Saturday Event Guide- June 18



Shoot for a Cure 9th Annual 3D Archery Shoot

June 18-19 at Camp David in Cullman County, located south of Jones Chapel on County Road 940. Saturday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday starting at 8 a.m. with breakfast and devotion prior to the shoot. Door prizes and silent auction. Call 256-338-6652 or 256-338-6650 for more information. Sponsored by Circle of Hope Cullman. Proceeds go to Bruno Cancer Center.


Good Hope Youth Basketball Camp Pre-Registration

The Good Hope Youth Basketball Association's annual summer camps are happening soon. The camps are open to all youth; they do not have to attend Good Hope to participate. Pre-registration is this Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m.-noon in the Good Hope Primary School gym. Camps themselves will also take place in the primary school gym.

Camp dates are as follows:

June 20, 21 and 23 from 6-8:30 p.m. for boys and girls entering grades 2-4

June 27, 28 and 30 from 6-8:30 p.m. for boys and girls entering grades 5-6

The cost is $60 per camper and each child will receive a T-shirt. The camp will be run by Bill Caldwell and many of the coaches from the association. Coach Smartt with the Play Smartt Academy and Darin Liles of the Shoals Basketball Academy will be assisting with the camp, which will focus on fundamentals.

For more information, contact Bill Caldwell at 256-595-5085 or visit


Candlelight Vigil for Jordan Lee Wilson

A candlelight vigil for missing 32-year-old Cullman woman Jordan Lee Wilson will be held this Saturday, June 18 at 7 p.m. at Depot Park. To read Jordan's story, visit:


Arts, Crafts & Market Fair

Saturday, June 18 at the Grandview Community Center; 153 County Road 421 in Cullman. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission. For info, call 256-590-3837 or 256-734-7389


Bates Reunion

The Bates Reunion will be held on Saturday, June 18, at 10 a.m. at the Trimble Community Center.


Todd Simpson and Mojo Child LIVE at the VFW

Saving Forgotten Warriors (SFW), the local nonprofit whose goal is to provide aid to local veterans in need, has many summertime fundraising events which are necessary to continue helping and advocating for the heroes in the Cullman community.

On Saturday, June 18 at the Cullman VFW, Todd Simpson and Mojo Child will perform in a show sponsored by SFW. The concert will be held from 6-10 p.m. and pre-sale tickets are available for $15 or at the door for $20. The VFW is located at 112 Veterans Drive SW in Cullman. Call 256-747-5006 for more info.


The Link of Cullman County’s 2016 Reverse the Cycle Sprint Triathlon

Saturday, June 18 at Smith Lake Park; INDIVIDUAL RACE: 3-MILE RUN, 7-10-MILE BIKE RIDE and 200-YD POOL SWIM; KID’S RACE (up to 15 years): 1-MILE RUN, 2-MILE BIKE RIDE and 50-YD POOL SWIM.  For more info: Cullman Regional Medical Center will be onsite to give FREE health screenings from 6-11 a.m.


Free Meals at West Elementary School

The Cullman City Schools Child Nutrition Program is hosting a free meal program this summer. The Summer Feeding Program will run from June 1 through July 29 at West Elementary School. No meals will be served on July 4. Breakfast will be served from 9-10:30 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. each day. Meals are free to all children under the age of 18, regardless of school attended or income status. Adult meals will be available for a charge. The program is looking for volunteers. This would be a great opportunity for teenagers who need community service hours. For more information, contact Cullman City Schools Child Nutrition Program Assistant Director Terri Abbott at 256-297-0493 or 256-734-2233, ext. 9052.


Cullman Farmers Market – Festhalle

Fresh, local produce, breads and meats, along with plants and crafts. The Farmers Market is now open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. through October. Located at 209 First Ave. NE.


Hanceville Farmer's Market

The Hanceville Farmer's Market has locally-grown fruits, vegetables and meats, as well as arts and crafts. They are open on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Located at 200 Bangor Ave.


CP&R Community Classes- Rock Climbing

Hurricane Creek Park – Saturdays at 10 a.m., $25, call to register at 256-734-2125. For more information, contact Waid Harbison at 256-734-9157.


War Recovery

From 1-2 p.m. at Redemption Assembly of God. 516 Shaeffel Rd. Cullman. We have court refer. in Cullman Co. Call Susan, 256-620-6966 for more info.


Saving Forgotten Warriors

Organization helps area disabled and in-need veterans. Volunteers are needed and donations are accepted. See Facebook page “SFW” for more info or call Jeremy (352-440-4076), Tammy (256-286-3136) or Josh (256-615-5263).


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.