All veterans and their families are welcome to Franklin County Veterans Appreciation Day Saturday, Nov. 4 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Tims Ford State Park picnic area. Enjoy corn hole, volleyball, basketball, kickball, badminton, door prizes, and a guest speaker. Supper starts at 5 p.m. Free for all vets and their families.
Those grieving the loss of a loved one are invited to an afternoon seminar: “Surviving the Holidays,” on Sunday, Nov. 5 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Winchester Cumberland Presbyterian Church fellowship hall, 200 2nd Ave. NW. Cost is $5 (scholarships available). Registration deadline is Oct. 22. To register call/text 931-636-4359 (leave a message) or register online at www.WingsOfHopeWidowsMinistry.com.
A free program, “Take Charge of your Diabetes” for seniors age 50 and older will be presented Monday, Nov. 6 at 8:30 a.m. at the Franklin County Senior Center, 74 Clover Dr. in Winchester. This six-week program is held every Monday thereafter at 8:30 a.m. through Dec. 11. Seniors do not have to be a member of the Center to attend. To sign up, call 931-967-9853 or email email@example.com or see the brochure at www.franklincountyseniorcitizens.org Sponsored by TN Dept. of Health.
Decherd Dairy Queen fundraiser for Clark Memorial School PTO Monday, Nov. 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. 10 percent of sales during these three hours will be donated to the PTO.
Everyone is invited to hear Franklin County High School Spanish teacher Michael Franklin speak on his 20 years of educational development work in Honduras on Monday, Nov. 6 at Trinity Episcopal Church, Winchester. Evening prayer is at 6 p.m. followed by the presentation by Franklin who works for an organization called the Alabama Honduras Medical Educational Network or AHMEN for short. Visit the blog at michaelsmissionsmusings.blogspot.com for info.
Franklin County Democratic Party will sponsor a meet and greet event on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. with Craig Fitzhugh, candidate for Tennessee governor in the 2018 state elections. The event will be held in the large community room at the Franklin Co. Annex.
Free public hiring fair Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tullahoma Business Center, 414 Wilson Ave., Tullahoma.
Foothills Crafts Christmas Arts and Crafts Festival all day Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10-11 at Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center, 147 Hospitality Blvd., Manchester. Lots of crafters booths and baked goods to enjoy. Lunch available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free parking and admission. 454-1090.