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Community calendar, June 20

Posted 6/20/23


Bedford Conservatives

The Conservatives of Bedford County will meet on Thursday, June 22, at 7 p.m. at Mt. Lebanon Methodist Church, 537 Mt Lebanon Church Rd, in Shelbyville.

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Community calendar, June 20



Bedford Conservatives

The Conservatives of Bedford County will meet on Thursday, June 22, at 7 p.m. at Mt. Lebanon Methodist Church, 537 Mt Lebanon Church Rd, in Shelbyville.



The Celebration City Region Car Club’s Cruise-In is every fourth Friday beginning from 6-8 p.m. on the Shelbyville Square. Chase Clanton and Band will perform and food trucks will be present.

Sobriety checkpoint

A sobriety checkpoint will be on June 23 at 9 p.m. on State Route 82 South at the 6.5-mile marker.


Bible Adventure Day

The Shelbyville Community Bible Study will be sponsoring a “Bible Adventure Day” at H.V. Griffin Park on Saturday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The day will feature food, games, crafts, a bounce house, cornhole, and more. Children of all ages are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult. For questions or to RSVP, email Julie Carter at julie2649@att.net.

Food Giveaway

A food giveaway will be Saturday, June 24, at 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Scott’s United Methodist Church, 940 Morton Street in Shelbyville.


Theatre auditions

Fly Community Theater will hold auditions for the play Bus Stop on Sunday, June 25, at 3 p.m. and Monday, June 26 at 6 p.m. at The Fly Arts Center. Those interested in auditioning can email the director at brendentaylor89@gmail.com for more details.

Choir Anniversary

Thompson Grove Baptist Church will host its Choir Anniversary on Sunday, June 25, at 2 p.m. The public is invited.


Grace Baptist VBS

Children ages 3 to 3rd grade are welcome to join Grace Baptist for food, music, fun and games on Monday, June 26 , through Thursday, June 29, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The motto this year will be "Following Jesus Changes Everything," from Psalms 25:4. 


County budget vote

A Special Called Commission Meeting for the fiscal year 2023-24 budget will be on Thursday, June 29, at 7 p.m. at the Bedford County Courthouse. Commissioners will vote on approving the budget.

City study session

Due to the Fourth of July holiday week, the Shelbyville City Council will meet on Thursday, June 29 for a study session at 6 p.m. at the Shelbyville Recreation Center. The public is invited.

BOE special meeting

A Bedford County Board of Education Special Called Meeting will be Thursday, June 29, at noon at Central Office, 500 Madison St., Shelbyville. 

Date corrected - Zentangle Art

Learn the meditative, 8-step process of “zentangle” art developed by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas. The class will be June 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Fly Arts Center. Cost is $35 per person for ages high school and up. To reserve a seat, email myrtletree72@gmail.com or text 931-224-5007.


Constitution Study Mini-Bootcamp

The Constitution Study will be holding a Constitution Study Mini-Bootcamp in Shelbyville on Saturday, July 1, at Microtel in Shelbyville. Doors will open at 10:30, and they will be bringing in pizza for lunch. Tickets are free, but a suggested donation of $10/person would be appreciated. For more information or to register, visit https://constitutionstudy.com/bootcamp.


Fourth of July

The Shelbyville Rec Center will host its July 4th Celebration at H.V. Griffin Park from 5 to 10 p.m. The National Anthem will be sung by Gary Haile at 4:55 p.m. The band UTOPIA will perform from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Various food trucks and arts/crafts vendors will be available along with inflatables, bingo, corn-hole, volleyball, and stick-it archery.


School Safety Day

The BCSO SRO/SPD School Safety Appreciation event will be Thursday, July 6, at 6 p.m., at the Bedford County Justice Center, 108 Northcreek Drive.


Food distribution

There will be a Commodity Food Distribution for Bedford County residents on Monday, July 10, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Bedford County Ag Center, 2119 Midland Road. For any questions call, 931-685-9962.


Red Sand Project

Join Mayor Chad Graham and the Bedford County Health Council for a Red Sand Project installation on July 26 at 9 a.m. outside the Bedford County Court House. This project is to remember and honor those who have fallen through the cracks of human trafficking.


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.