Upcoming Events in DeKalb County!
May 11, 2018 Share

Upcoming Events in DeKalb County!

Check out these upcoming events in the DeKalb County area! To have your event placed in our community section or here online in next week’s post: please send your events to zach@southerntorch.com.

Every Tuesday, Parents of Addicted Loved Ones – A new support group for Parents of Addicted Loved Ones is starting in Fort Payne at Word of Life Ministry, located at 3610 Gault Ave North. The meeting will be held every Tuesday from 6pm to 7:30pm. Any adult family member over 18 is welcome to attend these PAL meetings, however, for insurance reasons, no one under the age of 18 may attend and child care will not be provided. For more information, visit palgroup.org.

Every Wednesday, Breakthrough Church free meal – Come and enjoy a free meal and hear the Word of God on Wednesday nights starting January 3 at 5:30pm. If you need a ride, please contact: Lynn Haas at (256) 605-7854 or Connie Holdem at (256) 605-1776.

May 19, Hammondville Fire Dept. BBQ Fundraiser – Join the Hammondville Volunteer Fire Department in this year’s annual BBQ Fundraiser! The plate will have a BBQ sandwich, chips, drink and dessert. Whole butts will be sold in advance. It will begin at 10am and plates will be $7 each.

May 19-20, Rhododendron Festival – Talent and beauty usher in the Rhododendron Festival season with the Miss Rhododendron Pageant which kicks off this annual spring event. A bonfire and delicious local food always get the actual Rhododendron festivities off to a great start! Enjoy an event that highlights the best of Mentone with local musicians, cloggers, storytellers, arts of all mediums, horse drawn carriage rides, pony rides, scene boat tours of Little River, and a “Taste of Mentone”! The event begins on Saturday, May 19 from 9am to 5pm and then goes on to Sunday, May 20 from 9am to 4pm. Admission is free, but donations are welcome!

May 25, Liberty Bank Grillin’ and Chillin’ – Stop by Liberty Bank’s Geraldine location on Friday, May 25 from 9am to 4:30pm and help us celebrate 47 years of banking. President Chris Bailey will be manning the grill and they’ll be serving up some cold refreshments as well. Stop by for a bite and some friendly conversation!

May 31, ABC Plus Pharmacy Blood Drive – A blood drive will be held on Thursday, May 31 from 11am to 4pm at ABC Plus Pharmacy in Fort Payne!

June 1, DERA Meeting – The DeKalb Education Retirees Association (DERA) will meet at Kelly’s Kitchen in Rainsville on Friday, June 1 at 10am. The program, “Financial Security and Protecting Your Assets” will be presented by Anna Pritchett, AARP Advocacy Director. All retired educators, professional and support personnel, are invited and encouraged to attend.

June 2, Memories of Mayberry – The Town of Valley Head presents Memories of Mayberry as a day of fun for the whole family! There will be a cruise-in, great food, lots of fun, live entertainment, door prizes and more. Characters from Mayberry will be featured. All proceeds go to benefit the Valley Head Volunteer Fire Department. The festival will be held in the downtown square of Valley Head.

June 16, 10th Annual Freedom Fest 5K & 10K – Don’t miss the area’s largest fun run/walk! Registration and starting of the race is at Broadway Baptist Church in Rainsville. This year, they will close registration at 1,000 runners/walkers. Proceeds go to local charities. The race will begin at 8am with pre-registration at $30 and day-of registration at $35. To register online, contact info and more, visit the website www.racesonline.com. Funds generated by the 2017 Freedom Run will remain in the community, helping local citizens through donations which will benefit local charities.


No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write comment

Leave a Reply