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2024 Spring Break Activities!

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Our Parks and Recreation Department will be offering the below activities for the week of spring break! Please note, the #FieldTrip on Wednesday requires pre-registration online! For more information on our events, call 256-241-7164! View this event online at: www.annistonal.gov/events/spring-break.

☀️ Monday, March 25
⏰ 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM CT
📍South Highland Center(229 S Allen Ave, Anniston, AL 36207)
🎉 Activities: Bubble Bar War, Crafts, Bingo, & a Movie!

☀️ Tuesday, March 26
⏰ 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM CT
📍 Hodges Center (3125 Spring Valley Rd, Anniston, AL 36207)
🎉 Activities: Learning Pickleball, Scavenger Hunt, & Flag football!

☀️ Wednesday, March 27 – FIELD TRIP
⏰ 9:00 AM CT to 5:00 PM CT)
🚐 We will depart by city bus at approximately 9:00 AM CT from the Anniston City Meeting Center Center (1615 Noble Street, Anniston, AL). We expect to arrive at the McWane Science Center in Birmingham by 10:00 AM CT. We plan to return to the Anniston City Meeting Center between 4 PM and 5 PM. Please note, this trip is only open to children who reside in the city limits of Anniston. Also, please ensure your child has money for lunch or other needs while on the trip. To register online visit this link (spots are limited and registration ends when all spots fill): www.annistonal.gov/field-trip

☀️ Thursday, March 28
⏰ 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM CT
📍 Youth Sports Complex (745 Summerall Gate Rd, Anniston, AL 36206)
🎉 Activities: Games, moon bounce, face painting, & flashlight egg hunt!

Anniston Heritage Festival

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The 2024 Heritage Festival is almost here! Our annual celebration of Juneteenth looks to be a great time, as this year’s concert will be headlined by “Billboard Top-10 R&B Artists,” Lyfe Jennings! Lyfe is a soul singer-songwriter, record producer, and instrumentalist, who has been heralded by the New York Times as “a socially minded R&B singer.” You can check his music out at this link: www.youtube.com/@LYFEJENNINGS.
Now is your chance to reserve your VIP experience for this event! Our levels of sponsorship are as follows:
Gold Sponsor ($2,500+)
logo on t-shirt, prominence on all advertisements, opportunity to speak on stage, 20 VIP tickets
Silver Sponsor ($1,500+)
logo on t-shirt, prominence on all advertisements, 15 VIP tickets
Bronze Sponsor ($500+)
logo on t-shirt, prominence on all advertisements, 10 VIP tickets.
For VIP Access & Sponsorship opportunities, please contact Frazier Burroughs at (256)-236-8221 and fburroughs@annistonal.gov, or Charles Barclay at (256)-454-2724.
The 2024 Heritage Festival will take place at Zinn Park (101 W 14th St, Anniston, AL 36201) on Saturday, June 22, 2024, from 2:00 PM CST until 10:00 PM CST! This event is free to attend, and be on the lookout for future announcements on other artists and other exciting news, as we draw closer to the concert date!
For event information or questions, please contact:
City of Anniston Parks & Recreation Department
sstringer@annistonal.gov | 256-241-7164, ext. 236
Thank you!

2024 Youth Spring Sports Registration!

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It’s time to strap-in, lace-up, and play ball! Registration for Spring Youth Sports is now open! Registration will run until February 29, 2024!

You may register your superstar online today, by visiting: https://bit.ly/3k4G1mH
You may also register in person by completing our registration pamphlet and returning it to any City of Anniston Community Center: http://tinyurl.com/yhfnkh9e

This year we will be offering the following sports:

T.O.T. Soccer ($50)
Youth Soccer ($85)
T-Ball, Baseball, & Softball ($100)
Barracudas Swim Team ($45 per month for 1st child)
Track & Field ($50)

For more information, please contact City of Anniston Athletic Director, Darren Spruill, at: 256-820-3860 and/or dspruill@annistonal.gov.