CULLMAN — Good morning, readers, this is what's happening in your county today:
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. East wind around 10 mph.
Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind around 5 mph.
Best bets for today and beyond:
4-H Community Club: The Cullman County 4-H Community Club will have their first meeting at 6 p.m. at 402 Arnold St. NE, Cullman 35055. For anyone between the ages of 9 and 19. Info: Raydonna Sims or Jay Conway at 256-737-9386.
CCSF: The Cullman City Schools Foundation will meet at noon at Rumor’s Deli, 105 1st Ave. NE, Cullman 35055. All members/officers should attend. Info: Dawn Klinger at 256-590-3159.
Community dance: The Midway Community Center will hold a dance at 7 p.m. featuring the Baileyton Boys band. Admission is $4; all proceeds go to upkeep of community center, 164 Midway Road, Union Grove 35175.
City School Board meet: A special called board meeting has been cancelled.
Informational meeting for WSCC trip to China: Wallace State Community College's trip abroad program will hold an informational meeting about the May 2014 trip to China. Those interested in learning more about the trip can attend a meeting at 6 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in the Recital Hall of the Burrow Center for Fine and Performing Arts. More information can be found online at www.wallacestate.edu/abroad or by calling 256-352-8118.
CRMC German buffet: Cullman Regional Medical Center will serve a traditional German buffet dinner and entertainment during Oktoberfest celebration Tuesday, Oct. 8, in CRMC’s Colonel Cullmann Room in the Community Education Center located in Professional Office Building II. Reservations are available for five seating times: 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Cost for dinner is $12 for adults and children. Make your reservations online at www.crmchospital.com or call CRMC’s Marketing Department at 256-737-2600.
Here is a peek at the menu: Jager-Schnitzel (tender veal in a creamy-mushroom sauce), Paprika-Schnitzel (chicken in a tomato-based sauce with paprika and red peppers), Himmel und Erde (”Heaven and Earth”, side dish combo of potatoes, apples, bacon and onion), Beschwipste Pflaume (”Tipsy Plum”, braised spiced plums), Rotkohl (braised red cabbage), and Schwarzwalderkirschtorte (”Black Forest Cake”, frosted dark chocolate layers of cake with cherry pie filling, cherry liqueur infused cake).