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The Coosa County Cattlemen’s Association will host its Spring Steak Dinner on Friday, April 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Cattlemen’s Building in Hanover.
The Coosa County Historical Society will meet on Sunday, April 23, at 2 p.m. at Twenty-Two & Crew in Rockford. The group will be finalizing plans to open the Old Rock Jail on Sunday afternoons from May to October. You do not have to be a member to attend the meetings. For those interested in joining, dues are $15 annually.
The Weogufka Center will host its annual Mule Day on Saturday, April 29, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, located at 145 Memorial Loop off of County Road 29 in Weogufka. Join us for a day of fun! The event will include mules, music, food, antique tractors, cake auction, wagon rides, arts and crafts, vendors, and more! Come learn about the Children’s Farm Center activities. Admission is $5 per vehicle. Sausage biscuits will be for sale starting at 7 a.m. for those who wish to come early. For more information contact Sue Baxley at 256-249-3666. Limited camper spaces available; contact Melvin Palmer at 256-249-8885 for reservations.
C.O.A.C.H. (Cancer Outreach and Community Hope) will be hosting a memorial blood drive on Tuesday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Lifesouth bloodmobile, located at 333 School Street, Rockford. Please give blood during this time. All donors will receive a free recognition item and free cholesterol screening. Donors must be 16 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and show photo ID.
Showstoppin Championship Wrestling returns to Rockford with “Take it to the Bank” on Saturday, May 13! Make your plans now for another night of Showstoppin action, live from the Rockford Event Center! There are seven big matches lined up, and every Showstoppin championship will be on the line! Bell time is 6 p.m., and doors open at 5 p.m. Ringside seats are $15, and general admission tickets are $10 each. Kids 8 and under get in free!
The Town of Rockford is hosting Spring Fling at the Park on Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come join us for vendors and food trucks, music, bounce house/slide with weather permitting, games, and free train rides!
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The West Coosa Senior Center will host breakfast on the fourth Saturday of each month from 7-10 a.m. at the senior center, located in the old Stewartville school, located at 47 Coosa County Road 70, Sylacauga, 35151. Plates will be available for $6 each with choices of ham, bacon, sausage, eggs, gravies, and more! Dine in or call ahead to 256-249-2024 to carry out. Donations are appreciated!
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!
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