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Calendar of Events

June 2, 2014

Limestone Ledger 6/2/14

FRIDAY

Respite night


Caregivers Night Out will be from 6-9 pm Friday at Isom's Chapel United Methodist Church, 16230 Mooresville Road. Make reservations by noon Thursday at 256-232-7207.

SATURDAY

Beans & rice giveaway


There will be a Beans and Rice Giveaway Day, from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at Tanner United Methodist Church, 19607 Huntsville Brownsferry Road.

Coffee Call

The Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives Coffee Call is 8-9 a.m. Saturday at 100 W. Pryor St. Mary Stratford, Mary Byrd and Ruth Fleming are sponsors.

Widner family reunion

Anyone related to the Widner family in any way is invited to the event Saturday at Ardmore First Baptist Church. Bring covered dish for a noon meal. Meat will be provided

Senior Funfest

The Athens-Limestone Foundation for Aging Senior Funfest is 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Swan Creek Park by Athens High School. Ages 60 and older may attend. Event includes cake walk, football throw, horseshoes, corn hole toss, bingo, free lunch, drinks and snacks. Prizes, food and goody bags donated by local merchants.

Spring garden tour

Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library Tour is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 7. Tour features 11 gardens from traditional to modern. Tickets, at $20 each, are available until June 6 on The Square at Crawford's, Pablo's, Pimento's, Trinity's, Athens-Limestone Public Library and from members of Friends of the Library. Tickets available June 7 at Pablo's and the library. Funds benefit the library.

ONGOING

Owens VFD fundraiser


Owens Volunteer Fire Department is conducting a door-to-door fund/picture drive for the next seven weeks. Proceeds will go to upgrade equipment.

Savvy Kids Fitness

Savvy Kids Fitness is a program at Athens Recreation for children ages 6-12 that includes a nutrition lesson, a snack to encourage healthy eating and exercise session. Cost is $5 a class with a one-time $30 registration fee. Meets Thursdays from 4-5 p.m. at Athens Recreation Center. Website is Savvy Kids Fitness.com.

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