The Bethel, Tenn. Lodge 194 F&AM will serve a buffet breakfast to benefit charity from 7-9 a.m. Saturday at the Lodge building. Public invited. Nonperishable food is being collected for the food bank.
Used book sale
The Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday at the library at 405 E. South St. Contact: 256-232-1233.
Tickets for ‘Crowns’
The critically acclaimed gospel musical “Crowns,” written by Regina Taylor and directed by Frank Travis will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, January 4-5 and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at the Council on Aging at 912 W. Pryor St. in 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. Contacts: Carolyn Williams 256-777-9727 or Richard Martin 256-278-1261. Proceeds benefit the Fort Henderson-Trinity School Project.
• Piecemakers Quilt Guild. Athens Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet tonight, Jan. 3, at First Church of Athens at 17175 Lucas Ferry Road. Social time is 6:15 p.m. Meeting begins at 7. Contact: Gloria Carden 256-874-4182.
• American Legion. American Legion Post 49 and Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 tonight, Jan. 3, at the post home at 124 Cloverleaf Drive in Athens. Post dues increase for 2014 and will be discussed and voted on. Contact: Rod Huffman 256-233-3023.
• Healing Hearts. The Healing Hearts Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, in the Education Department at Athens-Limestone Hospital. Find more information at Healing Hearts of Limestone County on Facebook or through the Education Department at Athens-Limestone Hospital.
• Cancer support group. An American Cancer Society dinner and meeting for cancer survivors, caregivers and guests will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Shoney’s on U.S. 72 in Athens. Contact: 256-232-6455.
• Vietnam Veterans. Vietnam Veterans of America chapter 511 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, for the annual holiday dinner. Meat provided by chapter 511. Voluntary covered dishes and desserts are requested. No business meeting is scheduled.
• Garden Club. Athens Garden Club members and guests will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the First Presbyterian Church Rodgers Center. Past president of the Hosta Society of Northern Alabama Susan Webb will present the program, “Introducing Hostas.”
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