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February 21, 2014

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UPCOMING

‘Hamlet’ tickets

Tickets to the Calhoun Community College production of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” are available for $10 for students and $12 for general admission. The play will be staged Feb. 27-March 18 at the school’s Black Box Theatre in the Fine Arts Building. More information: 256-306-2693 or email whp@calhoun.edu.

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.

ONGOING

Poke Sallet tickets

Tickets for Poke Sallet 2014, “Home Sweet Home,” are on sale from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and from 5-8 p.m. Mondays at Athens Senior Center at 912 W. Pryor St. 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.

Women’s History Month

March is National Women’s History Month, and this year the Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives in Athens will present “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage & Commitment,” a celebration of women in the Vietnam War. If you know any women who were in service during the Vietnam era call Sandy Thompson at 256-771-7578.

Income tax preparation

Athens-Limestone County RSVP is providing free income-tax preparation and electronic filing for taxpayers unable to pay to file their taxes. The service will be offered at Athens First Baptist Church Youth Activity Center from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. through April 14 on Mondays and Thursdays and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. through Feb. 25 on Tuesdays. Bring last year’s tax returns, W-2 forms, Social Security numbers for each person claimed and 1099 forms. No appointment necessary. Contact: RSVP office at 256-232-7207.

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