Library community forum
The Athens-Limestone Public Library will host a community forum at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 18, on the renovation of the future library building. Project Manager Kerrick Whisenant and Library Director Paula Laurita will speak and take questions from the floor. Light refreshments provided. Guests can enter to win a Sony eReader and other door prizes. Contact: 256-232-1233 or www.alcpl.org.
The Positive Look support group for the blind and visually impaired, family and friends will meet from 10 a.m. until noon Friday at the Athens Recreation Center. Bring refreshments to share. Betty Ann Broman, coordinator with the Limestone County Extension Office will speak. Contact: Richard Moroney 1-800-671-6840.
The Athens-Limestone Rescue Squad barbecue chicken dinner with all the trimmings will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at 1401 Freeman Ave. $7 a plate. Takeouts or delivery. To place orders: 256-431-7734.
Singing on the Square
Singing on the Square will start at 6 p.m. Friday featuring Ashlyn Maine and The Valley Roots. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Admission is free. In case of rain contact: 256-232-5411 or 256-867-1438.
The Limestone County Master Gardeners plant sale will be from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday at Farmers Market on Green Street.
Secure Your ID Day
Free on-site document shredding will be available from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in front of the Davidson Center Building and from 1-3 p.m. at Calhoun Community College on U.S. 31 in Decatur. Participants can bring up to three boxes or bags of paper documents in a drive-thru arrangement.
4 Paws and a Book
A program to improve reading skills of children ages 5 and older, called 4 Paws and a Book will be held from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Houston Memorial Library in Athens. Children can bring their own book or read a favorite to Miss Sophie Grey, a Yorkshire terrier. To schedule a time to read, call the library at 256-233-8770.