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Chili and Dessert Cook-Off

Nov 6, 2014 11:30 am

Gentiva Office-2740 Headland Ave. Dothan
Gentiva Home Health and Hospice is hosting a chili and dessert competition. No registration fee; $5 donation to eat. All proceeds fund Christmas gifts for Gentiva Hospice patients.

Nancy Tindell (334) 792-1100

Be Thankful for Our Moms & Babies

Nov 13, 2014 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Florida Department of Health in Walton County
This event is designed for pregnant women and families with young children. This is an opportunity to learn about water safety, immunizations, dental care and much more. Topics are selected to help families grow the safe and healthy way

Leslie Kimzey (850)892-8040 est. 1178

Direct sales/home business expo and shopping event

Nov 22, 2014 10am-4pm

Dothan, Al
Have you ever thought about owning your own business? If so, we will have several representatives from companies such as Avon, Tupperware, itwrap, Advocare, Grace Adele, Scentsy, Mary Kay, Premier jewelry, Origami Owl, 31 Gifts as well as others. You can also shop with these same companies for that special gift. There will also be craft vendors for your shopping pleasure. FREE event for the public. Here is your chance to see all the many fun home based companies piled under one roof!
And vendors, it's like having one BIG home party! Only $20 to set up in a 10x10 space. Only one consultant/team per company will be allowed to set up so we don't end up with doubles. Reserve yours TODAY!

Wifi and ATM available on site! All indoors event!

Kelly Handal 3346180738

"3rd Annual Energy Expo" A World of Discovery

Nov 8, 2014 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Circle Drive on the beautiful Lake DeFuniak
We are proud to announce that the “3rd Annual Energy Expo” will be held in historic DeFuniak Springs, Florida on beautiful Lake DeFuniak, the second most perfectly round, non-manmade lake in the world.
The Energy Expo will feature experts in solar energy, geothermal, compressed natural gas, bio-diesel and wind-powered energy.
We are excited to have Tesla Motors, Inc. joining us this year with a representative on site and one of their all electric vehicles for display. Tesla Motors, Inc. is an American company that designs, manufactures, and sells electric cars and electric vehicle powertrain components. This is one of the many vendors we have lined up for this year’s Energy Expo.
“Green builders” and contractors, government agencies, farmers, homesteading / self-sustainability experts will be available with residential and commercial exhibits and materials to teach and / or explain their products or service. Some of the vendors will provide demonstrations and mini educational sessions for everyone throughout the day’s event.
A farmers market will offer home grown, homemade and handmade items for purchase. Come browse the market for items like jams, jellies, soap, eggs, honey, produce, and other natural items.
Learn about growing hydroponics.
Shred-It will be on-site to shred your sensitive information documents. Now is the time to go through bank records, loan documents and bills and other sensitive items, and bring to the Shred-it vendor who will shred them as you watch. Each individual may bring 5 boxes (approximately 50 pounds) to be shredded for a donation of a non-perishable food item to be distributed by The Matrix Community Outreach Center
Come and enjoy the 3rd Annual Energy Expo it will be “A world of discovery”.

Cindy Permenter
Phone: (850) 892-8503

Youth Deer Hunt at Fort Rucker

Nov 15, 2014 4 am to 6 pm

Outdoor Recreation Services at West Beach, Lake Tholocco, Fort Rucker
Outdoor Recreation is hosting a Youth Deer Hunt, November 15 from 4am-6pm. Open to public, Youth ages 7-15 years. Cost is $20 and you must register at the Outdoor Recreation Service Center located at West Beach, Lake Tholocco, Bldg 24235. Door prizes and lunch will be provided. Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners. Parents/Escorts of youth hunters must have a valid Alabama State Hunting License and Hunter Education Card. For more information, contact Outdoor Recreation Service Center at (334) 255-4305.

Outdoor Recreation Service Center at (334) 255-4305

Clydesdales Military Salute at Fort Rucker

Nov 5, 2014 5-7 pm

The Landing parking lot at Fort Rucker
Join us Wednesday, November 5th in The Landing parking lot near Howze Field from 5-7 pm to see the World-renowned Budweiser Clydesdales. Enjoy photo opportunities with the Budweiser Clydesdales, beer sampling, Bud Girls, music and so much more. For details, please call Fort Rucker MWR at (334) 598-5311.

Fort Rucker MWR (334) 598-5311

Hearts for the Arts Membership Drive

Nov 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014 .

Dothan, Alabama
Hearts for the Arts is the Cultural Arts Center 2014 membership drive. For as little as $25 participants can become a member of Hearts for the Arts and get a unique t-shirt.

Dustin Thornton

Chili Cook-off and Auction

Nov 7, 2014 5:30 PM

Tyner Station (The Old Depot in Florala, AL
Are you the best cook in the tri-cities area and beyond? If you think so, prove it to everyone by stirring up a steaming pot of your favorite chili recipe and entering your masterpiece in the Chili Cook-off sponsored by the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce.
There will be cash prized awarded for the first, second and third place judged entries. The chili supper consisting of chili, crackers, tea and delicious homemade cake for dessert for $5.oo.

Following the chili supper get ready to wheel and deal you way to a good time and some terrific interesting bargains. Immediately after the greet and eat at approximately 7:00 pm the auction with items donated from local businesses will begin. With all the enticing merchandise who knows what you might walk out with.
Bring the family for a night of fun, friendship and fellowship!

Pancake Breakfast

Nov 1, 2014 7am-10am

Po Folks Restaurant Enterprise AL
A pancake Breakfast sponsored by the Enterprise Lions Club will feature pancakes, sausage, juice, milk and coffee for $5 per plate.

Susan Steck 334.464.7384

Kiwanis Club of Ozark Pancake Supper

Oct 28, 2014 5:00 pm—6:45pm

Perry Recreation Center, Ozark, AL
Great pancakes
Lots of big thick bacon
soft drinks and coffee
eat in or take out
donations $7.00

Rocky Windham, Club President 701-1783

Grand Opening for the Kinsey Senior Center

Nov 9, 2014 2PM - 4PM

Kinsey Senior Citizen Center, 6288 Walden Drive, Kinsey, Alabama (next door to the Kinsey Town Hall).
Please come and view our beautiful facility, refreshments will be provided.

Lighthouse Outreach Ministries "peanut hut" at the Peanut Festival

Oct 31, 2014 - Nov 8, 2014 .

Peanut Festival Fairgrounds Dothan, Al
Come and visit us at the "peanut hut" across from the Wells Fargo and cattle barn #8. We have the best green boiled and Cajun boiled peanuts, along with peanut brittle, fried peanuts, chocolate peanuts and many other peanut delicacies. All proceeds go to spreading the gospel of Jesus...

Barry Smitherman

National Peanut Festival Parade Chair Tickets on Sale

Nov 8, 2014 9:15 a.m

First Free Will Baptist Church, 1461 Timbers Drive, Dothan, AL 36301 is selling tickets for chairs to the National Peanut Festival parade on November 8. The chairs will be located between Lena Street and S. Oates Street and the cost of the chairs are $4 for the front row and $3 for the second and third rows. Tickets may be purchased by calling the church office Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. at 792-3316. All the proceeds go to the youth ministries.

Shirley Waters

"Hallelujah Harvest Festival"

Memphis Baptist Church, 4595 Eddins Road,
Memphis Baptist Church, 4595 Eddins Road, will host a "Hallelujah Harvest Festival" 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 29. Children may wear their favorite costume, no scary ones, and enjoy a safe, fun, Christ-centered alternative to neighborhood trick-or-treating. There will be games, face painting, a cake walk, a hay ride, free chili dog supper, and a festive photo opportunity. Admission is free. Please bring a food donation for the Columbia Baptist Association Food Pantry. Call 334-677-5387 for details.

Boater & Fisherman Appreciation

Oct 1, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014 .

The Pilothouse Grill @ George T Bagby State Park & Lodge
Buy 1 Entree, Get 1 for 25% off

Dine In by the lake or Kalli with Group Sales @ 229.768.2571

3rd Annual Seminole State Park Tour Of Lights

Nov 28, 2014 - Dec 13, 2014 6pm until 9pm

Donalsonville, GA
Drive through a Winter Wonderland.

Michael Shutters

Martial Arts for Salvation Army

Wiregrass Commons Mall Burlington Court
Step 1: Stop by our Dothan Martial Arts Academy located on
1451 Westgate Parkway, Dothan, AL 36303 and register to get involved
and receive an envelope!

Step 2: Set a challenging goal. Ask yourself the question “How much
money can I raise?” “What would be a challenging goal for myself?”
Step 3: Get Sponsors. Ask friends, relatives, neighbors, and local
businesses to sponsor you.

Step 4: Collect Donations. Any and all donations in cash or check are
welcome. The checks should be made out to Salvation Army.
Step 5: Return the Sponsor Form Envelope along with ALL of the
donations to Dothan Martial Arts Academy by October 3, 2014.

When: October 4, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Where: Wiregrass Commons Mall Burlington Court

Calling All Teens! Creative Writing Workshops with Local Author

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

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: Begins September 8, 2014. Afterwards every 1st Monday
of each month

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

Contact Danielle Wallace at if you have any questions.

Syrup Making Class

Nov 1, 2014 7 am to 3 pm CDT

Panhandle Pioneer Settlement, 17869 NW Pioneer Settlement Rd, Blountstown, FL 32424
Come join us in the art of making syrup.
THIS IS A ONE DAY CLASS. So call now to reserve your spot..
All will enjoy this hand on experience at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement, Blountstown, Florida. There will be a $50.00 donation cost for this class. All items needed for this class are supplied. You will receive a Syrup Making DVD with the class.
There are limited slots available so call or email now to reserve your place.
The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement is a living museum documenting rural life in NW Florida since the early 1800’s. It is located in Sam Atkins Park, about 1 mile west of the intersection of Hwy 71 and Hwy 20.Follow HWY 20 West out of Blountstown. Look for signs for Sam Atkins Park. Turn North at Lindy’s Fried Chicken (Silas Green St.). Follow the signs.

For more information, call 674-2777 or email
More information on the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement’s historical Buildings go to

Lisa Rhodes 850-674-2777