Ducktown Basin Museum will present a program on July 22 on “Mining: Environmental Impact and Remediation in the Basin Area.”
A Mid-Summer’s Dig Day will be held for children ages 3 through 11 on Tuesday, from 3 until 4:15 p.m. Meet in the library parking lot to dig for treasures and explore construction machines. This is a floating program; come and leave whenever you like just as long as it’s between 3 and 4:15 p.m. Kona Ice will be available as part of a Children’s Room fundraiser.
The Creative Discovery Museum program on fossils and rock for those ages 11 through 13 will be at 4:30 p.m. on July 16 in the Community Room at the library. Reservations are required for this event. Just call or stop by the Children’s Room Desk.
The Chinese Class offered by the library will begin on July 23. It will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m., and continue through Oct. 10. There is no fee for this 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.
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 detail shops to register and race in this annual event. For more information or for forms to register, visit www.familypromisebradley.org.
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