Get in line if you want to join the “Autumn is my favorite time of the year club”… We finally have relief from the hot summer weather, the mosquitoes have gone into hibernation (we hope), and the smell of leaves is wonderful.Â Fall is definitely a good time to get out and get some fresh air!Â If you’re from LaVergne, we also have plenty of activities for you this weekend!
9:00 a.m. Community Clean-Up
Location is the old road bed along Hurricane Creek Boat Ramp off of Stones River Road. Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. and the clean-up is at 9:30am.Â A hot dog lunch will be provided.Â Remember to dress down!Â Wear appropriate clothing to clean trash. Bags and gloves will be provided.
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.Â Â Trail of Treats
Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and come to Veterans Memorial Park.Â 50 local businesses, vendors, churches, etc. will be there to hand out candy to children.Â WE WILL BE THERE, TOO!Â My thanks to the readers of thisislavergne.com who have provided candy and/or helped pay for candy.Â I need to make some signs now!
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.Â Free Bean Dinner
A bean dinner will be served at Jerry Butler’s Realty office, located next to SunTrust Bank on 5068 Murf. Road. Beans, soups and cornbread will be served, but attendees are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy or donation for Lt. Cindy Murphy’s toy drive for the children. Â LPD usually services around 150 families at Christmas.
If you’re from Smyrna or love bowling, here’s something for you from the Smyrna Bowling Center,
Grand re-opening of “This End” is now set for Oct 30th from 11am till 6pm and everyone that comes in that day will recieve one free game and shoes. I am also planning to have many things set up outside in the parking lot for everyone to do and enjoy. I have the Smyrna fire dept smokehouse, the Nation guard rock climbing wall, art booth by Ron Knight, id kits from D.A.R.E., Chris’ gifts and much more coming to this event. Please mark your calendars now to stop. Bring the young ones and they will get bowl in costume their one free game!
And if you’re from Murfreesboro, here’s something for you…
7:00 a.m. – ??Â Yard Sale
2281 Oak Hill Drive, Murfreesboro, Tn.
Northfield to Left on Lascassas Hwy, 1/4 mile to left into Village of Garrison Cove (Aberdeen Dr.) first driveway on the left.
TRICK OR TREAT for LaVergne! Time is usually when it turns dark until 8:00’ish p.m.Â Remember, only go to houses with porch lights on.Â Parents, check the candy before kids eat it!
And other stuff
Finally, the city is trying to get an idea about how many will attend the swearing-in ceremony of the mayor and aldermen on November 18th.Â The room holds 150 people, so they are trying to get an idea if the space will be big enough.Â Click here to let the city know yea or nay.
Also, I will be heading back to the Rutherford County Election Commission tomorrow to pick up the latest required campaign finance disclosures.Â I hope to have them scanned and posted by this time tomorrow, if possible.Â Am very hopeful that some will be more forthcoming than they were the last round.Â And that’s all I’m saying about that…