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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 the Southside Church of Christ in Dresden on Monday from noon till 6. All donors will receive a t-shirt.
WE Care well be taking applications for the Dental and Eye Program through Thursday. Proof of address and social security cards are required with applications.
The Modern Woodmen of the America will hold a Trivia Night and Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday at the Greenfield Elementary School Gym from 5 to 7. Proceeds from the event will be used to help cover the purchase of the new tennis courts in Greenfield.
The 3rd annual Run for Roses 5k and Kid’s 1 Mile Fun Run will be held Saturday at the Sideline. The 5k will begin at 7:30 that morning with the fun run to follow.
The VFW post 4939 in McKenzie is hosting a youth activities breakfast on Saturday from 6 to 10. $6 gets you an all you can eat plate, funds raised will support the organizations youth activities.
The Good Samaritan Wellness Clinic will hold a “Stroke by Stroke” painting fundraiser on Sunday September 28th at 2 at the First Baptist Church in Fulton. Participants must sign up by Sunday at the Good Samaritan Clinic.
The Annual Band Supper sponsored by the Sharon, Martin Middle and Westview High School band will be Tuesday September 23rd from 4 till 8 at the Pavillion in the Martin Recreational Complex.
The Woodmen of the World will hold a Boston Butt Sale to benefit the Weakley County Running Club St. Jude “Team Reed” on Friday September 26th. They will be selling bologna sandwiches from 11 till 1, and Boston Butts from 4:30 till 6 at the Martin Splash Pad.
The Dresden Pilot Club will sponsor a Harvest Pageant on Saturday September 27th at the Dresden Elementary School. Registration for 0 through pre k boy and girls will be at 2:30 that afternoon. Girls 5-19 will register at 5. (731-514-9174)
The 4th Annual Sadie Saves Charity 5K will be held Saturday Sept. 27th at the Gleason Gazelle Ground. Registration begins at 8 that morning.
McKenzie Rebels Boys Basketball program will hold its 3rd annual golf tournament and 4 man scramble on Saturday Sept. 27 at 8 am at the Carroll Lake Golf Course. (information 731-332-2133)
The Dyersburg High School Trojan Drama club presents “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” at the High School Little Theater. Tickets are $6, and shows will be Thursday Sept. 25th through Saturday Sept. 27th at 7 each evening and Sunday Sept. 28th at 2 that afternoon.
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 3rd annual Blow Out @ the Springs to benefit Santa’s Helpers in Dresden will be held on Friday Oct. 3rd and Saturday Oct. 4th. At 3500 Austin Springs Rd. in Dukedom. There will be many fun events including kids games and entertainment. (info 731-676-7977)
The 43rd annual Reelfoot Arts and Crafts Festival will be held Friday through Sunday Oct. 3rd through the 5th. Admission is free. Artist and Craftsmen wanting to reserve space can find out more by contacting Anna Crocker at (731) 885-7295.
The Carroll County Humane Society will hold the inaugural Tours de Paws Charity Bicycle Fun Ride on Saturday Oct. 11. The ride begins at 8 that morning at the McKenzie City Park, registration will begin at 7.