Family nights will be held 5:30-7 p.m. each Monday in January and February at the Hobson City Public Library, 610 Martin Luther King Drive. Get your “Passport to the World” and visit a different country every week. Your name will be entered into a drawing to win a $50 gift card. Visit Korea, Jan. 7; Germany, Jan. 14; England, Jan. 21; Jamaica, Jan. 28; Africa, Feb. 4; China, Feb. 11; France, Feb. 18 and Brazil, Feb. 25. A story, an activity and a special food to sample will be featured at each event. Countries are subject to change. The Altrusa Club is also a sponsor in this event. Call 256-831-7069 for more information.• • •
Events at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County include:
• Zumba, 10 a.m., Jan. 3, 10, 17, 23 and 31.
• Symphony 101, 2 p.m., Jan. 8, everything you need to know to enjoy the Symphony.
• Reading/book signing by Rebecca Rozelle Burt, author of I had a Daughter, 4 p.m., 4 p.m.• • •
A new art class will begin at 9 a.m. Jan. 14, 2013, at Friendship Community Center in Oxford. Beginners are welcome. The cost is $60 for the 4-week course taught by Jack Hadder. Pre-registration is required. Call 256-488-5510 for more information.