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Huge indoor fundraiser yard sale, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Harvest Church of God, Family Life Center, 520 Golden Springs Road, serving breakfast and lunch, proceeds to Lynch Family missionaries in Ecuador.

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Birmingham Easonian Baptist Bible College, Snow Creek District Extension Center’s final registration for the first semester 2013 school year will be 6-8 p.m. Monday

at the Snow Creek District Missionary Baptist Association Operations Center, 1000 W. 12th St. All pastors, ministers, lay personnel, church leaders and all church members who are interested in Christian educational development and spiritual maturity are invited to enroll. Call Dr. Sloan Gresham Jr. at 256-452-2352 or 256-236-6138 for more information.

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Passion in Performance dance workshops will consist of hip-hop choreography at 1-2:30 p.m. and modern techniques/choreography at 3-4:15 p.m. Saturday at In His Steps Studio, 1344 Choccolocco Road, Anniston. Visit www.pipworkshop.splashthat.com to make a reservation. All dancers are welcome regardless of experience.

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The annual Weaver Station Heritage Day festival will be 9 a.m. Saturday at the Elwell Park in Weaver, behind the Weaver Police station. Vendor spaces are being accepted and must be set up by 8 a.m. There will be live music, food, games and more attractions featured. The Rusty Iron Association will be joining the festival this year. Old tractors and other collections will be on display. There is no cost to attend. Call Aletha Young at 256-820-0854 or visit the Spirit of Weaver on Facebook for more information.

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The Jacksonville Photo Club will meet 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesday at Jacksonville Public Library in the meeting rooms at back of building. Everyone is welcome. The topic will be on outdoor lighting. Everyone is welcome to attend. Contact John Allen at AMSLTDJAGA@aol.com for more information.

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

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The deadline is Thursday to register and pay for a senior citizen trip to the Apple Festival in Ellijay, Ga. The trip is sponsored by Oxford Parks and Recreation. The bus will depart at 7 a.m. and return at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 from the Oxford Civic Center. Bring a box or tub with your name on it to hold your apples and other goodies from the festival. Call Pam Harris at 256-831-2660 for more information.

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The Cleburne County High School class of 1989 will hold its 25-year reunion Friday 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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Annual fall employment fair, sponsored by the office of Career Services at Gadsden State Community College, will be 9-11:30 a.m. Oct. 9 at the Ayers Campus. Students, alumni and community members are invited to attend. Dress professionally and bring several copies of your résumé. Employers interested in registering for the event should contact Cynthia Foster at 256-549-8635 or email cfoster@gadsdenstate.edu.

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A Red Cross blood drive, sponsored by the Gadsden State Community College Student Government Association, will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Ayers Campus and Oct. 23 at the McClellan Center. All students, faculty, staff and community members are encouraged to donate. Contact Dr. Judy Hill at jhill@gadsdenstate.edu for more information.

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The West Anniston Foundation presents Sounds of Motown 7 p.m.-midnight Oct. 11 at Anniston City Meeting Center. Come dressed with your best 70’s outfit. Prizes will be awarded for best dressed. The performing band will be “Just Us”. All proceeds go to West Anniston Foundation’s programs. Call Kay Beard at 256-238-9990 or Tycoma Miller at 256-238-8476 to purchase tickets or for more information.

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A free kids workshop will be held 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 12 at Home Depot in Oxford. There will be games, prizes, refreshments and a visit from local police, fire and rescue workers. Call Ashley Mitchell or Brandi Rose at 256-832-2279 for more information.

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A free Lowe’s safety festival will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 12 at Lowe’s, 4901 McClellan Blvd. There will be games and activities for all age groups. Local emergency agencies will be on site with educational information. Food will be available for purchase. All proceeds from the sale of food will go to purchase smoke detectors and fire extinguishers for the elderly in the community who may not be able to afford them. Call Shayne Pace at 256-499-9030, ext. 4800 for more information on this event.

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A planning meeting for the Oxford High School class of 1973 will be 5 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Oxford Library. Call 256-831-0802 or 256-283-6620 before noon for more information.

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The city of Piedmont and the Piedmont Community council’s annual old fashion country fair will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 19. Call 256-239-6580 or 256-283-4943 for more information.

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Registration is open for a bus tour March 27-April 1, 2014, to Washington, D.C., and April 28-May 2, 2013, for Savannah, Ga., Jekyll Island and Beaufort, S.C. Call Regina Talton at 256-492-8505 or 256-393-9055 to register or for more 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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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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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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