See what's happening in Selma and Dallas County.
1st Morning Art Walk happens the first Saturday of each month from 10am-noon in beautiful downtown Selma, Alabama. Artists open their studios to the public! Check out the Facebook page for updates and specials: https://www.facebook.com/1st-Morning-Art-Walk-357587701298605/
Cemetery Walking Tour of Old Cahawba
Saturday, March 2, 2019
10:00 am – 11:00 am
The decaying ruins of Old Cahawba’s historic cemeteries provide an opportunity for a deeper understanding of the richly layered history surrounding the events that occurred at the site of Alabama’s first capital.
Join us for a one-hour guided tour as we visit one of Cahawba's three cemeteries. This tour will explore the personal sagas of many of those who lived here before joining its community of perpetual residents. Call 334-872-8058 for more information or visit www.cahawba.com or www.facebook.com/oldcahawba.
ADDRESS: 9518 Cahaba Rd, Orrville, AL 36767
GPS: N 32.31963, W 87.10463
FEES: $8 per person
Ø The King Center is accepting Nominations and Applications for our Summer Youth Leadership Academy
June 17-28-The Leadership Academy is designed to develop leaders who have the skills to positively influence and impact themselves, their peers and their communities using the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The intense two week on campus experience prepares youth, ages 13 – 18, to be influential leaders and change agents for their schools, communities and the world. The two week camp includes: A Civil Rights tour of Alabama, Small group facilitation, Interactive modules , Learn to code, Create nonviolent video games & apps, Produce short films and music videos, Learn to utilize Dr. King's principles to combat bullying and a 12 month follow-up plan with monthly in-person and virtual meetings. The Leadership Academy fee is $350. Nominate a student for the Academy here: Nomination Form - Register your student for the Academy here: Application (A non-refundable deposit of $25.00 is required for each application.) Apply for a scholarship to attend the Academy here: Scholarship Application
Due to popular demand,
grant seeker workshop is scheduled.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - noon
Black Belt Community Foundation Office
609 Lauderdale Street, Selma
IMPORTANT - It is mandatory for all applicants to attend a workshop.
Click on the APPLICATION IMAGE below for grant eligibility and criteria.
RSVPs are nice but not required. Just SHOW UP!
Questions - please call 334-874-1126 or email
The Public Safety Committee will meet on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber to discuss the contract with the Selma City School System, Citizens Review Board, National Night Out, Public Safety Forum, and other public safety items.
SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2019
7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
116 Al Jo Curve
Selma, AL 36701
Marble top chest; manual typewriter; cast iron, railroad memorabilia; Spode & Nikko Christmas dishes/glasses; Whirlpool washer; hundreds of best seller books: Crichton, Steele, Koontz, Siddons, Rice, Harry Potter, Brown & many other authors; sofa bed; toys; split oak baskets; pr. twin beds; vintage glassware; Lenox china; frog collection; holiday decor items; black fur jacket; plant stands; brass items; dressing tables; microwave; Kathryn T. Windham books; mortar & pestle collection; art: prints, oil, watercolor, pen & ink, many by area artists: Lanier, Lapsley, Reed, Hanning, Minter, Rhea, Shannon, Petterson & others; U of AL books & other items; marble top washstand; cedar chest, quilts, lamps; misc. tables & chairs; trunk; office supplies; IBM Selectric typewriter w/ several printer balls; advertising items; shelf units; patio table & 4 chairs; Black Belt history items & books; vintage phones and much more!
We are still unpacking, sorting & pricing so pictures on estatesales.net aren't the neatest but you'll get a good idea how varied and full this sale is!
No early sales. YOU need to be prepared to pack, load & haul your purchases.
Items must be removed day of sale. Cash, credit card or approved checks.
See our ad @ estatesales.net .
Michael Johnson 93-90 Foundation
5K Run & Not Your Usual Health Fair
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Wallace Community College Selma
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
SELMA REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
The SELMA REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (the Authority) will hold its regular meeting of
the Board of Directors of the Authority on the THIRD THURSDAY of each month at 4:00 PM
in the conference room of Trustmark Bank, 310 Broad Street, Selma, AL, 36701, for the
purpose of transacting such business or taking such action as may come before the Board
of Directors of the Authority.
SCHEDULE FOR 2019:
January 15, 2019 705 Alabama Avenue 12:00PM * note change
February 21, 2019
March 21, 2019
April 18, 2019
May 16, 2019
June 20, 2019
July 18, 2019
August 15, 2019
September 19, 2019
October 17, 2019
November 21, 2019
December 12, 2019 (Second Thursday due to Christmas holidays)
These meetings are open to the public. For further information please contact:
Juanda Maxwell, Chair,
SAVE THE DATE
SABRA Sanctuary Annual Auction
Thursday, March 21, 2019
at 6:00 pm
at the Carl C. Morgan Convention Center
Tickets for the dinner and alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages are $25.00; Tables of eight are $ 200.00; Sponsorships are $500.00 to help us defray the costs of the dinner. Sponsors' names/logos will go in the program, on a banner, and receive free t-shirts.
For more information email
Operation HOPE Small Business Workshop at Regions Bank, 101 Church Street from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm - Join us to learn more about entrepreneurship, starting a business, and small business operations. To attend, you must register via Eventbrite.com. Seating is limited. ALWAYS include your phone number and email during registration in the event of a cancellation. 334-327-3293 or email: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/small-business-workshop-tickets-55584150691?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Low Country Boil
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Old Depot Museum
Sat, March 30, 2019
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT
108 Dallas Avenue
This is the second annual MDA walk/run hosted by the Frederick D. Reese Foundation. Each year we partner with the Muscular Dystrophy Association to bring awareness and raise money to find a cure for this disease. Finding a cure is dear to the Foundation because Rev Dr. Frederick D Reese lost two sons to this disease. Your participation would be greatly appreciated.
Spring Open House
March 30, 2019
11:00 am-3:00 pm
Four Seasons Garden Center
611 Cahaba Road
Refreshments, giveaways, special pricing on select items