What's going on

Posted 3/10/17

The “What’s Going On” Section will be featured each Wednesday and Sunday in the A section of the Daily Mountain Eagle, and daily on the Community Calendar on the DME website at www.mountaineagle. com. Community and school events, and class and …

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What's going on

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The “What’s Going On” Section will be featured each Wednesday and Sunday in the A section of the Daily Mountain Eagle, and daily on the Community Calendar on the DME website at www.mountaineagle. com. Community and school events, and class and family reunions, are listed free of charge and run in chronological order by calendar date and time. Community and school events, and class and family reunions are only accepted from local civic, government, nonprofit (501(c)(3)) organizations, schools, high school classes, and families. The deadline to place a community or school event, class or family reunion is no later than noon on Tuesday or Friday of each week. To place a community or school event, class or family reunion, in the What’s Going On section, call Elane Jones at 205-221-2840, ext. 246, or email information to elane.jones@mountaineagle.com.

SPECIAL NOTICE

Second “Indianhead” Division Association is currently searching for anyone who served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division at any time. The association will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the division, which was formed in France during World War I. For more information about the association and our annual reunion in Arlington, Virginia on September 13-17, 2017, contact Secretary-treasurer Bob Haynes at 2idahq@comcast.net, or call 224-225-1202 or visit www.2ida.org.

Civitan Club of Jasper is now taking pre-paid orders for their annual Vidalia onion sale purchased and delivered from Vidalia, Ga. The cost is $10. per 10 pound bag. Proceeds go toward helping the developmentally disabled. Deadline for ordering is Monday, April 10. For more information, please call Halie Sherer at 471-3223 or Joanna Brand at 387-0562.

MONDAY, MARCH 13

Arley Women’s Club will hold their regulary monthly meeting the second Monday of each month at the Arley Library, with lunch at noon and meeting at 1 p.m.

Walker County Civil Service Board will meet the second Monday of each month at 5 p.m. on the second floor of the Walker County Courthouse Annex.

TUESDAY, MARCH 14

READ ALABAMA! “The Tradition Continues” Literary Program will be held Tuesday, March 14, in the Mathews Lecture Hall in the Wade Math & Science Building on the Bevill State Community College - Walker College Campus in Jasper. Free to the public. Refreshments served at 3:30 p.m. Featured author’s program will begin at 4 p.m. Featured author will be Robert Perry, a member of the Chickasaw Hall of Fame.

Natural Bridge Community Center will host a Swamp John’s Dinner Fundraiser on Tuesday, March 14, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the community center on Alabama Highway 13, north of the 4-way stop in Lynn. Cost is $10 per plate. Dine-in or carry out. Proceeds go to the Natural Bridge Storm Shelter & Community Center Building Fund.

Jasper Herb Society will meet the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church in Jasper.

THURSDAY, MARCH 16

Pilot Club of Jasper will meet the third Thursday of each month at noon at the Francis Israel Hospitality Center on the Bevill State Community College - Walker College Campus in Jasper.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Walker County will meet the third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Jasper Civic Center on 19th Street in downtown Jasper. For more information, call 205-387-1833 or 205-275-4984.

New Beacon Hospice, located at 300 North Airport Road, Suite 4, in Jasper will host a monthly Grief Support Group the third Thursday of each month at 2 p.m., at the office. The group will be led by Stan Prewett, M.Div, the New Beacon Hospice Chaplain and Bereavement Coordinator. Light refreshments will be served and printed materials will be provided. For more information, contact Stan Prewett by phone at 205-387-9339 or by email at sprewett@newbeacon.org.

Sumiton Senior Citizen Dance at Senior Complex in Sumiton will be held the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. Music provided by Country Classic Band. Admission $3.

West Jasper Elementary School will host the Celebration of Generations on Thursday, March 16, from 6 until 8 p.m. at the school. All alumni are invited to come for a fun night of reminiscing about the good times at West Jasper Elementary, which will close at the end of this school year. If you are planning to attend, please call the school at 205-384-4311.

Carbon Hill City Council will hold a council workshop on Thursday, March 16, at 7 p.m. at the Carbon Hill Community Center.

FRIDAY, MARCH 17

Meek High School Band of Champions will host the 58th Annual Chittlin’ Supper Friday, March 17, from 4:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the Meek Elementary Gym. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children 5-12, and children under 4 are free. All proceeds go to the Meek Band of Champions. Entertainment includes door prizes and a buck dancing and hog calling contest. For more information, contact the school at 205-384-5825.

SATURDAY, MARCH 18

Relay For Life Rocking For A Cure will be held Saturday, March 18, at Old Zion United Methodist Church beginning at 10 a.m. until noon. You can sponsor a rocker or bring your rocking chair and rock with them. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Walker County - Jasper. The church is located at 1463 Old Zion Road in Nauvoo. For more information, please contact Jean Orick at 221-9690

SUNDAY, MARCH 19

Sons of Confederate Veterans Major John C. Hutto Camp 443 willmeet the third Sunday of each month at 2:30 p.m., in the basement of the First United Methodist Church in Jasper.

MONDAY, MARCH 20

Pineywoods Volunteer Department will host a Swamp John’s Dinner Fundraiser Monday, March 20, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Pineywoods Fire Station on Pineywoods/Sipsey Road in Jasper. Chicken, fish or shrimp plates, include slaw, fries, cake and tea. Eat-in or carry out $11 per plate. Buy tickets early or at the door. The Fire Department is also selling tickets on a drawing for a Yetti Cooler for $5 each. The drawing will be held Monday, March 20, at 7 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets for dinner or drawing, call Geraldine at 205-384-5615.

TUESDAY, MARCH 21

Curry Water Authority will hold its monthly public board meeting on the third Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m., at the Curry Water Authority Office on Brakefield Dairy Road in Jasper. For more information, call 205-221-4164.

THURSDAY, MARCH 23

Capstone Rural Health will host its monthly Community Resource Day for Nauvoo on Thursday, March 23, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Nauvoo Clinic. They offer enrollment assistance with Medicaid and Affordable Care Insurance, SNAP (Food Stamp), and free Safelink cell phones. Middle Alabama Area Agency on Aging (M4A) will also be on hand with information on resources offered in Walker County. For more information, please contact Shannon Williamson at 205-724-9031.

Walker County Genealogical Society will meet fourth Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. in the meeting room of the Jasper Public Library on 18th Street in Jasper.

SATURDAY, MARCH 25

Town of Parrish 3rd Annual Car Show and BBQ Cook-Off will be held Saturday, April 1, at 10 a.m. at the Parrish Community Center (old Parrish High School). Entry fee for BBQ Cook-Off is $75. Entry fee for Car Show is $20/first vehicle; $10 each additional vehicle. Deadline to enter will be Saturday, March 25. Vendor booths are also available for $20. For more information, call Parrish Town Hall at 205-686-9928 or Facebook Town of Parrish.

Sasha’s Hope & Rescue’s Mutt Madness Pet Fun Walk will be held Saturday, March 25, from 8:30 until 11 a.m. at Gamble Park in Jasper. $15 entry/donation. All donations used to continue to save the strays and rescues in Walker County. Come walk with your LEASHED dog or walk with friends and family to help support. Great gifts to win!

Annual Nunnally, Nunnelly, Nunnelly Family Reunion will be held Saturday, March 25, at 11 a.m. at Northside Baptist Church in Jasper. For more information or directions, email bobbama1@yahoo.com, kaykay7235@gmail.com, or janetwilson@hotmail.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 28

READ ALABAMA! “The Tradition Continues” Literary Program will be held Tuesday, March 28, in the Mathews Lecture Hall in the Wade Math & Science Building on the Bevill State Community College - Walker College Campus in Jasper. Free to the public. Refreshments served at 3:30 p.m. Featured author’s program will begin at 4 p.m. Featured author will be Carolyn Haines, author of over 70 books in a number of genres.

Parkinson’s Support Group will meet the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at the First Christian Church at 400 18th Street West in Jasper. For more information, call First Christian Church at 205-384-6302.

THURSDAY, MARCH 30

Burrows Crossing Neighborhood Watch will meet the last Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Philadelphia Baptist Church on Burrows Crossing Road in Jasper. For more information, call Jason Akins at 256-962-3082 or Libbie Myers at 205-221-9410.

THURSDAY, APRIL 6

Walker County Education Retirees will meet Thursday, April 6, at 10 a.m. at the Jasper Civic Center. The program will be History of Walker County “Coal Mines, Mills, and People.”

Walker County Health Action Partnership will hold a Congregational Health Program on Thursday, April 6, at 11 a.m. at the Los Reyes Restaurant in downtown Jasper. Presentation by Debbie Duke.

SATURDAY, APRIL 8

Union Chapel Community Center at 6670 Old B’ham Highway in Jasper will have a Car and Tractor Show on Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the community center. Registration fee for the show will be $20. Vendor spots available (no electricity). For information on the car show or vendor spots, call Norman Key at 205-435-4508, Jennifer Turner at 205-275-4653 or Marie Hagood at 205-275-7530.

TUESDAY, APRIL 11

READ ALABAMA! “The Tradition Continues” Literary Program will be held Tuesday, April 11, in the Mathews Lecture Hall in the Wade Math & Science Building on the Bevill State Community College - Walker College Campus in Jasper. Free to the public. Refreshments served at 3:30 p.m. Featured author’s program will begin at 4 p.m. Featured author will be Joyce Cauthen, the author of With Fiddle and Well-Rosened Bow and Out of the Whole Cloth: The Life of Bettye Kimbrell.

THURSDAY, APRIL 20

Thach Neighborhood Watch will meet Thursday, April 20, at 7 p.m. at the Thach Community Center. For more information, call Lela Vicente at 205-522-7205 or Linda at 205-384-6589.