2024 Redistricting

FREE Love & Relationship- Healthy vs Unhealthy Group Discussion

Join us at The Learning Center for FREE Love & Relationship- Healthy vs Unhealthy Group Discussion hosted by Ms. Millie Hagood. Classes are held every other Wednesday from 10 AM to 11:30 AM.

The Learning Center is located at 426 Mulberry Avenue in Anniston ( behind St. Michael’s Medical Clinic)

FREE English for ESL Classes

Join us at The Learning Center for FREE English for ESL Classes hosted by Mrs. Julia Wright. Classes are held every Tuesday from 9:30 AM to 10:45 AM at The Learning Center.

The Learning Center is located at 426 Mulberry Avenue in Anniston ( behind St. Michael’s Medical Clinic)

Free Computer Classes

Join us at The Learning Center for FREE basic computer classes every Thursday from 10 AM to 12 PM. 

The Learning Center is located at 426 Mulberry Avenue in Anniston ( behind St. Michael’s Medical Clinic)

Anniston Outdoor Association- Flint River Float Trip

This will be about a 4-hour canoe trip on the Flint River Canoe Trail located in Madison County near
Huntsville. The Flint River Canoe Trail consists of 34 miles of navigable water with a good current
with no rapids. The Flint River is known for its sparkling water, rock bluffs, rippling shoals, wildlife,
and forest canopy. Our trip will begin on Brownsboro Road and will end on Little Cove Road located
a little southwest of Gurley. We will be utilizing the services of North Alabama Canoe & Kayak for this
trip (NACK). Their rates are $45.00 for kayaks (including the shuttle) and $30.00 to shuttle private
boats. Participants should pack a lunch as plans are to take a lunch break along the way. Local
participants may meet by 7:30 am at the Pic-N-Save Grocery Store (formally Winn Dixie) located on
US Hwy 431 in Saks Community of North Anniston to carpool or caravan. Others may meet directly
at the outfitter located at 1143 Moontown Road in Brownsboro by 9:30 am. To register for this
outing, please contact Keith Hudson by Monday, June 17. When registering, please let him know if
you will need to rent a kayak or if you will just need a shuttle for your personal boat. Keith may be
reached by email at anniston.outdoor.assn@gmail.com, or by phone or text at 256.453.9527. Credit
or debit cards are not accepted so please come prepared to make cash payment upon your arrival at
NACK (they do have an ATM on site).

Anniston Outdoor Association-Upper Tallapoosa River Float Trip

This will be a 5-hour float trip on the Tallapoosa River near Tallapoosa, GA. This portion of the river
has a slight current with several shoals but no major rapids. We will be utilizing the services of Lazy
River Rentals for this trip. Lazy River Rentals offers rental boats and a shuttle service at the following
rates: $25.00 for single person kayaks, $45.00 for double person kayaks, and $10.00 to shuttle
private boats. They will put us in at the Broad Street Bridge in Tallapoosa and we will float to their
takeout located at 131 Doe Valley Road south of US Hwy 78 near the AL/GA state line. The shuttle
for this trip leaves the outfitter at 9:00 am (cst) / 10:00 am (est). Participants are encouraged to
pack a lunch with something to drink, wear clothing/footwear suitable for water activities, and to use
sunscreen. The meeting time and location for this trip will be 7:45 am (cst) from the Publix parking
lot located across from the Oxford Exchange adjacent to Exit 188 on I-20 and US Hwy 78. Those
wishing to meet directly at the outfitter should arrive there no later than 8:30 am (cst) / 9:30 am
(est). Participants should contact Keith Hudson by Monday, June 10 to register for this trip. When
registering, indicate if you will need to rent a boat or will just need a shuttle for your personal boat.
Please do not contact the outfitter directly as they have requested that participants register through
the trip leader who will give them a headcount following the registration deadline. Also, participants
should come prepared to make cash payment to the trip leader upon arrival at the outfitters (this
was requested by the outfitter as well). To register for this trip please contact the trip leader, Keith
Hudson, by email at anniston.outdoor.assn@gmail.com, or by phone or text at 256.453.952.

Anniston Outdoor Association- Hatchet Creek Float Trip

This will be a 9-mile float trip on Section 5 of the Hatchet Creek Canoe Trail beginning at King’s Bridge on
Coosa Co Road 18 northwest of Rockford and ending at Double Bridge on Coosa Co Road 29 west of
Rockford. This section features some Class I and II drops, fast shoals, some rocky sections to navigate
around, sandbars, and an area of Cahaba Lillies. Areas such as Humpback Rock, Sandbar Island, River Birch
Beach, the Rock Garden, Lawson’s Left Hook, and the Lawson Bridge can be found along this section.
Participants should wear clothes they don’t mind getting wet including water shoes/sandals, should pack a
lunch with liquids to drink, and should bring sunscreen. The meeting time and location for this trip will be
8:00 am from the Johnson Giant Food parking located on US Hwy 78 in the Coldwater area of Oxford
adjacent to I-20 Exit 179. Participants may also meet by 9:00 am at the King’s Bridge put-in. The put-in is
located off of Coosa Co Road 18 at the following coordinates 32.9200, -86.2714 and the take out located off
of Coosa Co Road 29 at the following coordinates, 32.862102, -86.339691. The creek’s water level can
change rapidly so this trip is subject to being cancelled on short notice if the flow rate falls below 300 cfs.
The creek’s flow rate can be monitored at https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?site_no=02408540&legacy=1.
A map of Hatchet Creek can be viewed at Hatchet Creek Map. To register your participation for this outing,
please contact Keith Hudson by Thursday, May 23. He may be reached by phone or text at 256-453-9527,
or by email at anniston.outdoor.assn@gmail.com.

Bingo Day!

Join us for Bingo Day!

When: June 12th & 26th   2024

Where: Anniston’s Community Learning Center

(Adjacent to ST Michaels Medical Clinic)

Time: 1:00 P.M.

Prizes: Home good Items, Snacks, & Living essentials

*FREE COFFEE & SNACKS*

Wacky Wednesday!

Main Street Anniston’s Wacky Wednesday is back to make your Summer fun!!
Join us at Zinn Park (101 W. 14th St) from 10:30 AM till 12:30 PM for our Wacky Wednesdays! There will be bounce houses, the splash pad, Kona Ice, games, live animals and more!
Free to the public!
Our Wacky Wednesday summer schedule is as follows: June 26th and our End of Summer Bash on July 31st!

The Downtown Market!

Join us at the Anniston Downtown Farmer’s Market, happening every Saturday from May through October, 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM CT! Discover a vibrant array of fresh produce, honey, meats, dairy, artisanal foods, baked goods, crafts, and more at the new City Market (114 West 11th Street Anniston, AL 36201).

Enjoy live music, cooking demos, and special events featuring local chefs and artists. This Certified Farmers Market is your chance to connect directly with small and medium growers and producers.

For more information, call 256-624-7172 or email marketmanagerafm@yahoo.com. Growers interested in selling can obtain permits at no charge from the County Extension Office (256-237-6121). See you there!

Free Youth Talent Show

Hearts on Fire presents the Free Youth #TalentShow! Featuring two categories:

Kindergarten to 5th grade
6th grade to 12th grade

The first-place prize is $250. 

Join us for this fun, free, family-friendly event to support our talented youth! If your child can dance, sing, perform comedy, speak, or present poetry, enter them for a chance to win!

#Register performers by messaging Wynika Hendrix’Palmer on Facebook or emailing wynikah@yahoo.com. You may also register at this link: https://tinyurl.com/55hbvesf. 

Event Link: https://tinyurl.com/bdzdv8xf.

Thank you!

#Anniston
#TalentShow
#YouthTalentShow