You still have time to donate to the Newcomers of Cleveland’s annual charity auction. The event will be held April 4 at Broad Street Methodist Church, beginning at 10 a.m. Proceeds from the auction will provide food, clothing and toys for less fortunate families during the 2011 thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Contact Newcomers of Cleveland, P.O. Box 3233, Cleveland, TN 37320-3233.
“The Glass Menagerie” by the great Tennessee Williams will be presented Monday at 2 p.m. in the Edna Minor Conn Theater by Lee University’s Department of Communication and the Arts. For ticket information, call the Box Office at 614-8343. For more information, call 614-8341 or visit www.leeuniversity.edu/theater.
For an unforgettable afternoon, don’t miss the United States Air Force Band in a free concert March 20 at 3 p.m. at Cleveland State Community College’s L. Quentin Lane Gymnasium. See coupon in the Banner to obtain the free tickets (required) or pick up between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the front desk at the CSCC administration building.
Single Friends of Cleveland meets the second and fourth Saturday of each month. For more information, contact Susie Battle at 650-1524 or firstname.lastname@example.org or call Mike Hernandez at 701-340-4984.
A community food drive to help restock the shelves of The Caring Place will be held through March 14. The drive, sponsored by Cooke’s Food Store and Junior Auxiliary, has a goal to restock the shelves. All food donations can be dropped off in the parking lot at Cooke’s during designated hours or dropped off anytime inside the store. Drive-by drop-off times are Mondays through Fridays, 7:30-8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 4:30-6 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, and Sunday 1-4 p.m. There will also be drop-off barrels located at Bender Realty, Cafe Roma and Deli Boys in Cleveland.
The annual Stitches-in-Time quilt exhibit will run through March 13 at the Museum Center at Five Points. More than 70 contemporary and antique quilts from individuals in the region will be featured. Mary Keasler is the featured quilter in the final lobby exhibit beginning Tuesday. Those interested can attend quilting classes and workshops for adults and children on Saturdays throughout the Stitches-in-Time exhibit. Call 339-5745.
Law Enforcement Exploring Program, offering youth ages 15 to 20 the chance to experience law enforcement career opportunities, will meet the second and fourth Thursday of every month beginning Friday at the Cleveland Police Dept. on Church Street. The registration fee is $10. For more information, call Officer Matt Bailey at 715-2859 or James Hulgan at 443-9181.
One Voice, a concert featuring three local school choral groups, will be in concert on March 26 at Cleveland Middle School beginning at 7 p.m. The concert will benefit One Life One Choice Healthy Lifestyles Education Program of New Hope. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling 479-5825.