What's Going On

Posted 7/8/18

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

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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.


SPECIAL NOTICE

Hay Valley Volunteer Fire Department is requesting annual fire dues of $35, as well as donations, to pay for needed firefighting equipment, monthly utilities, supplies, maintenance of trucks and upkeep of the fire station. Checks may be sent to Hay Valley Volunteer Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 7, 3604 Hay Valley Road, Parrish, AL 35580. Anyone with questions or wanting to volunteer may come by the station or contact a member of the department. 


Walker County 2018 Rabies Clinics to be held on these dates from 7 – 8 p.m. at the following locations: Monday, July 16 - Carbon Hill High School; Wednesday, July 18 - Townley Elementary School; Thursday, July 19 - Oakman High School; Monday, July 23 - Lupton Elementary School; Tuesday, July 24 - Old Thach Jr. High School; Wednesday, July 25 - Curry High School; Thursday, July 26 - Cordova High School; and Monday, July 30 - Parrish Elementary School. Alabama State Law requires yearly rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats. Cost is $12 per animal. For more information, please call 221-4500 or 522-7920.


TUESDAY, JULY 10

The Prospect Quilters meets each Tuesday (sometimes on Thursdays) from 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., at the Prospect Independent Methodist Church located at 3505 Prospect Rd. in Nauvoo. 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.


THURSDAY, JULY 12 

Representatives of The Corner Market will be at the Oakman Senior Center on Market Street on Thursday, July 12, at 10 a.m. to discuss the market's intention to serve the community of Oakman with fresh produce, vegetables and other items. The presentation is open to the public.


SATURDAY, JULY 14

Free Will Baptist Children's Home in Eldridge will host an Open House Saturday, July 14, from 1-4 p.m. showcasing the renovation of the Thorogood House, built in 1894.  


Thompson Reunion will be Saturday, July 14 at Traders and Farmers Bank in Arley starting at 9 a.m. Bring pictures, memories and a covered dish. For information call Virginia at 295-8398.


Atkins Family Reunion will be held Saturday, July 14, from 9 a.m. until noon in the Saragossa Baptist Church Fellowship Hall located on Saragossa Road in Nauvoo. Bring a covered dish and drink and family photos for sharing. For more information, call Sandra Stoneking at 205-275-8823. 


Walker High School Class of 1978 will hold its 40 Year Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 6-10 p.m. at Five Loaves Bakery located at 1800 4th Ave. S. in Jasper. Cost per person is $40 or couple $80. Classmates are being asked to RSVP by Saturday, July 14. Please make checks payable to Melanie Dale, 8084 Vanderver Rd., Quinton, AL. 35130. Please add 1978 to the check's memo line.



SUNDAY, JULY 15

Family Reunion for decedents of Tom and Angeline Shipman Warren will be held Sunday, July 15, from 12 – 3 p.m. at Eastside Baptist Church located on Viking Drive in Jasper. For more information, call Gail at 544-5934.


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



MONDAY, JULY 16

Walker County Commission will hold its quarterly night meeting on Monday, July 16, at 6 p.m. at the Commission Chambers. The night meetings are held to encourage the public to discuss problems and suggestions with the Commission when they cannot attend the day meetings.


Pineywoods Volunteer Fire Department will host a Swamp John’s Supper fundraiser Monday, July 16, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Pineywoods Fire Station located just off Alabama 69 North on Pineywoods-Sipsey Road.


JULY 18

Alabama Cooperative Extension System's Cullman County Extension Office will host a "Home Food Preservation" Course July 18-20 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Springhill Baptist Church located at 5400 U.S. Hwy. 278 West in Cullman. Cost is $20 per day or $50 for whole 3-day course. Everyone carries home a variety of preserved foods and a jar with airlock lid for kraut. Send check or money order to Cullman County Extension Office, 402 Arnold Street N.E., Suite G-1, Cullman, AL 35055. For more information or registration, please call the Cullman County Extension Office at 256-737-9386.


MONDAY, JULY 23

East Walker First Responder Appreciation Blood Drive will be held Monday, July 23, from 12:30 - 5:30 p.m. in the meeting room at Aldersgate United Methodist Church at 1975 U.S. Hwy. 78 in Dora


WEDNESDAY, JULY 26

Alabama Cooperative Extension System's Walker County Extension Office located at 1501 Airport Road N. in Jasper will host a "Small Business" Workshop on Wednesday, July 26, and Thursday, July 27, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day at Extension Office. Topics will include: Starting From Scratch, Business and Economics/Marketing, Long Term Business Plans/Internet Web Site and Business Taxes/Bookkeeping. For more information or workshop registration, call 205-221-3392 or 205-757-5393.


Walker County Education Retirees will meet Thursday, Aug. 2, at 10 a.m. at the Jasper Civic Center. New members are welcome.


SATURDAY, JULY 28

82nd Kendrick Reunion for decedents of Perry and Sarah Kendrick will be held Saturday, July 28, at the Eldridge Community Center from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.


SATURDAY, AUG. 4

Walker County Constables Association will host its inaugural Walker County Bazaar on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 6 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Old Walker County Airport on North Airport Road in Jasper. Fun for the kids. Come visit vendors and see the RAMS (Regional Air Medical Services) helicopter. Vendors of all kinds (yard sale, flea market, etc.) welcome. For more information or to reserve a vendor spot, please call 205-300-2039 or 205-512-7916. 


SATURDAY, AUG. 11

Second Annual First Responders Unity Ball will be Saturday, Aug. 11, from 6-10 p.m. at the Jasper Civic Center located on 19th Street in Jasper. Tickets are $30 per person. Event will include a semi-formal sit-down meal, drinks, music, dancing and a guest speaker. For information or to purchase tickets contact Chief Ken Marbury at 205-530-4695, Fire Chief David Clark at 205-221-8509 or Dee Dee Fikes at 205-275-8913.


SATURDAY, AUG. 18

Cordova Quarterback Club will hosts its annual "Blue Devil" Day on Saturday, Aug. 18. Vendor booths are currently available for $25 each. For more information, call 205-275-4360.


SATURDAY, SEPT. 22

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