Ongoing and Regular Events
Atmore Family Life Center at the old middle school on M. L. K. Ave. provides after school tutoring and a new technology program. Tutoring for exit exams is available. Kiddie Kafe, sponsored by the Bay Area Food Bank, will offer a light meal to children in the afternoon. Call 368-3761, 368-2946 or 446-1878 to register. First come, first served. Limited spaces. Funding provided through donations and grants. Program in partnership with the Poarch Creek Nation and Escambia County Board of Education.
Atmore Women's Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month September through May at the public library. For more information you may call Ann Glaven at 368-3206.
Atmore cancer support group will meet at 7 p.m. every third Monday at Atmore First Assembly of God.
Northview High School Quarterback Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month in the weight room. All parents and fans are invited to attend. For more information you may call 1-850-587-2489.
The Diabetic Support Group will meet every third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Atmore Hospital Auditorium. For more information, call Louise Broyden at work at 368-6342 or at home at 368-2728.
After school craft time will be held at 3:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at the Atmore Public Library, beginning Aug. 26.
Atmore VFW Post 7016 meets monthly on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. with the executive board meeting at 6 p.m. All VFW veterans are encouraged to attend. For information on the VFW, please call Commandeer Lee (Lavan) Martin at 368-8160 or Senior Vice Commander Joel Day at 368-5637.
Atmore Legion Post 90 meets monthly on the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. All Legionnaires are encouraged to attend. For information on the American Legion, please call Adjutant Lee (Lavan) Martin at 368-8160.
The American Legion hosts a Country &Western Dance every Saturday night at the Legion Hall for a $5 donation. Everyone is invited.
The Escambia County School system is searching for children (to age 21) who because of handicap, may be in need of special education and/or related services. Referrals and valuations may begin at 30 months for preschoolers. Also, information regarding services for gifted children and referrals may be made by calling Suzanne Barnett at 296-0633.
NAACP Branch 5027 holdsmeetings at 7 p.m. on the first and third Monday of every month at Gaines Chapel Church. Everyone is invited. membership fee is $30 per year and dues are $5 per month.
After Baby Comes, a free support group for new moms with babies up to six months old, meets the third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon at Baptist Medical Park in Pensacola. Susan Hannum, RN, IBCLC, hosts the group which deals with parenting and postpartum issues. This free program is open to the public. For information call 434-4567.
Community Hospice of Esc. County is looking volunteers. Call Community Hospice at 867-6993 or 368-3953.
Sowell Old Field Cemetery upkeep fund has been started at Goodway Baptist Church. Those with relatives buried there or who have lots reserved are asked to make a donation payable to Goodway Baptist Church Cemetery Fund sent in care of Terry Wiggins, Treasurer, 444 Matheny Road, Atmore, Al 36502.
The seniors of Huxford center invite those 60 and over in the Huxford, Uriah, McCullough, Little Rock and Goodway area and their spouses of any age. The center is located in the Huxford Masonic Lodge across from Huxford School and is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is no sign, but come on in.
The Atmore Saddle Club will hold a Horse Show/Fun Day the first Saturday of every month. Call Sandy at 446-7517.
The Milton Cemetery Board is attempting to locate relatives of those interred at the historical burial ground. Anyone who has a relative buried at Milton Cemetery is urged to contact: Bill Bledsoe, chairman, Milton Cemetery Board, P.O. Box 909. Milton, FL 32572. Please include your name, address, and the names of your relatives in Milton Cemetery.
The Nokomis VFD will hold its monthly board meetings on the third Saturday of each month at 2 p.m. at the fire station on James Road. The meetings are open to everyone and the community is highly encouraged to attend
Escambia County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program seeks volunteers to help taxpayers file their income tax returns. IRS certified instructors provide free training and training materials to prepare tax returns. For more information, you may contact Sue Beasley, RSVP Director, at 867-0256 or 368-8626..
Basketball sign up at the YMCA. Skills clinics begin Jan.6 and games begin Jan. 22. Sign up for ages 13 and up will begin in March. For more information you may call the YMCA at 368-9622.
Applications being evaluated for 10 Star All Star Summer Basketball Camp. Camp by invitation only. Girls and boys 10-19 are eligible. For a free brochure call 1-704-373-0873.
Master Gardener classes, offered by the Escambia County Office of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, begin. The classes will be held in the Atmore United Methodist Church and the course will include Plant Physiology, Turf, Soils, Vegetables, Fruits, Landscape design, Plant Pathology, Bedding Plants, Insect and Weed Control and other topics. To register for the classes, which will run from Jan. 15-April 1, or for more information, you may call 867-7760.
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