The Cleveland Storytelling Guild and the Cumberland Mountain Storytelling Guild will be coming together to share some of their best stories on Aug. 25 at the Cleveland Bradley County Library. Stories will begin at 2 p.m. and admission is free. Up to 14 local and regional storytellers will be taking the stage in this one-of-a-kind event, and “it's not to be missed,” says Judy Baker of the Cleveland Storytelling Guild.
The Chinese Class at the library is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. and continues through Oct. 10. There is no fee for this class. Registration continues at the Non-fiction desk or by calling the library at 472-2163. The class will be taught by Wie Chen, a former translator in Germany for Volkswagen.
Club 316 begins Monday. Similar to Girl Scouts and Boys Scouts, Club 316 is a Bible-based character building program which includes Sunbeams for girls and Explorers for boys — aimed to educate children in making good choices and becoming leaders. The club will meet each Monday at 5:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 437 Inman St. A meal will be provided. Register by calling Gina Ballinger at 599-2174
The Mid-South Regional Meeting of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Inc. will be Aug. 30-31 at Hamilton County Convention and Trade Center. Visit website: www.nawcc.org for more information. The event will be open to the public on Aug. 31.
At the Museum Center at Five Points’ Family Printmaking Workshop on Aug. 31, at 10 a.m., participants will step back in time to discover the cutting-edge communication style of yesteryear — the movable-type printing press. To register for the workshop, call 339-5745, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited.
The BCHS class of 1993 is holding its 20-year reunion on Oct 19, 7:30 p.m., at the Old Woolen Mill in downtown Cleveland. For more information about the event learn and how to purchase tickets, please go to the class Facebook page, Bradley Central class of 1993, or text your address to Angie Myers Taylor @ 423-400-6943. It will be a night to remember.
The Junior Auxiliary of Cleveland will host its 10th annual Teddy Bear Picnic Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the library. Preschool and Elementary aged children are invited to this free family event. Bring your favorite Teddy Bear of “Lovie” decorated in a special way for a chance to be crowned “Mr and Miss Teddy Bear Picnic.” Activities include crafts, face painting, stories, coloring, entertainment and snacks.
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