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.
Johnson City Community Drum Circle
The Johnson City Community Drum Circle meets every Wednesday evenings through October 24, 7pm – 8:30pm, inside the Farmers’ Market Pavilion next to Founders Park. Everyone is welcome and any body can play. Come drum, hoop/holler, dance, or just relax and take in the scene, no experience or “talent” necessary. There are shared instruments and of course you can bring your own drums or percussion. It’s all improvised, so there are no mistakes. We just smile and keep playing. Shine or rain, the pavilion has us covered. Bring your own seating!
Train excursion & Riverboat cruise
The George L. Carter Railroad Museum at East Tennessee State University and the George L. Carter Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society will sponsor a scenic train excursion and riverboat cruise in Knoxville on Saturday, May 19.
Tickets for the excursion are $90 each for adults and $80 for children ages 3-12; children ages two and under may ride free.
Passengers should arrive at ETSU’s parking lot 22A on Go Bucs Trail no later than 7:30 a.m. to travel to Knoxville. The Three Rivers Rambler steam train will depart from the depot at 10 a.m. and follow a scenic route along the Tennessee River. Upon returning to the boat dock at noon, passengers will be delivered to the Tennessee Riverboat Co. for the luncheon cruise. Buses will begin loading at 2:30 p.m. for departure at 3 p.m. and will return to Johnson City around 5:30 p.m.
Ticket order and liability waiver forms are available at the Carter Railroad Museum, located in the Campus Center Building at ETSU and open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or by visiting www.memrr.org and clicking on “NRHS Excursions” and “Excursions.” A signed liability waiver form must accompany the ticket request. Payment may be made by check or money order payable to the G.L. Carter Chapter, NRHS, and mailed to G.L. Carter Chapter, NRHS; attn.: Carolyn Gregg, 460 Plainview Heights Circle, Greeneville, TN 37745.
Space is limited and tickets must be purchased no later than May 7. For more information, contact Carolyn Gregg at email@example.com, 423-639-3966 or 423-329-4369.
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.
Master Gardener Class
The 2017 North East Tennessee Master Gardener class is sponsoring a Srping Forward Fair on the 21st of April Saturday from 9am to 3pm at the Ron Ramsey Regional Agricultural Center 140 Spurgeon Lane Blountville Tn. There will be food, prizes,vendors,special topic speakers,gardening and homestead workshops, make and take and much more! Free and open to the public. More info at springforwardgardenfair.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
JRT to hold Auditions
The Jonesborough Repertory Theatre will hold auditions at the theatre on Sunday, April 22, at 3:00 p.m. and Monday, April 23, at 7:00 p.m. It’s located at 125.5 W. Main Street in Jonesborough, TN. Casting male and female roles ranging from ages 10 – 60. Auditions will consist of dancing, singing and cold readings. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing. If you’d like to be considered for one of the principal roles, come prepared with a vocal audition. You may bring sheet music or sing a’ cappella. Please keep music selections in the style of the show and no longer than 32 measures (1/2 minute long). Sheet music should be in a 3-ring binder and clearly marked for the accompanist. Be prepared to list any conflicts or potential conflicts during the rehearsal process. Rehearsal will begin in full force in June and continue all summer. There will be a tentative rehearsal schedule provided at auditions. Performance dates are Thursdays through Sundays, August 17 – September 9. For more information, contact the director, Janette Gaines, at email@example.com.
City celebrates Earth Day
In recognition of Earth Day, the staff at Steele Creek Park will be overseeing a clean-up day at the park. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 9am to Noon. Anyone wishing to take part in the clean-up day can meet at the Nature Center to collect supplies and receive instructions for the day. For more information, contact the Nature Center at 423-989-5616 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.