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Community Calendar for July 24

Published 3:35pm Tuesday, July 23, 2013

July 25

The Falkville Public Library concludes the Summer Reading Program with Vulcan Materials’ presentation about “Fos-sils” at 2 p.m. at the Falkville Town Hall courtroom. Participants will turn in their reading totals and prizes will be given. Immediately after will be a pizza party.


July 26

Apple’s Florist in Falkville will have a ribbon cutting, Fri., July 26, at 10 a.m.


July 27

Former employees of Prestolite will meet at McCullough’s Seafood in Decatur Sat., July 27, at 11 a.m. For additional information, call 256-230-6473.


July 29

Hartselle AYSO will have its annual clinic July 29 through Aug. 2. For more information, call Sparkman Civic Center at 256-773-2581.


The Danville High School baseball and softball camp will be July 29-30 from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Cost will be $40 per camper. The camp will be for students in second through ninth grades. Brochures and mail-in early registration forms are available at Campers can also sign up on the first day of camp an hour before start time. For more information, contact Brian Ellis at 256-773-9909.


July 31

The Hartselle Chamber of Commerce will host Networking at Noon, Wed., July 31, at noon.


Aug. 1

Total Resource Campaign will meet for lunch Thurs., Aug. 1, at noon.


The Hartselle Chamber of Commerce will sponsor Thursday Scoops each Thursday during August from 2 to 2:30 p.m.


The City of Hartselle will host a Morgan County Mayor/Clerk/Commissioner Monthly Dinner Meeting Thur., Aug. 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the Freight House Restaurant on Railroad Street in Hartselle.


Aug. 2-3

The College Street Players present Disney’s The AristoCats Kids, directed by Kathy Manning and Jenny Faulk. There will be three shows of this production at the Hartselle Fine Arts Center, one show Fri., Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. and two shows Sat., Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Adult tickets are $10 and senior/student tickets are $8. Tickets are available at the HFAC.


Aug. 3

The 79th annual Sandlin family reunion wlll be Sat., Aug. 3, at 10 a.m. at the Fort Decatur Recreation Center Gym, located at 610 Fourth St. in Decatur. Anyone with the last name of Sandlin, or related to the Sandlin family is welcome. A covered dish meal will be served at noon. For more information, contact Patsy (Sandlin) Medlock at 205-995-7988 or patsymetlopcki


The Hartselle High School football team and cheerleaders will have picture day Aug. 3 at 8 a.m.


Aug. 7

The Depot Days Festival Committee will meet Aug. 7 at 8 a.m.


Aug. 8

Hartselle Parks and Recreation will host the movie “Harry and the Hendersons” in Sparkman Park, Pavilion 4, at dusk for free. Just bring a lawn chair and snacks, or purchase from concessions. For more information, call Sparkman Civic Center at 256-773-2581.


A Total Resource Campaign meeting for the Hartselle Area Chamber of Commerce will be Aug. 8 at noon.


Aug. 14

Hartselle Chamber will have a meeting at Sedona’s Steak House at noon.


The Depot Days Festival Committee will meet Aug. 14 at 8 a.m.


The Hartselle Area Chamber of Commerce will have an ambassador meeting at Sedona Steakhouse Aug. 14 at 11:30 a.m.


Aug. 15

The MCHS Class of 1959 will have its fourth annual “Meet ‘n eat” Thur., Aug. 15, 6 p.m. at Sedona Steakhouse. All class members, spouses, and/or guests are invited. For more information or to RSVP, contact Maxine at 256-773-4978 or Linda at 256-560-0071 so the restaurant will have adequate servers.


Aug. 25

Borden Reunion, Aug. 25, at 11 a.m. at the West Morgan Park, off Iron Man Road, Hartselle.

Bring a covered dish. For more information, call Colleen Soul at 256-773-3496, or Burse and Ida Borden at 256-773-2569.


Aug. 28

The Depot Days Festival Committee will meet Aug. 28 at 8 a.m.


Aug. 29

The Total Resource Committee will have a meeting at lunch at noon.


Sept. 11

Hartselle Chamber will have a meeting at Sedona’s Steak House at noon.


Sept. 12

Hartselle Parks and Recreation will host the movie ”The Goonies” in Sparkman Park Pavilion 4, at dusk for free. Just bring a lawn chair and snacks, concession will be available also. For more information, contact Sparkman Civic Center at 256-773-2581.


Oct. 3

Hartselle Parks and Recreation will host the movie “Ghostbusters” in Sparkman Park’s Pavilion 4, at dusk for free. This is the series finale. For more information, contact the civic center at 256-773-2581.


All month

Swimming lesson registration and pool party reservations can be made at Sparkman Civic Center, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Swimming lessons are for ages 6 months through adult. Ages 5 and under are $45 and ages 6 and above are $50. Session 1 is June 3-14, Session 2 is June 17-28, Session 3 is July 8-19 and Session 4 is July 22- Aug. 2.


Birthday party planning at Sparkman Civic Center, for a fee of $100, which includes: party room at the Sparkman Civic Center, themed invitations, themed decorations, plates, cups, napkins eating utensils, party favors, games, activities and two party coordinators. All you supply is cake and refreshments. Space is limited, so register early. All fees must be paid at least one week prior to your party. The fee is good for up to 15 children ages 5 and older, additional children will be $5 each. You may begin registering May 20, parties will begin June 3, Mon., through Fri., from 6 to 8 p.m. and Sat., from 10 a.m. to noon. No Sunday parties.


AARP Chapter 1831 meets the first Tuesday of every month except July, at the Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, located 721 Pickens St. SW in Hartselle, at 10 a.m.


Dale Serrano Studio of Performing Arts: Once again, Dale Serrano Studio of Performing Arts of Birmingham will be instructing ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop to boys and girls ages 2 1/2 through adult. Classes will be Tuesday afternoons. The monthly fee is $50. For more information, call 205-822-6378 or visit their website at


Weight Watcher classes meet on Monday nights at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact Tammy Carpenter at 256-347-7457 or visit the website at


Aerobics classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday at the Sparkman Civic Center, at 8 a.m. This class is taught by Mellonie Chappell and is for all ages. It’s the perfect opportunity to lose a few pounds and gain new friends at the same time. The fee is $25 per month or $10 per visit. The first class is free.


Water Aerobics- There is many advantages to water aerobics! Unlike normal aerobics, water aerobics supports the body and reduces the risk of muscle and joint injury. Water aerobics is perfect for the young and old alike. Classes will meet on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6:50 a.m. to 7:50 a.m., beginning June 3. The fee is $25 per month or $5 per visit.


Senior Nutrition Center: Are you age 60 or older and think you would enjoy mystery trips, monthly birthday parties, hymn book singing, puzzles, card games, listening to live performances of country legend songs and more? Then the Hartselle Senior Center is the place for you! Along with these fun filled activities, a nutritious meal is also served. The suggested daily donation is $1.25. If you would like to attend and don’t have transportation, a bus is available to pick you up and take you home again for a suggested fee of $1 each way. For more information call 256-773-0786.


The Hartselle Civitan Club meets the first and third Monday at 6 p.m. in Sparkman Civic Center Room 10. The club works with Civitan International to support and work with people in our community with mental and physical disabilities. They also support the Civitan International Research Center in Birmingham. Civitan is the only civic club with a research center. Hartselle Civitan Club was responsible for starting the Special Needs Accessible Playground located directly behind the Sparkman Civic Center. Along with Woodmen of the World, they also do the Avenue of Flags along U.S. 31 in Hartselle. For more information, contact secretary Rita Sims at 256-773-5904.

Priceville Palace hosts a Big Band Swing with the Sophisticated Swingers on the first Friday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Every Saturday night Glenn Wood and the Crosscut Band is featured. A free couples dance class is held on the first and third Saturdays from 6 to 7 p.m. You do not have to have a partner to participate. For more information, call 256-353-4362.


All mothers of active duty reserve or honorably discharged military service members are invited to attend monthly meetings of Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. The Morgan County Chapter meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at East Highland Baptist Church in Hartselle.


The Hartselle Chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous meets Mondays at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.; Wednesdays at noon and 8 p.m.; Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.; Fridays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 7 p.m. The Friday meeting is a smoking meeting. The meetings take place at 527 South Sparkman Street. Call 773-3031 for information.


A “North Alabama Board Gamers” group is forming. You can join the group or just get more information online at


TOPS – Interested in learning how to lose weight? Join Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS.) every Monday at 3 p.m. at First Christian Church, Hartselle. For more information, contact Doris Chapman 773-9358


The VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 2214 hosts a dance every Tuesday from 7-10 p.m. at 112 Veterans Drive in Cullman with the “Always Country Band” featuring Jerrold Burns from Country Boy Eddie’s Band. Admission is $4. For information, call 796-9111.


The Weight Loss Surgery Support Group meets at Parkway Medical Center at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of each month. Call 301-3310 for more information.


Hartselle Kiwanis Club meets the first and third Tuesday of the month at noon at Sedona Steak House.


Hartselle’s Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at noon at Sedona Steak House.


Senior citizens dances are held the first and third Monday of each month from 6-8 p.m. Admission is $2 per person. Bus pickup is available for Hartselle residents. Call Debra Rains at 351-4781 for more information.


The Morgan County Humane Society meets on the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Priceville United Methodist Church, across from Priceville High School. For more information, call 256-778-9709.


Volunteer entertainment is needed at Columbia Cottage in Hartselle. Gospel or country singers, instrumentalists, comedians, speakers, home schoolers, children or youth groups are welcome. Contact Penny Vest at 751-4809 or 502-1491.


The Cancer Support Group meets on the first Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Pleasant Place building. Any person with any type of cancer is invited to attend. For more information, call 784-5694.


Hartselle’s New Beginnings Quilt Guild meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the basement of First Christian Church on East Main Street. It is open to all who are interested in quilt making, The guild is focused on beginning quilt makers to help them learn how to make a new block each month and new techniques used to make them. For more information, call 482-3971.


The American Red Cross Morgan-Lawrence County Chapter holds blood drives each Monday, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., and each Tuesday, 12:30-5:30 p.m., at the Decatur office, 431 Holly St. NE in Decatur. For more information, call 353-4891.


Weight Watchers classes meet on Mondays at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 9 a.m. at Sparkman Civic Center with weigh-ins beginning 30 minutes prior to each meeting. Call 1-800-651-6000 for more information.


The Decatur IAAP Chapter meets the second Tuesday of each month at Decatur Chamber of Commerce, Highway 31 S, Decatur, at 5:30 p.m. No reservations are required. Administrative/clerical professionals and students are invited. For more information, call Cindy Anders at 351-1623 or email


Baton class at Sparkman Civic Center is $40 per month. Learn the basics of twirl on Mondays. Students must be 5 years old and have her own baton.


Head Over Heels Tumbling: Attention gymnasts. Sign up for the beginning tumbling class to start you on your way. Tumbling class meets every Thur. afternoon at the Sparkman Civic Center. Ages 2-5 meet at 4 p.m.. Ages 6-10 meet at 5:15, and ages 11 and older meet at 6:30 p.m. The fee is $40 per month.

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