GRIEFSHARE SUPPORT GROUP: 10 a.m. Oct. 8, Crosspoint, portable 3, 2250 PJ Adams Parkway, Crestview. For people grieving the death of a loved one or other losses. Meets every Thursday, excepting holiday.

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS: 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce, 1447 Commerce Drive, Crestview.

NORTH OKALOOSA REPUBLICAN CLUB: 6 p.m. Oct. 13, Hideaway Pizza, 326 N. Main St., Crestview. norcoffl@outlook.com or 758-6706.

GOVERNMENT ISSUES COMMITTEE MEETING: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 14, Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce, 1447 Commerce Drive, Crestview. Guest speaker: Council member JB Whitten.

RECURRING

KNITTING & CROCHET GROUP: 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Crestview Public Library. Rae Schwartz, bakerny@yahoo.com.

CRESTVIEW KIWANIS CLUB: 11:45 a.m. Wednesdays, Samuel's Roadhouse, 114 John King Road, Crestview.

BEGINNERS' TRIBAL BELLYDANCING CLASSES:6 p.m. Wednesdays, Senior Activity Center, 205 Stillwell Blvd., Crestview. Teacher: Sweet Magnolia Tribal Belly Dance co-director Valorie Rossi, www.fcbd.com.

GRIEFSHARE SUPPORT GROUP: 10 a.m. Thursdays, Crosspoint, South Crestview, in portable 3, 2250 PJ Adams Parkway,  Crestview. For people hurting from the death of a loved one or other losses. 678-4411 extension 109.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 10-11 a.m. Thursdays, 704 E. Robinson Ave., Crestview. 689-1842.

SENIORS VS. CRIME: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, except holidays, 296 S. Ferdon Blvd., Suite 8, Crestview. Call 306-3176 to report incidents. okaloosacountysvc@yahoo.com.

MOUNTAIN DULCIMER GROUP: 2-4 p.m. Thursdays, TBD. Listen or play; beginners welcome. 682-3165.

EMERALD COAST PROFESSIONALS NETWORKING GROUP: 4-6 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Crestview JobsPlus One-Stop Center, Wilson Street, Crestview. For job seekers with a bachelor's degree and two years’ professional work experience, or more than eight years’ professional, managerial or supervisory experience. Registration: email a resume and cover letter to ecp@careersourceow.com, or visit careersourceokaloosawalton.com.

NORTH OKALOOSA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB: 7 p.m. second Thursdays, Dorcas Fire Station No. 42 on Deer Creek Road. Call 537-9456 for details.

CRESTVIEW EXCHANGE CLUB: second and fourth Thursdays, Covenant Hospice, Crestview. Sharlene Cox, 682-6824.

FREE LINE DANCE LESSONS: 7-8 p.m. Fridays, American Legion Post 75 lounge, 898 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview. Followed by live band music from 8 p.m. to midnight. 689-3195.

KARAOKE: 8 p.m. Saturdays, American Legion Post 75, 898 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview. 689-3195.

LAPSIT: 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays in the Crestview Public Library's Story Room. Enjoy stories, songs and finger plays. For children under age 3 and caregivers. Check the library's calendar, www.cityofcrestview.org/library.php, for exact dates and themes.

STORY TIME: 10:15 a.m. Mondays, Crestview Public Library, 1445 Commerce Drive. Children at least 3 years old can enjoy stories and activities, and make a simple craft to take home.

BEGINNER KNITTING: 6-7 p.m. Mondays by appointment, Crestview Public Library, 1445 Commerce Drive, Crestview. Crestview library card required. Call 682-4432 to schedule.

AGAPE SQUARES: 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays, 214 S. Partin Drive, Niceville. Square dancing, $3 per person.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: 8 p.m. Mondays, clubhouse at 704 Robinson St., Crestview. Details: Richard, 398-6620. Fort Walton Beach/North Okaloosa website: www.fwb-area-aa.org.

FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS: 7 p.m. second and fourth Mondays, Mt. Ewell Lodge 131, U.S. Highway 198, Baker.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY:

●8 a.m. Tuesdays, First United Methodist Church, 599 Eighth Ave., Crestview. Mary Cole, 683-1899.

●6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First United Methodist Church fellowship hall, Crestview. Brooke Bratton, 225-8197. www.TOPS.org.

BAKER BLOCK MUSEUM: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and on third Saturdays, or by appointments, 1307B Georgia Ave. Free admission. The museum has exhibits, pioneer buildings from the 1800s and a research library with historical documents. 537-5714.

SENIORS VS. CRIME: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, except holidays, 296 S. Ferdon Blvd., Suite 8, Crestview. Call 306-3176 to report incidents. okaloosacountysvc@yahoo.com.

LAPSIT: 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays in the Crestview Public Library's Story Room. Enjoy stories, songs and finger plays. For children under age 3 and caregivers. Check the library's calendar, www.cityofcrestview.org/library.php, for exact dates and themes.

BUSINESS NETWORKING INTERNATIONAL: noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Ryan's Restaurant, 3000 S. Ferdon Blvd., Crestview. Members give each other quality business referrals for increased financial success. Business persons welcome to visit. Details: President Joe Faulk, 682-8844 or 217-1370.

CRESTVIEW KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BINGO: Quarterly games 4:30-6 p.m.; regular games 6-9 p.m. every Tuesday at 701 James Lee Blvd., Crestview.

NORTH OKALOOSA REPUBLICAN CLUB:  6 p.m. second Tuesdays, Hideaway Pizza, 326 N. Main St., Crestview. Dutch treat dinner at 6 p.m. followed by meeting at 7 p.m. New members and interested persons may attend. official business: norcoffl@outlook.com. Club president Jeremiah Hubbard, jeremiah.hubbard@gmail.com or 758-6706.

NAVARRE OCEAN WAVES SQUARE DANCERS: 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Holley/Navarre Senior Center, 8476 Gordon Goodin Lane, Navarre. $4 per person.

CRESTVIEW LIONS CLUB: 12 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays at Hideaway Pizza, 326 N. Main St., Crestview. B.J. Thomhave, 682-2012.

OPEN MIC POETRY AT THE LIBRARY: 6 p.m. second Tuesdays, Crestview Public Library, 1445 Commerce Drive, Crestview. Free event. Esther Hurwitz, 682-4432 or ehurwitz@okaloosa.lib.fl.us; Rick Sanders, 585-6399. Read poetry or play music. This month's poetry starter: Rules are rules. http://www.cityofcrestview.org/library/programs.php.

CRESTVIEW TOASTMASTERS: 6-7 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Holiday Inn Express, 125 Cracker Barrel Road, Crestview. Visitors are welcome. Kathy Morrow, 974-3662.

 STRICTLY WEAVERS MEETINGS: monthly, TBA. Alice, 934-4403.