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Community Calendar – July 2 Edition

June 7-July 19

The Summer Reading Program sponsored by the Rockford Public Library will be held on Mondays from June 7 through July 19 at 2 p.m. Specific dates are: June 7, June 14, June 21, June 28, July 12, and July 19. The program will be held at the Rockford Public Library located inside Town Hall on U.S. Highway 231. Story by Tina Clanton with Horseshoe Bend Regional Library. Nutrition education by Gianna Edmunds with Alabama Cooperative Extension Service. For more information contact the Rockford Public Library at 256-377-4911.


July 2

First Fridays on Flagg return! Join us on Flagg Mountain in Weogufka for a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. and fireworks after dark to celebrate Independence Day and the return of this monthly event!


July 3

The Equality VFD is holding its monthly first Saturday fundraiser on July 3. They will have hamburgers, hot dogs, bake sale, and 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 is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come out and support your local volunteer fire department!



The Goodwater Youth Development and Recreational Center is 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 “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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