The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

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December 1, 2013

Limestone Ledger 12/1/13

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SATURDAY

Wreath-making workshop

A wreath-making workshop led by Glenda Richardson will be held from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at Saint Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 207 E. Washington St. in Athens. A $30 fee includes supplies and instruction. Proceeds fund Outreach which includes the monthly beans and rice giveaway. Space is limited. Registration required at 256-232-3541.

Brunch with Santa

Cowart Elementary School’s Brunch with Santa is from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the school. More information: 256-233-6627.

Respite night

Lindsay Lane Baptist Church at 1300 Lindsay Lane will host a special respite from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday to allow caregivers  special time for Christmas shopping. Make reservations by noon Dec. 5 at 256-232-7207.

Farmers Market ribbon-cutting

The public is invited to a 2:30 p.m. ribbon-cutting Saturday to see improvements to Farmers Market at the corner of Green and Houston streets. The market area will open at 2 p.m. to view work done by volunteers with a $20,000 Lowe’s/Keep America Beautiful grant. Athens Saturday Market Committee will follow the ribbon-cutting with a 3-7 p.m. special day at the market with vendors, crafts and more.

Rogersville Christmas Parade

The Rogersville Kiwanis Christmas Parade is at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The theme is Holiday’s for Heroes and organizers welcome all veterans active or retired to participate.  More information: rogersvillealabama.com.

UPCOMING

Christmas concert

The Athens State University Community Band Christmas Concert is at 3 p.m. Dec. 8 at Carter Gymnasium. The event is free to the public.

MEETINGS

• Addiction support. The Family Addiction Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 in the First National Bank Community Room at 1880 U.S. 72 East in Athens. The public is welcome at this planned monthly meeting. More information: Family Addiction Support Group Facebook page.

• Dixie Stitchers. The Athens Dixie Stitchers Quilt Guild will meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 at Friendship Methodist Church on Lucas Ferry Road for its Christmas party which requires bringing a covered dish and quilt related gift for the gift exchange.  More information: 256-233-3113.

Limestone Ledger is a list of events hosted by nonprofit organizations. Items must be submitted in writing and are listed up to six days to include the day of the event. Email submissions to ed@athensnews-courier.com, fax to 256-233-7753 or bring to The News Courier, 410 W. Green St., Athens, AL 35611.

 



 

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