The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Calendar of Events

November 29, 2012

Limestone Ledger 11/29/12

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TUESDAY

Lincoln-Bridgeforth tree lighting

The Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park annual Christmas tree lighting will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday. There will be drawings for free bikes and toys and plenty of hot chocolate and refreshments for everyone. Contact: Robbin Hines: 256-874-0287.

ONGOING

Festival of Trees tours continue

The Donnell House continues its Festival of Trees tours on Thursday, Nov. 29, 5-7 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 30, 5-7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 1, 1-5 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 2, 1-5 p.m. Tours of 10 or more people may be scheduled by special arrangements. Call Tiffany Seibert at 251-232-2952 or 256-233-7602; Jacque Reeves, 256-536-5737 or 256-509-3940.

Athens/Limestone County books sale

Friends of the Archives have reduced the price of some of their best-selling books. You can purchase “Treasures of Athens and Limestone County” for $50; “Athens, AL 1861-1865” for $30; “Letters to L&N” for $25; and “Diary of R.B. Meadows” for $10. New books available include “Athens Post and Weekly Post of 1867” and “Schools of Athens and Limestone County,” each $35. Books may be purchased at the Limestone County Archives, Pablo’s on Market and U.G. White. Contact Archives at 256-233-6404.

MEETINGS

• Tea Party Patriots. The Athens/Limestone Tea Party Patriots will meet at 6:30 tonight, Nov. 29, at 100 Beaty St., Athens. Contact: 256-232-9051 or 256-777-2526. Public invited.

• Tremor support. The North Alabama Essential Tremor Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Madison Wellness Center, 8391 U.S. 72 in Madison. Discussion will center on effective coping strategies for dealing with holiday stress. There will also be a small gift exchange. Essential tremor is a neurological condition that affects an estimated 10 million Americans.

• Vietnam Veterans. Vietnam Veterans of America chapter 511 will meet Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the chapter hall. Food at 6:15 p.m., meeting at 7.

• Soil and Water. The Limestone County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will meet at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Natural Resources Conservation Service Office, 1795 U.S. 72 East, Suite 102. The public is invited.

Limestone Ledger is a list of events hosted by nonprofit organizations. Items must be submitted in writing and are listed up to six days to include the day of the event. Mail or bring submissions to The News Courier, 410 W. Green St., Athens, AL 35611; email to ed@athensnews-courier.com or fax to 256-233-7753.

 

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