Community Calendar

Published 9:46 am Thursday, May 16, 2024

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Calhoun Graduation

The Calhoun School commencement exercises are scheduled for 7 p.m. on May 16 in the A.R. Stickney Gym.

Fun Day

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Central Head Start will host a fun day on May 17 at Central Elementary beginning at 9 a.m.

Class Day

Class Day for Central High School will take place on May 17 at 10 a.m. in the gym.

Transition Ceremony

Hayneville Middle School will host an 8th grade transition ceremony on May 17. The event begins at 9 a.m. in the gym.

Promotion Ceremony

Fort Deposit Elementary will hold a 5th grade promotion ceremony May 17 at 1 p.m. in the gymnasium.

Central Graduation

Central High School commencement exercises are scheduled for 9 a.m. on May 18 in the Uralee A. Haynes Gym.


The Lowndes County Disabled Americans Veterans, Chapter 100 joins community partners to sponsor a Health and Wellness Expo May 18 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Fort Deposit Guard Armory. The free event features vendors, entertainment, give-a-ways, free food and a bounce house for the kids. Call (281) 416-6156 for additional information.

Prayer Walk

Calvary Church will host its 6th annual Pentecost Prayer Walk on May 19 at 9 a.m. Lineup starts at 8:30 a.m. from the church at 6000 U.S. Highway 80 East in Lowndesboro. Participants are encouraged to bring signs and posters.

Community Conversation

Alabama Public Health will host a community conversation to discuss septic tank solutions May 21 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Collirene Boys and Girls Club, 3774 County Road 9 in Tyler. Refreshments will be provided to registered guests. Call (334) 206-6488 to register.

Honors Program

An honors program for fifth grade students at Hayneville Middle School is scheduled for May 21 at 9 a.m. in the school’s library.

Pre-K Program

First Years Child Development Center, First Class Pre-K offers a free 4-year-old program from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for working parents and 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for non-working parents. Classes start in August. Space is limited. Call Katina Surles at (334) 281-8627 for more information.

Fishing Tournament

The Fishers of Men Fishing Tournament, a ministry of Genesis Baptist Church, will be held May 25 – 27 at 488 Pearl Lane is Lenox. The contest is free to enter and offers six grand prizes with two age divisions, 12 and under and 13 and up. Call 855.244.3466 Ext. 5.

Church Anniversary

The Calvary Church in Lowndesboro will celebrate its 10th anniversary with the theme, “Great is Thy Faithfulness: Lamentations 3:23” Sunday, June 2 at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be Bishop Kyle Saercy.

Kiddie Kollege

Head Start’s Kiddie Kollege Summer Program will run from June 3-27. Call (334) 548-2145 or visit for information.

LCUWP Applications

The Lowndes County Unincorporated Wastewater Project is accepting applications for septic system installation or repair at its office located at 507 W. Tuskeena Street in Hayneville. Call (334) 548-2006 or stop by Monday, Wednesday, or Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for an application.

Head Start

The Lowndes County BOE has opened Head Start registration for children ages 3 and 4 for the 2024-2025 program year. Current immunization records, proof of income, and proof of age are required to register. Call (334) 548-2145 or visit for information.

Summer School

Lowndes County Public Schools are hosting a summer program for grades K-8 June 3-27 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day, Monday – Thursday. Transportation will be provided. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Call Demond Mullins or Kimberly Pruitt at (334) 548-2131 for more information.

Juneteenth Celebration

Community members are invited to the inaugural Juneteenth Celebration, June 15 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Freedom Park, across from the Whitehall Town Hall. Churches, performers, groups, and businesses are welcome to participate. Registration deadline is May 30. Email for more information.

Wellness Tour

The Wellness Coalition has scheduled a Tour of Wellness Community Health Fair on June 29. The event will take place at the Hayneville Town Square from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call (334) 293-6502 for more information.

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