WCS’ School Age Child Care (SACC) registration deadline is August 1

Registration for Williamson County Schools’ 2021-22 School Age Child Care (SACC) program ends Sunday, August 1 at 6 p.m. The year-round SACC program provides full-time, part-time and drop-in care for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Full-time morning or afternoon care costs $63 per week, per child. For both morning and afternoon full-time care, it costs $76 per week. Morning or afternoon drop-in care costs $20 per day per child. For a full list of fees, visit www.wcs.edu and click on the SACC page. Morning care will begin at 6:30 a.m. until the start of the school day, and afternoon care will run from dismissal until 6 p.m. First through fifth grade students may start attending SACC August 6. Kindergarten students may begin attending on August 16. SACC programming is offered at all Williamson County elementary schools. Registration costs $40 per student.

Fairview High School Class of 1971 planning 50th Class Reunion

The Fairview High School Class of 1971 is excited to announce plans for their 50th Class Reunion to be held on Saturday, August 14 from 6:00 — 8:30 p.m. at Colton’s Steakhouse & Grill in Dickson. For more information, you can contact Danielle Hughes McGee by email at danimac1@yahoo.com. If you know any Class of ’71 classmates, you are encouraged to share this information with them.

Music City Fastpitch Women’s Softball League coming to Fairview

Under new management, the board is committed to ensuring a great season and will be kicking off the league in Fairview with plans to expand to Nashville in the near future. Registration ends August 9 and the $100 fee includes a dri-fit t-shirt. The fall season runs from August 15 – September 29 in Fairviwe. Sign Up information can be found at www.mcwomensfastpitch.com. For questions regarding the league, email mcwfastpitch@gmail.com.

Fairview Community Theater to hold auditions for I Hate Hamlet play

The Fairview Community Theater group will be holding auditions for their next stage play titled “I Hate Hamlet.” It is a comedy with three women and three men. For the audition, there will be cold readings from the script as well as from a Shakespeare monologue. Prepared monologues are not required, but may also be performed. You may be asked to do a few movement activities so wear comfortable clothing. Auditions will be held on August 7th from 1-4 p.m., August 8th from 1-4 p.m., and August 9th from 6-8 p.m. at Totty Realty, 2092 Fairview Boulevard. There will be callbacks on August 9th, if needed. Rehearsals are slated to start mid August. For more information, visit their Facebook page.

Timberland Nature Park offering fun upcoming outdoor nature programs

The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) has a variety of nature programs planned at Timberland Park. All programs are open to the public and free of charge. Program participation is limited to meet social distancing requirements. A maximum of twelve (12) individuals will be allowed for each event. Pre-registration is required.

• Friday, July 23 – 7:30 p.m. – Night Hike – Registration #: 20957

• Friday, July 30 – 3:00 p.m. – 10 Essentials & Paracord Keychain – Registration #: 20995

For more information and to register, visit www.wcparksandrec.com. Timberland Park is located at mile marker 437.2 on the Natchez Trace Parkway, and is open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Fairview Farmers Market open Wednesday and Saturdays at Rec Center

The Fairview Farmers Market, held at the Fairview Recreation Center parking lot on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, is now expanding their hours to Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The new hours offer shoppers a chance to browse the market midweek and after normal work hours. Anyone can participate in selling homegrown or handmade goods at the market.

State of the County address, luncheon scheduled for July 28

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson will deliver this year’s annual State of the County address on Wednesday, July 28 at Williamson, Inc.’s Business Luncheon, presented by Williamson Medical Center. Networking will begin at 11 a.m. with the program starting at noon at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. See more on page A1 or visit www.williamsonchamber.com.

The View CRC selling bottled water to raise playground funds

The View Community Resource Coalition (CRC) is selling Tennessee Sippin’ Water™ to raise funds for the Bowie Park Treehouse Playground Build Project. You may purchase Tennessee Sippin’ Water™ at the following businesses: Anytime Fitness, Apex Bank, Caspian Hills Apts, Fairview Market, Farmers Co-op, Goin’ Postal and Hairapy. Order by e-mailing info@theviewcrc.org, or call 615-266-2491. Free delivery in the Fairview community.

Williamson, Inc., Visit Franklin and American Job Center to host County’s largest Hiring Event

Williamson, Inc. has partnered with Visit Franklin and American Job Center to host Williamson County’s largest Hiring Event on Thursday, August 19 from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. on the 4th floor of the McEwen Northside Building at 4031 Aspen Grove Dr. Williamson, Inc. Economic Development will sponsor this event and invites all businesses to participate at no cost. To register your business or to register as a job seeker, visit williamsonchamber.com.

Register for online Virtual Alzheimer’s Program offered through Williamson County Library

Learn more understanding and how to respond to dementia-related behavior at an online Virtual Alzheimer’s Program scheduled for Tuesday, July 27 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. Learn about some of the common triggers for behaviors associated with dementia. To register, call 615-595-1243.

Williamson County Schools’ EIC program to host Mentor Mixer July 27

Williamson County Schools is looking for local business and community members who want to serve as mentors for students. The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center (EIC) will host a Mentor Mixer Tuesday, July 27. Those interested in volunteering at the EIC are invited to attend and learn more about becoming a mentor, coach or guest speaker. The event is free to attend and will begin at 5 p.m. To learn more about the EIC, visit www.wcs.edu.

WCSO Free Handgun Shooting and Safety Class Set for August

The free handgun shooting and safety class at the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office begins Tuesday, August 3. The class is designed for people who are new to handgun shooting or just want to learn more about it. The class is three weeks long, meeting Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and the two middle Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday classes are held at the WCSO gun range where you will practice what you learn in the classroom. The classroom and range are located at the John I. Easley Criminal Justice Center at 408 Century Court in Franklin. For more information and to register for the class, visit www.williamsoncounty-tn.gov.

Fairview Recreation Complex pool operating under summer hours

Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Summer Splash Pass starting at $40 to provide 20 individual visits to any WCPR outdoor pool or splash park — plus, standard facility amenity use at any WCPR facility now – September 30. Fairview pool hours are as follows:

• Now — August 6

Monday — Friday: 10 a.m. — 7 p.m.

Saturdays: 10 a.m. — 5:30 p.m.

Sundays: 1 p.m. — 5:30 p.m.

• August 7 — September 30

Saturdays: 10 a.m. — 5:30 p.m.

Sundays: 1 p.m. — 5:30 p.m.

WCPR offering new senior activities at Fairview Recreation Center

The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) hosts a variety of programs for seniors of all ages and activity levels including art, fitness, nature and sport programs. Senior lounge hours continue at Fairview Recreation Center; plus, monthly bingo events and movie matinees; art studio sessions; yarn club; dulcimer dandies; Wii bowling and more is offered across the county. Advanced registration is required for the majority of activities. To register, visit www.wcparksandrec.com and click on the “Seniors” tab or call Carrie Cartwright Olson 615-786-0186, ext. 2519.

Art, Music and More Programs offered at Fairview Recreation Center

The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) hosts a variety of art, music and general recreation programs for children, teens, adults and seniors at recreation centers across Williamson County including Fairview Recreation Center. From painting classes and pottery workshops; to music education programs and private instructional lessons; to Tae Kwon Do and Dance, they offer an assortment of programs for a multitude of interests. Advanced registration is required for the majority of all programs. For more information on specific classes and activities, and to register, visit our website at www.wcparksandrec.com and click on the “Activities” tab.





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