Community Bulletins

Glade group helps grieving families

The Compassionate Friends of Fairfield Glade, meets on the second Sunday of every month at the Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church at 3 P.M., in Room 6.

When a child dies, at any age, for any reason, the family suffers intense pain and may feel hopeless and isolated. The Compassionate Friends offers friendship, understanding and hope to bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents when experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild and helps others better assist the grieving family.

TCF is a non-profit, self-help support organization. There is no religious affiliation and no membership dues or fees.

For further information call 287-0042.

Singles golf & bowling

The Fairfield Glade singles golf and bowling group will golf every Saturday from April thru October.

To play contact Judy  at 931-267-2612.

For bowling contact Sandra at 931-202-0293

The group bowls each Wednesday evening Nov. thru March.

Free Clinic available

On the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, the St. Mary’s Mobile Medical Clinic comes from Knoxville and provides free medical care. This service is sponsored by the Crab Orchard Care Center, 87 Commerce St. in Crab Orchard.

Anyone not able to access medical care due to lack of insurance or ability to pay for care is welcome.

The hours are from 9 A.M. to 2 P.M. with arrival no later than 1 P.M. Clients need to bring a photo ID and all medications that are being taken.

For an appointment or more information, please call 865-212-5570 during business hours. Walk-ins are welcome and will be treated as time permits.

The next clinic date is March 24.

Line Dance Lessons

Line dance lessons every Tuesday at the Fairfield Glade Library Bldg., 433 Lakeview Drive, starting at 12:30 P.M.  Three progressive, one hour classes are being offered.

(First class: Beginner, Second class: High Beginner/Improver, Third class: Improver/Intermediate)

Choose your level of dance. There is a small fee.  Call 484-8643 for questions or more info.

Photo workshop offered

The Photo Editing Workshop, a sub group of the Plateau Photography Club, meets the second Thursday of each month at 1 P.M.

Our meeting place is the lower level of the Fairfield Glade Library building. Members meet to discuss and demonstrate the various editing software programs available to enhance their photographs.

All skill levels are welcome.  For more information contact: Ed Thornblade at 931-456-6020.

Golfers needed

Golfers are needed for Wednesday/Friday Birdimen/Bogeymen League. Do not need a handicap. League plays points established after 10 rounds. For more information call Ralph at 931-707-9768.

Zumba class offered

There will be a Zumba class offered every Tuesday at 8 A.M. at the Fairfield Glade Library, 455 Lakeview Drive.

A fun and fast-paced hour of moving and dancing to great music.

There will, however, be no class on Jan. 13.

Join the party!  Cost is $3. Questions?  Call Julie at 456-4849.

Card Club expanding

Players are needed ror the Sheepshead Card Club. The Club played once a month on the third Tuesday of the month. Players take turns hosting the club every sixth month. Play is from 1 to 5 P.M. and beverages and snacks furnished. For more information, call Bob at 931-287-0385.

Dulcimores — New time and location 

Please note changes in our time and meeting place.  All those interested are invited to visit our weekly Saturday rehearsals at 10 A.M. on Saturdays at the Christ Lutheran Church. Learn to play the dulcimer or bring other string instruments (such as guitars, mandolins, or banjos, etc.) to join in the fun. Since we occasionally alter our schedule, check with Phyllis Hubbard at 456-6702 for details.

Want to Line Dance?

Beginning Line Dancing: Every Thursday at Library Building in Glade.  9 – 10 A.M.: Beginning Steps, 10 A.M. – noon: Beginning Dances (Every fourth Thursday it changes to 1 – 3 P.M.) $2.50 per hour. Contact 456-1131

Traditional rug hooking 

There is a meeting for traditional Rug Hooking: Meeting every third Thursday of the month at Methodist Church in Glade.

Come visit from 10 A.M. – 1 P.M. and try this creative art form. Donations of wool fabric greatly appreciated. Contact 456-6303.

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.

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

Women’s Bible Study

This Stonecroft Bible Study meets every Tuesday at the Fairfield Glade Community Church, 521 Snead Drive.

Use office parking lot entrance.

Study for 2015 is, “Discovering God’s Good News for You” from the Book of Romans.

All area women are invited; church affiliation not needed.

Meeting for Parkinsons and movement disorder

The Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Support Group of Crossville/Fairfield Glade meets at 2:30 P.M.on the first Tuesday of each month at Christ Lutheran Church, 481 Snead Drive, Fairfield Glade.

For information on the subject of each month’s meeting, visit the website at or contact Donna for more information at 931-248-5101.

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.

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

GriefShare offered

Are you grieving the loss of someone you love?  GriefShare can help, no matter how long it has been.

GriefShare, a nondenominal program featuring a video seminar, support group and discussion, will meet weekly, on Thursdays, from 10AM to 12 noon, at Fairfield Glade First Baptist Church (office entrance), which is located in Fairfield Glade on the hill next to Food City,.  It will begin August 28th and will continue for 13 weeks.You may join the group at any time.

For further information, call 707-0729 or 484-6927

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.

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]

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 A.M. 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, 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 to 8 P.M. for “Game Night” in our Fellowship Hall.

No religious affiliation is required. There will be a $1 charge for refreshments.

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 Fair Park Senior Center located at 1433 Livingston Road  (across from the Cumberland County Fairgrounds), 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.

Party Bridge

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.

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:

Singles invited

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

The Fairfield Glade Chess Club meets weekly in a friendly and congenial group to play and learn on Tuesdays. 11:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M, in room C of the Fairfield Glade Library 433 Lakeview Drive and 6:30 P.M. in the Fireside Room at the Community Church 521 Snead Drive.

For more information call Bernie LeFrancois (931) 484-8643 or on the web at

Prayer meetings set

The Christian Women’s Prayer Connection meets the second Thursday each month at the First Presbyterian Church, 15 Rock Quarry Road (the corner of 70 East and Rock Quarry Road). Fellowship and coffee starting at 9:30 A.M., with Prayer and Praise from 10 to 11 A.M.

Use back parking lot and entrance.

Questions? Email [email protected] or call Carole at 931-456-4502.

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.

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.

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 membership is made up of beginners, intermediate and accomplished sewers. Call Pat 456-8584 for more information.

Storytelling Guild meets at Fair Park 

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.

For more info contact Mike Roe at 788-2803.