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This year featuring music from Dallas County's own Charlie Argo! Complete with games and events that are fun for all ages. The day will end with a fireworks spectacular sponsored by the City of Valley Grande.
Have your voice heard. Be part of the process. Get to the polls and vote for your candidate for Mayor, City Council, and School Board.
Topic: “Developing a Winning Plan”
The support group is open to all who are living with diabetes, caregivers, family and friends.
For more information, contact the Dallas County Extension Office at 334-875-3200
Join SABRA Sanctuary and help them paint Selma purple during the month of October to raise awareness and show hope in the battle to end domestic violence. Please wear purple attire and place a purple ribbon or bow on your door.
Participants have the exciting opportunity to choose from three different launch sites: Selma City Marina, Swift Creek, or Roland Cooper State Park. 1st place will win $3,000, 2nd $1,000, 3rd $500, 4th $300, and 5th $200. Blast off is at safe daylight and weigh-in is at 3pm. All entrants must weigh-in at Selma City Marina. For more information, contact Steve Craig (334)375-6208.
Vendors interested in booth space may contact 334-419-3271. Booths are $10.
Event complete with games for kids and of course the hay ride!
Thanks to much hard work and innovative local leadership, organizers are thrilled to bring this event back after last year's hiatus.
Friday November 4th OneWay will be open 7AM-5PM having an Inventory Blowout and Sidewalk Sale.
Many gift items that have been sitting on the shelves will be outside on display at up to 90% off regular retail price, and we will also have many many books for sale for $1-$2
Saturday November 5th OneWay will be open 7AM-4PM and will be having the same Inventory Blowout / Sidewalk Sale but will also have items brought from home and will be having a yard sale on the premises in addition to the store sale.
For more information, check out their website: http://www.orrvilletractorshow.com/
The Season of Apostolic Release
THURSDAY EVENING SERVICE – 7PM Apostle W. Channing Jackson, Speaker
FRIDAY EVENING SERVICE – 7PM Bishop Freddie B. Marshall, Speaker
SUNDAY WORSHIP CELEBRATION – 12PM Evangelist E. Lorraine Langham, Speaker
SUNDAY HIGH AND HOLY SERVICE–4PM Bishop Jacqueline D. McLemore, Speaker
GREATER KINGDOM CITADEL 2902 NORTH BROAD STREET
Details TBA. For more information, call Margaret Fails at (334) 875-7028
Tang Soo Do (related to Taekwondo)
Fee: $30/family (adults encouraged)
Ages: Grade 2+ accompanied by an adult
Free uniforms/free month of trial classes
Sr. Kathy, 4th degree Certified Black Belt Instructor
City of Selma MAyor Darrio Melton cordially invites all business leaders to attend. Please call to RSVP (334)874-2100
City of Selma and Partners Host Local Workforce Summit
Selma, Alabama – Mayor Darrio Melton and the City of Selma are partnering with the Selma & Dallas County Economic Development Authority, the Selma and Dallas County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Information, the Selma Career Center, AL Department of Commerce (Made In Alabama), AIDT, Alabama Works, and the Dallas County Commission to host a seminar for Human Resource Directors, Small Business Owners, Educators, and Healthcare Professionals. The Summit will be on Friday, January 27, 2017 in the Community Room of the Dallas County Family Resource Center (formerly Alagasco).
This Summit will feature Information on new regional alignment for workforce development and corresponding new programs that can help businesses reduce employment costs and assist in developing a better-trained workforce (apprenticeship programs).
“This is an opportunity for rebranding the workforce climate in Selma while simultaneously engaging all economic development partners. Please let us know if you need any additional information,” said Mayor Darrio Melton, champion of this event.
Deadline to register is Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.
For more information and to register, call (334)872-3456 or visit elkdale.org
Material, refreshments, and childcare provided
The 11th Annual Black Belt African American Genealogical and Historical Society Conference will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Selma-Dallas County Public Library from 9 am to 5 pm. This year's theme is "Reconstruction to Jim Crow in the Black Belt." Keynote Speaker: Linda Kenney Miller, author of "Beacon on the Hill," the story of pioneering Tuskegee physician John A. Kenney. Registration: Friday, February 17, 3 to 5 pm and Saturday, February 18, 8 to 8:45 am. Information:www.bbaaghs.org and Debra Love, 205-540-2806 or B.J. Smothers, 404-273-6965. Box lunch served. This event is FREE and open to the public. All are welcome.
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1255432167883193/
Pre-registration required. Call: 1-888-653-6450
Featuring a delicious meal and silent and live auctions, this is an event you don't want to miss!
For more information, call 334-877-4307
CERAMICS BUNNY PATCH Come to the Ceramics Bldg. (across from Church Street Methodist) to see all the Handmade Ceramic Bunnies, Eggs, Baskets, and many more Easter Items For Sale. March 21-23 and March 28 - 30 Tues. 9:00 to 5:30 Wed. 9:00 to 4:00... Thurs. 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Any questions call Candi at 874-2143 or 412-8550
Join the Citadelians in celebration! We are in great anticipation and earnestly looking forward to our 6th ANNUAL SHEPHERD'S CELEBRATION! We are celebrating and honoring God for our Apostle, His Grace, Bishop W. Channing Jackson. Mark your calendars for March 31-April 2, 2017. This is an event you do NOT want to miss! We look forward to having you with us as we encourage Bishop and Lady Jackson to continue to do the work of the Lord! We will see you soon! https://www.facebook.com/events/1309292049149106/
ArtsRevive is pleased to host its 15th Annual juried competition.
Submissions must be received by Feb. 28, 2017.
For more information, complete entry details, or gallery hours, call 334-413-0193 or e-mail
Selma Food Bank Bass Tournament Fundraiser April 1st 2017 Safe light til 3PM Roland Cooper State Park Camden, Alabama. For more information: http://www.selmafoodbank.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Entry-Form-Fillable.pdf
Movie Showings on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sundays
For current show times and pricing, click here.
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Join us for the Chamber’s premier leadership and networking event of the year. For registration information and sponsorship opportunities, call us at 334-875-7241
The South Dallas Historical Preservation Association will host their annual BBQ fundraiser on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church on County Road 12 in Pleasant Hill. Tickets for the event are $10, with all proceeds dedicated to the South Dallas Historical Preservation Association for maintenance of the Presbyterian Church.
Festivities will begin at 10:00am, featuring booths of arts and crafts, blooming plants, and baked goods. Barbecue lunch will be served from 11:00am-1:00pm. No BBQ butts will be available for sale this year.
Please join us for this celebration! Vendors are welcome, free of charge. To reserve your space, or if you have any questions about the event, contact Teddy Pouncey at 334-412-0090.
Entry fee: $110 (includes big fish)
1st Place: $1,000 based on 30 boat min.
Safe light - 3:00pm
Registration Headquarters: One Way Bookstore 2185 Broad Street Selma, AL 36701 334-875-9492
David Nichols 334-419-1557
Steve Lane: 334-419-5263
CMHAW Schedule of Events.pdf
1 ticket = $1
25 tickets = $20
45 tickets = $35
Writsband = $25
Parking lot next to burger king
Bird Walk for Beginners (& History Buffs)
Saturday, May 6, 2017
8:00 am – 10:00 am
Learn the basics of bird identification from an experienced birder on this easy two-hour walk through historic Old Cahawba Archaeological Park. Meet at the visitor’s center, rain or shine, and bring your binoculars and bird guide if you’ve got them.
All skill levels are welcome to attend this bird-walk. Knowledgeable birders will guide you through the identification of the birds that abound at this time of year. A wide variety ranging from the “large” (like Bald Eagles and Turkey Vultures) to Barred Owls, Brown Thrashers and Hermit Thrushes on down to White-throated Sparrows, Carolina Wrens & Chipping Sparrows may be seen. So mark your calendars and plan on joining us for a morning of bird watching at Alabama’s first state capital. Call 334-872-8058 for more information or visit www.cahawba.com or www.facebook.com/oldcahawba.
ADDRESS: 9518 Cahaba Rd, Orrville, AL 36767
GPS: N 32.31963, W 87.10463
FEES: $8 per person
$5 admission (Children 5 & under free)
More info: (334)419-3271 or (334)412-2528
May 6 is our next trade day in the park. The campsite reservations are going fast, and we only have a limited supply of modern campsites. So if you wanting to make a reservation for that weekend please call 334- 872-5846.....Also if you are wanting a spot to set up a booth they are going fast as well, they are 10.00 a spot this year as well, so you need to call Anita Ellison @ 334-419-3271 to make those reservations.....So make you plans to be here May 6, Hope to see you there !!!!!
An update on Trade Day. We are up to 23 vendors. Some of those coming are Hazel Grey Boutique, Groovy Girl Designs, Mama's Sweet Tooth, Connie Smith with L ularoe clothing, Denise Rushton with her special jellies and goodies, and Southern Rose Travel who will be having a drawing for a 3day/2night resort vacation. And of course the Friends of Paul M. Grist State Park will have our booth selling t-shirts and providing information on what we do. We have for food vendors so far, including the Johnson's with Gateway Baptist Church, Chef Eli, Anthony's Dogs, and Hearn's BBQ. This is not the complete list, but I will add more as we get closer to the date. Remember, May 6th at Paul M. Grist State Park. Please continue to share so we can get the word out. My contact information is 334-419-3271. Thanks for all your support!
Latest update on vendors for Trade Day. We currently have 36 committed to coming to the event. Jennifer Davis will be selling children's books to raise money for Relay for Life, Chuck's Metal Art, Treba Trotter with sewing and crafts, Jessica Vines with Ozark tumblers and vinyl cut outs, Tabetha Moore with wreaths, drawings, jewelry and monogrammed items, Deb Kemper selling books and hats, and Andrea Holley selling wood crafts. The Plantersville Baptist Church youth group will be selling snow cones and other goodies, Evelyn Cox will be selling deserts and lemonade, and Jewell Williamson will be making stew. This is only a small portion of the vendors, but I will be adding more as we go along. Everyone please continue to share the information about Trade Day. The word is getting out. Thanks to everyone for your support! My contact information is 334-419-3271, or you can message me on Facebook.
Update#3: We now have 40 vendors committed to coming to Trade Day at Paul M. Grist State Park on May 6th. Adding to the list is: Buckle and Hide, selling leather goodsCindy Osbourne, selling vinyl cut outsDave Speed, the Tupperware manSherrer Holbrook, Premier JewelryMelanie Boozer, photographs and PhotographyDale and Ruth Boswell, The Swing ShopPaulette James, JewelryJennifer Armstrong, Just Painted arts and paintingsCindy Anderson, Mary Kay cosmetics andPersonal paintingsKatie Cooper, Kliz Dyes and designsRita Jordan, crocheted items, wine bottleDecorative lightingAmanda Vinson, Southern Camilla with Vinyl projects and home decorKayla Smith, with wood artAmber Lucas, The Pink Zebra wax melts, warmers, and jewelryTim Jones, Gumbo Kim Jones and Rachael Norris, crafts.
I think that is everyone so far ( putting all three list together). We are going to have Concert in the Park again and we are working on getting local talent. So far we have Jordan Harrison who won the Central Alabama talent show in 2016. Anyone else interested in participating please contact me. 334-419-3271. Thanks everyone for your support!
Update#4: We have reached our 50 vendors goal for Trade Day, so we are going to extend that number to 65. This is amazing and I would like to thank everyone for their support! Here are the most recent additions:
Rustic Roots, custom furniture building. Mongolia Creations, recycled creations from vintage and household items and one of a kind. Beverly Huffman with "Want to be rescued"Tracy Abbott, wood working, homemade clocks, candle holders.Joy Brunette, yard sale items.Ashley Brick, "It Works" health and wellness products. Annette Andrews, "Perfectly Posh" pampering products. Jamie Rose, "Thirty One" bags.Sheila Ferrell, face painting. Terri Johnson, wind chimes, fused glass jewelry, and other glass art.
The activities for the children are coming along. We currently have pony rides, prize walk, and paint me a butterfly.
Again thanks everyone for your support and continue to share the information. My contact information is 334-419-3271 or you can message me on Facebook.
DCMGA Annual Plant Sale
Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Trade Days
Paul M Grist State Park
1546 Grist Road
Dallas County Master Gardeners Association
President: Tina Lancaster
Vice President: Evelyn Cox
Secretary: Peggy Verhoff
Check us out on Facebook;
Dallas County Master Gardener Association, Alabama
Stop by our booth to learn more about the Dallas County Master Gardeners Association.
We would love to share information on how to become a Master Gardener!
There will be a variety of plants and other gardening items available for purchase. Come out and see what we have to offer and speak with a Dallas County Master Gardener for assistance with your new plants or issues that you may be having in your personal gardens.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, INC., Selma Alumnae Chapter would like to cordially invite you to fellowship with us for our First RED Kentucky Derby. For this inaugural event, attendance of more than 150 people is anticipated with a goal of $4,500 raised.
100% of all proceeds will go to support and encourage junior and senior high school students in Dallas, Lowndes, and Perry counties through the Selma Alumnae Chapter Scholarship Fund. The principal aim of this scholarship program is to offer financial support and to encourage serious and deserving students as they embark on their college studies.
We are seeking sponsorship or giveaways for this great event. On top of having your products served at the event, your company would be featured on our program for public acknowledgement. The funds would also aid in fueling the dreams of our future.
The Run for the Roses Come join
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
Selma Alumnae Chapter
RED Kentucky Derby
Joseph T. Smitherman Historic Building & Museum
109 Union St.
Selma, AL 36701
Saturday, May 6, 2017 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p. m. Food, Fun & Mint Juleps
(Ladies-Don’t forget your hats & Gents-Grab your bowties) For more information and/or to purchase tickets
Visit us at selmaalumnaedst.org or call 334-324-8351
We would be delighted to discuss this further at your convenience. Please contact using the below information.
Dr. Sherica B. Hatcher, President
Yeteva M. Johnson
Red Derby Committee