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PAINT FAYETTE PURPLE
Show your support for the Fayette County Relay for Life. Put a purple bow on
your door or mailbox. Bows are $10 each and all
proceeds go to the Relay for Life survivor dinner on May 16. Contact Debra Cole at 270-6322 or Kristie Stockman at 242-2931.
UNITY BAPTIST COOKBOOKS
Unity Baptist Church is selling cookbooks for only $10 each. A cookbook would
make a great Mother’s Day gift. For more
information call 932-9351.
FAYETTE DEPOT MUSEUM
The Fayette Depot Museum is open for tours on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
and by appointment. In addition to local visitors, the
Museum hosts school tours and many out-of-town visitors. Admission is free. The Historical Society urges everyone to pay their
2014 dues. At just $25, this is a good investment toward keeping the Museum open. Please send your dues to Treasurer Dale
Lawrence at P O Box 309, Fayette.
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
BERRY CIVIC CENTER ACTIVITIES
Lunch is served Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. for citizens 60 and over. Bring
your musical instrument and play and sing every
Wednesday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Ladies, come and play cards and Dominos at 11:30 on Wednesdays. For more information call
Lavonne Madison at 689-4272 or 932-0707.
COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDY / WORSHIP SERVICE
There will be a Community Bible Study every Tuesday at 6 p.m. and a Community
Worship Service every Sunday at 10 a.m. at the
Fayette Housing Authority Community Center located at 409 6th St. SW, in Fayette. Class/worship is sponsored by Mayfield Church
of Christ and will be led by Willie Ivey. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 904-8466 or email
STRENGTHENING FAMILIES PROGRAM
A FREE Strengthening Families Program will be held at the Fayette Middle School
library on Monday nights at 5:15 p.m. A meal is
served followed by an interactive, fun program. The program is for sixth grade students and their parents/guardians. To register call
Tonya Freeman at 205-932-7660 or fill out the registration form sent home with students and return it to the school.
DALTILE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
The 9th Annual Daltile Charity Co-Ed Softball Tournament will be held Saturday,
April 26 at Guthrie Smith Park. The tournament is
for ages 16 and up and is open to all area residents. Entry fee is $150 per team and must be paid on or before the day of the
tournament. For more information call 270-6322 or 932-8944, ext. 241. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.
TOWN OF GLEN ALLEN SPRING CLEAN UP
The 2014 Town of Glen Allen “Don’t Drop it on Alabama” spring clean up will be held Saturday, April 26 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at
town hall. Materials and supplies are furnished by Alabama PALS (People Against a Littered State). Bring your gloves and help
clean up your community of roadside trash! A cookout luncheon sponsored by community volunteers for all participants will be at
noon at the Glen Allen Community Center. Sign up in advance as a volunteer no later than Wednesday, April 16 at the town hall,
Hubbertville School or B&M Grocery for a free participant T-shirt.
The annual Sawyer reunion will be held on Saturday, April 26 at Studdard’s Crossroads Church. All friends and relatives are invited
to gather at 10 a.m. and visit until 2 p.m. and bring a picnic lunch.
Habitat for Humanity Silent Auction
Habitat for Humanity will have a silent auction on Saturday, April 26 from 6 to 8
p.m. at the Pastime Civic Center in Winfield.
Tickets are $10. A list of auction items can be seen at the Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Alabama Facebook page. For more
information call 205-412-0501 or visit www.nwalhabitat.org
NEW LIBERTY CEMETERY
The New Liberty Cemetery will be cleaned on April 26. If you have flowers or
containers you wish to keep please remove them
before this date. In case of inclement weather cleaning will be May 3.
MASTER GARDENERS’ PLANT SALE
The Master Gardeners' Association of Fayette is hosting a plant sale on Friday
and Saturday, April 25 and 26. The sale will be
located at Junk to Jewels in Downtown Fayette during regular business hours. Please stop by to see the many types of plants
available from the gardens of Fayette's own Master Gardeners. Proceeds will help fund gardening projects in the community.
Organic Gardening and Pest Management
Have you ever wondered how to grow things organically or how to be certified
organic? Well, we have the program for you.
Tuesday, April 29 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Winfield Experiment Station (171 Experiment Loop) we will be offering a program for
anyone who is interested in how to grow vegetables organically and their pest management. Come join us. Nelson Wynn REA Home
Horticulture, Mac Washington CEC for Lamar Co. and Dr. Jim Jacobi plant pathologist for the Alabama Cooperative Extension
System will present the program. There is no cost to attend. Please call and register if you will be attending (205-932-8941).
The Fayette NRCS Office and the Alabama Cooperative Extension Office in Fayette
will have a plasticulture demonstration at the
Fayette County Extension Office located in the Multipurpose Complex behind Walmart on Thursday, May 1. The program will start
with lunch at noon and end about 2 p.m. There will be a demonstration on how to use and lay plastic for growing plants. This
process can give you up to four times the amount of crops on the same ground. Victor Kann, Plant Science Professor at Tuskegee
University, will be the guest speaker. Please call 932-8941 to register for the program.
MISS FAYETTE COUNTY PAGEANTS
The first annual Miss Fayette County pageants for ages birth through 12th grade
will be held Saturday, May 3 at the Fayette Civic
Center. The pageant is open to Fayette County residents only. The event is sponsored by Progress Club II. All proceeds to benefit
Fayette Park and Rec Board, the Fayette County Library and other designated projects in the county.
HUB LIONS FUND RAISER
The Hubbertville Lions Club will be selling hamburgers, hot dogs and Polish dogs
at the fireworks stand next to B & M Grocery on
Saturday, May 3 during the 13 mile yard sale. All proceeds will go to scholarship funds and towards optometric charity.
The annual Bynum reunion will be held Saturday, May 3 at the Kirkland Community
Center. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. All friend
and relatives are invited. A covered dish lunch will be served at noon.
NEWTONVILLE POLITICAL RALLY
A political rally will be held at the Newtonville Community Center on Saturday,
May 3 at 1 p.m. Lunch plates will be sold from noon
until 1 p.m. for $8. The plates will include chicken, green beans, potato salad, rolls, cake and drink. For more information or to place
an order call Grady Peoples at 932-4331 or C. Abernathy at 932-6599.
SHRIMP AND CRAWFISH BOIL
Relay For Life shrimp and crawfish boil will be held Saturday, May 3. Pick up at
Charles’ Cafeteria from 4 to 6 p.m. Plates are $15
each. For ticket information contact Dana at 205-270-1457.
The annual Kimbrell Reunion will be held Saturday, May 3 at Ryan’s Restaurant in Jasper. The reunion will begin at 11 a.m. Be sure
to bring pictures and any information on your family that you would like to share. For further information contact Melba Sims at 932-
BERRY AMERICAN LEGION MEETING
Berry American Legion Post #136 will hold its monthly meeting Monday, May 5 at 7
p.m. at the Berry Civic Center. All members
are urged to attend.
2ND ANNUAL GLOWRUN
Dreamworks Relay For Life team will host the second annual "Glowrun" 5k Friday, May 9 at 8:30 pm. Register at city hall with
Dorrie for $20. Children five-years and under are free. For more information call Dana at 205-270-1457.
4-WHEELER FUN RUN
The 11th annual Relay for Life 4-Wheeler Fun Run sponsored by Imo’s Angels will be held Saturday, May 10 at 2438 Co. Rd. 15 in
Bankston. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Each rider is asked to donate $20 or they can get sponsors. The top rider to turn in the most
sponsor money will receive a gift. T-shirts are limited so register early. Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be given
away. For directions or more information call Debra Cole at 270-6322.
LAWRENCE MILL OPRY
Three on a String will be in concert at the Lawrence Mill Community Center on
Saturday, May 10 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Lawrence
Mill Band will be giving a pre-show performance. Tickets are $15 at the door or $12.50 in advance. Tickets are available at Lawrence
Farm and Lumber, Nichols and Sons General Store or from the Lawrence Mill firefighters. The event is sponsored by the Lawrence
MARCH FOR JESUS
The annual March for Jesus or “Jesus Day” will be held May 17 in Fayette. Orders are now being taken for T-shirts. The
order is April 27. Youth small through adult XL are $7 and Adult 2X through 4X are $8. To order call 205-932-6569.
FOP RIDE FOR THE CHILDREN
The Lamar County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #33 will be hosting the 11th
Anniversary "Ride For The Children" motorcycle
charity ride on Saturday, May 17. The Ride will start at the Vernon City Complex (Old Vernon High School), located at the
intersection of Hwy. 17 and 18. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with kickstands up at 10 a.m. for an approximate 60-70 mile circuit
route on state highways and county roads. Coffee and donuts will be served before the ride and after the ride riders and participants
will be fed fish and hush puppies. Door prizes will be awarded as well as $50 and $100 prizes. Grand prize will be a deluxe gas BBQ
grill donated by Lowes of Columbus, Miss. Trophies will be awarded for the Oldest Rider, Youngest Rider, Farthest Traveled, and
Oldest Motorcycle. For additional information, contact Carl Estes in Vernon or Mike Hardin in Fayette at 932-4830.
FAYETTE COUNTY SHERIFF CANDIDATE FORUM
Fayette County Bama Carry will sponsor a Fayette County Sheriff candidate forum
Saturday, May 31 at the Fayette Civic Center.
Doors open at 4 p.m. Forum begins at 5 p.m. The four candidates will speak, followed by a question and answer session.
BELK VFD CATFISH DINNER FUND RAISER
The Belk Volunteer Fire Department Relay for Life team will be selling catfish
plates with slaw, fries, dessert and tea to benefit the
American Cancer Society on June 7 from 4 - 7 p.m. at the Belk Community Center. Cost is $10 per plate dine in or carry out.
Advance tickets are available for purchase by May 5 or you may purchase on site.
UNITY GROVE UMC GOSPEL
Unity Grove UMC will have their forth annual Gospel Bluegrass Festival on
Saturday, June 14, at the Unity Grove Church and
Campground located just off Hwy. 17 between Millport and Reform in the Palmetto Community. Vendors and food on site as well as
a day full of bluegrass gospel music. Proceeds go toward the new Family Life Center. Event is rain or shine. Vendors are needed for
the festival. Call 205-375-2901 or 205-491-9532 for more information.