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April 20, 2013

Limestone Ledger 4/20/13

SATURDAY

Cystic fibrosis yard sale

“Amy Carter” for Cystic Fibrosis yard sale will be held at 7 a.m. today 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 today 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. today 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. today 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.

Earth Day moved indoors

Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful is hosting Earth Day and Outdoor Expo from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. today at Limestone County Event Center on Pryor Street across from Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives. Event includes raptors, reptiles and local outdoor and sporting vendors.

Electronics collection

Electronics will be accepted for recycling during Earth Day at Limestone County Event Center on Pryor Street from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. There is an $8 disposal fee for televisions.  Self-serve shredding also available.  More information: 256-233-8728.

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    Used book sale

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