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Calendar of Events

April 15, 2013

Limestone Ledger 4/16/13

TUESDAY

Chamber Coffee

The Greater Limestone County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Chamber Coffee sponsored by LCEDA at 9 a.m. at 1806 Wilkinson St. in Athens. A special invite is extended to any member who has not attended before. Contact: 256-232-2600.

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. Information: Rod Huffman 256-233-3023. Reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.

THURSDAY

Library community forum

The Athens-Limestone Public Library will host a community forum at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 18, on the renovation of the future library building. Project Manager Kerrick Whisenant and Library Director Paula Laurita will speak and take questions from the floor.  Light refreshments provided. Guests can enter to win a Sony eReader and other door prizes. Contact: 256-232-1233 or www.alcpl.org.

FRIDAY

Barbecue chicken

The Athens-Limestone Rescue Squad barbecue chicken dinner with all the trimmings will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at 1401 Freeman Ave. $7 a plate. Takeouts or delivery. To place orders: 256-431-7734.

Singing on the Square

Singing on the Square will start at 6 p.m. featuring Ashlyn Maine and The Valley Roots. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Admission is free. In case of rain, call for info. Contact: 256-232-5411 or 256-867-1438.

SATURDAY

Plant sale

The Limestone County Master Gardeners plant sale will be from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday at Farmers Market on Green Street.

Secure Your ID Day

Free on-site document shredding will be available from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in front of the Davidson Center Building and from 1-3 p.m. at Calhoun Community College on U.S. 31 in Decatur.  Participants can bring up to three boxes or bags of paper documents in a drive-thru arrangement.

4 Paws and a Book

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

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  • Limestone Ledger 4/17/14

    FRIDAY
    Singing on Square

    Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association will present Singing on the Square Concert at 6 p.m. Friday, April 18th sponsored by Champion Chevrolet. Trippin' Dixie will take the stage first. The Dixie Bluegrass Boys will follow at 7 p.m. Bring your lawn chair for a free concert.

    April 17, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 4/17/14

    April 17, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 4/16/14

    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.

    April 16, 2014

  • Church Bulletin for Tuesday, April 15

    April 14, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger for Tuesday, April 15

    April 14, 2014

  • 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

  • Church Bulletin 4/13/14

    April 13, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 4/12/14

    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

  • Limestone Ledger 4/11/14

    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

  • Church Bulletin 4/11/14

    April 11, 2014

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