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Community calendar, May 27

Posted 5/27/23


SCHRA meeting

The South Central Human Resource Agency Governing Board will meet on Thursday, June 1, at 11 a.m. at SCHRA Central Office, 1437 Winchester Hwy., Fayetteville. The SCHRA …

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Community calendar, May 27



SCHRA meeting

The South Central Human Resource Agency Governing Board will meet on Thursday, June 1, at 11 a.m. at SCHRA Central Office, 1437 Winchester Hwy., Fayetteville. The SCHRA Budget/Audit/Appropriations, Property, and Personnel Committees will meet prior to the Governing Board Meeting at 10 a.m.


Bee a Blessing

Cowpuncher's Cowboy Church will be hosting its 3rd annual women's ministry "Bee a Blessing" conference on Saturday, June 3, at 1624 Hwy 41A from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be guest speakers, musical guest Delnora, food, and door prizes. Tickets are $20. Checks can be mailed to Cowpuncher's Women Ministry, 416 Squire Jones Road, Bell Buckle, TN 37020. For more information, call Tymna Lee at 931-292-5699.

Craft fair

Blankenship Methodist Church, 3602 Midland Road, invites the community to a "Made with Love Craft Fair" and kids' zone on June 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 30 local vendors will be on-site with their wonderful items "made with love." There will also be a kids' zone (kids' crafts to do, petting zoo, face painting, and other fun stuff) while mom and dad are shopping themselves. The local girl scout troop will be helping with the kids' zone. There is no cost to attend the event.

Shelbyville Mills breakfast

There will be a Shelbyville Mills School Breakfast meeting on June 3 at 9 a.m. at Fellowship For Christ Church, 142 Richdale Lane. All former students and guests are invited.

Flat Creek Community Center

The Flat Creek Community Center (115 New Herman Road) will host their monthly potluck meal and entertainment on Saturday, June 3. Shane Adkins is scheduled to perform. Shane, the National Guitar Champion, has been a great supporter of the community center, and his show  is a combination of virtuoso guitar playing and clever songs. They will eat at 6 p.m., and the music program will follow at 7 p.m. There is no cover charge, but donations to the artist are appreciated.


Retired teachers

Bedford County Retired Teachers will meet Wednesday, June 7, at 11 a.m., at Emmy's Restaurant (Urban Plantation). Chris White will be the speaker.  Dues may be paid at the meeting.


Tow Hall

A town hall will be held for District 1 at 6 p.m. at the Wartrace Gym.


Canning college

The UT/TSU Extension Office will be holding canning colleges on Friday, June 9, or Saturday, June 10 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church on the Shelbyville Square.  You must pre-register for one day or the other by calling the Extension Office at 931-684-5971. The cost is $15.00 and space is limited to 12 participants. This is a hands-on class that teaches the current recommendations for water baths and pressure canning. Call the Extension Office at 684-5971 for questions or go to bedford.tennessee.edu to see the flyer.

Friday Nights in Normandy

The churches of Normandy will sponsor Friday Nights on Front Street on the second Friday night of each month this summer. The first will be June 9, starting at 6 p.m.
Please bring a lawn chair for a night of music, food, and games.


Summer Swing

Summer Swing 2023’s program “Dance, Dance, Dance” will be held at The Fly Arts Center, 204 S. Main Street. Tickets are $12 at the door and the event will feature The Duck River Review. BYOB and set-ups and concessions available.


Laity Club

The Bedford County Laity Club will meet Sunday, June 11, at 6 p.m. at the Flat Creek Church. Meal to be furnished.


Dining with Diabetes

A three-session Dining with Diabetes class will be offered at the UT/TSU Extension Office on Fridays, June 16, 23, and 30 from 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon. Cost is $15 for all three sessions.  If you or someone you care for has diabetes or you just want more information on planning meals and cooking for people with diabetes, this class will cover the general recommendations and techniques for meal planning and preparation for people with diabetes. The sessions include demonstrations and sampling of recipes, information on healthy eating, and a cookbook.  Must call the Extension Office at 684-5971 to sign up or for questions.

 JUNE 17

Juneteenth Celebration

The 2023 Juneteenth Celebration will take place on Saturday, June 17, at the Courthouse Square, starting at 9:15 a.m. Sponsored by the Gilliland Resource Center and the Rosenwald Community Center, the event will have a parade, local vendors, kids’ activities, music and dancing, and a program by keynote speaker Pastor Jason Scales. Guests are asked to bring their lawn chairs. For more information, visit bcjuneteenth.com. For vendor applications, contact Calvin Cannon at 931-639-3643. 



The Celebration City Region Car Club’s Cruise-In is every fourth Friday beginning from 6-8 p.m. on the Shelbyville Square. Chase Clanton and Band will perform and food trucks will be present.


Meals on Wheels

Shelbyville Senior Citizens Center is in need of Meals on Wheels volunteers to deliver meals to the homebound of Shelbyville. For more information, call 684-0019 and ask for Amy Wilson.

Soup kitchen

Shelbyville Community Soup Kitchen serves meals from 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 336 S. Cannon Blvd. (corner of South Cannon Boulevard and Pickle Street). Donations may be made to Shelbyville Community Soup Kitchen, P.O. Box 2259, Shelbyville, TN 37162, and are tax-deductible under its 501c3 non-profit designation.

Boxed non-perishables are available. Takeouts are no longer distributed.

Head Start

Bedford County Head Start Centers are currently taking applications. For more information or to complete an application contact any Head Start Center. Phone numbers are Wartrace at 931-389-6406, Harris Head Start at 931-773-0033, North Side Head Start Center at 931-773-0141, and Bedford Early Head Start at 931-685-0876. Head Start is a free child development program for children 6 weeks to 3 years and their families. Early Head Start enrolls pregnant women for monthly prenatal educational visits.

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery meets each Monday at 6 p.m. at International House of Prayer, 865 Union St. Attendees do not have to be a church member. For more information call Doug, at 931-703-3159.