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NARFE CHAPTER 942 will meet
Thursday, July 17, at 10 a.m. at The
Catfish Cabin in Albertville. Guest
speaker will be George Jones, a
motivational speaker, of Albertville.
Phone 256-891-1113 for more
information.

STRAIGHT MOUNTAIN SENIOR
CITIZENS meet on the second and
fourth Tuesdays of the month at 10
a.m. at Mountain Pointe Ministries.
A meal is provided.

ONEONTA CITY BOARD OF
EDUCATION will have its regular
board meeting Monday, July 28, at
5:30 p.m. in the PD Room.

FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK
RIVER will meet Saturday, July 19,
at Tonka in Cleveland, at 9:30 a.m.
for a river tube float. Visit
www.flfr.org for details.

COMMUNITY ARTS COUNCIL of
Blount County will sponsor
Missoula Children’s Theater and
King Arthur’s Quest, which will begin
Monday, July 21, at 11:30 a.m., with
the performance Saturday, July 26.
Cost is $50 per child entering
grades 1-12. More information and
registration forms are available at
the Oneonta Public Library, Neely
Arts Center, or e-mail rbrewer3172@gmail.com.

WHOLE BACKSTAGE CHILDREN’S
THEATRE is offering three summer
camps this year. Camp Seven (July
28-Aug.1) is for ages 5-9; Camp
Crash! (Aug. 4-8) is for ages 9-15;
Musical Theatre Show-Offs (Aug. 4-
8) is for ages 10-17. The cost of
camp is $130. E-mail wbschildrenstheatre@gmail.com or phone 256-
582-7469 for more information or
to register.

HAUNTED HOUSE VOLUNTEERS
NEEDED The first-ever haunted
house, Phobia, will be held at the
Blount County-Oneonta Agri-
Business Center in October. The
group is seeking to fill security,
actor, and makeup artist positions.
Visit www.fearcomestolife.com or email Andy Alexander at aalexander-
@cityofoneonta.us.

BLOUNT COUNTY DULCIMER
JAMS will meet the first and third
Tuesdays of each month, 6:30 p.m.
until 8:30 p.m., at the Amilea Porter
Center. Those interested in playing
or just listening are welcome.
Phone 681-2262 with questions.

BLOUNTSVILLE HISTORICAL
PARK depicts life in the 1800s and
is located two miles north of
Blountsville on Ala 231. The park
will open Saturdays and Sundays
through the summer months from
2 p.m. until 4 p.m. and admission
is free.

BLOUNT COUNTY MEMORIAL
MUSEUM has new hours: Tuesday
through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5
p.m. Phone the museum at 625-
6905 for information on special
events and speakers.

REUNIONS
LEWISBURG SCHOOL REUNION
Relatives of anyone who attended Lewisburg School from 1893-
1965 are invited to a reunion
Saturday, Aug. 9, from 2 p.m. until
4 p.m. at Fultondale Elementary
School. Bring a snack and memories to share.