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January 16; June 14-17
Summer Camp will be held June 12-14 at the Alabama 4-H Center in Columbiana, and 4-H members ages 9-14 are invited to participate. Coosa County 4-H has 25 camp spots. They are available on a first come, first serve basis. Register in 4HOnline (v2.4honline.com). Payment can be made in full in 4HOnline or pay in installments at the Extension Office (currently located at the E-911 building, 66 Communication Drive, Rockford). The camp fee is $150. A $25 non-refundable deposit is due by February 24, and the balance will be due no later than April 22. Youth ages 15-17 can be a Summer Camp CIT! Apply in 4HOnline. CIT deadline is Monday, January 16. Need to know more? Call, text, or email 4-H Agent Janet Lovelady at 256-284-3572, 256-377-4713, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Saturday Trade Day in Millerville will be held from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 21, at the Bibb Graves Community Center. Shops open inside: toys, clothes, books, flowers, dishes, desks, tools, jewelry, collectibles, and more. Free outdoor vendor setup – no charge for outside setup for vendors: yard sale items, arts and crafts, swap meet items, and more. Food items and soft drinks will be available. For more information call 205-317-7798.
The Coosa County Historical Society will meet on Sunday, January 22, at Twenty-Two & Crew at 2 p.m. We will be sharing some of our genealogy breakthroughs and brick walls, so bring what
you have to share, as well as Ronnie Joiner will have some interesting things to display and
discuss. You don’t have to be a member to attend. Refreshments will be served, and door
prizes will be given.
The Coosa County Republican Party will have its public meeting on Monday, January 23, at the E-911 building at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. There will be local speakers and elected officials that will be up for re-election soon. We will also be talking about our community involvement program. We will try to keep it to an hour meeting so we can get everyone home in a timely manner.
The grand opening and open house of the Coosa County Animal Shelter will be held Saturday, January 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the shelter in Stewartville. Please join us on this fun day to christen the county’s new animal shelter. There will be a ribbon cutting and refreshments. Chili will be served complements of Chuck Barnett. There will be a silent auction for paintings donated for the auction complements of the AACA, as well as a gift card being donated by Rushing Turney for a drawing for a photo session. For more information, contact the animal shelter at 256-391-7192.
The West Coosa Senior Center in Stewartville will host its monthly breakfast on Saturday, January 28, from 7-10 a.m. at the West Coosa Senior Center; 47 Coosa County Road 70; Sylacauga, 35151; (the old Stewartville school). Plates are $5 each. Choice of ham, bacon, sausage, eggs, gravies, and more! Dine in or call 256-249-2024 to carry out. Donations appreciated!
Family Bingo Night will be held Saturday, January 28, from 5-8 p.m. at the Bibb Graves Community Center in Millerville. New prizes: Gift cards and more! Hot dogs, chips and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Cash prize for bingo on first five numbers called. Bingo on last game-blackout: $50. Bring your friends and family, and come play where everyone has fun!
Showstoppin Championship Wrestling returns to Rockford on Saturday, February 4, to present Heartbreak Showdown! Live from the Rockford Event Center February 4 with doors opening at 5 p.m. and bell time at 6 p.m. Ringside tickets are available for $15 each, and general admission is $10 each. Children 8 and under get in free. Card is subject to change, but at least five matches are currently planned for this event. Come out to enjoy this local entertainment with wrestling events planned on a monthly basis!
There will be a Valentine Dance at the Weogufka Center on Friday, February 10, with Randy Glenn and Peppy. Dance starts at 7 p.m. Cost: $25 per couple or $15 for singles. Concessions will be sold. Come enjoy a fun evening of dancing in Weogufka!
Rockford’s “Forever Young” Senior Citizen Prom will be held Friday, February 10, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Rockford Event Center. Please RSVP to Town Hall by February 6 at 256-377-4911. This is a FREE event for our senior citizens! Whether you went to prom “back in the day” or this is your first time, join us for dancing, finger foods and fellowship. Suggested attire is as fancy or casual as you wish!
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.