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National Day of Prayer Breakfast
Thursday, May 1, 2014, 7:00 a.m.
Portland First Baptist Church (Recreation Center)
$50 for a table of 10, or $5 per ticket
Tickets may be purchased at the Portland Chamber of Commerce on Main Street.



2014 Portland Gospel & Easter Singing
Sunday, April 20, 2014, 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
WQKR Radio, 1270 AM and 95.9 FM
Singing by Leon Sherron.
Free to all.  Everyone please listen.



3rd Annual Mayor's Strawberry Stoll
April 1 through June 5, 2014
This is a ten-week free walking program held of Tuesday and Thursday evenings.  All walks begin at 5:30 p.m..  Meet at the Cold Springs School in Richland Park.  Click here for pdf flyer with additional information.  (Revised: 03/25/2014.)



15th Annual Tennessee Highway 52 Yard Sale
The Second Longest Yard Sale in Tennessee -- Almost 100 Miles!
May 16-17, 2014
Please click here for details:  



Portland Public Library Events for April 2014

Wednesday, April 16th   Writers Group  4 – 5 p.m.  We will be making story boards during this meeting.  This can be for your current work in progress or for a new story idea that is floating in your head.

Thursday, April 17th 1:00 Crochet Club.   Please join us for this once-a-month meeting of friends who get together to crochet and just visit one another. 

Thursday, April 17th  11:30 a.m.  Portland Page Turners.  Join our book club as we discuss  Where’d You Go Bernadette? By Maria Semple.  This book is available for checkout at the library.

Facebook Workshop Tuesday, April 22nd, 3:00p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Come learn more about Facebook.  You have an account, now what?  Come learn how to add and/or delete friends.  What is blocking?  How to load and share pictures and videos, and even a bit about managing pages.  Bring your questions with you.  Space is limited to the first 16 that register.  Come by or call us to register at 325-2279.

Saturday, April 26th  Tea Time at the Library.  You are cordially invited to join us for “Tea Time at the Library” at 2:00 p.m. on April 26th.   The traditional English “Afternoon Tea” menu will include teas, pastries and dainty sandwiches.  This free event, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, is open to ladies age 16 and over.  Attendance is limited and registration is required.  Registration for the event may be done in person or by phone at 325-2279.


Young Adult Events:
Open to all young adults 6th through 12th grade.

. April 17th , 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Poetry Slam- Come share your funny, serious, nonsensical poems with fellow poets.

April 24th,  4:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Young Adult Movie Night.


Children's Activities

Lap sit meets Friday at 10:30 a.m. (ages – infants and toddlers)
April 4th           Walk in the Woods
April 11th         Boats
April 23th         Penguins
Preschool meets Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. (ages 3 – 5)
April 2nd          Y is for Yarn
April 9th          Z is for Zinnia
April 16th        Easter Fun & Games
April 23rd          Alphabet Soup (no actual soup is being served)
April 30th        Truth and Lies (It’s National Honesty Day)
After school meets on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. (school age)
April 2nd          Old and New Books
April 9th          Names
April 16th        Easter Fun & Games
April 23rd           Chances are …….
April 30th        Truth and Lies (It’s National Honesty Day)



Line Dance Classes

Every Monday
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. 



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   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:



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 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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