Calendar of Community Events

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March 10, 2014

SHSU Leadercast Broadcast slated for 5/9

SHSU invites you to join in on their annual “Leadercast Broadcast” set for May 9. This live closed-circuit video presentation will feature such speakers as Archbishop Desmond Tutu, former 1st Lady Laura Bush and many others from across a wide range of leaders in the U.S. & the world. The event will take place at the university’s Gaertner Performing Arts Center. Tickets are now available and must be purchased in advance. For more information, call 294-2277 or online at www.shsu.edu/leadercast

Start: March 10, 2014 8:00 am
End: May 5, 2014 5:00 pm

March 27, 2014

Lost & Found in Texas exhibit opens in May

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum’s Walker Education Center will host an exhibit called “Lost & Found In Texas.” The exhibit will feature works by artist Derrick Birdsall, and will open May 16 with an opening reception from 4:30-6pm. The Walker Center is located on 19th Street in Huntsville. For more information, call 294-4712.

Start: March 27, 2014 8:00 am
End: May 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Shot in the Dark coming May 16th

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will present its 11th Annual “Shot-In-The-Dark Golf Tournament & Helicopter Golf-Ball Drop” on May 16. Entries are now being accepted. For more information, call the chamber at 295-8113.

Start: March 27, 2014 8:00 am
End: May 12, 2014 5:00 pm

April 8, 2014

Fund-raising golf tourney for school band

Huntsville High School’s Military Marching Band will host its 2nd annual fund-raising golf tournament April 26. The event will feature a 9am shotgun start and will take place at Raven Nest Golf Club. Entries are being accepted. Sponsorships are available. For more information, call 355-5955.

Start: April 8, 2014 8:00 am
End: April 26, 2014 7:00 am

Golf Tourney coming in May

The Walker County Senior Center will host its “Hackers Swing For Seniors” golf tournament with a 9am shotgun start May 3. The event will take place at Lake Estates Golf Course on Jamestown Road south of Trinity. Entry fee for this 5-golfer scramble is $65 per person. For more information, call 295-6151.

Start: April 8, 2014 8:00 am
End: May 2, 2014 5:00 pm

Final performance of HCT season

The Huntsville Community Theatre will present its production of Neil Simon’s “The Sunshine Boys.” Peformances are set for 7:30pm April 25 & 26 and May 2 &3. 2pm matinees are scheduled for April 27 & May 4. All performances will take place at the Old Town Theatre on 12th Street in downtown Huntsville. Ticket prices range from $6 to $12. Reservations are advised. For more information, call 291-7333 or go online at www.HuntsvilleCommunityTheatre.org

Start: April 8, 2014 8:00 am
End: April 25, 2014 5:00 pm

50 year Reunion slated for July

The 50-year reunion for the Huntsville High School graduating class of 1964 is set for July 18 & 19. The event will take place in conjunction with the school’s Ex-Student Association’s “all-school reunion. For more information give us a call on the K-SAM listener line at 295-4102 or log on to , call 295-3054.

Start: April 8, 2014 8:00 am
End: July 7, 2014 5:00 pm

April 16, 2014

Crawfish Boil & Catfish Fry May 3rd

The Walker County Area Go-Texan committee will host its annual Crawfish Boil & Catfish Fry beginning at 5pm May 3. Food will be served from 5 to 7 with all-you-can-eat crawfish, catfish, potatoes, corn & fries. Music & dancing will take place from 8-10pm. The event will take place at the Walker County Fairgrounds. Pre-sale tickets only….no tickets will be available at the door. Ticket prices are $35 for individuals…a table of 8 is available for $250. Funds raised will be used to help provide scholarships for the youth of Walker County. This will be a B-Y-O-B event. For more information, call 662-0211.

Start: April 16, 2014 8:00 am
End: May 2, 2014 5:00 pm

Crimestoppers Bowling Tourney 4/26

The Walker County/Huntsville Crimestoppers organization will host their 2nd Annual “Strike Out Crime” bowling tournament. The event is set for April 26 with registration beginning at 11am at Huntsville Lanes on the west feeder road of I-45 in Huntsville. Entry fee is $25 per person – or $100 for a 4-bowler team. Entry fee covers 3 games of bowling, shoe rental & lunch. Sponsorships are available. For more information, call 662-6363.

Start: April 16, 2014 8:00 am
End: April 26, 2014 9:00 am

Wine Down Shop Small May 1st

Huntsville’s Downtown Business Alliance will host its 3rd annual “Wine Down, Shop Small” event from 5-9pm May 1. Enjoy Texas wine tastings, local cuisine, shopping specials, live music & a silent auction. Presale tickets are $20. For more information, call 295-8322.

Start: April 16, 2014 8:00 am
End: May 1, 2014 5:00 pm