What's Going On

Posted 5/27/18

WHAT'S GOING ONThe “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 …

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What's Going On



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 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.


American Legion Post 9 in Jasper has moved its monthly meeting set for Thursday, June 14 to Thursday, June 7, 2018, due to the Department Convention scheduled from June 14-17. Will resume regular monthly meeting schedule on the second Thursday in July.

Cordova Senior Center will host a free emergency preparedness bag event on May 24 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Caregivers are invited to bring any information cards for a loved one to be copied and laminated for an emergency situation. RSVP to Jamie Colvert at 205-332-2172.


Sumiton Area Veterans group is currently planning to have a memorial service at the Sumiton Community Center on Friday, May 25, at 1:30 p.m. in observance of Memorial Day. The event will be held outside and include a brief introduction by the director of Sumiton Area Veterans Memorial, Bill Fowler, a laying of the Wreath Ceremony. 


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


Annual Townley Community Barbecue will be held Saturday, May 26 at 11 a.m. at Townley Church of God. Meat will be provided. Please bring side dishes. 


UMWA Local 1288 (Old Marylee 1, Segco and Maxine Mines) will have its annual reunion Saturday, June 2, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Old Harbin Hotel in Nauvoo, with lunch at noon and soft-serve ice cream all day. All retired coal miners invited. For more information, contact Eugene Sadberry at 205-275-1417.

Brown/Busby Reunion will be held Saturday, June 2, at 10 a.m. at Jean's on the River in Cordova.

Smith Lake Civic Association Annual meeting will be held Saturday, June 2, at 12 noon at the Civic Association Building on Smith Lake Dam Road. A meal is provided. Please RSVP to Roger Treglown at 205-300-5253 orrtreglown@charter.net. All members are encouraged to attend.

Curry High School Class of 1968 will have its 50th Class Reunion on Saturday, June 2, at 6 p.m. at the Traders and Farmers Bank in Curry. For more information, call 205-221-3907.


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."


Third Annual Tallulah Half Marathon will be held Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Jasper. Combined with 5K and one-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

Union Chapel Community Center will host a Car and Tractor Show on Saturday, June 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is a $20 registration fee. All proceeds go to community center. For car information, call Norman Key at 205-302-8969. For ventures, call Jennifer Turner at 205-275-4653.


Alzheimer's Disease Support Group will meet Thursday, June 14, at Samaria Baptist Church, located on 70 East Lake Road, at 6 p.m. The topic will be attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Featured speaker will be Dr. Morris Murray Jr.


Nauvoo Historical Society 23rd Annual Car Show will be held Saturday, June 16. Registration is set to begin at 7 a.m. at the Old Harbin Hotel in downtown Nauvoo. For more information, call Gene McDaniel at 205-697-5652 or email genemc@tds.net; Mary Carey at 205-697-5460; Mitchell McDaniel at 205-471-1051; or Nauvoo Town Hall at 205-697-5890.


Walker County Civil Service Board has changed its regular board meetings for June and July to Tuesday, June 19, at 5 p.m. and Monday, July 2, at 5 p.m.


44th Annual Mule Day Car and 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, call Danielle Miles at 205-412-5568