Repair work began Monday on the levee along the northwest side of Grove Park Lake, 1610 Hearty Oaks Lane.
Greenway trail pedestrian traffic will be blocked along the eastern rim of the lake from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day while work is in progress. The playground area will not be affected by the construction.
Construction traffic will utilize Johnson Road and Dogwood Creek to access the park. Work is scheduled to be complete by early August.
The Germantown Farm Park Farmers’ Market is held every Thursday from 4-7:30 p.m. at 2660 Cross Country Drive.
The Farm Park Farmers’ Market is a producer-only market offering a wide variety of high quality local foods, produce, meats, art and crafts.
Special programming including chef demonstrations, live music, performances and more – are woven into the market experience.
Farm Park entry is next to the Cloyes Soccer Fields on Cross Country Drive.
Overflow parking is available near the Germantown Elementary School. Shuttles are available for those needing assistance. Don’t miss your chance to eat healthier and support local farmers.
For more information, contact Joni Roberts at 757-7378 or jroberts@Germantown-TN.gov. To register, go to germantown-tn.gov/registration. To register, go to germantown-tn.gov/registration.
The Collierville Farmers’ Market is held every Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Collierville United Methodist Church, 454 W. Poplar Ave.
You can find a little bit (or a lot) of everything at the CFM. Farm fresh vegetables & produce, grass fed meat, eggs, jams and jellies, Las Delicious Guac and Pico, baked goods, medicinal essential oil products, natural wellness items, fresh flowers, beads, baubles and candles.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Residents can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.
Bartlett United Methodist Church will host this community event on June 25. The site is located at 5676 Stage Road in Bartlett.
Screenings can check for the level of plaque buildup in your arteries, related to risk for heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health, HDL and LDL Cholesterol levels, Diabetes risk, bone density as a risk for possible osteoporosis, Kidney and thyroid function, and more.
Screenings are affordable, convenient and accessible for wheelchairs and those with trouble walking. Free parking is also available.
Packages start at $149, but consultants will work with you to create a package that is right for you based on your age and risk factors. Call 1-877-237-1287 or visit our website at www.lifelinescreening.com.
Pre-registration is required.
A Summer Bazaar and Health Info Event will be sponsored by Collierville Branch of NAACP from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at New Direction Christian Church, 114 E US Highway 72.
Featuring local, regional vendors/crafters and providers with information on Healthy Lifestyle, Health & Wellness & Insurance. Free admission. For more information, Annette Key at 487-9757.
Yoga Classes will be offered at the Collierville Burch Library on June 1, 8, 22, 28 and 29 from 6-7 p.m. in the Storytelling Room.
Bring Your Own Yoga Mat. Walk-ins up to 15 people.
Movie Mania continues at Carriage Crossing in Collierville. The event features complimentary outdoor family-friendly movies every other Friday night through September.
Movies begin at dusk. Bring chairs or blankets. Located inside Central Park.
• July 1: Jem and the Holograms (PG)
• July 15: Inside Out (PG)
• July 29: Best Friend Hero Marine Max (PG)
• August 12: Monsters University (G)
• August 26: Paddington (PG)
• September 9: Zookeeper (PG)
• September 23: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (PG)
Collierville Town Hall will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day. In case of fire and police emergencies, call 911.
Collierville sanitation crews will not work on July 4.
There will be no garbage collection on Independence Day.
Garbage and recyclables will be picked up the day after your regular collection day. If your regular collection day is Monday, your garbage and recyclables will be picked up on Tuesday, etc.
Commercial Pick-up will remain the same.
There will be no appliance pick up on July 8.
The next available appliance pick-up will be July 15.
For more information or questions, call Collierville Public Services at 457-2800.
The Lions Club Fishing Rodeo will be July 4 from 9-11 a.m. at Municipal Park Lake.
Children, ages 4 to 15 years, can kick off the holiday with Germantown Lions Club and Germantown Parks and Recreation. Try to reel in the big one. Bring a fishing pole, tackle and bait to 1900 South Germantown Road.
Donations are gratefully accepted, and proceeds benefit the charitable work of the Lions Club. In the event of inclement weather, call 751-5669. For more information, contact Timothy Steiner at 757-7382 or tsteiner@Germantown-TN.gov.
Come celebrate the nation’s birthday with outstanding live musical entertainment, moon bounces, games, train rides and crafts at the Germantown Fireworks Extravaganza on July 4.
The fun does not end there, because the activities are followed by a spectacular fireworks display. The free event is at Municipal Park on Exeter Road. Activities begin at 5 p.m. with fireworks at 9:10 p.m.
In the event of inclement weather, call 751-5669 for event status. Concessions will be available for purchase. Please leave pets at home.
For more information, call the Germantown Parks and Recreation office at 757-7375.
n Staying Ahead of the Curve: – Cybercrime for Small Business Owners – July 6 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Guest speaker will be Rob Mitchell, owner and Chief Technologist of P3Isys. This event will be held at the BRIC – Bartlett Resource & Innovation Center inside the BACC at 2969 Elmore Park Road.
Drop by the Collierville Burch Library from 2-5 p.m. on July 9 to unwind during the Adult Coloring program. Relax as you color and listen to calming music. We will provide a variety of coloring sheets and colors, but feel free to bring your own.
Please register at colliervillelibrary.org
The Collierville Burch Library will host a Guided Meditation session at 7 p.m. on July 12. Guided Meditation Facilitator April Doyle Bay will instruct the session in the Storytelling Room.
• List your calendar item by emailing Graham.Sweeney@journalinc.com.