Ice Cream Social

and Singing

July 22 Stewarts Chapel will be having a special singing on July 22 with The King`s Messenger from Hartselle. Lunch will be served around 12:30 p.m. For more information contact Betty Duke 647-0768.

Classes offered

CPR, AED, ACLS, and first responder classes being offered. Call for information and class times. They are offering Heartsaver, Healthcare provider, and friends and family CPR. Call 631- 1337.

Family Movie Night

July 13 The Gardendale Arts Council, the city of Gardendale and Chick-fil-A present Friday Family Mooovie Night at the Wachovia Ampitheater at the Gardendale Civic Center. Admission is free. The movie for July 13 is Over the Hedge. Movies start at sundown and in case of rain, will be shown inside.

Summer Camp

July 16-20 Summer Day Camps will take place on July 16-20 from 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. They are offered through the Gardendale Parks and Recreation Department with activities including water games, arts and crafts, playground visits, volleyball, tennis, basketball, movies, kite flying, board games and much more! Cost is $125 or $100 with 2 or more children. Ages 6-12. Lunch, drinks, snacks provided. Sign up now at the civic center. For more information email Lindsey Rancont at


July 10-13 Bragg Middle School will be having registration for the 2007-2008 school year on the following days: last name beginning with A-F will be Tuesday, July 10 from 9 a.m. - noon; G-M will be Wednesday, July 11 from 9 a.m. - noon and N-Z will be on Thursday, July 12 from 9 a.m. - noon. There will be no make up day available because of a computer conversion. The first day of school will be Thursday, August 9. This will be a full day of school.


July 16-20 East Gardendale Baptist Church will be having vacation Bible school “Game Day Central” on July 16-20 from 9 a.m. - noon. For more information call Allen Davis at 608-0889

Summer Sports Camps

July 17-19 Cheer camp will be held on July 17-19. Basketball camp will be held July 24-26. Both camps cost $20 per person and run from 8:30 a.m. – noon each day. Camps are for children who will be in the 1st grade through 6th grade in the fall.-Camps are being hosted at Gardendale-Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church (on Hwy 31 next to Kmart) For more information, call 205-631-7631, and speak with Ben Hamm.


July 15 The GHS Class of 1976 reunion registration forms have been mailed out. Deadline to register is July 15. If you did not receive a form, please contact Bill Glass at or 205-585-1385.


The first graduating class of Gardendale High School is planning a 40-year reunion. For more information, or to provide your contact info, contact Lynda (Boyd) Lyle at 631-0468 or, or Doris (Stack) Murrell at 631-6865 or Also check for updates on “1968 Class Reunion” website.


A group of Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at 6 p.m. every Monday night in Gardendale. Our programs are short, interesting and helpful, and we are ready to leave by 7 p.m. We meet in Room 2200 of the Family Life Center, Gardendale’s First Baptist Church. 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.


July 14 The Southern Drifters will be appearing at Mt. Olive community Center on July 14 from 7-10 p.m. Come join us for country and gospel music. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information call 631-0077.

October Festival

Oct. 6 Mt. Olive United Methodist Church is having its third annual October Festival on Oct. 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. To rent a space for crafts, home-made food items, wood crafts, etc., call Lisa at 631-4924.



July 11 New student registration for Bryan Elementary will be on July 11 from 8-10 a.m.


Aug. 4 The 84th Creel family reunion will be held Aug. 4 at Liberty Baptist Church in Morris. It will begin at 10 a.m. Come bring family and friends along with your favorite dish and news of your part of the family.


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

Class Trip

March 16-20 Bragg Middle School is planning a five day escorted tour on March 16-20, 2008 to New York City and the Hudson River Valley. Anyone who is interested may call Janice Wicker at 631-5451 for more information.



July 11 and 12 Fultondale High School registration for current students will be: July 11 seniors 8-9 a.m., juniors 9:30-10:30 a.m. and sophomores 11 a.m. - noon. Times for July 12 are freshmen 8-9 a.m., 8th grade 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 7th grade 10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Registration packets will be mailed by June 29 to current students. New student registration packets may be picked up Monday - Friday 9–11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m.


July 21 Fultondale High School class of 1987 will be having their 20 year reunion on July 21. Seeking classmates that have not been located, please contact us at

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.



July 12 New student registration for Warrior Elementary will be on July 12 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Other Communities


July 8-13 Bradford Sanctuary of Praise will have revival on July 8-13. For more information call 681-9648.

Gospel Meeting

July 15-18 Antioch Church of Christ will be having a gospel singing on July 15-18 with evangelist Jerry Jenkins at 7 p.m. nightly. For more info call 647-1384.


July 22 The annual Cruce family reunion will be held on July 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Warrior Community Center. All Cruce family descendants are encouraged to come and bring food to share. Bring family pictures. For further information, contact Betty Wisener at 647-2314.


The 73rd consecutive annual Sandlin reunion will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4, at Fort Decatur Recreation Center, 610 Fourth St. Anyone with the last name of Sandlin, or related to the Sandlin family will be most welcome. Fun and fellowship from about 10 am until the last person leaves. Covered dish dinner at noon. For more information please contact: Yvonne Braly at 256-353-8624 or vonbraly


Aug. 11 The Acipco Grammar School Reunion of classes of 1922-1970 will take place at the Center Point Court House on Saturday, Aug. 11. Doors will open are noon and lunch will be served at 1 p.m. with a program at 2 p.m. Bring a covered dish. Drink will be furnished. For more information, call Earl and Ann Davis at 979-9979 or Carolyn Olive at 680-3126.


Aug. 11 Green Acres and Central Park Reunion will be held on Aug. 11. For more information call Donna Wallace Shoemaker at 205-424-1323 or 205-972-6074 (work). Location is at the Zamora Temple in Irondale.


Aug. 25 The JV high school class of 1977, in conjunction with their 30th class reunion, is planning a multi-class reunion for Aug. 25 at the Alta Vista Hotel in Homewood. They are inviting all alumni from the 1970’s to join them. For more information contact Rebecca Caldwell Trammell

at (205) 744-5624 or go to


Sept. 10-12 House of Hope Ministries announces its fall schedule. Elijah House Basic I (Christian Counseling) classes to begin Monday, Sept. 10. Elijah House Basic II classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 11. Ministering Spiritual Gifts classes begin Thursday, Sept. 20. For more information call Vickie Hallmark of House of Hope Ministries, 647-6207, or visit our website at Our email address is

Southern Women Show

October 4-7, Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex Shop for cool jewelry and fun handbags, Watch fashion shows, Sample gourmet food, Treat yourself to a makeover, Meet Joey Fatone from “Dancing with the Stars” and other celebrities, receive health advice and win prizes. Show Hours: Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Admission: adults, $8 at the door; $7 in advance on-line; youth (6-12), $4; children under 6 free with paying adult; $6.50 each for groups of 20 or more (advance only). For information call (800) 849-0248 or visit

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