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Covering The Community Presented By Swallows Insurance

Rock 93-7 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.

 

Jul
27
Sun
Borrowing Books from the Art Circle Public Library
Jul 27 all-day

Hey Kids! You’re invited to come borrow books for free from the Art Circle Public Library. 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.

2014 Overton County Fair
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Overton County Fair will be from Tuesday, July 22 until Saturday, July 27. For more information, please visit link .

Cookeville Firepup Program
Jul 27 @ 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.

Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Beginning Photography
Jul 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Beginning Photography class Thursday, July 10 through Thursday, August 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm with local photographer Ron Baker. Baker will offer his knowledge and expertise to students in a six-week beginner’s photography course covering camera operation, principles of image capture, composition and subject matter.

Students will also explore areas of artistic expression. All types of digital cameras are welcome including smart phones, electronic tablets, point and shoot cameras and iPods. Registration is $65 and the deadline is July 3.

Jul
28
Mon
FCE Clubs in Putnam County
Jul 28 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.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Jul 28 @ 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.

2014 Smith County Fair
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Smith County Fair will be held Monday, July 28 through Saturday, August 2. Gate admission Monday through Thursday $4, Friday and Saturday $5, Children age 5 and under get in free. Season pass $27 for 7 day admission. Midway ride armbands Monday and Tuesday $18, Wednesday $14 and Thursday – Saturday $18. Monday there is a $500 cash giveaway at 9:15 pm. Wednesday night Student Night, first 50 adults admitted free until 5:50 pm. 2 students admitted free per paying adult. A shuttle service is available. For more information, please visit link .

Art Circle Public Library hosts Quacker’s Story Time
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Art Circle Public Library will host Stories, Music and Puppets for ages 1-101 every Monday 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/.

Open Beading Class at The Art Guild
Jul 28 @ 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.

Plateau Creative Arts Center hosts Open Studio
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Visitors are welcome at the Open Studio at the Plateau Creative Arts Center 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.

White County’s Stitch ‘N Knit Club
Jul 28 @ 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.

Learn What You Can Do on an iPad at the Art Circle Public Library
Jul 28 @ 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. 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/.

Rural Health Clinic of the Cumberlands Seeking Help
Jul 28 @ 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.

2014 Ms. Senior Cumberland County Pageant
Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2014 Ms. Senior Cumberland County “Age of Elegance” Pageant. This year’s ladies will be judged on Philosophy of Life, Evening Gown, Interview, and Community Involvement. The Cameo Club of past winners will help contestants with on stage grace, and will also have evening gowns available for selection.

The contest is held during Senior Day at the Fair, which will be Wednesday, August 27. Applications are available at Fair Park Senior Center. Please contact Tina Taylor for more information at (931) 484-7416.

Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Senior Walking Club
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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

Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Beginning Photography
Jul 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Beginning Photography class Thursday, July 10 through Thursday, August 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm with local photographer Ron Baker. Baker will offer his knowledge and expertise to students in a six-week beginner’s photography course covering camera operation, principles of image capture, composition and subject matter.

Students will also explore areas of artistic expression. All types of digital cameras are welcome including smart phones, electronic tablets, point and shoot cameras and iPods. Registration is $65 and the deadline is July 3.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Boot Camp
Jul 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Summer Boot Camp is your chance to take your fitness to the next level on Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 pm and Saturdays from 9 am to 10 am. This three month series is taught by instructors Tiffany Lollar and Darla Richardson and is done by drop-in only, no pre-registration required. Classes will meet at the Cane Creek Recreation Center and will take place at Cane Creek Park.

A punch pass will be issued and incentives will be offered for excellent attendance. Participants will receive prizes for attending 25 or more of the 37 classes from June 2 to August 30. Participants will also receive one free class each time they pay and attend 10 classes. Classes are $6 each and will not beld on July 3 or July 5. For more information, please call (931) 526-7393.

Life Recovery at Byrdstown Community Center
Jul 28 @ 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.

Jul
29
Tue
Dale Hollow Lake Marina Association ‘Poker Runs’
Jul 29 all-day

Get ready to enjoy the most flexible Poker Run yet! Dale Hollow Lake Marina Association hosting two Poker Runs from May 30 to June 8 and August 15 through the 24. You can complete in 1 day, over a weekend or over the 10 days of each Poker Run. You may even complete the run by boat, motorcycle or vehicle. Register at an participating marina (listed below),and you may choose east or west Marinas or both. The entry fee is $20 for each division per person. All proceeds will benefit the “Friends of Dale Hollow Lake.”
Prize money is based upon the number of entries. 50% of all entries will be donated to “Friends of Dale Hollow Lake.” Participating marinas are as follows:
East
Eagle Cove Resort, East Port Marina, Star Point Resort, Sunset Marina, Willow Grove Marina, Wisdom Dock, and Wolfe River Dock.

West
Dale Hollow Marina, Dale Hollow State Park Marina, Hendricks Creek Resort, Holly Creek Resort, Mitchell Creek Resort, Sulphur Creek Resort, and Willow Grove Marina.

For more information, please visit link or call Christy Maxwell at (931) 823-2781.

2014 Smith County Fair
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Smith County Fair will be held Monday, July 28 through Saturday, August 2. Gate admission Monday through Thursday $4, Friday and Saturday $5, Children age 5 and under get in free. Season pass $27 for 7 day admission. Midway ride armbands Monday and Tuesday $18, Wednesday $14 and Thursday – Saturday $18. Monday there is a $500 cash giveaway at 9:15 pm. Wednesday night Student Night, first 50 adults admitted free until 5:50 pm. 2 students admitted free per paying adult. A shuttle service is available. For more information, please visit link .

Putnam County Library’s Morning Movies
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join the laughter at the Putnam County Library’s showing of “Cuban Fury” on Tuesday, July 29 at 11 am. This is part of the 2014 Morning Movies series.

For more information, please call (931) 526-2416. (comedy, 2014, R for language and sexual references)

Crochet Classes at the Fair Park Senior Center
Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

Foundation Fighting Blindness
Jul 29 @ 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 Presents Tuesdays at the Movies
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come see “I’ Frankenstein” on Tuesday, July 29 at 2 pm at the Art Circle Public Library. This movie is part of the Tuesdays at the Movies program which happens every Tuesday and is free to the public. The movie will be shown in the Cumberland Meeting Room. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 ext.223.

Hawaiian Hula Lessons
Jul 29 @ 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.

Plateau Creative Arts Center Hosts Walk-In Painting Class
Jul 29 @ 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
Jul 29 @ 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.

Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Beginning Photography
Jul 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Beginning Photography class Thursday, July 10 through Thursday, August 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm with local photographer Ron Baker. Baker will offer his knowledge and expertise to students in a six-week beginner’s photography course covering camera operation, principles of image capture, composition and subject matter.

Students will also explore areas of artistic expression. All types of digital cameras are welcome including smart phones, electronic tablets, point and shoot cameras and iPods. Registration is $65 and the deadline is July 3.

Literary Elements Graphic Novel Group Presented by Putnam County Library
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm

Expand your reading experience by joining the Putnam County Library’s Literary Elements Graphic Novel Group on Tuesday, July 29 at 6 pm. The book discussed will be “Blankets” by Craig Thompson which “explores the sibling rivalry of two brothers growing up in the isolated country, and the budding romance of two coming-of-age lovers.”

Books are available at the Adult Services Circulation Desk. For more information, please call (931) 526-2416.

Jul
30
Wed
Borrowing Books from the Art Circle Public Library
Jul 30 all-day

Hey Kids! You’re invited to come borrow books for free from the Art Circle Public Library. 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
Jul 30 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.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Jul 30 @ 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.

2014 Smith County Fair
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Smith County Fair will be held Monday, July 28 through Saturday, August 2. Gate admission Monday through Thursday $4, Friday and Saturday $5, Children age 5 and under get in free. Season pass $27 for 7 day admission. Midway ride armbands Monday and Tuesday $18, Wednesday $14 and Thursday – Saturday $18. Monday there is a $500 cash giveaway at 9:15 pm. Wednesday night Student Night, first 50 adults admitted free until 5:50 pm. 2 students admitted free per paying adult. A shuttle service is available. For more information, please visit link .

Putnam County Library Story Time
Jul 30 @ 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.

Art Circle Public Library Hosts Noon Concert
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Art Circle Public Library invites you to the July Concerts on Wednesdays at 12 noon in the Cumberland Meeting Room. On Wednesday,July 30 the Cumberland County Playhouse Performers will sing songs from: Gypsy, Smoke on the Mountain, and Shrek. This concert is free to the public. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790.

Plateau Creative Art Center Hosts Paint with Pastels
Jul 30 @ 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.

Plateau Creative Arts Center Hosts Children’s Summer Art Program
Jul 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

The Art Guild of Fairfield Glade is hosting the Children’s Summer Art Program for ages 7 and up every Wednesday through August 13. Admission is free and children will have fun with various forms of painting, clay pottery, and jewelry making. All classes will be led by artists from the Art Guild. For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

Art Circle Public Library Presents Live Painting Demonstration
Jul 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come see Pikeville Artist Thomas Britt as he performs a Live Painting Demonstration on Wednesday, July 30. The demonstration will begin at 2 pm in the Cumberland Meeting Room of the Art Circle Public Library. Mr. Britt is a self-trained, inspirational artist who will have some of his paintings and prints on display during July and August at the library. All paintings and prints are for sale. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 or visit link .

Rural Health Clinic of the Cumberlands Seeking Help
Jul 30 @ 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.

Readers Theater
Jul 30 @ 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
Jul 30 @ 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.

Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Beginning Photography
Jul 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Beginning Photography class Thursday, July 10 through Thursday, August 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm with local photographer Ron Baker. Baker will offer his knowledge and expertise to students in a six-week beginner’s photography course covering camera operation, principles of image capture, composition and subject matter.

Students will also explore areas of artistic expression. All types of digital cameras are welcome including smart phones, electronic tablets, point and shoot cameras and iPods. Registration is $65 and the deadline is July 3.

Buffalo Valley Library Pot Luck Dinner
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Everyone is invited to the Pot Luck Dinner at the Buffalo Valley Library on Wednesday at 6 pm. The cost is $7.50 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under.
For more information, please call (931) 858-1403 or (931) 858-5127.

Jul
31
Thu
Dale Hollow Lake Marina Association ‘Poker Runs’
Jul 31 all-day

Get ready to enjoy the most flexible Poker Run yet! Dale Hollow Lake Marina Association hosting two Poker Runs from May 30 to June 8 and August 15 through the 24. You can complete in 1 day, over a weekend or over the 10 days of each Poker Run. You may even complete the run by boat, motorcycle or vehicle. Register at an participating marina (listed below),and you may choose east or west Marinas or both. The entry fee is $20 for each division per person. All proceeds will benefit the “Friends of Dale Hollow Lake.”
Prize money is based upon the number of entries. 50% of all entries will be donated to “Friends of Dale Hollow Lake.” Participating marinas are as follows:
East
Eagle Cove Resort, East Port Marina, Star Point Resort, Sunset Marina, Willow Grove Marina, Wisdom Dock, and Wolfe River Dock.

West
Dale Hollow Marina, Dale Hollow State Park Marina, Hendricks Creek Resort, Holly Creek Resort, Mitchell Creek Resort, Sulphur Creek Resort, and Willow Grove Marina.

For more information, please visit link or call Christy Maxwell at (931) 823-2781.

Smoke on the Mountain at Cumberland County Playhouse
Jul 31 all-day

Smoke on the Mountain is a crowd-pleasing, grassroots musical that tells the story of the Sanders Family Singers with a healthy dose of humor, bluegrass, and gospel music. This play is at the Cumberland County Playhouse through August 8. Call (931) 484-5000 for your tickets or visit their website link .

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts “Take Charge of Your Diabetes”
Jul 31 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Sign up now for an evidence-based class “Take Charge of Your Diabetes” at the Cookeville Senior Citizens Center. This class will be held on Thursdays from 8 to 10 am and is provided by the UT Extension Office. On the 7th week of class, there will be one day class “Cooking for Diabetes” where participants will have the opportunity to eat the different foods prepared. These classes are free of charge. For more information, please call (931) 526-9318.

2014 Putnam County Fair
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Putnam County Fair will be Thursday, July 31 through Saturday, August 9. Events throughout the week include animal and poultry shows, lawn mower races, extreme motorcycles, a gospel singing concert, and a corn hole tournament. Admission is $5 a night. For more information, please visit link .

2014 Smith County Fair
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Smith County Fair will be held Monday, July 28 through Saturday, August 2. Gate admission Monday through Thursday $4, Friday and Saturday $5, Children age 5 and under get in free. Season pass $27 for 7 day admission. Midway ride armbands Monday and Tuesday $18, Wednesday $14 and Thursday – Saturday $18. Monday there is a $500 cash giveaway at 9:15 pm. Wednesday night Student Night, first 50 adults admitted free until 5:50 pm. 2 students admitted free per paying adult. A shuttle service is available. For more information, please visit link .

Cumberland County High School’s Blue Bash
Jul 31 @ 1:30 pm – Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm

All students entering 9th grade at Cumberland County High School are encouraged to attend Blue Bash on Thursday, July 31. Student registration is from 1:30 to 2 pm in the gym lobby. Parents may register between 4:30 and 5 pm to join their children. The annual picnic will begin shortly thereafter.

Students will receive their schedules and have a chance to find their classrooms. Door prizes will be awarded between 6:30 and 7 pm. Students must be in dress code. For more information, please contact CCHS at (931) 484-6194.

Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Beginning Photography
Jul 31 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Beginning Photography class Thursday, July 10 through Thursday, August 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm with local photographer Ron Baker. Baker will offer his knowledge and expertise to students in a six-week beginner’s photography course covering camera operation, principles of image capture, composition and subject matter.

Students will also explore areas of artistic expression. All types of digital cameras are welcome including smart phones, electronic tablets, point and shoot cameras and iPods. Registration is $65 and the deadline is July 3.