Hale County Animal Shelter Adoptable Pet of the Week
Submitted by Laurie Nevin, Hale County Animal Shelter, 334-624-8120. Shelter hours Mon. 10-12 & Sat. 10-2.
Church & Community Events
St. Paul A. M. E. Zion Homecoming
St. Paul A. M. E. Zion Church, Cooksville, Miss. will celebrate it’s 51st annual Homecoming on Sun., Oct. 20 at noon. Guest speaker is Rev. Larry Cockrell, pastor of Household Faith Church, Birmingham. Rev. Sylvester Turner is pastor. Come and be blessed.
Revival Services at Macedonia Baptist Church
Revival services at Macedonia Baptist Church will be held Oct. 21-24 Mon.-Thurs. services will begin at 6:30 p.m. Rev. Chris Kynard, Pastor of Pine Hill Baptist Church, will be the evangelist. Church members invite everyone to come join in for a time of great worship and Christian fellowship.
4th Annual Moundville Community Trunk or Treat
4th Annual Moundville Community Trunk or Treat on Thurs., Oct. 31 from 5:30-8 p.m. We will start at the Moundville Methodist Church and end at the Moundville Public Library this year. No one will be allowed to set up at the town square. The Methodist Church will have games, goodies and free nachos. Moundville Methodist Church Preschool will also be hosting a fundraiser/cake walk. Free hayride for the children, We will have free corn dogs and drinks. If you would like to participate please text 205-614-0154. Awesome prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be given out to the best decorated and most unique trunk.
Angel Tree Sign up for Hale County
The Salvation Army will be taking Angel Tree applications for Hale County residents on Oct. 9 at First Baptist Church, 296 Beech St., Newbern from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the Family Center. Information needed: birth certificate for all children 12 years old and under. Each child must have a certificate in order to register. Parents photo id, proof of residence, any government assistance information such as food stamps, medicaid card, or any other government form is acceptable. Please know your child’s shoes and clothes sides and toy wishes. For more information contact Sis. Doris Williams at 205-345-3761, or church 334-624-3700.
Parent’s Night Out
HERO of Greensboro will be having their first annual Parent’s Night Out. The event is in correspondence with the organization’s parenting program, which is offered for free at HERO. Parent’s Night Out will be held Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Martin Stewart Community Center, Greensboro. The event will be catered and three prizes will be raffled off. Guest speakers for the event will be Judge Marvin Wiggins and Fetasia Lockett of TOP (Tuscaloosa One Place), Director of Parent-2-Parent. For more information about Parent’s Night Out or how to join HERO’S parenting program contact KiErra Bailey, Program Director, kierra@ herohousing.org or call (334)-624-0842.
Donors are urged to make an appointment to donate using the free American Red Cross Blood Donor App, by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/sport-clips, by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or by enabling the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device. The Red Cross and Sport Clips encourage donors to use the hashtag #SavingLivesLooksGood to share their new looks and invite others to give. Tuscaloosa: 10/22: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., University of Alabama, 751 Campus Dr.; 10/25: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Julio Jones-Kia, 4301 Greensboro Ave.; 10/29: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Tuscaloosa Association of Realtors, 2007 Paul W. Bryant Dr.; 11/7: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., The Capitol School, 2828 6th St.; 11/8: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 733 James I. Harrison, Jr. Pkwy. Moundville: 10/30: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Hale County High School, 50 Wildcat Way, Hwy. 69 S.
Fourth Annual Tuscaloosa Runs for Veterans 5K Run/Walk
All proceeds from charity event to benefit local veterans’ organizations. The Fourth Annual Tuscaloosa Runs for Veterans 5K Run/Walk will be held Sat., Nov.r 9 at the McAbee Center at the VA Medical Center, with all proceeds benefiting Tuscaloosa military organizations. Hosted by the Veterans Affairs Committee of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama and sponsored by Tuscaloosa Tourism & Sports, the event aids local charities including the Tuscaloosa Veterans Memorial Park, the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center Homeless Shelter, and the University of Alabama / Shelton State Community College Emergency Relief Fund, which provides assistance to veteran students in dire financial need. Participants can pre-register on Eventbrite for $20, or register onsite for $25. Registration for Tuscaloosa Track Club members is $15. Registration starts at 7 a.m., and the run begins at 8 a.m. The McAbee Activity Center is located at 3801 Loop Road in Tuscaloosa.
The Alabama Small Business Development Center, The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa, the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, and the Kentuck Art Center will present the next event in the “Create Tuscaloosa” series on Oct. 24, 2019. It will take place at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center from 5-6 p.m. The event is free, but registration is required. All of the professional development seminars for artists emphasize available resources that will help individuals build and manage the business aspect of their creative lives. The topic of this presentation will be Contract Negotiations. Visit https://asbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/8331 to register. The deadline is Oct. 24 at 8 a.m. Post-event networking with speakers and fellow artists will take place after the seminar at Carpe Vino if attendance to the main event is not possible. For additional questions, contact Karla Jordan at (205) 348-1582. The Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center is located at 620 Greensboro Avenue in downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information about the Arts Council or Bama Theatre, follow and like “The Arts Council – Bama Theatre – Cultural Arts Center” on Facebook and Twitter and also Instagram @tuscaloosaartscouncil. Call 205-758-5195 or visit tuscarts.org for further information.
Requiem by John Rutter to be presented by Christ Church Choir Nov. 1
A musical setting of John Rutter’s Requiem, an internationally acclaimed masterwork for chorus and orchestra, will be highlighted by Dr. Susan Williams, UA associate professor of voice, as soprano soloist. The program will be held at 6 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church on All Saints’ Day, Friday, Nov. 1. The service is dedicated to all the saints and to those whom we love but see no longer. The musical presentation of the Requiem will be incorporated into the traditional service for the repose of the souls of the dead, based on the Latin mass and the Anglican Book of Common Prayer. Set to music are five parts of the mass—Requiem aeternam (Grant them eternal rest), Pie Jesu (Blessed Jesus), Sanctus (Holy, holy, holy), Agnus Dei (Lamb of God) and Lux aeterna (Light eternal). The composer, John Rutter, (b. 1945) was educated at Cambridge and has long been associated with the Kings College music program. He was founder of the Cambridge Singers and has composed many choral works during his long career. According to Rutter, The Christ Church adult choir is made up of parishioners and University of Alabama faculty and students. Music director is Doff Procter, and organist is Dr. Steven Taranto. The St. Cecilia Singers include students in grades 3-7. The Rev. David Meginniss is rector of Christ Church and the Reverend Dr. Catherine Collier is associate rector. Christ Episcopal Church is at 605 Lurleen Wallace Blvd. N, between 6th and 7th Streets in Tuscaloosa. The service is free and open to the public. A nursery will be provided. For information call 205-758-4252.
UWA Julia Tutwiler Library to host Talk by Author Dr. G. Ward Hubbs
The University of West Alabama’s Julia Tutwiler Library will host a book talk by author Dr. G. Ward Hubbs on Sun., Oct. 27, from 2 until 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend this free event. A wine and cheese reception will follow the reading. For more information on the author’s visit, contact Anna Bedsole at UWA’s Julia Tutwiler Library at 205-652-3842 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donors are urged to make an appointment to donate using the free American Red Cross Blood Donor App, by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/sport-clips, by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or by enabling the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device. The Red Cross and Sport Clips encourage donors to use the hashtag #SavingLivesLooksGood to share their new looks and invite others to give. Tuscaloosa: 10/22: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., University of Alabama, 751 Campus Dr.; 10/25: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Julio Jones-Kia, 4301 Greensboro Ave.; 10/29: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Tuscaloosa Association of Realtors, 2007 Paul W. Bryant Dr.; 11/7: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., The Capitol School, 2828 6th St.; 11/8: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 733 James I. Harrison, Jr. Pkwy.
Moundville: 10/30: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Hale County High School, 50 Wildcat Way, Hwy. 69 S.
2nd Annual UWA Band Day
Come march with the Tigers at our 2nd annual UWA Band Day on Nov. 9! Sign up today at bit.ly/UWABandDay2019. For more information, please visit our website: band.uwa.edu. Registeration deadline Oct. 28.
CONVERSATIONS ON SLAVERY, HISTORIC PRESERVATION HIGHLIGHT THURSDAY EVENT — The White House Historical Association will partner with UA and its Blackburn Institute to present lectures and conversations about some of today’s most-discussed topics—slavery, historic preservation and community in the South. Thursday’s program will feature talks from White House Historical Association leadership and UA faculty. A new White House Historical Association internship available exclusively for UA students, beginning summer 2020, will be announced. The panels and guided conversations begin at 2 p.m. in Ferguson Center, room 2408, and are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Sara Beth Bolin, communication specialist in UA’s College of Arts and Sciences, at 205-348-8539 or email@example.com, or Dr. Julia Brock, UA assistant professor of history, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH EXPERTS TO SPEAK AT #GREENJUSTICEUA EVENT — UA’s School of Social Work will host “Environmental Justice: Research, Conversation and Networking Across Disciplines,” a panel discussion of environmental justice issues in Alabama and across the country, Oct. 16 at the Hotel Capstone. The panel discussion will be held from 2-4 p.m. Researchers from UA, University of Alabama-Birmingham and the University of Tennessee will discuss access to severe weather warnings, air quality issues in North Birmingham, unsewered homes in the Black Belt and how inequities in green spaces can adversely affect one’s health. The event will also feature exhibits from various environmental advocates, such as Friends of Hurricane Creek and the Black Warrior Riverkeeper. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact David Miller, UA School of Social Work, at 205-348-3942 or David.email@example.com.
UA COLLEGE OF CONTINUING STUDIES CELEBRATES A CENTURY OF INNOVATION — For 100 years, the College of Continuing Studies his extended the reach of UA well beyond the shadows of Denny Chimes. On Thursday, Oct. 17, the College will celebrate its first century and take the first steps into the future. At 2 p.m., there will be a dedication of the new home for CCS, University Hall, which is located on the Bryce Campus. Then, at 3 p.m., the public is invited to join in at the newly renovated Bryant Conference Center as CCS will be on display. Come by and learn more about what the College of Continuing Studies can do for you and your family. For more information, contact Antoine Bell in the College of Continuing Studies, 256-797-3526 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For assistance, contact UA communications, 205-348-5320.