Around Cleveland
by Melissa Snyder, Banner Staff Writer
Nov 14, 2010 | 1589 views | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Bradley County UT Extension and 4-H office will be celebrating its 100th birthday with an Open House on Monday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. It is located at 95 Church Street S.E., downtown Cleveland. For additional information, call the office at 728-7001.

Body Recall, low-impact exercise classes for all men and women interested in feeling better and increasing mobility, will be from noon to 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church and continue for five weeks Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the church gym. Ann Smeltzer, R.N. and certified Body Recall instructor, will be leading the classes. For more information, call 476-4504 or 476-3764. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. The fee is very minimal.

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.

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

The Holidays at Five Points-Silent Auction will be Nov. 27 from 7 to 10 p.m. This community-wide 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.

Museum Center at Five Points is hosting “Home for the Holidays: Turn-of-the-Century Entertaining and the Chastain Glass Collection” from Nov. 20 through Jan. 8. The exhibit will highlight selections from the more than 1,200 pieces of late 19th to early 20th century American pattern glass donated by the Chastain family of Cleveland to the Museum Center in 2006. For further information call 339-5745.

The Museum Center at Five Points is hosting Tinsel Friday, a free, fun-filled day of family activities Nov. 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. as a festive alternative to Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. This event is planned for families who want to come to the museum for some quiet time to make holiday crafts, have photos taken with Santa before the giant Christmas tree and shop in the Museum Store for unique gifts without the crowds of the shopping mall. For further information call 339-5745

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