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December 6, 2013

Limestone Ledger 12/6/13

FRIDAY

Holiday Party library fundraiser

This year’s Holiday Party fundraiser for the new Athens-Limestone Public Library is from 6-9 tonight and hosted by Jim and Kristi Christopher. Tickets are $75 per person and include a tour of their historic home, 311 N. Jefferson St., an open bar, music and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are limited to the first 200 sold and are available at the library, 405 E. South St., or online at www.athenslimestone.lib.al.us.

SATURDAY

Cutler/Eaton breakfast

All former Cutler-Hammer and Eaton Corp. employees are invited to a breakfast at 8 a.m. Saturday at Shoney’s on U.S. 72.

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.

Used book sale

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

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.

Bring the kids to visit with Santa and KALB’s Sparky. 

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