Tweens Artzone will be held on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. at the library. Children, ages 7 through 12, will meet to do crafts, music and sometimes have special guests.
A Mother-Daughter tea party will be held at the library on May 12 at 4 p.m. for daughters ages 4 through 12 and their mothers and grandmothers. Space is limited for this special event so please register and the Children’s Room desk.
Friends of the Library Association will host the Book and Coffee review on May 18 at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library at 10 a.m. The Rev. Joel Huffstetler from St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will review Pat Conroy’s “My Reading Life.” Book and Coffee reviews usually last one hour and FOLA provides the coffee.
The Cleveland Storytelling Guild will meet May 8 in the Cleveland Bradley Library Community Room at 7 p.m. All are invited to come and hear from the community’s best storytellers.
Take Charge of Your Diabetes six-week course will begin on May 22 and continue on Tuesdays including May 29 and June 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 2 to 4 p.m. The course is a fun, skill-building program designed for people with diabetes. It is designed to help individuals take day-to-day responsibility for the care of their diabetes. Class size is limited. To register, contact the UT Extension-Bradley Office at 728-7001 by May 21.
Estate Planning is scheduled for May 24 at either 2 or 6:30 p.m. at the UT Extension office, 95 Church St. S.E., in Cleveland. Local attorney Bryson Kirksey will be discussing wills, trusts, estate taxes, power of attorney and more. Reservations must be made by May 22. For more information or class registration details, call the UT Extension-Bradley County office at 728-7001.
The James County Historical Society will meet today at 2:30 pm. in Ooltewah Methodist Church. A program about Indian sites in the immediate area will be presented by Randy Sticher. For more information, call David Y. Copeland, 423-238-5621 Ext. 12.
An Adult summer reading program, “Between the Covers,” will run from May 15 through August 15. Adults are required to read 12 books. Each month there will be a drawing for a $20 gift card from participants who complete a book review for that month’s book genre. At the end of the program there will be a drawing for participants who completed the requirements for an Amazon Kindle, an MP3 player and a $50 gift certificate to Amazon.com. Read Library Corner in today’s Lifestyles.
The Teen program, “Own the Night,” will kick off with an after hours masquerade party, “Phantom of the Opera” style, on June 15 at 7 p.m. at the library. TAG has scheduled different activities for teens all summer including game nights, improv class, Manga/Anime drawing, movies, and many after-hours events. Check out the library’s website for details.
Calico Squares group dances in the second floor Community Room at the Garden Plaza of Cleveland, 3500 Keith St. N.W., every Tuesday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call Teresa at 479-7790.
Day Out With Thomas the Tank will be today and May 12 at the station at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. For more information, go to www.thomasandfirends.com. The event will include train rides, games, activities, arts and crafts and the opportunity to meet Sir Topham Hatt, controller of the railway.
The Fine Arts Academy of First Cumberland Presbyterian church will present a spring recital on May 17 at 6 p.m. in the Dixon Center at Lee University. The recital wil include 54 piano and vocal students.
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