2022 Veterans Day Parade!

2022 Veterans Day Parade

The City of Anniston is honored to welcome back the annual Veterans Day Parade! 

The parade will start on November 11th at 2:00 PM! It will follow the same path as the annual Christmas Parade down Noble Street! 

Those interested in participating may fill out the application here: https://www.annistonal.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Veterans-Day-Parade-2022-Sign-Up-Sheet.pdf

For questions or more information, please contact event organizer, Linda Peters, at 256-591-3093 and/or CalhounCountyVeterans@gmail.com.

Main Street Anniston Jazz & Art Festival!

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Main Street Anniston, the City of Anniston, and Cheaha Creative Arts have come together to bring our community 3 days of music and arts.

This event will be held at 1118 Noble Street, inside what was formerly known as “The Village” or “Noble Shops”.

Beginning on Thursday, October 20th with an outdoor, community concert and low country boil, guests can enjoy a touch of New Orleans backdropped by the beautiful, “Jazz Communion” mural at the intersection of 11th and Noble. The Jazz Festival will be held from 6pm till 9pm this night.

This event is FREE, but VIP tickets are available for purchase through Main Street Anniston.

Inside, art galleries and exhibits by local artists and artisans will be available for your viewing and purchasing pleasure. Enjoy your evening strolling along the winding cobblestone path with art and music at every turn.

Do you have children interested in the arts? For a $10 donation, your child can join the Make & Take Workshop and participate in the creation of a Community Mural that will be displayed in Downtown Anniston.

For more information, contact Event Coordinator, Karla Eden at 256-371-3711 or by email at keden@annistonal.gov

Anniston High Homecoming Parade!

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The Bulldogs will lead the way down Noble Street on Thursday, September 8th, for their annual homecoming parade!

The parade will encompass the same route as the Christmas Parade with the line up beginning at 4:00 PM in the Anniston City Meeting Center parking lot, and the parade starting at 5:00 PM!

The 8th – 18th blocks of Noble Street will be closed from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM for the event!

For more information, please contact parade coordinator, Darrelyn Jackson, at 256-231-5010.

Getting Started with Hypertufa Workshop!

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HyperWHAT? Lightweight and durable, hypertufa planters are fun to make from a mixture of peat moss, perlite, Portland cement, and water. The end result is a unique piece reminiscent of English stone troughs from another era. Join us for this workshop to learn all about hypertufa and create your own beautiful piece.

The class is taught by East Central Alabama Master Gardener, Lee Culver. Lee has been making hypertufa planters and garden statuary for 10 years and teaching classes for master gardeners, public gardens, and various garden clubs for 8 years.

The Hypertufa Workshop is limited to 15 people. Pre-registration is required. Tickets are $40 per person. AM&G members receive a $5 discount. Register online atwww.ExploreAMAG.org or call 256-237-6766. Last day to register is Monday, August 22. Be sure to wear old clothes. Everything else you need will be provided.


Museum Day at Anniston Museums and Gardens!


Come Explore Your World at the Anniston Museums and Gardens on Saturday, August 20th, with complimentary admission. Meet some of our animal ambassadors, explore the exhibits at the Anniston Museum of Natural History and the Berman Museum, and learn something new through various hands-on activities.

Complimentary admission: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Guided Interactives: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Third Thursday: Hostas for Alabama!

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Join us this August for a Third Thursday highlighting hostas with special guest speaker Bionca Lindsey! Bionca will share her knowledge of hostas, discussing the many varieties, proper care, and what a great addition they make to your garden. Bionca is a retired Chief Master Sergeant, who served 30 years in the United States Air Force. She became a Master Gardener in 2019 and an Advanced Master Gardener on Hostas in 2021.

Third Thursday programs are $5 per registrant and free for Anniston Museums and Gardens members. Pre-register by clicking the button below or call 256-237-6766. This program is limited to 35 people.

Back to School Bash!

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Be sure to get in on the fun come Saturday, July 30th, when the Anniston City Schools host their Back to School Bash!

In addition to a school supply giveaway, this fun-filled event will feature vendors, face painting, games, activities, food trucks, and bounce houses! So, bring your chairs and children for some Summer fun before the new school year begins! 

The event is open to all students and families of Cobb Preparatory Academy, Golden Springs Elementary, Randolph Park Elementary, Anniston Middle School, and Anniston High School! 

When: Saturday, July 30th from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Where: Anniston High School Campus (1301 Woodstock Ave, Anniston, AL 36207)

Saturday Activities | Aquatic & Fitness Center

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Dates Activity Times Class, Teacher, & Details
June 4th 8:00 AM SPIN (JANIE)
June 4th 9:00 AM BODY BLAST (JANIE)
June 11th 8:00 AM SPIN (JAMIE W.)
June 11th 9:00 AM ZUMBA (MARIA)
June 18th 8:00 AM SPIN (PAM)
June 18th 9:00 AM CIRCUIT (PAM)
June 25th 8:00 AM SPIN (JANIE)
June 25th 9:00 AM POUND UNPLUGGED (NEW!)
June 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Pickleball ANYTIME gym is available ($5 non-members/free for members)

Friday Activities | Aquatic & Fitness Center

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Dates Activity Times Class, Teacher, & Details
June 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th 8AM – 9AM WATER AEROBICS (JULIE)
5:30 AM – 7:00 PM Pickleball ANYTIME gym is available ($5 non-members/free for members)

Thursday Activities | Aquatic & Fitness Center

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Dates Activity Times Class, Teacher, & Details
June 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, & 30th 8:00 AM WATER AEROBICS (GEMINI)
8AM – 9AM SPIN (JANIE) on 2nd, 16th, & 30th SPIN (PAM) on 9th & 23rd
9AM – 10AM ABS & TONE (PAM) on 2nd, 16th, & 30th BODY BLAST (JANIE) on 9th & 23rd
5:30PM – 6:30PM SPIN (PAM)
5:30PM – 6:30PM ZUMBA (CAROL)
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Tae Kwon Do with Marcus King $45/month members $50/month non-members – pay 2 months in advance, get free uniform
5:30 AM – 9:00 PM Pickleball ANYTIME gym is available ($5 non-members/free for members)