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Food Bank Donations Needed

The Gardendale Farmers Market will be collecting items for the North Jefferson Food Bank from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday at the Gardendale Civic Center. Items needed include: Saltine crackers, instant grits & oatmeal, canned meat, peanut butter and jelly, ketchup, mustard, and mayo, complete pancake mix, pasta noodles & sauce, boxed powder milk, deluxe mac-n-cheese, mashed potato packets, toilet paper (4 pk), instant white rice, soups (chicken noodle, tomato, vegetable), applesauce (in jar), fruit cups, chunky soups with meat, laundry and dish detergents, PB/cheese crackers, spaghetti O's/ravioli, toothpaste/deodorant, and single roll paper towels.

Vacation Bible School

Come join us “In The Wild” at Mt. View Baptist Church for VBS on Saturday, June 8, 2019; 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.  We’ll have classes for ages 3 to Teens with a Commencement at 3 p.m.  Be sure to stay and visit, have snacks and spend your Bible Bucks at the Ranger Station afterwards!  Mt. View is located on Arkadelphia Road; one mile northwest of the intersection of Arkadelphia Road and Skyline Drive.  For more information call 590-3321.

NGBC Sports Camp

 June 6-7 from noon - 3 p.m. This is a FREE event and lunch will be served. We will have Flag Football and Soccer/Kick Ball for Children (K5-5th) and Basketball and Volleyball for Youth (6th-12th). At North Gardendale Baptist Church, 125 Belcher Hill Road, Gardendale, AL 35071. For more information, call the church office at 205-631-8079.

Decorator Fabric Sale

The Regional Library and Arts Center at 140 Cane Creek Road in Warrior will host a decorator fabric sale on June 7-8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.This sale features decorator fabrics donated by a local company specializing in Custom Window Treatments (Draperies, Valances, Bedding and Upholstery). Fabric will be sold for $5.00 per yard or by the roll. Cash and Checks only. This sale benefits the Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund and the Regional Library and Arts Center.

Gospel Singing

A Gospel Singing WILL be held at the Regional Library and Arts Center on June 8 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Calvary Baptist Church Band will be leading the song service. This will be an outside event and everyone attending will need to bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Hot Dogs and drinks will be available for purchase. The RLAC is located at 140 Cane Creek Road, Warrior, Alabama.

Gardendale Beautification Commission Meetings

The Gardendale Beautification Commission promotes our community with support of activities that show the beauty of the city. Whether it’s information, photos, or contests, the goal is to work with city officials to show off what makes our city special. The group is always looking to grow with folks wanting to lend a hand. The commission meets the last Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Civic Center.

Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 416

Chapter 416 of the Vietnam Veterans of America holds its monthly meeting on the second Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. at VFW Post 668 at 1801 11th Ave. N in Birmingham. Free coffee and donuts are served. The chapter can also be reached at P.O. Box 1212, Gardendale, AL 35071. All Vietnam veterans are welcome.

Gardendale Historical Society

Gardendale Historical Society is currently looking for new members to help support the Historical Society. Individual memberships are $15, family memberships are $20 and student memberships are $8. Call 205-516-4749 for more information.

North Jefferson Dems

North Jeffco Dems meet every fourth Tuesday night from 6-8 p.m. at Great American Tent Co., 3086 Decatur Hwy., Gardendale, AL 35071, at http://www.greatamericantent.com/ Guest speakers include politicians, candidates and civic leaders who talk about important issues and answer citizen questions from 6 to 7 p.m. Speakers are followed by members organizing/socializing from 7 to 8 p.m. Free snacks and soft drinks provided. The meeting is open to the public.

North Jefferson Republican Club

The North Jefferson County Republican Club meets the fourth Monday night of each month at Jim N Nick’s in Gardendale. Everyone is welcome at 6 p.m. to meet candidates and enjoy a meal together. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. with prayer and the pledge.

For information, contact Tammi Taylor at 404-914-0716.

North Jefferson Relay For Life Events

Relay For Life is the main fundraiser for American Cancer Society. We raise money for cancer education, cancer awareness, cancer research and cancer patient services.

•May 2019: Relay For Life event

Car Show, Glow Run, Survivor Dinner, Survivor Lap and Luminaria Lap. Event is held at Gardendale Civic Center.

Celebrate Recovery Warrior

Celebrate Recovery is for people with Hurts, Habits and Hangups. Celebrate Recovery meetings are held at Crossroads Baptist Church, 801 Hwy 160, Warrior, AL 35801.

Meetings are held on Tuesday evenings beginning with a light dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Celebrate Recovery Fultondale

Fultondale United Methodist will host a weekly recovery group called Celebrate Recovery, Thursdays from 6-8. This is a Christ-centered 12 step program. It will have both worship and small group opportunities.

For general information about the program, celebraterecovery.com/

Sons of Confederate Veterans

The Captain Mortimer Jordan Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month. The first meeting is held at the Gardendale Historical Society Museum and the second meeting is held at Ming Garden in Gardendale. The meetings start at 7 p.m. Come early to Ming’s and enjoy a meal with the camp. Everyone is welcome to attend and please bring a friend.

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