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Cannon Arts Dance
Cannon Arts Dance Spring Registration Jan 29 and Jan. 30 from 4-6 pm at the studio, 119 W. Main St., Woodbury. Spring dance classes begin the week of Feb. 2
Ballet,tap, jazz, hip hop, tumbling, clogging, yoga. Ages 3 to adult. New: Adult fun and Fit and Guitar, Call 563-9122
Special Library Events
Saturday, Jan. 31
Adams Memorial Library
Bob Tarter will present the physics of flight for all ages at 1 p.m. Live animals will be presented. Also on the 31st from 1 to 3 p.m. game designer Robert Schwalb will appear to discuss his new game. "World of Warcraft" is among the games Schwalb has worked on.
Thirty Minutes Health Talks
Cannon County Chiropractic
Tuesday, February 3 5:30-6:00
Dr. Trea Wessel of the Cannon County Chiropractic will be giving health talks on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday from 5:30 until 6:00 p.m.
Fibromyalgia will be discussed on February 3. Diabetes is slated for February 17 and headaches will be discussed on March 3.
Cannon County Chiropractic is located at 824 McMinnville Highway in Woodbury. Email: Info@cannoncountychiro.com or search www.cannoncountychiro.com. Phone is 615-563-3320.
"Newly Diagnosed: Living a full life with MS
Thursday, Feb. 5
6:30-7:30 in Murfreesboro
The National MS Society, Mid South Chapter introduces an exciting opportunity Middle Tennessee: "Newly Diagnosed: Living A Full Life with MS."
Meeting will be held Thursday, February 5 from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. at the Murfreesboro Medical Clinic, Garrison's Cafe, 1272 Garrison Drive in Murfreesboro.
*Enter into the South entrance, go to the elevator to the second floor. Turn right out of the elevator and immediately right, go to down the hall. Follow the hall; slightly turn right, the glass doors are on the left to enter into Garrison's Cafe.
Featuring Dr. John C. Witt, MS neurologist; Janet Brown, MS NP, Angle Plunkett, local Self Help Group Leader. NMSS Chapter Staff will be present to facilitate and answer questions.
The evening is designed for those diagnosed within the past two years and their spouses and/or care partners. Come for a relaxed time of information, inspiration and fellowship.
You must register for this program. Please call 1 (800) 344-4867, select option #1.
at the Senior Center
Friday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m.
Featuring James Hablett & The Family Tradition Band "Liberty Band." Admission $5. Come on out and enjoy good music, line dancing and have a good time while supporting Music Night at the Senior Center
The Jungle Book
Friday, Feb. 13 and 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 14 and 21 at 2: p.m.
The Arts Center of Cannon County
Based on the book by Rudyard Kipling, the play is directed by Mary Wilson, produced by Beth McCrary with choreography by Ashely Hardage. A young boy, Mowgil, is left at the foot of the jungle after his village is attached by a tiger, Shere Khan. A pack of wolves begins taking care of Mowgli and ultimately raises him. He learns the rules of the jungle and becomes adopted by the wolves. Years later, when Mowgli is a teenager, Shere Khan reappears. Mowgli stands up to the tiger to show his courage and love of the pack. Call 615-563-2787 to make reservations
Bonnaroo Works Applications
Close March 15
The Bonnaroo Works Fund (BWF), the charitable arm of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, is accepting online applications for the 2015 grant cycle beginning today. The Fund gives back to communities that need it the most by awarding funding to arts, education and environmental nonprofits. Those interested should visit http://bonnarooworksfund.org for more information or apply directly online at https://app.wizehive.com/appform/menu/Bonnaroo. The deadline is March 15, 2015, and grants will be announced in May 2015.
"It's that exciting time again," said Nina Miller, BWF executive director. "We encourage qualifying non-profits to share their goals and needs, and we look forward to making a significant impact on those that are the best fit for the Bonnaroo Works Fund." Established in 2009, BWF supports arts, education and environmental nonprofit organizations at the local, regional and national level with an emphasis on local reinvestment. Since the inception of Bonnaroo, more than $7 million has been awarded to worthy causes.
Two dollars from every Bonnaroo ticket supports BWF. The fund is also bolstered by 100 percent of the entry fees from the Bonnaroo 5K Run, the Soundwaves initiative, and proceeds from silent auctions held throughout the year. Bonnaroo supporters also contribute online and volunteer their time for special projects before and after the festival.
Bonnaroo Works Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a component of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (www.cfmt.org), a Tennessee-based community foundation working to bring good people and good causes together by ensuring the excellent stewardship of lasting charitable funds and the wise investment of grants.
Flu Shots Available
Cannon County Health Department
Flu season is here, with seasonal influenza cases now reported across Tennessee. The Cannon County Health Department is working to protect the entire community by providing free flu vaccinations to area residents until vaccine supplies are depleted. Appointments must be made to receive flu vaccine, and are now being scheduled at the clinic.
Please call the Cannon County Health Department at (615-563-4243) today to book your appointment. The clinic is located at 301 West Main Street, Woodbury and open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Country Music Jam Session
Pocahontas Community Center
1st and 3rd Fridays
A country music jam sessions is set for the first and third Fridays of each month at the Pocahontas Community Center, 1441 Pocahontas Road, Morrison. Musicians sign up at 5:30 and the music starts at 6pm. Open to the public, spectators and dancers are welcome. Admission is free. For more info call Ray at 615-765-7835 or John 931-588-1229.