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

• Movie, noon, every Monday.

• Story time, 10 a.m., every Tuesday.

Call the library at 256-237-8501 or visit www.anniston.lib.al.us for a detailed calendar of events or for more information.

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Open enrollment for the upcoming school term is being accepted at Kids First Childcare Center at 1710 Hillyer Robinson Industrial Parkway. Call 256-831-8881 for more information.

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A free “Way Out” day program, for young ladies 18-21, will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Wednesday beginning Sunday for 12 weeks at Smith Metropolitan AME Zion Church, 1335 Pine Ave. The women in recovery “Loving Life” program, for young ladies of all ages, will be held 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays. Call Claudia Elston, program director, at 256-740-2354 for more information.

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Jacksonville Photo Club will meet 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesday at Jacksonville Public Library in meeting room at back of building. Anyone interested in photography is welcome. Contact John Allen at AMSLTDJAGA@aol.com for more information.

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“Spirit on Mountain Street” will be 6 p.m. Thursday at Jacksonville State University stadium. The pep ralley begins at 8 p.m. on Burgess-Snow field at JSU stadium. The fundraising event will feature “Taste of the Town”, the Southerners and Marching Ballerinas, along with teams and bands from Jacksonville High School, Pleasant Valley High School and Jacksonville Christian Academy. Food, prizes, play area and entertainment will also be available. Proceeds will benefit the JCOC (Jacksonville Christian Outreach Center.) Tickets for Taste of the Town are $10. Call 256-591-6462 for more information.

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

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Meet Joy Smith, new head of the Carver Branch Library, 1-3 p.m. Sept. 7 at 722 W. 14th St. The new “children’s reading area”, provided by Altrusa International, Inc., of Anniston, will also be presented.

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The Alexandria class of 1951 reunion is planned for Sept. 7. Call Orelee Clements Kirby at 256-237-5563 or Lowell Bryant at 256-832-8866 or 256-282-6570 for location and more information.

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The deadline is Sept. 7 to register for a bus tour to Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains Nov. 11-13. Call 256-492-8505 or 256-393-9055 for more information.

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The Alabama Diocese Women’s Council will present the Mother Sara Williams brunch 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 7 at Classic on Noble, 1024 Noble St. Activities will include praise team, fashion show, fellowship brunch (bullet), and the women of honor awards. The guest speaker will be Anniston city councilman, Seyram Selase. Call Sister Gloria Johnson at 256-454-0925 for more information.

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The Oxford Parks and Recreation Department “fall senior adult day” will begin with registration at 8 a.m. Sept. 9 at the Oxford Civic Center. Entertainment will be provided by Rep Reagan and the Gadsden State band. All senior citizens are invited to attend. The event is free. Call 256-831-2660 for more information.

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The Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama is accepting grant applications for 2013 grant awards. Sept. 9 by 5 p.m. is the application deadline for the Susie Parker Stringfellow Health Fund. Sept. 30 by 5 p.m. is the application deadline for the Foothills Community Partnership Charitable Fund. Sept. 9 by 5 p.m. is the application deadline for the City of Anniston Competitive Grant Funds. All applications must be submitted online through www.yourcommunityfirst.org/grants. Contact Eula Tatman, vice-president of grants, scholarships and initiatives, at 256-231-5160, ext. 26 or email etatman@yourcommunityfirst.org for qualifications and more information.

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Registration deadline is Sept. 13 for the free Department of Homeland Security-certified course on event security planning for first responders and others in Oxford and the surrounding cities. The course is provided by the Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium and will be held 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 26-27 at Oxford Civic Center, 401 McCullars Lane, Oxford. Register at https://www.ruraltraining.org/training/schedule/2013-09-26-mgt335-oxford-al-001/ or call the RDPC help desk at 877-855-7372 for more information.

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The Donoho School will present outstanding alumni awards during its Founders’ Day program at 10 a.m. Sept. 16 as part of the school’s 50th anniversary weekend of celebrations planned for Sept. 14-16. Call 256-237-5477, ext. 112 or visit www.donohoschool.com for more information.

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AARP driver’s safety class will be 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept.16 at parker Memorial Church. Upon completion of class you may qualify for up to a 10 percent discount on your auto insurance. Call 256-294-2301 to register or for more information.

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The band, Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice, will perform at 7 p.m. Sept 19 at the new Oxford Performing Arts Center. Tickets may be purchased at the Oxford Civic Center. Call 256-831-2660 or 256-832-0000 for more information.

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The Cleburne County High School class of 1989 will hold its 25-year reunion Oct. 4 during the CCHS homecoming. Contact information is needed on a few classmates. Call Carrie Brown McWhorter or Beverly Skinner Casey via Facebook or email 89gradCCHS@gmail.com for updates and information.

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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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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 Church of the Good Shepherd Kindergarten is accepting applications for its 2013-2014 school years. They offer a half-day program for 4-K and 5-K with keyboarding, phonics, field trips, Spanish, music and chapel. Call 256-237-2429 and leave a message.

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Spanish classes will be held at 12:30-2 p.m. Mondays and 8:30-10 a.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 18 at Harvest International Ministry, 707 Wilmer Ave. The classes are sponsored by Harvest Educational Resource and Bilingual Kids, Inc. Contact Jenniffer Whyte at jenniferwhyte@yahoo.com for more information.
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