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February 27, 2014

Limestone Ledger 2/27/14

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SUNDAY

Free Family Concert

The Huntsville Symphony Orchestra will perform “Peter and the Wolf” at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Beasley Center of First United Methodist Church. Admission is free.

Gospel singing

Vietnam Veterans of America, chapter 511 is hosting a free gospel singing from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at 17915 W. Elm St. in Athens. Attendees are asked to bring canned goods for the Limestone Food Bank. More information: 256-233-5549 or 206-5399.

MONDAY

Epilepsy fundraiser

The North Alabama awareness group for the Epilepsy Foundation is holding a fundraiser from 4-10 p.m. Monday at the IHOP in Athens. Proceeds benefit the Epilepsy Foundation of Alabama.

TUESDAY

Mardi Gras parade

The third annual Athens Mardi Gras parade begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in front of Athens State’s Center for Lifelong Learning on the downtown Square. Children and adults can string beads at 5:30 p.m. Beads provided for throwing. Mardi Gras costumes encouraged. No fee to participate. Participants should gather at the corner of Washington and Marion streets by 6:15 p.m. for lineup.

UPCOMING

Kindergarten registration

Registration for 2014-15 Athens City Schools kindergarten will be from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the individual elementary schools during the week of March 3-7. See www.acs-k13.org for registration requirements.

‘Hamlet’ tickets

Tickets to the Calhoun Community College production of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” are available for $10 for students and $12 for general admission. The play will be staged Feb. 27-March 18 at the school’s Black Box Theatre in the Fine Arts Building. More information: 256-306-2693 or email whp@calhoun.edu.

Cleanup volunteers needed

Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful seeks volunteers for a cleanup of the Elk River Canoe & Kayak Trail and surrounding land areas to begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 8. Lunch and bottled water provided. Individuals, families, or interested groups welcome. More information: 256-233-8728 or email KALBCares@gmail.com.

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