Community Calendar for May 31Published 11:10am Friday, May 31, 2013
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The Primitive Quartet and Stan Nelson and Hurricane Creek will perform Fri., May 31, at 7 p.m. at Brewer High School, located at 59 Eva Road in Florette. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door. Purchase advance tickets at Barbara Frost Accounting and Sew Special in Eva and Yates Chance Christian Bookstore in Cullman. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life. For more information, call 256-318-6735 or 256-318-6743.
Serenity Baptist Church, located at 1062 Perkinswood Road in Hartselle, is having a three-day singing revival and homecoming May 31 and June 1 at 7 p.m. both nights and June 2 at 10:30 a.m., with lunch following. For more information, contact Arvil Nix at 256-773-6172.
The Decatur Triathlon Club presents the Great Escape Super Sprint Triathlon Sat., June 1, at the Hartselle Aquatic Center. The race benefits SNAP in Hartselle. Registration is $50 for individuals and $80 for relay teams. Participants can register online at www.Active.com or at Fleet Feet Sports in Huntsville. Athletes can pick up their packet at Fleet Feet Sports from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, May 31 or between 5:30 a.m. and 7 a.m. at Sparkman Civic Center the morning of the race, which starts at 7:30 a.m. Awards will be given out at 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact Matt Hames at firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-341-8646.
The Hartselle Police Department and the Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association will host a gun safety class June 1 at 8 a.m. at the Hartselle Police Department Training Room to citizens of Hartselle and the surrounding area. Attendees must be at least 21 years old, have a valid driver’s license or state issued ID card, prepay and submit all registration forms before June 1 and pass a criminal background check. Those who wish to attend should bring their own revolver or semiautomatic handgun (no single action handguns or long guns permitted), 50 rounds of ammunition, a handgun cleaning kit, sunglasses or safety glasses and a hat of some kind. All firearms should be brought to the firing range unloaded. The dress code includes a comfortable shirt, jeans or pants and tennis shoes or boots (no flip flops or sandals). Registration costs $25 per person and benefits the Hartselle Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. Contact Sgt. Adams at 256-773-6534 or email@example.com for more information.
East Highland Baptist Church in Hartselle will be hosting a golf tournament June 1 that will benefit its youth mission trip on June 1 at Chelsey Oaks Golf Course in Cullman. Shotgun start is at 7:30 a.m. Entry fees are $75 per player and it includes game, cart, lunch, prizes and fellowship. For more information, contact Sam Gully at 256-221-0809 or call East Highland Baptist Church at 256-773-4157.
Salem United Methodist Church, located at 3018 Barkley Bridge Road, will be having a rummage sale to benefit missions on Sat., June 1, from 7 a.m. to noon. Lots of great items at great prices. No early sales.
Shiloh Baptist Church, located at 3941 Hwy 36 East in Somerville, will have a parenting seminar on June 1 from 8:45 a.m. to noon. Childcare will be provided. Register online at www.shilohchurch.info.
World Harvest Outreach, 117 Sparkman St., Hartselle, will have a church-wide yard sale for its youth ministries on Sat., June 1, from 7 a.m. to noon. Items include furniture, household items, clothes and miscellaneous items.
The Morgan County Genealogical Society (MCGS) will hold its June meeting on Sun., June 2, at 2 p.m. on the third floor of the Morgan County Archives. The archives are located at 624 Bank St. NE in Decatur. The speaker will be Anthony Patterson, MCGS President, who will provide a presentation on the “Early Settlement of Morgan County and Development of the Early Roads.” The event is free and the public is invited to attend. A short business meeting precedes the presentation and light refreshments follow. For more information about MCGS and upcoming programs, contact the society program director, Terri Hildreth, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 256.777.8153.
Piney Grove Christian Church in Falkville is hosting Kingdom Rock VBS on Sun., June 2, through Thur., June 6, from 6-8:30 p.m. for children Pre-K through sixth grade. Sun., June 2, is pre-registration, games and cookout, starting at 6 p.m. Bring canned goods for the Carpenter’s Cabinet Food Bank in Falkville. For more information, contact Bro. Aaron Warnick at 256-784-5423, or email email@example.com.
West Hartselle Baptist Church, located at 1640 Main Street West in Hartselle, will have vacation Bible school June 3-5 from 9:30 a.m. to noon each day. Opening night family celebration is Sun., June 2, at 5 p.m., with devotional, pizza and games. VBS is open to K-4 grade and VBX Extreme Missions is for 5-6 graders.
Hartselle Board of Zoning Adjustment will meet June 3 at 5 p.m. in the City Hall auditorium. Items on the agenda include: Home Occupation – Prior – 306 Oak Lane, SE and Frontage Variance – Woodard – Byrd Road, SE.
Hartselle Youth Football and Cheerleading registration will be at Sparkman Civic Center on June 3, 10 and 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. Registration fees are $60 for ages 5-6 and $80 for ages 7-12.
A baton clinic will be June 3-5, from 9 to 11 a.m. The clinic is for grades K-7 and students will learn the basics of twirling, strut and dance twirl routine. Register at Sparkman Civic Center and pay the $35 fee no later than May 31.
The Killer Miller Developmental Speed Camp will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. in June at J.P. Cain Stadium. Registration will be on June 3 from 8:15 to 8:30 a.m. All classes will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Cost of the camp is $100. The camp will be taught by Rachelle Miller, all-American mile runner at Iowa, former assistant track coach at Alabama and current volunteer track and cross country coach for Hartselle High School. For more information, call or text 205-534-0399.
Hartselle Planning Commission will meet June 4 at 8 a.m. at the City Hall auditorium. The agenda includes CBD Ordinance Amendment – Commission Discussion.
The Falkville Town Council meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m.
Splash Pad parties will be every Tuesday in June from 1 to 3 p.m. at the John Mark Stallings Special Needs Accessible Playground splash pad for ages 12 and under. The event is free. Refreshments are served after each party to children only.
Hartselle’s fall AYSO soccer registration will be June 4, 11 and 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. and June 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration will be held at the soccer fields on Groover Road.
The Hartselle Board of Education will have a meet-and-greet with superintendent candidate Dr. Eddie Ingram on June 4 from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. at the Hartselle Fine Arts Center. The public interview session will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at the BOE central office.
The Hartselle High School Softball Camp will be held at the Grady and Margie Long Park June 5 and 6 from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. both days. The camp is for ages 5-13. Learn fundamental individual skills. Campers should bring their gloves, bats, helmets, cleats and tennis shoes. Participants will receive T-shirts. Refreshments will be provided. Camp cost is $50 and family discounts are available. For more information, call head coach Coach Christy Ferguson at 256-303-2221.
The Hartselle CBD Design Review Board will meet June 6 at 5 p.m.
The Hartselle Board of Education will have a meet-and-greet with superintendent candidate Dr. Sandra Spivey on June 6 from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. at the Hartselle Fine Arts Center. The public interview session will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at the BOE central office.
Girl Scouts will sponsor Morgan County Day Camp Luau June 6 and 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sparkman Park. For more information, contact Brantley Kirk at 800-410-8338, ext. 1233.
College Street Players will conduct auditions for Disney’s “The AristoCats Kids” on Thur., June 6, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Sat., June 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Casting will be for students in grades K-8 and directed by Kathy Manning and Jenny Faulk.This is a musical and will be cast on vocal strengths as well as character description and stage presence. Please be prepared to sing a brief piece for two minutes or less. Cast lists will be posted by Sun., June 9, and a mandatory cast meeting will be Mon., June 10. First rehearsal will be Tues., June 11. Production dates are Aug. 1–3, with four performances. For additional questions, email Manning at firstname.lastname@example.org or Faulk at email@example.com.
Mature Lifestyle of Decatur Morgan Hospital will have a covered dish lunch at the former Hartselle Medical Center cafeteria on Fri., June 7, at 11:30 a.m. Come and visit with friends and catch up on the latest healthcare news. Also plan to come early, the Huntsville Health System Mobile Medical Unit will be on site from 9 a.m. to noon, to do blood pressures and check your blood sugar. For more information or questions, contact Kathy White Goodwin at 256-341-2589.
Somerville UMC will have a kids and family vacation Bible school on June 7-8. A movie will be shown Fri., June 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. Food, games and puppet show will be Sat., June 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call Kay at 778-7166.
Falkville High School Quarterback Club will conduct its inaugural Summer Slam 2013 fundraiser on Sat., June 8, at the South Park Sports Complex at 1101 Culver Road in Falkville. The day-long event begins at 10 a.m. with fun, food and a variety of activities including a one-pitch softball tourney, golf chip shot, three-on-three basketball tourney, barbecue cook-off, kids’ inflatables, concessions, a classic car show. 5 to 9 p.m., and live music by Michael Dean and Double Shot. DJ Scott Reed will host the music. Entry fee is $5 wristband with free parking (kids eight and under free). A large bonfire will close the event after dark. Proceeds will benefit the varsity football program. For more information, contact Coach Joel Schrenk at 931-551-3011 Lance Stidham at 256-303-0466 or Don Stisher at 356-260-3467.
Tunsel Road Baptist Church will have vacation Bible school on June 8 from at 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The theme is “Jungle Jaunt” and children ages 3 through sixth grade are welcome.
SonRise Baptist Church, located at 1410 Thompson Road, Hartselle, is having a Community Outreach supper, Sat., June 8, at 5:30 p.m., free to the public.
Bethleham Baptist Church in Hartselle welcomes special guest speaker Brother Austin Moore for its homecoming June 9 at 11 a.m., with dinner following at 12:15 p.m. and the Fellowship Quartet at 1:30 p.m. For more information, contact Pastor Tony Riley at 256-340-9528 or 256-227-4137.
The 2013 Hartselle High School summer baseball camp will be June 10-11 for ages 10 and under and June 12-13 for ages 11 and up. Both camps will be at Sparkman Park and will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. Campers should furnish glove and tennis shoes. Hats are optional. HHS coaches and players will be assisting head coach William Booth with the camp. Registration fee is $60. Make checks payable to Hartselle Baseball Camp. Pre-register for the camp by mailing applications to William Booth, 1206 Ridgecrest Lane, Hartselle, AL 35640.
Mellonie Chappell will sponsor a tumbling clinic for children ages 5-10 June 10 to 12 from 9 to 11 a.m. Registration fee is $35 and is due June 7.
Hartselle Youth Soccer will host its annual Challenger British Soccer Camp June 10-14. To register, contact Jeff Roberts at 256-476-3676 or log on to www.challengersport.com.
The Hartselle City Council will meet for a work session Mon., June 10, at 7 p.m. in the City Hall auditorium.
The Priceville Town Council will meet the second and fourth Mondays of every month at 6 p.m.
The Hartselle City Council will meet for a regular meeting Tues., June 11, at 7 p.m. in the City Hall auditorium.
A youth healthy living, fitness and cooking class will be held at the Decatur Aquadome on June 12 from 9 a.m. to noon, with lunch provided. Learn about burning calories and making healthy and delicious meals. Register by June 10 with the Morgan County Extension Office at 256-773-2549.
Youth will get to experience a day in the life of a real firefighter by trying on uniforms, exploring trucks and participating in other activities during the City of Hartselle’s Youth Fire Academy June 13 from 9 to 11 a.m. The Hartselle Fire Department will be in Sparkman Park to share information with children ages 6-12. Only those that register by June 7 will receive a T-shirt. The event is free. Kids, be prepared to get wet.
Once a month, Hartselle Parks and Recreation will host family movie night in Sparkman Park for free. Just bring a lawn chair and snacks. Concessions will be available to purchase also. This summer’s theme is “All 80’s, All Summer.” The movies will begin at dusk at Pavilion 4. On June 13, “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” will be shown. For more information, call Sparkman Civic Center at 256-773-2541.
Hartselle Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a Daddy-Daughter Date Night June 14 from 7 to 9 p.m., just in time for Father’s Day. Daughters, bring dear old Dad out for a night of dinner and dancing and many other wonderful things we have planned for the evening. Photos will be available for $5 each. A $10 per person fee is due by June 7 to reserve your place.
Beginning June 16, Salem United Methodist Church in Hartselle will change its Sunday morning worship service time from 11 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Sunday school will also change from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Journey Church, located at 3683 Eva Road in Eva, welcomes Bishop John D. Ritcheson for Revival, June 16 at 10 a.m. and June 17 through 21 at 6:30 p.m. nightly.
The Hartselle Board of Education will meet Mon., June 17, at 6 p.m. at the central office.
Karate Clinic by Donnie Chappell, head instructor at Chappell’s Karate will be June 17-20, at 9 a.m., for ages 3 and up. Mr. Chappell will be teaching life skills in a Christian environment. Ages 3-5 will attend for one hour and ages 6 and above will attend for two hours. The fee is $30 and $40 respectively, and includes a T-shirt. Please register and pay no later than June 14.
Danny Light, USPTR tennis pro will be teaching a clinic for ages 6-16 June 17-20 at Burningtree Country Club. Cost is $40 per student. For more information, call Sparkman Civic Center at 256-773-2581.
Cast iron cooking and outside grilling class for students, Tues., June 18, from 10 a.m. -12 p.m for $5 at Sparkman Park Pavilion. Register by June 12, with the Morgan Co. Extension Office at 256-773-2549.
The Morgan County Farmers Federation will have its annual cooking, sewing and quilting contest June 19 at 1 p.m. at Cotaco School Library. Individuals must be members of the Alabama Farmers Federation. For information, call Sue Nelson at 256-565-7437 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Morgan County Extension Office is offering a free dog obedience workshop at Sparkman Park in Hartselle Wed., June 19, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Register by June 12 and bring only one dog with collar, leash and vaccine records. For more information, call 256-773-2549.
Hartselle’s finest will be at Sparkman Civic Center on June 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. for the Hartselle Police Department’s Youth Police Academy. This will give children an idea of what goes on behind the scenes. The police officers invite children ages 6-12 to look inside a patrol car and learn about other exciting police procedures. This event is free but please register by June 14. Those that register after the cut-off date will not receive an event T-shirt.
The Morgan County Soil and Water Conservation District is having a Wetland Explorers program June 20 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for children from second to sixth grade. Cost is $15 and includes lunch and a T-shirt. Children will learn about survival, water, soil and wildlife. Explorers will also be making their own dirt shirt. Participants will need to wear sunscreen, bug spray, boots and old clothes. Contact Summer Stidham, education coordinator, at 256-773-6543. Deadline to register is Thur., June 13.
Falkville Lions Club will sponsor its annual Gold Tournament at Quail Creek Golf Resort on June 22. The fee for the four-man scramble event is $200 per team or $50 per hole sponsor. The event is the club’s largest fundraiser. Proceeds from the 2012 event made it possible to provide food and gifts for 49 needy families at the club’s annual Christmas project. To pre-register or for additional information, contact Terry Nappier at 256-784-5216 or 256-339-5608. Arthur Summerford at 256-784-5715 or 256-612-1815 or Jimmie Walker at 256-784-5749 or 256-303-7772.
The Priceville Town Council will meet the second and fourth Mondays of every month at 6 p.m.
The Hartselle City Council will meet for a work session Mon., June 10, at 7 p.m. in the City Hall auditorium.
Boys ages 10 to 14 will have an opportunity to participate in Hartselle Park and Recreation’s Boys 2 Men. This class will teach basic automotive, grooming, tool information, lawn care, camping basics, grilling and more. This class is June 24-28 from 9 to 11 a.m. Upon completion of the course, each participant will receive a one-day pool pass to the Hartselle Aquatic Center. The fee is $10 per person. Scholarships are available for those unable to pay. Register no later than June 21.
Morgan County 4-H will have a youth omelet workshop Mon., June 24, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Sparkman Civic Center. Class is $3. Learn how to make an omelet in a zipper baggie. Register by June 19.
The Hartselle City Council will meet for a regular meeting Tues., June 25, at 7 p.m. in the City Hall auditorium.
Co-ed and men’s softball league registration will begin July 1 through Aug. 2 with games beginning Aug. 12. The team registration is $425. Call Sparkman Civic Center at for more details.
The Spirit of America Festival will be Thur., July 4, beginning at 4 p.m. at Point Mallard Park in Decatur. Activities include a children’s bike parade, live stage entertainment, a children’s area, Boy Scout celebration arena, Spirit of America awards ceremony, Miss Point Mallard Pageant and of course the Spirit of America fireworks display, at 10 p.m.
The Hartselle Board of Education will hold its regular meeting July 8 at 6 p.m. in the central office.
The Hartselle City Council will meet for a work session on Mon., July 8, at 7 p.m. in the City Hall auditorium.
The Morgan County Extension Office is hosting a Babysitting 101 class for youth on Tues., July 9, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Sparkman Civic Center. Learn the basics of babysitting, diaper changing, feeding, games to play with children and what to do in an emergency. This is not a Red Cross certification class and there is no fee. Register by July 2. For more information, call the extension office at 256-773-2549.
The CBD Design Review Board July meeting, if needed, will be scheduled for July 11 at 5 p.m. due to the July 4 holiday. Submittals will be due by June 27.
Once a month, Hartselle Parks and Recreation will host family movie night in Sparkman Park for free. Just bring a lawn chair and snacks. Concession will be available to purchase also. This summer’s theme is “All 80’s, All Summer.” The movies will begin at dusk at Pavilion 4. On July 11, the Tom Hanks classic “Big” will be shown. For more information, call 256-773-2581.
Sparkman Civic Center will host a night of fun and games for kids 5-12 years old during its FUN-tastic Friday on July 12 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Parents can plan a fun evening out and drop the kids off for a $10 fee. Register by July 8 to reserve your space. Snacks will be provided.
Body Quest will be Mon., July 12, through Thur., July 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at Sparkman Civic Center. Body Quest is a four-day workshop with the goal to increase fruit and vegetable consumption, make physical activity jazzy, enhance sleep, hygiene and encourage family engagement, all with the help of an Apple iPad. Register by Mon., July 5.
Hartselle Parks and Recreation is hosting Grandpa’s Got Talent July 18 at 10 a.m. at Sparkman Civic Center. We are looking for singers, storytellers, dancers, yodelers, kazoo players and any other talented guys with grandchildren. Prizes will be given and its free to sign up. Register at your local senior center or at Sparkman Civic Center by July 15.
Hartselle Parks and Recreation will have its annual princess party at Sparkman Civic Center on July 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for ages 5 to 8. We will play games, make tiaras, play make-up and have “tea” at noon. Wear your best gaudy princess attire. Please register at the Sparkman Civic Center and pay the $10 fee, no later than July 15.
Hartselle Parksand Recreation will sponsor its annual luau at Hartselle Aquatic Center July 20 from 8 -10 p.m. There will be special music, tropical decorations, exciting games and Hawaiian leis for everyone. Cost is $5. Season pool passes will not be honored during the luau.
Morgan County 4-H is hosting a cake-decorating workshop will be at the Morgan County Extension Office on Wed., July 24, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Registration is $6 fee. Students will learn basic cake decorating and go home with a beautiful cake that you decorated. Registration deadline is Tues., July 9.
The annual Hartselle AYSO clinic will be held July 29 through Aug. 2. For more information, call Sparkman Civic Center at 256-773-2581.
Once a month, Hartselle Parks and Recreation will host family movie night in Sparkman Park for free. Just bring a lawn chair and snacks. Concession will be available to purchase also. This summer’s theme is “All 80’s, All Summer.” The movies will begin at dusk at Pavilion 4. On Aug. 8, “Harry and the Hendersons” will be shown. For more information, call Sparkman Civic Center at 256-773-2581.
Once a month, Hartselle Parks and Recreation will host family movie night in Sparkman Park for free. Just bring a lawn chair and snacks. Concession will be available to purchase also. This summer’s theme is “All 80’s, All Summer.” The movies will begin at dusk at Pavilion 4. On Sept. 12, “The Goonies” will be shown. For more information, contact Sparkman Civic Center at 256-773-2581.
Once a month, Hartselle Parks and Recreation will host family movie night in Sparkman Park for free. Just bring a lawn chair and snacks. Concession will be available to purchase also. This summer’s theme is “All 80’s, All Summer.” The movies will begin at dusk at Pavilion 4. The series finale will be Oct. 3 with “Ghostbusters.” This movie night will be in conjunction with Hartselle Parks and Recreation Trunk-or-Treat. More information about Trunk-or-Treat will be available this fall.