Square dance sessions
Shirts & Skirts Dance Club of Athens is offering two free introductions to square dance sessions at 6:30 tonight, Jan. 24, and Thursday, Jan. 31, at Athens Recreation Center. Contact: 256-232-5970.
Storytime for babies
Athens-Limestone Public Library will host a free, no registration required, Drop-In Storytime for Babies at 10:15 a.m. on Friday mornings beginning Jan. 25. Includes stories, songs, rhymes and bounces for infants, babies and toddlers up to 18 months old and their caregivers. Contact: 256-232-1233.
Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church, 1300 Lindsay Lane. Make reservations by noon today, Jan. 24, at 256-232-7207.
Optimist pancake breakfast
The annual Athens Optimist Club Community Youth Benefit Pancake Breakfast will be held from 7-11 a.m. Saturday in the basement of First Christian Church at the corner of Market and Madison streets. All you can eat breakfast for $5 includes pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and coffee. Takeouts available. Proceeds will fund youth projects in Limestone County. Contact: Jim Miner 256-232-7977 or 777-7937.
Boy Scout pancake breakfast
Boy Scout Troop 7236 is hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Applebee’s on U.S. 72 in Athens. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage and a drink for $5.
Free chicken stew with a drink and dessert will be available at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Emmanuel Church of God in Christ, 503 Hine St. All you can eat. Dine in only. Majestic Chapel, Mighty Warrior Church and Seven Mile Post Road Church of Christ will be serving. Anyone wishing to help can contact Jo Brown 256-278-0855.
Pickin’ & Grinnin’
The Elkmont Pickin’ & Grinnin’ is held at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Elkmont Depot downtown. Live music and dancing. Call 931-427-6296.
Elkmont beauty walk
Registration is underway through Feb. 26 for the eighth annual Elkmont High School band beauty walk to be held March 8-9. Preschoolers outside the Elkmont school district can enter. Forms available at the school office or website. Contacts: Keila Berzett 256-423-3972, 256-423-5754 or Debbie Evans 256-497-3111.