The “What’s Going On” Section will be featured each Wednesday and Sunday in the A section of 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 …
The “What’s Going On” Section will be featured each Wednesday and Sunday in the A section of 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. Community and school events, and class and family reunions are only accepted from local civic, government, nonprofit (501(c)(3)) organizations, schools, high school classes, and families. The deadline to place a community or school event, class or family reunion is no later than noon on Tuesday or Friday of each week. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second “Indianhead” Division Association is currently searching for anyone who served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division at any time. The association will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the division, which was formed in France during World War I. For more information about the association and our annual reunion in Arlington, Virginia on September 13-17, 2017, contact Secretary-treasurer Bob Haynes at email@example.com, or call 224-225-1202 or visit www.2ida.org.
Civitan Club of Jasper is now taking pre-paid orders for their annual Vidalia onion sale purchased and delivered from Vidalia, Ga. The cost is $10. per 10 pound bag. Proceeds go toward helping the developmentally disabled. Deadline for ordering is Monday, April 10. For more information, please call Halie Sherer at 471-3223 or Joanna Brand at 387-0562.
TODAY, MARCH 8
Lamon Chapel Masonic Lodge and Eastern Stars will host a Swamp John’s Dinner Fundraiser on Wednesday, March 8, from 3 until 6 p.m. at the Thach Community Center off Alabama Highway 195 North in Jasper. Cost will be $12 per plate.
THURSDAY, March 9
Jefferson-Lovell United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet the second Thursday of each month at 11 a.m. at the Jasper Library on 18th Street in downtown Jasper.
Breast Cancer Support Group of Walker County will meet 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 will meet the second Thursday of each month at Victoria’s Restaurant. Meeting will begin at 5 p.m. All Democrats are invited to attend. 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.
Arley American Legion Post 0223 will meet 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 & Auxiliary Unit 9 will meet Thursday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m., at the Wade Math & Science Building located at 805 14th Street on the Bevill State Community College - Walker Campus in Jasper. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The 98th Birthday of American Legion which is March 15 will be recognized. Post 9 will also commemorate “Four Chaplins Day” with a presentation about the sinking of the transport ship, the USS Dorchester, which took place on Feb. 3, 1943. The program will conclude with a short candle lighting ceremony in honor of the four clergy who gave up their life vests so other men aboard the ship might survive. For more information, contact Adjutant James Snow 205-527-7090; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRIDAY, MARCH 10
Jasper Senior Activity Center will host a dance with Ray Hood at the Memorial Park Natatorium in Jasper on Friday, March 9, from 7 until 10 p.m. Admission is $3. Bring your favorite finger food and enjoy the evening. For more information, call 205-221-8513.
SATURDAY, MARCH 11
Dilworth Community Center on Stella Lockhart Road in Empire will host its monthly breakfast the second Saturday of each month at 7:30 a.m. at the center.
Walker County ARES Ham Radio Club will meet the second Saturday of each month at 8 a.m. at the American Red Cross Office on Viking Drive in Jasper. Testing will be held following the meeting.
Jasper Elks Lodge 2571 on Elks Drive in Jasper will host a dance each Saturday from 7 until 11 p.m., with music provided by the Back Roads Band. Admission is $5 per person.
MONDAY, MARCH 13
Arley Women’s Club will hold their regulary monthly meeting the second Monday of each month at the Arley Library, with lunch at noon and meeting at 1 p.m.
Walker County Civil Service Board will meet the second Monday of each month at 5 p.m. on the second floor of the Walker County Courthouse Annex.
TUESDAY, MARCH 14
READ ALABAMA! “The Tradition Continues” Literary Program will be held Tuesday, March 14, in the Mathews Lecture Hall in the Wade Math & Science Building on the Bevill State Community College - Walker College Campus in Jasper. Free to the public. Refreshments served at 3:30 p.m. Featured author’s program will begin at 4 p.m. Featured author will be Robert Perry, a member of the Chickasaw Hall of Fame.
Natural Bridge Community Center will host a Swamp John’s Dinner Fundraiser on Tuesday, March 14, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the community center on Alabama Highway 13, north of the 4-way stop in Lynn. Cost is $10 per plate. Dine-in or carry out. Proceeds go to the Natural Bridge Storm Shelter & Community Center Building Fund.
Jasper Herb Society will meet the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church in Jasper.
THURSDAY, MARCH 16
Pilot Club of Jasper will meet the third Thursday of each month at noon at the Francis Israel Hospitality Center on the Bevill State Community College - Walker College Campus in Jasper.
Fibromyalgia Support Group of Walker County will meet the third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Jasper Civic Center on 19th Street in downtown Jasper. For more information, call 205-387-1833 or 205-275-4984.
New Beacon Hospice, located at 300 North Airport Road, Suite 4, in Jasper will host a monthly Grief Support Group the third Thursday of each month at 2 p.m., at the office. The group will be led by Stan Prewett, M.Div, the New Beacon Hospice Chaplain and Bereavement Coordinator. Light refreshments will be served and printed materials will be provided. For more information, contact Stan Prewett by phone at 205-387-9339 or by email at email@example.com.
Sumiton Senior Citizen Dance at Senior Complex in Sumiton will be held the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. Music provided by Country Classic Band. Admission $3.
Carbon Hill City Council will hold a council workshop on Thursday, March 16, at 7 p.m. at the Carbon Hill Community Center.
SATURDAY, MARCH 18
Relay For Life Rocking For A Cure will be held Saturday, March 18, at Old Zion United Methodist Church beginning at 10 a.m. until noon. You can sponsor a rocker or bring your rocking chair and rock with them. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Walker County - Jasper. The church is located at 1463 Old Zion Road in Nauvoo. For more information, please contact Jean Orick at 221-9690
SUNDAY, MARCH 19
Sons of Confederate Veterans Major John C. Hutto Camp 443 willmeet the third Sunday of each month at 2:30 p.m., in the basement of the First United Methodist Church in Jasper.
MONDAY, MARCH 20
Pineywoods Volunteer Department will host a Swamp John’s Dinner Fundraiser Monday, March 20, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Pineywoods Fire Station on Pineywoods/Sipsey Road in Jasper. Chicken, fish or shrimp plates, include slaw, fries, cake and tea. Eat-in or carry out $11 per plate. Buy tickets early or at the door. The Fire Department is also selling tickets on a drawing for a Yetti Cooler for $5 each. The drawing will be held Monday, March 20, at 7 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets for dinner or drawing, call Geraldine at 205-384-5615.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21
Curry Water Authority will hold its monthly public board meeting on the third Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m., at the Curry Water Authority Office on Brakefield Dairy Road in Jasper. For more information, call 205-221-4164.
THURSDAY, MARCH 23
Capstone Rural Health will host its monthly Community Resource Day for Nauvoo on Thursday, March 23, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Nauvoo Clinic. They offer enrollment assistance with Medicaid and Affordable Care Insurance, SNAP (Food Stamp), and free Safelink cell phones. Middle Alabama Area Agency on Aging (M4A) will also be on hand with information on resources offered in Walker County. For more information, please contact Shannon Williamson at 205-724-9031.
Walker County Genealogical Society will meet fourth Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. in the meeting room of the Jasper Public Library on 18th Street in Jasper.
SATURDAY, MARCH 25
Town of Parrish 3rd Annual Car Show and BBQ Cook-Off will be held Saturday, April 1, at 10 a.m. at the Parrish Community Center (old Parrish High School). Entry fee for BBQ Cook-Off is $75. Entry fee for Car Show is $20/first vehicle; $10 each additional vehicle. Deadline to enter will be Saturday, March 25. Vendor booths are also available for $20. For more information, call Parrish Town Hall at 205-686-9928 or Facebook Town of Parrish.
Sasha’s Hope & Rescue’s Mutt Madness Pet Fun Walk will be held Saturday, March 25, from 8:30 until 11 a.m. at Gamble Park in Jasper. Any and all can join in the fun. You may bring your “leashed” dog, dog owners, group of friends, family, etc. $15 entry donation. Great gifts to win.
Annual Nunnally, Nunnelly, Nunnelly Family Reunion will be held Saturday, March 25, at 11 a.m. at Northside Baptist Church in Jasper. For more information or directions, email firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org
TUESDAY, MARCH 28
READ ALABAMA! “The Tradition Continues” Literary Program will be held Tuesday, March 28, in the Mathews Lecture Hall in the Wade Math & Science Building on the Bevill State Community College - Walker College Campus in Jasper. Free to the public. Refreshments served at 3:30 p.m. Featured author’s program will begin at 4 p.m. Featured author will be Carolyn Haines, author of over 70 books in a number of genres.
Parkinson’s Support Group will meet the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at the First Christian Church at 400 18th Street West in Jasper. For more information, call First Christian Church at 205-384-6302.
THURSDAY, MARCH 30
Burrows Crossing Neighborhood Watch will meet 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.
THURSDAY, APRIL 6
Walker County Education Retirees will meet Thursday, April 6, at 10 a.m. at the Jasper Civic Center. The program will be History of Walker County “Coal Mines, Mills, and People.”
Walker County Health Action Partnership will hold a Congregational Health Program on Thursday, April 6, at 11 a.m. at the Los Reyes Restaurant in downtown Jasper. Presentation by Debbie Duke.
SATURDAY, APRIL 8
Union Chapel Community Center at 6670 Old B’ham Highway in Jasper will have a Car and Tractor Show on Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the community center. Registration fee for the show will be $20. Vendor spots available (no electricity). For information on the car show or vendor spots, call Norman Key at 205-435-4508, Jennifer Turner at 205-275-4653 or Marie Hagood at 205-275-7530.
TUESDAY, APRIL 11
READ ALABAMA! “The Tradition Continues” Literary Program will be held Tuesday, April 11, in the Mathews Lecture Hall in the Wade Math & Science Building on the Bevill State Community College - Walker College Campus in Jasper. Free to the public. Refreshments served at 3:30 p.m. Featured author’s program will begin at 4 p.m. Featured author will be Joyce Cauthen, the author of With Fiddle and Well-Rosened Bow and Out of the Whole Cloth: The Life of Bettye Kimbrell.
THURSDAY, APRIL 20
Thach Neighborhood Watch will meet Thursday, April 20, at 7 p.m. at the Thach Community Center. For more information, call Lela Vicente at 205-522-7205 or Linda at 205-384-6589.