BOAZ AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The BOAZ AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE is now accepting nominations for their “Citizen of the Year” with nomination forms available at the chamber office or online. Deadline is February 13th. Get details and info at 256-593-8154.
MARSHALL COUNTY HOME PLACE
“Show Your Love” – a Valentine Party & Fundraiser to benefit the MARSHALL COUNTY HOME PLACE is set for Saturday February 13th at the Guntersville Town Hall. Food, music by the Lake City Jazz Band and more are on the agenda. Details at 256-582-2360.
CULLMAN PARKS & RECREATION
CULLMAN PARKS & RECREATION will hold registration for youth baseball, softball and T-ball through February 15th at the Cullman Civic Center. Signups are open to boys and girls ages 4-14. Games will be played at Heritage Park, the Field of Miracles and other CP&R community parks. For more information, visit www.cullmanrecreation.org or call 256-734-9157.
EMPTY BOWLS OF CULLMAN COUNTY
EMPTY BOWLS OF CULLMAN COUNTY are having a chili dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Monday February 15th at First United Methodist Church Hearin Hall. The evening’s musical entertainment will be provided by local entertainers. Tickets are $10 each, which includes a keepsake handcrafted pottery bowl available at Cullman Caring For Kids and the church. All proceeds will benefit local food bank with details at 256-734-6690.
WALLACE STATE COLLEGE
WALLACE STATE COLLEGE will host a series of movies, free of charge and open to the public beginning February 18th. All are documentaries. Get info by calling.
ARAB PARKS & REC Department
The ARAB PARKS & REC Department signups for T-ball, baseball and softball are ongoing through Sunday, February 21st at the Rec Center on Main. Times are 9 to 5 Monday through Saturday and 1 til 6 on Sunday. Additional information at 256-586-6793.
WALLACE STATE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
The WALLACE STATE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION is selling tickets to their annual “Little Black Dress Charity Bash” coming up at the Cullman Civic Center on Saturday, February 27th beginning at 6:30. Food catered by “Designs by Grace” with entertainment by the Flashbacks. Tickets on sale now by calling 256-352-8071
CULLMAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
Every library in the CULLMAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM is granting amnesty during “Love My Library” month all February. The library will forgive all overdue fines on patrons’ record. Only overdue fines will be waived, not fees for lost or damaged items. Details at 256-736-2011.
DEKALB COUNTY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
The DEKALB COUNTY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION invite any woman 18 or older who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution to join. DAR volunteers are willing to provide guidance and assistance with your first step into the genealogy. Info at 256-638-2137.
Health & Nursing classes
Registration for Health & Nursing classes is now ongoing at WALLACE STATE College in Hanceville. Available are programs in Phlebotomy; Certified Nursing Assistant and CPR-healthcare providing. Cost is $50. To register or for more info call 256-352-7826.
HOME, GARDEN & FARM SHOW
The HOME, GARDEN & FARM SHOW will be held March 12th & 13th at the Blount County-Oneonta Agri-Business Center. Call 205-274- 8839 or visit www.bcoabc.com for registration forms and information.
The HOME, GARDEN AND FARM SHOW
The HOME, GARDEN AND FARM SHOW will be held March 12th & 13th at the Blount County-Oneonta Agri-Business Center. Booth reservations are now being offered and are $50 until February 1st. Call 205-274-8839 or visit www.bcoabc.com for registration forms and more information.
MARSHALL COUNTY RSVP
The MARSHALL COUNTY RSVP Volunteer Tax Program is providing “Free” income tax preparation and electronic filing for Federal & State Income Taxes this year. The Program is sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service & United Way. Get more details by calling 256-571-7734.
MORGAN COUNTY RODEO QUEEN
Applications are now being accepted for the March 26th MORGAN COUNTY RODEO QUEEN pageant. Ages 3-18 are eligible with entry forms are at www.morgancoso. com. All proceeds from the pageant will go to community outreach programs and the special needs rodeo through the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office. For more information, call 256-679-7545.
2nd CHANCE FOOD PANTRY & BENEVOLENCE CENTER
The 2nd CHANCE FOOD PANTRY & BENEVOLENCE CENTER needs help to defray relocation costs to start the New Year. Make checks payable to: Marshall Christian Services – PO Box 1463 Albertville 35950 or call 256-878-3533.
CULLMAN ANIMAL SHELTER
The CULLMAN ANIMAL SHELTER holds mobile adoptions at Pet Depot every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cats and kittens are available for adoption from the Cullman Animal Shelter at the shelter and Pet Depot throughout the week. For more information, contact the shelter at 256-338-2936.
ALABAMA FARM & POULTRY EXPO
The 3rd annual ALABAMA FARM & POULTRY EXPO will be held at the Boaz Outlet Center the weekend of April 8th & 9th showcasing Farm & Tractor exhibits; a poultry show; indoor arts & crafts; vendors and much more. Contact the Boaz Chamber of Commerce to get more information at 256-593-8154.
55th Annual Art on the Lake
55th annual fine arts and crafts event alongside beautiful Lake Guntersville. Over 125 exhibitors with food, fun and entertainment for the whole family. Rain or shine!
$2.00 Admission (children 12 and under FREE when accompanied by an adult)
Proceeds benefit local scholarships.
For more info: www.artonthelake-guntersville.com
HEAD START in Arab Alabama
HEAD START in Arab Alabama is now accepting applications for the upcoming school year for students 3 to 4 years of age and Pre-K is accepting applications for 4 year olds. Get more information at their office on Cullman Road or by calling 256-931-0336
32nd ANNUAL POKE SALAT FESTIVAL
Applications are now being accepted for th 32nd annual POKE SALAT FESTIVAL the weekend of May 20th and 21st in downtown Arab. This is an open call for artisans, on-site demonstrators, crafters, emerging artists, bake sales, direct sales companies, businesses and civic or church groups looking for exposure. Applications are available at pokesalatfestival.com or info at 256-586-0345.
CULLMAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
The CULLMAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY offers students of all ages live, free one-on-one help from professional tutors online. Students K-12 and college can find the help they need by simply visiting www.homeworkalabama.org from 3 to 10 p.m each Sunday through Thursday.
BLOUNT COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
BLOUNT COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT invites you to find out if you meet income and nutrition guidelines to qualify for WIC. Information at 205-274-2120. WIC is an equal opportunity provider.
BLOUNTSVILLE HISTORICAL PARK
BLOUNTSVILLE HISTORICAL PARK is open for weddings, receptions, showers, and meetings. Phone 205-429-2468 for reservation information.
DOG FOSTER FAMILIES NEEDED
DOG FOSTER FAMILIES NEEDED Crossing Paths Animal Rescue finds homes for hundreds of Blount County dogs every year. Call 205-559-7648 if you are interested. All food and medical care is provided while the dog is in foster care.
FILLING STATION 56
FILLING STATION 56 is a soup kitchen in Blountsville on Main Street at the red light that offers a free meal every Saturday at 5 p.m. The group is a nonprofit organization, health department approved, and accepts donations and volunteers to work. Phone 205-353-5955 for more information.