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Community CalendarLebanon 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.

Relay for Life Team Captains Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 10, at 5:30 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church, in the Don Owens building.

Lebanon Area Crohn's & Colitis Support Group will be held on May 10, at 6:15 p.m. at the University Medical Center Hospital Board Room. Light refreshments will be served. They meet regularly on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:15 p.m.

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.

NSDAR Margaret Gaston Chapter meets at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 4, at The Spain House, First United Methodist Church in Lebanon. The program will be NJROTC Recognition. May hostesses are Joyce Harris, Sharon Kloba, Susan Scott, Colleen Taylor and Jeanda Ward.

 “Southern Fried Funeral,” a comedy by Osborne & Eppler presented by the SunnySide Performing Arts Ministry at Westland United Methodist Church, will be Thursdays, May 5 and 12, at 7:30 p.m., cost is $8 for the show only; Fridays, May 6, 13 and 30, dessert theatre, at 7:30 p.m., cost is $12; Saturdays, May 7, 14 and 21, dinner theatre (fried chicken), cost is $18, dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.; Sundays, May 8 and 15, dessert theatre, at 2:30 p.m., cost is $12. For reservations or information, call 444-1447. Leave your name, phone number and number in party, or any questions. Cash or check at the door.

Wilson County Retired Teachers’ Association will hold its final meeting of the year at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 5, at Heights at Hearthside on North Castle Heights Avenue, Lebanon. May’s project is to bring items for the Wilson County Community Help Center. For information, call 444-0071.

Family Health Night, hosted by Southside Elementary School, will be from 4 until 6 p.m., Thursday, May 5. The event is being held in connection with Fuel UP to Play 60, an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by the National Dairy Council and National Football League in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The program encourages youth to consume nutrient-rich foods and achieve at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Guests may taste samples of foods, tour Southside’s new fitness room, play games and receive instruction on seat belt and bicycle safety.

Watertown Community Project Graduation will host a Pancake Breakfast from 6 until 9 a.m., Saturday, May 7, at The Depot in Watertown. Cost is $6 per person. Watertown Community Project Graduation will also host a Gender Bender Contest at 6 p.m., Saturday, May 7, at Watertown Elementary School.

Flea Market and Expo at Gladeville Community Center will from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m., Saturday, May 7. For booth rental and other information, call Mabel Beazley at 243-2664. Zumba Classes are offered every Wednesday at the GCC from 7 until 8 p.m. For information, call Brandie Reshe at 668-2758. The classes start May 4. Bluegrass at the GCC will be Saturday, May 28. Doors open at 6 p.m. Hands of Time will perform. For information call Beazley at 243-2664.

Iris Show, sponsored by Twin States Iris Society, will be Saturday, May 7, at Walter J. Baird Middle School, Lebanon. Entries will be accepted from 7 until 10 a.m. Judging will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The show opens to the public from 2 until 4 p.m. Admission is free. A sale of irises is held on the same day from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the TSIS display gardens at the school as well.

Fifth Annual Concert to Benefit the Brooks House, Wilson County Women and Children’s Homeless Shelter, will be 6:30 p.m., Saturday, May 7, at Immanuel Baptist Church, 214 Castle Heights Ave., Lebanon. The concert is presented by the Mid-South Gospel Music Association. Set to perform are The Gospel Echoes, Resurrection Quartet, Fred VanHook & The Harmoneers, Dn’D Testimony in Song and The New Wine Singers. Admission is free, but an offering will be taken for the Brooks House.

Wilson County Republican Party will take its May meeting on the road to Mt. Juliet. The WCRP will meet at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 14, at the Hampton Inn & Suites at 5001 Crossings Circle (across from Providence MarketPlace). Guest speaker will be new Mt. Juliet Mayor Ed Hagerty. For information, contact Kevin Foushee, WCRP chairman, at 444-5732 or visit

Watertown High School Class of 1960 will hold a reunion on Saturday, May 14 at 5 p.m. at Ryan’s in Lebanon. For more information you may contact Lynda Sue Simpson at 237-3801.

PHOEBE Ministries, a ministry of widows reaching widows, will meet at The Art Mill in Lebanon at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, May 21. Participants will paint a blue iris, the symbol of PHOEBE Ministries. Cost is $35 plus tax, and all materials are included. Members are also collecting drink cans and soup and vegetable cans for Miracle Power, a ministry that is building a home for widows and orphans in Africa. Bring empty cans to the meeting where someone will be on hand to collect them.

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.

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.

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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