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Contact event organizers for updates about postponements and cancellations.

VFW Calendar: 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 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.

 

Walnut Grove Baptist Church Annual Church Yard and Bake Sale will be held Friday, Aug. 14 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the church at 1456 Yellow Creek Rd. 

 

Dickson Cumberland Presbyterian Church Women’s Ministry Annual Fall Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 26 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. BBQ chicken plates ($10), child's chicken plate ($5) and hot dog plate ($4) will be available.  Whole chickens will be $10 (no side items).  There will also be a silent auction and bake sale.  All funds received will be used to support the women’s ministry.

 

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.

Tennessee State Parks’ Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee will be held Sept. 1-30 and will be a virtual event this year. Riders can log their miles on lovetoride.net as part of the Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee Cycling Club. The goal is for participants to ride 688 miles, the distance from Bristol to Memphis. Participants can log their miles any way they choose, including road cycling, indoor cycling, gravel or mountain biking. The cost to participate is $150. All participants will receive access to trusted routes at multiple Tennessee State Parks and a 2020 BRAT jersey and T-shirt. Riders can register at https://tnstateparks.com/blog/the-bicycle-ride-across-tennessee-is-brining-riders-together-virtually.

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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