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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.

 

May
27
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
May 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 Hosts Free Arthritis Exercise
May 27 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Cumberland County UT Extension Agent Kelli Bottoms invites you to a 6 week Free Arthritis Exercise program each Wednesday at 1 pm at Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville. Learn the healthy way to deal with the problem, and be able to cut down on the pain medicine.

This class is free and for more information, please call (931) 484-7416.

Highalnds Residential Services “Seed Fork of the Highlands Sun Seed and Soil” Program Seeking Donations
May 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Highlands Residential Services is asking for your help with the Seed Fork of the Highlands “Sun, Seed and Soil” Program. The program seeks to bring plants and people together for healing, health, rehabilitation and education.

The land, water and plants have been donated. Now, Highlands is asking for tomato stakes, bean poles, 50 foot soaker hoses, gardening tools, rain barrells, tin pie plates, and some special adaptive tools for disabilities. If you would like to donate, or for more information, please call (931) 526-9793 or visit HighlandsRS.com.

Cumberland County High School’s Baseball Program Hosts Open Tryouts
May 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Cumberland County High School’s Baseball Program will host Open Tryouts for the 2015-2016 season on Wednesday and Thursday, May 27 and 28 from 3:30 to 5:30 pm daily. The tryouts will be held at the CCHS Baseball field, across from Martin Elementary.

The tryout is open to any student that will be attending CCHS in the fall of 2015. All who tryout must attend both days, must come dressed appropriately with proper baseball gear, and must bring a copy of a current physical. For more information, please contact CCHS Head Baseball Coach Dave Prichard at (931) 337-9721.

May
28
Thu
Cookeville Hosts 15th Annual Tennessee State Rally
May 28 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

The Southern Cruisers Riding Club 130 invites you to the 15th Annual Tennessee State Rally on Thursday, May 28 through Sunday, May 31 at the Clarion Inn of Cookeville. The weekend includes several activities several different auctions, bike shows, and rides.

All proceeds will go to St. Jude’s Research Hospital. For more information, or to get signed up, please visit TNSCRCRally.net. If you’d like to donate an auction item or monetarily, contact Greg Stevens at (931) 303-2570. For more information on how to join the club visit SCRC130.com.

Cumberland County High School’s Lady Jets Basketball Team Hosts Annual Basketball Camp
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cumberland County High School’s Lady Jets Basketball Team invite all girls from Kindergarten through 8th grade to the Annual Basketball Camp on Thursday and Friday, May 28 and 29 from 9 am to 12 noon at Cumberland County High School.

The 2015-2016 Lady Jets Basketball Team and Coaching Staff will be on site to provide individualized instruction regarding basketball fundamentals and skills. Camp t-shirts will be given to all campers and concessions will also be available. Registration forms can be picked up in the front off of CCHS. For more information, please contact Coach Radhika Miller at (931) 337-1559.

American Red Cross Hosts Cookeville Blood Drive
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The American Red Cross invites everyone to a Blood Drive on Thursday, May 28 from 1 to 5 pm at the First United Methodist Church of Cookeville. Those with types O negative, A negative and B negative are especially needed, but all types will be taken.

For more information, please visit RedCross.org.

Cookeville’s First United Methodist Church Hosts American Red Cross Blood Drive
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Cookeville’s First United Methodist Church will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, May 28 from 1 to 5 pm. For more information, please call (931) 526-2177.

Allardt’s Kitchen of Hope Open
May 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Allardt’s Kitchen of Hope is now open for a free supper each Thursday at Unity Baptist Church beginning at 5 pm. The kitchen is on Unity Church Road. For more information, please call (931) 879-4904.

Crossville’s First United Methodist Church Hosts Appreciation Dinner @ Crossville First United Methodist Church
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Crossville’s First United Methodist Church invites you to an Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, May 28 at 5:30 pm. The cost is a free will offering. Learn how the Bread of Life houses, feeds, clothes, and endeavors to help the poorest of the poor beyond their material needs.

Director Ralph Reagan will provide updates on all the activities that took place at Bread of Life this past year. Progress on the medical/dental clinic will be explained. Testimonies from those you have helped will be given. Dinner will be served Forte’s Restaurant on the Square. Please RSVP to (931) 707-0503 or email bolr2000@gmail.com. Last year’s event was sold out.

Cookeville’s Plateau Eat Righters
May 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Plateau Eat Righters each Thursday for the “Eat Right for Your Blood Type” series of classes. Class begins at 6:30 pm at 1740 South Jefferson Avenue in Cookeville.

For more information, please contact Larry at (931) 456-9245 or email er4yt@frontiernet.net or Ethel Anderson at (931) 261-4901 or email ea@ethelanderson.com.

May
29
Fri
Cookeville Hosts 15th Annual Tennessee State Rally
May 29 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

The Southern Cruisers Riding Club 130 invites you to the 15th Annual Tennessee State Rally on Thursday, May 28 through Sunday, May 31 at the Clarion Inn of Cookeville. The weekend includes several activities several different auctions, bike shows, and rides.

All proceeds will go to St. Jude’s Research Hospital. For more information, or to get signed up, please visit TNSCRCRally.net. If you’d like to donate an auction item or monetarily, contact Greg Stevens at (931) 303-2570. For more information on how to join the club visit SCRC130.com.

Putnam County’s Blue Ribbon Ceremony and End of School Event
May 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Add your voice to those willing to speak out against child abuse and neglect in the Putnam County Blue Ribbon Ceremony and End of School Event on Friday, May 29 from 4 to 6:30 pm at Dogwood Park in Cookeville.

Local law enforcement, fire department, and ambulance rescue units will be providing safety tips and photo opportunities with their personnel and units. Children services and Power of Putnam and will be on site as well. Games, prizes, dancing, art contest winner announcements and awards, and a few recognizable characters might just be floating around.

Livingston’s First Christian Church Hosts Glow Run
May 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Livingston’s First Christian Church invites you to a Glow Run/Walk on Friday, May 29 beginning at 5 pm. The cost is $30 per person, and $15 for kids under 10. There will be awards for overall male and female, and top male and female in each age group.

Proceeds will be used to build a new playground at the First Christian Church. For more information, please contact Mary Webb at (931) 510-9517 or Stephanie Poston at (931) 273-2200. You may register online at Active.com and search for First Christian Church Glow Run.

May
30
Sat
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
May 30 @ 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.

Upper Cumberland Association of Realtors Hosts Spring Mix UCAR Golf Scramble
May 30 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Enjoy the Upper Cumberland Association of Realtor’s 6th Annual Spring Mix UCAR Golf Scramble on Saturday, May 30 at Cookeville’s Southern Hills Golf Course. Registration is from 7 to 7:30 am with tee times at 8 am.

The registration fee is $70 per person with 2 Mulligans included. Early bird registration is $60 per person through May 14. This is a scramble 4-man team with a 2 person entry, with a blind drawing day of tournament at registration to pair for the 4-person scramble team. Complimentary range balls provided. This is a special fundraiser for the Upper Cumberland Association of Realtors Scholarship Fund. For more information, please call (931) 432-5149.

Cookeville Hosts 15th Annual Tennessee State Rally
May 30 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

The Southern Cruisers Riding Club 130 invites you to the 15th Annual Tennessee State Rally on Thursday, May 28 through Sunday, May 31 at the Clarion Inn of Cookeville. The weekend includes several activities several different auctions, bike shows, and rides.

All proceeds will go to St. Jude’s Research Hospital. For more information, or to get signed up, please visit TNSCRCRally.net. If you’d like to donate an auction item or monetarily, contact Greg Stevens at (931) 303-2570. For more information on how to join the club visit SCRC130.com.

Sparta’s Mutt Strut 5K and One Mile Fun Run/Walk
May 30 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Friends of the White County Animals invite you to the Mutt Strut 5K and One Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, May 30 on Wall Street in Sparta. Day-of registration begins at 8:30 am for the 5K and at 9:30 am for the Fun Run. Well behaved pets, on a leash, are welcome.

Day-of registration is $30 for the 5K and $25 for the Fun Run. This event raises funds to help promote and sponsor animal welfare activities within the community. For more information, or to register, please visit FriendsOfWhiteCountyAnimals.com.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Beginner’s Knitting Workshop
May 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Linda Colaric and Janice Coventry for Beginner’s Knitting Workshop at Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library on Saturday, May 30. The workshop will be in the Cumberland Meeting Room B from 9 am to 12 noon.

You’ll be learning how to make an eco-friendly dishcloth. The class size is limited, and you’re asked to bring needles size 6 and cotton yard. For more information, or to sign up, please call (931) 484-6790 ext. 235 or visit the Adult Services Desk on the 2nd floor of the library.

Algood Police Department Hosts Coffee with a Cop
May 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Algood’s Police Department invites everyone to Coffee with a Cop on Saturday, May 30 from 9:30 to 10:30 am at the Algood McDonald’s. Join your neighbors and police officers for coffee and conversation.

There will not be an agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know the officers in your neighborhood. For more information, please call (931) 537-6830.

Livingston’s First Christian Church Hosts 2015 Community Wide Fun Day
May 30 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Livingston’s First Christian Church invites you to the 2015 Community Wide Fun Day on Saturday, May 30 from 3 to 7 pm on Industrial Park Drive. The cost is $1 for a pork shoulder plate, or $5 for a hamburger or hotdog plate.

Activities will include live music, a cake walk, bouncehouse, corn hole, face painting, and a silent auction. Purchase tickets for a chance to win at 42″ Cub Cadet zero turn lawnmower for $5 per ticket or $20 for 5 tickets. The mower will be given away at the event. All proceeds will be used for a new playground at First Christian Church. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please contact Elliott Poston at (931) 260-1652 or Mary Leah Webb at (931) 510-9517. The event will be held rain or shine.

Crossville’s Plateau Eat Righters
May 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the Plateau Eat Righters each Saturday for the “Eat Right for Your Blood Type” series of classes. Class begins at 4 pm at 61 Calloway Drive in Crossville.

For more information, please contact Larry at (931) 456-9245 or email er4yt@frontiernet.net or Ethel Anderson at (931) 261-4901 or email ea@ethelanderson.com.

Smith County’s 2015 Relay for Life
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – May 31 @ 12:00 am

Join the 2015 Smith County Relay for Life on Saturday, May 30. The relay will be from 6 pm to 12 midnight at the Smith County Ag Complex. For more information, please email dianne.ledbetter@cancer.org or visit link .

DeKalb County’s Animal Coalition Hosts “Fish on the Steeple”
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

DeKalb County’s Animal Coalition invites you to “Fish on the Steeple” on Saturday, May 30 beginning at 7 pm at the DeKalb County Complex’s History Room. DeKalb County Historian Thomas G. Webb will speak about the book that scandalized Smithville in the 1930’s, how to identify which of Smithville’s citizens upon whom the books characters were based, and why the book was banned in some circles.

Admission is $10 per person, and light refreshments will be available. Proceeds from the evening’s entertainment will go toward building a new animal shelter for the community. All contributions are tax deductible. For more information, please call (615) 597-2121.

May
31
Sun
Cookeville Hosts 15th Annual Tennessee State Rally
May 31 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

The Southern Cruisers Riding Club 130 invites you to the 15th Annual Tennessee State Rally on Thursday, May 28 through Sunday, May 31 at the Clarion Inn of Cookeville. The weekend includes several activities several different auctions, bike shows, and rides.

All proceeds will go to St. Jude’s Research Hospital. For more information, or to get signed up, please visit TNSCRCRally.net. If you’d like to donate an auction item or monetarily, contact Greg Stevens at (931) 303-2570. For more information on how to join the club visit SCRC130.com.

Cookeville’s Miles for Michael 4 Mile Walk/Run Race
May 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the “Miles 4 Michael” 4 Mile Walk/Run Race on Sunday, May 31 at 4 pm at Sherlock Park on Tennessee Tech’s Campus in Cookeville. Registration is $35 and all fees go to Michael Anderson’s kidney transplant fund.

All participants will receive a t-shirt and finishing medal, and awards will be given for top racers. For more information, or to sign up, please visit Facebook.com/TNMiles4Michael.

Jun
1
Mon
Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Summer Camp
Jun 1 @ 6:30 am – 5:30 pm

Cookeville’s Leisure Services hosts the 2015 Summer Camp June 1 – July 28. The camp is open to kids ages completed kindergarten to 12 years old. Campers will enjoy a new theme every week. All crafts and activities will be centered around that theme. Campers will spend time at Cane Creek Recreation Center, Gymnasium, Park and field trips to swim.

Morning and afternoon snacks are provided while campers can bring their lunch or have lunch provided by the Putnam County School Nutrition Program. Campers should wear clothes and shoes they can play in comfortably and bring a water bottle labeled with their name. For more information, or to register, please visit Cookeville-TN.gov/LS or call (931) 526-7393.

Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 1 @ 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.

Smith County’s High School Lady Owls Softball Camp
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Annual Smith County Lady Owls Softball Camp will be held Monday through Wednesday, June 1-3 at the school’s softball field. Ages 5 to 9 will be from 8 to 10:30 am and ages 10 to 14 will be from 10:30 am to 1 pm.

Registration is $50 per player. All those that pre-register will receive a free t-shirt. For more information, please call (615) 418-6734.

Crossville’s 11th Annual Youth Soccer Camp
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Kids ages 6 to 18 are invited to Crossville’s 11th Annual Youth Soccer Camp Monday through Friday, June 1-5. Camp is from 9 am to 4 pm daily. Each camper should bring a camp ball and camp t-shirt, soccer equipment, water bottle, sunscreen, and concession money if you want extra snacks at lunch.

For more information, please visit the Crossville Recreational Youth Soccer Association Facebook.

Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum Hosts 8th Annual Tuesday-Thursday Summer Camp
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bring the kids to the Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum this summer for the 8th Annual Tuesday-Thursday Summer Camp. The camp runs from Tuesday, June 2 through Thursday, July 23. The camp is an art and science day camp for children ages 5 to 11.

There will also be a week-long camp offered from June 8-12 (Food Week), June 29-July 3 (Water Week), and July 20-24 (Space Week). Space is limited for all camps, and the early registration deadline is Monday, June 1. For more information, or to sign up, please visit KiwanisCookevilleChildrensMuseum.org.

West View Baptist Church of Cookeville Hosts Giveaway
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

West View Baptist Church encourages you to stop by the free clothing giveaway the first and third Monday of each month from 11 am to 1 pm. The church is located on Laurel Avenue in Cookeville. For more information, please call (931) 526-7220 or visit WestViewCookeville.org. .

Cookeville’s Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ Hosts American Red Cross Blood Drive
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Cookeville’s Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ invites you to take part in an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, June 1 from 2 to 6 pm. For more information, please call (931) 525-3975.

American Red Cross Hosts Leaders Save Lives Program
Jun 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This summer, high school and college students are eligible to win a scholarship by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program. Registration is now open to host a participating blood drive through August 31, 2015. The Leaders Save Lives program encourages community-minded 16 to 24 year olds to host blood drives to help maintain the blood supply over the summer months.

Students who participate as a blood drive coordinator are eligible to win a scholarship of up to $2,500 for higher education and to earn a gift card. A total of 10 scholarships will be awarded via drawing to students who achieve 100% of their blood drive collections goal. All students who achieve the designated blood drive goal will receive an electronic gift card to giftcertificates.com. For more information, or to register to host a Leaders Save Lives blood drive, please visit RedCrossBlood.org/LeadersSaveLives.

Jun
2
Tue
Cookeville’s Highlands Residential Services Presents “Kids Matter Program”
Jun 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bring your kids in Kindergarten through 4th grade to the Highlands Residential Service “Kids Matter Program.” The new reading program is held every Tuesday and Thursday after school until 4:45 pm.

On Tuesdays, we meet at the TNT Center of the Police Substation on Pine Avenue. On Thursdays, we meet at the HRS main office on West Jackson Street. For more information, please visit HighlandsRS.com. .

Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum’s After School Creative Kids Club
Jun 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Kids ages 5 to 11, come enjoy the Tuesday and Thursday After School Creative Kids Club at the Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum. The kids will get art and science enrichment as well as a snack from 3:30 to 5:30 pm.

The cost is $30 for 6 sessions for members and or $40 for 6 sessions for non-members. For more information, please call (931) 979-7529 or visit link .

Silver Point Community Center’s Weekly Dance and Music
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

You’re invited to Silver Point Community Center’s weekly Dance and Country Music Event every Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 9 pm. All ages are welcome and admission is free.

Concessions will be available. For more information, please call (931) 858-5671 or (931) 261-4830.

Upper Cumberland’s Barbershop Chorus Weekly Singing
Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You’re invited to sing with the Upper Cumberland Barbershop Chorus each Tuesday at 7 pm at J&S Construction in Cookeville. Enter through the kitchen in the back. For more information, please call (931) 525-1880.

Jun
3
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 3 @ 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.

Standing Stone State Park Hosts Junior Ranger Camp
Jun 3 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Kids ages 7 to 12 are invited to Standing Stone State Park’s Junior Ranger Camp Wednesday, June 3 through Saturday, June 6. The young adventurers will work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge by following the guidelines in the Tennessee State Park’s Junior Ranger Activity Book.

Children will experience nature first-hand, explore the park’s history, and learn about Tennessee’s environment and diverse habitats. Programs and sessions will include hiking, boating, campfires, crafts, tomahawk throwing, and more. For more information, please call Ranger Keifer Helle at (931) 823-6347.

Smith County High School’s Baseball Camp
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Smith County High School’s Annual Baseball Camp will be on Wednesday, June 3 through Friday, June 5 at the school’s baseball diamond. The camp is for ages 7 to 12 from 9 to 11:30 am each day.

Registration is $40 per player. Registration forms can be found at Hackett’s Discount Drugs and can be mailed to Smith County High School Baseball, 70 Dixon Springs Highway, Carthage, TN, 37030. For more information, please call (615) 735-9219.

Cookeville’s Nashville State Campus Hosts TN Promise Registration Day
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cookeville’s Nashville State campus invites everyone to the TN Promise Registration Day event on Wednesday, June 3 and Thursday, June 4 at 11 am each day. There will be food and fun times with outdoor games included.

For more information, please email Brittany.Copley@nscc.edu.

Home Instead Senior Care of Cookeville Presents Monthly Webinars
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Home Instead Senior Care of Cookeville invites you to take part in the free continuing education credits through webinars. All web seminars are scheduled at 12 noon central time. Please pre-register by 9 pm PST the day before by emailing info@aging.org or calling (415) 974-9600. The 2015 schedule is as follows.

Wednesday, June 10: Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s
Wednesday, July 8: Supporting Families through Hospice and Palliative Care
Wednesday, August 12: Home Safety for Seniors
Wednesday, September 9: Understanding the Scams Seniors Face
Wednesday, October 7: Hospital to Home Preparation for Seniors
Wednesday, November 11: Understanding the Emotional Aspects of Caregiving
Wednesday, December 2: Helping Seniors with Loss of Independence

Jun
4
Thu
Cookeville’s Depot Museum Hosts “Round Trip: Cookeville Goes to War” Performance
Jun 4 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

You’re invited to go back in time to Cookeville with a reprisal of the 2001 play “Round Trip: Cookeville Goes to War” at the Cookeville Depot Museum on June 4, 5 and 6. The play is full of 1940’s charm, style and music.

Tickets are $15, and that includes a light, Southern supper. For more information, or to purchase your ticket, please call (931) 528-1313.

Liberty’s Senior Citizens Host Fundraiser Yard Sale
Jun 4 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Liberty’s Senior Citizens invite you to a Fundraiser Yard Sale on Thursday and Friday, June 4 and 5 beginning at 8 am each day.

The Town of Liberty’s Annual Yard Sale is on Saturday, June 6 beginning at 7:30 am, rain or shine. For more information, please call (615) 536-5422.

Cookeville’s Eat Right for Your Type Classes
Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Enjoy an Eat Right for Your (Blood) Type class each Thursday evening at 6:30 pm at Art Trends in Cookeville. This is a new series and the class is limited to 20 people.

For more information, or to sign up, please contact Larry Nesbit at (931) 456-9245 or er4yt@frontiernet.net or Ethel Anderson at (931) 261-4901 or ea@appisolutions.com.

Cookeville’s Plateau Eat Righters
Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Plateau Eat Righters each Thursday for the “Eat Right for Your Blood Type” series of classes. Class begins at 6:30 pm at 1740 South Jefferson Avenue in Cookeville.

For more information, please contact Larry at (931) 456-9245 or email er4yt@frontiernet.net or Ethel Anderson at (931) 261-4901 or email ea@ethelanderson.com.

Jun
6
Sat
Crossville’s 15th Annual Kid’s Fishing Derby
Jun 6 @ 6:30 am – 12:00 pm

Kids ages 5 to 15 are invited to take part in the 15th Annual Kid’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 6 at Meadow Park Lake in Crossville. Registration is free and is from 6:30 to 8:30 am. The welcoming is at 7:15 am, with ages 5 to 8 fishing from 7:15 to 8:15 am, and ages 9 to 15 from 8:15 am to the final weigh in at 10 am.

Lunch is served at 11 am, and the presentation of awards and prize drawings is at 12 noon. Trophies will be awarded to the total weight winners in each division for Big Fish, first, second and third places. The divisions are ages 5 to 8, ages 9 to 12, and ages 13 to 15. Participants must bring a parent or guardian, along with their own fishing pole, tackle, and bait. Some bait will be provided. For more information, please contact Marlene Potter at (931) 788-2034.

Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 6 @ 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.

2015 Folk Medicine Festival
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Enjoy the 2015 Folk Medicine Festival on Saturday, June 6 from 9 am to 6 pm in Red Boiling Springs. There will be healing art practitioners, biodynamic farmers, organic gardeners, artists, craftsmen, singers, musicians, dancers, and storytellers.

The event will cover the downtown area with vendors, demonstrators, entertainers, children’s activities, food vendors, a quilt show and education sessions. For more information, please visit Vision2020Inc.com.

Smith County’s High School Basketball Cheerleaders Host Little Girls Camp
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The 2015 Smith County High School Basketball Cheerleaders invite all girls ages kindergarten through 8th grade to Little Girls Camp on Saturday, June 6 from 9 am to 2 pm. Registration is $40 per child.

Registration forms can be picked up at the Smith County Drug Center or Hackett’s Discount Drugs. For more information, please call (615) 735-9219.

Crossville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce Hosts Staycation Expo 2015
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Crossville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce invites you to the annual Staycation Expo “Stay, Play and Repeat” on Saturday, June 6 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Fairfield Glade Conference Center.

The idea is to inform the attendees of all the destinations, attractions, shops and business on the Cumberland Plateau. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call Beth Davis at (931) 787-1755 or email beth.davis@crossville-chamber.com.

Jackson County’s Bike and Trike Poker Run Charity Ride for Kids
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

You’re invited to the Bike and Trike Poker Run – Charity Ride for Kids on Saturday, June 6 at the Jackson County Fairgrounds. Registration is from 10 to 11 am with a fee of $20 per driver and $10 per rider, kids 12 and under are free.

There will be a cash prize to the winner of the poker run, and this is a 145 mile round trip. The registration fee includes a plate lunch after the ride. If you would like to participate and do not have a motorcycle or trike, you can drive your car. Registration fees still apply. The ride is in memory of Derek Ragland, and proceeds go to Christmas gifts for kids. For more information, please call Mark or Sharon Guy at (931) 268-4207.

National Trails Day Hike – York Burial Site
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Celebrate National Trails Day with a hike to the Alvin C. York Burial Site on Saturday, June 6 beginning at 10 am at the York Home Site. There will be stops at the suspension bridge over Wolf River, the Wolf River Methodist Church, and the Burial Site of Sgt. York.

Bring your camera, and wear sturdy shoes and bring water and insect repellent. The trail length is 1 mile round trip. For more information, please call (931) 879-6456.

Putnam County Library’s Twice Told Tales Bookstore
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Twice Told Tales Bookstore is a used book sale hosted by The Friends of the Library is open the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 2 pm at the Putnam County Library. For more information, please call (931) 526-2416 or visit www.pclibrary.org .

Cookeville’s Doll Museum
Jun 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

You’re invited to Cookeville’s Doll Museum each Saturday from 1 to 4 pm. Admission is free and the museum is located on West Broad Street. For more information, please call (931) 520-0042.

Fentress County’s 8th Annual Free Community Concert and Lip Sync Contest
Jun 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Enjoy Jamestown’s 8th Annual Free Community Concert and Lip Sync Contest on Saturday, June 6 from 1 to 4 pm at the Fentress County Courthouse. The contest will begin at 1 pm with registration at 11:30 am.

The crowd will judge the lip sync contest by donating money and whichever performer has the most money in their bucket will be crowned the King/Queen of the Lip Sync. This event is free to the public, an food and drinks will be sold. There will also be a silent auction and raffle. Non-food vendors are invited to set up for $20 for a 10×10 spot. All proceeds go to the Fentress County Children’s Center. For more information, please call (931) 879-4431.

Crossville’s Plateau Eat Righters
Jun 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the Plateau Eat Righters each Saturday for the “Eat Right for Your Blood Type” series of classes. Class begins at 4 pm at 61 Calloway Drive in Crossville.

For more information, please contact Larry at (931) 456-9245 or email er4yt@frontiernet.net or Ethel Anderson at (931) 261-4901 or email ea@ethelanderson.com.

Jun
8
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 8 @ 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.

Gordonsville High School Hosts 2015 Tiger Basketball Camp
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Gordonsville High School hosts the 2015 Tiger Basketball Camp for kindergarten through 8th grade on Monday through Thursday, June 8-11 from 9 to 11 am daily.

Registration is $50 per player and will receive a free t-shirt. For more information, please call (615) 489-7509.

Tennessee Tech Hosts Awesome Etiquette Camp
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Boys and girls ages 8 to 12 are invited to Tennessee Tech’s Awesome Etiquette Camp Monday, June 8 through Thursday, June 11 from 9 am to 12 noon daily. The camp will be directed by Kari Oldham and it will provide your child with leadership and soft skills that will enable them to be courteous and confident in any social setting.

Topics will include why are manners important; how to make a good impression; using kind words and phrases; polite conversation; handshakes and introductions; place settings; table manners; invitations; how to be a gracious guest; hostess duties; thank you notes; out and about etiquette (movies, malls and restaurants; and sports etiquette. The classes are designed to be fun, hands-on and engaging. There will be special guests or outings on the TTU campus each day (such as pizza with the President) giving the students an opportunity to put learned manners into action. Camp participants will receive a free t-shirt. For more information, please visit the Awesome Etiquette Sign-Up Page.

Cookeville Community Band’s Concert Series 2015
Jun 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Enjoy the Cookeville Community Band’s Concert Series on every other Monday at the Dogwood Performance Pavilion at 7:30 pm. This is a series of free summer concerts in the park.

For more information, please visit CookevilleCommunityBand.org.

Jun
10
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 10 @ 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.

Cookeville’s Edgar Evins State Park Hosts Jr. Ranger Day Camp
Jun 10 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Edgar Evins State Park invites children ages 8 to 12 to Jr. Ranger Day Camp Monday through Friday, July 13-18 from 8:30 am to 12 noon each day. Daily events will include hiking, birds of prey, canoeing, survivor skills and more.

Registration is through Monday, June 15. The cost is $25 per camper. For more information, or to register, please visit the park office or call (931) 858-2114.

Highalnds Residential Services “Seed Fork of the Highlands Sun Seed and Soil” Program Seeking Donations
Jun 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Highlands Residential Services is asking for your help with the Seed Fork of the Highlands “Sun, Seed and Soil” Program. The program seeks to bring plants and people together for healing, health, rehabilitation and education.

The land, water and plants have been donated. Now, Highlands is asking for tomato stakes, bean poles, 50 foot soaker hoses, gardening tools, rain barrells, tin pie plates, and some special adaptive tools for disabilities. If you would like to donate, or for more information, please call (931) 526-9793 or visit HighlandsRS.com.

Jun
11
Thu
Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum Hosts 6th Annual Adult/Youth Golf Scramble
Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum presents the 6th Annual Adult/Youth Golf Scramble on Sunday, June 14 at White Plains Golf Course. This is a shotgun start at 3 pm. Advance team registration is $60 until Thursday, June 11.

The registration will be $75 the day of the tournament. Registration the day of the tournament will begin at 1:30 pm. There will be a putting contest from 2 to 2:45 pm. Mulligans will be sold at the registration table. Each child will receive a goody bag and trophies will be awarded in age flights for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. For more information, please visit KiwanisCookevilleChildrensMuseum.org.

Cookeville’s Let’s Eat Local
Jun 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cookeville’s Progressive Savings Bank invites you to the Let’s Eat Local event on Thursday, June 11 from 5 to 8 pm. This is a tasting event celebrating locally owned restaurants, local flavor, and live music.

For more information, please call (931) 372-2265.

Cookeville Crimestoppers
Jun 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Cookeville’s Crimestoppers meet at 5:30 pm the second Thursday of each month at the Cookeville Police Department on East Broad Street. For more information, please call (931) 526-2125.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Beginning Photography Class
Jun 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join professional photographer Ron Baker for the Cookeville Leisure Services Beginning Photography class at the Cane Creek Recreation Center on Thursdays from June 11 to July 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

This is a class for beginning digital photography students and will cover camera operation, principles of image capture, composition and subject matter. Areas of artistic expression will also be expolored in addition to the organization of images and applications such as e-mail, print and storage. Class fee is $65 per participant and pre-registration is required. For more information, or to sign up, please visit Cookeville-TN.gov/LS.

Jun
12
Fri
Cookeville’s Leisure Services Hosts Train Tales
Jun 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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

Jun
13
Sat
Crossville’s 1st Jonah’s Joy Golf Tournament
Jun 13 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm

Take part in the 1st Jonah’s Joy Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 13 from 7 am to 4 pm at Crossville’s Heatherhurst/The Crag Golf Course. Registration is $60 per person, or $240 for a foursome (men, women or mixed). Each registration includes green fees, cart, driving range, a player’s gift, door prizes, and an awards banquet at the conclusion.

Mulligans can be purchased for $5, limit 2 per golfer. The tournament will be a scramble best ball format, men from the white tees, and women from the red tees. Seniors over 65 may play from the gold tees. Registration will begin at 7 am with a shotgun start at 8 am. The lunch and awards presentation will be at 1:30 pm. 1st place takes home $300 and 2nd place gets $200. There will be individual contest prizes for closest to the pin, longest drive, and longest putt, along with a hole-in-one contest for a new car on hole #13. For more information, please email lylel@aamediapartners.com or call (931) 210-9686. For forms and registration information, email jonahsjoy@gmail.com.

Monterey and Sparta’s Highway 84 Yardsale
Jun 13 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Enjoy the Annual Highway 84 Yard Sale on Saturday, June 13 beginning at 7 am. All participants, please mail a $5 check to 3033 Monterey Highway, Monterey, TN, 38574.

For more information, please call (931) 498-2150.

Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 13 @ 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.

Monterey VFW Post 6277 Hosts Open House
Jun 13 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

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

Pickett County’s 5K Fun Color Run
Jun 13 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Pickett County invites you to the 5K Fun Color Run on Saturday, June 13 at the UT Extension Office on South Main Street in Byrdstown. Registration begin at 8 am with race time at 9 am.

The cost is $15 and proceeds will benefit the Pickett County Family Resource Center and Food Bank – helping Pickett County families. The run is open to individuals or teams of 4 to 8 people. Awards will be given for the silliest dressed individuals for the adult and youth male and female and the kookiest dressed team. For more information, or to register, please call (931) 864-3310 or email rmatheny@utk.edu.

Rugby’s Annual Street Fair
Jun 13 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Enjoy the annual 2 day Rugby Street Fair on Saturday and Sunday, June 13 and 14 in Historic Rugby. Shop for everything from antiques and vintage goods to special regional arts and crafts.

Admission is free. For more information, please visit HistoricRugby.org .

Cornerstone Middle School Hosts Football Motorcycle Ride
Jun 13 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Cornerstone Middle School invites you to the Football Motorcycle Ride on Saturday, June 13 at Boswell’s Harley-Davidson of Cookeville. Registration begins at 8:30 am with kickstands up at 10 am. The cost is $20 per bike and $5 per passenger.

Lunch will be provided at Boswell’s after the ride, along with a silent auction and live music. All proceeds will go to Cornerstone Middle School Football Athletics. For more information, please call (931) 239-8612, (931) 260-0143, (931) 260-4984, or (931) 544-0230.

Crossville’s Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary Hosts 5th Celebration of Life Butterfly Release
Jun 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Crossville’s Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary invites you to the 5th Benefit Celebration of Life Butterfly Release on Saturday, June 13 at the Cumberland County-Crossville Courthouse from 9 to 10 am.

The program will be remembering those we have loved and lost, including a reading of names being celebrated, a butterfly blessing, special music, commemorative readings, and the release of butterflies to mingle with the crown and the flowering plants. The donation for butterflies is $20 for one name to be remembered, or $100 for six names to be remembered. Please bring an lawn chair and wear bright colored clothing. For more information, please call (931) 456-8129.

Smithville’s Appalachian Center for Craft Hosts Second Saturday Craft Days
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville invites you to the Second Saturday events each month from 9 am to 4 pm. Children and adults are invited to immerse themselves in art and gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for artists and techniques.

Workshops are open to anyone. For more information, please call (931) 372-6891.

Putnam County Library Hosts Certified Therapy Dog Story Time
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Students and parents, you’re invited to enjoy a story with certified therapy dogs from the local Pet Therapy Program at 10:30 am on the second Saturday of the month at the Putnam County Library. For more information, please call (931) 526-2416.

Crossville’s Fairfield Glade Hosts “Cruisin’ Into Summer”
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Enjoy “Cruisin’ Into Summer” the first Fairfield Glade Cruise-In of the season on Saturday, June 13 from 11 am to 3 pm at Mirror Lake in Fairfield Glade of Crossville. All makes and models are welcome.

This event is hosted by the Plateau Corvette Club and is free to the public. There will be music, food, and cars with activities for the kids. For more information, please call (931) 484-3722.

Cumberland County’s Salvation Army Hosts Car Show
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join the Salvation Army of Cumberland County in a Fundraiser Car Show on Saturday, June 13 beginning at 12 noon at the Cumberland County Community Complex. With the area being hit by an ice storm in early 2015, this fundraiser will go to the Salvation Army to replenish what was used in the disaster relief.

To enter the show, pre-registration is $20 per car, which includes a dash plaque & t-shirt. Late Registration is $20, and that includes a dash plaque only. A 10×20 Swap Meet/Vendor Space is $25 or two for $40. Gate admission is free, and there will be prizes in several contests, including People’s Choice Trophy, Cackle Contest, Limbo Award for the Lowest Car, Bare Bones Award for the car with the least bells & whistles, Stock As A Rock Award for the car with the most ORIGINAL parts, Born To Be Wild Award for the best motorcycle, Bad To The Bone Award for the Baddest Motor, and a Rat Pack Award for the baddest Rat Rod (custom built trophy). There will also be Door Prizes, a Silent Auction, Cruise down Main Street at the close of the show, Floor Creeper Races for the kids, and a Small Scale Pit Crew Challenge for the kids. For more information, please call (931) 788-3414 or (931) 200-7709, or visit the Car Show Facebook Page.

Cookeville’s Kiwanis Bowling Fundraiser “Pins for Kids”
Jun 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

You’re invited to Cookeville’s Kiwanis Bowling Fundraiser “Pins for Kids” on Saturday, June 13 at Bowling World beginning at 1 pm. You’re asked to check in at least 30 minutes before start time. The cost is $25 per 4 person team, and top prizes will be $1,000, $500, and $250 for top placing teams. There will also be $250 worth of door prizes and raffles.

This is a 3 game tournament. Handicap basis is 80% difference between 21 game average and 220. If no average, women must use 120 average, and men must use 150 average. For more information, please contact Heath Waters at (931) 528-7559 or email bluewatersrental@gmail.com, or Trevor Dyer at (931) 526-4800 or email tdyer@americanbt.com.

Algood United Methodist Church Family Center Hosts Benefit
Jun 13 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Algood’s United Methodist Church invites you to a Benefit for Bro. John David Wilson on Saturday, June 13 from 3 to 8 pm. Gospel singing will begin at 5 pm to include The Hambys, The Jenkins Family, and Higher Ground.

The BBQ Supper is $6 per meal, and there will be a silent auction, cake walk, mountain sno, cornhole ($5 per person), basket ballooza and funnel cakes. Bro. John David Wilson is currently fighting cancer and the proceeds will help pay for medical and living expenses. Bro. Wilson is the Pastor of Hilham Road Free Will Baptist Church. For more information, please contact Lisa Wilson at (931) 273-0527, Kim Holman at (931) 808-5484, Tony Wilson at (931) 260-7306, or Tina Huddleston at (931) 397-3912.

Gainesboro’s 2015 DQ Classic Cruz N
Jun 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

You’re invited to Gainesboro’s 2015 DQ Classic Cruz N the second Saturday of each month through November. The classes include Pre 1980, Classics, Antiques, Rat Rods, Customs, and more.

Shine em up and bring em out. For more information, please visit DQ Classic Cruz N Facebook.

Overton County Cruise-In
Jun 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Enjoy the Overton County Cruise-In the second Saturday of each month around 4 pm on the square. All makes and models are welcome and admission is free.

Parking is first come, first served. For more information, please call Tommy Turner at (931) 397-5099 or Jimmy Turner at (931) 397-1130.

Jun
14
Sun
Crossville’s Ridgedale Free Will Baptist Church Hosts Free Meal
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Ridgedale Free Will Baptist Church of Crossville invites you to a meal after the regular worship service at 2 pm on the second Sunday of each month. The church is located at Red Road and for more information, please call (931) 788-5853.

Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum Hosts 6th Annual Adult/Youth Golf Scramble
Jun 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum presents the 6th Annual Adult/Youth Golf Scramble on Sunday, June 14 at White Plains Golf Course. This is a shotgun start at 3 pm.

The registration will be $75 the day of the tournament. Registration the day of the tournament will begin at 1:30 pm. There will be a putting contest from 2 to 2:45 pm. Mulligans will be sold at the registration table. Each child will receive a goody bag and trophies will be awarded in age flights for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. For more information, please visit KiwanisCookevilleChildrensMuseum.org.

Jun
15
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 15 @ 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
Jun 15 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am

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 artcirclelibrary.info .

Cookeville’s Intro to Sports Camp
Jun 15 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center hosts the Intro to Sports Camp Monday through Friday, June 15-19 for ages 4 to 6 years old. The camp is from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. Kids will get to learn what touchdown, homerun, goal and more means in this introduction to sports.

Campers will learn the basic skills and fundamentals for sports such as baseball, football, soccer and basketball. For more information, please visit Cookeville-TN.gov/LS.

American Red Cross Hosts Leaders Save Lives Program
Jun 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This summer, high school and college students are eligible to win a scholarship by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program. Registration is now open to host a participating blood drive through August 31, 2015. The Leaders Save Lives program encourages community-minded 16 to 24 year olds to host blood drives to help maintain the blood supply over the summer months.

Students who participate as a blood drive coordinator are eligible to win a scholarship of up to $2,500 for higher education and to earn a gift card. A total of 10 scholarships will be awarded via drawing to students who achieve 100% of their blood drive collections goal. All students who achieve the designated blood drive goal will receive an electronic gift card to giftcertificates.com. For more information, or to register to host a Leaders Save Lives blood drive, please visit RedCrossBlood.org/LeadersSaveLives.

Jun
16
Tue
Cumberland County High School’s Summer Baseball Clinic
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cumberland County High School will host the Summer Baseball Clinic on Tuesday, June 16 at Jet Park on the Miller Bypass in Crossville. Registration begins at 8:30 am, with the clinic from 9 am to 1 pm for kids ages 5 to 12.

Skills taught will include throwing, catching, hitting, base running, and defensive skills. All campers need to bring a glove, packed lunch, and money for snacks. The cost is $10 per person. For more information, please call (931) 337-9721.

Jun
17
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 17 @ 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 Cumberland Business Incubator Hosts MAKE Camp
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kids ages 8 to teens are invited to the Cumberland Business Incubator’s MAKE Camp Monday through Friday, July 13-17 from 9 am to 3 pm daily. Kids will enjoy crafts, embroidery and sewing, woodworking, laser etching, and vinyl projects.

The cost is $100 before June 18. Late registration is from June 19 to June 26 for $120. For more information, or to register, please call (931) 456-4910 or visit CumberlandIncubator.com.

White County’s Anti-Drug Coalition Hosts Tennessee Drug Free Workplace Opportunity
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

White County’s Anti-Drug Coalition is offering an opportunity for businesses to be a part of the Tennessee Drug Free workplace. Upon completion of the training, businesses will be eligible for a 5% deduction in Workman’s Comp premiums, the ability to bid on government programs, a shift in burden of proof when denying a workman’s comp claim, and a sober workforce.

If a business is interested in becoming a Drug Free Tennessee business, contact WAKE Sparta at wake.sparta@gmail.com or call (931) 304-9747.

Jun
19
Fri
Cumberland Business Incubator Hosts CBI Yard Sale
Jun 19 @ 6:00 am – 3:00 pm

Stop by Crossville’s Cumberland Business Incubator on Friday, June 19 for the CBI Yard Sale from 6 am to 3 pm. The event will be held rain or shine. You’re welcome to join and sell crafts, clothes, baked goods, sporting goods, tools, baby stuff, and non-profit organizations, college bound fundraisers, church fundraisers, and neighborhood groups are welcome.

The funds will be put towards a week long, hands on kids MAKE Camp at the CBI scheduled for July 2015. Parking spaces will be assigned on a first come, first served basis in order of payment received. The cost is $25 for 2 parking spaces or $40 for 3 parking spaces. Larger spaces are available upon request. Vendors, please bring your own tables, chairs, tents and treasures. For more information, or to reserve your spot, please call (931) 456-4910.

Sparta’s Monthly Bluegrass Concert
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Enjoy a monthly Bluegrass Concert on the 3rd Monday beginning at 7 pm at Sparta’s Amphitheater. For more information, please visit Sparta-Chamber.net .

Jun
20
Sat
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 20 @ 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.

Cookeville’s 13th Annual All-American Soap Box Derby
Jun 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Cookeville’s 13th Annual All-American Soap Box Derby is set for Saturday, June 20 on West 12th Street, beside Tennessee Tech’s Tucker Stadium. The race will begin at 8 am.

For more information, please contact Lt. Mike Smith at (931) 260-0963 or Pat Sealy at (931) 260-7522.