The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Calendar of Events

May 17, 2014

Limestone Ledger 5/17/14

SATURDAY

Food giveaway

Two pounds of pinto beans and 3 pounds of rice will be given away to anyone in need and while supplies last from 9-11 a.m. today at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 207 E. Washington St. in Athens. No questions asked, no names taken.

Troop 221 yard sale

The Boy Scout Troop 221 fundraising yard sale is 7 a.m.-1 p.m. today at Alabama 99 and Easter Ferry Road.

4 Paws and a Book

4 Paws and a Book, a program dedicated to improve reading skills of children ages 5 and older is 9-10:30 a.m. today at the Houston Memorial Library. Children may bring their own book or read a favorite of Miss Sophie Grey, a Yorkshire terrier and a registered R.E.A.D. dog.

Anderson Founder's Day

The second annual Anderson Founder's Day event is 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. today at the downtown field on Highway 207. Food, vendors, crafts, car shows, live music and fireworks to close the evening. More details at Facebook.com/town of Anderson or at 256-247-3617.

TUESDAY

Chicken stew

The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $5 with one dessert to eat in or for per quart carryouts or delivery. Containers provided. No sides with carryouts. Free delivery to offices or job sites within Athens city limits. More information or to reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.

ONGOING

B&G Club summer program

Registration is underway for the Boys & Girls Club of Athens summer program, which runs June 2 through Aug. 1. Hours will be 9-5 with early birds starting at 7. Tuition is $35 a week with lunch included. Teens attend free. CMA accepted. There is a $20 application fee. Register at the club, 1017 W. Washington St. Contacts: Kristi or Pete 256-232-4298.

UPCOMING

Spring Garden Tour

Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library Tour is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 7. Tickets, at $20 each, are available until June 6 on The Square at Crawford's, Pablo's, Pimento's, Trinity's, Athens-Limestone Public Library and from members of Friends of the Library. Tickets will be available June 7 at Pablo's and at the library.

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