Around Cleveland 6-15
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The “21 & Under Summer Jam” will be every Friday from 8 p.m. to midnight through September at The Venue Creekside, located at 527 Inman St. (directly beside Menchie’s Yogurt). The Summer Jam event gives kids a safe place to enjoy live music, dance and entertainment. A live DJ and local artists will perform each week. All high school and college students welcome. For more information, call John Thomas a 716-3236.

AT THE LIBRARY:

— Scott’s Bike Shop will be having a demonstration on biking that will be fun for the entire family on Tuesday from 3 to 4 p.m. in the library parking annex lot. Employees will be discussing and demonstrating things like thread, resistance, figure eights, gravity and balance. Be sure to park in the main library parking lot and carefully walk across the street.

— The Wednesday matinee on June 18 will be the Lego Movie at 2 p.m. (Rated PG.) Join us for the movie and stay afterward to play board games for an afternoon of fun until 5:30 p.m.

— If you have always wanted to see what goes on behind closed doors of the library, join a group Thursday at 4 p.m. in the lobby for a behind-the-scenes tour with the library director. There is no reservation needed — just meet in the lobby for this 45-minute tour.

— The Friends of the Library Association will host its Book and Coffee series Friday at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library at 10 a.m. FOLA member Ann Cherry will review “LBJ: The Mastermind of the JFK Assassination” by Philip I. Nelson. This free event is open to the public and FOLA provides the coffee.

— An Adult Book Club for ages 18 and older meets the third Wednesday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Carmichael House Conference Room. Call the library if you are interested in attending the Adult Book Club.

— National Teen Lock-In will be held at the library from 7 p.m. Aug. 1 until 7 a.m. Aug. 2. This event is limited to 35 teens and a mandatory parent/teen meeting is required to attend. Check out more information online on the library website or in the Teen Zone on the second floor of the library.

Blythe Community Association will hold a Neighborhood Watch meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Kim Lorello is the Neighborhood Safety chairman. A Housing Rights Workshop will be held Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m., in the cafeteria of the former Blythe Avenue School, 1075 Blythe Ave. S.E. For more information, email Dustin Tommey, Community Development director at impactclevelandtn@gmail.com. The next Community Association meeting will be July 1 at 6:30 p.m.

Americorps Vista at Family Promise of Bradley County is holding an educational program to raise awareness in the community about poverty and homelessness. The event will be at the Cleveland YMCA on Tuesday nights through July 22 at 6 p.m.

FITNESS CLASSES:

— Join the 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. The licensed instructor is Regina Williams. Bring a friend and check out new songs and new dances that are easy and fun to learn. For more information, call 310-9557.

— Zumba will begin at the library each Tuesday and Thursday morning at 8:10 a.m., continuing until May 29. This class will be limited to 25, and reservations are required. Contact the library at 472-2163 or stop by the Non-Fiction Desk to reserve your spot.

— 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.; 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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