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News from City Hall: Kingston Springs

The Annual Kingston Springs City-Wide Yard Sale is Saturday, May 5th from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.  If you would like to sign up to be listed as a seller on the official map that shoppers can pick up at area businesses and use to get around town to the sales, call 952-2110, ext. 10.  There is no charge to be listed on the map.  This is available to anyone in the 37082 zip code.  The deadline to get your name on the list is Friday, April 27th at NOON, so we can get the map to the printers.  There is no charge to participate in the event as a seller.  When your sale is over that day, you can drop off your leftovers at the Goodwill truck that will be parked at the Middle School side parking lot (near Fire Hall #2).  This is always a huge success with 75-100 sales occuring around town.  It draws shoppers from miles around.  The Town of Kingston Springs pays for advertising to 5 local and surrounding county newspapers.  There will be multiple on-line listings also.  Don’t miss this easy opportunity to clean out, repurpose and recycle!

Other events coming up in the next few weeks:  Movies in the Park will have the first of 3 summer movies this year on Saturday, May 19th.  Admission is free, concessions are available.  Bring a blanket or chair.  No pets.  Again, there will only be three movie events this year.  The other two will be in the month of July and the month of September.

The Memorial Day Picnic will be on Monday, May 28th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at L.L. Burns Park.  The SplashGround opens that day at 10 a.m. for the first day of the season.  There will be concessions available with proceeds going to The Ark.  Bingo will be called from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. with lots of prizes!  Croquet, badminton, Corn Hole and other games and activities will be set up for you and your family to enjoy.  Save your gas and plan to celebrate Memorial Day close to home.

The Annual Fishing Rodeo will be Saturday, June 9th.  TWRA stocks the pond at L.L. Burns Park with hundreds of large catfish for the kids to fish out.  Heritage Bank in Kingston Springs is the prize sponsor for this event.  Lots of prizes given all through the day.  Competitive fishing for the kids starts at 6 a.m. and ends at 9:00 a.m.  It is Free Fishing Day in Tennessee that day so no one will need a license for that day.  After 9 a.m. the adults may fish. There is no charge to participate in this event. This is always great fun!  Watch for details in upcoming issues of the Advocate.

The new Activities Center construction is underway in L.L. Burns Park.  We are hoping the weather will continue to cooperate and we can have it open by Sept. 1st or even earlier.  This center will also be available to be rented for events such as receptions, reunions, etc.  If you have an event that you are planning for the fall, talk to us now about a reservaton.  Call Brandy or Doris at 952-2110 ext. 10.


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