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OCT 1-31

During October the Montgomery County Archives will be celebrating Archives Month. Oct. 5 form 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the public is invited to come by and take a tour of the department. You will be able to get a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into caring for the history of Montgomery County from records to photographs. You can also check out their new exhibit, The Hodgson Family: A Life in Clarksville.

OCT. 10

The Music at Grace Concert Series presents High Fidelity Bluegrass Music at 4 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 2041 Madison St. in Clarksville. Concert is free and donations are welcome. Masks are welcome at this time. Call (931) 647-6750 for additional information.

OCT. 30

Clarksville Crisis 211 Center will host a “Love Remembered” walk to celebrate and honor those gone too soon on Saturday, Oct. 30 at Liberty Park. Sign in at 9am. Walk begins at 10am. The event’s purpose is to celebrate and honor those gone too soon due to suicide, along with bringing awareness to resources for assistance. Crisis211 is a 24-hour crisis call line that provides a safe, non-judgmental source of support for individuals in any type of crisis. Anyone can call 211 or call or text 931-648-1000 for help. Tickets for the walk are $10 and walk t-shirts, with customizable options, are also available for purchase on Eventbrite. Participants are encouraged to wear their shirts to the event. There will also be honor beads available at the event to signify the relationship to the person lost. Please see links below for purchase options. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/love-remembered-tickets-167166911733. T-Shirts: https://www.brandmyswag.com/ecommerce/awareness/crisis-211-fundraising-tee-shirt.html.

NOV. 7

The Music at Grace Concert Series presents Cumberland Winds Jazz Project at 4 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 2041 Madison St. in Clarksville. Concert is free and donations are welcome. Masks are welcome at this time. Call (931) 647-6750 for additional information.

NOV. 13

On Nov. 13 from 9am-3pm, the 13th annual Marketplace at Grace craft fair, will be held. Offering some 40+ vendors, the Marketplace at Grace brings together a wide variety of crafters, home based businesses and the like. We have provided a Country Kitchen for baked goods and breakfast and a cafeteria for luncheon items. We will welcome back among others: a pen maker, homemade soaps and other personal items, homemade wreaths and children’s clothing, jewelry makers, as well as reps for Mary Kay and many other home based businesses. For more information, check out the Facebook page for updates: https://www.facebook.com/marketplaceatgrace or on Instagram at Marketplace at Grace (@marketplace_at_grace) or Twitter at twitter.com/marketplace_at. For vendor applications, email your request to the GLCCraftfair@gmail.com.

DEC. 5

The Music at Grace Concert Series presents Music City Chorus — A Barbershop Christmas at 4 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 2041 Madison St. in Clarksville. Concert is free and donations are welcome. Masks are welcome at this time. Call (931) 647-6750 for additional information.

DEC. 18

Greenwood Cemetery will feature the Wreaths Across America Ceremony on Dec. 18 at 10 a.m. The American Legion, Boy Scouts and the Alpha Theta chapter of Kappa Epsilon Psi military sorority have volunteered to lay the wreaths. A chaplain from Fort Campbell will also help with the ceremony. Anyone interested in sponsoring wreaths or volunteering to place wreaths the day of the ceremony may visit wreathsacrossamerica/tngrnc.org for more information.

THROUGH DEC. 21

An exhibition of works by the late Tom Malone is to be shared with the Wade Bourne Nature Center through mid-November. The suite of multi-media paintings and sculptures come from the collections of the artist’s family and friends. Included in the exhibit are soft-hued birds, beloved cats, vibrant fields of flowers, and abstracted landscapes. The exhibition “Tom Malone: Works on Nature” will be on view from September 21 through November 21. The Wade Bourne Nature Center is located at 2308 Rotary Park Drive in Clarksville. The center is open Monday through Friday 10am to 5pm and Saturday, 10 to 3pm.

MONTHLY OCT.-DEC.

This fall, Dr. Andrew Kester, the director of the Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization (MCVSO), and his team will visit Austin Peay State University every month to help military-affiliated students, faculty and students navigate the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs system. These special visits will take place from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Dec. 1, in APSU’s Newton Military Family Resource Center. During these visits, the MCVSO team will guide any veteran in the APSU family through a variety of VA benefits and entitlements, including: Disability compensation; Veterans non-service-connected pension; Survivors benefits; Healthcare; G.I. Bill and educational benefits; Vocational rehabilitation; Appeals; Military service and discharge records; State and local veterans benefits. For more information visit https://www.apsu.edu/military.

THURSDAYS THROUGH COVID-19

Urban Ministries will continue to give away food boxes for Clarksville and Montgomery County residents each Thursday from 2-6 p.m. while supplies last. It will be a drive-up giveaway in the back parking lot of Madison Street United Methodist Church on Commerce Street between Third and Hiter streets. Drivers must provide proof of residency and photo identification. Anyone who would like to donate to the cause may visit clarksvilleurbanministries.com.

ONGOING

Cub Scout sign-ups are underway for boys and girls in kindergarten through 5th grade. Contact District Executive Brandon Neal at 931-337-8316 or bneal@mtcbsa.org. The theme for this year’s sign-ups is “Rocket Into Scouting.” Scouting is an adventure-based learning experience. To learn more, visit www.mtcbsa.org.

Non-custodial fingerprint services will be provided each Thursday from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. It will no longer be provided Tuesdays. Again, non-custodial fingerprint services will be provided each Thursday starting Nov. 12.

Online Good News [Bible] Clubs are open to all elementary-aged children. The one-hour, weekly clubs are interactive so children learn lessons from the Bible, memorize verses, sing songs and play games all from the safety of their home and have fun doing so. There are multiple days and times from which to choose. Contact cefclarksville@gmail.com or 931-241-8202 for details.

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Adult Literacy Council is in desperate need to appropriately accommodate one-on-one tutorial services to adult learners reading below third grade level. Anyone who has one hour to volunteer per week is encouraged to contact the Adult Literacy Council executive director Velma Jo Williams at 931-542-5046 or 931-216-0225 for an one-on-one new tutor orientation.

The Clarksville Civitan Club meets each Wednesday at noon at First Baptist Church in Clarksville. Visitors may attend in person or via Zoom at zoom.us/j/92644590983?pwd=NFJxM1YrWlAyLzI2alpVRllmQ1lKUT09. The meeting ID is 926 4459 0983, and the password is 128352.

JAN. 9

The Music at Grace Concert Series presents Epiphany Concert with Choir & Instruments at 4 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 2041 Madison St. in Clarksville. Concert is free and donations are welcome. Masks are welcome at this time. Call (931) 647-6750 for additional information.

FEB. 13

The Music at Grace Concert Series presents Bob’s Your Uncle Rock and Roll, Motown & more at 4 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 2041 Madison St. in Clarksville. Concert is free and donations are welcome. Masks are welcome at this time. Call (931) 647-6750 for additional information.

MARCH 6

The Music at Grace Concert Series presents Organ Concert — A 5 Year Bach Series. Begins at 4 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 2041 Madison St. in Clarksville. Concert is free and donations are welcome. Masks are welcome at this time. Call (931) 647-6750 for additional information.

APRIL 3

The Music at Grace Concert Series presents Vocal Arts Nashville, a widely acclaimed Chamber Choir. Begins at 4 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 2041 Madison St. in Clarksville. Concert is free and donations are welcome. Masks are welcome at this time. Call (931) 647-6750 for additional information.

Deadline for the community calendar is Friday prior to publication. To submit items for the calendar, email them to news@mainstreetclarksville.com. Items for the calendar will not be taken over the phone. Main Street Clarksville reserves the right to reject items deemed not appropriate for the calendar.

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