Around Cleveland 11-10
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Friends of the Library Association will host an Antique and Rare Book silent auction on Nov. 17 at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library from 2 to 4 p.m. Come and bid on books, from biographies to essays, primers, classics and serials — almost all pre-date 1920 before ISBN numbers were assigned to books. Many are first editions. Proceeds from this sale will go to help our Teen Group enclose the Teen Zone at the library.

The Salvation Army's Christmas Angel Tree registration is Nov. 12-14 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 437 Inman St. Volunteers are needed to help families register Christmas wishes. For more information, to volunteer, or to make an appointment to register, call 308-3467.

The Book and Coffee Series hosted by FOLA will be held Nov. 15 at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library at 10 a.m. The Rev. Joel Huffstetler will review “C. S. Lewis — A Life: Eccentric, Genius, Reluctant Prophet” by Alister McGrath. In the book, McGrath, prolific author and respected professor at King’s College of London, paints a definitive portrait of the life of C.S. Lewis.

“Jazzy Little Christmas VIII” opens Dec. 6 and runs through Dec. 8 in the Sue E. Trotter Theater at The Arts Center in Athens. The show is perfect for music lovers looking for an exciting kickoff to the holiday season. Directed by Pam Thigpen, the evening features local musicians singing and playing their favorite Christmas tunes cabaret-style with an emphasis on fun, inspiration and holiday cheer. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Advance reservations are required. To purchase tickets, call 423-745-8781 or in person at The Arts Center, 320 N. White St. in downtown Athens.

Bring a friend and enjoy a fun-filled time with several “useful” crafts and lunch on Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., at the UT Extension-Bradley County Building at 95 Church St. S.E. Sponsored by Bradley County FCE Club members, participants will enjoy a variety of fun activities and great food. Cost per person is $12. Registration is required. For more information, call the UT Extension-Bradley County office for details and registration information at 728-7001.

Dining with Diabetes - Healthier Eating for the Holidays workshop will be Nov 26 at the UT Extension- Bradley County office, 95 Church St. S.E. Class times are either 10 a.m. to noon or 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Call the UT Extension office for registration details at 728-7001.

Calico Squares Club invites square dancers to come dance every Tuesday night from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Christian Preparatory School Cafeteria, 4995 North Lee Hwy. For more information, call Teresa at 479-7790.

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