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Community Calendar

Staff Reports • Updated Jul 6, 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.

 

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.

 

Watertown Chamber of Commerce meeting

Noon

The Watertown Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday, July 7 at noon at Mi Ranchito restaurant. 

 

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.

 

Lebanon Airport Commission meeting

4 p.m.

The Lebanon Airport Commission will meet Thursday, July 7 at 4 p.m. at Lebanon Municipal Airport at 760 Franklin Road.

 

Wilson County Animal Control Committee meeting

5 p.m.

The Wilson County Animal Control Committee will meet Thursday, July 7 at 5 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse. 

 

Evermean Evergreen Cloggers Beginner Clogging Class

5:30 p.m.

The Evermean Evergreen Cloggers will have a six-week beginner clogging class that begins Thursday, July 7 from 5:30-6:15 p.m. at its studio at 1447 W. Baddour Pkwy., next to Frankie’s Café, in Lebanon. Ages 5-105 are welcome. For reservations, call 615-478-8184. 

 

Wilson County Minutes Committee meeting

6:30 p.m.

The Wilson County Minutes Committee will meet Thursday, July 7 at 6:30 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse. 

 

Wilson County Steering Committee meeting

6:45 p.m.

The Wilson County Steering Committee will meet Thursday, July 7 at 6:45 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse. 

 

Wilson County Budget Committee meeting

7 p.m.

The Wilson County Budget Committee will meet Thursday, July 7 at 7 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse. 

 

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

Healing Broken Vessels Feed The Spirit Conference 

8 a.m.

The sixth annual Healing Broken Vessels Feed the Spirit Conference will be Saturday, July 9 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Fairview Church at 1660 Leeville Pike in Lebanon. The guest speaker will be Saunya M. Williams, a first-generation college student and graduate. For more than two decades, Williams struggled with guilt and shame because of the amount of abuse that she had experienced as a child. For more information, contact Patty Head at 615-547-4936 or hbv4u@yahoo.com.

 

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. 

 

Watertown Music and Arts Festival

3 p.m.

The Watertown Music and Arts Festival will be Saturday, July 9 at 3 p.m. at the public square in Watertown. Several musical acts will be featured into the evening, along with food and more. 

 

Fiddlers Grove Second Saturday Celebration

6 p.m.

Fiddlers Grove will feature live bluegrass music Saturday, July 9 from 6-9 p.m. during its Second Saturday. 

 

Darryl Worley at the Capitol Theatre

7:30 p.m.

Country music singer Darryl Worley will be in concert Saturday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre at 110 W. Main St. in Lebanon. Tickets are $30 each and may be purchased at capitoltheatretn.com.

 

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.

 

Wilson County Election Commission meeting

1 p.m. 

The Wilson County Election Commission will meet Sunday, July 10 at 1 p.m. at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology building at 415 Tennessee Blvd. in Lebanon to inspect early voting machines and to conduct election business.

 

July 11

Wilson County 911 Board meeting

3:45 p.m.

A public hearing on the proposed budget for Wilson County 911 will be Monday, July 11 at 3:45 p.m. at the 911 office at 1611 W. Main St. in Lebanon. The Wilson County 911 Board will meet at 4 p.m. in the same office. 

 

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 14

Summer Reading Program Party Day

10 a.m.

Party Day, marking the end of the summer reading program, will be Thursday, July 14 from 10 a.m. until noon at the Lebanon Public Library. It will feature inflatables, games and more. For more information, call 615-444-0632.

 

Candidate Debate

6 p.m. 

A candidate debate, sponsored by The Lebanon Democrat and Cumberland University, for candidates running for Wilson County and Lebanon school boards and Wilson County property assessor in the Aug. 4 election will be Thursday, July 14 at 6 p.m. at Baird Chapel on the Cumberland University campus. 

 

July 15

Early Voting Begins

8 a.m.

Early voting for the Aug. 4 federal and state primaries, Wilson County general and Lebanon school board election begins Friday, July 15 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and will continue through July 30. Polling locations at the Wilson County Election Commission office in Lebanon, Mt. Juliet Community Center, Watertown Community Center and Gladeville Community Center will be open weekdays from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Photo identification is required to vote. 

 

Christmas in July at Fiddlers Grove

10 a.m.

Christmas in July will be Friday, July 15 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Fiddlers Grove at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center at 945 E. Baddour Pkwy. in Lebanon. Vendors will sell handcrafted items for early Christmas shopping. For more information, call 615-443-2626. 

 

July 16

Tennessee Agricultural Museum Free Family Event

9 a.m.

The “Wild Wings and Creeping Things” event will be Saturday, July 16 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Tennessee Agricultural Museum at Ellington Agricultural Center at 440 Hogan Road in Nashville. There’ll be butterfly nets, a catch-and-release butterfly hotel and a station to identify the butterflies. A wide variety of bugs and creepy-crawly exhibits will be on view. See wild birds of the forest. Chat with a local beekeeper. Dr. Tall Tale will be there with his banjo on his knee. For information, contact the museum at 615-837-5197 or email tennessee.agricultural.museum@tn.gov or visit tnagmuseum.org. 

 

Christmas in July at Fiddlers Grove

10 a.m.

Christmas in July will be Saturday, July 16 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Fiddlers Grove at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center at 945 E. Baddour Pkwy. in Lebanon. Vendors will sell handcrafted items for early Christmas shopping. For more information, call 615-443-2626. 

 

A Heartbeat for Earl Benefit

Noon

A benefit for Earl Cox with Drip Dry Plumbing will be Saturday, July 16 at noon at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center poultry barn in Lebanon. Music will be presented by the Cedar Creek Boys and 12Thirtyone. It will also feature food, a live auction, inflatables, a cake walk and corn hole tournament for $50 per team. For more information, call Felicia Hale at 615-330-2148. 

 

July 17

Christmas in July at Fiddlers Grove

11 a.m.

Christmas in July will be Sunday, July 17 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Fiddlers Grove at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center at 945 E. Baddour Pkwy. in Lebanon. Vendors will sell handcrafted items for early Christmas shopping. For more information, call 615-443-2626.

 

Robert Mack Johnson family reunion

1p.m.

The Robert Mack Johnson family reunion will take place at the Lebanon Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 522 Castle Heights Avenue, Lebanon. Bring a covered dish. Call 444-9552 or 519-4395 for more information.

 

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 19

AARP Chapter 5023 meeting

Noon

The AARP Chapter 5023 will meet Tuesday, July 19 at noon at Heartside Community Center. It will be the group’s annual cook-in. All members are ask to bring a covered dish. Members may bring one guest. For more information, contact Betty Cantrell at 615-449-0311.

 

July 20

Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheon

11:15 a.m.

The Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon will be Wednesday, July 20 from 11:15 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Rutland Place. The guest speaker will be Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto who will present his state of the county address. Early registration by July 19 at noon is $18, and late registration is $23. Online registration is required.

 

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 23

Tennessee Agricultural Museum Free Family Event

9 a.m.

The “Horsing Around” event will be Saturday, July 23 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Tennessee Agricultural Museum at Ellington Agricultural Center at 440 Hogan Road in Nashville. The Metro Mounted Police Patrol will train Tennessee Walking Horses at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Children can saddle up for a miniature donkey ride or help feed and groom them and see a team of Belgian horses. Stop under the shade tree for a lesson in sheep shearing. Enjoy dulcimer music from 9-11 a.m.  Sheep and spinning will be at the log cabins and freshly ground corn meal at the grist mill. For information, contact the museum at 615-837-5197 or email tennessee.agricultural.museum@tn.gov or visit tnagmuseum.org.

 

Rubber Plant Reunion 

Noon

The Rubber Plant reunion will be Saturday, July 23 at noon at the East-West Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. All former employees are invited to attend. Pictures and memories are encouraged. Bring a covered dish. For more information, contact Betty Cantrell 615-449-0311. The theme will be remember when.

 

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 27

Child Passenger Safety Education Event

10 a.m.

The Wilson County Resource Coalition and Lebanon Police Department will hold a child passenger safety education event Wednesday, July 27 from 10 a.m. until noon in the community room at the Jimmy Floyd Family Center in Lebanon. The event is free and open to anyone, including parents, caregivers and professionals. Information will be provided by Lebanon police certified child passenger safety technicians. Free refreshments and a car seat giveaway will be featured. To RSVP, call Dawna Gutierrez at 615-453-4382.

 

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

Wilson County Board of Education meeting

6 p.m.

The Wilson County Board of Education will meet Monday, Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. at the central office at 351 Stumpy Lane in Lebanon. 

 

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.

 

Aug. 4

Election Day

7 a.m.

Polls for the Thursday, Aug. 4 federal and state primaries, Wilson County general and Lebanon school board election will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the 31 polling places across Wilson County. Voters must vote in their assigned polling place. Photo identification is required to vote.

 

Aug. 6

Peace, Love, Lebanon

6 p.m.

The Wilson County Black History Committee will hold the Peace, Love, Lebanon event Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. at Pickett Chapel. There will be Hula Hoops, face painting and jump rope for children. Tours of the chapel and a candlelight vigil for those lost this year will also be featured to promote unity and diversity. T-shirts will also be available.  

 

Aug. 8

Mt. Juliet City Commission meeting

6:30 p.m.

The Mt. Juliet City Commission will meet Monday, Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall at 2425 N. Mt. Juliet Road.

 

Aug. 11

Cumberland University Patrons’ Party

7 p.m.

The Cumberland University Patrons’ Party to celebrate the 2016 Phoenix Ball will be Thursday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Arcade at 142 Public Square in Lebanon. Reservations are $150 per person and should be made by July 28. To RSVP, call 615-547-1241 or visit phoenixball.com/patrons-party-tickets. 

 

Aug. 15

Wilson County Commission meeting

7 p.m.

The Wilson County Commission will meet Monday, Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. in commission chambers at the Wilson County Courthouse.

 

Aug. 18

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5015 meeting

6 p.m.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5015 in Lebanon will meet Thursday, Aug. 18 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.

 

Aug. 22

Mt. Juliet City Commission meeting

6:30 p.m.

The Mt. Juliet City Commission will meet Monday, Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall at 2425 N. Mt. Juliet Road.

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