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Happenings for May 15 edition

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2013 at 2:34 pm

Story Hour at the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Public Library will be held at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Today’s activity will focus on Armed Services Day and see children making crafts for veterans.


Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will be held on Saturday, May 18, from 6 until 10 a.m. on the Fayetteville square.


World’s Shortest Parade, homecoming and a variety of other events, sponsored by the Vanntown Volunteer Fire Department, will be held Saturday, May 18. The day of fun will get underway with the parade at 9 a.m., followed by games for the kids, good food, live music and an auction at 2 p.m. Barbecue chicken and barbecue sandwiches will be served. The department is located at 320 Vanntown Road in Flintville. For more information, contact Capt. Adam Taylor at (931) 703-9162 or Lt. Leo Walden at (931) 625-0800.


Kirby-Smith 327 Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy will hold its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Franklin-Pearson House in Cowan. An optional lunch will immediately follow. To learn more, go to www.kirbysmith327.com.


A yard sale benefiting the Animal Shelter will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, on U.S. Highway 64 East next to R.D. Williams.


A retirement reception honoring Wilma Muse and Coach Louis Thompson will be held Sunday, May 19, from 2-4 p.m. at Lincoln County High School.


Act! for America, Fayetteville chapter, will meet Monday, May 20, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Fayetteville Municipal Building. The speaker will Be Joe Carr (Rep.), co-founder of the 10th Amendment Caucus. Carr has announced his candidacy for the 4th Congressional District, which includes Lincoln County.


Free legal advice will be available Monday, May 20, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Lincoln County Courthouse when Iska Hoole, attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, meets with with victims of domestic violence and other low-income individuals in need.


Story Hour at the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Public Library will be held at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Today’s activity will focus on Memorial Day and honoring our fallen soldiers.


Battalion, a Christian music group, is playing a life concert at The Basement on Saturday, May 25, beginning at 6 p.m. Admission is free, and the concert is open to all ages. The basement is located at 301 East Market Street, Fayetteville.


Friends of the Library speaker Jillian Rael will present Preserving & Caring for Historic Photographs from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, in the Genealogy Room of at the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Library. The event is free and open to the public; donations appreciated.


Story Hour at the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Public Library will be held at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Today’s activity will focus on celebrating the end of school for the 2012-13 academic year.


Music in the Park featuring 4-Way Stop will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, at the Stonebridge Memorial Park in Fayetteville.


June Dairy Day will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, on the lawn of the Lincoln County Courthouse. Call Julianna Ogle at (931) 937-8427 for information.


The 10th Annual Lincoln BBQ Chicken Supper will be held Saturday, June 1, at the Lincoln Community Center. Tickets are $8 each. Drive-through is available. Proceeds go toward maintenance of the community center. For tickets, call (931) 433-5366 or (931) 433-8637.


Kids’ Fishing Day will be held on Saturday, June 8, at Stonebridge Memorial Park. Call (931) 433-6059 for information.


48th Annual Arts Festival will be held at Stonebridge Memorial Park on Friday and Saturday, June 14-15.


Central High Class of 1963 will have its 50th reunion Saturday, June 29, at the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Museum and Civic Center with social at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $25 per person. For info, email lcc41@fayelectric.net


Regular events


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. 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 433-7271 or stop by the center at 908 West Washington Street.