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Events at the Hobson City Public Library, 610 Martin Luther King Drive, include:

• Family night, 5:30-7 p.m., Mondays, food, activities, crafts and more are sponsored by Anniston Community Education Foundation.

• Saturday afternoon movies, 2 p.m., free event sponsored by Ross Handy Mart.

Call 256-231-7069 for more information.

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Events at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County, 108 E. 10th St., include:

• Monday movie, noon.

• Hats off story time, 10 a.m., Tuesday.

• Kids movie, 4 p.m., Wednesday.

• Free Zumba classes, 10 a.m., every Thursday.

• Lego League, all day, March 9.

• Teen movie, noon, March 9.

Call 256-237-8501 for more information.

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The annual Honduras medical mission fundraiser yard sale is 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, 230 7th St. N.E., Jacksonville. Call 256-435-7263 for more information.

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Annual rummage sale/silent auction is 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Jacksonville First United Methodist Church (behind McDonald’s in Jacksonville) in the Activities Center. Call 256-435-3907 or 256-239-6682 for more information.

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The Boy Scouts American Values luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Anniston City Meeting Center. Gene Stallings is the guest speaker. Honorees will be Dick Anderson, Juliette Doster and Maj. Gen. Gerald Watson. Contact Joe Serviss at 256-235-0849 or email joeserviss@aol.com for more information.

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The Children’s Ministry “children’s market consignment sale” will be held 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 8 a.m.-noon March 9 at Jacksonville First United Methodist Church, 109 Gayle Ave. S.W. The church is located behind McDonald’s in Jacksonville. The proceeds are invested in the community through a gift certificate program with area non-profit organizations. Call 256-239-6033 or visit www.jaxfumc.org/children for more information.

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A graduate school and career fair will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m., opens to the public at 11 a.m., March 7 at the Tornado Alley gymnasium at Talladega College, 627 W. Battle St., Talladega. Call 256-761-6246 for more information.

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Anniston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., will present an Afro-Centric program at 4 p.m. March 9 at the Carver Community Center, 720 W. 14th St. The event is free to the public.

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Senior Adult Day will be held at 8 a.m. March 11 at the Oxford Civic Center in Oxford. There is no cost to attend. A free sack lunch will be provided. Entertainment will be provided by Rip Reagan and Gadsden State Community College band. Door prizes will be featured. The event is sponsored by Oxford Parks and Recreation and the Oxford Arts Council. Call 256-831-2660 for more information.

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A health fair, hosted by Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind Senior Services Department, will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 14 at the Student Center, Gilchrist Room, 205 E. South St., Talladega. Call 256-761-3740 for more information.

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The Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program is accepting nominations through March 15 for outstanding young volunteers ages six to 18. Nominators must be 21 years or older. Kohl’s is honoring more than 2,300 youth, ages six to 18, who have made a positive impact on their communities with more than $425,000 in scholarships and prizes; top winners receive $10,000 each. Visit www.kohlskids.com for more information.

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Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama open house will be 2-4 p.m. March 16 at Camp Cottaquilla, 2500 Cottaquilla Road. Call 256-295-9082 or visit www.girlscoutsnca.org/camprocks for more information.

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Jacksonville Kiwanis Club annual pancake breakfast will be 7 a.m.-noon March 16 at Wesley Foundation, 501 Pelham Road N, Jacksonville. The cost is $3 in advance or $3.50 at the door. Call 256-453-8510 for information or purchasing tickets.

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Alexandria Civitan Club pancake breakfast will be 6-10:30 a.m. March 16 at United Fellowship Baptist Church, 161 Becky Turner Road, Alexandria. Tickets are $4.

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A commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the death of Major John Pelham will begin at 8 a.m. March 16 and 1 p.m. March 17. The event is hosted by the city of Jacksonville. Email Joe Maloney at joemmmaloney@yahoo.com for more information.

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The Cheaha Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association is offering four scholarships totaling $6,000. Four of the scholarships are funded through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund. Two scholarships for $2,000 each are designated for junior, senior or graduate level students in August 2013, attending Jacksonville State University. Two additional scholarships for $1,000 each are designated for students attending Gadsden State community College in August 2013.

To be eligible for consideration, candidates must be women who are U.S. citizens and residents of Calhoun or Talladega County; have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale; and the field of study is not specified. Interested parties should send their name, telephone number and email address to Janice Howard, Scholarship Chairman, Cheaha Charter ABWA at janiceh@calhouncounty.org or call 256-241-2807 for more information. Parties will then receive a login and password to the scholarship website. Application must be completed by March 31. The winner will be notified in May.

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The AOD Federal Credit Union’s scholarship fund will award 15 scholarships to high school graduating seniors who have been AOD Federal Credit Union members for at least one year. Application packets are available at www.aodfcu.com. The completed applications must be mailed no later than March 31 to AOD Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 608, Bynum, AL 36253.

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A spring tour to San Antonio, Texas is planned for April 28-May 4 leaving from Gadsden. The trip will include the Riverwalk District, Alamo, LBJ Ranch, Mexican market and more. Deadline to register is Thursday. Call Regina Talton at 256-492-8505 for more information.
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