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Community Calendar and The People's Agenda

Staff Reports • Updated Feb 13, 2018 at 10:15 AM

POLICY: Items for the Community Calendar may be submitted via email at editor@lebanondemocrat.com, in person at The Democrat’s office at 402 N. Cumberland St., by mail at The Lebanon Democrat, 402 N. Cumberland St., Lebanon, TN 37087 or via fax at 615-444-0899. Items must be received by 4 p.m. for the next day’s edition. The calendar is a free listing of nonprofit events, community club and government meetings. The Democrat reserves the right to reject or edit material. Notices run on an as space is available basis and cannot be taken over the phone. Include a name and phone number in case of questions.

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Feb. 13

City of Lebanon Retirees meeting

9 a.m.

The city of Lebanon Retirees will meet Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 9 a.m. at Shoney’s Restaurant at 814 S. Cumberland St. in Lebanon. The group is comprised of and limited to those people who have retired from the city of Lebanon municipal government. The group meets the second Tuesday of each month from September until May.

 

Tyler Cates American Legion Post 281 meeting

6:30 p.m.

The Tyler Cates American Legion Post 281 will meet Tuesday, Feb. 13 and the second Tuesday of each month at Rutland Place at 435 N.W. Rutland Road in Mt. Juliet. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m.‚Äč All veterans are invited to attend. An American Legion Auxiliary Unit is also part of the post. New members are welcome to join. Former members or transfers from other posts are also invited to join. For more information, contact Pat Unger, commander, at 615-210-6156.

 

Feb. 14

Heart of TN Antiques Show

5 p.m.

Opening night for the Heart of TN Antiques Show will be Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Wilson County Expo Center, 945 w. Baddour Pkwy. in Lebanon. The event features professional antique dealers from across the country specializing in country furniture, accessories, folk art, paintings, jewelry and more. General admission is $20 and includes finger food and a glass of wine. The event will continue Thursday and Friday with general admission priced at $15.

 

Feb. 15

Mt. Juliet Chamber Business and Leadership by the Book

11:30 a.m.

The Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce will feature Business and Leadership by the Book on Thursday, Feb. 15 from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the chamber office. Mt. Juliet police Chief James Hambrick will share insight from his book, “Red, White, and True.” He will discuss living faith in the workplace in America. The program will be free, and lunch will be provided for a $5 donation.  Registration is preferred, as seating is limited, at mjchamber.org.

 

Glory Road at the Capitol Theatre

11:30 a.m.

In honor of Black History Month, the Wilson County Black History Committee will present the movie, Glory Road, on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 11:30 a.m. and Sunday, Feb. 25 at 2:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre at 110 W. Main St. in Lebanon. Tickets are $5 each, and children younger than 7 will be admitted for free. Tickets are available at the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce office, from members of the Wilson County Black History Committee or at the Capitol Theatre box office one hour before the event. 

 

Heart of TN Antiques Show

Noon

The Heart of TN Antiques Show will be Thursday, Feb. 15 from noon until 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Wilson County Expo Center, 945 W. Baddour Pkwy. in Lebanon. The event features professional antique dealers from across the country specializing in country furniture, accessories, folk art, paintings, jewelry and more. General admission is $15.

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5015 meeting

6 p.m.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5015 in Lebanon will meet Thursday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. and on the third Thursday of each month in the Veterans Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center. Any veteran who has been awarded a campaign medal or combat medal for any hostility is eligible for membership, verified by the veterans’ DD 214 Form. Presently, Post 5015 is having success in rebuilding its post and becoming active in district and local events. It is not a Lebanon post, but a countywide post. To learn more, contact Post Commander John Marshall at jtmarshall2@icloud.com; Senior Vice Commander Ken Kackley at hkenkjr@aol.com or Junior Vice Commander Harold W. Weist at grnmarine@tds.net.

 

Fiddlers Grove Model Train Club

7 p.m.

The Fiddlers Grove Model Train Club will meet Thursday, Feb. 15 and each third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Fiddlers Grove Train Museum at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. This is an all-scale model railroad club. During the meeting, everyone will share their knowledge and introduce the hobby to folks new to the interest. The Train Museum has an extensive O-gauge layout and a small HO-scale layout with plans to expand the HO track. The club is open to anyone interested in model train railroads. For more information, contact Ron Selliers at trainslayer53@gmail.com.

 

Steinway Piano Gallery Concert

6:30 p.m.

A free concert, featuring Dr. Ming Wang, Carlos Enrique, Diedre Emerson and Mark Schaffel, will be Thursday, Feb. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Steinway Piano Gallery at 4285 Sidco Drive in Nashville. To RSVP, contact Kristin Hoehne at kgodwin@steinwaynashville.com or call 615-373-5901.

 

Feb. 16

Wild Horse and Burro Adoption and Sale Event

9 a.m.

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will hold a wild horse and burro adoption and sale event Friday, Feb. 16 from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 17 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. James E. Ward Agricultural Center at 945 E. Baddour Pkwy. in Lebanon. Some animals may be eligible for direct purchase to a good home, while others will be eligible for adoption. Those interested should inquire with the Bureau of Land Management staff onsite for more information. For more information, call 866-468-7826 or visit blm.gov.

 

Heart of TN Antiques Show

Noon

The last day of the Heart of TN Antiques Show will Friday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Wilson County Expo Center, 945 W. Baddour Pkwy. in Lebanon. The event features professional antique dealers from across the country specializing in country furniture, accessories, folk art, paintings, jewelry and more. General admission is $15.

 

Feb. 17

The Arc Tennessee Future of Disability Event

8 a.m.

A better future for people with disabilities will be the theme of an untraditional community seminar Saturday, Feb. 17 at 8 a.m. at the Inn at Opryland in Nashville. Sponsored by the Arc Tennessee, “The Future of Disability, a Big Ideas Event” will bring together diverse presenters to share their experience, vision and call to action for a better future. Links to registration, agenda, session descriptions and presenter bios are available at thearctn.org. The seminar flier may be found at thearctn.org/Assets/Docs/Future-of-Disability-a-Big-Ideas-event.pdf.

 

Wild Horse and Burro Adoption and Sale Event

8 a.m.

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will hold a wild horse and burro adoption and sale event Saturday, Feb. 17 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. James E. Ward Agricultural Center at 945 E. Baddour Pkwy. in Lebanon. Some animals may be eligible for direct purchase to a good home, while others will be eligible for adoption. Those interested should inquire with the Bureau of Land Management staff onsite for more information. For more information, call 866-468-7826 or visit blm.gov.

 

Camp AcheAway Trivia Night Fundraiser

7 p.m.

A trivia night fundraiser for Camp AcheAway for children with juvenile arthritis will be Saturday, Feb. 17 from 7-10 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. Camp AcheAway is scheduled each June at the YMCA’s Camp Widjiwagan on Percy Priest Lake. It’s sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation of Tennessee, and there is no cost to families who attend, however, it costs the Arthritis Foundation about $750 per child.

 

Feb. 18

Mid TN Swap Meet

7 a.m.

The annual Mid-Tenn AACA Winter Swap Meet returns to the Wilson County Expo Center on Sunday, Feb. 18 from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event will feature vehicles, tools, toys, parts, literature, art, service station memorabilia, vintage clothing and more. Admission is $6 for adults and children ages 12 and under are free. For more information call 615-308-0586.

 

Feb. 19

Blood Drive

12:30 p.m.

A Red Cross blood drive will be Monday, Feb. 19 from 12:30-5:30 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church at 1655 W. Main St. in Lebanon. To make an appointment to donate this winter, download the free Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS. 

 

Feb. 21

Mt. Juliet Chamber Connection Luncheon

11:15 a.m.

The Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce will hold its chamber connection luncheon Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 11:15 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Rutland Place. The guest speaker will be Julie E. Navarrete, chief development officer with the Nashville Metro Transit Authority Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee. Online registration is $18 before Feb. 20 at noon and $23 for late registration and non-members. To register, visit mjchamber.org

 

Feb. 22

Angel Gowns Sewing Party

8:30 a.m.

An Angel Gowns sewing party will be Thursday, Feb. 22 and Friday, Feb. 23 from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Gentry Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. Sewing machines and water will be provided. Attendees should bring lunch and a pair of sewing shears. Angel Gowns gives gowns to hospitals to give parents who are grieving from infant loss. The gowns are given to the family at no cost. Fabric and dress donations are not currently accepted. To RSVP, contact Shelly Barnes with a name and number at sbarnes@utk.edu or 615-444-9584. 

 

Veterans Affairs Informational Event

11:30 a.m.

The informational event, “How VA disability benefits may help with senior care costs, will be Thursday, Feb. 22 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Rutland Place in Mt. Juliet. Glenn Osborne, managing director of Elder Veterans Legal Aide Group, will present the information. Lunch will provided. To RSVP, call 615-773-6111.

 

Feb. 23

Angel Gowns Sewing Party

8:30 a.m.

An Angel Gowns sewing party will be Friday, Feb. 23 from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Gentry Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. Sewing machines and water will be provided. Attendees should bring lunch and a pair of sewing shears. Angel Gowns gives gowns to hospitals to give parents who are grieving from infant loss. The gowns are given to the family at no cost. Fabric and dress donations are not currently accepted. To RSVP, contact Shelly Barnes with a name and number at sbarnes@utk.edu or 615-444-9584. 

 

Tree Sapling Giveaway

9 a.m.

The Lebanon Stormwater Department, in cooperation with the Tennessee Environmental Council, will give away 1,200 tree saplings Friday, Feb. 23 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. or while supplies last at Don Fox Community Park in Lebanon. Persimmon, loblolly pine, redbud, red oak and tulip poplar tree saplings will be available. 

 

Feb. 25

Glory Road at the Capitol Theatre

2:30 p.m.

In honor of Black History Month, the Wilson County Black History Committee will present the movie, Glory Road, on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 2:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre at 110 W. Main St. in Lebanon. Tickets are $5 each, and children younger than 7 will be admitted for free. Tickets are available at the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce office, from members of the Wilson County Black History Committee or at the Capitol Theatre box office one hour before the event.

 

Feb. 26

Blood Drive

3 p.m.

A Red Cross blood drive will be Monday, Feb. 26 from 3-7 p.m. at Stonebridge community clubhouse at 205 Meandering Drive in Lebanon. To make an appointment to donate this winter, download the free Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS.

 

Feb. 27

Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber Royal Celebration

5:30 p.m.

The Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual membership meeting and awards banquet, Royal Celebration, on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 5:30 p.m. the Wilson County Expo Center in Lebanon. Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the program will start at 7 p.m. For tickets and more information, email tonya@lebanonwilsonchamber.com or call 615-444-5503. 

 

March 1

Regenerative Stem-Cell Therapy Seminar

Noon

Inspire Medical Weight Loss and Wellness will offer free educational seminars on regenerative stem-cell therapy March 1 at noon and 6 p.m. at Logan’s Roadhouse at 401 S. Mt. Juliet Road, No. 130, in Mt. Juliet. Attendance is by registration only and will be limited to 30 people. To register for one of the free educational stem-cell seminars, call 615-453-8999.

 

March 3

Goldwing Road Riders Association Motorcycle Chapter meeting

9 a.m.

The Lebanon Chapter of Goldwing Road Riders Association will meet Saturday, March 3 at 9 a.m. at Ryan’s Restaurant at 405 S. Cumberland St. in Lebanon. The group is open to all motorcycle makes and models. Anyone interested in riding motorcycles with two or three wheels and having a good time is welcome. For more information, call Andrew or Debbie Smith at 615-784-9772.

Paws for a Cause 5K Run-Walk

10 a.m.

The Paws for a Cause 5K Run-Walk will be Saturday, March 3 at 10 a.m. at Charlie Daniels Park in Mt. Juliet. Proceeds from the event will benefit New Leash on Life. Registration and further details may be found at pfac5k.run.

 

March 8

Wilson County Right to Life Pastors’ Prayer and Information Breakfast

9 a.m.

Wilson County Right to Life will hold a pastors’ prayer and information breakfast March 8 at 9 a.m. at Comfort Suites in Lebanon. Contact Trecia Dillingham at 615-443-5458 to RSVP.

 

April 12

Wilson Books From Birth Imagination Dinner

6:30 p.m.

Wilson Books From Birth will hold its annual Imagination Dinner on Thursday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Wilson County Expo Center at 945 E. Baddour Pkwy. in Lebanon. Table sponsorships for eight are available for $250. Call Wilson Books from Birth at 615-444-5586 to sponsor a table. The dinner follows a “wacky waiter” format. By sponsoring a table, patrons can select a person to be their waiter for the evening. The Imagination Dinner benefits Wilson Books from Birth, a division of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Wilson County. The literacy service mails one age-appropriate book each month to every child in Wilson County from birth to 5 years old at no cost to the family.

 

April 26

Reagan Day Dinner

6 p.m.

The Wilson County Republican Party will hold its annual Reagan Day Dinner on Thursday, April 26 at 6 p.m. at the Tuckers Gap Event Center.

 

Aug. 2

Free English Classes

6 p.m.

Registration will be held for new students who want to take free English classes Wednesday, Aug. 2 and Wednesday, Aug. 9 from 6-7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church at 227 E. Main St. in Lebanon. Testing for placement of new students will take place. No childcare will be provided during registration. English as a second language for new and returning students will start Wednesday, Aug. 16 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the church. Free childcare will be provided. For more information, call the church at 615-444-3330. 

 

Aug. 9

Free English Classes

6 p.m.

Registration will be held for new students who want to take free English classes Wednesday, Aug. 9 from 6-7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church at 227 E. Main St. in Lebanon. Testing for placement of new students will take place. No childcare will be provided during registration. English as a second language for new and returning students will start Wednesday, Aug. 16 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the church. Free childcare will be provided. For more information, call the church at 615-444-3330.

 

 

 

The People’s Agenda

POLICY: Items for the Government Calendar may be submitted via email at editor@lebanondemocrat.com, in person at The Democrat’s office at 402 N. Cumberland St., by mail at The Lebanon Democrat, 402 N. Cumberland St., Lebanon, TN 37087 or via fax at 615-444-0899. Items must be received by 4 p.m. for the next day’s edition. The calendar is a free listing of government meetings and government-related events. The Democrat reserves the right to reject or edit material. Notices run on an as space is available basis and cannot be taken over the phone. Include a name and phone number in case of questions.  

Feb. 13

Wilson County Judicial Committee meeting

4 p.m.

The Wilson County Judicial Committee will meet Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 4 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse.

 

Lebanon Historic Preservation Commission meeting

5 p.m.

The Lebanon Historic Preservation Commission will meet Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 5 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave. 

 

Wilson County Development and Tourism Committee meeting

5 p.m.

The Wilson County Development and Tourism Committee will meet Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 5 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse. 

 

Feb. 15

Lebanon Airport Commission

4 p.m.

The Lebanon Airport Commission will meet Thursday, Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. at the Lebanon Municipal Airport at 1060A Franklin Road.

 

Lebanon Housing Authority Board of Commissioners meeting

4 p.m.

The Lebanon Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will meet Thursday, Feb. 15 at the Upton Heights administrative office.

 

Wilson County Animal Control Committee meeting

5 p.m.

The Wilson County Animal Control Committee will meet Thursday, Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse. 

 

Wilson County Education Committee meeting

5:30 p.m.

The Wilson County Education Committee will meet Thursday, Feb. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse.

 

Wilson County Budget Committee, Education Committee, Commission and Wilson County Board of Education joint workshop

6 p.m.

The Wilson County Education Committee and Budget Committee, the Wilson County Commission and Wilson County Board of Education will meet in a joint education workshop Thursday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. in commission chambers at the Wilson County Courthouse.

 

Lebanon City Council work session

6 p.m. 

The Lebanon City Council will meet in a work session, Thursday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

 

Wilson County Minutes Committee meeting

6:30 p.m.

The Wilson County Minutes Committee will meet Thursday, Feb. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse.

 

Wilson County Steering Committee meeting

6:45 p.m.

The Wilson County Steering Committee will meet Thursday, Feb. 15 at 6:45 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse.

 

Wilson County Budget Committee meeting

7 p.m.

The Wilson County Budget Committee will meet Thursday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse.

 

Feb. 20

Lebanon Planning Commission preliminary meeting

11 a.m.

The Lebanon Planning Commission will hold a preliminary meeting Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 11 a.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

 

Wilson County 911 Board work session and meeting

4 p.m.

The Wilson County 911 Board will meet in a work session followed by its regular meeting Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 4 p.m. at the 911 office at 1611 W. Main St. in Lebanon.

 

Lebanon City Council work session

5 p.m. 

The Lebanon City Council will meet in a work session, Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 5 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

 

Lebanon City Council meeting

6 p.m.

The Lebanon City Council will meet Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave. A public hearing will be at 5:55 p.m. 

 

Feb. 22

Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency Board of Directors meeting

5 p.m.

The Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency Board of Directors will meet Thursday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. in the corporate office at 233 Legends Drive, Suite 103, in Lebanon.

 

Feb. 26

Mt. Juliet City Commission meeting

6:30 p.m.

The Mt. Juliet City Commission will meet Monday, Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall at 2425 N. Mt. Juliet Road. A public hearing will be at 6:15 p.m.

 

Wilson County Commission meeting

7 p.m. 

The Wilson County Commission will meet Monday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. in commission chambers at the Wilson County Courthouse. 

 

Lebanon Board of Zoning Appeals meeting

5 p.m.

The Lebanon Board of Zoning Appeals will meet Monday, Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

 

Feb. 27

Lebanon Municipal Regional Planning Commission meeting

5 p.m.

The Lebanon Municipal Regional Planning Commission will meet Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

 

March 1

Wilson County Board of Education work session

5 p.m. 

The Wilson County Board of Education will meet in a work session Thursday, March 1 at the central office at 351 Stumpy Lane in Lebanon. 

 

Lebanon City Council work session

6 p.m. 

The Lebanon City Council will meet in a work session, Thursday, March 1 at 6 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

 

March 5

Wilson County Board of Education meeting

6 p.m.

The Wilson County Board of Education will meet Monday, March 5 at 6 p.m. in the central office at 351 Stumpy Lane in Lebanon.

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