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July 20

*Kid’s Fishing – 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Lock 4 Point Park. For kids ages 5-16. FREE. Live music, food trucks, prizes. Must pre-register by 7/12 for goodie bag.

July 21

The Resurrectionists: Carol and Frank Jarboe will explain the tools, techniques,

and risks of the “body snatchers” who provided cadavers for the medical

community during the 18th and 19th centuries at 2 p.m. This program is informative and very entertaining. Cost 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.

 

July 24, 31

*2019 Summer Series – Dining with Diabetes from 11-12 p.m. at the UT Extension Sumner County, 658 Hartsville Pike, Gallatin. $10 per person. Must register. Call 615-452-1423 or email Kmccul20@utk.edu. This educational series helps you gain cooking skills & tools needed to follow a diet plan for diabetes.

July 26

*Sumner Trails Chapter of Tennessee Trails will lead a 4-mile hike on the Hendersonville Greenway, rated Easy. This easy stroll is on a paved partially shaded trail and follows Drakes Creek for a good portion. Pets on leashes welcome. Meet at Hendersonville Public Library, 140 Saundersville Road at 9:30 a.m. For more info contact Jenny at mrzfitz@gmail.com or text/phone at (615) 517-8185

July 27

*Miracle Park Golf Scramble – at Long Hollow Golf Course. Entry deadline July 20. Fees are $75 individual or $300 for Foursome. Includes Green fees, cart & lunch. For more info, call Jim Ford at 615-351-0760.

July 31

*Sumner Trails Chapter of Tennessee Trails will lead a 3.5-mile hike on the Station Camp Greenway. The trail is paved and mostly flat, rated Easy. Meet at the trailhead next to the Douglas-Clark House, 2115 Long Hollow Pike, Gallatin at 9 a.m. Dogs on leashes allowed. For further info contact John at (915)759-0517 or Donna at (615) 759-0518

August 3

*The West Eastland Church of Christ and HBCU Wellness Project at Meharry Medical College will host its Annual Health and Wellness Expo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at West Eastland Church at 342 W. Eastland Avenue, Gallatin. This year’s Expo will feature 20+ wellness vendors and organizations. The complete list of exhibitors is available at website https://www.hbcuwellnesstn.org. The Expo is open to the public and is free of charge. Expo highlights include: free health & pediatric screenings, free HIV testing, free vegetables for families, car seat and bicycle raffles, backpack giveaway provided by Gallatin Police Department and more. Lunch provided.

*Bass Fishing Tournament as a benefit for Kinsley Dodson from first safe light to 2 p.m. at Flipper’s Bait & Tackle, 200 Odoms Bend Rd., Gallatin. $50 per boat entry fee. Go to Flipper’s for entry form and to register or call 615-452-7719.

 

August 24

*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.

 

Ongoing

*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.

*July Library Events:

-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.

-Tuesday Nights at 5:30 pm during July, join us for CLASSIC FILM SERIES:

7/9 Sherlock, Jr. (1924); 7/16 Merrily We Go to Hell (1932); 7/23 A Canterbury Tale (1944); 7/30 Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

-Friday mornings at 10:30 am during July, join us for special EVENTS FOR KIDS (AGES 0-12) including: Rocket/Robot Building 7/12 - Explore your creative and engineering side by building a unique rocket or robot; Moon Party 7/19 - Help us celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing with a morning filled with moon-themed games and activities; Fortune Cookies 7/26 – Instead of looking to the stars to see the future, we will be writing our own fortunes, as well as making & decorating our own fortune cookies!

*The Cancer Support & Healing Group meets every first and third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in room 3111 at the Portland First Baptist Church, located at 106 N. Broadway in Portland.  Admission is free. Entry is through door #3 located in the rear parking lot. The focus is cancer, but principles covered offer healing for other conditions, too. Visit www.healing4you.net for more information.

* Volunteers Needed for Sumner County - Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman program advocates for the rights of thousands of residents in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, and homes for the aged in Sumner County and 12 additional counties in Middle TN. The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is a partner agency with the United Way of Sumner County. Ombudsman staff consists of three full-time District Ombudsmen, an Ombudsman Assistant, and 35 trained volunteers. Trained, certified Ombudsman volunteers pay regular visits to these facilities where they spend time with residents, monitor conditions, investigate complaints, educate regarding abuse and neglect and protect residents’ rights. The program offers mediation, complaint resolution, and public education for residents and their families. The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is actively recruiting for volunteers in the Sumner County area. Volunteer applicants must pass a background check and attend a 16-hour in-house training. The next training session will be held August 7th &8th in Nashville. Those interested in assisting have until Monday, July 22 to contact the program by sending an email to crudolph@mchra.com or by calling 615-850-3918.

*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 each month, and a buffet breakfast is available for $7.

*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.

*Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Meets Monday nights at 6 p.m. weigh-in at 5:30. First United Methodist Church, 217 E Main St., Hendersonville. Come Join Us. TOPS Club. www.tops.org. For info, call Janice @ 615 428-4503.

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