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Community Dinner
Sycamore Baptist Church
Sycamore Baptist, 7165 Sycamore Creek Road, will hold a community dinner the first Wednesday of every month from 5 to 7 p.m. Donations accepted with the funds going for a new church building.


Alcoholics Anonymous
If you drink alot that's your business. If you want to stop that's ours.
Call 615-653-7914.

Celebrate Recovery
Celebrate Recovery from hurts, habits and hang-ups meets every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church.

Big Barn Sale
During June
The Short Mountain Trading Post is hosting their annual Huge Barn Sale this month. Bring in this paper and receive another 25% off their purchases. Open every Friday and Saturday. Great sales. Don't miss out!!!

Flags for Sale
The American Legion Post 279 in Woodbury is selling flags and
accessories. The monies raised from the sale of these flags goes 100% back to our Community, our Youth and our Veterans, in Cannon County. This is an on-going project. We have available an assortment of all sizes and all types of flags - United States Flags, State Flags, Military Service Flags; and all sizes of flag poles.
The United States Flag 3'x 5' nylon is $25 (best price
anywhere). This is our most popular flag. The United States Flag 4"x 6" is .50 each or $5 a dozen for special occasions. The military services/branches flags are $30 each. For that special display. We can get you any State Flag, different size flags and different
size flag poles, (small house flag poles to large business flag poles.) WE ALSO HAVE INDOOR FLAG SETS. FLAGS FOR ALL OCASSIONS. If you need to make a special order, call and we have a catalogue available to make your selections.
CHARLIE HARRELL 615-542-1289, OR JIM STONE 615-563-6111, OR BRENT BUSH
615-563-2691, OR BRITT KNOX 615-904-5644, OR PENNY DANIELS 615-563-6729.
We will be glad to take your order, deliver your order, and all with a
smile and a big thank you, for Supporting the American Legion Post 279,


Music Night on Thursdays
The Pocahontas Community Center, located near Ivy Bluff, will be having a music night every Thursday at 5 p.m. We welcome all musicians who would like to come and play with our group, beginners or pros. If you like to sing our band will play your song and let you sing along! Spectators and dancers are welcome. For more info call Ray, 615-765-7835

Prenatal Workshops
Cannon County Health Department
The Cannon County Health Department will hold a series of prenatal workshops beginning May 25 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Prenatal workshops are a great way for expectant parents, grandparents and other family members to learn about and prepare for a healthy pregnancy and baby. The goal of these workshops is to provide participants with information to minimize fears and make informed decisions while pregnant and when the bady arrives.


Summer Youth Conservatory
2016 Junior Sessions: June 20-July 1
2016 Senior Session: July 11-22
Summer Youth Conservatory is dedicated to the development of life skills through participation in the arts - helping kids reach a new stage at the Arts Center of Cannon County. In addition to classes, this program offers the opportunity for all participants to appear on stage in a production at the end of each session. This is also a valuable opportunity to be seen on stage by Arts Center directors. Students will audition for various roles in performances, but every student will be featured. Please call The Arts Center of Cannon County at (615) 563-ARTS or 1-800-235-9073 for more information.

Summer Reading continues at the library in June.
Thursday, June 23, the Summer Reading Program brings back a favorite: Mr. Bond the Science Guy. This year Mr. Bond is bringing the Science of Sports to the library with hand-eye coordination experiments, Bernoulli's principle, balancing miracles and much more. Mr. Bond always puts the fun into summer and into science. He and his amazing team of Mad Scientists will show you how science and sports work together in his amazing experiments. The first 75 kids to sign up will enjoy a special treat--the bouncy balls. Come to Adams Memorial Library at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, for a fun filled afternoon with Mr. Bond.
Thursday, June 30, the library has Dave Mitchell, an extraordinary ventriloquist and magician, coming to lead our Summer Reading Program event. You've never seen anything like this program which includes comedy, magic, ventriloquism, clowning, storytelling, and puppetry. Dave has something for everyone. He's like Tennessee weather--if you don't like what he's doing now, just wait a minute and he'll be doing something you enjoy. Don't miss this new program at the library on June 30, at 1 p.m.
Story Time is back for the summer at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays. By popular demand, story time continues during the summer at Adams Memorial Library. Meet downstairs in the Jennings Community Room with Miss Patti for craft time after an exciting story.
All Library Programs are free.

A Season in the Southwest & other New Work
By artist Meg Garrett
June 1 - July 20
This is Garrett's second solo show at the Art Center's Berger Gallery. While her first show focused on Tennessee landscape images in pastoral shades, her newest work draws on a recent visit to New Mexico and Arizona. Having gone there to see the landscape and the work of other artists who captured that environment on canvas, to be inspired and instructed by those preceding arts, Garrett "saw and felt the Southwest more intensely" than on prior visits - seeing now with her educated art eye. The images range from painted portraits of the landscape to pencil drawn portraits of people. Garrett's work displays an intimacy with place and person.
The Arts Center is located on 1424 John Bragg Highway, just west of the Woodbury. The Berger Gallery is free and open to the public. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. For more information check our website at or call 615-563-(ARTS) 2787.

Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance?
For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Developments District toll free at 1-877-275-8233.
A support group meeting will be held for relatives that are caring for relative children. This meeting will be held at the Adams Memorial Library, Woodbury, TN/ Thursday, June 23, 2016, 1:00-2:00 pm.
For housing assistance while caring for minor child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.

Cruise-In on the Square
Saturday June 25
Ready for some spring fun? Then join the Cruise-In on Saturday, June 25 on the Square in Woodbury. The show is open to all cars, trucks and unique vehicles from 4 to 7:30 p.m. No entry fees or spectator fees are charged for the Cruise-Ins, which are presented by the Cannon County Chamber of Commerce.

Liberty Dance
Saturday, June 25 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Featuring The Star Okie Singers. Come enjoy the music and dance. Call 615-563-2792 or 615-464-8110 for more information.

Woodbury Central High School
Class of 1951's 65th Reunion
Saturday, June 25
The reunion will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Center. Admission is $15 per person, payable at the door.

Woodbury Lions Club Awarding Winning
One Night Walking Horse Show
Saturday, July 2
Woodbury Lions Club awarding winning one night walking horse show will walk on at the Horse Show Arena in Woodbury.
Enjoy champion walking horses, specialty classes, award winning country ham sandwiches, home-made desserts and ice cream by the pints and more. Contact Bruce Steelman at 615-563-2554 for further details.


Disney's The Little Mermaid
July 8-23
Disney's full-length, re-imagined version!
The Little Mermaid is Rated G
Set under and above the high seas, The Little Mermaid tells the story of Ariel, an adventurous young mermaid who's got a thing for disobeying the rules and following her heart. Ariel's fascination with the human world often leads her to the sea surface, a zone that's designated as "off-limits" by her father Triton, the sea king. One day while sneaking to the surface, Ariel witnesses a shipwreck and rescues Prince Eric, with whom she become instantly smitten. Furious at Triton's inability to understand her love for the prince, Ariel runs away and strikes a deal with Ursula, Triton's evil witch of a sister, to experience the life she dreams of on land. Performances run July 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 & 23 at 7:30 p.m. and July 10 & 17 at 2 p.m. at the Arts Center of Cannon County.

Senior Center
Music Night
Friday, July 8
The Gilley Brothers will perform at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $5.

Liberty Dance
Saturday, July 2 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Featuring Nightwind Band. Come enjoy the music and dance. Call 615-563-2792 or 615-464-8110 for more information.

Woodbury Central High School Class of 1976
40th Year Reunion
Saturday, Sept.17 at 4:30 PM
Cannon Co. Senior Center
Cost $ 35 per person
Send To: Class of '76
202 Peacock Ave.
Murfreesboro, Tn. 37129
More Information : Ceola 615-293-4568
Carol 615-542-1873
RSVP by June 30, 2016

Central Region 4-H Design Camp
On July 12-14, Cookeville's Tennessee Tech University will be hosting this year's Central Region 4-H Design Camp. It will be opened to all youth currently, in grades 6th thru 8th. Due to restrictions, registration is limited to the first 80 participants. The children that want to attend will be accepted on a first-come bases.
This year the campers will rotate through classes, participate in a sewing lab, and sharpen their consumer skills. Campers will learn to sew their own design (with supervised help) and be involved on a Serve and Learn Project called "It's My Very Own". This involves making a quilt top which will be donated to the children of our society. To learn more about this project, please go to
What else do you want to know about 4-H Design Camp?
Supervision- 4-H Design Camp is supervised by county Agents and adult volunteers.
First Aid- A first aid station will be available in a safe location and adult monitored.
The cost of attending is $125. This will include the workshops, materials, lodging, meals and transportation while at camp. The registration deadline is June 30th, 2016.
Please contact Cannon County UT Extension office for more details.
The Extension office can be reached at 615-563-2554 or visit the office at 614 Lehman Street Woodbury, TN 37190.

Dewdrop Jamboree IX
Saturday, July 16
The American Musical Arts Group invites you to join us at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, for Dewdrop Jamboree IX - a family-friendly evening of music and neighborly good fun in the cozy Washington Theatre at Patterson Park in Murfreesboro. This LIVE! music program will showcase a varied and colorful cast of local and regional guest musical artists performing old and new favorites across multiple musical genres. All tickets are general admission, sold at the door, and cost only $10 for adults and $5 for children - a real bargain for a full evening of lighthearted and uplifting entertainment!

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