Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives will host a Flag Retirement Ceremony at 9 a.m. today. The public is invited to bring a tattered flag to be retired.
Fielding relatives from Alabama, Texas, Oklahoma and Missouri will gather forreminiscing and barbecue at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 4, at Athens Bible School cafeteria, 315 Hoffman St. Call Virginia Coffield 256-232-9041 or Johnny Fielding 256-233-0278.
There will be a fireworks show Thursday evening after dark. Call 256.232.5411 for information.
Senior center fundraiser
A yard sale fundraiser to benefit the East Limestone Senior Center will begin at 7 a.m. Friday, July 5, at the senior center at the corner of McCulley Mill and Nick Davis roads.
The Bethel, Tenn., Lodge 194 F&AM will host a buffet breakfast to benefit charity from 7-9 a.m. Saturday, July 6, at the lodge. Public invited. Nonperishable food is being collected for the food bank.
Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives will its monthly Coffee Call at 8 a.m. Saturday. For more information call 256-771-7578.
Monthly Cruise-In on the Athens square will be from 3-8 p.m. Saturday. Bring an antique vehicle to park around the square. For information, call 256-457-9179.
Used book sale
Athens-Limestone Public Library will have a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Call 256-232-1233.
AHS Class of ’73
Athens High School Class of 1973 will have its 40th reunion, which will include classes 1971-75, at 6 p.m. Aug. 17 bat Valley Event Center. Cost is $25, advance; $40 at the door. Mail to AHS Class of 1973, P.O. Box 486, Athens, AL 35612.
Mud T-shirt deadline
The absolute deadline to receive a T-shirt for the CASA Mud Volleyball Tournament is noon on July 8. Players registering after that date will not receive T-shirts. The tournament is limited to the first 90 teams to register. The tournament is 9 a.m. July 20. For more information, call 256-777-1038.