The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Calendar of Events

June 18, 2013

Limestone Ledger 6/18/13

TODAY

Chicken stew


The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today. 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.

ASU public meeting

A public meeting is scheduled for 6 tonight in the Athens State University Sandridge Student Center ballroom to discuss details of the proposed master’s of arts in education degree being offered by ASU and the University of North Alabama. For admission requirements for the program, visit www.una.edu/graduate.

FRIDAY

Walking horse show


The second-annual Col. Sam Gibbons Memorial Walking Horse Show will be at 6 p.m. Friday at the Limestone County Sheriff’s Arena off Alabama 99. Tickets are $5 at the gate. Concessions will be available and handled by the AmVets organization of Athens. Half-time entertainment exhibition by Kelly Peevy and her world grand champion Friesian, named Baron, imported from the Netherlands. Contact: Sandy Thompson at 256-771-7578 or email Sndy6732@gmail.com.

Teen summer reading

A teen summer reading program will be held from noon-5 p.m. Friday at Ardmore Public Library, 25836 Main St., Ardmore, Tenn. Five hours of activities geared toward reading “The Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan. A free book will be given to the first 10 people to sign up. Pizza and movie included. Contact: Kristina Jones at 931-427-4883.

Respite night

Caregivers Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Friendship Methodist Church, 16479 Lucas Ferry Road. Make reservations by noon Thursday at 256-232-7207.

SATURDAY

Craig family reunion


Descendants of Monroe and Adaline Craig will meet for a reunion Saturday, June 22, at Owens Senior Center off Alabama 99. Lunch served at noon.

ONGOING

Ardmore reading program

Ardmore Public Library, at 25836 Main St. in Ardmore, Tenn., will hold its summer reading program for children ages 12 and under at 10 a.m. for four successive Wednesdays — June 19 and 26 and July 3 and 10. A ventriloquist, puppet theater and super scientist will be featured. Contact: 931-427-4883.

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