PATRIOT REGIMENT BAND BAZAAR
Get your shopping done early Fundraising Event.
Saturday, Dec. 3 / Piney Flats Volunteer Fire Deptartment
8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. – Vendors, crafts, bake sale and basket auction.
Vendors: Pampered Chef, Origami Owl, Scentsy, Jewelry in Candle, Snap Jewelry, paparazzi, Lularoe, Mary Kay, Initials, and more.
Handmade crafts: Crochet, baskets, quilts, sewn crafts, fleece items, household gifts, soy candles and melts, handbags, wooden signs, cakes, cupcakes, cookies, bread and more. Gift wrapping will be available.
Please come out and support our wonderful group of young people.
MPCC to offer Finding Mindfulness Through Meditation class
Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will offer a free course on Finding Mindfulness Through Meditation for ages 12 and older on Tuesdays beginning Jan. 10. From 3:30-5 p.m., participants will have a safe, comfortable space to meditate, practice mindfulness techniques, and relieve body tension with gentle yoga poses.
Please register in person at Memorial Park Community Center, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.-9 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, please call (423)434-5749.
Candle Making Workshop offered at Marble Springs State Historic Site
Marble Springs State Historic Site will host a Candle Making Workshop on Saturday, December 3 starting at 11a.m. This hands-on workshop will teach visitors about lighting sources of the 18 th century; participants will get to make their own beeswax candle by the open hearth. Packing a lunch is recommended. Reservations are required and space is limited to twenty participants. The enrollment fee is $20 for the cost of materials.
Details are subject to change. For more information call (865)573-5508, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website at www.marblesprings.net.
All activities take place at the Marble Springs State Historic Site, 1220 West Governor John Sevier Highway, Knoxville, TN.
Parks and Rec accepting applications for seasonal lifeguards
The Johnson City Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting applications for seasonal lifeguards. Applications are available at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St.
For more information, please call (423)434-5755.
12 Days of Christmas Programs
Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will offer Twelve Days of Christmas programs for ages 50+ beginning Dec. 1. All programs are free. For every program attended, participants will be entered in a chance to win gift cards.
• Dec. 1 – Healthy Holiday Recipes. Program will take place at the State of Franklin Food City. Bus will leave MPCC at 5:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required.
• Dec. 2 – How are Your Hands Working?, 11 a.m.
• Dec. 5 – Volunteer Meeting, 10 a.m.
• Dec. 6 – Silversneakers® Yoga, 11:45 a.m. or 1 p.m.
• Dec. 7 – Travel Sign Up, 9 a.m.-noon
• Dec. 8 – What’s Cooking? Holiday Dessert, 11:30 a.m.
• Dec. 9 – Silversneakers® Circuit, 10 a.m.
• Dec. 12 – Herbs for Arthritis, 11 a.m.
• Dec. 13 – Dig Into History, 11 a.m.
• Dec. 14 – Coloring Class, 1 p.m.
• Dec. 15 – Heart Healthy Bingo, 11 a.m.
• Dec. 16 – Pickleball, 8-11:30 a.m.
Please call (423)434-6237 for more information.
ETSU Holiday Choral Concert
East Tennessee State University’s Holiday Choral Concert has been an annual tradition for over 50 years, and that tradition will continue with two performances on Saturday, Dec. 3.
Times for this year’s concert, “Let There Be Peace on Earth,” are 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 E. Market St.
The ETSU Chorale, Greyscale, the BucsWorth men’s choir and the East Tennessee Belles women’s choir will present both sacred and secular music from various holiday traditions. These ensembles are conducted by Drs. Matthew Potterton and Alan Stevens, director and associate director, respectively, of choral activities in the ETSU Department of Music.
The program will also include a chamber string ensemble, sing-along carols and music played on the Munsey UMC organ.
Seating is limited for both performances, and advance ticket purchases are recommended. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students, and are available online at www.etsu.edu/cas/music.
For more information, call the ETSU Department of Music at 423-439-4276.
DIY Cardboard Gingerbread House Craft
The Johnson City Public Library’s Adult Services will host a DIY Cardboard Gingerbread House Craft program on Thursday, December 8 at 6:30 pm in the Jones Meeting Room. Participants will be able to create a decorative gingerbread house with paint, candy, and other embellishments. Registration is required.
Please call Johnson City Public Library at 423-434-4454 for info.