Bethel United Methodist Church Plans A Good Time
Come see who is really “rocking” at Bethel United Methodist Church from 6 p.m. June 7 until 6 a.m. June 8. Hot dogs/chili/dessert/drink will be sold on Friday evening starting at 6 p.m. til ($3.50 donation). Breakfast (sausage, ham, biscuits, eggs, gravy, oj and coffee) will be sold Saturday morning starting at 6:30 a.m. – 8 a.m. ($5.00/adults; $3.00 children under 10 donation). Be sure to come prepared to “rock all night” with sponsorship or just to see who is rock and enjoy a meal with us.
ALL sponsorship funds and proceeds from the sale of food will go toward our property/new building on Highway 411.

AdventureCon Toy and Celebrity Event
Dates: June 1-2, 2002. Location: Merchants I-75 Expo Center Admission is $5 Saturday from 9AM-5:30PM Sun: 9AM-4PM. Many celebrities will be in attendance.

Eusebia Presbyterian Church Services
Pastor: Rob Williamson would like to invite everyone to the following:
Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Worship: 10:45 a.m. (nursery provided)
Study Group: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Sundays (nursery provided)
Youth Orchestra Practice: 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Choir Practice: 12:15 p.m. Sunday
Organist: Karen Harville, Pianist: Bill Kee, Flutist: Bambi Hughes
Corner of Burnett Station Road & Hwy. 411 www.eusebia.com

IJAMS NATURE
CENTER’S JUNE
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Frog Loggers
Saturday, June 1 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Learn how to become a frog-monitoring volunteer for the Tennessee Amphibian Monitoring Program (TAMP). This program is designed to introduce you to the toads and frogs of Tennessee. There will be a slide presentation, accompanied by an audio segment, to help you learn what the local species look and sound like. Then take a naturalist-led stroll on the grounds of Ijams to test out your newfound knowledge. After you’ve completed the program, you’ll be armed with all the information you need to participate in the TAMP monitoring program. This program is free and is open to adults and children 10+ years. Call (865) 577-4717 ext.11 to pre-register.

Nightlights
Friday, June 7 from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Ever wondered what makes fireflies flicker? Join Ijams staff for this tell-all session on the mysteries of the lightning bug. Then walk the trails at Ijams to see the beauty and wonder of this insect in its natural setting. Program is for all ages. Program is free to Ijams members and $3 per person for non-members. Call (865) 577-4717 ext.11 to register.

Nature Preschool – ABC’s of field and forest
Thursday, June 13 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Bring your favorite preschooler to Ijams and learn all about the ABCs of Field and Forest. This program is designed to introduce your little one to the natural world through games, crafts and nature walks. Program is for children ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult. Program is free to Ijams members and $10 for non-members. Space is limited, so register early. Call (865) 577-4717 ext.11 to reserve your spot.
Canoe Trip
Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
You’ll be surprised by how much you can see along the shores of the Tennessee River from a canoe. Join Ijams naturalists as they interpret the flora and fauna of land and water on this canoe trip. All equipment is provided. Program is for adults and children 8+ years accompanied by an adult. Cost is $10 per person for Ijams members and $15 per person for non-members. Call (865) 577-4717 ext.11 to pre-register.

Music in the Park Summer Concert Series
Saturday, June 15 from 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Join us for our second concert in this summer-long series. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and head to the nature center to enjoy live music in a beautiful outdoor setting. This month’s featured music is bluegrass with The Fiddle Band and The Dismembered Tennesseeans performing. Food and beverage vendors include Calhoun’s Microbrewery, Back Yard Burgers and Marble Slab Creamery. Admission is $4 for Ijams members, $5 for non-members (children under 12 are admitted free of charge). Call (865) 577-4717 ext.23 for more information.

Reduce Reuse and Recycle Resale
Saturday, June 22 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
This is Ijams’ second annual rummage sale, and it’s going to be a good one. We’ll be selling used books, furniture, housewares, art, outdoor equipment and almost anything else you can think of. Come out and see what treasures you can find. If you’re trying to get rid of some treasures, we are also taking donations of items to be sold in the rummage sale (no clothes, please). You can drop off your donated items at the nature center the week of June 17, or you can call us and we’ll come pick them up! For more information, please contact Todd Witcher at (865) 577-4717 ext.16.

Smart Toys and Books Bookfair
Saturday, June 22 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Join Ijams at Smart Toys and Books (9700 Kingston Pike) for an afternoon of fun and learning. Ijams naturalists and storytellers will be on hand at the top of every hour with animal presentations and nature-related stories. If you make a purchase that day, 15 % of your total sales will be donated to the nature center at no extra cost to you. For more information, please contact Missy King at (865) 577-4717 ext.23.

Alzheimer’s Support Group to Meet
Sevier County Alzheimer’s Support Group meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the Thomas Wing of Fort Sanders Sevier Medical Center. Call Steve Streibig at 428-6594 if your plan on bringing an Alzheimer patient or for more information.

Summer Swim Program
Pigeon Forge Tiger Shark summer swim program will be held June 3rd until August 4th at the Pigeon Forge Community Center. Practice times are for age 4-10 – 8:30 to 9:30 am, 11 to 18 – 9:30 to 11:00 am. Cost is $40. Call 429-7373 for more information.

Flower Show in Dandridge
The Martha Dandridge Garden Club will hold it’s annual flower show Friday, May 31, in the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church, Dandridge. The theme is “Tribute to Our Heroes” and entry is open to any amateur gardener or flower arranger. Entries will be accepted from 9 to 10:30 a.m. that morning. Judging at 11 a.m., the show will be open to the public from 1 to 5 p.m. For information on the various classes and divisions, contact Judy Moon, 397-0662.

Democrat Club
Sevier County Democrat Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Courthouse. For information please call 428-3745 or 428-1232.

Free Mammograms
Free mammograms screening and breast health information is available for uninsured women over the age of 40 living or working in Sevier County. That dates are Thursday, May 30 at Dollywood, June 25, Parkway Medical Center and Wednesday, June 26, Wal-Mart in Sevierville. Monday, July 8 at Sevier County Health Department, Monday, July 15 at Sevierville First Baptist Church, Wednesday, Aug. 28 at Gatlinburg Community Center and Thursday, Aug. 29 at Wal-Mart, Sevierville, Monday, Sept. 16 at Seymour First Baptist Church, Thursday, Sept. 26 at Sevierville First Baptist Church, Friday, Oct. 11 at Dollywood and Thursday, Oct. 24 at Sevier County Health Department. To make an appointment phone 584-0291 or 1-800-456-8169.

Medic Blood Drive
A Medic blood drive will be held from 9 to 4 pm Thursday, May 30 at Great Smoky Mountain National Park Headquarters in Gatlinburg From 10 to 6 pm, Friday May 31st, at Ft. Sanders Sevier Medical Center Nursing Home. Donors of all types are needed, but there is a special need for O positive, O negative and A negative blood types. Donors receive a Medic T-shirt and a free cholesterol level evaluation. Call 524-3074 for more information.

Strip Mall Church to perform at The Prince
Saturday June 1, 2002 Strip Mall Church will be performing at The Prince. Will entertain the Deli on Lovell Rd in Knoxville Starting at 9:00 pm. Come enjoy the sounds of our Rock & Roll.

Class of 1997 Reunion
Sevier County High School class of 1997 reunion will be Saturday, June 8 at the Smokies Baseball Park. Reservations need to be in by Wednesday, May 22. For more information please call Stacey Shults at 453-5071.

Weight Training Offered
Weight training classes offered by Sevierville Parks and Recreation are 6:15 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Senior adult weight training class is at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For more information phone 453-5441.

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Bethel United Methodist Church Plans A Good Time
Come see who is really “rocking” at Bethel United Methodist Church from 6 p.m. June 7 until 6 a.m. June 8. Hot dogs/chili/dessert/drink will be sold on Friday evening starting at 6 p.m. til ($3.50 donation). Breakfast (sausage, ham, biscuits, eggs, gravy, oj and coffee) will be sold Saturday morning starting at 6:30 a.m. – 8 a.m. ($5.00/adults; $3.00 children under 10 donation). Be sure to come prepared to “rock all night” with sponsorship or just to see who is rock and enjoy a meal with us.
ALL sponsorship funds and proceeds from the sale of food will go toward our property/new building on Highway 411.

AdventureCon Toy and Celebrity Event
Dates: June 1-2, 2002. Location: Merchants I-75 Expo Center Admission is $5 Saturday from 9AM-5:30PM Sun: 9AM-4PM. Many celebrities will be in attendance.

Memorial Weekend Flea Market, Garage Sale and Sale
At the Heart of Blount Antique Mall, Sale at the antique mall on the May 25th – 27th , flea market and garage sale on the 25th in the parking lot beginning at 8:00 am. Mall hours are Sat. 8-6, Sun. 12-6, Mon. 10-6. Location is at 2208 E Broadway in Maryville. Call 982-0290 for more information.

Eusebia Presbyterian Church Services
Pastor: Rob Williamson would like to invite everyone to the following:
Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Worship: 10:45 a.m. (nursery provided)
Study Group: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Sundays (nursery provided)
Youth Orchestra Practice: 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Choir Practice: 12:15 p.m. Sunday
Organist: Karen Harville, Pianist: Bill Kee, Flutist: Bambi Hughes
Corner of Burnett Station Road & Hwy. 411 www.eusebia.com

IJAMS NATURE
CENTER’S JUNE
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Frog Loggers
Saturday, June 1 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Learn how to become a frog-monitoring volunteer for the Tennessee Amphibian Monitoring Program (TAMP). This program is designed to introduce you to the toads and frogs of Tennessee. There will be a slide presentation, accompanied by an audio segment, to help you learn what the local species look and sound like. Then take a naturalist-led stroll on the grounds of Ijams to test out your newfound knowledge. After you’ve completed the program, you’ll be armed with all the information you need to participate in the TAMP monitoring program. This program is free and is open to adults and children 10+ years. Call (865) 577-4717 ext.11 to pre-register.

Nightlights
Friday, June 7 from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Ever wondered what makes fireflies flicker? Join Ijams staff for this tell-all session on the mysteries of the lightning bug. Then walk the trails at Ijams to see the beauty and wonder of this insect in its natural setting. Program is for all ages. Program is free to Ijams members and $3 per person for non-members. Call (865) 577-4717 ext.11 to register.

Nature Preschool – ABC’s of field and forest
Thursday, June 13 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Bring your favorite preschooler to Ijams and learn all about the ABCs of Field and Forest. This program is designed to introduce your little one to the natural world through games, crafts and nature walks. Program is for children ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult. Program is free to Ijams members and $10 for non-members. Space is limited, so register early. Call (865) 577-4717 ext.11 to reserve your spot.

Canoe Trip
Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
You’ll be surprised by how much you can see along the shores of the Tennessee River from a canoe. Join Ijams naturalists as they interpret the flora and fauna of land and water on this canoe trip. All equipment is provided. Program is for adults and children 8+ years accompanied by an adult. Cost is $10 per person for Ijams members and $15 per person for non-members. Call (865) 577-4717 ext.11 to pre-register.

Music in the Park Summer Concert Series
Saturday, June 15 from 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Join us for our second concert in this summer-long series. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and head to the nature center to enjoy live music in a beautiful outdoor setting. This month’s featured music is bluegrass with The Fiddle Band and The Dismembered Tennesseeans performing. Food and beverage vendors include Calhoun’s Microbrewery, Back Yard Burgers and Marble Slab Creamery. Admission is $4 for Ijams members, $5 for non-members (children under 12 are admitted free of charge). Call (865) 577-4717 ext.23 for more information.

Reduce Reuse and Recycle Resale
Saturday, June 22 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
This is Ijams’ second annual rummage sale, and it’s going to be a good one. We’ll be selling used books, furniture, housewares, art, outdoor equipment and almost anything else you can think of. Come out and see what treasures you can find. If you’re trying to get rid of some treasures, we are also taking donations of items to be sold in the rummage sale (no clothes, please). You can drop off your donated items at the nature center the week of June 17, or you can call us and we’ll come pick them up! For more information, please contact Todd Witcher at (865) 577-4717 ext.16.

Smart Toys and Books Bookfair
Saturday, June 22 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Join Ijams at Smart Toys and Books (9700 Kingston Pike) for an afternoon of fun and learning. Ijams naturalists and storytellers will be on hand at the top of every hour with animal presentations and nature-related stories. If you make a purchase that day, 15 % of your total sales will be donated to the nature center at no extra cost to you. For more information, please contact Missy King at (865) 577-4717 ext.23.

Alzheimer’s Support Group to Meet
Sevier County Alzheimer’s Support Group meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the Thomas Wing of Fort Sanders Sevier Medical Center. Call Steve Streibig at 428-6594 if your plan on bringing an Alzheimer patient or for more information.

Student Art Show
Sevier County student’s grades K-12 art will be exhibiting their art through Friday, May 24. at the Heritage Museum, 167 Bruce St. For information phone Bev Jones at 428-2748.

Summer Swim Program
Pigeon Forge Tiger Shark summer swim program will be held June 3rd until August 4th at the Pigeon Forge Community Center. Practice times are for age 4-10 – 8:30 to 9:30 am, 11 to 18 – 9:30 to 11:00 am. Cost is $40. Call 429-7373 for more information.

Flower Show in Dandridge
The Martha Dandridge Garden Club will hold it’s annual flower show Friday, May 31, in the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church, Dandridge. The theme is “Tribute to Our Heroes” and entry is open to any amateur gardener or flower arranger. Entries will be accepted from 9 to 10:30 a.m. that morning. Judging at 11 a.m., the show will be open to the public from 1 to 5 p.m. For information on the various classes and divisions, contact Judy Moon, 397-0662.

Democrat Club
Sevier County Democrat Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Courthouse. For information please call 428-3745 or 428-1232.

Memorial Day Closing
Sevierville Community Center will be closed on Memorial Day.

Free Mammograms
Free screening mammograms and breast health information is available for uninsured women over the age of 40 living or working in Sevier County. That dates are Thursday, May 30 at Dollywood, June 25, Parkway Medical Center and Wednesday, June 26, Wal-Mart in Sevierville. Monday, July 8 at Sevier County Health Department, Monday, July 15 at Sevierville First Baptist Church, Wednesday, Aug. 28 at Gatlinburg Community Center and Thursday, Aug. 29 at Wal-Mart, Sevierville, Monday, Sept. 16 at Seymour First Baptist Church, Thursday, Sept. 26 at Sevierville First Baptist Church, Friday, Oct. 11 at Dollywood and Thursday, Oct. 24 at Sevier County Health Department. To make an appointment phone 584-0291 or 1-800-456-8169.

Medic Blood Drive
A Medic blood drive will be held from 9 to 4 pm Thursday, May 30 at Great Smoky Mountain National Park Headquarters in Gatlinburg From 10 to 6 pm, Friday May 31st, at Ft. Sanders Sevier Medical Center Nursing Home. Donors of all types are needed, but there is a special need for O positive, O negative and A negative blood types. Donors receive a Medic T-shirt and a free cholesterol level evaluation. Call 524-3074 for more information.

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Citizens for Community Involvement Meet
The Citizens for Community Involvement will be Tuesday, May 14th at 7:00 pm at the Seymour High School Library. The topic will be last week’s elections and guest speakers for future meetings.

Free Mammograms
Free mammograms screening and breast health information is available for uninsured women over the age of 40 living or working in Sevier County. That dates are Monday, May 13 at Gatlinburg Community Center, Thursday, May 30 at Dollywood, June 25, Parkway Medical Center and Wednesday, June 26, Wal-Mart in Sevierville. Monday, July 8 at Sevier County Health Department, Monday, July 15 at Sevierville First Baptist Church, Wednesday, Aug. 28 at Gatlinburg Community Center and Thursday, Aug. 29 at Wal-Mart, Sevierville, Monday, Sept. 16 at Seymour First Baptist Church, Thursday, Sept. 26 at Sevierville First Baptist Church, Friday, Oct. 11 at Dollywood and Thursday, Oct. 24 at Sevier County Health Department. To make an appointment phone 584-0291 or 1-800-456-8169.

Alzheimer’s Support Group to Meet
Sevier County Alzheimer’s Support Group meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the Thomas Wing of Fort Sanders Sevier Medical Center. Call Steve Streibig at 428-6594 if your plan on bringing an Alzheimer patient or for more information.

Flower and Music Show
Sevierville Garden Club will present a Flower and Music Show from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at Sevierville Community Center, upper level, Wade Blvd. For information phone 453-2993 or 453-4989.

Class of 1997 Reunion
Sevier County High School class of 1997 reunion will be Saturday, June 8 at the Smokies Baseball Park. Reservations need to be in by Wednesday, May 22. For more information please call Stacey Shults at 453-5071.

Ijams Nature Center Concert Postponed
The Music in the Park summer concert scheduled for Saturday, May 18 at Ijams Nature Center has been postponed. They are currently looking at possible dates for rescheduling.

Student Art Show
Sevier County student’s grades K-12 art will be exhibiting their art through Friday, May 24. at the Heritage Museum, 167 Bruce St. For information phone Bev Jones at 428-2748.

Kodak Library
Ripley’s Aquarium will be hosting Story Hour at 10:30 a.m. today at Kodak Branch Library. Participants will learn about the “Birds in Your Backyard” and build a bird feeder to take home. For information phone 933-0078.

Summer Swim Program
Pigeon Forge Tiger Shark summer swim program will be held June 3rd until August 4th at the Pigeon Forge Community Center. Practice times are for age 4-10 – 8:30 to 9:30 am, 11 to 18 – 9:30 to 11:00 am. Cost is $40. Call 429-7373 for more information.

Flower Show in Dandridge
The Martha Dandridge Garden Club will hold it’s annual flower show Friday, May 31, in the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church, Dandridge. The theme is “Tribute to Our Heroes” and entry is open to any amateur gardener or flower arranger. Entries will be accepted from 9 to 10:30 a.m. that morning. Judging at 11 a.m., the show will be open to the public from 1 to 5 p.m. For information on the various classes and divisions, contact Judy Moon, 397-0662.

Seymour Library News
Story Time for ages 3-5 years old from 11:00-12:00 for 13th “Hello Argentina” Dr. Susan Sterling from Smoky Mountain Animal Clinic will be being one of her Llama’s. May 20th the Dollywood “Imagineer” will be on hand. For more information please call 573-0728

Weight Training Offered
Weight training classes offered by Sevierville Parks and Recreation are at 6:15 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Senior adult weight training class is at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For more information phone 453-5441.

Scottish Games
and Festival
Gatlinburg Scottish Festival and Games will be held May 17 through 19 at Mills Park. For more information contact Pam Papworth at 453-0873.

Shakespeare at Seymour High
Shakespeare in Seymour, Seymour High School’s Drama Department one-hour presentation of “Romeo and Juliet” will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16 at Seymour High School Auditorium. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $3 for students and $5 for adults.

Democrat Club
Sevier County Democrat Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Courthouse. For information please call 428-3745 or 428-1232.

Luncheon Planned about Eye Treatments
The Women & Wellness Luncheon and program from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, May 17 at Fort Sanders Sevier Medical Center Classroom, will feature Dr. John Dawson, Ophthalmologist, and there will be discussion of laser surgery and eye disease. The cost is $5. Phone 453-WELL to make reservations.

Jr. Chef Camp to Begin
Registration deadline is Friday, May 17 for July 9 to 12 Jr. Chef Camp at Walters State Community College. The camp is opened to 5th through 8th grade students. The cost is $45. For information phone Linda Hyder 774-3764.

Relay Yard Sales Planned
Fort Sanders Sevier Medical Center is sponsoring a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at the Burchfiel Medical Park on Middle Creek Road. All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life. Another yard sale will be held beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 18 at 340 Hardin Lane across from the two churches.

Medic Blood Drive
A Medic blood drive will be held from 1 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 20 at French Broad Baptist Church in Kodak. For information phone 524-3074. Donors of all types are needed, but there is a special need for O positive, O negative and A negative blood types. Donors receive a Medic T-shirt and a free cholesterol level evaluation. Call 524-3074 for more information.

Memorial Day Closing
Sevierville Community Center will be closed on Memorial Day.

Annual Community Day
Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 5302 Nails Creek Road, is having its 6th annual community day, a gift to celebrate community. It will be Saturday, May 18 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This fun day will include all kinds of games for children include “The Whopper Hopper,” Bubbles the Clown, Wagon rides, cake walks. Entertainment will be provided by Roger Helton of Southern Nights Theater, the Emerald Youth Foundation Children’s Choir, and the Church’s own Children and Worship Choir. A meal of hotdog’s, chips, popcorn, beverage, and dessert is free. This year’s event will have various medical screenings and health information. Plan to spend your day at Cedar Grove this Saturday. For more information call (865) 983-0270

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