Around the Town
Domestic Violence Support Group Meeting — A domestic violence support group will meet each Thursday evening from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. The support group, which is offered by the Rhea County Domestic Violence Prevention Council, gives survivors of domestic violence, sexual abuse/assault and teen dating abuse a safe and confidential environment to receive support, guidance and education.The
meeting is free and childcare is provided. For questions or further information call 775-4514.
Give A Kid A Chance Event Registration Deadline (7/8) — The registration deadline for the Give-a-Kid-a-Chance Event will be July 9. Registration forms can be picked up at local libraries. Children that have gotten well-child exams within the past 12 months. The Give-a-Kid-a-Chance Event will distribute freee school supplies to children on July 18 at the Rhea County High School in Evensville between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Blood Donors Needed (7/8)— Blood Assurance is in urgent need for blood donors, especially those with blood type O negative. Rhea Countians are encouraged to attend an upcoming blood drive in Dayton. The Blood Assurance Blood Mobile will be at Wal-Mart on Monday, July 8, from noon to 5:30 p.m.
Kids Art Adventure at ArtCrafters (7/10) — ArtCrafters on Market Street in Dayton, will host a Kids Art Adventure for ages 6 to 18 on Wednesday, July 10, from 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. This weeks’s project is T-shirt art. Cost is $5 and supplies are included. Those interested in the Tie-dye class are asked to inform ArtCrafters of their T-shirt size prior to the class.Call ArtCrafters at 775-1401 for more information.
Rose Montgomery Art Class at ArtCrafters (7/13) — ArtCrafters on Market Street in Dayton, will host Rose Montgomery on Saturday, July 13, as she shares a new concept in art onto canvas. An example can be seen in the window of ArtCrafters on on their web site. Cost of the class is $35. The class is open to those 15 years of age or older. Call ArtCrafters at 775-1401 for more information.
Kids Art Adventure at ArtCrafters (7/17) — ArtCrafters on Market Street in Dayton, will host a Kids Art Adventure for ages 6 to 18 on Wednesday, July 10, from 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. Local artist Sally Fleming will share how to create a picture with masonite and tissue paper. Cost of the class is $5. Call ArtCrafters at 775-1401 for more information.
Spring City Shake the Lake Independence Day Celebration (7/20) — Spring City will hold their annual “Shake the Lake” Independence Day celebration at Veteran’s Park on Saturday, July 20. The all-day event will start with registration for the Mr. & Miss Firecracker Pageant at 9 a.m. The pageant will include five age categories for boys and girls from newborn to 8-years-old. The pageant will begin at 10 a.m. with the Baby Miss Firecracker category and will continue until the final Mister Firecracker category begins at 12:15 p.m. The afternoon’s events will begin with registration for the watermelon and pickle eating contests at noon with the pickle eating contest beginning at 1 p.m. followed by the watermelon eating contest at 1:30 p.m. Karaoke will begin at 2 p.m. followed by sign-ups for the Diaper Derby, Teddy Bear Run and Duck Race at 3 p.m. The Diaper Derby will begin at 4 p.m. followed by the Teddy Bear Run at 4:15 p.m. and the Duck Race at 5 p.m. The events continue into the evening as live band music continues with Corey Rose and Evervigilant performing until dark when fireworks will light the night sky to conclude to festivities.
Rhea County Academy Summer Camp (7/22) — Rhea County Academy will host an eight-week summer camp through July 22. The camp will run from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the school with after-hours child care available until 6 p.m. For more information or to register, contact Rhea County Academy at 775-2826.
Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast (7/27) — The Civil Air Patrol will host a breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Mark Anton Municipal Airport on Saturday, July27. The all-you-can-eat cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10. The event will be held rain or shine.
Cub Scout Pack 3214 Flag Retirement Ceremony (8/5) — Dayton Cub Scout Pack 3214 will hold an American Flag Retirement Ceremony on Monday, Aug. 5, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Dayton United Methodist Church. A flag collection box has been placed at Fastenal, located at 200 Able Towne Place in Dayton. The public is invited to attend the retirement ceremony.
Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast (8/24) — The Civil Air Patrol will host a breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Mark Anton Municipal Airport on Saturday, Aug. 24. The all-you-can-eat cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10. The event will be held rain or shine. Everyone is welcome.
Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors
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July 8: Art class 9 a.m. Exercis class 9:30 a.m. Bingo 10 a.m. Wear a hat! July 9: Wendy Winters speaks on Alheimers Association 10 a.m. July 10: Breakfast and blood pressure checks with Pathway Home Health 9:30 a.m. July 11: Anna Johnson with UT with Living Well Program-part 4 a.m. July 12: Blood pressure check and hydration talk with Home Solutions 10 a.m.
Steve Kelser, a volunteer with the SHIP program will be at Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors Center at 241 Alabama Ave. on Tuesday, July 16, to help seniors with Medicare. Call Marilyn at 775-6776 to make an appointment.
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July 8: Beef patty, pepper and onion gravy, sour cream and chive potatoes, Normandy blend vegetables, whole wheat bread, LD Apple Flips, 2% milk (1/2 pint). July 9: White bean and chicken chili, green peas, stewed tomatoes, whole wheat bread, chocolate pudding, 2% milk (1/2 pint). July 10: Meatballs, tomato sauce, green beans with red peppers, carrots, whole wheat bread, to slices, red delicious apple, 2% milk (1/2 pint). July 11: Roast pork, peach ginger sauce, chuckwagon corn, mashed potatoes, cornbread, LD Fudge Round, 2% milk (1/2 pint). July 12: Turkey salad, lettuce & tomato, pasta vegetable salad (1/2 cup), orange juice (4 oz.), whole wheat bread (2 slices), mixed fruit salad, 2% milk (1/2 pint).
Senior Lighthouse Center
July 8: Bible study 10 a.m. July 9: crafts and card games 9 a.m. July 10: Gospel music day 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 11: Board meeting 10 a.m. Jam session 7 p.m. July 12: Cards and board games 9 a.m.