Area Events

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  • Afternoon After School Program

When: Through May 2015; @ 3:30 p.m.
Where: Boaz Public Library
Children ages 6 through 12, every 3rd Thursday. For  more information, 256-593-3000

  • Imagination Place Children’s Museum

When: Through Saturday, Jan. 31st, 2015
Where:  Broad Street, Gadsden
Snow exhibit, snow slide, sock ice skating. Admission includes The Festival of Trees Exhibit.  256-543-2787  www.culturalarts.com.

  • Storm Spotter Class

When: Thursday, Feb. 5th; 6 p.m.
Where: Guntersville City Town Hall
Sponsored by the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency in conjunction with the Huntsville office of the National Weather Service, and the class will be presented by a National Weather Service Warning and Coordination Meteorologist. The class is free and open to the public. No registration is required and additional information may be obtained by calling 256-571-7329.

  • 21st Annual Dinner Theatre

When: Feb. 5th – Feb 15th
Where: 1st United Methodist Church at Ft. Payne
Benefits The DeKalb County Children’s Advocacy Center. For more information or reservations, 256-997-9700.

  • “Right Time-Right Now: It Starts with Us” Seminar

When: Feb. 20th, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Bevill Center at Gadsden State Community College
Registration is required due to limited seating and the seminar fee is $25. The registration deadline is Friday, February 13.  For more information or to register, email Alison Bowling, at abowling@gadsdenstate.edu or call 256-549-8364.  Re-certification points will be available for CAP holders.

  • 30th Annual Eagle Awareness Program

When: Through Feb. 21st
Where: Lake Guntersville State Park
features live bird demonstrations, programs provided by notable speakers and guided field trips for viewing eagles in their natural habitat. Cost for some activities.

  • 10th Annual Hospice of Marshall County Race to Remember

When: March 7th, 2015
Where: Albertville High School Coliseum
To RSVP for this event or learn more, please visit www.hospicemc5k.com. For questions, contact Annah Grace Morgan at 256-891-7724 or 256-505-1879 or amorgan@hospicemc.org

  • Warrior Dash 

When: Saturday, March 7th, 2015; 9 a.m.
Where: Macedonia Elementary School
Age divisions: 12 & under, 13-30, 31-50, over 50. Medals to top 3 runners each division. Fee $20 by March 2nd, $25 after March 2nd. Free shirt to all who register. For more information: Melissa Hancock 256-228-4483 or hancockm@jackson.k12.al.us

  • FLW Series Bass Tournament

When: March 19th- 21st
Where: Lake Guntersville State Park
It’s a qualifying event for the FLW Series Championship. Daily weigh-ins each afternoon will be at the park, with the final weigh-in on the 21st to be held at the Guntersville Walmart. 300 anglers fish, with the top 20 fishing on the final day. For more information, see www.flwoutdoors.com.

  • Bassmaster Elite Series

When: April 9th – 12th
Where: Guntersville
Featuring 100 pro anglers. It will launch each morning from the City Harbor and weigh-in each afternoon at the Harbor. An expo and live entertainment will also be added on the weekend.

  • Alabama Farm & Poultry Expo

When: April 10th & 11th; 9 a.m. until
Where: Boaz VFW Fairgrounds
For more information, contact the Boaz Chamber at 256-593-8154.

  • Night of Jazz/Percussion Concert

When: Tuesday, April 21st
Where: Albertville High School Fine Arts Center

  • Southern Regional RV Club Meeting

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

  • FLW College Bass Tournament

When: 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

  • 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.

  • King Kat Tournament

When: 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.