Believe to Achieve will host its first talent show at 5 p.m. today, Sept. 8, at the Vietnam Veterans of American building, 17915 W. Elm St. Family-oriented talent welcome. More information: Shenequa Phipps 256-874-7457 or Shamone Freeman 256-559-9390.
Used book sale
The Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the library, 405 E. South St. Contact: 256-232-1233.
Patriot Day event
Living Water Works Ministries and member of the Athens-Limestone Ministerial Alliance is holding a Patriot Day event from noon until 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, on the east side of The Square at the flag pole. Contact: John Axford 256-431-4111.
Ardmore book signing
The Ardmore Public Library will host a book signing at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, for locally born author Loretta Ekis and her book, “Southern Ways and Southern Days.”
Dog rescue fundraiser
Peace, Love and Animals will hold a yard sale to raise funds for dog rescue from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13-14, at Athens Skating Rink on U.S. 72.
Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at Clements Baptist Church, 8690 U.S. 72 West. Make reservations by noon Thursday, Sept. 12, at 256-232-7207.
Boy Scout fundraiser
Boy Scout Troop 221 will hold a car wash from 9 a.m. “until” on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Salem United Methodist Church. The event is to help raise money for 2014 summer camp.
Coupon patrol workshop
The nonprofit organization Coupon Patrol, which teaches consumers how to use coupons to best advantage, is holding a free workshop at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Yesterdays Event Center off Browns Ferry Road in the Reid community. Attendees are being asked to bring two canned-food items to help families in need.
The Lions Club dove hunt will be held Sept. 7, 8, 14 and 15 at Dickey Hobbs Farm Sunflower-millet. Preselect spots are $30 and $20 the day of the hunt. Contact: 256-732-4304 or 256-732-4300.