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WXBQ Area Events and Happenings
A listing of nearby events, happenings and activities the Rabbit thought you might enjoy

The Rabbit knows that many WXBQ listeners enjoy getting out and partaking of the excitement around us, so we keep a list of some of the upcoming local events, concerts, festival, and activities here on our website. When you are looking for something to do or some place to go, stop by the Rabbit's "Area Events" page for some suggestions.

Healing Hands Health Center Dental Outreach
March 2, 2015 
Healing Hands Health Center, 210 Memorial Drive, Bristol, Tn., has a pediatric dental outreach program, Giving Kids A Smile. Giving Kids A Smile is dedicated to educating children about dental and nutritional health. This program is presented in schools, organizations, clubs, missions, fairs, and community events. At each location we hand out pre-packed dental kits to each child. For more information call Brittany (Pediatric Dental Outreach Coordinator) @ 423-573-0696 or go to: wwwhealinghandshealthcenter.org.


Teleperformance Hygiene Drive
March 5, 2015  Thru March 31, 2015
Teleperformance located in Bristol, TN, is having a hygiene drive to donate hygiene items needed for local shelters, schools, and agencies. We are asking local citizens of our community to help us receive donations. Some of the things we are seeking for donations are deodorant, soap, shampoo, conditioner, shaving cream, disposable razors, feminine hygiene products, toilet paper, hair spray, tooth brushes, floss, combs, hairbrushes, tissues, and electric hairdryers. These are items that are needed most frequently at local shelters, schools, and agencies. We are requesting all items be new and unused for safety and health purposes. If you would like to donate any of these items or other hygiene-related items, please drop by our facility located at 2536 W. State Street Bristol, TN.


Memorial Park Community Ctr, JC Parks & Rec Events
March 27, 2015  Thru 4/3/2015
Memorial Park Community Center, JC Parks & Recreation invite you to the following events: 3/27/2015--Flashlight Egg Scramble @ Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert Street, Johnson City, Tn., 3/28/2015--FootGolf FUNanza @ Buffalo Valley Golf Course, Free 10am-12pm. 50% Soccer & 50% Golf. 3/9-3/13/2015, Spring Break Camp with JC Schools & 3/30-4/3/2015--Washington County Schools. Please call 423-434-5749 for more information.


Easter in the Park in Damascus Va
April 3, 2015  & 4/4/2015
One Way Ministries Presents Easter in the Park at the Damascus Town Park, Damascus, Va, on Friday, April 3rd & Saturday, April 4th, from 7-9 pm. For more information please contact Pastor Gary Ritchie @ 276-475-3464. Hope to see you there!


Community Easter Service
April 5, 2015  Sunday @ 10:30am
Woodland Hills Christian Church will be hosting a Community Easter Service @ SWVA Higher Education Center on Sunday, April 5th @ 10:30am. Find renewed hope this Easter. Be lifted up by inspiring worship, receive peace from the presence of GOD, Connect with family & friends, Find hope in a timely message. Childcare is provided for infants through 3rd grade. Everyone is invited. For More Information go to www.whcc.info or call 276-628-8659.


Appalachian Feral Cat Allies needs your help for just one week!
March 28, 2015  & 4/25/2015
Appalachian Feral Cat Allies will be trapping & transporting 65-70 feral cats to UT-Knoxville for spay-neuter surgery on March 28, and again on April 25. Volunteer during the week of March 22 to 29 or April 19 to 26 to help with trapping, cat care, laundry, cleaning, and transporting. Some jobs take just an hour or two. Download list at www.etnspay-neuter.org. AFCA can also use: empty, clean Cesar brand dog food containers, small stainless steel pet food bowl, Arm & Hammer Liquid Plus Oxiclean Stain Fighters Fresh Scent Laundry Detergent (Items can be dropped off at Big Johnís Closeouts, 238 E. Elk Ave., Elizabethton, TN 37643 (www.bigjohnscloseouts.com)


Bristol Dragway Street Fights @ Thunder Valley, Bristol Tn
March 28, 2015  Thru October 3rd, 2015.
The Bristol Dragway Street Fights Season begins @ Thunder Valley on Saturday, March 28th and ends on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015. $5 to watch, $10 to race, Trailered Racer: $15, Children 12 & under are free! The majority of events take place on Thursday evenings, with select Saturday events in 2015. Come out and join the fun!! Go to: www.bristoldragway.com for Events Schedule and more information.


The Appalachian Heritage Quilters 6th Annual Quilt Show
April 10, 2015  & April 11, 2015
FREE to the public - The Appalachian Heritage Quilters will be having their 6th Annual Quilt Show, Friday, April 10, 10-7 and Saturday, April 11th 9-5, 2015 at Crossroads Christian Church located at 1330 Suncrest Dr. in Gray, TN. (between the Fossil Museum and Daniel Boone HS) Enjoy the 100-plus quilts on display, on-going classes, quilting demonstrations, vendors, Opportunity Quilt Drawing, and more. A certified AQS quilt appraiser will be on hand to provide written and verbal appraisals for a fee. Visit our website at appalachianheritagequilters.org for more information.


One Stop Light Show & 1st Annual Truck Show
April 10, 2015  & 4/11/2015
One Stop Truck Care, 348 Dillow Drive, Kingsport, Tn invites everyone to The Big Rig Light Show @ 8pm on Friday, April 10th, 5pm-10-pm. & on Saturday, April 11th, 10am-10pm The 1st Annual Truck Show. Both events will have live music, food, prizes and more. Please call 423-239-5757 or 423-262-3611 for more information.


Happenings @ Natural Tunnel
April 4, 2015  Through 4/19/2015
Natural Tunnel State Park, 1420 Natural Tunnel Pkwy, Duffield, Va. invites you to the --The 9th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on 4/4/2015 @ the Picnic Area, 2pm-3:30pm. There are five age groups for hunts. Please bring Easter Basket or bag to collect Eggs in. 4-11-2015--Devils Bathtub Hike @ Stock Creek Interpretive Center, 10am-4pm & Wildflower Hike & Photography @ Visitor Center Parking Lot, 10am-4pm. 4/18-- Frontier Muster Trade Fair, 10am-8:30pm & 4/19/2015, 11am-3pm @ the blockhouse. Go to: www.danielboonetrail.com for more information.


Healthy Kingsport Health Week--Small Steps, Big Results
April 20, 2015  Through 4/25/2015
Healthy Kingsport has designated April 20-25 as Healthy Week and you can be a part of it! For Adults: Stop by beginning April 1 and pick up your Small Steps to Health challenge log. Return completed log by June 15 to be entered for a prize. For Kids: Stop by beginning April 1 and pick up the 5-2-1-0 Challenge log. Log 2 weeks of healthy behaviors and show it to one of our nurses by June 15 to receive a gift! The Health Resources Center is located on the upper level of the Kingsport Town Center near JCPenney. Open Monday-Saturday, 8am-6pm.


Engaging Communities. Empowering Victims
April 25, 2015  Saturday, 11 am to 3 pm
The week of April 19th through April 25th, 2015, is National Crime Victims Rights Week. Engaging Communities. Empowering Victims--5th Annual Clothesline Project will take place Saturday, April 25, 11am-3pm @ the State Street Downtown Center (Farmers Market). The Clothesline Project is an event to create awareness about sexual assault and domestic violence, celebrates those who have survived and remembers those who have lost their lives to violence. For more information go to: www.crisiscenterinc.org or call Della @ 276-466-2218.


Second Annual Relay For Life Car Show
April 25, 2015  Saturday, 10am-4pm
The Second Annual Relay For Life Car Show will be Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10am-4pm @ Sugar Hollow Park, Bristol Va. $10 Donation per Car. All Donations Appreciated, Any Year, Make or Model. The event will have Hotdogs, Chips & Drinks & Door Prizes. For more information contact Mike Grubb @ 423-914-1166. In case of inclement weather, the raindate will be Saturday, May 9, 2015, @ the Washington County Fairgrounds in Abingdon, Va.

 
 
 
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