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 Eagle’s website at www.mountaineagle.com. Events are listed free of charge and ran in order by calendar date and time as space allows. No guarantee on when or number of days an announcement will run. Events only accepted from community nonprofits; civic, school or government organizations; individuals announcing family or class reunions. Deadline to place event is noon each Tuesday and Thursday. Contact Elane Jones at 205-221-2840 or email event information to elane.jones@mountaineagle.com.

SPECIAL NOTICES

CURRY HIGH SCHOOL FFA SPRING PLANT SALE being held at the CHS FFA Greenhouse Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily. For more information, contact the Curry Agriscience Department 205-221-6531 or Curry High School at 205-384-3887.

WALKER COUNTY CENTER OF TECHNOLOGY FFA Spring Plant Sale being held at the WCCT FFA Greenhouse Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily. For more information, contact WCCT at 205-387-0561.

THURSDAY, APRIL 17

FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP OF WALKER COUNTY will meet Thursday, April 17, 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.

SUMITON COMMUNITY CENTER DANCE will be Thursday, April 17, from 6 until 9 p.m. Music provided by Country Classic Band. Admission $3.

FRIDAY, APRIL 18

DANCING WITH OUR STARS OF HOPE will be Friday, April 18, from 6:30 until 9:30 p.m. at Rowland Auditorium at Bevill State Community College Jasper campus. Admission $15.

SATURDAY, APRIL 19

THACH NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH/THACH FIRE DEPARTMENT/LOCAL CHURCHES having an Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 19, at Thach Community Center on Alabama Highway 195 North. Breakfast at 8 a.m. (donations accepted). Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. For more information, call Linda Aldridge at 205-300-8558; or Lela Aaron-Vicente at 205-522-7205.

INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS LODGE #570/REBEKAH LODGE #94 on Main Street in Townley will have Easter Celebration Saturday, April 19. Egg hunt at 11 a.m. Cake Walk from 1 until 3 p.m. Selling tickets on drawing for prizes. Available from any lodge member for $1 each or 6 for $5. Need not be present to win.

RSVP VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION BANQUET will be Thursday, April 24, from noon until 2 p.m. at CHS Activities Center on 19th Street in Jasper. For more information, call 205-221-3760 or email tammym@positivematurity.org.

RELAY FOR LIFE OF WALKER COUNTY-JASPER MISS HOPE PAGEANT will be Saturday, April 19, at Walker High School Pam Brown Theatre. Girls ages 0-19. Entry fee $45. For more information, Facebook “Miss HOPE Pageant” or email hdeskins1@gmail.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 21

PINEYWOODS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT on Pineywoods/Sipsey Road (just off Alabama Highway 69 North) will have a Political Rally for both parties Monday, April 21, at 6 p.m. Pot Luck Supper.

TUESDAY, APRIL 22

WALKER COUNTY CONSTABLES ASSOCIATION will meet Tuesday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m., at Moore’s Landing in Jasper.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23

WALKER BAPTIST VOLUNTEER AUXILIARY accepting applications for 2014 Summer Teenage Program. For more information, call Ann Harbison at 205-387-4025.

PILOT CLUB OF JASPER will have its White Linen Luncheon will be Wednesday, April 23, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at CHS Activity Center at 19th Street in Jasper. For more informtion call Gina Nichols at 221-2576 or 221-8076.

THURSDAY, APRIL 24

WALKER COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY INC. will hold a community meeting Thursday, April 24, at 6 p.m. at Dora Community Center to elect a board representative for the WCCAA. For more information, contact the WCCAA Executive Director Diedra Tatum at 205-221-4011.

FRIDAY, APRIL 25

RUBE BURROW GATHERING will be Friday, April 25, from 1 until 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Mary Wallace Cobb Memorial Library in Vernon. For more information, visit rubeburrow.org.

RELAY FOR LIFE OF WALKER COUNTY-EAST will be Friday, April 25, at 6 p.m. at Sumiton Park with Luminaria Ceremony at 9 p.m.

WINSTON COUNTY SMITH LAKE ADVOCACY INC. will hold annual open meeting Friday, April 25, at 7 p.m. at 6461 Winston County Road 41 in Arley. Doors opening at 6:45 p.m. For more information, call Judy Lambert at 256-747-4618.

SATURDAY, APRIL 26

SECOND ANNUAL PAULA WADE SCHOLARSHIP CHILI COOK-OFF CHALLENGE will be Saturday, April 26, at Scott Crump Toyota from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. For more information, call Heath Wade at 205-223-2927 or visit www.pwschilicookoff.com.

JOHN C. HUTTO CAMP OF THE SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS will have a Memorial Wreath Laying Sunday, April 27, at 2:30 p.m. at the Confederate Monument on the Walker County Court House Square.

MONDAY, APRIL 28

WALKER BAPTIST VOLUNTEER AUXILIARY will hold Masquerade $5 Jewelry/Accessories Sale Fundraiser Monday, April 28, from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Tuesday, April 29, from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Education Center at Walker Baptist Medical Center.

THURSDAY, MAY 1

JASPER AMERICAN LEGION WOODS-SMITH POST 9 will meet Thursday, May 8, at 11:30 a.m. in the Jasper Public Library Community Room. For more information, contact Adjutant James Snow at 205-527-7090 or e-mail jaysnow@lycos.com.

PILOT CLUB OF JASPER will meet Thursday, May 8, at noon in cafeteria at Bevill State Community College Jasper Campus.

MANCHESTER NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH will host a Political Rally/Cake Auction Thursday, May 1, at Blackwater Restaurant on Alabama Highway 195 North. Candidates may register to speak for a donation. Buffet line will be open (donations only) at 5 p.m. Speaking to begin at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact MNW Captain Tommy Gay at 205-275-8885.

BURROWS CROSSING NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH will meet Thursday, May 1, at 6 p.m. at the Philadelphia Baptist Church on Burrows Crossing Road. For more information, contact Jason Akins at 256-962-3082 or Libbie Myers at 205-221-9410.

SATURDAY, MAY 3

ARGO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT on U.S. Highway 78 in Argo will have monthly breakfast Saturday, May 3, at 7:30 a.m. followed by Community/Board Meeting at 9:30 a.m. at the station.

17TH ANNUAL KANSAS DAY will be Saturday, May 3, at 9 a.m. Vendor booths available. For more information, call Mayor Shelia Clark or Jackey Cole at the Kansas Town Hall at 205-924-0072, leave message; or Cindy Wright at 205-300-0565.

JASPER SENIOR CENTER DANCE will be Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Music by the Smooth Country Band. Pot-luck supper at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 205-302-0955.

THACH DANCE will be Saturday, May 3, at 7 p.m. Music by David Uptain and Real Country. Potluck supper. Admission is $5. Children under 12 free with paid adult. For more information, call David Uptain 205-388-3566.

MONDAY, MAY 5

JASPER AFG (ALANON FAMILY GROUP) will meet each Monday in May at 8 p.m. at 216 Gardner Road in Jasper.

TUESDAY, MAY 6

VIP (VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLE) SUPPORT GROUP OF JASPER, will meet Tuesday, May 6, at 10:30 a.m. at 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.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 101/LADIES AUXILIARY/SONS UNIT will meet Tuesday, May 6, at 7 p.m. at Post Home in Carbon Hill. Refreshments served at 6:30 p.m.

MARVIN LEE FERGUSON VFW POST 4850 on Veteran’s Drive in Jasper will meet Tuesday, May 6. Fellowship at 7 p.m. Meeting at 7:30 p.m.

VFW POST 4850 LADIES AUXILIARY will meet Tuesday, May 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the post home on Veteran’s Drive in Jasper.

THURSDAY, MAY 8

WALKER COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY will meet Thursday, May 8, at 6 p.m. at Moore’s Landing in Jasper. For more information, call 205-221-3296 or 205-962-3082 or 205-717-4027.

ARLEY AMERICAN LEGION POST 223 will meet Thursday, May 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the Boy Scout Lodge in Arley.

FRIDAY, MAY 9

ELDRIDGE FIRE DEPARTMENT Firemen’s Gala will be Friday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Eldridge Community Gym. Gala reservation only. Tickets $15 ea. or table (8) for $120 (includes meal and entertainment). Deadline to purchase tickets Thursday, May 1. For more information, call Bobbie Dodd at 205-924-8162; Martha Tittle at 205-924-8381; Dorothy Tucker at 205-924-8536; or Eldridge Town Hall at 205-924-4383.

SATURDAY, MAY 10

DILLWORTH COMMUNITY CENTER on Stella Lockhart Road will have its monthly breakfast Saturday, May 10, at 7:30 a.m.



WALKER COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICES (ARES) (HAM RADIO) will meet Saturday, May 10, at 8 a.m. at American Red Cross Office on Viking Drive in Jasper. Will administer test at 9 a.m. for anyone wanting amateur radio license or upgrade. For more information, call Jimmie at 205-527-4602.

TUESDAY, MAY 13

JASPER HERB SOCIETY will meet Tuesday, May 13, at 5:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Jasper.

THURSDAY, MAY 16

FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP OF WALKER COUNTY will meet Thursday, May 16, 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.

TUESDAY, MAY 20

AMERICAN LEGION POST 101/LADIES AUXILIARY/SONS UNIT will meet Tuesday, May 20, at 7 p.m. at the Post Home in Carbon Hill. Refreshments served at 6:30 p.m.

MARVIN LEE FERGUSON VFW POST 4850 on Veteran’s Drive in Jasper will meet Tuesday, May 20, at 7 p.m. for fellowship and 7:30 for meeting.

SATURDAY, MAY 24

SARAGOSSA FIRE DEPARTMENT will host a Four-Man Scramble Best Ball Golf Tournament Saturday, May 24, at Horsecreek Golf Course in Sumiton. For more information contact, Saragossa Assistant Fire Chief Mark M. Pendley at 205-302-8519.

TUESDAY, MAY 27

WALKER COUNTY CONSTABLES ASSOCIATION will meet Tuesday, May 27, at 6:30 p.m. at Moore’s Landing in Jasper.

THURSDAY, JUNE 19

ARLEY WOMEN’S CLUB will host 41st Arley Day Festival Saturday, June 21, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Hamner Park in Arley. Vendor booths will be $25 through May 31 and $35 after June 1. Deadline for vendor booths is June 19. For vendor information, visit Arley Women’s Club Facebook page; or email arleywomensclub@gmail.com; or phone 205-387-7175 or 847-722-2525.

FRIDAY, JUNE 27

JASPER SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER taking trip to Graceland in Memphis, Tenn., on Tuesday, June 27. Cost of trip is $120 per person. Full cost of trip is due by June 4. For more information, contact Loretta Roberts at 205-221-8513.