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Jan
23
Tue
Crossville Bread of Life Rescue Mission Food Drive @ Bread of Life Rescue Mission
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Bread of Life Rescue Mission needs donations of non-perishable food such as dry rice or beans, instant potatoes, canned foods, peanut butter, and Jell-O and Kool-Aid mixes. You may drop off donations at the mission. For more information, call 931-707-0503.

Cookeville Goodwill Career Solutions Job Fair @ Goodwill Career Solutions Center
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Looking for a job then stop by the Goodwill Career Solutions Job Fair January 23 at the Goodwill Career Solutions Center from 10 am – 1 pm. There will be four employers seeking to fill more than 100 positions in Putnam and White Counties. Representatives from these companies will be on-site and interviews are possible, so job-seekers should dress for success. Job candidates are encouraged to bring a resume, photo ID and their Social Security card or birth certificate. The Center will now be holding monthly jobs fairs every third Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 931-520-8789.

Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors are you looking for a fun new sport to join then head over to the Cookeville Senior Center for “Pickleball” January 9 at 10 am. It’s a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. This sport is offered every Tuesday and Friday. For more information, call 931-526-9318.

Crossville Art Circle Library KidBits Story Time @ Crossville Art Circle Public Library
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Come ready to have fun at the KidBits Pre-School Story Time at the Art Circle Library January 16 at 10 am. Miss Patty will play host to all children ages 0-5 and their Parent/Caregiver as they read, sing and do crafts. This event occurs every Tuesday. For more information, call 931-484-6790.

Crossville Guitar Lessons @ Crossville Art Circle Public Library
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Interested in free Guitar Lessons then look no further than lessons at the Crossville Art Circle Public Library January 9 from 10 am – 12 pm. The talented guitarist and entertainer Tom Fincher will give lessons to beginners at 10 am and intermediate lessons start at 11 am. Bring your guitar! For more information contact the Art Circle Public Library at (931) 484-6790.

Cumberland County Playhouse Presents “Welcome Back to Ivy Gap” @ Cumberland County Playhouse
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Come and join in some clean fun as you enjoy opening day of “Welcome Back to Ivy Gap” at the Cumberland County Playhouse January 13 at 1 pm. Welcome Back to Ivy Gap is an uproarious and uplifting comedy about old friends who – while being given second chances – share laughs, love and forgiveness. This is a sequel to “First Baptist of Ivy Gap.” Admission tickets are $16, $28, $30. The show continues through March 20. For more information, call 931-484-5000.

Cookeville Highland’s Residential Kids Matter Program @ Highlands Residental Services
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Looking for a safe place for your children afterschool then take-a-look at Kids Matter Program presented by Cookeville’s Highlands Residential Services January 11 from 3 – 4:45 pm. Any child in kindergarten to fourth grade is welcome to this new reading program which is held on Tueday’s at the Police Station on Pine Avenue and Thursday’s at the Highlands Residential Services central office on West Jackson Street. For more information, call 931-526-9763.

DeKalb County’s 4-H Sewing Club
Jan 23 @ 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.

Jan
24
Wed
Crossville Bread of Life Rescue Mission Food Drive @ Bread of Life Rescue Mission
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Bread of Life Rescue Mission needs donations of non-perishable food such as dry rice or beans, instant potatoes, canned foods, peanut butter, and Jell-O and Kool-Aid mixes. You may drop off donations at the mission. For more information, call 931-707-0503.

Putnam County Library Story Time
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

The Putnam County Library will host Story Time on Wednesdays at 10 am. For more information, please contact the library at (931) 526-2416.

Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Cookeville Cane Creek Gymnasium Home School Fitness class @ Cane Creek Gymnasium
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Home school students looking for fun sports to play come join the Home School Physical Fitness class at Cane Creek Gymnasium January 10 from 1-2 pm. This will allow students to receive extra physical fitness and education. Grades 4-8 learn to play sports such as basketball, volleyball and pickleball. Grades K-3 play games like kickball and dodgeball. Cost is $40 for 13-week session or $5 per class for drop-ins. Classes will continue every Wednesday through March 28. For more information, call 931-526-9767.

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Art Center Hosts Paint with Pastels
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Beverly Olin offers a three session Paint with Pastels class on techniques for pastel painting on Wednesdays from 1 to 3:30 pm at the Plateau Creative Arts Center in Fairfield Glade. The cost is $51 for members and $66 for non-members. Students are asked to bring a selection of photographs as reference material for their painting.

There are several supplies that students should also bring including a selection of pastels (soft pastels, Nupastels (harder), and pastel pencils), papers foam core board and tape, acetate sheet or was paper, paper towels, and a old towel. A complete list of supplies will be available at registration. A selection of papers will be available to purchase from the instructor for $1 to $4 per sheet. For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

Jan
25
Thu
Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Jan 25 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Crossville Bread of Life Rescue Mission Food Drive @ Bread of Life Rescue Mission
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Bread of Life Rescue Mission needs donations of non-perishable food such as dry rice or beans, instant potatoes, canned foods, peanut butter, and Jell-O and Kool-Aid mixes. You may drop off donations at the mission. For more information, call 931-707-0503.

Cookeville Highland’s Residential Kids Matter Program @ Highlands Residental Services
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Looking for a safe place for your children afterschool then take-a-look at Kids Matter Program presented by Cookeville’s Highlands Residential Services January 11 from 3 – 4:45 pm. Any child in kindergarten to fourth grade is welcome to this new reading program which is held on Tueday’s at the Police Station on Pine Avenue and Thursday’s at the Highlands Residential Services central office on West Jackson Street. For more information, call 931-526-9763.

Algood Library Lego Club @ Algood Library
Jan 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Looking for something fun and creative to do during Winter break the come to the Algood Library Lego Club January 25 at 3:30 pm. The Lego Club is for children ages 5 and Up (Strict, due to small parts) We provide the blocks, you provide the creativity. Children under age 10 must remain accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 931-526-3240.

Jan
26
Fri
Lone Star Rodeo at Hyder Burks AG Pavilion @ Hyder Burks AG Pavilion
Jan 26 – Jan 27 all-day

Calling all rodeo fans! Come join the fun at the Lone Star Rodeo at Hyder Burks AG Pavilion January 26 and 27 starting at 7:30 pm. Contest events include Bareback and Saddle Bronc Riding, Calf and Team Roping, Steer Wrestling, Cowgirl’s Breakaway Roping and Barrel Racing. Special added attractions: Best Dressed Cowboy and Cowgirl Contest for kids 10 and under as well as a Kids Gold Rush for kids 10 & under. Their will also be fancy trick riding and Roman riding by Jessica Fowlkes and Oralee Madison. General admission is $17 for adults and $12 for children and reserve seats are $22. For tickets bought online add a $2 fee. Credit cards are now accepted at the door. For more information, call 270-269-2363.

Crossville Bread of Life Rescue Mission Food Drive @ Bread of Life Rescue Mission
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Bread of Life Rescue Mission needs donations of non-perishable food such as dry rice or beans, instant potatoes, canned foods, peanut butter, and Jell-O and Kool-Aid mixes. You may drop off donations at the mission. For more information, call 931-707-0503.

Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors, are you looking for a fun, new sport to join? Then head over to the Cookeville Senior Center for “Pickleball” January 5 at 10 am. It’s a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. This sport is offered every Tuesday and Friday. For more information, call 931-526-9318.

Putnam county Library Sensory Story Time @ Putnam County Library
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Looking for an interactive and educational program for your preschool age children then bring them January 26 at 10 am. This program is especially designed for young children with sensory integration challenges but is enjoyed by all children. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Cumberland County Playhouse Presents “Welcome Back to Ivy Gap” @ Cumberland County Playhouse
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Come and join in some clean fun as you enjoy opening day of “Welcome Back to Ivy Gap” at the Cumberland County Playhouse January 13 at 1 pm. Welcome Back to Ivy Gap is an uproarious and uplifting comedy about old friends who – while being given second chances – share laughs, love and forgiveness. This is a sequel to “First Baptist of Ivy Gap.” Admission tickets are $16, $28, $30. The show continues through March 20. For more information, call 931-484-5000.

Cookeville’s TTU Stem Center Virtual Theater @ Oakley STEM Center
Jan 26 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Check out the Virtual Theater at the TTU STEM Center in Cookeville every Friday at 4 pm and 4:30 pm, and tour the universe. It’s a free adventure for you and your kids! For more information, please visit TNTech.edu/STEM.

Cookeville Performing Arts Center “Noises Off” @ Cookeville Performing Art Center
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm – Jan 28 @ 9:00 pm

Award winning backstage series, “Noises Off” is back for its 25th season at the Cookeville Performing Art Center beginning January 26 – 28 at 7:30 pm. The play is a play-within-a play comedy. Tickets go on sale January 8. For more information, call 931-528-1313.

Jan
27
Sat
Crossville Bread of Life Rescue Mission Food Drive @ Bread of Life Rescue Mission
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Bread of Life Rescue Mission needs donations of non-perishable food such as dry rice or beans, instant potatoes, canned foods, peanut butter, and Jell-O and Kool-Aid mixes. You may drop off donations at the mission. For more information, call 931-707-0503.

Historic Clay County Courthouse Hosts Clay County Opry
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Stop by the Historic Clay County Courthouse to enjoy the Clay County Opry the fourth Saturday of each month beginning at 12 noon. There will be local and regional talent to include country, blues, gospel, bluegrass, jazz and southern rock.

The event is free to the public with donations to performers accepted. For more information, please call Diane at the Clay County Chamber of Commerce at (931) 243-3338.

Habitat for Humanity Chili Open Golf Tournament @ Heatherhurst Golf Course
Jan 27 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Time to tee off for a worthy cause at the 11 Annual Habitat for Humanity Chili Open Golf Tournament January 27 at the Heatherhurst golf course. It’s a 9-hole scramble with two-person teams and the cost is just $45.00 per person; with lots of prizes and chili to be served after play at the Fairfield Baptist Church behind Food City. For entry forms contact email vanessa.habitat@frontier.com. Proceeds benefit Cumberland County Habitat for Humanity’s Building Fund. For more information, call Vanessa at 931-484-4565.

Cumberland County Playhouse Presents “Welcome Back to Ivy Gap” @ Cumberland County Playhouse
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Come and join in some clean fun as you enjoy opening day of “Welcome Back to Ivy Gap” at the Cumberland County Playhouse January 13 at 1 pm. Welcome Back to Ivy Gap is an uproarious and uplifting comedy about old friends who – while being given second chances – share laughs, love and forgiveness. This is a sequel to “First Baptist of Ivy Gap.” Admission tickets are $16, $28, $30. The show continues through March 20. For more information, call 931-484-5000.

North Cumberland Talent Education 1st Beginning Class Recital @ Crossville Art Circle Public Library
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Come and listen to students perform at the North Cumberland Talent Education 1st Beginning Class Recital at the Art Circle Public Library on January 27 at 1:00 p.m. There will be a reception to follow in the Cumberland Room. For more information, call 931- 484-6790.

Quebeck-Walling Community Club Hosts Potluck
Jan 27 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Quebeck-Walling Community Club invites you to a Potluck on the fourth Saturday of each month at 6 pm at the Quebeck Community Center. Bring a dish to share.

Doors open at 5:30 pm. For more information, please call (931) 657-1009.

Crossville’s Disabled American Veterans Host Country Music
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Crossville’s Disabled American Veterans invite you to enjoy country music by The Buckner Brothers every Saturday from 7 to 10 pm at the DAV Building on Old Sparta Highway. For more information, please call (931) 210-7400.

Jan
28
Sun
Crossville Bread of Life Rescue Mission Food Drive @ Bread of Life Rescue Mission
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Bread of Life Rescue Mission needs donations of non-perishable food such as dry rice or beans, instant potatoes, canned foods, peanut butter, and Jell-O and Kool-Aid mixes. You may drop off donations at the mission. For more information, call 931-707-0503.

Jan
29
Mon
Crossville Bread of Life Rescue Mission Food Drive @ Bread of Life Rescue Mission
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Bread of Life Rescue Mission needs donations of non-perishable food such as dry rice or beans, instant potatoes, canned foods, peanut butter, and Jell-O and Kool-Aid mixes. You may drop off donations at the mission. For more information, call 931-707-0503.

Crossville Cumberland Plateau Vietnam Veteran’s meeting @ Senior Citizens of Cumberland County building
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

All Vietnam Era Veterans are welcomed to the attend the Cumberland Plateau Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1015 meeting January 29 at 5 pm at the Senior Citizens of Cumberland County building. The meeting social hour includes snacks followed by the meeting at 6 pm. The group meets the last Monday of each month. For more information, call Jim Ernst at 931-778-1457 or Bob Opthof at 973-670-5804.

Crossville Cumberland Plateau Vietnam Veteran’s meeting @ Senior Citizens of Cumberland County building
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

All Vietnam Era Veterans are welcomed to the attend the Cumberland Plateau Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1015 meeting January 29 at 5 pm at the Senior Citizens of Cumberland County building. The meeting social hour includes snacks followed by the meeting at 6 pm. The group meets the last Monday of each month. For more information, call Jim Ernst at 931-778-1457 or Bob at 973-670-5804.

Jan
30
Tue
Cookeville Parenting Skills “Empathy” class @ St. Michael’s Episcopal Church
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Free Cookeville Parenting Skills classes are being offered January 30 by The Stephens Center at 9:30 – 11 am at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church. The “Empathy” class is presented by the Stephens Center. For more information, call 800-635-5199.

Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors are you looking for a fun new sport to join then head over to the Cookeville Senior Center for “Pickleball” January 9 at 10 am. It’s a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. This sport is offered every Tuesday and Friday. For more information, call 931-526-9318.

Crossville Art Circle Library KidBits Story Time @ Crossville Art Circle Public Library
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Come ready to have fun at the KidBits Pre-School Story Time at the Art Circle Library January 16 at 10 am. Miss Patty will play host to all children ages 0-5 and their Parent/Caregiver as they read, sing and do crafts. This event occurs every Tuesday. For more information, call 931-484-6790.

Crossville Guitar Lessons @ Crossville Art Circle Public Library
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Interested in free Guitar Lessons then look no further than lessons at the Crossville Art Circle Public Library January 9 from 10 am – 12 pm. The talented guitarist and entertainer Tom Fincher will give lessons to beginners at 10 am and intermediate lessons start at 11 am. Bring your guitar! For more information contact the Art Circle Public Library at (931) 484-6790.

Cumberland County Playhouse Presents “Welcome Back to Ivy Gap” @ Cumberland County Playhouse
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Come and join in some clean fun as you enjoy opening day of “Welcome Back to Ivy Gap” at the Cumberland County Playhouse January 13 at 1 pm. Welcome Back to Ivy Gap is an uproarious and uplifting comedy about old friends who – while being given second chances – share laughs, love and forgiveness. This is a sequel to “First Baptist of Ivy Gap.” Admission tickets are $16, $28, $30. The show continues through March 20. For more information, call 931-484-5000.

Crossville’s Tuesdays at the Movies
Jan 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Enjoy Tuesdays at the Movies at Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library at 2 pm. A different movie is shown every Tuesday in the Cumberland Meeting Room for free.

Everyone is welcome. For more information, please call Charlie at (931) 484-6790 ext. 223.

Cookeville Highland’s Residential Kids Matter Program @ Highlands Residental Services
Jan 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Looking for a safe place for your children afterschool then take-a-look at Kids Matter Program presented by Cookeville’s Highlands Residential Services January 11 from 3 – 4:45 pm. Any child in kindergarten to fourth grade is welcome to this new reading program which is held on Tueday’s at the Police Station on Pine Avenue and Thursday’s at the Highlands Residential Services central office on West Jackson Street. For more information, call 931-526-9763.

Jan
31
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Wednesday Noon Concerts
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Enjoy a free Noon Concert each Wednesday at Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library. The concerts feature local talent. For more information, please visit ArtCircleLibrary.info.

Cookeville Cane Creek Gymnasium Home School Fitness class @ Cane Creek Gymnasium
Jan 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Home school students looking for fun sports to play come join the Home School Physical Fitness class at Cane Creek Gymnasium January 10 from 1-2 pm. This will allow students to receive extra physical fitness and education. Grades 4-8 learn to play sports such as basketball, volleyball and pickleball. Grades K-3 play games like kickball and dodgeball. Cost is $40 for 13-week session or $5 per class for drop-ins. Classes will continue every Wednesday through March 28. For more information, call 931-526-9767.

Crossville Hosts Free Arthritis Exercise
Jan 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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.

Feb
1
Thu
Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Feb 1 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Cookeville Highland’s Residential Kids Matter Program @ Highlands Residental Services
Feb 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Looking for a safe place for your children afterschool then take-a-look at Kids Matter Program presented by Cookeville’s Highlands Residential Services January 11 from 3 – 4:45 pm. Any child in kindergarten to fourth grade is welcome to this new reading program which is held on Tueday’s at the Police Station on Pine Avenue and Thursday’s at the Highlands Residential Services central office on West Jackson Street. For more information, call 931-526-9763.

Cookeville Beekeepers Monthly Meetings
Feb 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

All beekeepers and those interested in bees are invited to the Cookeville Beekeepers monthly meetings the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Collegeside Church of Christ in Cookeville.

For more information, please call President David Laferney at (931) 261-7211, Secretary David Fox at (931) 260-3970, or visit CookevilleBeekeepers.com .

Feb
2
Fri
Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors, are you looking for a fun, new sport to join? Then head over to the Cookeville Senior Center for “Pickleball” January 5 at 10 am. It’s a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. This sport is offered every Tuesday and Friday. For more information, call 931-526-9318.