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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 Lifeline Bloodmobile will be at Dyersburg Electric, East Court Street on Thursday from noon until 6.
Martin Cub Scout Pack 37 will hold a registration event on Thursday at 6:30 at the St. Jude Catholic Church in Martin. Cub Scouts are for boys in grades 1 through 5.
A “Princess Tea Party” will be held on Saturday August 30th at the Graves County Middle School. Proceeds raised from the event will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House of Louisville. Those interested in attending must make reservations no later than August 23rd.
The 4th Annual Joey Guest Poker Run will be held Saturday August 23rd. Registration will begin at 10 at the American Legion in Martin. All vehicles are welcome at the cost of $15 per rider or $20 with a passenger. (514-5057)
Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to Festival Park Saturday August 23rd as the Martin Parks and Recreation Department presents Fast & Furious 6 at Outdoor Movie Night, as part of the Family Night Out event. Admission is FREE and the movie begins at 8.
The Lifeline Bloodmobile will be in Union City at Healthquest on Monday, August 25th from noon until 7.
The Lifeline Bloodmobile will be in Paris at the HenryCountyMedicalCenter on Wednesday, August 27th from 9 till 11:30, and 12:30 to 4. Lifeline will also be in Trenton at BancorpSouth on the 27th from noon until 4.
The Sharon Public Library will host Kelly Bailey, guest speaker from “A Place Called Home” on August 27th at 10am. There will be a discussion about home care for your loved ones who may be suffering from alzheimers or dementia.
The Lifeline Bloodmobile will be at the Dyersburg Regional Medical Center on Thursday, August 28th from noon until 4
The McWherter Civic Center in Dresden will host a Sock Hop featuring the Country Drive Band on Thursday August 28 from 6 to 9. There will be finger foods available. Admission is $5.
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. (587-6257)
The 6th annual Dresden Car and Bike Show takes place Labor Day (Monday, September 1st) at Dresden High School. Entry fee is $20 per car or bike. Registration begins at 9, judging at 1:30 and the awards ceremony takes place at 3. There are several different classes to enter your bike or your car for competition. (731.819.8186)
The Tennessee Soybean Festival 5K Road Race, Walk and 1K Kids Run, sponsored in part by the Martin Kiwanis club is Saturday, September 6 at Westview High School. Entry fees are $12 in advance and $18 on race day. The kids run begins at 7:30AM and the 5K & walk starts at 8:15. (731.587.9572)
The Miss Corn Fest Beauty Pageant is Saturday, September 6th at the Capital Theater in downtown Union City. Doors open at 9 am, the pageant begins at 10. The pageant is open to all girls from birth to 21 years. Early register for $25, or $35 at the door. For more information about early registration, visit our “Events” section at THUNDERBOLTRADIO.COM
The West Tennessee Veteran Association and the Camden Elks Lodge will host a fundraising event on Saturday September 6 from 10 am to 11 pm at the lodge. There will be many events and food served. All proceeds raised will go to the Veterans Cemetery Fund.
The Martin Sonic Drive-In will be holding Clay’s Night Thursday September 11th. 10% of all sales from 5 to 8 that evening will be donated to Clay’s Team for Cystic Fibrosis.
WE Care well be taking applications for the Dental and Eye Program beginning now through September 18th. Proof of address and social security cards are required with applications.