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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. For information or to enroll, attend a session or call 931-438-0555.

Al-Anon

Al-Anon’s “Peace and Serenity” group meets each Thursday 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.

Nov. 16

NMS cross country Turkey Trot

Everyone is invited to North Middle School’s Turkey Trot Saturday at the Winchester City Park near the Bass Club. Registration starts at 7:45 a.m. Starts at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $25. Trail run is on Charlotte’s Trail.

UDC meeting

United Daughters of the Confederacy Kirby-Smith Chapter 327 Sewanee meets Saturday at Oak Restaurant beginning at 11:15 a.m.

Nov. 17

Bo Bice to perform

Bo Bice, one of America’s most popular modern-day southern rock singers, will perform in concert Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Cowan Center for the Arts, 301 Montgomery St. in Cowan. Tickets are $30 with all proceeds going to help his close friend, Kevin Frye, with purchasing a larger wheelchair and ramp for his family’s van. Light refreshments and a silent auction will also be offered at the fundraiser. Tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4427374.

Nov. 18

Wings of Hope Widows Ministry

A veteran's honor program will be presented by students of Winchester Christian Academy Monday at 9 a.m. at Winchester Church of Christ, 1230 S. College St., Winchester. Bring $3 suggested donation for provided breakfast.

Nov. 19

F.C. Democratic Party Executive Committee meeting

Members of the Franklin County Democratic Party Executive Committee meet Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Franklin County Annex, 839 Dinah Shore Blvd. No regular party meeting will be held this month.

Nov. 21

Tims Ford Council

Tim’s Ford Council meets Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Franklin County Annex with speaker Scott Smith, director of the  Franklin County Emergency Management Association and Homeland Security.  The public is invited.

F.C. Federated Republican Women

Franklin County Federated Republic Women meets Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. at Buckaroos Restaurant.

Nov. 23

Lake clean-up

Tims Ford Community Council needs volunteers for a Tims Ford Lake clean-up day on Nov. 23 starting at 9 a.m. Volunteers should meet at the Fairview Devil Step Campground in Tims Ford State Park. For information, visit www.timsfordcouncil.org.

Nov. 26

FCDW Meeting

Franklin County Democratic Women meet at Louise Carrington’s spare house at 214 N. High, Winchester for soup on Nov. 26 at 5:30 p.m. followed by a business meeting. Part of the movie “What is Democracy?” will be shown. Please bring a few useful, unopened household items to donate to F.C. Senior Center for bingo. RSVP to Sandy at 678-613-5574.

Dec. 2-6

Christmas bazaar

Everyone is invited to a Christmas bazaar Dec. 2-6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sewanee Senior Center, 5 Ball Park Road, Sewanee. A door prize will be given away each day. Tickets are $2 to participate in a Christmas design quilt drawing and drawing for $250 cash to be given away on Dec. 11 at 1 p.m. You do not have to be present to win. The bazaar will include a bake sale, crafts, canned goods, handmade items and white elephant items. Donations are being accepted for the bazaar (except clothes). Info, 931-598-0771.

Dec. 6

Wings of Hope Widows banquet

The annual Wings of Hope Widows banquet is Dec. 6 at 11:30 a.m. at Winchester Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  All Franklin County widows are welcome.  The luncheon is free but reservations are mandatory by Nov. 26 by calling 931-967-3333 Monday through Thursday before noon and asking for Melissa. 

Dec. 7

Jam session

Free all acoustic jam sessions held the first Saturday of each month from 6-9 p.m. at the Franklin County Senior Center. Donations accepted.

Dec. 16

Lung cancer screening

The Breathe Easy lung coach will be parked at the Franklin County Library, 105 S. Porter St., Winchester, for lung cancer screenings on Dec. 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Call for more information or to schedule an appointment at 423-495-5864. Walk-ins also welcome.  

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

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