Sunday Fundays for the Kids!

Sunday Fundays at The Centers-2

Every Sunday this month we will be providing educational fun, games, activities, and structure for the kids at one of our city community centers! 

Here is the monthly schedule for our February Fundays:

Sunday, Feb. 5th | Wiggins Center | 2PM – 4PM
2202 W 17th St, Anniston, AL 36201

Sunday, Feb. 12th | South Highland | 2PM – 4PM
229 Allen Ave, Anniston, AL 36207

Sunday, Feb. 19th | Carver Center | 2PM – 4PM
720 W 14th St, Anniston, AL 36201

Sunday, Feb. 26th | Hodges Center | 2PM – 4PM
3125 Spring Valley Rd, Anniston, AL 36207

For more information contact our Parks & Recreation Department at: 256-236-8221.

Carver Center’s 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off!

Carver Chili Cook Off 2023

Carver Community Center’s 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off is scheduled for Saturday, January 14, 2023 starting at 1PM and ending at 3PM inside the gymnasium. To sample all chili, the cost is $2. To purchase a bowl of chili, the cost is $5.

If you would like to be a chili contestant please contact Carver Community Center at 256-231-7630 and ask for Recreation Leader Derwin Perry by Monday, January 9th. 

All contestants must meet at Carver Community Center on Monday, January 9th at 6:00 PM for an informational meeting. Judges will vote for the best chili.

Come out and enjoy!

7th Annual Judkins Family Christmas BBQ!

Judkins Family Christmas 2022

The 7th Annual Judkins Family Christmas BBQ will take place on Sunday, December 25, from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM at the Carver Community Center (720 W. 14th Street, Anniston, AL 36201)!

There will be free food, fellowship, and music from acts such as N2 Christ & Mary Culpepper Community Choir!

If you are interested in performing at this event, or would like to offer your support, please contact Ms. Jackie Judkins at: 256-591-5194!

The menu will include Ribs, Chicken, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, and Sides! Delivery will be available for disabled citizens, simply reach out to 256-591-5194 to set it up!

Carver Thanksgiving Feeding!

Thanksgiving at Carver

The annual #Thanksgiving Feeding at the Carver Community Center will take place on November 24th! This event is free and open to all looking for a good Thanksgiving meal!

For more information, please contact the Carver Center at: 256-231-7630.

Anniston Changers at the Carver Center!

Anniston Changers Flyer Carver Center 10.29.22-7

The Anniston Changers are headed to the Carver Community Center this month! This project marks our 2-Year anniversary of monthly service projects!

Before we celebrate though, there is work to do! So, we need your help! We will be tackling trash piles that have been left out on the roadside or illegally dumped, as well as picking up litter around the community, and more!

Volunteers will meet at the Carver Community Center Parking Lot (720 W 14th St, Anniston, AL 36201) on Saturday, October 29th! We plan to work from 8:00 AM until 11:00 AM!

Link to Volunteer: https://bit.ly/3D9aMh5 
From the meeting point, volunteers will be assigned to areas of town to pick up any piles they see! So if you have a truck or trailer, and want to make an impact on your community, please join us on Saturday to be the Change! Other volunteers will work the area around Carver on foot, so there will be something for everyone to help with! 

Also, for those that can’t make the project, no need to worry! There will be rolloff dumpsters at Pelham Park, the Carver, Norwood Hodges, and South Highland Centers all day Saturday (10/29/22) for free use for all!

If anyone has any questions, please feel free to contact City PIO, Jackson Hodges, anytime via text or call at: 256-846-2044!

Trunk-Or-Treat at the Carver Center!

Carver Trunk Or Treat 2022

 Halloween is right around the corner! 

Join Carver Community Center for our 3rd annual “DRIVE-THRU” TRUNK-OR-TREAT on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH from 6PM-8PM.
The line-up will start @ 5:45PM in the parking lot of Carver Center.

TO ENSURE SAFETY

NO WALK UPS…ONLY DRIVE THRU EVENT!

>>>Any volunteers or organizations who would like to participate in giving out candy from their cars OR provide candy donations please contact Carver Community Center ( 256.231.7630 )

Carver Center Summer Camp!

carver center summer camp 2022

It’s Been A Long Time Coming! After many years, Carver Community Center will be a site for summer camp this year.
Camp begins in June and will end in August (specific dates are TBA). Our summer camp is a 10 week camp designed for school age children ages 5-12. Camp begins at 7:00 AM and ends at 5:30 PM Monday-Friday.

Our camp will be filled with fun activities, trips, & reading enrichment. Lunch & Snacks will be provided daily (IF YOUR CHILD REQUIRES SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS FOR LUNCH OR SNACKS PLEASE PROVIDE THEIR LUNCH & SNACKS DAILY. SNACKS WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE).

***PRE REGISTER***

WOULD YOU LIKE TO GO AHEAD AND CONFIRM? IN ORDER TO HOLD A SPOT FOR YOUR CHILD BEFORE THE SUMMER RUSH THE BELOW AMOUNT WILL BE DUE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. THIS AMOUNT COVERS REGISTRATION & THE FIRST WEEK OF CAMP:

$60 {CHILD ON CAMPER-SHIP}
$80 {RESIDENTS OF CALHOUN COUNTY}
$85 {NON-RESIDENTS}

For more information about camper-ships, registration forms, weekly camp fees, how to pay the pre-registration fee, or details about camp operations please contact the Center Director at 256-231-7630.

Carver Center Chili Cook-Off!

carver center chili cook off_2022

CALLING ALL COOKS & FOOD LOVERS!!!!!!

Are you the best cook in Calhoun County? Prove it by entering into Carver Community Center’s Chili Cook-Off!

Carver’s Chili Cook-Off is scheduled for Saturday, January 29, 2022 starting at 12PM and ending at 2PM inside the gymnasium. To sample all chili, the cost is $2. To purchase a bowl of chili, the cost is $5.

If you would like to be a chili contestant please contact Carver Community Center at 256-231-7630 and ask for Recreation Leader Derwin Perry by Monday, January 24th.

All contestants must meet at Carver Community Center on Thursday, January 27th at 6:00 PM for an informational meeting.

Annual Thanksgiving Feeding at Carver!

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The Carver Community Center will have Thanksgiving meals prepared for those seeking a free, warm meal on Thanksgiving Day!

The meals will be available on Thursday, November 25th from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the Carver Center (720 W. 14th Street, Anniston, AL 36201). 

All meals will be take-out only, and they will remain available while supplies last! For more information, or to learn how you can volunteer to assist this event, please call the Carver Community Center at: 256-231-7630.

Thank you! 

Calhoun County Health Fair | Oct. 12th & 13th

Calhoun county health fair

Join us at the Carver Communtiy Center (720 W 14th St, Anniston, AL 36201) on October 12th, from 12:00 PM until 4:00 PM, for the Calhoun County Health Fair! 

This event is being presented by Jacksonville State University’s College of Health Professions and Wellness!

The following services will be offered: 

Blood Pressure Screenings
Blood Sugar Screenings
Cholesterol Screenings
Weight & BMI Screenings
Smoking/Vaping Education
Exercise as. Medicine
For more information, contact the Carver Center at: (256) 231-7630!