Community Calendar 08-25-2023

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August 25
See reptiles and exotic pets at Alabama Reptile Expo: Show Me Reptile Show at The Venue at Coosa Landing from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
August 28
GPL and OLLI Sports Club will be at Gadsden Public Library starting at 10 a.m. in the computer classroom. Enjoy a lively discussion about football, basketball, baseball and just about every other sport known to man.
Mental Health America of Etowah County will host Stress and Anger Management and Domestic Violence Prevention classes at the Gadsden Public Library. Stress and Anger Management will be held at 12 p.m. in the computer classroom and at 6 p.m. in the Lena Martin Room. Domestic Violence Prevention will be held at 1 p.m. in the computer classroom and at 5 p.m. in the Lena Martin Room.
Teen Movie Night at Gadsden Public Library starting at 3:30 p.m. For more information, contact Teen Hive at 256-549-4699 ext. 2122 or e-mail hanna@gadsdenlibrary.org.
Zumba for all ages and all skill levels at the Southside Community Center located at 2142 AL-7. The class starts at 6 p.m. and is $5.
August 29
Children’s Story Time at Gadsden Public Library in the Children’s Department at 10 a.m. This week will be a special Ballerina Story Time and craft with Azalea McRae and her friends from Downtown Dance Conservatory. For additional information, contact the GPL children’s department at 256-546-4699 ext. 2118 or hanna@gadsdenlibrary.org.
Mahjong Tuesday is hosted at Southside Community Center from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Anyone who wishes to learn can call and schedule a day/time for lessons. For more information, call 256-442-6217.
The Genealogy Branch of GPL located at 2700 West Meighan Boulevard from 10-11:30 a.m. has free webinars to further your education. For additional information, call 256-549-4688.
Tech Tuesday from 3-4 p.m. at Gadsden Public Library. The GPL Information and Public Services Desk can help those needing assistance with cell phones or computers. For more information, contact Rachel at 256-549-4699 ext. 2126 or e-mail rcole@gadsdenlibrary.org.
Tabletop Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. at Gadsden Public Library. Try unique boardgames, tabletop role-play games and card games. For more information, contact Teen Hive at 256-549-4699 ext. 2122 or hanna@gadsdenlibrary.org
Mental Health America of Etowah County will host a parenting class in the computer classroom at Gadsden Public Library at 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. For more information, call 256-613-7279.
ESL Class at Gadsden Public Library starting at 5:30 p.m. Study and learn English as a second language with certified instructor Carrie Ledbetter. For more information, contact Rachel at 256-549-4699 ext. 2126 or rcole@gadsdenlibrary.org.
August 30
History Over Easy with Randy Holland at Gadsden Public Library from 10 – 11:30 a.m. in the computer classroom. An opportunity to learn anything and everything about history in an engaging and entertaining environment. For more information, contact Rachel at 256)-549-4699 ext. 2126 or e-mail rcole@gadsdenlibrary.org.
Line Dancing with Becky at Southside Community Cen-ter from 12 to 2 p.m. Learn how to line dance ever Wednesday and Friday with Becky Noah. No partner is required.
Join Sole Trainers Walking Club at the Underwood Park located across the street from the main branch on College Street at 12 p.m. For more information, contact Rachel at 256-549-4699 ext. 2126 or rcole@gadsdenlibrary.org
The Wednesday Club at Gadsden Public Library starting at 3:30 p.m. Craft, write poetry and talk about favorite literature. For more information, contact Teen Hive at 256-549-4699 ext. 2122 or e-mail hanna@gadsdenlibrary.org.
Yoga at 4 p.m. in the Lena Martin Room of Gadsden Public Library led by certified yoga instructor Barbara Hightower. For more information, contact Rachel at 256-549-4699 ext. 2126 or e-mail rcole@gadsdenlibrary.org.
Blazin Beatz Bingo at The Downtown Chief starts at 6 p.m. Fast-paced free-to-play music bingo game where the host will play part of a song while you listen and mark them off your bingo card. Dance, sing and be the first to yell bingo to win prizes.
August 31
Reimagining School Readiness at the East Gadsden Branch of GPL located at 809 East Broad St. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Story Time (pre-k – 1st grade) and 3 – 4 p.m. STEM programs (2nd – 5th grade). These programs are designed to assist with a child’s school readiness. Parents and children who attend two or more programs will receive a toolkit for further exploration and education activities. For additional information and/or registration, contact LaShunda at 256-549-4691 or e-mail lashunda@gadsdenlibrary.org.
September 1
Crochet & Knitting Club at the Genealogy Branch of the GPL from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Fellowship and share knowledge with other knitters and crocheters. Basic assistance will be available. Participants are asked to bring their own supplies. For additional information, call 256-549-4688.
Line Dancing with Becky at Southside Community Center from 12 to 2 p.m. Learn how to line dance ever Wednesday and Friday with Becky Noah. No partner is required.
September 2
Chessmasters will be held at Gadsden Public Library from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the fiction department. Chessboards and pieces may be requested for in-house use at the circulation desk. Beginners and pros are welcome. For more information, contact Rachel at 256-549-4699 ext. 2126 or e-mail rcole@gadsdenlibrary.org.

September 4
Mental Health America of Etowah County will host Stress and Anger Management and Domestic Violence Prevention classes at the Gadsden Public Library. Stress and Anger Management will be held at 12 p.m. in the computer classroom and at 6 p.m. in the Lena Martin Room. Domestic Violence Prevention will be held at 1 p.m. in the computer classroom and at 5 p.m. in the Lena Martin Room.
GPL and OLLI Sports Club at Gadsden Public Library starting at 10 a.m. in the computer classroom.

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