Happenings

St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church invites the public to the Healing Arts Project Inc. (HAPI) Art Show. Viewing is open to the public on Thursday, June 12, and Saturday, June 14, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., and on Tuesday, June 17, from 2 until 6 p.m. HAPI provides an avenue for persons in mental health and addictive recovery to express their creativity through a wide range of artistic endeavors. For additional information about the local show, call Marcia Ruffing at (931) 433-3992.

 

Central High School Class of 1973 will have its bi-monthly dinner Thursday, June 12, at 7 p.m. at Shoney’s. Call Bill Askew at 536-4955 for information.

 

Live Music in the Park, featuring the Madison Community Band, will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, at Stone Bridge Park in Fayetteville. Presented by the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, the family-oriented event is free, and concessions will be available, including homemade ice cream. C&R Buggy Tours will also be offering rides through the park.

 

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, June 12, and will feature Flat Creek’s Ike Farrar, a World War II pilot. For information about the Vietnam Era Veterans organization or veterans’ events, call Tom Taylor at (931) 684-2557.

 

A bake sale is set for Saturday, June 14, at Flintville Community Center beginning at 8 a.m. The sale is sponsored by the Flintville FCE Club. Proceeds benefit community projects.

 

A Public Forum featuring candidates for county Mayor will be held Monday, June 16, at 7 p.m. at the Fayetteville Municipal Building. Participants include incumbent Peggy Bevels as well as challengers Jack Atchley, Bill Newman, Gwen Shelton, and David Smith. The event is free.

 

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, June 14, 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.

 

St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church invites the public to the Healing Arts Project Inc. (HAPI) Art Show. Viewing is open to the public on Thursday, June 19, and Saturday, June 21, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., and on Tuesday, June 24, from 2 until 6 p.m. HAPI provides an avenue for persons in mental health and addictive recovery to express their creativity through a wide range of artistic endeavors. For additional information about the local show, call Marcia Ruffing at (931) 433-3992.

 

The 49th Annual Southern Weekend of Art will be held Friday and Saturday, June 20-21, at Stone Bridge Park in Fayetteville. On Friday, the Arts and Craft Show will be held from 11 a.m. until 7:30 p.m., followed by a free concert from 6 to 10 p.m. On Saturday, there will be a pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m., and the show will be from 10 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.

 

Snowbird will be the guest reader on Wednesday, June 25, at 2 p.m. for the Fayetteville/Lincoln county Summer Reading program. Snowbird will read fun books about penguins, then meet and greet his fans! Kids are reminded to bring their cameras or phones to take a cool photo of themselves and “the bird with the word.”

 

St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church invites the public to the Healing Arts Project Inc. (HAPI) Art Show. Viewing is open to the public on Thursday, June 26, and Saturday, June 28, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. HAPI provides an avenue for persons in mental health and addictive recovery to express their creativity through a wide range of artistic endeavors. For additional information about the local show, call Marcia Ruffing at (931) 433-3992.

 

Tater & Melon Day will be held Saturday, July 26, at Boonshill Community Center. The event includes dinner and a show. Dinner will begin at 4 p.m. with barbecue chicken, baked potato, cole slaw and watermelon. The show begins at 6 p.m., with Jacob Painter, Jeff Whitlow and the Old Barn Band, and the featured entertainment Daryle Singletary performing. Tickets are $20 per person; 12 and under will be admitted free. There will also be activities for the kids, including a balloon bounce. For information, call Greg Dunn at (931) 307-3594.

 

Regular events

 

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held each Monday (closed meeting) 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.

 

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.

 

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.

Posted on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 1:23 pm