The Good Samaritan Club of Choccolocco will hold its yard sale 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at 1771 Old Choccolocco Road, Choccolocco. Look for signs to the event. Call 256-237-3219 for more information.
A fall festival will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Shinbone Valley Volunteer Fire Department in Clay County, 10 miles north of Lineville at the foot of Cheaha Mountain. All proceeds will benefit the Shinbone Valley Fire Department. Call 256-488-5377 for more information.
Anniston author/speaker, Alice G. Duckett, will participate in a fundraiser at the Guntersville fall bazaar 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Church at the Lake, 4525 Wyeth Drive, Guntersville.
Winter market weekend will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the Anniston Museum of Natural History in the lobby and auditorium. There is no cost to browse. Call 256-237-6766 or visit www.annistonmuseum.org for more information.
The Daviston School and community reunion will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Daviston (Tallapoosa County).
The Rainbow Omega organization of Eastaboga will hold its 14th annual Anniston/Oxford area fundraiser dinner at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.), Saturday at the Anniston City Meeting Center. Call 256-831-0919, ext. 100 for more information.
There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony with color guards at 1 p.m. Monday at NHC Place in the new extended veteran’s room.
The AT&T Telecom Pioneer Veteran’s luncheon, to honor AT&T Veterans and active duty military employees, will be 11:30 a.m. Monday in the Pioneer room at 1325 Noble St. Plans include passing out American flags at the Veterans Day parade following the luncheon.
A Veterans Day ceremony will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Centennial Memorial Park, 17th Street and Quintard Avenue. The event will include music, ceremonial events and a rifle volley.
Anniston author/speaker, Alice G. Duckett, will present a Thanksgiving program and book reading for story time at 10 a.m. Nov. 14 at Carver Branch Public Library, 722 W. 14th St. All children are welcome. Call Joy Smith at 256-237-7271 for more information.
A health fair, hosted by the Alabama Institute for Deaf & blind Senior Services Department, will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at Cherokee County Health and Rehab Center, educational building, 877 Cedar Bluff Road, Centre. The event is free and is indoors. Call 256-761-3740 or 256-761-3575 for more information.
A barbeque and bluegrass show will be 5:30 p.m. Friday at Buckner Event Plaza, 412 Buckner Drive. Dinner music will be provided by Valley Road. Dailey & Vincent will be in concert after the meal. Call 256-403-6211 or visit www.bucknerplaza.com for more information.
The Over-the-Hill Gang Civic Club will hold its annual White Plains High School basketball “Tip Off” banquet at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 at Western Sizzlin’ Steak House, 200 E. Hamric Drive and U.S. 78 in Oxford. Call 256-310-7216 or 256-447-7563 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The deadline is Nov. 16 to submit applications for the 23rd annual Christmas parade “Rocking around the Christmas Tree” planned for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5. The Line up will begin at 5 p.m. in the Pelham Plaza parking lot. Applications may be picked up at Edwards Grocery, 6726 U.S. 204 in Jacksonville.
The annual memorial service for the German Italia PW Cemetery will be noon Nov. 17 at Fort. McClellan. Representatives of the German and Italian governments are expected to attend. A reception will follow at the Monteith Amphitheatre at McClellan. The public is invited to attend. If you have any artifacts from 1943-46 from Fort McClellan you’d like to share, please call Klaus Duncan at 256-782-2991 or for more information on the event.
The Choccolocco Heritage Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at Choccolocco Community Center, Choccolocco. Plans will be discussed for the annual community tree lighting and Christmas party. Call 256-236-2497 or 256-237-3219 for more information.
Evans Litigation Scholarship Fund information meeting will be 4-6 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama, 1130 Quintard Ave., Suite 100. You will need to bring a copy of applicant’s birth certificate, high school diploma, GED or college class schedule for the upcoming term and proof of property ownership between 1999 and 2010. Call Tycoma Miller at 256-238-8476 or visit www.yourcommunityfirst.org for more information.
Anniston author/speaker, Alice G. Duckett, will have a book signing 1-4 p.m. Nov. 23 at Boaz Books, 201 Elizabeth St., Boaz. Light refreshments will be served. Call Teresa Shirey at 256-593-7777 for more information.
A Way Out day program, for young ladies ages 18-21, is held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. every Monday-Wednesday at Smith Metropolitan AME Zion Church, 1335 Pine Ave. The program director is Claudia Elston. Transportation will be provided and children are welcome. Call 205-405-4337 for more information.
“Women Loving Life”, an AA group for women only, is held 5-6 p.m. every Wednesday at Smith Metropolitan AME Zion Church, 1335 Pine Ave. Call 205-405-4337 for more information.
East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission’s Area Agency on Aging (EARPDC) will host prescription drug plan enrollment assistance events at the following times and dates:
• 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Nov. 15, 18, 22, and 25; Dec. 2 and 6 at East Alabama Regional Planning and Development.
• 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 27 at Jacksonville Senior Center.
• 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dec. 5 at Anniston Senior Center at Fort McClellan.
Calhoun County elected officials will partner with EARPDC to help Medicare recipients compare prescription drug plans.
To help develop a plan comparison, Medicare recipients will need to bring their Medicare card, along with a complete list of the medications they are taking and the dosages.
People will be assisted on a first-come, first-served basis. Each session will last about 40 minutes. There may be a wait time for assistance. Call 800-243-5463, ext. 150, with any questions.
Registration is now open for a trip to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., Dec. 2-4 and will include four meals and shows. Registration deadline is Jan. 9, 2014, for a trip to Miami and Key West, Fla., planned for March 16-22, 2013, and will include nine meals. Call Doris Hann at 256-492-3465 to register or for more information.
Registration is now open for a bus tour March 27-April 1, 2014, to Washington, D.C., and April 28-May 2, 2014, 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.
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.
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.