Hardeman County Community Calendar

The State of Tennessee’s Mobile DMV Unit Highway for Heroes will be at Courthouse Square on August 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Call 658-6138 for more information or visit the State of Tennessee website. These services are provided for all Hardeman Countian residents.

TCAT Whiteville is offering a new program! As a Patient Care Technician, you can be at the heart of healthcare and in 12 months can earn certificates as a nurse’s aide, phlebotomist, electrocardiogram technician, patient care technician or medical assistant. Financial aid is available to those who qualify and through TN Reconnect and TN Promise, you could reach your goals with little or no out of pocket cost. Call 254-8521 or visit, www.tcatwhiteville.edu. Space and time is limited, call today!

The Hardeman County UT Extension Office is offering a Master Gardening Class that begins on August 17 and will run through November 9 from 6-9 each Thursday evening at the extension office. Applications are available online at the Extensions website, at all Hardeman County libraries or stop by 200 E. Market St., in Bolivar. The application and fee of $125/person, $150/couple is due no later than August 11. Call Lee Sammons at 658-2421.

The Hardeman County Music Commission presents another free Music on the Square with Bryan Hayes & the Retrievers, on August 11 with The Strayz opening the stage at 7:00 p.m.

Gospel Music on the Square will feature Living Truth from West Tennessee and Master’s Call from Oakfield Baptist Church who will open the evening at 7:00 p.m. at the Bolivar Downtown Amphitheatre where there’s always a great family atmosphere and concessions. If it’s raining, it will be held at the farmers market pavilion.

Coffee Talk at the Hardeman County Chamber of Commerce will be on Friday, August 11 at 8:00 a.m. Community leaders, employers and interested citizens are always invited and welcome.

Lifeline Blood Services will be at Bolivar Ford on August 11 from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Summer blood supplies are needed Help save a life! You must be at least 18 years of age to donate blood. Save time by registering online at lifelinebloodserv.org.

The Pillars will host Ghost Hunting 101 with Stones River Paranormal on August 12. Tickets are $60 per person and are available at www.stonesriverparanormal.com/events. You must be 18 years or older to attend. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., starts at 7:00 p.m., and ends at 3:00 a.m. Questions about the event or The Pillars or Little Courthouse Museum? Call Renee Houston of the Hardeman County APTA at 731-518-8058.

Oak Hill Baptist Church and Pastor Gene Bowden announce their Annual Homecoming Service on Sunday, August 13 at 2:00 p.m. with Dr. Roger Pearson and will have Revival Services on August 16, 17 & 18 at 7:00 p.m., with evangelist David L. Perry.

The Fair Theater in Somerville presents “Mary Poppins”, a Star production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh August 18-20 and 25-27. Show times are at 7 nightly on Fridays and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. General admission tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling 901-671-5536.

The Hardeman County Arts Council presents Grease School Version by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey on September 8, 9 and 10 with evening performances Friday and Saturday at 7:00 and a Sunday matinée at 2:00. Tickets are $10 and will be available to arts council members on August 21 and for the general public on August 28. Call 658-2787 for more information.

Team Mica Fund is bringing a Let Love Glow 5K and Fun Run to Jackson, for the very first time. Hosted by The Fund and Pathways Behavioral Health, this dusk-to-nightfall glow race will be held from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, August. 26 on the campus of Union University.

Located near the university’s Bell Tower, this suicide awareness event will feature live music, a silent auction, an official timing company for the 5K, a one-mile walk (not timed), food trucks, vendors and much more. Participants are encouraged to register in advance. For more information or to register, visit TeamMicaFund.org.

The Bolivar - Hardeman County Library has many activities each month. Call 658-3436 or stop by and pick up their August calendar, contribute to their Million Penny Challenge and visit the Common Grounds Coffee Bar. To see a list of their activities and times, visit their facebook page.

The Bolivar Senior Center has activities every week including Bingo on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. Monthly activities include Cheryl from the library with interesting facts, Medicare representative on the third Monday, movie day and birthday celebrations. They also go on day trips and have special guests. If you are a senior 60+, then you’re invited to participate. Call 658-2020 for more information.

The APTA Sampler II Cookbook is full of good ol’ Southern recipes and history. Help preserve Tennessee’s antiquities all year long. $20 each, stop by On the Square Gallery and Gifts or order yours today by calling 658-7912. Join the APTA, visit www.hardemancountyapta.org and follow them on facebook at The Pillars and Little Courthouse Museum.

Bolivar AA Meetings are held Monday, Tuesday and Fridays from 8:00-9:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 218 W. Market St. Call Stephanie Galloway at 609-9679 for more information.

The GED (HiSET) Prep Class at the Grand Junction Library is held on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. It’s free, call 731-764-2716 for more information.

Bolivar General Hospital hosts an Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group on the second Monday of each month (August 14) at 5:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. For more details call Sara Skinner at 659-0216 before 4:00 p.m.

New Bethel Baptist Church Services begin each Sunday with Sunday school at 10:00 a.m. followed by worship service at 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. and on Wednesdays nights at 6:30 p.m. with Brother Robert Buse preaching. All are always welcome and invited to attend.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church and Pastor Algie Jarrett at 255 Burnette Mills Rd., in Bolivar welcomes all to be a part of Sunday night services on the first Sunday of the month at 6:00 p.m.

The Hardeman County Exchange Club/Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse is a program that can help if you suspect child abuse call the Hardeman County office at 659-2373 or the 24-hour hotline at 1-877-237-0004. Your call will be kept confidential.

The BiPolar/Depression Support Group will meet each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Horizons Peer Support Center on 428 Market Street in Bolivar. For more information call Shirley Kelley at 609-9318.

You can keep up to date with Community Events by checking the Chamber of Commerce website at hardemancountytn.com.