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JUNE 1 - 25
FES SMART CAMP
Fayette Elementary SMART Camp will be held June 1 - 25 (four days a week) from
7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. for ages
kindergarten through seventh grade. The SMART Camp is a safe, nurturing place for children while parents are at work.
The camp provides physical activities, fighting childhood and promoting healthy lifestyles, mentally and physically. A
nutritious breakfast and lunch served daily. Enrichment opportunities include swimming every Wednesday, fishing,
skating, tennis, bike riding, technology games and skills, talent shows, sports of all kinds, drama/skits, dancing, field
trips, photography, movie making, water games, music of all kinds, fashion shows, engineering/design challenges, video
game competitions, science experiments, leadership opportunities, arts and crafts and freedom to explore topics of
choice. The program fee is low cost/based on income. Applications are available at Fayette Elementary and Fayette
Middle School. Spaces are limited.
BELK COMMUNITY CLUB
The Belk Community Club will meet Monday, June 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Community
Center. Bring a covered dish and
fellowship with friends.
MARION COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
The Marion County Genealogical Society will meet Monday, June 1 at 7 p.m. at the
Winfield Community Center. Guest
speaker will be Stephanie Butler.
FAYETTE COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY READING PROGRAM
The Fayette County Memorial Library invites children ages two to 12 to the “Every Hero Has A Story” summer
reading program. Kickoff for the program begins Thursday, June 4 at 10 a.m. and continues every Thursday throughout
the month of June at the library. Programs each week will include hands-on activities or special guests, in addition to
reading activities. Children who participate in any one of the first three weeks’ programs (June 4, 11, 18) will receive a
wristband to attend the last day program and cookout celebration on June 25. Artist and children’s book illustrator
Michael P. White will be the special guest for this year’s final program. All programs are free and do not require a
library card to participate. Children six years old and up can register after the programs for a library card to check out
books. Library cards are $2 for all Fayette County residents and $5 for non-residents. For more information, call the
library at 932-6625.
GOSPEL CONCERT AT BELK
There will be a Southern Gospel Music Concert at Belk Community Center on June
4. The featured group will be the
Wesley Chapel Trio and Band with Don Newman, Wayne Gilreath and Stacey Cannon singing and Derris and Leverne
Newman on guitar and Joel Bobo on bass. The singing starts at 6:30 p.m. and will end at 9 p.m. Also on the program
will be hosts Doug and Iva G. Wooten. Anyone who wishes to be on the program should contact the hosts as soon as
possible, as there are already some who have been scheduled. Belk Community Center is located on Highway 96
between Fayette and Kennedy. Admission is free and everyone is invited to come and enjoy an evening of your favorite
Southern Gospel Music. For more information, call 205-932-6021.
The annual Tingle reunion will be Saturday, June 6 at the Berry Union Hall
beginning at 11 a.m. A covered dish lunch
will be served at Noon.
The McCaleb Reunion will be held Sunday, June 7 at new River Church. Worship
will begin at 11 a.m. Bring a covered
dish for potluck lunch. Also bring family pictures and stories to share. For more information call Steve McCaleb at 487-
6123 or Ethelwyn Langston at 468-2985.
VETERANS BENEFITS ASSISTANCE
The Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center will host a lunch and learn (bring your own
lunch) community education program
on Veteran’s Benefits Friday, June 12 at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, Bldg. 145 in Tuscaloosa from 9 a.m.
until 1 p.m. For more information call 205-554-2000, ext. 4286 or ext. 2426. If available, Veterans are asked to bring
HUD FATHER’S DAY INITIATIVE
The First Annual HUD Father’s Day Initiative will be held Saturday, June 13 from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Fayette
Authority Community Center. There will be crafts for kids, entertainment and food. Speakers will be Fayette Police
Chief Danny Jenkins and Assistant Chief John Underwood. Everyone is invited to attend.
ST. MICHAEL’S THEOLOGY-ON-TAP
Theology-on-Tap is an opportunity to explore issues and topics that relate to
Theology and Christianity in a fun and
casual environment. St. Michael’s Episcopal Church will host three Theology-on-Tap events this summer at Missy’s
Taste of Home Restaurant in Fayette. All events start at 6:30 p.m. The drinks are on you and the cookies are on us!
Theology on Tap dates are June 17, July 15 and Aug. 19. All are welcome.
Fayette DHR Recruiting Foster Families
Fayette County DHR is looking for families that would be interested in fostering
children. To become a foster parent,
you must have income to support your current status without the need of outside resources, complete and have a suitable
criminal background check, meet medical qualifications, complete required training, and your home must meet
minimum standards. If you are interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent, please contact Myra Rainey with the
Fayette County Department of Human Resources at 932-1685.
BERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Berry Public Library and Museum is seeking volunteers to staff the library.
Hours can be adjusted per availability.
If interested, please call Mary Lollar at 689-4561 or 270-6412 or Billie Pendley at 689-4548. Library hours will be
posted on the door.
Celebrate Recovery meets every Thursday at Fayette First United Methodist Church
fellowship hall. A free meal is
served at 6:30 p.m., followed by worship and lesson/testimony at 7 p.m., small group discussions at 8 p.m. and coffee
house at 8:30 p.m. Childcare is provided for participants. Celebrate Recovery is for people from all walks of life who
are seeking help and healing from life’s struggles.