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A community reunion will begin at noon Saturday at Minnie Morris Park in the Zion Hill community behind Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Spruce Street. Food, music, bounce ride for kids and the fire department safe house will be featured during the event.

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Jacksonville flea market will be held 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Jacksonville High School football stadium. Proceeds will go to the JHS marching band. Call 256-689-5207 or 256-782-9866 or 256-343-5442 for more information.

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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.

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Open enrollment for the upcoming school term is being accepted at Kids First Childcare Center at 1710 Hillyer Robinson Industrial Parkway. There will be no registration fee during the month of August. Call 256-831-8881 for more information.

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Spanish classes will be held at 10:30 a.m.-noon Mondays and 8:30-10 a.m. Wednesday’s beginning Monday at Harvest International Ministry, 707 Wilmer Ave. The classes will be held twice a week until May 2014. The classes are sponsored by Harvest Educational Resource and Bilingual Kids, Inc. Contact Jenniffer Whyte at jenniferwhyte@yahoo.com for more information.

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The Soderhamn/Kockums reunion will be 1-4 p.m. Aug. 24 at Western Sizzlin’, Oxford. Spouse/significant other are welcome. Event is for adults only. Dutch treat. Call Wayne or Lolly Whittington at 256-268-9219 or email mrmoparwayne@att.net for more information.

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Lunch and Learn, a free gardening series sponsored by the Calhoun County Master Gardeners, will be noon-1 p.m. Aug. 28 at Cane Creek Community Gardens at McClellan. Bring your own lunch. Special guest Jonathan Stober, district biologist, will speak about the Talladega National Forest. Call 256-237-1621 for more information.

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Registration for divorce care, fall semester, will be 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday; classes begin Aug. 28 at Hill Crest Baptist Church. The course is for those who are divorced or separated. Call 256-236-1464, ext. 119, for more information. Leave a message if no one answers.

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Ricky Nelson Remembered, featuring Ricky’s twin sons, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24 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.

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A free “Way Out” day program, for young ladies 18-21, will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Wednesday beginning Sept. 1 for 12 weeks at Smith Metropolitan AME Zion Church, 1335 Pine Ave. The women in recovery “Loving Life” program, for young ladies of all ages, will be held 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays. Call Claudia Elston, program director, at 256-740-2354 for more information.

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The deadline is Sept. 7 to register for a bus tour to Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains Nov. 11-13. Call 256-492-8505 or 256-393-9055 for more information.

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“Spirit on Mountain Street” will be 6 p.m. Sept. 5 at Jacksonville State University stadium. The pep ralley begins at 8 p.m. on Burgess-Snow field at JSU stadium. The fundraising event will feature “Taste of the Town”, the Southerners and Marching Ballerinas, along with teams and bands from Jacksonville High School, Pleasant Valley High School and Jacksonville Christian Academy. Food, prizes, play area and entertainment will also be available. Proceeds will benefit the JCOC (Jacksonville Christian Outreach Center.) Tickets for Taste of the Town are $10. Call 256-591-6462 for more information.

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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.

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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.

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YMCA of Calhoun County is accepting registration for 3 and 4-year-old children or its Preschool program scheduled for 8 a.m.-noon Tuesday-Thursday starting in September. Call 256-238-9622 for more information.

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The Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama is accepting grant applications for 2013 grant awards. Sept. 9 by 5 p.m. is the application deadline for the Susie Parker Stringfellow Health Fund. Sept. 30 by 5 p.m. is the application deadline for the Foothills Community Partnership Charitable Fund. Sept. 9 by 5 p.m. is the application deadline for the City of Anniston Competitive Grant Funds. All applications must be submitted online through www.yourcommunityfirst.org/grants. Contact Eula Tatman, vice-president of grants, scholarships and initiatives, at 256-231-5160, ext. 26 or email etatman@yourcommunityfirst.org for qualifications and more information.
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