Summer Calendar of Events

June 13

Hartselle Youth Football registration for boys ages 5-12 and boys ages 13 weighing less than 95 pounds can register June 13 and 20 from 6-8 p.m. at the civic center for $80. The family discount is $60 per child. The birthday cut off is Aug. 31.


Hartselle youth football cheerleading girls ages 5-12 registration will be June 13 or 20 from 6-8 p.m. at the civic center for $55. The birthday cut off is Aug. 31.


The Eva Public Library will host a Summer Reading Program, Ready, Set, Read! The next class is June 13, at 10 a.m. on Mondays for anyone through the seventh grade. Sheriff Anna Franklin will be the presenter.


June 8

Summer celebrations every Wednesday in June and July at 2:30 p.m. at the SNAP Splash Pad behind the civic center.Children ages 12 and under will receive sno-cones. This event is free and there is no need to register.


June 10

Life! Be in it!- This program is designed for teenagers with special needs/developmental delays. This club will meet monthly beginning June 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. Participants will be encouraged to interact with their peers in a structured, safe environment. We will do arts and crafts, play games, learn life skills and many more fun and exciting things. There is no fee for this program but we ask that you register no later than June 6.


June 11

Gurley’s Soggy Bottom Barn in Florette is hosting an Old Fashioned All Day Gospel Singing for Conner and Carson Lovelady benefit June 11, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Glory Road Quartet, King’s Messengers Quartet, Fellowship Quartet, Doug Moss, Trusting Grace Trio, Living Faith Singers, A Chord Trio and David Bates are the guest singers. Served all day will be pork or chicken plates, baked beans, slaw, rolls or chips and drinks for $10 plates. Hot dogs and chips for $3 for children. Admission is free and proceeds and love offering will go to help Conner and Carson’s mom to build a handicap accessible bath with a lift system. For more information, contact Joel Gurley at 256-606-7083 or Charles Howse at 256-565-4235.


June 13

Archery Clinic-Beginners archery will be taught in the back gym at the civic center on June 13-14 from 9 a.m. to noon. In this class students will learn the basics of this sport. It is open to kids ages 10-15. The fee is $20 which will includes all supplies. This camp is in conjunction with the Alabama 4-H Extension.


Youth Basketball Clinic- Hartselle Boy’s Youth Basketball League will host a basketball clinic June 15-16 from 9 a.m. to noon at the civic center for boys and girls ages 6-14. There will be game training, tournaments and lots of fun.The fee is $30 and a snack will be provided both days. You must register and pay at the civic center no later than June 10.


June 17

Daddy daughter date night is June 17 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for a $10 fee paid by June 13. Daughters bring your dear old dad out for a night of dinner and dancing. We have many wonderful things planned for the evening. The menu includes baked ham or chicken fingers, green beans, macaroni and cheese, rolls and an ice cream bar.


June 22

Cullman Regional Medical Center offers a SafeSitters Babysitting Training Class; a one-day babysitting certification class for boys and girls ages 11–14. This course encourages your children to become responsible sitters and supplies each of them with a SafeSitters information and supply kit. Lunch and snacks are provided. It will be held at CRMC on June 22 or July 20, for $35 for children of WomenFirst members and $55 for others. For more information, or to register, visit or call 256-735-5600.


June 23

Spa day for manicures, pedicures and facials is planned for girls ages 8-10 on June 23. Appointments will begin at 10 a.m. for $10 per person and includes a snack and goodie bag. Please register and pay by June 20.


June 24

Exploring Our Wetlands is a class June 24 at Water Works, located just north of Hartselle on Highway 31, as we learn more about the world around us. Beginning at 9 a.m. you will learn in this hands on class about solar energy, water purification, living off the grid, honey bees, fishing and much more. After lunch everyone will take a canoe trip through Flint Creek to learn more about nature around us. This event is open to all ages; however, children under 8 years old must have a paying adult chaperone. The fee is $20 per person, which includes all supplies and lunch. Class is scheduled to end at 4 p.m. Please pay and register at the civic center by June 20. Transportation will NOT be provided.


June 28

Kids in the kitchen- Kids, ages 9-12, will learn simple meal preparation and utensil recognition in class June 28. They will prepare breakfast, dinner and dessert during this class. Ages 9-10 will be from 8-11 a.m. and ages 11-12 will be 1-4 p.m. If we do not have enough participants to split the age groups we will combine classes. The fee is $10 per person. Please register and pay no later than June 21.


June 30

Youth Fire Academy- Get to experience a day in the life of a real firefighter on June 30 from 9-11 a.m. Hartselle Fire Department will be in Sparkman Park to share information with children ages 5-12. They will try on uniforms, explore the fire trucks and other fun fire fighter activities! This event is free but we ask that you register at the civic center no later than June 23. Those that register after June 23 will NOT receive an event t-shirt. Kids, be prepared to get wet.


July 5-30

Adult softball registration- Team registration will be the whole month of July for $450 per team. Games will begin in mid August. There will be a mandatory meeting on July 17 at 2 p.m. at the civic center. If you have any questions give Heather a call at 256-773-2581. Like our Facebook page: Hartselle Adult Softball Leagues for more information and updates.


July 5

Boys to Men- With an increasing number of single mothers a lot of boys are missing out on what is considered to be manly skills. This class will be July 5-8 from 9-11 a.m. During this 4 day class, boys ages 10-14 will learn basic automotive care, lawn care, basic power tool and tool information, personal bodily changes and camping/survival skills. This class is $10 per person. Upon completion of this class each guy will receive a one day pool pass to the Hartselle Aquatic Center. You must attend all 4 days to receive the pool pass. Scholarships are available for those with financial concerns.


July 12

July Painting Party will be July 12 at 6 p.m. for a fun-filled night of painting.The project options this month include a sailboat, a flamingo and a name plaque. The fee is $15 per project and includes all supplies. You must register and pay no later than July 7 by calling 256-773-2581.


July 13

Baton Clinic- Kim Ellis Roberson will be instructing girl entering grades K-7 the basics of twirling, basic strut and a dance twirl routine during this class. Kim is listed in the Who’s Who in baton twirling. She is a former NBTA champion with over 100 twirling awards. Give your daughter the opportunity to learn from her July 11-13 from 9-11 a.m. for $45 per child which includes a t-shirt. You must register and pay at the civic center no later than July 7.


July 14

Princess Party- We are having our annual princess party on July 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m for ages 5 to 7. We will play games, make tiaras, play make up and have tea at noon so wear princess attire. Please register and pay the $10 fee no later than July 7.


July 16

There will be a pancake breakfast on July 16, 7 a.m.-12 p.m. at Westmeade Baptist Church on the Beltline in Decatur. For a donation of $5 in advance and $7 at the door all you eat. Children 2 and under eat for free (dine in only).


July 21

Youth Police Academy- Hartselle’s finest will be at the civic center on July 21 from 9-11a.m. to give children an idea of what really goes on behind the scenes. The police officers invite children ages 5-12 to look inside a patrol car and learn about other exciting police procedures. This event is free. ONLY those that register on or before July 14 will receive a free event t-shirt.


July 22

Friday free for all- Come experience the most disgusting fun you will have all summer! We will have water balloon fights, spaghetti fights, relay games and other fun activities. This event will be Fri., July 22 from 9-11 a.m. at Sparkman Park Pavilion #4. This event is for ages 6-10. You must register and pay no later than July 18. Participants are encouraged to wear old clothes and goggles.


The annual Luau will be July 22 from 8-10 p.m. at the aquatic center. DJ Krank E will be rocking the house. The fee is $5 per person even if you have a season pass. There will be a cannon ball contest, limbo competition and much more. The concession stand will also be open. Call the aquatic center at 256-751-0665 if you have any questions.


July 25

AYSO British Soccer Camp will be July 25-29 at the soccer complex on Groover Road. The camp is open to boys and girls age 5-16. Certified professional coaches will teach your child valuable skills in a fun environment. You can choose to attend from 9 a.m. to noon (ages 5-16) for $110 or from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (ages 8-16) for $155. Register online at If you have any questions please email


Aug. 4

Painting Palooza- Guys and gals, ages 10-14, don’t miss this chance to experience your artistic side. On Aug. 4 at 2 p.m. you will have the opportunity to create your very own sports themed door hanger. The fee is $15 per project and includes all supplies. You must register and pay no later than Aug. 1.


The August Painting Party will be Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. There will be a cross sign, a piece of cotton, or a back to school apple to paint. The fee is $15 per project and includes all supplies. You must register and pay no later than Aug. 1.



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