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Mar
1
Tue
Scrappers Quilt Guild meeting @ Rose Center
Mar 1 @ 11:00 pm – Mar 2 @ 12:30 am

6 p.m. SCRAPPERS QUILT GUILD will meet in the Community Room at the Rose Center, 442 W. Second North St. in Morristown. This meeting will feature Jo Kohler speaking about the connection of quilts to the Underground Railroad. Scrappers is dedicated to teaching and improving quilting skills for the novice and experienced quilter through friendships with other quilters. Newcomers are always welcome. For more information contact Debby Rinehart at debby.rinehart@gmail.com or 423-581-3135.

Mar
2
Wed
Great American Clean Up Kick Off @ Riverwalk
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

2 p.m. KEEP COCKE COUNTY BEAUTIFUL will host the Great American Clean Up Kick Off at the city of Newport’s Riverwalk. Local projects will include lake and river clean up, signage projects, beautification projects, tire round-ups and more. Each event will be promoted locally. For more information, call Keep Cocke County Beautiful at 423-623-1050.

Mar
3
Thu
Hamblen County Genealogical Society meeting @ Rose Center
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

1 p.m. The HAMBLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY will hold its regular monthly meeting in Room 2 of the Rose Center located at 442 West Second North Street.

Mar
4
Fri
Morristown-Hamblen Humane Society @ Hamblen County Courthouse
Mar 4 @ 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm

7 p.m. MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN HUMANE SOCIETY will have its board meeting at the Hamblen County Courthouse.

Mar
5
Sat
KnoxPex 2016 Stamp Show @ Holiday Inn Knoxville West
Mar 5 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

KNOXPEX 2016 STAMP SHOW will be held at the Holiday Inn Knoxville West, 9134 Executive Park Drive. The theme is ‘100th Anniversary of the U.S. National Park Service.’ The show will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information visit www.sefsc.org/knoxpex.html.

Mar
6
Sun
KnoxPex 2016 Stamp Show @ Holiday Inn Knoxville West
Mar 6 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

KNOXPEX 2016 STAMP SHOW will be held at the Holiday Inn Knoxville West, 9134 Executive Park Drive. The theme is ‘100th Anniversary of the U.S. National Park Service.’ The show will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information visit www.sefsc.org/knoxpex.html.

Mar
7
Mon
Kidney Smart
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

11 a.m. KIDNEY SMART, a no cost, 90 minute kidney disease class will be held at 110 Heritage Court in Greeneville. The class will teach how kidneys function and the common causes of kidney disease (CKD), how medications, diet and lifestyle choices work together to stay healthy and what potential treatment options are available. For questions or to register for the class call 1-888-695-4363 or visit kidneysmart.org/class.

Kidney Smart
Mar 7 @ 8:15 pm – 9:45 pm

3:15 p.m. KIDNEY SMART, a no cost, 90 minute kidney disease class will be held at 120 Pearce Drive Morristown and will be available in Spanish. The class will teach how kidneys function and the common causes of kidney disease (CKD), how medications, diet and lifestyle choices work together to stay healthy and what potential treatment options are available. For questions or to register for the class call 1-888-695-4363 or visit kidneysmart.org/class.

Mar
9
Wed
Retired Telephone Pioneers meeting @ Davy Crockett Restaurant
Mar 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Noon THE RETIRED TELEPHONE PIONEERS will have its monthly meeting at the Davy Crockett Restaurant. All retirees are invited to attend.

Community dinner @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Mar 9 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

4-6 p.m. GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2435 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy., will have a community dinner.

Mar
10
Thu
Federation of Hamblen County Democratic Women meeting @ The Country Club
Mar 10 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

11:30 a.m. THE FEDERATION OF HAMBLEN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN will meet at the Morristown Country Club. John Litz will be the speaker.

Lakeway Area Toastmasters meeting @ Living Promise Lutheran Church
Mar 10 @ 11:30 pm – Mar 11 @ 1:00 am

6:30 p.m. LAKEWAY AREA TOASTMASTERS will meet at Living Promise Lutheran Church, 440 W. 3rd North Street, Morristown, right behind the Rose Center.

Mar
11
Fri
Citizen Tribune Home Show @ College Square Mall
Mar 11 @ 3:00 pm – Mar 12 @ 2:00 am

THE CITIZEN TRIBUNE HOME SHOW will be held at College Square Mall and feature more than 50 businesses from around the area to help with all your home improvement needs. Mall hours are Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6 p.m.

Grainger Bandits chili supper @ Rutledge Middle School
Mar 11 @ 11:00 pm – Mar 12 @ 1:00 am

6-8 p.m. GRAINGER BANDITS BASEBALL CLUB will have a chili supper at the Rutledge Middle School cafeteria. $5 donation includes drink, chili with sides and dessert. All proceeds go to the Grainger Bandits 13-U USSA baseball team.

Mar
12
Sat
Bull Mania @ Great Smoky Mountains Expo Center
Mar 12 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

8 p.m. BULL MANIA – AMERICAN RIDERS TOUR will be held at the Walter State Expo Center.Tickets are $10 for ages11 and up; $5 for ages 6-10; children under 5 are free.

Java Jive Concert Series: Hiroya Tsukamoto @ Rose Center
Mar 12 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

8 p.m. JAVA JIVE CONCERT SERIES will present Hiroya Tsukamoto at the Rose Center. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students. Call 423-581-4330 for tickets. Show will be in a cabaret style and guests are welcome to bring their own adult beverage. Visit the musician’s website at www.hiroyatsukamoto.com.

Citizen Tribune Home Show @ College Square Mall
Mar 12 @ 3:00 pm – Mar 13 @ 2:00 am

THE CITIZEN TRIBUNE HOME SHOW will be held at College Square Mall and feature more than 50 businesses from around the area to help with all your home improvement needs. Mall hours are Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6 p.m.

Igloo Days-CANCELLED @ Talley Ward Recreation Center
Mar 12 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

CANCELLED-10 a.m. – 2 p.m. IGLOO DAYS will take place at the Talley Ward Recreation Center in Morristown. For the $5 admission price, children can play on various inflatables and games. Tickets are purchased at the door. Parents must be present. For more information, contact Parks and Recreation department at 423-586-0260 or jgentry@mymorristown.com.-CANCELLED

Mar
13
Sun
Morristown-Hamblen High School East Class of 1966 reunion meeting
Mar 13 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

THE REUNION COMMITTEE FOR THE MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN EAST CLASS OF 1966 will meet to continue plans for the 50th reunion to be held August 13.  Class members who would like information on this event please email the committee at mhstn1966class@gmail.com or thru the postal service at Class of 66, c/o Betsy Stubblefield, 700 E. 1st N. St., 37814.

Citizen Tribune Home Show @ College Square Mall
Mar 13 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

THE CITIZEN TRIBUNE HOME SHOW will be held at College Square Mall and feature more than 50 businesses from around the area to help with all your home improvement needs. Mall hours are Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6 p.m.

Mar
14
Mon
Rose Service Guild meeting @ Rose Center
Mar 14 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm

11:45 a.m. ROSE SERVICE GUILD will meet in community room at Rose Center. Meeting will commence at 12:15 p.m. This month’s featured guest will be from the local humane society; information on the progress of a new center and on the many updates will be given. Donations in the way of food, towels and blankets will be greatly appreciated and accepted.

Brockland Acres Garden Club meeting
Mar 14 @ 10:30 pm – Mar 15 @ 12:00 am

6:30 p.m. THE BROCKLAND ACRES GARDEN CLUB will meet in the home of Tina Wilson, 3420 Spring Creek Dr., Morristown, to make homemade hand sanitizer. For more information call 423-231-2497.

Morristown-Hamblen Humane Society meeting @ Hamblen County Courthouse
Mar 14 @ 11:00 pm – Mar 15 @ 12:30 am

7 p.m. MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN HUMANE SOCIETY will have its board meeting at the Hamblen County Courthouse.

Mar
15
Tue
CANCELLED-Free tax return preparation @ Morristown-Hamblen Central Services
Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

CANCELLED-9 a.m. – 5 p.m. FREE TAX RETURN PREPARATION is available through Morristown-Hamblen Central Services, 2450 S. Cumberland Street. Gross household income should be within 175% federal poverty level to receive free services. Call 423-586-9431 for appointment times.-CANCELLED

Feeding American Food Pantry Truck @ Mooresburg Open Arms Mission
Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

9 a.m. FEEDING AMERICA FOOD PANTRY TRUCK will be set up at the Mooresburg Open Arms Mission on Calvary Baptist Road.

FCE Springvale Club meeting @ Morristown-Hamblen Library
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

10 a.m. FCE (FAMILY & COMMUNITY  EDUCATION) SPRINGVALE CLUB will meet in the Community Room at the Morristown Public Library. Haley Stiles from Hamblen County Health Dept. will present “Lifestyles of the Healthy and Happy.” For more information contact UT-Extension at 423-586-6111.

Rose Center Quilt Guild meeting @ Rose Center
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

10 a.m. ROSE CENTER QUILT GUILD will meet at Rose Center. For more information  visit www.rosecenterquiltguild.com.

Retired Teachers of Hamblen County meeting @ Regency Retirement Center
Mar 15 @ 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm

11:15 a.m. THE RETIRED TEACHERS OF HAMBLEN COUNTY will be having its first  meeting since the fall in the Regency Dining Hall.

Easter Eggsellent Adventure @ Fred Miller Park
Mar 15 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

4:30 p.m. EASTER EGGSELLENT ADVENTURE will be held at Fred Miller Park. There will be egg hunts for ages 2-10. Photos with the Easter Bunny will be taken at the Gazebo. Early registration runs March 1-15.

Spring Fashion Show @ Rose Center Prater Hall
Mar 15 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm

6 p.m. 2016 SPRING FASHION SHOW will be held at Rose Center’s Prater Hall in Morristown. Tickets are $10 per person and include light refreshments, opportunities for door prizes and a look at the beautiful clothes and accessories available at Kelley Marie Chic Boutique. For tickets and more information, call or visit Kelley Marie at 423-307-5622 or Rose Center 423-581-4330.

Mar
16
Wed
St. Baldrick’s Foundation fundraiser @ Lincoln Memorial University
Mar 16 @ 8:00 pm – Mar 17 @ 12:00 am

4-8 p.m. PEDIATRIC MEDICINE SOCIETY OF LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY-DEBUSK COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE in Harrogate will host a fundraiser for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to raise awareness about childhood cancer in the the Mary Mars Gymnasium on the LMU campus. The festivities will include food from the LMU-DCOM BBQ Club as well as games and activities for all ages.

Mar
17
Thu
Corned beef and cabbage dinner @ Dandridge Senior Center
Mar 17 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

5-7 p.m. THE DANDRIDGE SENIOR CENTER will host a corned beef and cabbage dinner. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 4-12 years old and free for children under 4.  Advance tickets are available at the Center or may be purchased from members of the Center. They may also be purchased at the door. The menu includes corned beef and cabbage, with all the trimmings, desserts and beverages. All proceeds go to help with the Center’s expenses. The Center is located behind the First Peoples Bank at 917 Elliott Ferry Road, Dandridge. For more information and to purchase tickets, call the Center at 865-397-7605.

Caladh Nua concert @ Niswonger Performing Arts Center
Mar 17 @ 11:00 pm – Mar 18 @ 1:00 am

7 p.m. CALADH NUA will perform at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville. Ticket prices start at $15 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 423-638.1679 or email boxoffice@npacgreeneville.com.

Mar
18
Fri
Tennessee Valley Traders and Collectors Club Spring Collector’s Show @ Talley Ward Recreation Center
Mar 18 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. THE TENNESSEE VALLEY TRADERS AND COLLECTORS CLUB will hold its Spring Collector’s Show at the Talley Ward Recreation Center. Free admission and parking. For more information call 423-581-8386.

Mar
19
Sat
Tennessee Valley Traders and Collectors Club Spring Collector’s Show @ Talley Ward Recreation Center
Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. THE TENNESSEE VALLEY TRADERS AND COLLECTORS CLUB will hold its Spring Collector’s Show at the Talley Ward Recreation Center. Free admission and parking. For more information call 423-581-8386.

Lowland Credit Union member meeting @ First Presbyterian Church Family Life Center
Mar 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

10 a.m. THE LOWLAND CREDIT UNION ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS will be held in the Family Life Center of First Presbyterian Church located in Morristown.

Silk Purse Studio Spring Fashion Show @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Mar 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

10 a.m. THE SILK PURSE STUDIO PRESENTS  SPRING FASHION SHOW benefiting Food on Foot and GSLC Community Dinner will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2435 W Andrew Johnson Hwy., Morristown. $10 admission.

Goodnight Moon & The Runaway Bunny @ Niswonger Performing Arts Center
Mar 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

11 a.m. GOODNIGHT MOON & THE RUNAWAY BUNNY will be performed at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville. Ticket prices begin at $10 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 423-638-1679 or email boxoffice@npacgreeneville.com.

Mar
20
Sun
Mooresburg Easter Parade & Egg Hunt
Mar 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

1:30 p.m. MOORESBURG’S 14TH ANNUAL EASTER PARADE & EGG HUNT, sponsored by the Lakeview Volunteer Fire Dept. and Mooresburg Community Association, will begin at Station 2 – Rte. 31 beside Mooresburg Elementary School. Egg hunt will follow the parade.

Kiwanis Kapers @ Morristown-Hamblen High School West
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

3 p.m. – KIWANIS KAPERS will present Dailey and Vincent in concert at Morristown West High School. Tickets are on sale for $25 each and are available at the Citizen Tribune, www.lakewaytickets.com or by calling Kiwanis board member Doug Rouse at 423-258-8421.

Mar
21
Mon
UT Extension Hamblen County meet and greet @ Hamblen County Courthouse
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

2-4 p.m. UT EXTENSION HAMBLEN COUNTY will have a meet and greet in celebration of Extension Month in Tennessee in Courthouse Room 204. There will be refreshments and door prizes.

Republican Women meeting @ Shoney's
Mar 21 @ 11:00 pm – Mar 22 @ 12:30 am

7 p.m. THE REPUBLICAN WOMEN will meet at Shoney’s Restaurant. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The guest speaker will be Linda Buckles, the state president of the Tennessee Federation of Republican Women.

Mar
23
Wed
Free Growthwheel Seminar @ Douglas Cherokee Economic Development Authority
Mar 23 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. FREE GROWTHWHEEL SEMINAR  for small businesses will be held Douglas Cherokee Economic Development Authority, 534 E. 1st North St. in Morristown, presented by the Kingsport Office of Small Business Development and sponsored by Crossroads Downtown Partnership. Pizza and iced tea provided at no charge. The seminar will focus on strategic actions and decisions to help owners and managers overcome obstacles to business success. To register, visit www.kosbe.org.

Mar
24
Thu
Kidney Smart
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

3 p.m. KIDNEY SMART, a no cost, 90 minute kidney disease class will be held at 503 Elm Street in New Tazewell. The class will teach how kidneys function and the common causes of kidney disease (CKD), how medications, diet and lifestyle choices work together to stay healthy and what potential treatment options are available. For questions or to register for the class call 1-888-695-4363 or visit kidneysmart.org/class.

Mar
25
Fri
Medal of Honor quilt display @ Museum of East Tennessee History
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 2014 MEDAL OF HONOR QUILT will be on display at the Museum of East Tennessee History, located at 601 S. Gay Street in Knoxville.

Mar
26
Sat
Easter egg hunt @ First Christian Church
Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. AN EGG HUNT for preschool an elementary age children will be held at First Christian Church, located at 155 Parker Road. A free hot dog lunch will be served after the hunt.

Mar
28
Mon
Garden Thyme Herb Society meeting @ Rose Center
Mar 28 @ 10:30 pm – Mar 29 @ 12:00 am

6:30 p.m. GARDEN THYME HERB SOCIETY will meet at Rose Center, main entrance first door on the left. Program:  “What Vitamins are Healthy?” Given by Walt Cross, owner of The Mustard Seed Health Foods at Lifestyle Education, Newport. For information call 865-771-1489.

Mar
29
Tue
Jefferson County FCE Quilt Show @ First Baptist Church Jefferson City
Mar 29 @ 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm

JEFFERSON COUNTY FCE QUILT SHOW at the First Baptist Church. Registration begins at 9:30-10:45 a.m., judging from 11:00-12:30 p.m. and public viewing from 12:45-2:00 p.m. There will have be an antique quilt bed turning at 12:45 p.m. For more information contact Frances Tankersley at 865-940-1324 or Ira Inman at 865-761-0342.

Apr
1
Fri
Lincoln Day dinner @ Cherokee High School
Apr 1 @ 10:00 pm – Apr 2 @ 12:00 am

6 p.m. LINCOLN DAY DINNER, presented by the Hawkins County Republican Party and Hawkins County Republican Women, will be held in the Cherokee High School cafeteria in Rogersville. The guest speaker will be Speaker of the House Beth H. Harwell. Tickets are $35. For tickets call 423-272-2186.

First Friday gospel concert series @ Lee Valley Music Barn
Apr 1 @ 11:00 pm – Apr 2 @ 12:30 am

7 p.m. THE LEE VALLEY MUSIC BARN, 500 Lee Valley Road in Whitesburg, continues the first Friday gospel music concert series with the Shepard’s Way Gospel Quartet from Onieda. Admission is free and there will be food and door prizes.  Visit the website www.theleevalleymusicbarn.com or call 423-235-6152 for more information.

Apr
2
Sat
Primitive craft show @ Panther Creek State Park
Apr 2 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. PRIMITIVE CRAFT SHOW will be held at the Panther Creek State Park recreation parking lot. This rain/shine event will feature a variety of crafters from the local community and throughout the region. There will also be a children’s area to play and make crafts of their own.