Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Jul
28
Tue
DeKalb County’s 4-H Sewing Club
Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you’re in the 4th – 12th grade and would like to learn to sew, join the 4-H Sewing Club the second Tuesday of each month at the UT Extension office in the DeKalb County Community Center. The meetings are from 3 to 5 pm.

Due to the expense of supplies, there is a $40 fee. For more information, please call (615) 597-4945.

Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum’s After School Creative Kids Club
Jul 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Kids ages 5 to 11, come enjoy the Tuesday and Thursday After School Creative Kids Club at the Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum. The kids will get art and science enrichment as well as a snack from 3:30 to 5:30 pm.

The cost is $30 for 6 sessions for members and or $40 for 6 sessions for non-members. For more information, please call (931) 979-7529 or visit link .

Jul
29
Wed
Crossville Hosts Free Arthritis Exercise
Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Cumberland County UT Extension Agent Kelli Bottoms invites you to a 6 week Free Arthritis Exercise program each Wednesday at 1 pm at Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville. Learn the healthy way to deal with the problem, and be able to cut down on the pain medicine.

This class is free and for more information, please call (931) 484-7416.

Crossville’s Cumberland Fellowship Church Hosts Church on the Square
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Crossville’s Cumberland Fellowship Church invites you to Church on the Square each Wednesday through July 29 from 6 to 7 pm at the Downtown Crossville Amphitheater.

Bring your family, lawn chairs, and friends. Bouncies will be set up for the kids, along with snacks, desserts, and more. For more information, please call (931) 707-1883.

Smith County Fair Hosts Alumni Flag Football Game
Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Smith County Fair invites you to a Smith County vs. Gordonsville High School Alumni Flag Football Game on Wednesday, July 29 at 7 pm in the main arena. Registration forms are available at the Smith County Property Assessor’s office, or by emailing jimwetsp@gmail.com.

You must be at least 21 years of age and a graduate of Smith County or Gordonsville to play. For more information, please call (931) 735-2927.

Jul
30
Thu
Cumberland County High School Hosts Annual Blue Bash Celebration
Jul 30 @ 1:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Cumberland County High School invites all rising freshmen and their parents to the Annual Blue Bash Celebration on Thursday, July 30. Student registration begins at 1:30 pm in the gym lobby with student events beginning at 2 pm. Parents should register between 4:30 and 5 pm to join their students for the remainder of the evening.

First National Bank of Tennessee will provide refreshments with Flowers Bakery to provide dessert. Informational booths will be set up throughout the building, and students will be given the chance to have a photo taken in a cap and gown. The Class of 2019 will receive their schedules and meet many of their teachers and locate classrooms. Students should be in dress code and plan to stay for the entire event, until 7 pm. For more information, please call Anna Pickard at (931) 484-6488 or (931) 248-3096.

Putnam County Fair
Jul 30 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Putnam County Fair 2015 has been scheduled for Thursday, July 30 through Saturday, August 8. Gate admission will be $5 and those 6 and under get in free. For more information, please visit link .

Cookeville’s Senior Center Hosts Sock Hop
Jul 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Those age 40 and over are invited to the Cookeville Senior Center’s Sock Hop on Thursday, July 30 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Admission is $5.

Break out your bobby socks and poodle skirt, or jeans and big shirt. For more information, please call (931) 526-9318.

Jul
31
Fri
Sparta Hosts 3rd Annual July O-Ween “Halloween n’ July”
Jul 31 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Stop by Sparta’s NHC Healthcare for the 3rd Annual July O-Ween “Halloween n’ July” on Friday, July 31 from 4 to 6 pm. Local kids are invited to trick or treat and enjoy face painting, sno-cones, popcorn bags, and more.

The event is free and costumes aren’t required. For more information, please call (931) 303-1629.

BonDeCroft Baptist Church Hosts Mountain Connection
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BonDeCroft Baptist Church invites you to Mountain Connection on Friday nights from 6 to 9 pm. There will be devotionals, corn hole, sno cones, popcorn, hotdogs, horse shoes, volleyball, puppet, kids games, and bounce houses.

This event is free to everything For more information, please contact Mat McClain at (931) 316-0307 or Cyndee McClain at (931) 316-0515.

Crossville’s Grace Baptist Church Hosts Youth Rally
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Enjoy Crossville’s Grace Baptist Church Youth Rally on Friday, July 31 and Saturday, August 1. The rally begins at 6 pm on Friday and will go through Saturday evening at 9 pm. There will be a “camp out” on Friday evening.

Featured local artists and speakers include soloists Haley Spriggs, Marissa Dodson, and Brooke Qualls Ashburn, and speakers Chuck Anders, Dylan Qualls, Emily Bryant Qualls, and Pastor Harold Qualls, along with Christian comedian John Luke Wilson. For more information, or to sign up, please contact Regina Qualls at (931) 510-2399.

McMinnville’s Main Street Live
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You’re invited to Main Street Live in McMinnville every Friday through July 31 at 7 pm. The concerts are free and will be held next to Security Federal Savings Bank on West Main Street. For more information, please visit MainStreetMcMinnville.org.

Cookeville’s Summer Cinema
Jul 31 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Stop by Cookeville’s Summer Cinema at the Cookeville Depot Museum each Friday evening in July at 8 pm for a free movie. For more information, please visit CookevilleDepot.com.

Aug
1
Sat
White County Hosts Backpack Assist Ministries Distribution
Aug 1 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

B.A.M. (Backpack Assist Ministries) hosts a free backpacks and school supplies distribution on Saturday, August 1 at the White County Agricultural Building from 8 to 10 am.

This is presented by area churches, businesses and more. For more information, please call (931) 260-3586.

Putnam County Library’s Twice Told Tales Bookstore
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Twice Told Tales Bookstore is a used book sale hosted by The Friends of the Library is open the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 2 pm at the Putnam County Library. For more information, please call (931) 526-2416 or visit www.pclibrary.org .

Cookeville’s Doll Museum
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

You’re invited to Cookeville’s Doll Museum each Saturday from 1 to 4 pm. Admission is free and the museum is located on West Broad Street. For more information, please call (931) 520-0042.

Cumberland County’s Christian Counseling Center Hosts Free Depression Screening
Aug 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Cumberland County’s Christian Counseling Center provides free depression screenings daily through Thursday, August 20. The screening takes 30 minutes and all you do is answer a few questions. A counselor evaluates the questionnaire and give feedback.

To schedule a screening or to talk to a counselor, please call (931) 707-8200.

Red Boiling Springs’ Armour Hotel Hosts Ice Cream Social
Aug 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Stop by Red Boiling Springs’ Armour Hotel on Saturday, August 1 for an Ice Cream Social, Cake Walk, and Auction. The ice cream contest begins at 5 pm, with a cake walk at 6 pm and the auction at 7:30 pm.

All proceeds will benefit the RBS Heritage Museum. For more information, please call (615) 388-3046 or email vision2020@nctc.com.

Cookeville Senior Center Keith Logan and the Kool Country Band
Aug 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Stop by the Cookeville Senior Center to enjoy music by Keith Logan and the Kool Country Band on Saturday, August 1 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Admission is $5.

The Kool Country Band has played with Jim Ed Brown, Blake Shelton, Jean Shepard, and more. This event is open to ages 18 and over. For more information, please call (931) 526-9318.

Rugby Roots
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Enjoy Rugby Roots with Mike and Betty Roe on Saturday, August 1 at 7 pm. Mike and Betty have been traveling and telling stories for over 16 years. Come listen to tall tales, folklore and legends.

For more information, please visit HistoricRugby.org.

Aug
3
Mon
DeKalb County Students Register for School
Aug 3 @ 7:45 am – 8:45 am

DeKalb County students will register for school on Monday, August 3 at 7:45 am at their school. Tuesday, August 4 ins an administrative day. The first full day of school will be on Wednesday, August 5.

West View Baptist Church of Cookeville Hosts Giveaway
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

West View Baptist Church encourages you to stop by the free clothing giveaway the first and third Monday of each month from 11 am to 1 pm. The church is located on Laurel Avenue in Cookeville. For more information, please call (931) 526-7220 or visit WestViewCookeville.org. .

Crossville’s Cornerstone Baptist Church Hosts Hunter’s Safety Class
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Crossville’s Cornerstone Baptist Church invites you to the Hunter’s Safety Course Monday through Friday, August 3-7 from 6 to 9 pm nightly. Pre-register at TWRA.com.

For more information, please call the TWRA office at (931) 484-9571.

Cookeville Community Band’s Concert Series 2015
Aug 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Enjoy the Cookeville Community Band’s Concert Series on every other Monday at the Dogwood Performance Pavilion at 7:30 pm. This is a series of free summer concerts in the park.

For more information, please visit CookevilleCommunityBand.org.

Aug
4
Tue
Cookeville’s Highlands Residential Services Presents “Kids Matter Program”
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bring your kids in Kindergarten through 4th grade to the Highlands Residential Service “Kids Matter Program.” The new reading program is held every Tuesday and Thursday after school until 4:45 pm.

On Tuesdays, we meet at the TNT Center of the Police Substation on Pine Avenue. On Thursdays, we meet at the HRS main office on West Jackson Street. For more information, please visit HighlandsRS.com. .

Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum’s After School Creative Kids Club
Aug 4 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Kids ages 5 to 11, come enjoy the Tuesday and Thursday After School Creative Kids Club at the Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum. The kids will get art and science enrichment as well as a snack from 3:30 to 5:30 pm.

The cost is $30 for 6 sessions for members and or $40 for 6 sessions for non-members. For more information, please call (931) 979-7529 or visit link .

Putnam County Fair
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Putnam County Fair 2015 has been scheduled for Thursday, July 30 through Saturday, August 8. Gate admission will be $5 and those 6 and under get in free. For more information, please visit link .

“So, You Want to Be an Entrepreneur” Seminar at Tennessee Tech
Aug 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Come listen to the “So, You Want to Be an Entrepreneur” free seminar on Tuesday, August 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm in Johnson Hall on Tennessee Tech campus. This seminar will be led by the Assistant Director of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center John Woodard.

The seminar will address topics of interest to individuals considering entrepreneurship. The seminar will also cover what personality traits make good entrepreneurs, building a support team, integrating business ownership with your life, and more. Admission is free, and registration is required. To register, please visit TSBDC.org/TTU or call (931) 372-3648.

Silver Point Community Center’s Weekly Dance and Music
Aug 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

You’re invited to Silver Point Community Center’s weekly Dance and Country Music Event every Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 9 pm. All ages are welcome and admission is free.

Concessions will be available. For more information, please call (931) 858-5671 or (931) 261-4830.

Upper Cumberland’s Barbershop Chorus Weekly Singing
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You’re invited to sing with the Upper Cumberland Barbershop Chorus each Tuesday at 7 pm at J&S Construction in Cookeville. Enter through the kitchen in the back. For more information, please call (931) 525-1880.

Aug
5
Wed
Crossville’s Brown Elementary Golf Tournament Fundraiser
Aug 5 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Crossville’s Brown Elementary invites you to a Golf Tournament Fundraiser on Wednesday, August 5 at Lake Tansi Golf Course. The tournament is a 1 pm shotgun start. The format is a 4 person scramble.

Men will hit from the white tees, ladies will hit from the red tees, and seniors 65 and over will hit from the gold tees. Teams may be all men, ladies, or mixed. The cost is $65 per person or $260 per team. This includes green fees, cart, lunch, mulligan and prizes. Each flight will have a 1st place $300 winner and 2nd place $150 winner. Lunch will start at 11:30 am.For more information, please contact Lee Houston at (931) 261-9109.

Crossville’s Brown Elementary School Hosts Golf Tournament
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Crossville’s Brown Elementary School invites you to a golf tournament on Wednesday, August 5 at 1 pm at Lake Tansi. The format is a 4-person scramble, with either all men, all women, or co-ed.

Men will tee off from the white tees, with women from the red and seniors 65 and older from the gold. There will be 2 flights of 16 teams or more. First place receives $300 and second place wins $150. The entry fee is $65 per player or $260 per team. That includes the green fees, cart, lunch, mulligans, and prizes. Lunch will be served at 11:30 am. Hole sponsors are available for $100. For more information, please contact Lee Houston at (931) 261-9109.

Highalnds Residential Services “Seed Fork of the Highlands Sun Seed and Soil” Program Seeking Donations
Aug 5 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Highlands Residential Services is asking for your help with the Seed Fork of the Highlands “Sun, Seed and Soil” Program. The program seeks to bring plants and people together for healing, health, rehabilitation and education.

The land, water and plants have been donated. Now, Highlands is asking for tomato stakes, bean poles, 50 foot soaker hoses, gardening tools, rain barrells, tin pie plates, and some special adaptive tools for disabilities. If you would like to donate, or for more information, please call (931) 526-9793 or visit HighlandsRS.com.

Home Instead Senior Care of Cookeville Presents Monthly Webinars
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Home Instead Senior Care of Cookeville invites you to take part in the free continuing education credits through webinars. All web seminars are scheduled at 12 noon central time. Please pre-register by 9 pm PST the day before by emailing info@aging.org or calling (415) 974-9600. The 2015 schedule is as follows.

Wednesday, August 12: Home Safety for Seniors
Wednesday, September 9: Understanding the Scams Seniors Face
Wednesday, October 7: Hospital to Home Preparation for Seniors
Wednesday, November 11: Understanding the Emotional Aspects of Caregiving
Wednesday, December 2: Helping Seniors with Loss of Independence

Aug
6
Thu
Cookeville’s Girl Scout Recruiting Event
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Girls ages 5 to 18 and adults ages 18 and over are invited to the Dogwood Performance Pavilion on Thursday, August 6 from 5 to 7 pm to sign up to become a member of Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee.

The Girl Scouts of Putnam County will be set up with some informational and fun stations. The recruiting event is for anyone in Putnam County or any of the surrounding counties. For more information, please visit GSMidTN.org.

Putnam County Fair
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Putnam County Fair 2015 has been scheduled for Thursday, July 30 through Saturday, August 8. Gate admission will be $5 and those 6 and under get in free. For more information, please visit link .

Cookeville’s Eat Right for Your Type Classes
Aug 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Enjoy an Eat Right for Your (Blood) Type class each Thursday evening at 6:30 pm at Art Trends in Cookeville. This is a new series and the class is limited to 20 people.

For more information, or to sign up, please contact Larry Nesbit at (931) 456-9245 or er4yt@frontiernet.net or Ethel Anderson at (931) 261-4901 or ea@appisolutions.com.

Aug
7
Fri
Cookeville’s Race for the Park 8K
Aug 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Cookeville’s Dogwood Park hosts the Race for the Park on Friday, August 7. The kids’ race starts at 7:30 pm and will finish in the park. The road race will begin at 8:08 pm. The kids’ race is for children ages 4 to 12 and the 8K run is from ages 13 and up.

The race routs will feature luminaries along the spine of the figure 8 down Historic Dixie Avenue. The nonrefundable fee is $35 per person. There is no fee for the kids’ race. For more information, please visit AfterDarkSeries.com.

Aug
8
Sat
Cookeville’s First Presbyterian Church Hosts Downtown Green Market
Aug 8 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cookeville’s First Presbyterian Church invites you to the Downtown Green Market each Saturday from 7 am to 12 noon. There are local farmers, artisans, and craftsmen vendors. For more information, please contact Randy Dodson at (931) 267-9242.

Cookeville’s Walk Like Madd
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cookeville’s Dogwood Park hosts Walk Like MADD on Saturday, August 8 from 8 am to 12 noon. This event supports mothers against drunk driving.

You may sign up, make a donation, and enjoy being a part of the fun virtually or in person. For more information, or to sign up, please visit WalkLikeMADD.org/UpperCumberland or call (865) 522-5008.

Tennessee Tech Hosts Remember the Fallen 5K
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

You’re invited to take part in the Remember the Fallen 5K on Saturday, August 8 at 10 am at Tennessee Tech. The cost is $25 before race day or $35 the day of.

There will also be a corn hole tournament with an entry fee of $25 per team. The day will include live music, bounce houses, a dunking booth, and more. Shirts will be on sale for $14 and the gate fee is $2. All proceeds will go to the Chattanooga Marines and Sailor who lost their lives in a recent shooting. For more information, please visit the Remember the Fallen 5K Facebook.

Putnam County Library Hosts Certified Therapy Dog Story Time
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Students and parents, you’re invited to enjoy a story with certified therapy dogs from the local Pet Therapy Program at 10:30 am on the second Saturday of the month at the Putnam County Library. For more information, please call (931) 526-2416.

Cumberland County High School Cheerleaders Host 6th Annual Golf Tournament
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Cumberland County’s High School Cheerleaders host the 6th Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, August 8 with at shotgun start at 1 pm at Bear Trace Golf Course of the Cumberland. The format is a 4 person scramble. Men will be at the white tees with ladies at the red tees. Seniors 65 and older will be at the gold tees.

Teams may be all men, all ladies, or co-ed. The tournament will be full at 36 teams. There will be 2 flights with prizes for 1st and 2nd place. Registration begins at 10:30 am with a lunch at 11 am. The cost is $65 per player or $260 per team. The cost includes green fees, cart, lunch and door prizes. All proceeds go to support the CCHS Cheerleading program. For more information, please call (931) 707-1640 or Missy Kerley at (931) 261-3273.

Gainesboro’s 2015 DQ Classic Cruz N
Aug 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

You’re invited to Gainesboro’s 2015 DQ Classic Cruz N the second Saturday of each month beginning at 3 pm through November. The classes include Pre 1980, Classics, Antiques, Rat Rods, Customs, and more.

Shine em up and bring em out. For more information, please visit DQ Classic Cruz N Facebook.

Cumberland County’s Christian Counseling Center Hosts Free Depression Screening
Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Cumberland County’s Christian Counseling Center provides free depression screenings daily through Thursday, August 20. The screening takes 30 minutes and all you do is answer a few questions. A counselor evaluates the questionnaire and give feedback.

To schedule a screening or to talk to a counselor, please call (931) 707-8200.

Overton County Cruise-In
Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Enjoy the Overton County Cruise-In the second Saturday of each month around 4 pm on the square. All makes and models are welcome and admission is free.

Parking is first come, first served. For more information, please call Tommy Turner at (931) 397-5099 or Jimmy Turner at (931) 397-1130.

Overton County’s Relay for Life
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 9 @ 12:00 am

Overton County’s Relay for Life will be held on Saturday, August 8 from 6 pm to midnight at Livingston Academy. For more information, please visit RelayForLife.org/OvertonTN.

Aug
9
Sun
Crossville’s Ridgedale Free Will Baptist Church Hosts Free Meal
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Ridgedale Free Will Baptist Church of Crossville invites you to a meal after the regular worship service at 2 pm on the second Sunday of each month. The church is located at Red Road and for more information, please call (931) 788-5853.

Aug
10
Mon
Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Power of 10 Walking Program
Aug 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center invites participants to join the Power of Ten Walking Program. The challenge is walking 100 miles in ten weeks. Register for the power of 10 program and walk 2 miles per day, 5 days per week and you will have walked 100 miles in 10 weeks.

You’re invited to walk at the Leisure Services Recreation Center, or you may choose to walk on a treadmill or walking outdoors. Keep track of your miles and drop off your progress at the Cane Creek Recreation Center after you’ve walked 100 miles. For more information, please call (931) 526-7393.

Aug
13
Thu
Cookeville Crimestoppers
Aug 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Cookeville’s Crimestoppers meet at 5:30 pm the second Thursday of each month at the Cookeville Police Department on East Broad Street. For more information, please call (931) 526-2125.