What's going on

Posted 6/7/16

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 events and class and family …

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What's going on

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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 events and class and family reunions are listed free of charge and run in chronological order by calendar date and time. Community events and class and family reunions are only accepted from local civic, government and nonprofit (501(c)(3)) organizations, and high school classes and families. The deadline to place a community event, class or family reunion is no later than noon on Tuesday or Friday of each week. To place a community 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 elane.jones@mountaineagle.com.

SPECIAL NOTICE

Sons of the American Legion of Woods-Smith Post 9 will have no meeting in June due to the Department of Alabama Convention. The next meeting will be Saturday, July 16, at noon, at the Bevill State Cafeteria in the Wade Math and Science Building located at 804 14th Street East in Jasper. To be a member you must be a direct male descendent of a war-time veteran starting with WWI. For more information, contact Adjutant James Snow 205-527-7090 or e-mail legion.post9.ala@gmail.com.

Walker County Community Action Agency will start assisting low-income senior citizens (age 60 and over) with their summer cooling bills. Seniors who want assistance must reside in Walker County. For more information, call 205-221-4010.

MONDAY, JUNE 6

Kiwanis Club of Jasper will meet each Monday at noon in the Francis Israel Cafeteria on the Bevill State Community College - Walker College in Jasper. For more information, contact Emily Donaldson at 205-387-7748.

Free Community Yoga Class will be held each Monday at 7 p.m. at the Sumiton Community Center on Byran 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 jildawatson@gmail.com.

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, JUNE 7

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 will meet the first Tuesday of each month 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.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8

Jasper Civil Service Board will hold a Special Called meeting on Wednesday, June 8, at 10:15 a.m. The purpose of the meeting will be to hear from a representative of Condrey and Associates concerning the process of creating a pay plan for the City of Jasper.

THURSDAY, JUNE 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 6 p.m., at Victoria’s Restaurant in Jasper. For more information, call 205-221-3296 or 205-962-3082 or 205-717-4027.

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, June 9, 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 legion.post9.ala@gmail.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 10

Alabama Power and the Smith Lake Environmental Preservation Committee (SLEPC) will hold a “Renew Our Rivers” Lake Cleanup on Smith Lake on Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11. Volunteers needed to assist with the cleanup and feeding the crew. For more information or to volunteer, contact Lynn Martin at lynnmartin21@hotmail.com or 205-422-9889 or Jim Murphy at jmurphy137@gmail.com or 205-529-5981.

VFW Post 4850 Auxiliary in Jasper will present the Christian musician, B-SHOC, live in concert Saturday, June 10, from 7 until 9 p.m., at Rowland Auditorium on the Bevill State Community College -Walker College Campus in Jasper. Sponsored by the Frosty Mug. Tickets are $10 per person. For ticket information, contact Paulette Murray at 205-902--9195; or Chestine Garner at 205-275-8476.

Jasper Senior Activity Center will host a dance with Ray Hood on Friday, June 10, from 7 until 10 p.m. Bring your favorite finger food and enjoy the evening. Admission will be $3. For more information, call 205-221-8513.

SATURDAY, JUNE 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.

2016 Tallulah Half Marathon, 5K Run and Kid’s Fun Run will be held Saturday, June 11, from 7 until 11 a.m. Events will start and finish on the square in downtown Jasper. Tickets available at runsignup.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 12

Wright Family and Friends Reunion will be held Sunday, June 12, at the Wright Family Cemetery in the Hillard community. Covered dish lunch at noon. For more information, 205-275-5441.

MONDAY, JUNE 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.

TUESDAY, JUNE 14

Jasper Herb Society will meet the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church in Jasper.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15

Free Community Health Watch Program being held Wednesday, June 15, from 9 until 11 a.m., at the Jasper Civic Center located at 204 19th Street in Jasper. The featured speaker, Dr. Paul Gilreath, Neurology MD, will be speaking on “Stroke Awareness.” The Social Security Administration will conclude the program following the break. The program will also include a Q&A session, door prizes, promotional and informational hand-outs, and refreshments.

THURSDAY, JUNE 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 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 sprewett@newbeacon.org.

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.

FRIDAY, JUNE 17

Family Reunion of James Monroe Brown, Ben Bruner, Isaac Kilgore, Noonana Casey Kimbrough, John T. Rose and John Sudduth,will be held Friday, June 17, at 6 p.m. at Los Reyes in downtown Jasper; Saturday, June 18, at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, 19, beginning at 9 a.m., at Oak Leaf Shelter at Clear Creek Recreation Area on Fall City Road in Jasper. For more information, call Claude Kilgore at 205-300-4567 or 205-686-7841, please leave a message.

Jasper Senior Activity Center will host a dance with Ray Hood at the Memorial Park Natatorium in Jasper on Friday, (month & date), 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, JUNE 18

Nauvoo Historical Society21st Annual Nauvoo Car Show will be held Saturday, June 18, 2016. Registration is set to begin at 7 a.m. For more information, call Gene McDaniel at 205-697-5652 or email genemc@tds.net, Mary Carey at 205-697-5460 or Mitchell McDaniel at 205-471-1051.

SUNDAY, JUNE 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.

THURSDAY, JUNE 23

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 in downtown Jasper.

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

Walker High School Class of 1966 will hold its 50th class reunion on Saturday, June 25, at 6:30 p.m. at Musgrove Country Club. Anyone with information regarding classmates who live out of town are asked to call Brenda Kirkpatrick at 205-522-6682 or email Brendak1604@yahoo.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 28

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.

SATURDAY, JULY 2

Sipsey Fire Department will host its annual Sipsey Fest on Saturday, July 2, beginning at 9 a.m., with a car show, games for kids, karaoke, door prizes and a fireworks show at dark. Food vendor booths available for $10. Car Show registration is $10 All proceeds to the Sipsey Fire Department. For more information, call Assistant Fire Chief Heather Adams at 205-717-5741.

FRIDAY, JULY 8

21st Biennial Walker County Homecoming Reunion 2016 will be held July 8-10. The theme will be “Honoring Our Trailblazers....Lest We Forget.” For more information, call Milton Douglas at 205-388-4629, Willie Moore III at 205-302-5219 or Joe Williams at 205-221-8089.

SATURDAY, JULY 9

Walker High School Class of 1976 will hold their 40th class reunion on Saturday, July 9. For more information, classmates can contact Dina Brakefield Sparks at DinaLu@aol.com or Denise Earnest Hicks at dhicks8209@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 16

Walker County High School Class of 1958 will have its 58th reunion July 16, 2016. RSVP by June 20. For more information, call Amelia Barton 205-275-0890.