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 email@example.com.
Walker County Commission will hold its regular bi-monthly meetings on the second and fourth Mondays in May due to the Tax Sale. The next Commission meeting will be Monday, May 8, at 9:30 a.m. in the Commission Chambers at the Walker County Courthouse Annex in Jasper.
MONDAY, MAY 1
Kiwanis Club of Jasper will meet each Monday at noon in the Francis Israel Cafeteria on the Bevill State Community College - Walker College Campus in Jasper.
Free Community Yoga Class will be held each Monday at 7 p.m. at the Sumiton Community Center on Bryan Road in Sumiton. Restorative therapeutic class is open to people of all ages and skill levels. 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, May 2
Jasper Family Service Center at 2209 Delaware Avenue in Jasper will hold 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 has a special day for seniors every Tuesday, featuring games and movies. Popcorn, snacks and assorted drinks available. For more information, call 205-221-8513.
The Prospect Quilters meets every 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 is invited to 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 will meet 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 will meet 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 will meet 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.
THURSDAY, MAY 4
Annual National Day of Prayer program to be held Thursday, May 4, at noon at the Carbon Hill City Hall in Carbon Hill. Area pastors will be leading prayers for the city, county, state and nation. For more information, contact Betty Sparks 205-924-4177.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) AL 0299 will meet the first Thursday of each month on the lower level of the First Presbyterian Church located at 1510 4th Avenue South in Jasper. Weigh-in will be at 5 p.m. with meeting at 5:30 p.m. For information, call PJ Magik at 205-388-4114.
Walker County Home Builders Association will hold their monthly meeting the first Thursday of each month at Deano’s Hickory Pit on Alabama Highway 69 South in Jasper. Social time begins at 5:30 p.m., with the meeting starting at 6 p.m.
FRIDAY, MAY 5
Capstone Rural Health will host a resource event the first Friday of each month from 9 a.m. until noon at the Carl Elliott Library in Jasper. 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.
Jasper Senior Center/FOP Lodge at 1050 Kiker Lane in Jasper (near Memorial Park) will have a yard sale Friday, May 5, from noon until 4 p.m., and Saturday, May 6, from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Clothing, housewares, music CDs, odds and ends, etc. All proceeds will go to Jasper Senior Center.
SATURDAY, May 6
Forestry Workshop to be held Saturday, May 6, at the Turkey Creek Lodge in Eldridge. CFE units and PLM hours available for attending. No charge, but reservations are requested. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Katherine with the Walker County Conservation District at 205-384-0606, ext. 3204.
Argo Volunteer Fire Department will host a breakfast the first Saturday of each month from 7 until 9 a.m. at the Argo Fire Station located off U.S. Highway 78 in the Argo community in Walker County.
20th Annual Kansas Day will be Saturday, May 6, beginning at 9 a.m. For more information, call City Hall at 924-0072. Proceeds will benefit Kansas Veterans Memorial Park.
4th Annual Horse Creek Jubilee Arts & Craft Festival and Car Show will be Saturday, May 6, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Dora Shopping Center in Dora. For more information, call 205-648-3211 or visit www.horsecreekjubilee.com or Facebook Horse Creek Jubilee.
Promise Walk for Preeclampsia will be held Saturday, May 6, at Black Creek Park located at 902 Yarbrough Road in Fultondale. Registration opens at 10 a.m. and walk begins at 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact Shelia Carroll at email@example.com or 205-542-6665.
West Jefferson High School Alumni announces the 2017 annual reunion and banquet will be held Saturday, May 6, at 5 p.m. at West Jefferson High School. Reservations are $25 per person, includes $20 for meal and $5 annual membership fee. Please send reservations to WJHS Alumni, P.O. Box 246, Quinton, AL 35130 or call 205-674-8424 for information about the event.
Union Chapel Community Center will host a dance the first Saturday of each month at 6:30 p.m., featuring music by the Classic Country Band. Bring covered dish. Admission $3.
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, MAY 8
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, May 9
Jasper Herb Society will meet the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church in Jasper.
THURSDAY, MAY 11
Capstone Rural Health will host its monthly Community Resource Day for Nauvoo on Thursday, Dec. 15, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. 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.
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 5:30 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 the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., in the meeting room at the Francis Israel Hospitality Center in the Wade Math & Science Building located at 805 14th Street on the Bevill State Community College - Walker Campus in Jasper. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Adjutant James Snow 205-527-7090; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRIDAY, MAY 12
Eldridge Fireman’s Gala will be Friday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m., at the Eldridge Community Gym. For more information, contact the Eldridge Town Hall at 924-4383.
Jasper Senior Activity Center will host a dance with Ray Hood at the Memorial Park Natatorium in Jasper on Friday, May 12, 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, MAY 13
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.
MONDAY, MAY 15
Pineywoods Volunteer Fire Department will have a Swamp Johns’ Supper Monday, May 15, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Pineywoods Fire Station on Pineywoods/Sipsey Road in Jasper (behind PJ’s Restaurant). Eat in or carry out - $11 per plate, includes chicken, fish or shrimp, slaw, fries, cake and tea. Buy tickets early or at the door.
THURSDAY, MAY 18
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 CHS Activity 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.
SUNDAY, MAY 21
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.
THURSDAY, MAY 25
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.
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.
East Walker Chamber of Commerce will host its 44th Annual Banquet on Thursday, May 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the Exhibition Hall of Building 1400 on the Bevill State Community College - Sumiton Campus. ABC 33-40 News Chief Meteorologist James Spann will be the guest speaker. Tickets will be $30 per person or a table for six is $150. For more information or to order tickets call the Chamber office at 205-255-0202 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRIDAY, MAY 26
Walker County Community Action Agency Inc., is currently accepting application for the Summer Youth Program. Applicants must reside in Walker County and be between the ages of 4 and 15. Program begins on June 5, and ends Aug. 4. There is a $150 fee per child enrolled due by Friday, May 26. Limited enrollment. For more information, contact WCCAA Office at 205-221-4010.
MONDAY, MAY 29
American Legion Post 9 & Walker County Chapter American Red Cross Account Manager will host at Blood Drive Monday, May 29, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Meeting Room at the American Red Cross Building locate at 1101 Viking Drive in Jasper. Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org and enter: Serve to schedule an appointment.
MONDAY, MAY 31
Family Endeavors Veterans Assistance Day for low income veteranswill be held Wednesday, May 31, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Walker County Coalition for the Homeless Office at 2514 21st Street West in Jasper. Please bring these items: DD214 or statement of service, photo ID for everyone over 18, current utility bills you are requesting assistance for, Social Security card for each person in the household, lease, and proof of income. Financial assitance is not guaranteed. For more information, contact Raevan Howard at 205-427-2115.
THURSDAY, JUNE 1
Walker County Education Retirees will meet Thursday, June 1, at 10 a.m. at the Jasper Civic Center. The meeting will include a Memorial Program, recognizing members that have passed away in the past year.
FRIDAY, JUNE 9
Ashridge Volunteer Fire Department will host the annual Ashridge Community Festival Day on Friday, June 9, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday, June 10, from 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., across the road from the Ashridge Fire Department on Alabama Hwy. 195 in Ashridge. Live music. Booth rentals available: $10 for one day or $15 for two days. Ladies Auxiliary will also be selling homemade fried pies (chose of dried fruit: apple, peach or apricot) for $2 each. Pre-orders for the fried pies can be made by calling Joe Ann Durham at 205-489-5741 or Renee Baker at 205-272-9506. For more information or to rent a booth, contact either Joe Ann Durham or Renee Baker; or Roger Watts at 205-269-5632 or Dewayne Baker at 205-272-2801.