Arts Center of Cannon County’s Summer Youth Conservatory has registration available. The Junior Conservatory (entering grades 1-6) is June 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 to download an application or call (615) 563-2787.

Free Community BBQ will be held Sunday, June 9 from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Abiding Faith Lutheran Church, 10411 Old Nashville Hwy. in Smyrna. Pork, sweet tea, hot dogs, beans, chips and dessert will be available. Bounce houses, soccer, basketball and a dunk tank are also scheduled. Cash donations to support the Child Advocacy Center of Rutherford County will be accepted. For information, go to

International FolkFest Concert will be held Wednesday, June 12 at 6 p.m. at Cannonsburgh Pioneer Village, 312 S. Front Murfreesboro. Countries represented include United States, Czech Republic, Lithuania and Mexico. For information contact Sheila Hodges at  (615) 642-1289 or (615) 890-0355.

Motlow BBQ ‘Denim and Diamonds fundraiser for the Motlow College Foundation will be held Saturday, June 15 at the Smyrna Event Center. Tickets are $65 per person. The social hour and music will begin at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6:15, a short program at 7 p.m., and and dancing at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale through June 12 at Tickets will not be available at the door.

Murfreesboro chapter of The Compassionate Friends will meet Sunday, June 16, from 3 to 5 pm at Calvary Baptist Church, 431 DeJarnette Lane, Murfreesboro.  This group meets the third Sunday of every month to offer comfort and support for anyone grieving the loss of a child, grandchild or sibling. Meetings are informal, offer a time for sharing and present a brief program related to the grieving process. Call Cheryl: 615-896-4343 for information.

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

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.

“Enchantment Under the Sea” 1950s dance with music from Good Rockin’ Tonight will be held Saturday, June 29 from 7-10 p.m. at Hop Springs Beer Park, 6790 John Bragg Highway in Murfreesboro. Prizes will be given for best outfits, best dancers and even king and queen of the dance. Tickets are $12.50 presale and $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at

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

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 or call (812) 239-5272.

Deadline for the community calendar is Thursday prior to publication. To submit items for the calendar, e-mail them to 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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