Ride to Read
The Ride to Read Trail Ride sponsored by Limestone County Sheriff’s Office will begin at 2 p.m. today at Neal Johnston Farm in Minor Hill, Tenn. Gate opens at 11 a.m. Adults, $15; non-riders and children under age 12, $7. Meal included after the ride. Ride to Read benefits the Athens-Limestone Public Library Foundation. Contact: 256-232-0111, 256-232-1233 or visit www.alcpl.org.
Reyer family reunion
The Reyer family reunion will be held today at the First National Bank Community Room at 26599 Main St. in Ardmore, Tenn. Bring covered dish for a 1 p.m. lunch. To find out more about Reyer family descendants invited call 256-423-3537.
Used book sale
The Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday at the library at 405 E. South St. Contact: 256-232-1233.
Domestic violence candlelight vigil
Crisis Services of North Alabama will host a candlelight vigil for domestic violence victims at 6 p.m. Wednesday on the east side of the Limestone County Courthouse Square. Rain site is the duck pond pavilion at Big Spring Memorial Park. Contact: Christa Crabtree 256-232-0280.
Limestone County District 4 Commissioner Bill Daws will host a free stew at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Owens Senior Center on Highway 99. Goat, turkey and chicken stew will be available to the public until it runs out.
Thomas Bauer fundraiser deadline
Thursday is the deadline for pre-sale orders for the hamburger and hot dog fundraiser for Thomas Bauer scheduled for 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18. A $6 meal includes hamburger, hot dog, chips and dessert. A 10-plate or more order can be delivered. Pickup location is Athens Utilities break room at 1806 Wilkinson St. To order or buy tickets contact: Heather Rouse or Beth Clem 256-232-1440, Chanel Thompson 256-233-8737 or Sharon Seay 256-233-8727. Thomas Bauer is age 7 and has been diagnosed with leukemia.