The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Calendar of Events

May 3, 2013

Limestone Ledger 5/3/13

FRIDAY

Blood drive canceled

American Red Cross has canceled a blood drive scheduled for today at Limestone County Department of Human Resources following a recent drive that exceeded its goal of donated units.

Respite night

Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 tonight at Isom’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 16230 Mooresville Road, Athens. Contact: 256-232-7207.

Relay for Life

Limestone County’s Relay for Life event  (previously scheduled for the Sportsplex) will be held from 7 tonight until 7 a.m. Saturday at the Limestone County Event Center at 114 W. Pryor St. across from the Alabama Veterans Museum. City of Athens Relay for Life Team chose G.I. Joe/Jane with the slogan “The Best Defense Against Cancer Is A Cure.” City Team will have chicken stew for sale, $1 grab bags, photo ops with soldier cutouts and more.

VFW dance

The public is invited to a dance at 7 tonight at the VFW Post on North Jefferson Street in Athens. Cobb the disc jockey will spin records. Free. Contact: Kevin 256-278-8276.

SATURDAY

Benefit breakfast

Bethel, Tenn., Lodge 194 F&AM will serve a buffet breakfast to benefit charity from 7-9 a.m. Saturday at the lodge. Public invited. Nonperishable foods are being collected for the food bank.

Coffee Call

Coffee Call for area veterans and spouses, and sponsored by Nick and Nora Patterson and Lt. Col. William Coulter and wife Ruth, will be held from 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Alabama Veterans Museum, 100 W. Pryor St. Contacts: Sandy 256-771-7578.

Used book sale

The Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at the library, 405 E. South St. Contact: 256-232-1233.

TUESDAY

Cook, sew, quilt contest

Limestone County Farmers Federation will hold its annual cooking, sewing and quilting contest Tuesday at the ALFA office at 524 U.S. 72 West. Drop off items between 9-9:30 a.m. Must be member of Alabama Farmers Federation to enter. Cash prizes. Complete rules available at ALFA office. Contact: 256-350-1875.

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