NORTH JEFFERSON — Gardendale
Covenant Place of Gardendale hosts an Alzheimer’s / 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 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 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.
The Gardendale High School PTA is collecting donations for the Heather Vaughn Memorial Scholarship Fund, which provides a scholarship every year to a high-school senior. To make a donation, call PTA president Susan Rice at 281-8348.
March 13, 8-? A yard sale will be held at the Mt. Olive Community Center to raise funds to send North Jefferson Middle School student Kaylin Smith to Europe this summer as a People to People Student Ambassador. She will meet heads of state and perform work along with other students across the nation.
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.
Fultondale City Council meets the second Monday of the month at 6 p.m. and 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.
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.
The Health Fair will take place on March 17 at the Warrior Armory from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call your local senior center.
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.
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, so is closed during all of the breaks. 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.
Hayden Town Council meets the second Tuesday, 6 p.m., at Hayden Town Hall. Meetings are open to the public. Call 647-0520.
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.
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.
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.
Showcase of Bands
March 20, 11 a.m. The Alabama Bluegrass Music Association Showcase of Bands will be at the Bessemer Civic Center. There will be 18 bands performing throughout the day. The feature band is Three on a String with Claire Lynch.
March 19, 6 p.m. The Alabama Bluegrass Music Association will host its second annual Hall of Fame banquet at the Bessemer Civic Center. For tickets or more information, call David Boley at (256) 492-3700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
April 9-10 St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church will host the Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival and Church’s Centennial, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. both days. There is no admission to attend. There will be music, traditional dances by church youth, church tours, silent auctions and heritage exhibits. There will also be traditional Lebanese food for sale. To learn more, visit www.stelias.org.
Arts, Crafts Festival
April 17-18 The 49th annual Art on the Lake festival will be held in Guntersville. Applications are now being accepted from artists and vendors. For more information, visit www.artonthelake-guntersville.com or contact Eloise Patton at (256) 582-4378 or email@example.com
Aug. 7, 5 p.m. Phillips High School will host its 55th year class reunion for all 1954, 1955 and 1956 alumni to be held at the Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham. If you plan to attend or know addresses of those we can not locate, please call Ann Davis at (205) 979-9979 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. She will send all mailouts to you. A block of rooms is reserved for our-of-towners arriving on Aug. 6.
The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring in the north Jefferson County area. The temporary, part-time jobs offer good pay, flexible evening and weekend hours up to 40 a week, and the chance to work near home. To become eligible for employment, applicants take a 28-question test. Practice tests are available at www.2010censusjobs.gov. Testing sites are scheduled at many locations in north Jefferson County. To register for a test, call (866) 861-2010.
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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NORTH JEFFERSON — Gardendale
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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.
Community Calendar for March 11, 2010
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.
Community Calendar for April 8, 2009
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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