Senior Day

Nov. 6 Senior day at North Gardendale Baptist Church, 125 Belcher Hill Rd. on Nov. 6, at 11 a.m. in the Family Life Center. Special singing by Sam and Helen Hambrick. Join us for fun, fellowship, lunch and a blessing. Call Macie Johnson at 631-4592.

Christmas Craft Show

Nov. 9, 10 The north arts council is having their annual 2007 Christmas craft show at the Gardendale Civic Center. It will be Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come and have your picture taken with Santa. Door prizes and free parking. For more info call Angie Doss at 681-8028 after 7 p.m.

Tasting Luncheon

Nov. 9 The North End Council of Garden Clubs will have a tasting luncheon on Friday, Nov. 9. Please join us between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Gardendale Civic Center. Tickets are $5 at the door or in advance from a garden club member. For more information call Kitty Ricks at 631-9802.

Angel Food

Nov. 27, 29 Landmark Lighthouse Assembly of God will be taking orders Nov. 27 and 29 in the church foyer between noon and 2 p.m. or by phone at 631-9141, contact person is Kay McDonough or Lawanna Neely. Cash, money order or EBT only.


Dec. 6 The 21st annual Gardendale Christmas parade “All I Want for Christmas” will be held Thursday Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. This is one of the largest Christmas parades in the state with over 10,000 in attendance. Applications are available online at


Dec. 29 The 2008 Miss North Jefferson County and Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageants will be held on Dec. 29. Both are official Miss Alabama and

Miss Alabama Outstanding Teen Preliminaries. Entry Forms are available at You may also call 631-4604 for more information.


TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Monday, 6 p.m. in the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church, Room 2028. Robert Pliner is the Leader. For more information call 608-0606.

Mount Olive

Free Child Care

There will be free child care in the Mt. Olive area for 3 and 4 year olds. The head start program is now enrolling for the summer. Regular full day childcare is offered. Call 608-1661.



Mortimer Jordan High School Class of 1997 is planning a class reunion. Email with your contact information if you have not been contacted.


Nov. 4 The Mortimer Jordan High School PTSA and annual staff fund-raiser pageant, Little Miss MJ, Petite Miss MJ and Tiny Miss MJ will take place on Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. There will be a $25 registration fee. Entry form, questionnaire and $25 fee must be turned in at MJHS front desk no later than Nov. 1 by 3:30 p.m. Email for details.


Nov. 2 We are planning a 25 Year class reunion for the MJHS class of 1982. We’d like to have a good turn out, so please inform classmates that you see or have contact with. Please log on to to RSVP, see reunion information, and cost details. Please send your contact and e-mail info to Plans are to meet at MJHS on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. for the MJHS vs. Oxford football game; sit together at the game; visit in the lunchroom after the game.



Nov. 9 Birmingham Swing Dancers November Swing Dance, the swing dance will be Friday, Nov. 9 at the BSDA Friendship Hall, 1024 Old Walkers Chapel Road 8 until 11 p.m. A DJ will be playing East Coast swing music with a variety of other dance music thrown in. Admission is $5 for BSD members, $7 for non-members. Soft drinks, water and ice will be furnished. No alcohol or smoking allowed. For more information visit or call Shirley at 205-903-0278.

Info Requested

Our RLC/gifted class is looking for available individuals who lived or fought during World War II because we are writing a novel. We prefer information about the Fultondale, Gardendale and Birmingham areas. We appreciate the community help. Please contact us at Fultondale Elementary School, 950 Central Avenue, Fultondale, AL 35068, attention Mrs. Dumais’ RLC/gifted class.


Fultondale High School, class of 1998 is planning a reunion for June of 2008. Please contact Tricia Peebles at 243-1720.

Mother’s Day Out

Walker's Chapel Baptist Church has Mother's Day Out every Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information please call Joanna Currington at 841-8426.


Yard Sale

Nov. 2 A church wide yard and bake sale will take place on Nov. 2 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Smoke Rise United Methodist Church in Warrior. For more information call 647-7321 or see our website at

Family Reunion

Nov. 4 The annual Jones family reunion will be held at the Warrior Community Center Nov. 4. Lunch will begin at 1 p.m. Descendants of William Casey Jones and Elizabeth Russell, their children Martha Ann, Joseph “Joe”, Andrew, Mintie, Lorenzo, Gertrude, Annie, Era Bell, Homer and Willie Jones are encouraged to come. Bring a covered dish. Any old pictures, memorabilia and family history you can bring will be welcomed. For information call Harold Jones at 647-5948 or Sharon Brown at 647-2424.

Warrior Day

Nov. 10 Warrior Day will take place on Nov. 10. Parade will start at 9 a.m. To enter call 647-0253 or 647-9697. Vender spots are available for $25. First Baptist Church will have a bar-be-cue cook off with $200 grand prizes for Boston butts, ribs and chicken. The entry fee is $25.

Other Communities


Nov. 5 The Jefferson County Education Retirees Association will meet on Nov. 5 at 11 a.m. at Mr. Wang’s Restaurant in Homewood. Guest presenter will be Mark Midyette, account services executive in the marketing department of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama. For information call 744-0936.

Donations Needed

Nov. 10 House of Hope Ministries is now accepting your donated clothing for their annual Community Clothing Give-a-Way to be held on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 9 a.m. - noon. Call 647-6207 for pick up information, or drop off your donations at 225 Deerwood Drive, Hayden.

Volunteers Wanted

Kindred Care Hospice is requesting volunteers. For more information call Belinda Southern at or call 228-0600 or 563-2770.

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