The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Calendar of Events

April 16, 2014

Limestone Ledger 4/16/14

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MONDAY

A&P Co. reunion

Previous employees of the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company of Athens plan a reunion luncheon at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 21, in the Fried Tomato Restaurant party room in Ardmore, Tenn.  All former A&P employees welcome. The restaurant is wheelchair accessible.

TUESDAY

Used book sale

The Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday at the library, 405 E. South St. More information: 256-232-1233.

ONGOING

Rescue Squad yard sale donations

Those with donations for the June 6-7 Rescue Squad garage sale should call Mike Handy at 256-431-7734 to arrange for pickup.

AHS greenhouse

The Athens High School greenhouse is open 9 a.m. until noon on Saturdays until further notice.

Walking tours

Free guided one-hour walking tours of Athens historic districts are offered each Saturday in April. Tours begin 10 a.m. at the Athens-Limestone County Visitors Center at Big Spring Memorial Park. More information: 256-232-5411.

Karaoke fundraiser

American Veterans Mims-Russell Post 21 at 22769 Black Road in Athens has karaoke night from 7 p.m. until midnight every Friday. There is a $5 cover charge at the door. Proceeds support local veterans and their families in need. Limited food items and refreshments available until 10:30 p.m. More information: 256-444-2793 or 444-1411.

UPCOMING

Tanner Rattlers Pageant

April 21 is the deadline to enter the Miss Tanner Rattlers Pageant. The pageant will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 17, in the school gymnasium. Open to newborns through age 5 and Tanner High School students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Entry fee is $30 and $5 for photogenic pictures. Forms available in the school's front office. More information: Sandra Moore 256-233-6682.

Fish fry

The Alabama Veterans Museum fish fry fundraiser will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1917 U.S. 72 West. Advance tickets are $10 at the museum and $12 at the fish fry. Includes catfish, chicken tenders, fries, slaw, hush puppies, drinks and dessert. Carryouts available. More information: 256-771-7578.

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