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SUNDAY | 9.1

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2760: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., karaoke, $5 cover; food cooked to order; 256-546-5072

 

MONDAY | 9.2

Labor Day

 

TUESDAY | 9.3

Noccalula Knife Collectors Club: 4:30 to 6 p.m., Kiwanis Pavilion; buy, sell or trade; Rickie Nabors, 256-490-2690

Gadsden City Schools Advisory Council: 6 p.m., Allen Hall, Wallace Drive campus, Gadsden State Community College

Ohatchee Masonic Lodge No. 380: 7 p.m.

Hokes Bluff Masonic Lodge No. 470: 7 p.m., regular meeting

Cedar Bend Lodge No. 583, Free and Accepted Masons: 7 p.m., regular communication

Gadsden Lions Club: Noon, Downtown Civic Center; Tyler Barnes Jr., 256-390-0957

Attalla Lodge No. 383, Free and Accepted Masons: 5:30 p.m., practice, followed by regular communication

Gadsden-Rainbow City Coin Club: 6:30 p.m., Rainbow City Municipal Building

Rainbow City Senior Citizens Club meets at 10 a.m. in the community center for a program and covered-dish luncheon

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8600: 6 p.m., karaoke in the bar; free; 256-546-2440 after 3 p.m.

 

WEDNESDAY | 9.4

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2760: 6 p.m. to whenever; pool tournament and karaoke; 256-546-5072

Steelworkers: 2 p.m., Union Hall, Wall Street; Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees Chapter 36-1 and Retired Steelworkers Club

Hooks Lake Homemakers: 10:30 a.m., Thompson Community Center; 256-549-4738

Southside Seniors: 10 a.m., Southside Community Center, bingo

No. 1620 UDC Etowah Chapter: 10 a.m., Rainbow Community Church; Wanda Bowen, 256-441-4725

Suicide Prevention Seminar: 9 a.m. to noon, Downtown Civic Center, 623 Broad St.; aimed toward seniors and sponsored by MANNA and RSVP; Tony Watkins from the SAM Foundation will be presenting information; free, but registration required; 256-549-8147 or tpondick@etowahcounty.org

 

THURSDAY | 9.5

Greater Gadsden Greeters: 11 a.m., Christ Central Church; activities begin at 11 a.m. with a meet and greet social time, followed by monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m.; if you are new to the area (four years or less) and would like more information, email greatergadsdengreeters@gmail.com; not affiliated with any denomination, all newcomers welcome.

Goodyear Retirees: 11 a.m., Union Hall, Hoke Street

Gadsden York Rite Masons: 7 p.m., Gadsden Masonic Temple

Etowah High School Band Boosters: 6 p.m.

Rainbow Fly Fishing Club: 6:30 p.m., Fishery Science Building, Gadsden State Community College; Frank Roden, 256-442-5919

Greater Gadsden Speakers: Toastmasters Club; 6 p.m., University of Alabama, Gadsden Center; Charles Upton, 256-390-0790, or Michelle Williams, at 256-622-0530; www.toastmasters.org

Rotary Club of Gadsden: Noon to 1 p.m., Gadsden Country Club; Stephanie Buckner, 256-456-0018

City of Champions Toastmasters: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Joe Ford Center, Room 202, Gadsden State Community College, 405 Cardinal Drive; Facebook at City of Champions Toastmasters; http://www.toastmasters.org/; Isha Bothwell, 256-553-0696, club president

 

FRIDAY | 9.6

Whorton Dykes Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2760: 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. dance; featured band, Rock N Country featuring Hank Casey, Alan Williams, Kim Nichols, Don McMurray and Beverly Keel; $6 includes snacks; Goodyear Woman’s Club: 11:30 a.m., Downtown Civic Center

First Friday: 4 p.m., Broad Street from First to Seventh streets close until after 9 p.m.; 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., entertainers, food vendors, sidewalk sales and more; no pets

Mort Glosser Amphitheatre: 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Summer Concert Series at the Amp; U.S. Band; free concert; all ages; cushions and coolers welcome; concessions available from Local Joe’s

Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to noon, corner of Locust and Fifth streets, Fifth Street Market; locally sourced items

Duplicate Bridge: 11 a.m., Downtown Civic Center; newcomers welcome; partners available; Eugene, 256-779-6726

 

SATURDAY | 9.7

First Saturday Tailgate Throw-Down: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Carver Square, 1030 Tuscaloosa Ave.; those attending are asked to dress in their favorite team’s colors

True Blue Youth Rally and Concert: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., downtown Fort Payne; sponsored by DeKalb County Democrat Club to encourage voter registration and registration for free club membership (ages 18-30); food trucks, cash bar; music from Judy Nicole Kirby, Dakota Wright, Jared Cusen, Stuart Douglas and an Elton John tribute by Matty Croxton; Steven Stiefel, info@dekalbalademocrats.com

Barbecue: 11 a.m., Ivalee Volunteer Fire Department hosts a chicken or pork barbecue fundraiser; $10 a plate includes baked beans, Top O' the River coleslaw, potato salad, bread, tea and a dessert; whole Boston butts for $25; LifeSouth also will be set up for a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 256-504-7051.

 

VOLUNTEER

Etowah Historical Society: Volunteers needed for several projects, library scanning, filing, etc.; 256-886-6911 or EtowahHistory@gmail.com

Family Success Center: Adult volunteers needed to follow a special curriculum working at information booths at community events or leading programs in the schools working with kindergartners to high schoolers; Deana Thacker, 256-547-6888

Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity: Construction volunteers needed on Wednesdays and Saturdays; must be 16 or older to work on an active building site; info@gadsdenhabitat.com or 256-543-1898.

Gentiva Hospice: Patient companion and administrative volunteers needed; Jeri Timm, 256-442-3208, or Jeri.Timm@gentiva.com

Hospice Compassus: Volunteers needed for in-office and in-home patient and caregiver support; Amy, volunteer coordinator, 256-782-3560

MANNA: Drivers needed to deliver meals once a week to elderly, disabled and homebound individuals in the Gadsden-Etowah County area; 256-543-5876

SouthernCare: Volunteers 18 and older needed to provide companionship to those living with life-limiting conditions in Northeast Alabama