Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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April 18-Tuesday- DALLAS COUNTY YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID COURSE from 8:30am-5pm at Vaughan Regional Medical Center, located at 1015 Medical Center Parkway, Selma-Please direct registration questions to Mercedes Lightfoot, BS at 205-614-6211 or email  

Puppet Shows

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Every Week until April 26, 2017

Call the library for reservations 334-874-1730 

Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28 | Sleeping Beauty 

Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28 | King Midas and the Golden Touch

Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25 | Aladin and His Lamp 

Career Readiness Day

Friday, April 21, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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For current 8th graders ONLY. Hosted by the MJ93-90 Fund and Wallace Community College Selma, this event will feature/cover ACT & SAT Prep, Gear Up Alabama Program, College Prep info, Hands-on career booths, and the Selma Career Center. 


For more information, contact 334-419-3544 or  

Old Cahawba Civil War Ceremony

Saturday, April 22, 2017 2:00 pm
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Are you missing the Battle of Selma Reenactment this weekend? If so, why not come to a memorial service for the men that died while being held captive at Cahawba during the Civil War? You are invited! We will have Battle of Selma reenactors and canon. You'll even get to hear brief messages left behind by a few of the men who died here during that war. A female reenactor will read an actual letter from a women who nursed both Union and Confederates in the Cahawba hospital. A wreath will be placed on the grave of an unknown soldier and taps will be played. The talented Christine Weerts and Linda Hogue will present a Civil War era hymn, which will be an enjoyable highlight of the ceremony. Please take a few minutes out of your Saturday to join us as we honor these soldiers. The ceremony will start at 2 pm so come 15 to 30 minutes before to get situated. This Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 2 pm.

Music & Story Time

Monday, April 24, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Every Week until April 25, 2017

Call the library to reserve your spot 334-874-1730

Jan. 23, 30 | Let it Snow

Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 | Love My Friends

Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27 | St. Patrick's Fun

Apr. 3, 10, 17, 24 | April Showers

Puppet Shows

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Every Week until April 26, 2017

Call the library for reservations 334-874-1730 

Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28 | Sleeping Beauty 

Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28 | King Midas and the Golden Touch

Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25 | Aladin and His Lamp 

Spring Home Gardening Workshop

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 4:00 pm
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Spring Home

Gardening Workshop

Alabama Cooperative

Extension System

For more information and to

register call 334-875-3200

What: Three (3) presentations

1. Home Vegetable Production—James Miles, REA

2. Organic Insect/Pest Control—Dr. Ayanava Majumdar

3. Vegetable Disease and Control—Dr. Ed Skoria

Where: Central Alabama Farmer’s Co-op, Hwy 80 W., Selma, Al

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Time: 4:00—7:30 p.m.

Cost: $5.00 (covers a lite supper and materials)

Deadline to register: Monday, April 24, 2017

Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser

Thursday, April 27, 2017
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Cinco de Mayo Car Show

Saturday, April 29, 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Car show relocated across US 80 to the Junebugg's Parking Lot. 

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BridgeTenders Bass Tournament

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Entry fee: $110 (includes big fish)

1st Place: $1,000 based on 30 boat min.

Safe light - 3:00pm

Registration Headquarters: One Way Bookstore 2185 Broad Street Selma, AL 36701 334-875-9492


David Nichols 334-419-1557

Steve Lane: 334-419-5263


Bird Walk for Beginners (& History Buffs)

Saturday, May 06, 2017 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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Bird Walk for Beginners (& History Buffs)

Saturday, May 6, 2017

8:00 am – 10:00 am


Learn the basics of bird identification from an experienced birder on this easy two-hour walk through historic Old Cahawba Archaeological Park. Meet at the visitor’s center, rain or shine, and bring your binoculars and bird guide if you’ve got them.


All skill levels are welcome to attend this bird-walk. Knowledgeable birders will guide you through the identification of the birds that abound at this time of year. A wide variety ranging from the “large” (like Bald Eagles and Turkey Vultures) to Barred Owls, Brown Thrashers and Hermit Thrushes on down to White-throated Sparrows, Carolina Wrens & Chipping Sparrows may be seen. So mark your calendars and plan on joining us for a morning of bird watching at Alabama’s first state capital. Call 334-872-8058 for more information or visit or


ADDRESS: 9518 Cahaba Rd, Orrville, AL 36767

PHONE: 334-872-8058

GPS: N 32.31963, W 87.10463


FEES: $8 per person

1st Morning Art Walk

Saturday, May 06, 2017 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Month until December 03, 2017
1st Morning Art Walk happens the first Saturday of each month from 8am-noon in beautiful downtown Selma, Alabama. Artists open their studios to the public! Check out the Facebook page for updates and specials: 


Trade Day

Saturday, May 06, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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$5 admission (Children 5 & under free)


More info: (334)419-3271 or (334)412-2528

May 6 is our next trade day in the park. The campsite reservations are going fast, and we only have a limited supply of modern campsites. So if you wanting to make a reservation for that weekend please call 334- 872-5846.....Also if you are wanting a spot to set up a booth they are going fast as well, they are 10.00 a spot this year as well, so you need to call Anita Ellison @ 334-419-3271 to make those reservations.....So make you plans to be here May 6, Hope to see you there !!!!!


An update on Trade Day. We are up to 23 vendors. Some of those coming are Hazel Grey Boutique, Groovy Girl Designs, Mama's Sweet Tooth, Connie Smith with L ularoe clothing, Denise Rushton with her special jellies and goodies, and Southern Rose Travel who will be having a drawing for a 3day/2night resort vacation. And of course the Friends of Paul M. Grist State Park will have our booth selling t-shirts and providing information on what we do. We have for food vendors so far, including the Johnson's with Gateway Baptist Church, Chef Eli, Anthony's Dogs, and Hearn's BBQ. This is not the complete list, but I will add more as we get closer to the date. Remember, May 6th at Paul M. Grist State Park. Please continue to share so we can get the word out. My contact information is 334-419-3271. Thanks for all your support!


Latest update on vendors for Trade Day. We currently have 36 committed to coming to the event. Jennifer Davis will be selling children's books to raise money for Relay for Life, Chuck's Metal Art, Treba Trotter with sewing and crafts, Jessica Vines with Ozark tumblers and vinyl cut outs, Tabetha Moore with wreaths, drawings, jewelry and monogrammed items, Deb Kemper selling books and hats, and Andrea Holley selling wood crafts. The Plantersville Baptist Church youth group will be selling snow cones and other goodies, Evelyn Cox will be selling deserts and lemonade, and Jewell Williamson will be making stew. This is only a small portion of the vendors, but I will be adding more as we go along. Everyone please continue to share the information about Trade Day. The word is getting out. Thanks to everyone for your support! My contact information is 334-419-3271, or you can message me on Facebook.


Update#3: We now have 40 vendors committed to coming to Trade Day at Paul M. Grist State Park on May 6th. Adding to the list is: Buckle and Hide, selling leather goods
Cindy Osbourne, selling vinyl cut outs
Dave Speed, the Tupperware man
Sherrer Holbrook, Premier Jewelry
Melanie Boozer, photographs and 
Dale and Ruth Boswell, The Swing Shop
Paulette James, Jewelry
Jennifer Armstrong, Just Painted arts and 
Cindy Anderson, Mary Kay cosmetics and
Personal paintings
Katie Cooper, Kliz Dyes and designs
Rita Jordan, crocheted items, wine bottle
Decorative lighting
Amanda Vinson, Southern Camilla with 
Vinyl projects and home decor
Kayla Smith, with wood art
Amber Lucas, The Pink Zebra wax melts, 
warmers, and jewelry
Tim Jones, Gumbo 
Kim Jones and Rachael Norris, crafts.

I think that is everyone so far ( putting all three list together). We are going to have Concert in the Park again and we are working on getting local talent. So far we have Jordan Harrison who won the Central Alabama talent show in 2016. Anyone else interested in participating please contact me. 334-419-3271. Thanks everyone for your support! 


Update#4: We have reached our 50 vendors goal for Trade Day, so we are going to extend that number to 65. This is amazing and I would like to thank everyone for their support! Here are the most recent additions:

Rustic Roots, custom furniture building. 
Mongolia Creations, recycled creations from vintage and household items and one of a kind. Beverly Huffman with "Want to be rescued"
Tracy Abbott, wood working, homemade clocks, candle holders.
Joy Brunette, yard sale items.
Ashley Brick, "It Works" health and wellness products. 
Annette Andrews, "Perfectly Posh" pampering products. 
Jamie Rose, "Thirty One" bags.
Sheila Ferrell, face painting. 
Terri Johnson, wind chimes, fused glass jewelry, and other glass art.

The activities for the children are coming along. We currently have pony rides, prize walk, and paint me a butterfly.

Again thanks everyone for your support and continue to share the information. My contact information is 334-419-3271 or you can message me on Facebook. 


DCMGA Annual Plant Sale

Saturday, May 06, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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DCMGA Annual Plant Sale

Date:        Saturday, May 6, 2017

Time:        9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location:  Trade Days

                Paul M Grist State Park


                1546 Grist Road


Dallas County Master Gardeners Association

President:  Tina Lancaster            

Vice President: Evelyn Cox           

Secretary: Peggy Verhoff            

Check us out on Facebook;


Dallas County Master Gardener Association, Alabama


Stop by our booth to learn more about the Dallas County Master Gardeners Association. 


We would love to share information on how to become a Master Gardener!

There will be a variety of plants and other gardening items available for purchase.  Come out and see what we have to offer and speak with a Dallas County Master Gardener for assistance with your new plants or issues that you may be having in your personal gardens. 


Happy Gardening!



Clothes Sale

Thursday, May 11, 2017 8:00 am - Friday, May 12, 2017 3:00 pm
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Please mark your calendars for the upcoming LoveTheseClothes by Britches and Bows sale sponsored by the Vaughan Auxiliary.


The sale is next Thursday, May 11th from 8 – 4 and Friday, May 12th from 7 – 3 pm.  Please check out the attached flyer for more information.

Thanks for supporting our volunteers!!!


Master Gardener's Lunch & Learn

Thursday, May 11, 2017 11:30 am
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“Butt” for Mutts Barbecue

Saturday, May 13, 2017 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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·         Wannabe Rescued’ s Fourth Annual “Butt” for Mutts Barbecue.  Smoked Boston Butts Or Turkey Breasts -$35- Each. Pre-sell only.  Purchase tickets by April 25th.  Pick up Saturday, May 13, 2017, Lannie’s BBQ, 205 Medical Center Parkway, Selma.  11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.   For more information contact Margie Johnson, (334) 412-8041, Lorraine Alexander, (334) 412-1963, Beverly Huffman, (334) 239-1039, Valley Creek Vet, (334) 872-7577, Northside Animal Hospital, (334) 872-2355, Selma Animal Hospital, (334) 875-3700.  

Safe Harbor/Sav-A-Life Bass Tournament

Saturday, May 13, 2017
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Guaranteed Payouts:

1st - $3,000

2nd - $1,000

3rd - $500

4th - $300

5th - $200


Safe daylight - 3pm 


More Information/Entry Forms:


PO Box 832

Selma, AL 36702


Steve Craig: Office- 334-875-4020 Cell- 334-375-6208

Jazz in the Park Mother’s Day Concert

Sunday, May 14, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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JAZZ in the PARK Mother’s Day Concert

from 6pm-9pm at the Riverfront Park Amphitheater. The event is free and open to the public.  Featuring TAD of Jazz and N’ Fusion ft. James Crumb, Jr. Guests are welcome to bring coolers with snacks and non-alcoholic beverages and encouraged to bring chairs or blankets. 

SAG Workshop

Saturday, May 20, 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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For more information, contact Jo Taylor at 334-412-3852 or at   

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