• Community Calendar and The People’s Agenda

    By Staff Reports -

    POLICY: Items for the Community Calendar may be submitted via email at [email protected], in person at The Democrat’s office at 402 N. Cumberland St., by mail at The Lebanon Democrat, 402 N. Cumberland St., Lebanon, TN 37087 or via fax at 615-444-0899. Items must be received by 4 p.m. for the next day’s edition. The calendar is a free listing of nonprofit events, community club and government meetings. The Democrat reserves the right to reject or edit material. Notices run on an as space is available basis and cannot be taken over the phone. Include a name and phone number in case of questions.

    Nov. 8

    Tennessee Maneuvers Experience Fundraising Event and Dinner

    5:30 p.m.

    The Tennessee Maneuvers Experience will hold a fundraising event and dinner Thursday, Nov. 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the Wilson County Expo Center at 945 Baddour Pkwy. in Lebanon. Tickets, which will be $75 each, will go on sale Sept. 7 at eventbrite.com.

    Charis Health Center Founders’ Awards Reception

    6:30 p.m.

    Charis Health Center will hold its Founders’ Awards Reception dinner and silent auction Thursday, Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. Those who plan to attend should RSVP to [email protected]

    Celebrate Recovery

    7 p.m.

    Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered 12-step recovery support group for overcoming hurts, hang-ups and habits, meets each Thursday from 7-9:30 p.m. at Fairview Church at 1660 Leeville Pike in Lebanon. For more information, call ministry leader Tony Jones at 615-972-6151.

    Nov. 9

    Veterans Breakfast

    7 a.m.

    The Mt. Juliet Breakfast and Noon Rotary clubs will present the annual Veterans Breakfast on Friday, Nov. 9 from 7-9 a.m. at Victory Baptist Church at 1777 Tate Lane in Mt. Juliet. The guest speaker will be retired Col. Thomas A. Green, site manager for Mission Command Training Center for the 101st Airborne Division.

    Southern Charm Quilt Show

    9 a.m.

    The Cookeville Crazy Quilters guild will sponsor the Southern Charm Quilt Show on Friday, Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ at 521 S. Jefferson St. in Cookeville.  Admission is $5. For more information, visit cookevillecrazyquilters.com.

    Hobbs Field at Elmer Elkins Park Ribbon Cutting

    11 a.m.

    Wilson County Adult Softball will hold a ribbon cutting Friday, Nov. 9 at 11 a.m. at Hobbs Field at Elmer Elkins Park at 713 Elkins Drive in Lebanon.

    Empower Me Dice and Dreams Casino Night

    6:30 p.m.

    The third-annual Dice and Dreams Casino Night benefit for Empower Me will be Friday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre at 110 W. Main St. in Lebanon. It will feature a cocktail reception, casino-style games, prizes, an open bar, heavy hors d’oruvres, $10,000 in casino money and a silent auction. Tickets are $100 per person. For more information, contact Joshua Lykins at 615-995-9316 or [email protected] or visit empowermecenter.com.

    Encore Theatre Co. presents “A Tuna Christmas”

    7:30 p.m.

    Encore Theatre Co. will present “A Tuna Christmas” on Friday Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2:30 p.m. at the theatre at 6978 Lebanon Road, a quarter mile west of State Route 109, in Mt. Juliet. For tickets or information, visit ticketsnashville.org or to make reservations for group discounts, call 615-598-8950.

    Nov. 10

    Lebanon Senior Citizens Center Fall Yard Sale

    7 a.m.

    The Lebanon Senior Citizens Center will hold its third-annual fall yard sale Saturday, Nov. 10 from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m., rain or shine, at the center at 670 Coles Ferry Pike in Lebanon. For more information, call 615-449-4600.

    Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center Craft Fair and Santa Shop

    8 a.m.

    The Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center will hold its Craft Fair and Santa Shop on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the center at 2034 N. Mt. Juliet Road. It will feature more than 25 tables of handcrafted items, including crochet and knit items, soaps, scrubs, painted glassware, jewelry and more. Santa’s Shop will be full of all things Christmas. Concessions will be available.

    Gen. Robert H. Hatton Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans Turkey Shoot

    8 a.m.

    The Gen. Robert H. Hatton Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold a turkey shoot Saturday, Nov. 10 from 8 a.m. until noon at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon near the Peyton Road entrance. Participants may bring their own shotgun, or loaner guns will be provided. All ammo is furnished. Any shotgun with a 36-inch or less barrel is allowed. All proceeds will go toward history preservation projects.

    Lebanon High School Princess Breakfast

    9 a.m.

    The Lebanon High School Future Business Leaders of America will present the annual Princess Breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 9-11 a.m. in the school cafeteria. It will feature a cake walk, face painting, a parade of princesses and carriage pictures. Presale tickets are $5 each and general tickets are $10. Presale day will be Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the school. To purchase tickets online before Saturday, Oct. 27, visit osp.osmsinc.com/wilsontn.

    Home for the Holidays Vendor and Craft Fair

    10 a.m.

    The sixth-annual Home for the Holidays vendor and craft fair will be Saturday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Mt. Juliet Community Center. Santa will make a visit from 10:15 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Jim Bradshaw’s Music Review and Amy Lechner’s Voice Studio Review. For vendor inquiries or more information, email [email protected]

    Wilson County Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony

    10 a.m.

    Wilson County will celebrate Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 10 with the annual parade at 10 a.m. and ceremony at 11 a.m. at Wilson County Veterans Plaza in Lebanon. The Wilson County’s Veterans Day parade will start at 10 a.m. at South Hatton Street next to the Lebanon Public Library. The parade will proceed east on West Main Street, continue through the Lebanon Square and end at the Wilson County Veterans Plaza next to the Wilson County Courthouse, where a Veterans Day program will start at 11 a.m.

    Give Thanks and Honor to Veterans Event

    2 p.m.

    The Give Thanks and Honor to Veterans event will be Saturday, Nov. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at the Stonebridge Clubhouse at 205 Meandering Drive in Lebanon. The event is to show our thanks and gratitude to the many veterans who live in the community. View displays of veterans’ memorabilia, including photos, medals, uniforms, etc. and take part in a question-and-answer session to ask veterans about their service. The Wall of Honor will also be unveiled, and Quilts of Valor will be on hand.

    Wilson County Concerned Citizens for Veterans Banquet

    6 p.m.

    The Wilson County Concerned Citizens for Veterans Banquet will be Saturday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. in the East-West Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. The guest speaker will be John Ashworth, executive director of the Lynching Sites Project in Memphis.

    Mt. Juliet Christian Academy drama presents ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

    7 p.m.

    Mt. Juliet Christian Academy drama students will present their fall production of “It’s a Wonderful Life” on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. in the school gymnasium at 735 N. Mt. Juliet Road. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and will be available at the door before each performance.

    Encore Theatre Co. presents “A Tuna Christmas”

    7:30 p.m.

    Encore Theatre Co. will present “A Tuna Christmas” on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2:30 p.m. at the theatre at 6978 Lebanon Road, a quarter mile west of State Route 109, in Mt. Juliet. For tickets or information, visit ticketsnashville.org or to make reservations for group discounts, call 615-598-8950.

    Nov. 11

    Fallen Soldiers March

    5:30 a.m.

    The 10th-annual Fallen Soldiers March, a 32-mile honor march, will be Sunday, Nov. 11 from 5:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The march will start at the Legislative Plaza in Nashville and end at the Wilson County Veterans Plaza in Lebanon. The Fallen Soldiers March will gift its first service dog to a woman veteran who served 14 years in the Marines. To participate, visit fallensoldiersmarch.com or to make a contribution through sponsorships, visit fallensoldiersmarch.com/donate-teamskigi.

    Blood Drive

    8 a.m.

    An American Red Cross blood drive will be Sunday, Nov. 11 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church at 735 N. Mt. Juliet Road in Mt. Juliet. Download the American Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in.

    Encore Theatre Co. presents “A Tuna Christmas”

    2:30 p.m.

    Encore Theatre Co. will present “A Tuna Christmas” on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2:30 p.m. at the theatre at 6978 Lebanon Road, a quarter mile west of State Route 109, in Mt. Juliet. For tickets or information, visit ticketsnashville.org or to make reservations for group discounts, call 615-598-8950.

    Watertown High School Veterans Day Concert

    3 p.m.

    The Watertown High School music department will present a Veterans Day concert Sunday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. in the school auditorium. Admission will be free.

    Mt. Juliet Christian Academy drama presents ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

    3 p.m.

    Mt. Juliet Christian Academy drama students will present their fall production of “It’s a Wonderful Life” on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. in the school gymnasium at 735 N. Mt. Juliet Road. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and will be available at the door before each performance.

    Summer of ’67 Movie Screening

    6 p.m.

    The movie, Summer of ’67, will be shown Sunday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. There will be question-and-answer session afterward. Summer of ’67 is a Vietnam War love story told from the perspective of the women left behind. It’s inspired by true events. Summer of ’67 covers the war from the home front and shows the sacrifices made both by the men who went off to fight the war and the families they left behind.

    Nov. 12

    Community Fellowship Luncheon

    11 a.m.

    A community fellowship luncheon will be Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church at 304 Cedar St. in Lebanon. The luncheon will be free and open to all older adults and senior citizens.

    Mt. Juliet Republican Women meeting

    6 p.m.

    The Mt. Juliet Republican Women will meet Monday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. at Courtney’s Restaurant at 4066 N. Mt. Juliet Road in Mt. Juliet. The guest speaker will be Alex Stilwell, president of the Wilson County Republican Party.

    Lebanon Toastmasters Club meeting

    6:30 p.m.

    The Lebanon Toastmasters Club 7009 will meet Monday, Nov. 12 and the second and fourth Mondays of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce office at 149 Public Square in Lebanon. No membership is required to attend, and all guest are welcome. However, memberships are available to join a community of learners. Whether an executive or a stay-at-home parent, a college student or a retiree, the club improves people and builds skills to express themselves in a variety of situations.

    Nov. 13

    Fall Into Fiber Celebration

    11 a.m.

    TDS will present the Fall Into Fiber Celebration on Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce office. It will feature karaoke, food, drinks and prizes. For more information, visit fallintofiber.eventbrite.com.

    Tyler Cates American Legion Post 281 meeting

    6:30 p.m.

    The Tyler Cates American Legion Post 281 will meet Tuesday, Nov. 13 and the second Tuesday of each month at Rutland Place at 435 N.W. Rutland Road in Mt. Juliet. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. All veterans are invited to attend. An American Legion Auxiliary Unit is also part of the post. New members are welcome to join. Former members or transfers from other posts are also invited to join. For more information, contact Pat Unger, commander, at 615-210-6156.

    Nov. 14

    Venue 142 Christmas Open House

    4 p.m.

    Venue 142’s events team will hold a Christmas open house Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 4-7 p.m. on the Lebanon Square. Connect with some local vendors and enjoy complimentary light bites. See how the space can be transformed for a Christmas party, wedding or special event.

    Stoney Farms Project Public Information Meeting

    5 p.m.

    A public information meeting for the Stoney Farms project will be Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 5-7 p.m. in the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave. in Lebanon.

    Nov. 15

    Cumberland Ignite Lab Open House

    7:30 a.m.

    An open house for the Cumberland Ignite Lab will be Thursday, Nov. 15 from 7:30-9 a.m. and 4:30-6 p.m. at the co-work space at 104 E. Main St. in Lebanon. For more information, call 615-547-9795 or visit historiclebanon.com.cumberland-ignite-lab.

    Tennova Rehab Center Veterans Open House

    2 p.m.

    An open house for veterans will be Thursday, Nov. 15 from 2-4 p.m. at Tennova Rehab Center at McFarland at 500 Park Ave. on the second-floor rehab unit in Lebanon. Learn more about the resources offered for military veterans. The center provides private rooms, an intensive therapy program, 24-hour rehabilitation nursing and physician supervision and a variety of specialty programs, including care for amputation, brain injury and psychiatric care for PTSD. The acute rehabilitation focuses on a combination of assessment, treatment, education and follow-up, looking to meet the physical, as well as emotional and spiritual, needs of each patient and family. It will feature tours of the unit, staff meeting opportunities and light refreshments. Call 615-443-6252 or email [email protected] for more information.

    Wilson County Schools Textbook Showcase

    4 p.m.

    Wilson County Schools will hold a textbook showcase Thursday, Nov. 15 from 4-7 p.m. at the central office at 415 Harding Drive in Lebanon. Vendors will present their textbooks and instructional materials, which were published for this year’s adoption for social studies in all grades, world languages and continuing technical education business content.

    Lebanon Christmas Tree-Lighting Event

    5 p.m.

    The annual Christmas Tree-Lighting event will be Thursday, Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. at the Lebanon Square. Mayor Bernie Ash will light the city’s Christmas tree decorated by local elementary student artists. Downtown merchants will be open late for holiday shopping, and participants can enjoy hot chocolate treats while they listen to choirs from Sam Houston Elementary School, Byars Dowdy Elementary School, Castle Heights Elementary School and Coles Ferry Elementary School.

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5015 meeting

    6 p.m.

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5015 in Lebanon will meet Thursday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. and 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 protected]; Senior Vice Commander Ken Kackley at [email protected] or Junior Vice Commander Harold W. Weist at [email protected]

    Fiddlers Grove Model Train Club

    7 p.m.

    The Fiddlers Grove Model Train Club will meet Thursday, Nov. 15 and each third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Fiddlers Grove Train Museum at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. This is an all-scale model railroad club. During the meeting, everyone will share their knowledge and introduce the hobby to folks new to the interest. The Train Museum has an extensive O-gauge layout and a small HO-scale layout with plans to expand the HO track. The club is open to anyone interested in model train railroads. For more information, contact Ron Selliers at [email protected]

    Celebrate Recovery

    7 p.m.

    Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered 12-step recovery support group for overcoming hurts, hang-ups and habits, meets each Thursday from 7-9:30 p.m. at Fairview Church at 1660 Leeville Pike in Lebanon. For more information, call ministry leader Tony Jones at 615-972-6151.

    Nov. 16

    Wilson Living Holiday Expo

    10 a.m.

    The 10th-annual Wilson Living Holiday Expo will be Friday, Nov. 16 and Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. General admission day tickets are $6 each for the two days. This year, more booth space will be included, and three buildings will be filled to the brim, as well as various outdoor vendors on hand. The Holiday Expo will feature something for everyone on holiday shopping lists, including gifts, clothing, jewelry, holiday decor, art, as well as treats and warm drinks. Tickets may be purchased at wilsonlivingmagazine.com, on the Wilson Living magazine Facebook page, at various Wilson Bank & Trust locations and at the door. Each ticket sale will include $1 to the Expo Center.

    Superheroes for Seniors

    6 p.m.

    Superheroes for Seniors will be Friday, Nov. 16 from 6-9 p.m. at Venue 142 on the Lebanon Square. The dress-up event will feature food, entertainment and a cash bar. Tickets are $25, and proceeds will go to Be a Santa to a Senior.

    Nov. 17

    Lebanon First Church of the Nazarene Craft Fair

    8:30 a.m.

    A craft fair will be Saturday, Nov. 17 from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Lebanon First Church of the Nazarene gymnasium at 812 N. Cumberland St. in Lebanon. Booth space is available for $15 each with a table included. Contact Melanie Hall at [email protected] for booth space. Donations and booth space rental will benefit youth to attend a conference in July. Concessions and food will be available.

    Full Throttle Customs Cruise In and Hang Out

    9 a.m.

    The first Full Throttle Customs Cruise In and Hang Out will be Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 115 S. Maple St. in Lebanon. It will feature a car show, music and local food.

    Wilson Living Holiday Expo

    10 a.m.

    The 10th-annual Wilson Living Holiday Expo will be Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. General admission day tickets are $6 each for the two days. This year, more booth space will be included, and three buildings will be filled to the brim, as well as various outdoor vendors on hand. The Holiday Expo will feature something for everyone on holiday shopping lists, including gifts, clothing, jewelry, holiday decor, art, as well as treats and warm drinks. Tickets may be purchased at wilsonlivingmagazine.com, on the Wilson Living magazine Facebook page, at various Wilson Bank & Trust locations and at the door. Each ticket sale will include $1 to the Expo Center.

    Nov. 19

    Blood Drive

    Noon

    An American Red Cross blood drive will be Monday, Nov. 19 from noon until 4 p.m. at the Wilson County Veterans Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center at 945 E. Baddour Pkwy. in Lebanon. To make an appointment to donate blood or platelets, download the free American Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS.

    Nov. 20

    Movie Night at the Capitol Theatre

    6:30 p.m.

    The movie, “Elf,’ will be shown Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. Tickets are $5 and may be bought at the box office.

    Nov. 21

    Blood Drive

    Noon

    An American Red Cross blood drive will be Wednesday, Nov. 21 from noon until 4 p.m. at Mt. Juliet Community Center at 1075 Charlie Daniels Pkwy. in Mt. Juliet. To make an appointment to donate blood or platelets, download the free American Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS. The Red Cross plans to thank those who carve out time to give Nov. 21-24 with a long-sleeved T-shirt, while supplies last.

    Cancer Support Group

    4 p.m.

    Kindred Healthcare and Sherry’s Run will offer a cancer support group Wednesday, Nov. 21 and the third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. at the Sherry’s Run office at 110 Babb Drive in Lebanon. For more information, call 615-925-9932.

    Nov. 22

    Market Street Church of Christ Free Thanksgiving Dinner

    11 a.m.

    The 16th-annual free Thanksgiving dinner will be Thursday, Nov. 22 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Market Street Church of Christ at 502 E. Market St. in Lebanon. Anyone in Lebanon who would like a dinner but will be unable to attend may call 615-444-8637 and have one delivered.

    Lebanon Aid Society Free Legal Assistance for Self-Represented Divorce Filings

    4 p.m.

    Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands will provide residents with free legal advice, including help in filing pro se or self-represented divorces using forms approved by the Tennessee Supreme Court. Volunteer attorneys will be available Thursday, Nov. 22 and the fourth Thursday of each month from 4-6 p.m. at the Lebanon Wilson Chamber of Commerce, 149 Public Square in Lebanon to answer questions about the pro se process, to help determine eligibility and to assist in correctly filing the forms, which became available in 2017 for married couples in Tennessee with minor children. For more information, visit las.org/find-help/free-legal-help-clinics or justiceforalltn.com.

    Celebrate Recovery

    7 p.m.

    Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered 12-step recovery support group for overcoming hurts, hang-ups and habits, meets each Thursday from 7-9:30 p.m. at Fairview Church at 1660 Leeville Pike in Lebanon. For more information, call ministry leader Tony Jones at 615-972-6151.

    Nov. 23

    Blood Drive

    Noon

    An American Red Cross blood drive will be Friday, Nov. 23 from noon until 4 p.m. at Kroger at 4120 N. Mt. Juliet Road in Mt. Juliet. To make an appointment to donate blood or platelets, download the free American Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS. The Red Cross plans to thank those who carve out time to give Nov. 21-24 with a long-sleeved T-shirt, while supplies last.

    Blood Drive

    1 p.m.

    An American Red Cross blood drive will be Friday, Nov. 23 from 1-5 p.m. at Elmcroft at 801 W. Main St. in Lebanon. To make an appointment to donate blood or platelets, download the free American Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS. The Red Cross plans to thank those who carve out time to give Nov. 21-24 with a long-sleeved T-shirt, while supplies last.

    Nov. 24

    Christmas Gathering at Milton

    4 p.m.

    The first Christmas Gathering at Milton will be Saturday, Nov. 24 from 4-8 p.m. at the Gathering at Milton, a restored historic venue at 12026 Milton St. The event is free to the public, and light refreshments will be served. Earlier in the day, the building will be in use by a private photographer, Ashley Turner, who will accept appointments for a 15-minute mini-photo session with Santa. More information and cost can be found on the Gathering at Milton’s Facebook page. It is not part of the open house. For more information call 615-653-6018, email [email protected] or the Gathering at Milton on Facebook.

    Nov. 25

    Blood Drive

    9 a.m.

    An American Red Cross blood drive will be Sunday, Nov. 25 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church at 300 S. Tarver Ave. in Lebanon. To make an appointment to donate blood or platelets, download the free American Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS.

    Nov. 26

    Blood Drive

    3 p.m.

    An American Red Cross blood drive will be Monday, Nov. 26 from 3-7 p.m. at Maple Hill Church of Christ at 102 Maple Hill Road in Lebanon. To make an appointment to donate blood or platelets, download the free American Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS.

    Blood Drive

    3 p.m.

    An American Red Cross blood drive will be Monday, Nov. 26 from 3-7 p.m. at Stonebridge Community Clubhouse at 205 Meandering Drive in Lebanon. To make an appointment to donate blood or platelets, download the free American Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS.

    Lebanon Toastmasters Club meeting

    6:30 p.m.

    The Lebanon Toastmasters Club 7009 will meet Monday, Nov. 26 and the second and fourth Mondays of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce office at 149 Public Square in Lebanon. No membership is required to attend, and all guest are welcome. However, memberships are available to join a community of learners. Whether an executive or a stay-at-home parent, a college student or a retiree, the club improves people and builds skills to express themselves in a variety of situations.

    Nov. 27

    BlueCross Public Medicare Advantage meeting

    10 a.m.

    During the Medicare Advantage open enrollment period, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee will educate seniors about the health care options available to them and the benefits of a BlueAdvantage plan at a meeting Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 10 a.m. at the Hampton Inn and Suites at 1065 Franklin Road in Lebanon. To learn more, visit bcbst-medicare.com or call 888-770-8840 seven days a week from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

    Nov. 29

    Cancer Pillow Project

    9 a.m.

    The Cancer Pillow Project to create comfort pillows to be used by cancer patients to help alleviate discomfort during treatment will be Thursday, Nov. 29 and Friday, Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Gentry Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. To sign up for the service workshop, contact Shelly Barnes at 615-444-9584 or [email protected] Limited spaces are available. The Wilson County Family and Community Education Club will provide lunch.

    Blood Drive

    12:30 p.m.

    An American Red Cross blood drive will be Thursday, Nov. 29 from 12:30-6 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church at 214 Castle Heights Ave. in Lebanon. To make an appointment to donate blood or platelets, download the free American Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS.

    Celebrate Recovery

    7 p.m.

    Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered 12-step recovery support group for overcoming hurts, hang-ups and habits, meets each Thursday from 7-9:30 p.m. at Fairview Church at 1660 Leeville Pike in Lebanon. For more information, call ministry leader Tony Jones at 615-972-6151.

    Nov. 30

    Cancer Pillow Project

    9 a.m.

    The Cancer Pillow Project to create comfort pillows to be used by cancer patients to help alleviate discomfort during treatment will be Friday, Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Gentry Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. To sign up for the service workshop, contact Shelly Barnes at 615-444-9584 or [email protected] Limited spaces are available. The Wilson County Family and Community Education Club will provide lunch.

    Audience of One presents “Mary Poppins”

    7 p.m.

    Audience of One Productions will present “Mary Poppins” on Friday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m., a dinner theatre Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. For tickets, visit capitoltheatretn.com.

    Dec. 1

    Audience of One presents “Mary Poppins”

    1 p.m.

    Audience of One Productions will present “Mary Poppins” on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m., a dinner theatre Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. For tickets, visit capitoltheatretn.com.

    Historic Lebanon’s Historic Places Tour

    5 p.m.

    Historic Lebanon will present its 11th-annual Historic Places Tour on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 5-8:30 p.m. at various sites in Lebanon. This year’s tour sites will include the Fite-Fessenden House at 236 W. Main St.; the Wilson County Veterans Museum at 304 E. Main St.; South Hatton Cottage at 110 S. Hatton St.; the Sims Home at 417 W. Spring St.; the Hicks Home at 116 S. Tarver Lane; and the Burdine Home at 107 Greenlawn Drive. The Margaret Gaston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be at the Wilson County Veterans Museum with a special focus on the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I. The tour is self guided, and participants may start at any of the sites. Locations are listed on the back of advance tickets and at historiclebanon.com. Tour tickets are $10 in advance and available at the Historic Lebanon office at 324 W. Main St. or the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce office at 149 Public Square. Tickets will be available the night of the tour for $12 at any of the tour locations.

    Dec. 2

    Audience of One presents “Mary Poppins”

    2 p.m.

    Audience of One Productions will present “Mary Poppins” on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m., a dinner theatre Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. For tickets, visit capitoltheatretn.com.

    Dec. 6

    Audience of One presents “Mary Poppins”

    7 p.m.

    Audience of One Productions will present “Mary Poppins” on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m., a dinner theatre Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. For tickets, visit capitoltheatretn.com.

    Dec. 7

    Audience of One presents “Mary Poppins”

    6 p.m.

    Audience of One Productions will present “Mary Poppins” in a dinner theatre Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. For tickets, visit capitoltheatretn.com.

    Dec. 8

    Mt. Juliet Christmas Parade

    11 a.m.

    Mt. Juliet will hold its annual Christmas parade Saturday, Dec. 8 at 11 a.m. on North Mt. Juliet Road. The theme will be “A Country Christmas.”

    Audience of One presents “Mary Poppins”

    7 p.m.

    Audience of One Productions will present “Mary Poppins” on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. For tickets, visit capitoltheatretn.com.

    Dec. 14

    Beer and Carols

    6 p.m.

    Beer and Carols will be Friday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. For tickets, visit capitoltheatretn.com.

    The People’s Agenda

    POLICY: Items for the Government Calendar may be submitted via email at [email protected], in person at The Democrat’s office at 402 N. Cumberland St., by mail at The Lebanon Democrat, 402 N. Cumberland St., Lebanon, TN 37087 or via fax at 615-444-0899. Items must be received by 4 p.m. for the next day’s edition. The calendar is a free listing of government meetings and government-related events. The Democrat reserves the right to reject or edit material. Notices run on an as space is available basis and cannot be taken over the phone. Include a name and phone number in case of questions.

    Nov. 7

    Wilson County Finance Committee meeting

    5 p.m.

    The Wilson County Finance Committee will meet Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 5 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse.

    Wilson County Budget Committee meeting

    5:30 p.m.

    The Wilson County Budget Committee will meet Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 5:30 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse.

    Nov. 12

    Lebanon Special School District Board of Education meeting

    5 p.m.

    The Lebanon Special School District Board of Education will meet Monday, Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. at the central office at 397 N. Castle Heights Ave. The director of schools’ contract will be the first agenda item.

    Mt. Juliet City Commission meeting

    6:30 p.m.

    The Mt. Juliet City Commission will meet Monday, Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall at 2425 N. Mt. Juliet Road. A public hearing will be at 6:15 p.m.

    Nov. 13

    Lebanon Historic Preservation Commission meeting

    5 p.m.

    The Lebanon Historic Preservation Commission will meet Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 5 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

    Nov. 14

    Stoney Farms Project Public Information Meeting

    5 p.m.

    A public information meeting for the Stoney Farms project will be Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 5-7 p.m. in the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave. in Lebanon.

    Nov. 19

    Wilson County Minutes Committee meeting

    6:35 p.m.

    The Wilson County Minutes Committee will meet Monday, Nov. 19 at 6:35 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse.

    Wilson County Steering Committee meeting

    6:45 p.m.

    The Wilson County Steering Committee will meet Monday, Nov. 19 at 6:45 p.m. in conference room 1 at the Wilson County Courthouse.

    Wilson County Commission meeting

    7 p.m.

    The Wilson County Commission will meet Monday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in commission chambers at the Wilson County Courthouse.

    Nov. 20

    Lebanon Planning Commission preliminary meeting

    11 a.m.

    The Lebanon Planning Commission will meet in a preliminary meeting Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

    Lebanon City Council meeting

    6 p.m.

    The Lebanon City Council will meet Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. in the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave. A public hearing will be at 5:55 p.m.

    Nov. 26

    Lebanon Board of Zoning Appeals meeting

    5 p.m.

    The Lebanon Board of Zoning Appeals will meet Monday, Nov. 26 at 5 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

    Mt. Juliet City Commission meeting

    6:30 p.m.

    The Mt. Juliet City Commission will meet Monday, Nov. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall at 2425 N. Mt. Juliet Road. A public hearing will be at 6:15 p.m.

    Nov. 27

    Lebanon Planning Commission meeting

    5 p.m.

    The Lebanon Planning Commission will meet Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 5 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

    Nov. 29

    Lebanon Comprehensive Plan Task Force Committee meeting

    9 a.m.

    The Lebanon Comprehensive Plan Task Force Committee will meet Thursday, Nov. 29 at 9 a.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

    Wilson County Board of Education work session

    5 p.m.

    The Wilson County Board of Education will meet in a work session Thursday, Nov. 29 at 5 p.m. at the central office at 415 Harding Drive in Lebanon.

    Dec. 3

    Wilson County Board of Education meeting

    6 p.m.

    The Wilson County Board of Education will meet Monday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. at the central office at 415 Harding Drive in Lebanon.

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