Upcoming Events in DeKalb County!
May 11, 2018
Southern Torch (3614 articles)

Upcoming Events in DeKalb County!

Every Monday, By His Hands Outreach Ministry – The By His Hands Outreach Ministry will host a soup kitchen beginning on Mondays at 6pm. The Clothes Closet will be open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. Both are at 2494 Church Avenue in Rainsville. Donations are greatly appreciated!

Every Monday, Sons of Confederate Veterans – The Sons of Confederate Veterans meets the 2nd Monday of each month at Burnt Church at 6pm in Sylvania. 

Every Monday, Sons of the American Revolution – The Sons of the American Revolution meets the 3rd Monday of each month at Western Sizzlin’ in Fort Payne at 6pm.

Every Wednesday, 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 Avenue 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.

April 13, Community Easter Egg Drop & Carnival – Join Mentone for Easter celebration like never before! The event goes from 10am to 1pm at Mentone Community Church. There will be carnival games, food, fellowship and lots of fun!

April 13, Bunny Hop 5K & Fun Run – GH Metal Solutions East is presenting the Bunny Hop 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, April 13 beginning at 8am. It benefits Relay for Life and costs $25 per person.

April 13, GH Metal Solutions 5K Relay for Life – The GH Metal Solutions chapter of Relay for Life, the GH Heroes, are hosting the first annual Bunny Hop 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, April 13 at 8am. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. Day-of registration begins at 7am at $25 per person. For more information, visit the GH Heroes facebook page or visit www.racesonline.com.

April 14, Salem Methodist Church Singing – There will be a singing held at 6pm on Sunday, April 14 at Salem United Methodist Church in Geraldine featuring Bloodline of Albertville as the special singers. All are welcome to attend! 

April 19, Hillbilly Saddle Club Tack Auction – Fyffe’s Hillbilly Saddle Club will host a tack auction on Friday, April 19 at 6:30pm. They will host a Trail Ride and BBQ supper the following night on April 20 beginning at 4pm. All proceeds benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital. For more information, please call (256) 623-3276 or (256) 899-4295.

April 24, Rainsville Chamber Administrative Professional Day Luncheon – The Rainsville Chamber of Commerce will host their Administrative Professional Day Luncheon on April 24 from 12pm to 1pm at the Tom Bevill Center. The cost is $20 for a catered lunch and lots of door prizes. Call the Chamber at (256) 638-7800. 

April 24-28, & May 1-5, NACC Theatre presents “Beauty and the Beast” – NACC Theatre presents the classic tale of “Beauty and the Beast” at the Tom Bevill Lyceum from April 24-28 and May 1-5. Reserved seating is $8 each. Call (256) 638-4418 for more information.

April 26, Rainsville Rainsville FBC “Secret Church” – A “Secret Church” simulcast featuring the teachings of David Platt will be hosted at Rainsville First Baptist Church on Friday, April 26 at 6pm. There is no charge, but participants are encouraged to bring snacks for the six-hour event. For more information, visit www.rainsvillefirst.com.

April 27, FSB Relay for Life 5K Run/Walk Fun Run – Join First State Bank for the 8th Annual Relay for Life 5K Run/Walk Fun Run. Participants are encouraged to walk or run in memory or in honor of a loved one. The race will be held at DeKalb Lake in Sylvania. The entry fee is $20 if postmarked by April 6, or $25 thereafter. Registration begins at 7am and the race is at 8am. 

April 30-May 4, Spring Carnival at VFW Fairgrounds – Come out to the Spring Carnival and enjoy all the rides and entertainment at the DeKalb County VFW Fairgrounds in Fort Payne. Gates open at 5pm every day.

May 3-4, Vintage Pickin’ Barn Sale The Vintage Pickin’ Barn Sale allows you to shop some of the best vendors from around the South! Vintage marketplace featuring farmhouse, primitives, rustic junk, shabby and french country, repurposed goods and more! There will be live music and local food vendors. It will be held at White Oaks Farm. Priority Pickin’ passes are $15 and general admission is $6 per person. 

May 4, DARE 5K Run/Walk The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office will sponsor the DARE 5K Run/Walk for a Drug Free DeKalb County. It begins at Fyffe HS Gym. Registration deadline to guarantee you a tee shirt will be on April 20.

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