America Recycles Day yard sale
A benefit yard sale will be held at the Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful office at 125 East St. (across from the duck pond in Athens) from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. The items include home décor, collectables and miscellaneous. There will also be information about the Athens-Limestone Recycling Center and Habitat ReStore. More information: 256-233-8728.
Caregivers Night Out is from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Isom’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 16230 Mooresville Road.
Two pounds of pinto beans and three pounds of rice will be given away to anyone in need and while supplies last from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at Saint Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 207 E. Washington St., Athens. No questions asked. No names taken.
A Zumba class will be held at 8:15 a.m. Saturday at the Athens Recreation Center, followed by a yoga class at 9:30 a.m.
4 Paws and a Book
4 Paws and a Book, a program to improve the reading skills of children ages 5 and older, will be held from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Houston Memorial Library in Athens. Children may bring their own book or read a favorite of Miss Sophie Grey, a Yorkshire terrier, who will be present for the program. To schedule a time to read, call the library at 256-233-8770.
The Oak Grove/Thach Volunteer Fire Department turkey shoot is from 9 a.m. “until” on Saturday at Station 2 on the corner of Alabama 251 and McKee Road.
Athens Housing Authority will conduct a public meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday on the Affordable Health Care Act. The meeting is at Grace Missionary Baptist Church Family Life Center, 549 W. Elm St. A Montgomery representative will be present to answer questions.
Spirit of Athens is hosting a special Holiday Market from 3-7 p.m. Saturday at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 409 W. Green St. The event includes local produce, handmade items, live music, and free chicken stew while quantities last.