Thursday, Jan. 9

• Domestic Violence Support Group at 6 p.m. at the Albertville Senior Center, located at 709 S Broad St. It is free to attend, and childcare is not provided. For more information, contact Domestic Violence Crisis Services 256-891-9864.

• Art on the Lake, an annual two-day arts and crafts festival in Guntersville, is now accepting applications from artists and vendors who wish to exhibit in the show. This 59th annual event will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 18 & 19. For more information regarding exhibitor application, please contact: Kathy Reed 256-582-1534; boosherd@att.net or visit artonthelake-guntersville.com.

• Kala Clontz’s exhibit will be at the Mountain Valley Arts Council throughout January. Stop by the gallery to view her photography and paintings. Kala will be available for a meet and greet at the artist reception on Thursday, Jan. 9, from 5 - 7 p.m. Artist receptions are complimentary to members and the public and are made possible by member and sponsor contributions. For more information, visit online at mvacarts.org.

Monday, Jan. 13

• Early Bird Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at The Hempire, LLC, 5710 US Hwy 431 in Albertville. Come mingle with other business people and discuss what your business has to offer other. Bring a co-worker with and come enjoy breakfast and network.

• White Goods Pick-up for the District 2 Shop with a large dumpster at the shop in Grant on for items such as mattresses, lumber, furniture, old carpet, etc … to be disposed of (not for household garbage). White Goods will be picked up curbside by calling the shop at 256-728-4117 to schedule a pick up. Call the shop during shop hours Monday-Thursday 6 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to schedule a pick-up.

• Marshall Baptist Association’s Executive Committee meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Marshall Baptist Association Office.

Tuesday, Jan. 14 & Wednesday Jan. 15

• Marshall Medical Center South’s blood drive - hours Tuesday are 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Wednesday, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. All donors receive a $10 Chick-fil-A gift card and will be entered into a drawing for a Fitbit Charge 3. The drive will be held in the POB classroom, which can be reached from the South entrance and taking the elevator to the ground floor or through the main front entrance and turning to the right. Registration is beside the elevators.

Sunday, Jan. 19-25

• AARP Chapter 36, Marshall County, is sponsoring a trip to Miami and Key West, Florida January 19-25, 2020 for $719 per person. If you are interested in this trip, call Martha Millican at 256-677-1541.

Thursday, Jan. 23

• Albertville Chamber’s Winter Growth Session #2 - Direct Family Care at noon. This Growth Session will be facilitated by Dr. Charisse Jordan of B&A Primary Care. To reserve a spot email kathy@albertvillechamberofcommerce.com or call 256-878-3821 - No Cost to Chamber Members and $15 for Future Members. Lunch will be provided and sponsored by Jack’s.

• Meet & Greet with the Sand Mountain Park & Amphitheater Staff at the Albertville Chamber of Commerce from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 4

• Marshall County Republican Club meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Wintzell’s Restaurant in Guntersville with guest speaker Tommy Tuberville, candidate for U.S. Senate seat.

Thursday, Feb. 6

• State of the City Breakfast at Albertville Parks & Recreation (Old Nat’l Guard Armory) 505 E. McKinney Ave. 8 a.m.

Thursday, Feb. 27

• Business After Hours Mardi Gras Style - Local Joe’s at Hammer’s Hall 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Ongoing

• RSVP is moving. After 47 years of being in the heart of downtown Guntersville, the office will be moving just across the river bridge next to the county park, located at 19272 US Hwy 431, in Guntersville. The office will be closed from Friday, Nov. 22 through Dec. 5. Contact RSVP by email, mcrsvp@mcrsvp.org, during this time but operations and correspondence soon. For more information, call 256-571-7734 or fax 256-571-7775. RSVP looks forward to welcoming to its new home after the first of the year.

• Every Wednesday, Rock Springs Baptist Church, located at 97 Rock Springs Rd. in Albertville invites ages 0-12th grade for its weekly AWANA program from 6:15-7:45 p.m. Dinner is provided. There is also adult Bible study.

• Every Wednesday, North Broad Street Church of Christ’s Bible Study at 6:30 p.m. in Albertville.

• Every Saturday, North Broad Street Church of Christ’s Veterans Meetings in Albertville every third Saturday of the month, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Fellowship Hall. All military and all veterans are invited. Visit northbroad.church for more information.

• Every Sunday, North Broad Street Church of Christ’s Bible Study at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday worship service at 10:30 a.m. in Albertville.

• CAJA of Marshall County is currently accepting applications for volunteers to join its training class. CAJA is looking for caring adults to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children in court. Must be over 21, able to pass background checks, and have good spoken and written communication skills. Apply online at cajaofmarshall.org to be considered for the fall training class.

• Come enjoy fellowship with other seniors, games and a nutritious meal each week at the Douglas Senior Center, located at 335 Stadium Circle in Douglas, across from the high school. The center is open Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The center has exercise equipment, quilting, pool table, sewing machines and a computer. Bus transportation is available. If you’re 60 and older, visit the center. For more information call, 246-840-1440.

• The DAV, Frank L. Bradford Chapter 18 of the Marshall County meets on the second Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, 1101 Sunset Drive, Guntersville.

• The InsideOut Ostomy Support Group meets the second Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Marshall Cancer Care Center. For more information about InsideOut, call the Cancer Care Center at 256-894-6750.

•The Marshall County Guardianship Program or GAP is a United Way Community Partner serving disabled and aging adults who have no one willing or able to help them make important decisions. Call 256-388-9851 for more information.

•The Golden Agers Group of the North Broad Street Church of Christ in Albertville meet each Tuesday at 10 a.m. for Bible Study and Fellowship in the church’s Fellowship Hall. Brother Tom Scott is the teacher.

•RSVP will be offering these opportunities this February: Genealogy Open Lab - Fridays from 9:30-11 a.m. and 1-on-1 Computer Help for $5 per session. Bring a flash drive to all computer classes. Please come by to sign up, and for more information, call 256-571-7734.

•The Marshall County Caregiver Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m.-noon. at the Guntersville First United Methodist Church, 609 Blount Ave. The group is for those caring for loved ones with dementia, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease.

•Lakeside Quilters Club meets the second and fourth Mondays of the month at the Church of the Epiphany on Sunset Dr. in Guntersville at 9 a.m. The club sometimes has demonstrations of new techniques in quilting and related subjects. Anyone is welcome to come join us and have fun.

•RSVP Chorus meets on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. - New members welcome! Come join the fun and fellowship, no auditions. Need tenors, basses, sopranos and altos. To register you must come to RSVP and pay, or mail fees to 1805 Gunter Ave, Guntersville, AL 35976, before added to the class roster. For more information call RSVP, 256-571-7734.

•RSVP Ukesters - Want to learn the Ukulele or want to play with a uke group? RSVP Ukesters would like for you to join them Thursday afternoons at 1:00pm. For more information call RSVP, 256-571-7734.

•Diabetic? Ask your doctor to refer you to Marshall Medical Centers’ free Diabetes Management classes. Held monthly, classes are led by a nurse and a registered dietician. They provide information on the medical side of the disease. Classes are held in the third-floor classroom in the Medical Plaza next door to Marshall North. For more information, call 256-571-8052.

•Are you new to Medicare? Marshall County Council on Aging offers the help you need. Our counselors can answer your questions about Medigap and prescription Part D insurance and help you understand your Medicare benefits. You may be eligible for other benefits and helpful programs in your area. Call 256-571-7805 for an appointment.

•Highpoint Homemakers is seeking new members for food, fellowship, education and community service. We support many local organizations such as Cancer Center, Shepherd’s Cove and Second Chance Animal Shelter. We are associated with Alabama Homemaker’s and Community Leaders as well as the Country Women’s Council USA (CWC) which is a coordinating council composed of Associated Women of the World (ACWW). This organization promotes international understanding through projects to combat poverty, educate, preservation of health, etc. These projects include Pennies for Friendship and Letter Friends through specialized agencies in the United States. We meet once a month on the second Tuesday of each month at Douglas Senior Center. Each month we have lunch and educational programs as well as a great time. For more information please contact Susan Beck at 256-572-1803 or Genell Cobb at 256-279-3933.

•The Marshall County Caregiver Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. at Guntersville First United Methodist Church, 609 Blount Ave. The group is for those caring for loved ones with dementia, Alzheimer or Parkinson’s disease.

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