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The AlaBenton Genealogical Society will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Ayers room of the Anniston-Calhoun County Public Library, 108 E. 10th St. Ruth McCarty will lead the program on the subject “Who do you think you are?” Visitors who are interested in genealogical research are welcome.

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American Red Cross volunteers of the Calhoun-Cleburne Chapter of Project SHARE winter season is accepting calls from potential applicants. The program is designed to give financial assistance to qualified individuals with their energy bills (electric, gas, butane or wood) once during the winter season (Jan. 1-June 30). The elderly, 62 and older, on low fixed incomes with no other source of funds and those disabled and receiving 100 percent disability are eligible for Project SHARE. The phone number for Project SHARE is 256-236-7146.

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A free vegetarian meal will be served at the Supper Club meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Living Springs Training Center, 1768 County Road 628, Roanoke. The guest speaker will be Sheila Maynard, medical missionary. Call 256-449-2628 for more information.

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An open house will be held at 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Therapeutic Health Services, Substance Abuse/Counseling Services, 1621 Leighton Ave. Call 256-239-7766 for more information.

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The Jacksonville Photo Club will meet at 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesday at the Jacksonville Public Library, in meeting rooms at back of building. Contact John Allen at AMSLTDJAGA@aol.com for more information.

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A free six-week family workshop series will be held 5-7 p.m. Wednesday through March 12 at Carver Community Center. The series is sponsored by West Anniston Foundation and will include nutrition education and fitness classes for parents and children age five-18. Call Tycoma Miller at 256-238-8476 for more information.

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The J.O.Y. Quilt Guild will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the MAC of the First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville. Visitors are welcome.

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A Miss and Mr. Valentine Sweetheart pageant will be held at 10 a.m., for children birth to four-years-old, at 1 p.m., for girls five and older, Feb. 8 at the Civic Center in Heflin. All proceeds will go to the Cleburne County HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America.) Call 256-463-2532 or 256-239-2886 or email anamericanbeauty@centurylink.net or janicepbrown@centurylink.net for more information.

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The Alabama Wildlife Federation/Alabama Army National Guard Wild Game cook-off will be 4 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Talladega Superspeedway. Tickets to attend the cook-off are $40 per person, or $50 per couple when purchased prior to the event. Call 800-822-9453 or visit www.alabamawildlife.org to purchase tickets, pre-order rides around the track or participate as a cook team.

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A free “senior citizen adult day” will begin with registration at 8 a.m. and program at 9 a.m. Feb.10 at the Oxford Civic Center. Entertainment will be provided by Rip Reagan and the Gadsden State Show Choir. Free lunch, door prizes and free entertainment will be featured. Bring a friend or a group and celebrate Valentine’s Day. Call 256-831-2660 for more information.

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Preview and registration for a divorce recovery/separation course will be at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12 with classes to begin at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19 for 13 weeks at Hill Crest Baptist Church. The only cost will be $15 for the course workbook. Call 256-236-1464 for more information. If no one answers leave your questions at ext. 119.

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A Black History month event “Dreams Too Big to be Deferred” will be 6 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Munford Public Library, 82 Railroad St., Munford. Dr. Regina Vincent Clark is the guest speaker. The event is free and open to the public. Call 256-358-3600 to RSVP or for more information.

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The deadline is Monday to sign up for a Feb. 17 senior-citizen trip to Atlanta, Ga., hosted by Oxford PARD. The trip will include motorcoach bus transportation, admission to the Georgia Aquarium and to the World of Coca-Cola and lunch. Seating is limited and cash only will be accepted. Call Pam Harris at 256-831-2660 to register or for more questions.

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Reservations are being accepted for a guided bus tour to Savannah, Jekyll Island, St. Simon Island and Beaufort, S.C. April 18-May 2. Deadline to register is Feb. 21. Call 256-492-8505 or 256-393-9055 for more information.

The Sumter County Soil & Water Conservation District is now accepting applications for a $500 scholarship sponsored by the Alabama Conservation District Employees Association. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, high school senior, and living in the state of Alabama. Applications may be picked up at the District office in the Federal Building, room 202 in Livingston. Deadline to receive completed applications in the District office is March 7. Calhoun County is one of 11 counties in the district. Contact Mandee Carrier at 205-652-7521 or 205-652-6781 for more information.

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Upcoming events at the Oxford Public Library include the following:

• Crocheting, 9:30 a.m., every Monday.

• Computer classes, 5 p.m., every Tuesday.

• Quilting, 10 a.m., every Wednesday.

• Knitting, 10 a.m.; kid time, 4 p.m., every Thursday.

• Story time, 10:30 a.m., every Friday.

Call 256-835-6123 or visit www.oxfordpubliclibrary.weebly.com to confirm times/events or 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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