Community Calendar for the Week of 09/29/22

The Hardeman County Arts Council will present Hardeman’s Got Talent on October 1 at 6:00 p.m. Registration deadline is September 30th. Register online at

Hardeman County Commodity Distribution will be a drive-through event at the Hardeman Old Boys and Girls Club, 208 Hope Street, Bolivar. You must be signed up by October 4th at 3:30 p.m. For sign-up information, call 731-658-9292.

In order to control traffic, please pick up on the date designated by your last name.

Last names A-L: October 5th - 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Last names M-Z:  October 6th - 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Please remain in your vehicle while holding your identification or paperwork up in the window. The food will be placed in the trunk or back seat of vehicle.

City of Bolivar Bulk Trash Pickup - October 3- 31.  Furniture, mattresses, wood, etc. may be placed by curb neatly for pickup.  Call 731-658-2020 to schedule pickup.  Not accepted: tires, paint, demolition materials, chemicals or other hazardous items.

During the week of October 9 through October 15 the Bolivar Memorial Cemetery will be cleaned of all flowers not in season or sun/weather damaged.  Flower arrangements that are new and not seasonal will not be removed.  Should you have any questions please contact the cemetery management.

Bolivar Fire and Emergency Services Festival - October 15th 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. - 1604 W. Market St., Bolivar - Fire, Police, EMS, Rescue, Demonstrations and more!

The 17th Annual Hardeman County March of Dogs Parade will be October 15 at 10:30 a.m., beginning at Vaughan Oil Company in Bolivar. The Pet Costume Contest will follow on the Square in Bolivar. Live Music with Sparky Sparks and Johnny Weems is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. For more information, call Cindy Hamrick at 901-356-4843.

Bolivar Farmers Market - 110 Lafayette Street, Bolivar 38008 – Mike Malone - manager (731) 659-1521, May – October, Every Tuesday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Grand Junction Farmers Market - 216 Highway 57, Grand Junction, 38039 – Lorie Rice – CMFO (731) 764-2871,  May – August, Every Friday 3-6 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The City of Bolivar Community Garden will host a Best Scarecrow Contest,with entries due by October 19 at Pleasant Run Creek Park. $10 entry fee. Call Brittney Willis, Garden Coordinator at 731-609-5765.

There will be an outdoor gospel singing November 22 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Bolivar Farmers Market. Everyone is welcome to attend. In case of rain, the Bolivar church of Christ will be used.

The Bolivar Central High School Class of 1972 will have a reunion brunch November 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.. Contact Eunice Spencer at 731-254-9608 for more infromation.

Loaves and Fishes Food Bank needs all non-perishable food items. Call 609-2397 to drop off your donations. Canned fruit and protein items are most needed.

The Hardeman County Republican Party will meet the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at 100 South Main Street in Bolivar.

Bolivar Masonic Lodge #608 meets the 1st Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Grand Junction Community Walk every second Saturday of the month at the city park, if it rains it will be at the Old Cotton Gin.

The Warrior Center in Bolivar on North Water Street needs donations of men’s hygiene products like bar soap, body wash, shampoo, toothpaste and toothbrushes; Men’s clothing like shirts, pants, shoes, socks, and underwear; cleaning supplies like dish soap, multipurpose cleaners, bleach, laundry soap, fabric softener, window cleaner, air fresheners, Lysol disinfectant, Comet, Ajax, paper towels, and Pinesol; Vehicles in good running condition, preferably  multi-purpose vans (a receipt will be provided with tax id for donation purposes) notebook paper, spiral notebooks, ink pens, Bibles, computers, tools, and other household items. For more information, call 731-212-0259.

For Meals on Wheels assistance, please call the Southwest Human Resource Agency at 658-9292.