Community Events & Announcements
ROBERTSON COUNTY & SURROUNDING MIDDLE TENNESSEE
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
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Are You Having a Personal Yard Sale? Is Your Neighborhood having multiple yard sales? Look for the banner you see below every Thursday On Smokey’s Facebook page and post your sale in a comment
Look for this banner every Thursday On Smokey’s Facebook page and post your sale in a comment
Support Our Seniors! Donations Appreciated for the Robertson County Senior Center Yard Sale Fundraiser
Donations appreciated by Wednesday, July 24th and Thursday, July 25th between the hours of 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.
Please, no clothes or heavy furniture items due to space and manpower to move heavy items about the facility Most likely will be sausage/biscuits, cake & coffee to purchase as well. Thank You in advance!
Friday, July 26th and Saturday, July 27th The Robertson County Senior Center will have a Yard Sale ( INSIDE ).
Check out all the fun events planned this month at the Robertson County Senior Center! We have all the details, just click on our newsletter
July 24: Water Day at White House Farmers Market
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 3:30 PM – 7 PM – 105 College St, White House, TN
Come out and meet our Firefighters and cool off with some water play, fun activities and out of this world produce!
July 25: Music Under the Stars featuring Tommy Ross and TCB by White House Area Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 9 PM – 105 College St, White House, TN
Tommy Ross and TCB will take the stage at the Fran Hutson Amphitheater on Thursday, July 25th for our Music Under the Stars presented by NorthCrest Medical Center. Join us for this fun and free summer concert series and enjoy food from a food truck favorite! We hope to see you there. #DiscoverWhiteHouse
July 27: RC Back To School Bash, Sales Tax Weekend, Calendar & Supply Lists
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Join us for the 11th Annual Robertson County Back to School Bash Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 9 AM to 11 AM at the Springfield Middle School located at 715 5th Ave W, Springfield, Tennessee 37172. This event is hosted by the Tennessee Department of Health and Springfield Middle School.
First 1000 students receive a FREE Backpack! All Robertson County students invited. FREE School supplies. Students must be present to receive supplies.
School Supply Lists:
Click on the link, then find your child’s school and click on it. —> Click Here Once there, you can download your child’s school supply list.
RC Schools Calendar:
The Robertson County School Board has officially approved the school year calendars for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021.
For the 2019-2020 School Year Calendar, click HERE
For the 2020-2021 School Year Calendar, click HERE
Sales Tax Holiday:
The state of Tennessee’s annual sales tax holiday is held every year, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on the last Friday in July and ending at 11:59 p.m. the following Sunday night. During this weekend, certain goods may be purchased tax free. The 2019 tax-free holiday weekend begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 26 and ends Sunday, July 28 at 11:59 p.m.
What is tax free?
Clothing: $100 or Less –> Click Here
School Supplies and School Art Supplies: $100 or Less –> Click Here
Computers: $1,500 or Less –> Click Here
Alphabetical Listing of Exempt Items –> Click Here
Alphabetical Listing of Taxable Items –> Click Here
Frequently asked questions –> Click Here
July 27: Portland BTS Bash, Health & Safety Day and Touch a Truck
(Hosted by Portland Chamber of Commerce)
Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 8 AM – 12 PM: Richland Park – 1000 Richland, Portland, TN
The Portland Chamber of Commerce will be hosting our 10th Annual Back to School Bash July 27th from 8-11am at Richland Park. The first 700 kids will receive backpacks filled with school supplies, and there will be booths set up by our sponsors with games where kids can win additional school supplies! There will also be inflatables, including water slides!
Health & Safety Day / Touch a Truck will also be happening that day from 10am-12pm at the park! Kids can explore emergency vehicles (Fire, EMS, Police) and city vehicles, participate in the Portland Fire Department’s Obstacle Course & more!
Students must be present to receive backpacks, must be enrolled in a Portland School (PreK through 12), and a parent/guardian must be present.
Want to help contribute to this event? There are many ways you, your church, or your business can help:
*Provide workers for the event
*Set up a booth & provide a game or activity where the kids can win additional supplies
*Bicycle & Helmet Sponsor
*Collect school supplies
We appreciate anything you would be willing to donate to this event. If you have any questions feel free to contact the Chamber at 615.325.9032 or email email@example.com for a participation form.
Clothes Give Away!!
August 10: Clothes Give Away – White House General Baptist Church
Clothes Give-Away on August 10th 8am – 1pm at the White House General Baptist Church located at 4012 Hwy 31 W Cottontown, TN 37048
August 10: Dinner & Show To Benefit RC Senior Center
Dinner & A Show “Just A Song at Twilight” By Marcia Savin. Saturday, August 10th Dinner at 5:30 PM, Show at 6:30 PM. All proceeds benefit the Robberson County Senior Center. Tickets are $20 each and include dinner and the show. Dinner will be fried chicken and all the Fixin‘s, beverage, and dessert. Show featuring Sarah Head as “She” and Thom Wilson as “He”, directed by Connie Smith. Contact the Senior Center for ticket information at 615-384-6367. Sponsored by the Robertson County Players
Food Pantry – Bethlehem Baptist Church is now open WEDNESDAYS 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Please come to Building B to sign in. Hwy 76 entrance.
Bethlehem Baptist Church – 5081 Bethlehem Road – Springfield, TN. 615-643-0333
ONGOING EVENTS & LOCAL MEETINGS
Last Thursday of Each Month: Local Writers Group – Word Weavers Robertson County – from 12:00pm-2:00pm at Stokes Brown Public Library in Springfield, TN.
Are you a local writer who’d like to connect with like minded creatives in your area? Would you like to receive feedback on your work and be a part of a group where you can grow as a writer? If so, please join us for our monthly writers critique group meeting held the last Thursday of each month from 12:00pm-2:00pm at Stokes Brown Public Library in Springfield, TN.
For more information contact Callie Daruk (615) 308-5638 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Word Weavers is a monthly critique group dedicated to providing a forum for Christian writers to critique one another’s work in a face-to-face format. Writers of all levels are welcome. To sign up please visit https://word-weavers.com/
Robertson County Senior Center: Activites, classes, trips etc…
Tuesdays at 9:30AM – TaiChi Easy – Health, Vitality, Inner Peace
Wednesdays at 12:30PM Chair Yoga – Get Fit while you sit
RC Senior Center: 601 S Locust St, Springfield, Tennessee 37172. Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm. Mission: Our mission is to promote independence, wellness, and advocacy for 50+ adults, their caregivers, and their families.
We offer activities like pot-luck suppers, health fairs, breakfast trips, exercise classes, bingo, corn hole tournaments, crochet and knitting classes, music, Bluegrass nights, Friday night dances and appreciation events. The calendar is always full of events, road trips and opportunities to gather and have fellowship with old friends and new ones.
CHECK OUT OUR MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FOR ALL EVENTS AT THE SENIOR CENTER CLICK HERE
Byrum-Porter Senior Center In Orlinda: Activites, classes, trips etc…
Lots of events, activities, dance lessons and tours planned.
Exercise/Yoga Classes. Come and check us out at the Byrum Porter Sr Center in Orlinda, Tn. Exercise offered 5 times a week. (Two Evening Classes) and YOGA twice a week. All classes are free and open to all ages. Certified teacher Sheri Link
Follow us on Facebook or check out our new website or call 615-654-3161 for more information. Check out our monthly newsletter for all the events this month.
The Byrum-Porter Harmonicas for Health program can help you:
Learn how to have better control of your breathing
Exercise the muscles that help pull air in and push air out of the lungs
Strengthen abdominal muscles for a more effective cough
Boost self-confidence, relieve stress
Socialize with others and have fun
Reported benefits include: decreased shortness of breath, increased sputum mobilization and increased quality of life.
Byrum-Porter will begin a 5 week program to learn to play beginning Tuesday, May 8th. It will be weekly for 5 weeks on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. This program is sponsored by the NorthCrest Medical Center.
Byrum-Porter has a limited supply of Harmonicas to sell so sign up for this class now and buy a new Harmonica for $2. Call 615-654-3161 and sign up for this free fun and health class.
Follow us on Facebook or check out our new website or call 615-654-3161 for more information.
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