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Community Calendar for Aug. 12

Aug. 10

An Adjustable Lap-Band® System seminar will be held Mon., Aug. 10, from 6-8 p.m. in the Ave Maria Room CRMC. For more information or to register, call 256-736-2263.

Aug. 14

The Eva Bank Midnight Run 2015 will be Fri., Aug.14, at 11:59 p.m. The race will start from Cullman Civic Center and follow a course through the streets of Cullman at midnight. For more information, contact Waid Harbison at 256-734-9157 or by email at wharbison@cullmanrecreation.org.

Aug. 15

Speake School Reunion will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at Speake Senior Center, formerly school vocational building. For more information, contact Curtis Cole at 256-974-8644 or Charley Prater at 256-612-1108.

Aug. 17

The next meeting of the Bosom Buddies Support Group will be held Mon., Aug. 17, from 6-8 p.m. at the Cullman Regional Medical Center Ave Maria Room. The group provides support to people affected by breast cancer.

Aug. 18

A Red Cross blood drive will be held at Daikin-America in Decatur Tues., Aug. 18, from 2:30-7:30 p.m. for employees, family members and contractors.

Aug. 19

A Red Cross blood drive will be held at BP-Decatur Wed., Aug. 19, from noon to 5 p.m. for employees, family members and contractors.

Aug. 20

A Morgan County High School Class of ‘59 annual meet and eat reunion will be Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. at Oh Bryan’s, which is expected to be moving to the old Sedona building soon. Their phone number is 256-773-8788. For reservations or questions, call Linda at 256-560-0771.

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.

Aug. 25

A Red Cross blood drive will be held Tues., Aug. 25, from 1-6 p.m. at Epic Church in Decatur.

 August 27

Join Neuropsychologist, Dr. Angela Ross, PhD, for lunch and a program on Dementia Thur., Aug. 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Cullman Regional Medical Center’s Colonel Cullman Room. Cost of this lunch and learn program is $5 for WomenFirst and SeniorChoice members and $8 for all others. To reserve your spot, register online at www.crmchospital.com or call (256) 735-5600.

Austinville Church of Christ in Decatur will host a blood drive in their annex building Thurs., Aug. 27, from 1-6 p.m.

Aug. 31

Mon., Aug. 31, a blood drive will be held in the vacant store in the Decatur Mall from 1-6 p.m.. For this drive, Carmike Movie Theater will give a free movie ticket to each donor.

September 26

Bikes and Blades 7th Annual Motorcycle Poker Run will be Sat., Sept. 26. It is sponsored by Point Mallard Figure Skating Club. Proceeds go to benefit North Alabama Special Olympics. The entry fee will be $20 per rider or passenger, which includes one hand, t-shirt and lunch. The first bike out will be 9:30 a.m. and last bike out will be 10:30 a.m. with last bike in being 2:30 p.m. The run will start at Decatur VFW Post 4190. They will have a live band, The Hired Guns and will have BBQ for lunch. To pre-register or get for more information visit www.pointmallardfsc.com.

 Oct. 3

The annual Massey School/ Community Reunion will be Sat., Oct. 3, from 2-5 p.m. at the Massey Volunteer Fire Department at 212 Evergreen Road in Falkville. Anyone who has ever lived in Massey, attended the school, taught or worked at the school or lived or currently lives in the community is invited to attend. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Frances Vest Rowe at franvrowe@aol.com or check the Massey School Reunion/ Massey Community Reunion Facebook page.

 October 13

The annual Massey School Reunion/Massey Community Reunion will be held from 2 – 5 pm on Sat., Oct. 3, at the Massey Volunteer Fire Department at 212 Evergreen Road, Falkville. Anyone who has ever lived in Massey, attended school there, worked at the school, taught there, or lives in the community now, is invited to attend.  Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Frances Vest Rowe at franvrowe@aol.com or check the Massey School Reunion/ Massey Community Reunion Facebook page: facebook.com/pages/Massey-School-Reunion-Massey-Community-Reunion/162266670467541.

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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