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Cheaha Regional Head Start is accepting applications for Pre-K. Call Norwood Head Start at 256-237-8628 or Hobson City at 256-831-8491 for more information.

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Upcoming events at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County include the following:

• Story time, 10 a.m., every Tuesday.

• Children’s make and take, all day, every Wednesday.

• Kids’ movie, 2 p.m., every Thursday.

• Teen program, 4:30 p.m., every Thursday.

Call the library at 256-237-8501 to confirm event and time or for more information.

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YMCA of Calhoun County is accepting registration for 3 and 4-year-old children or its Preschool program scheduled for 8 a.m.-noon Tuesday-Thursday starting in September. Call 256-238-9622 for more information.

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The Jacksonville Photography Club is being formed as part of the Jacksonville Public Library programs, with its first meeting planned for September. If you are interested in learning about the meetings, contact John Allen at to provide your contact information.

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The AlaBenton Genealogical Society will hold its 2013 summer workshop from 10:30 a.m.- 3:15 p.m. Saturday at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County in the Ayers room, 108 E. 10th St. Registration will be held 10-10:30 a.m. Visit for more information.

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A “Knit your Bit” project is an opportunity for you to knit or crochet a hat for troops stationed in Afghanistan. The project is sponsored by Yarns by HomePlace Farm in Jacksonville. The store has a free hat pattern you may use at Knitting Fever and Berroco Yarns have donated yarn for the cause. If you don’t knit or crochet, other ideas are posted on how you can help fill the care packages. Drop off or mail your 100 percent wool hat in any camouflage color by Thursday to: Yarns by HPF, 402 Pelham Rd. N, Suite 4, Jacksonville, AL 36265. Visit for more information.

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The J.O.Y. Quilter’s Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the Disciple room of First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville. Everyone is invited to attend.
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