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Community Calendar for Aug. 20

Published 4:54pm Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Sept. 2

The Hartselle Board of Zoning Adjustment will meet Tues., Sept. 2, at 5 p.m.

Cullman Regional Medical Center’s Breastfeeding Support Group’s next meeting is Tues., Sept. 2, from 9 to11 a.m. in the Ave Maria Room in Professional Office Building 2. This class is designed for mothers and their babies, who are currently breastfeeding. For more information, contact the CRMC Nursery at 256-737-2221.

The Hartselle Board of Zoning Adjustment will meet Tues., Sept. 2, at 5 p.m.


Sept. 4-9

A 328 feet long piece of American history will be docked at Ingalls Harbor in Decatur and will be available for public tours Sept. 4-9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The USS LST 325 is a World War II vessel that was part of the D-Day Invasion at Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. This ship is one of the last of her kind and is the only working LST in the United States. The ship is now operated as a floating museum that sails to inland river cities each year as part of its mission statement to educate the public.  Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-17 and free for children ages 5 and under. A $20 family pass is also available for 2 adults and 2 minor children. Tours last approximately an hour. Group tour prices are also available and must be scheduled in advance through the Decatur Morgan County Convention and Visitors Bureau. For more information about the ship or to schedule group tours contact the Decatur Morgan County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 256-350-2028 or 800-524-6181.

Sept. 5

Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society are sponsoring a viewing party for the Stand Up To Cancer telecast Sept. 5 at Buffalo Wild Wings on Beltline Road in Decatur from 6-8 p.m. The hour-long commercial-free broadcast will highlight the work of the SU2C’s “Dream Teams” of cancer researchers and acknowledge donors who make it all possible. The televised event will also feature celebrity ambassadors and musical performances. Register by Fri., Aug. 15 to attend the viewing party and receive a T-shirt and luminaria bag. Registration is $25 per person at

Sept. 8-9

Priceville Elementary will celebrate Grandparents Day Sept. 8-9.

Sept. 8-12

Priceville Elementary will have its book fair Sept. 8-12.

Sept. 11

Morgan County Board of Education will meet Sept. 11 at the central office in Decatur. The work session will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the business meeting at 6 p.m. The second public budget hearing will be conducted during the business meeting.

Sept. 13

Hartselle Police Department’s Special Services Division will conduct a basic NRA metallic cartridge-reloading course Sat., Sept. 13. For more information, email or call Hartselle Police Department at 256-773-6534, Tuesday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


The Fifth Annual Depot Days Pageant  will be Sat., Sept. 13 for Ages 0-18 at Sparkman Civic Center with  Miss and Master categories.


Sept. 14

Community Worship Service – A night of music will be Sun., Sept. 14.  The Hartselle Ministerial Association hosts this event every year.  A love offering will be taken up to help transients with gas and food as they pass through Hartselle.

Sept. 15

Down Memory Lane will be held Mon., Sept. 15 at the Hartselle Fine Arts Center at 305 College Street NE.


Sept. 15-19

Homecoming week for Hartselle High School is Sept. 15-19, with many activities and events planned all week.


Sept. 18

A concert by the Hartselle High School choral department under the direction of Kate Dupuis will be Thurs., Sept. 18 at the Hartselle High School auditorium.


Sept. 20

Eva Frontier Days 2014 (Celebrating 25 Years) will Kick Off Sat., Sept. 20 with a BIG Bluegrass Festival at Eva School at 6 p.m. featuring Fireball Mail from Nashville and Freshwater Creek from Arab. Admission is $6.


Miss Eva Frontier Days Beauty Pageant Sat. Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. at Journey Church (Eva Road across from Eva Ballpark). For more information contact Daphne Sloas at 256-796-5686 or 256-507-3686.


The 34th Annual Depot Days Festival will be Sat., Sept. 20, and will begin with the Hartselle Kiwanis Club Second annual Hartselle Half Marathon. Depot Days will feature an adult art show, children’s art show, crafts, tractor and gasoline engine show, live entertainment, car, truck and bike show, children’s area, food and so much more! Admission is FREE. Also, The Great Bank Robbery re-enactment by the College Street Players will be held at the Hartselle Fine Arts Center. There will be three different show times, 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Sept. 23

Tues. Sept. 23 at 6:30 p.m. will be the World’s Largest Hay Ride at the Eva Saddle Club Arena on Frost Road. Admission is $1 to ride with a hot dog and drink at the end.


Sept. 25

There will be a Community Hymn Book Singing at Eva Methodist Church Thurs. Sept. 25 at 7 p.m.


Sept. 26

“Music on the Square” will feature Dixie Flavor in downtown Eva Fri., Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.


Sept. 27

The sixth annual Bikes and Blades Motorcycle Poker Run will be Sat., Sept. 27, starting at Decatur VFW Post 4190. First bike out is 9:30 a.m. with entry fee of $20 per rider. Proceeds benefit North Alabama Special Olympics. To preregister or for more information, log on to


Sat. Sept. 27 is Eva Frontier Days with an antique tractor show and car show, parade at 11 a.m., craft show from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., baking contest at 10:30 a.m. with cash awards, LIVE entertainment (band TBA), best dressed contest at 1 p.m., pig calling contest at 1:30 p.m., frog jumping contest at 4 p.m. and pig chase at 5 p.m. There will also be games for all ages, food vendors and much more!

Oct. 13-14

Hartselle City and Morgan County schools will close for fall break.

Oct. 27-31

Red Ribbon Week at Priceville Elementary School will be Oct. 27-31.

Nov. 1

The Priceville Book N’ It 5k and 10k races will be Sat., Nov. 1. The 10k begins at 7 a.m. followed by the 5k at 9 a.m.

Nov. 10

A Veterans Day program will be conducted at Priceville Elementary School.


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