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May 15, 2014

Limestone Ledger 5/15/14

THURSDAY

Music fundraiser

A music night to raise funds to help veterans will be held 7-9 p.m. on May 15, 22 and 29 at Vietnam Veterans Gary Lemore chapter 511, 17915 W. Elm St. There is a $3 charge with music by Shady O' Grady that includes oldies, doo-wop, country and more. Bring your own finger foods.

FRIDAY

Singing on Square

Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association will present a free Singing on the Square Concert Friday on the east side of the courthouse. Tilford Sellers and the Wagon Burners will entertain from 6-8 p.m. Register for a folding bag-chair giveaway. The event is sponsored by Champion Chevrolet.

SATURDAY

Food giveaway

Two pounds of pinto beans and 3 pounds of rice will be given away to anyone in need and while supplies last from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 207 E. Washington St. in Athens. No questions asked, no names taken.

Troop 221 yard sale

Boy Scout Troop 221 is accepting donations of items for its fundraising yard sale to be held 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Alabama 99 and Easter Ferry Road. For pickup, call Michael McLemore at 256-431-6545 or Richard Day at 256-777-2771.

4 Paws and a Book

4 Paws and a Book, a program dedicated to improve reading skills of children ages 5 and older is 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Houston Memorial Library. Children may bring their own book or read a favorite of Miss Sophie Grey, a Yorkshire terrier and a registered R.E.A.D. dog. To schedule a time to read, call the library at 256-233-8770.

Anderson Founder's Day

The second annual Anderson Founder's Day event is 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturday at the downtown field on Highway 207. Food, vendors, crafts, car shows, live music and fireworks to close the evening. More details at Facebook.com/town of Anderson or at 256-247-3617.

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