Thursday, Feb. 13

• The Shepherd’s Cove Foundation’s Heart of Hospice will be from 5-7:30 p.m. at Baker’s on Main in Guntersville. There will be a beer and wine tasting with heavy hors d’oeuvres, music and Heart of Hospice awards presentations, which will recognize a local individual and business for exemplifying the heart of hospice. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased at

• Art on the Lake, an annual two-day arts and crafts festival in Guntersville, is accepting applications from artists and vendors. It will be held April 18-19. For more information, please contact: Kathy Reed 256-582-1534; or visit

Friday-Sunday, Feb. 14-16

• The Eagle Awareness Weekend at the Guntersville State Park will be Friday – Sunday, Feb. 14-16. On Friday, Feb 14, 5 p.m. — Jules Berta Vineyards- Wine tasting (Lobby outside Camellia),5:30 p.m. - Weekend Orientation - Mike Ezell (Camellia) and 6 p.m. – Frogs of Alabama- Dr. George Cline (Camellia). On Saturday, Feb 15, 5:30 a.m. – Early Bird Coffee (Lodge lobby), 6 a.m. – Town Creek Eagle Watch (Caravan to Town Creek Pier), 8:30 a.m. – Q&A on Field Trips (Camellia), 9 a.m. – Field Trips depart (Caravan), 10:30 a.m. - Doors open for seating (Camellia), 11 a.m. -Birds of Prey-Wings to Soar (Camellia), 1-2 p.m. - Kids Craft-CVB-(Azalea II), 1:30 p.m. – Doors open for seating (Camellia), 2 p.m. – Birds of Prey- Wings to Soar (Camellia), 3:30 p.m. – Eagle Watch at Town Creek (Caravan to Town Creek Pier), 5 p.m. – Doors open for seating (Camellia) and 5:30 p.m. – Birds of Prey- Rise Raptor, Inc. (Camellia). On Sunday, Feb. 16, 5:30 a.m. – Early Bird Coffee (Lodge Lobby), 6 a.m. – Town Creek Eagle Watch (Caravan to Town Creek Pier), 8:30 a.m. – Q&A on Field Trips (Camellia), 9 a.m. – Field Trips depart (Caravan), 1 p.m. - Photo Ops-(Boardroom), 1:30 p.m. – Doors open for seating (Camellia), and 2 p.m. – Raptor Trek- Alabama 4H Science Center (Camellia). With Field Trips – Guided, Waterfowl, Guntersville Dam — also, Self-Guided High Falls County Park, Cathedral Caverns State Park and Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge.

Saturday, Feb. 15

• MCPALS Day of Service clean-up is rescheduled at Honeycomb Cemetery at 9 a.m. All volunteers will be welcome. MCPALS furnishes bags, vest and litter grabbers, but request that volunteers bring their own gloves. For more information, call 256 582-1918 or e-mail

• There will be a Saturday Night Gospel Singing at Macedonia #2 Baptist Church, located at 1092 County Road 34 in Crossville, at 6 p.m. featuring Children of Promise, The Cornelious Sisters and Union Hill Choir; and Rev. Lewayne Levans as pastor. Everyone is welcome.

• AARP Chapter 36, Marshall County, will meet at Catfish Cabin, Albertville, at 8 a.m. for breakfast and fellowship. A breakfast buffet of bacon, sausage, eggs, fried potatoes, fried sweet potatoes, biscuits, gravy, grits, coffee and juice will be served for $7 per person. All seniors are invited.

Sunday, Feb. 16

• There will be a gospel singing at Flat Rock Church near Grove Oak beginning at 5 p.m. The special singers will be “Ordained.” The church is located on County Road 346 near High Falls Park. Everyone welcome.

Friday, Feb. 21

• A benefit concert has been organized to help victims of the deadly fire at the boat dock in Jackson County Park in Scottsboro on Monday, January 27. Christian recording artists – The Martins, frequently seen on the Gaither Homecoming Videos, will perform at the concert at 6:30pm at Collins Elementary School Auditorium, 102 Legion Drive in Scottsboro. Local artists The Interstate Quartet, Comedian Mickey Bell and New Ground also will be featured. 100% of the proceeds for this event will be given to the victims thru a fund set up at First National Bank. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $25 for VIP tickets. More information is available by calling (256) 218-1983 or visiting #JacksonCountyStrong

Thursday, Feb. 27

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

Sunday, March 1

• Liberty Baptist Church in Crossville will host Joseph Habedank at 5 p.m. For more information, call 256-659-4315.

Sunday-Wednesday, March 1-4

• There will be a Revival at Macedonia #2 Baptist Church, located at 1092 County Road 34 in Crossville, with Sunday morning service at 11 a.m. and each night service will be at 6:30 p.m. Rev. Lewayne Levans said, “Everyone is welcome.”

Saturday, March 7

• The fundraiser for Marshall County Homeplace - Celebrity Feud will be at 6 p.m. at the Guntersville Town Hall. Tickets are $50 each. There will be heavy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Tickets are available at Home Place Thrift Store, located at 1540 Blount Ave. in Guntersville. For more information, call 256-960-5058.

• The Rainsville Church of God invites everyone to their upcoming Comedy Dinner Theater at 6pm. Tickets are $20 each and includes dinner and entertainment by Aunt Mable out of Georgia. All profits will be used to support orphans and widows through Love First Missions. To purchase tickets or questions, call the church office at 256-638-7509. You may also leave questions on their Facebook page.


• The Boaz Square Dance Club invites the community to a free night of dancing on Feb. 18 and Feb. 25. For information, call Keith Branham at 256-706-0355.

• The Marshall County Veterans Service Office (VSO) will be closed on Thursdays beginning in February in order to help the Etowah County VSO office. VSO services will resume normal business operations when personnel shortages are filled.

• 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. Contact RSVP by email,, or call 256-571-7734 or fax 256-571-7775. RSVP looks forward to welcoming to its new home.

• 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 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.

• 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. Open Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with exercise equipment, quilting, pool table, sewing machines and a computer. Bus transportation is available. 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 Dr., 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 serving disabled and aging adults. 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. Bro. 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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