Community Calendar 7-14-23

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July 14

Noccalula Falls Park presents Little Animals Big World conversations and education at its animal habitat from 12 – 4 p.m.

July 15

Parks & Rec Celebration Day Surfing U.S.A. at 10 a.m. at the Coosa Boardwalk Splash Pad. Visitors can enjoy water slides, obstacle courses, water gun wars, food trucks, games, music and dancing.

Gadsden Public Library will host GPL Chessmasters 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.

July 17

Gadsden Public Library will host GPL & OLLI Sports Club 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.

East Gadsden Branch of GPL located at 809 East Broad will host Bad Art Day. Join in making bad art no matter your skill level. This event is for all ages. Seats are limited. For additional information and/or registration, contact LaShunda at 256-549-4691 or e-mail lashunda@gadsdenlibrary.org.

Gadsden Public Library will host Teen Movie Night at 3:30 p.m. For more information, contact Teen Hive at 256-549-4699 ext. 2122 or e-mail hanna@gadsdenlibrary.org.

Gadsden Public Library will host Teen Anime Club at 3:30 p.m. Join to watch anime, eat sweets and chat about your favorite anime and manga. For additional information, contact the Teen Hive at 256-549-4699 ext.2122 or e-mail hanna@gadsdenlibrary.org.

July 18

Glencoe farmers market 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. every Tuesday, June – September from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Glencoe Police Department. Fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers.

The Genealogy Branch of GPL located at 2700 West Meighan Blvd. from 10-11:30 a.m. has free webinars to further your education. For additional information, call 256-549-4688

Join Gadsden Public Library for Children’s Junior Chess Club at 2-3 p.m. in the children’s department. Beginner-level chess lessons, taught by Chess Master Jim McGuire. For additional information contact the GPL children’s department at 256-546-4699 ext. 2118 or e-mail hanna@gadsdenlibrary.org.

Gadsden Public Library Tech Tuesday at 3-4 p.m. If you need assistance with your cell phone or computer GPL Information and Public Services Desk can help. For more information, contact Rachel at 256-549-4699 ext. 2126 or e-mail rcole@gadsdenlibrary.org.

Gadsden Public Library will host Tabletop Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. Try unique boardgames, tabletop role play games and card games. For more information, contact Teen Hive at 256-549-4699 ext. 2122 or e-mail hanna@gadsdenlibrary.org

July 19

Gadsden Public Library will host History Over Easy with Randy Holland at 10 – 11:30 a.m. in the computer classroom. Randy offers 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.

Gadsden Public Library will host The Wednesday Club at 3:30 p.m. Craft, write poetry and talk about your favorite literature. For more information, contact Teen Hive at 256-549-4699 ext. 2122 or e-mail hanna@gadsdenlibrary.org.

Join Sole Trainers Walking Club at the Underwood Park (across the street from Gadsden Public Library on College Street) at 12 p.m. For more information, contact Rachel at 256-549-4699 ext. 2126 or e-mail rcole@gadsdenlibrary.org

Gadsden Public Library will host Children’s Lego Club in the children’s department from 1 – 3 p.m. Use Lego instructions or free-style your own build. For more information, contact Teen Hive at 256-549-4699 ext. 2122 or e-mail hanna@gadsdenlibrary.org

Gadsden Public Library will host Yoga at 4 p.m. in the Lena Martin Room. The class is led by certified yoga instructor Barbara Hightower. For more information, contact Rachel at 256-549-4699 ext. 2126 or e-mail rcole@gadsdenlibrary.org.

July 20

Gadsden Public Library Silent Book Club. Participate on Facebook to win a free book. For additional information, contact Rachel at 256-549-4699 ext. 2126 or e-mail rcole@gadsdenlibrary.org.

Gadsden Public Library will host Teen Summer of STEM at 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Touch the Stars. Experience the wonders of the universe through touch with JWST first image tactical panel. For more information, contact Teen Hive at 256-549-4699 ext. 2122 or e-mail hanna@gadsdenlibrary.org

Gadsden Public Library will host Food for Thought Series Budget Cooking 101 at 5:30 p.m. in the Lena Martin Room. For additional information, contact Rachel at 256-549-4699 ext. 2126 or e-mail rcole@gadsdenlibrary.org.

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