Helena in the News
Another rushed post. I need to go to work soon but this should autopost later. I will update it after I get some sleep on Friday. Feel free to email me if I left something off.
Thriller: The Helena 5th grade cheerleaders wow'd the crowds with a performance of "Thriller" complex with costumes and makeup. Way to Go! I wanted to steal some photos off facebook but if you have some that you want to share then message me and I will get them up.
HIS: Students in Mrs. Miller's class are studying "Geo-literacy." The students collected data on items found in their homes and created graphs to show the origin of the items. Then they created charts on the computer to present their data both ways. Full Story
Mayor: Mayor Elect Mark Hall was mentioned in an article about how there have been so man y new Mayors in Shelby County. Newly elected Pelham Mayor Gary Waters said that he looked forward to working with him. It is interesting how a lot of these elections results in former city employees winning positions. Gary Waters was a former fire chief, Mark Hall was a former police chief. Full Story
Best Halloween House in Helena
Here is snap shot of one of the decorations from the nominee at 128 Arbour place. Keep nominating and send pictures if you can. It would be great if we had eerily reach "13" nominees.
Always happy to post, I thought I had another one but can't find that message (so resend if it was yours)
140 Cedar Bend Drive: Friday and Saturday 8am-5pm No Early birds, Dolls, Dolls, and more Dolls!!
Mazda Miata car cover, Men’s, Women’s, Junior’s, Children’s clothes
Odd and Ends
175 Park Lake Trace: (Riverwoods)Saturday only 7-12
Children toys, clothes, and books for girls and boys. Household items and furniture.
Helena High Mascot and Colors
A quick reminder that everyone in the Helena community is invited to a meeting on Tuesday, Oct 16th, at 7 PM in the Helena Middle School cafeteria. The purpose of the meeting will be to share information on the selection process for the school colors and mascot that will be used in the coming weeks, how the committee was selected, and the time line for the selection process.
Helena's Weekend Events
Please come out Saturday and Support the Panther Prowl for the Helena Middle School. If you haven't signed up then you can still run. It is $25 on raceday and you need to get there early. The 5k race started at 8am and the Fun run starts at 9am. Come out and Support the school and then go check out the other events around town.
8pm-12am Shotgun Troubadours performs at Papa Saias
9pm Mamma B Karaoke at Rio's Bar and Grill
8am Fall Bazaar at Helena Cumberland Presbyterian Church (see more below)
9am Trinkets and Treasures Sale at HUMC (See Below)
9am-1pm Helena Ham Fest at Helena Amphitheater (See more below)
9pm Vertigo performs at Rios Bar and Grill $5 cover. Come support Helena's Rock and Roll Band!
2pm-6pm Jerome performs at Papa Saias
We would love for you to join us!!
9am & 6:30pm All Family Revival Riverside Baptist Church - Helena, AL
October 14 - 17, 2012 Evangelist Eric Hixon
Sunday Oct 14th @ 9:00 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Mon - Wed (Oct 15, 16, 17th) @ 6:30 p.m.
Childcare provided for all services
The Helena Hamfest will be this weekend at the Amphitheater from 9am-1pm. What is a Hamfest? It is an event for Amateur radio enthusiast also known a Ham Radio. They will have fans from around Alabama gather to share information and sell technology. They surf the radio frequency spectrum and engage in wireless communication without cell phones. So if you are a Ham radio operator, or just want to learn more, it will be from 9am-1pm. They will be having prize drawings as well as vendor tables. It is free to the public. If have any question the contact is Hamfest@w4shl.com http://www.helenahamfest.com
The Helena Cumberland Church (Across from the Elementary School) on Helena Road will have a Fall Bazaar from 8am-3pm. They will have 27 vendors including craft booths, food and games. Also a silent auction with AU signed football, VIP tickets and parking pass to the Music City Bowl, UA 2009 National Championship Limited Edition Poster, bowling certificates, tanning certificates, food certificates and more.
Trinkets and Treasures Sale
Come out and see the Trinkets and Treasure Sale at Helena United Methodist on 2035 Highway 58, Helena, Alabama 35080-3729. It will be from 9am-2pm in the fellowship hall. They will have Arts and Craft to support the Girlfriends Ministry