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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
Cahaba Center 40th Special Olympics scheduled for Wednesday, April 3rd from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon at Bloch Park. Rain date will be on the 4th.
Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 10 AM – 12 PM
Selma-Dallas County Public Library
1103 Selma Ave, Selma, Alabama 36703
Have fresh flowers on your table all Spring and Summer long. Join me as I walk you through the basics of flower arranging 101. This is a hands-on workshop. I will provide all materials and supplies. The cost is $65, please call 334.874.1725 to reserve your spot.
Hosted by Tea Olive Designs
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Leadership Selma-Dallas County 25th Class Reunion
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Carneal Cultural Arts Center (Arts Revive)
More details to follow...
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/
Central Alabama Crawfish Festival
Saturday, April 6, 2019
9:00 am-5:00 pm
Lions Fair Park
Children under 5 free
For more information contact Russell Haskell at 334-267-6189
Civil War Walking Tour of Old Cahawba
10:00 am – 11:00 am
This guided tour will immerse visitors in the history of Castle Morgan, the POW camp at Old Cahawba, and explore the plight of these unfortunate soldiers as well as the hardships of the town’s Confederate residents who suffered while their husbands, fathers and sons were off to war, many never to return. 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
Annual ceremony to honor the unknown soldier buried at Cahawba, April 6 at 11:30 am.