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Posted on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 3:05 pm

Fifth Annual Don’t Be Fooled Seminar for Seniors, sponsored by the Chamber, US Bank, and the BBB, will be held from 10 until 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 1, at the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Museum. Call (931) 433-1234 by Friday, March 28, to RSVP. Lunch will follow the workshop. Document destruction will be available to shred your confidential documents for free from 9:15 a.m. until 10 a.m.

 

The Lincoln County Republican Party will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, April 3, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Fayetteville Municipal Building. Guest speaker will be State Rep. Joe Carr, who is seeking to represent Tennessee in the U.S. Senate.

 

The Lincoln County Democratic Party will meet Saturday, April 5, at 10 a.m. at the Fayetteville Municipal Building auditorium located on the east side of the public square.  Anyone who is interested in attending or joining the Lincoln County Democratic Party is encouraged to attend. Those who have questions or are interested in joining the Lincoln County Democratic Party, call Pat M. Fraley, chairman, at (931) 433-6138.

 

Stone Bridge Park Benefit will be held at the Boonshill Community Center on Red Oak Road on Saturday, April 5. Barbecue with all the trimmings will be available at 5 p.m., and the Opry and Variety Show will start at 7 p.m. There will also be drawings and auction items. The event will benefit the new stage planned at Stone Bridge Park by the Fayetteville Lions.

 

Petersburg Parks and Rec’s Eggstravaganza, with egg hunts, the Easter bunny and games for the kids, will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, at Morgan Park in Petersburg. The event is free. Please call to sign children up ahead of time to ensure there are plenty of prizes and eggs to hunt. Rain Day April 12.

 

A Grief Support Group will be held the second Tuesday of each month beginning on April 8 at 4 p.m. The group will meet at Avalon Hospice, 1802 North Jackson Street, Suite 900, in Tullahoma. Chyrell Sells, bereavement coordinator/chaplain, will host. There will be a time of fellowship, and refreshments will be served. For additional information, call (931) 563-7784.

 

Easter Eggstravaganza, the City of Fayetteville Parks & Recreation Department’s egg hunt, will be held Thursday, April 10, at 6 p.m. at the Lions Club/Don Davidson Complex on Wilson Parkway. Egg hunt will be divided into age groups. There will be door prizes and golden eggs. Come out and join the fun. There is no admission charge; everything is free. For more information about the event, call the Recreation Department at 433-6059.

 

Central High School Class of 1973 will have its bi-monthly dinner Thursday, April 10, at 7 p.m. at Shoney’s in Fayetteville. Call Bill Askew at 536-4955 for information.

 

Heart Healthy Diet Education class, hosted by the Lincoln County Health System, will be held at Lincoln Medical Center.  The class is scheduled for Thursday, April 10, from 3 until 4 p.m. in the Education Room, Ground Level, at Lincoln Medical Center. For more information or to sign up for the class, call 931-438-7392.

 

Vietnam Era Veterans’ monthly evening meetings will be held at Mike’s All American Diner, 1842 North Main Street, Shelbyville, on the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The next meeting will be held Thursday, April 10, and will feature Dave Plumley, a U.S. Army veteran.  Dave was in Vietnam during the late 1960s. He will be talking about his time “in country” plus many of his other experiences during his military service. For information about the Vietnam Era Veterans organization or veterans’ events, call Tom Taylor at (931) 684-2557.

 

The 33rd Annual Fayetteville 4-H Blue Ribbon Horse Show will be held on Friday, April 11, 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Horseman’s and 4-H Horse Show Grounds, 8 Wilkes Road just off the Lewisburg Highway three miles north of Fayetteville. There will be 31 classes, including Rider’s Cup classes, with prize money for first through fifth place finishes. Proceeds benefit Lincoln County 4-H. Pit barbecue chicken dinners will be served, along with other items. For information, call Hayes Ellett at (931) 433-1708.

 

American Girl Tea Party is set for April 12 at 11 a.m. at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library. Bring your American Girl doll to enjoy tea by your side and help you eat some yummy treats. Don’t forget to dress up in both of your best outfits for the Doll/Girl Fashion Show. See how much you know about American Girls by taking the American Girl Challenge. There will be prizes and lots of fun. Sign-up deadline is April 8.

 

Veterans are invited to attend monthly breakfasts hosted by Vietnam Era Veterans on the second Saturday of each month. The next one is set for Saturday, April 12, at 8:30 a.m., at Mike’s All American Diner, 1842 North Main Street, above the Shelbyville Walmart. For information about the breakfasts or the veterans group, call Tom Taylor at (931) 684-2557.

 

Spring Junior Concert at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library is set for April 19 at 6 p.m. Join library staff and other patrons in celebrating young talent. The event is free to the public.

 

Book reading and signing will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, by Jennie Roles-Walter and Linda Dorris for their new children’s book, “L.J.’s Magic Gadget Travels to Lincoln County.” It will take place at The Art Teacher’s Studio, 111 North Main, Fayetteville.

 

Smoking Cessation classes will be offered by the Lincoln County Health System at Lincoln Medical Center. They are scheduled for Thursday, April 15, Thursday, April 22, and Thursday, April 29, from 6 until 7:30 p.m. in the Education Room, Ground Level, at Lincoln Medical Center. These courses will be offered as a community service and will be held throughout the year. For more information or to sign up for the classes, call 931-438-7538.

 

Relay for Life will be held on Friday, May 2, on the Fayetteville square with the Survivor Banquet beginning at 6 p.m. and the opening ceremonies starting at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is “Rock and Relay Around the Clock”. Everyone is invited to join the group for good food, fun and great fellowship. The event will honor those who have battled cancer and raise money for research to help those who may one day hear the words, “You have cancer”.

 

Regular events

 

Family Caregiver Support Group meetings for Alzheimer’s and other dementias are held the first Wednesday of each month from 10-11 a.m. at 101 West Lincoln Street, Tullahoma. RSVP to Home Instead Senior Care at (931) 454-2202.

 

Weekly Saturday night dances are held at the American Legion Post 42, 2007 Wilson Parkway, from 7-10 p.m. The dance is open to the public, and the facility is a nonsmoking building, though a smoking area is provided outside. Country Roads Band plays a mix of country, country rock and classic rock and roll music. The cover charge is $5 per person. The kitchen grill is open for the sale of sandwiches, fries and soft drinks. The American Legion is a nonprofit organization, and proceeds from the dances helps in the funding for the aide to the veterans of Lincoln County.

 

Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center’s Senior Dance is held each Tuesday from 1 until 4 p.m. Cover charge is $3 per person. A live band is on hand to provide music. Bring a dish to pass or just come and relax, listen to music, dance, eat and enjoy. The Senior Citizens Center is located at 908 West Washington Street, Fayetteville.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held each Monday and Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church, located at 106 East Washington Street in Fayetteville, and each Wednesday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. at The Basement, located at the corner of East Market and Franklin in Fayetteville. For more information, call (931) 227-7908.

 

Senior citizens’ exercise classes are currently being held every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. at the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center. Denise Kendrick is the exercise instructor. For more information, call (931) 433-7271 or stop by the center at 908 West Washington Street.

 

All American veterans are invited to weekly breakfasts hosted by Vietnam Era Veterans. Breakfast is held at the new “Base Camp”, Mike’s All American Diner, 1842 North Main Street, Shelbyville, each Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. No reservations are needed, and it will be Dutch treat. For more information about the breakfasts or the veterans group, call Tom Taylor at 931-684-2557.

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