Group Meetings

 

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Adult cancer support group

Meets 1-2 p.m. the second Thursday of the month on first floor of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Marble Falls, 810 Texas 71 West. Free and open to all individuals battling cancer in any phase and their caregivers. Group participation in person or by phone. To attend by phone, contact (830) 201-8145 or cheryl.kafel@bswhealth.org in advance.

Al-Anon, Burnet

Meets noon Fridays at Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, 601 N. Wood St. in Burnet. Go to al-anon.alateen.org.

Al-Anon, Kingsland

Intro to Al-Anon’s 12 Steps is 5 p.m. Fridays at Front Desk Vacation Rentals, 1335 RR 1431 in Kingsland. Meeting also 6 p.m. Sundays at Packsaddle Fellowship, 508 RR 2900 in Kingsland. Go to al-anon.alateen.org.

Al-Anon, Llano

Meets 10 a.m. Saturdays at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 708 Bessemer Ave. in Llano. Go to al-anon.org.

Al-Anon, Marble Falls

Meets noon Thursdays at First United Methodist Church, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive in Marble Falls. Go to al-anon.org.

Al-Anon/Alateen

Meet 7:30 p.m. Mondays at First United Methodist Church, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive in Marble Falls. Go to al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous in Español

Meets 8-10 p.m. Tuesday/Martes, Thursday/Jueves, Friday/Viernes, and Saturday/Sabado at 4110 Valley View Lane, Suite B, in Granite Shoals/en la esquina sureste de las calles RR 1431 y Valley View Lane (a lado de la Neveria y Paleteria Nelly’s). Questions/preguntas en Español: (512) 588-0967. Español/English: Susan at (520) 461-3325. Más información sobre A.A. y otras reuniones en Español: (512) 844-5479. Go to aaaustinhispano.org.

Andale Spanish Club

Meets 11 a.m.-noon Fridays for 10 weeks in spring and 10 weeks in fall at Meadowlakes Restaurant, 220 Meadowlakes Drive in Meadowlakes. Club members practice and speak Spanish during meetings. Contact Carlos Mercer at cmercerjr69@yahoo.com or (830) 265-6233.

Blazing Star Masonic Lodge No. 413

Meets the third Monday of the month at 319 Avenue G in Marble Falls. Family-style dinner at 6:30 p.m.; business meeting at 7:30 p.m. Go to www.blazingstar413.com.

Bluebonnet Chorale

Rehearses 2 p.m. Mondays at The Church at Horseshoe Bay, 600 Hi Ridge in Horseshoe Bay. Women’s singing group welcomes new members. No auditions necessary. Love of music required.

Breakfast Club

Kingsland Chamber of Commerce’s Breakfast Club holds business networking meetings monthly. Free breakfast tacos and coffee. “Speak a Tweet” to introduce your business. Call (325) 388-6211.

Burden Bearers

Prayer ministry at First United Methodist Church, 115 North St. in Bertram, meets at 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month in fellowship hall. Confidential sharing, prayer, and crafts for those who feel like the weight of the world is on their shoulders.

Burnet County Democrats

Meet 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce business office, 916 Second St. in Marble Falls. Contact littlejack187@gmail.com or (832) 922-0003. Go to burnetcountydemocrats.com.

Burnet County Republican Women

Meet 11:30 a.m. the second Thursday of the month except in June, July, and August at Hill Country Community Foundation’s Reed Memorial Building, 402 E. Jackson St. in Burnet. For reservations, contact Gail Teegarden at gailteegarden7@gmail.com or (512) 525-1224.

Cardiac Support Group

Meets noon-1 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at Hill Country Memorial Learning Center, 1020 Texas 16 South in Fredericksburg. Lunch served. Group provides expert presentations on heart health issues, question-and-answer time with Dr. Kevin Gallagher, and emotional and social support. Parking is free. Trolley service is available. RSVP to (830) 997-1358.

Caregiver Support Group

Two support groups for those taking care of loved ones meet monthly. One group meets 2 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at CelesteCare of Horseshoe Bay, 26409 Texas 71 in Horseshoe Bay. Call Janet at (830) 596-1711. Second group meets 2 p.m. the second Wednesday at CelesteCare of Llano, 701 E. Young St. in Llano. Call Shirley at (325) 247-5470. Caregivers may bring loved ones. Free respite care; RSVP Monday before meeting. Light snacks and beverages.

Celebrate Recovery

Meets 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays at First Baptist Church, 901 La Ventana Drive in Marble Falls. Christ-centered program. Child care provided. Call (830) 693-4381.

Classics Book Club

Meets 10:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Marble Falls Public Library, 101 S. Main St. in Marble Falls. Call (830) 693-3023.

Compassionate Friends

Meets 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 204 E. Graves St. in Burnet. Grief support group for parents and grandparents suffering through loss of a child.

Country Cuzzins Square Dance Club

Meets 7-9 p.m. Thursdays at First United Methodist Church, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive in Marble Falls. Go to countrycuzzins.com for more.

Desire to Stop Using Group of NA

Meets 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays at Community Church of the Hills, 212 Klett Ranch Road in Johnson City. Use side entrance. Go to ctana.org or call (866) 792-8262.

Disabled American Veterans

Chapter 198 meets 7:30 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at 2516 RR 1431 in Kingsland. Visitors welcome. Call (325) 388-0891.

Dish! Book Club

Meets 1 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at Llano County Library, 102 E. Haynie in Llano. Books about food, recipe books, and food making. October selection is “The Apple Orchard” by Susan Wiggs, and members will make a Danish apple pie during the meeting. November selection is “The Big Bend Cookbook” by Tiffany Harelik, and each member will make a recipe from the book to share. Call (325) 247-5248.

Epsilon Sigma Alpha

Lambda Nu chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha meets 10 a.m.-noon the second Wednesday of the month, September-May, at Kingsland Community Center, 3451 Rose Hill Drive in Kingsland. Guests welcome. Email Jessamyn Putnam at jessamyn@putnamcares.com or “like” the chapter on Facebook.

Fiber Arts

Meets 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Johnson City Library, 501 Nugent Ave. in Johnson City. Learn to knit or crochet. Go to jclibrarysite.org or call (830) 868-4469.

Friday Genealogy Group

Meets 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays at Herman Brown Free Library, 100 E. Washington in Burnet. Go to hermanbrownlibrary.org or call (512) 715-5228.

Friends of Lakeshore Library

Meet 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Lakeshore Branch Library, 7346 RR 261 in Buchanan Dam. Quarterly meeting and open house. Public is invited. Call (325) 379-1174.

Granite Hills Luncheon Club

Women’s social club meets the first Wednesday of the month, September-May, at Meadowlakes Restaurant, 220 Meadowlakes Drive. Lunch, program, and fellowship. Open to all Highland Lakes women. Call Mildred Strickland at (830) 693-5132.

Grief and loss support group

Meets 1 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at Llano County Library, 102 E. Haynie in Llano. Greg Johnston of New Century Hospice is the facilitator. Call the library at (325) 247-5248 for more.

Heart to Heart

Meets 7 p.m. Thursdays in Education Building at First United Methodist Church, 115 North St. in Bertram. Consider how you might have peace and closure for those problems that followed you into 2018. Talk and prayer in a safe environment.

Highland Lakes Birding and Wildflower Society

Meets the first Thursday of the month except in July and August at Burnet County AgriLife Extension Office, 607 N. Vanderveer St. in Burnet. Social time at 9:30 a.m.; meeting at 10 a.m. Bird walk at 8:15 a.m. at pavilion in ballfields behind YMCA, 1601 U.S. 281 South in Burnet. Go to yantislakesidegardens.com/hlbws for more.

Highland Lakes Democratic Women

Business meeting with guest speaker is 11:15 a.m. (check-in) the fourth Thursday of the month at Meadowlakes Restaurant, 220 Meadowlakes Drive. Lunch and meeting at 11:30 a.m. Contact Linda Williams at texasmemaw547@gmail.com or (830) 265-6112. Next meeting is Oct. 25. Guest speaker is Joi Chevalier, Democratic candidate for Texas comptroller. Informal social gathering is 5-7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at River City Grille, 701 First St. in Marble Falls. No RSVP required.

Highland Lakes Flyers

Meet 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays (weather permitting) at Hank Nilsen Field, 702 Williamette off RR 2545 and Limestone Street in Kingsland. Radio-controlled model airplane club. Flight training available. Visitors welcome. Go to highlandlakesflyers.org.

Highland Lakes Men’s Chorus

Rehearses at 4 p.m. Mondays at Church at Horseshoe Bay, 600 High Ridge Road in Horseshoe Bay. Contact Frank Kloke at frankkloke@gmail.com or (830) 385-2514 or Bill Russell at bill.capac@wildblue.net or (512) 468-8915.

Highland Lakes Metal Detecting Club

Meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at Herman Brown Free Library, 100 E. Washington in Burnet. Open to beginners and experienced. Call Karen Graham at (361) 232-1092.

Highland Lakes MOPS

Meets 9-11 a.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month, September-May, at First United Methodist Church, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive in Marble Falls. For mothers of preschoolers. Go to highlandlakesmops.org.

Highland Lakes Quilt Guild

Meets 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in fellowship hall at First United Methodist Church, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive in Marble Falls. Guests are welcome. Fiber artist Deborah Boschert presents “Getting from Start to Art.” A workshop on Creativiti-Tree Art Quilt is Thursday, Oct. 18. For guild information, go to hlqguild.blogspot.com or call (830) 637-7197.

Highland Lakes Republican Women

Meets the second Tuesday of the month, September-May. Contact Tiffany Latta at (903) 372-1819, Annette Sandoval at (972) 679-5452, or hlrwtx@outlook.com.

Highland Lakes Service League

Meets 11:30 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month, September-May, at Hidden Falls Restaurant, 220 Meadowlakes Drive in Meadowlakes. Women’s organization serves community through volunteering and financial support. Go to hlsl.org or search for Highland Lakes Service League on Facebook.

Highland Lakes Shrine Club

Meets Thursday, Oct. 11, at Francesco’s, 701 U.S. 281 North in Marble Falls. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Meeting at 7:30 p.m. All Nobles and their ladies invited. Call Rich at (209) 815-0941.

Highland Lakes Social Club

Meets at 11 a.m. the first Monday of the month in Family Life Center at First Baptist Church, 3435 RR 1431 in Kingsland. Call Barbara Moen at (830) 798-1925.

Highland Lakes Toastmasters

Meet 6:30 p.m. the first and third Mondays of the month at Marble Falls Chamber of Commerce, 916 Second St. Meetings open to the public.

Highland Lakes Truck & Auto Club

Meet nights for car enthusiasts are 7-10 p.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month at The Home Depot, 1307 Mormon Mill Road in Marble Falls.

Highland Lakes Ukulele Club

Meets the second Thursday of the month at Llano County Library, 102 E. Haynie in Llano, and the fourth Thursday at Marble Falls Public Library, 101 Main St. in Marble Falls. Tuning, tutoring and socializing at 4:30 p.m.; meeting from 5:30-7 p.m. All skill levels welcome. Go to hlukeclub.com.

Highland Lakes Writers’ Club

Meets 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at Marble Falls Public Library, 101 Main St. All writers and those interested in writing are welcome. Next meeting is Oct. 17. Wayne Hawley, a retired Protestant minister, will share the secrets to writing the perfect speech. He has written more than 1,500 sermons and speeches in his career.

Hill Country Blenders

Practice is 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive in Marble Falls.

Hill Country Coin Club

Meets 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of the month at “Over the Hill Gang” Club House, 3407 RR 1869 in Liberty Hill. Short educational program then purchase coins from other club members. Call Ski at (956) 781-8453.

Hill Country Critique

Group offers free writing critiques to local authors in one-on-one conferences. For appointments, call Caryl Calsyn at (830) 693-4791.

HSB Photography Club

Meets 1-3 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at Marble Falls Public Library, 101 Main St. Covers all aspects of digital photography. All skill levels welcome. No question too fundamental. Feel free to bring equipment, prints, or digital files. Call Ken Lapham at (830) 613-5741.

Horseshoe Bay Sports Club

Meets 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Horseshoe Bay Resort, 200 Hi Circle North. Guest speaker is former NFL player and U.S. Olympian Johnny Quinn. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members. Includes breakfast tacos, juice, coffee, and water.

Kendall Respite Program

Alzheimer’s, dementia, and memory loss patient caregivers invited to Kendall Respite Program from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays at Fellowship Baptist Church, 2702 Mormon Mill Road in Marble Falls. Free. Day starts with light breakfast then music, games, activities, and lunch. Call Janie at (830) 613-8819 or (830) 613-0710 or drop by on Thursday.

Kingsland Genealogical Society of Highland Lakes

Meets 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Kingsland Branch Library, 125 Polk St. in Kingsland. Visitors welcome. Call Shirley Shaw at (830) 385-7070.

Lakes and Hill Country Family Support Gathering

Meets 6 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at First United Methodist Church, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive in Marble Falls. For parents and caregivers of adult children with mental illness. Call Leo De La Garza at (512) 656-3914.

Lakes Photography Club

Meets 6 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at Falls on the Colorado Museum, 2001 S. Broadway in Marble Falls. Email Mike at chili865@gmail.com.

Legacy 55+ Purposeful Living Ministry

Abundant Life potluck lunches and program are 11 a.m. the second Thursday of the month at First Baptist Church, 901 La Ventana Drive in Marble Falls. Go to fbcmf.org/ministries/legacy or call (830) 693-4381.

Llano County Democratic Club

Club typically meets monthly at two venues. Regular business meeting is 6 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month at Kingsland Branch Library, 125 W. Polk St. “The Good of the Order” meeting is 5-7 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at various sites. No reservations required. Go to llanocountydemocrats.org.

Llano County Historical Commission

Meets 4 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at Llano Church of Christ Annex, 402 W. Main St. in Llano. Open to the public. Email llanocountyhistoricalcommission@yahoo.com or visit Facebook page.

Llano Fine Art Guild

Meets 1 p.m. the first Monday of the month at Llano Fine Art Gallery, 503 Bessemer Ave. Go to llanofineartsguild.com.

Llano Uplift Archeological Society

Meets 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month except in June and December at Nightengale Archaeological Center, 1010 Circle Drive in Kingsland. Go to texasluas.org or email luas.tx@gmail.com.

Lewy Body Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Meets 10 a.m. the second Saturday of the month at Lake Shores Church, 704 U.S. 281 North in Marble Falls. Contact Tom Clark at taphclark@hotmail.com or (830) 220-9155.

Living with Loss support group

Bereavement support group meets 3-4 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 15-Nov. 12, at Lutie Watkins Memorial United Methodist Church, 800 Wright St. in Llano. Free. Offered by Hill Country Memorial Hospice. Call (830) 997-1335 or toll-free at (800) 859-3169.

Lunch Bunch Book Club

Meets between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Llano County Library, 102 E. Haynie in Llano. Bring lunch. Discuss books with other readers. No monthly selections or deadlines. Alternate time is 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Main Street Affairs on the Llano County Courthouse square. Call (325) 247-5248.

Monday Book Club

Meets 10:30 a.m. the second Monday of the month at Marble Falls Public Library, 101 Main St. in Marble Falls. Club reads assorted fiction. Call (830) 693-3023.

Mystery Book Club

Meets 1 p.m. the first Thursday of the month except July at Marble Falls Public Library, 101 Main St.

New Way of Living NA

Meets 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays at First Baptist Church, 505 S. Phillips Ranch Road in Granite Shoals, and 7-8 p.m. Fridays at First United Methodist Church, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive in Marble Falls. Go to ctana.org or call help line at (512) 480-0004, toll free at (866) 792-8262, or for Spanish at (888) 600-6229.

Parkinson’s Support Group

Meets 2-3 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Seton Highland Lakes business office, 309 Industrial Blvd. in Burnet. Sponsored by Seton Highland Lakes Hospital and Capital Area Parkinson’s Society. Contact Lynn Wisdom at lwisdom@seton.org or (512) 715-3363.

Seton Hospice Grief Support Group

Meets 3-4 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Marble Falls Public Library, 101 Main St. in Marble Falls. No pre-registration required. Volunteers needed. Call (512) 756-8003.

Sleep apnea support group

Meets 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Hill Country Memorial Brune Building, 808 Reuben St. in Fredericksburg. Call (830) 990-6649 or go to hillcountrymemorial.org/page/support-groups.

Quit Smoking Support Group

Hill Country Memorial hosts free Quit Smoking Support Group from noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays at HCM Wellness Center, 1006 Texas 16 South in Fredericksburg. Call (830) 997-1355.

Sons of the American Revolution

Bluebonnet Chapter #41 meets at 11 a.m. the second Tuesday of the month, September-November and January-May, at the Marble Falls Public Library, 101 Main St. in Marble Falls. All are welcome.

Spicewood and Highland Lakes Lions Club

Serves Marble Falls, Granite Shoals, and Spicewood. Meets in two separate locations each month: 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at Spicewood Community Center, 7901 CR 404 in Spicewood, and 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at Francesco’s Italian Restaurant, 701 U.S. 281 in Marble Falls. Go to highlandlakeslions.club or call (830) 798-5645.

Star Republican Women

Meet Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Quail Point Lodge, 117 Twilight Lane in Horseshoe Bay. Free light lunch at 12:30 p.m. Program at 1 p.m. Guest speaker is Alma Jackson, vice chairman of the Republican Party of Texas. Guests are welcome.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

Meets 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays at First Baptist Church, 901 La Ventana Drive in Marble Falls. Nonprofit weight-loss support group open to men and women of all ages. Go to tops.org.

Texas Exes

Board meetings are 6:15 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at rotating locations. Thirsty Thursday Socials are the second Thursday at various locations. Next one is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at On the Rocks, 4401 Cottonwood Drive in Cottonwood Shores. Entry of $10 includes one drink and appetizers. Contact HLTexasEx@gmail.com.

Texas Hills Quilters Guild

Meets 10:30 a.m. the third Monday of the month at The Country Quilt Shop, 100 Exchange Place in Llano. Call (325) 248-0300.

Tow Quilting Club

Meets 2 p.m. Tuesdays at Lakeshore Branch Library, 7346 Texas 261 in Buchanan Dam. Call (325) 379-1174.

“Travel, Booked” Club

Meets 2 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at Llano County Library, 102 E. Haynie in Llano. Travelers share tips and best practices and give insight into areas around the world from first-hand experience. Travel books and blog sites will be discussed and compared. Call (325) 247-5248.

Veteran support group, Burnet

Peer-to-peer group meets 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Epiphany Episcopal Church, 601 N. Wood St. in Burnet. Call (512) 715-8037 or (512) 756-2334.

Veteran support group, Kingsland

Peer support group meets 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at First Baptist Church, 3435 RR 1431 East in Kingsland. Meeting in Room 207 in back of building. Call (325) 248-7067.

Walking Book Club

Meets 9 a.m. the first Thursday of the month at Llano County Library, 102 E. Haynie. Members walk outside (or inside First Baptist Church of Llano during bad weather) as they discuss that month’s selection or books in general. Call (325) 247-5248.

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