The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

October 27, 2013

Limestone Ledger 10/27/13


The News Courier

FRIDAY

Drop-in Storytime

Athens-Limestone Public Library will begin session two of Drop-in Storytime at 10:15 a.m. Friday. The 25-minute sessions are designed for babies, infants, and toddlers up to 18 months old and their caretakers. Each includes stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes. Free. No registration required. More information: 256-232-1233.

SATURDAY

Owens Harvest Festival

Owens Elementary School PTO will hold its Harvest Festival from noon until 3 p.m. Saturday. Games, food, music and fun. Armbands on sale in advance for $7 until Nov. 1. They are $10 at the door. Hwy 99 will perform from 3-5 p.m. in the school gym. Admission is $2 at the door. Contact: Debbie Appleton 256-431-2628 about vendor booths.

Musical festival

A music festival to benefit Ethan’s Pulling Team for Autism will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Limestone County Event Center across from the Veterans Museum. Admission is $10. Children age 12 and under enter free.  Bands include Daniel Jones, 4 p.m.; Borderline Bluegrass, 5; Just Down the Road, 6; Price Mitchell, 6:45; Tomcat and Bark the Dawg, 7; As Is No Warranty, 8; Hwy 99, 9; and Echofly, 10:30. More information: Paula 256-374-5916.

Christmas Open House

Downtown Rogersville will be the site of Christmas Open House on Saturday.

ONGOING

Veterans parade entries

Entries are being taken for the sixth annual Athens Veterans Parade to be held Nov. 9 in Athens. A $25 entry fee is requested. All funds used to assist veterans. Contact: Roxanne Haggermaker 256-206-6702 or Sandy Thompson 256-771-7578.

MEETINGS

• NARFE. National Active and Retired Federal Employees chapter 1480 will meet at 9 a.m. today at the Veterans Museum on Pryor Street in Athens. Guest speaker is Chris Alexander with Blue Cross-Blue Shield. Breakfast served.  More information: Dean Morgan 256-233-0248.

• Democrats. Limestone Democrats will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at Catfish Cabin II. It will be Dutch treat. Attendees are asked to bring a new or gently used coat to donate to the DHR annual coat giveaway. Robyn Hayden with Alabama Arise will speak on the Affordable Care Act.

• Soil and Water. The Limestone County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 306 Barbecue, 23101 U.S. 72 East. The public is invited.

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