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White Oak Basket Demo
The Arts Center
Saturday, Feb. 28
White Oak Basket Demonstration featuring White Oak Basket display and local basket makers doing what they do best at The Arts Center of Cannon County from 10 am to 4 pm. Contact The Arts Center at 615-563-2787 for further information.

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Songwriters in the Round
Birdsone Studio
Saturday, Feb. 28
7:30 p.m. _ Songwriters In The Round featuring Robyn Taylor, Brooksie Wells & Jenna Longmire at BirdSong Studio, 213 W High St, Woodbury. $10 Suggested Donation, www.thebirdsongstudio.com


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Annual Chili Supper and Auction
First United Methodist Church
Saturday, March 7
"Spring is around the corner" has been selected as the theme for the First United Methodist Women, 1st UMC, Woodbury annual Chili Supper and Auction on Saturday, March 7, 2015.
We invite one and all to attend this event, to be held at the 1st United Methodist Church's Fellowship Hall.
Event will start at 6:00 pm. Everyone is welcome!! Proceeds go to support mission work within our community.
Tickets are now on sale or available at the door. Adults are 5.00; children under 12 - $3.00; children under 5 are free. The church Fellowship Hall is located at 502 W. High Street. For further info call 615-563-6555.

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Ceramic Exhibit and Sale
The Berger Gallery
Arts Center of Cannon County
Susan DeMay and Donna Rizzo present an exhibit and sale of their ceramics in The Berger Gallery at the Arts Center of Cannon County from March 9th through April 30th. Their works not only incorporate the usual idea of pottery as a functional art form, but also the notion that clay works are expressive art works.
The Berger Gallery is located inside The Arts Center of Cannon County and is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission to the exhibit is free.


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Bonnaroo Works Applications
Close March 15
The Bonnaroo Works Fund (BWF), the charitable arm of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, is accepting online applications for the 2015 grant cycle beginning today. The Fund gives back to communities that need it the most by awarding funding to arts, education and environmental nonprofits. Those interested should visit http://bonnarooworksfund.org for more information or apply directly online at https://app.wizehive.com/appform/menu/Bonnaroo. The deadline is March 15, 2015, and grants will be announced in May 2015.
"It's that exciting time again," said Nina Miller, BWF executive director. "We encourage qualifying non-profits to share their goals and needs, and we look forward to making a significant impact on those that are the best fit for the Bonnaroo Works Fund." Established in 2009, BWF supports arts, education and environmental nonprofit organizations at the local, regional and national level with an emphasis on local reinvestment. Since the inception of Bonnaroo, more than $7 million has been awarded to worthy causes.
Two dollars from every Bonnaroo ticket supports BWF. The fund is also bolstered by 100 percent of the entry fees from the Bonnaroo 5K Run, the Soundwaves initiative, and proceeds from silent auctions held throughout the year. Bonnaroo supporters also contribute online and volunteer their time for special projects before and after the festival.
Bonnaroo Works Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a component of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (www.cfmt.org), a Tennessee-based community foundation working to bring good people and good causes together by ensuring the excellent stewardship of lasting charitable funds and the wise investment of grants.

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Date Night
Blue Porch Cafe
Saturday, March 14
The Blue Porch Restaurant located at 1424 John Bragg Hwy. will introduce a new feature event "Date Night" which will be held monthly on these dates: March 14, April. 18, June 20, Aug. 29, Sept. 26 and Oct. 31, 2015, date night will not be held in May, July, Nov. or Dec. The date night will include music, adult beverages, appetizers, salad and entrée. Reservations are needed and they are limited to 30, contact The Blue Porch at 615-563-6565.

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Flu Shots Available
Cannon County Health Department
Flu season is here, with seasonal influenza cases now reported across Tennessee. The Cannon County Health Department is working to protect the entire community by providing free flu vaccinations to area residents until vaccine supplies are depleted. Appointments must be made to receive flu vaccine, and are now being scheduled at the clinic.
"Vaccination is the best protection against the flu, and the Cannon County Health Department, the Tennessee Department of Health and the CDC recommend that everyone six months of age and older get a flu vaccine every year," said Andrea Fox, Health Department County Director. "It takes about two weeks to be protected after you get the flu vaccine, so we want everyone who hasn't had their flu shot to get one right away." Flu shots will be provided at no charge to patients. Both adults and children may receive flu vaccine at the clinic. Please call the Cannon County Health Department at (615-563-4243) today to book your appointment. The clinic is located at 301 West Main Street, Woodbury and open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

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Country Music Jam Session
Pocahontas Community Center
1st and 3rd Fridays
A country music jam sessions is set for the first and third Fridays of each month at the Pocahontas Community Center, 1441 Pocahontas Road, Morrison. Musicians sign up at 5:30 and the music starts at 6pm. Open to the public, spectators and dancers are welcome. Admission is free. For more info call Ray at 615-765-7835 or John 931-588-1229.
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Ladies Auxiliary Cookbooks still available
Ladies Auxiliary Cookbooks are still available. This cookboook offers several 100+ year old recipes that would make wonderful anytime gifts for all of the special people in your life. They would also be appreciated I am sure for the new bride in your families. These cookbooks are a gift that keeps on giving each time the recipient opens to find a new favorite.
They are $15 each and can be mailed for $18 anywhere in the US.
Make and mail check to: Hilton Stone, Ladies Auxiliary, Unit 279, P.O. Box 423, Attn: Rita Cook, Woodbury, Tn. 37190.

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