Community briefs

Johnson City Press • Updated Jul 3, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Democrat meeting: The Carter County Democratic Party and Executive Committee will meet Saturday, July 7, at 9 a.m. at the Carter County Courthouse. The group will discuss the upcoming elections, the Democratic picnic scheduled for August, and the Sunflower Festival in Johnson County. This is an open meeting for local Democrats.

Parks and Recreation seeking citizen input: Johnson City’s Parks and Recreation Department is asking citizens for guidance in providing the best services possible. A survey is now available at the following locations www.johnsoncitytn.org and www.surveymonkey.com/r/ParksandRec2018.

The survey consists of 39 questions concerning the department’s facilities and programs. Everyone who completes the survey will be entered in a drawing for either a two-hour pool party at Memorial Park Community Center or a full-day pavilion rental.

If you’d like the survey to be emailed or have additional questions, please contact Missy Hollifield at 423-283-5815 or mhollifield@johnsoncitytn.org.

Library closed July 4: The Johnson City Public Library will be closed Wednesday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Regular hours will resume on Thursday, July 5. For more information about library hours and services call 434-4450, or visit the library’s web site,www.jcpl.org.

International Quilt Challenge: The Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center and Old Town Emporium will host the premiere traveling art exhibition known as the Hoffman Challenge in July featuring a collection of nearly 40 quilts and 15 home décor items. The exhibition will be on display at the Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center & Old Town Emporium Gift Shop July 3 through July 28. The center’s normal operating hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information on the Hoffman Challenge, visit hoffmanchallenge.com or call 423-753-1010.

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