Things to Do: July 3rd – 10th, 2018
Tuesday Night @ the Movies
Join us at the Jonesborough Library on July 3rd at 5:30 p.m. for Tuesday Night @ the Movies. The featured movie for July is a Hollywood classic! Popcorn and drinks will be provided.This program is a free event sponsored by the Friends of the Washington County Library. For more information, please call the Jonesborough Library at 423-753-1800.
Teen Writing Group @ the Jonesborough Library
Want to write stories but have trouble finding motivation or ideas? Come share suggestions, get prompts, participate in writing games and challenges, and work on your own writing projects! We’ll provide snacks, drinks, and lots of writing resources. Teen Writing Group is open to 6th through 12th graders. Registration is preferred, but not required. Friday, July 26 from 5:30pm-7pm. For more information or to register please call the Jonesborough Library at 423-753-1800.
MECC to Hold Information Session for Lee County Certified Nursing Assistant Program
Big Stone Gap – Mountain Empire Community College will hold an upcoming information session to assist those interested in enrolling in the college’s Certified Nursing Assistant Program in Lee County. The cohort will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. from September 18 through December 4 in Pennington Gap. An information session to enroll in this cohort will be held on Monday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Lee Health and Rehab Center, 208 Healthcare Drive, Pennington Gap. For more information on MECC’s Certified Nursing Assistant program or the upcoming Pennington Gap information session, call 276.523.7456.
Jonesborough to Welcome Storytellers
The 2018 season of the Storytelling Live!, the International Storytelling Center’s popular performance series, is underway. All ticketholders can present their ticket stubs for a 10 percent discount on same-day dining at JJ’s Eatery and Ice Cream; Main Street Café (lunch only); Medley Vegan Vegetarian; Olde Towne Pancake House; and The Corner Cup. Boone Street Market is offering 10 percent off prepared meals and 5 percent off any other purchase. Information about all performers, as well as a detailed schedule for 2018, is available at www.storytellingcenter.net. The premier sponsor of Storytelling Live! is Ballad Health. The International Storytelling Center is open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. For more information about Storytelling Live! or to make a group reservation, call (800) 952-8392 ext. 222 or (423) 913-1276.
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!
“Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading Program
will continue through July 20th. Children are encouraged to register at the library or online to participate in the Summer Reading Program. Support materials for the Summer Reading Program are provided by the Tennessee State Library and Archives. For more information and to register for this free program or other Youth Services programs, please call 423-434-4458. Follow Johnson City Public Library on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for updates on programs and services.
Intro to Buddism, Meditation & Mindfulness
Appalachain Dharma & Mediation Center invites you to join them Saturday, July 7 from 1-3pm to the basic teachings of Buddhism, to learn more about meditation, and to discover how to be more mindful in our everyday lives. Open to all. This class is free of charge. For more information and directions visit dharma4et.org
Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations:
-Monday, July 2, 8:00am-12:30pm, Ballad Health Mediserve, Gray, TN
-Monday, July 2, 8:00am-10:30am, Church Hill Healthcare, Church Hill -Monday, July 2, 2:00pm-6:00pm, Food City, Gray, TN
-Monday, July 2, 2:00pm-6:00pm, Food City, Elizabethton, TN
-Tuesday, July 3, 8:00am-11:30am, Preston Place, Kingsport, TN
-Tuesday, July 3, 12:30pm-3:30pm, Wexford House, Kingsport, TN
-Tuesday, July 3, 11:00am-12:00pm, Medical Care, Johnson City, TN
-Tuesday, July 3, 1:30pm-5:00pm, Medical Care, Elizabethton, TN
-Tuesday, July 3, 2:00pm-6:00pm, Food City on State of Franklin, Johnson city, TN
-Friday, July 6, 9:00am-12:00pm, Nova Healthcare, Weber City, VA
-Friday, July 6, 12:00pm-5:00pm, Sam’s Club, Johnson City, TN
For more information about scheduling a blood drive at a local business, church, school or community organization, please call 423-408-7500, 423-652-0014 or 276-679-4669 or visit www.marshblood.com.