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The Alabenton Genealogical Society will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Ayers room of the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County, 108 E. 10th St. The program, “It’s all about Learning,” will be presented by Deanna Slappey. Visitors interested in genealogical research are welcome to attend.

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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.

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 for more information.

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The Anniston Museum plant sale will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Longleaf Botanical Gardens at the top of the hill past both museums. 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 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday 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. Saturday 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 for more information.

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A Red Cross blood drive will be 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at The Donoho School in the cafetorium, 2501 Henry Road. Call 256-237-5477 or email to schedule an appointment.

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Upcoming trips with Doris Haan of Hokes Bluff include 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 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 Cedar Springs class reunion will begin with lunch at noon May 18 at the home of Danny Bryant, 3475 Wellington Road, Wellington. Meat for the meal will be provided. Bring a covered dish to share. A special recognition for former teacher, Mary Frances Angel Hyde, will be held. All former students and friends of Hyde are encouraged to attend. Call Linda Carr Ferguson at 256-435-2244 for directions or more information.

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The 29th annual Lackey family reunion will be 10 a.m. May 18 at the Ironaton Volunteer Fire Department, Talladega County Road 305, Ironaton Road, in Ironaton. Bring a covered dish to share. Call 256-375-6087 for more information.

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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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