Running With the Goats
The first Running With the Goats 10K (7 a.m.), 5K (9 a.m.) at Belle Chevre Creamery, 18849 Upper Fort Hampton Road in Elkmont, and Fun Run (10 a.m.) on the Richard Martin Rails-to-Trails, is set for today. Festivities include music and food. Awards and raffle follow from 10:30 a.m. until noon. More information: Angie Sandritter email@example.com.
The American Veterans Post 21 coffee is 7 a.m. today at 22769 Black Road. Free coffee, doughnuts and camaraderie. Guests welcome. Meeting is held each Saturday excluding first Saturday of the month.
Beans and rice giveaway
A free pound of beans and a pound of rice are available to adults from 9-11 a.m. today at Tanner United Methodist Church, 19607 Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road. No questions asked.
Super Saturday Fun
STEM, free events for ages 5-16 and centered on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, is scheduled 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. today at The Bridge, 1623 Hine St. Register at 10 a.m. Events include sidewalk chalk wars, marshmallow challenge, create your own flavor ice cream and the anatomy of a cupcake. Contact: 256-777-4613.
VVA Country Band
Vietnam Veterans chapter 511 will host the country band, 251 Detour, from 6-11 tonight at the post at 17915 W. Elm St. Admission is $5. Proceeds benefit veterans.
Spaghetti dinner fundraiser
Vietnam Veterans of America, chapter 511, will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the VVA building, 17915 W. Elm St. The $7 meal includes spaghetti, fresh salad, bread, dessert and drink. Take out or eat in. Proceeds benefit the VVA scholarship fund.
The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew is 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday at 124 Cloverleaf Drive. Cost is $5 with one dessert to eat in or for per quart carryouts or delivery. Containers provided. Free delivery to offices or job sites within Athens city limits. More information or to reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.