiasts which they hope to grow this year.
They will be meeting for the first time this year (2014) in late February or early March to discuss and begin planning activities for the upcoming driving season!
If interested – contact Keith Kurz at [email protected] or by mail at 116 Sugarbush Circle, Crossville, TN or call (931) 456-8322.
Not a club, no dues; just get together to talk about Porsches, maybe do a road trip to the lovely Cumberland countryside, meet for breakfast, lunch or dinner on occasion.
Visiting with the elderly is a priceless service that anyone can do. Volunteers are need to make a visit.
For more information on this Volunteer Program, contact Ladelle Randolph, Public Guardianship office, 931-476-4149, ext. 4149
Plateau Corvette Club meets first Thursday
The Plateau Corvette Club invites all area Corvette owners to its monthly meetings held the first Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m.
The meeting location has been moved to the Crossville Outlet Mall at 228 Interstate Drive.
For more information please contact Coy Watson at 459-4976, or visit the web site at plateaucorvetteclub.com.
Storytelling Guild meets at Fair Park
Are you a storyteller? Would you like to learn? Or maybe you would just like to listen to a story told by a local teller.
The Cumberland Mountain Storytelling Guild meets the second Monday of each month at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville.Meetings begin at 6 P.M. with members sharing stories and story ideas.
A business meeting follows.
For more information contact Mike Roe 788-2803.