Local author, Catherine W. Weiser, will sign her newly published book Searching for Rainey Hill, 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County, 108 E. 10th St. on the second floor. Light refreshments will be served.
The Donoho School will present outstanding alumni awards during its Founders’ Day program at 10 a.m. Monday as part of the school’s 50th anniversary weekend of celebrations planned for Sept. 14-16. Call 256-237-5477, ext. 112 or visit www.donohoschool.com for more information.
AARP driver’s safety class will be 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday at parker Memorial Church. Upon completion of class you may qualify for up to a 10 percent discount on your auto insurance. Call 256-294-2301 to register or for more information.
The Fort McClellan Golden Belles will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sandbaggin’ Restaurant at Cane Creek Golf Course at McClellan. All ladies who are retired from Fort McClellan or other federal agencies are welcome. Call 256-435-3846 or 256-236-7088 for more information.
The band, Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at the new Oxford Performing Arts Center. Tickets may be purchased at the Oxford Civic Center. Call 256-831-2660 or 256-832-0000 for more information.
Alpha Omicron Pi’s annual “Smoke out Arthritis” event will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Theron Montgomery Building (lawn) of Jacksonville State University. All proceeds will go to Arthritis Foundation. Call Kacey Laine Jacobs at 256-473-3932 for more information.
Health fair, hosted by the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind senior services and Piedmont Health Care Center, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at the Piedmont Health Care Center, 30 Roundtree Drive in Piedmont. Brenda Ladun of ABC 33/40 is the guest speaker. Call 256-761-3740 for more information.
A “Conquer Chiari” Walk across America event will begin with registration at 9:30 a.m. and the walk at 11 a.m. Sept. 21 at the Piedmont Welcome Center, 202 Daily St., Piedmont. Call 256-591-0788 or 256-499-7824 or visit www.conquerchiari.org for more information.
The autumn Suds-Fest will be 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at Berman Museum of World History. All tickets are in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. Must be 21 to attend and all ticket holders will be asked to show a photo I.D. Call 256-237-6766, ext. 102 for more information.
Lunch and Learn, a free gardening program sponsored by the Calhoun County Master Gardeners, will be noon-1 p.m. Sept. 25 at Cane Creek Community Gardens at McClellan. Hayes Jackson will speak about gardening for dry places. Bring your own lunch. This will be the last Lunch and Learn for the year. Call 256-237-1621 for more information.
The Calhoun County Birders will meet at 9 a.m. Sept. 27 at the Jacksonville Library, 200 Pelham Road. A slideshow on African birds will be presented by Pam Smith and Judy Glass. The public is invited to attend. Call 256-770-1434 for more information.
Passion in Performance dance workshops will consist of hip-hop choreography at 1-2:30 p.m. and modern techniques/choreography at 3-4:15 p.m. Sept. 28 at In His Steps Studio, 1344 Choccolocco Road, Anniston. Visit www.pipworkshop.splashthat.com to make a reservation. All dancers are welcome regardless of experience.
The annual Weaver Station Heritage Day festival will be 9 a.m. Sept. 28 at the Elwell Park in Weaver, behind the Weaver Police station. Vendor spaces are being accepted and must be set up by 8 a.m. There will be live music, food, games and more attractions featured. The Rusty Iron Association will be joining the festival this year. Old tractors and other collections will be on display. There is no cost to attend. Call Aletha Young at 256-820-0854 or visit the Spirit of Weaver on Facebook for more information.
The deadline is Oct. 3 to register and pay for a senior citizen trip to the Apple Festival in Ellijay, Ga. The trip is sponsored by Oxford Parks and Recreation. The bus will depart at 7 a.m. and return at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 from the Oxford Civic Center. Bring a box or tub with your name on it to hold your apples and other goodies from the festival. Call Pam Harris at 256-831-2660 for more information.
The Cleburne County High School class of 1989 will hold its 25-year reunion Oct. 4 during the CCHS homecoming. Contact information is needed on a few classmates. Call Carrie Brown McWhorter or Beverly Skinner Casey via Facebook or email 89gradCCHS@gmail.com for updates and information.
Cheaha Regional Head Start is accepting applications for Pre-K. Call Norwood Head Start at 256-237-8628 or Hobson City at 256-831-8491 for more information.
The Church of the Good Shepherd Kindergarten is accepting applications for its 2013-2014 school years. They offer a half-day program for 4-K and 5-K with keyboarding, phonics, field trips, Spanish, music and chapel. Call 256-237-2429 and leave a message.
Spanish classes will be held at 12:30-2 p.m. Mondays and 8:30-10 a.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 18 at Harvest International Ministry, 707 Wilmer Ave. The classes are sponsored by Harvest Educational Resource and Bilingual Kids, Inc. Contact Jenniffer Whyte at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
• Lego League, all day, Saturday.
• Crazy chemistry, 4 p.m. or 5:30 p.m., Sept. 26, sign-up with Miss Kim in the children’s department.
• Home school research class, 10 a.m., every Thursday in September.
Call the library at 256-237-8501 or visit www.anniston.lib.al.us for a detailed calendar of events or for more information.
Open enrollment for the upcoming school term is being accepted at Kids First Childcare Center at 1710 Hillyer Robinson Industrial Parkway. Call 256-831-8881 for more information.