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Join us on Thursday, March 17 for our Lunch at the Library program welcoming Lee Sentell, director of the Alabama Tourism Department. Lee’s new book “The Official U.S. Civil Rights Trail: What Happened Here Changed the World” follows the Civil Rights Trail’s path through trouble and triumph. Lunch tickets are $15.00. Lunch starts at noon and the program at 12:30. Reservations will close on Friday, March 11 at 5:00 p.m. Call 334-874-1725 to reserve your spot.
Welcome Rick Carter to the Library - Thursday, Feb 17, 2022 at 1:00 in the Vaughan Room. Rick is a storyteller, musician and author, coming to talk about his book, Fables and Stories-Tales From An Alabama Troubadour, a collection of short stories, one-liners, poetry, song lyrics, and prose – all about his musical adventures in Alabama. There is no charge to come and hear, enjoy and support Rick as he returns home to Selma. Rick will be selling his book at the event for $25.
The Selma and Dallas County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Information Invites You to Join us for a
Business After Hours
Sponsored by AC Reeves
Thursday, February 17, 2022
5:00 pm-7:00 pm
201 & 203 Broad Street
Reception for Artist Timothy Joe
Friday, February 18, 2022
At Broad Street Books
22 Broad Street
Pretzels and beer, music and tale-telling, with "Alabama Troubadour" and onetime Selma native Rick Carter, on hand, to celebrate the release of his new book, Fables, and Stories.
Black History Month Programs on the Voting Right’s Trail
HAYNEVILLE, AL – In observance of Black History Month 2022, the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail will feature special programs at the Lowndes Interpretive Center located at 7002 U.S. Highway 80 West in White Hall. Programs will be offered at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. (CST) each Saturday.
Saturday, February 5
“Behind the Scenes: The History of the Voting Right’s Movement in Lowndes County”
Saturday, February 12
“The People Behind the Lowndes County Voting Right’s Campaign”
Saturday, February 19
“Tent City: The Vote Won and the Repercussions”
Saturday, February 26
“Entering the Political Arena: The Lowndes County Freedom Party”
These programs are being offered by the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail to promote public understanding of history and special places that have been included in the national park system. For further information, contact Park Ranger Theresa Hall at 334-421-0627 or .
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