Confederate Memorial Day
Sons of Confederate Veterans, Capt. Thomas H. Hobbs Camp 768, is inviting the public to a Confederal Memorial Day service at 2 p.m. today at Confederates' Circle in Athens City Cemetery. Local author Jerry Barksdale will speak.
Custom Kicks shoes for teens
The Athens-Limestone Public Library will host a free Custom Kicks from 3-4:30 p.m. Monday for teens to bring a pair of clean shoes to customize. Paint pens, glitter, and other crafty items will be used to decorate sandals, tennis shoes, slip-ons, high heels and more. For teens only. More information: 256-232-1233.
Boy Scout Roundup
The public is invited to Boy Scout Troop 24's Roundup at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Friendship Methodist Church. Dutch oven peach cobbler and refreshments will be served. Activities include a demonstration of Scout activities, games, an ax yard and a campfire. More information: 256-874-0431.
NAACP scholarship deadline
The Limestone NAACP scholarship application deadline is Wednesday. Mail to: Limestone NAACP, P.O. Box 1071, Athens, AL 35612. More information: 256-227-8489 or 232-7094.
Kiwanis Club Hamburger Day is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at Big Spring Memorial Park. Loaded charbroiled hamburger, chips, drink and dessert for $5. Proceeds used to sponsor children's programs in the local community. Advance tickets and large orders available from any Kiwanis member. More information: 256-206-2091, 232-2260 or 233-3367.
The Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives Coffee Call is 8-9 a.m. Saturday at 100 W. Pryor St. Collins Supply Inc. is the sponsor. Contact: Steve Hornberger 256-771-7578.
Place flags on veterans graves
A meeting for anyone interested in helping place flags on the graves of area veterans on Memorial Day will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday during Coffee Call at the Alabama Veterans Museum, 100 W. Pryor St. More information: Bob Borden 256-509-1306 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Sandra Thompson at the museum, 256-771-7578.