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At the Library: Family Game Night will be Monday in the library’s Community Room starting at 7 p.m. The whole family will enjoy an evening playing board games and Wii games on the big screen. Famous Sleuths will show the “Pink Panther Strikes Again” on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Community Room. Join us for this family free event with fresh popcorn. “Books to the Big Screen” will be on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m at the library as teens will discuss “The Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan and watching the “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” film. Tween Art Zone will be held Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. in the Storytime Room for ages 6 through 12. No reservations are needed to participate in this event. Then on Thursday, the teens will be exploring poetry through improv-style theater games in “Living Literature” at 4:30 p.m.

The United Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Golden Corral. Guest speaker will be Andy Anderson. For more information, call Martha Bostic, hostess, at 479-9207. Everyone is welcome to attend and membership is open to the public.

AARP Safe Driving Class is scheduled on April 15 and 16 from 8:30 to 12:30 at SkyRidge Medical Center, 2800 Westside Drive, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn proven safety strategies and you could save money on car insurance. Call 423-745-6830 for reservations. Reservations are required as space is limited. Call 559-6887 for more information.

The Spring Shopping Extravaganza featuring direct sales and unique craft vendors will be held April 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Peerless Road Church. Sponsored by The Salvation Army, this family event will make it fun and easy for families to enjoy one-stop shopping. There will be giveaways every hour, live entertainment, refreshments, free samples and an exciting illusionist. To be a vendor or for more information, call Kristi Armstrong at 653-7952 or Melissa Snyder at 310-6156.

Dr. William Bass, founder of the University of Tennessee Body Farm, will be in Cleveland on April 16 for a speaking engagement, as announced by the Friends of the Library Association. The talk by Dr. Bass will be held at the Little Theater in the Village Green Town Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale for the talk and reception March 18 at the library. Contact the library for more information.

Southeastern Christian Writers Conference is set for April 26-27 with 12 workshops led by local writers and editors. Call Wanda Griffith at 472-1392 for more information or go to

Foundation House Ministries, which will open in May, is seeking volunteers to teach Bible studies, crafts, tutoring, cooking classes, parenting and nutrition classes. Donations of money, home furnishings, clothing, food and toiletry items would be appreciated also. Call Suzanne Burns at 400-2753 for more information.

Impact Exercise classes will be held each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at First United Methodist Church from noon to 1 p.m. for the next five weeks. Classes will be taught by Ann Smeltzer RN, certified Body Recall instructor. Call the church at 476-4504 or Smeltzer at 479-3764 for more information.

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