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Cheaha Regional Head Start is accepting applications for the upcoming 2013-2014 program year. Children must be 3 years of age by Sept. 1. Contact the following centers for more information: Norwood Head Start, 256-237-8628; Ayers, 256-831-4360; Hobson City, 256-831-8491, Constantine, 256-831-0940 or Piedmont, 256-447-0326.

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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, Saturday.

• Teen movie, noon Saturday.

Call 256-237-8501 for more information.

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The Children’s Ministry “children’s market consignment sale” will be held 8 a.m.-noon Saturday 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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Anniston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., will present an Afro-Centric program at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Carver Community Center, 720 W. 14th St. The event is free to the public.

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“Transpiration” art exhibit is on display Monday-Friday in the gallery of the Fargason Center for the Arts at The Donoho School. The display is work by Alabama art teachers and their students. Call 256-237-5477, ext.112 for more information.

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Senior Adult Day will be held at 8 a.m. Monday 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. Thursday 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 Friday 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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Writers of Calhoun County will meet at 5:30 march 18 at Parker Memorial Baptist Church, Family Center patio room. Internet expert Derek Brown will speak about the field of digital communication in relation to the written word. Refreshments will be served. Call 256-453-3808 for more information.

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Calhoun County Birders will meet at 9 a.m. March 22 at Jacksonville Community Center. Dr. Carter will speak on breeding assemblages at Coleman Lake. The program is open to the public. Call Jim Wakefield at 256-770-1434 for more information.

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The deadline to register is March 26 for a trip to Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Hyannis, JFK Museum, Plymouth Rock and more planned for June 1-9. Call Regina at 256-492-8505 for more information.
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