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Below is a list of upcoming events in the Ken-Tenn area.
If you have something to add to this list, please call 731.587.9526.
The Terror in the Wood 2014 Horror Movie Marathon events will be held at 5390 Foundry Hill Road in Puryear. Proceeds raised will be donated to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Events will be 6:30 to Midnight tonight through November 1. Admission is $10 for adults and $6 for ages 12 and under. Child Care will be provided.
Registration for 2nd through 8th graders for the Martin Parks and Recreation’s Youth League Basketball Program will be now through Friday at the office on University Street during normal office hours. Practices will begin the week of November 17th.
We Care Ministries in Martin is in need of food and items to stock their local food banks and thrift store. The food banks needs kid friendly and non-perishable food, such as canned fruit, pop-tarts and snack food. The thrift store encourages donations of beds, blankets, toasters, house hold items and clothing. We Care also needs donations of plastic bags. (587-6257)
The 25th annual Big Cypress Tree Fall Festival in Greenfield will be Saturday from 9 to 3 at the Big Cypress Tree State Natural Area. The festival is a free family event with several programs and arts and crafts.
The 1st Annual TN Ag RUN Ability 5K Glow Run/1 Mile Fun Run will be held on Saturday on the UTM campus. Registration will be at the ElamCenter with a start time of 6 that evening. Online registration is available. (info call 731-885-7656)
Mojo’s Mutt Strut 5K Run and 1 Mile Dog Walk will be held Saturday at 10 that morning at the Union CityHigh School. Registration begins at 9.
The deadline for crafters and venders to reserve a space at the 15th annual Country Christmas Bazaar at St. Jude Catholic Church in Martin is Saturday.
West Carroll 2015 Project Graduation’s annual haunted trail is open now through Saturday. The trail is in Atwood behind the West Carroll Jr./Sr. High School. Admission is $5.
The Sidonia Volunteer Fire Department will hold a Thanksgiving Dinner fundraiser at noon on Sunday. Plates for adults will be $8, children under 10 eat for $4. Carry outs will be available.
The Good Samaritan Health and Welfare Cancer Support Group will meet on Monday November 3rd at the Good Samaritan Wellness center in Martin. The group is for those dealing with cancer or those who have lost a loved one to the disease.
The Exchange Street Church of Christ in Union City invites you to the Soul Food Café on Thursday, November 6th from 5:30 till 7 for a free meal sponsored by the Union City First Assembly of God.
The Sharon Public Library will host a TN Chip Program on Saturday November 8th from 9 till noon. The program gives parents ID kits for their children and raises awareness about the risk of child abduction.
There will be A Veteran’s Day Parade and Ceremony in Downtown Martin on Saturday November 8th at 10 that morning. Veterans and their families are invited to meet at the UTM football parking lot at 9.
Long Heights Baptist Church in McKenzie will be giving away perishable foods on Wednesday November 12 at 8 that evening.
The Lifeline Bloodmobile will be at the Southside Church of Christ on Monday November 17th from noon till 6.
Santa’s Helpers Christmas Assistance Applications are available at the store on West Main Street in Dresden for parents need help to provide gifts for their children at Christmas. The Deadline to submit is Monday December 1st.