Parks and Recreation News

March 22, 2019

Jerry Pierce, Kids Our Age headline April Friday Night Dances

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., invites those 50 and older to enjoy two Friday Night Dances in April. 

Jerry Pierce & The Nightlife Band headlines on April 5, and Kids Our Age will be featured on April 19. The dances will be held 7-10 p.m. in the MPCC gymnasium and dining rom. Cost is $5 per person/$3 for SilverSneakers® members. You may sign up at MPCC, but there is no registration deadline.

For more information, call 423-434-6237

CONTACT:    Lauren Qualls, senior services program coordinator
                             Parks and Recreation 
                             423.461.4852                                            

###

 

March 22, 2019

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., invites those 16 and older to participate in what’s being called today’s hottest and most efficient body workout.

The Resistance, Interval, Power, Plyometrics (jump training), Endurance and Diet method provides a one-stop body shock that combines the best fitness elements in a 55-minute workout. The class can be modified for all fitness levels.

This ongoing class costs $5 per class and is held 6-7 p.m. on Mondays and 9-10 a.m. on Saturdays. Please register in person at MPCC.

For more information, call 423-434-5749.

CONTACT:    Kelly Finney, center supervisor
                             Memorial Park Community Center
                             423.434.5758

 

###

March 22, 2019

Senior Services offers new fitness class: High Performance 

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will offer High Performance, a new fitness class that utilizes high volume (repetitions) and low resistance (weight) with short intervals of rest geared primarily toward improving both muscle tone and definition, as well as cardiovascular fitness.

The class will be held 8:30-9:30 a.m. each Friday in April (5, 12, 19 and 26). Open to individuals 18 and older, the cost is $2 per class. Please register at MPCC the morning of each class.

For more information, call 423-434-6237.

CONTACT:    Lauren Qualls, senior services program coordinator
                             Parks and Recreation
                             423.461.4852

###

March 21, 2019

MPCC to host Spring Sock Hop

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will host an old-fashioned sock hop for kids from 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 4.

Children 4-12 are encouraged to wear 1950s attire and come prepared to dance and play games in their socks. Fizz Soda Bar will serve ice cream and soda, and music will be provided. Cost is $5 per child. Parents and/or guardians free. Please register in person at MPCC prior to April 4.

For more information, please call 423-434-5749.

CONTACT:    Kelly Finney, center supervisor
                             Memorial Park Community Center
                             423.434.5758

 

###

March 19, 2019

Senior Services offers beginning guitar classes

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., invites individuals with an interest in learning guitar basics to sign up for a class that will meet from 4-4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, April 2-April 23. 

Students of all ages will learn the fundamentals of music theory, guitar tablature (tab) reading, basic chords and technique. These will be group sessions with a maximum of five students per session. Students must bring their own guitars.

Cost is $4 per class. Please register at MPCC or online at myjcparks.org.

For more information, call 423-434-5757.

CONTACT:    Kelly Finney, supervisor
                             Memorial Park Community Center
                             423.434.5758

###

March 15, 2019

MPCC expands yoga class offerings

Yoga instructor Nicole Hunt will be leading three new classes at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St.

Prenatal Yoga: Tuesdays, 10-11 a.m. beginning April 2. Prenatal yoga will help pregnant women increase strength, flexibility and maintain a healthy mind and body through the mental and physical stresses of pregnancy. The class is open to all fitness levels and those 18 and older. Cost: $6 per class.

Kids Yoga: Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m. beginning April 2. Children 3-5 will learn to practice yoga by incorporating fun games, dancing and singing. Comfortable clothing is recommended. Cost: $6 per class.

Mommy and Me Yoga: Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. beginning April 4. Gentle, targeted yoga will help those 18 and older strengthen abdomen, pelvic and back muscles that have changed due to childbirth. This class will help attendees relax and strengthen muscles while bonding with their new arrival. Cost: $6 per class. Children free. No yoga experience required.

Please register in person at MPCC on or before the day of class. 

For more information, please call 423-434-5749.

CONTACT: Kelly Finney, center supervisor
                          Memorial Park Community Center
                          423.434.5758

 

###

March 13, 2019

MPCC offers Saturday Special for special needs children

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will host two classes for special needs children ages 5-12 from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday, March 16 and Saturday, April 20.

The first Saturday Special will include games like sensory detective, clay sculpting and a tangible tray, allowing participants to create and organize colors and shapes. The April class offers children an opportunity to enjoy swimming at MPCC.

 Cost is $3 per class. Please register in person at MPCC or online at myjcparks.org.

 For more information, call 423-434-5749.

CONTACT:    Mary Lee Baker, program coordinator
                             Memorial Park Community Center
                             423.434.5725

 

###

March 13, 2019

Senior Services to host senior driver safety program

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will host a free driver safety program specifically designed for seniors from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, March 27. Tennessee Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Sgt. Nathan Hall will lead this informative refresher course.   

Those 50 and older are welcome. Please register in person at MPCC or by calling 423-434-6237.

For more information, call 423-434-6237.

CONTACT:    John Harrell, senior services program coordinator
                             Parks and Recreation
                             423-434-6229

 

###

 

March 12, 2019

MPCC to host double elimination dodgeball tournament

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will hold its first-ever dodgeball tournament from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 30. The double elimination tournament (lose two games and you’re out) is open to individuals 17 and older.

Cost is $10 per person. Teams of six to eight players must include at least one female. Please register at MPCC by Thursday, March 28. Only 15 teams will be accepted. Concessions and snacks will be available for purchase. 

For more information, call 423-434-5749.

CONTACT:    Rachel Bowers, program coordinator
                             Memorial Park Community Center
                             423.434.6224

###

March 06, 2019

MPCC offers Taking Strides with Strollers

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., is offering a new fitness class that allows parents to work out while keeping their child close. The Taking Strides with Strollers includes a 30-minute run/walk and optional body-toning exercises and stretching afterward.

This class will be held 9-9:45 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, March 20-May 3.

Cost is free, and no registration is required. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. Participants should meet in MPCC’s athletic/aquatics lobby. This is an outdoor activity, and class will be canceled during inclement weather.   

For more information, call 423-434-5749.

CONTACT:    Rachel Bowers, program coordinator
                             Memorial Park Community Center
                             423.434.6224

 

###

March 04, 2019

Senior Services presents Sweetwater Troubadours concert

The Sweetwater Troubadours – Charles Jones and Heidi Ehle – will present “Songs That Tell a Story: Timeless Tunes for Two” from 2-3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St. Cost is free.

The duo will present an eclectic assortment of tunes in a variety of musical themes, including honky tonk, bluegrass, classical, and folk with a West Indian twist. The group also offers country, calypso, old English ballads and medieval incantations with originals thrown into the mix.   

These troubadours invite attendees to time travel from sorrow to silly and back, employing guitars and banjo, flutes, harmonica, percussion and vocal harmonies. All ages welcome.

Please preregister in person at MPCC or by calling 423-434-6237.

CONTACT:    John Harrell, senior services program coordinator
                             Parks and Recreation
                             423-434-6229

 

###

March 01, 2019

MPCC offers beginning hula hoop dance class

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., invites community members to have fun while learning the basics of hula hoop dance.

The class is offered at 2-3 p.m. every Saturday. Cost is $5 per class or a monthly pass may be purchased for $15. Hoops are provided. The class is open to all ages, and no prior experience is required. Register in person at MPCC. 

For more information, please call 423-434-5758.

CONTACT:    Kelly Finney, center supervisor
                             Memorial Park Community Center
                             423.434.5758

 

###

March 01, 2019

Senior Services adds The PF Flyers to March Friday Night Dance lineup

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., invites those 50 and older to enjoy a night with The PF Flyers from 7-10 p.m. Friday, March 15.

The PF Flyers are a five-piece band based in Piney Flats, which plays traditional and classic rock ‘n’ roll, Motown, beach music, ballroom dance and some country.

The dance will be held in the MPCC gymnasium and dining room. Cost is $5 per person; SilverSneakers® members $3. There is no registration deadline.

For more information, call 423-434-6237.

CONTACT:    Lauren Qualls, senior services program coordinator
                             Parks and Recreation
                             423.461.4852

 

###

March 01, 2019

Senior Services to provide information about how to spot scams

A representative with the Johnson City Police Department will offer information on various scams that have been reported in our area and how to spot them on Thursday, March 14 from 11 a.m.-noon. This free presentation is open to ages 18 and older and will take place at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St.

Please register in person at MPCC. For more information, call 423-434-6237.

CONTACT:    John Harrell, senior services program coordinator
                             Parks and Recreation
                             423-434-6229

###

February 27, 2019

Senior Services to offer health and wellness classes

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will provide the following free health services in March:  

  • Live to 100: Tuesday, March 5, 11 a.m.-noon. Dr. Tim Dunne will share tips for maximizing health. The way people live now impacts their level of health and wellness 10 years from now and beyond.
  • Healthy Gut, Healthy You: Thursday, March 7,10:30-11:30 a.m. Holly Scheller, a clinical specialist at Franklin Woods Community Hospital, will offer tips for maintaining good gut bacteria, the importance of probiotics and prebiotics, and keys to staying regular. Colonoscopy screenings and colon cancer prevention will be discussed.
  • Common Sleep Problems: Tuesday, March 19, 10:30-11:30 a.m. A worthwhile class for individuals who struggle to get a good night’s sleep, want to learn more about sleep apnea, insomnia, restless leg syndrome and other sleep disorders.
  • Sweet Defeat: Conquer Your Cravings: Wednesday, March 20, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Discover five reasons why individuals may be craving sweets and learn tips to keep from caving to the craving. Dietician/nutritionist Crystal Woods will talk about the leading causes of sugar cravings and how to satisfy hunger in a healthy way. Samples provided.
  • Blood Pressure Refresher: Thursday, March 21, 10-10:30 a.m. Learn blood pressure basics, including what the numbers mean, what the latest guidelines are, and tips for checking blood pressure at home. Attendees are encouraged to bring their personal blood-pressure cuff to learn about proper use.
  • How Stable Are You? Balance Matters: Wednesday, March 27, 10 a.m.-noon. ESTU physical therapy students will offer free balance screenings and provide a fall risk assessment for attendees.
  • Spring Clean Without Chemicals: Wednesday, March 27, 10-11 a.m. Cleaning products containing chemicals can irritate your lungs and are especially harmful for people with COPD, asthma or other lung conditions. Dr. Mildred Maisonet and Taylor Dula with ETSU’s College of Public Health will share tips on healthy, effective cleaning solutions and ways to avoid harmful household chemicals.

Classes are open to all ages. Please preregister and/or seek further information by calling 423-434-6237.

 

###

February 27, 2019

MPCC seeks children's Spanish instructor

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., is seeking a Spanish instructor for children ages 4-10. Instructor will teach basic greetings, counting and Spanish culture.

Classes may be scheduled between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

For more information, please call 423-434-5758.

CONTACT:    Kelly Finney, center supervisor
                             Memorial Park Community Center
                             423.434.5758

February 25, 2019

MPCC to host Spring Break camps for city, county schools

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will offer Spring Break camps for Johnson City and Washington County students ages 6-12. Camp fee is $40, and children will participate in sports, arts and crafts, swimming, movies and games.

Participants are required to bring a packed lunch and swim clothing every day. Comfortable clothing and tennis shoes are preferred. Camp will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, with early drop-off (7:30 a.m.) and late pick-up (5:15 p.m.) available for an additional $10.

  • Johnson City Schools: March 11-15.
  • Washington County Schools: April 1-5.

Camps are limited to the first 60 paid participants. Register online at www.myjcparks.org or in person at Memorial Park Community Center. Please call MPCC at 423-434-5749 for more information.

CONTACT:    Rachel Bowers, program coordinator
                             Memorial Park Community Center
                             423-434-6224

###

February 25, 2019

Early registration for Spring Youth Soccer ends Thursday

Johnson City Parks and Recreation youth soccer early registration will end Thursday (Feb. 28). Cost is $25 for Johnson City residents, $30 for non-residents. A $20 late fee will apply beginning March 1.

Register online at www.myjcparks.org or at the Winged Deer Park Athletic Office, 4137 Bristol Highway, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Early registration is encouraged, as team placement is not guaranteed.

A coaches meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 27). A referee’s meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13. Both meetings will be at the Winged Deer Park Athletic Office.

Practices start March 16; games begin April 6. Children are placed according to Johnson City school districts. An average of two games will be played each week (per team) during a 10-game season. Games played at Civitan Park and Winged Deer Park.

Youth soccer coaches and referees are needed.

For more information, call 423-283-5822.

CONTACT:    Amanda Hollifield, athletics manager
                             Parks and Recreation
                             423.434.5825

 

###

February 25, 2019

Carver Recreation Center to recognize black law enforcement officers

Carver Recreation Center, 322 W. Watauga Ave., will recognize the region’s black law enforcement officers as part of its annual “Taste of Community” event from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday (Feb. 28).

“We will be honoring black law enforcement officers from around the region with awards and certificates of appreciation,” said Herb Greenlee, supervisor of Carver Recreation Center. “Some of these individuals have a direct link to Carver.”

This event is free and open to the public. Donations to benefit the Carver Youth Historical Committee will be accepted.

For more information, please call 423-461-8830.

CONTACT:    Herb Greenlee, center supervisor
                             Carver Recreation Center
                             423.461.8830

 

###

February 19, 2019

Senior Services offers MPCC Wacky Mini Golf Challenge

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St. will be transformed into an 18-hole indoor golf course from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, March 9. This unique challenge is open to all ages and features different designs at each putting green.

Individuals with special needs are invited to participate in the Wacky Mini Golf Challenge from 10-11 a.m. In the event of inclement weather, the challenge will be postponed to Saturday, March 23.

Putters will be available, but attendees are welcome to bring their own. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be available for purchase.

 Entry fee is $2 per person for 18 holes. No registration is required. Just come and play.

 For more information, call 423-434-5749 or 423-434-6237.

 CONTACT:    Deb Fogle, senior services manager
                              Parks and Recreation
                              423-434-6231

 

 

###

February 19, 2019

Keystone Community Center Teen Game Room now open weekday evenings

The Keystone Community Center Teen Game Room is now open to youth 11-18 from 5-7 p.m. Monday-Friday.

The center, located across the street from Memorial Park Community Center at 601 Bert St., offers Xbox One and PS4 Pro gaming systems, pool, pingpong, foosball, and a comfortable lounge area.

For more information, call 423-434-5749.

CONTACT:    Kelly Finney, center supervisor
                             Memorial Park Community Center
                             423-434-5758

###
February 19, 2019

The Shooter Band to headline March Friday Night Dance

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will feature The Shooter Band from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, March 1.

The dance, for individuals 50 and older, will be held at the MPCC gymnasium/dining room. This is the only scheduled dance for the month of March. Cost is $5 per person. SilverSneakers® members can attend for $3. No registration is necessary.

For more information, call 423-434-6237.

 CONTACT:    Lauren Qualls, program coordinator
                              Senior Services 
                              423-461-4852

###

February 15, 2019

Parks and Recreation to host bat presentation

Nature Program Coordinator Connie Deegan will host “Behold the Bat,” a presentation designed to help attendees learn about the benefits and struggles of one of our most mysterious groups of mammals. The presentation will also address the do’s and don’t’s of attracting them to your property with a bat house.

 Families are welcome to attend this presentation on Monday, Feb. 25, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St.

 The event is free and open to all ages. Register in person at MPCC or by calling 423-434-6237.

CONTACT:    John Harrell, senior services program coordinator
                             Parks and Recreation
                             423-434-6229                   

February 15, 2019

Senior Services to offer Beginning French class

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., invites those 18 and older to participate in a new class, Beginning French, from 1-2:30 p.m. each Wednesday. Classes will begin Feb. 20.         

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn the French language and culture from a native French speaker and former teacher from Paris.

There is no cost for the class. Please register in person at MPCC or by calling 423-434-6237.

CONTACT:    John Harrell, senior services program coordinator
                             Parks and Recreation
                             423-434-6229

###

February 14, 2019

Senior Services offers tickets and transportation to ETSU basketball game

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., invites those 50 and older to cheer on the East Tennessee State University Buccaneers basketball team. The Bucs will host the Western Carolina Catamounts on Saturday, March 2 at the Freedom Hall Civic Center.

Tickets to the game are $6 per person and include round-trip transportation from MPCC. The bus will leave at 3 p.m. and return about 6:30 p.m. The game starts at 4 p.m. Register and purchase tickets at either MPCC desk by Saturday, Feb. 23.

For more information, call 423-434-6237.

CONTACT:   Lauren Qualls, program coordinator
                            Senior Services
                            423-461-4852

###

February 12, 2019

Parks and Rec gets set for girls softball, T-ball leagues

egistration for Johnson City Parks and Recreation girls spring softball and T-ball will begin Monday, Feb. 25.

Fees are $25 for city residents and $30 for non-city residents. A $20 late charge will be applied to registrations taken after March 24. Register online at www.myjcparks.org or at the Winged Deer Park Athletic Office, 4137 Bristol Highway, from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Leagues include T-ball (ages 5-6), machine pitch, (ages 7-8) and fast pitch (ages 9-10). Practices begin April 1 and games begin April 22.

The first coaches meetings are set for Wednesday, March 13 at the Athletic Office. T-ball coaches will meet at 5:30 p.m., and softball coaches will meet at 6 p.m. 

For more information, call 423-283-5822.

CONTACT:    Amanda Hollifield, athletics manager
                             Parks and Recreation
                             423-434-5825

###

February 11, 2019

MPCC offers after-school program

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will host an after-school program for children 6-12 years old. The program includes homework helpers and snacks. Children will also be able to utilize the gymnasium and pool as well as participate in arts and crafts.

The program is available Feb. 11-May 24, and will be held from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Cost is $20 per child per month. Register in person at MPCC.     

For more information, call 423-434-5749.


CONTACT:    Kelly Finney, center supervisor
                             Memorial Park Community Center
                             423-434-5758 

###

February 07, 2019

Senior Services to host trip to Southern Spring Home and Garden Show

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., is offering those 50 and older transportation on Friday, March 1 to the Southern Spring Home and Garden Show at The Park Expo and Conference Center in Charlotte, N.C.

The 2019 Southern Spring Home and Garden Show features appearances by Julia Collin Davison, host of America’s Test Kitchen, and Laura Leboutiller of Garden Answer. The event also includes several hundred exhibitors and vendors. Visit the show's site here.

Cost is $28 per person for transportation only. Tickets are $12 for the show, and will be purchased individually upon arrival. A motorcoach operated by Todlow Coach will depart MPCC at 6:45 a.m. and arrive at the show around 10:30 a.m. Lunch is not provided but will be available from vendors at the show. The motorcoach will depart at 3 p.m. and return to MPCC at 7:30 p.m. The return trip will include a stop for a meal. 

Please register at the Senior Services or recreation desk by Saturday, Feb. 23. No refunds.

For more information, call 423-434-6237.

CONTACT:    Donna Campbell, senior services office manager
                             Parks and Recreation
                             423-434-6230                   

###

February 04, 2019

Senior Services to offer free health programs

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will provide the following health services beginning in February:  

  • Think Pink — Cooking to Prevent Cancer: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6-8 p.m. A hands-on experience for attendees to learn easy, quick and healthy recipes that will be sampled after class. The program also focuses on the importance of breast and cervical cancer screenings. Reservation required. All ages. Free.
  • Dining with Diabetes: Mondays, Feb. 18, 25 and March 4, 11 a.m.-noon. For people with diabetes and their support persons. Includes tips for managing the disease and preparing meals that help control blood sugar. Elizabeth Renfro with the University of Tennessee Extension Office will provide information, cooking demos, samples and recipes. Space limited. All ages. $5 per session/$10 for all three.
  • Relief for Dry Eyes: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Cindy Larkin, a certified ophthalmic assistant and dry eye specialist with Johnson City Eye Clinic, will discuss the cause of dry eyes, factors that may be making symptoms worse, and innovative new treatments. All ages. Free.
  • Memory Loss — What’s normal, What’s not?: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tracey Kendall Wilson with Alzheimer’s Tennessee will offer strategies for keeping the brain healthy. Attendees will learn the differences between normal, age-related forgetfulness and serious medical problems. Take-home resources available. All ages. Free.
  • All About Arthritis: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Learn more about the most common types of arthritis and treatment options, plus tips for managing everyday pain and stiffness. All ages. Free.   
  • Free Hearing Test: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 9-11:30 a.m. Screenings provided by East Tennessee Hearing Center. Space limited. All ages. Free.
  • Thyroid Disease: Thursday, Feb. 28.  Noon-1 p.m.Dr. Deepika Reddy Nallala, an endocrinologist, will discuss how the thyroid gland impacts health. Attendees will learn what affects the thyroid and how disorders are treated. All ages. Free.

Please preregister for all programs, and/or seek further information by calling 423-434-6237.

CONTACT:   Deb Fogle, senior services manager
                            Parks and Recreation
                            423-434-6231

 ###

February 04, 2019

Johnson City Parks and Recreation to hold job fair Feb. 20

Job seekers looking for part-time or seasonal work should mark Tuesday, Feb. 20 on their calendars. The Johnson City Parks and Recreation Job Fair will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St.

Available positions include:

  • Maintenance – Seasonal maintenance employees will be responsible for but not limited to mowing, edging, ball field preparation, limited equipment operation, and event setup. Knowledge of basic work etiquette and ability to perform manual labor required. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license to apply.
  • Programming – Summer youth program assistants will supervise and facilitate activities for children ages 6-16 in a day-camp setting. All applicants must be able to communicate effectively, have general knowledge of recreational activities, and be able to work uninterrupted for seven weeks.
  • Lifeguards – Lifeguards conduct safety surveillance of all pools and slides and are also responsible for upkeep of pools and slides including vacuuming, sanitizing and general janitorial duties. Candidates should be lifeguard certified by the American Red Cross. If a qualified lifeguard applicant is not certified, Parks and Recreation will certify the candidate upon completion of a proficiency swim test.
  • Athletics – Positions available include soccer referees for youth programs, umpires for youth and adult softball, softball scorekeepers and tennis instructors for youth and adult programming. General knowledge of sports rules required. Some training provided.

All applicants must be 16 years of age or older and able to pass a background check. Johnson City Parks and Recreation is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, call 423-283-5815.

###

February 01, 2019

February Friday Night Dance to feature PF Flyers

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will feature The PF Flyers from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15.

Based in Piney Flats, the PF Flyers are a five-piece band that plays traditional and classic rock ‘n’ roll, Motown, beach music, ballroom dance, and some country.

The dance, for individuals 50 and older, will be held at the MPCC gymnasium/dining room. This is the only scheduled dance for the month of February. Cost is $5 per person. SilverSneakers® members can attend for $3. No registration is necessary.

For more information, call 423-434-6237.

CONTACT:    Lauren Qualls, program coordinator
                             Senior Services
                             423-461-4852

###