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Community Calendar for June 17

June 17

Decatur Public Library will hold Book Babies on Wed., June 17, at 10 a.m. in the Community Room. This is a program for babies and toddlers up to age three and their caregivers and will include rhymes, fast-paced songs and play.

 

The Decatur Public Library will hold movie day on Wed., June 17, beginning at 3 p.m. in the Community Room. This is for school-age children and teens.

 

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

Daddy Daughter Date Night will be Fri., June 19 at the Sparkman Civic Center from 7-9 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 their dad out for a few hours of quality time. Fee is $10 per person to reserve a spot.

 

Superhero Science will be held at the Decatur Public Library on Fri., June 19, at 2:30 p.m. in the Children’s Department. The McWane Center will teach children about the science involved in superhero powers.

 

The Decatur Public Library will have a booth at 3rd Friday Downtown on Fri., June 19, from 5-8 p.m. on the corner of Jones Park and Second Ave. Prizes, balloons and a lego table will be available.

 

June 22

Eva Public Library will hold its children’s library program at 10 a.m. Mike Hill, a fireman and EMT, will be speaking.

 

The Decatur Public Library will hold its Kids N Kin storytime for children ages three and up on Mon., June 22, at 10 a.m. in the Children’s Department. Special guests Anna and Elsa will visit during the storytime.

 

A life-size Clue game will be held at the Decatur Public Library Community Room on Mon., June 22, from 6-7:30 p.m. Students in sixth through 12 grades are invited to play.

 

June 23

The WomenFirst Program at Cullman Regional Medical Center will offer an etiquette workshop for girls ages 9-13 on Tues., June 23, and Wed., June 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the hospital’s Depot Room in Professional Office Building 2. The cost, which is $55 for the daughters of WomenFirst members and $75 for others, includes lunch and snacks. Participants may register by going online or by calling 256-737-2600.

 

Hartselle Parks and Recreation will host a June Painting Party class with an Independence Day themed door hanger June 23 at 6 p.m. at the Sparkman Civic Center. 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.

 

The Decatur Public Library will host Mighty Girls and Moms Book Club on Mon., June 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room. Girls ages 8-12 and their mothers are invited to read one or more books from the list on the Children’s Library webpage. A discussion will be held about how girls can be heroes.

 

June 24

A Kids in the Kitchen class will be June 24, with ages 9-10 from8 to 11 a.m. and ages 11-12 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Sparkman Civic Center. 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.

 

Decatur Public Library will hold Book Babies on Wed., June 17, at 10 a.m. in the Community Room. This is a program for babies and toddlers up to age three and their caregivers and will include rhymes, fast-paced songs and play.

 

June 25

Lego Hour will be held at the Decatur Public Library on Thurs., June 25, at 4 p.m. The children will be provided with Legos and will play Lego charades. The program is free.

 

June 27

Star Wars Day will be held at the Decatur Public Library for children and their families on Sat., June 27, from 2-4 p.m. This is a come-and-go event with food, crafts and games. Participants are encouraged to wear costumes.

 

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.

 

Eva Public Library will hold its children’s library program at 10 a.m. Veterans Michelle Thompson and Robert Wagner will be presenting.

 

The Decatur Public Library will hold its Kids N Kin storytime for children ages three and up on Mon., June 22, at 10 a.m. in the Children’s Department.

 

June 30

The Youth Police Academy will be at the Sparkman Civic Center June 30 from 9-11 a.m. Children will get an idea of what really goes on behind the scenes of law enforcement. 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 by June 22 will receive a free Youth Police Academy T-shirt sponsored by the Citizen’s Police Academy Alumni. Those that register after June 22 will not receive an event T-shirt.

 

July 1

The 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 6

Eva Public Library will hold its children’s library program at 10 a.m. Rusell Davis will speak on the Magic of Reading.

 

July 8

Hartselle Parks and Recreation will host their annual princess party July 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. They will play games, make tiaras, play make-up and have “tea” at noon. The party is for ages 5-7. Party-goers are asked to wear their best gaudy princess attire. A special guest is scheduled to appear. Please register and pay the $10 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.

 

Eva Public Library will hold its children’s library program at 10 a.m. This will be the final meeting for the summer, and an awards day will be held.

 

July 14

The William Bradford Huie Library of Hartselle will host their annual summer reading program each Tuesday in July. This year’s theme is “Every Hero has a Story.” Canine heroes will be at the library July 14. Kids will be able to meet Anna with her special powers.

 

July 20-31

The last swim lesson session will be held at Hartselle Aquatic Center July 20-31. Registration for this session and others are ongoing at Sparkman Civic Center Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Infant/toddler and preschool classes are $45. Level I-VI classes are $50. For more information, call Sparkman Civic Center at 256-773-2581.

 

July 21

The Youth Fire Academy will allows kids to experience a day in the life of a real firefighter July 21 from 9- 11 a.m. Hartselle Fire Department will be in Sparkman Park to share information will children ages 5 and up. They will try on uniforms, explore the fire trucks and other fun firefighter activities. This event is free. Participants are asked to register at the civic center no later than July 10. Those that register after the cut-off date will not receive an event T-shirt. Kids should be prepared to get wet.

The William Bradford Huie Library of Hartselle will host their annual summer reading program each Tuesday in July. This year’s theme is “Every Hero has a Story.” All the way from Atlanta, artist Michael P. White will be at the library July 21.

July 28

The William Bradford Huie Library of Hartselle will host their annual summer reading program each Tuesday in July. This year’s theme is “Every Hero has a Story.” Magical heroes Archie and Mary Wade will be at the library July 28.

August 10

Adult coed and men’s softball league team registration will be during the month of July with games beginning Aug. 10. The fee is $425 per team. For more information, call the civic center at 256-773-2581.

 

All month

Marine Corps League of Morgan County “LCpl Jonathan L. Smith Detachment” meets every third Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Decatur Fire Rescue Training Facility at 4119 Old Hwy. 31, Decatur. For more information, contact Dan Copeland at 256-773-7425.

 

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.

 

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.

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. 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 “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.

 

Eva Public Library will hold its Summer Reading Program for children each Monday at 10 a.m. beginning on June 8 and ending on July 13.

 

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