NORTH JEFFERSON —
Oct. 9, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church is hosting its annual Oktoberfest Celebration. Live music, children’s activities, a yard sale and other events will be held. Proceeds will go to the North Jefferson Women’s Center. For more information visit www.gardendalegoodshepherd.com or call 631-6590.
Oct. 10, 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. Oak Grove Baptist Church is having a Homecoming celebration. The Mystery Men Quartet will be performing. For more information, visit www.ogfwbc.org.
Oct. 30, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. The Gardendale Church of the Nazarene is having a Fall festival. Activities include moonwalks, free food, crafts for kids, face painting and more. Everything is free. For more information call 631-5452.
Catholicism classes are held each Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Parish Hall of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church at 334 Main Street. For more information, call 631-9398.
The Gardendale Fire Department will be teaching a CPR class one Monday of every month. For more information, call 631-6660.
Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama are looking for adult volunteers from the north Jefferson area to lead new troops forming in the fall. Orientation and training provided. To apply, contact Jennifer Parker by emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 256-620-0828 or 1-800-410-8338.
Covenant Place of Gardendale hosts a Memory Loss Support Group the second Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. Covenant Place is at 1409 Thompson Circle. For more information, call Betty Roberts at 934-2178 or Tiffany Daniel at 608-2230.
Celebrate Recovery meetings are held at Gardendale-Mt Vernon United Methodist Church every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Call Paul Wiegert at 631-7631.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) #284 meets every Thursday, 8 a.m., in the Camellia Room at the Gardendale Civic Center.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Al#150 meets every Monday, 5:45 p.m., in the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church, Room 2208. Robert Pliner is the leader. For more information call 608-0606.
Free Tot Shots
The Jefferson County Department of Health will host free tot shot clinics the fourth Thursday of each month at Gardendale First Baptist Church in the Family Life Center, 3-5 p.m.
Gardendale Public Library offers free computer classes every Wednesday at 8 a.m. Four classes are offered: Basic Internet, basic computer, email and Word 2003. Call 631-6639 for more information.
Gardendale City Council meets the first and third Monday of each month, 6 p.m., at Gardendale City Hall. Meetings are open to the public. Call 631-8789.
Free Child Care
There will be free child care in the Mt. Olive area for infants. The early head start program is now enrolling for the summer. Regular full-day childcare is offered. Call 608-1661.
Sept. 24, 8 - 11 p.m. The Birmingham Swing Dancers are having a swing dance at Friendship Hall. Music by C&E DJs. Admission is $6 for members, $8 for non-members. Casual attire. Refreshments provided. For more information, visit www.birminghamswingdancers.com or call 903-0278.
Fultondale City Council meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. and the fourth Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Fultondale City Hall. Meetings are open to the public. Call 841-4481.
Mother’s Day Out
Walker’s Chapel Baptist Church has Mother’s Day Out every Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call Amy Ritch at 841-8426.
Oct. 2, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Bryan Elementary School is having their annual Fall Festival.
Cub Scout Pack 283 invites boys to join. The meetings are every Monday, 7 p.m., at Liberty Baptist Church. For more information, call den leader Robert Brewer at 647-4377.
Kimberly Town Council meets the second Tuesday of the month, 6:30 p.m., at Kimberly Town Hall. Meetings are open to the public. Call 647-5551.
Warrior City Council meets the first and third Monday of every month, 7 p.m., at Warrior City Hall. Pre-council work sessions are at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public. Call 647-0520.
Sept. 26 The Morris Youth Association board meeting will be at Morris Ball Park in the board room at 1:30 p.m. for the general board meeting and 2:30 p.m. for the open meeting.
Mother’s Day Out
Enon Baptist Church’s Mothers Day Out program will offer childcare for children 6 weeks to 4 years old on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The program follows the Jefferson County School System calendar. Call 647-9614.
Morris City Council meets the fourth Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m., at Morris Town Hall. Meetings are open to the public. Call 647-0596.
Sept. 30, 7 p.m. “Iron Man 2” will be shown at the Corner High School auditorium as part of its 2010-2011 film series. Tickets are $5.
Hayden Town Council meets the second Tuesday, 6 p.m., at Hayden Town Hall. Meetings are open to the public. Call 647-7191.
Brookside Town Council meets the first Monday of every month, 6 p.m., at Brookside Town Hall. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, call 674-1623.
Yard and Bake Sale
Oct. 2, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. First Baptist Church is having their annual yard and bake sale. All proceeds go to Women’s Missionary Union. For more information call 647-7215, 647-7177, or 647-5252. Call ahead for special order homemade cakes.
Trafford Town Council meets the third Monday of every month, 7 p.m., at Trafford Town Hall. Meetings are open to the public. Call 647-3751.
Sept. 26, 3 p.m. A free Christian Science lecture titled “Prayer that Heals, Protects and Restores” will be presented at the Homewood Public Library. Betty Jean O’Neal is the speaker. Childcare will be provided.
Sept. 26, 10:30 a.m. Hughes Memorial Baptist Church in Pinson is having a Centennial Celebration. Former pastor Richard Coggin will speak. Lunch will be served. For more information, call 681-8493.
Oct. 1 - 2 The UAB Liver Center is hosting a Liver Awareness Day Program on Oct. 1 at the Homewood Library. On Oct. 2 at the UAB Campus Green they will be hosting the third annual Liver Walk at 8 a.m. For more info call Sheri Mc Fall at 975-9698 or email email@example.com.
Oct. 9, 4 p.m. Tarrant High School is having reunion for the class of 1970 at the Trussville Country Club. For more information call 838-1905 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Heartland Cruisers will have their cruise-in every fourth Friday Night at D’s Tamales at 101 Hueytown Plaza. For more information, call 744-7882.
The County Line Town Council meets the second Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., at the County Line Town Hall. Meetings are open to the public. Call 590-1649.
Evangelist J.R. Kennedy of Daystar Motorcycle Ministries will preach the first and third Sundays, 2 p.m., at Evergreen First Baptist Church. Bro. Darryl (Buster) Chamblee will preach the second and fourth Sundays, 2 p.m. at the church, located at 2153 51st Ave. N. The Rev. John Smith is pastor.
LifeCare Hospice is seeking patient volunteers. For more information, call Tiffany Rice at (256) 734-1170.
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