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A free one-hour seminar on the Isostretch anti-aging health and fitness plan, presented by Jim Morrow, will be 3-4 p.m. Saturday at the Piedmont Library, 106 N. Main St. Isostretch is a program that is helpful to seniors, overweight, disabled people and children. Call 256-235-3889 or email Jim@100poundloss.com for more information.

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Final registration, for second semester 2014 school year at The Birmingham Easonian Bible College, Snow Creek District Extension Center, will be 6-8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at the Snow Creek District Missionary Baptist Association Operations Center, 1000 W. 12th St. Registration is open to anyone interested in Christian education. Call Dr. Sloan Gresham Jr. at 256-452-2352 or 256-236-6138 for more information.

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A Divorce Care Support Group, for those dealing with separation and divorce, will begin 6:30-8:30 p.m. each Wednesday through April 16 at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 101 Mount Zion Church Road, Alexandria in the Fireside room. Childcare will be provided. Registration fee is $15 and includes workbook. Call 256-820-3931 for more information.

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Buster Miles Ford of Heflin is offering two college scholarships at $1,000 each to be awarded to local FFA members, one for Ranburne High School and one for Cleburne County High School, through the 2013-2014 Built Ford Tough-FFA Scholarship program. Applications must be completed online by Feb. 2 and signature page must be postmarked no later than Feb. 8. Visit www.ffa.org and take the required signature page to Buster Miles Ford for the dealer endorsement and official dealer code.

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American Red Cross volunteers of the Calhoun-Cleburne Chapter of Project SHARE winter season is accepting calls from potential applicants. The program is designed to give financial assistance to qualified individuals with their energy bills (electric, gas, butane or wood) once during the winter season (Jan. 1-June 30). The elderly, 62 and older, on low fixed incomes with no other source of funds and those disabled and receiving 100 percent disability are eligible for Project SHARE. The phone number for Project SHARE is 256-236-7146.

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A new four-week art class will begin 10 a.m.-noon Monday at Friendship Community Center in Oxford. The instructor will be Jack Hadder. Call 256-488-5510 to pre-register or for more information.

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An AARP safe driving class will be 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday at Parker Memorial Baptist Church. Upon completion of the class you may qualify for a discount, up to 10 percent, on your auto insurance. The class is held in the classroom and there is no test at the end of the class. Call 256-294-2301 to register or for more information.

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Annual transfer day, hosted by Gadsden State Community College, will be held 8-9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Cheaha Career Center on the second floor. The event is free and open to the public. Call 256-549-9376 or email ccephus-vickers@gadsdenstate.edu for more information.

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The J.O.Y. Quilt Guild will be at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 6 in the MAC of the First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville. Visitors are welcome.

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A Miss and Mr. Valentine Sweetheart pageant will be held at 10 a.m., for children birth to four-years-old, at 1 p.m., for girls five and older, Feb. 8 at the Civic Center in Heflin. All proceeds will go to the Cleburne County HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America.) Call 256-463-2532 or 256-239-2886 or email anamericanbeauty@centurylink.net or janicepbrown@centurylink.net for more information.

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The Alabama Wildlife Federation/Alabama Army National Guard Wild Game cook-off will be 4 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Talladega Superspeedway. Tickets to attend the cook-off are $40 per person, or $50 per couple when purchased prior to the event. Call 800-822-9453 or visit www.alabamawildlife.org to purchase tickets, pre-order rides around the track or participate as a cook team.

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A free “senior citizen adult day” will begin with registration at 8 a.m. and program at 9 a.m. Feb.10 at the Oxford Civic Center. Entertainment will be provided by Rip Reagan and the Gadsden State Show Choir. Free lunch, door prizes and free entertainment will be featured. Bring a friend or a group and celebrate Valentine’s Day. Call 256-831-2660 for more information.

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The deadline is Feb. 3 to sign up for a Feb. 17 senior-citizen trip to Atlanta, Ga., hosted by Oxford PARD. The trip will include motorcoach bus transportation, admission to the Georgia Aquarium and to the World of Coca-Cola and lunch. Seating is limited and cash only will be accepted. Call Pam Harris at 256-831-2660 to register or for more questions.

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Reservations are being accepted for a guided bus tour to Savannah, Jekyll Island, St. Simon Island and Beaufort, S.C. April 18-May 2. Deadline to register is Feb. 21. Call 256-492-8505 or 256-393-9055 for more information.

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Upcoming events at the Oxford Public Library include the following:

• Crocheting, 9:30 a.m., every Monday.

• Computer classes, 5 p.m., every Tuesday.

• Quilting, 10 a.m., every Wednesday.

• Knitting, 10 a.m.; kid time, 4 p.m., every Thursday.

• Story time, 10:30 a.m., every Friday.

Call 256-835-6123 or visit www.oxfordpubliclibrary.weebly.com to confirm times/events or 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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The AlaBenton Genealogical Society will meet at 1 p.m. Feb. 1 in the Ayers room of the Anniston-Calhoun County Public Library, 108 E. 10th St. Ruth McCarty will lead the program on the subject “Who do you think you are?” Visitors who are interested in genealogical research are welcome.
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