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Calendar of Events

April 19, 2013

Limestone Ledger 4/19/13

FRIDAY

Positive Look

The Positive Look support group for the blind and visually impaired, family and friends will meet from 10 a.m. until noon today 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.

Barbecue chicken

The Athens-Limestone Rescue Squad barbecue chicken dinner with all the trimmings will begin at 10:30 a.m. today at 1401 Freeman Ave. $7 a plate. Takeouts or delivery. To place orders: 256-431-7734.

Singing on the Square indoors

Singing on the Square will start at 6 tonight at the Limestone County Event Center. Ashlyn Maine and The Valley Roots will perform. Admission is free.

SATURDAY

Cystic fibrosis yard sale

“Amy Carter” for Cystic Fibrosis yard sale will be held at 7 a.m. Saturday at the corner of South Lindsay Lane and Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road. Proceeds go to cystic fibrosis. Contacts: Carol Carter 256-874-3456 or Amy Carter 256-233-0071.

Plant sale

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.

Walking tours

Free Athens historic walking tours are being held each Saturday in April. Meet at Athens Visitors Center on Beaty Street at 9:45 a.m. Tours leave at 10. Select from five tours.

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