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Community Calendar

Staff Reports • Updated Jun 29, 2016 at 10:15 AM

POLICY: Items for the Community Calendar may be submitted via email at editor@lebanondemocrat.com, in person at The Democrat’s office at 402 N. Cumberland St., by mail at The Lebanon Democrat, 402 N. Cumberland St., Lebanon, TN 37087 or via fax at 615-444-0899. Items must be received by 4 p.m. for the next day’s edition. The calendar is a free listing of nonprofit events, community club and government meetings. The Democrat reserves the right to reject or edit material. Notices run on an as space is available basis and cannot be taken over the phone. Include a name and phone number in case of questions.

 

 

June 29

Job Fair

9 a.m.

A job fair for Courtyard by Marriott will be Wednesday, June 29 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Goodwill Career Solutions Center at 1985 Providence W. Pkwy. in Mt. Juliet. For more information, visit goodwillcareersolutions.org. 

 

Summer Reading Program

10 a.m.

Ronald McDonald will be featured Wednesday, June 29 at 10 a.m. at the Lebanon Public Library as part of its summer reading program. The program is designed for children of all ages. For more information, call 615-444-0632. 

 

Job Fair

11 a.m.

A job fair for Bethel University, Hire Dynamics and Goodwill will be Wednesday, June 29 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Goodwill Career Solutions Center at 1985 Providence W. Pkwy. in Mt. Juliet. For more information, visit goodwillcareersolutions.org.

 

June 30

Job Fair

9 a.m.

A job fair for Courtyard by Marriott will be Thursday, June 30 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Goodwill Career Solutions Center at 1985 Providence W. Pkwy. in Mt. Juliet. For more information, visit goodwillcareersolutions.org. 

 

Summer Reading Program

10 a.m.

Booster, the Nashville Sounds mascot, will be featured Thursday, June 30 at 10 a.m. at the Lebanon Public Library as part of its summer reading program. The program is designed for children of all ages. For more information, call 615-444-0632. 

 

School Board candidate forum

6 p.m. 

Candidates for the Wilson County School Board will debate issues and meet voters. Clint Brewer, a former local journalist and Wilson County resident, will be the moderator for the event. Everyone is invited to submit questions for the candidates to wcscandidates@yahoo.com.

Zone 1 incumbent Wayne McNeese faces challenger John Jankowich. In Zone 3, Tom Sottek is running unopposed. Zone 5 incumbent and current board chairman  Larry Tomlinson is running against challenger Dave Dixon. In the new Zone 6 seat, Johnie Payton is running unopposed. Larry Inman, Chad Karl and Gwynne Queener are running for the new Zone 7 seat.

 

Dinner and Comedy to support Battle Flag Ranch

6 p.m.

A dinner and comedy event, featuring comedian Jonnie W., will be Thursday, June 30 from 6-8 p.m. at Battle Flag Ranch at 555 Pleasant Grove Road in Mt. Juliet. Tickets are $50 each, and event sponsors for $250 are also available. For more information, call Jason at 615-969-8014 or Dina at 615-969-8012.

 

Gen. Robert H. Hatton Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans meeting

7 p.m.

The Gen. Robert H. Hatton Camp No. 723 Sons of Confederate Veterans will meet Thursday, June 30 at 7 p.m. at the Cato Industrial Building at 212 S. Maple St. in Lebanon. Gary W. Waddey, historian and author from Nashville will be the guest speaker. Waddey is the author of a book on the history and service of the 11th Tennessee Infantry called “Forward My Brave Boys.” For more information, call Martin Frost at 615-449-5442.

 

July 1

Wilson County Road Commission meeting

9 a.m. 

The Wilson County Road Commission will meet Friday, July 1 at 9 a.m. at the Road Commission office. The Urban-Type Public Facilities Board will meet immediately after the Road Commission. 

 

Job Fair

9 a.m.

A job fair for Courtyard by Marriott will be Friday, July 1 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Goodwill Career Solutions Center at 1985 Providence W. Pkwy. in Mt. Juliet. For more information, visit goodwillcareersolutions.org. 

 

Free Clothing Store

9 a.m.

The free clothing store will be open Friday, July 1 from 9 a.m. until noon at Life Church at 3688 Highway 109, across from the Dollar General, in Lebanon. Everything is free. The store is open on the first Friday of each month. Clothing for men, women and children is available in all sizes. It is open to everyone. For more information, visit lifechurchfamily.com.

 

The Peach Truck at the Mill

11 a.m.

The Peach Truck will be in Lebanon Friday, July 1 from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Mill. Freestone Georgia peaches will be available by the half-bushel or 25-pound box for $39 each. 

 

Movie in the Park

7:45 p.m.

“Hotel Transylvania 2” will be featured as the second Movie in the Park of the season Friday, July 1 at 7:45 p.m. at Charlie Daniels Park in Mt. Juliet. 

 

July 2

Mt. Juliet Masonic Lodge Barbecue Sale

7 a.m.

The annual Independence Day Barbecue Sale will be Saturday, July 2, beginning at 7 a.m. at the Mt. Juliet Masonic Lodge No. 642 on Tate Lane in Mt. Juliet. Pulled pork will be available for $9 per pound and whole butts for $8 per pound. 

 

Wilson Amateur Radio Club meeting

6 p.m.

The Wilson Amateur Radio Club will meet Saturday, July 2 at 6 p.m. in room 122 of Labry Hall at Cumberland University. Non-members are welcome. For more information, contact Tom Parker at 615-587-2337.

 

July 4

Watertown Fourth of July Celebration

3 p.m.

The Stars, Stripes and Squirtguns parade will be Monday, July 4 at 3 p.m. in downtown Watertown. City officials advise residents to bring their squirtguns and water balloons. There will be a no-squirt zone this year for those who do not wish to get wet. There are other events after the parade. The city’s fireworks display will begin at dusk at the city park. Free watermelon will be given away, and the city plans to have a softball game. There will also be inflatables for children.

 

Mt. Juliet Fourth of July Celebration

4 p.m.

The Mt. Juliet Fourth of July Celebration will feature live music, games for children and a video game trailer Monday, July 4 from 4-9 p.m. at Providence Marketplace. The fireworks will take place at 9 p.m., and residents can view the show from the Paddocks at that time.

 

Lebanon Fourth of July Celebration 

5 p.m. 

Watermelon will be served at 5 p.m. to kick off Lebanon’s Fourth of July Celebration on Monday, July 4 at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. The event will feature entertainment, food vendors and more. Fireworks will be lit at about 9 p.m.

 

July 5

Voter Registration

9 a.m.

A representative from the Wilson County Election Commission will be available Tuesday, July 5 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Mt. Juliet City Hall at 2425 N. Mt. Juliet Road to help people register to vote in the Aug. 4 election. It will be the last day to register to be able to vote in the August election. Potential voters may also visit wilsonelections.com to register. 

 

Job Fair

10 a.m.

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s mobile career coach will be at Providence Marketplace in Mt. Juliet on Tuesday, July 5 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. to assist Hire Dynamics with recruiting candidates. The company is hiring for forklift operators, manufacturing, packers, package handlers and administrative assistants. Career coach staff will be on site to help people create resumes and register with jobs4tn.gov where there are nearly 200,000 jobs available.

 

Lebanon City Council work session

5:30 p.m.

The Lebanon City Council will meet in a work session Tuesday, July 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

 

Wilson County Budget Committee meeting

5 p.m. 

The Wilson County Budget Committee will meet Tuesday, July 5 at 5 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse.

 

Lebanon City Council meeting

5:55 p.m. 

The Lebanon City Council will meet Tuesday, July 5 at 6 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave. A public hearing will be at 5:55 p.m.

 

July 6

City Chat

8:30 a.m.

City Chat with Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead and finance commissioner Robert Springer will be Wednesday, July 6 at 8:30 a.m. at the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce office.

 

July 7

Joint Economic and Community Development Board Executive Committee meeting

7:45 a.m.

The Joint Economic and Community Development Board Executive Committee will meet Thursday, July 7 at 7:45 a.m. at the JECDB office at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave, Suite 102, in Lebanon.

 

Blood Drive

Noon

An American Red Cross blood drive will be Thursday, July 7 from noon until 5 p.m. at Active Life and Chiropractic and Rehabilitation at 12920 Lebanon Road in Mt. Juliet. To schedule an appointment, download the free Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS.

 

July 8

Fiddlers Grove Kidz Kamp

10 a.m. 

Fiddlers Grove Kidz Kamp will be Friday, July 8 from 10 a.m. until noon at Fiddlers Grove at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. The cost is $25. Students may register for sewing 101, art with acrylics, weaving and rope making or making a rag doll. After the class, participants may visit a blacksmith at work, build a log cabin with Lincoln Logs and visit the Model Train Museum. For more information or to register, call Gwen Scott at 615-443-2626.

 

July 9

Tojo Creek Gourd Gala 

10 a.m.

The Tojo Creek Gourd Gala will be Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. Admission is free. For more information, visit tojocreek.com.

 

Republican Women of Wilson County Old-Fashioned Political Rally and Picnic

11 a.m.

The Republican Women of Wilson County Old-Fashioned Political Rally and Picnic will be Saturday, July 9 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center pavilion. The cost is $20 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. 

 

July 10

Blood Drive

9 a.m.

An American Red Cross blood drive will be Sunday, July 10 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church at 300 S. Tarver Ave. in Lebanon. To schedule an appointment, download the free Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS.

 

Blood Drive

12:30 p.m.

An American Red Cross blood drive will be Sunday, July 10 from 12:30-5:30 p.m. at Round Lick Baptist Church at 745 W. Main St. in Watertown. To schedule an appointment, download the free Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS.

 

July 11

Wilson County Board of Education meeting

6 p.m.

The Wilson County Board of Education will meet Monday, July 11 at 6 p.m. at the central office at 351 Stumpy Lane in Lebanon.

 

Mt. Juliet City Commission meeting

6:30 p.m.

The Mt. Juliet City Commission will meet Monday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall at 2425 N. Mt. Juliet Road. 

 

July 18

16th Annual Dr. Cary Harbrect Memorial Chamber Scramble

7:15 a.m.

The 16th Annual Dr. Cary Harbrecht Memorial Chamber Summer Scramble will be Monday, July 18 at 7:15 a.m. at Five Oaks Golf and Country Club at 623 Five Oaks Blvd. in Lebanon. The day will begin with the Gold Heroes Classic, sponsored by American National Home Health. The 18-hole tournament is open only to veterans and seniors 50 and older. Breakfast and lunch are provided for these players. A shotgun start will be at 7:15 a.m. The main tournament kicks off at 1:30 p.m. and will be a four-person scramble over the course’s 18 holes. First- through third-place prizes will be awarded in three flights. Dinner and an awards ceremony will follow the tournament. For more information, call 615-444-5503. 

 

Wilson County Commission meeting

7 p.m.

The Wilson County Commission will meet Monday, July 18 at 7 p.m. in commission chambers at the Wilson County Courthouse. 

 

July 21

Jammin’ with the General 

6 p.m.

Jammin’ with the General will be Thursday, July 21 at 6 p.m. on the Lebanon Square, featuring Four on the Floor, a Fayetteville-based five-piece ensemble that plays everything from Motown to disco. Music fans are encouraged to come and enjoy shopping at square retailers before the performances and partake in the eats local food trucks will dish out. The events will be open to the public and admission is free. Jammin’ attendees should bring lawn chairs.

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5015 meeting

6 p.m.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5015 in Lebanon will meet Thursday, July 21 at 6 p.m. and on the third Thursday of each month in the Veterans Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center. Any veteran who has been awarded a campaign medal or combat medal for any hostility is eligible for membership, verified by the veterans’ DD 214 Form. Presently, Post 5015 is having success in rebuilding its post and becoming active in district and local events. It is not a Lebanon post, but a countywide post. To learn more, contact Post Commander John Marshall at jtmarshall2@icloud.com; Senior Vice Commander Ken Kackley at hkenkjr@aol.com or Junior Vice Commander Harold W. Weist at grnmarine@tds.net.

 

July 22

The Peach Truck at the Mill

11 a.m.

The Peach Truck will be in Lebanon Friday, July 22 from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Mill. Freestone Georgia peaches will be available by the half-bushel or 25-pound box for $39 each. 

 

Next Step Resource Center grand opening

11:30 a.m.

The Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting and grand opening Friday, July 22 for Next Step Resource Center at its new location at 100 Mabry Road in Lebanon. 

 

July 25

Leadership Wilson Reverse Draw

6 p.m.

The Leadership Wilson Reverse Draw will be Monday, July 25 at 6 p.m. at the Five Oaks Golf and Country Club clubhouse. A meet, eat and greet will be from 6-7 p.m., and the reverse draw begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $100 each with the chance to win $10,000. For more information or to buy a ticket, call Tina Pressley at 615-714-7862.

 

Mt. Juliet City Commission meeting

6:30 p.m.

The Mt. Juliet City Commission will meet Monday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall at 2425 N. Mt. Juliet Road. 

 

July 28

Movie on the Lawn

6:30 p.m.

Movie on the Lawn will be Thursday, July 28 at 6:30 p.m. with concessions, inflatables, a balloon man and face painting with the movie to start at dusk across the street from Wilson Bank & Trust’s main office at 632 W. Main St. in Lebanon. Bring a lawn chair and picnic basket. Admission is free for all.

 

July 30

Kristy Lee Concert to benefit New Leash on Life

7 p.m.

Kristy Lee will hold a benefit concert Saturday, July 30 at 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre for New Leash on Life. 

 

Aug. 1

Compassionate Hands general meeting

7 p.m.

Compassionate Hands, a Wilson County faith-based ministry that provides food and shelter for the homeless, will have a general meeting open to the public Monday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. at College Hills Church of Christ in Lebanon. For more information, visit Compassionate Hands on Facebook.

 

Lebanon High School class of 1986 30-year reunion

7 p.m. 

The Lebanon High School class of 1986 30-year reunion will be Friday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Lebanon High School football game at Danny Watkins Stadium and Saturday, Sept. 24 from 7 p.m. until midnight at Lebanon Golf and Country Club. The cost is $35 per person. Checks should be mailed no later than Aug. 1 to Lebanon class of 1986, P.O. Box 901, Lebanon, TN 37088. For more information, call 615-533-8479.

 

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