Horton family reunion
The biennial Horton family reunion for relatives of James Horton began Friday, Aug. 30, and continues through Monday, Sept. 1, in Athens. Saturday, Aug. 31, horseback riding begins at 10 a.m. at the Vietnam Veterans building, 17915 W. Elm St., followed by a picnic from noon-1 p.m. and a hayride to the Horton family property leaving at 3. Sunday, worship begins at 11 a.m. at St. Marks Primitive Baptist Church on Summerville Road, followed by meeting at home of reunion chairman Mike Bailey, 700 Coleman Ave., 256-874-0565.
A firefighter’s breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. today, Aug. 31, at Bojangles’ on U.S. 72 East. Contact: Paul Irons 256-232-5402.
Elkmont High car show
The third-annual Elkmont High School Band Car Show will be from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Aug. 31, at the school, 25630 Evans Ave. Registration, which admits two people, is $15 in advance and $20 on Saturday. General admission is $5. Ages 10 and under attend free. Contacts: Mike Ikard 256-431-0542 and Mark McChristian 256-206-2498.
The James Early and Mary Springer Patterson family reunion will be held at noon today, Aug. 31, at the home of Billy and Linda Patterson. More information: 256-729-1776.
The annual Glanton-Vinson family/friends reunion begins at 12:30 p.m. today, Aug. 31, at the Owens Senior Center on Alabama 99. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish and old family pictures. Copier available. Contact: Judy Jackson 256-777-0551.
Bean Day donations
Donations are needed for the upcoming Bean Day General Store to include homemade items such as jellies, jams, relish, pickles, crafts, etc. Proceeds go to Limestone County senior centers. To donate, contact Jennifer Reece at 256-233-6412.
Senior Picnic in the Park
Vendors and other exhibitors are needed for the annual Senior Picnic in the Park to be held from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at Big Spring Park in Athens. Contact: Jennifer Reece 256-233-6412.