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Kingsport Senior Center – Going Virtual!

The Kingsport Senior Center is not letting COVID-19 slow their programming down, as they continue to offer a variety of programs and classes. They have taken the time to get creative in what they can offer virtually for members during this time. Some of the activities offered include interactive Facebook trivia, Facebook Live events, exercise […]

Kingsport Public Library adds StoryWalk® in Glen Bruce Park

The Kingsport Public Library has installed a StoryWalk® in Glen Bruce Park to encourage reading and outdoor activity for families in an interactive format. StoryWalk, a system created for outdoor spaces with numbered stations that contain laminated pages from children’s books, can be found in all 50 states and internationally. “A StoryWalk is a wonderful […]

Black in Appalachia

Black in Appalachia, an initiative of East Tennessee PBS, explores the roots of African-American influence on the history and culture of Appalachia through documentaries, research, local narratives, public engagement and exhibition. The project aims to raise the visibility and contributions of the Black communities of the Mountain South. In partnership with the Kingsport City Archives […]

Kingsport Parks & You

As summer goes on, more and more people are wanting to get outside and stay active. Exercising outside is a great way to ensure social distancing and keep you and your community safe. Parks & You The COVID-19 situation has certainly affected how many residents are choosing to utilize some of Kingsport’s other parks and […]

Virtual Lynn View Track Ribbon Cutting

Going for a run? Want to walk a few laps? The newly improved Lynn View Community Center track is ready for you! The track’s improvements have finished up and the virtual ribbon cutting is scheduled for Monday, August 10 at 9 a.m. on the Parks and Recreation Facebook page. The newly laid track has been […]

National Farmers Market Week 2020

The Kingsport Farmers Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 2 – 8, 2020. In the midst of a global pandemic, farmers markets—like all other small businesses—have been scrambling to continue operations for the farmers and communities that depend on them. Market managers have been at the forefront […]

Virtual Digital Skills Classes

Want to learn more about using digital tools? Not sure where to get started with a research paper? Managing a project feels more like a mystery? Kingsport Public Library is now partnering with Grow with Google to deliver virtual computer classes to the community. Brush up on digital tools or learn to use new ones. […]

Summer Art Show

Kingsport is home to many artists. For this year’s Summer Art Show, regional artists of all levels, professional, amateur or student, were invited to enter. Now, residents of Kingsport have the opportunity to see the art themselves. The Renaissance Center Main Gallery is open for guests to visit at their leisure, under social distancing guidelines. […]

Join a Virtual Star Party with Bays Mountain Park

You can still go outside. And so can astronomers across the state! Enjoy the night sky through their telescopes on Friday, July 24, as they share their views of the sky from Kingsport to Memphis during the Tennessee Virtual Star Party. Tune in to a YouTube Live video feed from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. for […]

Adventure into the new world of resin and alcohol ink with Elena Corradino!

Students will learn about resin and create their own hand-crafted gifts! The Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts is offering you an opportunity to participate in the resin workshop on August 1. Instructor, Elena Corradino, will be teaching a hands-on class about how to create this exciting style of abstract art. Participants will make two acrylic […]