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Community Calendar for Nov. 13

Published 6:06pm Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Nov. 14

Decatur Civic Chorus Fall Concert Songs of the South and Choruses from The Messiah will be Thur., Nov. 14 ,at 7 p.m. at Saint Andrew Presbyterian Church. Admission is $12 (available at the door). This concert will be dedicated to the memory of Edd Balch, Mike Kaminsky and Jerry Woodward. Wanda Thompson, former Hartselle High School chorus director will direct the concert.

Nov. 16

College Street Players announces auditions for Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.” will be Sat., Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon for grades 6-12 at the Hartselle Fine Arts Center. The play will be directed by Dena Nagel and Jenny Faulk. Director of Music is Wanda Thompson. Cast lists will be posted by Sun., Dec. 1. Cast meetings will be Mon., Dec. 2, and Thur., Dec. 5. First rehearsal will be Thur., Jan. 2, 2014. Production dates are Feb. 26, 2014, through March 1, 2014, with six performances at the Hartselle High School Auditorium. For more information, email Dena Nagel at nagelfmly@ aol.com or Jenny Faulk at faulkjp@­gmail.com.

Carpenter’ Cabinet will host a Warrior’s Walk at South Park in Falkville on Sat., Nov. 16, at 9 a.m. Registration is $15 plus bring cans for a food drive. Proceeds will go to Bonny O:Brien’s Cancer Charity.. For more information, call 256-784-5311.

Put on your boots and kick up your heels every first and third Saturday from 7-10 p.m. at Sparkman Civic Center for country music and dance. Hack Ward and the Good Time Country Band will be performing some of your favorite country songs. You can dance along or sit back and enjoy the show. Admission is only $5 per person. Concession will also be available for purchase. Contact the civic center for more information.

Nov. 19

The Hartselle Library Board will meet Tues., Nov. 19 at 5:15 p.m. in the William Bradford Huie Library.

Nov. 21

The Morgan County Scholar’s Bowl Tournament will be held at Cotaco School Nov. 21.

College Street Players announces auditions for Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.” will be Thur., Nov. 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for grades 2-5 at the Hartselle Fine Arts Center. The play will be directed by Dena Nagel and Jenny Faulk. Director of Music is Wanda Thompson. Cast lists will be posted by Sun., Dec. 1. Cast meetings will be Mon., Dec. 2, and Thur., Dec. 5. First rehearsal will be Thur., Jan. 2, 2014. Production dates are Feb. 26, 2014, through March 1, 2014, with six performances at the Hartselle High School Auditorium. For more information, email Dena Nagel at nagelfmly@aol.com or Jenny Faulk at faulkjp@gmail.com.

The Hartselle Parks and Recreation Christmas Pinterest Party will be Nov. 21 to create your very own Christmas craft. Look for more information in the Christmas flyer.

Nov. 22

Priceville Elementary School will have a community-wide Thanks­giving dinner for $5 for visitors on Nov. 22.

Nov. 24

The South Morgan County Community Churches Thanksgiving Service will be held Sun., Nov. 24, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Bro. Greg Burcham, pastor of Falkville First Baptist Church will deliver the sermon. The host pastor at Mt. Zion is Bro. Wayne Penn.

Dec. 1

Falkville Community Pride will host its annual Christmas in the Park Dec. 1 at 3 p.m. at Jack McCaig Park.

Dec. 3

The Hartselle High Junior High School Chorus will have its Christmas Concert Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Hartselle High School Auditorium.

Dec. 5

The Town of Eva will have its annual Christmas Parade Dec. 5 at 6 p.m.

The Brewer High School Band will have its annual Christmas Concert Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.

Dec. 7

The third annual Christmas Parade for the Town of Somerville will be Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. For more information or obtain an entry form, log on to www.townofsomerville.org

The Town of Priceville will have its annual Christmas Parade Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. Rain date will be Dec. 14 at 2 p.m.

Dec. 12

The Hartselle Kiwanis Club is sponsoring the 2013 Hartselle Christmas Parade Thur., Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. in downtown Hartselle. Lineup begins at 5 p.m. and the theme will be Hawaiian Christmas. All entries except bands, walking groups, pre-1988 vehicles and tractors will line up at the football stadium parking lot. Bands and walking groups will line up at the Pettey Center at Hartselle Junior High School. Pre-1988 vehicles and tractors will line up at Russell Forest Products on Railroad Street. Deadline for entries is Mon., Dec. 9. There is a $15 per entry fee for non-profit organizations and $30 fee for businesses and political entries. There will be three cash prizes awarded, First Place $250, Second Place $150, and Third Place $100. If you have any questions, contact Tom Sparks at 751-4912 or by email at tsparks@hartselle.org. For more information or to obtain an entry form, log on to www.hartsellekiwanisclub.org.

Dec. 16

The Brewer High School Chorus will have its Christmas Concert Dec. 16 at 7 p.m.

Priceville Elementary School will have its Christmas Program Dec. 16 at 7 p.m.

All month

Morgan County Humane Society, 86 Gum Springs Cut Off Road, Hartselle, is a No Kill Animal Shelter. They meet the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter. They are always needing volunteers. For more information, call 256-773-7222.

Country Music and Dance-Put on your boots and kick up your heels every first and third Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. at Sparkman Civic Center. Admission is $5 per person. Concession will also be available.

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 the Farm Service Agency office on Alabama 36 west of downtown Hartselle. 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.

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 cindyanders@aol.com.

Baton class at Sparkman Civic Center is $40 per month.  Learn the basics of twirl on Thursdays at 4 p.m.  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 from 5 to 6 p.m. The fee is $40 per month.

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 www.meetup.com/NorthAlabamaBoardgamers.

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.

 

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.

The Birthday Bash at the civic center offers a birthday party theme to suit your child. The fee is $100, for 12 guests, ages 5 and older. It includes a party room, two coordinators, simple decorations and games. Party days are Monday – Friday from 6 to 8 p.m., or Saturday, from 10 a.m. to noon. Contact the civic center for more information at 256-773-2581.

A yoga class will meet at the civic center every Thursday at 6 p.m.. The fee is $25 per month.

The Hartselle Hope AL-Anon Family Group, located at 527 Sparkman St. in Hartselle, 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 Ala-Teen Family Group meets Fridays at 7 p.m. For more information, call 1-888-425-0775.

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.

Falkville VFW, 784 Culver Road, will be host bingo, every Tuesday and Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 256-784 5747.

 

Dale Serrano Dance Studio will meet on Monday nights at the civic center. Instructors will strive to supply children not only the foundation of dance, but with tools for life. For more information, call 205-822-6378 .

Weight Watcher classes meet on Monday nights, weigh-in at 5, meeting at 5:30 p.m. The fee is $13 per week. For more information, call Weight Watcher at 1-800-651-6000.

Aerobics classes are held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Sparkman Civic Center, at 8:15 to 9:15 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.

 

Senior Nutrition Center, also known as the Hartselle Senior Center is the place for friendly visiting, serious Rook and Canasta, a loud game of Texas spinner dominoes, sing-a-longs, informative chats and so much more. We operate from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday and have been known to jump on an evening supper bus now and then. Registered participants are welcome to stay for lunch provided by the Commission on Aging. Need a ride? We can provide that too! For more information call Dan Price at 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 and 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.

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