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Mondays in October
Fundraising dinners will be held every Monday in October with food being served from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Both dine-in or to-go plates will be available, and 100% of every donation will go toward the much-needed pool repairs and a new pavilion for the Poplar Point Camp in Hanover. These meals will be held October 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31. Join us for the meals at Poplar Center Dining Hall, located at 191 Poplar Point Camp, Rockford. The menu and more details about the projects can be found on the camp’s Facebook and Instagram pages.
October 21-December 16
BridgeWays is introducing its newest program, Kids’ Night Out/Parents’ Night Off! This program will be held one Friday night per month, and is scheduled for October 21, November 18, and December 16. Themes will change each month. Dinner included, as well as all activities, games, crafts, and more! All current PK-fifth graders welcome. Cost: $12 per youth, per month. Drop off begins at 5:30 p.m. Pickup by 9 p.m. Program will be held at our new Program Center at 9922 U.S. Highway 231, Rockford. Registration link: https://bridgewayscoosa.campbrainregistration.com.
October 22-October 29
Meet the Republican Party candidates! Breakfast with the Candidates will be held each Saturday from Sept. 3 through Oct. 29 from 8-10 a.m. at Triple R Cafe in Rockford. You’ll never know who you will meet – local, state, or national candidates! Come break bread with us! For more information contact email@example.com.
October 27-November 3
An evening opportunity to meet the Republican Party candidates! Pizza and Politics will be held each Thursday from Sept. 8 through Nov. 3 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Twenty-Two & Crew in Rockford. Thursdays are pizzas two for $22, plus other great food on the menu! Again, you’ll never know who you will run into! For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coosa County Democratic Party Political Rally will be held Saturday, October 22, 2022, at the J.D. Thompson Alumni Building, Cottage Grove, at 1 p.m.
West Coosa Senior Center will have breakfast Saturday, October 22, from 7 to 10 a.m. at the senior center in Stewartville, located at 47 Coosa County Road 70, Sylacauga, 35151 (the old Stewartville school). This is the center’s first breakfast post COVID-19. Choice of ham, bacon, sausage, eggs, gravies, and more for $6 per plate! Dine in or call ahead at 256-249-2024 to carry out. Donations appreciated!
The SOS Queendom is hosting a domestic violence awareness event along with the Safehouse of Shelby County. Please stop by and drop off an item for the women of the shelter and receive a beautiful pin to wear and show your stand against domestic violence. Hang a ribbon on our tree to honor someone you know as a victim or survivor of domestic violence. You do not have to give their name. At 3 p.m. a representative from the Safehouse shelter will speak and give important information concerning this “silent” epidemic. We will also have special treats on hand while supplies last. Event will be Sunday, October 23, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in downtown Goodwater in front of Goodwater Police Department.
The J.D. Thompson High School Alumni Association will host a fall festival for senior citizens on October 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. This fun festival will take place at the white elementary alumni building located at 1854 Coosa County Road 93 in the Cottage Grove community. Activities for all age groups; a snack will be served. No charge, but there is a request of a $5 donation for the festival. Dominoes, bingo, checkers, pumpkin decorating, health and wellness sessions, and more.
Join us for Old Farm Day at the Weogufka Center from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. to enjoy arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, great music, and much more! The Weogufka Center is located at 145 Memorial Loop, Weogufka, 35183. Admission: $5 per car. Come join us for this great family-friendly event!
Halloween Bingo will be held Saturday, October 29, at the Bibb Graves Community Center in Millerville from 5-8 p.m. Food will be available: BBQ sandwiches, hot dogs, chips, and drinks. Door prizes. Treat buckets/bags for children 12 and under. Adult costume contest and children’s costume contest. Photo booth. Bingo! Come join the fun!
The Town of Rockford will hold a Halloween Trunk-or-Treat event October 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. along Main Street in downtown Rockford.
Join the Town of Rockford as we celebrate Veterans Day on November 11 at 6 p.m. at the Rockford Event Center, located at 333 School Street. Dinner will be served. It is free for to all Coosa veterans and one guest. Don’t miss our special tribute to Coosa’s WWII veterans. Contact Town Hall at 256-377-4911 to RSVP.
Rockin’ Coosa Christmas event will be held December 10 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. We will have plenty of fun festivities including vendors with food, items for purchase and games for children. The library will be holding an open house inside Town Hall with additional fun festivities.
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 Friends of Flagg Mountain host a potluck dinner (bring something to share) with entertainment by local musicians on the First Friday of every month. Bring a chair and join the fun and fellowship with dinner starting at 6 p.m. For more information, see the Friends of Flagg Facebook page or contact Jodi McDade at 334-651-5226 (leave a message).
The Coosa County Republican Party meets the fourth Monday of every month at the Coosa County E-911 building in Rockford with refreshments at 6 p.m. and the meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. For more information email email@example.com.
The Hanover Community Club and Neighborhood Watch will now hold quarterly gatherings at Andrews Chapel. These quarterly gatherings are held on the third Tuesday of March, June, September, and December at Andrews Chapel Fellowship Hall at 6 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited and encouraged to attend. Y’all come!
The Coosa County Historical Society is looking into adding names to the Veteran’s Memorial near the old rock jail in Rockford. The organization is currently seeing how many would be interested in having a name placed on the monument. Currently they only need your name and contact information. They would need at least 10 names to keep the cost affordable. They would then contact those interested to give them the cost and payment information. If you are interested, please email Sheila Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org, text her at 334-414-7147, or mail your information to the Coosa County Historical Society; P.O. Box 5; Rockford, AL 35136.
Want to submit an item to the Community Calendar? Email email@example.com or call 256-377-2525.