Around Cleveland
by MELISSA SNYDER, Banner Staff Writer
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Tall Betsy Storytelling Evening is today from 4:30 to 9 p.m. at the Museum Center at Five Points. Tall Betsy will be there and will be telling her story. There will also be other family-friendly Halloween stories told by members of the Cleveland Storytelling Guild. It’s free of charge. For more information call, 339-5745 or visit

MainStreet Cleveland Halloween Block Party is today from 5 to 10 p.m. in the downtown Cleveland area. Admission is free. There will be various community organizations giving away treats, food vendor booths and two stages of live music. Come dressed for the costume contest. For more information, call MainStreet Cleveland at 479-1000.

Community Legal Forum on Family Law Issues will be Monday from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Carmichael House Conference Room of the Cleveland-Bradley Library. The free forum open to the public will host a panel of four local attorneys who will discuss issues concerning grounds for divorce, orders of protection, mediation, marital dissolution agreements, parenting plans and other topics. Audience members will have a chance to interact with panel members in a question-and-answer session. For more information, call 472-2163.

Cleveland Family YMCA Small Business Expo will be Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event is for home-based or local community business vendors. For more information, call 476-5573.

The Family Violence Program of Cleveland offers a confidential support group for abused women on Monday evenings. Professional counseling will be available. For more information, call 479-9339.

Homecoming 2010 for Lee University alumni will be Nov. 5-7. The celebratory event will feature class and club reunion 1970, ’80, ’90 and 2000 will be highlighted. A Legacy Reunion is on schedule to feature all graduation classes from 1918-1965, specifically honoring the class of ’60. Additionally, the Ladies of Lee will be celebrating their 45th reunion with an alumni reception, while the Chorale will commemorate their 10th anniversary. Other homecoming events include the Flames baseball reunion, a Lady Flames playoff soccer match, and much more. To register for Homecoming 2010, call 1-800-LEE-9930 or visit for more information.

The Artisans Festival will be at the Museum Center at Five Points on Nov. 12 from noon to 5 p.m. and Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will give people an opportunity to get some holiday gift giving ideas. Twenty-five vendors will be on hand. The event is free of charge. For further information call 423-339-5745 or visit

The Dining with Diabetes Healthier Eating for the Holidays Workshop will be Nov. 19 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the UT Extension-Bradley County office at 95 Church St. S.E., Cleveland, TN. Call the UT Extension office for registration details at 728-7001.

The Holidays at Five Points-Silent Auction will be Nov. 27 from 7-10 p.m. This communitywide holiday event will feature a silent auction and heavy hors d’oeuvres. The cost to attend is $25 per person and tickets can be purchased at the Museum Center. All money raised from Holidays at Five Points will benefit the Museum Center at Five Points exhibitions and education programs. To purchase tickets, call 339-5745 or come by the Museum during open hours.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Contact Melissa Snyder at 472-5041 or e-mail: