Wisdom of Mantra
Russill Paul, world-renowned teacher, musician and mantra master returns to Johnson City.
Friday, April 20, 2018, 7:30pm
Healing the Healer
Healing the Mantra Meditations
Saturday, April 21, 2018, 1-4pm
Transform Negative Energy into Positive Force: Mantras for Daily Living. $40 Early bird, $45 at the door
Saturday, April 21, 2018, 7pm
Soaring With Angels and Other Spiritual Presences: Concert – Ecstatic Mantras for Dancing & Devotion. $20 Early bird, $25 at the door
Sunday, April 22, 2018, 2-5pm
Celebrating Earth Day and the Divinity of our Biology: When Mantra meets Tantra. $40 Early bird, $45 at the door
Weekend Event Ticket Prices: Early Bird Discount for tickets purchased before Apr 1, 2018 are $110. Ticket prices beginning April 1 are $135.
Tickets can be purchased by contacting Samadhi Healing Arts Center at (423) 926-2020. Checks can be mailed to Samadhi Healing Arts Center, 423 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN 37604 or follow the link to Eventbrite at www.eventbrite.com/e/wisdom-of-mantra-with-russill-paul-tickets-43147421098 to purchase tickets online.
With the financial support of Eastman Credit Union (ECU), a group of East Tennessee State University (ETSU) business student volunteers, under the guidance of accountancy faculty members Dr. Anthony Masino and Dr. Michelle Freeman, will offer free tax preparation assistance again this year through the Internal Revenue Service Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. As an approved VITA location, the ETSU group will assist taxpayers who had $55,000 or less in income during tax year 2017. Hours have been extended for the 2017 filing season. Volunteers will be available to offer tax preparation services on April 7 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sam Wilson Hall, room 318, on ETSU’s main campus. For more information or to make an appointment, contact Masino at 423-439-4432 or Masino@etsu.edu or Freeman at 423-439-4432 or email@example.com. For disability accommodations, call the ETSU Office of Disability Services at 423-439-8346.
Adult Softball Spring League
What better way to get your exercise this spring and have a good time with friends that by participating in the adult softball program being offered by Bristol Tennessee Parks and Recreation.The Spring League which includes Church, Open, and Recreational teams. The league will have an organizational meeting on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 2PM in Slater Center. Slater Center is located at 325 McDowell Street, Bristol Tennessee.The deadline for teams to register is Monday, April 16, 2018. There is a team fee of $375.00. Games will begin on Monday, April 30, 2018 and will be played on the fields of Whitetop Creek Park located on Highway 394. For more information contact Freddie Hickman at 423-213-1510 or Taylor Harmon at 423-464-4048 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virginia Creeper Fest
The Virginia Creeper Fest is a free, family-friendly event celebrating all things outdoors, and now, in its second year, it can add “award-winning” to that list of adjectives. At the recent American Advertising Federation Awards, SWVA Chapter, Virginia Creeper Fest took home a Gold Award for the Virginia Creeper Fest advertising campaign, as well as the People’s Choice and overall Best in Show. The festival returns Saturday April 28th to downtown Abingdon.
Virginia Creeper Fest returns for a second year Saturday April 28, from 10:30am to 5:00pm. With activities like a climbing wall, hammock hangouts, disc dog exhibitions, and field games for the kids, tree identification along the trail and scavenger hunts, there will be plenty to keep the hard-core outdoor enthusiasts and novice nature lovers busy all day. There will be also be live music, food trucks and local outfitters throughout the day, as well as raffle giveaways. The festival takes place in Abingdon, at the intersection of Green Spring Road and A Streets, near the trailhead. Additional activities, like nature walks and bike rides, will take place on the trail itself. A full schedule and festival guide will be available on www.vacreeperfest.com beginning April 1st.
The Casual Word Adult Creative Writing Class
Join us for a free, fun, engaging, and different look into writing. In this class, we will not focus on structure, form, or rules, but on the freedom of writing. It is the goal of this class to open the mind to its full creative potential by allowing participants to write what they want, how they want to write it. Sessions will be student lead; we will engage in topics and subjects that are of interest to the students. The atmosphere is casual and jovial. This class is designed for all those 18 and up who wish to try their hand at creative writing. Thursdays @ 6:00 p.m. Jones Creativity Center. Bristol Public Library.
Annual Good Food for All Challenge
Appalachian Sustainable Development’s food access program, Healthy Families-Family Farms (HFFF) has launched the Good Food for All Challenge to support local farmers and provide free, fresh vegetables to people in need who visit food banks/pantries. Since 2004, Healthy Families-Family Farms has donated over 1 million pounds of nutritious, seconds produce to food banks and pantries.
The Good Food for All Challenge will take place from now – May 15, 2018. All donations received during this time will have up to 30% added to it from ‘Friends of HFFF’. Donations can be made at: www.asdevelop.org. Supporters can also mail checks to: Healthy Families-Family Farms, P.O. Box 791, Abingdon VA 24212 with ‘Challenge’ in the memo line. HFFF is dedicated to increasing access to fresh, healthy food for everyone in the community. A local grassroots group, ‘Friends of HFFF’, strongly committed to the work of HFFF, has established the seed fund to match each donation made during the challenge.
Pints for Pets
Saturday, March 31 from 2-5pm, Elderbrew, in Bristol TN will be hosting a Benefit for the Sullivan Co. Animal Shelter. There will be Cats and Dogs available for adoption, or just to shower with attention, and love. Proceeds from all pints sold from 2-4 will go to SCAS, so come down and have a few pints to help the cause.