• 12th grade, 8-9 a.m.
• 11th grade, 9-10 a.m.
• 10th grade, 10-11 a.m.
• 9th grade, 11 a.m.-noon
• 8th grade, noon-1 p.m.
• 7th grade, 1-2 p.m.
Students may pick up schedules and request changes at this time. Lockers may be rented for $15 and parking decals may be purchased for $20. To purchase a parking decal, students must have an Alabama driver’s license, provide proof of insurance, make and model of vehicle, and tag receipt of vehicle that will be driven to school.
The sixth grade is to meet 9-11 a.m. July 17. Students may purchase lockers for $15, pay fees, and bring supplies on this day.
New student registration for grades 6-12 is to be 8 a.m.-noon July 18. New students registering must have: birth certificate, Social Security card, Alabama immunization record (blue form), proof of custody (if applicable), proof of residence (must provide power bill and one other utility), name/address of previous school, past report card (transfer grades), discipline records from previous school. Call 256-741-4400 for more information.
The 1967 Saks High School classmates reunion is planned for Aug. 4. Reservations need to be made by July 14. If you have not received information about the reunion, please contact Sandra Bailey Jones at 256-236-0058 or email email@example.com.
The Salvation Army food pantry is in desperate need of canned vegetables, meats and fruits to continue to feed those in need during the summer months. Cash donations would also be appreciated. Donations may be delivered to 420 Noble St. Mail checks to The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 218, Anniston, AL 36202.
The Alabama Department of Revenue’s free “New Business” workshop is to be 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. July 17 at the Oxford High School media center, Hale Street, next to the Oxford High School baseball field. The free workshop is to cover a variety of state tax information topics, including employer withholding taxes, state and local sales taxes, property taxes, business licensing requirements, and changes in Alabama’s child labor law. An overview of Alabama’s business tax electronic filing programs also will be presented. Call 256-547-0554 or visit www.revenue.alabama.gov for more information.
Anniston-based writer and student David Rickless is to hold a book signing at noon July 18 at the Oxford Public Library. His book, Aerochronica: The Compass and the Key, is an adventure-fantasy novel aimed at the young-adult/crossover audience.
A community block party is to be 1:30-3:30 p.m. July 15 at the Salvation Army, 15 W. 14th St. Call Alphonso Hughes Jr. at 256-236-5643 for more information.
RESOLVE, a National Infertility Association Peer Led Infertility and Adoption Support Group, is to meet 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Citizens Baptist Medical Center, Talladega Hospital. Call 256-649-0282 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Oxford Parks and Recreation Department cheerleader registration is to be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Friendship Community Center. Registration is only for girls, age 6-12, who attend Oxford city schools. Child must be present to be sized for uniform and must present a copy of birth certificate. The cost is $90, which includes the uniform, insurance and registration fee. Call Pam at 256-241-2979 or 256-831-2679 at Friendship Community Center for more information.
An introductory basket-weaving class, offered by the Dixie Weavers Basketry Guild, is to be Aug. 11 at Cane Creek Community Gardens Center at McClellan. The payment deadline is Aug. 4. The cost is $35 for the class and basket. If you already have tools from a previous class, please bring them. If this is your first class and you don’t have tools, some will be available for you to use during the class. Contact Beverly Shelley at 256-237-4609 or email email@example.com for more information.
A volunteer round-up, sponsored by the Human Services Council of Calhoun and Cleburne Counties, is to be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday at Quintard Mall. The purpose is to gather in one forum all the organizations that service the Calhoun and Cleburne areas that use volunteers. Potential volunteers may come to one location to sign up with the organization(s) that will be the best fit for them. Call Coretta Grant at 256-310-6662 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Tierce/Mellows family reunion is to be 8 a.m. July 14 at Cave Spring Park, Cave Spring, Ga. Call 256-447-8586 for more information.
A “Back to Nature: Rain barrels and cisterns for the landscape” rain barrel workshop is to be 10 a.m.-noon July 19 at Anniston Museum of Natural History. The workshop, sponsored by Legacy, Inc., is to be presented by Hayes Jackson. The event will include a power point talk, a hands-on demonstration of a simple rainwater harvesting/recycling system that can be done in your backyard. The workshop is free to attend, but if you wish to purchase a rain barrel kit to take home, you must pre-order/prepay by Friday. There is a limit of 30 total kits available. Call 256-237-6766 for more information.
Wild Wednesdays, free environmental education programs, are to begin at 10 a.m. in July at Coleman Lake recreation area. Kids learn about nature with a program, activity, craft and a snack. The free programs are hosted by the U.S. Forest Service, JSU Field School and the Friends of the Talladega National Forest. Call 256-463-2272 for more information.
Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam trip, planned by Doris Hann and friends, is to be Sept. 24-Oct. 25. Deadline to register is July 19. A Myrtle Beach, S.C., holiday show trip is planned for Nov. 26-30. The deadline to register is Sept. 20. Call 256-492-3465 to register or for more information.
An AARP driver safety course is to be 8 a.m.-noon Monday-Tuesday at Parker Memorial Baptist Church, at 12th Street and Quintard Avenue. The cost is $5 for teachers and/or any support personnel; AARP members, $12 and $14 for all others. The two-day classroom course will allow drivers 55 and older to obtain a discount on their car insurance. Visit www.aarp.or/educator to register in advance or pick up the form in class. Call 256-236-5628 or 256-294-2301 for more information.
Camp Cane Creek at the Cane Creek Gardens, sponsored by Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Legacy, Inc., partners in Environmental Education, is to be 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday through Aug. 3. The cost is $60 a week for kids ages 6-12. The classes offered are to include junior master gardener, junior master conservationist and body quest (nutrition). Call Brandi at the Extension office at 256-237-1621 to register or for more information.
The deadline is July 16 to register/pay for a senior citizen trip to the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola sponsored by Oxford Parks and Recreation. The trip is scheduled to depart at 8 a.m. and return at 4 p.m. Aug. 10. The fee must be paid in cash to Pam Harris at Friendship Community Center. The cost is $80 per person. Call Pam at 256-310-2209 to register and for more information.
The Hobson City Community and Economic Development Corporation (HCCEDC) is in need of volunteers to assist Marian Royston as a part of the College of Liberal Arts Living Democracy program. Royston is an Auburn University senior who is working to coordinate a group of young volunteers to spend the summer conducting a community-needs assessment. All students ages 13 and above are welcome to participate. Call Marian Royston at 334-863-0855 or email email@example.com for more information.
Gentiva Hospice of Oxford is in need of volunteers to offer support to a hospice patient through visits or weekly phone calls. Volunteers are thoroughly trained and provided ongoing education. Call Andrea Reaves at 256-831-2964 for more information.
Upcoming events at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County include:
• Mondays, noon, (adults), movies, bring your lunch. Popcorn and drinks sold for .50 cents each
• Tuesdays, 10 a.m., story time for children ages 0-7; story talk for children ages 8 and up
• Wednesdays, all day, make-and-take crafts
• Thursdays, 2 p.m., kids’ movie; 4:30 p.m., (teens) Game On! teen video gaming
• Friday, 2 p.m., summer reading camp fire closing party with 2B Ranch rodeo
• July 14, 2 p.m., Tween Book Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
• July 29, 2 p.m., Teen Book Club: “Life As We Knew It”
The children’s summer reading program ends July 14. Prizes for reading will be given out while they last.
Call 256-237-8501, ext. 5, for more information.