Spring City Lions Club Meeting — The Spring City Lions Club will meet the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the City Hall.
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 (10/26 & 27) — The Rhea County High School Class of 1983 will celebrate its 30 year reunion 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.
Amnesty Week at Audrey Pack Memorial Library (10/28-11/1) — Audrey Pack Memorial Library will be holding an amnesty week from Monday, Oct. 28, to Friday, Nov. 1. Patrons who return overdue materials during that week will have the fines for those materials forgiven.
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 Festival at Spring City Care & Rehab (10/31) — The Spring City Care and Rehabilitation Center Fall Festival will be held on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m. There will be trick or treating by the residents, bounce , finger printing, face painting, popcorn for kids of all ages.
“In Her Shoes” Program by Rhea County Domestic Violence Council (11/1) — The Rhea County Domestic Violence Council in partnership with Mountain View United Methodist Church will hold a program titled “In Her Shows” on Friday, Nov. 1, at noon at Mountain View United Methodist Church, located at 124 Shasta Dr. in Dayton. The 45 minute session is a hands-on simulation of the struggles faced by the victims of domestic violence.
Boy Scout Troop 187 Spaghetti Fundraiser (11/2) — Boy Scout Troop 187 in Spring City will hold their 1st annual “All You Can Eat” Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 2, in the Family Life Center of Spring City United Methodist Church, located at 245 Church Street. Dinner will be served from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. followed by an auction for various desserts and other items. Dinner tickets are $6.50 per person and may be purchased at the door or in advance. For any other information or ticket purchases, contact Nancy Herhold at 423-365-0609 or Matt Bauer at 423-365-7574.
Dayton American Legion Post 100 Meeting (11/4) — Dayton American Legion Post 100 will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 4, beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a covered dish supper. Post 100 meets on the first Monday of each month. For more info please call Post Commander Auldin Crane at 775-2831.
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.
Rhea County Republican Party Meeting (11/7) — The Rhea County Republican Party will meet at their headquarters located at 1359 Railroad Street in Dayton on Thursday, Nov. 7. The Executive Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. followed by the regular meeting at 7 p.m.
Audrey Pack Memorial Library Closes for System Upgrade (10/31) — The Audrey Pack Memorial Library will be closed from Monday, Nov. 11, to Thursday, Nov. 14, as the library switches to a new circulation program. The library will reopen on Friday, Nov. 15.
Friends of Audrey Pack Memorial Library Silent Auction (11/4-6) — Friends of the Audrey Pack Memorial Library will hold a silent auction from Monday, Nov. 4, to Thursday, Nov. 14. Donations may be dropped off at the library at any time prior to the beginning of the auction. Bidding will begin on Monday, Nov. 4, at 9 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Bids may be placed at any time between those dates during the library’s regular hours. All proceeds will be used to benefit the library and its programs. For further information stop by the library or call 365-9757.
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.
Spring City American Legion Post 203 Meeting (11/21) — Spring City American Legion Post 203 will have their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 21, 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.
Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast (11/23) — The Civil Air Patrol will host a breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Mark Anton Municipal Airport on Saturday, Nov. 23. 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
— ACTIVITIES — Oct. 16: Exercise class 9:30 a.m. Oct. 17: Anna Johnson with UT Extension 10 a.m. Oct. 18: Bingo 10 a.m.
— MENU — Oct. 16: Chicken pot pie, Harvard beats, chuckwagon corn, whole wheat bread, red delicious apple, 2% milk (1/2 pint). Oct. 17: Country meatballs, black-eyed peas, seasoned turnip greens, cornbread, pineappel tidbits, buttermilk (1/2 pint). Oct. 18: Pork patty, pork gravy, parsley potatoes, lima beans with red peppers, white dinner roll, birthday cake, 2% milk (1/2 pint).
Senior Lighthouse Center
Oct. 16: Fellowship and lunch 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 17: Games 9 a.m. Jam session 7 p.m. Oct. 18: Card and other games 9 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.