What's going on

Posted 2/10/16

The “What’s Going On” Section will be featured each Wednesday and Sunday on A7 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 …

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The “What’s Going On” Section will be featured each Wednesday and Sunday on A7 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. Deadline to place a community event, class or family reunion will be noon each Tuesday and Friday. To place a community event, class or family reunion in the What’s Going On section, contact Elane Jones at 205-221-2840 Ext. 246, or email information to elane.jones@mountaineagle.com.

SPECIAL NOTICE

Walker County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 7 is currently selling tickets on a drawing for a $250 Walmart gift card. The drawing will be held Saturday, April 2, at 10 a.m., at the FOP Lodge at 550 Kiker Lane in Jasper. You do not have to be present win. Tickets are available from any FOP member for a donation of $5 each or 5 for $20. For more information, call Chad Carlton at 205-388-6224, Bryan Carlton at 205-275-9287 or Don Frazer at 205-361-6064.

TODAY, FEB. 10

Walker County Women 4 Bernie will host a meetingWednesday, Feb. 10, from 7 until 9 p.m. at the home of Donna Smalley at 406 Glenview Drive in Jasper. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Smalley at 205-799-6078.

THURSDAY, FEB. 11

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

Breast Cancer Support Group of Walker County will meet Thursday, Feb. 11, at 1:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Carl Elliott Library in Jasper.

Walker County Democratic Party will meet Thursday, Feb. 11, at 6 p.m. at Victoria’s Restaurant in Jasper. For more information, call 205-221-3296, 205-962-3082 or 205-717-4027.

Literacy Council 8th Annual Daddy and Me Dance will be held Thursday, Feb. 11, from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the Glenn Clem Gym on the Bevill State Community College - Walker College Campus in Jasper. Admission is $5 per person and can be purchased at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, call Chandra Rice at 205-387-0511, ext 5792, or email crice@literacy-council.org.

Arley American Legion Post 0223 will meet Thursday, Feb. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Boy Scout Lodge in Arley.

Jasper American Legion Woods-Smith Post 9 and Auxiliary Unit 9 will meet Thursday, Feb. 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Francis Israel Hospitality Center in the Wade Math and Science Building on the Bevill State Community College - Walker Campus in Jasper. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, call Adjutant James Snow 205-527-7090 or e-mail legion.post9.ala@gmail.com.

FRIDAY, FEB. 12

Arley Women’s Club will be selling pies and posies for Valentine’s Day, Friday, Feb. 12, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Arley Library and Saturday, Feb. 13, from 9 a.m. until noon at Traditions Bank in Arley. Proceeds raised will go for Hamner Park beautification and maintenance.

“Go Red for Women” Red Ball Gala “Empowering Women Heart Health” Valentine Ball will be held Friday, Feb. 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the CHS Activities Center at 204 19th Street East in Jasper. Admission will be $20 for singles and $35 for couples. There is an optional $40 table reservation in addition to ticket cost. Dinner will be served. For more information, call Loudella Branch at 205-451-5347 or LaVonna Yarbrough at 205-275-7477.

Jasper Senior Activity Center will host a dance with Ray Hood at the Memorial Park Natatorium in Jasper on Friday, Feb. 12, from 7 until 10 p.m. Admission is $3. For more information, call 205-221-8513.

SATURDAY, FEB. 13

Dilworth Community Center on Stella Lockard Road will host its monthly breakfast Saturday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 a.m.

Walker County ARES Ham Radio Club will meet Saturday, Feb. 13, at 8 a.m. at the American Red Cross office on Viking Drive in Jasper.

“We Love Carbon Hill” Valentine’s Day Celebration will be held Saturday, Feb. 13, in Carbon Hill. “We Love Our City” Cleanup will be held from 9 a.m. until noon. Gather at the Carbon Hill Community Center at 9 a.m., gloves and bags provided. “We Love Our Kids” Night for ages 12 and under will be held from 6 until 9 p.m. For more information call, Bill at 522-0139, Jarrod at 471-1448 or Betty at 924-4177.

TUESDAY, FEB. 16

Book Club of Arley will host an author talk and book signing Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 3 p.m. at the Arley Library with Phyllis Lawson, author of “Quilt of Souls.”

THURSDAY, FEB. 18

Pilot Club of Jasper will meet Thursday, Feb. 18, 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, Feb. 18, 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 at the office on the third Thursday of each month beginning Thursday, Feb. 18, at 2 p.m. The group will be led by Stan Prewett, New Beacon’s chaplain and bereavement coordinator. For more information, call Prewett at 205-387-9339 or email sprewett@newbeacon.org.

Natural Bridge Community Association will host a Swamp John’s catfish dinner on Thursday, Feb. 18, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Natural Bridge multi-purpose Community Center on Alabama Highway 14 north of the 4-way stop. Dine in or carryout plates. Plates are $10.

Thach Neighborhood Watch will host a covered dish night Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Thach Community Center. Doors open at 5 p.m., with eat-in dinner at 5:30 p.m., and speakers at 6:30 p.m. County officials running for office in the March 1 primary election will also be on hand to answer your questions. Volunteer help is also needed for the event. For more information, call Linda Aldridge at 205-300-8558 or Wayne Smith at 205-300-4131.

Sumiton Senior Citizen Dance at the senior complex in Sumiton will be held Thursday, Feb. 18, at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.

SATURDAY, FEB. 20

Capstone Rural Health Center and 100 Black Men of West Alabama will present the African American Mens’ Health Expo 2016 “Touchdown to Good Health” Saturday, Feb. 20, at 10 a.m. at the Jasper Housing Authority gym. Special guest speakers and appearances from SEC football players, TV anchors and more. For more information, call Capstone Rural Health Center at 205-724-9031 or follow on Facebook and Twitter.

“Keys To Home Ownership” seminar will be held Saturday, Feb. 20, from 9 a.m. until noon at Bevill State Community College in the Harold Wade Math and Science Building. This seminar will offer valuable information to those interested in the steps necessary for purchasing a home. The seminar is free to all. Registration will be at 8:45 a.m., or you can pre-register by calling Deidre Tatum at 205-221-4011.

Jasper Sons of the American Legion of Woods-Smith Post 9 will hold a meeting Saturday, Feb. 20, at 2 p.m. at the Bevill State Community College Cafeteria in the Wade Math and Science Building in Jasper. To be a member you must be a direct male descendent of a war-time veteran starting with WWI. For more information, call Adjutant James Snow 205-527-7090 or e-mail legion. post9.ala@gmail.com.

SUNDAY, FEB. 21

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

TUESDAY, FEB. 23

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 205-384-6302.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24

Orientation for 2017 Distinguished Young Women of Walker County Program will be Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 3:30 p.m. at the CHS Activities Center on 19th Street in Jasper. Apply online at www.distinguishedyw.org.

THURSDAY, FEB. 25

Jasper Senior Center, located at the Memorial Park FOP Building at 1050 Kiker Lane in Jasper, will host the free diabetes education class “Got Sugar” for medicare recipients with diabetes or pre-diabetes, their family members and caregivers on the following Thursdays: Feb. 25 and March 10, 17, 24 and 31, at 9:30 a.m. at the center. Pre-registration is required for the class. For more information or to pre-register, call 205-221-2849 or call (toll free) 1-800-760-4550, ext. 3437, or email Melinda Grayson at melinda.grayson@area-G.hcqis.org.

Boy Scouts of America Black Warrior Council will host its annual Friends of Scouting luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 25, from 11:30 until 1 p.m. at the CHS Activities Center on 19th Street in Jasper. The guest speaker will be former Auburn Coach Pat Dye. The event will also honor the late Steve Byars, a former scout and contributor of the local scouting program. For more information, call Zac Lollar at 205-275-6454 or email zac.lollar@scouting.org.

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.

FRIDAY, FEB. 26

Winston County Chitlin’ Eaters Association and the Meek High School band will present the Winston County 57th Annual Chitlin’ Supper at the Meek Elementary gym on Friday, Feb. 26, from 4:30 until 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults, children ages 5-12 are $5 and under 4 are free. All proceeds go to the Meek High School band. For more information, call 205-384-5825.

MONDAY, FEB. 29

Relay For Life Team of Capstone Rural Health is currently selling tickets for a drawing on an Easter basket. Deadline to enter the drawing is Monday, Feb. 29. Also selling tickets for a drawing on a football signed by Nick Saban, and the deadline to enter the football drawing is Friday, May 6. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Shannon at 205-724-9031 or Secly at 205-724-3005.

FRIDAY, MARCH 4

Walker County Forestry Planning Committee will host its annual tree sale Friday, March 4, beginning at 8 a.m. at the Walker County Farmers Market on North Airport Road in Jasper. For more information call Katherine at the Walker County Soil and Water Conservation Office at 384-0606, ext. 101, or Danny at the Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s Walker County Office at 221-3392.

SATURDAY, MARCH 12

Walker County Amateur Radio Emergency Service will provide a free Ham radio class for the technician license. The class will be held on four consecutive Saturday mornings beginning Saturday, March 12, from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. All other classes will be held each Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon. Test will be given at end of final class on Saturday, April 9. You need to register by no later than Friday, March 4, for WCARES to order you a study guide. Study guide is $18 with no shipping charges when preordered, or you can order the technician Q&A from online resources. You will need the study guide prior to the first class. For more information or to register, call Jimmie Dill at 205-527-4602.

Church Happenings

The “Church and Cemetery Happenings” section is featured each Wednesday and Saturday in the Daily Mountain Eagle and daily on the Community Calendar at www.mountaineagle.com. Events listed free of charge. They are ran by calendar date and time as space allows, so there is no guarantee when or the number of days an event will run. Events are only accepted from local churches, faith-based ministries or organizations, and cemetery associations. The deadline to place an event is by noon each Tuesday and Thursday. For information, call Elane Jones at 205-221-2840 or email information to elane.jones@mountaineagle.com.

TODAY, FEB. 10

St. Mary Episacol Church at 801 The Trace in Jasper will have Ash Wednesday services today at 6 p.m.

FRIDAY, FEB. 12

39th Annual “Nourishing Hearts and Souls” Valentine coffee and luncheon will be held Friday, Feb. 12, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church located at 801 The Trace in Jasper. Tickets may be purchased from St. Mary’s church members, at the door or online via Facebook and Eventbrite. All proceeds go to help fund the St. Mary’s Food Bank.

Living Light Church of God on North Airport Road in Jasper will host a “Party on the Block” Friday, Feb. 12, from 8 until 11 p.m.

SUNDAY, FEB. 14

Pleasant Hill Freewill Baptist Church on Pineywoods/Sipsey Road in Jasper will have a gospel singing Sunday, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m. The guest singers will be Southern Image.

Patton Hill Baptist Church in Oakman will have a singing Sunday, Feb. 14, at 5 p.m. The guest singers will be The Heavenly Heirs.

Parrish Church of the Nazarene will host the Walker Zone Indoor Campmeeting Sunday, Feb. 14, at 5 p.m. and Monday, Feb. 15, through Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. each night. The guest evangelist will be the Rev. David Gallimore.

SATURDAY, FEB. 20

Nauvoo United Methodist Church on Third Avenue in Nauvoo will host its Christian Place Mission food distribution program the third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon at the church. For more information, call Carole Newman at 205-410-7029.

Living Light Church of God on North Airport Road in Jasper will be selling Swamp John’s dinner fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 20, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Plates are $11. Proceeds will go to the Living Light Women’s Ministries.

Berry Civic Center will host a Southern Gospel concert Saturday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m. Featured singers will be the Singing Bryants from Millport and the Busby Family from Berry. Admission is free.

MONDAY, FEB. 22

Arley United Methodist Church will host a bean supper to benefit the Laura Crandall-Brown Foundation Monday, Feb. 22, from 4:30 until 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall at the church. The Foundation’s mission is to offer hope through research for the early detection of all gynecological cancers, and empowering communities through awareness. For more information, call 205-387-7246.

SATURDAY, FEB. 27

Cedrum Grove Free Will Baptist Church between Townley and Carbon Hill will host a gospel singing the fourth Saturday of each month at 7 p.m. For more information, call Pastor John Ed Warren at 205-544-9695.

FRIDAY, MARCH 4

The KingsmenQuartet will be in concert Friday, March 4, at 7 p.m., at the Townley Community Center at 62 Townley School Road in Townley. Tickets are $10 for adults, children 12 and under free when accompanied by parent. For more information, call Jerry Edgil at 256-412-3608.

SUNDAY, MARCH 6

Starview Baptist Church in Parrish will have revival services Sunday, March 6, at 6 p.m. and Monday, Feb. 7, through Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. each night. The guest evangelist will be Scott McCullar. Special guest singers on Monday and Tuesday. For more information, call Pastor John Bradley at 205-300-2356.