Zumba for kid’s summer camp is to be 8 a.m.-noon July 9-20 (two-week session) at Harvest International Ministry, 707 Wilmer Ave. The cost is $10 per week. Call Jenniffer Whyte at 256-712-7910 or visit Zumba Summer Camp for Kids on Facebook for more information.
Panama and Friends Zumbathon fundraiser is to be 10 a.m.-noon May 19 at Harvest International Ministry, 707 Wilmer Ave. The cost is by donation. Call Jenniffer Whyte at 256-712-7910 for more information.
West Anniston community spring cleanup is to be 9 a.m.-noon May 19 starting with registration at 17th Street Baptist Church, 801 W. 17th St. All schools, churches, neighborhoods, civic organizations, clubs and individuals to volunteer. Areas to be cleaned include 18th Street, Cooper Avenue, Dooley Avenue, Cobb Avenue and Stephen Avenue. Water, drinks, snacks, safety vests and gloves will be provided. Post cleanup refreshments will be served. Call the church at 256-236-1061 to register or for more information.
A May Day event “family fun day in the park” is to be noon-6 p.m. May 26 in Hobson City. Activities include MayPole wrap, horseback riding, inflatables, music, drug poster contest, card games, tank display and more. Bring your family and chairs for a full day of fun. Call G. Jean Newton at 256-239-9133 for more information.
Trips planned by Dorothy Evans are to include bluegrass music in Kentucky June 8-10; Southern Bell cruise in Chattanooga Oct. 13; and Pigeon Forge, Tenn., Nov. 26-28. Call Jane Flannigan at 256-665-5803 for more information.
Lunch & Learn “Land Conservation in Alabama,” a free gardening program sponsored by Calhoun County Master Gardeners and Calhoun County Commission, is to be noon-1 p.m. May 23 at the Cane Creek Community Garden at McClellan. Bring your own lunch.
Upcoming events at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County include:
• Monday, noon, Monday movie, The Vow
• Friday, 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 with our makeup artist once you arrive.
The letter carrier food drive, “Stamp Out Hunger,” is to be today. 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 now being accepted at local Head Start/Early Head Start Center’s. Children must be 3 years old by Sept. 1. The centers 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. Monday 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. Friday 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. Tuesday 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 19 and 20, in Cedar Bluff. The cost is a $5 donation. Proceeds go to the Weiss Lake Women’s Club.
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 2012 “Get Outdoors Day” family festival is to be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today 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.