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 following information will be listed: name of organization hosting/sponsoring event; type of event; date, time, location; contact person/phone number. 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.

SPECIAL NOTICE

Walker Baptist Volunteer Auxiliary is collecting gently worn shoes (any age or style) to help under developed nations while raising funds for special projects of the Auxiliary. Bring shoes to Walker Baptist front entrance. Call 387-4028 for cart pick up at your car. For information, call 387-4025.

Rescuers United For Furbabies (R.U.F.F.) currently taking orders for Boston butts from Dreamland BBQ for Labor Day weekend. Tickets $35, includes butt and jar of Dreamland BBQ sauce. Ready for pick-up Friday, Aug. 29, from 4 until 6 p.m. at White Pepper Real Estate on Airport Road in Jasper. For more information or to place an order, call Kara Ford at 205-522-5019, Melody Gilliland at 205-544-4245, Marsha Miller at 205-717-0794 or Francine Swarts at 205-522-0699.

MONDAY, AUG. 4

HOPE4NITA Benefit Dinner for Nita Posey will be Monday, Aug. 4, from 5 until 9 p.m. at Los Reyes Mexican Restaurant, which will donate 20 percent of each attendee’s dinner ticket to help Posey (administrator of Family Health Associates) who was recently diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). For more information, call Family Health Associates at 205-384-0311.

Jasper AFG (Alanon Family Group), 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, AUG. 5

VIP (Visually Impaired People) Support Group Of Jasper, support group that assists people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired, meets 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.

Walker County Health Action Partnership will host its Move More, Live Better free fitness class “Zumba with Fitness Factory” at Gamble Park Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 6 p.m. for all ages. If it rains, the event 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.. For more information, call Sharon Hogg at 205-275-3181.

American Legion Post 101/Ladies Auxiliary/Sons Unit meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Post Home in Carbon Hill. Refreshments served at 6:30 p.m.

Marvin Lee Ferguson VFW Post 4850/Ladies Auxiliary meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. for a meal, followed by meetings at 7:30 p.m. at the Post Home on Viking Drive in Jasper.

THURSDAY, AUG. 7

Walker County Education Retirees Association will meet Thursday, Aug. 7, at 10 a.m. at the CHS Activities Center in Jasper. Leneda Jones of Backyard Blessing will be guest speaker. All retirees are welcome.

Pilot Club Of Jasper meets the first and third Thursday of each month at noon in the cafeteria at Bevill State Community College Jasper Campus.

Burrows Crossing Neighborhood Watch meets the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. in Fellowship Hall at Philadelphia Baptist Church on Burrows Crossing Road. BCNW Area includes Burrow Crossing Road from Alabama Highway 69 North to the Substation, Forrester Road and Benny Short Road. For more information, call Jason Akins at 256-962-3082 or Libbie Myers at 205-221-9410.

Jasper American Legion Woods-Smith Post 9 will meet Thursday, Aug. 7, at 6:30 p.m. at Moore’s Landing. All veterans are welcome. For more information, contact Adjutant James Snow at 205-527-7090 or e-mail jaysnow@lycos.com.

Manchester Neighborhood Watch meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Bitter Sea Trading Company on Alabama Highway 195 North in Jasper.

FRIDAY, AUG. 8

Jasper’s Senior Activity Center will host its “Dance with Ray Hood” at the Memorial Park Natatorium Friday, Aug. 8, from 7 until 10 p.m. Admission $3. For more information, call 205-221-8513.

Walker County 2014 Rabies Clinic will be held from 7 until 8 p.m. on specific dates at the following locations: Carbon Hill High School - Monday, Aug. 11; Townley Elementary - Tuesday, Aug. 12; Oakman High School - Wednesday, Aug. 13; Lupton Elementary - Aug. 14; Old Thach School - Monday, Aug. 18; Curry High School - Tuesday, Aug. 19; Cordova High School - Wednesday, Aug. 20; and Parrish High School, Thursday, Aug. 21. Cost is $10 per animal. Alabama State Law requires yearly Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats. Walker County Rabies Office is Dr. Sonny Springer. For more information, call 205-221-4500.

TUESDAY, AUG. 12

Walker County Health Action Partnership will host its Move More, Live Better free fitness class “CrossFit 205” at Gamble Park Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 6 p.m. for all ages. If it rains, the event 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.

SATURDAY, AUG. 16

Walker County Family Enrichment Day for ages 9 to 99 will be held Saturday, Aug. 16, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Harold Wade Math and Science Building located at 805 14th Street East on the Bevill State Community College Jasper Campus. The event is free to the public and is sponsored by Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Alabama 4-H, City of Jasper, Walker County Commission, BSCC, Urban Affairs & New Nontraditional Programs, and AARP. To register, call 205-625-5342 ext. 33. For more information visit, www.aces.edu.

TUESDAY, AUG. 19

Walker County Health Action Partnership will host its Move More, Live Better free fitness class “Tai Chi/Restorative Yoga with Anna” at Gamble Park Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 6 p.m. for all ages. If it rains, the event 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.

TUESDAY, AUG. 26

Walker County Health Action Partnership will host its Move More, Live Better free fitness class “Hard Body Fitness Boot Camp” at Gamble Park Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 6 p.m. for all ages. If it rains, the event 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.