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VFW Calendar: 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.

 

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).

 

The Maple Grove Cemetery working and business meeting will be held on Saturday, Aug. 8 starting at 7 a.m.  For information, contact Randall Riley at (615) 763-2373.

 

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.

The Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer, a program of the Tennessee Department of Human Services, aims to provide financial assistance for school meals missed during the months of March, April, and May due to COVID-19 school closures. The P-EBT money can be used at grocery stores and other retailers that accept EBT cards to buy food for children. Families already receiving SNAP or TANF benefits do not need to apply as the funds have already been distributed. Families can apply at tn.gov/humanservices or call 1-866-311-4287 by Aug. 14, at 4:30 p.m.

Tennessee State Parks are providing a 10 percent discount for Tennessee residents for overnight accommodations through a new Tennessee Resident Discount Program, applying to most campsites, cabins and lodge rooms across the state. Reservations are available online at reserve.tnstateparks.com. Select “Tennessee Resident Discount” during payment. Reservations are also available in-person or by phone by calling the specific park. Go to tnstateparks.com for details.

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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