What's going on

Posted 8/19/16

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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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.

SUNDAY, AUG. 21

Sons of Confederate Veterans Major John C. Hutto Camp 443 willmeet Sunday Aug. 21, at 2:30 p.m. in the basement of First United Methodist Church in Jasper.

MONDAY, AUG. 22

Kiwanis Club of Jasper will meet Monday, Aug. 22, at noon at the Bevill State Cafeteria. Special guest speaker will be SEC Football Official Phillip Davenport. All guests are welcome. For more information, contact Steve Thomas 205-221-3100.

TUESDAY, AUG. 23

Town of Parrish will hold its municipal election on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the Parrish Town Hall located at 6484 Alabama Highway 269 South in Parrish.

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.

Parkinson’s Support Group will meet Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 6 p.m. in the community room at First Christian Church at 400 18th Street West in Jasper. For more information, call 205-384-6302.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24

Union Chapel Community Center will host an appreciation dinner for all law enforcement officers in Walker County on Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the community center. Donations to help with food will be appreciated. For more information, call Jennifer Turner at 205-275-4653 or Marie Hagood at 275-7530.

THURSDAY, AUG. 25

Elder Protection II Seminar to be held Thursday, Aug. 25, from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m., at the Jasper Civic Center on 19th Street in Jasper. There will be a number of featured guest speakers, door prizes and free breakfast and lunch. Continuing Education Credits approved for attorneys, law enforcement, nursing and social worker attendees. For more information, contact Susie Lyford, Victim Service Officer for the Walker County District Attorney’s Office at 205-384-7272.

Walker County Genealogical Society will meet Thursday, Aug. 25, at 1 p.m. in the meeting room of the Jasper Public Library.

FRIDAY, AUG. 26

Swamp John’s and Gentiva Hospice in Jasper have teamed up to host a fundraiser and food drive for Maranatha Baptist Church on Friday, Aug. 26, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Gentiva Office at 74 Industrial Parkway in Jasper. Swamp John’s plates will be $11 each with all profits going to Maranatha. Will deliver orders in Jasper or to out lying areas with five or more orders. To order call 471-3719 or fax orders to 384-3733.

SATURDAY, AUG. 27

Curry Fire Rescue will hold an Open House at Curry Fire Station No. 1 on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 2 until 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

SUNDAY, AUG. 28

Family Reunion for Descendents of Will and Pearlie White will be held Sunday, Aug. 28, at the Clear Creek Park Recreation Area off Fall City Road in Jasper. For more information, contact Paul at 205-275-4521.

MONDAY, AUG. 29

Hunter Education Class, sponsored by the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, will be held Monday, Aug. 29, and Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 6 until 10 p.m. each night at the Walker County Extension Office at 1501 North Airport Road in Jasper. Must be 10 or older to graduate. All hunters born on or after Aug. 1, 1977, must complete a hunter education course before purchasing their first hunting license, unless hunting under supervision required status or exempted by law. To register, visit www.outdooralabama.com.

Walker County Cattlewomen’s Association will meet Monday, Aug. 29, at 7 p.m. at the Farmer’s Federation building on Airport South in Jasper.

TUESDAY, AUG. 30

Walker Baptist Volunteer Auxiliary will host Women’s and Children’s Clothing by Britches and Bows on Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., and Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., in the lobby on the ground floor at Walker Baptist Medical Center in Jasper. Women’s size, small - 3X; girls’ size, infant to 16; and boys size, infant to 7. Cash, credit and debit cards accepted.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31

Jasper Area Family Service Center at 2209 Delaware Avenue in Jasper will host an interview skills seminar led by Susan Aaron, manager of Bath and Body Works in Jasper, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 10 until 11:30 a.m. at the center. Please come dressed as if you were going for an interview. For more information, call the Jasper Area Family Service Center at 205-302-0801 or email amw0812@yahoo.com.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 1

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) AL 0299 will meet Thursday, Sept. 1, 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 have their monthly meeting Thursday, Sept. 1, at Warehouse 319 in the Harold Wade Math and Science Building on the Bevill State Community College-Walker College Campus at 805 14th Street East in Jasper. Social time begins at 5:30 p.m., with the meeting starting at 6 p.m.

Burrows Crossing Neighborhood Watch will meet Thursday, Sept. 1, at 6:30 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, SEPT. 2

Capstone Rural Health Center will host a resource event at the Carl Elliott Library, Friday, Sept. 2, from 9 a.m. until noon. Capstone will offer enrollment assistance with Medicaid and the Affordable Care Insurance, as well as SNAP (foodstamps) applications. Safelink (free cell phones) will be available to trouble shoot any problems you have had with Safelink and to assist with applications. The Middle Alabama Area Agency on Aging (M4A) will be at our event to assist with applications and inform the public of the resources they offer Walker County.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 3

Argo Volunteer Fire Department will host a breakfast Saturday, Sept. 3, from 7 until 9 a.m. at the Argo Fire Station located off U.S. Highway 78 in the Argo community in Walker County.

Union Chapel Community Center will host a dance Saturday, Sept. 3, at 6:30 p.m., featuring music by the Classic Country Band. Bring covered dish. Admission $3.

Marvin Lee Ferguson VFW Post 4850 on Veterans Drive in Jasper will host a dance every Saturday night, from 7:30 until 11:30 p.m., featuring the Back Roads Band. Admission $5. Must be 21 or older, but do not have to be a post member to attend.

MONDAY, SEPT. 5

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. For more information, contact Steve Thomas 205-221-3100.

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, SEPT. 6

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 Tuesday, Sept. 6, 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 Tuesday, Sept. 6, 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 Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 6:30 p.m. for refreshments followed by meeting at 7 p.m., at the Post Home in Carbon Hill.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7

Jasper Area Energizers (retirees from Alabama Power Company) will have its quarterly luncheon meeting Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 11 a.m., at the Musgrove Country Club in Jasper. Will be voting on a president and president-elect, and making plans for the annual Thanksgiving and Christmas Priesters Pecan Pies Sale. All Alabama Power Company retirees and their spouse are invited to attend. For more information or to be added to the luncheon list, please call: Jan Webb at 205-489-2233; Doug Booth at 205-221-2288; Chuck McKellar at 205-387-2588; Michelle Smith at 205-647-4544 or Jackie Simmons at 205-384-6549.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 8

Jefferson-Lovell United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet Thursday, Sept. 8, at 11 a.m. at the Jasper Library on 18th Street in downtown Jasper.

Breast Cancer Support Group of Walker County will meet Thursday, Sept. 8, 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 Thursday, Sept. 8, 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 Thursday, Sept. 8, 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, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m., at the Francis Israel Hospitality Center in the Wade Math and Science Building 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, SEPT. 9

2016 Foothills Festival, the free live music event presented by the City of Jasper, will be held Friday, Sept. 9, from 5 until 10 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. on the courthouse square in downtown Jasper. For more information, visit www.foothillsjasper.com; Facebook/FoothillsJasperAL; or Twitter/FoothillsJasper.

Jasper Senior Activity Center will host a dance with Ray Hood at the Memorial Park Natatorium in Jasper on Friday, Sept. 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, SEPT. 10

Dilworth Community Center on Stella Lockhart Road in Empire will host its monthly breakfast Saturday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 a.m. at the center.

Walker County ARES Ham Radio Club will meet Saturday, Sept. 10, at 8 a.m. at the American Red Cross Office on Viking Drive in Jasper. Testing will be held following the meeting.

MONDAY, SEPT. 12

Arley Women’s Club will hold their regulary monthly meeting Monday, Sept. 12, at the Arley Library, with lunch at noon and meeting at 1 p.m.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 13

Jasper Herb Society will meet Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 5:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church in Jasper.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 15

Pilot Club of Jasper will meet Thursday, Sept. 15, 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 Thursday, Sept. 15, 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 Thursday, Sept. 15, 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 Thursday, Sept. 15, at 6 p.m. Music provided by Country Classic Band. Admission $3.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 16

VFW Post 4850 Auxiliary will hold its annual POW/MIA ceremony on Friday, Sept. 16, at 5 p.m. at the Walker County Courthouse in downtown Jasper. All POWs are being urged to attend. For more information, call VFW Post 4850 Auxiliary President Bunny Murray at 205-471-5984.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 18

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.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 20

Curry Water Authority will hold its monthly public board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 4 p.m., at the Curry Water Authority Office on Brakefield Dairy Road in Jasper. For more information, call 205-221-4164.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22

Walker County Genealogical Society will meet Thursday, Sept. 22, at 1 p.m. in the meeting room of the Jasper Public Library in downtown Jasper.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 24

42nd Annual Mule Day Car and Bike Show will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Winfield Middle School on Apple Avenue in Winfield. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with awards at 2 p.m. Awards for Top 25, Best of Show, Best Truck, Best Ford, Best Chevy, Best Mopar, Best Import, Best Motorcycle Kid’s Choice. Cash and door prizes for registrants. Entry fee will be $20. Discounts for multiple entries with the same owner. T-Shirt, goodie bag and six pack of Dr. Pepper for the first 150 Entries. Sponsored by Pepsi Bottle Winfield, Winfield Chamber of Commerce and O’Reilly Auto Parts. Call Whit Miles at 205-412-5568 for more information or visit www.winfieldcity.org, or www.muledaycarshow.weebly.com.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 27

Parkinson’s Support Group will meet Tuesday, Sept. 27 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, OCT. 8

Curry High School Class of 1976 will have its 40 year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at Los Reyes in downtown Jasper. Cost will be $15 per person. Classmates who are planning to attend need to call one the following classmates as soon as possible: Jeanette Brock Burton at 205-522-3789, Faye Dunagan Comer at 205-275-2227, or Deb Murray Aaron at 205-471-5741; or text message Elane Watson Jones at 205-388-3897.

Inaugural Miss Walker County CowBelle Pageant, a benefit for the Walker County Cattlewomen’s Annual Scholarship Fund, will be held Saturday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., at the Curry High School gymnasium at 155 Yellow Jacket Drive in Jasper. Age divisions include CowBelle Baby 0-3; CowBelle Girl 4-25; Boys Division upon interest. Entry fee is $75 all-in. Deadline to enter will be Saturday, Oct. 1. For more information, entry form or to register, email WalkerCattlewomen@gmail.com.

FRIDAY, OCT. 14

Jasper Senior Activity Center will be touring Branson, Mo., Nov. 7-10, 2016. Cost of ticket per person will be single - $669, double - $579, triple - $545, or quad - $529, which includes motor coach transportation, three nights hotel, three breakfast, three dinners and five shows. The deadline to sign up for the trip is Friday, Oct. 14. For more information, call 205-221-8513.