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October 23, 2012

Limestone Ledger 10/23/12


Used book sale

The Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. today at the library at 405 E. South St. Contact: 256-232-1233.

Blue Springs Fall Festival

The Blue Springs Elementary School PTO is hosting the annual Fall Festival from 5-8 p.m. today. Eight inflatables (unlimited play for $10), games, train ride, food, snacks, bluegrass music by 2011 national bluegrass banjo champion Westin Stewart, and arts and crafts.

Town hall meeting

Charlie Holley, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress in Alabama’s 5th District will hold a town hall meeting from 6-7 tonight at the Athens Public Library, 405 E. South St. He will discuss sequestration, job creation and investment in education, business and infrastructure, and take questions from the audience.

Movie showing

Spirit of Athens will partner with youth community service organization T.R.A.I.L. to present a showing of the movie “The Goonies” at 7 tonight. The film will be shown inside the Storytelling tent on the Courthouse Square. Admission is $3 and soft drinks and popcorn will be available for purchase.


Blood drive

A Red Cross blood drive will be held from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Calhoun Community College in the Robert Casteen Building, 6250 U.S. 31 North in Tanner.


Alzheimer’s information session

Anyone interested in learning more about Alzheimer’s disease or Alzheimer’s Association services can visit the Limestone County Health Department from 2-4 p.m. Friday located at 20371 Clyde Mabry Drive in Athens.

Respite Night

Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church, 1300 Lindsay Lane in Athens. Make reservations by noon Thursday, Oct. 25, at 256-232-7207.


Pancake breakfast

The American Legion Post 49 annual pancake breakfast will be held from 1-11 a.m. Saturday at the Post home on Cloverleaf Drive. Cost is $5 to eat in or for carryout. Containers provided. Contact: Rod Huffman: 256-233-3023.

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