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Programs & Classes

Between the Covers Book Club

  • Between the Covers Book Club will meet every first Tuesday of the month at 10:00am in the Card Room. Everyone is welcome. For the month of August, we’ll be discussing A Curious Dog in the Nighttime by British writer Mark Haddon. Its title quotes the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes in Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1892 short story “The Adventure of Silver Blaze”. No sign up is required.

FREE Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Karen Quinn with the TN Servies for the Blind & Visually Impaired will be here on Thursday, August 2, 2018 to talk about FREE Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired for TN residents from 11:00am – Noon in the Computer Lab. Karen will discuss about independent living skills and equipment available to TN Residents. Some of the equipment that Karen will demonstrate will be magnifiers, TV glasses, braille samples, writing guides, talking watches or clock. Members can call the front office at 423-392-8400 to sign up or stop by the office.

Beginner Flower Arranging

  • The Center will be having a Beginner Flower Arranging Class “Floral Topiary” on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 10:30am – 11:30am in the Multipurpose Room. Please bring your green work bowl, ribbon, and flower scissors. This class is $10 paid at sign up. Sign up now!

Flower Arranging

  • Our Flower Arranging – Sun Flower Arrangements class will meet on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 10:30am in the Multipurpose Room. Susan Valentine will be instructing this class. Please bring ribbon scissors, valentine vase, as well as flower stem scissors. We will be using a combination of fresh and artificial materials as well as using hot glue. We will be using Sun Flowers. The class is $10 paid at sign up. Sign up now!

Bob Ross Style Painting Class

  • Our Bob Ross Style Painting Class will meet on Wednesday August 15, 2018 from 10:00am – 2:00pm in Room 303 with instructor Jay Holdway. The cost is $50.00 paid to instructor the day of class and this covers all your materials. Please bring your lunch. You may sign up by calling 392-8400.

Movie Day

  • The Center will be premiering “Hidden Figures” for our latest Movie Day on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 1:00pm in the atrium. Three brilliant African- American women at NASA – Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) – serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world. Sign up now for this enticing FREE movie. We will also provide popcorn, however you must bring your own drink.

Kokedama Class

Come try something NEW at the Center!! We will be having a Kokedama Class on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 from 10:00am – 12:00pm in the Multipurpose Room. Kokedama is a style of Japanese bonsai, where a plant’s root system is simply wrapped in a sphagnum moss and bound with string, transforming it into a sculptural art form. If anyone would like to see some examples, we have some hanging in our office. The only fee is to bring your own perennial plant. Sign up now.

IPad Classes

  • Lynne Hixson will be teaching IPad Classes on Tuesday’s, August 14, 21, and 28, 2018 from 10:00am – 11:00am in the Computer Lab. This class will be limited to 12 people per class & this will be a 3-week class covering how to use the IPad. If anyone has an IPad that they would like to bring to the class then they can do so, otherwise they can use the IPads in the classroom. Members can call the front office at 423-392-8400 to sign up or stop by the office. These classes are FREE. Sign up now!

Introduction to Windows 10 Computer Classes

  • Lynne Hixson will be teaching Introduction to Windows 10 Computer Classes on Thursday, August 16, 23, and 30, 2018 from 10:00am – 11:00am in the Computer Lab. This class will be limited to 8 people per class & this will be a 3-week class covering the Windows 10 operating system. If anyone has a laptop that they would like to bring to the class then they can do so otherwise they can use the desktops in the classroom. Members can call the front office at 423-392-8400 to sign up or stop by the office. The classes are FREE. Sign up has already begun so hurry in!

NASCAR DAY

Make a pit stop in on the Senior Center for NASCAR DAY on Friday, August 17, 2018 from 2:00pm – 3:30pm in the Cafeteria. Wear your favorite NASCAR shirt or favorite NASCAR driver. The only fee is to bring a finger food to share. Sign up by calling 392-8400. Please sign up by August 3, 2018.

Beginner Clay

Beginner Clay has begun again! The class will be on Monday, August 27 – November 12, 2018 from 10:00am – 3:00pm in the Clay Room. This is a beginning level course taught by Phillip Shivel. There is a 16-person limit for this class and due to popularity of this class you may only sign one person up at a time. The class is $30 plus $15 firing fee for the year if you haven’t already. Sign up begins August 1, 2018.

Intermediate Clay

Intermediate Clay has begun again too! The class will be on Wednesday, August 29 – November 14, 2018 from 10:00am – 3:00pm in the Clay Room. This is a beginning level course taught by Phillip Shivel. There is a 16-person limit for this class and due to popularity of this class you may only sign one person up at a time. The class is $30 plus $15 firing fee for the year if you haven’t already. Sign up begins August 1, 2018.

Creative Writing Class

NEW!! The Senior Center will be having a Creative Writing Class on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, August 27 through November 12, 2018 from 6:00pm – 7:00pm in the Computer Lab. Doriel Mackay will teach this class. Supply list will be given on the first day of class. This class is FREE. Call 392-8400 to sign up.

Manicures

DB Cosmetology Students will be doing Manicures on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 11:30am – 1:30pm in the Multipurpose Room. The manicures are $2.00 paid to your manicurist. There can be 6 people per appointment. Appointment times are at 11:30am, 12:30pm, and 1:30pm. Sign up begins August 13, 2018.

The Melting Pot- “Cooking at the Farm”

Come sign up for The Melting Pot- “Cooking at the Farm” on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 11:30am. We will take a trip to Gaited Brook Farm in Mt. Carmel, TN and Donna Chmeilnik will teach you how to make a fresh and healthy dish straight from the garden. We will depart the center at 10:45am. This class is limited to 20 people ONLY!! The class is $8 at sign up for transportation and $2 day of class. Sign up begins August 1,2018.

2018 Class Sessions

Session I

Week of January 8-Week of March 26

Session II

Week of April 9-Week of June 25

Session III

August 27- Week of November 12

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Which Classes are Reoccurring Classes?

  1. Bob Ross Style Painting
  2.  The Melting Pot
  3. Cooking with Chef Joe
  4. Cooking with Tracy
  5. Flower Arranging Class
  6. Grief Share
  7. Between the Covers Book Club

Lynn View Programs & Classes

Pilates

Pilates, 5:30 p.m. Mondays, August 6 – September 17. Instructor Becky Mills. Pilates is a method of exercise that consists of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements. Pilates emphasizes proper postural alignment, core strength and muscle balance. Cost is $25 paid at sign up. Please sign up by August 3. Classes will be at the Senior Center in room 302.

Intermediate Crochet Class

Intermediate Crochet Class 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., Fridays, August 10 – September 17. Cost is $20.00 paid to instructor. Call Lynn view and be signed up by August 3. Class is limited to 4 participants.

Beginning Crochet Class

Beginning Crochet Class 11:00 –Noon, Fridays, August 10 – September 17. Participants will use basic stitches and learn how to make a scarf and dish cloth.  Cost: $20.00 paid to instructor. Call Lynn View and sign up by August 3. Class is limited to 4 participants.

Advanced Beginner Crochet classes

Advanced Beginner Crochet classes 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Fridays, August 10 – September 14.  Cost: $ 20.00 paid to instructor. Please call Lynn View and be signed up by August 3. Class is limited to 4 participants.

Composting

Composting, Monday, August 13, 12:30p.m. Please join us as Master Gardner, Ben Hunter explains what compost is, how you make it and what it can do for you. Sign up by August 8.

Tunes and Treats

Tunes and Treats, 12:30 p.m. Monday, July 23 in the cafeteria. Enjoy tunes by Harry and Jan rose Hall and bring a treat to share! Sign up begins June 25. Please sign up by July 16.

For Pet Lovers Only!

For Pet Lovers Only! 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Monday, August 20. Bring your favorite pet for a show and tell. Please tell us your pet at sign up. *All pets must be up to date on vaccinations and on a leash or in a pet carrier. Cost: bring pet food or item for animal shelter. Sign up begins August 1.

Butterbean Auction

Butterbean Auction, 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25 in the cafeteria. Butter beans and prizes are sponsored by Visiting Angels.  A butter bean auction is similar to bingo, just more fun because you bid with the butterbeans on items provided by the sponsor. Please call Lynn View at 765-9047 and sign up by July 18.

Antique Tool Day

Antique Tool Day, 12:30 p.m.  Tuesday, July 31 in the cafeteria. Bring your favorite antique tool to share, stump your friends on what it was used for; kitchen, gardening, farming, etc. Prizes for most unusual/oldest! Starting July 5, go on our Facebook page, be the first to guess correctly what the antique tool is for that week, attend this program and win a prize!

Intermediate Drawing class

Intermediate Drawing class, 10 a.m. – noon. Tuesdays, August 28 – November 13 in the cafeteria. We will be studying color theory, and various forms of wet and dry medium. Participants must have previous drawing experience. Sign up begins July 30. Class is limited to 15.

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