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News Talk 94.1 keeps you updated on community events and activities all across the Upper Cumberland. Check back often to plan your week, find fun things to do with the kids, or family outings.

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Aug
17
Wed
Crossville – Access The Tennessee Electronic Library For Free – Art Circle Public Library
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Enhance your research and learning experience with TEL – The Tennessee Electronic Library! Use this convenient comprehensive resource for homework help, test prep, career tools, genealogical resources, general interest information, & more! Visit http://artcirclelibrary.info to access TEL free of charge – anytime, anywhere!

Crossville – Enroll A Child In The Imagination Library
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Cumberland County Imagination Library and the Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation are committed to enrolling every child from birth to age five in Tennessee’s statewide Imagination Library. This program is FREE and open to all eligible-age children in Tennessee – at no cost to families and regardless of income.The books in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library are selected by a blue ribbon committee of childhood education experts. If you would like to enroll your child, you may fill out a registration form at the Art Circle Public Library.

Crossville – Free Access To Heritage Hub – Art Circle Public Library
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. Heritage Hub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover potentially unknown family members. The archive includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7 through www.artcirclelibrary.info .

Crossville – FREE Online Books Available – Art Circle Public Library
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Art Circle Public Library has a subscription to TumbleBookLibrary, and your family can access it from home! It’s an unlimited and FREE online collection of e-books for children. There are over 250 animated, talking picture books (including some in Spanish and French), read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, exciting games, and puzzles. To access the login info, visit https://artcirclelibrary.info .

Crossville – Invest in the Art Circle Public Library Foundation – Art Circle Public Library
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Art Circle Public Library Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to provide financial support for the Art Circle Public Library. All donations to the Foundation are tax exempt to the extent of the law. Send donations or inquiries to the ACPL Foundation at 3 East Street, Crossville TN, 38555.

UCAAAD Offers SNAP Assistance @ ucaaad
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD) isnow offering application assistance with SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program foradults 60 and over or individuals with a disability.

The USDA created SNAP to provide eligibleindividuals with monthly benefits to buy food.

Applicants 60 and over or an individual with a disability can now call the UCAAAD SNAP BenefitsCoordinator at (931) 432-4111 for free and confidential application assistance.

Cumberland County – County Fair
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Sew it, grow it, and show it at the Cumberland County Fair!

Gate admission is $5, and children 5 and under are free!

For more information, call 931-484-9454.

Cookeville – Open Maker Lab Hosted By The Imagine Foundry
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Open Maker Lab is hosted by The Imagine Foundry every Wednesday from 2:00pm-7:00pm. Join the open maker lab experience! Let your creativity lead you in their makerspace – experience stations such as woodworking, building, crafting, sewing, and more! Imagine, design, and create with tools, materials, and professionals in the maker labs. $5 per maker per day.

Aug
18
Thu
Cookeville – CRMC Golf Classic Hosted By Golden Eagle Golf Course
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Get your team ready for the CRMC Annual Golf Classic!

There will be an 8:00am flight and a 1:00pm flight on both Thursday and Friday.

Team registration is $700 for a foursome, and includes meals, tournament polo, $20,000 hole-in-one competition, sleeve of golf balls, golf-cart access, snacks, and drinks.

Team registration is online at crmchealth.org/foundation-events or by calling 931-783-2003.

Crossville – Trace Your Ancestors
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trace your ancestors at the Cumberland County Archives & Family Heritage Center Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from 10am-12pm at 95 East 1st St Crossville, TN 38555. Call (931) 456-2006 for details.

Livingston – Commodities Distribution – Presented By UCHRA
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

There will be a Commodities Distribution Presented By UCHRA at the Overton County Fairgrounds. Sign up will be available at the site.

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency does not discriminate in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities.

For more information call 931-476-4116.

Cumberland County – County Fair
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Sew it, grow it, and show it at the Cumberland County Fair!

Gate admission is $5, and children 5 and under are free!

For more information, call 931-484-9454.

Cookeville – Teen Oreo Event – Presented By The Putnam County Library
Aug 18 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm

Teens aged 12 – 18 are invited to taste all the weird and wonderful flavors of Oreos. After that, learn how to use the Libby app to access books, audiobooks, magazines, and videos!

For more information call (931) 526-2416.

Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club Monthly Meeting
Aug 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club monthly meeting every third Thursday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The club serves dinner at 5:30 p.m. with the meeting beginning at 6 p.m. There is baby sitting available on the premises. For more information, go to the clubs Facebook.

Crossville – Cumberland County Chess Club Meet
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Cumberland County Chess Club meet at the RE/Max building at 24 Oak Road each Thursday at 6pm. This is a weekly event and is free to the public. It’s a great way to make new friends!

Cookeville – Clearview Bluegrass Performance
Aug 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Third Thursday in the Park concludes at Dogwood Park on August 18 at 7:30 p.m. with Clearview Bluegrass.

Clearview Bluegrass is a traditional bluegrass and old time music band that makes its home in the hills of Tennessee.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket for this free event. Concessions are available. For more information, call 528-1313.

Aug
19
Fri
Cookeville – CRMC Golf Classic Hosted By Golden Eagle Golf Course
Aug 19 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Get your team ready for the CRMC Annual Golf Classic!

There will be an 8:00am flight and a 1:00pm flight on both Thursday and Friday.

Team registration is $700 for a foursome, and includes meals, tournament polo, $20,000 hole-in-one competition, sleeve of golf balls, golf-cart access, snacks, and drinks.

Team registration is online at crmchealth.org/foundation-events or by calling 931-783-2003.

Livingston – American Legion Boston Butt Fundraiser – Presented By Bohannon American Legion Post 4 and Auxiliary Unit 4
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Boston butt fundraiser held by the Livingston Bohannon American Legion Post 4 and Auxiliary Unit 4. 

Tickets cost $35 each and can be purchased by calling Norm Osburn at 931-403-3380 before March 25th.

Pickup is Saturday, April 9th, from 8am-12p at 121 S Church St. Call Norm (931-403-3380) for details.

Upper Cumberland – Caregiving and Housing Assistance Offered
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance? For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll-free at 1-877-275-8233.

A support group meeting will be held for relatives that are caring for relative children during this month. Please contact Melissa Allison at 931-476-4127, if you are interested in attending this meeting.

For housing assistance while caring for a minor child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.

Cumberland County – County Fair
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Sew it, grow it, and show it at the Cumberland County Fair!

Gate admission is $5, and children 5 and under are free!

For more information, call 931-484-9454.

Cookeville – “Train Tales” Presented By The Cookeville Depot Museum
Aug 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

“Train Tales” hosted by The Cookeville Depot Museum will be presented every Friday from 10:30 am – 11am. Parents and preschool children can enjoy this free activity and story every Friday. Afterwards, be sure to explore the cabooses and train cars! Admission is free -for more information call 931-520-5455.

Legal Aid Society Providing Free Legal Services To Low-Income Individuals In The Upper Cumberland
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Are you in need of legal representation? The Legal Aid Society is a nonprofit law firm providing free legal services to low-income individuals in the Upper Cumberland. They do not handle any criminal cases, just civil cases, which include issues such as representing victims of domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, tenants with landlord/tenant disputes, people with debt problems who are having collection agencies contact them or sue them, consumers who have purchased goods and have issues with the product not working or questions with the financial agreements, homeowners who are struggling to pay their mortgage and are in fear of foreclosure, people who are trying to get or keep public benefits, workers who have been discriminated against, children with disabilities who are trying to get appropriate educational services from school systems or DCS placements, taxpayers who have controversies with the IRS, and seniors over the age of 60 with any of the above problems but also who may be exploited by family members or friends. If you are in need of these services, call 931-528-7436.

Cookeville – Open Maker Lab Hosted By The Imagine Foundry
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Open Maker Lab is hosted by The Imagine Foundry every Friday from 2:00pm-7:00pm. Join the open maker lab experience! Let your creativity lead you in their makerspace – experience stations such as woodworking, building, crafting, sewing, and more! Imagine, design, and create with tools, materials, and professionals in the maker labs. $5 per maker per day. Stop in and see what inspires you to create!

Livingston – Quittin’ Tyme Band And Dance – Presented By The American Legion
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of country music and dancing with the Quittin' Tyme Band.

The dance is open to everyone, and concessions will be available.

Call 931-403-3380 for more information.

Aug
20
Sat
Cookeville – FREE Clothing Giveaway
Aug 20 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come on out to Gentry Chapel for a FREE Clothing and Supplies Giveaway on August 20th from 8a-1p!! 

Men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing will be available.

 For info, contact Sharon Stanton at 931-239-6538.

Cookeville – The Depot In Art
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Check out this new exhibition that will consist of several pieces by local artists that feature the Depot building through the years, as well as a special loan from the Tennessee State Museum of a painting with an unusual Depot view by Evelyn Lee-Sissom.

This will be the first in the new series, “Art at the Depot” that will lead up to the ART Prowl each fall. Be sure to stop by the Depot to check out this new series opening August 13 running through October 29.

For more information, call 528-8570.

Crossville – Trace Your Ancestors
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Trace your ancestors at the Cumberland County Archives & Family Heritage Center Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from 10am-12pm at 95 East 1st St Crossville, TN 38555. Call (931) 456-2006 for details.

Cookeville – “Where Did Ya Go? What Did Ya See?” – Cookeville History Museum
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This family fun exhibit at the Cookeville History Museum is now open, and you don’t want to miss it!

Take a nostalgic trip through Cookeville and the Upper Cumberland via local highways and byways, and view Middle Tennessee through the eyes of yesterday!

For more information, call 931-520-5455.

Cookeville – Blood Assurance Blood Drive
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come support your community by donating blood in the parking lot in front of Bon Air United Methodist Church!

Remember to eat a good meal, drink additional water, avoid energy drinks, and bring a photo ID.

Donors will receive a $5 Sonic gift card, a “Blood Assurance 50th Anniversary Tumbler,” and be entered to win a Walt Disney Trip!

To schedule an appointment, contact Rodney Ritchie (419) 296-3524 or milkdude1967@yahoo.com

Crossville – FREE Beginner Guitar Classes – Art Circle Public Library
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

FREE Guitar Lessons hosted By The Art Circle Public Library held every Saturday! Beginner classes meet at 10:00am, Intermediates meet at 10:45am, and Advanced classes meet at 11:20am. Bring your own guitar! Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Crossville – FREE Intermediate Guitar Classes – Art Circle Public Library
Aug 20 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am

FREE Guitar Lessons hosted By The Art Circle Public Library held every Saturday! Beginner classes meet at 10:00am, Intermediates meet at 10:45am, and Advanced classes meet at 11:20am. Bring your own guitar! Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Cookeville – Cane Creek Water Rentals
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Weekend rentals are back through October at the park concessions building, 201 CC Camp Road. Hours are Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

Paddleboats are $4 per half hour; single kayaks, $6 per hour; tandem kayaks, $8 per hour; and canoes, $8 per hour.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult and wear a life jacket, which is provided.

For more information, please call (931) 526-6668.

Crossville – FREE Advanced Guitar Classes – Art Circle Public Library
Aug 20 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 am

FREE Guitar Lessons hosted By The Art Circle Public Library held every Saturday! Beginner classes meet at 10:00am, Intermediates meet at 10:45am, and Advanced classes meet at 11:20am. Bring your own guitar! Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Sparta – Good Time Cruisers Cruise-In
Aug 20 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Get ready to dust them off, check the tires, and top off the tank – the Sparta Good Time Cruisers are back on Liberty square each month April – October 2022 from 3pm till dusk! See you there!

Van Buren County – Calling All Vendors
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Van Buren County is looking for vendors and entertainers for this event and for future events!

Local folks and organizations will be prioritized. Sign up by Wednesday, July 20th!

For more information, call 931-946-2314.

Cookeville – Love Letters – Backstage CPAC
Aug 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Backstage Series at CPAC presents: Love Letters by AR Gurney, Directed by Kimberly Frick-Welker. Love Letters is the beautiful story of Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and Melissa Gardner, childhood friends whose lifelong correspondence begins with birthday party thank-you notes and summer camp postcards.

Audiences get a glimpse into a lifetime between two people who grew up together and went their separate ways. Although physically apart, Melissa and Andy remained spiritually close as only true lovers.

Shows August 12-20. All performances are set for 7:30 p.m. except August 14 which begins at 2 p.m. Tickets on sale now, for more information, call 528-1313.

Cookeville – College Town Weekend
Aug 20 @ 10:30 pm – Aug 21 @ 2:30 am

With summer coming to a close and school starting back up that means College Town Weekends are back in full swing!

Join us August 20 for some fun at the Depot for Depot trivia, refreshments and lots of outdoor activities including cornhole and jumbo checkers from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.!

For more information, call 528-8570.

Aug
21
Sun
Allons – Hummel Chapel Church Service – Presented by Hummel Chapel Church
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Hummel Chapel Church services are held every Sunday at 10am. Come worship alongside a non-demonational church. Preacher Joe Lee invites everyone to join his congregation every Sunday. For more information, call 931-261-5606

Cookeville – Cane Creek Water Rentals
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Weekend rentals are back through October at the park concessions building, 201 CC Camp Road. Hours are Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

Paddleboats are $4 per half hour; single kayaks, $6 per hour; tandem kayaks, $8 per hour; and canoes, $8 per hour.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult and wear a life jacket, which is provided.

For more information, please call (931) 526-6668.

Aug
22
Mon
Cookeville – CASA Volunteer Recruiting
Aug 22 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 pm

HELP an abused or neglected child in your county navigate through the court system, working with DCS and the Child/Family team to make sure all the child’s needs are being met and reporting to the court the progress made so that the child can thrive in a safe, loving and permanent home.

CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates, is having volunteer training in August. You can give back to your community and help the children!

For more information, call 931-520-9540.

Crossville – CBI Maker Space
Aug 22 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Join others with shared interests, especially in computer or technology, and gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge!

Classes and memberships are available.

Please contact Holly Hanson at 931-456-4910 or hansonha@roanestate.edu for more information.

Crossville – Start Or Grow Your Business
Aug 22 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Start or grow your business with the Cumberland Business Incubator by Roane State Community College!

Call or email today for a FREE confidential business coaching appointment.

Please contact Holly Hanson at 931-456-4910 or cbi@roanestate.edu for more information.

Cookeville – CPAC Featured Artist
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

August’s featured artist at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center is David Stone. Dave Stone was born in Washington State in the summer of 1983. Having been homeschooled through high school, he was able to draw his younger sister Sarah…. A lot.

When he was 11 he entered a drawing of his sister into the county fair and won first place. He hasn’t put the pencils and paint brushes down since. Although Dave is now a starving artist, his dreams and passions are still very much alive today.

Viewers may enjoy the art Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at 10 E. Broad St in the CPAC lobby.

Cookeville – Volunteer Recruiting – Presented By the Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Upper Cumberland Habitat relies on Volunteers to keep their ministry strong, and not just on the job site. They use volunteers in their basic daily operations, from ReStore volunteers to office volunteers and all the work in between. Volunteers ages 16 and up are utilized in many capacities, 18 and over in all capacities. If you and your family want to donate your time, you can email: tisha@uchabitat.org.

Crossville – Beginner Tai Chi Classes – Art Circle Public Library
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn Tai Chi for arthritis relief and overall health at The Art Circle Public Library with beginner classes starting at 10am (registration is limited) and intermediate classes starting at 11am. Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Cookeville – Arts & Crafts Corner
Aug 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us as we learn and practice some easy buttercream piping techniques! Ages 12 – Adult.

For more information, call (931) 526-2416.

Crossville – Intermediate Tai Chi Classes – Art Circle Public Library
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn Tai Chi for arthritis relief and overall health at The Art Circle Public Library with beginner classes starting at 10am (registration is limited) and intermediate classes starting at 11am. Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Crossville – FREE Family Games Night
Aug 22 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Meet in the Cumberland Meeting Room at the Art Circle Public Library on January 10th from 4:30pm-6:30pm for family game night! Lots of your favorite games for ALL ages. Light refreshments served. Call 931-484-6790 to register.

Livingston – Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings – Hosted By The Overton County Chamber of Commerce
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings hosted by the Overton County Chamber of Commerce meet every Monday evening at 7:00pm. These meetings are FREE and open to whomever needs help.

Cookeville – Big Band Orchestra
Aug 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Big Band Sound will present a free concert August 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Dogwood Park. Attendees may want to dance during this lively orchestra concert. Bathrooms and concessions are available.

For more information, call 528-1313.