The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

August 24, 2013

Limestone Ledger 8/24/13


The News Courier

SATURDAY

Charity fashion show

Back-To-School Charity Fashion Show will be from 10 a.m. until noon today, Aug. 24, at the Limestone County Event Center to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital. The speaker is Elkmont High School Senior and St. Jude patient Rhett Bailey. The event includes a brunch buffet and school fashions available locally and modeled by local St. Jude patients, siblings and moms. Silent auction of gift baskets. Tickets: www.northalfootsoldiers.com.

West Limestone reunion

The West Limestone High School Class of 1958 will meet tonight, Aug. 24, for dinner and entertainment at Yesterdays Event Center on Brownsferry Road in Athens. Contact: Betty Christopher 256-232-8200.

SUNDAY

Free cooking class

There will be a free cooking class, featuring low-cholesterol,  low-fat, natural, hands-on demonstrations, recipes and resources from 3-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at Trinity SDA Church, 823 Browns Ferry Road. To register: 256-822-9452 or 256-434-1410.

Fundraiser tea

P.E.O. Chapter Z of Huntsville will have a fundraising Ladies Tea and Fashion Show from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at Creekside Plantation in Mooresville. Tickets are $20 each. Funds provide scholarships and grants for women. Tickets: Holly Carpenter 256-479-1429.

Step Study

Celebrate Recovery is hosting Step Study from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at Friendship North, 21960 Easter Ferry Road in Elkmont. Cost: $5 per book. Four books total. Contact: Jan Sanders 256-232-4906 or cr@friendshipumc.org.

MONDAY

Alabama Blues Brothers

The Alabama Blues Brothers will be perform from 10-11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, at Athens Senior Center. Space is limited and price of admission is a $3 donation.

TUESDAY

Used book sale

The Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the library at 405 E. South St. Contact: 256-232-1233.

WEDNESDAY

Storytime registration

The Athens-Limestone Public Library will host Storytime registration Wednesday, Aug. 28. Registration for children ages 18-36 months is at 10:15 a.m., and children ages 3-5 at 11:15. Caregivers must attend classes with 18-36 month-old-children. Both classes will read stories, sing songs, play games, and do simple crafts. Storytime is a free program, but registration is required. Questions: Call the library at 256-232-1233.

THURSDAY

Blood drive

The Red Cross and Limestone County Young Republicans will hold a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Days Inn banquet facility at 1322 U.S. 72 East in Athens.

ONGOING

Duck and Run registration

Registration is open for the Sept. 21 KALB 10th annual 5K race and fun run. Details and online registration are available at KALBCares.com and active.com. More information: KALBCares@gmail.com or call 256-233-8728.

MEETINGS

• NARFE. National Active and Retired Federal Employees chapter 1480 will meet at 9 a.m. today, Aug. 24, at the Veterans Museum on Pryor Street in Athens. Meeting subject is new legislative districts and representatives. Breakfast served.  Contact: Dean Morgan 256-233-0248.

• Athens Forge. Athens Forge blacksmiths will meet at 10 a.m. today, Aug. 24, at Travis Flemings Artistic Anvil Forge, 208Commercial Drive. Visitors are welcome.  Contact: John Guenther 256-230-2900 or Travis Fleming 256-227-6217.

• Tea Party Patriots. The Athens/Limestone Tea Party Patriots will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at 100 Beaty St. Guest speaker is state Sen. Bill Holtzclaw. Public is invited. Contact: 256-777-2526.

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