Adult Education

South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance Project Learn offers free adult education classes to help adults prepare for the high school equivalency exam. Choose from morning or evening classes that meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon and from 5-8 p.m. at Townsend Center, 900 S. Shepherd St., Winchester. To enroll, attend a session or call 931-438-0555.


Al-Anon’s “Peace and Serenity” group meets Thursdays from 7-8 p.m. at Winchester First United Methodist Church, 100 S. Jefferson St. in Winchester. All concerned about a loved one’s drinking are welcome.

Jan. 4

Jam session

Everyone is invited to an all-acoustic jam session Saturday from 6-9 p.m. at Franklin County Senior Center, 74 Clover Dr., Winchester. Donations accepted for use of facility.

Jan. 6

Academy for Lifelong Learning

The Academy for Lifelong Learning at Sewanee welcomes everyone on Monday from noon to 1 p.m. in Lower Cravens at 439 Kentucky Ave. on the Sewanee campus for a special seminar. David Shipps, director of the Babson Center for Global Commerce at the University of the South, will present “Business Ethics Questions and the apps on your Phone.”

Jan. 16

FCDP meeting

Everyone is invited to the Franklin County Democratic Party's meeting on Jan. 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the home of Louise Carrington, 214 N. High St., Winchester. Everyone is encouraged to attend this first meeting of the year to plan the upcoming President's Day Spelling Bee/U.S. History Bee and other events coming up throughout the year. Check out the FCDP’s new website at www.franklincountytennesseedemocraticparty.com/.

FCRP chili supper

The Franklin County Republican Party’s annual chili supper is Jan. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Red Roof Pavilion in the Winchester City Park.  This event is free, but donations are appreciated. Candidates for the US Senate and the US House of Representatives will speak and state officials will be introduced.

SCHRA meeting

The South Central Human Resource Agency Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council will hold a meeting on Jan. 16 at 10:30 a.m. at the SCHRA office in Fayetteville.

Feb. 17

President's Day Spelling Bee/U.S. History Bee

Everyone is invited to join in for a night of friendly competition as area students compete in a spelling bee and adults compete in an American history bee on Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Sewanee Senior Citizen's Center located at 5 Ball Park Road in Sewanee. Volunteers are needed to bring soup, sandwiches, dessert or drinks.

Send events to lstacy@heraldchronicle.com by 10 a.m. each Tuesday.

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