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Community Chorus to Perform

Jun 29, 2017
5:30 p.m.
Downtown Smithville Evins Park

The Community Chorus will be performing at the downtown Smithville Evins Park on Thursday, June 29 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Then immediately after, Mary Anne’s Cloggers will be performing from 6:30 to 7 PM. Bring your own chair and come enjoy seeing our local folks perform.

Summer Reading Final Party

Jun 28, 2017
2:00 p.m.
County Complex

The Summer Reading Program "Build A Better World" will end with the big Final Party on Wednesday, June 28 at 2:00 p.m. at the Mike Foster Multi Purpose Center (theatre area) in the County Complex. The day's events will begin with entertainment by Ron Anglin and his interactive comedy, juggling, music and bubble program. The day continues with each child having an opportunity to be interviewed by WJLE.

Every child who participated in the Summer Reading Program and completed their reading goal will be awarded a certificate. They will receive a goody bag with free coupons and other goodies donated by McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Bumpers, Sonic, and Fast Pace Urgent Care Clinic.

All the children in the community are invited to the party, so come and join them for an afternoon of fun and surprises.

Thanks to everyone who participated in and donated to the Summer Reading Program at Justin Potter Library and the Alexandria Library.

For further information, contact Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359 or visit them on Facebook or their website at dekalblibraries.net

Edgar Evins State Park Schedule of Upcoming Activities and Events

Jun 28, 2017
Edgar Evins State Park

Edgar Evins State Park Schedule of Upcoming Activities and Events

Wednesday, June 28th
7:00 a.m. Good morning Fish n’ Float- Meet up at the Courtesy Dock to head out on the water to look for some fish. We will be heading out by Kayak to hit a few coves early in the morning to see what is biting. Be prepared for sun exposure with sunscreen and a hat. A TN fishing license is required for adults. Sign up online(http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/edgar-evins/#/?park=edgar-evins) or at the park office, 931-858-2114. Kayak rental fee of $5 required unless you bring your own kayak. Limit 10 kayak rentals for this fishing trip.
If you are bringing your own kayak, you do not have to register.

Thursday, June 29th
7:00 a.m. Good morning Fish n’ Float- Meet up at the Courtesy Dock to head out on the water to look for some fish. We will be heading out by Kayak to hit a few coves early in the morning to see what is biting. Be prepared for sun exposure with sunscreen and a hat. A TN fishing license is required for adults. Sign up online (http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/edgar-evins/#/?park=edgar-evins) or at the park office, 931-858-2114. Kayak rental fee of $5 required unless you bring your own kayak. Limit 10 kayak rentals for this fishing trip.

If you are bringing your own kayak, you do not have to register.

6:30 p.m. History of Edgar Evins- Walk up the tower and look out over Center Hill Dam as we talk about the history of the park Edgar Evins and the dam. Meet at the Park Office.

Friday, June 30th
6:30 p.m. Sunset Cruise: Meet at Edgar Evins Marina for a relaxing tour of Center Hill Lake at sunset by pontoon boat. Limit 12 people. $5 per person. Please sign up at the Visitor’s Center, online or call (931) 858-2114. Will depart promptly at 6:30 pm. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Sorry no children under 3 years of age.

6:30 p.m. - Fishing- Come join us at Boat Ramp 1 to do some fishing whether you are a novice or a professional, all are welcome.

8:30 p.m. - Night sky-Meet Sarah at Boat Ramp 1 and bring a flashlight. We will talk about the night sky and the legends of the stars.

Saturday, July 1st

1:30 p.m. -Skins and Skulls: Meet at the Interpretative Center for an informative presentation on our native animals.

2:30 p.m. -Nature Bingo!: Meet at the Interpretative Center for a fun spin on bingo!

3:30 p.m. –Reptiles: Meet Sarah at the Interpretive Center for a fun presentation on a few of our reptilian friends. You will have a chance to touch live animals.

5:30 p.m. -Tag your Native: Come join us at the Peninsula by the Courtesy Dock to learn about native and invasive plants, and how they compete with each other for resources.

6:30 p.m. Sunset Cruise: Meet at Edgar Evins Marina for a relaxing tour of Center Hill Lake at sunset by pontoon boat. Limit 12 people. $5 per person. Please sign up at the Visitor’s Center, online or call (931) 858-2114. Will depart promptly at 6:30 pm. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Sorry no children under 3 years of age.

7:00 p.m. -Woodland Hazards: Meet Sarah at the Interpretive Center for an informative presentation on being safe in the woods.

8:30 p.m. -Tennessee Ghost Stories: Gather in the Fire Circle at the campground for some good, old fashioned tells of the past.

DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club Meeting

Jun 29, 2017
6:30 p.m.
Cannon County High School

A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, June 29th , 2017 - 6:30 PM at the Cannon County High School, 1 Lion Drive - Room 115, Woodbury, TN 37190. All local amateur radio operators and those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend.

Amateur radio operators also called “hams” communicate with other operators in the local area, statewide, nationally, and even worldwide. Hams also aid during times of emergencies with vital communication links. The DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club is an affiliated club of the American Radio Relay League. Call 615-597-9563 for more information or check out the club's webpage at http://www.dccarc.org.

DeKalb Emergency Services Association Conducting Membership Drive

Jun 20, 2017 to Jun 30, 2017

The DeKalb Emergency Services Association is having a membership drive until June 30. The Association involves all emergency services in DeKalb County and focuses on community services and professionalism. If you are interested in becoming a member of the DeKalb Emergency Services Association please contact President Blake Cantrell at 615-390-0189, Vice President Justin Bass at 931-303-6795, or Secretary Kristie Johnson at 615-598-0075.

County Commission to Meet

Jun 26, 2017
6:30 p.m.
Courthouse

The DeKalb County Commission will meet in regular session on Monday June 26th at 6:30 p.m. in the downstairs courtroom of the DeKalb County courthouse.

Signups for Tiger Pride Football Camp and Jr Pro Football Season

Jun 24, 2017
8:00 a.m.
UT Extension Office of the County Complex

Signups for both the Tiger Pride Football Camp and the 2017 Jr. Pro Football Season will be on Saturday June 24th from 8:00am to 12:00pm in the UT Extension Office of the County Complex. Registration fees are: $20 for camp and $40 for the season

June Health Adventures

DeKalb County Complex

FREE community activities sponsored by Saint Thomas DeKalb and the DeKalb Prevention Coalition:

Healthy Adventures in the DeKalb County Complex:

·Walking Club – Mon-Fri, 8:00 am

·Chair Volleyball – Mon & Wed, 9:00 am

·Art Classes – Wed, sign up through library

·Martial Arts (kids 8-12) – Mon & Wed, 1:15 – 2:15 pm

·Martial Arts (teens 13-18) – Mon & Wed, 2:30 – 3:45 pm

·Gentle Yoga – Wed, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

·Martial Arts (adults/families) – Mon & Wed, 5:00 – 6:30 pm

·Power Yoga – Wed, 6:45 – 7:45 pm

·Farmers Market demos - Saturday, June 17th starting at 10:00 am

For more info, contact Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359

19th annual Fiddler 5K and One Mile Fun Run Set for July 1

Jul 1, 2017
7:00 a.m.
Downtown Smithville

The 19th annual Fiddler 5K and One Mile Fun Run, sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County will be Saturday, July 1. All proceeds from the race will be used in building another Habitat for Humanity home in DeKalb County.

(CLICK LINK BELOW TO VIEW REGISTRATION FORM)
http://www.fiddler5k.com/pdf/2017Fiddler5KRegistrationForm.pdf

The race will begin promptly at 7:00 a.m. RAIN OR SHINE. The course will continue along the same path as last year beginning and ending on Church Street in Downtown Smithville.

Anybody who is interested in participating either in the one mile fun run or the 5K may go to www.fiddler5k.com where you'll find a printable registration form that provides all the details of registration and a link to online registration.

The deadline for online pre-registration is Wednesday, June 28 and paper registrations must be submitted no later than Monday, June 26.

Participants may sign up on race day but it costs a little more. The cost of race day registration is $30 and $25 for those age 18 and younger. For early registration it's $25 for adults age 19 and older and for youth its $20 for ages 18 and younger.

"For our awards, we give an overall male award and a female award for the fastest runners. We also give a Masters award which is for the fastest male and female age 40 and older. We present the top three awards in the age categories of nine and younger, and then go up from there in five year increments. We give ribbons for those categories. For the Fun Run, we only give awards for children who are age twelve and younger. We give overall awards for male and female and then we do the top three. Everybody gets a nice ribbon and the overall winners get medals," said Race Director Tecia Puckett- Pryor.

The course is certified, chip timed, and professionally managed. Pre-registered participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt.

Funds raised through the Fiddler 5K support Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County. "This of course is a benefit for Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County. This is one of the main fund raisers for Habitat all year and we hope lots of people will come out and support us”.

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