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July 16, 2014

Limestone Ledger 7/16/14

FRIDAY

Center for the Arts open house

Open house at the Alabama Center for the Arts is 5-9 p.m. Friday at Second Avenue in Decatur. The public can tour the facility, which operates in conjunction with Athens State University, Calhoun Community College and the city of Decatur. Pop Goes the Artist highlights 14 student/alumni artists who will sell T-shirts and give tours.

Singing on Square

Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association will present a free Singing on The Square Concert at 6 p.m. Friday on the Marion Street side of the courthouse. Catherine DeHart will entertain with selections ranging from Loretta Lynn to Taylor Swift. More information: 256-232-5411.

SATURDAY

AMVETS ladies breakfast

American Veterans Ladies Auxiliary breakfast is 8-11 a.m. Saturday at the AMVETS Post, 22769 Black Road. Cost is $5 per plate.

Barker Cemetery

Decoration day is 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday on Upper Snake Road. Upkeep donations made payable to Barker Cemetery can be sent to: Phillip Barker, 600 Ninth Ave., Apt. D-20, Athens, AL 356 11

Volleyball tournament

The annual CASA Mud Volleyball Tournament begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Athens Swan Creek Park on U.S 31. Registration is full. Spectators are welcome to bring lawn chairs and set up tents.

Food giveaway

Anyone in need may pick up two pounds of pinto beans and three pounds of rice from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 207 E. Washington St. No questions asked. No names taken.

4 Paws and a Book

4 Paws and a Book, a program dedicated to improve reading skills of children ages 5 and older is 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Houston Memorial Library. Children may bring their own book or read a favorite of Miss Sophie Grey, a Yorkshire terrier and a registered R.E.A.D. dog. To schedule a time to read, call the library at 256-233-8770.

Germantown reunion

The Germantown reunion is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the Community Club building on Thach Road. Covered dish lunch at noon. More information: 256-232-4281 or 503-2028.

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  • Limestone Ledger 7/31/14

    FRIDAY
    Walking Horse Show

    The third annual Sam Gibbons Walking Horse Show has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at the Sheriff's Rodeo Arena. More information: Sandy Thompson 256-771-7578.

    July 31, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 7/31/14

    July 31, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/30/14

    FRIDAY
    Walking Horse Show
    The third annual Sam Gibbons Walking Horse Show has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at the Sheriff's Rodeo Arena. More information: Sandy Thompson 256-771-7578.

    July 30, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 7/30/14

    July 30, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/27/14

    TUESDAY
    Blood drive
    The Kelsey Maclin “Student Leaders Save Lives” Scholarship Blood Drive is 1-6 p.m. Tuesday at Round Island Creek Missionary Baptist Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road.

    July 27, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 7/27/14

    July 27, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/26/14

    TODAY
    Blood drive

    An American Red Cross blood drive in honor of Jacob Dubois is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Piney Grove Baptist Church fellowship hall, 28430 Pinedale Road, Ardmore.

    July 26, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/25/14

    SATURDAY
    Crape Myrtle pageant

    The 14th annual Miss/Master Crape Myrtle Festival Pageant is Saturday at the Ardmore, Tennessee Annex Building. Competition begins at 1 p.m. for girls, infant through age 19, and boys, infant through age 5. More information: 256-278-5524.

    July 25, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 7/25/14

    July 25, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/24/14

    FRIDAY
    Art Stroll
    The Athens Arts League Summer Art Stroll is 4-8 p.m. Friday on the downtown Limestone County Courthouse lawn. The free, family-friendly event will include music and 25 artists including painters, ceramicists, jewelry makers, mixed media and textile artists.

    July 24, 2014

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