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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.

Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 1-5 p.m. at Barfield Elementary School, 350 Barfield Crescent Rd. in Murfreesboro. Go to RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment. 

Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 1-5 p.m. at McFadden School of Excellence, 221 Bridge Ave. in Murfreesboro. Go to RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment. 

The Cynosport World Games Dog Agility Championships will be held Oct. 23-27 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Tennessee Miller Coliseum, 304B W. Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro. Events on Oct. 26-27 will be held for local dogs to participate. Parking is $5 per car. For information go to cynosport.com.

Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center Fall Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, Oct. 24, at Cedar Crest Golf Club, 7972 Mona Rd. in Murfreesboro. Participants will play in a four-person scramble to compete for prizes from Cedar Crest and other local businesses. Players will also receive lunch. Registration is $600 per team of four or $150 per individual. For information or to register, go to specialkidstn.com/golfclassic.

Flashlight Nights in Oaklands Mansion will be held Oct. 24-26 from 7-10 p.m. each night at 900 N. Maney Ave. in Murfreesboro. Admission for adults and students 12 or older is $10 and admission for children ages 6-11 is $5. Parking is available at Oaklands Park Picnic Pavilion at 427 Roberts St. 

The Kimberly Family Foundation’s Third Annual Charity Casino Night will be held Saturday, Oct. 26 from 6-9 p.m. at The Warehouse, 730 Middle Tennessee Blvd. No. 14 in Murfreesboro. Tickets are $100. All tickets include food, an open bar and casino gaming. For information or to purchase tickets, go to www.kimberlyfamily.org or contact Scott Kimberly at scott@murfreesborolawyer.com.

La Vergne’s annual “Goblins and Goodies at the Park” free trick-or-treating event will be Saturday, Oct. 26 from 1-3 p.m. at the walking trail at Veterans Memorial Park, 115 Floyd Mayfield Dr. in La Vergne. For information contact Anne Smith at (615) 287-8690.

Rutherford County Library System’s Halloween ComicFest will be held Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at all library branches. Visitors will receive free comic books and candy. Visitors are encouraged to come in costume.

The Tennessee Philharmonic Orchestra’s Latin Family Concert will be held Saturday, Oct. 26 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Patterson Park Community Center, 521 Mercury Blvd. in Murfreesboro. The event is free. Activities include crafts, games and the TPO Musical Petting Zoo. For information go to tnphil.org or call (615) 898-1862.

Smyrna Fall Festival will be held on Sunday, Oct. 27 from 10:30 a.m. (worship service begins) until 1:30 p.m. face painting, balloon animals and sports activities. For information go to abidingfaith.org.

Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Monday, Oct. 28 from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Embassy Suites Murfreesboro, 1200 Conference Center 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, Oct. 30 from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Central Magnet School, 701 E. Main St. in Murfreesboro. Go to RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment. 

The Fiber in the Boro fall fiber festival will be held Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Lane Agri-Park, 315 John Rice Blvd. in Murfreesboro. There are expected to be food trucks and more than 70 vendors. There is no admission charge, but there is a fee for classes. For information go to fiberintheboro.com.

Tennessee Hemophilia & Bleeding Disorders Foundation’s Annual Royal Gala will be held Saturday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cambria Hotel, 118 8th Ave. South in Nashville. For ticket information contact (615) 900-1486 or teresa@thbdf.org.

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 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.

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.

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.

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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