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Food & Fancy

Dothan’s Cultural Arts Center, 909 S. St. Andrews Street

The Dothan Moonlighters, providing the sights and the sounds of the big band and swing era for more than 20 years, will host “Food & Fancy” to benefit the Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank on Friday, May 29.

Relax and enjoy the music or dance to your heart’s delight 7-10 p.m. at Dothan’s Cultural Arts Center, 909 S. St. Andrews Street. Tickets are $15.

“Food & Fancy” is sponsored by the Dothan Moonlighters and Edward Jones Financial Advisor Les Pinckard.

Tickets are available at the Food Bank, 382 Twitchell Road, 334-794-9775, and at the Cultural Arts Center, 334-699-2787.

Sundown Cinema at the Park

Headland’s Historic Downtown Square
Headland will have a free movie shown in the town square, Friday May 29th at 7:45pm. The event, Sundown Cinema, will feature the family-friendly classic, "A Night At The Museum". Lawn chairs are recommended. Sundown Cinema is sponsored by the Southeast Alabama Gas District, Headland Area Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Headland. Popcorn and refreshments will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 693-3303

2nd Lakefest

Location: Circle Drive Address: DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433
Date: May 30, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Circle Drive
Address: DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433

Cost: Free Entry

Contact: 850-892-8500

LakeFest 5K

Chautauqua Building 96 Circle Drive DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435

Date: May 30, 2015
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Location: Chautauqua Building

Address: 96 Circle Drive
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435

Cost: $25 for pre-registration $30 race day registration

Links: Register for 5K (

Contact: 850-892-8336

Enterprise Green Hill Presbyterian VBS

Green Hill Presbyterian Church Enterprise
Gotta Move, Register on line

Church 735 East Lee Street 334-347-9530

5 Essentials of A Healthy Life Dinner

KBC Butcher Block, 560 Westgate Parkway Suite #1, Dothan
Learn about the 5 essentials of a healthy life. This is a free event for adults and children above the age of 13. Seats are limited so please RSVP.

Presented by Dr. Scot Thompson Chiropractic.

Thompson Chiropractic
Genie Turner

Good News Crusade

Ozark Ala
An evening of encouragement for the whole family. Tots to teens, moms, dads, grandparents and for someone who seems to have no family. Life stories and inspirational music.

Karen McCleary 334 445 1172 Debbie Self 334 550 9804

Holy Convocation

1310 West Carroll Street, Dothan Alabama
Faith Deliverance Ministries of Berachah, Inc. Present Holy Convocation 2015 guest speaker Deitra Walker. Ontario. Ca. all our welcome to come out and be bless by the woman of God.

Barbara Belvin 229 205-8161

Christ Temple Outreach Ministries Church Reunion

2836 - 2870 Highway 10 East, Abbeville, Alabama 36310

For more information contact Ann Williams @ 334 585 9166 or 334 787 5713

Ridgecrest Ozark VBS

Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Ozark, AL
Join us as we "Journey Off The Map"

Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Ozark, AL

Dueling Pianos at Fort Rucker

The Landing, Novosel Street, Fort Rucker, AL
Join Family & MWR on Friday, June 19 in The Landing ballroom from 8 pm–midnight for Dueling Pianos! Enjoy this high energy, all request, sing along, clap along, rock n’ roll, comedy piano show as the talented entertainers get the entire audience involved in the fun. The event is open to the public, ages 16+. Advanced tickets are $12 through Thursday, June 18, and $16 at the door the day of the show. Bring your friends and secure your VIP table for $150. VIP tables seat 10 patrons and are guaranteed seating near the stage! For more information, please call The Landing at (334) 598-2426 or the Special Events Coordinator, (334) 255-9810.

The Landing, (334) 598-2426

Army Strong Triathlon at Fort Rucker

West Beach, Lake Tholocco, Fort Rucker, AL
Show us what you’re made of at Fort Rucker's annual Army Strong Triathlon on Saturday, June 13 from 7 am–12 pm at West Beach, Lake Tholocco. Participants will swim ¼ mile, bike 10.6 miles, and run 3.1 miles. Cash awards will be given to top overall finishers and the top relay team. Pre-registration cost for individuals is $40 up to June 7, or $50 after and up to race day. Relay teams (max 3 persons) is $70 by June 7, or $80 after and up to race day. All pre-registered participants will receive t-shirts. If registering after June 7, t-shirts will be available while supplies last. Open to the public. For registration and more information contact Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center at (334) 255-2296.

Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center, (334) 255-2296

Panhandle Summer Slam 2015

Jun 20, 2015 6:15pm-9:30pm

Grace and Glory Chuch 912 Brickyard Rd Chipley, FL 32428
Panhandle Summer Slam 2015 is a community event that features live music, food, and fun for all ages! It will be held at Grace and Glory Worship Center on June 20th at 6:30 P.M. "Relentless" will be headlining the live music for the night. Other bands will be announced soon! Come out to support your local Christian music scene and have a great time!

Cody Baker 850 326 5217

Teen Volunteer Training

Jun 6, 2015 .

Covenant Hospice, Dothan
This training is for teenagers 14-19 years old

Amy Balkcom 334-794-7847

Dancing with the Stars- Dothan Style

Jun 20, 2015 7:30 pm

Dothan Civic Center Dothan, AL
The 6th annual Dancing with the Stars-Dothan Style is nearly here! Dancing with the Stars, the largest, most unique, and entertaining fund-raising event hosted by The Dothan-Houston County Substance Abuse Partnership, a 100 percent local non-profit drug prevention organization is scheduled for Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the Dothan Civic Center. Each celebrity is partnered with a local dance professional and will learn one dance to perform on stage at the Civic Center.

For tickets, please contact the Civic Center box office. For information on how to participate, contact Beth Ford at 334.699.2813

Impact on Education by Herschel Walker presented by the Dothan Education Foundation

Sep 17, 2015 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Dothan Civic Center Dothan, AL
Impact on Education by Herschel Walker presented by the Dothan Education Foundation will be held on Sept 17 at the Dothan Civic Center. Ticket and event details coming soon.

Hayden Camp

Estate Planning Seminar

May 28, 2015 5:30 PM

Geneva County Farm Center Hartford, AL.
This event is free and open to the public
Topics include:
Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Probate, Living Will, State Taxes and more.

Gloria Marks 334-684-2484
Gavin Mauldin 334-684-2484

City of Dothan: FREE Bidder’s Seminar

The FREE “Bidder’s Seminar & Enrollment Event” will take place in the Board Room located on the second floor of the Dothan Civic Center.
Does your company sell supplies or services compatible with City of Dothan needs? If so, please join us on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 9:00am, when we will conduct bidder registration. The FREE “Bidder’s Seminar & Enrollment Event” will take place in the Board Room located on the second floor of the Dothan Civic Center.

The City of Dothan lets formal bids for supplies and services exceeding $15,000 a year. Quotes are obtained for items costing $2,500 to $14,999 in one year. When bids are let for items your company sells, you will be emailed a bid invitation.

Some of the City of Dothan’s potential areas of need include the following: Fire, Police, Animal Shelter, Water, Electric, Waste Water Treatment; Waste Water Collection, Information Technology Services; Leisure Services, including Water World, Sports, Senior Programs; Performing Arts; Engineering, Street and Traffic; Fleet Maintenance & Repair, Building Maintenance, Horticulture & Safety, Personnel including Employee Health; Accounting, Utility Billing, Utility Collections, Meter Reading; Business Licenses, Planning & Zoning, Demolition; Court Services and much more.

If your company sells products or services that you think match our work, this seminar is highly recommended to you as a first time City of Dothan bidder or person seeking additional information regarding the bid process. The Terms & Conditions of the bids are explained in detail. The bid process and how it works will also be explained.

Please join us at the FREE “Bidder’s Seminar & Enrollment Event” and explore the possibility of your company participating in the City of Dothan’s formal bids. This is a great time to register with City assistance.

**Registration with the City of Dothan does not imply a promise of purchases or business**

Reservations are suggested. Email or call (334) 615-3154.
If you can’t attend, self-registration is available at
If you require assistance, call purchasing at (334) 615-3154.

Dothan Leisure Services Playground Program

Boys and girls ages 6-12 at Wiregrass Park and ages 6-15 at Andrew Belle Youth Center & Walton Park.
Dothan Leisure Services will be hosting our Playground Program June 8-July 31, from 9:00am-4:00pm. Playgrounds will be available this summer for boys and girls ages 6-12 at Wiregrass Park and ages 6-15 at Andrew Belle Youth Center & Walton Park. Supervision is on-hand and daily programs are planned for swimming, special events, and field trips.

Registration is Saturday, May 30 from 9:00am – 12:00pm, or until all slots are filled. Fee is $10 for the first child, $5 for the second child, or $20 for families with 3 or more children. You may register at the center your child will attend.

All new participants will need a copy of their birth certificate at registration.

For more information, please contact Wiregrass Park (615-4740), Andrew Belle (615-4720), Walton Park (615-4710) or Dothan Leisure Services (615-3700).

June Buggin' & Barbecue present Brundidge Historical Storytelling

Jun 4, 2015 6:30 pm

We Piddle Around Theater, Brundidge, AL
Featuring Kate Campbell, Nationally acclaimed storyteller, sing/songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee via Sledge, Mississippi.
Tickets are $20. and include pre-music, barbecue supper with all the trimmings and stories and songs by Kate Campbell.

For tickets call 334.685-5524 or 334.670.6302

New Hope Freewill Baptist Youth Day

New Hope Freewill Baptist Church 3819 County Road 31, Abbeville, Alabama
The New Hope Freewill Baptist Church, 3819 County Road 31, Abbeville, Alabama will celebrate Annual Youth Day on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 2:30 PM featuring Guest Speaker Bro. Artez Jones of Sardis Baptist Church in Ozark, Alabama. Theme: "The Youth Are Our Future!" All Churches are invited to share in this special occasion with us! Refreshments will be served. May God Continue To Bless You!

Morris Slingluff Memorial Golf

Dothan Country Club
The Morris Slingluff Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, June 8th at the Dothan Country Club.

Last year we surpassed our goal and provided $40,000 in Teacher Grants to DCS classrooms for the 2014-2015 term. Help us reach our goal this year and place a team in the tournament.

Teams are $500 for a 4 person scramble. Lunch will be served at 11:00 with Tee Off at noon.

Event proceeds are directed to our Teacher Grant Program. We appreciate this community and our schools for supporting this important event.

Butter and Egg Adventures Family Day

Troy, AL
Connecting: A living history

To best share the legacy of the Military and Military Aviation with the American public, the members of Army Aviation Heritage Foundation have chosen to take the story to the American people, versus having the people come to them, through extensive and elaborate use of its historic flyable Army aircraft fleet in “living history” programs presented at major public venues, such as air shows and numerous other smaller community outreach initiatives.

To be a part of the experience join us Saturday, June 6th, 2015 at “Butter and Egg Adventures” “Family Day” in Troy, AL. Two Aircrafts will be on-site for viewing and available for flights to the public (some restrictions may apply): costs of flights per person UH-1 Huey $50 for active Military, $55 for Veterans, and $60 for Civilians and AH-1 Cobra single passenger flight $300 normal and $500 long.

Come out for a fun filled day at “Butter and Egg Adventures” and make your own memories and history with your Wiregrass Chapter of Army Aviation Heritage Foundation.

The Army Aviation Heritage Foundation (AAHF) is a non-profit public educational foundation filed under section 501 (c) (3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code.

For more information please contact:
John (Doc) Holladay

Aquarians Dive Club Monthly Meeting

Jun 11, 2015 7:00PM

El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant in Daleville
Open to anyone interested in SCUBA diving and snorkeling.

"Pretty Is What Pretty Does"

Aug 29, 2015 11:00 am-2:30 am

Doug Tew Recreation Center in Dothan, Alabama
Hosted by the new non-profit program LNT Safe Haven, "Pretty Is What Pretty Does", is an event that will allow women of the surrounding areas to come out and enjoy wholesome, encouraging fellowship. These women will experience a little pampering by getting dressed up, getting their make-up done, taking pictures, and just feeling appreciated for what they do. This also a chance for the LNT Safe Haven to introduce itself to the community. Please come out to join and support the fight against domestic violence.

Natoya Carroll (334)791-3941

The Family and Friends of Hardridge Creek community & 2015 Homecoming Reunion Committee Presents Red Carpet Gala

Jun 5, 2015 7 PM until Midnight

Lake Point Resort Banquet Hall 104 Lake Point Drive Eufaula, AL 36027
Advanced Tickets $25.00 Limited availability
Dinner--Live Entertainment--Continious Music.

For Tickets contact
334-585-0945 or 334.355-9011

Headland C. C. Invitational Golf Classic

Headland Country Club located three miles east of Headland.
The 29th Annual Headland C. C. Invitational Golf Classic will be held June 6th-7th at the Headland Country Club located three miles east of Headland. This will be a 36-hole Medal Play invitational tournament that will be limited to the first 72 paid entries. Entry fee is $110.00 and includes amenities, green fees and golf cart for both days. Sunday flights will be determined by Saturday scores. Cash prizes awarded to top four players in each flight. Lunch will be served both days in the Grand Room of the Headland Country Club.

To enter, contact the Headland CC at 693-2324 or if entering by mail, send your check along with your name, address, phone number and your preferred Saturday tee time, 8:00 AM or 1:00 PM, to the Headland Country Club, P. O. Box 215, Headland, AL 36345-0215.

May Day Fun in the Sun

May 30, 2015 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Countyline Family Life Center- South Kelley Street, Slocomb, Alabama
Fun in the Sun: Huge water slide, games,food and drink, & live music entertainment. Bring your lawn chair. Free admission and open to the public.

Virginia Brookins

Customer Appreciation Day

May 30, 2015 .

Enterprise, AL
Lock N Load appreciates our customers! And how are we going to show that? By store sales and free food! Spread the word! Bring your friends & family! So many more surprises coming up!
There will be food and fun at both Lock N Load locations:
Lock N Load Indoor Gun Range & Sales
Lock N Load Tactical & Training

Samantha Slease
(334) 489-4169

Archery Skills Classes

Eastgate Archery Range.
Dothan Leisure Services is offering Olympic-style Archery Skills Classes this summer at Eastgate Archery Range. Class one will be offered June 1-5 and Class two will be offered July 20-24. Time for both classes is 6:00-7:30pm. Cost is $35 per person. Ages 8-Adult.

Register at any recreation center from May 12-29 for the first class, and May 12-July 17 for the 2nd class. (9:00am-4:30pm). Participants 10-18 years of age will be eligible for the Alabama Recreation and Park Association State Championship in Dothan Alabama August 8-9, 2015.

All archery equipment will be provided. Class size will be limited to 20 per class.

For further information, please contact Eastgate Park (334-615-3730) or Roy Kitts (334-615-3700).

Country Showdown Singing Competition

May 30, 2015 3:30 PM

Defuniak Springs Florida
Rebecca King WZEP AM 1460– 850.892.3158 -
The 35th Annual Country Showdown coming to DeFuniak Springs. The “35th Annual Country
” (America’s largest country music talent search presented by WZEP AM 1460 is coming to DeFuniak Springs, Saturday, May 30th at 3:30 PM at the Amphitheater. Approximately
$200,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded nationwide including the Grand Prize of $100,000 cash to the National Winner. Designed to find the most promising country music talent in the United States for the past thirty years, the Country Showdown gives aspiring artists a chance to launch their professional careers. Thousands of performers compete annually for the Country Showdown title. Local winners advance to over forty state contests where the prizes include
$1,000 in cash and the opportunity to compete at one of the five regional contests in the fall. The five regional winners receive an all expense paid trip to the National Final in Nashville to compete for $100,000 and the coveted National Title. Open to vocal and/or instrumental performers, the Country Showdown welcomes individual acts or groups with up to seven members. A $20.00 entry fee is required of all contestants entering the Country Showdown competitions.

Entry forms and rules are available on line at or by calling WZEP at 850-892-3158.Robin Ford

Panhandle Watermelon Festival

Chipley, FL
Panhandle Watermelon Festival has once again lined up a group of performers to ensure this year’s festival will continue to offer thousands a jam packed two day music and family experience like no other locally.

The 59th Panhandle Watermelon Festival proudly welcomes legendary country music acts Mark Wills, Exile and Daryle Singletary to grace the stage for the Friday night concert event.

“Holding to tradition, Panhandle Watermelon Festival consistently spotlights legendary music acts coupled with family oriented activities making this two day festival unlike any other offered in the area,” states Chairman Colby Peel, “Our goal remains to bring the highest quality entertainment to this community while ensuring this event is free to everyone who attends.”

Made possible in large part by presenting sponsors, McDonalds, Community South Credit Union, Tobacco Free Florida, Northwest Florida Community Hospital, GAC Contractors and JRA Architects, Inc., visitors can experience this year’s Friday night music acts while kids participate in one of the many kid centered activities located on the festival grounds including rock wall, race mania interactive rides, bounce house and slide sponsored by longtime supporter, Community South Credit Union and the traditional watermelon contests hosted by our own Northwest Florida Community Hospital all of which will be conveniently located at Pal’s Park.

Come hungry and feast on fare that goes hand in hand with Friday night Watermelon including hamburgers and hotdogs prepared by the Chipley Fire Department.

Saturday’s events commence early with the annual 5,000 meter Hot Trot Run at the Florida Panhandle Technical College. At the same time, spectators can head over to the Shrine Club for the traditional Pancake Breakfast.The family favorite Watermelon Parade is scheduled for 10am. Participants will organize at the Chipley High School Football Stadium and continue east on Hwy 90 through downtown to the delight of hundreds of eager faces.

Festivities will begin immediately following the parade at the Ag Center with gospel group The Thompsons kicking off another talented lineup of musicians. The time-honored introduction of queens and the watermelon contest and auction, hosted by Auctioneer David Corbin, round out the lunchtime activities. The Fine Arts Show, hosted by the Washington County Arts Council will be on display in the east wing of the Ag Center. This show will feature artwork from local artists as well as noted artists from the Northwest Florida region.

Member of the legendary Statler Brothers for 21 years, CMA (Country Music Association) Hall of Fame and GMA (Gospel Music Association) Hall of Fame member, Jimmy Fortune, will cap off Saturday’s musical lineup.

Numerous food and arts and crafts vendors will be scattered throughout the Ag Center grounds and visitors can drop by the Kiwanis table and pick up a complimentary slice of Watermelon (while supplies last).

For more details on the 59th Annual PWF visit our home online at

Enterprise Semi-Pro Baseball Team Need Players

Peavey Park, 805 Bellwood Rd. Enterprise, AL

Joe Jackson 334.464.1729

Alzheimer’s – A Faith Perspective

New Hall at St John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 123 Health St, in Enterprise
Alzheimer’s – A Faith Perspective is a support and education program to help family members, caregivers and others understand and cope with the effects of Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases.

The thirteen-week program will meet every 1st and 3rd Thursday beginning on Thursday, March 19, and continuing through September. The meetings will be at 7:00 pm in the New Hall at St John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 123 Health St, in Enterprise. Meetings are free and open to the public.

Using faith as the foundation for helping those dealing with Alzheimer’s, the sessions will include themes such as managing fear and pain, finding purpose, asking for help, and living in the present moment.

For more information or to register, contact the group facilitator, Larry Hitchcock, at (334) 709-4033.

Miss Angel Pageant

Jun 14, 2015 .

Dothan Opera House Dothan, Al
Join us in our 10th year celebrating sisterhood and service!

We crown representatives and raise money for the Wiregrass Angel House. Wiregrass Angel House is a non profit organization based in Dothan, Al that advocates for victims rights and services for victims of violent crime, provides direct services to victims and their families, and provides public education and awareness.

Ashley Thomas

Calling All Teens! Creative Writing Workshops with Local Author

Sep 8, 2014 1st Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m- 5:00 pm

Dothan-Houston County Library's Board Room 445 North Oates Street, Dothan, AL 36303
Join local author Danielle Wallace at the Dothan-Houston County Library for fun, inspirational creative writing workshops. Teens will be able to express themselves using different genres of writing, ranging from poetry to fiction. These workshops are free, so grab your pen, notepad, and your imagination to make a difference in the world around you. If you know a teen that would love to attend, share this information with them.

Place: Dothan-Houston County Library's Board Room

Date: Every 1st Monday of each month

Time: 4:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m

Contact Danielle Wallace at if you have any questions.