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Aug
5
Wed
Sparta – Job Search Hosted By Clean Hearts Veterans Outreach
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Sparta – Job Search Hosted By Clean Hearts Veterans Outreach for all Veterans from 9am-9:30am every first and third Wednesday of each month. If you are a veteran in need of a job, want to write a resume, or seek job counseling, contact Steve Colquitt at 931-837-5050.

Carthage – Carthage Community Food Pantry Presented By Carthage Church Of God
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Carthage – Carthage Community Food Pantry Presented By Carthage Church Of God Hours are Tuesday & Wednesday 10:00am – 2:00pm and Thursday 10:00a – 7:00pm. For information call 615-281-8258

Cookeville – Blood Drive Presented by the American Red Cross
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cookeville – Blood Drive Presented by the American Red Cross
August 5th from 10:00am to 3:00pm

The Nashville Predators have partnered with the American Red Cross to host its largest multi-city blood drive!
You must make an appointment. All presenting donors with an appointment will receive a Predators T-Shirt, a $5 Amazon Gift Card, and be entered to win a $100 gift card to the Predators Locker Room.

Call 1-800-RED CROSS to schedule your appointment now.

Crossville – “Ewe Can Knit” Presented By The Art Circle Public Library
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Crossville – “Ewe Can Knit” Presented By The Art Circle Public Library Each Wednesday from 10:00am-noon at the art Circle Public Library. Bring your work in progress or current project. The Crochet divas are welcome, too. for more information call 937-558-8684

Crossville – Brown Elementary Golf Tournament – Hosted By Lake Tansi Golf Course
Aug 5 @ 11:30 am – 8:30 pm

Crossville – Brown Elementary Golf Tournament – Hosted By Lake Tansi Golf Course August 5th with lunch before the tournament at 11:30am. Registration fees are $65 per player with a four man team. This includes lunch, green fees, cart, a mulligan and prize. First place teams will win $300 2nd place teams will win 150.00 Prizes for closest to the hole on par 3. For information call Lee Houston at 931-261-9190. Make check payable to Brown Elementary School.

Livingston – Parent Child Connection Classes Presented By The Stephens Center
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Livingston – Parent Child Connection Classes Presented By The Stephens Center  Wednesdays from 1:00pm-2:30pm at the Stephens Center.  For more information, call 823-6432.  There is no charge for PCC sessions.  Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series.  Everyone is welcome!  For more information, call 823-6432.
Overton County Fall 2020, SeriesI“NurturingParenting Skills for Families”

 August 5…………………………….” Orientation, Assessing Nurturing Skills”

 August 12……………….………………………………..……”What Is Discipline”

 August 19……….……………………………………………………….”Empathy”

 August 26..…………………………….”Praising Children and Their Behavior”

 September 2…………………………………………………….…”Family Rules”

 September 9…………………..………………..”Ignoring InappropriateBehavior”

 September 16….…….……..….” Understanding and Recognizing Feelings”

 September 23…..…..…………………………….…..”Alternative to Spanking”

 September 30………….……….……………………………”Make-Up Session”

 

 

Cookeville – Open Maker Lab Hosted By The Imagine Foundry
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cookeville – Open Marker Lab Hosted By The Imagine Foundry every Wednesday 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 – Fitness Classes – Presented By Cane Creek Recreation Center
Aug 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Cookeville – Chair Yoga- Presented By Cane Creek Recreation Center Every Monday and Wendesday 11a – noon at the Cane Creek Recreation Center. This full-body stretch class, led by Patty Partington, is great for people with chronic pain and physical challenges. Movements flow smoothly to increase flexibility, decrease muscle tension, develop core strength and improve muscular balance. Chairs, straps and blocks are used. Preregister by calling 931-526-7393. Classes are temporarily limited to nine participants.

Crossville – Farmers Market – Presented By Fairfield Glade
Aug 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Crossville – Farmers Market – Presented By Fairfield Glade 10:00am – 1:00pm every Wednesday. Meet at the corner of Peavine and Stonehenge Road. Sell and find fresh local grown vegetables, fruits and homemade goods of all kinds .

Carthage – Recovery Meetings Presented By Smith County Drug Prevention
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Carthage – Friendship Group Meetings Presented By Smith County Drug Prevention Sundays and Wednesdays at 7:00pm in the basement of the Carthage United Methodist church. FREE

Aug
6
Thu
Crossville – Highway 127 Yard Sale Presented by 127 Yard Sale
Aug 6 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Crossville – Highway 127 Yard Sale Presented by 127 Yard Sale
August 6th through 9th starting at 8:00am (times may vary)
The 127 Yard Sale is an annual event which takes place the first Thursday-Sunday in August each year. It’s literally, The World’s Longest Yard Sale! The route spans 6 states (Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama) and is 690 miles long. This unique event draws hundreds of thousands of people (shoppers/vendors) each year from all around the country . 

For more information go to www.127yardsale.com/

Carthage – Carthage Community Food Pantry Presented By Carthage Church Of God
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Carthage – Carthage Community Food Pantry Presented By Carthage Church Of God Hours are Tuesday & Wednesday 10:00am – 2:00pm and Thursday 10:00a – 7:00pm. For information call 615-281-8258

Crossville – Blood Drive Presented by the American Red Cross
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Crossville – Blood Drive Presented by the American Red Cross
August 6th from 1:00pm to 6:00pm

The Nashville Predators have partnered with the American Red Cross to host its largest multi-city blood drive!
You must make an appointment. All presenting donors with an appointment will receive a Predators T-Shirt, a $5 Amazon Gift Card, and be entered to win a $100 gift card to the Predators Locker Room.

Call 1-800-RED CROSS to schedule your appointment now.

Aug
7
Fri
Jamestown – Blood Drive Presented by the American Red Cross
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Jamestown – Blood Drive Presented by the American Red Cross
August 7th from 1:00pm to 6:00pm

The Nashville Predators have partnered with the American Red Cross to host its largest multi-city blood drive!
You must make an appointment. All presenting donors with an appointment will receive a Predators T-Shirt, a $5 Amazon Gift Card, and be entered to win a $100 gift card to the Predators Locker Room.

Call 1-800-RED CROSS to schedule your appointment now.

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

Cookeville – Open Marker Lab 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!

Aug
8
Sat
Cookeville – Car Wash Fundraiser Hosted By the Cookeville High School Band
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cookeville – Car Wash Fundraiser Hosted By the Cookeville High School Band
August 8th from 9:00am to 3:00pm

At the AutoZone in Algood or AutoZone on Willow Ave in Cookeville.
Any size donation is appreciated!

Cookveville -$2 Second Saturdays Open Maker Lab Presented By The Imagine Foundry
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Cookveville -$2 Second Saturdays Open Maker Lab Presented By The Imagine Foundry from 10:00am-2:00.
Join in for an open maker lab experience! Let your creativity lead you in a fun makerspace!!! Enjoy different maker stations such as woodworking, building, crafting, sewing, and more! Imagine, design, and create with tools, materials, and professionals in our maker labs. 2nd Saturday special price of only $2 per maker ~ stop in and see what inspires you to create!

Cookeville – Downtown Doors and More Presented By the Cookeville Depot Museum
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Cookeville – Downtown Doors and More Presented By the Cookeville Depot Museum
August 8th from 10:30am to 2:30pm

The doors of historic downtown Cookeville are the theme of this month’s History Hike. Pick up an entry form Aug. 8 at the Cookeville History Museum or Cookeville Depot Museum, and focus on the store fronts along Broad Street. What businesses were there years ago? Check out the WestSide History Walk signs to find out. Participants will be entered in a prize drawing sponsored by CityScape.
For more information, call 520-5455.

Cookeville – History Hikes in historic Downtown Cookeville – Presented By The Cookeville Depot
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Cookeville – History Hikes in historic Downtown Cookeville – Presented By The Cookeville Depot August 8th from 10:30am-2:30pm. Enjoy this FREE History Hike and Explore downtown Cookeville’s rich history between the Cookeville Depot Museum and Cookeville History Museum on Broad Street the second Saturday of each month, through October. Start at either museum between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Complete this activity to be entered in a prize drawing. Each month has a different theme.

Cookeville – Creek Critters Hike Presented By Cummins Falls State Park
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cookeville – Creek Critters Hike Presented By Cummins Falls State Park
August 8th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join Seasonal Interpretive Ranger, Sydney for a hike to the top of the waterfall. You will be learning about all of the critters who live in the river. Please wear close toed shoes that you don’t mind getting wet. You will be shuffling up rocks with your feet and catching the critters in our silt nets to examine. Please pack water and a small snack. This will be a 1 mile hike. Children 12 and under are required to wear a life jacket.

McMinnville – Patsy Cline Tribute – Presented By The Park Theater
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

McMinnville – Patsy Cline Tribute – Presented By The Park Theater August 8th starting at 7:00pm at the Park Theater in McMinnville. Tickets are 12:50 per person children under 6 are free. Purchase tickets at the Theater or call 931-607-9462. Presented By Caring Hearts United. Help Caring Hearts United assist hospice units in Middle Tn Counties.

Aug
9
Sun
Carthage – Recovery Meetings Presented By Smith County Drug Prevention
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Carthage – Friendship Group Meetings Presented By Smith County Drug Prevention Sundays and Wednesdays at 7:00pm in the basement of the Carthage United Methodist church. FREE

Carthage – AL-ANON Presented By Smith County Drug Prevention
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Carthage – AL-ANON Presented By Smith County Drug Prevention Sundays starting t 7:00pm at the Spot.

Aug
10
Mon
Crossville – Christian Counseling Services Presented By C5 Christian Counceling Center of Cumberland County
Aug 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Crossville – Christian Counseling Services Presented By C5 Christian Counseling Center of Cumberland County 

 C5 Christian Counseling Center of Cumberland County (C5) offers professional counseling to anyone in need for ability to pay prices. With a mission of “healing hearts and minds,” no one will be turned away due to income or lack of income. During COVID 19, the need is greater than ever. C5 is offering online counseling, phone sessions and limited face to face sessions to meet the needs of all. Please call (931) 707-8200 and leave a message to schedule an appointment. Our staff are working remotely, and your call will be returned promptly.  

 

Cookeville – Tennessee Young Adult Survey Presented By The Power Of Putnam
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Cookeville – Tennessee Young Adult Survey Presented By The Power Of Putnam. 
If you are 18-25 years old and Live In Tennessee you can go on line and take the Tennessee Young Adult Survey for your change to win a $100 Gift card. Fro Power of Putnam Helping our community to stay safe and healthy. 

https://www.research.net/r/pfs_ya  

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

Cookeville – Volunteer Recruiting – Presented By the Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity

Upper Cumberland Habitat relies on Volunteers to keep our ministry strong, and not just on the job site.  We use volunteers in our basic daily operations, from ReStore volunteers to Office volunteers, and in-between.

Our ministry simply cannot carry out our mission without volunteers, they are VITAL, to what we do.  So think about the groups you are a part of, church groups, sororities, work associations, civic groups, etc.   We can utilize volunteers ages 16 and up in many capacities.  18 and over in all capacities.  There may be ways you can help us from your own home as well.  

Habitat’s mission statement:  “Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.” 

If you and your family want to donate your time and help You can email: tisha@uchabitat.org

Crossville – Imagine Your Story Reading Program Presented By The Art Circle Public Library
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Crossville – Imagine Your Story Reading Program Presented By The Art Circle Public Library.    2020 Summer Reading Program is online!
This summer we are using an online source called ReadSquared to track reading and some extra activities. To create an account, download the ReadSquared App or go to http://artcirlelibrary.readsquared.com/
Imagine Your Story is for children of all ages. 

Crossville – Photo & Video Contest Presented By Grow The Plateau
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Crossville – Photo & Video Contest Presented By Grow The Plateau. Send all submissions to dustin@goodfolkscreative.com no later than August 14th. Grow The Plateau is  looking to  show off all that the Plateau area has to offer. Share  local pictures and videos from the Cumberland County area with  for a chance to win a local prize pack valued at over $250! Creative can be anything from shops and restaurants to golf courses and landscapes.

CONTEST GUIDELINES*:
Photo Submissions // 1200 pixels wide, 72 dpi minimum
Video Submissions // 1080p

USE THE FOLLOWING WHEN NAMING YOUR CREATIVE CONTENT BEFORE SUBMITTING.
FirstName_LastName_location within the Cumberland County area
Example: Jane_Smith_CumberlandMountainStatePark

Include your phone number and address in the email when submitting your photos and/or videos.

Cookeville – Fitness Classes – Presented By Cane Creek Recreation Center
Aug 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Cookeville – Chair Yoga- Presented By Cane Creek Recreation Center Every Monday and Wendesday 11a – noon at the Cane Creek Recreation Center. This full-body stretch class, led by Patty Partington, is great for people with chronic pain and physical challenges. Movements flow smoothly to increase flexibility, decrease muscle tension, develop core strength and improve muscular balance. Chairs, straps and blocks are used. Preregister by calling 931-526-7393. Classes are temporarily limited to nine participants.

Aug
11
Tue
Sparta – Blood Drive Presented By Blood Assurance
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sparta – Blood Drive Presented By Blood Assurance
August 11th 8:00am – 1:00pm

Located in the parking lot on the Blood Mobile.

To schedule an appointment go to: bloodassurance.org/ymcasparta or contact info@spartawhitecountyymca.org

Carthage – Carthage Community Food Pantry Presented By Carthage Church Of God
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Carthage – Carthage Community Food Pantry Presented By Carthage Church Of God Hours are Tuesday & Wednesday 10:00am – 2:00pm and Thursday 10:00a – 7:00pm. For information call 615-281-8258

Cookeville – ” Time Travelor Adventure” Presented By the Cookeville History Museum
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cookeville – ” Time Travelor Adventure” Presented By the Cookeville History Museum visit Tuesdays thru Saturdays for this FREE experience from 10:00am-4:00pm.
Cookeville History Museum visitors have an opportunity to travel through time as they work their way through several “Time Travelor” stations with fun questions and activities. Kids will receive a time traveler sticker once they complete the adventure. Admission is free. To learn more, call 520-5455.

Byrdstown – American Legion Meeting
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Byrdstown – American Legion Meeting will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 P.M. at the Dixie Cafe

Aug
12
Wed
Carthage – Carthage Community Food Pantry Presented By Carthage Church Of God
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Carthage – Carthage Community Food Pantry Presented By Carthage Church Of God Hours are Tuesday & Wednesday 10:00am – 2:00pm and Thursday 10:00a – 7:00pm. For information call 615-281-8258

Livingston – Parent Child Connection Classes Presented By The Stephens Center
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Livingston – Parent Child Connection Classes Presented By The Stephens Center  Wednesdays from 1:00pm-2:30pm at the Stephens Center.  For more information, call 823-6432.  There is no charge for PCC sessions.  Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series.  Everyone is welcome!  For more information, call 823-6432.
Overton County Fall 2020, SeriesI“NurturingParenting Skills for Families”

 August 5…………………………….” Orientation, Assessing Nurturing Skills”

 August 12……………….………………………………..……”What Is Discipline”

 August 19……….……………………………………………………….”Empathy”

 August 26..…………………………….”Praising Children and Their Behavior”

 September 2…………………………………………………….…”Family Rules”

 September 9…………………..………………..”Ignoring InappropriateBehavior”

 September 16….…….……..….” Understanding and Recognizing Feelings”

 September 23…..…..…………………………….…..”Alternative to Spanking”

 September 30………….……….……………………………”Make-Up Session”

 

 

Cookeville – Open Maker Lab Hosted By The Imagine Foundry
Aug 12 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cookeville – Open Marker Lab Hosted By The Imagine Foundry every Wednesday 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 – Fitness Classes – Presented By Cane Creek Recreation Center
Aug 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Cookeville – Chair Yoga- Presented By Cane Creek Recreation Center Every Monday and Wendesday 11a – noon at the Cane Creek Recreation Center. This full-body stretch class, led by Patty Partington, is great for people with chronic pain and physical challenges. Movements flow smoothly to increase flexibility, decrease muscle tension, develop core strength and improve muscular balance. Chairs, straps and blocks are used. Preregister by calling 931-526-7393. Classes are temporarily limited to nine participants.

Crossville – Farmers Market – Presented By Fairfield Glade
Aug 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Crossville – Farmers Market – Presented By Fairfield Glade 10:00am – 1:00pm every Wednesday. Meet at the corner of Peavine and Stonehenge Road. Sell and find fresh local grown vegetables, fruits and homemade goods of all kinds .

Carthage – Recovery Meetings Presented By Smith County Drug Prevention
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Carthage – Friendship Group Meetings Presented By Smith County Drug Prevention Sundays and Wednesdays at 7:00pm in the basement of the Carthage United Methodist church. FREE

Aug
13
Thu
Carthage – Carthage Community Food Pantry Presented By Carthage Church Of God
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Carthage – Carthage Community Food Pantry Presented By Carthage Church Of God Hours are Tuesday & Wednesday 10:00am – 2:00pm and Thursday 10:00a – 7:00pm. For information call 615-281-8258

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Classes Presented By The Stephens Center
Aug 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Classes Presented By The Stephens Center Thursdays from 4:00-5:30
Sessions are held at The Exchange Club/Stephens Center-Healthier Beginnings office in the Crossville Commons Complex located at 129 Birchwood Lane just off of West Avenue in Crossville.  Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series.  There is no charge for the classes. Everyone welcome!  For more information, call (931) 484-8923 or 1-800-635-5199.  

Fall 2020, SeriesI 

“NurturingParenting Skills for Families”

 August 13..…………………………..“Orientation, Assessing Nurturing Skills”

 August 20………………………………………………“Why Do Parents Spank”

 August 27………………………“Ages and Stages: Appropriate Expectations”

 September 3………………………………………………….“Developing Empathy”

 September 10.……………………“Understanding Family Morals and Values”

 September 17………………………………………..“Developing Family Rules”

 September 24…………………………………….“Rewards and Punishments”

 October 1……………………………..“Helping Children Manage TheirBehavior”

 October 8……………………………….……….…………..…Make-Up Session

 

 

Aug
14
Fri
Cookeville – “Train Tales” Presented By The Cookeville Depot Museum
Aug 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Cookeville – “Train Tales” Presented By The Cookeville Depot Museum will be every Friday from 10:30 am – 11 am at the Cookeville Depot Museum. 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.

Crossville – “Plateau Origami People” Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Crossville – “Plateau Origami People” Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library each Friday from 1:00pm-3:00pm in the Obed River Room 112. This is a FREE session to watch and learn the Art of Origami from talented origamists in the community. Bring your own folding paper, open to high school age or older.

Cookeville – Open Maker Lab Hosted By The Imagine Foundry
Aug 14 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cookeville – Open Marker Lab 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 – Pickleball Tournament Presented By Leisure Services
Aug 14 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cookeville – Pickleball Tournament Presented By Leisure Services August 14th  4:00pm-9:00pm
Tournament teams – men’s and women’s doubles or mixed doubles – have until Aug. 8 to register. The fee is $20 per person to participant in one event and $5 for an additional event.  Men’s and women’s doubles will be played Aug. 14 from 4-9 p.m., with finals the next day starting at 8 a.m. Mixed doubles will take place Aug. 15, noon-9 p.m.  Two age categories are available: under 50 and over 50. Medals will be awarded to the first, second and third place teams. All participants will receive tournament T-shirts.

To register, call 931-526-9767 or visit Cane Creek Gymnasium at 180 C C Camp Road.

Cookeville – After Hours Hike and Swim Presented by Cummins Falls State Park
Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – After Hours Hike and Swim Presented by Cummins Falls State Park
August 14th beginning at 6:30pm

Join them for the rare opportunity to hike down the to base of the waterfall and swim after park hours! This experience allows you to take in all of the natural wonders of Cummins Falls State Park during the peaceful evening hours of the day. This will be a guided 3.2 mile hike. You will get the chance to learn about the native wildlife and plants as we make our way down the trail.

Be sure to wear sturdy shoes. no flip flops!

Pack water and a small snack.

Children 12 & Under are required to wear a life jacket while in the gorge area.

Flashlight or Headlamp is recommended. We will be hiking back out of the gorge in the dark.

For more information call (931)520-6691

Cookeville – Church and State Presented By the Cookeville Performing Arts Center
Aug 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Cookeville – The Backstage Series Church and State Presented By the Cookeville Performing Arts Center
August 14, 15, 18, 20, 21, 22 at 7:30pm 
August 16 at 3:00pm 

Ticketson sale now – CPAC Box Office Hours: 9am-5pm /Mon-Friday 
$15 adults, $12 seniors, $10 students
931-528-1313 

Church & State by Jason Odell Williams directed by Kimberly Frick-Welker 

A note to CPAC Patrons-
The health and safety of the patrons, volunteers, staff, and actors are the top priority. Current City policy states – All persons entering a city owned building; including the Cookeville Performing Arts Center, must properly wear a mask. All actors and crew involved with the production of Church & State have worn masks at every rehearsal and have incorporated masks into the performances. Also, the play is presented as a main stage production to allow ample room for social distancing in the seating area.  

For more information go to https://www.cookeville-tn.gov/457/Backstage-Series

Aug
15
Sat
Cookeville – Pickleball Tournament Presented By Leisure Services
Aug 15 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Cookeville – Pickleball Tournament Presented By Leisure Services August 15th  8:00am t the Cane Creek Recreation Center. 
Tournament teams – men’s and women’s doubles or mixed doubles – have until Aug. 8 to register. The fee is $20 per person to participant in one event and $5 for an additional event.  Men’s and women’s doubles will be played Aug. 14 from 4-9 p.m., with finals the next day starting at 8 a.m. Mixed doubles will take place Aug. 15, noon-9 p.m.  Two age categories are available: under 50 and over 50. Medals will be awarded to the first, second and third place teams. All participants will receive tournament T-shirts.

To register, call 931-526-9767 or visit Cane Creek Gymnasium at 180 C C Camp Road.

Smithville – Volunteer Orientation Presented By Friends of Dekalb County Animal Shelter
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Smithville – Volunteer Orientation Presented By Friends of Dekalb County Animal Shelter
August 15th 12:00pm-12:45pm

***only 8 slots available for this class. Please send a email to attend this class, you will receive an email back to confirm****
Dacshelter@gmail.com

Love animals? Dekalb Animal Shelter needs you!! Come help clean, love on dogs and cats, take strolls with some cute pups who it would mean the world too! The class is about 45 minutes long. They will go over how to properly openclose the kennels, how to feed the pets, how to walk…etc. What a wonderful stress reliever and making a dog or cats day a little brighter!

Update on volunteering for minors:
The shelter is no longer allowed to have volunteers under 16 years old. 16+ must be accompanied by an adult volunteer! If you are 18 or over you are welcome to volunteer at any time after you complete the volunteer orientation.

Everyone must attend the class prior to volunteering!

Cookeville – 4-H Virtual Dog Camp Presented By Putnam County 4-H
Aug 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Cookeville – 4-H Virtual Dog Camp Presented By Putnam County 4-H

Since they can’t have an in person camp, they are going virtual! Go at your own pace and participate in the dog show!

To access the virtual dog camp go to: https://tiny.utk.edu/putnam4hdogcamp
Learn about health and nutrition for dogs
Learn basic training techniques
Fun crafts to make for your dog
Test your knowledge in the Virtual 4-H Dog Skillathon
Participate in the Virtual 4-H Dog Show

For more information call (931)526-4561