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VFW Calendar: Wednesday, July 29 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 – Creekside Ramblers 8 p.m.-midnight; Monday, Aug. 3 – Bunco @ 6 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 5 -- Karaoke 7-11 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 6 – Black Sheep Association duo 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 7 – Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, Aug. 8 – Tailgate Down 8 p.m.-midnight  Wednesday, Aug. 12 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 13 – Black Sheep Association duo 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 14 – Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, Aug. 15 – Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight; Wednesday, Aug. 19 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 20 – Black Sheep Association duo 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 21 – Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, Aug. 22 – Rattlesnake & Eggs 8 p.m.-midnight; Wednesday, Aug. 26 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 27 – Black Sheep Association duo 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 28 – Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, Aug. 29 – 2 Way Mirror 8 p.m.-midnight.

 

The Dickson County Democrats will have its Bull for the Blues! event on Friday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m. at Tennsco Community Center, 1156 Tennsco Rd. in Dickson. Due to COVID-19 dinner will not be served but bottled drinks and individual snacks will be available. Guests should bring their own masks. Candidates will be there. For information contact Ashley Peters at arplegalrep@gmail.com.

 

The Tennessee City Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a chicken dinner on Saturday, Aug. 1 at noon. All plates are to-go and there is no indoor seating. Candidates for sheriff are expected to be serving side dishes. There is no cost but donations to fire dept are appreciated. For information contact Joe Muraca at joe.muraca@comcast.net.

 

The Waynick Cemetery Decoration Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 1 at noon. Guests are asked to bring a lunch and an auction item for the cemetery fund. Donations can be made to First Federal Bankin in Vanleer. For information contact Julie Singleton at (931)764-0282.

 

A blood drive sponsored by the Red Cross and the Nashville Predators Foundation will be held Thursday, Aug. 6 from noon-6 p.m. at the Dickson YMCA, 301 Henslee Dr. in Dickson. To make an appointment to donate, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, go to RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: PREDS19 or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

 

Aboriginal Artifact Identification Forum will be held Saturday, Aug. 8 from 1-3 p.m. at the Park Office / Nature Center / Visitor Center of Montgomery Bell State Resort Park, 1020 Jackson Hill Rd. in Burns.  Bring any aboriginal artifacts you might have like flint, stone, pottery, shell.  Learn how to identify, preserve, record, and document your finds.Maury Miller III will be there to autograph his book, “Remnants Of America's Southeast Aboriginals  —  Paleo To Mississippian”. Call park officials for information at (615) 797-9052.

 

Dickson County Schools will have the first day of kindergarten on Wednesday, Aug. 12 and the first day of pre-K on Monday, Aug. 17. A child entering kindergarten shall be no less than 5 years of age on or before Aug. 15. Parents are required to provide the following for first time enrollment in school: Proof of a child’s age (birth certificate); Tennessee Department Of Health certificate of immunization/physical exam form; Complete physical examination by school entrance date; Three proofs of residence (proof of home ownership, rental agreement, driver’s license, voter registration card, current utility bill, telephone bill, cable bill, etc.)

 

TN Achieves is recruiting volunteer mentors to provide a local support system to every TN Promise applicant in the Class of 2021. Mentors work with a small group of three to seven students as they transition from high school to college. Mentors complete a training course in person or online. To apply to mentor students, go to tnAchieves.org or contact Graham Thomas at (615) 604-1306.

 

The Gideon Carr Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meets on the fourth Saturday of each month at the Education Building of the First Presbyterian Church, located on the corner of Murrell and Mulberry Streets, at 10:00 a.m. All women above the age of 18 who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution are eligible for membership. Information is available at www.dar.org.

 

Captain W.H. McCauley Camp 260, Sons of Confederate Veterans meet at Old St Paul Church, 1400 St. Paul Rd. in Charlotte the first Saturday of each month at 10 a.m.  Meetings are open to the public. For information call (615) 789-3694.

The Dickson County Historical & Genealogical Society meets on the second Monday of even-numbered months at 6:30 p.m. at the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum, 100 Frank Clement Place in Dickson. Nonmembers are welcome to attend. For information contact Martha Gerdeman at marthagerdeman@att.net.

Dickson Branch 5624 of the NAACP meets on the first Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at St. James AME Church, 110 W. Rickert Ave. in Dickson. Members work to ensure equality for all citizens of all races, and membership includes people of all races. For information dicksoncountynaacp.com.

To submit items for the calendar, e-mail them to news@dicksonpost.com. Deadline to submit items is Friday before publication. Items for the calendar will not be taken over the phone. The Dickson Post reserves the right to reject items deemed not appropriate for the calendar.

 

 

 

 

 

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