Area Events

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  • Family Support Meetings

When: Monday, April  27th; 5:30 pm
Where: Bradford Health Services in Boaz
Meeting are for those who have family members who are struggling with drugs or alcohol. Free family support. 703 Medical Center Parkway in Boaz. 256-593-9152.

  • “Into The Woods” Musical

When: April 16th – April 26th
Where: Northeast Alabama Community College
All tickets are $5. For more information, 256-638-4418

  • Red Cross Blood Drive

When: Friday, April 24th; noon til 6 pm
Where: Center Stage in Rainbow City
Blood Drive in honor of baby Elyse Reeves.

  • 12th Annual Casa Golf Scramble

When: Friday, April 24th
Where: Big Spring Lake Golf in Albertville
Players check-in & lunch 11:15-12:15 pm. Shotgun 12:30 pm. For more information, 256-582-7229

  • Aggie Band-Big Bass Classic

When: Sunday, April 26th
Where: Lake Guntersville
Registration is $100 per boat with cash prizes, including $1,000 first place. Proceeds will go to the band.

  • Kiwanis Club 37th Annual Pancake Day

When: Saturday, April 25th; 6:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Fort Payne High School Cafeteria
$5 all you can eat

  • 2nd Annual Awareness Walk

When: Saturday, April 25th, 10 am – 12 noon
Where: Albertville Farmer’s Market
For more information, 256-582-8492

  • Mountain Valley Arts Council Exhibit

When: April 6th – 30th
Where: Mountain Valley Arts Council, Guntersville
Exhibit of photos taken and named by the children of Crain Court Youth Center. This year’s theme is “Through a child’s eyes.” 256-571-7199

  • Southern Regional RV Club Meeting

When: April 28th- May 5th
Where: Lake Guntersville State Park

  • Marshall County Spring Carnival

When: April 28th – May 9th; gates open at 6 pm
Where: Boaz VFW Fairgrounds
Gate admission is $4, children under 5, free. Rides, games, food and more. Presented by the VFW 6837 featuring The James Gang Amusements

  • Relay for Life for South Marshall

When: Saturday, May 2nd; noon til midnight
Where: Boaz Middle School
Kids Zone, Blood Mobile, contests, food, entertainment and more. For more information, 256-393-8889

  • FLW College Bass Tournament

When: Saturday, May 2nd
Where: Civitan Park, Guntersville
Featuring 100 college anglers. Universities from all over the southeast are represented, including the University of Alabama, Auburn University, University of North Alabama and more. www.flwoutdoors.com

  • Miss Southern Belle Pageant

When: Saturday, May 2nd
Where: Albertville High School Fine Arts Center
For more information, or to register call, 256-894-5000

  • Holy-One Golf Tournament Church of the Epiphany

When: Saturday, May 2nd; 10:30 registration
Where: Gunter’s Landing Golf Course
4 Person Scramble. For more information, 256-302-1003 or 256-506-2834

  • Albertville Swim Team Parent Meeting

When: Monday, May 4th; 6 pm
Where: Albertville Rec Center
Registration is underway now. All other questions can be answered at the meeting.

  • Etowah Pregnancy Testing Center 15th Annual Choose Life Banquet

When: Thursday, May 7th; 6:30 pm
Where: Gadsden Convention Hall
$20 per person, catered meal, guest speakers. For more information, 256-442-6101

  • UAB National Alumni Society Scholarship Run 5K-10K

When: Friday, May 8th, 6 p.m.
Where: UAB National Alumni Society
For more information, 205-934-3555 or Fax 205-934-3926

Camp H.O.P.E.

When: Saturday, May 5th; 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Where: YMCA Camp Cha-La-Kee on Lake Guntersville
Children ages 5 years and older may attend. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Community Camp H.O.P.E. is available to any family in the community who has experienced the death of a loved one. Preregistration is required, contact Stacey Johnson, LBSW 256-891-7724 or sjohnson@hospicemc.org.

  • Albertville Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

When: Friday, May 15th
Where: Big Spring Lake Golf Club
$300 per team (includes green fees, cart, refreshments, lunch and goody bag.) $100 hole sponsorship.

  • “Send Me” 5K Race

When: Saturday, May 16th; 8 am
Where: Fyffe First Baptist Church
Cost is $30. Race day registration starts at 7 am. Door prizes will be given before awards. Proceeds will go towards Peru Mission Trip. For more information, 256-996-5872.

  • Boaz Gives Back

When: May 16th, 2015; 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Boaz Outlet Center Parking Lot
Admission $5 or one new teddy bear. Cake walk, face painting, moon bounce, food, police and fireman demonstrations. All funds will go towards providing hygiene kits for those who have been in house fires. Sponsored by Servpro of Marshall County. 256-202-0717

  • 15th Annual Choose Life Banquet

When: Thursday, May 17th
Where: The Gadsden Convention Center
Tickets $20, available at The Pregnancy Center in Rainbow City. The banquet includes a guest speaker and a meal. For more information, contact 256-442-6101

  • 1st Annual Chili Cook-off & Trade Day

When: Saturday, May 23rd; 9 am
Where: Henagar  CrossOver Cowboy Church
Brought to you  by the Henagar CrossOver Cowboy Church Chuck Wagon Team. Turkey shoot at 10 am. Entry fee for cook-off $25. For more information, contact Curtis Chesser 334-313-4599

  • 7th Annual House of Hope Golf Classic

When: Monday, June 1st
Where: Gunter’s Landing
4 man scramble, door prizes, awards and BBQ dinner after awards. Return team registration form with letter of commitment by May 25th. For more information, 256-506-2007.

  • 32nd Annual World Deer Expo

When: July 17th – 19th
Where: BJCC Birmingham
Outdoors, hunting, fishing event. Special guests: Bobby Brantley, Kendall Jones and more. More information can be found at www.worlddeerexpo.com

  • 8th Annual Spring 2 Summer Wakeboarding Tournment

When: June 19th – 21st
Where: Spring Creek Ramp
www.wakefactory.net for more information

  • Dixie Pre Majors World Series

When: July 24th – 29th
Where: Guntersville Rec Field Complex & Guntersville High School field
Teams from 11 states including a host team from Guntersville will compete in this top level youth baseball tournament.

  • 4th Annual Habitat for Humanity Dragon Boat Festival

When: Saturday, August 15th
Where:  Coosa River at Riverwalk Park
Team registration is now open for Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity’s. Information is available at: 256-543-1898, gehabitat@comcast.net, website www.habitatdragonboat.com  or Facebook/habitatdragonboat.

  • King Kat Tournament

When: Sunday, Sept. 19th
Where: Bucky Howe Park
The largest and oldest competitive catfishing organization in America will bring a one-day catfish tournament. It is a qualifying tournament with all teams qualifying for the 2015 Eastern Championship. The tournament travels to 20 states a year. Free for all youth through age 12. www.kingkatusa.com.

  • Model A Tour

When: Oct. 14th – 17th
Where:  Marshall County
The “Sweet Home Alabama Tour” by the Central Alabama Model A Ford Club will visit Marshall County Oct. 14-17. The group will bring 80-100 attendees, touring Marshall County in their Model A Ford cars (only made 1927-1931). Planned stops include the Guntersville Dam, Cathedral Caverns, Lake Guntersville State Park, Arab Historical Village, etc. Contact Richard Haldeman for more info: 256-894-5493.

  • 6th Annual Pink Pumpkin Run

When: Saturday, Oct. 31st; 7 am
Where: Lake Guntersville Pavilion
Dress in your Halloween best for the race. 1 Mile Fun Run, 5K, 10K. Register online at foundationformmc.org or call 256-571-8026