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Jan
27
Mon
Cookeville – Chess Club At TTU
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cookeville – Chess Club At TTU 7 p.m., Room 371, TTU Roaden Univ. Center. Everyone welcome. Call Paul 372-3118, or psemmes@tntech.edu.

Jan
28
Tue
Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Tuesdays from 9 am- 10:30 am at the Stephens Center in Cookeville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention.  For more information, call 800-635-5199. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificateswill be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series.  Everyone is welcome!

Tobacco Cessation Support Services Is Available Online Or By Phone
Jan 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Tobacco Cessation Support Services Is Available Online Or By Phone to any Tennesseans ready to quit tobacco. All services are confidential and free of charge. When you enroll with the QuitLine, you will work with specially trained quit counselors to develop your quit plan.No matter what stage of the quit process you are in, the Tennessee QuitLine can help. Call 1800QuitNow.

Smithville – Estate Planning Class Presented BY WCTE
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Smithville – Estate Planning Class Presented BY WCTE will be held at the Dekalb County Community Complex from 10 am-11 am on Tuesday, January 28th. Attendees will be learning about understanding the impact of choosing a good executor or trustee, working effectively with an attorney, paying attention to beneficiary designations and other important issues around estate planning. This is a free class but classes do fill up quickly so reserve your spot now by sending an email to Avery Hutchins at ahutchins@wcte.org or by calling 931-528-2222 ext. 220.

Humphreys County – Public Meeting To Discuss Buffalo Ridge Refuge Hosted By The TWRA
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Humphreys County – The TWRA will host a public meeting to discuss Buffalo Ridge Refuge in HumphreysCounty. The meeting will be held Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. in the barn locatedat the Tom and Wendy Beasley Education Center on the refuge. The purpose of the meeting will be to get public input regarding use of shootingranges and facilities at the refuge. TWRA is creating multiple public useranges with opportunities for sporting clays, trap, skeet, long and shortranges, archery, 3-D archery, as well as hunter education facilities.

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC
Jan 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC will be held on Jan. 24, 25, 28, 30, 31, Feb. 1 at 7:30 pm at the CPAC as part of the award winning Backstage Series. Shattering and hilarious, Clever Little Lies is a story of long-term love and marriage… for better… and for worse.

Jan
29
Wed
Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Jan 29 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Wednesdays from 12:30 pm-2 pm at the Stephens Center in Livingston. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call 823-6432. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series. Everyone is welcome!

Gainesboro – Coalition Boot Camp Training Classes Hosted By The Jackson County Prevention Partnership Coalition
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Gainesboro – Coalition Boot Camp Training Classes Hosted By The Jackson County Prevention Partnership Coalition will be held on Wednesday, January 29th from 2pm – 6pm at the Bridge Community Church. Please see The Jackson County Prevention Partnership Coalition Facebook page for more information.

Jan
30
Thu
Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center
Jan 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center are every Wednesday-Saturday at 231 Northgate Dr in Mcminnville. B.E.D.S Teen Outreach Center is available to provide emotional support, education, assistance, and intervention as necessary to all youths and young adults in crisis and those impacted by them, with the goal of reducing suicides, bullying, and self-destructive behaviors. For more information please go to bedsteenoutreach.org or their facebook page. 

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Thursdays from 4-5:30 pm at the Stephens Center in Crossville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call (931) 484-8923. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series. Everyone is welcome!

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center from 6:30-9:30pm. This is a weekly community event so come out and enjoy great music and dancing! Admission is 5.00$ and doors open at 6pm. There is plenty of seating and concessions are available. Tonight’s band is TN Back Roads Band! For more information please see the Thursday Night Dancing Cookeville Community Center Facebook page.

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC
Jan 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC will be held on Jan. 24, 25, 28, 30, 31, Feb. 1 at 7:30 pm at the CPAC as part of the award winning Backstage Series. Shattering and hilarious, Clever Little Lies is a story of long-term love and marriage… for better… and for worse.

Jan
31
Fri
Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC
Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC will be held on Jan. 24, 25, 28, 30, 31, Feb. 1 at 7:30 pm at the CPAC as part of the award winning Backstage Series. Shattering and hilarious, Clever Little Lies is a story of long-term love and marriage… for better… and for worse.

Feb
1
Sat
Sparta – Ham Breakfast Hosted By The Eastland Volunteer Fire Department
Feb 1 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 am

Sparta – Ham Breakfast Hosted By The Eastland Volunteer Fire Department will be held on Saturday, February 1st from 6 am- 10 am at the Fire Hall. Adults are 7$ each and Children 12 and under are 3$ each. For deliveries or more information please call 931-935-8200.

Cookeville – Twice Told Tales Used Book Store Presented By The Putnam County Library Friends
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cookeville – Twice Told Tales Used Book Store Presented By The Putnam County Library Friends on the first Saturday of each month from 10am-1pm. Twice Told Tales is a used book store sponsored by the Putnam County Library Friends. The store will be open on the first Saturday of each month from 10:00-1:00 to the public. Special store hours for members of the Library Friends are the Friday before from 4:00-6:00. Donations appreciated. See the librarian at the front desk.

Crossville – Beginner’s Guitar Classes Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Crossville – Beginner’s Guitar Classes Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library will be every Saturday from 10-10:30 am. These are free guitar lessons with TJ Fincher
TJ will help you play 2 to 3 songs with just 1 or 2 lessons by using a new method.
BRING YOUR GUITAR!

Crossville – Writing Workshop Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Crossville – Writing Workshop Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library will be held on the 1st Saturday of every month from 10 am to noon.

Monterey – Twice Told Tales Used Book Store Presented By The Putnam County Library Friends
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Monterey – Twice Told Tales Used Book Store Presented By The Putnam County Library Friends on the first Saturday of each month from 10am-1pm. Twice Told Tales is a used book store sponsored by the Putnam County Library Friends. The store will be open on the first Saturday of each month from 10:00-1:00 to the public. Special store hours for members of the Library Friends are the Friday before from 4:00-6:00. Donations appreciated. See the librarian at the front desk.

Cookeville – Soup Kitchen Fundraiser Presented By The Cookeville Rescue Mission
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cookeville – Soup Kitchen Fundraiser Presented By The Cookeville Rescue Mission will take place on February 1st from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Leslie Town Center. Please join in for a soup-er fundraiser! There will be an exciting silent and live auction, along with unlimited soup, coffee, and desserts. To get a delicious meal and help support a wonderful cause you may purchase tickets in advance at Eventbrite.com for 35$ each or at the door for 40$ each. All proceeds go to the Cookeville Rescue Mission.

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – “Clever Little Lies” Presented By CPAC will be held on Jan. 24, 25, 28, 30, 31, Feb. 1 at 7:30 pm at the CPAC as part of the award winning Backstage Series. Shattering and hilarious, Clever Little Lies is a story of long-term love and marriage… for better… and for worse.

Feb
4
Tue
Cookeville – Carmen Burnette Memorial Blood Drive Hosted By Blood Assurance
Feb 4 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Cookeville – Carmen Burnette Memorial Blood Drive Hosted By Blood Assurance will be held on Tuesday, February 4th from 8:30 am- 5 pm at the B A Center in Cookeville. To schedule an appointment call 800-962-0628. All donors please remember to drink additional water, avoid energy drinks, and bring a photo id.

Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Feb 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Tuesdays from 9 am- 10:30 am at the Stephens Center in Cookeville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention.  For more information, call 800-635-5199. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificateswill be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series.  Everyone is welcome!

Feb
5
Wed
Sparta – Job Search Hosted By Clean Hearts Veterans Outreach
Feb 5 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Sparta – Job Search Hosted By Clean Hearts Veterans Outreach for all Veterans from 9am-9:30am every first and third Wednesday of each month. If you are a veteran in need of a job, want to write a resume, or seek job counseling, contact Steve Colquitt at 931-837-5050.

Crossville – “Ewe Can Knit” Presented By The Art Circle Public Library
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Crossville – “Ewe Can Knit” Presented By The Art Circle Public Library Each Wednesday from 10:00am-noon at the art Circle Public Library. Bring your work in progress or current project. The Crochet divas are welcome, too. for more information call 937-558-8684

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Feb 5 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Wednesdays from 12:30 pm-2 pm at the Stephens Center in Livingston. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call 823-6432. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series. Everyone is welcome!

Feb
6
Thu
Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center are every Wednesday-Saturday at 231 Northgate Dr in Mcminnville. B.E.D.S Teen Outreach Center is available to provide emotional support, education, assistance, and intervention as necessary to all youths and young adults in crisis and those impacted by them, with the goal of reducing suicides, bullying, and self-destructive behaviors. For more information please go to bedsteenoutreach.org or their facebook page. 

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Thursdays from 4-5:30 pm at the Stephens Center in Crossville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call (931) 484-8923. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series. Everyone is welcome!

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center from 6:30-9:30pm. This is a weekly community event so come out and enjoy great music and dancing! Admission is 5.00$ and doors open at 6pm. There is plenty of seating and concessions are available. For more information please see the Thursday Night Dancing Cookeville Community Center Facebook page.

Feb
7
Fri
Cookeville – Night To Shine 2020 Hosted By Rising Above Ministries
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cookeville – Night To Shine 2020 Hosted By Rising Above Ministries will be held on Friday, February 7th at 6 pm at Life Church. Night to Shine is open to all individuals with special needs 14 years and older. It’s free to attend but you must register. Please note that a parent or caregiver MUST be on site at all times through out the event. A Respite room is available for parents/guardians to enjoy dinner, door prizes, and fellowship with other parents/guardians. For more information or to register please go to risingaboveministries.org/nighttoshine 

Feb
8
Sat
Sparta – Polar Plunge For The Special Olympics Hosted By The Sparta YMCA
Feb 8 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Sparta – Polar Plunge For The Special Olympics Hosted By The Sparta YMCA will take place on Saturday, February 8th at the Sparta YMCA outdoor pool. The Polar Plunge is a statewide fundraiser for Special Olympic athletes and everyone is invited to participate. To make the plunge, each team member must raise a minimum of $50. Please call the Sparta YMCA for more information.

Cookeville – Westside Scavenger Hunt Hosted By The Department Of Leisure Services
Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Cookeville – Westside Scavenger Hunt Hosted By The Department Of Leisure Services will be held Saturday from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm. Follow the clues, duplicate images in and around participating businesses with your cell phone or camera and be entered in a prize drawing. This event is free and open to everyone.

Feb
11
Tue
Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Tuesdays from 9 am- 10:30 am at the Stephens Center in Cookeville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention.  For more information, call 800-635-5199. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificateswill be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series.  Everyone is welcome!

Livingston – Crafter’s Club Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Livingston – Crafter’s Club Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library is held every Tuesday from 9 am – 11 am at the Library. Do you like to sew, paint, embroidery, make jewelry, scrapbook, knit, crochet or any other craft? Bring your project to the Club! Everyone works on their own craft, chit-chats, and has a great time. Many crafters are willing to teach others if they are eager to learn a new craft!

Brydstown – American Legion Meeting
Feb 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Brydstown – American Legion Meeting 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 P.M. at the Dixie Cafe

Feb
12
Wed
Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Feb 12 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Wednesdays from 12:30 pm-2 pm at the Stephens Center in Livingston. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call 823-6432. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series. Everyone is welcome!

Feb
13
Thu
Upper Cumberland – Chocolate Lover’s Wine Trail Presented By The Upper Cumberland Tourism Association
Feb 13 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Upper Cumberland – Chocolate Lover’s Wine Trail Presented By The Upper Cumberland Tourism Association will take place from February 13-16th. Tickets are 30$ per person and 50$ for a couple. Advance ticket purchase is required. Travel the trail to enjoy delectable treats which are paired with special Tennessee wines. Ticket price includes a souvenir wine glass but does not include transportation to each winery. You must be at least 21 years of age to participate. For more information or to purchase tickets please go to www.uppercumerlandwinetrail.com

Cookeville – We Love Our Seniors Day Presented By Upper Cumberland Habitat Restore
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cookeville – We Love Our Seniors Day Presented By Upper Cumberland Habitat Restore will be held on Thursday February 13th from 10 am-3 pm. Habitat Restore has partnered with local agencies and clinics to offerassistance with health screenings, Medicare, housing, food, and so much more. Blood Assurance will also be there for a blood drive. Visitorsto the event will be able to receive additional information about Aging inPlace, a home repair program for seniors offered by Upper Cumberland Habitatfor Humanity.

Cookeville – Blood Drive Hosted By Blood Assurance
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cookeville – Blood Drive Hosted By Blood Assurance will be held in the parking lot of Habitat from 10 am – 3 pm. Please eat a good meal, drink extra water, avoid energy drinks and bring photo id.

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center
Feb 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center are every Wednesday-Saturday at 231 Northgate Dr in Mcminnville. B.E.D.S Teen Outreach Center is available to provide emotional support, education, assistance, and intervention as necessary to all youths and young adults in crisis and those impacted by them, with the goal of reducing suicides, bullying, and self-destructive behaviors. For more information please go to bedsteenoutreach.org or their facebook page. 

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Feb 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Thursdays from 4-5:30 pm at the Stephens Center in Crossville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call (931) 484-8923. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series. Everyone is welcome!

Livingston – Overton County Cemeteries Historical Round Table Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library
Feb 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Livingston – Overton County Cemeteries Historical Round Table Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library will be held at 5:30 pm at the Library on Thursday, February 13th. The community is invited to come and share their knowledge of locations, directions and other interesting details of all the small and forgotten cemeteries in the county. They will be marking their locations on a map and making a record for each cemetery, with hopes of publishing this information for the Library’s Genealogy room, the Historical Society and all those interested.

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center from 6:30-9:30pm. This is a weekly community event so come out and enjoy great music and dancing! Admission is 5.00$ and doors open at 6pm. There is plenty of seating and concessions are available. For more information please see the Thursday Night Dancing Cookeville Community Center Facebook page.

Feb
14
Fri
Cookeville – “Train Tales” Presented By The Cookeville Depot Museum
Feb 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Cookeville – “Train Tales” Presented By The Cookeville Depot Museum will be every Friday from 10:30 am – 11 am at the Cookeville Depot Museum. Parents and preschool children can enjoy this free activity and story every Friday. Afterwards, be sure to explore the cabooses and train cars! Admission is free, for more information call 931-520-5455.

Crossville – “Plateau Origami People” Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Crossville – “Plateau Origami People” Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library each Friday from 1:00pm-3:00pm in the Obed River Room 112. This is a FREE session to watch and learn the Art of Origami from talented origamists in the community. Bring your own folding paper, open to high school age or older.

Feb
15
Sat
Livingston – Puzzle Contest Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library
Feb 15 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Livingston – Puzzle Contest Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library will take place from February 15th to February 22nd. Teams of two can drop in or reserve a time to complete a provided 500 piece puzzle. The team that completes the puzzle in the shortest amount of time will win a new 1000 piece puzzle and a gift certificate each.

Feb
16
Sun
Livingston – Puzzle Contest Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library
Feb 16 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Livingston – Puzzle Contest Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library will take place from February 15th to February 22nd. Teams of two can drop in or reserve a time to complete a provided 500 piece puzzle. The team that completes the puzzle in the shortest amount of time will win a new 1000 piece puzzle and a gift certificate each.

Feb
17
Mon
Livingston – Puzzle Contest Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library
Feb 17 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Livingston – Puzzle Contest Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library will take place from February 15th to February 22nd. Teams of two can drop in or reserve a time to complete a provided 500 piece puzzle. The team that completes the puzzle in the shortest amount of time will win a new 1000 piece puzzle and a gift certificate each.

Livingston – Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program Available At The Millard Oakley Public Library
Feb 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Livingston – Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program Available At The Millard Oakley Public Library. The Library participates in this program by providing prizes to preschoolers for reading. The child writes down 100 book titles they have read alone or with their caregiver. They turn in each sheet and get a prize, the biggest prize is after they have read their 1000 books!

Overton County – 4H Plant Sale
Feb 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Overton County – 4H Plant Sale
Purchase from local growers to support the Overton County 4H Club.
Clydesdale Farms of Overton County and Young’s Nursery and Greenhouse of Smithville and Gallatin are proud growers for 4-H. Proceeds from plants purchased at these growers will be donated to the Overton County 4-H club.
to order plants direct call 931-823-2735 or e-mail nmarrerro@utk.edu.

Cookeville – Kids Art Class Presented By The Cookeville Art Studio
Feb 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Cookeville – Kids Art Class Presented By The Cookeville Art Studio Every Monday 4:00-6:00pm. There is a kid’s art class, Young at Art, Grades 1-8. Each class is $15. Please call 931-526-2424 or come by Cookeville Art, 186A S. Walnut to pre-register.