Spring Arts and Crafts Show
March 27 and 28 The North Arts Council will be having their spring arts and crafts show at the Gardendale Civic Center. There will be extended hours on March 27 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and March 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Approximately 50 vendors will be participating with a variety of crafts. You can also have your child’s picture taken with the Easter Bunny. There will be door prizes. If you would like to have a both, contact Angie Doss after 7 p.m. at 681-8028.
Open House and Grand Re-opening
March 28 There will be an open house and grand re-opening on March 28 for the North Jefferson Women's Center's new location at 1016 Mulberry Lane in Gardendale just off Fieldstown Road (turn by the Havoline Express). Ribbon Cutting will be held at 11 am and tours will be given until 1 pm. For more information please call 608-0757.
March 29 Rocks of Faith will be singing at Fieldstown Church of God March 29 at 1:30 p.m. For more information call 631-6013.
March 30 In an attempt to organize an alumni association with the sole purpose of giving back to GHS, representatives from the class of '68 invite all alumni to join us in this organizational meeting to be held March 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gardendale Civic Center in the Magnolia Room. For more information, please contact Glenn Edwards at 608-0735 or Lynda Lyle at 631-0810. Check for updates posted under events on the website ghsrockets.ning.com.
March 29 Fieldstown Church of God will hold a singing with Rocks of Faith on March 29 at 1:30 p.m. For more information call 631-6013.
March 29 Glenn’s Chapel Baptist Church will have a special singing on March 29 at 6 p.m. featuring the group To The End Trio. For more information call 631-4977.
April 16-17 The Federated Garden Clubs of North End Council is hosting its 28th annual flower show at the Gardendale Civic Center. The show is open to the public on April 16, 2-7 p.m., and April 17, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call Phoebe Limbaugh at 631-6137.
April 18 The eighth-annual Magnolia Festival will be held at the Gardendale Civic Center on April 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The festival will feature arts and crafts, classic car show, business expo, carnival rides, inflatables, pooch parade, live entertainment and a variety of food vendors. Proceeds of the festival will provide college scholarships to north Jefferson-area high school seniors. Free admission. For more information, e-mail Kathleen Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 24 The Gardendale Senior Center Health Fair will take place on April 24 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Gardendale Civic Center. They request that any local business having senior interest contact Peggy at 631-7240.
Celebrate Recovery meetings at Gardendale-Mt Vernon United Methodist Church meets every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Contact Paul Wiegert at 631-7631.
The Great Egg Drop
April 4 The Great Egg Drop will take place April 4 on Mount Olive Road about 2 miles west of I-65. There will be inflatables and free drinks and snacks while we wait on the helicopter to arrive. The eggs will be stuffed with candy and many of them with certificates for prizes from local merchants. All kids are welcome! For more information call 631-4525 or visit www.church2911.com.
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.
Mother’s Day Out
Walker's Chapel Baptist Church has Mother's Day Out every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call Sylvia Norton at 841-8426.
April 16 Bryan Elementary School will host Kindergarten Registration on April 16, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3:30-6:30 p.m. Bring your child with you for a short evaluation. Students must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 to register for Kindergarten. Bring the following to register: Two proofs of residence, blue immunization form, birth certificate, Social Security card, parent’s driver license, legal documents that contain pertinent information( such as custody papers, etc.). For more information, call Bryan Elementary at 379-2750.
March 28 The Morris Beautification Board will host an open house and membership drive on March 28, 2-4 p.m., at the Morris Senior Center. For more information, call Betty Wood at 647-0730.
Mother’s Day Out
Enon Baptist Church’s Mother Day Out program will offer childcare for children 6 weeks to 4 years old on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The program follows the Jefferson County School System calendar, so is closed during all of the breaks. For more information call 647-9614.
Brookside Greenway Festival
April 4 The 2009 Brookside Greenway Festival will be held on April 4 at Bensko Park from 6 a.m. to sunset. The event will feature the “Frenchie” Negron Classic Metric Century Bicycle Ride, Russian Wild Boar Off-Road Duathalon, arts and crafts, trade day vendors, fishing tournament, 5K and run run, canoe rides, an all-ages midway featuring rides and inflatables for kids, food vendors, cookie eating contest, motorcycle poker run and live entertainment. Free admission. Proceeds benefit the Five Mile Creek greenway. For more information, visit http://www.brooksidealabama.com/events.html.
Ginger Tunnell (Grammy) is teaching “Critter Club” at the Birmingham Zoo. This is a one hour class for 3-5 year olds. They will learn about a new animal each week and have hands on experience with a live animal. This takes place on Tuesdays 10 -11 a.m. and 1:15 – 2:15 p.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 – 11a.m. Register at the class or online at www.birminghamzoo.com (Education). Choose one class or more, choose by date or subject. Parents are welcome, but not required to attend class. For more info call 879-0409 or Grammy's cell 612-8293. Classes offered now thru May, 2009.
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April 4, 10:30 a.m. North Gardendale Baptist Church invites you to join them for an Easter celebration on April 4 at 10:30 a.m. This date will also mark the beginning of their new service time at 10:30 a.m.
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April 24: The annual Brookside Greenway Festival will include arts and crafts as well as yard sale spaces. Booth rent is $10 for a 10x10 space. Electricity can be provided. The only requirement is no junk. Vendors must clean their spaces after the event. Dumpsters will be provided. Applications available and fees payable at Brookside Town Hall. To learn more, call Staci S. Glover at 936-4480.
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July 16-18, 7 p.m. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers will be performed at the Gardendale Civic Center. Advance tickets, available at the Civic Center, are $8. After July 12, tickets are $10. Call 631-5679.
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Town Hall Meeting
April 22 Choices and Consequences, a free town hall meeting for seniors, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Gardendale Civic Center. Speaker Lynn Campisi, an elder law attorney, will enlighten seniors on the many choices available to them in terms of legal issues. Sponsoring vendors will have information available. Door prizes and a sack lunch will be provided. Call Dixie Kuykendall 631-0049.
April 24 The Gardendale Senior Center Health Fair, 9 a.m. to noon at the Gardendale Civic Center. Any local businesses having senior interest, call Peggy at 631-7240.
April 25 Bragg Middle School’s Future Problem Solver team is holding a yard sale, carwash and doughnut sale at Paradise RV Sales parking lot, 644 Decatur Highway, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., to raise money for its trip to Michigan for the national competition. Call Shannon at 903-4698.
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April 16 Snow Rogers and Gardendale Elementary Schools will host Kindergarten registration on April 16, 5-7 p.m. You must bring your child with you for a short assessment. The following documents must be provided for enrollment: Birth certificate; Social Security card; blue Certificate of Immunization (IMM-50), which should include two measles immunizations and one for chicken pox; two proofs of residence; copy of parent’s driver license; custody papers where applicable. Registration will be permitted without immunization certificate, but certificate must be presented before school begins on Aug. 12. A child’s fifth birthday must be on or before Sept. 1 to enroll in Kindergarten. Child’s sixth birthday must be on or before Sept. 1 to enroll in first grade. For more information, call Snow Rogers at 379-5400 or Gardendale Elementary at 379-3550.
April 16-17 The Federated Garden Clubs of North End Council is hosting its 58th annual flower show at the Gardendale Civic Center. The show is open to the public on April 16, 2-7 p.m., and April 17, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call Phoebe Limbaugh at 631-6137.
Indoor Yard Sale
April 17, 18 North Gardendale Baptist Church is holding an indoor yard sale on April 17 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and April 18 from 7 a.m. to noon. If you would like to donate items contact Scott Crews at 368-8071 or the church office at 631-8079. Proceeds benefit the VBS Belize Mission Trip.
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Easter Egg Hunt
April 11 Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will hold an Easter egg hunt on April 11 at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend this event.
Last Game at Field
April 11 Please come out and support the Gardendale High School Rockets Baseball team on April 11. This will be the last regular season home game on the current high school field. There will be three games with the JV starting at 11 a.m. and the varsity playing the last game at 4:30 p.m.
April 12 Glenn’s Chapel Baptist Church will have a revival on April 12 at 6 p.m. and Monday and Tuesday at 7 p.m. Zac Reno is a 24 year-old evangelist and one of the finest of our day. He will bless from the youngest to the oldest as he preaches God’s word. Special singing evangelist will be Gene and Dee Frydendaull. Call 631-4977 for more information.
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Night Time Easter Egg Hunt
April 4 The second annual night time Easter egg hunt will take place on April 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Moncrief Park behind the tennis courts. This event is co-sponsored by The Church Revived and the city of Gardendale. There will be food, games and prizes. Bring your flashlight. Everything is free.
Walk For Life
April 4 Walk for Life for the North Jefferson Women's Center will be held on April 4 at 10 a.m. Please show your support for life by joining us at this walk. For more information call 608-0757.
Easter Egg Hunt
April 5 There will be a community Easter egg hunt on April 5 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at Black Creek Park. This will include egg hunts, games, pictures with the Easter bunny, a light hot dog supper and more. Open to everyone. Everything is free. This event is sponsored by Gardendale-Mt. Vernon UMC. Call 631-7631 for more information.
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