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Calendar of Events

April 27, 2013

Limestone Ledger 4/27/13

SATURDAY

Cars & Bikes on The Square

Vintage and specialized vehicles, entertainment, shopping and eating downtown  are all available from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. today at Cars & Bikes on The Square Saturday in downtown Athens. There is a $20 fee for participants. A $5 donation to Athens Relay for Life gets the donor a whack at a police car with a sledgehammer. More at www.carsonthesquare.com.

Barbecue contest

Best Buckin’ BBQ Contest continues today at the Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena on Alabama 99. Proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Club and Children’s Advocacy Center.  Full details at http://www.barbecuecontest.org/

Ezell reunion

The Ezell family reunion will be held from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. today at Joe Wheeler State Park’s Shelter No. 3. Contact: Tom Dawes 256-998-7370.

Poker run

The second annual CASA Poker Run will begin at 11:45 a.m. today at Athens Country Club. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and is $15 per person. Contact: 256-278-6151.

SUNDAY

Confederate memorial service

The Joseph E Johnston chapter 198, United Daughters of the Confederacy, will hold its annual memorial service at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Confederate Circle at Athens City Cemetery. The public is invited. Contact:  Linda Watson 256-232-8209.

Spring Concert

The Athens State Community Band 10th annual Spring Concert will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Athens State University gymnasium. The concert is free to the public. Contact: 256-233-8296.

WEDNESDAY

Boy Scouts breakfast

The Boy Scouts Community Breakfast fundraiser will be held at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Beasley Center in Athens. Individual seats are $75 and tables are $500. Guest speaker is UNA football coach Bobby Wallace. The Heart of an Eagle Award will be presented to several area organizations. Reservations contact: Holly Hollman 256-262-1399.

THURSDAY

Jessica Elkins Fun Run

The Jessica Elkins Fun Run and free vaccination clinic will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at Cowart Elementary School at 1701 W. Hobbs St. Clinic is for ages 11 to 21. Fun Run participants will be hit with water guns and paint and should bring goggles, old T-shirt and towel.

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