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Recent Articles
  • Hack HSV II challenges innovative high school students in hackathon

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – In the context of a hackathon, “hack” is used to describe how students work together to beat the clock as they create something new and innovative. At Hack HSV, participants in teams up to five trade their sleep for a day and code any project they want in an environment optimized for creativity. These projects can vary in platforms from web development to mobile apps, and even Scratch. At the end of the event, participants will showcase […]

  • Local organization hosts free non-profits & health expo

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Patricia Haley Charitable Foundation is a non-profit organization in the Rocket City with a mission to provide help where there is a physical, mental or social need. The organization will be hosting The Shift: Non-Profits & Health Expo Monday, February 19 from 9 a.m. 3 p.m. The free event will take place at the Clyde Foster Auditorium located at Alabama A&M and will promote health, education, and financial assistance. For more information about the foundation, click here. […]

  • Celebrate the waning of winter during the Maslenitsa Spring Festival

    Immerse yourself in Eastern European and Central Asian culture in celebrating “the awakening of Mother Nature by the powers of Spring” and the long-awaited waning of winter: the Maslenitsa Spring Festival. Maslenitsa allows festivalgoers to savor traditional foods, enjoy authentic regional folk songs and folk dances, commune with their inner artiste through craft-making and games, and experience firsthand an insider’s view of Ukraine, Tajikistan, Moldova, Romania, Kazakhstan, Russia, Lithuania, and many other far-off lands. February 17, 2018 Location: 29768 Brownsferry Road, […]

  • You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown: The Musical benefiting the Pediatric Oncology Clinic

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Good Grief! You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown: The Musical is coming to town! The event is a fundraiser for the Clinic for Children with Cancer at Huntsville Hospital. The show is totally family friendly and runs about an hour and a half. Best of all, tickets are free. Donations will be gladly accepted. So join the Performers League of Huntsville and Huntsville M.E.T. as they sing and dance for the Clinic for Children with Cancer! See […]

  • US Space and Rocket Center host Pour Your Heart Out event on February 17th

    The U.S. Space & Rocket Center invites you to the hottest Valentine ticket in town, the 4th annual Pour Your Heart Out. Celebrate with an evening of food, drink and live music in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration under the Saturn V moon rocket, then step outside to Rocket Park where our partners from Sloss Furnaces of Birmingham will help you create your own Valentine keepsake. Guests carve their own designs into a 4-inch-square sand and resin mold and […]

  • Stewards of Children Training : End Child Sexual Abuse

    Stewards of Children® Training is for every adult who cares about the safety of children. Child sexual abuse happens in our homes, neighborhoods, churches, schools, youth sports and online. It can happen to a child you care about – even your own child. To learn about or to schedule your Stewards of Children® training in Huntsville/Madison County, call 256.533.5437 or email. For Stewards of Children® training outside of Huntsville/Madison County, Alabama, visit www.d2l.org  

  • The American Shakespeare Center touring company returns to Huntsville with three performances

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — It’s that time of year again! The critically acclaimed American Shakespeare Center (ACS) touring company is returning to Huntsville. There will be three opportunities for you to plan to attend the company’s presentations. Performances are scheduled for: February 6 – Macbeth February 7 – Taming of the Shrew February 8 – Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. The American Shakespeare Center on Tour (formerly Blackfriars Stage Company / Shenandoah Shakespeare) is a nationally recognized touring troupe based in Staunton, […]

  • Independent Musical Productions presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Looking for an opportunity to enjoy and support local theater? Look no further. Independent Musical Productions is presenting The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the Lee High Black Box Theater. The performance centers on six adolescents competing in a spelling bee run by three quirky grown-ups. The play is recommended for teens and adults.  Performances are scheduled at the following times: Friday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 10, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, February 11, at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, February […]

  • Mark you calendar! The Art Tour of Homes returns this weekend!

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — If you’re looking for some home decor inspiration, look no further! Arts Huntsville will be hosting the Art Tour of Homes this weekend. Explore the art of local enthusiasts in the Blossomwood, Twickenham, Old Town and Jones Valley neighborhoods on Saturday, Jan. 27th. The tour will start at 10 a.m. and will last until 3 p.m. The event serves as an opportunity to learn about the Huntsville area’s growing and thriving arts community. Tour attendees will be […]

  • Free Health & Wellness Fair in Decatur Saturday

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. — The United Way of Morgan County will be hosting a free Health and Wellness Fair in Decatur this weekend. The fair will be held on Jan 20 at Ingalls Harbor Pavilion from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Local companies that specialize in health-related equipment, products and services will be on hand to share information about their products and services. In addition, participants can get their blood pressure checked and have their children fingerprinted. The goal of this […]

  • HAWS: Helping Animals Without Shelter aims to educate pet owners about keeping animals warm

    As freezing temperatures grip much of the country, we continue to hear numerous stories of pets freezing to death after being left outside. That’s why a local group continues to work to help ensure the safety of animals in the community. Helping Animals Without Shelter or HAWS is a group from Huntsville that aims to help animals survive the elements. Lisa Shedd with HAWS said the most it is important for pet owners to know how to keep their pets […]

  • Huntsville Art League 25th Annual “Collector’s Draw” taking place

    “Collector’s Draw” has been Huntsville Art League’s premier event for art collectors for over 25 years, and the organization’s top fundraiser.  Artists across the Tennessee Valley contribute works of art valued at $175 and up to $300, or more.   The artwork could be paintings, ceramics, glass, jewelry, or handmade furniture. Tickets are on sale for $110.  These make fantastic Christmas gifts for friends and family!  This year’s Draw will be on February 11th. The ticket guarantees each holder a piece of art.  Huntsville Art League collects artwork […]

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