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Calendar of Events

June 29, 2014

Limestone Ledger 6/29/14


Donnell to host planner

The Donnell House Board of Directors will host Athens City Planner Mac Martin at 2 p.m. today. Martin will speak on “Concept for the Future of Athens Middle School Campus.” The public is invited.


Yellow Dot Day

Individuals and families can sign up for the Yellow Dot Program in person 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday at the Department of Human Resources on West Market Street across from the post office. The program assists citizens following automobile accidents when they can't communicate for themselves. More information: Jennifer White 256-216-6411.

Blood drive

A LifeSouth blood drive will be held 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday at the DHR office on West Market Street. Each donor will receive a T-shirt. Appointments: Jennifer White 256-216-6411. 


Blood drive

A LifeSouth Blood Mobile blood drive will be held 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday at Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association, 100 N. Beaty St. 

Ardmore library reading program

The Ardmore Public Library summer reading program “Fizz, Boom, Read!” is 10 a.m. Wednesday at 25836 Main Street in Ardmore, Tennessee. For ages 11 and under. The program features puppeteer Jill Thatcher. A similar program featuring the Bruce Almato Magic Show is July 9.


Scrapbooking class

The Ardmore Public Library is the site of a free scrapbooking class with Jan Mitchell at 1 p.m. Thursday. Must bring your own binder/notebook, non-PDC pages and a dozen or so pictures. Other materials provided. The library is at 25836 Main Street in Ardmore, Tennessee.


July 4 Fireworks

The Athens-Limestone County Fireworks Show  will begin between 8:30 and 9 p.m. Friday (weather permitting) over  Athens Stadium on U.S. 31 North. Chairs, blankets welcome. Stadium seating is not available. Parking allowed at the Athens Recreation Center, Central Church of Christ, Athens High School parking lot and Kmart. Fireworks expected to last about 20 minutes.

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