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April 12, 2014

Limestone Ledger 4/12/14

SATURDAY

Plant and bake sale

Athens Garden Club annual Plant and Bake Sale is 8 a.m. until noon today at the downtown Athens Farmers Market. A variety of plants and culinary choices will be available. The event helps support the Athens Garden Club's scholarship fund for graduating high school seniors in Limestone County who major in horticulture, agriculture, or other related fields. More information: athensgardenclub@aol.com.

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. today 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.

Masons ham shoot

Athens Masonic Lodge will host an Easter Ham Shoot  from 9 a.m. until noon today at the Masonic Lodge on the corner of Elm Street and Lucas Ferry. Shots are $3 each. A 9-11-pound ham will be awarded at the end of each round. Shotguns available for loan. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. More information: Harold Booth 256-431-2098.

Reading program

The Limestone County NAACP free motivational reading program for children ages 3-13 will be at 9:30 a.m. today at Round Island Creek Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road. Lunch and transportation provided. Registration information: 256-216-5668.

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.

Clothing giveaway

Women Empowering Women Inc. will hold a clothing giveaway from noon until 4 p.m. today at Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park at the corner of Hine Street and Westview Avenue. The event includes a free meal. Open to the public.

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