Community Bulletins

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.

Donate your items

Spring cleaning? Looking for a place to drop off donated items?

The Cumberland Good Samaritans trailer will be at Westminster Presbyterian Church at 114 Stonehenge Drive, Fairfield Glade from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. every Friday to receive donations for their thrift store.

Donations of clothing, small household goods, books, toys, holiday items, small furniture and small appliances will be accepted. If you have any questions, call Cumberland Good Samaritans at 484-3225.

Softball for Seniors

There is Softball for Seniors every Monday and Thursday morning at Centennial Park in Crossville.

For details, please visit CrossvilleSeniorSoftball.com.

Single golfers wanted

Fairfield Glade Single golfers needed.  Mixed group (men & women) plays golf every Saturday morning from April until October at one of Fairfield courses.  Please call Judy at 931-267-2612 if interesed in joining us.

Stamp Club meets

The Upper Cumberland Stamp Club meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday at the Fair Park Senior Center on Livingston Avenue in Crossville.

Meetings are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors welcome. For more information please contact Ray Kusmierski at 484-3479

Wood carvers meet

Anyone who is a wood carver or a wanna-be carver, is invited to join us on Thursday evenings, 5 to 7 P.M., at the Cumberland High School shop classroom.

Call 931-788-5329 for more information and directions.

Veterans meet monthly

The Sons of Confederate Veterans meet the third Thursday of each month at 6 P.M.

They meet in the basement of First Christian Church in Crossville, located on the corner of East 1st Street and Webb Ave.

They welcome anyone to visit with them at their meeting and are looking for new members.

TOPS meetings set

TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) meets  every Tuesday Morning at the First Farmers Bank (second floor) at 1251 North Main Street.

There is an elevator available if needed.

Weigh-in takes place from 8:45 A.M. to 9:45 A.M. and the meeting is from 10 to 11 A.M.

Come join them for an informative and friendly class!

For more info: Call Karla @ 931-456-6052

Sign up for Fairfield Glade Women’s 9-hole Golf League

Another fun-filled golf season is fast approaching. Check us out at www.gladeniners.com. We have been going strong for 30 years.

The league plays Mondays with a 7:30 A.M. shotgun start beginning May 2 and ending September 26.

Players may choose to play from the red tees or the forward green tees. Our golf venues include all five Fairfield Glade courses. The deadline for applications and dues check is April 15. The opening brunch will be held on April 25.

The league’s philosophy is to have a good time and enjoy the sport of golf while abiding by the PGA and local league rules. So, grab your clubs and join us.

A special meeting for new members will be held in mid-April. If you have questions before the meeting, please call Membership Chair Sharon Stevens at 707-1218, or President Cathy Tipton 456-4714. Before the first day of play you must have an established USGA handicap of five nine-hole scores of 70 or less.

The GHIN fee must be paid separately at the Druid Hills Pro Shop.

Wags & Whiskers Fundraiser is Back

The Wags and Whiskers “Spay-Ghetti” Dinner fundraiser runs throughout February (Lunch or Dinner) at the Genesis Italian Grille on Interstate Drive in Crossville.

Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the restaurant and include Genesis’ great spaghetti, meatballs, bread, salad and a drink.

Tickets are available by calling 931-788-2201 or visiting Happy Hound Realty, Bed and Biscuit Kennel, Cat’s Meow Resale Store or the Duplicate Store.  Check www.wawpr.org for ticket locations and maps.

Kinseekers meetings set

Kinseekers of Fairfield Glade meets the 1st Thursday each month from 1 to 3:00 in the Fellowship Hall of Fairfield Glade Community Church,521 Snead Drive. Everyone welcome. Use back-side parking lot and entrance.

Questions? Email [email protected]

Calling All Clans

Celtic Circle, Americans celebrating their Irish, Scots, Scots-Irish and Welsh heritage meets the 1st Tuesday each month at the Christian Church of the Cumberlands, 1312 East 1st Street, Crossville from 6 to 7:30. You don’t  have to be Celtic to attend. For more info, email [email protected]

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.

Dulcimores has new location on Saturdays

All those interested are invited to visit our weekly rehearsals at 10 A.M. on Saturdays at the Plateau Creative Art Center in Fairfield Glade.

Learn to play the dulcimer or bring other string instruments (such as guitars, mandolins, or banjos, etc.) to join in the fun. Since they occasionally alter our schedule, check with Helen Callis at 707-8177 for details.

Grief support offered

The Grief Support Ministry sponsored by the Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church, 231 Westchester Dr., meets on Thursdays from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. in Room 6.

The group is open to all members of the community who find themselves encountering grief due to the loss of a spouse, child, family member or friend.

The sessions include a video, workbook, and group discussion. For more information call 484-3473, 456-2494 or 931-200-1941.

Bible Study slated

CBS (community bible study is an interdenominational study available to all) will meet every Monday from 9:30-11-30 A.M.  at the United Methodist Church, 231 Westchester Ave. ROOM 6.

They will be studying the book of Deuteronomy.  All are welcome.  Call Marcia (931-260-9903) or Melba (941-544-5981)

Party Bridge slated

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 info, call 707-7057

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.

Memory Loss meetings

The Memory Loss Care Group meets at 11 A.M. the second Thursday of each month at the  First Baptist Church – Music Center, Room 139.  The church is located at 130 Towne Centre Way, behind Food City.   Please use the entrance on the porch side of the church.

The meeting is open to the community to provide helpful information and support for those facing memory loss and coping with various forms of dementia.

So whether you are a caregiver, have early memory impairment, concern for a loved one, neighbor or friend affected by dementia; we welcome you to join us as we walk this journey.

Contact Margaret Brant 931-337-9630   [email protected]

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. 26 and Feb. 2.

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

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.

For info, visit the website at ffg-parkinsons.com or contact Donna for more information at 248-5101.

Motorcycle Enthusiasts Sought for fellowship

Any Motorcycle fans riding bikes capable of highway speeds, from Aprila’s to Zundapp’s, are invited to join our informal group of riders for planned rides, fun, and fellowship.

Safety is #1 with our group and we adhere to all Tn. rules of the road.

If interested, call Gregg at (931-787-8973 ) or e-mail ([email protected]) and leave your phone number and e-mail address, and you’ll be added to our notification list.

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 is held at the Crossville Outlet Mall at 228 Interstate Drive.

For more information please contact [email protected] or visit the web site at plateaucorvetteclub.com.

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 class will be held in Room C, downstairs) $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 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.

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.

If you have any 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.

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, please 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

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.

For more information, call Christ Lutheran Church at 931-484-7273.

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]

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.

Call Pat 456-8584 for more info.

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.

Game Night for Singles

Single men and women who enjoy good, wholesome, Christian fun and fellowship, please join us.

Join them at 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 required.

Meeting to become a Ham Radio Operator

It’s not as difficult as you might think.  The Cumberland Plateau Amateur Radio Club invites you to visit one of our upcoming monthly meetings.  We meet in Crossville on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm.  For more information, call (931) 456-0408.

or visit us at www.cparc.net.  New to the area or a licensed Ham?  Come check us out.

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.

Qualifications: 25 or older, single, not in ‘living together’ relationship.

Call Sharon, 456-0634. or Emily, 931-456-1409.

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 info, call Mike Roe at 788-2803.