Events

Local Y now offering dance classes
Most adults listen politely but pay little attention when a teenager comes to them with a business suggestion. That wasn’t the case when 17-year-old Isabel Allen dropped by Atmore Area YMCA recently to discuss the possible establishment of a dance program at the local facility. “Ms. Allen came to the YMCA unannounced and asked if we were interested in having dance classes at the YMCA,” said Paul Chason, the Y’s…
Book fair at the library
Atmore Public Library is hosting a Scholastic Book Fair this week and next week. You’ll find books for every child in your home – picture books, chapter books, series, and middle grade fiction. In addition to books, there’s some “cool stuff” your kids will like. The book fair is held in the library meeting room, but come to the main counter to be admitted. Library hours are Monday through Friday…
VFW Auxiliary announces Patriotic Art Poster Contest
Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 announces the kick-off of the VFW Auxiliary’s Summer Patriotic Art Poster Contest. Children ages 4-15 have the opportunity to compete for prize money in four age categories: 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, and 13-15. The winner in each age group will receive $25. This poster contest is a local follow-up to the National VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Scholarship Contest for students in…
GSUMC to present annual patriotic concert
An all-inclusive “Salute to the Armed Forces” will be among the numbers presented by the Chancel Choir of Gulf Shores United Methodist Church at its annual Patriotic Concert on Sunday evening, July 2, at 7 p.m., in the church sanctuary. Admission to the concert is free, but a love offering will be taken for a popular veterans’ charity, K9sforwarriors.org, providing service dogs without charge for former military men and women.…