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Community Calendar – May 14 Edition

May 15

Find your treasure at the Pirate Pickers Event on May 15 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Spaces are $10 each. Concessions will be sold by Weogufka Center only. Participants set up that morning; bring your own tables and change. Unsold items must be removed from the area immediately after the event. Neighborhood Watch will have its yard sale at this event. Activities will be outdoors only and in compliance with CDC regulations. This event is sponsored by the Weogufka Center for Arts, Education and Entertainment. For more information call Betty McGalliard at 256-245-7310 or Linda Shurette at 256-249-9682.


Volunteers are needed to help build and plant three new garden areas at the 4-H Clubhouse in Hanover on May 15 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. We will be installing a new butterfly garden and a new pollinator garden, as well as rebuilding the existing frog pond. Please register with the 4-H agent, Janet Lovelady, at 256-284-3572.


Bibb Graves Community Center in Millerville will have Trade Day Saturday, May 15, from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Great merchandise inside the old school at the Shoppes of Millerville. Free vendor set up outside for items you want to sell. Food items available for sale inside.


May 22

The Goodwater Youth Development and Recreational Center will host May Day, a fundraiser event for parks and recreation, on Saturday, May 22. For more information call 256-743-1252 or 256-839-6301.


Bingo is back at Bibb Graves Community Center in Millerville on Saturday, May 22, from 5-8 p.m. Great prizes! Fun for all ages. Hot dogs, drinks and snacks for sale.


June 5

The Equality VFD will hold its monthly First Saturday Fundraiser on Saturday, June 5. They will have hamburgers, hot dogs, a bake sale, and a rummage sale in Equality at the old fire station (by the Quality Gas Station) on Alabama Highway 9. Lunch will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The bake sale starts at 8 a.m., and the rummage sale will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come out to enjoy the day while supporting your local volunteer fire department!


The 83rd Weogufka Alumni Reunion will be held June 5 at 4 p.m. at Weogufka High School. We will be honoring the classes of 1970 and 1971. The event will be held outside near the old oak tree behind the school and will be casual dress. Dinner will be $20 per person. Reservations must be made no later than Tuesday, June 1, by contacting Julie Turney at 256-404-4152 or Julie Turney on Facebook. There will be music and karaoke provided by Wendall Duncan. Participation in karaoke and other games is strongly encouraged. Please join us in continuing this long standing tradition.


June 6-25

Registration is now open for Poplar Point Camp’s summer camp! Summer camp will be from June 6-11 for 7-11-year-olds and from June 20-25 for 7-11 and 11-18-year-olds. More information is available at Also, new this year, you do not have to pay all upfront; you can pay half now and half May 1. Register and learn more at Locals, get $40 off camp registration when you register with the following coupon code: Coosa40. Come out and enjoy summer camp with us!


June 1

The summer program for the Goodwater Youth Development and Recreational Center kicks off on June 1. The summer program ends July 30. For more information call Sharonna Hayes at 256-743-1252.


June 7-9

Coosa County 4-H is accepting registrations for 4-H Summer Camp, which will be held June 7-9 at the Alabama 4-H Center in Columbiana. Please call or visit the Extension office in Rockford for more information at 256-377-4713.



The Goodwater Youth Development and Recreational Center are open to the public weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and practice days for the travel ball team are those same days from 5 to 6 p.m. Cheerleader practice is held on Wednesdays and Fridays. For more information, call 256-743-1252.



The Hanover Neighborhood Watch Meeting is held every third Tuesday of the month at the Hanover Volunteer Fire Department building at 6:30 p.m. Always a meal before the meeting begins. Everyone is cordially invited and encouraged to attend. Y’all come!


The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Food Safety Team is working hard to provide food safety information to our clients in Alabama. This year, the food safety agents will provide current information on various subjects on the first Tuesday of every month at noon. We ask you to join us LIVE @acesfoodsafety on Facebook. Questions for the “Tuesday’s Table Talk” may be submitted to The panel will answer questions live on Facebook @acesfoodsafety. Topics are planned for the first Tuesday of each month from now through November. Upcoming topics include “Tips for Summer BBQs” for June 1, “Drying, Pickling and Fermentation” for July 6, and “Starting a Food Business” for August 3. See more topics closer to time for those discussions.

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