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Community Calendar for Feb. 19

Published 12:58pm Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Feb. 22

Hartselle AYSO Spring Soccer league will hold sign-ups Sat., Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Feb. 25

The Spring Pinterest Party sponsored by Hartselle Parks and Recreation will be Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. Attendees will be creating a whimsical spring-themed door hanger. The fee is $15 and includes all supplies. You must pay and register at the civic center no later than Feb. 21.

Feb. 27

The William Bradford Huie Library in Hartselle will be sponsoring two showings of “Freedom Riders Telling 436 stories: Could You Get On The Bus?” at the Hartselle Fine Arts Center Feb. 27 and March 6, at 6 p.m. each night. The library was one of 500 U.S. communities to receive a set of the film series “Created Equal: America’s Civic Rights Struggle” thanks to a grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History as part of the “Bridging Cultures” initiative. It is free and open to the public.

The Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce will host the State of Morgan County Address featuring Commission Chairman Ray Long Thurs., Feb. 27, at 7:30 a.m. at Turner-Surles Community Center in Decatur. Tickets are $30, including breakfast. For more information or reservations, contact Crystal Brown at (256) 353-5312 or crystal@dcc.org.

College Street Players will present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.” Feb. 27 through March 1 at the Hartselle High School Auditorium. Performances are at 7 p.m. each night with a matinee performance March 1 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students. They can be purchased at Zoey’s Downtown, the Hartselle Fine Arts Center or the Hartselle Area Chamber of Commerce.

March 11

Hartselle Aquatic Center will have a one-day pool pass sale March 11 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Passes will be $70 for one and $35 for each additional member in your household.

March 13

The American Red Cross Blood Drive will be at Falkville Middle School, Drake Gymnasium, 43 Clark Dr., Falkville, Thur., March 13, from noon to 5 p.m. Donors can schedule an appointment at or get additional information at www.redcrossblood.org or contact Teresa Bush at 256-990-0830.

March 15

Run For Life, a 5K and 1 mile run, will be March 15, at the Tabernacle. Pick up packets at West Hartselle Baptist Church, March 14, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and at the Chapel at the Tabernacle March 15, at check-in starting at 7 a.m. There will be rewards for the winners and T-shirts for those who pre-register by the deadline, March 9. Pre-register online at active.com/hartselle-al/running/run-for-life-2014. All proceeds go to Hartselle area Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society.

March 17

The Hartselle Board of Education will meet March 17 at 6 p.m. at Hartselle Intermediate School.

March 18

The American Red Cross Blood Drive will be at Calhoun Community College, Decatur Campus, 6250 Hwy. 31 North, Tanner 35671, Tues., March 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donors can schedule an appointment at or get additional information at www.redcrossblood.org or contact Teresa Bush at 256-990-0830.

March 20

The American Red Cross Blood Drive will be at the American Red Cross Morgan-Lawrence County Chapter, Main Room, 431 Holly Street, NE, Decatur, Tues., March 20, from noon to 5 p.m. Donors can schedule an appointment at or get additional information at www.redcrossblood.org or contact Teresa Bush at 256-990-0830.

March 21

The American Red Cross Blood Drive will be Downtown Decatur, “Red Cross Month” Blood Drive, Fine Arts Center Parking Lot, 133 2nd Avenue NE, Decatur, Fri., March 21, from 3 to 8 p.m. Donors can schedule an appointment at or get additional information at www.redcrossblood.org or contact Teresa Bush at 256-990-0830.

April 4-5

Sparkman Civic Center will host a semi-annual rummage sale Rummage Sale will be April 4-5 beginning at 7 a.m. both days. Sellers may begin registering March 3 at 7:30 a.m. Booth rental is $20 for both days. Registration deadline is March 28.

April 12

The annual Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt and Family Fun Day will be to April 12 from 9 a.m. to noon at Sparkman Park. Daystar Church in Hartselle will also providing activities during the event. The egg hunt will begin promptly at 10 a.m.

Hartselle Parks and Recreation’s annual Dog Bone Hunt will be April 12 at 11 a.m. at Sparkman Park Pavilion 4. Dogs will be divided into three separate weight classes for the hunt. Prizes will be awarded for Largest Dog, Smallest Dog, Most Bones Found and Best Dressed. All dogs must be up to date on their shots and on a leash. Please only bring one dog per person.

You will also need a bag to collect bones.

April 21

The Hartselle Board of Education will meet Mon., April 21, at 6 p.m. at the central office.

May 1

Hartselle Aquatic Center will be available for public or private pool parties. Hartselle Parks and Recreation will begin taking reservations on May 1 at 8 a.m. Contact Lacy Garnett at the civic center at 256-773-2581 for more information.

May 12

Swimming Lesson Registration Registration will begin May 12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hartselle Aquatic Center. Swimming lessons are for ages 6 months through adult. Ages 5 and under is $45 and Ages 6 and older is $50. Session 1 is June 2-13. Session 2 is June 16-27. Session 3 is July 7-18 and Session 4 is July 21- Aug. 1. For more information, contact Sparkman Civic Center at 256-773-2581.

May 16

Mister Henry’s Neighborhood Restaurant Sparkman Park Survivor will be May 16 in Pavilion 4 at Sparkman Park. Elimination games will be played beginning at 7 p.m. and will be played throughout the night until 8 a.m. the next morning when the ultimate survivor claims victory. Participants must be at least 18 years of age. The winner will receive family of 4 season pass to the Hartselle Aquatic Center. ($250 value) There is no fee but please register at the civic center no later than May 12.

May 20

The Hartselle Board of Education will meet Tues., May 20, at 6 p.m. at the central office.

June 16

The Hartselle Board of Education will meet Mon., June 16, at 6 p.m. at the central office.

July 21

The Hartselle Board of Education will meet Mon., July 21, at 6 p.m. at the central office.

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.

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.

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

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 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.

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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