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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Williamson County Writer's Group

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The Vision of the Williamson County Writers Group is to be a resource for individuals in Middle Tennessee who want to explore and share their talents and aspirations as writers.   

The Mission of the Williamson County Writers Group is to ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Trees for Tennessee Home Landscapes

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Our speaker will focus on trees that work well in our suburban Mid-TN environment. Learn how to select the right tree, appropriately place it, and properly plant it. Join us on August 12 from 1-3 pm to learn some tree care basics to keep your trees stress...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Readings on Racial Justice

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This August we will be discussing The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. This book club meets exclusively via Zoom. We are always excited to have new members!                 &a...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Red Cross Blood Drive

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Give the gift of life! Blood supplies are low in Tennessee and in need. Appointments are required. The blood drive is in the meeting room on  August 8.

How to donate blood

  • download the Red Cross Blood Donor App
  • visit RedCrossBlood.org, search for zi...
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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Read with Sadie

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Kids ages 6-12 are invited to come read with Sadie, a trained therapy dog on August 13.  There's nothing like the loving affirmation from a therapy dog to encourage children in learning to read. This practice helps them gain confidence in reading...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

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Join Dr. David T. Hutchings, a leading Alzheimer’s expert, to learn the facts about Alzheimer’s and dementia on August 12 at 10a. 

Alzheimer's is not normal aging. It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavio...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Literary Ladies Book Club

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The Literary Ladies Book Club is a group just for the girls. We like to have in depth discussions of the merits and plot points of a wide variety of works, and welcome new and different perspectives. This month we're discussing Cloud Cuckoo Land ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Teen Lego Free Build

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Teens can come hang out and have fun making lego creations. 

This is a self-directed program.  Legos will be made available for teens to build with.

The Teen Room is a special space zoned for young adults of 12-18 years old.  Adul...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Author Talk with Ronnie Erwin

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Ronnie Erwin, the author of Stars Over Tennessee, will be here to talk about his new book and how it came about on August 23 at 5:30 pm. 

This book is a comprehensive compilation of the county sheriffs who wear the star of Tennessee's nin...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Listen and Learn Songwriters Series

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A Musical Journey: Music has the power to transport us to another time and place. Don Mealer harnesses that power with authority. He has found great joy and satisfaction in making music and sharing it with fans and people all ov...
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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Painting with Water Media Meet-Up

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Join us on August 24 from 1-3 pm.  Bring your art supplies that can clean up with water to participate. 

As this is not a formal class, no registration is needed and there are no fees.  This is a gathering for adults age...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Ollie Otter's Passenger Safety Program

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Come meet Ollie Otter!  He is going to teach us about about automobile passenger safety, seat belts, and booster seats, plus how to be safe on the highways. 

This presentation is geared towards elementary age children. Registration is not...

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