Cowart Elementary School’s Leadership Day honoring military veterans will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday. Patriotic balloon release follows the program. All veterans are welcome. Cowart is located at 1701 W. Hobbs St. Contact: 256-233-6627.
Sheriff’s Coffee Call
Limestone County Sheriff’s Office Coffee Call will be held from 8-9 a.m. Saturday at the Sheriff’s Office at 101 W. Elm St., for all current, retired and former employees of law enforcement, support staff and others associated with law enforcement. Contact: 256-232-0111.
The Limestone County NAACP invites children ages 3-13 to attend the free Steps Book Club/Reading Program session at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Round Island Creek Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road. Learning, lunch and fun provided. Registration and information contact: 256-216-5668.
Veterans Museum anniversary
The Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives will hold their 10-year anniversary celebration honoring museum founder Ken David at noon Saturday. Refreshments will follow.
Breaking Dawn Ball
The Athens-Limestone Public Library will host a free Breaking Dawn Ball from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday in celebration of the upcoming release of the last movie in the “Twilight” saga. Come dressed in your best Ball attire for trivia, treats, book discussion, and lots more vampire fun! For teens and older only. Contact: 256-232-1233.
Free Buffet for veterans/active duty military
Pizza Inn, located at 28235 Alabama 53 in Ardmore, will offer all veterans and active duty military a complimentary buffet from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. Sunday. Valid credentials or military identification required. Contact: 256-423-2500.
VFW hosts chicken stew
Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Ladies Auxiliary will host a chicken stew in celebration of Veterans Day at 11 a.m. at the VFW Post located on N. Jefferson Street. Public invited. Contact: 256-278-8276.
The city of Athens Public Works Department at 1600 W. Elm St. is hosting a LifeSouth blood drive from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13. Donors will receive either an Alabama or Auburn T-shirt, cholesterol screening and snacks. Donors must be 17 or older, or 16 with parental consent and weigh at least 110 pounds. Bring photo identification.