4th Friday @ Visitors Center
The “Steve & Nancy Duo” will be playing our favorite fun dance music on the 4th Friday of this month, January 27th, at the Jonesborough Visitors Center located at 117 Boone St. In addition to Nancy’s vocals and Steve’s guitar, these guys always do a terrific job of making great sounds with their generous supply of electronic backup selections.
While the event is billed as a Ballroom Dance, a variety of music is played from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s that provides enjoyable dance opportunities for everyone…can you still do the Twist? Also, Line Dance Sessions are offered at 6:30 and during the break. The dance goes from 7:00-10:00 pm and cost is only $6.00. For additional information call 423-943-4190. If you would like to receive a monthly email listing of local dances simply send an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Civic Chorale auditions rescheduled for January 19
The Civic Chorale is rescheduling auditions for new members to Thursday, January 19. Auditions will be by appointment and will take place in the choir room of Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, at the corner of Roan and Market Streets in Johnson City, where the group rehearses. Interested candidates should contact the conductor, Rod Caldwell, via email at email@example.com, or by phone at 570-837-9792 to schedule an audition time. Specific auditions requirements are available on the chorale’s website www.thecivicchorale.org under the “join us” tab.
The choir rehearses Thursday nights from 7:30-9:30 PM, and the first rehearsal for the spring season is Thursday, January 19. There will be two concerts in the spring: March 11 and May 6, both at 7:00 PM at First Presbyterian Church in Johnson City.
MECC Offers Old Time Dance Class
Mountain Empire Community College will offer PED 195 Old Time Dance on Monday’s from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. This course will cover basic styles of traditional dance from the central and southern Appalachian region. Classes will provide an overview of solo and group dancing history, accompanied by instruction and performance of each dance. The instructor is Tyler Hughes. To enroll, call 276-523-2400 ext. 372 or register online at www.mecc.edu.
MPCC Fitness EXPO set for Tuesday
Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will offer a free Fitness EXPO for all ages on Tuesday (Jan. 17) from 5-7 p.m. Participants will be introduced to fitness equipment and classes such as Piloxing, Zumba, P90X, Yoga, Silver Sneakers®, and pool aerobics. Light refreshments will be served.
Please register in person at MPCC. For more information, call 423-434-5749.
MPAC to offer Pancakes, Pajamas and Paint event
Princeton Arts Center, 2516 E. Oakland Ave., will host Pancakes, Pajamas and Paint from 9-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28. Participants ages 2-5 can wear their pajamas while painting and eating pancakes. All art supplies will be provided. Cost is $5.
Space is limited. Please register by Wednesday, Jan. 25 at Princeton Arts Center or by calling 423-283-5800.
Tri-Cities Senior Softball League accepting applications
Applications are now being accepted for the Tri-Cities Senior Softball League, a slow-pitch league for men ages 60 and older of all skill levels. League play begins in March, and Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will offer winter conditioning for all players at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Feb. 2. A softball camp will be held in late February.
Registration forms are available at MPCC, Winged Deer Park, and online at www.tricitiesseniorsoftball.com/. Fee is $40 per player, which includes hat and T-shirt. An organizational meeting will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 at MPCC.
Games will be played at Winged Deer Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays through November. The season will include intra-league games, tournaments, and regional play.
For more information, contact Jim Hastings at 423-491-0444, Ron Settle at 423-538-9612 or Charlie Mattioli at 423-543-1962.
Elvis Tribute Rescheduled
R&M Tribute Entertainment presents a belated Elvis Tribute Show (due to the winter storm) celebrating and paying tribute to the King of Rock N’ Roll on his 82nd birthday at Hudsplace Event Center Saturday, January 21 at 7:30 PM. The show will consist of Elvis through the years in stage style concert performances. Hudsplace Event Center is located at 4110 E Broadway, Maryville, TN. VIP $20 and general admission is $15.00. You may call in advance to reserve your seats (best seats) or tickets can also be purchase at the door at 6:30 PM.
ETA’s will be available to take photos and sign scarves. For more information and/or to reserve seats contact Missy at 865-684-6082 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Three Elvis Tribute Artists will be providing tributes to the King of Rock N’ Roll. Each Elvis Tribute Artist will be performing a full stage concert style performance.
Our special guest, Lou Vuto is from Pigeon Forge, TN. Lou has been headlining in Pigeon Forge, TN for over 20 years. He has entertained thousands of tourists over the past years. He has also had the privilege of sharing the stage with Charlie Hodge (Elvis’ loyal side kick) for many years. Lou will be performing a‘70’s concert stage style performance at The Grove Theater.
A portion of the show proceeds will be donated to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
For more information about this show or future Elvis & Legend shows you should contact Missy Miller at 865-684-6082 or email@example.com
Senior Services to offer Mental Health Fair
RSenior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will offer adults 50 and older a free Mental Health Fair on Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 12:30-2 p.m. Discussions will cover depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, PTSD, borderline personality disorders, and treatments.
Please call 423-434-6237 for more information and to register.