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June  27 July 8, 11, 17

*Lawn Party 2019 to Launch Plan Gallatin. The City of Gallatin invites the public to help draft a blueprint for the City’s future development. Please attend the open house in the district where you live, work, or own a business. This is the community’s chance to have input into how Gallatin will look over the next 15 years. For more information, contact Rosemary Bates, City of Gallatin, at either rosemary.bates@gallatintn.gov or 615-230-7953. 

June 27- Council Dist. 3 – Jimmy Overton, Gallatin HS Cafeteria, 700 Dan P. Herron Dr., 5 – 7 p.m.

July 8- Council Dist. 2 – Steve Camp, Guild Elementary School Cafeteria, 1018 S. Water Ave., 5 – 7 p.m.

July 11- Council Dist. 5 – John Alexander, Gallatin Shalom Zone, 600 Small St., 5 – 7 p.m.

July 17- Council Dist. 1 – Lynda Love, Gallatin Civic Center, 210 Albert Gallatin Ave., 5 – 7 p.m.

June 28

*Mr. Bond’s Science Guys announce the 2019 library summer reading programs across Tennessee. The Science Guys have created a 45-minute show designed for the 2019 Summer Reading theme, “Space! A Universe of Stories.” The Science Guy will visit Gallatin Public Library, 123 E Main St, Gallatin, at 10:30 a.m.

*Trails Chapter of Tennessee Trails will lead a 4-mile hike rated Easy on the White House Greenway. This hike is on a paved trail along a creek and is mostly shady. Dogs on leashes OK. Meet for carpooling at the Kroger parking lot at Glenbrook Shopping Center, 1010 Glenbrook Way at 8:30 a.m. or at the trailhead at White House High School parking lot, 508 Tyree Springs Rd in White House at 9 a.m. For further info contact John at (925) 759-0517 or Donna at (915) 759-0518

July 3

*AboUT Book Club is open to everyone and meets the first Wednesday of every other month at UT Extension of Sumner County, 658 Hartsville Pike, Gallatin. For more info, call 615-452-1423.

July 6

 

 

*Bledsoe's Fort Historical Park - Longhunters will occupy the park and demonstrate 18th century muzzleloading rifle shooting, tomahawk throwing, fire starting and other activities common to the frontier. The early 1800's Rogan stone cottage and the Parker cabin will be open. Walk the trail to the frontier cemetery which includes the graves of Isaac and Anthony Blesoe. The public is welcome and there is no admission fee. The park is located at 2923 Hartsville Pike in Castalian Springs. For more information,www.bledsoeslick.com/fort.htm.

 

*Bridal House - This unique poplar log house will be open for tours from 10-3 and admission is free. The Friends of the Bridal House will be hosting a period clothing (1770's-1860's) consignment sale also on this date. 2315 Hwy 25W, Cottontown.  For more information:  friendsofthebridalhouse@gmail.com or 615-461-0819.

July 9

*Sumner County Homelessness Coalition, 1598 Green Lea Blvd., Gallatin. Will meet at 2 p.m. to continue to discuss the conference on homelessness and look at ways to promote and become involved. Public is welcome. Call 615-742-1113 x2050 or midcuberland.org

July 12

*Sumner Trails Chapter of Tennessee Trails will lead a 4-mile hike on the Hendersonville Greenway rated Easy. This hike is on a partially shaded paved 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) 403-517-8185

July 13

*Panda at the Pool Party – 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Tommy Garrott Aquatics facility. 3 Kung Fu Panda movies, Food & Prizes. Regular admission required. All proceeds go to Miracle Park.

*The Art Guild of Sumner County will be hosting a "Japanese Bamboo Paint Brush Making Workshop" from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Students will be making several different size paint brushes that are excellent for watercolor washes or pottery glazing.To register call Wendy at 615-348-0060. Art Guild members $5.00 Non-members $30. (includes materials).

*BoumJun Bae, a 22-year old cellist from South Korea, will be performing at the Sumner Tourism, 2310 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, at 6 p.m. as a program of Borderless Arts Tennessee through special assistance from Gallatin resident, Eben Appleton. The performance will also highlight Borderless Arts Tennessee’s Young Soloist winner, Drew Basham on keyboards and will be followed by a reception meet and greet for both of the young artists. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.borderlessartstn.org.

July 17

*Sumner Trails Chapter of Tennessee Trails will lead a 3.5-mile hike at Peeler Park in Madison. This trail is mostly paved and is mostly level with one slight hill, winding through grassy meadows and patches of woodlands and rated Easy. Bring water. Meet for carpooling at First Presbyterian Church, 172 W. Main Street in Hendersonville at 8:30 a.m. or at the Peeler Park/Boat ramp trailhead at 9 a.m. For further info or to tell the hike leaders you are meeting them at the trailhead contact Ron or Judy at judy_jenkins@comcast.net or (615) 403-0002.

July 17, 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 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 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 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

*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.

*Classic Movie Lecture Series at the Gallatin Public Library. Tuesdays in June and July at 5:30 p.m. See our website (gallatinlibrary.org) for more information.

June Library Events:

JUNE 28 –Mr. Bond, Science Guy - 10:30 a.m. (CHILDREN & FAMILY EVENT)

JUNE 29 – GALAXY QUEST! 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (ALL AGES) - Go on a Space Mission, make a LEGO spaceship, then move and groove at the Guardians of the Galaxy Dance Party!

*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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