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Community calendar, July 18

Posted 7/18/23


Standing Committees

The Bedford County Standing Committees meetings (for Rules and Legislative, Law Enforcement, and Courthouse and Property) will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, at …

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Community calendar, July 18



Standing Committees

The Bedford County Standing Committees meetings (for Rules and Legislative, Law Enforcement, and Courthouse and Property) will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, at Bedford County Courthouse’s second-floor meeting room.


Summer Reading Program

On Wednesday, July 19 at 10:30 a.m., the Shelbyville-Bedford Public Library will hold its Summer Reading finale at The Fly Arts Center, 204 South Main Street. Join us for free games, face painting, and prizes to celebrate this year's Summer Reading program!

Veterans’ Breakfast

Veterans Breakfast meets every Wednesday morning at 9 a m. at Ruth’s Kitchen. Join local Veteran Organizations to support Shelbyville Veterans. Call Veteran Dave Plumley for more information at 931-294-2415.


Head Start meeting

The South Central Human Resource Agency Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council meeting will meet at 10:30 a.m. on July 20, at the South Central Human Resource Agency Central Office, in Fayetteville.

Caregiver Relief Program

A support group for people all along the journey of caring for a loved one impacted by Dementia is held each month at the Christ Lutheran Church, 500 Elm St in Shelbyville, on the third Thursday of each month at noon. The next meeting will be July 20.  A light lunch is served so anyone interested is asked to RSVP at 931-685-9039. 

Church revival

Hurricane Creek MB Church will be having Revival July 19 - 21 at 7 p.m. nightly. Pastor James Crutchfield will be the guest speaker nightly.


Sobriety checkpoint

A sobriety checkpoint will be on U.S. 41A North 16.9 miles south of the 3-mile marker in Bedford County at 9 p.m.

City Planning Commission

The City of Shelbyville Planning Commission will meet Thursday, July 20, at 6 p.m. at the Shelbyville Recreation Center in H.V. Griffin Park.

July 25

Rosenwald Open House and Drive

An Open House and Membership Drive for the Rosenwald Recreation and Community Center, 516 Tillman St., will be Tuesday, July 25, beginning at 10 a.m. They will have a ribbon cutting, tour,  meet and greet, and a brief presentation by Drexel Nelson, their historian, as well as refreshments.  Contact Rose Peacock at 931-575-9892 or Janet Smith at 931-536-5767 for more information. 


SCRA meeting

The South Central Resource Agency Governing Board will meet July 27 at 10 a.m. at the SCHRA Central Office located at 1437 Winchester Highway in Fayetteville. The SCHRA Budget/Audit/Appropriations, Property and Personnel committees will meet prior to the Governing Board meeting at 10 a.m.


School supply drive

A School Supply Drive will be from July 29 – 30 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Shelbyville Walmart, 1880 N. Main St. Schools supply donations are appreciated but cash donations may also be made. Venmo: @Schoolsupplydrive2023. Follow them on Facebook or Instagram @Schoolsupplydrive2023.


Farm Bureau meet

The 2023 Bedford County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting/Customer Appreciation Dinner will be held on Friday, August 4, at 6:30 p.m. at the Farm Bureau Office located at 323 Bethany Lane.


Church concert

The Kelly’s in Concert will be Sunday, Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. at Longview Baptist Church, 101 Cooper Road in Unionville. 


Meals on Wheels

Shelbyville Senior Citizens Center is in need of Meals on Wheels volunteers to deliver meals to the homebound of Shelbyville. For more information, call 684-0019 and ask for Amy Wilson.

Soup Kitchen

Shelbyville Community Soup Kitchen serves meals from 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 336 S. Cannon Blvd. (corner of South Cannon Boulevard and Pickle Street). Donations may be made to Shelbyville Community Soup Kitchen, P.O. Box 2259, Shelbyville, TN 37162, and are tax-deductible under its 501c3 non-profit designation.

Boxed non-perishables are available. Takeouts are no longer distributed.

Head Start

Bedford County Head Start Centers are currently taking applications. For more information or to complete an application contact any Head Start Center. Phone numbers are Wartrace at 931-389-6406, Harris Head Start at 931-773-0033, North Side Head Start Center at 931-773-0141, and Bedford Early Head Start at 931-685-0876. Head Start is a free child development program for children 6 weeks to 3 years and their families. Early Head Start enrolls pregnant women for monthly prenatal educational visits.

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery meets each Monday at 6 p.m. at International House of Prayer, 865 Union St. Attendees do not have to be a church member. For more information call Doug, at 931-703-3159.


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