APD Annual Christmas Toy Drive!

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The Anniston Police Department is excited to announce the kickoff of its annual Christmas Toy Drive!

We hope you can help us make some little ones smile this holiday season by dropping off toy donations at the Anniston Police Department (174 W 13th St, Anniston, AL 36201)

We will be accepting donations until Friday, Dec. 17th! Afterwards, we will host the Toy Drive give-away at the Station on Monday, Dec. 20th.

Any one with questions may feel free to contact us anytime at: (256) 238-1800. Thank you!

Reptiles Alive! | Live Animal Presentation

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Call them slimy, scaly, or cold-blooded, but these unique animals have been around a long time and are very valuable to the habitats they live in, as well as to man. Explore the world of reptiles from around the world.

This program is included in museum admission and free for AM&G members.

Creature Feature!

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Did you know that the Anniston Museums and Gardens is home to a variety of live reptiles, mammals and birds? Make plans to join us in the exhibit halls on the 2nd Saturday of each month between 1:00pm and 2:00pm to meet and learn about one of our animal ambassadors. You never know who will be featured! This program is included in museum admission and free for members.

Honoring Our Veterans!

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This year, the Berman Museum will be closed on Veteran’s Day as we continue to update the permanent galleries. However, we would like to invite our veterans to explore the redesigned galleries on Sunday, November 28 with complimentary admission. Explore old favorites and discover newly displayed artifacts, including those from the Korean and Vietnam wars. Thank you to all of our veterans for your service and sacrifice.

Veterans receive complimentary admission Sunday, November 28, 2021. 

Exploring the Meanings of Crystals Throughout History!

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Crystals have been revered in many cultures throughout history. Join us at the Berman Museum as we use historical artifacts and hands-on stones to discover how cultures have found meaning in beautiful geology for thousands of years.

This program is included in museum admission and free for AM&G members. 

We’re Going On a Safari!

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Looking for something fun for the entire family before Thanksgiving festivities begin? How does a safari sound? You don’t even have to leave Anniston! Join us at the Anniston Museum of Natural History as we explore the sights and sounds of the African savannah with members of our Education team, including some native African animal ambassadors.

This program is included in museum admission and free for AM&G members. 

Hands On History: Shadow Puppets!

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Celebrate the reopening of the Berman Museum with the Anniston Museums and Gardens Education team as we learn about the Chinese art of shadow puppets and how they are made. Additional types of Chinese puppets will also be displayed. After creating your own puppet, visit the newly redesigned Arts of Asia Gallery to see more examples of Asian art!

Hands on History is included in museum admission and free for AM&G members.

Creature Feature!

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Saturday, November 13, 1:00pm-2:00pm
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Did you know that the Anniston Museums and Gardens is home to a variety of live reptiles, mammals, and birds? Make plans to join us in the exhibit halls on the 2nd Saturday of each month between 1:00pm and 2:00pm to meet and learn about one of our animal ambassadors. You never know who will be featured!
Creature Feature is included in museum admission and free for AM&G members.

Ancient Art: Native American Pottery!

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Pottery is an ancient art and is still produced today. Join us any time between 1:00pm and 3:00pm for a look at how ancient Native American pottery was made and used, with examples of modern pottery techniques for contrast and context. Examples of pottery in other cultures throughout history from both the Anniston Museum of Natural History and the Berman Museum collections will be on display.

Ancient Art is included in museum admission and free for AM&G members. 

Anniston Changers | 1 Year Celebration!

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It has been one year since Anniston Changers first began working throughout the city! Since then, 12 service projects have been completed, and over 20 tons of litter has been cleaned up, thanks to the over 600 different volunteers who became part of the change! 

We want to celebrate this milestone, and celebrate YOU, the citizens who made it all possible! Thus, please join us for a fun day of fellowship, games, food and more!

When: October 16th, 2021 | 10:00AM t0 12:00PM

Where: Anniston Youth Baseball Complex (356 Summerall Gate Rd, Anniston, AL 36206)

What to Expect: Councilman D.D. Roberts will be grilling Free food, there will be Knockerball, flag football, basketball, the indoor pool, & more!

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