THROUGH JUNE 25
*You are invited to Revival at Rock House Missionary Baptist 8622 Cedar Grove Rd, Cross Plains. June 18 - 25, M-Sat. 7 p.m. Call or TX 615-393-9598 RockHouseMissionFacebook.com.
THROUGH JULY 27
*Ridgetop Adventist Elementary School is running a summer program on Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 1 to July 27 for Pre-K through 8th grade. Besides scholastics, activities include crafts, games, and field trips. For more information or to register, contact Crystal Carney at 615-859-0259 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Kids Scrapbooking & Collage, ages 9 & up, 2 - 4 pm. Bring some photos & assemble a book of your special memories using Willow Oak's array of scrapbooking supplies, rubber stamps, every color ink pad, stencils & die cuts! $15. 615-380-8071 www.willowoakarts.org
*Cultural arts/fashion review/creative writing day hosted by the Cedar Hill Family Community Education Club. Held at the Cedar Hill Clubhouse, 200 North Main St., Cedar Hill. Registration 9am.
*Willow Oak Arts Center will hold an Essentials Oils class June 22, 6:30 - 8pm. So what's all the talk about Essential Oils? Join us as Farah Cook shares why & how you want to use essential oils for your family's alternative health options! Eyes itching? Need better sleep? Pain? Oils can help! $12, ages 8th grade - adult. In addition to education, you may choose to make one or all of three oil blends: Owie Rollerball, Bug Spray &/or Sunscreen Spray for $5 each. Watch for more classes to come, www.willowoakarts.org, (615) 380-8071.
*Glass Painting Class, ages 12 to adult, 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Paint a colorful beverage bottle or flower vase for your 4th of July celebration. Your design may be a red, white & blue pattern of squares, swirls of fireworks or a garden of flowers. A fun item to decorate your holiday table, $25; or $20 if you bring your own glass; $10 to paint an additional piece. Let your imagination go! 615-380-8071, www.willowoakarts.org.
*Sign up now for Paint with Nancy, a new painting class taught by Nancy Reeves from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Please bring your lunch for a 30-minute break. Cost $20 for 11x14 stretched canvas, ready to paint. Easel, acrylic paints and brushes furnished. 10 spots available. Choose from cow or beach scene. Robertson County Senior Center, Locust St.
*Motown Night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Refreshments and door prizes. Pre-sale tickets $8 until 6/29, $10 at door. The band Entice will play five decades of well-known music. Robertson County Senior Center, Locust St.
*Free Food Boxes will be given out on July 1 at Gethsemane Full Gospel Church, 311 18th Ave E, Springfield from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. or until out of food boxes. Please bring photo ID. Food boxes will be given out every month, please watch for dates. Call 615-516-1704 for more information.
*The 4th of July Parade in Greenbrier will begin at 10 a.m. Route runs along Hwy 41. Parade vehicles line up at Greenbrier Elementary School parking lot (use North entrance) by 9:30. Route ends at Greenbrier High School. Call 615-643-8461 for info.
*The Cross Plains Heritage Commission invites everyone to attend the annual Kilgore Remembrance at 9 am on July 4 at the Kilgore/Villines Cemetery on Hwy 25 just west of Cross Plains. The event that began in 1986, is an annual remembrance of the early settlers who came to this area to establish farms and homes in 1779 and the years that followed. This annual patriotic ceremony, including a flag ceremony and reading of the Declaration of Independence, is a great way to start your Independence Day festivities. Bring your yard chairs and enjoy this beginning to your Independence Day.
*Americana Celebration on Sat., July 8, live music begins at 5 pm, Tommy Ross & TCB, Sixwire and Rubiks Groove and the fabulous Brandon Webster Fireworks Show at 9 pm. Food trucks, free inflatables and carnival on site. Ride the free shuttles to avoid parking hassles. White House Soccer Complex. Visit www.americanacelebration.com for more or call 615-672-3937.
*3rd Annual Haiti Mission Motorcycle & Car Show will be Saturday, July 8, 10 a.m. -3 p.m. in the parking lot of Stewart Williams, 801 Memorial Blvd., Springfield, TN. Please bring a can good for the food bank. Talent show, bake sale, motorcycle & car show, food & drinks for sale and lots more.
*Cooking Classes at Willow Oak Arts Center 2 - 4 pm, grade 8 - adult. July 16, a basic starter course in canning (jams & vegetables) with Stephanie Bradley; July 23, make fabulous, simple & delicious hors d'oeuvres with what you probably have on hand with Stephanie Bradley & Roger Bunch; July 30, learn the use of herbs & spices to elevate your food, for your standby recipes to new ventures. $20 / class; (615) 380-8071 www.willowoakarts.org.
*Willow Oak Arts Center presents a 3-Day Summer Camp. Music, Rhymes, Games & Crafts, "Campamento de Verano", ages 7-12, July 17-19, 9 am - 12 noon, $48. Start learning Spanish through songs, rhymes, art & games. Immerse yourself for a short time in the language; new vocabulary will be taught every day through total physical response. Craft a creature out of paper & learn the body parts; make a paper doll & dress them using the right words; sing English rhymes you know but in Spanish.
*I Love Springfield Soccer Camp, 5 - 8 p.m. at the Springfield YMCA for boys & girls ages 6-15 years. $20 per camper. Players should bring cleats, ball, shin guards and water. Campers will receive special training, a soccer jersey and refreshments. Registration opens May 31. Registration by July 10 guarantees a jersey. Register online at www.rcbatn.org, by phone 615-384-8197 or in person at RCBA office, 2106 Park Plaza Dr., Springfield.
*Mark your calendars for August 21 to be at the Byrum-Porter Senior Center in Orlinda for our solar eclipse event. We will have free solar glasses for the first 100. Music and entertainment by Charlie Barnes beginning at 11 a.m. Center will have sandwiches and snacks for sale.
WORLD WAR I EXHIBIT
*Robertson County Historical Society Museum, on the square in Springfield. Come see our tribute exhibit to those who fought in World War I & also enjoy our permanent exhibits. Get a crowd together, bring the family, learn some history, (615) 382-7173 Open Wed-Fri, 10 am - 4 pm or by special appointment.
SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE: THE SONGS OF LEIBER AND STROLLER
*The Robertson County Players are thrilled to present their second show of the 2017 season, Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller will take you on a journey back to the days of Elvis, The Drifters, Peggy Lee, and The Coasters (to name a few). Smokey Joe's is the longest running musical revue in Broadway history. The show features 39 pop standards, including rock-and-roll and rhythm and blues songs written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Directed by Lewis Walling, and produced by Shelby Andal, Smokey Joe's Cafe opens July 6 at 7PM at Springfield High School with performances on July 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, and 15 at 7PM with a special matinee performance on Sunday, July 9 at 2PM. Tickets are $15 in advance for the general public, $10 for students, and $18 at the door. Tickets are available through www.ticketsnashville.com and at local ticket outlets: Holman Jewelers, The Robertson County Chamber of Commerce, and White's Jewelers. This event has been sponsored in part by Reliant Bank and Volunteer State Bank of Springfield. For more information about the Robertson County Players, please visit our website atwww.robertsoncountyplayers.org.
WHITE HOUSE LIBRARY
*June 21, 10 a.m. Lori Kissinger Storyteller (City Hall Auditorium); June 26, 2-5:30 p.m. Device Advice, by appointment only, 4 p.m. Bridge/Tower Building; June 27, 10:30 a.m. Storytime: A Bug's Life/Compost Cup 5:30 p.m. Paint Chip Skyline, Teen Room, 5:30 p.m. Nightly Readers Book Club, "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott; June 28, 10 a.m. Mr. Bond "The Science Guy" (City Hall Auditorium); June 29, 10 a.m. White House Library Book Worms, "Still Life" by Louise Penny; July 1, Writing Contest 1 Contest Deadline 3 p.m. Follow us on Facebook @whitehouselibrary. Regular hours: Mon., Tues. & Thurs, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Wed. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Closed Friday and Sunday; 105 College St., White House, (615) 672-0239.
*The 31st Annual Cross Plains Trash & Treasures will be Friday, June 23rd & Saturday, June 24th. Booth space is available. Application form available at www.visitcrossplains.com, or Cottontown Bears or Cross Plains City Hall. Food vendors, see application for cost. Non-food vendors $30 per booth if reserved by June 1st, $45 after the 1st. Event sponsored by Cross Plains Heritage Commission
VETERAN HELP AVAILABLE
Robertson County Veteran Service Office is here to assist Veterans and their families to obtain benefits: compensation, pension, burial, healthcare or other VA/Veteran related issues. Tuesday - Thursday, 8am-4pm, located in rear of Greenbrier City Hall, 202 West College St, Greenbrier, 615-358-1304.
HISTORY MUSEUM/ROBERTSON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
*Come see our new exhibits: costumes, props & photos from the Springfield Children's Dance Theatre; hand carved circus wagons of Johnny Walling; plus Beany Elam art. Open 10am - 4pm, Wed-Fri, on the Springfield square. (615) 382-7173.
WHITE HOUSE LIONS CLUB
*The White House Lions Club meets the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month from 12-1 p.m. at The Wild Rose, 2404 Hwy 31 W, White House.
VFW POST 2120
*VFW Post 2120 of White House meets the 3rd Saturday of each month, 9:30 a.m. For more information please call 615-566-0274 or visit vfwpost2120.org
*American Legion Auxiliary Meeting White House American Legion Auxiliary Unit 206 meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at 3321 Hwy 31W. Come join us!
*Learn to recognize the signs of heroin abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Visit www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/naloxone-availability.html to learn about the overdose reversing drug known as naloxone and find out its availability in your state. Addiction Screenings Available. Call Narconon today for free screenings or referrals. 1-800-431-1754.
*Gethsemane Full Gospel Church, 311 18th Ave East, Springfield is needing help to have their kitchen floor replaced. No one can walk in there until it is replaced. They are asking for any donations to help. Please send to: Gethsemane Full Gospel Church, P.O. box 1505, Springfield, TN, 37172. Thank you for your help.
NEW CHAMBER GALLERY EXHIBIT
*The latest art exhibit at the Chamber Gallery features beautiful works in oil, acrylics, mixed media & photography. Featured artists for this exhibit are: Margaret Ann King, Brenda Kay Bilbrey, Dina D'Argo, H.N. James & Bob Giordano. The gallery is located inside the Robertson County Chamber of Commerce offices @ 503 West Court Square in historic downtown Springfield, TN & is open 9am to 4pm Monday thru Friday. This current exhibit will be on display until the end of May. Free Admission.
*Hurts, Habits & Hangups. Everybody has them, the strong admit it and the humble get help. Meets Wednesdays, 6 p.m. in the Springfield Baptist Church Preschool Fellowship Hall. For more info. visit www.celebraterecovery.com
*Food available at Greenbrier First Baptist Church the 1st Sat, 8:30 -10 a.m. and 3rd Thurs. 7-8:30 p.m. Call (615) 643-4507 for more information. Greenbrier/Ridgetop area only please.