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ETSU Health collecting hats, scarves for chemo patients during October

u2018Paint a Pumpkin Pinku2019 contest also being held for Breast Cancer Awareness

JOHNSON CITY u2013 ETSU Health has several initiatives underway to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month and honor those who are battling cancer.

u201cApproximately one in eight women will face breast cancer in their lifetime. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has affected routine screenings and reconstruction opportunities for many patients,u201d said Dr. Alicia Billington, an ETSU Health plastic and reconstructive surgeon who has helped lead the awareness efforts. u201cWe are hoping our efforts to promote awareness encourage patients to get their screening imaging and exams.u201d

ETSU Healthu2019s Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery team is accepting donations of hats and scarves for patients undergoing chemotherapy across the Tri-Cities.

Donations may be left in the donation bin located in the main lobby of 325 N. State of Franklin Road, Johnson City. Donations will be accepted through Oct. 29.

Additionally, the team is hosting a u201cPaint a Pumpkin Pinku201d contest for the community to help bring attention to October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Participants may submit a photo of their painted pumpkin on Facebook using the hashtag, #ETSUHealthPumpkinContest.

The team will feature their favorite submissions Oct. 19 on WCYBu2019s News 5 at Noon. The winning childu2019s entry will receive a ReadNPlay prize pack.

The deadline for submissions is Oct. 18 at noon.

With 30 clinical sites and more than 250 health care providers, ETSU Health is on the front lines of efforts to improve the health of Northeast Tennessee by offering leading-edge healthcare in dozens of specialties. For more information, visit ETSUHealth.org.

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ETSU Health is the outward-facing brand that includes the pursuits of ETSUu2019s thriving Academic Health Science Center and the clinical components of ETSU Physicians & Associates and Northeast Tennessee Community Health Centers Inc. For more, visit ETSUHealth.org.

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Celebrating 42 Years of Artisans and Crafters in Kingsport
Join us for the Christmas Connection u2013 Artistic Creations Fair November 12-13

The beloved Christmas Connection is celebrating 42 years of bringing some of the regionu2019s best arts and crafts vendors to Kingsport. Whether you are refreshing your home du00e9cor, trying to find that perfect gift, or treating your taste-buds, the Christmas Connection is here to connect you just in time for the holiday festivities. You can find unique gifts and support artisans in our region. Free admission all weekend!

As the weather turns colder, the Civic Auditorium will be filled with a warm and festive holiday glow to put customers in a holiday mood for shopping. The sights, sounds and smells of Christmas will surround shoppers as they shop from the regionu2019s best craftspeople, artisans, artists and creatives. A few of the items you will find include Country Crafts, Home Du00e9cor, Fine Woodcrafts, Leathercrafts, Handmade Soaps and Lotions, Candles, Jewelry, Christmas Ornaments, Stained Glass, Wheel Thrown Pottery, Fabric Crafts, Needlework, American Girl Doll Clothing, Pet Accessories and Clothing, Dichroic Glass, Handmade Greeting Cards and Paper Art, Snowmen, Santas, Candied Pecans, Baked Goods and much more!

Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts is excited and blessed to be able to continue this tradition for its 42nd consecutive year serving the artists and the community. Thank you for supporting your local artisans!

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For more information on the Christmas Connection event, please visit www.EngageKingsport.comu00a0 or call 423-392-8414.

The Dollhouse of Jonesborough presents the Fall Doll Show, Saturday, October 23rd at the Jonesborough Visitors Center at 117 Boone Street. Admission is free, but donations to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital are encouraged. For more information, call 423-753-0022.

The Stony Creek Fire Department is sponsoring a Haunted House for the month of October. Opens at 6:30 pm and doesn’t close until the last person leaves. Starting October 22nd, theu00a0 Haunted House will be open Friday & Saturday nights through October 30th. The cost is $10.00 s per person. For more details, call Captain Ron Picard at (423) 213-6664. Thank you for supporting your SCFD.

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EMBREEVILLE Volunteer Fire Department

The EMBREEVILLE Volunteer Fire Department will be having a trick-or-treat celebration October 30th from 6pm-8pm. This will be a safe place to bring your kids for trick-or-treating this year. We look forward Iu2019m having everyone to come by!

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Johnson City Parks and Rec to host Halloween events

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Johnson City Parks and Recreation has scheduled several family friendly, Halloween-themed events for later this month.

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will host the following:

Super Spooky Saturday

Date: Oct. 23

Time: 5-8 p.m.

Ages: All ages welcome

Cost: Free

Registration: Not required

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Center staff hope to see a large turnout of ghosts, goblins and revelers for the very popular Super Spooky Saturday. This outdoor event will include free games, arts and crafts, a cake walk, marshmallow roasting, pumpkin patch inflatables and more. Children ages 2-12 are encouraged to participate in the costume contest scheduled for 6 p.m. An indoor haunted walk themed Return to Redrum Asylum will be available during the event for $2 per person. For more information, please call 423-434-5749.

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Pups and Trucks Trunk or Treat

Date: Oct. 28

Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Ages: All ages welcome

Cost: Free

Registration: Not required; proof of dogu2019s vaccination required

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Pups and Trucks Trunk or Treat is a Halloween extravaganza featuring candy, emergency vehicles, and a costume contest for four-legged attendees. Kids can climb aboard vehicles of all shapes and sizes while collecting candy at this free event. The doggie costume contest starts at 6 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Participants must bring their own bag for candy. For more information, call 423-434-5749.

Pumpkin Swim

Date: Oct. 29

Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Ages: All ages welcome

Cost: $5 per person

Registration: Register in person at MPCC or by calling 423-434-5749 by Monday, Oct. 18.

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The Pumpkin Swim allows kids ages 1-15 and their parents to swim around, secure their pumpkin, and enjoy a little pool time before taking their pumpkin to the activities room for decoration. Pumpkins are limited.

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Carver Recreation Center, 322 W. Watauga Ave., will host the following:

Halloween Festival

Date: Oct. 30

Time: 4-8 p.m.

Ages: All ages welcome

Cost: $1 per person but kids under 18 in costume receive free admission; carnival tickets are $1 each.

Registration: Not required

This annual festival features inflatables, carnival games and much more. Everyone is encouraged to come in costume. For more information, please call 423-461-8830.

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park

Come Share in the Glorious Cause of Liberty!

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u00a0Bird Walks with the Lee and Lois Herndon TOS Chapter

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Meet other birders and naturalists at Sycamore Shoals for a morning of birding during the migratory season.


Sabine Hill Social Society u2013 Historic Halloween

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Registration required – www.tnstateparks.com/parks/events/sycamore-shoals

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ETSU Life In The South

Photography exhibition depicting u2018Latino Life in the Southu2019 on display at Reece Museum

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. u2013 u201cAl Norte al Sur: Latino Life in the South,u201d a traveling photography exhibition by Josu00e9 Galvez, is on display through Nov. 26 at the Reece Museum on the campus of East Tennessee State University.

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This exhibition is in conjunction with the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month at ETSU and is sponsored by the Reece Museum in partnership with the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts, Language and Culture Resource Center, Office of Equity and Inclusion, Department of Literature and Language and Department of Art and Design.

in North Carolina for the past 17 years. The artist continues to travel throughout the South, documenting the lives of Latinos and their continued impact on the landscape.

The Reece Museum is open to the public and admission is free. Regular hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

For more information, call the Reece Museum at 423-439-4392.u00a0u00a0

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Kingsport Public Library

Creepy Carrots in Glen Bruce Park?

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The Kingsport Public Library is excited to announce the book in the StoryWalku00ae* in Glen Bruce Park has been updated for Haunted Happenings month.

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Just in time for October, the new StoryWalku00ae book is the Caldecott Honor award winning Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds. Jasper Rabbit loves carrots and eats them all the time until the carrots start following him. Help Jasper figure out if the carrots are really following him as you walk around Glen Bruce Park. The StoryWalku00ae consists of 20 displays placed around the park. Each display contains a page of a picture book along with questions or activities for families to enjoy together. Visit all 20 displays to read the entire story.

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At the end of the story, there is an opportunity for visitors to share their thoughts and vote for the next book. Visitors are encouraged to tag the library in their StoryWalku00ae visit Social Media posts.

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*The StoryWalku00ae Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalku00ae is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson

For more information about events at the Library, please visit www.kingsportlibrary.org or call 423-229-9489.

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MAIN STREET ELIZABETHTON ANNOUNCES CHRISTMAS PARADE DETAILS

Main Street Elizabethton is excited to host the annual Elizabethton Christmas Parade in Downtown Elizabethton on Saturday, December 11, at 6 PM.

The theme of this yearu2019s parade is u201cChristmas on the Big Screenu201d.

Participants are encouraged to decorate floats to highlight scenes from their favorite Christmas movies; u201cChristmas on the Big Screenu201d can highlight classics or new favorites.u00a0

Entry applications are available on the Downtown Elizabethton Facebook page or you may contact Main Street at (423) 213-0090. The deadline to apply is November 28.

Main Street Elizabethtonu2019s mission is to look towards the future with the goal to preserve culture and heritage, while striving to revitalize the hub and heart of downtown.

For more information on how to get involved with Main Street Elizabethton, contact Main Street Director, Courtney Bean, at (423) 213-0090 or cbean@cityofelizabethton.org.

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Fall Archery Classes

Do you want to learn to shoot an arrow at a target and hit the bullseye? Kingsport Parks and Recreation is offering a fall archery class at the Lynn View Community Center!

A certified instructor will teach classes run from October 19 through November 16 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The program is open to ages 7 and up and all equipment is provided.

For more information or to register for this class, please visitu00a0www.kingsportparksandrecreation.orgu00a0or call 423-224-2489.

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