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May 26-August 4
BridgeWays Coosa County has registration open for its Summer Day Camp program, offering convenient day camp on the days that Central Coosa does not have summer learning. Youth can come for a day, sporadic days, or every day – whatever is needed. The program is flexible and tries to work around what the parent/guardian and child need. Need earlier drop-off and/or later pick-up times? Ask and they may be able to accommodate your needs. Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and all activities are included in our prices. We’ll go on one field trip each week beginning in July, and that is also covered in the cost. Register today and pay the once-a-summer $30 deposit to reserve your child’s spot. Open for young people in grade PK-5. Session days are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. All-day camps are $85 per week per child or $19 per day per child, with rates varying for shorter camp weeks. Register online at bridgewayscoosa.campbrainregistration.com. For more details contact Regional Director Lynn Anne Castleberry at 813-363-0495 or LynnAnne.Castleberry@BridgeWaysAL.org, or see the Coosa BridgeWays Facebook group for more info.
June 5-July 17
The Rockford Public Library Summer Reading Program will be held Mondays at 2 p.m. on June 5, 12, 19, and 26, and July 10 and 17. Mrs. Tina Clanton, the “story-time reader,” will be returning this year to provide this program for the library. Activities usually last for one hour with snacks provided at the end of the reading session. Please come and join us for this wonderful summertime program.
The Lake Martin Area United Way is excited to be heading to Central Elementary School Coosa County on Friday, July 14, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the annual Day of Action! United Way is looking for volunteers and sponsors for this event which will help the school get ready for the upcoming school year. A variety of projects, both inside and outside, are planned, and the more volunteers the better. If you can’t volunteer but would like to sponsor (financial or in-kind), reach out to the United Way office at 256-329-3600 for a list of needs. New this year is online volunteer registration. To volunteer on July 14 at CES: https://form.jotform.com/231306035755148 or visit www.unitedwaylakemartin.org/day-action-2023 and click the button for Coosa Day of Action to sign up.
The Coosa County Conservation District supervisors will meet on Monday, July 17, at 10 a.m. at the District Office located at 226 Coosa County Road 157, Rockford.
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 historic Old Rock Jail in Rockford will be open every Sunday afternoon beginning May 7 and going through October 29. Exceptions to this schedule are Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, July 2, and September 3.
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 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!
Want to submit an item to the Community Calendar? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 256-377-2525.