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January 22, 2013

Limestone Ledger 1/22/13

TUESDAY

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

THURSDAY

Square dance sessions

Shirts & Skirts Dance Club of Athens is offering two free introductions to square dance sessions at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 24 and 31, at Athens Recreation Center. Contact: 256-232-5970.

FRIDAY

Respite Night

Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church, 1300 Lindsay Lane. Make reservations by noon Thursday, Jan. 24, at 256-232-7207.

SATURDAY

Optimist pancake breakfast

The annual Athens Optimist Club Community Youth Benefit Pancake Breakfast will be held from 7-11 a.m. Saturday in the basement of First Christian Church at the corner of Market and Madison streets. All you can eat breakfast for $5 includes pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and coffee. Takeouts available. Proceeds will fund youth projects in Limestone County. Contact: Jim Miner 256-232-7977 or 777-7937.

Boy Scout pancake breakfast

Boy Scout Troop 7236 is hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Applebee’s on U.S. 72 in Athens. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage and a drink for $5.

MONDAY

Pickin’ & Grinnin’

The Elkmont Pickin’ & Grinnin’ is held at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Elkmont Depot downtown. Live music and dancing. Call 931-427-6296.

ONGOING

Need volunteers

Volunteers are needed at all Limestone County senior centers to teach new classes in painting, drawing, crochet/knitting, needlepoint, ceramics and scrapbooking. Contact: Jennifer W. Reece 256-233-6412.

UPCOMING

Tickets for The Bretts

Tickets for the Feb. 1 Athens-Limestone Hospital Foundation fundraiser starring Branson, Mo., headliners, The Bretts, are on sale now at First National Banks at Athens and Ardmore, by calling 256-233-9236, or visiting athenslimestonehospital.com. Pre-sold tickets for both the noon and 4 p.m. shows are $35 each; at the door, $45; 13 and under, $15; children under 2 admitted free.

Rescue Squad yard sale

Donations are being accepted for the Athens-Limestone Rescue Squad yard sale. The event date will be announced later. The squad office is on Freeman Drive. Contact: 256-434-6355.

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