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March 5, 2014

Limestone Ledger 3/5/14

SATURDAY

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. Lunch and bottled water provided. Individuals, families, or interested groups welcome. More information: 256-233-8728 or email KALBCares@gmail.com.

Reading program

The Limestone County NAACP free motivational reading program for children ages 3-13 will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Round Island Creek Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road. Lunch and transportation provided. Registration information: 256-216-5668.

UPCOMING

Swamp John’s supper

Tickets are available at $10 each for the City of Athens Relay for Life Team’s Swamp John’s supper to be held 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 11 at Athens Senior Center, 912 W. Pryor St. Meal will be shrimp, fish, chicken or a combo with sides and tea. Proceeds benefit American Cancer Society and local cancer patients. Tickets: 256-233-8730.

ONGOING

Kindergarten registration

Registration for 2014-15 Athens City Schools kindergarten is 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through Friday of this week at the individual elementary schools. See www.acs-k13.org for registration requirements.

Vidalia onions sale

The annual Athens Ladies Civitan Vidalia onions sale is underway. Order deadline is April 11. Orders available in May. Ten pounds for $10. Call 256-771-7672 or 232-6086 to order or mail orders to ALC, P.O. Box 1814, Athens, AL 35612. Include check, number of bags wanted, name, address and phone.

MEETINGS

• AHS Class of ’56. Athens High School Class of 1956 and friends will meet for a Dutch-treat lunch at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, at The Fish Creel in Anderson. More information: Don 256-232-3895.

• Beekeepers. The Limestone County Beekeepers Assoc. will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at Limestone County Water Authority, 17218 U.S. 72 West, about one-quarter mile west of Collins Supply.

• Dixie Stitchers. The Athens Dixie Stitchers Quilt Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at Friendship Methodist Church on Lucas Ferry Road. Anyone interested in quilts or quilting is invited. More information: 256-233-3113.

• American Legion. American Legion Post 49 and the Ladies Auxiliary will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Post home, 124 Cloverleaf Drive. More information: Rod Huffman 256-233-3023.

• NSDAR. John Wade Keyes chapter of Daughters of American Revolution will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at the First Presbyterian Church Rodgers Center. More information: Judy Rew 256-230-2105 or Brenda Winter 256-771-3536.

• Master Gardeners. Limestone County Master Gardeners will meet at noon Monday, March 10, at the Extension Office on Market Street. The public is invited to the program on Lasagna Gardening presented by Sue Bish. The business meeting will follow.

• Tanner Quarterback Club. Tanner Quarterback Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, in the school library.

Limestone Ledger is a list of events hosted by nonprofit organizations. Items must be submitted in writing and are listed up to six days to include the day of the event. Email submissions to ed@athensnews-courier.com, fax to 256-233-7753 or bring to The News Courier, 410 W. Green St., Athens, AL.

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  • Limestone Ledger 7/31/14

    FRIDAY
    Walking Horse Show

    The third annual Sam Gibbons Walking Horse Show has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at the Sheriff's Rodeo Arena. More information: Sandy Thompson 256-771-7578.

    July 31, 2014

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  • Limestone Ledger 7/30/14

    FRIDAY
    Walking Horse Show
    The third annual Sam Gibbons Walking Horse Show has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at the Sheriff's Rodeo Arena. More information: Sandy Thompson 256-771-7578.

    July 30, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 7/30/14

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  • Limestone Ledger 7/27/14

    TUESDAY
    Blood drive
    The Kelsey Maclin “Student Leaders Save Lives” Scholarship Blood Drive is 1-6 p.m. Tuesday at Round Island Creek Missionary Baptist Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road.

    July 27, 2014

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  • Limestone Ledger 7/26/14

    TODAY
    Blood drive

    An American Red Cross blood drive in honor of Jacob Dubois is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Piney Grove Baptist Church fellowship hall, 28430 Pinedale Road, Ardmore.

    July 26, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/25/14

    SATURDAY
    Crape Myrtle pageant

    The 14th annual Miss/Master Crape Myrtle Festival Pageant is Saturday at the Ardmore, Tennessee Annex Building. Competition begins at 1 p.m. for girls, infant through age 19, and boys, infant through age 5. More information: 256-278-5524.

    July 25, 2014

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  • Limestone Ledger 7/24/14

    FRIDAY
    Art Stroll
    The Athens Arts League Summer Art Stroll is 4-8 p.m. Friday on the downtown Limestone County Courthouse lawn. The free, family-friendly event will include music and 25 artists including painters, ceramicists, jewelry makers, mixed media and textile artists.

    July 24, 2014

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