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 at www.mountaineagle.com. Events listed free of charge and ran 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. Call Elane Jones at 205-221-2840 or email event information to elane.jones@mountaineagle.com.

Special Notices

Saragossa Fire Department accepting 2014 fire dues: $30 per residence; $100 per business. Mail to Saragossa Fire, 2440 Saragossa Road, Nauvoo, AL 35578.

Oakman High School FFA holding plant sale Monday through Friday 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at OHS Ag Department Greenhouse. Tomatoes and peppers. Prices are $3 for pack of 6 or $18 for flat of 36. For more information call, Oakman High School at 205-622-3381 or Oakman Ag Department at 205-412-7152.

FRIDAY, April 25

West Jasper School garden open house will be today from noon until 2:30 p.m. Tour student garden; take home seeds/seedlings; learn about container gardening, composting and more; register to win a garden gift basket.

Relay For Life Of Walker County-East will be today at 6 p.m. at Sumiton Park with luminaria ceremony at 9 p.m.

Winston County Smith Lake Advocacy Inc. annual open meeting will be today at 7 p.m. at 6461 Winston County Road 41 in Arley. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. For more information, call Judy Lambert at 256-747-4618.

SATURDAY, April 26

Arc Of Walker County 5K/One Mile Fun Run is Saturday, April 26. Registration from 8 until 9 a.m. Registration fee through noon Friday will be $25. Onsite registration will be $35. For more information, call Angela Washington at 205-387-0564.

Second Annual Paula Wade Scholarship Chili Cook-Off Challenge is Saturday, April 26, at Scott Crump Toyota, 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 Confederate Monument at Walker County Courthouse Square.

Dilworth Community Center hosting political rally/spaghetti dinner Saturday, April 26, at 6 p.m. Candidates may speak for a donation. For more information, call 205-275-1928.

SUNDAY, April 27

Love/Russell Reunion will be Sunday, April 27, at old home place on Autry Reed Road in Cordova. Covered dish lunch at 1 p.m.

MONDAY, April 28

Walker Baptist Volunteer Auxiliary will have Masquerade $5 jewelry/accessories sale Monday, April 28, from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Tuesday, April 29, from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Walker Baptist Medical Center.

THURSDAY, May 1

Eldridge Fire Department Firemen’s Gala will be Friday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Eldridge Community Gym. Reservation only. Tickets $15 ea. or table (8) for $120 (includes meal/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.

Jasper American Legion Woods-Smith Post 9 will meet Thursday, May 1, at 11:30 a.m. at Jasper Public Library. 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 1, at noon in cafeteria at Bevill State Community College Jasper Campus.

Manchester Neighborhood Watch political rally/cake auction will be Thursday, May 1, at Blackwater Restaurant in Jasper. Candidates may speak for donation. Buffet line (donations only) opens at 5 p.m. Speaking begins 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 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 monthly breakfast will be Saturday, May 3, at 7:30 a.m. followed by community/board meeting at 9:30 a.m.

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 held each Saturday in May at 6:30 p.m. Music by Smooth Country Band. Bring covered dish for 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. at Thach Community Center. Music by David Uptain and Real Country. For more information, call David Uptain 205-388-3566.

Central Alabama Rodders Society’s Cruzin at Jasper Mall will be held first Saturday of each month from 5 until 8 p.m. through October. For more information, call Bob Jent at 205-275-7881.

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 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 Boy Scout Lodge in Arley.

SATURDAY, May 10

Dilworth Community Center monthly breakfast will be Saturday, May 10, at 7:30 a.m. at the center.



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. Administrating test at 9 a.m. for anyone wishing to obtain amateur radio license or an 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 Activities Center on 19th Street in Jasper. For more information, call 205-387-1833 or 205-275-4984.

SUNDAY, May 18

Chambers/Alexander Family Reunion will be Sunday, May 18, at 11 a.m. at Memorial Park in Jasper. Bring covered dish.

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 will meet Tuesday, May 20, at 7 p.m. for fellowship and 7:30 for meeting at the post home in Jasper.

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.

Walker County High School Class of 67, 68, 69 Reunion will be Saturday, June 7, at Musgrove Country Club. Cost will be $50 per person. Deadline to register will be May 24. For more information, contact Janice Collins at 205-522-1699 or email JCOL720@bellsouth.net.

TUESDAY, May 27

Walker County Constables Association will meet Tuesday, May 27, at 6:30 p.m. at Moore’s Landing in Jasper.

Walker County Educator Retirees will meet June 5, at 10 a.m. at the CHS Activity Center in Jasper. Meeting will be a memorial service to honor deceased retirees.

SUNDAY, June 1

Harper-Hendon-Johnson- Murray Family Reunion will be Sunday, June 1, at Old Pisgah Cemetery in Carbon Hill. Bring covered dish. Lunch around noon.

WEDNESDAY, June 4

Jasper Senior Activity Center journeying to Graceland/Memphis/Tupelo Tuesday, June 27. Cost of trip: $125 per person. Full cost of trip due by June 4. For more information, contact Loretta Roberts at 205-221-8513.

SATURDAY, June 7

Union Chapel Community Center will have a Trade Day/Boston Butt Sale, Saturday, June 7, beginning at 7 a.m. Trade Day booths (12x12) available for $5 each. Boston butts $25, order today, pickup Saturday, June 7, at the community center. All proceeds benefit the Union Chapel Community Center Fund. For more information, call Marie Hagood at 205-275-7530 or Jennifer Turner at 205-275-4653.

FRIDAY, June 13

Family Reunion for descendants of James Monroe Brown, Ben Bruner, Ike Kilgore, Noonana Casey Kimbrough, John T. Rose and John Sudduth, Friday - Sunday, June 13 - 15. Pre-reunion dinner Friday at 6 p.m. at Los Reyes Grill. Cookouts at Clear Creek Recreation Oak Leaf Shelter - Saturday 3 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m./lunch at noon. Bring covered dish. For more information, call Claude Kilgore at 205-686-7841.

THURSDAY, June 19

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

SATURDAY, July 12

HarborChase of Jasper will have “Christmas In July” Saturday, July 12, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Arts/Craft vendor booths available at no charge. For more information, contact Mary Holley at 205-384-0660.