Around Cleveland
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Dining with Diabetes school will begin on Tuesday and continue on April 30, May 7 and May 14, with classes from 5 to 7 p.m. each session. The four two-hour sessions will be held at the UT Extension- Bradley County Extension Building, 95 Church St. S.E., in downtown Cleveland. For more information, call 728-7001.

The Adult Summer Reading Program, “Groundbreaking Reads,” will begin sign-ups on April 22 and continue throughout the summer. All participants will receive a bookmark and reading log at registration. The goal this year is to have 300 adults participate. For more information, call the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library at 472-2163.

The “Legacy of Floyd Cramer” will be presented by the Cleveland-Bradley Concert Association, April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Conn Center. The concert features Jason Coleman, grandson of the legendary pianist.

After Hours for teens will include food, fun and improv games in the Teen Zone April 27 beginning at 7 p.m.

The Mother-Daughter Tea will be May 11. Reservations for this event are being accepted at the Children’s Room Desk or by calling 472-2163.

Children’s Book Week is May 13-19. Special activities at the library are planned for this weeklong event in the Children’s Department including a visit from the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra String Quintet, May 14 at 4:30 p.m. Ventriloquist Asa Diamond and his friend Charlie will close the celebration with “Go Fetch a Book” on May 18 at 3 p.m. in the Community Room. This fun program is for the whole family. Upcoming Children’s events this week include; Family Game Night in the Community Room April 22 at 7 p.m., and ArtZone for Tweens on April 24 at 4:30 p.m. in the Story Time Room.

Polk County Education Foundation will have a fundraising dinner on May 25 for the scholarship program. Guest speaker will be Dr. Roger Crouch, a 1958 PCHS graduate, who is an astronaut and has been on two space flights. Tickets are available from any foundation member: Jane Lawson, Carolyn Gerry, Dr. Phyllis Miller, Jerry Stephens, Wilma Jean Pippenger or Matt Witt.

Foundation House Ministries, which will open in May, is seeking volunteers to teach Bible studies, crafts, tutoring, cooking classes, parenting and nutrition classes. Donations of money, home furnishings, clothing, food and toiletry items would be appreciated also. Call Suzanne Burns at 400-2753 for more information.

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