Tuesday, October 08, 2013
(Last modified: 2013-10-08 15:58:30)
Source: The Herald-News
Around the Town
Daughters of American Revolution Meeting (10/10) — The Rhea-Craig Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet Thursday, Oct. 10, at 3 p.m. in the conference room of the Sweetwater Library. “Rural Reminders of Yesterday” will be the program presented by Marilyn Ward. Nellie Ward will be the hostess. Call 423-337-4004 for more information.
Alhambra Shrine Circus (10/10-13) — The Alhambra Shrine Circus will be at Camp Jordan Arena in East Ridge, Tenn. beginning Thursday, Oct. 10, and continuing through Sunday, Oct. 13. Proceeds benefit the Alhambra Shrine.
Harvest of Art Show and Sale (10/11 & 12) — The Dayton Arts League will hold their annual ”Harvest of Art” show and sale of newly created artwork on Friday, Oct. 11, and Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. at the Rhea County Welcome Center, located at 107 Main Street in Dayton. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 775-5122 or 903-2773.
Fall Craft Fair in Spring City (10/12) — The 2013 Fall Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the lawn of the Spring City Depot. Artists, crafters and food vendors will be on hand for this day of family fun. For more information, contact the Spring City Chamber of Commerce at 423-365-5210 or online at www.springcitychamberofcommerce.com.
Benefit Poker Run (10/12) — A benefit poker run will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Minner Hole Lounge , located at 12169 Old Dayton Pike in Soddy Daisy, Tenn. The $20 per bike poker run will benefit the Soddy Daisy Health Care and Life Care Center of Rhea County nursing homes. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. and “kickstands up” will be at 11 a.m. Fish plates will be sold for $5 and a raffle will be held for a signed Charlie Daniels guitar. For more information, contact BJ at 423-463-4941, Opie at 423-619-0850 or Union Fork Bait and Tackle at 423-332-4664.
North Hamilton County Elementary Fall Festival (10/12) — North Hamilton County Elementary School (NHCE) in Sale Creek, Tenn. will host a fall festival on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The festival will include hay rides, face painting, games, vendors and lots more.
Wilkey Memorial Service (10/12) — A Wilkey Memorial Service will be held at the Rhea County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 12, beginning at 1 p.m. with a covered dish lunch. All Wilkeys are invited.
Laurelbrook Fire Department Open House (10/13) — The Laurelbrook Fire Department, located at 5175 Ogden Road on Dayton Mountain, will hold an Open House on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 1 to 6 p.m. in recognition of Fire Prevention Week. The open house will include a special appearance by “Flash the Fire Dog,” a door prize forthe first 100 children, free smoke alarm signups, fire extinguisher demonstrations, refreshments for sale and more.
Spring City American Legion Post 203 Meeting (10/17) — Spring City American Legion Post 203 will have their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 17, beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a covered dish dinner. Post 203 meets on the third Thursday of each month. Call 423-667-5060 for more information.
Cars for a Cure at Life Care Center of Rhea County (10/20)— Life Care Center of Rhea County, located at 10055 Rhea County Highway in Dayton will host Cars for a Cure, an open car show to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. The car show will be held Sunday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entry fee is $20 per car. Call 423-322-6244 for more information.
Fall Book Talk Series at Clyde W. Roddy Library (10/22)— The Clyde W. Roddy Public Library will discuss “Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen” by Susan Gregg Gilmore on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the library for check out. Call 775-8406 for more information.
Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast (10/26) — The Civil Air Patrol will host a breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Mark Anton Municipal Airport on Saturday, Oct. 26. The all-you-can-eat cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10. The event will be held rain or shine.
RCHS Class of 1983 Reunion (9/26 & 27) — The Rhea County High School Class of 1983 will celebrate its 30 year reunion on beginning on Friday, Oct. 25. where the 1983 grads will attend the RCHS football game and sit together. On Saturday, Oct. 26, class members will gather at The Car Barn in Chattanooga from 6:30 to 11 p.m. For more information on costs, reservations, etc., call Kelly Willison at 423-667-3215.
Memorial Dedication at Cherokee Removal Park-Blythe Ferry (10/27) — Friends of the Park will host a dedication ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 27, at 2 p.m. for a new memorial which lists the 2,000 names, commonly known as the Henderson Census Roll, of Cherokees forced west. The memorial was constructed in observance of the 175th Anniversary of the Trail of Tears. A sign on Highway 60 in Meigs County directs visitors to the park.
Basic Computer Class at Clyde W. Roddy Library (10/29) — The Clyde W. Roddy Library will offer a basic computer class on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 1 to 3 p.m. Limited space is available. Sign up at the front desk or call 775-8406.
Fall Book Talk Series at Clyde W. Roddy Library (11/5) — The Clyde W. Roddy Public Library will discuss “Carved in Bone” by Jefferson Bass on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 6 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the library for check out. Call 775-8406 for more information.
Fall Book Talk Series at Clyde W. Roddy Library (11/19) — The Clyde W. Roddy Public Library will discuss “Bootlegger’s Daughter” by Margaret Maron on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the library for check out. Call 775-8406 for more information.
Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors
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Oct. 9: Exercise class 9:30 a.m. Bingo 10 a.m. Nutrition talk.Oct. 10: Corn hole game 10 a.m. Oct. 11: Trip to We Care 9 a.m.
Steve Kelser, a volunteer with the SHIP program will be at Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors Center at 241 Alabama Ave. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, to help seniors with Medicare. Call Marilyn at 775-6776 to make an appointment.
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Oct. 9: Hot dog with chili, ranch beans, carrot slaw, hot dog bun, diet peach crisp, 2% milk (1/2 pint). Oct. 10: Peach-orange BBQ chicken, parsley potatoes, seasoned collard greens, cornbread, vanilla pudding, 2% milk (1/2 pint). Oct. 11: Beef taco, Spanish rice, fiesta vegetables, lettuce & tomato, flour tortilla, fresh banana, 2% milk (1/2 pint).
Senior Lighthouse Center
Oct. 9: Gospel fellowship and lunch 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 10: Board meeting 10 a.m. Jam session 7 p.m. Oct. 11: Card and board games 10 a.m. Oct. 12: Train ride - leave center at 7 a.m.
A special gospel singing and covered dish lunch will be held at the Senior Lighthouse Center in Spring City on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 10 a.m. until noon.
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