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Community Calendar June 3

Published 12:43pm Tuesday, June 3, 2014

June 4-6

In this three-day class, Rachel Quinlivan will be teaching your child how to paint with acrylics while including art history in each lesson. The art clinic will be June 4-6 at 1 p.m. The fee is $60 and includes supplies. Rachel is currently attending Athens State University on an art scholarship to become and art teacher for children grades K-12. She is also a volunteer at Crestline Elementary School and has taught three CUBS meetings. Participants must be registered no later than May 30. If you have any questions do not hesitate to email her at rachel.quinlivan@aol.com.

 

June 8

Garnett Family Reunion will be held Sun., June 8, at Sparkman Park. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Please bring a covered dish. For more information, call Beth at 256-303-4680.

 

June 9

The Hartselle High School baseball camp will be June 9-12.

 

Mellonie Chappell will be instructing girls entering grades K-7 the basics of twirling, basic strut and a dance twirl routine during a Baton clinic June 9-11 from 9 to 11 a.m. Please register and pay the $35 fee no later than June 5. Five participants are needed or the clinic will be cancelled.

 

The Look Good, Feel Better Support Program is sponsored by the American Cancer Society and Cullman Regional Medical Center and provides wigs, make-up and styling tips for oncology patients currently going through treatment. The program will host its next session on Monday, June 9 at the Cullman Oncology Center (1750 Alabama Highway 157, Cullman, AL 35058) from 10 am until noon.

 

June 10

Cullman Regional Medical Center is hosting a Community Blood Drive, Tues., June 10, from 7 a.m. to 4 pm. Donations will be accepted on the LifeSouth Community Blood Center Blood Donor Bus located at the Main Entrance of the hospital (1912 AL Highway 157, Cullman, AL 35058). Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and not have donated blood within the last 56 days. For more information, visit lifesouth.org or call the local LifeSouth Donor Office at (256) 736-1594.

 

 

Join us every Tuesday in June at 1 p.m. at the SNAP Splash Pad behind Sparkman Civic Center for Splash Pad Parties. The event is open to ages 12 and under and is free to all that attend. Refreshments will be served after each party to children only.

 

June 11

Hartselle Park and Recreation and the Hartselle Fire Department are hosting a Youth Fire Academy June 11 from 9 to 11 a.m. in Sparkman Park. Get to experience a day on the life of a real firefighter. The academy is for children ages 6-12. They will try on uniforms, explore trucks and other fun firefighter activities. This event is free. Register at the civic center no later than June 5. Those that register after the cut-off date will not receive an event t-shirt. Kids, be prepared to get wet.

 

June 12

A Dutch oven cooking class will be June 12 from 9 a.m. to noon at the pavilion in Sparkman Park. Learn to cook outdoors on an open fire. You will cook your lunch and a dessert with Dutch oven chef Jody Wynn. The class fee is $5 and the registration deadline is June 5.

 

Dr. Mac Cottingham, Horizon Surgical, is offering a free informational seminar on the Adjustable Lap-Band® System procedure at Cullman Regional Medical Center June 16 from 6 to 7 p.m. in CRMC’s Ave Maria Room located in Professional Office Building II. For additional information, or to register for this seminar, please call 256-736-2263.

 

The Planning Commission will have a special called meeting June 12, at 8 a.m. at city hall. This meeting has been called to consider certificate to consolidate and commercial site plan requests at 1091 Hwy. 31, NW.

 

June 13

Cajunfest 2014, will be Fri., June 13, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Ingall’s Harbor. Adult ticket is $25 includes food and two drinks, 1/4 pound of shrimp, chicken and sausage gumbo, red beans and rice, potatoes and corn and a child ticket is $10, which includes two slices of Mellow Mushroom pizza and 1 drink. Tickets available at the Chapter (431 Holly Street, NE) or online at http://american.redcross.org/cajunfest. We will have a full children’s area with a bouncy house, Twister and Corn Hole.

 

Daddy Daughter Date Night will be June 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Sparkman Civic Center. This event is just in time for Father’s Day. Daughters, bring dear old dad out for a night of dinner and dancing. We have many wonderful things planned for the evening. Daughters and granddaughters of all ages are encouraged to bring Dad out for a few hours of quality time that you will cherish for a lifetime. A $10 per person fee must be paid no later than June 6 to reserve your places.

 

June 16

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

 

Hartselle Youth Football and Cheerleading registration will be June 16, 23 and 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hibbett Sports in Hartselle. Registration fee is $60 for cheerleaders and ages 5/6 football players. Ages 7-12 will be $80. The birthday cut-off date is Aug. 31.

 

The Bosom Buddies Support Group offers support to individuals affected by Breast Cancer, Mon., June 16 at 6 p.m. in Cullman Regional Medical Center’s Depot Room in the Community Education Center located in Professional Office Building 2 (1890 AL Highway 157, Cullman, AL 35058). For more information, contact Nurse Navigation at (256) 737-2588.

 

 

 

 

June 16-18

Family Lanes will host a bowling clinic June 16-18 from 10 a.m. to noon. The fee is $25 and includes lunch. Participants are asked to wear tennis shoes. You must register and pay at the civic center no later than June 12. The class will be instructed by local certified bowling instructors.

 

June 17

A shooting sports class that teaches basic shotgun training and safety will be June 17 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Hartselle gun club in Florette. The class is for ages 9-19 only. There is no charge for this class. Deadline to register is June 10.

 

Join us every Tuesday in June at 1 p.m. at the SNAP Splash Pad behind Sparkman Civic Center for Splash Pad Parties. The event is open to ages 12 and under and is free to all that attend. Refreshments will be served after each party to children only.

 

June 19

A canoeing and Water Works tour will be June 19 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Flint River Water Works area, 5514 US Highway 31 S. in Hartselle. Have you ever wondered about the waterway system in Morgan County? What kind of animals and people live on it? Have you ever wanted to canoe in the Tennessee River tributaries? Well this is the summer program for you. Learn about the area and take a tour of the water works building. We will then eat lunch. (Please bring your own lunch.) Afterward, the group will canoe up and back on the Flint Creek. Cost is $15 and the registration deadline is June 12.

 

Kids in the Kitchen class will be June 19 from 8 to 11 a.m. Kids ages 9-12 will learn simple meal preparation and kitchen utensil recognition. We will prepare breakfast, lunch and a dessert during this class. The fee is $10 per person. Please register and pay the fee no later than June 16.

June 21

The Hartselle Lady Tigers 10U team will host a carwash at Title Max by McDonalds Sat. June 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

June 23

Hartselle Youth Football and Cheerleading registration will be June 23 and 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hibbett Sports in Hartselle. Registration fee is $60 for cheerleaders and ages 5/6 football players. Ages 7-12 will be $80. The birthday cut-off date is Aug. 31.

 

June 23-25

Mellonie Chappell will be instructing kids ages 5-10 the basic art of tumbling during a Tumbling Clinic June 23-25 from 9 to 11 a.m. Please register and pay the $35 fee no later than June 19. Five participants or the clinic will be cancelled.

 

June 24

The Wetland Explorers class will be June 24 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Flint Creek Wetland Mitigation Bank. Participants will learn about wetland ecology, using a compass, gardening and making a take home craft. The class will meet at the Morgan County Agriculture Services Building. The class is for ages 7-13. Registration is $10 and includes includes craft, lunch and a snack. Participants will need to wear old clothes, boots or tennis shoes, bug spray and sunscreen. Contact Summer Stidham at 256-773-6541 ext. 102 to sign up by June 10.

 

Join us every Tuesday in June at 1 p.m. at the SNAP Splash Pad behind Sparkman Civic Center for Splash Pad Parties. The event is open to ages 12 and under and is free to all that attend. Refreshments will be served after each party to children only.

 

June 25

A basic dog obedience class will be June 25 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Sparkman Park. A participant will need one dog that is up to date on their rabies and distemper shots (please bring records), a leash and a collar for the dog. There is no fee for this class. Registration deadline is June 18. Call the Morgan County Extension Office at 256-773-2549 to register.

 

Hartselle Parks and Recreation and the Hartselle Police Department are sponsoring a Youth Police Academy June 25 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Sparkman Civic Center. Hartselle’s finest 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. Register no later than June 19. Those that register after the cut-off date will not receive an event T-shirt.

 

June 26

Spa Party for girls ages 8 to 10 will be June 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sparkman Civic Center. The event includes manicures, pedicures and facials too. The fee is $10 and includes a light lunch, a day of pampering and a goody bag. Please register and pay the fee no later than June 23.

 

June 30

The final registration for Hartselle Youth Football and Cheerleading willl be June 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hibbett Sports in Hartselle. Registration fee is $60 for cheerleaders and ages 5/6 football players. Ages 7-12 will be $80. The birthday cut-off date is Aug. 31.

 

July 1-Aug. 1

Adult Coed and Men’s Softball League team registration will begin July 1 and end August 1. The fee is $425 per team. Games will begin Aug. 11. If you have any questions, call Sparkman Civic Center at 256-773-2581.

 

July 7-11

Boys 2 Men for boys ages 10 to 14 will be July 7-11 from 9 to 11 a.m. each day. This class will teach them basic automobiles, grooming, tool information, lawn care, fishing, camping basics, grilling and the bodily changes of a teenager. Upon completion of the course each participant will receive a one day pool pass to the Hartselle Aquatic Center. The fee is $10 for the entire session. Scholarships are available for those unable to pay. Please register and pay no later than July 3.

 

July 15

Hartselle Parks and Recreation’s Princess Party will be July 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. We will play games, make tiaras, and play make-up and have “tea” at noon. The party is for girls ages 5-7. Partygoers are asked to wear their best gaudy princess attire. Please register and pay the $10 fee no later than July 11.

 

July 16

A cake-decorating workshop will be July 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Morgan County Extension Office. You will learn basic cake decorating using your own imagination and go home with a beautiful cake that was decorated by you. Cost is $10. Lunch is provided. Registration deadline is June 25.

 

July 18-19

Hartselle Parks and Recreation will have a rummage sale July 18 and 19 beginning at 7 a.m. both days. Sellers may begin registering June 2 at 7:30 a.m. Booth rental is $20 for both days. All sellers must be registered by July 14. No one-day sellers. There is limited space available.

 

July 21

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

 

July 22

A Girl Power workshop will be July 22 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Sparkman Civic Center. This is a class will cover proper etiquette, dressing and a healthy self-esteem. There is no charge for this class. Registration deadline is July 15.

 

July 25

Hartselle Parks and Recreation will have a family campout July 25 beginning at 6 p.m. Please join us for camping, games and more. Bring your tents to the pavilion area at Sparkman Park at 6PM and start setting up for an evening of family fun. The fee is $10 per tent. The fee includes supper, s’mores and breakfast. Each family must have at least one adult present for the entire event. Please register and pay the fee no later than July 21. Please note that there are no water or electrical hook ups. The pavilion restrooms are open for your use.

 

Aug. 5

Babysitting 101 will be Aug. 5 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. There is no fee for this class. Registration deadline is July 30.

 

All month

Water Aerobics classes will meet on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6:50 to 7:50 a.m. beginning June 2. The fee is $25 per month or $5 per visit.

 

Morgan County Humane Society, located at 86 Gum Springs Cut Off Road, is a no-kill animal shelter. It meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter. For more information, call 256-773-7222.

 

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.

 

A 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 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 classes meet Mondays at 5 p.m. The class is for age 6 and older. The fee is $40 per month.

 

Youth tumbling classes meet Mondays at 4 p.m. at Sparkman Civic Center. The class is for ages 3-12. The fee is $40 per month.

 

Priceville Palace hosts a big band swing dance 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.

 

Sparkman Civic Center offers birthday bash celebrations. Cost is $100. It includes party room at the civic center, themed invitations, themed decorations, plates, cups, napkins, eating utensils, party favors, games, activities and two party coordinators. All you need to supply is cake and refreshments. Space is limited. Be sure to register early. Party days are Monday through Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. or Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 256-773-2581.

 

Women’s Yoga classes will meet on Monday nights at 6:15 p.m. at Sparkman civic center. 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, located at 784 Culver Road, hosts bingo every Tuesday and Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 256-784 5747.

 

Dale Serrano Dance Studio meets Monday nights at Sparkman Civic Center. For more information, call 205-822-6378.

 

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

 

Women’s aerobics classes meet Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. at Sparkman Civic Center. The fee is $25 per month.

 

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. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Groups also participate in evening supper bus trips. Registered participants are welcome to stay for lunch provided by the Commission on Aging. For more information or for transportation, call Dan Price at 256-773-0786.

 

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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