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February 20, 2013

Limestone Ledger 2/20/13

THURSDAY

AARP safety course


The American Association of Retired Persons safe driving course will be held from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Council on Aging office on Pryor Street. Cost is $12 for AARP members, $14 otherwise and includes anyone age 50 and older. No preregistration. Bring sack lunch.

Boys & Girls Club dinner

Tickets are on sale for the 19th annual Athens Boys & Girls Club Dinner to be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Beasley Center of the First United Methodist Church. Individual tickets are $20. Sponsorship is $300 per table (seats 8) and includes recognition on the table and in the program. Live auction.  Tickets available at the club at 1017 W. Washington St. Contact: 256-232-4298. Proceeds benefit the Club.

FRIDAY

Respite Night


Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church, 1300 Lindsay Lane. Make reservations by noon Thursday, Feb. 21, at 256-232-7207.

SATURDAY

Hunt, raffle and stew


A benefit coon hunt, raffle and chicken stew for Kyle Crouch, who has muscular dystrophy, will be held Saturday at the North Alabama Coon Hunters Association, 33656 Alabama 99 in Anderson at the Goodsprings community. Hunt fee is $10 per person. Stew will be ready by 11 a.m. Raffle is for a 22 rifle. More details available through Eugene Blakely (coon hunt entries) 256-431-3273, Mark Jones 256-509-4064 and Charlie McMeans 256-431-9618.

MONDAY

Tye Dye for Teens


The Athens-Limestone Public Library will host Sharpie Tye Dye for Teens from 3:30-5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26. Bring your own clean white T-shirt or pillowcase. Snacks included for teens only. Contact: 256-232-1233.

ONGOING

Food drive


The Limestone County Farmer’s Federation is holding a nonperishable food drive Feb. 18-22 in observance of Food Check Out Week. Drop off items between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at any ALFA Insurance office in Limestone County and on Main Street in Ardmore.

UPCOMING

Used book sale


The Friends of the Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the library. The library is located at 405 E. South St. in Athens.

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