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  • Black History Month Bucket List

    The history of our area is steeped in rich African American heritage. So many of our esteemed leaders have left an indelible impact not only on our city, county, and region, but across the globe. From the stinging yoke of slavery to the liberation and empowerment of the Reconstruction Era; from decades of disenfranchisement to the passage of the Voting Rights Act; from oppressive Jim Crowe laws to a proliferation of African American elected officials; our history is black history. We invite you to explore a small slice of Selma and Dallas County’s African American Heritage by visiting these 10 sites:

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  • Area Boasts Three Finalists for Statewide Business Awards

    BIRMINGHAM – The Selma and Dallas County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Information Executive Director, Sheryl Smedley, spent a portion of Friday attending The Partnership’s Annual Meeting in support of three local finalists for statewide business awards. The Partnership, a collaboration between the Business Council of Alabama and the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama, presents awards each year for “Alabama Small Business of the Year” and “Emerging Small Business of the Year.”

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  • Hunting {Really} Works for Alabama

    Hunting works for AL Blog HeaderHunting is a time-honored tradition in Selma and Dallas County. In restaurants and barber shops, on church pews and street corners, you can hear the buzz when seasons near. Big stories and tragic tales of the hunt have long been a staple of the rural conversation, but one aspect we often fail to discuss is the tremendous economic impact of the hunting and shooting industries.  

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  • Holiday Happenings

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    Check out some of these fun Holiday Happenings in and around Selma and Dallas County!

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  • 6 Reasons to #ShopSmall this Saturday

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    Shopping local matters. Read on to see just how much! 

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  • Cornerstone Realty
  • Legacy Properties
  • Pinebelt Wireless
  • Frazer Group
  • Town Country Real Estate
  • St Pauls Episcopal Selma
  • First Cahawba Bank
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Selma’s Ward 4 9th Annual Black History Celebration

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 5:30 pm - Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 2:30 pm

Selma’s Ward 4

9th Annual

Black History Celebration:

Black Man Heal & Expressions

You Are Invited to Celebrate!

February 27th & 28th - Performing Arts Center

Expressions

Monday, February 27, 2017

9th Annual Program (5:30 pm)

It’s another celebration of the generations!

Each year has been a continual hit, and each year, at your request, we have to bring some of the acts “Back by Popular Demand,” while making effort to ensure you a new experience for the most part. We will do our best to give you encore performances coupled with new acts and information.

Generation Celebration: Invited expressions participants include Cedar Park Elementary School, Clark Elementary School, Concordia College Selma, R.B. Hudson Middle School, singers, mimes, dancers, poets, artists and dramatists!

Look for a special tribute to African American seniors.

Let's come out and support them!!! Clap for them. Give them a smile.

Pat them on the back.

Say "Job well done" to them!!

Let's use them,

so we don't lose them!!

Refreshments will be served.

Black Man Heal

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

8th Annual Lunchtime Symposium

(9:30 am – 2:30 pm)

This symposium is designed to address the holistic healing needs of African American men and boys--the spiritual, the financial, the physical and the psychological. It is CEU-approved and open to all.

Special Guest Speaker: TBA

Local Guest Panelists: TBA

This symposium benefits our young men at home, school, and in the community!

For more information:

Councilwoman Angela Benjamin 334-349-5389

Puppet Shows

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am

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 

The Whole Parent Empowering Parents Classes

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

From 10 am-Noon

Learn more about:

  • Your developing baby to ensure he/she arrives healthy
  • - Your changing body and emotions
  • - How to care for your baby-Pregnancy in the workplace
  • -Environmental hazards
  • -Ways to sooth a crying infant-Prenatal nutrition/Healthier choices
  • -Early brain development

You will receive books, make toys for your new baby and receive lots of other material.

Call today to reserve a spot in our class 334-874-7785

New Possibilities Youth Center After School Program

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 3:30 pm

New Possibilities Youth Center After School Program

Monday through Thursday

Grades 6,7, & 8

3:30 pm-6:00 pm

  • Tutoring
  • Computers
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Games
  • Leadership
  • College/Career Club

Sister Kathy, Director 334-872-2359

Patrick Evans: Coordinator

Registration: Monday, August 15, 2016 3-6pm at 1108 Griffin Avenue

Sponsored by the Edmundite Missions 

 

Family Karate

All day

Tang Soo Do (related to Taekwondo)

Fee: $30/family (adults encouraged) 

Scholarships available. 

Ages: Grade 2+ accompanied by an adult

Free uniforms/free month of trial classes

Sr. Kathy, 4th degree Certified Black Belt Instructor

Call 334-455-0929