The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

October 31, 2013

Limestone Ledger 10/31/13


The News Courier

FRIDAY

Drop-in Storytime

Athens-Limestone Public Library will begin session two of Drop-in Storytime at 10:15 a.m. Friday. The 25-minute sessions are designed for babies, infants, and toddlers up to 18 months old and their caretakers. Each includes stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes. Free. No registration required. More information: 256-232-1233.

SATURDAY

Jam for Jay

A fundraiser for Jay Killen, who is recovering from botulism will be from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday at Yesterdays, 15631 Brownsferry Road in Athens. Event includes singers, guitarists, violinists, spiritual worship groups, comedy, open mic and stew and bake sale. Contact: Bill Downs 256-431-1780.

Owens Harvest Festival

Owens Elementary School PTO will hold its Harvest Festival from noon until 3 p.m. Saturday. Games, food, music and fun. Armbands on sale in advance for $7 until Nov. 1. They are $10 at the door. Hwy 99 will perform from 3-5 p.m. in the school gym. Admission is $2 at the door. Contact: Debbie Appleton 256-431-2628 about vendor booths.

Musical festival

A music festival to benefit Ethan’s Pulling Team for Autism will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Limestone County Event Center across from the Veterans Museum. Admission is $10. Children age 12 and under enter free.  Bands include Daniel Jones, 4 p.m.; Borderline Bluegrass, 5; Just Down the Road, 6; Price Mitchell, 6:45; Tomcat and Bark the Dawg, 7; As Is No Warranty, 8; Hwy 99, 9; and Echofly, 10:30. More information: Paula 256-374-5916.

Christmas Open House

Downtown Rogersville will be the site Satuarday of Christmas Open House.

TUESDAY

Holiday bazaar

The Athens State University Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Association will hold a holiday bazaar to raise money for scholarships and other civic projects from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Sandridge Student Center. Interested vendors can contact Dr. Kim LaVevor at 256-216-5359 or Hannah Kilpatrick at hkilpatr@my.athens.edu.

ONGOING

Veterans parade entries

Entries are being taken for the sixth annual Athens Veterans Parade to be held at 11 a.m. Nov. 9 in Athens. A $25 entry fee is requested. All funds used to assist veterans. Contact: Roxanne Haggermaker 256-206-6702 or Sandy Thompson 256-771-7578.

UPCOMING

State of the County

Limestone County Commission Chairman Stanley Menefee will deliver the State of the County address at 11:45 a.m. Nov. 19 in the Sandridge Student Center at Athens State University. Tickets cost $20 per person. A table of four is $100 and recognized sponsorships are available for $250 (Gold) and $150 (Silver). Gold sponsorships receive two tables and silver sponsorships receive one complimentary table. Proceeds benefit the ASU Foundation. Call 256-233-8215.

MEETINGS

• Family addiction. Family Addiction Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the First National Bank Community Room.

• AHS Class of ’56. Athens High School Class of 1956 and friends will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday for a Dutch-treat lunch at Fried Tomato Buffet in Ardmore, Tenn. Contact: Don 256-232-3895.

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