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Jun
26
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Allons – Hummel Chapel Church Service – Presented by Hummel Chapel Church
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Hummel Chapel Church services are held every Sunday at 10am. Come worship alongside a non-demonational church. Preacher Joe Lee invites everyone to join his congregation every Sunday. For more information, call 931-261-5606

Jun
27
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Cookeville – School Of Dance Registration Open
Jun 27 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Registration is open for the Leisure Services School of Dance, which offers classes in the classic disciplines of ballet, jazz, and modern dance. We have opportunities for ages 3 and up.

Classes are held August through May at Cane Creek Recreation Center, followed by recitals at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center.

The $10 registration fee is being waived for early enrollment through June 30. For more information, call 931-528-1313.

Crossville – CBI Maker Space
Jun 27 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Join others with shared interests, especially in computer or technology, and gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge!

Classes and memberships are available.

Please contact Holly Hanson at 931-456-4910 or hansonha@roanestate.edu for more information.

Crossville – Start Or Grow Your Business
Jun 27 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Start or grow your business with the Cumberland Business Incubator by Roane State Community College!

Call or email today for a FREE confidential business coaching appointment.

Please contact Holly Hanson at 931-456-4910 or cbi@roanestate.edu for more information.

Fentress County – Collecting School Supplies
Jun 27 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Fentress County is collecting school supplies for students in need, and you can help!

The items they need are:

Binders

Folders

Wide Ruled Paper

College Ruled Paper

Composition Books

Spiral Bound Note Books

Rulers

Pencils (Wooden and Mechanical)

Pens

Crayons

Colored Pencils

Highlighters

Stick Glue

Liquid Glue

Pencil Pouches

Pencil Boxes

Erasers

Supplies can be dropped off at the Fentress County Chamber of Commerce. Contact Seth Vaughn at 931-879-9948 for more information.

Cookeville – Volunteer Recruiting – Presented By the Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Upper Cumberland Habitat relies on Volunteers to keep their ministry strong, and not just on the job site. They use volunteers in their basic daily operations, from ReStore volunteers to office volunteers and all the work in between. Volunteers ages 16 and up are utilized in many capacities, 18 and over in all capacities. If you and your family want to donate your time, you can email: tisha@uchabitat.org.

Smithville – ACC Showcasing Artists In Appalachian Center For Crafts
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Artists from the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg will be exhibiting their work in a special exhibition in the Joe L. Evins Gallery at Tennessee Tech University’s Appalachian Center for Crafts through July 6th.

The exhibition is titles “One Year Later” and experiments within disciplines that span woodworking, metal work, ceramics, painting, and multimedia practices.

For more information, call (931) 372-3051.

Crossville – Beginner Tai Chi Classes – Art Circle Public Library
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn Tai Chi for arthritis relief and overall health at The Art Circle Public Library with beginner classes starting at 10am (registration is limited) and intermediate classes starting at 11am. Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Crossville – Intermediate Tai Chi Classes – Art Circle Public Library
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn Tai Chi for arthritis relief and overall health at The Art Circle Public Library with beginner classes starting at 10am (registration is limited) and intermediate classes starting at 11am. Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Overton County – 4H Plant Sale
Jun 27 @ 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.

Oneida – Annual Photo Contest Presented By Big South Fork
Jun 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Oneida – Annual Photo Contest Presented By Big South Fork is now taking entries for the 2020 Big South Fork photography contest. The deadline to submit entries is Friday, July 31st at 3:30 pm.. For more information on the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, please call (423) 286-7275.

Crossville – FREE Family Games Night
Jun 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Meet in the Cumberland Meeting Room at the Art Circle Public Library on January 10th from 4:30pm-6:30pm for family game night! Lots of your favorite games for ALL ages. Light refreshments served. Call 931-484-6790 to register.

Livingston – Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings – Hosted By The Overton County Chamber of Commerce
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings hosted by the Overton County Chamber of Commerce meet every Monday evening at 7:00pm. These meetings are FREE and open to whomever needs help.

Cookeville – Community Band Concert
Jun 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join us at the Performance Pavilion in Dogwood Park for a free concert featuring a range of musical selections.

Concessions will be available, and don't forget your lawn chair or picnic blanket!

For more information, call 931-528-1313.

Jun
28
Tue
Cookeville – Open Pickleball
Jun 28 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Join us for some outdoor pickleball every Tuesday and Thursday morning from June 7 – July 28 at West End Park!

Cost is $10 per player for the 8 week period.

For more information, call 931-520-5224.

Cookeville – All Veterans, Enjoy Free Coffee every Tuesday – Sponsored By American Legion Post 46
Jun 28 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Veterans, have a great cup of coffee for free at Big O’s Donuts every Tuesday morning and enjoy great conversations with your fellow Veterans. All veterans are welcome.

Sponsored by American Legion Post 46 and VFW Post 6296 Cookeville, TN.

Cookeville – ReBoot Camp
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cane Creek’s three-month (re)boot camp, to be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 5-June 30, will take you out of your comfort zone and push you to be your best. This program incorporates body weight exercises, cardio and strength training. Space is limited. Register by March 25 for an early bird special of $75. For more information, call 526-7393.

Crossville – Trace Your Ancestors
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trace your ancestors at the Cumberland County Archives & Family Heritage Center Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from 9am-4pm at 95 East 1st St Crossville, TN 38555. Call (931) 456-2006 for details.

Smithville – ACC Showcasing Artists In Appalachian Center For Crafts
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Artists from the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg will be exhibiting their work in a special exhibition in the Joe L. Evins Gallery at Tennessee Tech University’s Appalachian Center for Crafts through July 6th.

The exhibition is titles “One Year Later” and experiments within disciplines that span woodworking, metal work, ceramics, painting, and multimedia practices.

For more information, call (931) 372-3051.

Upper Cumberland – Caregiving and Housing Assistance Offered
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance? For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll-free at 1-877-275-8233.

A support group meeting will be held for relatives that are caring for relative children during this month. Please contact Melissa Allison at 931-476-4127, if you are interested in attending this meeting.

For housing assistance while caring for a minor child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.

Cookeville – Dip Your Brush Into Watercoloring
Jun 28 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Reach out to Cookeville Art Studio & Gallery (931-526-2424) to register for this exciting watercoloring class and to obtain pricing.  

Cookeville – Pickleball Doubles League
Jun 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join a pickleball doubles league on Tuesday evenings starting June 7 – July 12 at Cane Creek Gymnasium!

Players must register with a partner, matches will be best 2 out of 3 games, and the league will conclude with a single elimination tournament on July 19.

For more information, call 931-526-9767.

Upper Cumberland – Donations Needed – Genesis House Domestic Violence Shelter
Jun 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Genesis House Domestic Violence Shelter serves the counties of Putnam, Clay, White, Macon, Jackson, DeKalb, Smith, Pickett and Overton. They are in need of donations of diapers and personal hygiene items to help with all Upper Cumberland Shelters. To donate, please call 931-526-5197 to arrange donation drop off. Monetary donations can be mailed to PO Box 1180 Cookeville, TN 38503.

Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Classes Presented By The Stephens Center
Jun 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Cookeville – Parent-child Connection Classes Presented By The Stephens Center Tuesdays from 3:30pm -5:30pm all classes are ZOOM Meetings.  Pre-registration will be required at Exchange Club/Stephens Center Office located at 1680 S Jefferson Ave, Ste C, Cookeville.  Call (931) 559-6432 for an appointment to register or for more information.  There is no charge for PCC sessions.  Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series.  Everyone welcome!

August 4……………………………………“Orientation, AssessingnNurturing Skills”

 August 11…..…………………….……………“Children’s Brain Development”

 August 18…………………………………………………….……“Family Rules”

 August 25…………………………………………………………………“Personal Power”

 September 1…………………………………………………………………..“Self-Worth”

 September 8………………..…………………………“Family Morals & Values”

 September 15………..….“Using Rewards & Punishment to Guide Behavior”

 September 22……..……………………………………………….…..“Empathy”

 September 29….………….…………………………………”Make-Up Session”

 

Crossville – Teen Breakout Room – Art Circle Public Library
Jun 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Come try your luck at a breakout room at The Art Circle Public Library! Registration is limited so please call 931-484-6790 for details.

Cookeville – Belly Dance Workshop
Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Explore the gentle and fun art of belly dance! Come get your shimmy on, dance with a beautiful veil, and learn how to play finger cymbals!

Wear stretchy, comfortable clothes, and everything else will be provided.

For more information, call 931-526-7393.

Crossville – Codes & Ciphers – Art Circle Public Library
Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The message in a bottle is made up of codes and ciphers, but you can learn how to solve it!

Teens are invited to join us at the Art Circle Public Library to learn how to make coded messages and use ciphers.

Register online at artcirclelibrary.info or call 931-484-6790 for more information.

Crossville – Summer KidBits With Miss Patty
Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Children through the age of six are invited to read stories, sing songs, and make crafts with Miss Patty in the Cumberland Meeting Room!

Children must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver at all times. For more information call 931-484-6790.

Livingston – Auxiliary Unit 4 Weekly Meetings
Jun 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The Bohannon American Legion Post and Auxiliary Unit 4 of Livingston meet on the first Tuesday of each month at the post headquarters (121 S. Church Street).  

The Auxiliary meets at 5:30pm and the Legion meets at 6:00pm.

Active duty military, honorably discharged veterans, and spouses are invited to attend.  For more information, contact Norm Osburn at 931-403-3380.

Livingston – American Legion Weekly Meetings
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The Bohannon American Legion Post and Auxiliary Unit 4 of Livingston meet on the first Tuesday of each month at the post headquarters (121 S. Church Street).  

The Auxiliary meets at 5:30pm and the Legion meets at 6:00pm.

Active duty military, honorably discharged veterans, and spouses are invited to attend.  For more information, contact Norm Osburn at 931-403-3380.

Overton County – Patriots Meeting Info
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Overton county Patriots will meet on Tuesday, June 28th at 6:00 P.M. in the Millard Oakley Public Library.

Steven Barlow and Will Mullins will be the guest speakers. All candidates for the upcoming election are invited to come and speak. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Jun
29
Wed
DeKalb County – Glass Artist Kobayashi To Exhibit At ACC
Jun 29 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Glass artist Eriko Kobayashi’s exhibition, “Yellow,” will be on display in Lakeview Gallery at Tennessee Tech University’s Appalachian Center for Craft through July 27th.

Kobayashi seeks to create pieces that deepen thought and give off positive, curious vibes.

For more information, call the Craft Center at (931) 372-3051.

Crossville – Access The Tennessee Electronic Library For Free – Art Circle Public Library
Jun 29 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Enhance your research and learning experience with TEL – The Tennessee Electronic Library! Use this convenient comprehensive resource for homework help, test prep, career tools, genealogical resources, general interest information, & more! Visit http://artcirclelibrary.info to access TEL free of charge – anytime, anywhere!

Crossville – Enroll A Child In The Imagination Library
Jun 29 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Cumberland County Imagination Library and the Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation are committed to enrolling every child from birth to age five in Tennessee’s statewide Imagination Library. This program is FREE and open to all eligible-age children in Tennessee – at no cost to families and regardless of income.The books in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library are selected by a blue ribbon committee of childhood education experts. If you would like to enroll your child, you may fill out a registration form at the Art Circle Public Library.

Crossville – Free Access To Heritage Hub – Art Circle Public Library
Jun 29 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. Heritage Hub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover potentially unknown family members. The archive includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7 through www.artcirclelibrary.info .

Crossville – FREE Online Books Available – Art Circle Public Library
Jun 29 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Art Circle Public Library has a subscription to TumbleBookLibrary, and your family can access it from home! It’s an unlimited and FREE online collection of e-books for children. There are over 250 animated, talking picture books (including some in Spanish and French), read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, exciting games, and puzzles. To access the login info, visit https://artcirclelibrary.info .

Crossville – Invest in the Art Circle Public Library Foundation – Art Circle Public Library
Jun 29 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Art Circle Public Library Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to provide financial support for the Art Circle Public Library. All donations to the Foundation are tax exempt to the extent of the law. Send donations or inquiries to the ACPL Foundation at 3 East Street, Crossville TN, 38555.

Smithville – ACC Showcasing Artists In Appalachian Center For Crafts
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Artists from the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg will be exhibiting their work in a special exhibition in the Joe L. Evins Gallery at Tennessee Tech University’s Appalachian Center for Crafts through July 6th.

The exhibition is titles “One Year Later” and experiments within disciplines that span woodworking, metal work, ceramics, painting, and multimedia practices.

For more information, call (931) 372-3051.

UCAAAD Offers SNAP Assistance @ ucaaad
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD) isnow offering application assistance with SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program foradults 60 and over or individuals with a disability.

The USDA created SNAP to provide eligibleindividuals with monthly benefits to buy food.

Applicants 60 and over or an individual with a disability can now call the UCAAAD SNAP BenefitsCoordinator at (931) 432-4111 for free and confidential application assistance.

Crossville – “Ewe Can Knit” Presented By The Art Circle Public Library
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

“Ewe Can Knit” classes are presented By The Art Circle Public Library Each Wednesday from 10:00am-12pm. Bring your work in progress or current project. The crochet divas are welcome, too. For more information, call 931-558-8684.

Crossville – Stamp Collecting Meeting
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Stamp collecting is a hobby everyone can enjoy together!

A meeting of enthusiastic collectors will be held from 10am-12pm on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Art Circle Public Library.

For more information, contact Lance at 931-248-6148.

Cookeville – Everyone Loves Ceramics!
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

How can you resist the opportunity to paint your very own ceramic figurine? Reach out to Cookeville Art Studio & Gallery (931-526-2424) to register and obtain pricing.

Crossville – FREE Concert – Art Circle Public Library
Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Jamie Jordan presents upbeat and uplifting Christian Gospel at the Art Circle Public Library!

Call 931-484-6790 for more information.

Baxter – Furry Fun – Baxter Library
Jun 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Baxter library has some fun events as part of their summer reading program!

Our friends from the Cookeville/Putnam County Animal Shelter will be visiting the library for crafts, fun, and even a furry friend or two!

Call 931-319-8599 for more information.

Cookeville – Open Maker Lab Hosted By The Imagine Foundry
Jun 29 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Open Maker Lab is hosted by The Imagine Foundry every Wednesday from 2:00pm-7:00pm. Join the open maker lab experience! Let your creativity lead you in their makerspace – experience stations such as woodworking, building, crafting, sewing, and more! Imagine, design, and create with tools, materials, and professionals in the maker labs. $5 per maker per day.

Jun
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Cookeville – Open Pickleball
Jun 30 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Join us for some outdoor pickleball every Tuesday and Thursday morning from June 7 – July 28 at West End Park!

Cost is $10 per player for the 8 week period.

For more information, call 931-520-5224.

Crossville – Trace Your Ancestors
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trace your ancestors at the Cumberland County Archives & Family Heritage Center Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from 9am-4pm at 95 East 1st St Crossville, TN 38555. Call (931) 456-2006 for details.

Smithville – ACC Showcasing Artists In Appalachian Center For Crafts
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Artists from the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg will be exhibiting their work in a special exhibition in the Joe L. Evins Gallery at Tennessee Tech University’s Appalachian Center for Crafts through July 6th.

The exhibition is titles “One Year Later” and experiments within disciplines that span woodworking, metal work, ceramics, painting, and multimedia practices.

For more information, call (931) 372-3051.

Sparta – Oceans Of Possibilities – Presented By White County Public Library
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Make a splash this summer in the Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Program, and come the Bushido Karate Center Demo Team!

The event will be followed by a FREE lunch for kids (18 & younger) through the White County School Nutrition Summer Feeding Program.

Call 931-836-3613 for more information.

UCHRA SCSEP Program Provides Part-Time Jobs To Older Americans
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based job training program for older Americans.

SCSEP provides income-eligible unemployed individuals age 55 and over with paid part-time job training positions within organizations or host agencies.

For more information, reach out to Judy Randolph at 931-528-1127 or visit www.uchra.org