THE COLBERT COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION FOR 2020 had to be postponed due to Covid-19. That class will be honored on Friday August 6. Due to the ongoing restrictions and concerns, there will not be a banquet this year. However, the induction ceremony takes place at the Ritz Theatre i…

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THE COLBERT COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION FOR 2020 had to be postponed due to Covid-19. That class will be honored on Friday August 6. Due to the ongoing restrictions and concerns, there will not be a banquet this year. However, the induction ceremony takes place at the Ritz Theatre i…

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FLORENCE – Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts is hosting an art workshop for children ages eight and above on the weekend of August 7-8 with art educator, Jamie Lynch, teaching a two-part Batik print workshop. Hours are Saturday, August 7 from 10am-noon, and Sunday, August 8 from 1-3pm. Th…

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FLORENCE–The Zodiac Players and the Gingerbread Players joined forces and bank accounts in 2008 to purchase the Shoals Theatre, making it the home for community theatre in downtown Florence.

COMMUNITY NOTES may be submitted for non-profit, civic or church-related events and published free of charge AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE in the Courier Journal.  Community Notes must be submitted in writing by 3pm Friday for consideration in the following week’s issue.  

TUSCUMBIA – Belle Mont Mansion will host “Music at the Mansion” on Saturday, July 31 from 3-5pm as part of the annual W.C. Handy Festival. The event will feature live music by the Jazz Allstars Trio. There is no charge to attend.

DEBBIE DIXON PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS THE JOHNNIE TAYLOR TRIBUTE at the Clarion Ballroom, 4900 Hatch Blvd in Sheffield, starring TJ Hooker Taylor plus Diedra, The Alabama Queen & Band, and The Cadillacs on Thursday, July 29. Doors open at 7pm, show at 8pm. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the …

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FLORENCE – Eric Essix knows his way around town as well as many people who live here.  He probably knows the music venues better because he has been coming here annually for around 30 years. 

COMMUNITY NOTES may be submitted for non-profit, civic or church-related events and published free of charge AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE in the Courier Journal.  Community Notes must be submitted in writing by 3pm Friday for consideration in the following week’s issue.  

COMMUNITY NOTES may be submitted for non-profit, civic or church-related events and published free of charge AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE in the Courier Journal.  Community Notes must be submitted in writing by 3pm Friday for consideration in the following week’s issue.  

MEMBERS OF THE ALABAMA CHAPTER OF THE TRAIL OF TEARS ASSOCIATIOn will have a presentation July 23 as part of the Shoals Archaeological Stewardship Virtual Speaker Series.  The Alabama Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association is one of nine state chapters which have been chartered to assist …

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TUSCUMBIA – The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art is hosting its 59th annual member exhibition, ArtWorks, from July 16 - August 13. The art show includes over 100 pieces of art by more than 50 local and regional artists who are members of the Tennessee Valley Art Association (TVAA), which runs …

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SHEFFIELD – The Ritz Theatre’s 2021 SummerStock production of The Last Five Years opens this week with six shows July 22-24 and 29-31 at 7:30pm. These shows feature three different two-person casts, made up of some of the Tennessee Valley’s most promising young musical theatre talent. Ticket…

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JULY IS NATIONAL PARKS AND RECREATION MONTH. Come celebrate with the Florence Parks and Recreation Department, The Club/Florence Senior LUAU style, Family friendly event, Saturday, July 17, 5-7 pm. Live music, The Browns will be @ The Club, 450 Country Club Drive, Florence, AL 35630. Prizes …

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ATHENS – In the cybersecurity realm, it’s said that you’ve either been hacked or you don’t know you’ve been hacked. North Alabama businesses are invited to learn how to better protect themselves from malicious hackers and cybersecurity threats at the Hacker-Proof Your Business: Cybersecurity…

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SHOALS – Alabama’s 16th annual sales tax holiday for school-related items begins at 12am Friday, July 16 and ends at midnight Sunday, July 18.

COMMUNITY NOTES may be submitted for non-profit, civic or church-related events and published free of charge AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE in the Courier Journal.  Community Notes must be submitted in writing by 3pm Friday for consideration in the following week’s issue.  

THE CLUB, (FLORENCE SENIOR CENTER) will host an Open House Wednesday, July 7 from 2-4 pm with music, square dancing demo, bingo, door prizes, light-wrapped snacks, and bottled water.  Drop in to meet the staff at The Club and see your Club friends while making new acquaintances. Check out th…

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FLORENCE – The public is invited to an Open House at the new Florence location of Peak Performance and Wellness Clinic on Wednesday, July 14 from 11am-1pm. 

COMMUNITY NOTES may be submitted for non-profit, civic or church-related events and published free of charge AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE in the Courier Journal.  Community Notes must be submitted in writing by 3pm Friday for consideration in the following week’s issue.