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Posted: Friday, March 8, 2013 11:24 am

EASTER

NO ORDINARY MAN: Fall Branch, Tenn., March 15-April 7, LampLight Theatre, No Ordinary Man, depicting Christ's life, death, and resurrection. Shows Wednesday-Saturdays 7 p.m. with matinees Saturdays, 2 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. No performances Mondays and Tuesdays except March 25 and 26. Youth Night will be March 28 beginning with a mini-concert by Billy Wayne and Tattered Saints, 6 p.m. Doors open one hour prior to the performances. Admission: suggested donation of $8 adults/$5 students/free for children under 6. (423) 348-7610 or www.lamplighttheatre.com.

THE CRUCIFIXION: Bristol, Va., 619 Wagner Road, Belle Meadows Baptist Church, March 17, 10:30 a.m. rally, the Crucifixion, a dramatized presesntation with Evangelist David Wood. (276) 669-7625.

EGG HUNT: Bullitt Park, March 23, 10 a.m. Hunt starts at the C. Bascom Slemp Library with a walk to the park with the Easter bunny, ages 21 and under. Rain date: March 30.

HOLY WEEK: Bristol, Va., 105 North St., St. Luke Methodist Church, March 30, Easter Egg Hunt, 2 p.m.; Sunrise Service, March 31, 7 a.m. with breakfast to follow; Easter Cantata, March 31, 11 a.m. (276) 669-2441.

EGG HUNT: Duffield, Va., 1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway, Natural Tunnel State Park, March 30, 2 p.m. East egg hunt with prizes. Free lunch at shelter 5 following the hunt. Bring an Easter basket or bag to collect eggs. (276) 940-1643.

EASTER ‘SONRISE’ SERVICE: Marion, Va., Scratch Gravel Road, Russell's Chapel Church, March 31, 6 a.m. Sunday school 10 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m. Footwashing and communication service, 6 p.m. service.

COMMUNITY

QUILTING BEE: Abingdon, Va., Fields-Penn House, March 8, noon to 4 p.m. You may add stitches, or just watch and learn. (276) 706-6093 or email holstonmtnarts@gmail.com.

PROM DRESS SALE: 106 State St., YWCA Bristol. Dresses on sale for $25 on March 8, 3 to 6 p.m. and March 9, 8 a.m. to noon. (423) 968-9444 or email ywcajrboard@gmail.com.

SHAMROCK 4MILER: Abingdon, Va., Main St., Bonefire Smokehouse Restaurant, March 15, 7 p.m. Registration 3 p.m., at Abingdon Farmers' Market. Free food and drinks for the runners at the finish line. All proceeds benefit the Johnston Memorial Hospital Community Foundation. For information 1(800) 435-3440 or www.werunevents.com.

MISSIONS FOR CHRIST: Bristol, Tenn., 1175 Volunteeer Parkway, Fatz Cafe, March 16, 7-10 a.m. Pancake breakfast with large pancakes, your choice of bacon or sausage, fruit cup and drink, $6 per person/children 6 and under free. The money raised will be used to send Bibles into different counties, help to suppot orphans and help people who are in need in our local area

DANCE & TUMBLING CLASSES: Bristol, Va., Douglass Community Center, through April 1, Bristol Va. Parks and Recreation Dept. is offering classes in hip hop, tumbling, and ballet. Classes are for three years to 10 years old. $50 for the 8 week session. To register, call Joyce at (276) 645-7374 or email tricitiestalent@hotmail.com.

TAX HELP FOR SENIORS: Bristol, Tenn., Slater Center, through April 15, The AARP/Tax Council for the Elderly will provide assistance to seniors in completing their tax returns. Appointments may be made by calling the Slater Center at (423) 764-4023. Appointments are limited to the hours of 9 a.m. and noon on Mondays and from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays. Info: Mallory Cross at (423) 764-4023 or mcross@bristoltn.org.

PARKS

NATURAL TUNNEL STATE PARK: Duffield, Va., April 19-20, Earth Day Rummage Sale Round-up; Now reserving for summer time events. (800) 933-PARK.

SYCAMORE SHOALS STATE HISTORIC AREA : Elizabethton, Tenn., 1651 W. Elk Ave., Sunday jam at Carter Mansion, tours, exhibitions, demonstrations, Traditional Arts Workshops ; Shape Note Singing meets third Sunday, 3-5 p.m.; autoharp and dulcimer, fourth Sunday, 1-4 p.m., any level, learn basics, 2-4 p.m., open jam; 18th Century Cafe open 7-9 p.m. (423) 543-5808.

BREAKS INTERSTATE PARK: Breaks, Va., Every third Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., of each month, Pickin’ Night at Rhododendron Lodge. (276) 865-4413 or www.breakspark.com, (423) 926-8742.

HOW TO SUBMIT INFORMATION

To submit calendar entries, email features@bristolnews.com or fax (276) 669-3696. Deadline is noon on Monday.

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