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See what's happening in Selma and Dallas County.

  • Terminator Exterminating
  • Nicos Custom Woodwork
  • Real Estate Gallery
  • Cornerstone Realty
  • Legacy Properties
  • Pinebelt Wireless
  • Frazer Group
  • Town Country Real Estate
  • St Pauls Episcopal Selma
  • First Cahawba Bank
Month Flat Week Day

Sun. 12 Feb, 2017

SAG Reception

Sun. 12 Feb, 2017 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

For more information, contact Jo Taylor at 334-412-3852 or at  

Selma Art Guild Black History Celebration

Sun. 12 Feb, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebration:

In Honor of Black History Month

Come and join the members of the Selma Art Guild for this special exhibition which

mixes visual arts with literary arts and

music. The exhibit will be on display through Jubilee week end.

The gallery will be open on Fridays and Saturdays from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm during the month of February

 

Opening Reception

Sunday, February 12th

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

3:00 pm—Charlie Porter, Keyboardist

Will perform Jazz

 

Exhibitors:

Tammy White

Na Taki Alexander

Cecily Chaney

Lynthia Edwards

Nate Brown

and more

 

Exhibitors:

Tin Man, Charlie Lucas

Gees Bend Quilter, Mary Margaret Pettway

Leanna Leithauser Lesley.

Needlepoint artist

Mon. 13 Feb, 2017

Music & Story Time

Mon. 13 Feb, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am

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

New Possibilities Youth Center After School Program

Mon. 13 Feb, 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 

 

Tue. 14 Feb, 2017

Puppet Shows

Tue. 14 Feb, 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

Tue. 14 Feb, 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

Tue. 14 Feb, 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

Wed. 15 Feb, 2017

BBCF Arts Grant Workshop

Wed. 15 Feb, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Black Belt Community Foundation announces 2017 Arts Grant Cycle

The BBCF seeks to support organizations like yours who engage citizens in the Black Belt region in the arts.  The 2017 Arts Grant Cycle will support projects addressing the arts in these categories: arts education programming, arts exposure programming and arts professional development.

The BBCF will offer funding in two ways:

  • Small grants pool with funding up to $3,000 will cover arts education programming, arts exposure programming and arts professional development.
  • Larger grants with funding up to $10,000 will cover arts education programming only. This grant category is for organizations who have received funding from BBCF and that have a proven track record of quality arts education programming.

The BBCF will be hosting six grant seeking workshops for the organizations who are interested in applying for a 2017 Arts Grant. Attendance at one of the workshops is mandatory in order to be considered for a 2017 Arts Grant. The Grant seeking workshops will be held at the following locations:

·         University of West Alabama, Livingston, Al. on Saturday, February 11th from 10 am to 12 pm

·         BBCF office in Selma on Wednesday, February 15th from 10 am to 12 pm

·         BBCF office in Selma on  Thursday, February 16th from 6 pm to 8 pm

·         Black Belt Treasures, Camden, Al on Friday, February 17th from 10 am to 12 pm

·         Tuskegee Human & Civil Rights Multicultural Center, Tuskegee, Al. on

            Saturday, February 18th from 2 pm to 4 pm

·         BBCF office in Selma on Saturday, February 25th from 10 am to 12 pm

Please contact Jo Taylor at 334-874-1126 or jtaylor@blackbeltfound,org for more information about the workshops and to register for one of them.    

The attached grant applications are for you to read, review and plan your grant.  Grant applications that are fillable PDF will be available after a representative from your organization has attended one of the grant seeking workshops.

Please remember the following as you begin developing your grant application:

·         Larger grants with funding up to $10,000 will cover arts education programming only. This grant category is for organizations who have received funding from BBCF and that have a proven track record of quality arts education programming.

·         Attendance at one of the Grant Seeking Workshops is mandatory in order to be considered for a 2017 Arts Grant.

 

These grants are made possible by the generous support of The Alabama State Council on the Arts  

 

Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns and I look forward to meeting all of you at one of the Grant Seeking Workshops.

 

Jo

 

Jo Taylor

Program Manager for the Arts

Black Belt Community Foundation

Website: www.blackbeltfound.org

Office: (334)874-1126

Fax: (334)874-1131

Email:

            

 

Women's Heart Health Luncheon

Wed. 15 Feb, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Women’s Heart Health Luncheon

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

12:00 pm

MOB Classroom

with Jody Allyn, CRNP

RSVP by February 13, 2017 to

or

334-418-4122

New Possibilities Youth Center After School Program

Wed. 15 Feb, 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 

 

BBCF Arts Grant Workshop

Wed. 15 Feb, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Black Belt Community Foundation announces 2017 Arts Grant Cycle

The BBCF seeks to support organizations like yours who engage citizens in the Black Belt region in the arts.  The 2017 Arts Grant Cycle will support projects addressing the arts in these categories: arts education programming, arts exposure programming and arts professional development.

The BBCF will offer funding in two ways:

  • Small grants pool with funding up to $3,000 will cover arts education programming, arts exposure programming and arts professional development.
  • Larger grants with funding up to $10,000 will cover arts education programming only. This grant category is for organizations who have received funding from BBCF and that have a proven track record of quality arts education programming.

The BBCF will be hosting six grant seeking workshops for the organizations who are interested in applying for a 2017 Arts Grant. Attendance at one of the workshops is mandatory in order to be considered for a 2017 Arts Grant. The Grant seeking workshops will be held at the following locations:

·         University of West Alabama, Livingston, Al. on Saturday, February 11th from 10 am to 12 pm

·         BBCF office in Selma on Wednesday, February 15th from 10 am to 12 pm

·         BBCF office in Selma on  Thursday, February 16th from 6 pm to 8 pm

·         Black Belt Treasures, Camden, Al on Friday, February 17th from 10 am to 12 pm

·         Tuskegee Human & Civil Rights Multicultural Center, Tuskegee, Al. on

            Saturday, February 18th from 2 pm to 4 pm

·         BBCF office in Selma on Saturday, February 25th from 10 am to 12 pm

Please contact Jo Taylor at 334-874-1126 or jtaylor@blackbeltfound,org for more information about the workshops and to register for one of them.    

The attached grant applications are for you to read, review and plan your grant.  Grant applications that are fillable PDF will be available after a representative from your organization has attended one of the grant seeking workshops.

Please remember the following as you begin developing your grant application:

·         Larger grants with funding up to $10,000 will cover arts education programming only. This grant category is for organizations who have received funding from BBCF and that have a proven track record of quality arts education programming.

·         Attendance at one of the Grant Seeking Workshops is mandatory in order to be considered for a 2017 Arts Grant.

 

These grants are made possible by the generous support of The Alabama State Council on the Arts  

 

Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns and I look forward to meeting all of you at one of the Grant Seeking Workshops.

 

Jo

 

Jo Taylor

Program Manager for the Arts

Black Belt Community Foundation

Website: www.blackbeltfound.org

Office: (334)874-1126

Fax: (334)874-1131

Email:

            

 

Thu. 16 Feb, 2017

The Whole Parent Empowering Parents Classes

Thu. 16 Feb, 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

Thu. 16 Feb, 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 

 

Selma Redevelopment Authority Meeting

Thu. 16 Feb, 2017 4:00 pm

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

OF THE

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 ArtsRevive in the Carneal Building, located at 3 Church 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 2017:

                        February 16, 2017

                        March 16, 2017

                        April 20, 2017

                        May 18, 2017

                        June 15, 2017

                        July 20, 2017

                        August 17, 2017

                        September 21, 2017

                        October 19, 2017

                        November 16, 2017

                        December 14, 2017 (Second Thursday due to Christmas holidays)

     These meetings are open to the public.  For further information please contact:

 

     Juanda Maxwell, Chair, NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

OF THE

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 ArtsRevive in the Carneal Building, located at 3 Church 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 2017:

                        February 16, 2017

                        March 16, 2017

                        April 20, 2017

                        May 18, 2017

                        June 15, 2017

                        July 20, 2017

                        August 17, 2017

                        September 21, 2017

                        October 19, 2017

                        November 16, 2017

                        December 14, 2017 (Second Thursday due to Christmas holidays)

     These meetings are open to the public.  For further information please contact:

     Juanda Maxwell, Chair,

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

Fri. 17 Feb, 2017

Alzheimer's Outreach Contest

Fri. 17 Feb, 2017 12:00 am - Sat. 18 Feb, 2017 12:00 am
Alzheimer's Outreach is holding a contest for Regions Bank employees that give out the most Collegiate Minting key chains, accepting a minimum of a $15.00 donation for each, will be deemed the winner. The donations will fund transmitter bracelets for the Project Lifesaver Program, an organization dedicated to searching for demented individuals and is in the process of being available in every Alabama County. For more information about the contest visit alzheimersoutreach.com or call 334-419-3610.

YMCA Father-Daughter Dance

Fri. 17 Feb, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Enchanted garden. All are welcome. $10

For more information, call 874-9622

Sat. 18 Feb, 2017

Litter Free in Ward 3

Sat. 18 Feb, 2017 9:00 am

Hosted by Councilwoman Miah Jackson

Annual Conference: Reconstruction to Jim Crow in the Black Belt

All day

The 11th Annual Black Belt African American Genealogical and Historical Society Conference will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Selma-Dallas County Public Library from 9 am to 5 pm. This year's theme is "Reconstruction to Jim Crow in the Black Belt." Keynote Speaker: Linda Kenney Miller, author of "Beacon on the Hill," the story of pioneering Tuskegee physician John A. Kenney. Registration: Friday, February 17, 3 to 5 pm and Saturday, February 18, 8 to 8:45 am. Information:www.bbaaghs.org and Debra Love, 205-540-2806 or B.J. Smothers, 404-273-6965. Box lunch served. This event is FREE and open to the public. All are welcome.

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1255432167883193/