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Community Calendar for July 22

July 23

Falkville Public Library’s summer reading speaker will be Tammy Adamson, an EMT for an ambulance service. She will tell about lifesaving and give examples. Reading reports can be given and everyone will enjoy crafts and music. Come and bring a friend.

July 24

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held at the Decatur Mall in the vacant store next to Carmike Cinema Fri., July 24, from 1-6 p.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Teresa Becker at 256-990-0830.

July 25

Former employees of Prestolite will meet Sat., July 25, at 11 a.m. at McCollum’s Catfish and Seafood in Decatur.

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.

July 30

Falkville Public Library’s summer reading program will be July 30 at 2 p.m. with Lynn Dean of the Falkville K-9 Unit. He will have the dog for “show and tell.” Reports will be turned in, awards given, books checked in and out and food served for everyone. Come and bring a friend.

Hartselle Athletic Club Zumba instructor Rosie Hartley is partnering with Kroger to host a Zumba party to raise money for school supplies at the Hartselle High School auxilary gym Thur., July 30, from 6-8 p.m. Admission is $7, which is the cost of a box of school supplies from Kroger, which will be given to Hartselle students.

Aug. 1

The 81st annual Sandlin family reunion will be held Sat., Aug. 1, at the Cold Springs Community Center, 8821 Co. Rd., 109 Bremen, AL 35033. For more information, contact Patsy Lee (Sandlin) Medlock at 205-995-7988.

Aug. 3

Hartselle Intermediate School will hold their fifth grade orientation for parents and students Mon., Aug. 3 at 6 p.m.

Aug. 4

Hartselle Intermediate School’s fifth grade academy for students will be Tues., Aug. 4 form 1-4 p.m.

Hartselle Intermediate School will hold their sixth grade orientation for parents and students Tues., Aug. 4 at 5 p.m.

Aug. 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.

Aug. 22

The Cains will perform Aug. 22 in their hometown at the Hartselle High School Cheerleaders’ Fundraiser, a team that all three siblings were members of during their time at Hartselle High School.

All Month

The monthly meetings of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Woodall Bridge Camp #296, meet the first Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Freight House Restaurant in Hartselle.

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 6-8 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 info, 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 info, 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.

Baton classes meet Mondays at 5 p.m. at the Sparkman Civic Center. The class is for ages 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 are featured. A free couples dance class is held on the first and third Saturdays from 6-7 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.

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 info, contact Doris Chapman 773-9358

Hartselle’s Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at noon at the Freight House Restaurant.

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 Freight House Restaurant.

A North Alabama Board Gamers group is forming. You can join the group or just get more information online at www.meetup.com/NorthAlabamaBoardgamers.

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 info, 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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