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Cookeville’s News Talk 100.9/AM 1600 keeps you updated on community events and activities all across the Upper Cumberland. Check back often to plan your week, find fun things to do with the kids, or family outings.

Covering Your Community is presented by Swallows Insurance. The Swallows Agencies is a Tennessee Multi-Lines Independent Insurance Agency dedicated to serving families, individuals, and businesses throughout our region.

 

Oct
26
Sun
Borrowing Books from Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library
Oct 26 all-day

Hey Kids! You’re invited to come borrow books for free from the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville. There are books for all ages, dvd’s and audio books, computers, story time programs, crafts, puppet shows, and movies. You can even get your own free library card by contacting the Art Circle Public Library.

Cumberland County High School Basetball Team Hosts Golf Tournament
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Cumberland County High School Baseball team invites you to play in a Golf Tournament on Sunday, October 26.The tournament, hosted by Fairfield Glade’s Heatherhurst Golf Club, will begin at 9 am and is a four-person scramble.

The teams can be all men, all ladies, or co-ed. The entry fee is $65 per player or $260 per team. That includes golf, cart, lunch, prizes and your mulligan. There will be a 50/50 drawing after play is concluded. For more information, please contact Jeff Houston at (931) 707-2134.

Cookeville’s Refuge Church Hosts Grand Opening
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

You’re invited to the Refuge Church’s Grand Opening on Sunday, October 26 at 10 am at the Carmike Highland 12 theater in Cookeville. All first time guests will receive a free movie theater ticket. There will be free coffee with age appropriate teaching.

The church will continue to meet each Sunday at the theater at 10 am. For more information, please visit link .

Granville Scarecrow Festival
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Enjoy the Granville Scarecrow Festival daily through October 31 from 12 to 3 Wednesday through Friday and from 12 to 5 pm on Saturday. There are over 75 life looking scarecrows and 150 traditional.

Pick up a scarecrow guide and tour Historic Granville. For more information, please call (931) 653-4151 or visit link .

Cookeville Firepup Program
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Cookeville Fire Department will be teaching kids Pre-K through 5th grade in the Firepup Program “Be fire safety smart. Stop fires before they start.” The department provides fire safety education materials for these classes, which have been designed exclusively by the National Fire Safety Council. We ask that you consider providing fire safety materials and services to children at a cost of $1.75 per child. If you would like to help, please contact April Howard at the Cookeville Fire Department at (931) 520-5255 or email ahoward@cookeville-tn.org.

Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum Hosts 5th Annual Dangerous Event for Rangers
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bring the kids out to the 5th Annual Dangerous Event for Rangers at the Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum on Sunday, October 26 from 2 to 5 pm. The event will feature nature crafts, learning outdoor survival, LIVE critters, snacks, and BB Gun/Bow and Arrow shooting.

Participants will receive a bag to fill at each activity station. Tickets are on sale now for $25 per adult/child team. It’s just $5 to add an additional child, but is limited to two. For more information, or to register, please call (931) 979-7529 or email ashley.kccm@frontier.com.

Grimsley Church of Christ Hosts Gospel Meeting
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm

You’re invited to Grimsley Church of Christ’s Gospel Meeting Sunday through Wednesday, October 26-29 in Clarkrange. Bro. Ken Mears will be speaking. Services will be held at 10 am, 11 am and 6 pm on Sunday, and at 7 pm Monday through Wednesday.

For more information, please call (931) 863-3705 or visit link .

Rickman Fire Department Presents Asylum Hill
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 12:00 am

You’re invited to take on Asylum Hill at the Rickman Fire Department on Stockton Lane. The cost is $10 a person for the hay ride and haunted woods. Come see the escaped patients of Asylum Hill, as they run through the woods living their nightmares.

Asylum Hill will be open October 3, 4, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, and 31. For more information, please call (931) 544-0607.

Jamestown’s Providence Church Assemblies of God Hosts Revival
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Encounter His presence at Providence Church Assemblies of God’s Revival October 22-26 in Jamestown. Evangelists Ron and Donna Smith invite you out Wednesday through Saturday at 7 pm nightly and on Sunday at 10:30 am.

For more information, please contact Pastor Lambeth Woodward at (931) 879-2299.

Oct
27
Mon
FCE Clubs in Putnam County
Oct 27 all-day

FCE stands for Family Community Education. There are 7 FCE Clubs in Putnam County and their goal is to provide a continuing education program for adults in areas such as nutrition, food safety, health, family living, financial management, leadership development and community service.

The 7 Club Meetings are as follows:
Friendship: 2nd Monday – 1 pm
Twin Oak: 2nd Tuesday – 10 am
Jere Whitson: 2nd Wednesday – 9:30 am
Northeast: 2nd Thursday – 9:30 am
Southern Hospitality: 3rd Monday – 12:30 pm
Young Homemakers: 3rd Tuesday – 6 pm
Monterey: 4th Monday – 6:30 pm

Activities include monthly meetings, quarterly county council meetings, cultural arts/fashion revue competition, awards day/picnic, camp, special interest meetings, district and state meetings, reading program, volunteer program (CVU), Habitat for Humanity lunches/Cooking on the Square, animal shelter, pregnancy center, kindergarten school supplies, helping hands, and various club supported activities and service projects.

Monterey Farmer’s Market
Oct 27 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Oct 27 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library’s Public Internet Lab
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Art Circle Public Library in Crossville has a Public Internet Lab in the lower level of the building with 8 computers for public use. The library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 am to 7 pm and Wednesday and Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm.

Parking is available in the back, and the public is encouraged to take advantage of this free service offered by the library. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 or visit link .

Crossville’s Time4Paws Hosts Soles4Souls Shoe Drive
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to bring your used shoes of any kind to a Time4Paws on West Avenue in Crossville. The shoes will go to Soles4Souls through December 31, 2014. For more information, please contact Tracy Swack at tracys@soles4souls.org.

Soles4Souls is a global not-for-profit institution dedicated to fighting the devastating impact and perpetuation of poverty. The organization advances its anti-poverty mission by collecting new and used shoes and clothes from individuals, schools, faith-based institutions, civic organizations and corporate partners, then distributing those shoes and clothes both via direct donations to people in need and by provisioning qualified micro-enterprise programs designed to create jobs in poor and disadvantaged communities. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Soles4Souls is committed to the highest standards of operating and governance, and holds a four-star rating with Charity Navigator.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Oct 27 @ 8:30 am – 9:15 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.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Fall Boot Camp
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

You’re invited to the Cane Creek Recreation Center for Fall Boot Camp each Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The class is from 5:30 to 6:30 pm each Monday and Thursday, and at 9 am on Saturday.

This is your chance to take your fitness to the next level with instructors Tiffany Lollar and Darla Richardson. No pre-registration is required. A punch pass will be issued and incentives will be offered for excellent attendance. Classes are $6 each. For more information, please call (931) 526-7393.

Fairfield Glade and Crossville Lion’s Club Forming LEO Service Clubs at SMHS and CCHS
Oct 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The Fairfield Glade and Crossville Lion’s Clubs are forming LEO Service Clubs at Stone Memorial High School and Cumberland County High School. The LEO Club is an international organization that encourages student participation in service activities in the community. For more information, please contact Lion’s Club LEO Chairman Bob Seabrook at (931) 484-3041.

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center hosts Open Studio
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Visitors are welcome at the Open Studio at the Plateau Creative Arts Center in Crossville on Mondays from 10 am to 2 pm. There will be no formal instruction. It is an informal sharing of ideas and conversation. Supplies are available for most mediums for a small fee.
For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

Monterey’s Cumberland Cove Quilters Monthly Meeting
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Cumberland Cove Quilters meet at the Cumberland Cove Welcome Center in Monterey the 4th Monday of each month at 10 am. There are are 16 members, and yearly dues are $15 each. Each person donates 16 fat quarters a year and each person gets a bag of fat quarters for their birthday.

Current projects include lap quilts in a red, white and blue friendship star for the Habitat for Humanity Homes. Classes are scheduled throughout the year. For more information, or to join the group, please contact Joanna Walker by email at jwquilts@frontiernet.net.

Open Beading Class at The Art Guild in Crossville
Oct 27 @ 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.

White County’s Stitch ‘N Knit Club
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Stitch ‘N Knit Club meets every Monday from 10:30 am until 12 noon at the White County Library. Everyone is welcome! Please bring size 8 needles and yarn. For more information, please contact the library at (931) 836-3613.

Granville Scarecrow Festival
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Enjoy the Granville Scarecrow Festival daily through October 31 from 12 to 3 Wednesday through Friday and from 12 to 5 pm on Saturday. There are over 75 life looking scarecrows and 150 traditional.

Pick up a scarecrow guide and tour Historic Granville. For more information, please call (931) 653-4151 or visit link .

Crossville’s Art Guild Hosts Life Drawing Class
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Expand your art interestes 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.

Learn What You Can Do on an iPad at the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Confused about how to use your iPad? Look no further than the beginner and intermediate level classes with Kaye Randolph every Monday 1-2:30pm and Wednesdays from 2 to 3:30 pm at the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville. Basic classes are for those not familiar with iPad features, functions and settings or those who want to learn more about their iPad.
Classes are designed for those who own an Apple iPad. Other tablets will not be covered in this class. Bring your fully charged iPad. It is recommended that you take the beginner level class before taking the intermediate level.
Class size limited. All participants must register for the class. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 ext. 241 or visit http://www.artcirclelibrary.info/.

Crossville’s Rural Health Clinic of the Cumberlands Seeking Help
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Rural Health Clinic of the Cumberlands is looking for volunteers, doctors, PA’s, nurse practitioners, nurses and nursing techs to help in the clinic, which cares for uninsured and under-insured residents of Cumberland, White and Putnam Counties. For more information, please call (931) 261-8861 or (931) 287-0237.

Edgar Evins State Park Hosts Annual History Hayride
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Enjoy the Annual History Hayride at Edgar Evins State Park each night through October 29th. The Hay Wagon will make 10 stops in the park where costumed re-enactors will reveal the history of the park and area. The wagons will make a 1.5 to 2 hour circuit from the Visitors Center approx. every 30 minutes beginning at 2 pm.

Tickets are $15 per person. You can make reservations by visiting link or by calling President of Friends of Edgar Evins State Park Fount Bertram at (615) 765-5357. Reservations may be made for a group or an individual and must be made in advance. This is NOT a Halloween themed event and is not recommended for small children or those who cannot sit still for 1.5 to 2 hours.

Gainesboro and Shiloh Head Start Accepting Applications
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

LBJ&C Gainesboro and Shiloh Head Start centers are taking applications. We provide FREE services to children 3 & 4 years of age. Services are also offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities. For more information, please contact Gainesboro (931) 268-3312 or Shiloh (931) 268-2759.

Gainesboro’s Friends of Animals Offering Large Dog Sterilization
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Friends of Animals (FOA) of Gainesboro has special funding to spay/neuter large dogs, but it won’t last forever. FOA also has funding to help fix small dogs and cats too. For more information, please contact FOA at (931) 268-1866.

Cookeville’s Life Church Hosts After School for High School Students
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Life Church of Cookeville invites High School Students to enjoy free after school activities each Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3 to 5:30 pm. Activities include basketball and volleyball tournaments, rock climbing, zip line, wiffle ball, hot fresh food, and lots of great indoor activites when weather is an issue.

For more information, please call (931) 526-6900.

Smoky Mountain Model T’s Car Show at DelMonaco Winery of Baxter
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

You’re invited to the Smoky Mountain Model T’s Car Show on Monday, October 27 at 3 pm at DelMonaco Winery of Baxter. This is part of the Fall Leaf Tour. There will be 20 or more model T’s on display from 1914-1926.

Admission is free. For more information, please call (931) 858-1177.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Asian Cooking with Rita Wang
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Learn how to make dumplings at Asian Cooking with Rita Wang at the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville on Monday, October 20 or Thursday, October 30 at 5 pm. The class will be held in the Cumberland Meeting Room, side B. Ingredients and instructions will be provided free of charge.

Participants are asked to bring their own utensils, including a sharp knife. The class is limited to 12 each time. Interested adults and teens need to register by calling (931) 484-6790 ext. 240.

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Senior Walking Club
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join the Senior Walking Club at Obed River Park in Crossville every Monday at 9 am. John Dawson is leading the walks. For more information, please contact Fair Park Senior Center at (931) 484-7416.

Pickett County Sheriff’s Office Presents “Are You OK?” Telephone Reassurance Program
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Pickett County Sheriff’s Office introduces a new telephone service that is designed to better serve the elderly or home-bound individuals inside Pickett County. The “Are You OK?” service is free and is designed to contact elderly or home-bound individuals on a daily basis to reassure their well-being and to provide them with a better feeling of security.

The automated system calls each individual in the morning at a pre-arranged time and asks the person if they are okay today, and then the person will answer with the press of a button. For more information, or to sign up, please call the Pickett County Sheriff’s Department at (931) 864-3210.

Fentress County Relay for Life Meeting
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm

Fentress County’s 2015 Relay for Life new Event Chair Christy Strand invites you to find out how you can join the world’s largest and most impacting movement to end cancer on Monday, October 27 at 6 pm at the Jamestown Regional Hospital’s Conference Room.

For more information, contact Christy at (931) 397-6464.

Life Recovery at Byrdstown Community Center
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Life Recovery will meet every Monday at 6 pm at the Byrdstown Community Center. Please enter through the side door. For more information, contact Brother Eric Thoman at (931) 650-1077.

Rickman Fire Department Presents Asylum Hill
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 28 @ 12:00 am

You’re invited to take on Asylum Hill at the Rickman Fire Department on Stockton Lane. The cost is $10 a person for the hay ride and haunted woods. Come see the escaped patients of Asylum Hill, as they run through the woods living their nightmares.

Asylum Hill will be open October 3, 4, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, and 31. For more information, please call (931) 544-0607.

Tennessee Tech Hosts Oktoberfest
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm

Tennessee Tech’s German Club invites you to Oktoberfest on Monday, October 27 from 6 to 8 pm in the Roaden University Center’s Tech Pride Room. The room will be transformed into a little piece of Bavaria complete with decorations, authentic Bratwurst, traditional delicacies and enough desserts for all guests to enjoy.

Only 100 tickets will be sold. Get yours today from the Foreign Languages department office in Foundation Hall room 173 during regular business hours from October 20 to October 27. The price is $6 for students, $8 for non-students. No tickets will be sold at the door. Price of admission gets you a meal, drink and dessert. For more information, please call (931) 372-3118 or (931) 372-6142.

Oct
28
Tue
Crossville’s Avalon Center Needs Volunteers
Oct 28 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

The Avalon Center in Crossville is in need of a few physically fit volunteers who can help with the pick up of larger household items from community donors. The pick up is possibly one or two days a week. Having a truck is helpful, but not necessary. For more information, please call Nancy at (931) 456-0747.

Crossville’s Eat Righters Hosts Eat Right for your Blood Type
Oct 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The Plateau Eat Righters invite you to the “Eat Right for you Blood Type” class each Tuesday at 9:30 am through November 11. Each blood type is divided into 4 parts. The schedule is as follows:
August 12 – Part Four, Week One “Type B”
August 19 – Part Four, Week Two “Type B”
August 26 – Part Four, Week Three “Type B”
September 2 – Part Three, Week One “Type A”
September 9 – Part Three, Week Two “Type A”
September 16 – Part Three, Week Three “Type A”
September 23 – Part Three, Week Four “Type A”
September 30 – Part Five, Week One “Type AB”
October 7 – Part Five,Week Two “Type AB”
October 14 – Part Five, Week Three “Type AB”
October 21 – no class
October 28 – Part Two, Week One “Type O”
November 4 – Part Two, Week Two “Type O”
November 11 – Part Two, Week Three “Type O”

The class is held in the building on Dr. Gray’s parking lot at the back of his building on West Avenue in Crossville. For more information, please call Larry Nesbit at (931) 456-9245 or email er4yt@frontiernet.net.

Art Circle Public Library Presents KidBits Story Time
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Art Circle Public Library presents KidBits Pre-School Story Time with Miss Patty in the Children’s Library Carousel on Tuesdays at 10 am. Children ages 0 to 5 along with their parents/caregivers are invited to join in for the reading of some old and new stories, singing silly songs and doing fun crafts. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 ext. 228.

Granville Scarecrow Festival
Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Enjoy the Granville Scarecrow Festival daily through October 31 from 12 to 3 Wednesday through Friday and from 12 to 5 pm on Saturday. There are over 75 life looking scarecrows and 150 traditional.

Pick up a scarecrow guide and tour Historic Granville. For more information, please call (931) 653-4151 or visit link .

Crochet Classes at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Janet Olinger will teach Crochet Classes every Tuesday at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville from 1 to 2 pm.
For more information, please call (931) 484-7416.

Foundation Fighting Blindness
Oct 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Chances are, you or someone you know has age-related macular degeneration, or AMD. Millions are losing their sight to AMD, but you don’t have to. That’s why you should visit your eye doctor and learn the warning signs. The Foundation Fighting Blindness provides free AMD information kits with everything you need to know about preventing and managing the disease. Call 1-800-632-2005 to request your kit today.

Art Circle Public Library of Crossville Hosts Tuesdays at the Movies
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

You’re invited to Tuesdays at the Movies at 2 pm at the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville. These movies are free and will be shown in the Cumberland Meeting Room. For more information, please call Charlie at (931) 484-6790 ext. 223.

The schedule is as follows:
October 7: Larry Crowne
October 14: Dan in Real Life
October 21: Blended
October 28: Quiet Ones

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Hawaiian Hula Lessons
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come and join as dance instructor Noelani DeRossett gives Hawaiian Hula Lessons on Tuesdays from 2 to 3 pm at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville. For more information or to sign up, please contact Tina at (931) 484-7416.

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center Hosts Walk-In Painting Class
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Walk-In Painting Class will be on Tuesday, June 10 from 2 to 4 pm at the Plateau Creative Arts Center in Crossville. The class is $17 for members of the Art Guild and $22 for non-members. No registration is required.

The class is conducted by Eric Buechel. Eric’s class will be conducted with oil or acrylic mediums, and each student will choose their own landscape painting image. Instruction sketching, composition, and technique will all be worked out before beginning the final painting. For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

Ballroom Dance Classes at Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville
Oct 28 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Learn the basis of Ballroom Dancing with Cheron and David every Tuesday from 2:30 to 3:30 pm at Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville. The cost is $5 per person or per couple.
For more information, please call (931) 484-7416.

Cookeville’s Life Church Hosts After School for High School Students
Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Life Church of Cookeville invites High School Students to enjoy free after school activities each Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3 to 5:30 pm. Activities include basketball and volleyball tournaments, rock climbing, zip line, wiffle ball, hot fresh food, and lots of great indoor activites when weather is an issue.

For more information, please call (931) 526-6900.

Algood Headstart Accepting Applications
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Algood Headstart is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year for 3-5 year olds. For more information, please contact the center at (931) 537-9057.

Highlands Residential Services Hosts Free Quit Smoking Class
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join a free, no obligation Quit Smoking class on the second Tuesday and Thursday of each month from 4 to 5 pm at the Highlands Residential Services office in Cookeville. Learn what you need to make the decision to quit smoking.

Sponsored by Highlands Residential Services and UC Anti-Tobacco Coalition in conjunction with Quit 4 Life and Power of Putnam. For more information, please call Kathy at (931) 526-9793 ext. 212.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Teens Hosts Coffeehouse Night
Oct 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Art Circle Public Library Teens invite you to come meet up, hang out, game, read, and enjoy hot drinks at Coffeehouse Night on Tuesday, October 28 and Tuesday, November 25 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the Art Circle Public Library. This event is for teens ages 13-18.

You may sign up for the ACPL Teens events at the 2nd floor adult services desk or at link .

Upper Cumberland Development District Asking for Volunteers
Oct 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Are you tired of hearing about Medicare losing billions of dollars each year to fraud? Tired of not understanding your Medicare benefits? You can join the fight against healthcare fraud and learn about Medicare benefits by becoming a SHIP/SMP Volunteer.

To learn about volunteering in your area, call 866-836-7677 or visit tnmedicarehelp.com. The SMP is funded by the Administration for Community Living and administered by the Upper Cumberland Development District through Tennessee’s Area Agencies on Aging and Disability.

Dr. William Bass of UTK’s The Body Farm Speaking at Tennessee Tech
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm

You’re invited to hear Dr. William Bass, Professor Emeritus of University of Tennessee at Knoxville’s “The Body Farm” speak on Tuesday, October 28 at Derryberry Hall on Tennessee Tech Campus in Cookeville.

There will be a signing session and photos from 6 to 6:30 pm with the Forensic Lecture to begin at 6:45 pm. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at any local bank, Overton County Farm Bureau, Overton County Extension Office, Remax Crossroads, R & M Family Pharmacy, Cookeville Hospital and from an Exchange club member. This event is sponsored by the Livingston Exchange Club and proceeds help support The Stephens Center.

Rickman Fire Department Presents Asylum Hill
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 29 @ 12:00 am

You’re invited to take on Asylum Hill at the Rickman Fire Department on Stockton Lane. The cost is $10 a person for the hay ride and haunted woods. Come see the escaped patients of Asylum Hill, as they run through the woods living their nightmares.

Asylum Hill will be open October 3, 4, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, and 31. For more information, please call (931) 544-0607.

Sparta’s Glade Creek Community and Senior Citizen Center Hosts Monthly Meetings
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Glade Creek Community and Senior Citizen Center invites you to the monthly meetings on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. For more information, please call (931) 277-3044.

Oct
29
Wed
Borrowing Books from Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library
Oct 29 all-day

Hey Kids! You’re invited to come borrow books for free from the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville. There are books for all ages, dvd’s and audio books, computers, story time programs, crafts, puppet shows, and movies. You can even get your own free library card by contacting the Art Circle Public Library.

Cookeville Children’s Theatre Seeking Donations
Oct 29 all-day

The Cookeville Children’s Theatre is seeking donations. The Cumberland County Playhouse is joining with the Cookeville Children’s Theatre to raise funds so that the CCT can put on several performances in 2014. If you’d like to become a sponsor or more information, please contact Jim Crabtree.

Monterey Farmer’s Market
Oct 29 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Oct 29 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library’s Public Internet Lab
Oct 29 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Art Circle Public Library in Crossville has a Public Internet Lab in the lower level of the building with 8 computers for public use. The library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 am to 7 pm and Wednesday and Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm.

Parking is available in the back, and the public is encouraged to take advantage of this free service offered by the library. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 or visit link .

Crossville’s Time4Paws Hosts Soles4Souls Shoe Drive
Oct 29 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to bring your used shoes of any kind to a Time4Paws on West Avenue in Crossville. The shoes will go to Soles4Souls through December 31, 2014. For more information, please contact Tracy Swack at tracys@soles4souls.org.

Soles4Souls is a global not-for-profit institution dedicated to fighting the devastating impact and perpetuation of poverty. The organization advances its anti-poverty mission by collecting new and used shoes and clothes from individuals, schools, faith-based institutions, civic organizations and corporate partners, then distributing those shoes and clothes both via direct donations to people in need and by provisioning qualified micro-enterprise programs designed to create jobs in poor and disadvantaged communities. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Soles4Souls is committed to the highest standards of operating and governance, and holds a four-star rating with Charity Navigator.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Oct 29 @ 8:30 am – 9:15 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.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library hosts Quacker’s Story Time
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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 http://www.artcirclelibrary.info/.

Putnam County Library Story Time
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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.

Fentress County Library Hosts Preschool Storytime Halloween Party
Oct 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Fentress County Library invites your young ones to the Preschool Storytime Halloween Party on Wednesday, October 29 at 10:30 am. There will be fun, games, stories, snacks, and prizes.

For more information, please call (931) 879-7512.

Monterey Branch Library Hosts Preschool Story Time
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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 link .

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Cookeville Recorder Consortium
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Art Circle Public Library in Crossville invites you to a concert by Cookeville Recorder Consortium on Wednesday, October 29 at 12 noon. They will perform Renaissance and Baroque in the Carol Darling Reading Room. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790.

Granville Scarecrow Festival
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Enjoy the Granville Scarecrow Festival daily through October 31 from 12 to 3 Wednesday through Friday and from 12 to 5 pm on Saturday. There are over 75 life looking scarecrows and 150 traditional.

Pick up a scarecrow guide and tour Historic Granville. For more information, please call (931) 653-4151 or visit link .

Cookeville’s Mastersingers
Oct 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

You’re invited to enjoy the lively concerts by the Mastersingers, Cookeville’s Community Chorus. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for 18 and under, and season tickets are only $25 per person. Membership is also open to anyone interested.

For more information, please visit link or email cookevillemastersingers@yahoo.com.

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Art Center Hosts Paint with Pastels
Oct 29 @ 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.

Crossville Hosts Arthritis Tai Chi Class
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come relieve your arthritis pain at the Arthritis Tai Chi Class on Wednesdays from 2 to 3 pm at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville. The art of Tai Chi is thousands of years old.

Angi Bedard and Mike Pesce are certified instructors by the National Arthritis Foundation to teach Arthritis Tai Chi. The cost is $2 per class. For more information, please call (931) 484-7416.

Crossville’s Rural Health Clinic of the Cumberlands Seeking Help
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Rural Health Clinic of the Cumberlands is looking for volunteers, doctors, PA’s, nurse practitioners, nurses and nursing techs to help in the clinic, which cares for uninsured and under-insured residents of Cumberland, White and Putnam Counties. For more information, please call (931) 261-8861 or (931) 287-0237.

Edgar Evins State Park Hosts Annual History Hayride
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Enjoy the Annual History Hayride at Edgar Evins State Park each night through October 29th. The Hay Wagon will make 10 stops in the park where costumed re-enactors will reveal the history of the park and area. The wagons will make a 1.5 to 2 hour circuit from the Visitors Center approx. every 30 minutes beginning at 2 pm.

Tickets are $15 per person. You can make reservations by visiting link or by calling President of Friends of Edgar Evins State Park Fount Bertram at (615) 765-5357. Reservations may be made for a group or an individual and must be made in advance. This is NOT a Halloween themed event and is not recommended for small children or those who cannot sit still for 1.5 to 2 hours.

Gainesboro’s Friends of Animals Offering Large Dog Sterilization
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Friends of Animals (FOA) of Gainesboro has special funding to spay/neuter large dogs, but it won’t last forever. FOA also has funding to help fix small dogs and cats too. For more information, please contact FOA at (931) 268-1866.

Cookeville’s Life Church Hosts After School for High School Students
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Life Church of Cookeville invites High School Students to enjoy free after school activities each Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3 to 5:30 pm. Activities include basketball and volleyball tournaments, rock climbing, zip line, wiffle ball, hot fresh food, and lots of great indoor activites when weather is an issue.

For more information, please call (931) 526-6900.

Crossville’s Fair Park Seniors Center Hosts Readers Theater
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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.

Kids Draw at Putnam County Library
Oct 29 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The Putnam County Library will host Kids Draw on Wednesdays at 3:30 pm. For more information, please contact the library at (931) 526-2416.

Cookeville’s Praise Cathedral Church Hosts Hillbilly Hallelujah
Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm

Praise Cathedral Church of Cookeville invites you to “Hillbilly Hallelujah” on Wednesday, October 29 from 5 to 7 pm. Dress up hillbilly style, go on a hayride, play games, enjoy the food, and of course, candy! There will be fun for the whole family.

Pickett County Sheriff’s Office Presents “Are You OK?” Telephone Reassurance Program
Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Pickett County Sheriff’s Office introduces a new telephone service that is designed to better serve the elderly or home-bound individuals inside Pickett County. The “Are You OK?” service is free and is designed to contact elderly or home-bound individuals on a daily basis to reassure their well-being and to provide them with a better feeling of security.

The automated system calls each individual in the morning at a pre-arranged time and asks the person if they are okay today, and then the person will answer with the press of a button. For more information, or to sign up, please call the Pickett County Sheriff’s Department at (931) 864-3210.

Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland – Top 10 Needs
Oct 29 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland is asking for your help. They have a list of the Top 10 greatest needs for the organization.

The list is as follows:
$3,500 for installation of fire hydrant
$600 for new tires for van
New vacuum cleaner
Weed killer concentrate
Copy paper
$2,700 for water line
Gas hedge trimmer
Display racks for Thrift Store
25 foot outdoor extension cord
2 picnic tables

For more information about Teen Challenge, please visit link .

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Dog Training Classes
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 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.

Rickman Fire Department Presents Asylum Hill
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 30 @ 12:00 am

You’re invited to take on Asylum Hill at the Rickman Fire Department on Stockton Lane. The cost is $10 a person for the hay ride and haunted woods. Come see the escaped patients of Asylum Hill, as they run through the woods living their nightmares.

Asylum Hill will be open October 3, 4, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, and 31. For more information, please call (931) 544-0607.

Tinchtown Freewill Baptist Church Hosts Revival
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tinchtown Freewill Baptist Church invites you to Revival beginning Wednesday, October 29 at 7 pm. Bro. Malcolm Strong, Bro. Oscar England, and Bro. Oney Wright will be preaching.

Nondenominational Bible Talks at Baxter City Hall
Oct 29 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Everyone is welcome to the free Nondenominational Bible Talks at Baxter City Hall on Wednesday, October 15, 22 and 29 at 7:30 pm each night. For more information, please call (931) 858-4111.

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Crossville’s Avalon Center Needs Volunteers
Oct 30 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

The Avalon Center in Crossville is in need of a few physically fit volunteers who can help with the pick up of larger household items from community donors. The pick up is possibly one or two days a week. Having a truck is helpful, but not necessary. For more information, please call Nancy at (931) 456-0747.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Fall Boot Camp
Oct 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

You’re invited to the Cane Creek Recreation Center for Fall Boot Camp each Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The class is from 5:30 to 6:30 pm each Monday and Thursday, and at 9 am on Saturday.

This is your chance to take your fitness to the next level with instructors Tiffany Lollar and Darla Richardson. No pre-registration is required. A punch pass will be issued and incentives will be offered for excellent attendance. Classes are $6 each. For more information, please call (931) 526-7393.

DeKalb County Senior Center Hosts Medicare Enrollment
Oct 30 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

The DeKalb County Senior Center invites you to Medicare Enrollment on Thursday, October 30 from 9:30 am to 3 pm. To make an appointment, please call (615) 597-7575.

Granville Scarecrow Festival
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Enjoy the Granville Scarecrow Festival daily through October 31 from 12 to 3 Wednesday through Friday and from 12 to 5 pm on Saturday. There are over 75 life looking scarecrows and 150 traditional.

Pick up a scarecrow guide and tour Historic Granville. For more information, please call (931) 653-4151 or visit link .

UCHRA Hosts Commodities Distribution in Fentress County
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency invites you to the commodities distribution for Fentress County on Thursday, October 30 from 12 noon to 3 pm at the Global Force Church in Jamestown.

Everyone must present a valid UCHRA commodity card in order to receive commodities. To sign up or reprint lost commodities cards, please call (931) 879-8040. The UCHRA does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Cat Crochet Scarf Workshop
Oct 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

You’re invited to a Cat Crochet Workshop on Thursday, October 30 from 1 to 4 pm in the Cumberland Meeting Room of the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville. You will need to bring a size H Crochet Hook and 1 skein of 3 different colors of soft yarn. You must at least know how to crochet to attend.

For more information, or to sign up, please call (931) 484-6790 ext 235.

Cookeville’s Life Church Hosts After School for High School Students
Oct 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Life Church of Cookeville invites High School Students to enjoy free after school activities each Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3 to 5:30 pm. Activities include basketball and volleyball tournaments, rock climbing, zip line, wiffle ball, hot fresh food, and lots of great indoor activites when weather is an issue.

For more information, please call (931) 526-6900.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts After-School Adventures
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bring your kids ages 7 to 11 to After School Adventures at the Art Circle Public Library each Thursday in October. Each day, a new exciting science experiment will be available for the kids to help in.

These sessions are free and open to kids ages 7 to 11 and their Parent/Caregiver. Registration is required to provide materials for all attending. For more information, or to register, please call (931) 484-6790 ext. 228.

The Mana from Heaven Food Pantry in Crossville
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

The Mana from Heaven Food Pantry is open every Thursday from 4 to 5:15 pm at the Place of Refuge Church in Crossville. The only requirement is that there is a need. For more information, please call (931) 707-8114.

Upperman High School HOSA Hosts Fall Fest
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 30 @ 10:00 pm

Enjoy Fall Fest with Upperman High School’s HOSA on Thursday, October 30 from 4 to 10 pm at the high school in Baxter. For more information, please call (931) 858-3112.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Asian Cooking with Rita Wang
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Learn how to make dumplings at Asian Cooking with Rita Wang at the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville on Monday, October 20 or Thursday, October 30 at 5 pm. The class will be held in the Cumberland Meeting Room, side B. Ingredients and instructions will be provided free of charge.

Participants are asked to bring their own utensils, including a sharp knife. The class is limited to 12 each time. Interested adults and teens need to register by calling (931) 484-6790 ext. 240.

Cumberland Business Incubator Hosts Co. Starters
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Cumberland Business Incubator in Crossville invites you to Co. Starters every Thursday through November 13 from 6 to 9 pm. Co. Starters is a process designed to turn your business idea into action. It is for existing businesses looking to grow as well as new business ideas.

Class will not be held on October 16 and November 13. Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call (931) 456-4910.

Monterey Lions Club Monthly Meetings
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Monterey Lions Club will meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 6 pm at the Bill Hall Lions Club Building, located next to the railroad tracks in Monterey. These meeting times exclude holidays. For more information, please call (931) 537-9487.

Rickman Fire Department Presents Asylum Hill
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 31 @ 12:00 am

You’re invited to take on Asylum Hill at the Rickman Fire Department on Stockton Lane. The cost is $10 a person for the hay ride and haunted woods. Come see the escaped patients of Asylum Hill, as they run through the woods living their nightmares.

Asylum Hill will be open October 3, 4, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, and 31. For more information, please call (931) 544-0607.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Split Decision Band
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

If you’re 40 or older, you’re invited to enjoy the music from the Split Decision Band every Thursday at 6:30 pm at the Cookeville Senior Citizens Center. The cost is $5 and for more information, please call (931) 526-9318.

Oct
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Monterey Farmer’s Market
Oct 31 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.