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Happy “Noon” Year Celebration at the Portland Library
See pdf flyer for details!
Ronnie McDowell in Concert
December 21, 2013, 8 p.m.
Ronnie McDowell will be in concert December 21, 2013, at 8 p.m. in the Portland Main Street Ballroom. Call: Joann Gore for tickets: (615) 325-4783 or 598-8063. Ronnie will perform along with Millie Kirkham and T. Graham Brown.
Christmas Open House at the Library
Thursday, December 12, 2013
You are cordially invited to a Christmas Open House on Thursday, December 12th, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Portland Public Library Of Sumner County. Enjoy a day of music, refreshments, and holiday cheer!
Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 6:00 p.m.
The Portland Public Library presents a free concert featuring the Highland Academy Bells of Praise. The concert will be at the Portland Public Library, 301 Portland Blvd.
Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department - Community Toy & Food Drive
December 14, 2013
SANTA’S COMING!! SANTA’S COMING!! and the fire truck is bringing him TO YOU! OGVFD PICTURES WITH SANTA!! Bypass the long lines and help the local community with your donation. Come have your photo taken with Santa at Fairfield United Methodist Church, 909 Fairfield Road, 2 miles north of Hwy 52. Saturday December 14th, 2013, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: new, unwrapped toy and/or non-perishable foods. Snacks/refreshments available. For info, please call (615) 761-4824.
Fundraiser through January 3, 2014
The Sumner Spay Neuter Alliance has outgrown their small facility and are planning to open a larger, low cost spay neuter clinic. They will double the spay neuter surgeries and double the lives saved. Click on this link and watch the video. You might even see yourself in it! http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/sumner-spay-neuter-alliance-expansion
Portland Public Library Now Has iPads for You to Try!
Do you love new technology? Have you had time to play with an iPad yet? The Portland Public Library has three Generation 4 iPads available for loan inside the library. Check one out today!
Line Dance Classes
Jamie Marshall is a 6-time World Line Dance Champion and offers an ABSOLUTE Beginner class on Mondays at 6:00 p.m. at The Oasis Church in Portland [703 South Broadway, at the entrance to Meadow Brook Park]. She also offers an Improver/Experienced class at 7:00 p.m. on Mondays. The cost is only $5 per class. Line Dancing is great networking, fellowship and exercise. http://www.thejamiemarshall.com/
Upcoming Events at the Portland Public Library
Universal Class, Computer Basics 101 Date: November 7 - December 12, 2013, Time: 1-2 p.m. This is a continuing education course online through Universal Class. You will have the opportunity to use one of our computer labs to work on your course lessons. Miss Miranda will be available to assist you with any questions you may have. This class will meet every Thursday from November 7 to December 12 with the exception of Thanksgiving week. Please call to sign up, as space is limited.
Don't forget that the Portland Public Library has 24 Kindles loaded with interesting books ready for you to check out and enjoy reading at home. If you've never used a Kindle, this is your chance to test drive one!
Citizens Awareness Group for Portland, Tennessee
Established in November of 2012
The Citizens Awareness Group is an organization of everyday citizens of the Portland, Tennessee, area. The CAG considers their group a place where residents can voice their concerns, wishes, and desires in regards to issues within our city. CAG's goal is to be helpful to the community, and not a thorn in their side, by building a bond with the City's governing body and working as a team to help resolve issues and build better community relations. The Citizens Awareness Group is currently established as a Facebook group and can be followed at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Citizens-Awareness-Group-for-Portland-Tennessee/298042093597657 All you have to do is click on "Like this page," and whenever CAG has a status update, you will see it in your status feeds. From there, you can read, communicate, and follow the activity. [Note: the CAG is not run by, nor associated with, this website.]
Portland Public Library of Sumner County
A special Thank You for all of the men and women from Portland who are serving, and have served, in the Armed Forces. Thank you for what you do for our country!
We've put together a web site of tourist attractions along Tennessee Highway 52 from I-65 through Portland, Westmoreland, Lafayette and Red Boiling Springs, then down to I-40 through Carthage. Please take a look at the site: www.TN52.com.
State Abbreviation: TN
TN Region: Middle Tennessee
County: Sumner County TN
ZIP Code: 37148
Latitude*: N36° 34.820'
Longitude*: W86° 30.837'
Elevation: 818 feet
Telephone Country Code: 1
Telephone Area Code: 615
Population (1990 Census): 5,539
Population (2000 Census): 8,458
Population (2004 Special Census):10,046
Population (2007 Special Census): 10,941
Population (2010 Census): 11,480
Portland's Birthday (First Election in the new City of Portland): May 2, 1905.
Time Zone: U.S.A. Central
During Daylight Savings Time, Portland's UTC/GMT offset is -5 hours.
During Standard Time, Portland's UTC/GMT offset is -6 hours.
*At the flag pole at City Hall.
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