Community Events: Friday, April 8


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50 Yesterday and Today: A Musical Birthday Celebration for Wallace State

As part of Wallace State Community College’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, the Wallace State Singers will present a special concert commemorating the last five decades. 50 Yesterday and Today: A Musical Birthday Celebration for Wallace State, will be held April 7-9 in the Recital Hall of the Burrow Center for Fine and Performing Arts. Shows will be at 7 p.m., nightly. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students. Reserve tickets by called 256-352-8277. Tickets will also be available at the door.

FREE Smoke Alarm Installations for Cullman City and County Residents

April 7, 3-7 p.m.; April 8, 3-7 p.m.; April 9, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; and April 10, 1-6 p.m.

The Cullman American Red Cross, Commission on Aging and the United Way of Cullman County are partnering to provide FREE smoke alarm installations and life-saving fire safety education. For more information or to schedule an appointment for installation, call 256-734-0921.

Ladies Night Out Bunco Party

A Ladies Night Out Bunco Party will take place on Friday, April 8, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Family Life Center.  The fundraising event costs $20 per person and includes the games, refreshments and monetary prizes.  Sponsored by the Altar Society Women's group of the Church, funds raised will be used for the upkeep of the Altar, linens, Communion items and other accouterments used during liturgical services. All are welcome and tickets will be available at the door. Barbara Ragsdale, 256-347-3471.

Relay For Life Sips N Strokes Painting Class

Cullman Primary Care P.C.’s team is hosting a Sips N Strokes painting class on Friday, April 8, at 6 p.m., at the Cullman Sips N Strokes location, 111 First St. NW, Cullman. Attendees choose their painting and colors. The class is $30, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Relay For Life of Cullman County. Seating is limited to the first 30 people to register. Email to register for the class.

“Beauty and the Beast” Presented by Cullman High School

On Friday and Saturday, April 8-9, the Cullman High School drama and choral departments will present their rendition of Disney’s Broadway musical “Beauty and the Beast.” CHS Theater Director Wayne Cook and CHS Choir Director Sarah Driskell will lead the production. Opening night is Friday, April 8, at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 9, showtimes are 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are priced at $10 for adults and $5 for children under the age of 12. Senior citizens and children under the age of 12 will receive $3 tickets at Saturday's 12:30 p.m. show.

For more information, call 256-734-3923 or visit

Cullman Caring for Kids- United Way Food Bank

The food bank is open every Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 9 a.m. –  noon and 1 – 3 p.m. and Thursdays from 9 a.m. – noon for eligible families. Located at 402 Arnold St. NE Ste. W-1. For more information, or to make a donation, call 256-739-1111 or visit

Cullman Senior Center Gospel Singing

The Cullman Senior Center will have a Gospel Singing beginning at 9:30 a.m. every Friday. Special guests share devotions at 10:30 a.m. A hot meal is served at 11:30 a.m. daily. For more information, call 256-734-0145. The Cullman Senior Center is located at 1539 Sportsman Lake Road NW.

AA Meeting

The Cullman Downtown Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 1519 St. Joseph St. NW. Every day at noon will be an open discussion meeting, Sunday at 7 p.m. is an open discussion and speaker meeting, Tuesday at 7 p.m. is an open discussion meeting (with meal at 6:30 p.m.), Wednesday at 7 p.m.; Thursday at 10:30 a.m. is women's big book study; and Friday at 7 p.m. is a closed discussion meeting (no card signed). All meetings are non-smoking. The last Tuesday of each month is open speaker meeting/ birthday night. For more information, contact the AA coordinator at 256-736-6000.