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VFW Calendar: June 5 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m.; June 6 – Black Sheep Association (music) 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; June 7 – Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight; June 8 – Clydenton Road 8 p.m.-midnight; June 12 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m.; June 13 – Black Sheep Association (music) 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; June 14 – Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight; June 18 – Regular business meetings, 7 p.m.; June 19 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m.; June 20 – Black Sheep Association (music) 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., CMT meeting at 7 p.m.; June 21 – Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight; June 26 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m.; June 27 – Black Sheep Association (music) 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; June 28 – Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight; June 29 – Dickson County Line 8 p.m.-midnight. For information contact Jim O’Neal at vfwpost4641@att.net.

The Child Advocacy Center in Dickson requests donations of toys to provide to victims of child abuse. Toy donations can be made at the CAC at 604 Spring St. in Charlotte on Mondays-Thursdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Disabled American Veterans of Dickson needs volunteers to drive veterans to doctor’s appointments in the area. Anyone interested (no special driver’s license required) can contact Clara Vann at (615) 446-1870.

 

A Grief Support Group for families and friends whose loved ones have died will be held June 1-22 for four consecutive Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. in the Chapel Room of the Dickson County YMCA, 225 Henslee Dr. The group is open to anyone who wants to attend and is a free service offered by Taylor Funeral Home as a part of the After Care Program.  The sessions are facilitated by Mary Simmons, Bereavement Facilitator. Light refreshments will be served. For 7information call Peggy at Taylor Funeral Home at (615) 446-2808 or Mary at (615) 330-3724 or email Mary at smarysimmons01@gmail.com.

Sons of American Revolution Christopher Strong Chapter will have its next meeting on Thursday, June 6 at 6 p.m. the Ponderosa restaurant, 115 Henslee Dr. in Dickson. Judge Tommy Woodall is the scheduled guest speaker. His topic will be former President James Madison.

Dickson Senior Center Health Fair will be held Friday, June 7 from 8-11 a.m. at the Senior Center, 206 W. Walnut St. in Dickson. There will be vision tests, hearing tests, blood pressure tests, balance tests, fitness assessments, medication check and memory screenings.

 

Dickson County High School Band Boosters Car and Bike Show will be held Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the high school parking lot. There is no entry fee, but donations will be accepted. Bikes, antiques, muscle cars, classics, trucks and street rods are welcome. For information call Amy Crowder at (615) 944-9689.

The 5th Annual VanLeer Auxiliary BBQ will be held Saturday, June 8 at 11 a.m. at VanLeer Town Hall, 4455 Highway 49 West. There will be BBQ, BBQ chickens and plate lunches. Baked good donations greatly appreciated. Proceeds support The Joyce Adams Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Friends of the Dickson County Public Library Ice Cream Social and Silent Auction will be held on Saturday June 8 from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Dickson County Public Library, 206 Henslee Dr. in Dickson. Some of the donors are: DollyWood, Petals on the Bluff, Pop’s Car Wash, Dickson Nutrition, Nashville Predators, and Reading Rock Books. Ice cream will be served from 1-3 p.m.

 

Big Springs Dinner and Singing Add a Dish Dinner will be held Sunday, June 9 at 12:30 p.m. All donations go toward the upkeep of the cemetery.  For information, call (615) 260-3679.

The Dickson County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet on Monday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum, 100 Frank Clement Place in Dickson. The speaker will be Eric Jacobson, who is heading up the developments at Carnton, the Carter House and the cotton gin area in Franklin.

 

Dickson County Amateur (Ham) Radio Club will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, June 10 at 7 p.m. at the EOC (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 contact (615) 522-8311 or www.wc4dc.org.

Gardening Partners' monthly meeting will be held Tuesday, June 11 at 7 p.m. at TCAT, 740 Highway 46 South. The lecture is free and open to the public. The guest speaker will be Cindy Sharpton, whose topic will be "Enchanting Wildflowers". Sharpton wears many hats as a writer, speaker, teacher and farmer. Known as the Cracked Pot Gardener (after a column she once wrote), Cindy owns and operates Fernvale Herb and Flower Farm near Fairview.

 

Vacation Bible School will be held June 10-15 at Seventh Day Adventist Church, 746 Hwy. 46 South in Dickson. For information call (615) 446-4131.

The Dickson County High School Class of 1979 will hold its 40th reunion on Saturday, June 22 from 7-11 p.m. at the Greystone Golf Club. Open cash bar, light refreshments, business casual attire, dance music. Submit song requests and favorite class photos via the class Facebook page.

 

Miss and Mister Firecracker Pageant will be held Sunday, June 23 at the Montgomery Bell Inn. Registration deadline is June 2. For information, contact Tiffany at (615) 300-5140 or email tiffanyacostadelgado@gmail.com.

 

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.

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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