Aug. 30 Free bluegrass concert at the Gardendale Civic Center sponsored by the senior center and civic center for senior adults and their families. Glenn Tolbert, Kevin Atkins, and Kelly Fowler will sing. For information call 631-7240.
Aug. 31 Fieldstown Church of God will hold a singing on Aug. 31 at 1:30 p.m. with Grace Church Family. For more information call 631-6013.
Sept. 13 If you’re looking for a great place to shoot your bow, then check out the 3D Archery Shoot on Sept. 13 at Gardendale First Baptist Church "Camp David" Jones Chapel. Admission is free. There will be divisions for all skill levels- beginners to pro. Registration begins at 8 a.m. For more information contact, Allen Oakley at 488-8716.
Sept. 7 The First Baptist Church of Gardendale is offering a fall session of GriefShare for those who have lost a loved one. The sessions are designed to help the participants to go from mourning to joy. The cost is $12 for the workbook. Childcare is also available. The group will meet starting Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. in room 1025 of the educational building. For a brochure or further information call Sherry at 488-8715.
Oct. 3, 4 Gardendale's Alumni from the Class of 1968 are planning reunion activities the week-end of homecoming. They will not only participate in the parade, but will attend the game and enjoy homecoming festivities. 1968 was the first year that GHS had a graduating class and this is the group of students who experienced all the “firsts.” A large number of these graduates remained in Gardendale and have made a big contribution to the development of our city. They plan to attend the homecoming game on Oct. 3, then have a dinner and entertainment at the Exhibition Hall of the Gardendale Civic Center on Oct. 4. For information on this reunion, please contact Lynda (Boyd) Lyle at 631-0284 or Doris (Stack) Murrell at 631-6865.
Sept. 6 Daystar Church International is hosting a free Christian concert Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m., featuring Inside/Out. Concessions will be available. The church is on Shady Grove Road off of Mt. Olive Road. For more information, call 563-6605.
Donations for school
Now-Sept. 15 Superior Bank on Mt. Olive Road is collecting school supplies for Mt. Olive Elementary School from now until Sept. 15. K-5 supply lists are available at the bank, or drop off any supplies that the school can use. There is also a donation box to contribute cash.
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.
Labor Day celebration
Sept. 1 Fireworks Unlimited LLC and County Line Fuel Z are sponsoring a Labor Day celebration in Warrior at the open area behind Fuel Z off of Cane Creek Road. The festivities begin around 10 a.m. and end with a big fireworks show at 9 p.m. There will be games, food for sale by Big Daddy’s Bar-B-Q and more. There is no charge to attend.
Sept. 6 The Birmingham chapter of the American Rosie the Riveter Association will host a meeting on Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. at Dale’s Southern Grill in Vestavia Hills. For additional information contact Doris Adamson at 871-8833.
Sept. 13 Hayden High School will hold an alumni reunion on Sept. 13 at Hayden High School at 1 p.m. for all former students. For more information, call 647-3338.
Churches of the Nazarene
Sept. 13 The Birmingham Zone Churches of the Nazarene will hold a combined celebration service Sept. 13 at Birmingham First Church of the Nazarene. In addition to this combined celebration each Nazarene church around the world will be celebrating on Oct. 5. For more information call 790-5180.
Oct. 9-11 The 2008 Saint George Middle Eastern Food Festival will be Oct. 9, 10 and 11. Please mark your calendars. More information to come.
Friends of Rickwood Caverns
If you are interested in learning what friends of Rickwood Caverns State Park is doing to improve the park, come out and lend your support. Friends meet every 3rd Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the park office. This month's meeting will be on Aug. 19. We welcome your support and encourage your attendance.
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Community Calendar for March 31, 2010
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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Community Calendar for July 16, 2009
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.
Community Calendar for April 22, 2009
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.
Community Calendar for April 15, 2009
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.
Community Calendar for April 1, 2009
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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