The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $5 with one dessert to eat in or for per quart carryouts or delivery. Containers provided. No sides with carryouts. Free delivery to offices or job sites within Athens city limits. More information or to reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.
Spaghetti dinner fundraiser
Vietnam Veterans of America, chapter 511, will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner scholarship fundraiser from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the VVA building, 17915 W. Elm St. The $7 meal includes spaghetti, garlic toast, salad, dessert and drink. Take out or eat in. 2014 scholarship winners are Micah Still of Lindsay Lane Christian Academy and Kelsey Maclin of Athens High School. More information: 256-206-5399.
Ardmore library reading program
The Ardmore Public Library summer reading program “Fizz, Boom, Read!” is 10 a.m. Wednesday at 25836 Main Street in Ardmore, Tennessee. For ages 11 and under. The program features music by Zig S. Wajler. More programs will be held June 25, and July 2 and 9.
Elkmont barbecue cook-off
The Elkmont Lions Club Smokin' Railroad St. Barbeque Cook-off is Friday and Saturday. Backyard Division setup is noon Friday. Music starts at 6 p.m. Vendors open 8 a.m. Saturday. People's Choice $1 tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. Tastings begin at 11. Concessions available on Saturday. More information: www.elkmontlionsclub.com.
Swamp John's dinner
Limestone Firefighters Honor Guard will hold a Swamp John's dinner from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the Limestone Sheriff's Arena on Alabama 99. A $10 plate includes fish, chicken, shrimp (or combo), hush puppies, French fries, slaw tea and dessert. More information: 256-655-9196.
Singing on Square
Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association will present a free Singing on the Square Concert at 6 p.m. Friday, June 20, featuring Matt Prater and The Hired Guns. Use of lawn chairs encouraged. Giveaways include a folding bag-chair. Sponsored by Champion Chevrolet.