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The Wiregrass Association of Master Gardeners will be holding a fall plant sale from Friday October 1 to Monday October 4. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday. The sale will be located in the Dothan Area Botanic Gardens, 5130 Headland Ave. in Dothan. Free entry. Fall is the time to plant trees, shrubs, perennials and bulbs; all of these plants and many more will be available for sale.

Temple of Christ outreach ministries and city friends will host Fun Day at the Rec, a free outdoor event at the Abbeville Parks and Recreation Department located at 101 Armory Drive in Abbeville on October 2, from noon to 7 p.m. There will be free food, games, crafts, inflatable bouncers, live entertainment, resource tables, petting zoo, line dancing and special guests. There will also be a free health awareness session and special presentations by government officials, first responders, clergy, and religious and community leaders. A gospel night begins at 5 p.m. with Sons of Joy of Headland, Brothers Together by Clayton, Southern Sisters of Slocomb and the Blakely Mass Choir from Blakely, Georgia. For more information, call Kevin Peterman at 334-441-5980.

The 30th Claybank 5K Run, Fun Walk & Run will take place on Saturday October 2 at the Lake Ed Lisenby Trail in Ozark. A Dothan Runners Club Grand Prix race, all funds raised go to the Vivian B. Adams School Scholarship Fund. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. on race day. The registration fee is $ 20 if you register before September 24 and $ 25 on race day. Checks can be mailed to Vivian B. Adams School, 2047 Stuart Tarter Road, Ozark, AL 36360. For race inquiries or sponsorship information contact Susan Owens, Resource Coordinator, at 334- 618-5189 or [email protected]

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