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Resist Murfreesboro’s Back to School Fundraiser will be collecting supplies and donations until Aug. 3 for students in Murfreesboro City Schools. The organization is also working to raise funds to purchase and donate black literature to every school library in the district. Donations can be made through venmo@resist-murfreesboro or at the following locations during regular business hours: Mayday Brewery - 521 Old Salem Rd,; MorningBrew - 405 North Front St.; The Walk In Closet - 1238 NW Broad St. (Inside the Mini Mall); Tax Leaders Inc. - 131 Heritage Park Dr.; Century 21 Music & More - 125 Lasseter Dr.; The Very Idea! - 626 West College St.; Starbucks - 1804 Old Fort Parkway; The Boro Bar and Grill - 1211 Greenland Dr.

Smyrna Depot District Barbecue for this year has been cancelled, the Town of Smyrna announced.

A Yard Sale benefitting Murfreesboro Rescue Mission will be held Friday, July 24 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and Saturday, July 25 from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. at 3325 Tourmaline Dr. in Murfreesboro.

The Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department’s annual board of directors meeting will be held Tuesday, July 28 at 7 p.m. at Station 1, 8670 Woodbury Pike. The meeting is to elect new members and officers for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.

A Car Show benefiting Special Kids Therapy and Nursing Center will be held Saturday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Northside Baptist Church, 655 W. Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro. Cost is $20 per car and $30 per vendor. For information contact Jake Wilbanks at (615) 893-4862 or jwilbanks@specialkidstn.com.

Special Kids Therapy and Nursing Center will host its annual banquet as a virtual event on Thursday, Sept. 3 at 6 p.m. Dinner from Chick-fil-A will be available for pickup and the program can be seen online. Reservation deadline is Monday, Aug. 31. For information contact Rachel Braziel at rbraziel@specialkidstn.com.

The 12th Annual Hammer Down for Habitat Motorcycle Poker Run will be held Saturday, Sept. 19. Motorcycle riders will ride more than 100 miles from Habitat for Humanity in Murfreesboro. The event raises funds to build affordable housing for Rutherford County families in need. Registration is at 8 a.m., riders start out at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $25 per rider and $15 per passenger. For information go to www.rchfh.org/hammer-down/.

The 2020 TSSAA Hall of Fame luncheon and induction ceremony has been rescheduled for Saturday, Nov. 21. The event will be held at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro. Tickets will be made available on the TSSAA.org website.

TN Achieves is recruiting volunteer mentors to provide a local support system to every TN Promise applicant in the Class of 2021. Mentors work with a small group of three to seven students as they transition from high school to college. Mentors complete a training course in person or online. To apply to mentor students, go to tnAchieves.org or contact Graham Thomas at (615) 604-1306.

Habitat for Humanity’s Leave a Legacy Event with Eddie George has been rescheduled for March 18, 2021.The event will celebrate the opening of Legacy Pointe, Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity’s first affordable housing subdivision community in Murfreesboro. Tickets for the dinner and event are still available through Eventbrite.

Deadline for the community calendar is Thursday prior to publication. To submit items for the calendar, e-mail them to news@murfreesboropost.com. Items for the calendar will not be taken over the phone. The Murfreesboro Post reserves the right to reject items deemed not appropriate for the calendar.

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