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October 18, 2013

Limestone Ledger 10/18/13

SATURDAY

North Border breakfast

North Border Lodge No. 391 will have a country style breakfast from 7-9 a.m. Saturday at the lodge on Salem Field Lane at Salem. More information: Mickey 256-232-2335 or Steve Rogers 256-714-0552.

Hispanic Heritage Festival

The public is invited to the Hispanic Heritage Festival Saturday at Swan Creek in Athens. From 1-5 p.m., attendees can hear authentic music and dance, sample each country’s dish of Arroz Con Pollo, take salsa dance lessons and face painting for children. To volunteer or donate, contact Maria Taylor 256-233-0226 or MariaTaylor88@yahoo.com.

Food giveaway

Two pounds of pinto beans and 3 pounds of rice will be given away to anyone in need and while supplies last from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church at 207 E. Washington St. in Athens.

Free food

Pleasant Grove Church family in Athens is holding a free food-box giveaway from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park. For more information, call 256-216-0660 or 256-233-5995.

4 Paws and a Book

4 Paws and a Book, a program to improve the reading skills of children ages 5 and older, will be held from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Houston Memorial Library in Athens. Children can bring their own book or read a favorite. To schedule a time to read, call the library at 256-233-8770.

Car and truck show

A car and truck show will be held during the fall festival Saturday in downtown Rogersville.

SUNDAY

Korean War show

“Korea: The Forgotten War Remembered, “a variety show fundraiser for the Alabama Veterans Museum, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Athens-Limestone Senior Center on Pryor Street. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily at the museum at 100 W. Pryor St. Five-dollar tickets also available to win Karen Middleton painting named after the show. A shuttle bus will pick up ticket holders at the DHR parking lot from 1-1:45 p.m.

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    FRIDAY
    Fish fry
    The Limestone NAACP annual fish fry is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday at Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park, 814 Westview Ave. in Athens. Cost is $8 a plate. Contact: Greg Orr 256-654-0486.

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  • Limestone Ledger 4/13/14

    TUESDAY
    • Chicken stew
    The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $5 to eat in or for per quart carryouts. Containers provided. No sides with carryouts. More information or to reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.
    Spaghetti dinner fundraiser
    Vietnam Veterans of America, chapter 511, will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday at the VVA building, 17915 W. Elm St. The $7 meal includes spaghetti, garlic toast, salad, dessert and drink. Take out or eat in. Proceeds benefit the VVA scholarship fund. More information: 256-206-5399.

    April 13, 2014

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    SATURDAY
    W.L. VFD egg hunt

    West Limestone Volunteer Fire Department is having a Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today. The fire department is 15 miles north of Athens on Alabama 99. More information: Jason McMahan 256-233-7678. On Saturday, call 256-233-5544.

    April 12, 2014

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    SATURDAY
    ALH health fair

    Free body fat analysis, blood sugar and cholesterol checks, bone density screenings and more will be available from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Athens-Limestone Hospital Health Fair at the Limestone County Courthouse Square. Numerous health care vendors will be on-site. Also, water and nonperishable food donations accepted for Limestone County Churches Involved.

    April 11, 2014

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  • Limestone Ledger 4/10/14

    SATURDAY
    Plant and bake sale

    Athens Garden Club annual Plant and Bake Sale is 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, April 12, at the downtown Athens Farmers Market. A variety of plants and culinary choices available. The event helps support the Athens Garden Club's scholarship fund for graduating high school seniors in Limestone County who major in horticulture, agriculture, or other related fields. More information: athensgardenclub@aol.com.

    April 10, 2014

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