Zumba class under the lights, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Harvest International Ministry, 707 Wilmer Ave., free to those who have never attended the studio or $2 per person, contact Jenniffer Whyte at 256-712-7910 for more information.
Upcoming events at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County include:
• May 7, noon, Monday movie, We Bought a Zoo
• May 14, noon, Monday movie, The Vow
• May 18, 7 p.m., girl’s night out, movie, One for the Money, free registration is required, must be 18 or older to attend. Enjoy a night out with a movie, refreshments and door prizes.
• May 21, noon, Monday movie, One for the Money
• May 29-July 2, adult summer reading program for adults 18 and over. Read books, attend programs and win prizes. Must be registered to win. Call 256-237-8501, ext. 2 for more information.
An amazing animal story at 10 a.m. every Tuesday includes:
• May 31, kids’ movie at 2 p.m. Wall-E
• May 31, teen Zombie awareness 6-7 p.m., celebrate Zombie Awareness month, survive the Zombie Apocalypse and find out how to look your best as a Zombie. Come dressed as a Zombie or make a transformation once you arrive with our makeup artist.
The letter carrier food drive, “Stamp out Hunger”, is to be May 12. Leave canned goods (soups, vegetables, meats) and boxes of cereal and rice at your mailbox for your carrier to pick up during regular delivery. Your food contributions will help feed the hungry at local food banks and pantries. Visit www.stampouthunger.com for more information.
Applications are not being accepted at local Head Start/Early Head Start Center’s. Children must be 3 years old by Sept. 1. The centers located in Calhoun County are Norwood, Piedmont, Ayers, Constantine and Hobson City. Centers in Cleburne County are Heflin and Fruithurst. Call Gayle McClellan at 256-237-8628 for information in Calhoun and Cleburne counties.
The Calhoun County Birders will present a program on African birds at 10 a.m. May 14 at the Jacksonville Senior Center, adjacent to the Jacksonville Community Center. Pam Smith and Judy Glass, who traveled to Kenya and other parts of Africa, are to present their photos made on the trips. The public is invited. Contact Klaus Duncan at 256-782-2991 for more information.
The Calhoun County Birders will host Jonathan Stober, a wildlife biologist with the U.S. Forestry Service, at 10 a.m. May 18 at the Jacksonville Community Center. Contact Klaus Duncan at 256-782-2991 for more information.
Original works of art, created by the multi-handicap class at Cleburne County Middle School, will be on display and for sale 3-5 p.m. May 15 at the CCMS library. Each piece will be autographed by the artist. The art show will serve as a fundraiser to purchase classroom supplies such as technology and sensory integration tools. Contact Christie Ayers, special education teacher at 256-463-2405 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
A Southern Living Homes tour is to be 1-5 p.m. today and Sunday, also May 12-13, 19 and 20, in Cedar Bluff. The cost is a $5 donation. Proceeds are to be donated to the Weiss Lake Women’s Club.
Gadsden State Community College commencement ceremony-Anniston is to be 7 p.m. Tuesday at Word Alive Church in Oxford. Call 256-549-8255 for more information.
The Donoho School drama department is to perform the Frank L. Baum classic, “The Wizard of Oz,” at 7 p.m. today at the Anniston High School auditorium. Tickets are $5 each. Ten percent of the proceeds from these performances will sponsor one year of education for students at The Ray of Hope School in Kampala, Uganda, as part of the Rainbow Connection project. Call 256-237-5477 or visit www.10eighteen.org for more information.
The 16th annual Hatchett Creek round-up is to be 10 a.m. (lunch under the arbor at noon), today at Hatchett Creek Presbyterian Church, South Clay County, Brownville, County Road 7, bring a covered dish. The speaker is to be Linda Rochester, BS, MSW, MA, social worker, college faculty member, singer and historian. Call 256-839-5892 or 205-969-1942 to register or for more information.
The Christian Women’s Job Corps (CWJC) of Calhoun County is to hold its annual fashion show and brunch at 8:30 a.m. today at Classic on Noble. Tickets are $20 each. Call 256-237-5171 to purchase tickets.
The annual museum plant sale is to be noon-3 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. today at the site of Anniston Museum‘s future botanical garden. It is located just past the Anniston and Berman Museums to the top of the hill at the end of Museum Drive. Call 256-237-6766 for more information.
The Marine Corps and the Montford Point Marine Association is looking for African Americans who trained at the segregated Marine facility Camp Montford Point from 1942-1949. Legislation to award the original Montford Point Marines with a Congressional Gold Medal was signed by President Obama in November 2011. To be counted among the original Montford Point Marines and receive a replica medal, documentation such as the DD214 or discharge paperwork is required. Call Joe Geeter at 610-495-3619.
The Positive Christian Singles will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday at Western Sizzlin’ in Oxford. The Chuliffinnie Bluegrass Band is to present a program of music. Call 256-820-3536 for more information.
Nationally recognized WMI/NOLS curriculum in wilderness first aid is to be 8 a.m. Wednesday-Thursday at Jacksonville State University Pete Mathews coliseum, room 326. The cost of the program is $127.50 for JSU students/staff; $145 for community. Call 256-782-5515 to register or for more information.
The 2012 “Get Outdoors Day” family festival is to be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 12 at Munford Elementary School. The event is sponsored by the Town of Munford, Talladega County Board of Education and the U.S. Forest Service. Call 256-315-5250 for more information.
Annual daylily sale, sponsored by the Central Alabama Daylily Society (CADS), is to be 8 a.m. until all are sold today at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Prices start at $5 up to $20. Call Joan Woodard at 256-435-8884 for more information.