The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

January 19, 2013

Limestone Ledger 1/19/13


The News Courier

SATURDAY

North Border breakfast

North Border Lodge will have a country style breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. today at the Salem Lodge on Salem Field Lane. The public is invited for food and fellowship.

4 Paws and a Book

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

Talent show

Winter Talent Show featuring acts from North Alabama and middle Tennessee is scheduled for 6:30 tonight at Athens Bible School’s Rollings-Lovell Auditorium. A suggested donation by the promoters of $5 per person will go toward scholarships for area students attending Florida College in Temple Terrace, Fla. The event is sponsored by the North Alabama Florida College Booster Club.

MONDAY

MLK ceremony

The Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park Committee will host the 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday at Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church in Athens. Limestone County Circuit Judge James W. Woodroof Jr. will speak and the Round Island Creek male chorus will perform. Lunch served. No cost. Contact: Robbin Hines 256-874-0287.

TUESDAY

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

THURSDAY

Square dance sessions

Shirts & Skirts Dance Club of Athens is offering two free introductions to square dance sessions at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 24 and 31, at Athens Recreation Center. Contact: 256-232-5970.

ONGOING

Need volunteers

Volunteers are needed at all Limestone County senior centers to teach new classes in painting, drawing, crochet/knitting, needlepoint, ceramics and scrapbooking. Contact: Jennifer W. Reece 256-233-6412.

UPCOMING

Tickets for The Bretts

Tickets for the Feb. 1 Athens-Limestone Hospital Foundation fundraiser staring Branson, Mo., headliners, The Bretts, are on sale now at First National Banks at Athens and Ardmore, by calling 256-233-9236, or visiting athenslimestonehospital.com. Pre-sold tickets are $35 each; at the door, $45; 13 and under, $15; children under 2 admitted free.

Rescue Squad yard sale

Donations are being accepted for the Athens-Limestone Rescue Squad yard sale, the date of which will be announced later. The squad office is on Freeman Drive. Contact: 256-434-6355.

Senior centers activities

Limestone County senior centers participants age 60 and above interested in classes for yoga, Zumba Gold or both up to three afternoons a week are asked to contact Jennifer Reece at 256-233-6412 or Jennifer.reece@limestonecounty-al.gov.



Limestone Ledger is a list of events hosted by nonprofit organizations. Items must be submitted in writing and are listed up to six days to include the day of the event. Mail or bring submissions to The News Courier, 410 W. Green St., Athens, AL 35611; email to ed@athensnews-courier.com or fax to 256-233-7753.