What's going on

Posted 7/11/17

The “What’s Going On” Section will be featured each Wednesday and Sunday in 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, …

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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 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

Thach Neighborhood Watch has postponed its scheduled meeting for Thursday, July 20, until Thursday, Aug. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Thach Community Center in Jasper. For more information, call Linda Norris at 205-384-6589.

THURSDAY, July 13

Capstone Rural Health hosts a monthly Community Resource Day in Nauvoo the second Thursday of each month from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. For more information, call Shannon Williamson at 205-724-9031.

Jefferson-Lovell United Daughters of the Confederacy meets the second Thursday of each month at 11 a.m. at the Carl Elliott Regional Library on 18th Street East in Jasper.

Breast Cancer Support Group of Walker County meets the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m., in the Community Room at the Carl Elliott Regional Library on 18th Street East in Jasper.

Walker County Democratic Party meets the second Thursday of each month at Victoria’s Restaurant. Meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 205-388-6088, 870-834-3721, 205-717-4027, 205-221-6175, 205-221-3296 or 205-221-3296.

Arley American Legion Post 0223 meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Boy Scout Lodge in Arley.

Jasper American Legion Woods-Smith Post 9 and Auxiliary Unit 9 meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at the Wade Math & Science Building at 805 14th St. on the Bevill State Community College - Jasper Campus. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, call Adjutant James Snow at 205-527-7090 or e-mail legion.post9.ala@gmail.com.

FRIDAY, July 14

Jasper Senior Activity Center hosts a dance with Ray Hood at the Memorial Park Natatorium in Jasper the second Friday of each month from 7 until 10 p.m. Admission is $3. For more information, call 205-221-8513.

SATURDAY, JULY 15

Thomas Family Reunion for descendants of William Riley Thomas will be held Saturday, July 15, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Dora Community Center.

Walker County Democratic Party will host a “Celebrate America Rally” to recognize veterans on Saturday, July 15, at 10 a.m. in front of the Walker County Courthouse. Come hear invited Democratic speakers and get registered to vote for the upcoming special Senate primary election on Tuesday, Aug. 15, and the general election. A regular monthly meeting is held at Victoria’s Restaurant on the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 205-221-3296, 205-388-6088, 205-544-9477, 205-717-9669 or email tbowen1960@att.net.

Walker Area Community Foundation and Jasper Main Street will host “A Night Of The Best Of Jim Croce” Saturday, July 15, at the Bankhead House and Heritage Center Amphitheater located at 800 7th St. W. in Jasper. Pre-show from 7 until 7:30 p.m., featuring the Jasper Mens’ Chorale. Main concert from 8 until 9 p.m., featuring Stuart Upton performing songs by Jim Croce and Matt Wiley performing songs by Perry Collins.

Sipsey Fork River Race will be Saturday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The last day to register online at Eventbrite is July 12.

SUNDAY, JULY 16

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

MONDAY, JULY 17

Pineywoods Volunteer Fire Department, behind P.J.’s Restaurant on Pineywoods/Sipsey Road in Jasper, will host a Swamp John’s Supper fundraiser on Monday, July 17, from 4 until 7 p.m. Eat-in or carry-out for $11 per plate. Proceeds will go to help pay for Pineywood’s firefighting operations.

TUESDAY, JULY 18

Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell, located at 105 DeLong Road in Nauvoo, will host a Sacred Harp singing Tuesday, July 18, starting at 6:30 p.m. in Pradat Hall at Camp McDowell. All are welcome. No experience necessary. No cost. For more information, call 205-387-1806, ext. 111.

THURSDAY, JULY 20

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

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

New Beacon Hospice at 300 North Airport Rd., in Jasper hosts a monthly grief support group the third Thursday of each month at 2 p.m., at the office. For more information, call Stan Prewett at 205-387-9339 or email sprewett@newbeacon.org.

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

Walker County Fire Fighters Association will present a “12 Minutes of Decision Making” class for all Walker County fire departments on Thursday, July 20, and Friday, July 21, from 6 until 10 p.m. each night, and Saturday, July 22, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Bevill State Community College Jasper Campus. The class is free and firefighters who attend will receive a certificate for 16 hours through the Alabama Fire College.

FRIDAY, JULY 21

WBMC Volunteer Auxiliary will host a Swamp John’s Fundraiser Friday, July 21, from 4 until 7 p.m. in the Walker Baptist Medical Center Cafeteria. Cost is $11 per plate. For more information, call Melissa Taylor at 205-387-4200.

SATURDAY, JULY 22

Walker High School Class of 1977 will hold its 40th class reunion Saturday, July 22. The cost is $40 per person or $75 per couple. You can send your check made out to Karen King for WHSC77 for the reunion to Karen King, 2702 Heritage Dr., Jasper Al. 35504. For more information, call 205-522-4914 or email king4914@att.net.

Waid-Wade-Waide Reunion will be Saturday, July 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (buffet at noon) for relatives and friends at Lakeshore Restaurant, located on Highway 278 between Double Springs and Addison.

81st Kendrick Reunion for descendants of Perry and Sarah Kendrick will be held Saturday, July 22, at the Eldridge Community Center from 11 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Project Unity, a time to unite communities and law enforcement, will be held Sunday, July 23, at 2:30 p.m. at 26th Street Baptist Church, 2601 Delaware Ave. in Jasper. The goal of Project Unity is to capture the best pratices for cooperation between law enforcement and citizens, and to develop technology to improve communications between citizens and law enforcement.

TUESDAY, JULY 25

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

THURSDAY, JULY 27

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

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

FRIDAY, JULY 28

Eldridge Volunteer Fire Department and Modern Woodmen of America will host a gospel singing fundraiser on Friday, July 28, at 6 p.m. at the Eldridge Community Center in Eldridge. Featured gospel singers will be Tuson Stovall and other local talent. Admission is free, but donations to the fire department are appreciated. For more information, call 205-924-8145.

SATURDAY, AUG. 5

83rd Consecutive Annual Sandlin Family Reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Cold Springs Community Center at 8821 Cullman County Road 109 in Bremen. Everyone with the last name of Sandlin or related to the family will be most welcome. Fellowship from about 10 a.m. until the last cousin leaves. Covered dish lunch at noon. For more information, contact Patsy Lee (Sandlin) Medlock at 205-995-7988 or email patsymedlock@bellsouth.net.

SATURDAY, AUG. 12

First Annual Walker County Police and Firefighter’s Ball will be held Saturday, Aug. 12, from 6 until 10 p.m. at the Jasper Civic Center. Tickets are $30 per person. For information, call Oakman Police Chief Ken Marbury at 622-3200 or Jasper Fire Chief David Clark at 221-8509.

SATURDAY, AUG. 19

The Pastime Theatre in Winfield will host a Music Revue on Saturday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. featuring Patrick Reed, Splunge Creek Bluegrass, and Zann Townley and Josh Warren. Tickets are $10 adults and $5 under 12 and will be available at the door. Advance tickets are also available at Winfield Main Street Office/Pastime Office, Winfield City Hall, The Kemp Foundation, and Gold Connection. For more information, call 205-487-3002.

SATURDAY, AUG. 26

Curry High School Class of 1982 will have its 35th class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 26, at 6 p.m. at Los Reyes Mexican Restaurant. Please sign up at the following website:http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080d4aafab2aa7fd0-class before Aug. 10. Contact any of your classmates for more info or 770-755-7759.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 23

43rd Annual Mule Day Car and Bike Show will be Saturday, Sept. 23, at Winfield Middle School on Apple Avenue in Winfield. Registration at 8 a.m. Awards at 2 p.m. First 100 registrants receive an official Mule Day Car Show T-shirt, goodie bag and six pack of Dr. Pepper. Cash and door prizes for registrants. Entry fee is $20. Discounts for multiple entries. The Mule Day Car Show is held in conjunction with the Mule Day Festival. For more information about the car show, contact 205-412-1655 or visitwww.muledaycarshow.weebly.com. For information about the Mule Day Festival visit www.winfieldcity.org.