The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. today. Cost is $5 to eat in or for per quart carryouts. Containers provided. No sides with carryouts. More information or to reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.
An American Red Cross blood drive is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today in the Calhoun Community College Robert Casteen Student Center lobby, 6250 U.S. 31 North in Tanner. More information or schedule appointments: www.redcrossblood.org or Teresa Bush 256-990-0830.
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. today at the VVA building, 17915 W. Elm St. The $7 meal includes spaghetti, garlic toast, salad, dessert and drink. Proceeds benefit the VVA scholarship funds.
AHS parent/student meeting
A parent/student meeting for grades 9-11 at Athens High School is at 6 tonight in the school cafeteria. Registration procedures, course offerings and graduation requirements will be discussed.
An American Red Cross blood drive is 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday at the Tanner High School gymnasium lobby, 12060 Sommers Road in Tanner. More information or schedule appointments: www.redcrossblood.org or Teresa Bush 256-990-0830.
Caregivers Night Out will be 6-9 p.m. Friday at Friendship United Methodist Church, 16479 Lucas Ferry Road. Make reservations by noon Thursday, March 20, at 256-232-7207.
Women’s History speaker
Dr. Deborah Barnhart, chief executive officer and executive director of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville will speak at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Alabama Veterans Museum, 100 W. Pryor St. The speech is part of Women’s History Month honoring women of the Vietnam War era.
Tickets are available for the Athelstine Lodge No. 71 annual banquet to be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at Round Island Creek Missionary Baptist Assoc. facility on Lucas Ferry Road. Featured speaker is Dr. Alfred Brinkley of Athens and author of “Courageous Expectations.” Tickets can be purchased from lodge members at $25 for adults and $15 for age 14 and under.