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April 22, 2013

Limestone Ledger 4/23/13

TODAY

Used book sale

The Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday at the library at 405 E. South St. Contact: 256-232-1233.

WEDNESDAY

GiveBack program for 4H

Limestone County 4H is participating in the Ruby Tuesday GiveBack program on Wednesday. Present the Ruby Tuesday flyer or mention 4H if dining in or picking up takeout at their 21366 Athens Limestone Lane location on April 24 for 4H to receive 20 percent of the payment for your total purchase.

THURSDAY

Blood drive

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the art room at Owens Elementary School, 21465 Alabama 99. Each donor receives a T-shirt. Owens students who recruit blood donors receive a youth-size T-shirt.

FRIDAY

Barbecue contest

Best Buckin’ BBQ Contest will be held Friday and Saturday at the Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena on Alabama 99. Proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Club and Children’s Advocacy Center.  Full details at http://www.barbecuecontest.org/

SATURDAY

Cars & Bikes on Square

Vintage and specialized vehicles, entertainment, shopping and eating downtown  are all available at Cars & Bikes on The Square Saturday in downtown Athens. There is a $20 fee for participants. A $5 donation to Athens Relay for Life gets the donor a whack at a police car with a sledgehammer. More at www.carsonthesquare.com.

Ezell reunion

The Ezell family reunion will be held from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday at Joe Wheeler State Park’s Shelter No. 3. Contact: Tom Dawes 256-998-7370.

Poker run

The 2nd Annual CASA Poker Run will begin at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, April 27 at Athens Country Club. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and is $15 per person. Contact: 256-278-6151.

SUNDAY

Spring Concert

The Athens State Community Band 10th Annual Spring Concert will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in the gymnasium at Athens State University. The concert is free to the public. Contact: 256-233-8296.

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