WHAT'S GOING ON IN 2014
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The “What’s Going On” section is featured each Wednesday, Friday and Sunday in the Daily Mountain Eagle and daily on the Community Calendar at www.mountaineagle.com. Events are listed free of charge and run by calendar date and time as space allows. There are no guarantees when or the number of days an event will run. Events only accepted from local schools, civic, government or nonprofit (501(c)(3)) organizations. Only the following information will be listed: name of organization hosting or sponsoring event; type of event; date, time, location of the event; and name of contact person and phone number for more information. Deadline to place event is noon each Tuesday and Thursday. Call Elane Jones at 205-221-2840 or email event information to elane.jones@mountaineagle.com.

SATURDAY, AUG. 23

Walker County Democratic Party will have a political rally Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Community Health Systems Activities Center in downtown Jasper. Several guests speakers. Register to vote, meet with Democratic candidates and get information on starting a neighborhood watch program in your community. For more information, call 256-962-3083, 205-388-3620 or 205-221-3296.

Free CPR Course will be held Saturday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m. at Gamble Park. Event is for anyone interested in learning CPR and other lifesaving procedures. Course will be taught by basic life support/CPR instructor Carla Hutchinson.

MONDAY, AUG. 25

Walker Baptist Volunteer Auxiliary hosting children’s clothing and accessories sale Monday, Aug. 25, from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Tuesday, Aug. 26, from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the main lobby at Walker Baptist Medical Center in Jasper. All name brands. Girl sizes infant to 16. Boys sizes infant to 7. For more information, call 205-387-4025.

TUESDAY, AUG. 26

Walker County Health Action Partnership hosting free fitness class “Hard Body Fitness Boot Camp” at Gamble Park Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 6 p.m. for all ages. In the event of rain, it will be held at Glen R. Clem Gym at Bevill State Community College’s Jasper campus. For more information, call Sharon Hogg at 205-275-3181.

Walker County Constables Association will meet Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 6:30 p.m. at Moore’s Landing in Jasper.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 27

Walker County Extension Office will present a basic food preservation class Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 1 until 4 p.m. at the Community Health Systems Activities Center in downtown Jasper. The hands-on class will cover pressure and waterbath canning for low and high acid foods. Fee is $10 for supplies. If you are interested in attending, please pre-register with the Walker County Extension Office at 205-221-3392.

SUNDAY, AUG. 31

American Legion Post 101 in Carbon Hill will be selling barbecue plates for $7 Sunday, Aug. 31, beginning at noon.

MONDAY, SEPT. 1

Town of West Jefferson will have its 50th Anniversary Celebration Monday, Sept. 1, at 5 p.m. Car show, water slide, live music and free food and drinks.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 6

Eldridge Free Will Baptist Children’s Home at 86 Academy Drive in Eldridge will host an opening day dove hunt fundraising event Saturday, Sept. 6. Gates will open at 9 a.m. with a mandatory safety meeting at 11 a.m. Season opens at noon, $50 donation per gun. Space is limited, first come first serve, 75 stands available. Must be over age 16 with valid Alabama hunting license and Harvest Information (H.I.P.) Stamp. Each participant must sign a liability waiver before entering the field. Participants 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult 25 or older. No alcohol or glass. All proceeds go to FWBCH. For more information, call or text: Bayne Searcy at 334-451-0289 or Mike Corley at 205-300-2636.

Dilworth Community Center fall community festival will be Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the community center on Stella Lockard Road. Games, arts and crafts, old cars, motorcycles, tractors, music, food and more. Opening of the 20-year time capsule at 2 p.m. For more information, contact Lynn Hudgins at 255-6343, Craig Weldon at 451-8282, Andrea Elmore at 648-5491, Colton Williams at 299-4127 or Tim Ballenger at 648-6352.

Bear Creek 2nd annual trade day/arts and crafts show will be Saturday, Sept. 6, starting at 10 a.m. at Twin Forks Park Day Use Area. Vendors and yard salers welcome. Vendor spot prices vary by location and needs. Live entertainment. Door prizes will be given away. For more information, call 256-226-2719.