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Contact event organizers for updates about postponements and cancellations.

 

The 2nd Annual Miss & Mister Firecracker All-Crown Pageant will be held Sunday, June 28 at 115 Tennsco Rd. in Dickson. The pageant will be benefiting The Wounded Warrior Project.

 

The Dickson County Annual Disaster Preparedness Fair will be held June 27-28 at the Dickson County Fairgrounds. The Dickson County Amateur (Ham) Radio Club participates in the annual Field Day Exercise between 1 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. For information call (615) 522-8311 or go to www.wc4dc.org

 

The Virtual Firecracker Glow Run sponsored by Tennessee State Parks will be held on July 3-6. The event is open to all skill levels. Participants can either run or walk either 5K or one-mile distances.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Friends Group of Montgomery Bell State Park. The race has a $25 fee for the 5K and $15 for the one-mile run. Both include a virtual bib, medal and a certificate of donation. Registration is at firecrackerglowrun.itsyourrace.com.

 

Averitte Cemetery will not be having a regular graveyard cleaning this year due to COVID19.  Donations can be made at Vanleer Bank in care of Tennie Mae Williams.

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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