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

Local and regional talent take the stage February 27 at the Historic Clay County Courthouse for the Clay County Opry at 12 pm. The Opry features country, blues, gospel, bluegrass, jazz and southern rock. The Opry takes places every fourth Saturday. The event is free to the public with donations to performers accepted. For more information, please call Diane at (931) 243-3338.

May
28
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
May 28 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market beginning February 19 from 7 – 7:30 am. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
May 28 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am

Seniors, sign up now for Yoga for Seniors at the Cookeville Senior Citizens Center. The class will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 to 9:15 am. The cost is $2 per class. There are no floor exercises involved. For more information, please call (931) 526-9318.

2018 Putnam County Library Summer Reading Program
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

It’s that time of the year once again signup for the Putnam County Library Summer Reading Program during this summer reading season. Patrons from birth through adulthood can sign up for our Summer Reading Programs. Come by for fun events and cool prizes. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Memorial Day in Livingston
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Come by and join us in honoring all who have died serving our county at this year’s Memorial Day Program May 28 at 10 am on the town square. There are various speakers and presentation during the event. A light lunch will be available to the public after the program. For more information, call 931-260-9100.

Granville Memorial Day Service
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and help us honor Granville community members who have passed away this past year at the 2018 Memorial Service starting at 11 am. Anyone who was born or lived some time during their life in Granville will be recognized. The service will be conducted at the Granville Methodist Church by Bro. Bryce Behnre. For more information, call 931-653-4511.

Crossville’s Art Guild Hosts Life Drawing Class
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Expand your art interests and develop your talents at the Art Guild’s Life Drawing Class on every 4th Monday from 1 to 4 pm in Crossville. A live model well be available. Please bring your sketch pad and camera to capture the post.

The cost is $5 per participant for the model fee. For more information, please call (931) 484-3722.

May
29
Tue
Putnam County School System Summer Food Rocks
May 29 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Join us for the Putnam County School System Summer food starting May 29 at many different locations around the community. Free lunch is for kids age 18 and under. Meet our buses at the following locations: South Creek Subdivision: 10:30 – 10:45 am, Jere Whitson Park: 10:30 – 11:15 am, Dogwood park: 11:00 – 12:30, Cinderella Park: 11:15 – 11:20, King St./ Stevens St. area:11:35 – 11:45 am, Cane Creek Park:12:30 – 12:40 pm, Algood Baseball Park: 12:35 – 12:45 pm and Cummins Falls State Park. Times may vary and may fluctuate based on participation. The food buses will continue throughout the summer ending July 20th. For more information, call 931-528-1847.

May
30
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
May 30 @ 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
May 30 @ 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
May 30 @ 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.

May
31
Thu
Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
May 31 @ 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 Mana from Heaven Food Pantry @ Place of Refuge Church
May 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Need a little help with food then go to the Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry January 25 from 4- 5:15 pm at the Place of Refuge Church. The pantry is open every Thursday. For more information, call 931-707-8114.

Tennessee Beekeepers Association Club Meeting
May 31 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for the monthly Tennessee Beekeepers Association meeting May 31 from 6:30 – 9 pm at the First Methodist Church Annex Building. This meeting we will focus on how to get your bees ready for winter by Jay from the Tennessee Eastern Region State Inspector. He will share his natural beekeeping and practices. New beekeepers are encouraged to arrive at 6 pm to ask any questions. There will be a social and snacks from 6:30 – 7 pm.

Jun
1
Fri
Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Jun 1 @ 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.

Crossville Art Circle Rockin’ Summer of Reading Kick-off
Jun 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come join us for a Rockin’ Summer of Reading, Crafts, Science, Movies & Special Guests kick-off June 1 from 4 – 6 pm. The first 100 children will get to tie-dye a shirt to wear to library events this summer. Early Registration continues through May 31. For more information contact the Children’s Library at 931-484-6790 x228 .

After Dark Movies in the Park presents “The Secret Life of Pets”
Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Ready to join hundreds of community members and view, “The Secret Life of Pets” June 1 at 7:30 pm at the Dogwood Park Performance Pavilion. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to this free movie viewing. Concession stand and public restrooms are open for this event.

Jun
2
Sat
Livingston VFW “Coffee with a Veteran” @ Livingston VFW
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Come enjoy a coffee with a veteran February 3 from 8 – 11 am hosted by the Livingston’s VFW Post 5026 and American Legion Post 4 at the VFW building. All are invited, especially those who have served or who are currently serving in our armed forces, to come and have coffee, conversation, and enjoy the comradeship of our veterans every first Saturday of the month. For more information, call 931-403-4003.

Livingston’s VFW Post 5062 and America Legion Post 4 Hosts Have Coffee with a Veteran
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Livingston’s VFW Post 5062 and American Legion Post 4 invite you to Have Coffee with a Veteran on the first Saturday of each month from 8 to 11 am at the VFW Post building on Henson Street in Livingston.

All are invited, especially those who have served or who are currently serving in our armed forces, to come and have coffee, conversation, and enjoy the comradeship of our veterans. For more information, please call (931) 403-4003.

Red Boiling Springs Folk Medicine Festival
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Folk Medicine Festival on the banks of Salt Lick Creek June 2 from 9 am – 5 pm. There will be two entertainment stages, an Arts and Crafts Market in the palace Park, Speaker’s Hall. The Folk Medicine Festival Quilt show will be located at the RBS Church of Christ Building, old skill demonstrations, a children’s area and food court. For more information, visit Vision2020inc.com .

Edgar Evins State Park Story Book Trail Ribbon Cutting Party
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come out with your children and the young at heart at the Story Book Trail Ribbon Cutting Party and aviary unveiling June 2 from 10 am – 1 pm. The 4/ 10 mile hillside trail will feature pages from the chosen book, Where Butterflies Grow, on signs at interval along the trail. There will be games and other entertainments for youngster. At noon, there will be hot dogs, chips, cake and lemonade. For more information, call 931-858-2114.

Manna’s Hana Riding Center Volunteer training sessions
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Interested in being part of the volunteer team at Manna’s Hana Riding Center then join us for training June 2 at 10 am. For this session wear tennis shoes or boots as you will be trained outside. The center provides needed agility for individuals with special needs. Summer session begins June 4. For more information, call 931-349-8105.

Putnam County Library’s Twice Told Tales Bookstore
Jun 2 @ 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 .

Crossville’s Saturday Night Dances at the Fair Park Senior Center
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Every Saturday night Tom Fincher and the Southern Pride Band are playing live for everyone who enjoys a good dance at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville from 6 to 8 pm. The cost is $5 per person. For more information, please contact Tom Fincher at (931) 484-6790.

Jun
3
Sun
Algood Libary Summer Reading Program
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Library Rocks with the summer reading program at the Putnam County Libraries in Algood, Baxter, Cookeville and Monterey going on through July. Reading prevents summertime boredom and helps keep reading skills up going into the next school year. We strive to provide events that appeal to all ages.

Jun
4
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 4 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market beginning February 19 from 7 – 7:30 am. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Open Beading Class at The Art Guild in Crossville
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your project with or without problems to the Open Beading Class on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month at The Art Guild in Crossville from 10 am to 12 noon. You will receive lots of compassion and conversation during this class. There is a $5 fee for non-members for studio use.
For more information, please call (931) 484-3722.

West View Baptist Church of Cookeville Hosts Giveaway
Jun 4 @ 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. .

Jun
5
Tue
Crossville’s Tuesdays at the Movies
Jun 5 @ 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.

Silver Point Community Center’s Weekly Dance and Music
Jun 5 @ 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
Jun 5 @ 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.

Jun
6
Wed
Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library hosts Quacker’s Story Time
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

The Art Circle Public Library in Crossville will host Stories, Music and Puppets for ages 1-101 every Wednesday during Quackers Story Time at 10 am. Parents and caregivers, please stay with your child during these fun programs which will take place in the Cumberland Meeting Room. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 or visit ArtCircleLibrary.info .

Monterey Branch Library Hosts Preschool Story Time
Jun 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

The Monterey Library invites all preschool and home school students to Preschool Story Time every Wednesday at 11 am. For more information, please contact the library at (931) 839-2103 or visit PCLibrary.org .

Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Jun 6 @ 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
Jun 6 @ 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.

Baxter Library welcome’s Mr. Rich’s Super Science
Jun 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us for Mr. Rich’s Super Science at the Baxter Library June 6 from 1 – 2 pm. He will bring in crazy science experiments and fun wacky inventions. Fun for the entire family.

Cookeville Cane Creek Gymnasium Home School Fitness class @ Cane Creek Gymnasium
Jun 6 @ 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 Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Dog Training Classes
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Bring your dog to learn new tricks at the Dog Training Classes at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville. The classes are held on Wednesdays and the schedule is as follows:
6 pm – Beginning Obedience – A class to teach your dog the basics.
7 pm – Drop-in Conformation – Come as you need or want to.
8 pm – Rally – A “nicer” form of obedience. You must take Basic Obedience first.

The obedience and rally class series is 10 weeks in length. Drop-In Conformation classes are $5 per dog per night. Most classes are $100 for the 10 week sessions. All “first-time” students are given a $10 discount on their first series of classes except Conformation Drop-In. For more information, please call (931) 788-1478.

Crossville’s Fair Park Seniors Center Hosts Readers Theater
Jun 6 @ 10:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Seniors who enjoy acting, drama, jokes and laughter should join the Reader’s Theater at Fair Park Senior Center on Wednesday from 3 to 4 pm. No need to memorize your lines, everyone reads with expression. Actor Terry Burgess will be leading this fun hour every Wednesday.

Jun
7
Thu
Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Jun 7 @ 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 Mana from Heaven Food Pantry @ Place of Refuge Church
Jun 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Need a little help with food then go to the Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry January 25 from 4- 5:15 pm at the Place of Refuge Church. The pantry is open every Thursday. For more information, call 931-707-8114.

Cookeville Beekeepers Monthly Meetings
Jun 7 @ 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 .

Jun
8
Fri
Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center Hosts the Art of Stained Glass
Jun 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center presents The Art of Stained Glass on Fridays from 9:30 to 11:30 am. This is a beginner Stained Glass Class taught by instructor Sara Senft. The cost is $51 for members of the Art Guild and $66 for non-members. The supplies needed for this workshop will be provided by the instructor. Bring 2-3 days of old newspapers to class. For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Jun 8 @ 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.

Cookeville’s Leisure Services Hosts Train Tales
Jun 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Bring your preschooler to Cookeville Leisure Services every Friday at 10:30 am for Train Tales. They’ll enjoy a train book each week and talk about life for our railroad friends. For more information, please visit cookeville-tn.org/ls .

Monterey Branch Library’s Home School Hangout
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Monterey Branch Library is the Home School Hangout on every Friday. For more information, please call (931) 839-2103 or visit the Monterey Branch Library’s Facebook page.

Granville Grits & Glitz Barn Sale
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Make plans to attend Grits & Glitz Barn Sale June 8 from 1 – 7 pm. There is a $5 admission with a reduced for a two day pass. There will be lots of vendors, artist, crafts, music, demonstarions and food. For more information, call 931-653-4151.

Jun
9
Sat
Have Breakfast With The North End Volunteer Fire Department
Jun 9 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am

Join the North End Volunteer Fire Department of White County for our monthly fundraiser. The second Saturday of each month from 6 to 9am, we have the biggest country breakfast you’ve every seen with ham, sausage, eggs, gravy & biscuits, grits and potatoes. We promise you won’t leave hungry. It’s all you can eat, $7 for adults and $3 for children. That’s the second Saturday of each month at the North End Volunteer Fire Department, 115 South Bunker Hill Road in Sparta.

30th Annual Kids Fishing Derby
Jun 9 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

No fishing license need for the 30th Annual Kids Fishing Derby at Cane Creek Lake June 9 from 7:30 – 10:30 am. Picnic and prizes will be from 10 :30 am – 12 pm. This a free event for all children, ages 15 and younger. Prizes awarded in each age group for most fish caught and largest fish caught. Children should bring their own equipment and bait. A limited amount of loaner equipment will be available and distributed on a first- come, first-served basis. For more information, call 931-372-3094.

Monterey VFW Post 6277 Hosts Open House
Jun 9 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

The Monterey VFW Post 6277 invites veterans and their families to an open house the second Saturday of each month from 8 to 10 am at the VFW Post on South Poplar Street. Coffee and donuts will be served. For more information, please call James McCracken at (931) 839-7830.