Benefit yard sale
A benefit yard sale will be held today Aug. 10, for cancer patient Jeff Miller, son of Margie and Ray Gold at 200 Hastings Road, next to Lindsay Lane Baptist Church. Contact: 256-232-5380.
The North Alabama Beekeeping Symposium will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. today, Aug. 10, at Calhoun Community College in the Aerospace Building. The Limestone County Beekeepers Association sponsors the event. Contact: Lionel Evans 256-232-9073.
The Limestone County NAACP invites children ages 3-13 to attend the free Steps Book Club/Reading Program session at 9:30 a.m. today, Aug. 10, at Round Island Creek Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road. Learning, lunch and fun provided. Registration and information: 256-216-5668.
NAACP membership rally
The Limestone NAACP will hold a membership rally from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. today, Aug. 10, at 17308 U.S. 72 West. Free hot dogs and soft drinks. Contact: Wilbert Woodruff 256-227-8489.
A reunion of family and friends of Lucy Haggard Moss Tribble and George Edward Tribble will be held from 1-6 p.m. today, Aug. 10, at the Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena on Alabama 99. Participants are asked to bring a covered dish and drinks. Contact: 256-262-9207 or 256-233-3616.
Cowart Elementary orientation
Cowart Elementary School Orientation Day is at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, for kindergarten, and 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15, for grades 1-4. Contact: Kim Moore 256-233-6629.
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 at 405 E. South St. Contact: 256-232-1233.
AARP safe driving class
The Council on Aging is hosting an AARP safe driving class from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Athens Senior Center on Pryor Street. AARP members pay $12, non-members pay $14. More information or to RSVP: Emily 256-233-6412.
Decoration day is from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. today, Aug. 10. Donations made out to Myers Cemetery can be sent to Lynn Nelson, 18347 Cross Key Road, Athens, AL 35614.
Contact: Lynn Nelson 256-777-4431.