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 fund-raiser 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.
Spring City Benefit Talent Show (11/2) — A talent show will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Veteran’s Park in Spring City from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event will include games, activities, food and drinks and entertainment. Entry fee is $10 and proceeds will benefit the child abuse prevention program, “Heroes and Angels.” Call Event Organizer Bailey Hufstetler at 423-618-6944 for more information.
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 information please call Post Commander Auldin Crane at 775-2831.
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 Wednesday, Nov. 6. 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 (11/5) — 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 Democratic Party Meeting (11/5) — The Rhea County Democratic Party will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Evensville Fire Hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a covered dish supper followed by the regular meeting. Call 365-2836 or 365-9048 for more information.
Veterans Luncheon (11/6) — The Herald-News will hold a luncheon to honor our nation’s veterans on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at First Baptist Church of Dayton beginning at 11:30 a.m. All veterans and their spouses are invited. Call 775-6111 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.
Art Class at ArtCrafters (11/8) — ArtCrafters on Market Street in Dayton, will host a kids art class on Friday, Nov. 8, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Sally Flemming will teach how to create a Christmas tree painting using tissue paper. Call ArtCrafters at 775-1401 for more information.
American Legion Post 203 Cookout for St. Jude’s (11/9) — American Legion Post 203 in Spring City will hold a cookout benefiting St. Jude’s on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Plates cost $7 and include hamburger with all the fixings, baked beans, potato salad, drink and desert.
American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Day (11/9) — On Saturday, Nov. 9, the American Legion Auxiliary will be at Bi-Lo in Dayton from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with poppies. “Poppy Day” is important to keeping alive the memory of those who have given their lives in war.” Everyone is encouraged to stop by and show their support.
Audrey Pack Memorial Library Closed for System Upgrade (11/11-14) — 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.
Art Class at ArtCrafters (11/11) — ArtCrafters on Market Street in Dayton, will host an adult (18+) jewelry class to fuse and solder silver taught by Mary Whittle on Monday, Nov. 11, from 1 a.m. to 3 p.m.. A $45 fee includes materials for pendant (not chain) and lunch. Call ArtCrafters at 775-1401 for more information.
Art Class at ArtCrafters (11/11) — ArtCrafters on Market Street in Dayton, will host an adult (18+) tissue paper art class with Sally Fleming on Monday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A $40 fee includes supplies and lunch. Call ArtCrafters at 775-1401 for more information.
Spring City Lions Club Meeting (11/12) — The Spring City Lions Club will meet Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m. at the City Hall. The club meets the second Tuesday of each month.
Art Class at ArtCrafters (11/12) — ArtCrafters on Market Street in Dayton, will host an adult (18+) tissue paper art class with Sally Fleming on Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A $40 fee includes supplies and lunch. Call ArtCrafters at 775-1401 for more information.
Dayton Lions Club Meeting (11/14) — The Dayton Lions Club will meet on Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Red Cross Building, located on Fourth Avenue in Dayton, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held the second and fourth Thursday of each month.
Daughters of the American Revolution (11/14) — The Rhea Craig Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet Thursday, Nov. 14, at 3 p.m. in the Sweetwater Library. The program, “Under Age Boy Soldiers in the Civil War,” will be presented by meeting hostess, Mrs. Jo Watson.
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.
Ken Yager Benefit Chili Supper (11/22) — A chili supper honoring Tennessee State Senator Ken Yager will be held Friday, Nov. 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 with pre-school-age children admitted free. A silent auction will also be held to benefit various charities.
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 — Nov. 4: Art class 9 a.m Exercise class 9:30 a.m. Nov. 5: Birthday party 9 a.m. Bingo with Eagle Home Health 10 a.m. Nov. 6: Exercise class 9:30 a.m. Nov. 7: Story telling time. Board meeting 10 a.m. Nov. 8: Thanksgiving dinner, everyone bring a covered dish.
Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors are currently selling Teri Lynn Nuts at the center Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Steve Kelser, a volunteer with the SHIP program will be at Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors Center at 241 Alabama Ave. on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon, to help seniors with Medicare. Call Marilyn at 775-6776 to make an appointment.
— MENU — Nov. 4: Meatballs, brown gravy, hearbed potatoes, Italian squash, whole wheat bread, red delicious apple, 2% milk (1/2 pint). Nov. 5: Sliced roasted turkey, mushroom gravy, broccoli cuts, black-eyed peas, whole wheat bread, royal brownie, 2% milk (1/2 pint). Nov. 6: Hot dog with chili, ranch beans, carrot slaw, hot dog bun, diet peach cobbler, 2% milk (1/2 pint). Nov. 7: Peach-orange BBQ chicken, parsely potatoes, seasoned colalrd greens, cornbread, vanilla pudding, 2% milk (1/2 pint). Nov. 8: Beef taco, Spanish rice, fiesta vegetables, lettuce & tomato, flour tortilla, fresh banana, 2% milk (1/2 pint).
Senior Lighthouse Center
Nov. 4: Games 9 a.m. Gospel singing with Hill Family 7 p.m. Nov. 5: Beanbag toss and other games 9 a.m. Nov. 6: Open mic, fellowship and lunch. Nov. 7: Bingo with SC Care & Rehab 10 a.m.. Jam session 7 p.m. Nov. 8: Breakfast at Sisters and shopping - leave center at 9 a.m.