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July 5, 2016: Peaches are now coming in at Bottom View Farm
You can pick your own peaches this year. 
Please bring your container for the peaches or you can buy our container for $2. 
Prices for Peaches:
$18 for half bushel if we pick
$16 for half bushel if you pick
** Price does not include the cost of the container**
http://www.bottomviewfarm.com/  

 

 


Craft Sale - First Baptist Church
November 4-5, 2016
We are excited to announce the first ever Women on Mission sponsored craft show "A Portland Country Christmas" held at First Baptist Church, Portland. It will be held:
Friday, November 4 from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, November 5 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
First Baptist Church, 106 N Broadway, Portland, Tennessee 37148, Family Recreation Center
We are currently seeking vendors. Our own WOM booths will contain the handmade items and home canned goods that we have become known for.  Please message us or contact us at WomenonMission@fbcportland.org  for more information.

 

 


Coming to the Sky Above You
A Total Solar Eclipse!
August 21, 2017
Please see the TN52.com website for details.

 

 


Portland Public Library Events for July 2016

Adult and Family Programming

Thursday, July 21st  Book Club at 11:30 a.m. Debra J. Thornton, a local Writer and Director from Franklin, Kentucky, will be our guest speaker this month.  She will share with us her experiences as an author or books and plays.  Please join us.

 

Friday, July 22nd  Lucky Library Bingo from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. We will begin playing Bingo at 1:00 in the community room.  No cash prizes,  but we give away food, books, gift cards and more!  We have lots of fun!

 

Saturday, July 23rd   Saturday Movie Matinee at 11:00 a.m.  We will be watching Kung Fu Panda 3.  Join us for this family friendly movie.

 

Friday, July 29th  Lucky Library Bingo from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  There are five Friday’s in July.  Therefore we have Bonus Bingo.  We will begin playing at 1:00 in the community room.  No cash prizes, but we give away food, books, gift cards and more!  Join us!

 

Young Adult Activities  [open to rising 6th through 12th graders]

Activities are from 4:00-5:00 unless otherwise noted.  For most activities, no registration is required.  Arrive on time since the supplies are limited!  Doors open 10 min. before the program starts. Call Dorothy or Megan @ 615-325-2279 with questions.

 

Tuesday, July 19th   Movie: Mighty Ducks (PG) from 4:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Join us for a screening of the movie, Mighty Ducks.  Popcorn and drinks will be provided.

 

Thursday, July 21st   Healthy Cooking from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Join us as we prepare healthy food dishes.  Creativity is encouraged!  If you have any food allergies, please let us know.

 

Tuesday, July 26th    Harry Potter Bingo from  4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. We will be playing a Harry Potter variation of the classic game, Bingo.   Prizes will be awarded to the winners.

 

Thursday, July 28th  Football Activities from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Cool off with some football ice cream sandwiches and play a game of paper football.

 

Tuesday, August 2nd   Live-Action Pacman from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Become Pacman in a life-sized maze.  Wakka, wakka.

 

Thursday, August 4th  Movie: Space Jam (PG) from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Travel to the mid-90’s by joining us for a screening of Space Jam.   Popcorn and drinks will be provided.

 

Family Programs meet on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. – activities for adults and children!

 

Wednesday, July 20th  Back to the 50’s If you have family members that lived during the 50’s, be sure to invite them to attend!  We will be playing 50’s music, participating in 50’s games and we invite everyone to get in the spirit and dress in 1950’s styles!

 

Wednesday, July 27th  Life-Sized Games We are going to attempt to play a life-sized version of checkers.  We expect the whole family to be involved and there will definitely be some coaching needed, as it is hard to see what your next move is. 

 

Wednesday, August 3rd Go To The Races  Relay races today.  Races are designed to need an adult helper or races where kids compete against adults.

 

Children’s Activities

Preschool-aged children meet on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. [ages 3-5]

School-aged children meet on Wednesdays at 3:30

 

Wednesday, July 20th  Back to the 50’s     The books and stories we share today were written in the 50’s time period.  We will then take some time to dance to 50’s music and play with 50’s toys.  You are invited to dress for the occasion in 50’s style clothing.

 

Wednesday, July 27th  Life-sized Games We will share a book about game playing and then we become the game pieces in a life-sizes version of Chutes and Ladders at 10:30 and Candyland at 3:30.

 

Wednesday, August 3rd  Go to the Races Today it is all about races.  We will probably share a book or story about a race, but mostly we will be doing various relay races.  We have easy ones for the preschoolers and progressing as the day goes on.

 

Lapsit meets Friday at 10:30 a.m. [infants and toddlers]

These programs consist of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and a sticker page.

Friday, July 22nd  Baby Classics The focus this week is on all those classic stories, songs, and rhymes from way back when.   They may be oldies but they are goodies!

 

Friday, July 29th  I Love My Library The theme this week is libraries and books.  A great day to visit the library!

 

Friday, August 5th  Race To The Finish The theme today is racing.  This is the official last program and the END or FINISH of summer programs at the Portland Public Library.

 

 


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.]

 

 

 

 

 


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!

 

 


Tourism Website!
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.

 

   

Portland, Tennessee
Country: U.S.A.
State: Tennessee
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 Codes: 615 and 629
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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