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VFW Calendar: Wednesday, Aug. 21 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 22 – Black Sheep Association (music) 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 23 – Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, Aug. 24 – Dickson County Line 8 p.m.-midnight; Wednesday, Aug. 28 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 29 – Black Sheep Association (music) 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 30 – Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight. For information contact Jim O’Neal at vfwpost4641@att.net.

Dickson Senior Center dance schedule is: Aug. 22 - TNJ Band; Aug. 29 - Cotton Band.The center is located at 206 W. Walnut St. in Dickson.

Auditions for actors to portray Frank Clement in a stage play about his life are scheduled. The play will open in 2020, the year of Clement’s 100th birthday. For audition dates and times and to obtain audition scripts, contact Tennessee Stage and Film at srtnus@att.net or call (615) 847-8007.

 

Mid-Cumberland Meals on Wheels will serve lunch to senior citizens (60 or older) at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 500 Highway 70 East in Dickson Monday-Friday at 11 a.m. To register, call Gail Adams at (615) 740-7400.

The Fifth Annual Tennessee Wildlife and Landscape Photo Contest sponsored by the Tennessee Wildlife Federation is taking submissions through Aug. 31. Photographers — amateurs and professionals — can enter up to 20 of their best images of Tennessee’s wildlife and landscapes. The winning photos will be featured in the organization’s 2020 calendar. To enter the photos, go to tnwf.org/PhotoContest.

 

Living in Harmony Ministries with Tammy Breeden will have its fundraising event on Friday, Aug. 23 from 7-10 p.m. at Events on Main, 105 S. Main St. in Dickson. Local musicians and a dessert bar will be available.

 

Grief Support Group will begin on Saturday, Aug. 24 through Saturday, Sept. 28 at 9:30 a.m. each week for two hours at the Dickson YMCA, 225 Henslee Dr. The sessions are led by Bereavement Facilitator Mary Simmons. For information contact Peggy at Taylor Funeral Home (615) 446-2808.

 

Donald Wayne Evans Memorial Benefit will be held Saturday, Aug. 24 at 10 a.m. at Charlotte Ball Park. Registration is at 9 a.m. Cost is $20 per ride and $10 for passengers for bikes and Jeeps. For information, see Memorial Benefit Ride on Facebook.

 

A handgun carry permit class will be led by the Dickson Police Department on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 8 a.m. at the Dickson Police Firing Range in Buckner Park. The eight-hour class is free and open to all city residents and city employees. Participants must be 21 or older and eligible to own/possess a firearm. Proof of residency is required. Participants must supply their own handgun, ammunition, holster, eye protection and ear protection. For information or to begin the enrollment process, contact Lt. David Cole at HandgunPermit@cityofdickson.com.

 

The weekly MatchPoint Tennis afterschool program will begin Thursday, Sept. 5 from 3:30-4:45 p.m. at the Tennsco tennis courts on Highway 47. The free program goes through Sept. 26 for ages 7-18. Instructors include community players, high school, and college players. Loaner racquets and balls are provided. To sign up, contact Christine Barrett at the Dickson Housing Authority at (615) 423-1953 or email- wyatteileen@cs.com.

 

The Dickson County Amateur (Ham) Radio Club will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Emergency Operations Center Training Room at 284 Cowan Rd. in Dickson. It is open to all hams and those wanting to become ham radio operators. For information call (615) 522-8311.

 

A 5K Run/Walk sponsored by the GFWC Dickson County Woman’s Club will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 8 a.m. at Montgomery Bell State Park, 1020 Jackson Hill Rd. in Burns.  All proceeds from the 5K go to the Dickson Community Clinic for women’s health issues. Registration is $25 through Aug. 14 and $35 the day of the walk. Register at RunSignUp.com. Prizes will be awarded for each male/female age group. For information, contact Jill Jackson at (615) 739-7964.

 

The Dickson High School Class of 1969 is planning to gather on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 6-10 p.m. at Greystone Golf Club. Dress is casual and the cost will be $25 per person. The menu is heavy hors d’ oeuvres and beverages. Cash bar only. For information contact Kathy Miller at (615) 504-9613. All checks should be made payable to DHS Class of 69.

 

Hike for the Homeless to benefit House of Hope and New Beginnings to help displaced families will be held Saturday, Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. at Montgomery Bell State Park, 1020 Jackson Hill Rd. in Burns. Hike one mile or three miles on pavement or through the woods. Donate $30 and pre-register by Sept. 3 for a free T-shirt. Register at active.com. For information contact Debbie at jaysnan@aol.com or (615) 679-5628.

The Dickson High School Class of 1961 will have its class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (with lunch at noon) at Willow Branch Farm, 304 Fairview Rd. in Dickson. RSVP by Sept. 16 to Eddie Gray (615) 969-0588; Elise Rawlings Scott (615) 446-6328; or Harriet Walker Hinkle (615) 478-5565.

 

The GFWC Dickson County Woman's Club is sponsoring the 44th annual Christmas in the Country on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 3 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Dickson County High School, 509 Henslee Dr. in Dickson. Admission is $2.  Proceeds go to annual scholarships and other community projects.  For information email cicdickson@gmail.com or call Pat Bomba at (615) 804-8420.

 

The Christopher Strong Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution meets the first Thursday of February, April, June, August, October and December in the Community Room of the Ponderosa Steakhouse, 115 Henslee Dr. in Dickson. The public is invited to attend. For information contact Bobby Prosser at prossergenealogy@yahoo.com or (615) 446-5914 or Sanford Payton at sanpayton@comcast.net.

 

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 White Bluff Civitan Club meets the second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Bibb White Bluff Civic Center, 1054 Old Charlotte Rd. in White Bluff.

 

Vietnam Veterans and Vietnam ERA veterans meet the second Thursday of each month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Pond Church of Christ, 650 Pond Rd. in Dickson. Wives and guests are welcome. A pot luck supper will be served. For information, contact Ray Mayo (615) 585-8993.

The Dickson branch of the NAACP will meet on the first Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at St. James AME Church on Rickert Street in Dickson. For information contact Jimmy Overton, president at (615) 414-6412 or Bessie Hannah, secretary (615) 446-4185 or email dicksoncountynaacpatgmail.com.

The Dickson Civitan Club meets every first and third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Ponderosa Steakhouse, 115 Henslee Dr. in Dickson. Anyone interested in local, hands-on service projects for Dickson County, with an emphasis on special needs individuals, should attend.

Adult Children of Alcoholics meets on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. Al-Anon meets on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. Meetings are held at Main Street Interventions. Call Janet D. at (615) 446-0352 for information.

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