Athens Arts Center’s second Open Mic is scheduled for Jan. 10. This second event will be a themed “Gospel Open Mic.” AACA is seeking 14 regional gospel musicians to perform. Registration is required. Call 423-745-8781 by Tuesday to register.
The library’s first “2nd Sunday at 2 p.m.” series will be in the Community Room Jan. 11. Kathryn Primm DVM will talk about her new book, “Tennessee Tails: Pets and Their People.” Her book is a glimpse into the life of a charismatic and skilled veterinarian.
“Monsters University” will be the Tween Movie is showing Jan. 11 in the Community Room at 11 a.m.
a free introduction to couponing will be held at the library Jan. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Community Room. The session will begin with the basics including when and where to shop, how to find and organize your coupons, and strategies for stockpiling to save up to 50 percent on your household expenses! Call the Non-Fiction desk to reserve a spot.
The Children’s Library offers a Family Story Time for the whole family with stories and a craft every Saturday at 2 p.m.
AARP Smart Driver class is scheduled for Jan. 13 and 14 at Skyridge Medical Center (Westside Campus) beginning at 8:30 a.m. The class is designed for people over age 50 as a refresher course and could save money on car insurance. Reservations are required as space is limited space. Call 559-6887 for more information.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) local chapter meets every Monday at Wesleyan Methodist Church on Peerless Road. Private weigh-ins are from 5 to 5:30 p.m. and the meeting is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. A TOPS category for children ages 7-18 is available. For more information, call 472-9628 or 593-4727.
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