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The Dining with Diabetes workshop — four two-hour classes — will begin Tuesday and continue on Sept. 4, 11 and 18 at the UT Extension-Bradley County office at 95 Church St. S.E. Class time will be 5 to 7 p.m. each evening. Call the UT Extension office for registration details at 728-7001.

The United Club will meet at the Golden Corral Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. Glenda Watson will be the guest speaker. Anyone is invited to attend the meetings or join the club. Call Martha Bostic for more information: 479-9207.

AT THE LIBRARY:

— A new family-friendly Zumba class is offered Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 8:10.

— Regularly scheduled children’s and teen’s programming continues through August, except for the Book Chatter group.

— Teens will be playing classic video games such as “Mario Kart” and the exhilarating “Just Dance” on the Wii and Xbox every Monday from 4:30 through 6:30 p.m. at the library. You may bring an E-rated multiplayer game to share.

— Little friends can attend preschool story time at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Community Room. Join in reading stories about mice and construct a precious mouse craft with a fun and crazy tail.

— Teens have their monthly book chat at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Teen Zone. “Code Name Verity” by Elizabeth Wein, a Michael L. Printz Award Honor book, will be discussed this month. This book discussion is geared toward ages 13-17.

— Also on Tuesday, adults will have their award winning, monthly movie showing of “American Hustle” at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room. Doors will not open until 6:15 p.m. Popcorn provided. With this showing the library has a strict 18-year age and older policy. Popcorn provided.

— Thursday at 4:30 p.m., teens will have their monthly Scribblers Writing Club meeting in which they explore fiction, poetry and narrative nonfiction through writing prompts. Teens may also bring writing projects to workshop. Email teenzone@clevelandlibrary.org for more information.

The Faces of Cleveland will be on display at Gardener's Market during September. The exhibit will be Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Sara Renee at hello@sararenee.com or Victor Bracero at vmbhairstudio@gmail.com.

Memories on Mulberry Antique Show and Sale will be held Sept. 6, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., on the courthouse lawn in Loudon. The event is sponsored by the Loudon Merchants and Property Owners Association. For more information, call 865-458-6433 or 865-458-9020.

Cherokee Valley Region Antique Automobile Club of America will hold

its 37th annual Antique Car Show on Sept. 20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Bradley Square Mall. For more information, call 423-336-6855 or email: AACAFallMeet08@aol.com.

FITNESS CLASSES:

— TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) local chapter meets every Monday at Wesleyan United 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.

The Common Threads Quilt Club is sponsoring a quilt show Oct. 3-4 at the Mount Olive Church of God Family Ministry Center, 3533 Harrison Pike. The event will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. A pieced-quilt door prize will be given away. The ticket stub for the $3 admission will be entered in the drawing for the door prize and the winner does not have to be present. All profits will be given to local charities. For more information, contact Marilyn Dunn at 472-7567; or Cordie Davis at 472-7523; or email Marilyn Dunn, president: bigchiefandsweet m@charter.net.

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