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February 8-April 12
Free tax preparation and filing: Volunteer Connections of Central Alabama is once again offering free tax services to Coosa County residents. The service will be available this year at the Rockford Methodist Church building, located north of the four-way stop at 9922 U.S. Highway 231, Rockford. Coosa County residents can visit the tax preparation location every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. through April 12. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will have priority. Call VCCA at 256-234-0347 to make an appointment. Anyone who has any questions or needs additional information is asked to call the Coosa County Extension Office at 256-975-0089 or 256-377-4713. Sponsored by the Coosa County Extension Office and Coosa County Chamber of Commerce.
Showstoppin’ Championship Wrestling returns to Rockford for its monthly show on Saturday, March 4, at the Rockford Event Center for their next event, “March Massacre!” SCW has seven huge matches on the card for this event! Come see debuts, championship matches, a tag-team match, and all of your favorite Showstoppin stars! Doors open at 5 p.m., and bell time is at 6 p.m. General admission tickets are $10 each, and ringside tickets are $15 each. Kids 8 and under get in free.
Central High School is having a Science Fair on Monday, March 6, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the gym behind the school. Everyone, including parents and members of the community, is invited to stop by during those hours to view the students’ projects.
Bingo will be held at the Weogufka Center on Friday, March 17, from 6-8 p.m. Barbecue sandwiches will be sold beginning at 5:30.
BridgeWays will hold its School’s Out Day Camp the week of Coosa schools’ Spring Break daily Monday through Friday, March 20-24. Open to all PK-fifth graders, and homeschool families are also welcome! Students can attend by the day or for the week: $19 per day or $85 for the week. Fee includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, and all activities. For more information contact Lynn Anne Castleberry at 813-363-0495 or LynnAnne.Castleberry@BridgeWaysAL.org.
The Coosa County Conservation District supervisors will meet on Monday, March 20, at 10 a.m. at the District Office located at 226 Coosa County Road 157, Rockford.
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. 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.
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!
Want to submit an item to the Community Calendar? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 256-377-2525.