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stitches in time quilt show at the Museum Center at Five Points opened on Saturday and will run through March 9. Quilts have topped more than 90 beautiful creations — from antiques to small wall hangings and even large bed quilts. Visitors may vote for their favorite quilt for the viewer’s choice award.

McMinn Class of 1993 is in the processs of planning its 20th reunion. Current addresses, phone numbers and email addresses are needed immediately. Email information to

The United Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Golden Corral. Bettie Marlowe of the Cleveland Daily Banner will be the guest speaker. The United Club meetings and membership are open to everyone. For more information, call founder and hostess Martha Bostic at 479-9207.

Body Recall classes for all ages, 10 to 100, will begin Wednesday. Classes will be held from noon to 1 p.m., three times a week for 10 weeks, at First United Methodist Church at 345 N. Ocoee St. Call First United Methodist Church at 476-4504; or certified instructor Ann Smeltzer at 476-3764 for more information or to make reservations.

AARP Drivers Safety Classroom course will be available Feb. 4 and 5. Learn proven safety strategies and you could save money on your car insurance. Reservations are required. Call 559-6887.

Christian illusionist Mitch Gravitte of Marvel Ministries uses magic, illusions and puppets as an outreach event on Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 437 Inman St. All pastors, youth/children’s pastors, lay persons, Sunday school teachers, missionaries, coaches and mentors and others interested in learning about this strategic ministry are invited to attend the free event. For more information, call Sgt. Ruthie Forgey at 304-9281.

­ Take Charge of Your Diabetes six-week course will begin on Feb. 8 and continue on Fridays, including Feb. 15 and 22 and March 1, 8, and 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. The course is a fun, skill-building program designed for those 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 Feb. 5.

The Museum Center at Five Points is offering a variety of quilting classes for adults and children! Come by Feb. 9 and learn beginning quilting with Mary Lou Woods. Children and adults, ages 8 and up, are invited to learn the art of quilting by creating a patchwork potholder. Class starts at 10 a.m. and is $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers.

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