What's Going On

Posted 4/15/18

The “What’s Going On” Section will be featured each Wednesday and Sunday in the Daily Mountain Eagle, and on the Calendar at www.mountaineagle.com. Events are listed by calendar date and time …

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The “What’s Going On” Section will be featured each Wednesday and Sunday in the Daily Mountain Eagle, and on the Calendar at www.mountaineagle.com. Events are listed by calendar date and time as space allows, so guarantee when, or the number of days, an event will run. The deadline to place a an event or reunion is no later than noon on Tuesday and Friday. Email information for What’s Going On to Elane Jones at elane.jones@mountaineagle.com or call 205-221-2840, ext. 246.


SPECIAL NOTICE

Walker County Community Action Agency Inc. is currently taking applications for the "Sky" Summer Youth Program. If you would like to enroll your child (ages 4–15), you may pickup an application at the WCCAA Office at 644 19th Street West in Jasper. This program will begin on June 5th. There will be a waiting list. For more information, call 205-221-4010.


SUNDAY, APRIL 15 

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


MONDAY, APRIL 16

Walker County Community Action Agency Inc. will hold a special Community Meeting on Monday, April 16, at 5:30 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church at 45 Nichols Street in Parrish to select a low-income board member for the Cordova, Parrish and Oakman area. This meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Deidre Tatum at 205-221-4011.


TUESDAY, APRIL 17

Jasper Senior Activity Center on 14th Street West in Jasper will host Pinochle Lessons on Tuesday, April 17, at 2 p.m. at the center. For more information or to sign up for the lessons, please call the Jasper Senior Activity Center at 205-471-4244.


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18

Jasper Senior Activity Center on 14th Street West in Jasper will host a Interactive Social Seniors Seminar with Just Face It Alabama on Wednesday, April 18, from 10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. to help seniors learn to navigate Facebook on their computer, tablet and/or smartphone device. Lunch will be provided Milos. Please RSVP to the Jasper Senior Activitiy Center at 205-221-8513.


THURSDAY, APRIL 19 

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


SATURDAY, APRIL 21

Forever and Always Patriots and the Empire Volunteer Fire Department will host a Poker Run on Saturday, April 21, at the Sumiton Sports Bar & Grill, with kickstands up at 11 a.m. and last bike in at 3 p.m.  


Townley Community Center at 62 Townley School Road in Townley  will host its 3rd Annual Car & Truck Show Saturday, April 21, from 8 a.m .until 1 p.m. at the community center. $20 entry fee and $10 each additional entry. Classic to modern cars, trucks & tractors, as well as plenty of fun, food and music. Free admission. For more  information, call 205-544-0888.


MONDAY, APRIL 23

Bark Beetle Control On Bankhead National Forest & Adjacent Landowners Seminar will be held Thursday, April 26, in the upstairs room of the Traders & Farmers Bank Bernice Hilton Walker Building at 64 Main Street in Double Springs. Check-in time is 7:45 a.m. Presentations will be from 8 until 11 a.m. Seating is limited. No fee if pre-registered by Monday, April 23. For more information, contact Andrew Baril at 205-388-6893 or email ajb0012@aces.edu. For registration, call the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at 205-489-5376.


TUESDAY, APRIL 24 

Jasper Senior Activity Center on 14th Street West in Jasper will take its monthly trip to the Botantical Gardens in Birmingham on Thursday, April 26. Will depart the Jasper Senior Activity Center at 8:30  a.m. $10 transportation fee. Seniors interested in making the trip must signup and pay by April 24. 


East Walker Grief Support Group meets the fourth Tuesday of each month (except for December) at 10:15 a.m. at the Sumiton Community Center at 193 Bryan Road in Sumiton.


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 205-387-0646.


THURSDAY, APRIL 26

Alzheimer's Disease Support Group will host monthly meetings beginning Thursday, April 26, at 6 p.m. at Samaria Baptist Church located at 70 East Lake Road in Jasper. The meetings will be facilitated by Dr. Morris Murray Jr., and consist of encouragement and support for AD caregivers, including specific perspectives on causes, treatment options, and legal matters.


Capstone Rural Health Center/Walker County Community Action will offer a Senior Program the fourth Thursday of each month at the Lueda Smith Library on Crutchfield Boulevard in Jasper. For more information about the program, call Shannon at 724-9031 or Deidre at 221-4010.


Walker County Genealogical Society will meet the 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, APRIL 27

Walker County Arts Alliance will host a "Downtown Mule Walking Tour" on Friday, April 27, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Walker County Courthouse Square. $10 per person. Space is limited. Proceeds go to the Walker County Alliance. For more information, call the WCAA at 205-221-1711.


SATURDAY, APRIL 28

2018 Clean Up Walker County Day will be held Saturday, April 28. Volunteers needed - citizens, organizations, businesses, churches, youth groups and families. To volunteer, please contact Janet Adams-Clayton at the Walker County Commission at 205-384-7230 or email j.clayton@walkercountyal.us.


Cousins' Reunion for decedents of Robert Capss and Eve Robins Capps will be held Saturday, April 28, beginning at 9 a.m. at Sportsman Leke Park at 5544 Sportsman Lake Road in Cullman. All cousins and their families, and anyone kin to Robert & Eva Capps, are invited to attend. Please bring a covered dish. For more information, call Donald Jay at 205-648-8353; Anita Mauldin at 205-648-4294; or Beth Guin at 205-215-0303.


Townley Community Center at 62 Townley School Road in Townley will host a Gospel Singing, to benefit the second phase of the TCC Renovations, on Saturday, April 28, from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the center. Featured singers will be Trevor and Anna Grace Williams, Wayne Page, Townley First Baptist Church Drama Team and Prospect Methodist Adult Drama Team. For more information, call Bobby Lane at 205-275-0591.


TUESDAY, MAY 1

Curry High School Class of 1978 will hold its 40-year reunion on Saturday, May 12, from 5:30 until 8 p.m. at Los Reyes in downtown Jasper. Classmates and former faculity who wish to attend need to RSVP by no later than Tuesday, May 1. For more information, call Lloyd Jenkins at 205-388-0950.


SATURDAY, MAY 5

2018 Downtown Derby, featuring the Mule Race for the Roses, will be held Saturday, May 5, from 3-9 p.m. at Warehouse 319 located at 221 19th Street W. in Jasper. Event will benefit the Walker County Arts Alliance.


West Jefferson High School Alumni will host its Annual Reunion and Banquet on Saturday, May 5, at 5 p.m. at the school. Reservations are $25 per person, includes $20 for meal and $5 for annual membership. Please send reservations to WJHS Alumni, P.O. Box 246, Quinton, AL 35130, or call 205-674-8424 for more information.


MONDAY, MAY 7

Winston County Farmers Federation will host a Political Forum on Monday, May 7, at the Double Springs Municipal Building on Alabama Highway 195, just south of Double Springs. Forum will feature both state and local candidates. There will be meet and greet from 5 until 6 p.m., and the Forum from 6 until 8 p.m. For more information, email Ronnie Mobley at rmobley195@gmail.com.


THURSDAY, MAY 10

Breast Cancer Support Group of Walker County will meet Thursday, May 10, at 1:30 p.m., in the Community Room at the Carl Elliott Regional Library on 18th Street in Jasper. Guest speaker will be Vicki Mullinax, a consultant for Medi Rest. She will be displaying items cancer patients and survivors may need to aid in their recovery, such as prosthesis and bras. Consultation with Mrs. Mullinax will follow the meeting from 1:30 -5:00 p.m. Anyone interested in obtaining the items will need to bring their current insurance card and a prescription from their doctor. For more information, call Gretel Holston at 205-384-5607 or Phyllis Casson at 205-387-2657.


SATURDAY, MAY 12

Art in the Park will be held Saturday, May 12, at Gamble Park in Jasper. Rain or shine.


SATURDAY, MAY 19 

45th Annual Arley Day Festival, sponsored by the Arley Women’s Club, will be Saturday, May 19, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Event will feature a 5K Race, Pancake Breakfast, Car Show, Bake Sale, Arts and Crafts and food booths, as well as all-day entertainment. For more information, call Beth Sargent at 205-902-6745 or email bethsargent1@gmail.com. or visit the Arley Women’s Club Facebook page. Vendor applications are available at www.ArleyWomensClub.org.


"Jazz in the Park" will be held Saturday, May 19, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Bankhead House & Heritage Center Amphitheater. Bring your chairs or blankets and enjoy the evening with N'Fusion, featuring sazonphonist, James Crumb Jr. The event is sponsormby Honda of Jasper, Hyundai of Jasper and the Walker Area Community Foundation.


TUESDAY, MAY 22

East Walker Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet will be held Tuesday, May 22, at 7 p.m. at the Bevill State Community College in Sumiton. The scheduled keynote speaker will be Alabama Governor Kay Ivey. For information or to purchase tickets, contact Chee-Vee Whitfield at 205-255-0202 or chee-vee@eastwalkerchamber.com. 


FRIDAY, MAY 25

T.W. Martin High School Class of 1957 will hold its class reunion on Saturday, May 25, at 6 p.m. at Moore's Landing in Jasper. 


THURSDAY, JUNE 7

Walker County Education Retirees will meet Thursday, June 7, at 10 a.m. at the Jasper Civic Center. The group will recognize members who have passed away the previous year. The meeting will conclude with the group traveling to Pat Morrison's museum for the program "Memories of Walker County."


SATURDAY, JUNE 9

Third Annual Tallulah Half Marathon will be held Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Jasper. Combined with 5K & 1 Mile events, the Tallulah Half Marathon will start and finish on the square in beautiful downtown Jasper. All athletes will receive a Next Level race t-shirt, and half marathon finishers will receive a finisher medal. For more information, visit www.tallulahhalf.com


SATURDAY, SEPT. 22

44th Annual Mule Day Car & Bike Show will be held Saturday, Sept. 22. $20 entry fees. Discount for multiple entries under same owner. Registration day of the event will begin at 8 a.m. at the Winfield Middle School on Apple Avenue in Winfield. For more information or to pre-register for the event, please contact Danielle Miles at 205-412-5568