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Calendar of Events

February 17, 2013

Limestone Ledger 2-17-13

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.

Town Hall Meeting

Congressman Mo Brooks (R-Fifth District) will hold a Town Hall Meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18 at the Madison City Hall, 100 Hughes Road in Madison.

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.

Reframing Jesus

Professors Keller and White will lead a discussion at noon Tuesday in the Athens State University parlor that blends art and theology. On view will be the unusually large lithograph of Warner's Sallman’s “Head of Christ,” owned by the University since the early 1940s. The Center for Religious Studies and Ethics table talk session is free to the public.

Conversational Spanish

The Learn to Read office in Athens is offering Conversational Spanish classes from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Quad-Plex, 110 Thomas St., Suite 115. Classes begin Tuesday. A registration fee of $60 includes a textbook. Advanced Spanish classes begin Thursday, Feb. 21 at the same time. Registration fee $45 plus cost of textbook if needed. To register contact Learn to Read at 256-230-3050.

THURSDAY

AARP safety course

The American Association of Retired Persons safe driving course will be held from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Council on Aging office on Pryor Street. Cost is $12 for AARP members, $14 otherwise and includes anyone age 50 and older. No Preregistration. Bring sack lunch.

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