— The Wednesday afternoon weekly movie begins at 2 p.m. with a showing of “Wall-E” in the Community Room. Stay after the movie to continue the fun with board games until 5:30 p.m. This activity will continue each Wednesday until July 23.
— The Scholastic Book Fair continues through Tuesday at the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library. An amazing selection of books is headed our way. At the Book Fair you will find the latest and finest titles for kids, as well as a few books of interest to parents.
— Teens will kick off their summer reading program June 14, from 7 to 11 p.m., at the After Hours Party. Each week teens will explore a different part of this year’s theme, Spark a Reaction, with science experiments and crafts based on our favorite science fiction! Programs for teens age 13-17 require sign up online or at the library.
— “2nd Sundays @ 2” program, June 8, will be “Elements of Growing Herbs” with UT Extension Agent Robin Ramsey. This program will give you the lowdown on growing and maintaining herbs in your garden. Join us at 2 p.m. in the Community Room.
— An Adult Book Club for ages 18 and older meets the third Wednesday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Carmichael House Conference Room. Call the library if you are interested in attending the Adult Book Club.
— National Teen Lock-In will be held at the library from 7 p.m. Aug. 1 until 7 a.m. Aug. 2. This event is limited to 35 teens and a mandatory parent/teen meeting is required to attend. Check out more information online on the library website or in the Teen Zone on the second floor of the library.
Blythe Community Association will hold a Neighborhood Watch meeting on June 17 at 7 p.m. Kim Lorello is the Neighborhood Safety chairman. A Housing Rights Workshop will be held on June 19, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the cafeteria of the former Blythe Avenue School, 1075 Blythe Ave. S.E. For more information, email Dustin Tommey, Community Development director at firstname.lastname@example.org. The next Community Association meeting will be July 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Americorps Vista at Family Promise of Bradley County is holding an educational program to raise awareness in the community about poverty and homelessness. The event will be at the Cleveland YMCA on Tuesday nights through July 22 at 6 p.m.
AT Salvation Army:
— Character Building Class providing an after-school program for school-age children meets each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., at The Salvation Army, 437 Inman St. Children also receive a nutritious snack.
— Learn new quilting techniques and make new friends in the free “Undercover” quilting class.The class will meet each Tuesday at 6 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 437 Inman St. For more information on these programs, call 308-3467.
— Join the Faith & Fitness Zumba class which meets each week at The Salvation Army on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., Thursday at 6 a.m. and Thursday at noon. The licensed instructor is Regina Williams. Bring a friend and check out new songs and new dances that are easy and fun to learn. For more information, call 310-9557.
— Zumba will begin at the library each Tuesday and Thursday morning at 8:10 a.m., continuing until May 29. This class will be limited to 25, and reservations are required. Contact the library at 472-2163 or stop by the Non-Fiction Desk to reserve your spot.
— TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) local chapter meets every Monday at Wesleyan Methodist Church on Peerless Road. Private weigh-ins are from 5 to 5:30 p.m.; meeting is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. A TOPS category for children ages 7-18 is available. For more information, call 472-9628 or 593-4727.
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