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June 20, 2013

Limestone Ledger 6/20/13

FRIDAY

Positive Look

The Positive Look support group for the blind and visually impaired, family and friends will hold their annual picnic between 10 a.m. and noon Friday, June 21, at the Athens Recreation Center.  Contact: Martha Thornton 256-232-1919.

Teen summer reading

A teen summer reading program will be held from noon-5 p.m. Friday, June 21, 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.

Vegetable gardening for adults

Athens-Limestone Public Library will host a free vegetable gardening class for adults from 1-2 p.m. Friday, June 21.  Doug Chapman, Master Gardener and Limestone County Extension Agent, will speak about vegetable gardening in Alabama.  No registration is required.  Contact: 256-232-1233.

Singing on the Square

Singing on the Square will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, June 21, featuring Dixie Bluegrass Boys and Tilford Sellers and the Wagon Burners. In case of rain, the event will move to the Limestone County Event Center. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs to the east side of Limestone County Courthouse for the free concert. Contact: 256-232-5411.

Walking horse show

The second-annual Col. Sam Gibbons Memorial Walking Horse Show will be at 6 p.m. Friday, June 21, 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.

Respite night

Caregivers Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday, June 21, at Friendship Methodist Church, 16479 Lucas Ferry Road. Make reservations by noon Thursday at 256-232-7207.

Elkmont barbecue cook-off

The Elkmont Lions Club will hold their Smokin’ Railroad Street Barbecue Cook-Off, Backyard Division, on Friday and Saturday, June 21-22. Setup at noon Friday. Music at 6:30 p.m. Open at 8 a.m. Saturday with vendors open. For more information, visit www.elkmontlionsclub.com.

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    The Limestone NAACP annual fish fry is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today at Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park, 814 Westview Ave. in Athens. Cost is $8 a plate. Contact: Greg Orr 256-654-0486.

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    FRIDAY
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    FRIDAY
    Fish fry
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  • 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.

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    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.

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