- City Commission Meeting
Savannah City Hall; 140 Main St.; Regular monthly meeting; any person with a disability needing special accommodations call 731-925-3300 prior to the meeting.
- Public Information Meeting
Pickwick State Landing State Park Lodge; Conference Room C; Public Information meeting. Emergency personnel from various agencies will be on hand to answer questions about their response capabilities on Pickwick Lake and inform the public on things they can do to be prepared for emergencies on the Lake/River.
- Parrot Heads Club
First Friday at Freddy T’s, Club 50, 12750 TN-57, Counce.
- Sunset Kayak Float
Pickwick Landing State Park, Canoe/kayak Shed. Cost $10. Bring bug spray and a headlamp is required; Park supplies kayak, life jackets and paddles. Register on the Park’s website or for more information call 731-689-3129.
- Animal Adoption Event
Hardin County Animal Shelter, 140 Legion Drive, Savannah.
Donation Drive! Cheeseburger, Chips, and drink $5 and vegetarian burgers are available upon request. Adoptions start at $10. Volunteers also needed to help with the event and to walk dogs.
- Coalition Meeting
Voices of Savannah Office, 212 Eureka Street. For more information call 731-438-5166.
- Sunset Kayak Float
Pickwick Landing State Park, Canoe/kayak Shed. Cost $10. Bring bug spray and a headlamp is required. Park supplies kayak, life jackets and paddles. Register on the Park’s website or for more information call 731-689-3129.
- The Church Gathering
All are welcome to new church for services at 685 Randall Lane; Olive Hill. Services at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
- People’s Tabernacle Church
Welcomes Jeff and Sheri Easter, as seen on the Bill Gaither Homecoming Tours and videos. More information is available at www.ptcsavannah.com or by phone at 731-727-8242. Church is at 64 Airways Blvd., Savannah.
- Farmers Market Week
Savannah Farmers Market, Corner of Williams and Main St., Savannah. Hardin County Convention and Visitors Bureau will be giving away ‘agritourism’ goodies and hosting some fun activities to celebrate farmers market week.
- Pickwick Dam Ladies
Sheltering Tree Ranch, 3100 Highway 226, Savannah. Aug. 10; 11 a.m.
Monthly meeting. All are welcome to attend.
- Career Fair
Tennessee College of Applied Technology; Crump; Open to the public; Diverse area employers; Bring Resumes
- Savannah Main Street Meeting
Savannah City Hall Courtroom; 140 Main St., Open to the public
- Baby Animal Bingo
Pickwick Landing State Park; Lodge Pickwick Room
Do you know what a baby raccoon is called? Join SIR Talilli for a game of bingo and test your knowledge of baby animals. Free, but donations appreciated. Online registration. Call 731-629-3129 for more information
- Fireside Chat
Pickwick Landing State Park; Bruton Branch Campground
Join Ranger Brandon and our animal ambassador Arrow the Barred Owl. S’mores provided. Online registration. For more information call 731-689-3129.
- Johnston’s Last Fight Hike
Shiloh National Military Park, Tour Stop #18
Join Ranger Timothy Arnold as he follows the path of General Albert S. Johnston’s soldiers near the Confederate right flank. Two mile hike and hikers should bring water, sunscreen, bug repellent, and wear clothing appropriate for the weather.
Call 731-689-5696 to register in advance.
- Tennessee RiverLine
• Tennessee River Museum, 495 Main St., Savannah; Community engagement event.
- Outdoor Movie Night
Tennessee Street Park, 200 Tennessee St. Showing “The Adventures of Rufus.” Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Concession stand will be open.
- Tennessee River Line Hike
• Shiloh National Military Park; Indian Mounds; Shiloh. Aug. 20; 9 a.m.-11 a.m
Tennessee RiverLine free hike; contact 731-925-8181 for more information
- Singer Todd Tilghman
People’s Tabernacle Church, 64 Airways Blvd., Savannah. Todd Tilghman, winner of Season 18 of “The Voice.” More information is available at www.ptcsavannah.com or by calling 731-727-8242
- NPS Birthday Bash
Shiloh National Military Park
Jazz concert, Junior Ranger booth with kids activities and unveiling of folk art project to celebrate the National Park Service’s 106th Birthday. Concert goers are encouraged to bring picnic baskets, and lawn chairs or blankets. Junior Ranger booth activities are from noon to 5 p.m., concert starts at 5:30 p.m.
- Local author signing
Hardin County Library; Welch room
Authors signing books are Susan Boles, Carla Deatherage, Linda Edwards, Jeff Holland, Tiffany Kreicrhoff, Jonah Lusk, Sandra Lusk and Laura Lee McKellips. Authors will host questions and answers session and have their books for sale. Event sponsored by Friends of Hardin County Library and cookies and lemonade will be served.
- Community First Aid and CPR training
Pickwick Landing State Park; State Park Lodge
Instructed by Hardin County Fire and Emergency Management. Get certified in First Aid and CPR. Register by Aug. 23, by emailing LaRae Sliger and LSLIGER@HARDINCOUNTYFIRE.COM or call 731-925-6178
- Tennessee Alliance for Drug Endangered Children
Voices of Savannah; 212 Eureka Street, Savannah
Tennessee Alliance for Drug Endangered Children with trainer Tabatha Curtis. Limited seating and lunch will be provided. For more information call 731-438-5166.
- Savannah City Commission
Savannah City Hall, 140 Main St., Savannah
Study Session. Any person with disability needing special accommodations should call 731-925-3300 prior to the meeting time.