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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 each of the following nights: October 24, 25, 27 through 31 and November 1. Admission is $10 for adults and $6 for ages 12 and under. Child Care will be provided.
The Weakly County Chamber of Commerce is holding a food drive for Santa’s Helpers. Donations of canned goods can be dropped at the Chamber office in Dresden till Tuesday.
The Sidonia Volunteer Fire Department will be holding its annual membership meeting on Thursday. They will be serving a ham and bean supper at 6:30, members attending are asked to bring a dessert, dues are $50.
Ridgemont School is holding a book fair beginning Monday through Friday.
The Union City National Guard Armory will host a Trunk or Treat event on Saturday from 6 until 8 in the parking lot. (Info. 731-358-3842)
Mack’s Grove Baptist Church in Palmersville will hold it’s Annual Youth Hunt on Saturday. There will be a breakfast at 4:30 that morning at the Church Fellowship hall, then youth hunters and adults will head out to their deer stands at 5:30. (Information is available by calling 731-822-3079)
A Miss October Sweetheart Pageant will be held on Saturday at the Dresden Senior Citizen Center. Doors open and registration begins at 9 that morning.(info: 571-8804)
There will be a Holiday Paint Party to help support Chimes for Charity on Saturday November 1st at the First Christian Church in Union City. Registration is $35 per session for ages 14 and up or $25 for those under age 14. Participants must register by Tuesday October 28th. Forms can be picked up at our Union City station at 223 Westgate Drive.
There will be a Job Fair for those seeking employment on Wednesday October 29th from 9 till 3 at the Tennessee Vocational Rehabilitation Center in Union City.
The McWherter Civic Center in Dresden will hold a Halloween Dance and Costume Contest on Thursday October 30th from 6 to 9. Admission is 5, and attendees are encouraged to bring their favorite finger foods to share.
Registration for 2nd through 8th graders for the Martin Parks and Recreation’s Youth League Basketball Program will be Monday October 20th through Friday October 31st 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 1st Annual TN Ag RUN Ability 5K Glow Run/1 Mile Fun Run will be held on Saturday November 1st on the UTM campus. Registration will be at the Elam Center 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 November 1st at 10 that morning at the Union City High 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 November 1st.
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.
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.