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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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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.

• Hats off story time, 10 a.m., Tuesday.

• Kids movie, 4 p.m., Wednesday.

• Free Zumba classes, 10 a.m., every Thursday.

Call 256-237-8501 for more information.

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Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama open house will be 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Camp Cottaquilla, 2500 Cottaquilla Road. Call 256-295-9082 or visit for more information.

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Jacksonville Kiwanis Club annual pancake breakfast will be 7 a.m.-noon Saturday at Wesley Foundation, 501 Pelham Road N, Jacksonville. The cost is $3 in advance or $3.50 at the door. Call 256-453-8510 for information or purchasing tickets.

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Alexandria Civitan Club pancake breakfast will be 6-10:30 a.m. Saturday at United Fellowship Baptist Church, 161 Becky Turner Road, Alexandria. Tickets are $4.

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A commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the death of Major John Pelham will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. The event is hosted by the city of Jacksonville. Email Joe Maloney at for more information.

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Writers of Calhoun County will meet at 5:30 Monday at Parker Memorial Baptist Church, Family Center patio room. Internet expert Derek Brown will speak about the field of digital communication in relation to the written word. Refreshments will be served. Call 256-453-3808 for more information.

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Calhoun County Birders will meet at 9 a.m. Friday at Jacksonville Community Center. Dr. Carter will speak on breeding assemblages at Coleman Lake. The program is open to the public. Call Jim Wakefield at 256-770-1434 for more information.

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The deadline to register is March 26 for a trip to Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Hyannis, JFK Museum, Plymouth Rock and more planned for June 1-9. Call Regina at 256-492-8505 for more information.

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AARP safe driving class will be 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 6 at the Oxford Public Library. Anyone who has a valid driver’s license may take the class. Upon completion of the class you may qualify for a discount on your auto insurance. The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Call 256-294-2301 for registration or more information.

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A Calhoun County rabies clinic will be held April 6 at the following times and locations:

• 7:30-9 a.m., Winn Dixie, Coldwater.

• 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Weaver City Park.

• 8-9 a.m., Jacksonville High School.

• 9:30-10:30 a.m., Ohatchee OldTown Square.

• 11 a.m.-noon, Alexandria High School.

The vaccination will cost $10 and no other vaccines will be available. Call 256-435-9398 for more information.

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The Youth Group of The Salvation Army of Anniston is running a local/national discount card fundraiser through May 1. 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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