See what's happening in Selma and Dallas County.
Ø The King Center is accepting Nominations and Applications for our Summer Youth Leadership Academy
June 17-28-The Leadership Academy is designed to develop leaders who have the skills to positively influence and impact themselves, their peers and their communities using the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The intense two week on campus experience prepares youth, ages 13 – 18, to be influential leaders and change agents for their schools, communities and the world. The two week camp includes: A Civil Rights tour of Alabama, Small group facilitation, Interactive modules , Learn to code, Create nonviolent video games & apps, Produce short films and music videos, Learn to utilize Dr. King's principles to combat bullying and a 12 month follow-up plan with monthly in-person and virtual meetings. The Leadership Academy fee is $350. Nominate a student for the Academy here: Nomination Form - Register your student for the Academy here: Application (A non-refundable deposit of $25.00 is required for each application.) Apply for a scholarship to attend the Academy here: Scholarship Application
Farmers Market Season
The Dallas County Farmers’ Market will officially be opened for its 2019 season beginning on Saturday, June 1, 2019. The market will be opened on Tuesday’s, Thursday’s and Saturday’s beginning June 1 – November 15, 2019, from 6:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. or until the last vendor sells out. The market is located at Bloch Park on Dallas Avenue in Selma. For more information or if you have questions, please contact the market manager at 334-518-0346.
-Friends of Camp Grist Trade Day
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Paul M. Grist State Park
More Details To Follow...
1st Saturday Selma happens the first Saturday of each month from 10 AM - 2 PM in beautiful downtown Selma, Alabama! Join art galleries, food trucks, shops, restaurants, and music venues all day Saturday, and some will be open the night before! Check out the Facebook page for updates and specials: https://www.facebook.com/1stSaturdaySelma/ (334) 375-3838
B.Y.O (Bring Your Own) Bike Tour of Old Cahawba
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Cruise through Cahawba during this one-hour tour of Alabama's most famous ghost town. On this 4 mile, easy-paced, guided bicycle tour, we will explore the abandoned streets, overflowing wells, and decaying ruins of this antebellum Pompeii. Join us as we visit points of interest along the Alabama and Cahaba Rivers and learn about the historic charm of Old Cahawba. Be sure to bring your bike, water, and snacks. 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
Ø June 1—Saturday—Grand Opening of Good Hands Auto Sales at 10:00 am at 1909 West Highland Avenue (lot next to old Dominos)
Military and First Responders Appreciation Day
All Veterans and family and all First Responders and Families
Fish Fry 11 am – 2 pm
National Guard Armory 3363 US Highway 80 W
Contact John Coon 334 327 8724
Ø June 1—Saturday—An Elegant Night of Jazz from 8:00 pm-12:00 am at the Pride of Alabama Elks Lodge, 4304 Water Avenue, Selma- The Alabama A&M University Alumni Association Selma-Dallas County Chapter invites you all to an elegant night of music, food, and fun! Returning to Selma as our guest musician is AAMU Alumnus, Dr. Reginald Jackson. Serving food and the bar will be open! Ticket prices are: $25 (Single tickets), $40 (Couples tickets), $350 (Table of 8) TABLES ARE LIMITED! All proceeds go toward our scholarship efforts for area high schools students. For tickets and event information, contact Nivory Gordon: (334) 301-4876 or Collins Pettaway, III: (334) 412-7807