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August 28, 2013

Limestone Ledger 8/28/13

WEDNESDAY

Storytime registration

The Athens-Limestone Public Library will host Storytime registration today, 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.

FRIDAY

Drop-In Storytime for babies

The Athens-Limestone Public Library will host free Drop-In Storytime for babies beginning at 10:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30. Drop-In Storytime includes stories, songs, rhymes and bounces and is for infants, babies, and toddlers up to 18 months old and their caregivers. No registration required. More information: 256-232-1233.

AHS pep rally

Athens High School’s annual pep rally on The Square will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, on the east side of the Limestone County Courthouse. AHS hosts Decatur at 7 p.m. at Golden Eagles Stadium.

SATURDAY

Firefighter’s breakfast

A firefighter’s breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at Bojangles’ on U.S. 72 East. Contact: Paul Irons 256-232-5402.

Elkmont High car show

The third annual Elkmont High School Band Car Show will be from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the school, 25630 Evans Ave. Registration, which admits two people, is $15 in advance and $20 on Saturday. General admission is $5. Ages 10 and under attend free. Contacts: Mike Ikard 256-431-0542 and Mark McChristian 256-206-2498.

Patterson reunion

The James Early and Mary Springer Patterson family reunion will be held at noon Saturday, Aug. 31, at the home of Billy and Linda Patterson. More information: 256-729-1776.

Glanton-Vinson reunion

The annual Glanton-Vinson family/friends reunion begins at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Owens Community Center on Alabama 99. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish and old family pictures. Copier available. Contact: Judy Jackson 256-777-0551.

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