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. The deadline to place a community or school event, class or family reunion is no later than noon each Tuesday and Friday. 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 email@example.com.
Pleasantfield Volunteer Fire Department is requesting 2018 fire dues of $50.00. They need your help to meet their department’s financial needs. A special thanks goes out to all who have paid. If fire report is needed, it is free if fire dues are paid by March 31. After that date there will be a charge for the report. Dues should be mailed to Pleasantfield Fire, P.O. Box 145, Parrish, AL 35580. Members of the Pleasantfield VFD are also be selling tickets on drawing for a Henry Golden Boy 30-30 as a fundraiser for the fire department. Everyone is invited to attend the department’s monthly meeting the 3rd Tuesday of each month, with a potluck supper on even numbered months.
MONDAY, March 5
Carbon Hill Senior Center at 316 N.E. 16th St. in Carbon Hill is open to senior citizens each Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Lunch served at 11 a.m. Games and various other activities. Special guest evangelist and gospel singing each Tuesday and Thursday. All senior citizens are invited to come and fellowship with their fellow senior neighbors. For more information, please call Arabella at 205-924-6216.
Free Community Yoga Class is held each Monday at 7 p.m. at the Sumiton Community Center on Bryan Road in Sumiton. For more information, contact the class instructor, Jilda Watson, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jasper AFG (Alanon Family Group), a support group for those with loved ones with a drinking problem, will meet each Monday, at 8 p.m., at 216 Gardner Road in Jasper.
TUESDAY, March 6
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. until 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, MARCH 7
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 and Easter Star Lodges will host a Swamp John’s Fundraiser Dinner on Wednesday, March 7, from 36 p.m. at the Old Thach School Lunchroom. Catfish, shrimp and chicken dinners will be available for $12 per plate.
THURSDAY, March 8
Capstone Rural Health Center and Walker County Community Action will offer a Senior Program the second Thursday of each month at the Lueda Smith Library on Crutchfield Boulevard in Jasper. For more information about the program, please call Shannon at 724-9031 or Deidre at 221-4010.
Breast Cancer Support Group of Walker County meets the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m., in the Community Room at the Carl Elliott Regional Library on 18th Street in Jasper.
Walker County Democratic Party meets the second Thursday of each month at Victoria’s Restaurant. Meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. For more information, please call any of the following numbers: 205-388-6088; 870-834-3721; 205-717-4027; 205-221-6175; 205-221-3296; or 205-221-3296.
Red Knights International Motorcycle Club Alabama Chapter 9 meets the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store in Jasper. Meeting is open to all retired and active firefighters, and those involved in firefighting operations (past or present) who enjoy motorcycles. For more information, contact Danny at 205-515-2610 or Sparky at 205-717-7039.
Arley American Legion Post 0223 meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at the Boy Scout Lodge in Arley.
Jasper American Legion Woods-Smith Post 9 meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at the Wade Math & Science Building at 805 14th St. on the Bevill State Community College - Jasper Campus. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Adjutant James Snow 205-527-7090; or e-mail email@example.com.
FRIDAY, MARCH 9
Town of Parrish will host a “Meet the Candidates” Supper on Friday, March 9, beginning with the meal at 5 p.m. Candidates will begin speaking at 5:30 p.m. Admission is a covered dish. A cake auction will also be held. Proceeds from the event will to the Parrish Fire Department. For more information, contact Parrish Mayor Heather Hall at 205-686-9928.
Jasper Senior Activity Center hosts a dance 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, March 10
Walker County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) will meet the second Saturday of each month at 8 a.m. at the American Red Cross Office located on Viking Dr. in Jasper. Testing for all Amateur Radio license classes will be held at 9 a.m. for anyone wanting to get their amateur radio license or upgrade. For more information, contact Jimmie Dill NR4G at 205-527-4602.
SUNDAY, March 11
American Legion Unit 9 Woods/Smith Auxiliary in Jasper will meet the second Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. at the Bus Barn located at 1000 Viking Drive in Jasper. For more information, please contact Shannon Williamson 205-689-3142.
MONDAY, March 12
Arley Women’s Club meets the second Monday of each month at the Arley Library, with lunch at noon and meeting at 1 p.m.
TUESDAY, MARCH 13
Jasper Senior Activity Center will host its monthly trip to the American Village Tulip Festival on Monday, March 19. Cost of the trip will be $30 for transportation, admission, and lunch. Those planning to make the trip must sign up and pay by Tuesday, March 13, at the JSAC.
Jasper Herb Society meets the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Jasper.
WEDNESDAY, March 14
Capstone Rural Health hosts a monthly Community Resource Day in Nauvoo the second Wednesday of each month from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. For more information, please contact Shannon Williamson at 205-724-9031.
THURSDAY, MARCH 15
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, contact Stan Prewett by phone at 205-387-9339 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alzheimer’s Disease Seminar to held Thursday, March 15, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Northside Baptist Church at 500 U.S. Highway 78 in Jasper. The keynote speaker will be Miller Piggott, executive director of Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama in Birmingham. Seminar is open to all who would like to attend. No charge for admission. However, to ensure adequate seating, organizers are requesting that you call to make reservations. For more information, you may contact the Church Office at 205-384-3214 or Dr. Morris Murray Jr. at 205-522-3662 or email your reservation to email@example.com.
Sumiton Senior Dance is held the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at Senior Complex in Sumiton. Music provided by Country Classic Band. Admission $3.
FRIDAY, MARCH 16
Jasper Senior Activity Center/Southern Care New Beacon will host a Penny Auction on Friday, March 16, at 10:30 a.m., with a potluck lunch to follow.
SUNDAY, March 18
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 the First United Methodist Church in Jasper.
MONDAY, MARCH 19
Pineywoods Volunteer Fire Department will host its monthly Swamp John’s Supper fundraiser Monday, March 19, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Pineywoods Fire Station located just off Alabama 69 North on Pineywoods-Sipsey Road in Jasper.
Jasper Activity Center/Allstate The Holladay Agency will present ‘Insurance and Long-term Care Seminar’ Monday, March 19, at 10:30 a.m. Re/Max Elite will host lunch following seminar. Please sign up by Monday, March 19, at JSAC.
THURSDAY, March 22
Capstone Rural Health Center and 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, please 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.
TUESDAY, March 27
Parkinson’s Support Group meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at the First Christian Church at 400 18th St. W. in Jasper. For more information, call First Christian Church at 205-387-0646.
THURSDAY, MARCH 29
Burrows Crossing Neighborhood Watch meets the last Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Philadelphia Baptist Church on Burrows Crossing Road in Jasper. For more information, call Jason Akins at 256-962-3082 or Libbie Myers at 205-221-9410.
FRIDAY, MARCH 30
Jasper Activity Center/Shadescrest will host Bingo at Friday, March 30, at 10:30 a.m. at the JACS. Potluck lunch to follow.
THURSDAY, APRIL 5
Walker County Education Retirees will meet Thursday, April 5, at 10 a.m. at the Jasper Civic Center. The program will feature information on Alzheimer’s Disease.
FRIDAY, APRIL 6
Town Of Parrish will host its inaugural “Parrish Coal Fest” on Friday, April 6, and Saturday, April 7, at the Parrish Community Center (Old Parrish High School) in Parrish. The event will feature the town’s annual BBQ Cook-off and Car Show, as well as arts and crafts, and bands. It will also honor the town’s Coal Heritage with displays and exhibits related to the Coal Industry throughout Walker County. Proceeds from the event go to the renovation of the Parrish Community Service Center. For more information, please contact Parrish Mayor Heather Hall by email at Hghall70@yahoo.com or call her office at 205-686-9928 or cell at 205-544-0283.
SATURDAY, APRIL 7
Jasper Herb Society will host its ninth annual “Herb Day” fundraiser Saturday, April 7, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the 4 Seasons Garden Center in Jasper. The event will feature gardening demonstrations, door prizes and refreshments, as well as advice on growing fresh herbs from club members.
Dora High School Band Boosters will host a Political Rally Saturday, April 7, at 6 p.m. at the Sumiton Senior Center located behind Walmart in Sumiton. All candidates are invited to speak at the rally. Proceeds from the event will go to the Dora High School Band. For more information, please call Carolyn Pierce at 205-603-5732 or Mrs. Jent at Dora High School, 205-648-6863.
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, contact Beth Sargent by at 205-902-6745 or firstname.lastname@example.org.; or visit the Arley Women’s Club Facebook page. Vendor applications are available at www.ArleyWomensClub.org.