Catching Fire party
The Athens-Limestone Public Library will host a Catching Fire ball from 6-8 tonight. Teens and older only. Participants are asked to dress in their finest ball attire and take part in games, trivia, snacks, crafts and costume contests. Costume contest winners receive prizes, including movie passes. The event is sponsored by Cinemagic Movie Theatre. More information: Contact the library at 256-232-1233.
Thanksgiving dinner fundraiser
The Limestone County Young Republicans will host a Thanksgiving Dinner from 5:30- 8:30 tonight to assist with its canned food drive. It will be at Oak Grove Clubhouse,26096 Thach Road. The price of the meal is five canned goods or $7 a plate for adults and $5 for kids 10 and under. Proceeds go to the Athens food bank.
Chicken stew-turkey shoot
Athens Masonic Lodge 16 will sell chicken stew and conduct a turkey shoot on Saturday at the corner of Elm Street and Lucas Ferry. The stew will be ready for pickup at 10 a.m. and costs $18 per gallon. Buyers should bring their own container. The turkey shoot will begin at 9 a.m. and shots will be $3 each. A 9- to 11-pound turkey will be awarded after each series. Shooters under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Shooting will go on rain or shine. More information: Bob Hickman 256-233-2336 or Mickey Robertson 256-232-2335.
King’s Table Thanksgiving dinner
New Life Church will have its annual "King's Table" Thanksgiving Dinner 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Dinner is free to the public. No delivery. Call 256-233-7228. New Life is at 2314 South Hine St.
Jewelry sale fundraiser
A $5 jewelry and accessories sale will be held from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Athens-Limestone Hospital Education Department. Proceeds benefit the hospital’s auxiliary scholarship fund.
The Tanner High School blood drive is from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Monday in the gym lobby. All 16-year-old donors must bring a signed parental/legal guardian consent form. Photo ID or American Red Cross donor card also required.