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Community Calendar - Jan. 28

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Government meetings
Lebanon City Council will meet in regular session at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 1, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights. Prior to the meeting, council will hold a work session at 4:30 p.m. at the same location.

Joint Economic & Community Development Board Executive Committee will meet at 7:45 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 3, at the JECDB office at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, Lebanon.

Lebanon Airport Commission meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 3 at 4:30 p.m. at the Lebanon Municipal Airport, 760 Franklin Rd.

Wilson County Board of Education will hold a work session at 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 7, at the Central Office, 351 Stumpy Lane, Lebanon, to discuss the Watertown High School property. Following the work session, the board’s regular meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Community Calendar
Wilson County Adult Learning Center offers classes for anyone interested in achieving his or GED diploma. Classes are held in Lebanon and in Mt. Juliet. For information, call the Adult Learning Center at 443-8731.

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.

Lebanon Meals on Wheels program is looking for volunteers to deliver meals to homebound seniors in the area. Meal routes range from about 10-15 people. Volunteers arrive at 9:30 a.m. and are done by 10:30. If you are interested, contact Jessica at 449-3488 between the hours of 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday.

Telephone Pioneer Cookbooks Volume I and III are now on sale. All proceeds benefit the Pioneer Museum. To purchase one or for information, call 444-3096 or 444-0940.

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.

First Wednesdays of each month a Healing Service is held by Sister A.A.A. Stafford at the Sports Village Complex, 1735 West Main Street, Lebanon, beginning at 10:15 a.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.

Joseph Storehouse Food Ministry monthly food distribution will be Thursday morning, Jan. 27, for the disabled and Saturday morning, Jan. 29, for all others. If you are attending for the first time, bring proof of total household income, a photo ID and one other form of ID. The disabled who attend on Thursday will need a letter from their doctor. USDA guidelines are followed to qualify applicants. Volunteers are needed to help. Joseph Storehouse is at 1960 S.E. Tater Peeler Road, Lebanon. For information, call 453-5777 or email

Bluegrass/Country Music at Timberline Campground will be from 8 until 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 29, with Pulltight Express. Admission is free.

Wilson County Republican Party reorganization elections will be held Saturday, Jan. 29 at 10 a.m. at the Wilson County Fairgrounds.

Volunteer Welcome and Orientation at New Leash on Life will be at the Fix-For-Life Spay-Neuter Clinic, 511 W. Baddour Pkwy., Lebanon, from 3 until 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 29. Learn about the programs offered through NLOL, hear an overview of the organization’s 30-year history and future plans, discover volunteer roles needed and meet others who share a love of animals.

Shelter Operations and Shelter Simulation will be from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 29, in the Fellowship Hall at First United Methodist Church, 415 West Main Street, Lebanon. There will be a lunch break or bring your lunch. Prepare to help Wilson County shelters function in the next disaster. Sign up by emailing Patty Caldwell at or call Valerie at the local Red Cross office at 878-9080.

Wilson County Tea Party Chili Supper Fundraiser will be from 5:30 until 6:45 p.m., Monday, Jan. 31, in the fellowship hall of Powell Grove Church of Christ. Cost is $5 per person. Immediately afterwards in the church auditorium, there will be a presentation by the chapter director of Act for America on the subject of Islam: Rising Threat to America. In case of inclement weather, check the website at

Active Parenting of Teens, a free workshop with childcare and refreshments, will be from 6 until 8:30 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, at Castle Heights Upper Elementary. You must attend both nights and will receive a free parenting manual. Co-Parenting After Divorce, also a free workshop with childcare, refreshments and materials, will be from 6 until 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 3, and Monday, Feb. 7, at CHUE Library. You will need to attend both nights. The facilitator will be Nancy Guethlein, school counselor at CHUE. For both workshops, RSVP to Beth Petty at 453-2693, 804-2460 or at

NSDAR Margaret Gaston Chapter will meet at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 2, at the Spain House next to First United Methodist Church, Lebanon. Larry Singleton of Cracker Barrel will present the program, “I’ve Seen That Before – Antiques Show and Tell.” Hostesses are Jean Ayers, Nancy Boyd, Dorothy Chambers, Helen Hayes and Lanova McCluskey.

“Phish Camp,” a play written and directed by Frank Fox, is being presented now through Saturday, Feb. 5, at Westland United Methodist Church, 110 Dawson Lane, Lebanon. Friday and Sunday are dessert shows at $12, and Saturday shows are dinner shows for $18. Dinners will be served one hour before the play, and desserts will be served at intermission. Thursday and Friday shows and Saturday, Jan. 29, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, and Saturday, Feb. 5, shows will begin at 2 p.m. Reservations for dinner shows are required and recommended for remaining shows. For information and reservations, call 444-1447. You may also visit

Shopping in the Glade will be at the Gladeville Community Center on Saturday, Feb. 5, from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Booths are available for families or dealers at $20 for a 10-foot-by-10-foot space. For information, call Mabel Beazley at 243-2664, Debbie Ray at 443-3817 or Margaret Rediker at 449-6955.

Nashville African Violet Club will meet at 1:45 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 6, at the Green Hill Women’s Center, 10905 Lebanon Road, Mt. Juliet. The Tennessee Gesneriad Society will meet at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 13, at Cheekwood in Botanic Hall, Nashville. There will be a panel forum on growing techniques. For information about either meeting, contact Julie at or at 364-8459.

Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency announces a Money Management Workshop called “Furthering Your Education is Like Money in the Bank,” presented by Bernadine Nelson of the Adult Learning Center and Tory Tredway of Habitat for Humanity of Wilson County. The workshop will be from 9 a.m. until noon, Monday, Feb. 14, at 233 Legends Drive, Lebanon. For information, call 444-4714 or visit

Wilson County Right to Life will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at First Baptist Church, Mt. Juliet, at 7 p.m. Call Trecia Dillingham for information at 443-5458.

First “Girl Talk” class of the year will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 15, in the Veterans Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center, Lebanon. Girl Talk is a four-part class for girls in grades 5-8 and their moms. Cost is $40 per family. Space is limited. The meeting on Feb. 15 is for moms only. Additional classes for girls and moms will be Feb. 17, 22 and 24. To pre-register or for information, contact Shelly Barnes at 444-9584 by Friday, Feb. 11.

Darkness to Light “Stewards of Children,” a free workshop on preventing child sexual abuse, will be from 6 until 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 17, at Castle Heights Upper Elementary Library. It will be facilitated by Debra M. Daugherty, executive director of the 15th Judicial District Child Advocacy Center. The workshop is hosted by the Lebanon Special School District. There will be refreshments, child care and materials. RSVP to Beth Petty at 453-2693 or at

The Alzheimer’s Association, along with Belmont Village and Rolling Hills Hospital, will present part one of a four-part caregiver’s series on “How to Deal with the Changes of Alzheimer’s Disease – A Caregiver’s View: What’s Really Happening?” from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 24, at Belmont Village Assisted Living of Green Hills, 4206 Stammer Place, Nashville. Caregivers, families and friends from Wilson County who are managing the disease of Alzheimer’s are welcome to attend. The event is free, and a meal for attendees will be provided. Advance registration is required. To register, call Tiffany Mann at the Alzheimer’s Association at 292-4938. A local Alzheimer’s support group meets the second Thursday of each month at 3 p.m. at Elmcroft of Lebanon, 801 West Main Street. For information, call 453-5494.

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 1991 is planning a 20-year reunion for July 2.  They are looking for classmates.  Please email contact information to Dawn Carr Willis at or, or call 308-0034.  For more 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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