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Calendar of Events

January 27, 2013

Limestone Ledger 1/27/13

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Boy Scout goat/chicken stew

The annual Boy Scout Troop 221 goat and chicken stew will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the West Limestone Volunteer Fire Department. Containers provided. Eat in or carry out by bowls, quarts and gallons. No pre-sales. Proceeds help pay for summer camp.

ONGOING

Elkmont beauty walk

Registration is underway through Feb. 26 for the eighth annual Elkmont High School band beauty walk to be held March 8-9. Preschoolers outside the Elkmont school district can enter. Forms available at the school office or website. Contacts: Keila Berzett 256-423-3972, 256-423-5754 or Debbie Evans 256-497-3111.

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.

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.

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.

Senior centers activities

Limestone County senior centers participants age 60 and above interested in classes for yoga, Zumba Gold or both up to three afternoons a week are asked to contact Jennifer Reece at 256-233-6412 or Jennifer.reece@limestonecounty-al.gov.

MEETINGS

• City Council. Athens City Council members will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, for a work session followed by their regular meeting at 5:30 in the municipal courtroom of the Police Department at 951 E. Hobbs St.

• Alzheimer’s support. Athens Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at the Athens Senior Center on Pryor Street. Anyone caring for a loved one is welcome. Contact: Sharon Griffis 256-874-0888.

• Soil and Water. The Limestone County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will meet at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the Natural Resources Conservation Service Office, 1795 U.S. 72 East, Suite 102. The public is invited.



Limestone Ledger is a list of events hosted by nonprofit organizations. Items must be submitted in writing and are listed up to six days to include the day of the event. Mail or bring submissions to The News Courier, 410 W. Green St., Athens, AL 35611; email to ed@athensnews-courier.com or fax to 256-233-7753.

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