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Headland, Alabama - Gem of the Wiregrass
Headland, Alabama - Gem of the Wiregrass
Headland, Alabama - Gem of the Wiregrass

2017 hcoc summer fun
   Kick off the Summer with a day of family fun!   

EVENTS

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Saturday, May 20

10:00am-3:00pm
On the Square, Downtown Headland

  • Student Art Contest & Exhibit
  • Children’s Hands-On Art & Gardening Activities
  • Art & Garden Crafts
  • Daylilies, Plants & Garden Vendors 
  • Farmer’s Market & Food Vendors
  • Live Jazz & Instrumental Music
  • Daylily Garden Tour @ Bush Gardens
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Bethlehem Baptist Church
June 11-15, 6-8pm, “Galactic Starveyors,” 693-3000

Headland United Methodist Church
July 9-13  5:30-7:30  693-2956. “Camp Out” with us!

Trinity Baptist Church
Ages 4-6th Grade, 693-3266

First Baptist Church
June 4-8

FUN & RECREATION

City of Headland Parks — 693-3365 — * Douglas Park  *  Morris Park *  Downtown Square

Clutch Baseball - W. Church St., 714-1571

CornDodgers Farm 726-1485, www.corndodgersfarm.com

Creative Minds - S. Main, 796-9301, 648-3398

Headland Crossfit - W. Church St., 714-1571

Meadowbrook - Walden Pond Rd., 618-1323

Ravenwood Sporting Clays - US 431 North,  648-1440

Southern Cross Ranch - County Rd 55, 693-9505

To The Point Dance Academy - On the Square, 322-5086

You Never Know Ceramic Studio—On the Square, 714-5799

SPORTS

PeeWee Football & Cheerleading - Registration for football is in May, registration for cheerleading is in April, Facebook: Headland PeeWee Football Association, www.headlandpeeweefootball.org

Soccer—Registration is in August, after school begins, 693-3365, City of Headland Municipal Complex

Basketball—Registration in October, Facebook: Headland City League Basketball, email: basketballdreamer30@yahoo.com

Baseball/Softball/T-Ball—Registration is in March, 693-3365, City of Headland Municipal Complex

SHOP & EAT

3 Pigs Pub & Grill—US 431 Bypass, 693-2290
All About the Crown- On the Square, 648-4650
Chasing Dreams Boutique- On the Square, 791-2726
Daylight Invites, On the Square, 785-5149
Diann’s Florist, 301 S. Main, 693-2994
Dogwood Abbey’s, On the Square, 693-3299
El Dorado Steakhouse - US 431 Bypass, 693-0507
Emu Miracles, US 431 Bypass, 693-9299
Hardee’s - US 431 Bypass, 693-0750
Headland Ace Hardware - 431 Bypass, 693-2140
K-Time Gifts & Apparel, On the Square, 693-9004
Northview American Country Store-US 431, 446-6387
Milky Moo’s Homemade Ice Cream - On the Square, 693-2223
Overflowing Ministries, 810 Mitchell St., 585-3274
Quilted Creations, On the Square, 693-5808
Smith’s True Value/Marathon - US 431 Bypass, 693-0204
Tew’s Day Café (Bob’s) - US 431 Bypass, 693-5514
The Blue Plate -  Dothan, 702-7100
The Old Ice House, On the Square, 785-5185
Todd Farms, US 431 Bypass, 693-2004
Willie D’s - US 431 Bypass, 693-3600

EVENTS

SUNDOWN CINEMA
Free outdoor movie on the Square.
Friday, June 23. (334)693-3303
www.headlandal.org

FARMERS MARKET
Fridays, June 2-July 28, on the square downtown

D.A.R.E. FUN DAY
Saturday, June24, on the square

4th OF JULY FIREWORKS SHOW
July 4th at Douglas Park, dark-thirty

SUMMER CAMPS & PROGRAMS

SUMMER READING PROGRAMS
Solomon Memorial Library
“Build A Better World”
June 7—NHECM Wildlife Program featuring Desert Dwellers
Ages 4-11, 1-2pm
June 14—CRAFTS, Ages 4-entering 1st Grade, 10-11am
Gulf Coast Exploreum’s Science Squad: “Science on
the Go,” Ages entering 2nd to 6th grade, 1-2pm
June 21—Dwayne Reynolds—”Dr. Magical Balloons”
Ages 4-11, 1-2pm
June 29—Kit Killingsworth—”Bubble and Squeak”
Ages 4-11, 1-2pm
693-2706, www.headlandlibrary.org
**Children must have or register for a library card to participate

SEWING CAMP
Quilted Creations
June 26-28, July 10-12, and August 7-9
These 3-day classes are offered morning or afternoon, 9:30am-12:30pm or 1:30pm-4:30pm; $65
June 14—Flag Day Special
Free pattern and demo for making a small flag quilt.
24 Main Street, on the Square
(334)693-5808, sherrysews@aol.com

STRENGTH TRAINING CLASSES
Clutch Baseball
June 5-August 3
3 days/week
Ages 7-12—8-9:30am 
Ages 13-18—10-11:30am
CB Members $300, non-members $350, additional siblings $25 off
479-9367, 714-1571, www.ClutchBaseballAlabama.com

BASEBALL CAMP
Wallace Community College
June 12-15
Ages 6-13, 8:30-12noon; $100; 556-2416, www.wallace.edu/athletics/baseball

SOFTBALL CAMP
Wallace Community College
June 12-15
Ages 6-13, 9am-12 noon; $90; 556-2216 or 334-748-0361; www.wallace.edu/athletics/softball

ART CAMPS
Creative Minds Summer Day Camp
May 31 - August 5
(K-5th Grades)
Monday - Friday 7:00 am till 5:30 pm.
Camp Activities include, arts and crafts, games, daily
devotional study, and field trips to local parks, library, movies, and swimming pool. Structured play and free play. Space is limited  312 S. Main Street, (334) 796-9301(334) 635-8298

Living Waters Summer Art Events
June 19-23
Creating: God’s Creation—Ages 6-8, 9-11am
Painting, Clay, Relief, Sculpture
Images by God—Ages 9-12, 1-3pm
Painting, Clay, Relief, Sculpture
July 12-16
Hearts on Fire! - Ages 13 & up, 10am-12noon
Painting, Clay, Wood, Design
Spiritual Journeys with Christ—Adults, 5:30-8pm
Painting, relief, meditation, clay
Call to register: 693-3380

SUMMER FIELD TRIPS & MORE
CornDodgers Farm
Thursdays & Fridays, 9:30-12
By reservation only. Jumping pillow, Tractor Playland, cow train ride, Barnyard Ball Zone, tire mountain, farm games,
Garden in a Glove, gem stone mining & bottle of water per child. $8 . CornDodgers Farm is also hosting birthday parties and special events year round? Book your event or field trip today. Contact Amanda call/text 334-726-1485 or
Amanda@corndodgersfarm.com; www.corndodgersfarm.com

KIDS COLLEGE
Wallace Community College
1st-6th Grades, 556-2203, www.wallace.edu/kidscollege
Robotics: Robotastic - June 12-15
Crazy Science: Science Detectives - July 10-13
Grades 1-3 – 8:00-11:30 Mon-Thurs each session
Grades 4-6 – 1:00-4:30 Mon-Thurs each session
 $100 per students / Price includes snack and materials 

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Headland Area Chamber of Commerce
(334)693-3303, www.headlandal.com
headlandALchamber@gmail.com

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Thank You
to all our students who submitted beautiful artwork
for this year’s Youth Art Contest.
All the entries will be displayed on Saturday during the
Daylily Art & Garden Festival on the square in Headland.

Congratulations to these Art Winners!

4 & 5 YEAR OLDS
Painting - 1st Aiden Tanton
2nd Addie Reece Hardin
3rd Mary Michael Hardy
Mixed Media - 1st Karoline Hester (Also, Best Overall, Age Division)
2nd Gabriel A. Hamm
3rd Mary Michael Hardy
Drawing - 1st Aiden Tanton
2nd Mills Wood
3rd Mary Michael Hardy

1ST GRADE
Drawing - 1st Rowan Simpkins (Also,
Best Overall, Age Division)
2nd Holly Knight
Painting - 1st Kinley Hughes
2nd Nicholas Boatwright
3rd Hollie Moody
Mixed Media - 1st Braxton Glee Thurman
2nd Hollie Moody
3rd Landon Davis

2ND GRADE
Painting - 1st Gunner Robertson
2nd Sydney Messersmith
3rd Annabelle Thurman
Drawing - 1st Ben Granberry (Also,
Best Overall, Age Division)
2nd MacKenzie Killingsworth
3rd Jack Watson

2ND & 3RD GRADE
Mixed Media- 1st Monty Masters
2nd Ella Greathouse
3rd Owen Wood

3RD GRADE
Painting - 1st Raylee Grace (Also,
Best Overall, Age Division)
2nd Rylan Davis
3rd Hayden Gard
Drawing - 1st Annalee Henerson
2nd Rylan Davis
3rd Bailey Watford

4TH GRADE
Painting - 1st Kelsee Overstreet
2nd Meghan Registerbr />3rd Natalie Knowles
Mixed Media 1st Lori Jane Woodham (Also,
Best Overall, Age Division)
2nd Jackson Bawcom
3rd Ava Lawrence
Drawing - 1st Jase Elliott
2nd Owen Brown
3rd Harrison Culp

5TH GRADE
Painting - 1st Gracie Smith
2nd Anniston Laye
3rd Heather Roberts
3rd Ava Glover

5TH & 6TH GRADE
Mixed Media 1st Sabrina Neiswanger (Also,
Best Overall, Age Division)
2nd Gracie Smith
3rd Hannah Grace Falkner
Drawing - 1st Merritt Watford
2nd Brayden Grammer
3rd Anniston Laye

6TH GRADE
Painting 1st Carlee Bush
2nd Sophia Price
3rd Abby Gard

7th-12th Grade
Drawing - 1st Ali Johnson (Also,
Best Overall, Age Division)
2nd Alisha Brown
3rd J.D. Nilles

Best Garden Party Theme
1st Emily Pitchford, 6th grade
2nd William Pitchford, 6th grade
3rd Jason Melancon, 4th grade

T-Shirt Design Award – Bailey Watford, 3rd grade
Best of Show Award – Ariana Bell, 11th grade

4 & 5 YEAR OLDS
Painting - 1st Aiden Tanton
2nd Addie Reece Hardin
3rd Mary Michael Hardy
Mixed Media - 1st Karoline Hester (Also, Best Overall, Age Division)
2nd Gabriel A. Hamm
3rd Mary Michael Hardy
Drawing - 1st Aiden Tanton
2nd Mills Wood
3rd Mary Michael Hardy

1ST GRADE
Drawing - 1st Rowan Simpkins (Also,
Best Overall, Age Division)
2nd Holly Knight
Painting - 1st Kinley Hughes
2nd Nicholas Boatwright
3rd Hollie Moody
Mixed Media - 1st Braxton Glee Thurman
2nd Hollie Moody
3rd Landon Davis

2ND GRADE
Painting - 1st Gunner Robertson
2nd Sydney Messersmith
3rd Annabelle Thurman
Drawing - 1st Ben Granberry (Also,
Best Overall, Age Division)
2nd MacKenzie Killingsworth
3rd Jack Watson

2ND & 3RD GRADE
Mixed Media- 1st Monty Masters
2nd Ella Greathouse
3rd Owen Wood

3RD GRADE
Painting - 1st Raylee Grace (Also,
Best Overall, Age Division)
2nd Rylan Davis
3rd Hayden Gard
Drawing - 1st Annalee Henerson
2nd Rylan Davis
3rd Bailey Watford

4TH GRADE
Painting - 1st Kelsee Overstreet
2nd Meghan Registerbr />3rd Natalie Knowles
Mixed Media 1st Lori Jane Woodham (Also,
Best Overall, Age Division)
2nd Jackson Bawcom
3rd Ava Lawrence
Drawing - 1st Jase Elliott
2nd Owen Brown
3rd Harrison Culp

5TH GRADE
Painting - 1st Gracie Smith
2nd Anniston Laye
3rd Heather Roberts
3rd Ava Glover

5TH & 6TH GRADE
Mixed Media 1st Sabrina Neiswanger (Also,
Best Overall, Age Division)
2nd Gracie Smith
3rd Hannah Grace Falkner
Drawing - 1st Merritt Watford
2nd Brayden Grammer
3rd Anniston Laye

6TH GRADE
Painting 1st Carlee Bush
2nd Sophia Price
3rd Abby Gard

7th-12th Grade
Drawing - 1st Ali Johnson (Also,
Best Overall, Age Division)
2nd Alisha Brown
3rd J.D. Nilles

Best Garden Party Theme
1st Emily Pitchford, 6th grade
2nd William Pitchford, 6th grade
3rd Jason Melancon, 4th grade

T-Shirt Design Award – Bailey Watford, 3rd grade
Best of Show Award – Ariana Bell, 11th grade

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About 250 people attended the Headland Business Showcase on Tuesday, April 18. This was the first time the event has been held downtown at the Headland square. Chamber member businesses and organizations set up exhibits in a big-top tent and businesses around the square were open offering door prizes and giveaways as the Josh Buckley Band performed in the gazebo. Thirty businesses and organizations participated in the event. Hometown Foods and the Headland Lions Club sponsored a member appreciation cookout and served up 200 hot dogs for those attending. Many thanks to all who made this event a great success! 

Read on for gallery photos!

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Chamber members gathered for networking and sharing information at Living Waters during Connect@Lunch on March 22. Ryan Richards, Executive Director for Southeast AlabamaWorks was the guest speaker. He shared local, regional and national statistics and concerns about our current and future workforce.

“AlabamaWorks is the state’s new unified workforce development center that serves as a centralized “go-to” for employers, job seekers and training seekers.” Ryan said. “Southeast AlabamaWorks is one of the seven regional workforce councils in the state. The purpose of the Regional Workforce Council is to facilitate implementation of workforce development programs and services that support economic and job development. It also address the workforce needs of new and existing businesses and industries.”

Three Pigs Pub & Grill catered a delicious meal for the event.

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Ryan Richards, Executive Director - Southeast AlabamaWorks