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Events at the Hobson City Public Library, 610 Martin Luther King Drive, include:

• Family night, 5:30-7 p.m., Mondays, food, activities, crafts and more are sponsored by Anniston Community Education Foundation.

• Saturday afternoon movies, 2 p.m., free event sponsored by Ross Handy Mart.

Call 256-231-7069 for more information.

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Events at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County, 108 E. 10th St., include:

• Monday movie, noon.

• Story time, 10 a.m., every Tuesday.

• Kids movie, 4 p.m., Wednesday.

• Kids’ craft day, all day Wednesday.

• Class Act Performers present “Little Women,” 4 p.m., Tuesday.

Call 256-237-8501 for more information.

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Events at the Oxford Public Library, 110 E. 6th St., Oxford include:

• Crochet classes, 9:30 a.m., Mondays.

• Adult movie day, noon, Tuesdays.

• Computer classes, 5 p.m., Tuesdays; 10 a.m., Wednesdays.

• Quilting classes, 10 a.m., Wednesdays.

• Knitting classes, 9:30 a.m., Thursdays.

• Kid time, 4 p.m., Thursdays.

• Story time, 10:30 a.m., Fridays.

Call 256-831-1750 or visit www.oxfordpubliclibrary.weebly.com for more information.

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Anniston Noon Rotary Club 3rd annual “Rock around the Park” will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Norwood Hodges Community Center. The event is to raise funds for Rotary Polio Plus vaccinations and local charitable organizations. A 5 mile walk/run plus music, classic cars, food and more will be featured. Call 256-282-6364 or email garyschoenberg@gmail.com or jan.hurd@gmail.com for more information.

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A “Preserving Alabama’s Natural Treasures” workshop for educators will be Saturday at the Anniston Museum of Natural History. The event is sponsored by the museum and Legacy, Partners in Environmental Education. Educators will be equipped with a variety of materials and activities to take back to the classroom to help highlight the importance of Alabama’s natural treasures. Visit www.legacyenved.org or email Stacey@legacyenved.org for more information.

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The sixth annual “Highway 132” 18-mile yard sale will be Saturday beginning at the junction of U.S. 278 and Alabama 132 through Altoona and ending in Oneonta. Anyone may set up a yard sale, as long as permission is granted by the landowner. Porta Potties will be along the route.

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City of Anniston neighborhood cleanup event will be 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at the side parking lot at Anniston City Meeting Center, 1615 Noble St. There will be BBQ and free t-shirts to all volunteers. Contact Tana Bryant, Anniston Code Enforcement officer at 256-231-7733 or email tbryant@annistonal.gov for more information.

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The annual Living Museum/Fair on the Square will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. The event is sponsored by the Jacksonville Arts Council. Vendor applications are being accepted up to and including the day of the fair. Call 256-435-3145 or 256-452-7700 or 256-435-7167 or 256-435-4235 for an application or more information.

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A free “Hike to the headwaters on the Pinhoti Trail” will be 1-5 p.m. Sunday guided by Francine Hutchinson of Jacksonville State University and hosted by the Choccolocco Creek Watershed Alliance. It will be in the upper Choccolocco Creek area and within the Talladega National Forest. The public is welcome to hike and learn. Contact Christy Claes at 256-454-6347 or email cclaes@allandtrust.org or visit www.choccoloccocreekalliance.org/events to register or for more information.

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A rain garden certification workshop will be 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (registration 8:30-9 a.m.) Wednesday at Cane Creek Community Garden, 77 Justice Ave. The event will be presented by the Choccolocco Creek Watershed Alliance, Auburn University and Calhoun County Extension Office. Call 256-454-6347 or visit www.choccoloccocreekalliance.org/events or email cclaes@allandtrust.org for more information.

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The Anniston Museum plant sale will be noon-3 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 4. The event is hosted by Anniston Museum garden volunteers. Call 256-237-6766 for more information.

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The Master Gardener plant sale will be noon-3 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 4 at the Longleaf botanical Garden. The event is sponsored by Calhoun County Master Gardeners to benefit the Tree Amigos program.

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The 17th annual Hatchett Creek roundup will be 10 a.m. May 4 at the Hatchett Creek Presbyterian Church, County Road 7 north of Goodwater. Lunch will be under the Arbor after the meeting. Bring a covered dish. Call 256-839-5892 or 205-969-1942 or email wfinley1942@charter.net for more information.

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Upcoming trips with Doris Haan of Hokes Bluff include Savannah, Ga., May 6-10 and Niagara Falls and Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 9-15. Call 256-492-3465 to register.

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Munford Schools will host a “GO Day” event in partnership with the U.S. forest Service and the town of Munford 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 11 at 365 Cedars Road, Munford, as part of National Get Outdoors Day. Special guests include the Anniston Museum of Natural History and Dr. George Cline from Jacksonville State University. Photo opportunities with Smokey Bear will be provided too.

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There will be a JSU Field Schools’ Frog Pond adventure 7-9 p.m. May 11 at the Munford Campus Frog Pond. Participate in Frog Watch USA. The National Get Outdoors Day event will be subject to water level/weather conditions. The fee is $3 per person. Visit www.choccoloccocreekalliance.org/events/munford-schools-get-outdoors-day for more information.

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Cheaha Regional Head Start is accepting applications for the upcoming 2013-2014 program year. Children must be 3 years of age by Sept. 1. Contact the following centers for more information: Norwood Head Start, 256-237-8628; Ayers, 256-831-4360; Hobson City, 256-831-8491, Constantine, 256-831-0940 or Piedmont, 256-447-0326.

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The Youth Group of The Salvation Army of Anniston is running a local/national discount card fundraiser through Wednesday. The discount card offers specials at many local businesses as well as national chains. The proceeds will go towards the youth ministries and outreach programs for the Salvation Army of Anniston. Call Alphonso Hughes Jr. at 256-236-5643 for more information.

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Registration deadline is May 16 for a free hydrangea walking workshop with Hayes Jackson, Calhoun County Extension agent, planned for10 a.m. May 23. Call 256-237-1621 to register or for more information. Location will be given at time of registration.

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A bus tour to Niagara Falls, Toronto, Canada; Casa Loma Castle in Toronto; the Queen Victoria Park and more will be held Sept. 8-14. Call Regina Talton at 256-492-8505 or 256-393-9055 for more information.

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Summer camp for children ages 5-14 will begin June 4 at SunWise Child Developmental Center, 3906 Pecanwood Drive, Oxford. Call 256-831-0871 to enroll your child or for more information.
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