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February 16, 2013

Limestone Ledger 2/16/13

SATURDAY

Pancake fundraiser

The Knights of Columbus Council No. 13679 will have a fundraiser pancake breakfast from 8-10 a.m. today at Applebee’s Athens location. Cost is $5.

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.

Tree seedlings giveaway

Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful will have a tree seedlings giveaway for Limestone County residents only at 10 a.m. today at Big Spring Memorial Park in Athens to help reforest areas of Alabama hardest hit by April 2011 tornadoes. Visit KeepAthensLimestoneBeautiful.com for a list of tree species available, and an order form to print, complete, and bring to the event. Contact: KALB 256-233-8728 or KeepALBeautiful@att.net.

Singles Valentine banquet

Singles of North Alabama will hold a Valentine banquet for singles at 6 tonight at Friendship United Methodist Church, 16479 Lucas Ferry Road. Bring covered dish to go with barbecue. No charge. Contact: Stuart Hall 256-604-8897.

MONDAY

Poke Sallet tickets

Poke Sallet Follies ticket sales begin Monday at 7 a.m. at the Athens Senior Center, 912 W. Pryor Street. Tickets are $35 each, which includes a three-course meal and the show. Show dates are Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 7-9 at 7 p.m. at the Center. Tickets will remain on sale at the Center from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily. Payment by cash or check only. Tax deductible.

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. Information: Rod Huffman 256-233-3023. Reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.

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