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May
29
Mon
Monterey Memorial Day Celebration At Whitaker Park
May 29 all-day

Celebrate, honor, and remember with family for Memorial Day at Monterey’s Whitaker Park with an all day flea market, live music, and delicious food. For more information visit www.montereytn.com.

Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
May 29 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Celebrate, Honor And Remember At Monterey’s Memorial Day Celebration
May 29 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Celebrate, Honor and Remember at Monterey’s Memorial Day Celebration at Whittaker Park on Monday, May 29.

This all day celebration will include a flea market, music, and food. For more information, please visit MontereyTN.com.

Honor Those Who Died For Our Country At Livingston’s Memorial Day Program
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Honor those who died for our country at Livingston’s Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 29 at 10 am at the Livingston Town Square.

There will be various speakers and presentations during the event. A light lunch will be available to the public after the program. For more information, please contact Larry Gunnels at (931) 260-9100 or email lwgunnels@twlakes.net.

Honor Those Who Served On Memorial Day In Livingston
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join Livingston in honoring all of those who died while serving our great country. Livingston’s Memorial Day Program will be held Monday, May 29th on Livingston Town Square. Enjoy hearing from various speakers, and presentations throughout the event.

For more information, please call 931-260-9100.

Get Your Homeschooler The Exercise They Need At Cane Creek Gymnasium
May 29 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Bring Your Homeschoolers to Cane Creek Gymnasium to enjoy a drop-in fitness and sports class every Monday. All ages and fitness levels are welcome to join an instructor on Corut 2 of the Gymnasium. Three sections are offered including an explanation of daily concentration, warm-ups focusing on flexibility and aerobic activity, and a sport or physical fitness activity.

Entry is only $1 per student. Classes are held every Monday with an instructor between 12-2pm. Homeschool students under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent.

May
31
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
May 31 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Help A Child Read And Improve Literacy With The Summer Slide Book Drive
May 31 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Putnam County School System encourages you to assist in increasing children’s reading proficiency over the summer with the Summer Slide Book Drive. Promote reading by donating new or nearly new children’s books. Reading can not only prevent summertime boredom, but can help keep reading skills up over the summer going into the next school year.

Donate your new or nearly new books at your neighborhood elementary school or the Putnam County Board of Education Office between now and the end of May.

Crossville Hosts Free Arthritis Exercise
May 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Cumberland County UT Extension Agent Kelli Bottoms invites you to a 6 week Free Arthritis Exercise program each Wednesday at 1 pm at Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville. Learn the healthy way to deal with the problem, and be able to cut down on the pain medicine.

This class is free and for more information, please call (931) 484-7416.

Jun
1
Thu
Cookeville Beekeepers Monthly Meetings
Jun 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

All beekeepers and those interested in bees are invited to the Cookeville Beekeepers monthly meetings the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Collegeside Church of Christ in Cookeville.

For more information, please call President David Laferney at (931) 261-7211, Secretary David Fox at (931) 260-3970, or visit CookevilleBeekeepers.com .

Jun
3
Sat
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 3 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Livingston’s VFW Post 5062 and America Legion Post 4 Hosts Have Coffee with a Veteran
Jun 3 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Livingston’s VFW Post 5062 and American Legion Post 4 invite you to Have Coffee with a Veteran on the first Saturday of each month from 8 to 11 am at the VFW Post building on Henson Street in Livingston.

All are invited, especially those who have served or who are currently serving in our armed forces, to come and have coffee, conversation, and enjoy the comradeship of our veterans. For more information, please call (931) 403-4003.

Putnam County Library’s Twice Told Tales Bookstore
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Twice Told Tales Bookstore is a used book sale hosted by The Friends of the Library is open the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 2 pm at the Putnam County Library. For more information, please call (931) 526-2416 or visit www.pclibrary.org .

Crossville’s Saturday Night Dances at the Fair Park Senior Center
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Every Saturday night Tom Fincher and the Southern Pride Band are playing live for everyone who enjoys a good dance at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville from 6 to 8 pm. The cost is $5 per person. For more information, please contact Tom Fincher at (931) 484-6790.

Overton County Relay for Life @ Livingston City Park
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Overton County’s Relay for Life will be Saturday June 3rd. Events start at 6:00pm and will continue until 10pm. The Survivor and Caregiver walk will begin at 6:30pm, and Luminaria Ceremony will be at 9pm. Please come out and show your support for this important cause!

Jun
5
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 5 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Open Beading Class at The Art Guild in Crossville
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your project with or without problems to the Open Beading Class on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month at The Art Guild in Crossville from 10 am to 12 noon. You will receive lots of compassion and conversation during this class. There is a $5 fee for non-members for studio use.
For more information, please call (931) 484-3722.

West View Baptist Church of Cookeville Hosts Giveaway
Jun 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

West View Baptist Church encourages you to stop by the free clothing giveaway the first and third Monday of each month from 11 am to 1 pm. The church is located on Laurel Avenue in Cookeville. For more information, please call (931) 526-7220 or visit WestViewCookeville.org. .

Jun
6
Tue
Crossville’s Tuesdays at the Movies
Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Enjoy Tuesdays at the Movies at Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library at 2 pm. A different movie is shown every Tuesday in the Cumberland Meeting Room for free.

Everyone is welcome. For more information, please call Charlie at (931) 484-6790 ext. 223.

Cookeville’s Highlands Residential Services Presents “Kids Matter Program”
Jun 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bring your kids in Kindergarten through 4th grade to the Highlands Residential Service “Kids Matter Program.” The new reading program is held every Tuesday and Thursday after school until 4:45 pm.

On Tuesdays, we meet at the TNT Center of the Police Substation on Pine Avenue. On Thursdays, we meet at the HRS main office on West Jackson Street. For more information, please visit HighlandsRS.com. .

Silver Point Community Center’s Weekly Dance and Music
Jun 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

You’re invited to Silver Point Community Center’s weekly Dance and Country Music Event every Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 9 pm. All ages are welcome and admission is free.

Concessions will be available. For more information, please call (931) 858-5671 or (931) 261-4830.

Upper Cumberland’s Barbershop Chorus Weekly Singing
Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You’re invited to sing with the Upper Cumberland Barbershop Chorus each Tuesday at 7 pm at J&S Construction in Cookeville. Enter through the kitchen in the back. For more information, please call (931) 525-1880.

Jun
7
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 7 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library hosts Quacker’s Story Time
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

The Art Circle Public Library in Crossville will host Stories, Music and Puppets for ages 1-101 every Wednesday during Quackers Story Time at 10 am. Parents and caregivers, please stay with your child during these fun programs which will take place in the Cumberland Meeting Room. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 or visit ArtCircleLibrary.info .

Monterey Branch Library Hosts Preschool Story Time
Jun 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

The Monterey Library invites all preschool and home school students to Preschool Story Time every Wednesday at 11 am. For more information, please contact the library at (931) 839-2103 or visit PCLibrary.org .

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Wednesday Noon Concerts
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Enjoy a free Noon Concert each Wednesday at Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library. The concerts feature local talent. For more information, please visit ArtCircleLibrary.info.

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Dog Training Classes
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Bring your dog to learn new tricks at the Dog Training Classes at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville. The classes are held on Wednesdays and the schedule is as follows:
6 pm – Beginning Obedience – A class to teach your dog the basics.
7 pm – Drop-in Conformation – Come as you need or want to.
8 pm – Rally – A “nicer” form of obedience. You must take Basic Obedience first.

The obedience and rally class series is 10 weeks in length. Drop-In Conformation classes are $5 per dog per night. Most classes are $100 for the 10 week sessions. All “first-time” students are given a $10 discount on their first series of classes except Conformation Drop-In. For more information, please call (931) 788-1478.

Crossville’s Fair Park Seniors Center Hosts Readers Theater
Jun 7 @ 10:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Seniors who enjoy acting, drama, jokes and laughter should join the Reader’s Theater at Fair Park Senior Center on Wednesday from 3 to 4 pm. No need to memorize your lines, everyone reads with expression. Actor Terry Burgess will be leading this fun hour every Wednesday.

Jun
8
Thu
The Mana from Heaven Food Pantry in Crossville
Jun 8 @ 3:30 am – 4:30 am

The Mana from Heaven Food Pantry is open every Thursday from 4 to 5:15 pm at the Place of Refuge Church in Crossville. The only requirement is that there is a need. For more information, please call (931) 707-8114.

The Mana from Heaven Food Pantry in Crossville
Jun 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Mana from Heaven Food Pantry is open every Thursday from 4 to 5:15 pm at the Place of Refuge Church in Crossville. The only requirement is that there is a need. For more information, please call (931) 707-8114.

Cookeville Crimestoppers
Jun 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Cookeville’s Crimestoppers meet at 5:30 pm the second Thursday of each month at the Cookeville Police Department on East Broad Street. For more information, please call (931) 526-2125.

Jun
9
Fri
Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center Hosts the Art of Stained Glass
Jun 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center presents The Art of Stained Glass on Fridays from 9:30 to 11:30 am. This is a beginner Stained Glass Class taught by instructor Sara Senft. The cost is $51 for members of the Art Guild and $66 for non-members. The supplies needed for this workshop will be provided by the instructor. Bring 2-3 days of old newspapers to class. For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

Cookeville’s Leisure Services Hosts Train Tales
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Bring your preschooler to Cookeville Leisure Services every Friday at 10:30 am for Train Tales. They’ll enjoy a train book each week and talk about life for our railroad friends. For more information, please visit cookeville-tn.org/ls .

Monterey Branch Library’s Home School Hangout
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Monterey Branch Library is the Home School Hangout on every Friday. For more information, please call (931) 839-2103 or visit the Monterey Branch Library’s Facebook page.

Jun
10
Sat
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 10 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Celebrate National Marina Day 2017 At Mitchell Creek Marina
Jun 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Celebration National Marina Day 2017 at Mitchell Creek Marina of Livingston on Saturday, June 10 from 8 am to 9 pm.

There will be free boating safety checks by the U.S. Coast Guard, tours, classes, door prizes, refreshments, and a day of fun and safety activities. For more information, please call (931) 823-1666, email info@mitchellcreekmarina.com, or visit MitchellCreekMarina.com.

Monterey VFW Post 6277 Hosts Open House
Jun 10 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

The Monterey VFW Post 6277 invites veterans and their families to an open house the second Saturday of each month from 8 to 10 am at the VFW Post on South Poplar Street. Coffee and donuts will be served. For more information, please call James McCracken at (931) 839-7830.

Take A Tour Of The Cordell Hull Dam Powerhouse
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Learn about Cordell Hull Lake’s unique history, project purposed, recreational opportunities, and more with a tour of the Cordell Hull Dam Powerhouse. Approximately 45 minutes in length, the tour wil begin at the Left Bank Parking Lot next to the Hydropower facility, near the Carthage/Turkey Creek entrance.

These tours are free to the public. Tour participants must register for the tours at least one week prior to the desired tour date. Click here to register for a tour. For more information, please contact the Cordell Hull Lake Resource Manager’s Office at 615-735-1034.

Smithville’s Appalachian Center for Craft Hosts Second Saturday Craft Days
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville invites you to the Second Saturday events each month from 9 am to 4 pm. Children and adults are invited to immerse themselves in art and gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for artists and techniques.

Workshops are open to anyone. For more information, please call (931) 372-6891.

Take A Hike Through History In Downtown Cookeville
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Experience Cookeville’s history with Cookeville Leisure Services’ History Hikes. Every second Saturday of each month, bring your family to the Cookeville Depot Museum, or the Cookeville History Museum to begin your free tour of Historic Downtown Cookeville. The current theme of these hikes is, “Cookeville: Back to the ’80s.” Learn about what Cookeville was like back in the 1980s.

Each History Hike is free. Meet at the Cookeville Depot Museum, or the Cookeville History Museum to receive free snacks and an entry form with trivia questions. For more information, please call the Cookeville History Museum at 931-520-5455, or the Cookeville Depot at 931-528-8570.

The Gathering Place Church Of McMinnville Invites Those In Need To A Food Give-Away
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Gathering Place Church of McMinnville invites those in need to a food giveaway from 10 am to 2 pm at the Go Extreme Building.

Food items will vary weekly. There is also a food give-away on the second Tuesday of the month. For more information, please call (931) 808-3957.

Putnam County Library Hosts Certified Therapy Dog Story Time
Jun 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Students and parents, you’re invited to enjoy a story with certified therapy dogs from the local Pet Therapy Program at 10:30 am on the second Saturday of the month at the Putnam County Library. For more information, please call (931) 526-2416.

Car Enthusiasts, Join The Overton County Cruise-In And Swap Meet
Jun 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Car enthusiasts, join the Overton County Cruise-In and Swap Meet on Saturday, June 10 at 4 pm at the Livingston Town Square. Come show off your beautiful old cars, trucks, and more.

The meet will be held monthly on the second Saturday. For more information, please contact Tommy Turner at (931) 823-2597, or (931) 397-5099, or Jimmy Turner at (9310 823-1166 or (931) 397-1130, or you may email either of these gentlemen at tht3@twlakes.net, or mopar24@twlakes.net.

Jun
11
Sun
Crossville’s Ridgedale Free Will Baptist Church Hosts Free Meal
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Ridgedale Free Will Baptist Church of Crossville invites you to a meal after the regular worship service at 2 pm on the second Sunday of each month. The church is located at Red Road and for more information, please call (931) 788-5853.

Jun
12
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jun 12 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Monterey Senior Center Hosts Weekly Games
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Monterey Senior Center invites you to fitness classes every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 am. There will also be Bingo every Thursday at 10 am, and Bridge every Monday and Thursday at 1 pm.

For more information, please call (931) 839-8053.

Teach Your Kids About The Great Outdoors At Standing Stone Park’s Junior Ranger Camp
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Standing Stone State Park invites your kids to come and learn how to become Standing Stone Junior Rangers. Kids will have the chance to explore and learn about the natural world through fun and creative activities.

Registration is $25 per child. To register, or fore more information, please visit the Standing Stone State Park website, or call 931-823-6347.

Jun
13
Tue
St. Mary’s Mobile Medical Clinic of Crab Orchard
Jun 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

St. Mary’s Mobile Medical Clinic will be at the Crab Orchard Care Center on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 9 am to 3 pm. All patients must be registered by 2 pm. Appointments may be made by calling (931) 337-2981 but walk-ins are welcome.

Teach Your Kids About The Great Outdoors At Standing Stone Park’s Junior Ranger Camp
Jun 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Standing Stone State Park invites your kids to come and learn how to become Standing Stone Junior Rangers. Kids will have the chance to explore and learn about the natural world through fun and creative activities.

Registration is $25 per child. To register, or fore more information, please visit the Standing Stone State Park website, or call 931-823-6347.

Livingston’s Millard Oakley Public Library Hosts Crafter’s Club
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Bring your project with you and enjoy the company of other crafters at Crafter’s Club the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 10 am to 11:30 am at the Millard Oakley Public Library in Livingston. For more information, please call (931) 823-1888.