Thursday, Jan. 30

• 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. For more information, visit mvacarts.org.

• Henryville United Methodist Church in Guntersville’s presale for soup and sausage balls for Super Bowl weekend. Place orders by Jan. 30. Call Kelly Jones at 256-582-1554.

Friday, Jan. 31

• Hope of Albertville United Methodist Church’s soup and chili luncheon and bake sale will be from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and will cost $8. It will be at the church, located at 1110 Walnut St. in Albertville.

Sunday, Feb. 2

• There will be a singing at Union FCM Church, east of Boaz, with guest singers The Fisherman at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 4

• The Marshall County Democratic Club will giveaway pocket-size copies of the U.S. Constitution to members and guests at its meeting. To RSVP for the Feb. 4 Club meeting featuring guest speaker U.S. Congress candidate Rick Neighbors, and get your free copy of the U.S. Constitution, call 256-558-1927 by Feb. 1.

• Evans Elementary third annual The Amazing Shake Competition, where students showcase skills in public speaking, poise, confidence and business etiquette. It will be from 8 a.m.–noon at the school.

• The 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 the U.S. Senate seat.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

• Marshall County Education Retirees Association’s meeting at 10 a.m. at Catfish Cabin in Albertville with Probate Judge Andrea LeCroy as guest speaker. All retired public education employees are welcome.

Thursday, Feb. 6

• Albertville’s State of the City Breakfast, to be held at Albertville Parks & Recreation Center (Old National Guard Armory) 505 E. McKinney Ave., begins at 8 a.m.

• AARP Chapter 36, Marshall County’s meeting will be at Catfish Cabin, in Albertville, at 10 a.m. with The Blairs gospel music. A seafood/chicken buffet with all the trimmings will be served for $9 per person. All seniors are invited.

Friday, Feb. 7

• The Geraldine Peewee Cheerleaders are hosting their annual fundraising pageant - Queen of Hearts - at 2 p.m. in the school lunchroom. The pageant is open to all girls, ages newborn to 18 years old. Deadline for entry is registration/practice on Friday February 7, at 6 p.m. Forms can be turned in at either office at the school. For forms/information contact Karen at 256-601-6368, Hannah at 256-572-4326 or Katie at 256-601-1943 or message on Facebook at: Geraldine Peewee Cheerleaders.

Saturday, Feb. 8

• Marshall Technical School’s Cosmetology Fashion Show — hair, make-up and fashion by the students. This year’s “Celebration of Life” themed show will take place at the Claysville School Gym, located at 140 Claysville School Rd. in Guntersville, at 6 p.m.

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 mcpals@marshallco.org.

Thursday, Feb. 27

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

Ongoing

• 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, mcrsvp@mcrsvp.org, 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 M-F 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 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 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. 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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