What's Going On

Posted 7/14/18

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.


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.


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.


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. 


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.

Carbon Hill City Council had to postpone its Thursday, July 12, meeting due to illness and will now meet on Monday, July 16, at 6:30 p.m.in place of a scheduled work session. 

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.

Elks Lodge #2571 off Arkadelphia Road in Jasper invites you to a dance on Saturday, July 21. Doors open at 5 p.m., kitchen opens at 6 p.m. and dancing starts at 8 p.m., featuring music by the David Uptain Band. Admission is $10 per person at the door. Beginning Sunday, July 29, the Elks Lodge will be open every Sunday from noon until 6 p.m. 


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


Alabama Cooperative Extension and AARP will host a class on "Estate Planning Basics: A Guide to Life Organization" on Tuesday, July 24, from 10 a.m. until noon at the American Red Cross Building located at 1101 Viking Drive in Jasper. To register, please call 1-877-926-8300.


The Corner Market will visit Oakman on Wednesday, July 25, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and lasting around one hour. Corner Market will be housed in a climate controlled trailer across from town hall on Market Street to provide residents with fresh fruits, vegetables, frozen meats, dairy products and other items available for purchase. The market will come to Oakman on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 8:30 a.m.

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 25, and Thursday, July 26, 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.


Alabama Cooperative Extension and AARP will host the Grow 2 Eat Workshop on Friday, July 27, from 10 a.m. until noon at the American Red Cross Building located at 1101 Viking Drive in Jasper. Learn best practices for growing Alabama fruits and vegetables, and enjoy a healthy food demonstration. To register, please call 1-877-926-8300.


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.

Thomas Family Reunion for the descendants of William Riley Thomas will be held Saturday, July 28, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Dora Community Center.

Jones —Williams Reunion will be held Saturday, July 28, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall at the First Church of the Nazarene located at 400 14th Ave. in Jasper. Bring a covered dish (plates, cups, forks, napkins & ice furnished). Please contact other family members.


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


Capstone Rural Health Center will host its annual Back2School Supplies Giveaway & Health Fair on Friday, Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. until noon at the Parrish Community Center (Old Parrish High School) located at 35 Tornado Alley in Parrish. Guest appearances by the Alabama Wildlife Petting Zoo and Bumblebee the Transformer. Kids Activity Zone, giveaways, free food, carnival games, live music, door prizes, giveaways, vendor booths, and more. Children must be present to receive school supplies. For more information, contact the Outreach Department at 205-724-9031.


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. 

Sandlin Family 84th Reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Cold Springs Community Center located at 8821 Cullman County Road 109 in Bremen. Fun and fellowship begins at 10 a.m. until the last cousins leave. Covered dish dinner at noon. For more information, please contact Patsy Lee Sandlin Metlock by phone at 205-995-7988 or 205-915-1870 or by email at patsymedlock@bellsouth.net.


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.


Cordova Quarterback Club will hosts its annual "Blue Devil" Day on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. Vendor booths are currently available for $25 each. For more information, call 205-275-4360.


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