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Community Calendar June 10

June 10

A Summer Celebration will be Wed., June 10 at 3 p.m. at the SNAP Splash Pad behind the civic center. There will be free Sno-Cones and small treasures for children ages 12 and under. This free event will be held every Wed. in June and there is no need to register.

June 12

The American Red Cross will be at Bank Independent Interstate Billing, 1025 5th Ave SE in Decatur, Fri., June 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

June 13

The Summer Rummage Sale is a one-day sale only June 13 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the pavilion area at Sparkman Park. Booth rental is $10 per space. All sellers must be registered by June 8. Be sure to register early, space is limited.

The Hartselle High School Class of 1995 will host a 20-year class reunion June 13 at Sykes Place in Decatur. The HHS classes of 1994 and 1996 are also invited. For more information, contact Scott Stephenson at 205-238-4706.

Gurley’s Soggy Bottom Barn will host a special day for the late Phillis Nelson of Hurricane Creek June 13 at 3 p.m. The event will feature Hurricane Creek, Poor House, Blue Water Road & Shady Creek, Shade Tree Pickers Welcome. Lunch will be served at 3 p.m. with a choice of pork or chicken plates, which include beans, slaw, rolls or chips for $10 per plate. Hot dogs and chips will also be available for children for $3 each. Admission is free. For more information, call Joel Gurley at 256-606-7083, Dale McCuthcheon at 256-566-6039 or Betty Grantland at 256-778-8717.

June 14

The Boy Scouts of Pack 92 are planning a flag retirement ceremony at the veterans memorial at Sparkman Park June 14 at 2 p.m. Local veterans are invited to attend.

The Garnett Family Reunion will be Sun., June 14, at Sparkman Park. Bring a covered lunch. Lunch will be served at 12:45.

June 15

The Hartselle Board of Education will have its regular meeting June 15 at 6 p.m. at the central office.

June 18

The American Red Cross will be at the American Red Cross-Lawrence Co Chapter Main Room, 431 Holly Street, Decatur, Thur., June 18, noon to 5 p.m.

June 19

Daughters bring your dear old dad out for a night of dinner and dancing. Daddy Daughter Date night is June 19 from 7 to 9 p.m.  The menu will include salad, bread, chicken alfredo or chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, green beans and an ice cream bar. Daughters and granddaughters of all ages are encouraged to bring Dad out for a few hours of quality time that will be cherished forever. A $10 per person fee must be paid no later than June 15 to reserve places.

June 20

The 1973 Class of Morgan County High will hold a class reunion at the home of Brenda Livingston at 5 p.m. Bring covered dish. Meat will be provided.

June 23

A June Painting Party class featuring Independence Day themed door hangers will be June 23 at 6 p.m.  The door hanger options include:  a flag, a star or a popsicle. The $15 fee must be paid no later than June 18. Children are welcome to attend, but they must be accompanied by a participating adult.

June 24

A Kids in the Kitchen class will be June 24, with ages 9-10 from 8 to 11 a.m. and ages 11-12 from 1 to 4 p.m. Kids will learn simple meal preparation and utensil recognition. We will prepare breakfast, dinner and dessert during this class. The fee is $10 per person. Please register and pay the fee no later than June 19.

June 29

The American Red Cross will be at Decatur Mall, Store next to Carmike Cinema, 1801 Beltline Road in Decatur, Mon., June 29, from 1 to 6 p.m.

June 30

Hartselle’s finest will be at Sparkman Civic Center June 30 from 9 to 11 a.m. for the youth police academy to give children an idea of what really goes on behind the scenes. The police officers invite children ages 5 and older to look inside a patrol car and learn about other exciting police procedures. This event is free. Those that register on June 22 or before will receive a free Youth Police Academy T-shirt sponsored by the Citizen’s Police Academy Alumni Association.

July 1

Sparkman Civic Center is hosting a Spa Party July 1 where girls ages 8-10 will receive manicures, pedicures and facials. Appointments will begin at 10 a.m. The fee is $10 and includes a snack and a goodie bag. Please register and pay the fee no later than June 26.

July 13

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 .at the Hartselle Aquatic Center. The fee is $25 per month or $5 per visit.

A Multiple Sclerosis meeting will be at the Sparkman Civic Center every fourth Monday of each month, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Room 2. For more information, call Susan  at 256-502-1221.

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

Baton classes meet Mondays at 5 p.m. at the Sparkman Civic Center. 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 ìNorth Alabama Board Gamersî group is forming. You can join the group or just get more information online at

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 ìAlways Country Bandî 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.