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Emmanuel Christian SGA 5k Color Run/Walk

Westgate Softball Complex
The Emmanuel Christian School Student Government Association (SGA) will be hosting a 5-k Color Run/Walk with all proceeds going to the Wounded Warrior Project. The Color Run will be Saturday December 5th. It will be at the Westgate Park Trail and the race will begin at the Westgate Softball Complex.

Mother Daughter Tea

The Grand on Foster Foster Street Dothan, AL
Girls Inc. presents the 4th Annual Mother Daughter Tea on Sunday, December 6th at 2:30 p.m. at The Grand on Foster. This event is designed to stimulate, honor and enhance the relationships between girls and the women (mothers, stepmothers, aunts, grandmothers, and godmothers) in their lives. The participants will enjoy a tea style lunch provided by Pans & Petals, making a Christmas ornament, visiting with Santa Claus and special guests, a candy buffet, and taking pictures in the photobooth to remember the day. Proceeds from this event will benefit Girls Inc.’s after school program that provides over 70 girls in grades K-8th with empowering and educational programs and activities. Tickets are $60 per couple ($25 for each additional guest).

To purchase tickets, call Girls Inc. at (334) 793-2321.

Leisure Services Karate Classes

Westgate Recreation Center
World Yoshukai Karate offers ages 7 and above instruction in traditional Karate, self-defense, physical conditioning, the use of traditional Karate weapons, and respect, manners and discipline. Mike Culbreth, Master Instructor, a 8th degree Black Belt, instructs all classes, as he has for more than 36 years.


Class I: Children Ages 7-12
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Fee: $50 per month

Class II: Men & Women Ages 13 & Up
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:45-6:45 p.m.
Fee: $50 per month

Registration is held the first week of each month.

OTHER SUMMER KARATE CLASSES will be offered at World Yoshukai Karate, 1791 Ross Clark Circle. Call 794-8238 for more information.

Call 615-3700 for more information.

Middle School and High School Students Compete for BEST Robotics

Ozark Civic Center
(DOTHAN, AL.)- The 2014 BEST Robotics Competition is in full swing! Middle and high school students within Southeast Alabama will have six weeks to create a robot, engineering notebook and marketing plan. The robot competition will be on Nov. 8, 2014 at the Ozark Civic Center and marketing presentations will be given on Nov. 7 at Wallace Community College. Kick-off for BEST Robotics is September 27 at 10 a.m. at Carroll High School in Ozark. BEST is a non-profit, volunteer- based organization with a mission to inspire students to pursue careers in engineering, science and technology. Sponsors, mentors and volunteers are needed. For more information, visit or

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.