Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) post for Wilson County is Post 5015 in Lebanon. The Post meets at 6 p.m. 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 email@example.com; Senior Vice Commander Ken Kackley at Hkenkjr@aol.com or Junior Vice Commander Harold W. Weist at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GED/HiSET Prep Classes are offered day and night. The Adult Learning Center is a nonprofit organization providing free GED/HiSET preparation classes and basic literacy classes for the community. Contact the ALC at 615-443-8731 for information. In addition to the 107 N. Greenwood location in Lebanon, day classes are offered in Watertown and night classes are in Mt. Juliet and Old Hickory. Free classes are offered at West Wilson Middle School on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Classes are also available in Carthage and Hartsville. Anyone interested in obtaining their high school equivalency diploma should contact the ALC.
Alzheimer's & Dementia Support Group for Caregivers meets at 5 p.m., the second Sunday of each month, in Room 210 at Maple Hill church of Christ on the corner of Maple Hill Road and West Main Street, Lebanon. The group is for caregivers who have loved ones with Alzheimer's or Dementia and allows caregivers to talk with others who are experiencing some of the same difficulties and in return find help and encouragement. For information, visit www.alz.org/altn.
Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce hosts Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto from 1:30 until 3 p.m., the last Wednesday of each month, and District 46 State Rep. Mark Pody from 8 until 10 a.m., the first Friday of each month, at the chamber's office at 149 Public Square. Citizens are encouraged to come and share their concerns and views with these elected officials.
NA (Narcotics Anonymous) meets at Lebanon Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 522 Castle Heights Ave., Lebanon, at 7:30 p.m., Mondays and Fridays. For information, call the helpline at 1-888-476-2482 or visit www.nanashville.org.
Job Seekers, a networking group for the unemployed and underemployed, meets at noon and at 6 p.m., every Monday, at The Next Step Resource Center, 216-B Leeville Pike, Lebanon. For information, email email@example.com or call 547-9999.
Meals On Wheels volunteers are needed to deliver meals in Mt. Juliet to homebound older adults on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Meals are ready to be picked up by 9:30 a.m., at the Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center, 2034 North Mt. Juliet Road, and the delivery usually takes about an hour. Routes are typically less than 20 miles of travel. You can volunteer weekly, monthly or as your schedule permits. For information, call Dawn Cathey, site manager, at 758-2777.
Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 7463 Hickory Ridge Road, Mt. Juliet, has opened a food pantry available to those who have a need. The pantry is open the third Wednesday of every month, from 5 until 6:30 p.m., and is for all Wilson County residents. For information, call 444-2390.
Attention Veterans: If you need information or help filing for Veteran's Benefits, contact the Veteran's Service Office, Suite 106, Wilson County Courthouse, or call 444-2460.
Celebrate Recovery: Support for hurts, hang-ups and habits, meets from 7 until 9 p.m. on Thursdays at Fairview Church, the left-side entrance, on Leeville Pike, Lebanon. For information, contact Sonny Warmath at 707-0305.
Lebanon Toastmasters meet every Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce at 149 Public Square in 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 participate or partner 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. Matt Shoemaker, M.S., will be available for counseling at the church building on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. He sees children and adults. For information, call 547-4244.
Lebanon Friendship AL-ANON and ALATEEN Family Groups, for family and friends of alcoholics which meets at Our House at 115 North Greenwood Street, is changing the time of meetings to 7 p.m., Sundays and Thursdays. Contacts are Harriet at 444-2852 and Lynda at 444-8434.
Responding Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step program that meets Mondays and Fridays at 415 Park Ave. in Lebanon. For more information, contact Dave at 615-238-7992.
Walk With Wilson are held each Wednesday at noon at the Wilson County Health Department, located at 927 East Baddour Parkway. The public is invited to join the group as they walk around the James E. Ward Agricultural Center for better health and a sense of well-being. Walks are not held in the event of inclement weather.
Piecemakers Quilt Club meets on the second Thursday of each month at First United Methodist Church. The Knitting and Prayer Shawl Ministry meets every Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. in the Craft Room of the Family Life Center, and Sit n' Stitchers meet every Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Craft Room. For more information, call 443-2354 or 444-1182.
Tech Talk, hosted by TDS, is coming to the Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, July 8 from 8 until 9 a.m. Want to try out TDS TV? Have a question about high-speed Internet? Technology experts will be on-hand to talk with you and answer questions about the services they provide. This is a free event designed to help the Mt. Juliet community team learn more about the technology that is available to you. Online registration is required at www.mtjulietchamber.com.
Lebanon-Wilson County Public Library will host Safari Greg for a program on Wednesday, July 8 at 10 a.m. The program is free, and everyone is invited to attend.
Wilson County Ag Management Subcommittee will meet on Wednesday, July 8 at 5 p.m. in the School Exhibit Building at the Ward Ag Center in Lebanon.
Wilson County Ag Management Committee will meet on Wednesday, July 8 at 6 p.m. in the School Exhibit Building at the Ward Ag Center in Lebanon.
Lebanon-Wilson County Public Library will hold its Summer Reading Party on Thursday, July 9 from 10 a.m. until noon. There will be a water slide and a bounce house. The program is free, and everyone is invited to attend.
Wilson County Rules Committee will meet on Thursday, July 9 at 5 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Wilson County Courthouse.
Wilson County Education Committee will meet on Thursday, July 9 at 6 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Wilson County Courthouse.
Wilson County Minutes Committee will meet on Thursday, July 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Wilson County Courthouse.
Wilson County Steering Committee will meet on Thursday, July 9 at 6:45 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Wilson County Courthouse.
Wilson County Budget Committee will meet on Thursday, July 9 at 7 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Wilson County Courthouse.
Wilson County Republican Party Executive Committee will meet on Thursday, July 9 at 7 p.m. at Kevin's Automotive, located at 500 South Cumberland Street in Lebanon. The meeting is open to the membership.
Fiddlers Grove will present "Christmas in July" on Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11. Booths open at 9 a.m. and remain open until 4 p.m. Spend the day strolling through the rustic village shopping under the beautiful shade trees. If it looks like rain, the booths will be at the Picnic Pavilion, Opry Pavilion and under the canopies of cabin porches. The event will feature a large variety of locally made items, so come out and start your Christmas shopping early. To learn more, call Gwen at 615-443-2626.
Wilson County Road Commission will meet on Friday, July 10 at 9 a.m. at the road commission office. The meeting of the Wilson County Urban Type Public Facilities Board will immediately follow the road commission meeting.
Wilson County Republican Party will hold its regular monthly membership meeting on Saturday, July 11 at 9 a.m. at Rep. Mark Pody's insurance office, located at 113 South Cumberland Street in Lebanon. The guest speaker will be Steve Gill, who will discuss the state gas tax proposal, Common Core and other issues.
Tojo Creek Gourd Gala will be held at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center on Saturday, July 11 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Admission is free. To learn more, visit tojocreek.com.
Wilson County Board of Education will hold a work session to discuss the budget on Saturday, July 11 at 1 p.m. at the central office, located at 351 Stumpy Lane in Lebanon.
Miss Wildcat Pageant will be held on Saturday, July 11 at the Heydel Fine Arts Center at Cumberland University Proceeds from the pageant will benefit the Wilson Central Swim Team. Open to all states. Ages zero months to 21 years. To learn more, contact Patty Alsup at firstname.lastname@example.org, 615-956-3519 or visit facebook.com/misswildcatpageant.
Wilson County 911 Board will meet on Monday, July 13 at 4 p.m. at the 911 office, located at 1611 West Main Street in Lebanon.
Wilson County Board of Education will hold a special called meeting to discuss the budget and transportation handbook on Monday, July 13 at 6 p.m. at the central office, located at 351 Stumpy Lane in Lebanon.
Wilson County Election Commission will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 14 at 7 a.m. at the Election Commission Office, located at 203 East Main Street in Lebanon.
Wilson County Democratic Women will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m. at 210 Forrestlawn Drive in Mt. Juliet.
The Margaret Gaston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution invites you to a free genealogy workshop at the Lebanon-Wilson County Public Library on Saturday, July 18 from 9 until 11 a.m. The workshop will be led by Merry Anne Pierson and will assist everyone from beginners to those undertaking more advanced research. Seating is limited. Make reservations by calling 615-444-0632.
Wilson County Black History Committee will host the annual tribute to the Lebanon Clowns Negro League Baseball team on Sunday, July 26 at 4 p.m. at Pickett Rucker United Methodist Church.
All former team members, family and friends are cordially invited. There is no charge for admission; donations are appreciated. Light refreshments will be served. To learn more, call 615-739-2283 or 615-444-9487.
Wilson County Board of Education will meet in a regular session on Monday, August 3 at 6 p.m. at the central office, located at 351 Stumpy Lane in Lebanon.
To submit items for the calendar, you can mail them to The Wilson Post, 107 Bay Court, Suite B, Lebanon, TN 37087, or e-mail them to email@example.com. 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.