Trinity celebration of history
Athens-Limestone Community Association will present a celebration of black history at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Beasley Center of First United Methodist Church. Guest speaker is the Rev. Louis F. Malone, Trinity Class of 1968 and pastor of St. Luke M.B. Church in Rockford, Ill. Music by St. Mark P.B. Church Mass Choir. The public is invited. There is no charge for admission but donations toward the restoration of the Trinity School/Fort Henderson site will be accepted. Contact: Masheldia Green at 256-654-9355 or Carolyn Williams at 256-777-9727.
Tickets — $10, students and $12, general admission — are available for the Calhoun Community College production of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” to be staged Feb. 27 through March 18 at the school’s Black Box Theatre in the Fine Arts Building. More information: 256-306-2693 or email email@example.com.
River cleanup volunteers needed
Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful seeks volunteers for a cleanup of the Elk River Canoe & Kayak Trail and surrounding land areas to begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 8. Lunch and bottled water provided. Individuals, families, or interested groups welcome. More information: 256-233-8728 or email KALBCares@gmail.com.
Poke Sallet tickets
Tickets for Poke Sallet 2014, “Home Sweet Home,” are on sale at Athens Senior Center on Pryor Street, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., and on Mondays, from 5-8 p.m. No tickets will be held and all must be paid for at time of purchase. Make checks payable to Foundation on Aging.
Elkmont beauty walk
Registration is underway through Feb. 26 for the Elkmont High School band’s eighth annual beauty walk to be held March 8-9. Any preschooler can enter from outside the Elkmont school district. Parents can pick up forms from the school’s front office or website. Contact: Keila Berzett at 256-423-3972 and 256-423-5754 or Debbie Evans at 256-497-3111.