Community Calendar for March 4, 2015
There will be a Marines Rally on March 5 at 6 p.m. at VFW Post, located at 2309 Veterans Drive in Decatur. All Morgan County area Marines are asked to attend this rally. For more information, contact Dan Copeland at 256-773-7425.
The Central Business District Design Review Board will meet March 5 at 5 p.m.
The Hartselle-Morgan County Community Task Force will sponsor its second annual Helping Our Children Excel Banquet Sat., March 8, at 6 p.m. at Hartselle Fine Arts Center. Silent action will be from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. Reserved tables are available at $400 for gold, $300 for silver and $200 for regular. Vic Wilson, superintendent of Hartselle City School, will be the keynote speaker.All proceeds will benefit the free after-school tutoring program and Summer Program Utilizing and Developing Skills. For more information or tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Randy Love at 256-227-8200 or George Hearring at 256-919-9194.
The Somerville Playhouse and the Somerville Public Library will host the first round of an “American Idol” type competition March 7 from 9 to 11 a.m. To register, or for more information, contact the Somerville Playhouse at 256-502-9928 or visit somervilleplayhouse.com.
The Hartselle City Council will have a work session for its regular meeting March 9 at 7 p.m. in the city hall auditorium.
The Hartselle Board of Zoning Adjustment’s March meeting is March 9 at 5 p.m. in the city hall auditorium.
The Hartselle City Council will have its regular meeting March 10 at 7 p.m. in the city hall auditorium.
The Hartselle Planning Commission’s March meeting is March 10, at 8 a.m. in the city hall auditorium.
Hartselle Junior High School and Hartselle High School will present “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” March 13 at 7 p.m. and March 14 at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 for students and seniors and $10 for adults. For more information, contact Lisa King at email@example.com, 256-773-5426 or 256-612-1208.
The Morgan County Humane Society will have an adoption event Sat., March 14, at Petco in Decatur from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Morgan County’s Sheriff’s Rodeo Pageant will be March 14 at Nature’s Trail Church in Decatur. Contestants ages 3-26 will be divided into seven divisions and must be registered by 9 a.m. The interviews and written exams will start at 9:45 a.m., a luncheon will be held at noon and the Queen’s speeches, modeling and impromptu questions will begin at 1 p.m. The competition will move to the Morgan County Celebration Arena for horsemanship at 3:30 p.m. The rodeo queen competition precedes the Morgan County Sheriff’s Rodeo on April 10 and 11.
The Hartselle Board of Education will have its regular meeting March 16 at 6 p.m. at Hartselle Junior High School.
Falkville Elementary School’s family reading night will be held March 17 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This event was rescheduled from March 5.
Hartselle City Schools is taking applications for enrollment kindergarten and first grade students who live outside the city limits of Hartselle for the 2015-2016 school year, Wed., March 18, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thur., March 19, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Falkville Middle School SCA and the American Red Cross will sponsor a blood drive in the Drake Gym at Falkville High School Thur., March 19, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Donors can schedule an appointment or get additional information at www.redcrossblood.org or by calling Teresa Becker at 256-990-0830.
The Morgan County Sheriff’s Rodeo Street Dance will be Second Avenue Northeast in Decatur March 20 at 6 p.m.
The Morgan County Humane Society will have an adoption event Sat., March 21, at Tractor Supply Company in Hartselle from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Hartselle Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, Inc., HCPAAA, will offer a Gun Safety Class on March 21, for a $25, fou- hour class.
Hartselle and Morgan County schools will close for spring break March 23-27.
The Hartselle City Council will have a work session for its regular meeting March 23 at 7 p.m. in the city hall auditorium.
The Hartselle City Council will have its regular meeting March 10 at 7 p.m. in the city hall auditorium.
The Kiwanis Club will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt March 28 at 10 a.m. at Sparkman Park.
The Morgan County Sheriff’s Rodeo Parade Kickoff will be at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Posse Grounds, located at 1801 Vest Road in Hartselle, April 4 at noon. Contestants may ride a horse, but it is not mandatory. No horses will not be provided.
The Morgan County Sheriff’s Special Needs Rodeo will be at Morgan County Celebration Arena April 9 at 8 a.m.
The Morgan County Sheriff’s Rodeo will be at Morgan County Celebration Arena April 10-11 at 5 p.m. nightly. For more information email, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Hartselle Board of Education will have its regular meeting April 20 at 6 p.m. at the central office.
The Hartselle Board of Education will have its regular meeting May 19 at 6 p.m. at the central office.
The Hartselle Board of Education will have its regular meeting June 15 at 6 p.m. at the central office.
The Hartselle Board of Education will have its regular meeting July 13 at 6 p.m. at the central office.
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 email@example.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 the Freight House Restaurant.
Sparkman Civic Center offers birthday bash celebrations. Cost is $100. It includes party room at Sparkman 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, so 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.