What's going on

Posted 7/18/17

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

Alabama Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will be accepting and reviewing applications for projects that enhance the forest ecosystems or restore and improve land health and water quality in the Bankhead and Talladega National Forests in Winston, Lawrence and Clay counties, through Friday, July 28. Project submission formrs or RAC Project applications (electronic version) are available on the Forest Service website at www.fs.usda.gov./alabama. For more information, contact Lisa Kamnikar, Alabama RAC Coordinationor, or Tammy Freeman Bowman, Designated Federal Officer, at 1-334-832-4470.

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.

SUNDAY, JULY 23

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.

Curry High School Class of 1964, 1965 and 1966 will have a combined class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Thach Community Center on Alabama Highway 195 North in Jasper. There will be a hotdog and hamburger lunch. Cost is $5. Please RSVP by calling Butch Wilson at 205-301-4493; Ray Tidwell at 205-522-8650; or Sue Fry Garren at 205-384-4591.

A.G. Lane Family Reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 5, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Sonny’s Family Fun Center on Alabama Highway 69 North in Jasper. Bring food, drink and family photos. For more information, call George Lane at 205-302-3031.

FRIDAY, AUG. 4

Capstone Rural Health Center in Parrish, in partnership with APSO Gorgas Chapter, will host its 4th Annual Back2School Supply Drive Friday, Aug. 4. They will give away 600 backpacks filled with school supplies and a T-shirt to area children.

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.

THURSDAY, AUG. 17

Thach Neighborhood Watch will meet Thursday, Aug. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Thach Community Center in Jasper. For more information, call Lela Vicente at 205-522-7205 or Linda Norris at 205-384-6589.

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.

SEPTEMBER 15

Foothills Festival 2017, presented by the City of Jasper, will be held Friday, Sept. 15, and Saturday, Sept. 16, in downtown Jasper. The two-day free live music event will feature a number of musical acts, kids activities, and a variety of food and merchandise vendors. Featured headliners will be Spin Doctors, North Mississippi Allstars, Muddy Magnolias, John Paul White, Shotgun, Bonnie Bishop, and Wildflowers. Several local bands will also be performing.

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.