Cleveland Dance and Performing Arts Center will hold a free dance class July 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. Attendees will learn, perform and record for YouTube a dance choreographed by “So You Think You Can Dance” choreographers Tabitha and Napoleon. The recording will be eligible to be aired on the nationally televised SYTYCD show on Fox. The event is open to school dance teams, school cheer squads, dance studios, cheer gyms and anyone of all ages. Call 479-2123 or 531-3204 for more information.
The Chinese Class offered by the library will begin on Tuesday. It will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. and continue through Oct. 10. There is no fee for the class. Registration continues at the Non-fiction desk or by calling the library at 472-2163. The class will be taught by Wie Chen, a former translator in Germany for Volkswagen.
A class in Japanese is offered this summer at the library, each Monday and Wednesday through July. There will be two classes offered, at 10 or 11 a.m. The classes will be taught by Yumi Nomura, who was born in China but has been a Japanese citizen since she was 16. To register for this class, call the library at 472-2163, ext. 126. The classes will be limited in size and minimum age will be 16.
KIDZ ZONE, Creative Arts for kids ages 5-12, meets every Thursday at The Salvation Army, 437 Inman St. A meal is provided at 6 p.m., and the activities begin at 6:45 p.m. Kidz Zone is a Bible-based, hands-on, character building interactive program. For more information, call Gina Ballinger at 308-3467.
The Dining with Diabetes four-session program will begin Aug. 8 and continue Aug. 22 and 29, concluding Sept. 5. Class times are 5 to 7 p.m. for each session. The classes will be held at the UT Extension-Bradley County Extension Building at 95 Church St. S.E., in downtown Cleveland. For registration and other information, call the UT Extension- Bradley County office at 728-7001.
The Mid-South Regional Meeting of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Inc. will be Aug. 30-31 at Hamilton County Convention and Trade Center. Visit website: www.nawcc.org for more information. The event will be open to the public on Aug. 31.
Bed Race Festival to benefit Family Promise of Bradley County will be Sept. 21. Family Promise responds to the growing need to provide shelter, meals, and comprehensive support services to homeless families. Incredible Detail in Dayton challenges other automobile detailing shops to register and race in this annual event. For more information or for registration forms, visit www.familypromisebradley.org.
The BCHS class of 1993 is holding its 20-year reunion on Oct 19, 7:30 p.m., at the Old Woolen Mill in downtown Cleveland. For more information about it and how to purchase tickets, please go to the class Facebook page, Bradley Central class of 1993, or text your address to Angie Myers Taylor @ 423-400-6943. It will be a night to remember.
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