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Thursday, March 19

Spring CASA Training

Training for court-appointed special advocate (CASA) volunteers, who work with children who have experienced abuse or neglect, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 111 Castle Heights Ave. in Lebanon. For more information, call 615-443-2002 or email anordgren@wilsoncountycasa.org.

Friday, March 20 — Saturday, March 21

The Mill at Springtime

Several area vendors will gather at the Mill at Lebanon from 5-9 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is free and open to the public, and prices for goods will vary by vendor.

Saturday, March 21

Foster care and adoption training

Alternative Youth Services will host an informational meeting on foster care and adoption training from 1-4:30 p.m. at 1113 N. Castle Heights Ave. Suite E in Lebanon.

Vinyl Country at the Capitol Theatre

Janelle Arthur and Ryan Larkins will perform a selection of classic country hits at 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon to benefit local tornado relief funds, with tickets available for $20 and tables for $250. Arthur is a Wilson County resident known for finishing in the top five on American Idol season 12, and Larkins is a Nashville-based recording artist currently working on new music.

Sunday, March 22

Mt. Juliet Christian Academy fundraiser

Comedian and magician Stephen Bargatze will conduct two shows, from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Hermitage Hill Baptist Church, to raise money for Mt. Juliet Christian Academy. Tickets are $20 and 100% of the proceeds will go to the academy’s tornado relief fund. Tickets are available at eventbrite.com (search for Bargatze.)

Saturday, March 28

March Madness Cornhole Tourney

SW & Friends will host an inaugural March Madness Cornhole Tourney from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m at Tuckers Gap, on 2900 Callis Road in Lebanon. All proceeds will benefit the Empower Me Center, which works to improve the lives of people with disabilities. Admission fees are $100 per team, which includes an event T-shirt, food and drinks. General admission tickets are available for $20 and include event entry, food and drinks. For more information or to register, visit www.swandfriends.org.

Foster care and adoption training

Alternative Youth Services will host an informational meeting on foster care and adoption training from 1-4:30 p.m. at 1113 N. Castle Heights Ave. Suite E in Lebanon.

Monthly

Vietnam Veterans of America chapter meetings

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1004, of Wilson County, meets on the first Monday of each month except August at the Ward Agriculture Center Veterans Building in Lebanon. Members begin arriving at 4 p.m., the meeting begins at 5 p.m. and a meal is served at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Doc Kraft at 615-477-8088.

Mt. Juliet Senior Center support programs

The Mt. Juliet Senior Center, located at 2034 N. Mt. Juliet Road, offers the following support programs: a diabetes support group at 10:45 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month, caregivers support group at 1 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month and grief support group at 11 a.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month. All programs are open to the public. For more information, call Mona Tissue at 615- 758-9114.

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