Red Cross blood drive
The American Red Cross will host a blood drive from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday in the gymnasium of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church at the corner of Old Railroad Bed and Capshaw roads.
Emmanuel Church of God in Christ will offer a free meal starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at their location on 503 Hine Street. For more information, call Bill Downs at 256-431-1780.
The Limestone County Chapter of the NAACP will host a Jubilee Day celebration at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church at 549 W. Elm St. in Athens. Minister Madison Brown of Decatur will speak. Theme is “Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Present, Moving to the Future.” Contact: Wilbert Woodruff at 256-227-8489.
Tickets for ‘Crowns’
The critically acclaimed gospel musical Crowns written by Regina Taylor and directed by Frank Travis will be presented Friday and Saturday, January 4 & 5 at 7 P.M. and Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 3 P.M. at the Council on Aging 912 W. Pryor St., Athens. Tickets on sale at Pablo’s on Market at 256-216-8464, Raven’s Beauty Salon at 256-233-0202 and Kenny’s Kutz at 256-444-1682. For additional information, contact Carolyn Williams 256-777-9727 or Richard Martin 256-278-1261. Proceeds benefit the Fort Henderson-Trinity School Project.
• American Legion. American Legion Post 49 and Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the post home at 124 Cloverleaf Drive. Post dues increase for 2014 will be discussed and voted on. For more information, call Rod Huffman at 256-233-3023.
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