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May
19
Thu
Cookeville – Senior Spotlight Day – Sponsored By Food Lion & Putnam County Library Friends
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

The Putnam County Library present Senior Spotlight Day, with information on senior discounts, chair yoga, book clubs, bingo, and a FREE lunch with speakers!

The event will take place Thursday, May 19th, from 9 AM – 2:30 PM.

Call 931-526-2416 for more information, or visit https://pclibrary.org/event/senior-spotlight-day/

Crossville – Trace Your Ancestors
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trace your ancestors at the Cumberland County Archives & Family Heritage Center Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from 9am-4pm at 95 East 1st St Crossville, TN 38555. Call (931) 456-2006 for details.

Cookeville – Experience Tai Chi
May 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Experience "meditation in motion" through this minimal stress, low-impact Tai Chi class.

The class takes place on Tuesdays May 10 – June 14 and Thursdays May 12 – June 16, and the cost is $32 per six-week session.

For more information, call 931-526-7393.

Cookeville – “A Woman’s Heart” Conference – Presented By The CRMC Charitable Foundation
May 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

A Woman’s Heart is an evening full of fashion, fun, and education!

Come to the Leslie Town Centre on May 19th to enjoy dining, a silent auction, a fashion show, and heart-health tips presented by CRMC.

We hope to see you there!

Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club Monthly Meeting
May 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club monthly meeting every third Thursday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The club serves dinner at 5:30 p.m. with the meeting beginning at 6 p.m. There is baby sitting available on the premises. For more information, go to the clubs Facebook.

Crossville – Cumberland County Chess Club Meet
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Cumberland County Chess Club meet at the RE/Max building at 24 Oak Road each Thursday at 6pm. This is a weekly event and is free to the public. It’s a great way to make new friends!

Cookeville – 2022 Spring Revival – Presented By Missionary Baptist Church
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Trinity Missionary Baptist Church for their 2022 Spring Revival as they hear from Rev. Antonio M. Smith of True Life Missionary Baptist Church!

Call 931-520-0439 or email trinitymbchurch@frontier.com for more information.

Cookeville – FREE Concert At Dogwood Park – Sponsored By Cookeville Leisure Services And Cookeville Arts Council
May 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Come enjoy a FREE concert and see Bill and the Bells at Dogwood Park!

Bring a lawn chair or blanket; concessions will be available.

For more information call 931-528-1313.

May
20
Fri
Crossville – Greeting Card Workshop – Art Circle Public Library
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come on out to Art Circle Public Library in Crossville to participate in an all-occasion greeting card workshop! Registration required and the fee is $8.00 which includes card supplies. Please bring your favorite adhesive, snips, and wet wipes for cleaning. Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Livingston – American Legion Boston Butt Fundraiser – Presented By Bohannon American Legion Post 4 and Auxiliary Unit 4
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Boston butt fundraiser held by the Livingston Bohannon American Legion Post 4 and Auxiliary Unit 4. 

Tickets cost $35 each and can be purchased by calling Norm Osburn at 931-403-3380 before March 25th.

Pickup is Saturday, April 9th, from 8am-12p at 121 S Church St. Call Norm (931-403-3380) for details.

Upper Cumberland – Caregiving and Housing Assistance Offered
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance? For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll-free at 1-877-275-8233.

A support group meeting will be held for relatives that are caring for relative children during this month. Please contact Melissa Allison at 931-476-4127, if you are interested in attending this meeting.

For housing assistance while caring for a minor child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.

Sparta – Blood Assurance Blood Drive
May 20 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Come support your community by donating blood in the Tourist Center parking lot at Fall Creek Falls State Park!

Remember to eat a good meal, drink additional water, avoid energy drinks, and bring a photo ID.

Donors will receive a Blood Assurance “Be Brave” T-shirt and be entered to win a trip to Walt Disney World!

To schedule an appointment, call Myki Frady at (423)881-3297 or email myki.frady@tn.gov.

Cookeville – “Train Tales” Presented By The Cookeville Depot Museum
May 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

“Train Tales” hosted by The Cookeville Depot Museum will be presented every Friday from 10:30 am – 11am. Parents and preschool children can enjoy this free activity and story every Friday. Afterwards, be sure to explore the cabooses and train cars! Admission is free -for more information call 931-520-5455.

Cookeville – Men’s Summer Softball
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Calling all men to a summer softball league with a twelve game regular season followed by a single elimination tournament!

Games will be Monday’s, June 6 – July 11 and rosters and fees are due by May 27.

For more information, call 931-520-5224.

Legal Aid Society Providing Free Legal Services To Low-Income Individuals In The Upper Cumberland
May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Are you in need of legal representation? The Legal Aid Society is a nonprofit law firm providing free legal services to low-income individuals in the Upper Cumberland. They do not handle any criminal cases, just civil cases, which include issues such as representing victims of domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, tenants with landlord/tenant disputes, people with debt problems who are having collection agencies contact them or sue them, consumers who have purchased goods and have issues with the product not working or questions with the financial agreements, homeowners who are struggling to pay their mortgage and are in fear of foreclosure, people who are trying to get or keep public benefits, workers who have been discriminated against, children with disabilities who are trying to get appropriate educational services from school systems or DCS placements, taxpayers who have controversies with the IRS, and seniors over the age of 60 with any of the above problems but also who may be exploited by family members or friends. If you are in need of these services, call 931-528-7436.

Crossville – Greeting Card Workshop – Art Circle Public Library
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come on out to Art Circle Public Library in Crossville to participate in an all-occasion greeting card workshop! Registration required and the fee is $8.00 which includes card supplies. Please bring your favorite adhesive, snips, and wet wipes for cleaning. Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Cookeville – Open Maker Lab Hosted By The Imagine Foundry
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Open Maker Lab is hosted by The Imagine Foundry every Friday from 2:00pm-7:00pm. Join the open maker lab experience! Let your creativity lead you in their makerspace – experience stations such as woodworking, building, crafting, sewing, and more! Imagine, design, and create with tools, materials, and professionals in the maker labs. $5 per maker per day. Stop in and see what inspires you to create!

Cookeville – Fun With Photography –
May 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Learn to take great photos with award-winning Cookeville photographer Ty Kernea!

This is an introductory workshop that covers basic camera operation, composition, subject matter, and more!

The cost is $20 and participants need to bring a digital SLR camera.

For more information, call 931-526-7393.

McMinnville – Mother & Son Dodgeball – Presented By McMinnville Parks & Recreation
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Dodge, duck, dip, and dive; we’ve got mother-son dodgeball coming your way!

Boys ages 6-17 and their mothers are invited to a fun night of dodgeball!

The cost is $7 per mother/son, and $2 for each additional child.

Register in person at the Milner Recreation Center, and call 931-473-1212 for more information.

Cookeville – 2022 Spring Revival – Presented By Missionary Baptist Church
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Trinity Missionary Baptist Church for their 2022 Spring Revival as they hear from Rev. Antonio M. Smith of True Life Missionary Baptist Church!

Call 931-520-0439 or email trinitymbchurch@frontier.com for more information.

May
21
Sat
Cookeville – Summer Camps Registration OPEN – Leisure Services
May 21 @ 7:30 am – 7:30 pm

Registration is NOW OPEN for Leisure Services Summer Camps! They offer a wide variety of day camps, sports camps, craft camps, and more!

Registration is open for the following:

Recreational Day Camp, May 31-July 29, All Sports Camp, June 13-17, June 20-June 24, July 11-15; Basketball Camp, June 27-July 1, July 25-29; and Volleyball Camp, June 6-10.

For more information, call 931-526-7393. Registration must be completed onsite at 180 CC Camp Road.

Cookeville – Rabies Clinic – Presented By Putnam County
May 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come get your furry friends caught up on their rabies shots for only $10 at this clinic hosted by Putnam County. The Humane Society of Putnam County will host this clinic from 8am-12pm.

Crossville – FREE Welcome to Medicare Classes – Presented By The Upper Cumberland SHIP
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

TheUpper Cumberland SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) is conducting a series ofFREE Medicare classes at the Art Circle Library.
This year’s class schedule is as follows:
Saturday, Mar. 19 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Tuesday, Apr. 5 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday, May 21 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Monday, June 6 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Friday, July 15 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday, Aug.8 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 22 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Availability is limited! Please call SHIP at 931-432-4150 to register.

Crossville – Trace Your Ancestors
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trace your ancestors at the Cumberland County Archives & Family Heritage Center Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from 9am-4pm at 95 East 1st St Crossville, TN 38555. Call (931) 456-2006 for details.

Crossville – Welcome To Medicare Class – Presented By SHIP
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) is hosting FREE classes on Medicare. Each class will include training on Parts A, B, C, D and Medigap policies and ways to prevent MedicareFraud. For more information and to reserve your spot call 931-432-4150.

Crossville – FREE Beginner Guitar Classes – Art Circle Public Library
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

FREE Guitar Lessons hosted By The Art Circle Public Library held every Saturday! Beginner classes meet at 10:00am, Intermediates meet at 10:30am, and Advanced classes meet at 11:30am. Bring your own guitar! Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Crossville – FREE Beginner Guitar Classes – Art Circle Public Library
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

FREE Guitar Lessons hosted By The Art Circle Public Library held every Saturday! Beginner classes meet at 10:00am, Intermediates meet at 10:45am, and Advanced classes meet at 11:20am. Bring your own guitar! Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Crossville – Songwriters Circle – Presented By The Art Circle Public Library
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Crossville resident Randy Riggs will host a library program for songwriters both new and established!

Each month songwriters will meet and have an opportunity to play an original song. A discussion will be held offering feedback by the members of the group. Lyrics are welcome as well. Bring your guitar and a few copies of your lyrics. Time permitting, other discussions will be held on songwriting topics such as mapping out a song idea, and writing to your title and or hook.

Randy started songwriting three years ago and is excited to bring songwriters together for a common goal; to write better songs. Randy is a member of NSAI and SongTown.

Call the Library at 931-484-6790 to make a reservation.

Crossville – FREE Intermediate Guitar Classes – Art Circle Public Library
May 21 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am

FREE Guitar Lessons hosted By The Art Circle Public Library held every Saturday! Beginner classes meet at 10:00am, Intermediates meet at 10:45am, and Advanced classes meet at 11:20am. Bring your own guitar! Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Crossville – FREE Advanced Guitar Classes – Art Circle Public Library
May 21 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 am

FREE Guitar Lessons hosted By The Art Circle Public Library held every Saturday! Beginner classes meet at 10:00am, Intermediates meet at 10:45am, and Advanced classes meet at 11:20am. Bring your own guitar! Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Cookeville – Bunny Yoga – Heaven On Earth Rabbit Rescue
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Come support Heaven on Earth Rabbit Rescue with Bunny Yoga, a gentle, yoga flow class appropriate for all levels.

There will be live rabbits!

Ages 15 and up please.

Sparta – Good Time Cruisers Cruise-In
May 21 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Get ready to dust them off, check the tires, and top off the tank – the Sparta Good Time Cruisers are back on Liberty square each month April – October 2022 from 3pm till dusk! See you there!

Crossville – Smash ‘Em Crash ‘Em Demolition Derby – Sponsored By The Cumberland County Fair
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Come out and watch the destruction at the Smash ‘Em Crash ‘Em Demolition Derby at the Cumberland County Community Center on May 21st!
Doors open at 3pm. Derby starts at 6:30pm.
Admission is $10. 5 & under are FREE.
Huge payouts for winners!

Crossville – Country Music Concert – Cumberland County Animal Shelter
May 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cumberland County Animal Shelter is partnering with Academy Country Music Female Vocalist of the Year Sylvia for an evening of country music to support the shelter!

Tickets start at $29 and can be purchased by calling 931-484-6133 or online at https://ci.ovationtix.com/36136/production/1098696?performanceld=10957208

May
22
Sun
Allons – Hummel Chapel Church Service – Presented by Hummel Chapel Church
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Hummel Chapel Church services are held every Sunday at 10am. Come worship alongside a non-demonational church. Preacher Joe Lee invites everyone to join his congregation every Sunday. For more information, call 931-261-5606

May
23
Mon
Cookeville – Volunteer Recruiting – Presented By the Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Upper Cumberland Habitat relies on Volunteers to keep their ministry strong, and not just on the job site. They use volunteers in their basic daily operations, from ReStore volunteers to office volunteers and all the work in between. Volunteers ages 16 and up are utilized in many capacities, 18 and over in all capacities. If you and your family want to donate your time, you can email: tisha@uchabitat.org.

Crossville – Beginner Tai Chi Classes – Art Circle Public Library
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn Tai Chi for arthritis relief and overall health at The Art Circle Public Library with beginner classes starting at 10am (registration is limited) and intermediate classes starting at 11am. Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Crossville – Intermediate Tai Chi Classes – Art Circle Public Library
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn Tai Chi for arthritis relief and overall health at The Art Circle Public Library with beginner classes starting at 10am (registration is limited) and intermediate classes starting at 11am. Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Cookeville – Karate For Kids – Presented by Cane Creek Recreation Center
May 23 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Kids ages 7-12 are invited to take Karate for Kids, a karate class that teaches a Mu-Gen style of karate!

The class is being offered on Mondays May 9- June 6 and Tuesdays May 10 -June 7, and the cost is $25 per four-week session.

For more information, call 931-526-7393.

Crossville – FREE Family Games Night
May 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Meet in the Cumberland Meeting Room at the Art Circle Public Library on January 10th from 4:30pm-6:30pm for family game night! Lots of your favorite games for ALL ages. Light refreshments served. Call 931-484-6790 to register.

Livingston – Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings – Hosted By The Overton County Chamber of Commerce
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings hosted by the Overton County Chamber of Commerce meet every Monday evening at 7:00pm. These meetings are FREE and open to whomever needs help.

May
24
Tue
Cookeville – All Veterans, Enjoy Free Coffee every Tuesday – Sponsored By American Legion Post 46
May 24 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Veterans, have a great cup of coffee for free at Big O’s Donuts every Tuesday morning and enjoy great conversations with your fellow Veterans. All veterans are welcome.

Sponsored by American Legion Post 46 and VFW Post 6296 Cookeville, TN.

Cookeville – ReBoot Camp
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cane Creek’s three-month (re)boot camp, to be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 5-June 30, will take you out of your comfort zone and push you to be your best. This program incorporates body weight exercises, cardio and strength training. Space is limited. Register by March 25 for an early bird special of $75. For more information, call 526-7393.

Cookeville – Volunteer Training – Presented By UCDD SHIP
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

There will be a volunteer training day on May 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for anyone interested in becoming a volunteer in The Upper Cumberland State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) and Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP). 

Please contact Erin Perdue by phone at 931-476-4147 or by email at eperdue@ucdd.org to register or learn more. 

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency does not discriminate in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities.

Crossville – Trace Your Ancestors
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trace your ancestors at the Cumberland County Archives & Family Heritage Center Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from 9am-4pm at 95 East 1st St Crossville, TN 38555. Call (931) 456-2006 for details.

Smith County – Commodities Distribution – Presented By UCHRA
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

There will be a Commodities Distribution presented by UCHRA on May 24th from 9am – 11am at the Smith County Agricultural Center. Sign up will be available at the site.

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency does not discriminate in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities.

Upper Cumberland – Caregiving and Housing Assistance Offered
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance? For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll-free at 1-877-275-8233.

A support group meeting will be held for relatives that are caring for relative children during this month. Please contact Melissa Allison at 931-476-4127, if you are interested in attending this meeting.

For housing assistance while caring for a minor child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.

Crossville – Kid Bits Preschool Storytime
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Come enjoy a preschool storytime at the Art Circle Public Library! The class will meet at 10am in the Cumberland Meeting Room. There is a limit of 20 children per session. Call 931-484-6790 for info or registration.

Cookeville – Dip Your Brush Into Watercoloring
May 24 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Reach out to Cookeville Art Studio & Gallery (931-526-2424) to register for this exciting watercoloring class and to obtain pricing.  

Upper Cumberland – Donations Needed – Genesis House Domestic Violence Shelter
May 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Genesis House Domestic Violence Shelter serves the counties of Putnam, Clay, White, Macon, Jackson, DeKalb, Smith, Pickett and Overton. They are in need of donations of diapers and personal hygiene items to help with all Upper Cumberland Shelters. To donate, please call 931-526-5197 to arrange donation drop off. Monetary donations can be mailed to PO Box 1180 Cookeville, TN 38503.