Calendar of Community Events

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March 10, 2014

Annual run to benefit SAAFEHouse and Children’s Haven

The Polk County District Attorney’s office will host its 5th annual 5k, 10k & Kids Fun Run beginning with 7:15am registration April 19. The event will take place at the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation on Highway 190 east of Livingston. Prizes will be awarded in several categories for males & females. Lunch will also be provided for all runners. All proceeds will benefit SAAFEHouse & Children’s Haven in Polk County. For more information, call 291-3529.

Start: March 10, 2014 8:00 am
End: April 18, 2014 5:00 pm

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

Founder Day at SHSU 4/26

Be among the 1st to celebrate an historic event and begin at new tradition at SHSU. The university will celebrate their 1st “Founders Day” April 26. Reconnect with old friends & faculty. Interact with noted SHSU experts. Enjoy a lunch in the historic Peabody Library. Participate in a unique dedication ceremony. For more information, call 294.1841.

Start: March 10, 2014 8:00 am
End: April 21, 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

Charity Car Wash April 19th

The Prison City Super Cars car club of Huntsville & Walker County, will host a charity car wash beginning at 9am April 19. The event will take place at Domino’s Pizza on South Sam Houston Avenue in Huntsville. For more information, call 936-649-2971.

Start: March 27, 2014 8:00 am
End: April 19, 2014 10:00 am

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

Easter Egg Hunt April 19th

The American Legion Auxiliary of Huntsville’s Post No. 95 will host an Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 11am April 19. The event will take place on the grounds of the Legion on American Legion Drive just off FM 2821. Children are asked to supply their own basket. Seperate egg hunts will take place for younger & older children with prize eggs for each group. For more information, call 936-239-8538.

Start: April 8, 2014 8:00 am
End: April 19, 2014 9:00 am

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