A star spangled day is schedule for Athens Saturday Market sponsored by Alabama Farm Credit from 8 a.m. to noon. Coolbone Brass Band will perform from 9 a.m. to noon. Activities for children, fresh produce, baked goods and more.
Used book sale
Friends of the Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the library, 405 E. South Street. More information: 256-232-1233.
The monthly Cruise-In on The Square is 3-6 p.m. The Coolbone Brass Band, sponsored by Athens Rotary, will then parade around The Square at 6.
VVA country band
Vietnam Veterans Chapter 511 will host a country band from 6 to 11 p.m. Door charge is $5. Proceeds benefit veterans. More information: 256-541-2853.
Turkey & ham shoot canceled
The VVA turkey and ham shoot scheduled for today has been canceled and will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Aug. 2.
The Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives Coffee Call is 8-9 a.m. today at 100 W. Pryor St. Dan Williams is the sponsor. More information: 256-771-7578.
Elk River Boat Party
The eighth annual Elk River Boat Party featuring Kozmic Mama is 3 p.m. today on Anderson Creek. Access is by boat only. Launch can be made at Lee Hi Bridge boat launch on U.S. 72.
Used book sale
The Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday at the library, 405 E. South St. More information: 256-232-1233.
The Red Cross bloodmobile will be at Athens State University's Founders Hall from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, July 9. Schedule an appointment or get more information at www.redcrossblood.org.
Hospice volunteer training
Hospice of Limestone County is holding patient care volunteer training Thursday July 10 and 17. Volunteers provide a presence in the homes of patients but do not provide personal care, dispense meds, lift or feed patients. Training is free but you must register by contacting Pam at 256-232-5017 or email@example.com.