Area Events

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YWCA Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia is requesting donations of gently used, up-to-date gowns and accessories, such as jewelry, clutches, and formal shoes, plus fuller figure gowns, sizes 16-28, but all styles and sizes greatly appreciated.  For information, call 423.968.9444 or email

Believe in Bristol’s spring fundraiser, Dancing Downtown: 2nd Annual Adult Prom, February 23, the Foundation Event Facility.  Tickets $25/person, $40/couple.  Available at Believe in Bristol office or here

Wednesday, February 20

Marsh Regional Blood Drives
9:30 am – 4:00 pm: Johnson City Medical Center
10:00 am – 4:00 pm: CGI Federal Inc., Lebanon
noon – 6:00 pm: Masonic Lodge, Richlands
1:00 – 6:00 pm: South Bristol Methodist Church

Thursday, February 21

Marsh Regional Blood Drives
7:00 – 10:00 am: VA Dept. of Transportation, Bristol
11:00 am – 5:00 pm: Food City Distribution Center, Abingdon
11:30 am – 3:00 pm: Office Depot, Bristol VA
noon – 6:00 pm: Food City, Coeburn
noon – 6:00 pm: Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Elizabethton

6:00 – 7:30 pm: Digital Mapping, Johnson City Public Library.  Johnson City’s Geographic Information Systems Division leads an exercise in creating interactive maps.  Free, but registration is required.  Call 434.4349 or

Friday, February 22

Marsh Regional Blood Drives
8:00 am – noon: Strongwell, Bristol VA
8:30 am – 4:00 pm: Johnston Memorial Hospital, Abingdon

7:30 pm: Sybarite5 in concert, First Presbyterian Church, Johnson City.  Tickets are $20/adults, $15/seniors-students, $5/children.  For information, go to

Saturday, February 23

10:00 am – noon: Adopt A Tree, Warriors’ Path State Park, Kingsport.  Help plant thousands of new trees in the park.  For every one you plant, get one to take home.  Come early, supplies are limited. Follow the signs from the park entrance to the tree distribution location.  For information, call 239.6786.

10:00 – 11:00 am: Samson, the Tail Waggin’ Tutor, will be available at the Gray Library to provide a non-judgmental listener and furry friend to a child who is a reluctant reader.  15-minute sessions are limited and registration is required.  Call 477.1550.

noon – midnight: 7th annual Bristol Marathon Jam, 606 State Street.  Admission by donation. Proceeds benefit The Fisher House at Ft. Bragg NC.  Live music for all 12 hours.

2:00 & 7:00 pm: Shenanigans, LampLight Theatre, Broad Street, Kingsport.  For reservations or information, call 343.1766 Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. or go to

Sunday, February 24

3:00 pm: Shenanigans, LampLight Theatre, Broad Street, Kingsport.  For information, go to

Monday, February 25

Marsh Regional Blood Drive
8:30 am – 3:00 pm: Wise County Career Center, Wise

6:30 – 8:00 pm: Teen Lunar New Year Party, Jonesborough Library.  themed activities, food and lots of fun.  For 6 – 12th graders.  Registration preferred, but not required.  Call 753.1800 or email

Tuesday, February 26

Marsh Regional Blood Drive
8:00 am – 2:00 pm: Holston High School, Damascus
8:30 – 11:30 am: Mountain View Regional Hospital, Norton
8:30 am – 4:00 pm: Norton Community Hospital
1:00 – 4:00 pm: Lonesome Pine Hospital, Big Stone Gap
1:00 – 5:00 pm: Bland Correctional Center

6:30 – 7:30 pm: Comedy duo Bean and Bailey perform at The Renaissance Center, Kingsport, Room 310.  Sponsored by CrossPoint Church.  Free.  Please provide the church with the number of people who will be attending at quinta24115@mypacks,net

6:30 – 8:00 pm: Teen Board Game Night, Gray LIbrary.  Bring  your favorite games to share or try playing something new.  Snacks and drinks provided.  For 6 -12th graders.  Registration preferred, but not required.  Call 753.1800 or email

Wednesday, February 27

Marsh Regional Blood Drive
5:30 – 11:00 am: Nakatetsu Machining Technologies, Telford
7:30 am – 5:00 pm: Clinch Valley Medical Center, Richlands
8:30 – 11:30 am: Southwest VA Regional Jail, Duffield
1:00 – 4:00 pm: Komatsu Mining Group, Duffield