ARCH OF WALKER COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES will host a Run 4 Kids 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk Saturday, April 26, at Gamble Park in Jasper. Registration will be from 8 until 9 a.m. with 5K (all ages) from 9 until 10 a.m.; 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk from 9:30 until 10 a.m.; and Awards/Celebration from 10:15 until 10:30 a.m. Pre-registration is $25.00 (includes T-shirt). Deadline to pre-register will be March 24. Onsite registration will be $35.00 (T-shirts while supplies last). For more information or to register, contact Angela Washington at 205-387-0564 or visit www.active.com.
THURSDAY, MARCH 6
JASPER AMERICAN LEGION WOODS-SMITH POST 9 will meet Thursday, March 6, at 11:30 a.m. in the Jasper Public Library Community Room. All veterans are welcome. For more information, contact Adjutant James Snow at 205-527-7090 or e-mail email@example.com.
PILOT CLUB OF JASPER will meet Thursday, March 6, at noon in the cafeteria at Bevill State Community College Jasper Campus.
BURROWS CROSSING NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH will meet Thursday, March 6, at 6 p.m. at Philadelphia Baptist Church on Burrows Crossing Road. Residents living on Burrows Crossing Road, Benny Short Road, Sunlight Road and Alabama Highway 69 North from the Walker/Cullman county line bridge to Blackwater Bridge are urged to attend. For more information, contact Jason Akins at 256-962-3082 or Libbie Myers at 205-221-9410.
THACH NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH will meet Thursday, March 6, at 6 p.m. at the Thach Community Center Lunch Room. Everyone invited to attend.
ARLEY WOMEN’S CLUB will host a meet and greet with Alabama House of Representative District 14 candidate, Tim Wadsworth, on Thursday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Arley Public Library on Alabama Highway 41 in Arley.
MANCHESTER NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH will meet Thursday, March 6, at 7 p.m. at the Blackwater Restaurant on Alabama Highway 195 North in the Manchester Community of Jasper.
FRIDAY, MARCH 7
WALKER COUNTY FORESTRY PLANNING COMMITTEE annual tree sale will be Friday, March 7, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday, March 8, from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Walker County Farmers Market on Airport Road. Cost will range from $2.00/tree to $10.00/tree. New fruit bearing species available this year. For more information, call Katherine Patton at 387-1879 or Danny Cain at 221-3392.
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS BIRMINGHAM VET CENTER will have its Mobile Vet Center set up in the Jasper VA CBOC parking lot Friday, March 7, from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. to help inform active duty service members about recent changes made which allow them (active duty service members) to be eligible for Vet Center counseling. Anyone interested in these services should visit the Mobile Vet Center or contact the Birmingham Vet Center at 205-212-3122 for more information.
SATURDAY, MARCH 8
DILWORTH COMMUNITY CENTER on Stella Lockhart Road will host its monthly breakfast Saturday, March 8, at 7:30 a.m. at the center.
WALKER COUNTY ARES HAM RADIO CLUB will meet Saturday, March 8, at 8 a.m. at the American Red Cross Office on Viking Drive in Jasper. Testing will be held following the meeting. Anyone is welcome to join.
RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM OF LEE’S FAMILY RESTAURANT/DINNER THEATRE will host its inaugraul Relay For Life Charity Auction, Car Show and Winter Dance Party Saturday, March 8, from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Auction and Car Show will be from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Dance Party will begin at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. General admission $15. Reserved $20. For more information, call 205-648-4461 or 205-471-1127.
RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM OF CINDERALLA GIRLS will host a Cinderella Pageant, Saturday, March 8, at the CHS Activity Center in downtown Jasper. Proceeds will go to Relay For Life of Walker County-Jasper. For more information, contact Amber Elswick at 256-283-9559 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNDAY, MARCH 9
UNION CHAPEL COMMUNITY CENTER on Old Birmingham Highway in Jasper will have open house Sunday, March 9, from 1 until 3 p.m. to showcase the center’s new kitchen and more.
MONDAY, MARCH 10
ARLEY WOMEN’S CLUB will have its monthly meeting Monday, March 10, at the Arley Library. Social/refreshment times will be 12:30 p.m. with the business meeting at 1 p.m. Peggy Norris will speak on the Hamner Park Focus.
ARLEY WOMEN’S CLUB will host a meet and greet with Alabama House of Representative District 14 incumbent, Rep. Richard Baughn, Monday, March 10, at 7 p.m. at the Arley Public Library on Alabama Highway 41 in Arley.
TUESDAY, MARCH 11
JASPER HERB SOCIETY will meet Tuesday, March 11, at 5:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Jasper.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12
HANCEVILLE ELEMENTARY PTO will host a Little Paws Arts and Crafts Show Indoor-Outdoor Event Friday and Saturday, March 14 - 15, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Hanceville Recreational Center (The Old Armory Building) on Commercial Street Southeast in Hanceville. Indoor spaces (8x8) are limited for a cost of $30. Outdoor spaces (10x10) available for $25. Free admission. Refreshments will be sold. Deadline to rent space will be Wednesday, March 12. For more information, please contact Tonya Mitchell at 256-507-3858.
THURSDAY, MARCH 13
WALKER COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY will meet Thursday, March 13, at 6 p.m. at the Breakfast Time Restaurant on 20th Street in Jasper (near Farley’s Recycling). For more information, call 205-221-3296 or 205-962-3082 or 205-717-4027.
ARLEY AMERICAN LEGION POST 223 will meet Thursday, March 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Boy Scout Lodge in Arley.
SATURDAY, MARCH 15
SARAGOSSA FIRE DEPARTMENT STATION ONE will host its Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday, March 15, starting at 7 a.m. until 9 a.m. The breakfast will be donation only. All proceeds will go to the Saragossa Fire Department Equipment Fund. For more information, call 205-388-2709 or 205-302-8519.
WALKER COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION will sponsor a Health Fair Saturday, March 15, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the CHS Activity Center in downtown Jasper. Free to all age groups. Information and some screening, including Eye Screening, Dental Advice, Home Safety/Fire information, HIV Testing, Blood Pressure Testing, Glucose Testing, Kids Activities and more. Drawings for prizes held every 30 minutes. For more information, call 205-221-4010.
MONDAY, MARCH 17
PINEYWOODS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT on Pineywoods/Sipsey Road off Alabama Highway 69 North in Jasper will host a Swamp Johns’ Supper Monday, March 17, from 4 until 7 p.m. Eat in or carry out. Plates are $11 per plate, and will include choice of chicken, fish or shrimp, with slaw, fries, cake and tea. Buy tickets early or at the door.
TUESDAY, MARCH 18
AMERICAN LEGION POST 101/LADIES AUXILIARY/SONS UNIT will meet Tuesday, March 18, 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, March 18, at 7 p.m. for fellowship and 7:30 for meeting.
THURSDAY, MARCH 20
FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP OF WALKER COUNTY will meet Thursday, March 20, at 1 p.m. at CHS Activity Center in downtown Jasper. For more information, call 205-387-1833 or 205-275-4984.
SATURDAY, MARCH 22
NUNNALLY, NUNNELLY, NUNNELLEY “N” REUNION will be Saturday, March 22, at 11 a.m. at Northside Baptist Church (500 Hwy. 78 East) in Jasper. Bring favorite foods, lots of family pictures and stories to share. For more information or directions, contact email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, or janetnwilson @hotmail.com.
WALKER HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES OF 1975, 1976, 1977 AND 1978 will meet for a reunion dinner Saturday, March 22, at 6:30 p.m. at Los Reyes Grill in Jasper. For more information, please contact Grits Green at 205-616-2228; Denise Earnest Hicks at 205-288-8209; or Linda Smith at 205-522-9894.
TUESDAY, MARCH 24
WALKER COUNTY CONSTABLES ASSOCIATION will meet Tuesday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m. at Moore’s Landing in Jasper.
THURSDAY, MARCH 27
RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM OF ALABAMA HOSPICE CARE will host a Spaghettie Dinner Fundraiser Thursday, March 27, with pickup from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the CHS Activity Center in downtown Jasper. Proceeds will go to the Relay For Life of Walker County-Jasper.
SATURDAY, MARCH 29
RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM OF WALMART GOLDEN OLDIES will host a Bowlathon Saturday, March 29, with registration beginning at 11 a.m. Pickup registration/pledge form at Walmart in Jasper. Must obtain at least $25 in sponsors to bowl two games for only $5 (includes shoe rental). Proceeds go to Relay For Life of Walker County-Jasper.
DORA HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1964 will hold its 50th class reunion on Saturday, March 29, from 4 until 6:30 p.m. on the campus of Bevill State Community in Sumiton. Classmates being asked to make plans to attend. Mail-outs are being sent out and classmates should register as soon as possible. For more information, call Sue Burton at 205-706-1263 or 205-648-9106.
SATURDAY, APRIL 5
WEST JASPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL will hold its 4th Annual West Jasper Tiger Pride Car, Bike and Tractor Show Saturday, April 5, at the old Walker County Airport on North Airport Road in Jasper. Vendor booths available for $10. All proceeds go to West Jasper Elementary School. If you would like to participate in this event, please contact Deb McLemore at 205-275-0216.
SARAGOSSA FIRE DEPARTMENT STATION TWO on Redmill/Saragossa Road will host a Yard Sale Saturday, April 5. All proceeds will go to the Saragossa Fire Department Equipment Fund. Food vendors or anyone wishing to set up a booth may contact Michelle Pendley at 205-388-2709 for more information.
RELAY FOR LIFE OF WALKER COUNTY-JASPER will host Paint The Town Purple 5K/Run-Walk Saturday, April 5, beginning at 7:30 a.m. in front of the Walker County Courthouse in downtown Jasper. Preregistration is $20/adults and $10/18 years and under. Day of event will be $25/adults and $15/18 years and under. Proceeds will go to Relay For Life of Walker-Jasper. Email email@example.com or message Facebook page “Paint the Town Purple 5K/Fun Run Relay For Life of Walker County-Jasper” for registration form.
RELAY FOR LIFE OF WALKER COUNTY-JASPER will host Bark For A Cure Saturday, April 5, from noon until 3 p.m. at Gamble Park on Gamble Avenue in Jasper. Bring your four-legged friend for activities/games, pet costume contest, and more. Proceeds will go to Relay For Life of Walker-Jasper. For more information, see Facebook page “Bark For A Cure Relay For Life Walker County-Jasper.
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 located on the Bevill State Community College Jasper campus. Admission is $15. Proceeds go to the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Walker County-Jasper.
FRIDAY, APRIL 25
THE RUBE BURROW GATHERING, legends of Rube Burrow and Gang, will be held Friday, April 25, from 1 until 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the History Room at the Mary Wallace Cobb Memorial Library in Vernon. The Gathering does not pay tribute to an outlaw, but is held as a reminder of a historical era that impacted Lamar County and its people. For more information, visit rubeburrow.org.
SATURDAY, MAY 24
SARAGOSSA FIRE DEPARTMENT will hold a Four-Man Scramble Best Ball Golf Tournement Saturday, May 24, at the Horsecreek Golf Course in Sumiton. Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Cost will be $50 per person, which includes price of cart. Anyone wishing to sponsor a hole the cost will be $40 per sponsor. Proceeds from the event will go towards the Saragossa Fire Deparement Equipment Fund. Anyone wishing to enter a team or sponsor a hole can contact Mark M. Pendley, Assistant Fire Chief, at 205-302-8519.