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Community CalendarFirst Baptist Church, Lebanon, Parent’s Day Out Program and Pre-K Program will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning this fall. There are still some openings available. For information, call 444-3330.

Lebanon Toastmasters meet every Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Spain House on the Lebanon First United Methodist Church campus at 415 West Main Street, Lebanon. Visitors are welcome. Toastmasters is an organization dedicated to improving communication and leadership skills. For information, call 444-0126.

Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Wilson County is in need of volunteers who would like to reach out to those in need in Wilson County. Volunteers must be age 55 or older. If you are interested in participating or partnering with the program, call 443-7606 or 742-1113, ext. 10.

Agape has contracted with Maple Hill church of Christ to provide counseling services in Lebanon. Licensed Clinical Social Worker Diana Crawford will be available at the church building on Mondays from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. She sees children and adults. For information, call 547-4244.

AL-ANON and ALATEEN family groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems. They believe alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid in recovery. There is a local AL-ANON and ALATEEN meeting in Lebanon every week. For information, call Harriett at 444-2852 or Linda at 444-8437.

HomeSafe Women’s Support Group meets Thursday evenings. For information and to sign up, call 444-6130. If you need help with an order of protection for domestic abuse, sexual assault or stalking, contact HomeSafe at 444-8955.

Seniors and their caregivers are invited to a free workshop from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., Thursday, June 2, in the county commission meeting room at Wilson County Courthouse. The topic for June is Communication. For information, call 444-1383.

Mt. Juliet Breakfast Rotary will host its “Service Above Self” Charity Baseball Tournament Friday through Sunday, June 3-5, sponsored by Two Rivers Ford at the Mt. Juliet Little League Park for teams ages 7-16. Teams can go to and click on 2011 SYSA BASEBALL SCHEDULE for team registration/information. Sponsors should call 754-8918 for information.

Unity Church, 222 Cainsville Road, Lebanon, will host Gordon Jensen, international evangelist, singer/songwriter and everything else, and Brother Terry Weeks, at 7 p.m., Saturday, June 4. Everyone is welcome. The pastor is Brother Kenneth Bowen.Mt. Juliet Animal Shelter 3rd Annual Yard Sale Adoption Fair will be from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday, June 4.

Partners For Patriots will offer BBQ burger, choice of two sides, chips and a drink for $5 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., Saturday, June 4. All proceeds going to provide service dogs to disabled veterans. The event will be at Tractor Supply, 59 Dixon Springs Hwy., Carthage. For information, visit You can also check out the organization on Facebook.

Watertown Youth Football signups will be from 8 until 11 a.m., Saturday, June 4, at Watertown Elementary School, and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday, June 11, at Watertown Community Ballpark. A copy of the child’s birth certificate and $50 fee is required to sign up. Sixth graders also need a copy of their report card. Team/Ages: Peewee – 6 to 7 years; Junior – 8-9 years; and Senior, 10-12 years. Sept. 1 is age cutoff date. For information, contact Don Staats at 507-4389.

Gen. Robert H. Hatton Camp #723, Sons of Confederate Veterans, will observe Confederate Memorial Day and the birthday of President Jefferson F. Davis at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 4, at the Confederate Monument in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Lebanon. Guest speaker will be Professor Monty Pope of Cumberland University. A wreath will be placed at the monument by camp members, and a wreath will be placed by the members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. A Military Salute will be fired at the conclusion of the service.

Goshen Cemetery Decoration Day will at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 5. To make donations or for information, contact Margaret Mitchell Tomlinson at 449-7646.

“Shooting Star 2011” will be presented by ViKking Players Talent Troupe and Cumberland University Department of Fine Arts at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 5, in the June and Bill Heydel Fine Arts Center on the CU campus. A program of award-winning theatrical monologues and duets will be performed by ViKking Players Talent Troupe members. The audience will select the winning presentation. Some monologues may contain mature subject matter. Cost is $5 for adults and free for students with ID. For information, call Vikki King-Heydel at 443-5935.

Decoration Service at Jennings Cemetery will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 5.

Nashville African Violet Club will meet at 1:45 p.m., Sunday, June 5, at Green Hill Women’s Center, 10905 Lebanon Road, Mt. Juliet. The Tennessee Gesneriad Society will have a field trip to a member’s home on Sunday afternoon, June 12. For information on either meeting, contact Julie at or call 364-8459.

Wilson County Republican Party will hold its next monthly meeting at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 11, at the Wilson County Republican Party Headquarters located at 500 South Cumberland Street, Lebanon, next to Kevin’s Automotive, directly behind 231 Car Sales on South Cumberland. Guest speaker will be Adam Nickas, executive director of the Tennessee Republican Party, who will discuss “Looking Ahead to 2012.” For information, contact Kevin Foushee, chairman of the WCRP, at 444-5732 or visit

Lebanon High School Class of 1971 is planning a 40-year reunion to be held June 11. Call one of the following people with your contact information: Teresa Halbert at 444-5995, Phil Bragg at 444-4941, Jo Smith at 444-8811 or Brownie Hall at 444-5173.

First Presbyterian Church Vacation Bible School will be Sunday through Thursday, June 12-16, and everyone in the community is invited to participate. The theme, “Shake It Up Café,” will give children a chance to explore the Bible as a cookbook filled with recipes for living out God’s word. For information, contact Rachel Farley at 417-8581 or contact the church office at 444-1360.

Wilson County Tea Party will meet from 6 until 9 p.m., Monday, June 13, at Powell Grove Church of Christ, 46 Powell Grove Road, Lebanon. Pizza Party begins at 6 p.m. Cost is $5 for two slices of pizza, a drink, chips and dessert. Salad is available for $1 extra. Business meeting is at 7 p.m. Guest speakers will be Phillip Warren, Wilson County administrator of elections; Tennessee Freedom Coalition Director Lou Ann Zelenik and Tennessee Eagle Forum Director Bobbie Patray. For information, visit

Lebanon Area Crohn’s and Colitis Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 6:15 until 8:30 p.m., at University Medical Center’s Board Room, Lebanon. The next meeting is June 14, and the guest speaker is Michelle Chianese with the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Tennessee Chapter. For information on the chapter, call (866) 814-CCFA.

Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency Commodity Distribution will be from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Wednesday, June 16, and from 9 a.m. until noon, Thursday, June 16, at Garden of Prayer on Bluebird Road, Lebanon. Commodities are available households which meet Income Eligibility Guidelines. Available commodities include fig pieces, apple cherry juice, cranberry juice, grapefruit juice, apple juice, vegetarian beans, beef stew, white beans, pears, peaches, black eye peas, diced tomatoes and sliced potatoes. To sign up, bring proof of 2010 income, birthdates and Social Security numbers. Funded in part by DHS and USDA.

Lebanon High School Class of 1981 will hold its 30-year reunion on Saturday, June 25, at Five Oaks. Get your address to Gary Ligon on Facebook or call Amy Gregory at 417-1313 or Beverly Hurd at 444-3904 for details.

Wilson County Retired Teachers’ Association will award two scholarships for the fall semester. Applications are now available at the Office of Student Financial Service at Cumberland University, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The WCRTA Scholarship is available to any junior or senior majoring in education. All parts of the application must be completed to be accepted. Deadline for applying is Friday, July 1.

Lebanon High School Class of 1991 is planning a 20-year reunion for July 2. Organizers are looking for classmates. Email contact information to Dawn Carr Willis at or, or call 308-0034. For information, go to or Facebook.

To submit items for the calendar, you can mail them to The Wilson Post, 216 Hartmann Drive, Lebanon, Tenn. 37087, or e-mail them to Items for the calendar will not be taken over the phone. The Wilson Post reserves the right to reject items deemed not appropriate for the calendar.

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