What's going on

Posted 7/28/17

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

2017 Walker County Rabies Clinic will be held on the following dates from 7 until 8 p.m. at these locations: Monday, Aug. 7 - Carbon Hill High School; Tuesday, Aug. 8 - Townley Community Center (old Townley Elementary School); Wednesday, Aug. 9 - Oakman High School; Thursday, Aug. 10 - Lupton Jr. High School; Monday, Aug. 14 - Thach Community Center; Tuesday, Aug. 15 - Curry High School; Wednesday, Aug. 16 - Cordova High School; and Thursday, Aug. 17 - Parrish Elementary School. Alabama State Law requires yearly rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats. Cost will be $12 per animal. For more information, call 205-221-4500 or 205-522-7920.

TUESDAY, AUG. 1

Jasper Senior Center at the FOP Lodge at 1050 Kiker Lane (off 10th Street) in Jasper will present music by Smooth Country Band each Tuesday and Friday from 9-10:30 a.m. All seniors are welcome. No admission charge. For more information, call 205-221-2849.

Jasper Family Service Center at 2209 Delaware Ave. in Jasper holds computer classes for adults ages 50 and up every Tuesday and Thursday of each month. For more information, contact the Jasper Family Service Center Office at 205-387-0511, ext. 5830 or 5831.

Jasper Senior Activity Center host a special day for senior citizens each Tuesday featuring games and movies. Popcorn, snacks and assorted drinks available. For more information, call 205-221-8513.

The Prospect Quilters meets each Tuesday from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Old Prospect United Methodist Church. Covered dish lunch. Anyone interested in learning how to quilt may attend any of the meetings. For more information, call Betty Gober at 205-384-4233 or Janelle Baughns at 205-387-2256.

VIP (Visually Impaired People) Support Group of Jasper meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m., in the Community Room at the Jasper Public Library. For more information, call Gail Smith at 205-221-1514; Shelby Mote at 205-697-4063; Cyndi Drummond at 205-221-9521; or John Black at 205-384-1666.

Marvin Lee Ferguson VFW Post 4850/Ladies Auxiliary meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. for meal and fellowship, followed by meetings at 7 p.m. at the Post home on Viking Drive in Jasper.

American Legion Post 101/Ladies Auxiliary/Sons Unit meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. for refreshments, followed by meeting at 7 p.m. at the Post Home in Carbon Hill.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 2

Jasper Senior Activity Center on 14th Street West in Jasper will offer a new Basic Computer Class each Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. For more information, call 205-221-8513.

Lamon Chapel Masonic Lodge and Eastern Stars will host a Swamp John’s Catfish Dinner fundraiser on Wednesday, Aug. 2, from 3-6 p.m. at the Thach Community Center on Alabama Highway 195 North in Jasper. Plates will be $12 each.

THURSDAY, AUG. 3

Walker County Education Retirees Association will meet Thursday, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m. at the Jasper Civic Center at 204 19th St. E. in Jasper. The program on scams, “It Can Happen,” will be presented by the Walker County Sheriff’s Department. This is the start of a new year and new members are welcome. Dues of $10 will be due at this meeting.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) AL 0299 meets each Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church, located at 1510 4th Ave. S. in Jasper. Private weigh-in at 5 p.m. Meeting at 5:30 p.m. For information, call 205-388-4114 or 893-5716.

Walker County Home Builders Association meets the first Thursday of each month at Deano’s Hickory Pit on Alabama Highway 69 South in Jasper. Social time begins at 5:30 p.m., with the meeting starting at 6 p.m.

FRIDAY, AUG. 4

Capstone Rural Health will not hold a Community Resource Day at the Carl Elliott Library in Jasper on Friday, Aug. 4.. The program will resume the first Friday in September. For more information, please contact Shannon Williamson at 205-724-9031.

Capstone Rural Health Center in Parrish, in partnership with APSO Gorgas Chapter, will host its 4th Annual Back2School Supply Drive Friday, Aug. 4, from 9 a.m. until noon on the Old Parrish High School football field. They will give away 600 backpacks filled with school supplies and a T-shirt to area children on a first come, first served basis. Children must be present with parent.

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 Rd. 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 N. 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 N. in Jasper. Bring food, drink and family photos. For more information, call George Lane at 205-302-3031.

MONDAY, AUG. 7

Carbon Hill City Council has moved its Thursday, Aug. 10, meeting to Monday, Aug. 7, at 6 p.m. so the city clerk may attend the Municipal Court Summit in Birmingham.

FRIDAY, AUG. 11

Boys 2 Men Community Organization will host a “Back to School” Pool Party Friday, Aug. 11, from noon until 2 p.m. at the Percy L. Goode Community Center at James A. Cox Park in Jasper. Free school supplies, food, swimming and music.

Jasper Senior Activity Center on 14th Street West in Jasper will 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 $5. For more information, call 205-221-8513.

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.

SUNDAY, AUG. 13

Annual Stovall Family Reunion will be Sunday, Aug. 13, beginning at noon at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Fayette County. Bring memories and a covered dish.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 16

Jasper Senior Activity Center on 14th Street West in Jasper will host the Alabama Barn Quilt Trail Presentation on Wednesday, Aug. 16, at 10:30 a.m. at the center.

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.

Family Reunion for descendants of Jacob and Elizabeth Guant Lollar will be Saturday, Sept. 2, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Oakman Senior Center at 8250 Market Street in Oakman. Covered dish lunch served at noon. Bring family stories and photos.

2017 Under the Stars, sponsored by the Walker Area Community Foundation, Walker County Arts Alliance, Honda of Jasper and Hyundai of Jasper, will present 11th Hour, featuring Walker County’s own Grant Gibson, in concert Saturday, Aug. 26, from 7 until 9 p.m. at the Bankhead House and Heritage Center Amphitheater at 800 7th Street West in Jasper. Free admission. If inclement weather, this event will be held at the Jasper First Baptist Church in downtown Jasper.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 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.

2017 Under the Stars, sponsored by the Walker Area Community Foundation, Walker County Arts Alliance, Honda of Jasper and Hyundai of Jasper, will present the Macabillies Band in concert Saturday, Sept. 23, from 7 until 9 p.m. at the Bankhead House and Heritage Center Amphitheater at 800 7th Street West in Jasper. Free admission. If inclement weather, this event will be reschedule.