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“Rutherford Remembered, Snapshots in Time” booklets sponsored by the Captain William Lytle Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will be available to order through Dec. 6.  The 34-page booklets cost $15 and the proceeds go to the chapter’s community service organizations. To order or for information, contact Sheri Harding at (615) 890-5272 or Teresa Kant at (615) 907-9633.

Mentors are needed in Rutherford County to support TN Promise applicants from the Class of 2020. Mentors spend one hour a month assisting students as they transition from high school to college. Potential mentors must be 21 years of age, are subject to a background check and complete a one hour training. For information or to apply, go to www.tnachieves.org or contact tnAchieves Deputy Director of Outreach Graham Thomas at (615) 604-1306 or graham@tnachieves.org.  

Murfreesboro City League Youth Basketball registration will be held through Friday, Nov. 15.  Players who are between the ages of 5 and 17 by Dec. 31, 2019, are eligible. Sign-ups are Monday through Friday at: Sports*Com; Patterson Community Center; McFadden Community Center; and Barfield Main Office. Sign-ups will also be available every Saturday in October at Sports*Com. Practice will begin in December and games will start in January. The fee for each player is $75. For information contact the Athletics Division at (615) 907-2251 or email athletics@murfreesborotn.gov.

Rutherford Arts Alliance First Juried Art Show will be held through Nov. 15 at the City Hall Rotunda Gallery, 111 W. Vine St. in Murfreesboro. The show includes pottery, sculpture, painting and jewelry. For information contact rucoartstn@gmail.com.

Dr. Rishi Saxena will have a book signing on Thursday, Nov. 7 from noon-2 p.m. at Linebaugh Public Library, 105 W. Vine St. in Murfreesboro. Saxena will be signing and selling copies of his book “Investing Roadmap for Secure Retirement”.

Aaron Tippin will headline a concert on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. at Ridenour Rehearsal Studios, The Alley, 1203 Park Ave. in Murfreesboro. Tickets are $50 for general admission and $85 for the VIP Package which includes preferred seating, a Meet & Greet pass and photo opportunity prior to the show. For information call (615) 956-7413.

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon counties’ Chili Cook-Off will be held Friday, Nov. 8 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Murfreesboro Public Square. Tickets are $5.

The Tennessee Forage and Grassland Council will hold its annual meeting on Friday, Nov. 8, at the UT-TSU Rutherford County Extension Office, 315 John Rice Blvd. in Murfreesboro. Neil Rhodes, professor in the UT Department of Plant Sciences, will be discussing new pasture herbicide technology on the horizon. Lee Gilmore, hay producer from Giles County, will present his techniques for quality hay production. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting begins at 9 a.m. A $30 registration fee covers the cost of annual membership in the council as well as lunch. The meeting will conclude by 3 p.m. For information contact Bates at (865) 974-7208 or at gbates@utk.edu.

The Webb School’s annual Fall Visitors Day will be held Friday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the school at 319 Webb Rd. East in Bell Buckle. The event includes a tour of the 150-acre campus that will be led by a current Webb student. Prospective students and their parents are welcome to attend. RSVPs must be made by Nov. 6 by emailing admissions@webbschool.com or calling (931) 389-6003. For information contact Rita Mitchell at (931) 389-5729.

String Music Recycling Event will be held Saturday, Nov. 9 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Concert Musical Supply, 217 W. Main St. in Murfreesboro. Musicians can recycle and replace their old instrument strings at no charge. Old strings collected will be recycled.

Countdown to Christmas Marketplace hosted by the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will be held Saturday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Lane Agri-Park, 315 John Rice Blvd. in Murfreesboro. It is the annual fundraiser to support the Child Evangelism Fellowship of Middle Tennessee. For information, go to www.CEFMiddleTNevents.com.

The Rutherford County Retired Teachers’ Association will have a Thanksgiving Potluck Luncheon and Game Day on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at noon in the Fellowship Hall at North Boulevard Church of Christ, 1112 Rutherford Blvd. in Murfreesboro. Please bring a favorite dish or dessert, a fun game to play, and any prospective members. For information contact Mary Merrill at mmmerrill4@icloud.com.

Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Patterson Park Gym, 521 Mercury Blvd. in Murfreesboro. Go to RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment. 

Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 7:45 a.m.-noon at Eagleville School, 500 Highway 99 in Eagleville. Go to RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment. 

Newcomers Club of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County luncheon will be held Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. at the Stones River Country Club, 1830 NW Broad St. in Murfreesboro.  The club is open to all women in Rutherford County, not just new residents.  Reservations must be made by Wednesday, Nov. 6. The cost is $20 for guests and $15 for members. Annual dues are $25. Go to murfreesboronewcomersclub.com and complete the form in the “Contact Us” section for information.

Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Thursday, Nov. 14 from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Holloway High School, 619 Highlad Ave. in Murfreesboro. Go to RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment. 

Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Friday, Nov. 15 from 1-6 p.m. at Wilson Elementary School, 1545 Cutoff Rd. in Murfreesboro Go to RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment. 

Fill-A-Truck for Thanksgiving Community Food Drive will be held Friday, Nov. 22 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Kroger, 2946 S. Church St. in Murfreesboro. Two Men and a Truck Murfreesboro is coordinating the event. All of the non-perishable food (granola bars, fruit/applesauce cups, jelly, stews, boxed meals, mashed potatoes and personal hygiene/cleaning supplies) collected will go to GraceWorks Ministries. For information call Haley Klages at (615) 595-5929 or Haley.Klages@twomen.com.

Hollandsworth Family Reunion for relatives of France (Frances) H. Hollandsworth and wife Nancy Jane Melton Hollandsworth will be held June 13 -14, 2020, at Woodbury Senior Citizen Center. Please RSVP by Nov. 23 to fnjhollandsworth@gmail.com or Rhonda Hollandsworth Wimberly (615) 785-5876.

11th Annual Frost Run will be held Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7 a.m. at Stones River Country Club, 1830 NW Broad St. in Murfreesboro. The event is a benefit for CASA of Rutherford County and Parks Christmas for Children. Entry fee is $35 per runner or $125 for a family of four. Register online at Fleet Feet Murfreesboro. For information call (615) 494-3141 or (615) 574-7352.

Tennessee Trails Association Murfreesboro chapter meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Barfield Park Wilderness Station. For information go to www.tennesseetrails.org.

Prevention of Child Abuse, Murfreesboro Exchange Club meets for dinner each Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. at Through The Grapevine restaurant. Membership is open to those interested in the prevention of child abuse.  For information email Don at wrightdontn@gmail.com.

Live Yes! Connect Arthritis Support Group of Murfreesboro & Greater Nashville meets the last Saturday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Senior Center, 325 St. Clair Street in Murfreesboro. Each meeting covers a different topic and is free. Meetings provide learning and empowerment for adults with any kind of arthritis and autoimmune conditions. For information, call Diana at (615) 881-4065.

Sons of the American Revolution - Stones River Chapter meets monthly on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room of 219 Broad Street Mixed Cuisine Restaurant at 219 Broad St. in Murfreesboro. Membership is open to male descendants of ancestors who fought in or supported the cause of the American Revolution. Guests are welcome. For information, go to www.SAR.org or email stonesriver.tnsar@gmail.com.

Celebrate Recovery meets each Monday at 6 p.m. at the Filling Station (rear right side of campus) at North Boulevard Church of Christ, 1112 N. Rutherford Blvd. in Murfreesboro. Optional dinner begins at 6 p.m., with Praise Time at 7 p.m. and Small Open Share Group at 8 p.m., Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction. For information contact Tony Holt at (615) 893-1520 or THolt@Nblvd.org.

The Murfreesboro chapter of The Compassionate Friends will meet on the third Sunday of each month at 3 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 431 De Jarnette Lane in Murfreesboro. Meetings are open to anyone who has lost a child, grandchild or sibling of any age. Meetings combine a brief program with open discussion of issues related to the grief process following the death of a child. For information call Cheryl at (615) 896-4343. 

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association’s local chapter meets on the first Thursday of the month at 11 a.m. at The Villages of Murfreesboro, 2550 Willow Oak Trail in Murfreesboro. For information, go to www.narfetn0834.org.

Parents of Addicted Loved Ones (PAL) meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at World Outreach Church, 1921 New Salem Rd. in Murfreesboro. PAL is a support group for parents of addicted adult children. For information go to Palgroup.org or call (812) 239-5272.

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