Published 1:40 pm Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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Do you have an item in good condition that you would like to donate to the Hike/Bike/Run Auction for Valley Haven School? Your donation is tax deductible, and you will be helping the area’s babies, toddlers and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. For more information, please call (334) 756-2868 or (334) 756-7801.

Kindergarten registration for any child living in the Lanett City Limits School District will be March 5 through March 23 from 8-3:30 p.m. Requirements for registration are: The child must be 5 on or before Sept. 2; proof of residence within the school district (light bill, lease agreement, etc.); original certified birth certificate, Social Security card, Parent ID and Alabama (blue) immunization certificate must be provided at the time of registration . Please come to the front office of W.O. Lance Elementary for registration.

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Electronic recycling will be taking place at the Chambers County Highway Department April 9-12 and at the Valley Farmers’ Market pavilion on April 13 and 14. There will be no cost to do this, and it will be an ideal time to dispose of unwanted items.

The Kiwanis Club of West Point will be having an Easter egg hunt from 11 a.m. till 2 p.m. EDT on Saturday, March 24, at the West Point Youth Center, located on O.G. Skinner Drive. It’s for special needs children only.

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 20 will be having an Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. EDT on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Rocky Point Beach on West Point Lake. There will be over 3,000 eggs and 100 prize eggs. There will be four age divisions: three years of age and younger, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12.

The 68th annual Fredonia Barbecue will be taking place at the Fredonia Community Clubhouse on Saturday, April 7, 2018.

GriefShare, a special help seminar and small group support for people experiencing grief and loss, will be held on Sunday evenings at The Bridge Church beginning March 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. CDT for 13 weeks excluding Easter, Mother’s day and Father’s Day.

Bradshaw Library will host a Lunch N Learn program, “Early Alabama Indians: Our State before There Was Football,” with speaker Sue Mason on Friday, March 23 at 11:30 a.m.  Call (334) 768-2161 by March 22 to make your FREE lunch reservation.

Beginning April 6, Bradshaw Library will offer a 4-week course, “Lifting the Veil: Tuskegee’s Important Role in History” with Dana Chandler, Director of Archives at Tuskegee University. Lectures include: Booker T. Washington, Extension in Tuskegee, Clinton J. Calloway and the Development of the Rosenwald Schools and G. L. Washington and the Founding of the Tuskegee Airmen. Call (334) 768-2161 for registration information.

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park will host the 204th Anniversary of the Battle of the Horseshoe on Saturday, March 24, 2018. This annual event recreates traditional Creek Indian life, frontier life in the year 1814 and emphasizes the importance of the battle in United States history through a variety of special demonstrations and interpretive programs. Saturday’s activities will provide park visitors with a better understanding Southeastern American Indian life in this area 200 years ago.