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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.

Liberty Square Dance
Saturday Nights 7 to 10 p.m.
Featuring James Hamlet and the Family Tradition Band with James Hamlet, lead vocals and lead guitar, Larry Hunt, bass, Steve Hill, drums and Jerry George, rhythm guitar and vocals.

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

Cannon County Community For Animals meeting
Tuesday, May 24
6 -8 p.m. at Lions Memorial Building, West
Adams Street (By-Pass) and West Lehman Street.

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.

Celebrate Memorial Day
Simmons Chapel
Thursday, May 26, 6:30 p.m.
Cookout featuring the Silver and Gold Band at Simmons Chapel, 3265 Hollow Springs Road, Bradyville, TN 37026. Call 615-563-2274 for info.

Gassaway Community Center Bluegrass
Friday, May 27
Hours are 6:30 p.m. until ? Potluck meal with no cover charge.


Cruise-In on the Square
Saturday May 28
Ready for some spring fun? Then join the Cruise-In on Saturday, May 28 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, May 28

231 South Band will be there. For more information call 615-563-2792 or 615-464-8110.


Gilley Hill Cemetery Decoration Day
Sunday, May 29
Business meeting will be May 28 at 10 a.m. at Gilley Hill Methodist Church. If you have people buried there please attend. If you have questions contact either Terry Burks, 615-849-6297; Wilma Spry, 615-849-6577 or Bettye Harris, 615-796-1068.

Memorial Day Trail Ride
Saturday, May 28 - 30
Cannon County Walking Horse Assoc. Memorial Day Trail Ride. Riders will leave the fair grounds in Woodbury at 11 AM, ride to the camp grounds on Short Mountain for a week-end of camping, trail riding, music, food, dancing and a horse show. Contact Korie Loftus at 615-542-2311 for further information.

Cruise-In On The Square in Woodbury
May 28 4 - 7:30 pm
All makes, models of cars and trucks plus motorcycles are welcome. No entry fee, enjoy DJmusic, cruiser of the month award, door prizes and register for the Grand Prize to be given away at the October Cruise In.
sponsored by DTC Communications. Contact John Barker at 615-542-4065 or Carolyn Motley at 615-563-2222 for information.

Always... Patsy Cline
Begins June 3 @ 7:30 p.m.
Always...Patsy Cline is based on the true story of Patsy Cline's friendship with Houston housewife Louise Seger. The play focuses on the fateful evening at Houston's Esquire Ballroom when Seger hears of Cline's death in a plane crash.
Seger supplies a narrative while Cline floats in and out of the set singing tunes that made her famous--Anytime, Walkin' After Midnight, She's Got You, Sweet Dreams, and Crazy--to name a few. At the Arts Center of Cannon County.


South Jackson Civic Center presents Queen Nation
Friday, June 3, at 7:30 p. m.
Queen Nation, a tribute to Queen, was formed in 2004. Queen Nations consists of Gregory Finsley on vocals and keyboards as Freddie Mercury, Mike McManus on guitar as Brian May, Pete Burke on drums as Roger Taylor, and Parker Combs as John Deacon. The mission of the show is to carry on the musical torch and pay homage to the golden age of vintage Queen concerts.
Queen Nation's live 90-minute production of Queen's greatest hits preserves the image, sound, and stage persona of vintage Queen. Audiences are amazed at the accuracy of Queen Nation's live retrospective journey through such Queen songs as "We Will Rock You," "Bohemian Rhapsody," "We Are the Champions," "Crazy Little Thing Called Love," "You're My Best Friend," "Another One Bites the Dust," "Under Pressure" and many more.
Tickets are available at or by calling 931.455.5321.

Sunday, June 5
The annual Decoration Day for Banks Cemetery in DeKalb County will be Sunday, June 5th. Banks Cumberland Presbyterian Church will also have their annual Homecoming Day. Sunday School begins at 10 and worship at 11with lunch at noon. Everyone is invited. Please make plans to attend.
Your support is needed so the cemetery can be properly maintained and kept looking good. You may mail donations to: Robert Joins, Treasurer, 846 Luttrell Avenue, Smithville, TN 37166; Ernie Winchester, President, 1070 Tabernacle Road, Smithville, TN 37166; or Melissa Ferrell, Vice-President, 8001 Short Mountain Road, Woodbury, TN 37190.


Trunk Sale
Fundraiser for Cannon County Community for Animals
Saturday, June 4
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Courthouse parking lot. Sale spaces available. Two parking spaces for $20. Contact Sue for space rental and details at 615-563-2874.

Gassaway Homecoming
Saturday, June 4
A ham breakfast kicks off homecoming for Gassaway Community on June 4. The breakfast is set for 6 to 10 a.m. at the Community Center. Other events include games at 9 a.m. and live entertainment all day. Booths are available for rent. A parade is set for 1 p.m. A fish supper will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Community Center. For more information call 615-563-4183 or 615-563-2387.


Summer Youth Conservatory
2016 Junior Sessions: June 6-17 or 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.

International Folkfest
Week of June 13
Murfreesboro's International Folkfest will be presenting troupes from Czech Republic, Germany, and Puerto Rico to share their traditional dance, music, and costuming in various venues in the area during the week of June 13. They will be performing on Friday, June 17, at Lebanon High School at 7:00 P.M. Admission is $10, sponsored by FFA alumni. There will also be a free performance on the Murfreesboro Courthouse square on Saturday, June 18, starting at 8:30 A.M. until 12:30 P.M. featuring all 3 troupes, as well as Murfreesboro's Cripple Creek Cloggers and music by Uncle Shufflelo and His Haint Hollow Hootennanny.
There will be individual performances throughout the week at various venues. Please check for more info.
This is a unique annual event that provides our area with a rare opportunity to experience a bit of culture from other countries and for us to share our culture and hospitality with our international visitors and perhaps develop friendships along the way.


The Science Guys' 2016 Summer Reading Program
Thursday, June 23
Adams Memorial Library
The Science Guys return to libraries across Tennessee and Kentucky to present "The Science of Sport" to make science fun, cool and easy for kids of all ages.
The Science Guys will appear at Adams Memorial Library in Woodbury at 1 p.m. June 23.
"Wellness, Fitness and Sports" is the theme for 2016 Summer Reading Program at libraries across the United States. Hand-eye coordination, lung capacity experiments, learning about Bernoulli's principle and aerodynamics, balancing miracles and the sweet spot on your tennis racket are included in Mr. Bond's "The Science of Sport" program. Most events are free and open to the public.


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

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