WCPL Told-Story Time

For three more dates the Washington County Public Library will feature their Told: Tales of Old story time featuring story tellers Lori Olmstead and Tama Lunceford. Not olny will they be sharing ancient stories, myths and legends but they will also teach you how to be your own storyteller. The remaining dates for this series are Jan 11th, Feb. 8th and March 14th. Don’t miss out. For more information visit WCLibraryTN.org or call 423 753 1800.

JCPL Teen Writing Club

If you’re between the ages of 12-18 and interested in creative writing, the JCPL will hold a teen writing club on various dates beginning Jan. 10th. The club will be held in the teen area where you will receive tips from staff members and other students, participants will also be able to submit their work to the new teen literary digest. For more information visit JCPL.org or call 423 434 4450

Junior Appalachian Musicians Program

Johnson City students listen up, beginning in January three new community Junior Appalachian Musicians programs will be organized for Tri-Cities youth by the new nonprofit organization- Upper East Tenn. Traditional Music Group INC. Participants in grades 4-12th get the opportunity to learn traditional Appalachian music from local artists. The first Jam session of Upper East Tenn. is set for Jan 14th at the Ashley Academy- 1502 Knob Creek Rd in JC. For more information on hours, registration and tuition visit JAMinTheMountains.com.

Tenn. Songwriters Week

Sat. Feb. 1st- the Tenn. Songwriters Week qualifying round in Bristol will be held at the Birth Place of Country Music Museum! Finalists from the showcase get a chance to share an original song on the historic stage at The Bluebird Café in Nashville! Admission and registration are both free – for more information visit BirthplaceofCountryMusic.org

YWCA Prom Dress Project

Make a young woman’s dream come true by donating gently used prom dresses, accessories and shoes to the YWCA Prom Dress Project- serving Northeast Tenn. and Southwest VA. There is a need for sizes 16 and up but all donation will be appreciated. This years prom dress project will be open to all area teens Thurs/Fri March 5th and 6th from 3p-6p and Sat March 7th from 8-5p. Donations may be dropped off at the reception desk of the YWCA located at 106 state street. For more information, call 423 968 9444.

McKinney Center’s Art Adventures 2020

If you have a young artist running around your home, how about signing them up for the MicKinney Center’s Art Adventures 2020! Beginning Jan. 25th students ages 5-7 years old will have the opportunity to strengthen their knowledge in art and further develop art skills such as painting, drawing, sculpture and more in a small group setting. For more information on hours, registration and pricing visit MicKinneyCenter.com or call 423 753 0562. The McKinney Center is located at 103 Franklin Ave. in Jonesborough.

Spark Plaza Artist Meet Up

Spark Plaza in downtown Johnson City is hosting a local artists meet up Friday, Jan. 10 beginning at 5p. Link up with other artists from all backgrounds for a great networking opportunity! All ages are welcomed including students, with light snacks provided. Spark plaza is located at 404 S Roan St in JC. For more information check out Sparkplaza.com or call Jocelyn Mathewes directly at 423 279-4686.

F3 Free Mens Boot Camp

Felles, stop putting off those workouts! The F3 Free Men’s Boot camp is still going strong. Each Tuesday join the group for a workout session at Founders Park – rain or shine. This boot camp is open to all fitness levels. The sessions are led by your peers so it’s a great way to kick your Tuesday mornings off as well as make new friends. The group meets at Love Chapel Elementary/ 600 Mohawk Dr in Erwin. For more information checkout F3’s fb page at F3NETN

WC Public Library Told – Tales of Old story time

For 3 more dates the Washington County Public Library will feature their Told: Tales of Old story time featuring story tellers Lori Olmstead and Tama Lunceford. Not olny will they be sharing ancient stories, myths and legends but they will also teach you how to be your own storyteller. The remaining dates for this series are Jan 11th, Feb. 8th and March 14th. Don’t miss out. For more information visit WCLibraryTN.org or call 423 753 1800.

Catfish Cooleys Nitro Comedy Tour

Catfish Cooley’s Nitro Comedy Tour comes to Maddie’s Event Hall in Bristol on Saturday December 21st. Featuring Andrew Conn with DJ Slim McGraw. Comedian Catfish Cooley brings high energy comedy to his southern following with a punch. The show starts at 730pm. Tickets are 25 bucks. For more info, call 423 380 8444