The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

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January 11, 2013

LIMESTONE LEDGER 1-11-13

TODAY

Duct tape bookmarks


The Athens-Limestone Public Library will host a free duct tape bookmark program for kids and teens from 3:30-4:30 p.m. today to make bookmarks using different colors and patterns of tape. Bring tape if desired but not required. Contact: 256-232-1233.

SATURDAY

Reading program


The Limestone County NAACP invites children ages 3-13 to attend the free Steps Book Club/Reading Program session at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Round Island Creek Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road. Learning, lunch and fun provided.  Registration and information contact: 256-216-5668.

MONDAY

Library membership


Friends of the Library will hold its annual membership meeting at 10 a.m. Monday at the library at 405 E. South Street. Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Friends is welcome to attend. Rod Huffman, chairman of the Library Board of Trustees, will speak on the various roles played by the Trustees, the Foundation, and the Friends in support of the library. Membership applications are available at the library.

TUESDAY

Chicken stew


The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $5 to eat in or for per quart carryouts. Containers provided. No sides with carryouts. Information: Rod Huffman 256-233-3023. Reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.

THURSDAY

Legion of Honor ceremony


The Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives will host at 3 p.m. Thursday Denis Barbet, counsel general of France, who will present the Legion of Honor to four World War II veterans who fought in France: Cal Bonner, Theo Calvin, Jack Hunter and Clifford Wilford. Call Museum Director Sandy Thompson at 256.771.7578 for more information.

Healthy Cooking Class

The Cooperative Extension Service will present a Healthy Cooking Class beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday. There is no fee, but registration is required by Monday. Call 256.232.5510 to register.

Glow-in-dark painting

Athens-Limestone Public Library will present a Glow-In-the-Dark painting class for teens only from 3:50 to 5 p.m. Thursday. Library provides supplies. Call 256.232.1233 for more information.

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