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St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church in Fayetteville is hosting an Art Show featuring artworks by HAPI artists. The show continues through June 16 the church Parish Hall from 9 a.m. until 12 noon.  The art show is free and open to the public.  The Healing Arts Project, Inc. – HAPI – provides artistic opportunities for persons in mental health and addition recovery to promote healing, community awareness and inclusion.

 

All city and county teachers on summer vacations and all retired teachers of Lincoln County are invited to the June meeting of Retired Teachers, Thursday, June 14, at 11:30 a.m. at Shoney's on the Huntsville Highway. Come enjoy lunch with those who were once part of your profession. Speaker is Candie Starr, chief executive officer of the Lincoln Health System who will share her plans for the future.

 

Music in the Park will feature Highway 64 at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, at Stone Bridge Park in Fayetteville. The event is part of a free concert series sponsored by the FLC Chamber of Commerce, City of Fayetteville, and Fayetteville Parks and Recreation. For details, call 931-433-1234.

 

Vietnam Era Veterans will meet on Thursday, June 14, with a Dutch dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Ralph Dietz is the guest speaker. June marks his 50th anniversary of being sent to Vietnam, and June 14 is Flag Day. June is also Vietnam Era Veterans’ ninth anniversary. The event will take place at Legends of Shelbyville. For more information, call Tom Taylor at 931-684-2557.

 

The 52nd Southern Weekend of Art will be held Friday and Saturday, June 15-16, at Stone Bridge Park in Fayetteville. The event’s hours will be 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. The event will not be open on Sunday unless rain forces the event to close on Friday or Saturday. Southern Weekend of Art is Lincoln County’s oldest arts and crafts show.

 

The Curtis William Parker Memorial Bridge Dedication will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 18, at mile marker 6.1 on Hwy. 64 West. It is the bridge that crosses over Swan Creek.

 

Fayetteville’s Dump the Junk Community Cleanup will be held June 18-22. The city will be conducting curbside pickup inside the city limits for limbs, leaves, household trash, rugs, auto batteries, tires (limit four), and household appliances. Items not included are dirt, rocks and construction material. For details, call 931-433-6154.

 

Music in the Park will feature Travelin' Kind at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, at Stone Bridge Park in Fayetteville. The event is part of a free concert series sponsored by the FLC Chamber of Commerce, City of Fayetteville, and Fayetteville Parks and Recreation. For details, call 931-433-1234.

Lynchburg’s 56th Annual Frontier Days will be held June 21-23. Events include three nights and one day of family fun, a live auction, pony and train rides, a carnival, baby, dog, and goat contests, a street dance, and fireworks. For details, visit lynchburgtn.com.

The Lincoln County Democratic Party will meet at 12 noon on Saturday, June 23, in the auditorium at the Fayetteville Municipal Building on the east side of the public square. Anyone who is interested in attending or joining the LC Democratic Party is encouraged to attend. For more information, call Pat M. Fraley, chairman, at 931-433-6138.

McBurg Community Center hosts the Highway 64 Band on Saturday, June 23. Hamburgers and hotdogs will be served from 5-6:30 p.m., followed by music from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring a chair and enjoy a night of music, food, and fun for the entire family.

 

Music in the Park will feature Strangers with Friends at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, at Stone Bridge Park in Fayetteville. The event is part of a free concert series sponsored by the FLC Chamber of Commerce, City of Fayetteville, and Fayetteville Parks and Recreation. For details, call 931-433-1234.

 

The Trump/Reagan Dinner will be held on Thursday, June 28, at the Inn at Knotting Hill, formally the Lodge at Gunter Hollow, 149 Gunter Hollow Rd. The public is invited. All federal, state and local candidates are invited to attend. Tickets are $50 per person or $400 per table. Call Mary Tackett at 931-625-4665 for information and tickets.

 

The Fayetteville Fireworks Display, hosted by the City of Fayetteville, will be held on Saturday, June 30.

 

Music in the Park will feature Mark Colbert and the Dukes of Country on Thursday, July 12, at 6 p.m. at Stone Bridge Park in Fayetteville. The event is part of a free concert series sponsored by the FLC Chamber of Commerce, City of Fayetteville, and Fayetteville Parks and Recreation. For details, call 931-433-1234.

 

Regular events

Earn your high school diploma. Attend free adult education classes on Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and Monday and Tuesday from 4:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Classes meet at 1600-A Wilson Parkway in Fayetteville. For more information, call 438-0555.

Overeater’s Anonymous meets each Tuesday at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, Classroom 207, at 200 North Elk, Fayetteville. Compulsive overeaters and food addicts are invited to attend.  Overeaters Anonymous (OA) is not a diet club. There are no dues or fees or weigh-ins. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. View the website at www.oa.org or call 433-4215 for more information on the Fayetteville OA meetings.

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held each Monday (closed meeting) at 7 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church, 106 East Washington; each Thursday (open) at 7 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene; and each Saturday (open) at 9 a.m. at West End Baptist. For more information, call (931) 227-7908.

 

Weekly Saturday night dances are held at the American Legion Post 42, 2007 Wilson Pkwy., from 7-10 p.m. The dance is open to the public. 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 $6 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 $4 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. Cordelia Tanner is the exercise instructor. For more information, call (931) 433-7271 or stop by the center at 908 West Washington Street.

 

The Elk River Book Club, sponsored by the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library, meets the last Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Meetings are facilitated by local author Betty Bolte. Join in for lively discussions of what individual members are currently reading. For information, call the library at 433-3286 or visit www.flclibrary.com.

 

Southern Middle Tennessee Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron meets every Tuesday night from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on the second floor at the Ellington Airport in Lewisburg. Civil Air Patrol is an auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force for ages 12 and up, volunteers whose missions are emergency services, aerospace, education and cadet programs. Contact Jeff England at 931-637-2923 for more information.

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