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September 19, 2013

LIMESTONE LEDGER 9/20/13

— TODAY

Be Ready Day

The public is invited to attend a Be Ready Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Friday, at the Limestone County Event Center at 114 W. Pryor St. to learn more about the role local responders play in preventing and responding to disasters. Free admission and lunch, giveaways , kids activities and equipment demonstrations are included.

SATURDAY

Duck & Run 5K and Fun Run

A mildly challenging, certified race through Athens starts and ends at Big Spring Memorial Park. Packet pickup and late registration Friday at Fleet Feet Sports in Huntsville from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and at the Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful office at 125 East St. in Athens from 4-7 p.m. 5K registration $25. Fun run registration $10. Race-day registration begins at 6:45 a.m. Saturday at the KALB office. 5K begins at 8 a.m. Fun run at 9 a.m. More information: 256-233-8728 or visit www.KALBCares.com.

Walk-a-thon/yard sale

The Limestone NAACP walk-a-thon is from 7-10 a.m. Saturday at the Athens High School track. See any member to make a pledge or donation. The yard sale is from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. at the corner of Hine Street and U.S. 72 West at T&T Groceries. Funds raised support scholarship program and branch operations. Contact: Greg Orr at 256-654-0486.

Food giveaway

Two pounds of pinto beans and 3 pounds of rice will be given away to anyone in need and until supplies last from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 207 E. Washington St. in Athens. No questions asked, no names taken.

4 Paws and a Book

A program dedicated to improving the reading skills of children ages 5 and older, called 4 Paws and a Book, will be held from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Houston Memorial Library in Athens. Children can bring their own book or read a favorite of Miss Sophie Grey, a Yorkshire terrier who will be present for the program. To schedule a time to read, call the library at 256-233-8770.

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    Athens Garden Club annual Plant and Bake Sale is 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, April 12, at the downtown Athens Farmers Market. A variety of plants and culinary choices available. The event helps support the Athens Garden Club's scholarship fund for graduating high school seniors in Limestone County who major in horticulture, agriculture, or other related fields. More information: athensgardenclub@aol.com.

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