“A Christmas Carol” will be shown on movie night at Cleveland/Bradley County Public Library on Dec. 14 in the Community Room at 6 p.m. Free popcorn will be served.
The Christmas season and Beethoven’s birthday will be celebrated at Cleveland State Community College on Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m. The primarily a cappella vocal ensemble, Vocal Rhapsody, will share songs ranging from traditional carols and barbershop arrangements to a vocal jazz arrangement of “White Christmas.” The Chamber Choir will share standards such as “Do You Hear What I Hear,” “And the Glory of the Lord” and “Break Forth O Beauteous Heavenly Light” along with a Latin rhythm “Gaudeamus” and the novelty song “The Twelve Days After Christmas.” In celebration of Beethoven’s 240th birthday, refreshments will be served at 6:15 p.m. while Beethoven’s music is played. For more information, call 472-714.
Museum Center at Five Points is hosting “Home for the Holidays: Turn-of-the-Century Entertaining and the Chastain Glass Collection” until Jan. 8, 2011. The exhibit will highlight selections from the more than 1,200 pieces of late 19th- to early 20th-century American pattern glass donated by the Chastain family of Cleveland to the Museum Center in 2006. For more information call 339-5745.
Body Recall, low-impact exercise classes for all men and women interested in feeling better and increasing mobility, will be from noon to 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church and continue for four weeks Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the church gym. Ann Smeltzer, R.N. and certified Body Recall instructor, will be leading the classes. For more information, call 476-4504 or 476-3764. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. There is a minimal.
The Family Violence Program of Cleveland offers a confidential support group for abused women on Monday evenings. Professional counseling will be available. For more information, call 479-9339.
Computer classes will be given at the library during December. Reservations for classes can be made at the Reference Desk or by calling the Reference Department at 472-2163, ext. 126.
A Christmas play and Feast of Lights will be held Dec. 17 and 18, 7 p.m., at New Liberty Baptist Church.
Fellowship Baptist Church in Benton will present “A Strange Way to Save the World” on Dec. 18 and 19 at 6 nightly.
The United Club will have its Christmas meeting Dec. 15 at Ryan’s beginning at 11:30 a.m. Call Martha Bostic, 479-9207 for more information.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Contact Melissa Snyder at 472-5041 or e-mail: Melissa.Snyder@clevelandbanner.com.