What's going on

Posted 9/27/16

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.

SPECIAL NOTICE

Pineywoods Volunteer Fire Department is asking that all homeowners in their coverage area mail their yearly fire dues to help maintain the department’s firefighting operations in the Pineywoods community. The dues are $35 and can be mailed to the Pineywoods Fire Department, 105 Pineywoods-Sipsey Road, Jasper, AL 35504.

Oakman Municipal Court will be offering amnesty for those who have fines and have not been paying on them through Friday, Sept. 30. If you had a court date and missed it, call the Oakman Magistrate to reset your court date. Warrants will be issued starting Oct. 1. Court for the month of September will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 5 p.m. in the Oakman Community Center. For more information, call the Oakman Magistrate at 205-622-3939 Tuesday through Friday between 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

TODAY, SEPT. 28

Health Action Partners Jasper Park and Rec and Alabama Cooperative Extension Agency will host a free Adult Kayak Instructional Course today beginning with ​Class No. 1 from 8 until 10 a.m., and Class No. 2, from 1 until 3 p.m. at the Memorial Park Pond located at 1070 Kiker Lane in Jasper. Class size is limited to 15 people. The course is being offered in preparation for an October float trip. All equipment will be provided. To register for the course online, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/kayak-101-tickets-27473451834. You can also register onsite at Jasper Civic Center or by calling the Jasper Parks and Recreation Department at 205-384-6014.

SATURDAY, OCT. 1

Inaugural Arley’s Longest Yard Sale will be held in the Arley and Helicon communities on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. from Duncan Bridge and ending at Nesmith on Winston County Road 77 and Alabama Highway 278. All proceeds will benefit charitable organizations throughout the Arley community. The Helicon Volunteer Fire Department will also be hosting Helicon Day, a community trade day with inflatables, food, games, raffles and vendors, on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., at the Helicon Volunteer Fire Department. For more information, or if you would like a booth, visit Facebook@arleyyardsale.

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.

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. Admission is $3.

John Allen Beasley II Family Reunion will be Saturday, Oct. 1, beginning at 10 a.m. in the community center located at the Ivan K. Hill Recreational Park in Winfield.

21st Annual Sulphur Springs School Reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., at Victoria’s Restaurant in Jasper.

Boys II Men will host a Community Cleanup Day at A.P. Howell Park in Jasper on Saturday, Oct. 1, with cleanup beginning at 8 a.m., and food, music and youth activities at noon. For more information, contact Josh Walls at 205-522-8662.

SUNDAY, OCT. 2

Pate Family Reunion will be Sunday, Oct. 2, at 12:30 p.m. at Union Chapel United Methodist Church fellowship hall located at 330 Buttermilk Road in Cordova.

MONDAY, OCT. 3

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.

Walker County Cattlewomen’s Association will meet Monday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. at the Farmer’s Federation building 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. This class is a restorative class open to people of all ages and skill levels. For more information, email 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, OCT. 4

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, call 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. 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. 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. at the post home on Viking Drive.

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, OCT. 5

RSVP of Walker County will host a Health Watch on Medicare Open Enrollment on Wednesday, Oct 5, from 9 until 11 a.m., at the Jasper Civic Center at 204 19th Street East in Jasper. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact LaRue Lockhart, RSVP Director, at 205-795-0143 or email larue@positivematurity.org.

THURSDAY, OCT. 6

Walker County Education Retirees will meet Thursday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m. at the Jasper Civic Center. Free flu shots and wellness screenings will be given with PEEHIP or Southland insurance card.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) AL 0299 will meet the first Thursday of each month on the lower level of 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.

Friends of NRA will host its Winston County Free State Banquet and Auction on Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Winston County Municipal Building in Double Springs. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are available by calling Chairman Jim Rau at 205-272-0183. Sponsorships will be available as well and come with a firearm.

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.

Burrows Crossing Neighborhood Watch will meet the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at Philadelphia Baptist Church on Burrows Crossing Road. For more information, call Jason Akins at 256-962-3082 or Libbie Myers at 205-221-9410.

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

Second Annual “Find A Potion for Parkinson” 10K/5K and 1-mile Fun Run will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Gamble Park. Proceeds from the event will be sent to Parkinson's Association of Alabama to help promote awareness and research of this disease. A silly costume contest for kids and adults will be held at 8 a.m. to be followed by the fun run at 8:30 a.m. and the 10K/5K at 9 a.m. The deadline to turn in your registration forms and money to be guaranteed a T-shirt will be Friday, Oct. 7. Registration forms are available at Inspire Fitness and Solid Image. For more information, call April Madison at 616-2854 or Amie White at 300-2606.

Capstone Rural Health will host a resource event on Friday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. until noon, at the Carl Elliott Library in Jasper. Capstone will offer enrollment assistance with Medicaid and the Affordable Care Insurance as well as SNAP (food stamps) 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 the event to assist with applications and inform the public of the resources they offer Walker County. For more information about this event, call Shannon Williamson at 205-724-9031.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

Dilworth Community Center on Stella Lockard Road 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.

Annual Nix School Reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 8, at New Zion Baptist Church on Nauvoo/Carbon Hill Road. All former students are urged to attend. Please bring a covered dish, drink and dessert. Bring any photos you may have of school days. For more information, contact Lena Keeton at 205-544-1965 or Lynda Knight at 205-697-5849.

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. Deadline to enter is Saturday, Oct. 1. For more information, entry form or to register, email WalkerCattlewomen@gmail.com.

Curry High School Class of 1976 will have its 40-year reunion Saturday, Oct. 8, at 6:30 p.m., at Los Reyes in downtown Jasper. Cost will be $15 per person. For more information classmates can call Jeanette Brock Burton at 205-522-3789, Faye Dunagan Comer at 205-275-2227 or Deb Murray Aaron at 205-471-5741; or text Elane Watson Jones at 205-388-3897.

Benefit Concert for Equines Assisting Special Individuals (EASI), featuring Lulu Roman, Ralph Earnest, Sky High and Rising will be held Saturday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Jasper Civic Center. Tickets are $15. For more information, call 205-387-7486. Tickets can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com or at the door.

MONDAY, OCT. 10

Arley Women’s Club will hold their regular monthly meeting the second Monday of each month at the Arley Library, with lunch at noon and meeting at 1 p.m.

TUESDAY, OCT. 11

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

THURSDAY, OCT. 13

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 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 Thursday, Oct. 13, at 5 p.m. at Victoria’s Restaurant in Jasper. For more information, call 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 and 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, call Adjutant James Snow at 205-527-7090 or e-mail legion.post9.ala@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 WILL BE Friday, Oct. 14. For more information, call 205-221-8513.

Jasper Senior Activity Center will host a dance with Ray Hood at the Memorial Park Natatorium in Jasper on Friday, Oct. 14, from 7 until 10 p.m. Admission is $3. For more information, call 205-221-8513.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

The Tittle McDonald Reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Elm Grove Church of God fellowship hall. For more information, call 924-9624.

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

Sons of Confederate Veterans Major John C. Hutto Camp 443 will meet the third Sunday of each month at 2:30 p.m. in the basement of First United Methodist Church in Jasper.

TUESDAY, OCT. 18

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.

Walker County Democratic Party will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 5 p.m., at the Parrish Town Hall at 6484 Alabama Highway 269 South. For more information, call 205-388-6088, 870-834-3721, 205-717-4027, 205-221-6175 or 205-221-3296.

THURSDAY, OCT. 20

Capstone Rural Health will host a Community Resource Day, Thursday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. until noon at Capstone Rural Health Center in Nauvoo. Capstone will offer enrollment assistance with Medicaid and the Affordable Care Insurance as well as SNAP (food stamps) 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 the event to assist with applications and inform the public of the resources they offer Walker County. For more information, call Shannon at 205-724-9031.

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. For more information, call Prewett at 205-387-9339 or email sprewett@newbeacon.org.

Sumiton Senior Citizen Dance at the senior complex in Sumiton will be held the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. Music provided by Country Classic Band. Admission is $3.

Thach Neighborhood Watch will meet Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Thach Community Center. For more information, call Wayne Smith at 205-300-4131 or Linda Norris at 205-384-6589.

SATURDAY, OCT. 22

6th Annual Party For Pink will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, from 6 until 8 p.m., on the Walker County Courthouse Square in downtown Jasper. Pink tees and tanks will be available for $15. Funds raised will be given to a local breast cancer patient to help with medical expenses. For more information, contact Sharon Hogg at 205-275-3181.

TUESDAY, OCT. 25

Parkinson’s Support Group will meet the fourth Tuesday of each month 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.

Back to Work 50+ at Bevill State Community College is offering a Strategies Workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 1 until 3 p.m., in Wade Hall Room 112 on the BSCC - Walker Campus in Jasper. For more information or to register for the workshop, please call 1-855-850-2525 (this is a toll free number).

THURSDAY, OCT. 27

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.