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July 3, 2014

Limestone Ledger 7/3/14

THURSDAY

Scrapbooking class

The Ardmore Public Library is the site of a free scrapbooking class with Jan Mitchell at 1 p.m. today. 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.

FRIDAY

VVA Music Night

Vietnam Veterans of America Gary Elmore chapter 511 will have music night from 7  to 10 p.m. Friday. Music of the past. No cover charge, but donations are welcome. More information: 256-206-5399.

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.

VFW celebration

Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a Fourth of July celebration and cookout at 6 p.m. Friday at the Post on North Jefferson Street that will include food plates for $5 and karaoke. Proceeds go to assist veterans. The public is welcome.

SATURDAY

Saturday Market

A star spangled day is schedule for Athens Saturday Market sponsored by Alabama Farm Credit from 8 a.m. to noon. Coolbone Brass Band will perform from 9 a.m. to noon. Activities for children, fresh produce, baked goods and more.

Used book sale

Friends of the Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the library, 405 E. South Street. More information: 256-232-1233.

Cruise-In

The monthly Cruise-In on The Square is 3-6 p.m. The Coolbone Brass Band, sponsored by Athens Rotary, will then parade around The Square at 6.

VVA Country Band

Vietnam Veterans Chapter 511 will host a country band from 6 to 11 p.m. Door charge is $5. Proceeds benefit veterans. More information: 256-541-2853.

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