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The “I Believe” Summit sponsored by the Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Center of Rutherford County will be held Friday, May 24 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Lane Agri-Park, 315 John Rice Blvd. The summit is for church and faith leaders to learn how to support their families who are impacted by domestic violence, assault or stalking. RSVP by email at mbeasley@dvpshelter.org.

The inaugural Top Gun Night Run 6k will be held on Friday, May 31 at 9 p.m. at Lee Victory Recreation Park in Smyrna. The 3.7-mile run will be chip-timed and USATF certified and limited to only 500 participants. All proceeds benefit the Capt. Jeff Kuss USMC Memorial. The $50 entry fee includes a T-shirt and a custom medal awarded at the finish line. For race information contact Marty Smith at 615-459-9742 ext. 2622.

Simply Smyrna Celebration will be held Saturday, June 1 from 6-10 p.m. at the Historic Depot District on Front Street in Smyrna. Event includes five music stages, food trucks and a Kid Zone.

Homecoming at Hillview Baptist Church will be held Sunday, June 2 at 9:15 a.m. at the church located at 3113 Lascassas Pike in Murfreesboro. Dove Award nominee Bradley Walker will be performing. There is no admission charge, but a love offering will be taken. For information call 615-893-3578.

The Rutherford County Retired Teachers’ Association will have its annual potluck luncheon on Tuesday, June 4 at noon at North Boulevard Church of Christ, 1112 Rutherford Blvd. in Murfreesboro. The luncheon will honor 2019 retirees from Murfreesboro City Schools, Middle Tennessee State University and Rutherford County Schools at Members, please bring a dish to share. For information contact Mary Merrill at mmmerrill4@gmail.com.

Cocktails at Copper Ridge hosted by Charity Circle will be held Thursday, June 6 from 5-8 p.m. at Copper Ridge Event Venue, 3597 Betty Ford Rd. in Murfreesboro. The cedar-lined barn on a 17-acre horse farm will offer a picturesque setting. The featured cocktail is “The Copper”, a cool mango and rum mix. Ernest Newsom will play jazz selections. The menu features beef tenderloin sliders, fruit and cheese skewers, and homemade desserts. For information contact ownby2922 @comcast.net. 

Cannon Runs for Children 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, June, 8 at Dillon Park. Registration starts at 6:45 a.m. and the race begins at 7:30 a.m. The entry fees are $20 for adults and $15 for senior citizens. There is no entry fee for participants 18 or younger. Runners and walkers may pre-register online at cannoncac.org or through runsignup.com by searching Cannon Runs for Children. For information, contact the Child Advocacy Center at (615) 563-9915.

Book signing with Carrie Lowrance will be held Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Linebaugh Public Library. Titles include from the “Boys Will Be Boys Series” and poetry books.

The Highland Rim Chapter of The Compassionate Friends Balloon Release will be held Sunday, June 9 from 2-3:30 p.m. at Church of Christ at Cedar Lane, 1200 Cedar Lane in Tullahoma. Bring a potluck dish to share.

Arts Center of Cannon County’s Summer Youth Conservatory has registration available. The Junior Conservatory (entering grades 1-6) is June 3-14 OR 17-28. The Senior Conservatory (entering grades 7-12) is July 8-19. Classes offered are drama, creative movement/dance and voice/music. The Arts Center is at 1424 John Bragg Highway in Woodbury. To sign up, go online at www.artscenterofcc.com to download an application or call (615) 563-2787.

Art Camp with Carli at Springhouse is now enrolling for June.  Art camps are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Students get instruction in acrylics, watercolor, colored pencil, pastels, polymer clay, paper mache', pencil and tie-dye. Art and friendships are made. Camps offered will be June 17-21 for first-fourth graders, and June 24-28 for grades 5 and older at Springhouse Worship and Arts Center. Registration fee of $100 covers all supplies. Brochures with registration forms may be downloaded from carlipaints.com.

Registration for Oaklands Mansion Summer Camp for Young Ladies is available. The camp will be held June 17-21. The camp is 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-through Friday. Registration cost is $125 and must be received by June 10. Reservations can be made by calling Mary Beth Nevills at (615) 893-0022 or at www.oaklandsmansion.org.

The Primitive Quartet will perform at Hillview Baptist Church on Friday, July 26 at 7 p.m. at the church located at 3113 Lascassas Pike in Murfreesboro. There is no admission charge, but a love offering will be taken. For information call 615-893-3578.

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.

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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