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Posted 5/26/22

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FRIDAY
Cruise-In
Celebration City Car Club’s May Cruise-In will be Friday, May 27 from 6-8 p.m. on the Shelbyville square. Food trucks will be present, Chase Clanton and Vintage Vibes will perform and WZNG-The Zinger (100.9 FM/1400 AM) will broadcast live. Cruise-Ins are held each fourth Friday during warm weather months.
Bell Buckle concert
Bell Buckle begins its first Concerts in the Park series with Lisa Law & The Suspects from 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 27, at Bell Buckle Park Amphitheater. Admission is free and food trucks will be present.
SATURDAY
Fish fry
Eagle’s Nest Church, 608 Tillman St., and Pastor Carl R. Pruitt are holding a Community Fish Fry from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 28. Call 931-488-8337 for more information.
SUNDAY
Pastor retires
First Assembly of God, U.S. 231 North, will host a retirement celebration for Pastor Glenn Forsee on Sunday, May 29 at 10:15 a.m. You are invited to attend and celebrate with the church family. Forsee has served the church and community for 37 years, beginning Memorial Day weekend 1985. Pastor-elect J. P. Cannon will be installed on June 5. Forsee will preach his final message on that day.
Singing
New Bethel Baptist Church, Highway 64 West, will have a fifth Sunday Community Congregational Singing on Sunday, May 29, at 5 p.m. Food will follow the singing in the fellowship hall.
JUNE 4
Water Safety Day
The annual Water Safety Day will be held from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at Shelbyville Recreation Center’s outdoor pool. The event is free for children 12 and under and features pool safety demonstrations and prizes. Free open swim will be held 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Flat Creek gathering
Flat Creek Community Center, 115 New Herman Road, will host its monthly potluck dinner and entertainment Saturday, June 4. The meal will begin at 6 p.m. with music at 7. Foreign Locals — a Flat Creek group with Dakota Lawen, Alex Stidham, Angela Wood, and James Wood — will perform a mix of classic covers and original songs.
JUNE 5
Cruise-In
Fellowship for Christ, 142 Richdale Lane, is holding its fifth annual Cruise-In and Pinewood Derby from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, June 5. For more information call 931-684-0949 or 931-619-4767 or email rubsam2@att.net.
JUNE 6
Bag Day
Good Samaritan will hold a Bag Day on Monday, June 6, from noon-2 p.m. at 201 E. Highland Ave.
JUNE 11
Free Fishing Day
The annual Ed Carson Memorial Fishing Day will be Saturday, June 11, at Bedford Lake. Children ages 4-15 are invited. Participants must be accompanied by an adult and bring their own rod, bait and tackle. Call Jennifer, 931-684-9780, for more information.
Raus ice cream
Raus Community Club will hold an ice cream supper beginning 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11. at the historic schoolhouse, 125 Smith Chapel Road. Stones River Bluegrass Band will perform. Proceeds will go for restoration of the schoolhouse.
JUNE 16
Commodity distribution
South Central Human Resources Agency will hold a commodity food distribution Thursday, June 16, from 10 a.m,-noon, at Bedford County Agriculture Center, 2119 Midland Road. SCHRA staff will place the food in recipients’ vehicles. Call 931-685-9962 with questions.
JUNE 18
Juneteenth
Bedford County’s Juneteenth Celebration will be Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the Shelbyville square. A parade, arts and crafts, food vendors, children’s and youth activities and entertainment stage are planned, A free sports clinic will be held at Thomas School by M&M Sports. For event schedule, parade rules and application and free sports clinic information, contact bcjuneteenth.com, see bcjune19 on Facebook or call 931-580-9696.
Dairy Day
Nash Family Creamery, U.S. 41A North, is holding Dairy Day from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 18. Hayrides to the calf barn, a cow to pet, a bounce house, craft vendors and performancesw by the Mid-State Cloggers are planned.
JUNE 25
Backyard Olympics
The first Backyard Olympics will be held Saturday, June 25 at H.V. Griffin Park by Shelbyville Parks & Recreation.
ONGOING
May Marathon Month
Join UT/TSU Extension in walking a marathon (26 miles) or a half marathon (13 miles) over the month of May, a few miles at a time. Simply go to bedford.tennessee.edu for more information and to register on-line for free. Receive weekly e-mail newsletters and a tracking form. Record your miles and report at the end of the month. Those who complete a marathon or half marathon and report will receive a medal. Call the Extension office at 931-684-5971 for questions.
Soup kitchen
Shelbyville Community Soup Kitchen serves meals from 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays at 336 S. Cannon Blvd. (corner of South Cannon and Pickle Street). Doors open at 3:45. Donations may be made to Shelbyville Community Soup Kitchen, 122 Public Square N., Shelbyville, TN 37160 and are tax deductible under its 501c3 non-profit designation.
Boxed non-perishables are available. Takeouts are no longer distributed.
County meetings
Bedford County Courthouse is closed for government meetings until further notice due to remodeling. Meetings of the full County Commission are held at Shelbyville Central High School auditorium on Eagle Boulevard and committee meetings at Bedford County Office Complex on Dover Street.

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Assembly of God
First Assembly of God, U.S. 231 North, will host a retirement celebration for Pastor Glenn Forsee on Sunday, May 29 at 10:15 a.m. Forsee has served the church and community for 37 years, beginning Memorial Day weekend 1985. Pastor-elect J. P. Cannon will be installed on June 5. Forsee will preach his final message on that day.
Baptist
Calvary Baptist Church will meet at 10 a.m. with Bro. Jimmy Gray presenting the message. The service will be livestreamed.
“We Will Remember” from Deuteronomy 8:1-20 will be Pastor Jimmy West’s message at Edgemont Baptist Church.
Grace Baptist Church’s message by Bro. Bobby McGee will be “We Must Remember” from Psalms 46:7-11. Veterans and loved ones will be honored.
New Bethel Baptist Church, Highway 64 West, will have a fifth Sunday Community Congregational Singing on Sunday, May 29, at 5 p.m. Food will follow the singing in the fellowship hall.
Christian (Disciples of Christ)
The sacrifices of the men and women who have served our country, and remembering what Jesus said about His sacrifice for us in 1 Corinthians 11:23-25, will be the message at 10 a.m. Sunday at First Christian Church.
Church of Christ
Flat Creek Church of Christ is holding Vacation Bible School for all ages, including adults, nightly from Sunday, June 5 to Wednesday, June 8 at 6:30 p.m. Adult speakers will be Marvin Whitworth (Sunday) and Joshua Houston (Tuesday) from Salem Creek Church of Christ and Neil Watson (Monday) of Southside Church of Christ. Dinner. a devotional, homemade ice cream and games are scheduled Wednesday beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Southside Church of Christ’s lesson at 10 a.m. Sunday will be “Graduation, Stress, and Finding Your Place” from Romans 12:3-5. A study of 2 Peter continues at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Sunday morning and Wednesday services are livestreamed at cofcsouthside.com.
Non-Denominational
Eagle’s Nest Church, 608 Tillman St., and Pastor Carl R. Pruitt are holding a Community Fish Fry from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 28. Call 931-488-8337 for more information.
Presbyterian

First Presbyterian Church’s sermon by Rev. Jim Moran will focus on Acts 16:16-34, Paul and Silas in prison. Services are livestreamed on Facebook. Vacation Bible School will be July 17-21 at 5 p.m.

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