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Jun
24
Sun
Cookeville Hampton Crossroads Baptist Church 4-day Vacation Bible School
Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for this 4-day Vacation Bible School at Hampton Crossroads Baptist Church June 24 from 5 – 8 pm. This VBS continues through June 25-27 from 6 -8 pm. So Gear up! Get ready! Game on!

Jun
25
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 25 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market beginning February 19 from 7 – 7:30 am. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Jun 25 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am

Seniors, sign up now for Yoga for Seniors at the Cookeville Senior Citizens Center. The class will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 to 9:15 am. The cost is $2 per class. There are no floor exercises involved. For more information, please call (931) 526-9318.

2018 Putnam County Library Summer Reading Program
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

It’s that time of the year once again signup for the Putnam County Library Summer Reading Program during this summer reading season. Patrons from birth through adulthood can sign up for our Summer Reading Programs. Come by for fun events and cool prizes. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Putnam County Library Story Time
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Bring your preschooler to the Putnam County Library Preschool story time June 25 at 10 am with Mrs. Donovan. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students. Every Monday, Thursday and Friday in June. For more information, 931-526-2416.

Putnam County School Nutrition Summer Food Rocks
Jun 25 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Look for our school bus for the Putnam County School Nutrition Summer Food Rocks June 7 – July 20 from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm throughout Putnam County. The lunches are free for children 18 and under. The schedule is as follows:
South Creek Subdivision (10:30 – 10:45 am)
Jere Whitson Park (10:30 – 11:15 am)
Dogwood Park (11:00 – 12:30 pm)
Cinderella Park (11:15 – 11:20 am)
King Street/ Stevens Street area (11:35 – 11:45 am)
Cane Creek Park (12:30 – 12:40 pm)
Algood Baseball Park (12:35 – 12:45 pm)
Cummins Falls State Park (12:45 – 1:30 pm)

Millard Oakley Public Library Summer Food Rocks
Jun 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Come and enjoy a free kids lunch throughout the month of June Monday – Friday from 11 – 11:20 am at the Millard Oakley Public Library. The lunches are for children 18 and younger and eating is allowed in the library foyer. The meals are provided by the Overton County School System.

Cumberland and Cove Blood Assurance Blood Drive
Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Give blood and get a free “Heart and Souls of the South” T-shirt at the Blood Assurance Blood Drive June 25 from 12– 5 pm at the Cumberland and Cove Welcome Center parking lot. Please remember to eat a good meal, drink additional water, and bring a photo ID. All donors 18 and older will be entered into a drawing for a $100 VIsa gift card and a $1000 Carnival Cruise gift certificate.” To schedule an appointment, go to: bloodassurance.org/cumberlandandcove or contact Trudy Cody at 931-239-9411 or TrudyCody@bloodassurance.org.

Crossville’s Art Guild Hosts Life Drawing Class
Jun 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Expand your art interests and develop your talents at the Art Guild’s Life Drawing Class on every 4th Monday from 1 to 4 pm in Crossville. A live model well be available. Please bring your sketch pad and camera to capture the post.

The cost is $5 per participant for the model fee. For more information, please call (931) 484-3722.

Putnam County Library Chess Club
Jun 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Come out and learn about the game of kings at the Putnam County Library Chess Club June 25 from 3:30 – 5 pm. Open to all ages and all skill levels. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Crossville Pomona United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School
Jun 25 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for the Pomona United Methodist Church’s Vacation Bible School June 25- 29 from 5:30 – 8 pm each night. It will be open to children ages three to 12. You may register your child online by accessing the church”s Facebook Page. You can also email sarabeth.floyd@gmail.com. For more information, call 931-456-3677.

Jun
26
Tue
Putnam County School Nutrition Summer Food Rocks
Jun 26 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Look for our school bus for the Putnam County School Nutrition Summer Food Rocks June 7 – July 20 from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm throughout Putnam County. The lunches are free for children 18 and under. The schedule is as follows:
South Creek Subdivision (10:30 – 10:45 am)
Jere Whitson Park (10:30 – 11:15 am)
Dogwood Park (11:00 – 12:30 pm)
Cinderella Park (11:15 – 11:20 am)
King Street/ Stevens Street area (11:35 – 11:45 am)
Cane Creek Park (12:30 – 12:40 pm)
Algood Baseball Park (12:35 – 12:45 pm)
Cummins Falls State Park (12:45 – 1:30 pm)

Millard Oakley Public Library Summer Food Rocks
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Come and enjoy a free kids lunch throughout the month of June Monday – Friday from 11 – 11:20 am at the Millard Oakley Public Library. The lunches are for children 18 and younger and eating is allowed in the library foyer. The meals are provided by the Overton County School System.

Cookeville Money Smarts for Older Adults
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us at the Middle Tennessee Federal Credit Union for a workshop about Money Smarts for Older Adults June 26 from 1 – 3 pm. The workshop will be discussing Medicare Scams, Recognize Financial Exploitation, and Guarding against identity theft. For more information, call 931-528-9400.

Stevens Street Baptist Church Blood Assurance Blood Drive
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Give blood in memory of Tammy Myatt Abboushi and get a free “Heart and Souls of the South” T-shirt at the Blood Assurance Blood Drive June 26 from 1– 5 pm at the bloodmobile in front of Stevens Street Church. Please remember to eat a good meal, drink additional water, and bring a photo ID. Donors will receive: Pizza; Chick Fil A Gift Card; Maria’s Cupcake; Snow Cone from The Snow Shack; Eyebrow Wax from Beehives and Buz Cuts also there will be other drawings from local businesses. To schedule an appointment, go to: bloodassurance.org/tammyabboushi or contact Trudy Cody at 931-239-9411 or TrudyCody@bloodassurance.org.

DeKalb County’s 4-H Sewing Club
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you’re in the 4th – 12th grade and would like to learn to sew, join the 4-H Sewing Club the second Tuesday of each month at the UT Extension office in the DeKalb County Community Center. The meetings are from 3 to 5 pm.

Due to the expense of supplies, there is a $40 fee. For more information, please call (615) 597-4945.

Putnam County Library Cinema Kitsch
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come out and have fun watching “Howard the Duck” at Cinema Kitsch June 26 from 6 – 8 pm at the Putnam County Library. Cinema Kitsch is a monthly movie series focusing on cheesy flicks, with encouragement to make some good-natured jokes while watching the movie. The free event is recommended for age 16 and up. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Jun 26 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Jun
27
Wed
2018 Putnam County Library Summer Reading Program
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

It’s that time of the year once again signup for the Putnam County Library Summer Reading Program during this summer reading season. Patrons from birth through adulthood can sign up for our Summer Reading Programs. Come by for fun events and cool prizes. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Putnam County Library Story Time
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

The Putnam County Library will host Story Time on Wednesdays at 10 am. For more information, please contact the library at (931) 526-2416.

Putnam County School Nutrition Summer Food Rocks
Jun 27 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Look for our school bus for the Putnam County School Nutrition Summer Food Rocks June 7 – July 20 from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm throughout Putnam County. The lunches are free for children 18 and under. The schedule is as follows:
South Creek Subdivision (10:30 – 10:45 am)
Jere Whitson Park (10:30 – 11:15 am)
Dogwood Park (11:00 – 12:30 pm)
Cinderella Park (11:15 – 11:20 am)
King Street/ Stevens Street area (11:35 – 11:45 am)
Cane Creek Park (12:30 – 12:40 pm)
Algood Baseball Park (12:35 – 12:45 pm)
Cummins Falls State Park (12:45 – 1:30 pm)

Millard Oakley Public Library Summer Food Rocks
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Come and enjoy a free kids lunch throughout the month of June Monday – Friday from 11 – 11:20 am at the Millard Oakley Public Library. The lunches are for children 18 and younger and eating is allowed in the library foyer. The meals are provided by the Overton County School System.

Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Cookeville Cane Creek Gymnasium Home School Fitness class @ Cane Creek Gymnasium
Jun 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Home school students looking for fun sports to play come join the Home School Physical Ftness class at Cane Creek Gymnasium January 10 from 1-2 pm. This will allow students to receive extra physical fitness and education. Grades 4-8 learn to play sports such as basketball, volleyball and pickleball. Grades K-3 play games like kickball and dodgeball. Cost is $40 for 13-week session or $5 per class for drop-ins. Classes will continue every Wednesday through March 28. For more information, call 931-526-9767.

Crossville Hosts Free Arthritis Exercise
Jun 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Cumberland County UT Extension Agent Kelli Bottoms invites you to a 6 week Free Arthritis Exercise program each Wednesday at 1 pm at Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville. Learn the healthy way to deal with the problem, and be able to cut down on the pain medicine.

This class is free and for more information, please call (931) 484-7416.

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Art Center Hosts Paint with Pastels
Jun 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Beverly Olin offers a three session Paint with Pastels class on techniques for pastel painting on Wednesdays from 1 to 3:30 pm at the Plateau Creative Arts Center in Fairfield Glade. The cost is $51 for members and $66 for non-members. Students are asked to bring a selection of photographs as reference material for their painting.

There are several supplies that students should also bring including a selection of pastels (soft pastels, Nupastels (harder), and pastel pencils), papers foam core board and tape, acetate sheet or was paper, paper towels, and a old towel. A complete list of supplies will be available at registration. A selection of papers will be available to purchase from the instructor for $1 to $4 per sheet. For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

Rock Painting with Sheila
Jun 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join Sheila Scruggs from Lite Rock 95.9 at the Baxter Library for Rock painting June 27 from 1 – 2 pm. There will rock painting, stories, and learn how radio works.

Putnam County Library Kids Draw
Jun 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Come and have fun during Kids Draw at the Putnam County Library Kids June 27 at 3:30 pm. The free draw session is open to all ages. Materials provided. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Jun
28
Thu
Putnam County Library Story Time
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Bring your preschooler to the Putnam County Library Preschool story time June 28 at 10 am with Mrs. Donovan. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students. Every Monday, Thursday and Friday in June. For more information, 931-526-2416.

Putnam County School Nutrition Summer Food Rocks
Jun 28 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Look for our school bus for the Putnam County School Nutrition Summer Food Rocks June 7 – July 20 from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm throughout Putnam County. The lunches are free for children 18 and under. The schedule is as follows:
South Creek Subdivision (10:30 – 10:45 am)
Jere Whitson Park (10:30 – 11:15 am)
Dogwood Park (11:00 – 12:30 pm)
Cinderella Park (11:15 – 11:20 am)
King Street/ Stevens Street area (11:35 – 11:45 am)
Cane Creek Park (12:30 – 12:40 pm)
Algood Baseball Park (12:35 – 12:45 pm)
Cummins Falls State Park (12:45 – 1:30 pm)

Millard Oakley Public Library Summer Food Rocks
Jun 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Come and enjoy a free kids lunch throughout the month of June Monday – Friday from 11 – 11:20 am at the Millard Oakley Public Library. The lunches are for children 18 and younger and eating is allowed in the library foyer. The meals are provided by the Overton County School System.

Putnam County Kids Lunch
Jun 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for lunch at the Putnam County Library June 28 at 11 am. Lunches are first come, first served: available to all under the age of 18. Must be eaten on-site in the downstairs meeting room. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Putnam County Library Lego Club
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come build with us a the Lego Club June 28 at the Putnam County Library from 2 -3 pm. The club is for ages 5 and up (Strict, due to small parts.) We provide the blocks, you provide the creativity. Children under age 10 must remain accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry @ Place of Refuge Church
Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Need a little help with food then go to the Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry January 25 from 4- 5:15 pm at the Place of Refuge Church. The pantry is open every Thursday. For more information, call 931-707-8114.

Tennessee Beekeepers Association Club Meeting
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for the monthly Tennessee Beekeepers Association meeting June 28 from 6:30 – 9 pm at the First Methodist Church Annex Building. Dennis Barry the Regional Vice President for the association will be the speaker. He will share his knowledge on building an essential tool for bee removal which is the Bee Vac. New beekeepers are encouraged to arrive at 6 pm to ask any questions. There will be a social and snacks from 6:30 – 7 pm.

Jun
29
Fri
2018 Putnam County Library Summer Reading Program
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

It’s that time of the year once again signup for the Putnam County Library Summer Reading Program during this summer reading season. Patrons from birth through adulthood can sign up for our Summer Reading Programs. Come by for fun events and cool prizes. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Putnam County Library Story Time
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Bring your preschooler to the Putnam County Library Preschool story time June 29 at 10 am with Mrs. Donovan. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students. Every Monday, Thursday and Friday in June. For more information, 931-526-2416.

Putnam County School Nutrition Summer Food Rocks
Jun 29 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Look for our school bus for the Putnam County School Nutrition Summer Food Rocks June 7 – July 20 from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm throughout Putnam County. The lunches are free for children 18 and under. The schedule is as follows:
South Creek Subdivision (10:30 – 10:45 am)
Jere Whitson Park (10:30 – 11:15 am)
Dogwood Park (11:00 – 12:30 pm)
Cinderella Park (11:15 – 11:20 am)
King Street/ Stevens Street area (11:35 – 11:45 am)
Cane Creek Park (12:30 – 12:40 pm)
Algood Baseball Park (12:35 – 12:45 pm)
Cummins Falls State Park (12:45 – 1:30 pm)

Millard Oakley Public Library Summer Food Rocks
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Come and enjoy a free kids lunch throughout the month of June Monday – Friday from 11 – 11:20 am at the Millard Oakley Public Library. The lunches are for children 18 and younger and eating is allowed in the library foyer. The meals are provided by the Overton County School System.

Putnam County Kids Lunch
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for lunch at the Putnam County Library June 29 at 11 am. Lunches are first come, first served: available to all under the age of 18. Must be eaten on-site in the downstairs meeting room. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Cookeville Chamber of Commerce Blood Assurance Blood Drive
Jun 29 @ 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Give blood in memory of Josephine Pesta and get a free “Heart and Souls of the South” T-shirt at the Blood Assurance Blood Drive June 29 from 12:30– 5 pm at the Cookeville Chamber of Commerce parking lot inside bloodmobile. Please remember to eat a good meal, drink additional water, and bring a photo ID. All donors 18 and older will be entered into a drawing for a $100 VIsa gift card and “BA passport for a chance to win a Carnival Cruise.” All donors will receive a Chick-Fil-A gift card.To schedule an appointment, go to: bloodassurance.org/josie or contact Trudy Cody at 931-239-9411 or TrudyCody@bloodassurance.org.

Monterey Library Family Movie Day
Jun 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us June 29 at the Monterey Library Family Movie Day viewing of “Annie” from 1 – 3 pm.

Cookeville After Dark Movies in the Park presents “Black Panther”
Jun 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Ready to join hundreds of community members and view, “Black Panther” June 29 at Dogwood Park Performance Pavilion 30 minutes after dusk. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to this free movie viewing. Concession stand and public restrooms are open for this event.

Cummins Falls State Park Waterfall at Night Hike
Jun 29 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come experience Cummins Falls State Park Waterfall at night hike June 29 from 8 – 11 pm. Ranger Vaden will lead a short night hike along the Overlook and Downstream trails. This hike will allow you to hear the night sounds in the park and see the waterfall. Please wear appropriate footwear. No flip flop or slide on sandals. Headlamps or flashlights are needed for this hike. Not recommended for small children and 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. After the hike, all hikers will meet back at the Tiny House for a campfire and hot dogs and s’mores.

Jun
30
Sat
4th Annual Cookeville Firecracker Flea Market
Jun 30 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Come out to the 4th Annual Firecracker Flea Market June 30 from 8 am – 6 pm at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Reserve a booth spot before they are gone. Inside booths are $20 and outside booth are $15. For more information, call 526-8015.

TN Promise Saturday at Cummins Falls State Park
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come help Cummins Falls stay beautiful by attending TN Promise Saturday June 23 from 9 am – 12 pm. Beautification of the park will occur by picking up litter and other trash from the parking lot area and at the bottom of the Waterfall. Make sure to bring water and wear appropriate shoes that you can hike in and wear in the water. No flip flops allowed, you will be sent home if you are not in the appropriate shoes.

SlideCKVL- Cookeville’s
Jun 30 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

SlideCKVL will be the biggest 2 day water party of the summer and it starts June 30 from 11 am – 8 pm. Grab your swimsuit and inner tube and speed down Broad Street in downtown Cookeville on this one of a kind 1,000 ft slip and slide. There will be music, dancing, food, drinks, and even some swag for sale. Tickets are $10 Double Slider Arm band-2 trips, $20 Five Slider Arm Band-5 trips and $25 for an unlimited slider arm band. Sliders must be 3 years old and no lap riding.Tickets available at CPAC box office or www.cpactn.com.

Baxter Library Animals Rock!
Jun 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join our friends from the Cookeville/Putnam County Animal Shelter at the Baxter Library for Animals Rock May 30 from 1 – 2 pm. The free event will have crafts, stories and even a furry friend or two for the event. For more information, call 931-858-1888.

Cookeville Drum Circle at Dogwood Park
Jun 30 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Come and join us for a fun Drum circle with flow dance at Dogwood Park June 30 from 2:30 – 4:20 pm. Bring your drums, glow props and join the circle.

Cookeville DEMS in the Park
Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Democrats for an evening at Dogwood Park to meet the candidates June 20 from 5 – 8 pm. Get to know your candidates, their platform and learn about the issues. There will be music, food, fun, and facts.