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August 25, 2014

Living With Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Making a Care Plan

The Huntsville Public Library will host a free educational program presented by the Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. The program is titled: “Living With Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Making a Care Plan,” and will take place beginning at 4:45pm Wednesday in the library’s Community Room. The library is located on Avenue ‘M’ at 14th Street.  For more information call 291-5471

Start: August 25, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 27, 2014 2:00 pm

Roxie Douglas Scholarship Foundation & Learning Institute 18th Scholarship Banquet

The Roxie Douglas Scholarship Foundation & Learning Institute will host its 18th Scholarship Banquet on Saturday. The event will take place at the Veterans Conference Center on Highway 75 North across from Kate Barr Ross Park in Huntsville. For more information call 295-5959.

Start: August 25, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 29, 2014 5:00 pm

Thomas Lake Road Volunteer Fire Department Labor Day Barbecue

The Thomas Lake Road Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual “Labor Day Barbecue.” The event is set for 11am-2pm Sunday, and will take place at the department’s headquarters on FM 3454 off FM 980 east of Riverside. The menu will consist of sliced barbecue brisket, sausage & chicken with all the trimmings. You can eat in or take out. Adult tickets are $9, kids ages 6-10 $4, and children under 6 eat free. A cake auction is also planned at 12:30pm. For more information call 581-2439.

Start: August 25, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 30, 2014 5:00 pm

August 12, 2014

Huntsville Family YMCA- Fall Sports

Registration continues for fall sports at the Huntsville Family YMCA. Youth soccer is for children 3 & 4 years old. Youth volleyball is for kids ages 6 through 14. Youth flag football is for children ages 5 through 12. Financial assistance is available to families who qualify. Registration continues through Sept. 2. The YMCA is located on Old Houston Road. For more information call 295-8009.

Start: August 12, 2014 8:00 am
End: September 1, 2014 5:00 pm

Huntsville Youth Soccer Association- Fall Registration

The Huntsville Youth Soccer Association will host registration sessions for its upcoming fall seasons. The registration opportunities will take place at Carbonero Restaurant on 11th Street. Sessions are set for 10am-3pm Saturday, as well as Aug. 23 & 30. Additional information is available online.  For more information call 439-7056.

Start: August 12, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 29, 2014 5:00 pm

July 15, 2014

Items needed for Hornet Green & White Football Radio Auction

The 5th annual “Huntsville Hornet Green & White Football Radio Auction” is set for Sept. 20 on 101.7 KSAM. The Mean Green Football Booster Club is currently collecting auction items for the auction and donations are welcome. The pickup of items can be arranged. For more information, call 661-2293.

Start: July 15, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 29, 2014 5:00 pm

July 14, 2014

Headstart accepting applications

Huntsville Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Children must be 3 or 4 years old by Sept. 1, and must be from low-income families or be children with special needs. Verification of family income, the child’s birth certificate, immunization record, Social Security card and Medicaid card will be required. The Head Start facility is located on FM 980 at FM 247. For more information, call 291-9190.

Start: July 14, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 29, 2014 5:00 pm

July 2, 2014

Vendor registration for 40th Fair on the Square

Save the date for the 40th annual Fair On The Square hosted by the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce. This year’s downtown celebration is set for Oct. 4. Vendor registration is underway. For more information, call the chamber at 295-8113.

Start: July 2, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 30, 2014 5:00 pm