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Learn new quilting techniques and make new friends in a FREE “Undercover” quilting class.The six-week class will meet each Tuesday at 6 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 437 Inman St. For more information, call 308-3467.

Ocoee Region Beekeepers Association will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Benton Municipal Building, 6496 Highway 411, Benton. The meetings are open to anyone interested in beekeeping. The association’s purpose is to assist members and others interested in bees by providing an opportunity to discuss problems, learn the latest information, gain helpful advice and receive training for beekeeping. For more information, contact Karon Sluder at 423-338-0239.

An organizational meeting is planned on Tuesday at 1 p.m. for patrons interested in forming an Adult Book Club at the library. Come to the Carmichael House Conference Room to plan book selections.

The Salvation Army’s Character Building Class is providing an after-school program for school children, meeting each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 437 Inman St. The class includes meaningful opportunities for learning, social activities, creative arts and spiritual growth. Children also receive a nutritious snack. For more information, call Gina Ballinger at 308-3467.

Lego Club is meeting on Tuesday for ages children ages 5-7 and on Thursday for ages 8-12. Building activities continue for the Lego Weekend Show in November. There is no cost to attend, and the library provides the Legos.

a behind-the-scenes tour of the library will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. This 45-minute tour begins in the lobby. No reservations are required.

The Tween Book Chatter group will meet Friday in the Children’s Activity Room at 4:30 p.m. and discuss “Beyonders: a World Without Heroes,” by Brandon Mull. This activity is for tweens age 8-12.

FOLA will host its Book and Coffee Review at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library at 10 a.m. on Friday. Rita Cannon, FOLA board member, will review a true crime story by Diane Fanning, “Her Deadly Web.” Friends of the Library Association will provide the coffee.

Dining with Diabetes Workshop will begin on April 7, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the UT Extension-Bradley County office at 95 Church St. S.E., Cleveland. The four-week series will continue April 14, 21 and 28. Call the UT Extension office for registration details at 728-7001

Fun and fitness exercise classes for all ages are held at First United Methodist Church, 3425 N. Ocoee St., Monday, Wednesday and Friday from noon to 1 p.m. The classes,

which are taught by Ann Smeltzer RN, will continue for five weeks. Cost is $1 per day. For more information, call FUMC at 476-4504 or Smeltzer at 479-3764.

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.

Join Faith & Fitness Zumba class which meets each week at The Salvation Army on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., Thursday at 6 a.m. and Thursday at noon. Each class is one hour in length. The licensed instructor is Regina Williams. Bring a friend and check out new songs and new dances that are easy and fun to learn. Only $4 per class. For more information, call 310-9557.

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