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City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation October Events

City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation

OCTOBER 2017

COMMUNITY CENTERS:

WHAT: OPEN GYM/ACTIVITIES

WHEN: Monday-Thursday & Friday  

WHERE:                  East Gadsden 921 Wilson Ave.                       CONTACT:              Delvin/Nunie 256-549-4673

                                    Raymond Hill 1231 Alcott Rd.                                         Tonya 256-549-4736

                                    Thompson 236 Golden Ave.                                              Ben 256-549-4738

                                    Mitchell 1503 Noccalula Rd                                              Katie 256-549-4739

                                    Carver 1030 Tuscaloosa Ave.                                                               Timmy 256-549-4668

             

TIME: 8 a.m. -8 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. -5 p.m.

COST: Free

Bring the entire family and enjoy various fun and active programs like Zumba, line dancing, volleyball,

basketball, TOPS- (weight loss support group), and table games!

 *CALL CENTERS FOR SPECIFIC DAY/TIME FOR EACH ACTIVITY

WALNUT PARK COMMUNITY CENTER:            256-549-4685

WHAT: Senior Adult Exercise

WHEN: Mon, Wed and Fri

WHERE: Walnut Park Community Center 3200 Walnut St.

TIME: 9 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

CONTACT: Rhea or Stacy 256-549-4685

COST: Free

Bring a Friend to Experience a Low Impact Exercise that can be performed sitting or standing next to a chair for support

WHAT: Table Tennis Club

WHEN: Thursday

WHERE: Walnut Park Community Center

TIME:  5 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

CONTACT: Rhea 256-549-4685

COST: Free

Come and enjoy an evening of fun and fellowship! Don’t forget to bring your own paddles.

ELLIOTT COMMUNITY CENTER:             256-549-4734

WHAT: Alabama Health Class

WHEN: October 23

WHERE: Elliott Community Center 2829 W Meighan Blvd.

TIME: 10 a.m. - Noon

CONTACT: Helene 256-393-8270

COST: Free

WHAT: Head Injury Foundation Meeting

WHEN: October 13

WHERE: Elliott Community Center 2829 W Meighan Blvd.

TIME: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

CONTACT: Pat Motley 205-213-4353

COST: Free

WHAT: Humana Meeting

WHEN: October 25

WHERE: Elliott Community Ctr. 2829 W Meighan Blvd.

TIME: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

CONTACT: Dawn Durham 800-942-0605

COST: Free

WHAT: United Cerebral Palsy Medicare Class

WHEN: October 20

WHERE: Elliott Community Center 28290W Meighan Blvd.

TIME: Noon- 2 p.m.

CONTACT: Morgan Harris 256-237-8202

COST: Free

Learn something new at our Q & A Medicare Class Sponsored by Gadsden Parks and Recreation Dept.

JACK GASTON COLISEUM:           256-549-4670

WHAT: Pickleball

WHEN: Tuesday/Wednesday

WHERE: Jack Gaston Coliseum 1420 W. Meighan Blvd

TIME: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

CONTACT: Katie 256-549-4739/Diane 256-549-4833

COST: Free

Come check out this fun activity with your Family. If you don’t have your own paddle/balls, we can loan you them for the game.

WHAT: Fall Break 2-Day Camp

WHEN: October 16th and 17th

WHERE: Jack Gaston Coliseum 1420 W. Meighan Blvd

TIME: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

CONTACT: Katie 256-549-4739

Kindergarten through 5th grade, can join the fun during Fall Break, with games, crafts and other activities.

CARVER COMMUNITY CENTER:             256-549-4667  

WHAT: Senior Luncheon

WHEN: Everyday Monday-Friday

TIME: 8 a.m.  – 2 p.m.

CONTACT: Ann 256-549-4667

Cost: Free for Seniors

THERAPEUTIC:        256-549-4684

WHAT: Movie Night

WHERE: Elliott Community Center 2829 W Meighan Blvd.

WHEN: October 24

TIME: 5:30 p.m.- 7 p.m.

CONTACT: Carla 256-549-4684

COST: Free

WHAT: Swimming Lessons

WHERE: YMCA

TIME: 9 a.m.  – 10 a.m.

CONTACT: Carla 256-549-4684

COST: Free

WHAT: Table Tennis

WHERE: Elliott Community 2829 W Meighan Blvd.

WHEN: Every Monday

TIME:  2:45 p.m. – 4 p.m.

CONTACT: Carla 256-549-4684

COST: Free

WHAT: Bowling

WHERE: Paradise Lanes

TIME: Wed 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

CONTACT: Carla 256-549-4684

COST: $1.00

WHAT: Bingo

WHERE: Elliott Community 2829 W Meighan Blvd

TIME: Thursdays 1 p.m.

CONTACT: Caroline 256-549-4684

COST: Free

WHAT: Fall Kick Off Dance

WHERE: Downtown Civic Center 623 Broad St

WHEN: October 24

TIME: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

CONTACT: Carla 256-549-4684

COST: Free

NOCCALULA FALLS:            256-549-4663

WHAT: Halloween Super Bash

WHERE: Noccalula Falls

TIME: 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.

DATE: October 14

CONTACT: Janet Tarrance 256-549-4658 Park Office 256-549-4663

COST: $6.00 All ages 4 years and up (season passes not valid for this event)

Come enjoy games, inflatables, balloon fun with Big Sam, Trick-or-Treating, Vendors and More!

WHAT: Scarecrow Walk

WHERE: Noccalula Falls

TIME: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

DATE: October 7th-14th

CONTACT: Christina Richardson 256-549-4663

COST: Free

Be our judge by visiting the park October 7thor 8th

WHAT: Glow Ball Putting Tournament

WHERE: Noccalula Falls Mini Golf

TIME: 6 p.m. Registration/Dinner

           7 p.m. Shotgun Start

           8 p.m. Awards

CONTACT: Chet Hallman 256-549-4866

COST: $20 per person/ $40 per team

Entry Deadline: 5 p.m. Wed, October 18th

WHAT: G Round-Up

WHERE: Noccalula Park Campground

TIME: Fri 8 a.m. -5 p.m.  Sat 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

DATE: October13 - 14

CONTACT: Lenn Hill 256-490-6134

COST: $5.00

The tractor show is a gathering of all makes and models of antique tractors that have been kept in pristine condition or remodeled to their original state. There will also be Tractor Memorabilia to see.

COOSA LANDING:  256-549-4677

WHAT: Renew Our Rivers

WHERE: Starts @ Coosa Landing/ Ends @ Rainbow Landing

TIME: Kick Off 8 a.m.

DATE: October 30th - Nov 4th.

CONTACT: Lisa Dover 256-390-6084

COST: Free
* Gadsden Parks and Recreation Is Partnering with Alabama Power

WHAT: American Bass Anglers

WHERE: Coosa Landing

DATE: October 21

CONTACT: Rhonda Ford 706-936-4530

10-15 Boats

WHAT: Anniston Army Depot Fall Open

WHERE: Coosa Landing

DATE: October 21

CONTACT:  Andrew Burns 256-282-7939

50 Boats

WHAT: Chris Hopper

WHERE: Coosa Landing

DATE: October 20

CONTACT: Chris Hopper   256-310-2915

50 Boats

5Th STREET MARKET:        256-549-4658

WHAT: Turnip Tuesday Market

WHERE: 5th St Market 439 Locust St.

TIME: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

DATE Every Tues Ending on October 24th

CONTACT: Janet Tarrance 256-549-4658 Lisa Copeland 256-441-0572

WHAT: Local Farmers Market

WHERE: 5th St. Market 439 Locust St.

TIME: 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.

DATE: Every Friday Ending on October 24

CONTACT: Janet Tarrance 256-549-4658 Lisa Copeland 256-441-0572

AMPHITHEATER:    256-549-4669

WHAT: Magic City Reggae Music Festival

WHERE: Amphitheater

TIME: Doors Open 7 p.m.  Concert starts 8 p.m.

DATE: October 1

CONTACT: Sherman Sterling 205-267-3673

COST: $25

SENIORS:      256-549-4740

WHAT: Physicians Who Care – Health Fair

WHERE: Downtown Civic Center 623 Broad St.

WHEN: October 4

TIME: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

CONTACT: Belinda / Charlotte 256-549-4740

COST: Free 55 & under

ATHLETICS:  256-549-4709

WHAT: Youth Basketball Meeting

WHERE: Jackson Gaston Coliseum 1420 W. Meighan Blvd.

TIME: 2 p.m. –  4 p.m.

DATE: October 15

CONTACT: Teresa Marshall 256-549-4706/256-295-4341

COST: Free Open to Public

This will be our first meeting of the 2017/2018 youth basketball.  Ages 12 & under boys/girls league

CONVENTION HALL   256-549-4669

WHAT: Rocking on the River Run 5K/15K

WHERE: Starts at YMCA parking lot

TIME: Contact Jeffery Morris 256-504-4567

WHAT: Youth Beauty Pageant

WHERE: Convention Hall

TIME: Noon

DATE: October 8

CONTACT: Becky West 256-393-0485

COST: Call for Details /Entry Deadline Is October 10

WHAT: St. James Auction

WHERE: Convention Hall

TIME: Doors Open 5:30 p.m.  Dinner 6 p.m.

DATE: October 19

CONTACT: 256-546-0132

COST: $100 per couple

Dinner, $10,000 Give Away, Silent Auction, Bingo, Music, Proceeds Benefit St. James School

WHAT: GCF Fall Festival

WHERE: Convention Hall

TIME: 10 a.m.

DATE: October 22

CONTACT: Johnny 256-504-6559

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