The annual Stitches-in-Time Quilt Exhibit will run until March 11 at the Museum Center at Five Points. This is the Museum Center’s most popular exhibit of quilts submitted by individuals from throughout the region — both antique and contemporary. Awards will be given to Best in Show, Best Antique, Best Contemporary, Best Wall Hanging, Best Group Quilt and Viewers Choice Award. For more information, call 339-5745.
Body Recall, low-impact exercise classes for men and women will be from noon to 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church three times a week in the church gym. Ann Smeltzer, RN, a certified Body Recall instructor, will be leading the classes, which last 45 minutes each session. The 10-week class is $40. For more information, call 476-4504 or 476-3764. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes.
Family Hospice of Cleveland is offering volunteer training classes on Tuesday. Call Elainie Bain at 478-9060, for information. There is no charge for the classes and there is no obligation to serve.
Mom’s Nurturing Moms is for mothers with children still in the home and gives them a chance for fellowship. On March 3, Mary Beth Gibson will be the speaker, encouraging women to make their marriage a priority. The meeting will be at First Baptist Church from 10 a.m. to noon. Childcare is provided. Pre-registration is required and can be arranged by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.clevelandfbc.com For more information, call 709-9100.
Cooking Live is a program for men and women of all ages who are invited to join the instruction and sampling of recipes and good fellowship on March 8 at First Baptist Church. The topic is Asian Fusion, using simple pantry items to add an Asian flair. Class cost is $7. Pre-registration and payment is required. E-mail Tara Waldrop email@example.com or call 709-9100.
Fresenius Treatment Options class (TOPS) designed to inform those diagnosed with kidney disease about the various treatments available to them and to educate family members will be at the Bradley County Health Department the first Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. For more information, call 476-6166.
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.
American Red Cross Hiwassee Chapter needs volunteers to fulfill its mission of preparing for, responding to and recovering from emergencies and disasters. Anyone who wants to volunteer for all lines of services can attend the next volunteer orientation March 3 at 6 p.m. To register for this free orientation, call 472-1595.
The Walker Valley High School Fine Arts Department presents “The Wizard of Oz” March 3-5 at 7 p.m. at the WVHS auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at Walker Valley High School or at the door. Advance tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students and $10 for adults, $7 for students if purchased at the door.
International Women’s Day on March 8 will be recognized at Lee University the week of March 14. This year’s theme is “Equal Access to Education, Training and Science and Technology: Pathway to Decent Work for Women.” Sponsored by Lee’s Diversity Committee and Diversity Council, a series of special events are planned during the week of March 14, including two Dixon Center chapels and a special display in William G. Squires Library. March 15, Assistant Professor of Theology Dr. Daniela Augustine will be speaking on “Gender on the Crossroads of the Secular and the Sacred: Women’s Experience in Eastern Europe.” March 17, Dr. Lori West, Merica Stum and Dr. Sherry Kasper, faculty and staff of Lee University, will speak from various perspectives. Both chapels will be held in the Dixon Center at 10:40 a.m. For more information about please visit www.internationalwomensday.com.