The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Calendar of Events

June 5, 2014

Limestone Ledger 6/5/14


Respite night

Caregivers Night Out will be from 6-9 pm Friday at Isom's Chapel United Methodist Church, 16230 Mooresville Road. Make reservations by noon today at 256-232-7207.


Coffee Call

The Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives Coffee Call is 8-9 a.m. Saturday at 100 W. Pryor St. Mary Stratford, Mary Byrd and Ruth Fleming are sponsors.

Beans & Rice giveaway

There will be a Beans and Rice Giveaway Day, from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at Tanner United Methodist Church, 19607 Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road.

Senior Funfest

The Athens-Limestone Foundation for Aging Senior Funfest is 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Swan Creek Park by Athens High School. Ages 60 and older may attend. Event includes cake walk, football throw, horseshoes, corn hole toss, bingo, free lunch, drinks and snacks. Prizes, food and goody bags are donated by local merchants.

Spring Garden Tour

Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library Tour is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Tour features 11 gardens from traditional to modern. Tickets, at $20 each, are available until June 6 on The Square at Crawford's, Pablo's, Pimentos, Trinity's, Athens-Limestone Public Library and from members of Friends of the Library. Tickets available June 7 at Pablo's and the library. Funds benefit the library.

Used book sale

Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at the library, 405 E. South St. More information: 256-232-1233.

Widner family reunion

Anyone related to the Widner family in any way is invited to the event Saturday at Ardmore First Baptist Church. Bring covered dish for a noon meal. Meat will be provided.


Blood drive

In cooperation with American Red Cross, the Pi Beta Sigma community service sorority blood drive will be 1-6 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church Family Life Center gym at 201 E. Hobbs St. More information: 256-656-5846.

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