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Community Calendar

POLICY: Items for the Community Calendar may be submitted via email at editor@lebanondemocrat.com, 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.

Feb. 1

Empower Me Educate-Empower-Excel Program

9 a.m.

Empower Me recently partnered with Gibbs Pharmacy and Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon to offer and educate-empower-excel program Thursday, Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Education Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. Free cholesterol and glucose screenings, along with free blood pressure checks, will be offered. A Gibbs Pharmacy intern will provide interpretation and education of the screenings. Tennova Healthcare officials will provide education for stroke signs and symptoms. For more information about Empower Me, visit empowermecenter.com. For information on how to register for CPR classes, send an email to michellehill@empowermecenter.com.

CPR Certification Course

5:30 p.m.

Empower Me will play host to an American Heart Association basic life support adult-child-infant CPR classroom-based course Thursday, Feb. 1 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the Education Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. The cost is $67 and will include the course and CPR card.

McClain Christian Academy’s A Night of Music

7 p.m.

McClain Christian Academy’s A Night of Music, featuring Dailey and Vincent, Alvarado Road Show, Meaghan Farrell, the Willis Clan and the Green Sisters, will be Thursday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. For tickets or more information, call 629-255-6308 or visit mcclainchristian.org.

Feb. 2

Fill a Ford with Food

8 a.m.

Wilson County 4-H will collect non-perishable food items to be donated to families in need in Wilson County. Items should be brought to the Wilson County Extension office by Friday, Feb. 2, and they will be taken to Wilson County Farm Bureau on Monday, Feb. 5 on behalf of Wilson County 4-H.

Free clothes, breakfast and chiropractic adjustments

9 a.m.

Free clothes, accessories, breakfast and free chiropractic adjustments will be offered Friday, Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. until noon at Life Church at 3688 Hwy. 109, across the street from Dollar General, in Lebanon. The church will also accept donations of new and like new clothing of all sizes. For more information, visit lifechurchfamily.com.

Mardi Gras at the Capitol

6:30 p.m.

Mardi Gras at the Capitol will be Friday, Feb. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. The event will benefit Sherry’s Run and feature a catered meal by Ed Riley with Mo’Cara and Two Fat Men Catering, music from Four on the Floor, live and silent auctions and more. Tickets are $50 per person, and VIP tables are available for $2,000 and may be purchased at the Sherry’s Run office, Mo’Cara or at sherrysrun.org. For more information, call 615-925-2592.

Encore Theatre presents “Sorry Wrong Number”

7:30 p.m.

Encore Theatre Co. will feature first LUX radio show of the 2018 season, “Sorry Wrong Number,” written by Lucille Fletcher and transcribed for the stage by Don Breedwell, on Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the theatre at at 6978 Lebanon Road, just west of Highway 109, in Mt. Juliet. Tickets will be $10 at the door. Reservations may be made by calling the Encore Theatre box office at 615-589-8950.

Feb. 3

Pancake and Sausage Breakfast for Veterans

7 a.m.

The Lebanon Chapter 1004 of the Vietnam Veterans of America will hold a pancake and sausage breakfast with scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy Saturday, Feb. 3 from 7 a.m. until noon at the Lebanon National Guard Armory at 1010 Leeville Pike. Adult tickets are $7, children eat for $5, and children 5 and younger eat free. For more information, call Terry at 615-800-0517 or Mike at 615-289-5572.

Polar Plunge

8 a.m.

The annual Polar Plunge fundraiser for Wilson County Special Olympics will be Saturday, Feb. 3 at 8 a.m. at the Jimmy Floyd Family Center in Lebanon. Participants may register at polarplungetn.com or in person at the center. An award will be given for the best costume, and the top donor will receive a year membership to the center. For more information, call Rebecca Bennett at 615-453-7286.

Goldwing Road Riders Association Motorcycle Chapter

9 a.m.

The monthly meeting of the Lebanon Chapter of Goldwing Road Riders Association will be Feb. 3 at 9 a.m. at Ryan’s Restaurant at 405 S. Cumberland St. in Lebanon. The group is open to all motorcycle makes and models. Anyone interested in riding motorcycles with two or three wheels and having a good time is welcome. For more information, call Andrew or Debbie Smith at 615-784-9772.

Encore Theatre presents “Sorry Wrong Number”

7:30 p.m.

Encore Theatre Co. will feature first LUX radio show of the 2018 season, “Sorry Wrong Number,” written by Lucille Fletcher and transcribed for the stage by Don Breedwell, on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the theatre at at 6978 Lebanon Road, just west of Highway 109, in Mt. Juliet. Tickets will be $10 at the door. Reservations may be made by calling the Encore Theatre box office at 615-589-8950.

Feb. 4

Super Sunday

7 a.m.

The annual Super Sunday event will be Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 a.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church. Former NFL coach Steve Hagen, director of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in Franklin, will be the guest speaker. A men and boys breakfast will be at 7 a.m. in the Life Center, followed by worship services at 8:30 a.m. in the sanctuary and 11 a.m. in both the sanctuary and Life Center. For more information, visit immanuelbaptist.com.

Blood Drive

9 a.m.

An American Red Cross blood drive will be Sunday, Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church at 300 South Tarver Ave. in Lebanon. To make an appointment to give blood or platelets, by download the free Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED CROSS. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card, driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in.

Encore Theatre presents “Sorry Wrong Number”

2:30 p.m.

Encore Theatre Co. will feature first LUX radio show of the 2018 season, “Sorry Wrong Number,” written by Lucille Fletcher and transcribed for the stage by Don Breedwell, on Sunday, Feb. 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the theatre at at 6978 Lebanon Road, just west of Highway 109, in Mt. Juliet. Tickets will be $10 at the door. Reservations may be made by calling the Encore Theatre box office at 615-589-8950.

Feb. 5

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1004 meeting

5 p.m.

Chapter 1004 of the Vietnam Veterans of America will meet Monday, Feb. 5 and the first Monday of each month in the Veterans Building at the James E. Ward Agriculture Center in Lebanon. Meetings start at 5 with several members showing up early. All Vietnam and Vietnam-era veterans are urged to attend. Membership will be discussed on request. Associate members will serve food. Call Doc Kraft at 615 477-8088 for more information.

Feb. 7

State of the County Address

11:30 a.m.

Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto will give his State of the County Address on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 11:30 a.m. at the Lebanon Golf and Country Club. Tickets are $15 each. To RSVP, call 615-444-5503 or email tonya@lebanonwilsonchamber.com.

Margaret Gaston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meeting

3:30 p.m.

The Margaret Gaston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 3:30 p.m. at the Spain House next door to the First United Methodist Church in Lebanon. The program will be about beekeeping, presented by one of the beekeeping members. Email the chapter for more information at margaretgaston@tndar.org.

The People’s Agenda

POLICY: Items for the Government Calendar may be submitted via email at editor@lebanondemocrat.com, 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.

Feb. 1

Joint Economic and Community Development Board Executive Committee meeting

7:45 a.m.

The Joint Economic and Community Development Board Executive Committee will meet Thursday, Feb. 1 at 7:45 a.m. at the JECDB office at 200 Aviation Way, Suite 202, in Lebanon.

Lebanon Comprehensive Plan Task Force Committee meeting

8 a.m.

The Lebanon Comprehensive Plan Task Force Committee will meet Thursday, Feb. 1 at 8 a.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

Lebanon Airport Commission meeting

4 p.m.

The Lebanon Airport Commission will meet Thursday, Feb. 1 at 4 p.m. at the Lebanon Municipal Airport at 1060A Franklin Road.

Wilson County Board of Education work session

5 p.m.

The Wilson County Board of Education will meet in a work session Thursday, Feb. 1 at 5 p.m. at the central office at 351 Stumpy Lane in Lebanon.

Lebanon City Council work session

6 p.m.

The Lebanon City Council will meet in a work session, Thursday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall at 200 N. Castle Heights Ave.

Feb. 5

Wilson County Board of Education meeting

6 p.m.

The Wilson County Board of Education will meet in a work session Monday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. at the central office at 351 Stumpy Lane in Lebanon.

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