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November 13, 2013

Limestone Ledger 11/13/13

FRIDAY

America Recycles Day yard sale

A benefit yard sale will be held at the Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful office at 125 East St. (across from the duck pond in Athens) from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. The items include home décor, collectables and miscellaneous. There will also be information about the Athens-Limestone Recycling Center and Habitat ReStore. More information:  256-233-8728.

Respite night

Caregivers Night Out is from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Isom’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 16230 Mooresville Road. Make reservations by noon Thursday at 256-232-7207.

SATURDAY

Food giveaway

Two pounds of pinto beans and three pounds of rice will be given away to anyone in need and while supplies last from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at Saint Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 207 E. Washington St., Athens. No questions asked. No names taken.

4 Paws and a Book

4 Paws and a Book, a program to improve the reading skills of children ages 5 and older, will be held from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Houston Memorial Library in Athens. Children may bring their own book or read a favorite of Miss Sophie Grey, a Yorkshire terrier, who will be present for the program. To schedule a time to read, call the library at 256-233-8770.

Turkey shoot

The Oak Grove/Thach Volunteer Fire Department turkey shoot is from 9 a.m. “until” on Saturday at Station 2 on the corner of Alabama 251 and McKee Road.

Public meeting

Athens Housing Authority will conduct a public meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday on the Affordable Health Care Act. The meeting is at Grace Missionary Baptist Church Family Life Center, 549 W. Elm St. A Montgomery representative will be present to answer questions.

Freedom Fund Banquet

The Limestone County branch NAACP is inviting the public to attend its annual Freedom Fund Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Beasley Center, 202 Bryan St., Athens. Tickets are $35. Event supports scholarship program and other community and youth programs. Semi-formal dress. More information: Greg Orr  at 256-654-0486.

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