Around the Town
Free Basic Introduction to Computer Class — Rhea County Adult Education will offer a free Basic Introduction to Computer class in early May. Those interested in registering are asked to call 775-7881 and leave their name and phone number.
Rhea Family YMCA Healthy Kids Day (4/27) – The Rhea Family YMCA will host a Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 27, This is a free community event that will help families find fun through active play and educational opportunities to improve health and well-being. Healthy Kids Day encourages kids and parents to commit to keeping the body and mind active now and throughout the summer. Contact the YMCA at 423-775-5859 for more information.
Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast (4/27) — The Civil Air Patrol will host a breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Mark Anton Municipal Airport on Saturday, April 27. The all-you-can-eat cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10. The event will be held rain or shine.
John Quincy Adams Shaver Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy Meeting (4/27) — The John Quincy Adams Shaver Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet at 10 a.m. on April 27 in Dayton. Please contact Nancy Herhold at (423) 365-0609 or firstname.lastname@example.org
. for the location of the meeting. Membership is open to women no less than 16 years of age who are blood descendants, lineal or collateral, of men and women who served honorably in the army, navy or civil service of the Confederate States of America or gave material aid to the cause.
Rhea County Republicans Lincoln Day Dinner (4/27) — The Rhea County Republican Party will hold their annual Lincoln Day Dinner on Saturday, April 27, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of Rhea County High School. For tickets, contact Elmer Hinds at 775-2963.
Cleanup at Dayton City Cemetery (4/27) — A Cleanup Day will be held at the Dayton City Cemetery on Saturday, April 27, beginning at 9 a.m. Those wishing to help are asked to bring rakes, weedeaters and etc. Donations are welcome and would be most appreciated. Call 775-4633 for more information and to make a donation.
Walden’s Ridge Community Center Dinner & Meeting (4/30) — The Walden’s Ridge Community Center will host a Pot-Luck Dinner and Informational Meeting on Tuesday, April 30, at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcomed to attend.
Rhea County Republicans Meeting Rescheduled (5/2) — The Rhea County Republican Party Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 2, has been postponed until Thursday, May 9, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Republican Party Headquarters at 1359 Railroad Street in Dayton. The Executive Committee of the Rhea County Republican Party will meet at 6:30 p.m. prior to the regular meeting.
Benefit Dinner & Auction for Leslie “Peanut” Cornett (5/3) — A Benefit Dinner and Auction for Leslie “Peanut” Cornett will be held on Friday, May 3, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Ag Center & Fairgrounds in Evensville. The dine-in or carry-out dinner will include a choice of BBQ with all the fixin’s or chili and hot dog. Price for the meal will be $10 which includes the meal, a dessert and a drink. Live entertainment throughout the evening will include performances by The Cox Family, The Cumberland Band and Danielle Smith. For more information, contact the UT Extension office at 775-7807.
Bryan College Music Department Spring Musical Showcase (5/3) — The Bryan College Music Department will present their Spring Musical Showcase on Friday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m. at Rudd Auditorium on the campus of Bryan College. The showcase will feature vocal and instrumental ensembles and faculty and student soloists. This event is free and open to the public.
Stinnett Family Reunion (5/4) — The Stinnett Family Reunion will be held at Washington Park in the Old Washington community on Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The reunion will be held at Wolf Creek Fire Hall in case of inclement weather.
Benefit Dinner at Luminary Frostbite Volunteer Fire Dept. (5/4) — The Luminary Frostbite Volunteer Fire Dept. will host a benefit Fried Chicken Dinner on Saturday, May 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 11 years of age and younger. Proceeds will benefit the fire dept. Dinner will include a choice of two meats, three sides, one bread, one dessert and one drink for adults. For children, the dinner will include a choice of one meat, two sides, one bread, one dessert and one drink. Menu is subject to change from month to month. The fire dept. is located on Summer City Rd., 13 miles north of State Route 30 or 11 miles on Shut-In Gap Rd. from Spring City.
Audrey Pack Memorial Library Community Yard Sale (5/24) — The Friends of the Audrey Pack Memorial Library in Spring City had rescheduled their community yard sale to Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the library on W. Rhea Avenue. Booth space may be reserved at a cost of $8 on the hardtop or $6 on the lawn. Participants must furnish their own tables. The Friends will offer baked goods for sale and welcome donations of household items for their white elephant table.
Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast (5/25) — The Civil Air Patrol will host a breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Mark Anton Municipal Airport on Saturday, May 25. The all-you-can-eat cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10. The event will be held rain or shine.
Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors
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April 29: Art class 9 a.m. Exercise class 10 a.m. April 30: Shopping in Crossville - leave at 9 a.m. May 1: Exercise class 9:30 a.m. Blood pressure checks with Homecare Solutions. Estate planning with Larry 9 a.m. May 2: Bingo with Life Care Center of Rhea Co. 10 a.m. Board meeting at noon. May 3: Hot dog sale 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone welcome.
A hot dog fundraiser will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 3, at the Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors Center, located at 241 Alabama Avenue in Dayton. Meal will include hotdogs, chili, slaw, dessert and drink for $4.
Steve Kelser, a volunteer with the SHIP program will be at Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors Center, located at 241 Alabama Avenue in Dayton on Tuesday, May 21, to help seniors with Medicare. Call Marilyn at 775-6776 to make an appointment.
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April 29: Chicken with paprika cream sauce, mashed potatoes, steamed spinach, white dinner roll, LD Pecan Spinwheel, 2% milk (1/2 pint). April 30: BBQ chopped pork, BBQ sauce, green beans, whole kernel corn, hamburger bun, banana pudding, 2% milk (1/2 pint). May 1: Hamburger, American cheese, baked beans, lettuce, tomato, onion, hamburger bun, peach cobbler, 2% milk (1/2 pint). May 2: Sliced ham, pineapple sauce, seasoned collard greens, white beans, cornbread, fresh banana, 2% milk (1/2 pint). May 3: Chicken salad, green pea salad, green garden salad (1 cup), whole wheat bread (2 slices), cardinal citrus mold, fat-free Italian dressing, 2% milk (1/2 pint).
Senior Lighthouse Center
April 29: Bingo with Helen 10 a.m. April 30: Rummikub & Mexican train 9 a.m. May 1: Music day 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 2: Bingo with SC Care & Rehab 10 a.m. Jam Session 7 p.m. May 3: Breakfast at Sisters in Crossville and shopping - leave at 8:30 a.m. May 4: To Rockwood 6 p.m.