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August 23

*Sumner Trails Chapter of Tennessee Trails will lead a 4-mile hike on the Hendersonville Greenway. This Easy stroll is on a partially shaded paved trail and follows Drakes Creek for part of the way. We will meet at the Hendersonville Public Library (140 Saundersville Rd) at 9:30 and hike from the library 2 miles over to the Drakes Creek ballpark area and return 2 miles back to the library. Pets on leashes welcome. For more info contact Jenny at mrzfitz@gmail.com or text/phone (615) 517-8185.

*Rehoboth UMC invites all men in the community to a catered dinner at 6 p.m. and to hear former NFL Coach, Les Steckel, speak about turning your defeats into victories. Pre-registration is required by either emailing churchum@gmail.com or call weekdays 615-822-3966 by Aug. 20. Include number of guests and contact information. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a wonderful program so be sure to invite a friend or neighbor. Church is located at 2601 Cages Bend Road, Gallatin.

August 24

*The Baby Fair Sumner, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Sumner Regional Medical Center. Expectant/New parents invited. Contact 615-256-2158, Ext 142 for info.

*Lucky Cowboy 13th Annual 'Backyard Bash'.  LuckyCowboy.com - DON'T MISS THE BIG ONE! Big FREE Lucky Bash '13' will be held Saturday, August 24 in Cottontown, Tennessee. Nashville Artists Performing: KEITH BURNS (Trick Pony), RICK MONROE, RAYLA RAY BAND, KAREN WALDRUP, WILL DAKOTA and MELISSA LEE. Special Guest NEWS 2 Weather Authority DANIELLE BREEZY and THE LUCKY COWBOY. Plus, The White House Heritage High School Cheerleaders. JESSICA WHITE will perform the National Anthem at 5pm. Show starts at 5:05 PM. This is a Free Show, with donations to the Cottontown Volunteer Fire Department. Bring your chair and BYOB. Hot Dogs sold on site. Gates open at 4:00 PM. Camping available: 615.618.7288. Event Location: 2863 HWY 25 Cottontown, TN. 37048. All proceeds benefit the Cottontown Volunteer Fire Department. There is no rain date.

August 25

*18th Century Forts and Stations - 2 p.m. at historic Wynnewood.  David Britton, historian and park manager at Dunbar Cave and Port Royal State Parks, will identify forts and stations the first settlers of Sumner County built for defense and tell the stories of their lives during the Indian wars. The program only is $5.00 or free with regular admission. Please bring a chair and join us on the breezeway. See our website www.historicwynnewood.org for program topics for upcoming Sundays, directions and admission charges or call 615-452-5463.

*Rehoboth United Methodist Church invites everyone to attend worship services at both 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. with new pastor, Rev. Sean Stanfield. Fellowship time will be held at 10 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages at 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. 2601 Cages Bend Rd. Gallatin. More information: www.welcometorehoboth.com or visit us on Facebook.

August 28

*Sumner Trails Chapter of Tennessee Trails will lead a 2 mile hike rated Moderate leading from the Hendersonville Arboretum on a paved trail and then proceed to the U.S. Corp of Engineers Environmental study area on a foot trail which is unimproved and convoluted - then return via the Arboretum trail back to the ESA parking lot (very little elevation change on the hike). Also, we will get an advanced view of a new walking trail proposed but not yet approved, across a cove from the Arboretum. Since part of this hike takes us on an unimproved foot trail you might want to wear long pants to discourage ticks, chiggers and poison ivy, and wear footware you don't mind getting wet and muddy. Also suggested: water, sunscreen, insect repellant, hiking poles. Meet for carpooling at First Presbyterian Church, 172 W. Main Street in Hendersonville at 8:45, or at 9 a.m. at the trailhead at the big ESA parking lot at 502-498 Walton Ferry Road, which is 1.7 miles from Gallatin Road on the right (GPS and Google map coordinates 36.280507 - 86.623728). For further info contact Jim at jimfuqua@gmail.com or text/call him at (615)822-4400 or Al at ballallenger@aol.com or text/call at (615)454-7673

August 30 – 31

*Union High Alumni Assn. - Annual "Gathering" of Friends and Family at Clearview Park, 8/30, 6 p.m.-until. 8/31 - Mix and Mingle along with the Banquet will be held at American Legion Post #17, 1140 S Water Avenue (109 South), 4 p.m. "Mix and Mingle", 5 p.m. Banquet and Program, Dance Immediately following banquet 7 p.m. Cost is $35 per person (please purchase ticker ASAP, 110-person maximum seating). Payments can be sent to Randy Offitt at the above address or for additional information call (615)812-6227.

August 31

*3rd Annual Station Camp Baseball Golf Scramble at Country Hills Golf Club, Hendersonville

Registration 12 p.m., shotgun start 1 p.m. To register visit: www.scbisonbaseball.com or email

Scbisonbaseball5@gmail.com.

*Annual Pancake Breakfast Scholarship Fundraiser sponsored by TSU Greater Gallatin Alumni Chapter. 7 a.m. – 10 a.m. $10/plate. At Key Stewart United Methodist Church, 166 Dorothy Jordan St., Gallatin. Call 615-452-8650 for details.

September 4

*Author Meet & Greet at 12 Noon, UT Extension Office. Our book club welcomes Best-Selling Author

 Belle Blackburn as she discusses her book “The Doctor’s Daughter – Journey to Justice.” Our Book club is open to everyone and meets the first Wednesday of every other month. For more information, please call the UT Extension office at (615) 452-1423

September 7

*Green Wave Trash Clean-up, 8 - 11 a.m. along 109 by-pass. Must be 18 and up. Parking available at Gallatin High School rear parking lot; entrance at gate beside Greenwave Apartments.

September 10

*At the “Break the Silence” event, friends and loved ones touched by suicide will be honored on Sept. 10 from Noon-1 pm in the Duffer Plaza at Volunteer State Community College, 1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin. Refreshments will be provided. Event will take place rain or shine. For more information, contact Beth Gray at 615-325-5237.

September 14

*Volunteer Fair - 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Vol State. For info, libguides.volstate.edu/ocsc

 September 20

*Gallatin High School 2019 Football Homecoming football game & parade. This year the 1949, 1959, 1969, 1979, 1989, 1999, and 2009 classes from GHS will be honored. Alumni table will be available by main entrance to game for itinerary. Alumni will be recognized at Calvin Short Stadium at halftime.  Please meet at the football stadium (lower gate at band entrance) with two minutes remaining in the first half of play.  Alumni may participate in the parade on campus at 3:00 p.m. with the parade starting at 4:00 p.m. Parade participation forms are available on the GHS website.  ghs.sumnerschools.org https://ghs.sumnerschools.org/images/Homecoming/GHS_Homecoming_Parade_entry_form_2019.pdf Please RSVP for the homecoming events you will be involved in at Gallatin High School as soon as possible.  Contact Hollie Alexander at hollie.alexander@sumnerschools.org; please include the year you graduated along with the activities you participated in at GHS.

September 28

*Rehoboth UMC Men’s Chicken/Pork BBQ - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinners and larger quantities can also be pre-ordered. Ordering and tickets details to follow soon. Rehoboth Fellowship Hall 2601 Cages Bend Rd. Gallatin

October 5

*Timothy Demonbreun Discovery Tour by bus. $10 bus fee. Cemeteries, Historian & Local Guide. Reserve your spot now by sending payment/info to TDHS/Keith Thomas, 390 Laverne Ct., Mt. Washington, KY 40047. For questions, email tdhs1747@gmail.com.

 

Ongoing

*Gallatin Public Library August 2019 Programs:

  • Crocheting (Ages 18+) on Tuesdays from 1 - 3 p.m. - Please bring your own crocheting materials.
  • The Joyful Quilters (Ages 18+) - Meeting from 1-3 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month to sew small quilts for Project Linus and local charities.  For experienced quilters.
  • Tea Time (Ages 18+) on Fridays starting at 3 p.m. - A film or TV show with British actors is presented via projector with tea & cookies.
  • BINGO (All Ages) on Wednesdays at 2:45 p.m. - Free to play & win small prizes.
  • Writers’ Group (18+) on the last Saturday of the month, joins aspiring writers and authors to discuss the many aspects of writing with Jarrett McCall!

*Tennessee Wildlife Federation is now accepting photo submissions for its 5th annual Tennessee wildlife and landscape photo contest. Photographers—from amateurs to professionals—are encouraged to submit up to 20 of their best images of Tennessee’s wildlife and, for the first time, landscapes. Submissions can be made from Aug. 1 through Aug. 31 at tnwf.org/PhotoContest where more information and official contest rules are available.

*First Baptist Church located on 290 East Winchester, Gallatin has opened a Pre-K Academy. It is available to any child from the ages of 4 and 5 years old who would like to be kindergarten ready before he or she enters school. The hours of the Pre-K Academy are from 7 until 3 Monday through Fridays. Call the church office for more details (615) 452 - 8189

*Free hot meals for the hungry members of the community! 4th Saturday Feeding Program at Gallatin Senior Center -200 E. Franklin St. 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Hosted by 1st Baptist Winchester Young Adult Life Group.

*Join us for a dynamic mid-day bible study each Wednesday at 12 noon. Pastor Derrick Jackson will teach this mid-week motivation in less than an hour which is perfect for you to join us during your lunch time. The same message will be taught at 6 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact us at 615-452-8189. First Baptist Church is located at 290 East Winchester Street, Gallatin.

*Pastor Derrick Jackson and First Baptist Church, 290 East Winchester Street, Gallatin would love for you to join us on Wednesdays for our new bible study series. We will offer: Bad Girls of the Bible (women), Love to Stay (couples), Twelve Ordinary Men (men), and Overcomer (general). We also offer youth classes as well. Classes begin at 6 p.m. For more information, please visit our website at www.firstbaptistgallatin.org or call the church office at 615-452-8189. We look forward to seeing you here!

*The Republican Party of Sumner County meets on the first Saturday of every month at 9 a.m., Hendersonville Christian Academy, 355 Old Shackle Island Road. There’s a different speaker every month. Breakfast is available for donation. For more information visit www.sumnerGOP.org

*You are invited to a monthly gathering for those who are caring for a child, spouse, ill family member or friend and need some support beginning Thursday, October 25 at 1:00 p.m. in our Youth Lounge at Gallatin First United Methodist Church. The group is a safe haven to share in a non-judgmental atmosphere. This group will be led by a trained counselor. We will gather to support and learn from each other.

*Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall at the rear of Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church, 1042 Hartsville Pike, Gallatin, TN (0.9 miles northeast of Sumner Regiona.l Medical Center). Open to the public for families, loved ones and other caregivers of adults with Alzheimer’s disease to share experiences and concerns to help with encouragement, comfort and advice.

*New to Gallatin and looking for a roadmap to enjoying your new hometown?

Join the fun in this newly created group, which will meet on a regular basis for food and friendship. We are organizing, have a core membership and want to encourage others to join us. You do not have to have recently moved here:  anyone who was not born and raised in Gallatin or the spouse of someone born and raised here and would like to meet new friends and socialize is welcome. Call 615-512-5299 for more information or visit the Gallatin Newcomers Club Facebook page.

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