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November 21, 2012

Limestone Ledger 11/21/12

FRIDAY

Respite Night

Caregiver’s Night Out will not be held Friday but a special respite for Christmas shopping will be held from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church, 1300 Lindsay Lane. Make reservations by noon Thursday, Nov. 29 at 256-232-7207.

SATURDAY

Boy Scout Christmas trees

East Limestone Boy Scout Troop 7236 will hold their sixth annual Fraser Fir Christmas trees sale from Saturday Nov. 24 through Dec. 18. The sale location is the corner of East Limestone and Capshaw roads at the old Reliance Bank lot. Proceeds will be used to purchase troop camping equipment.

SUNDAY

Free stew

A free stew event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Tanner Senior Center, 13589 Lucas Ferry Road next to the Boys & Girls Club. Dine in only. No carryouts. Served by Mighty Warrior and Seven Mile Post Road churches. Bluegrass gospel singers It Takes Three will perform. Contact: Jo Brown 256-278-0855.

MONDAY

Toys for Tots

Champion Chevrolet will host Toys for Tots from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday at their 921 S. Clinton St. location in Athens. Contact: 256-232-5692.

TUESDAY

Zumba party

Athens ladies Civitan will hold a Zumba party at 6 p.m. Tuesday during its monthly meeting at the First National Bank community room at the corner of Lindsay Lane and U.S. 72 East. Instructor will be Cynthia Boris from the Athens-Limestone Hospital Wellness Center. Guests welcome. Contact: Alice Cosco 256-241-7371.

ONGOING

Athens/Limestone County books sale

Friends of the Archives have reduced the price of some of their best-selling books. You can purchase “Treasures of Athens and Limestone County” for $50; “Athens, AL 1861-1865” for $30; “Letters to L&N” for $25; and “Diary of R.B. Meadows” for $10. New books available include “Athens Post and Weekly Post of 1867” and “Schools of Athens and Limestone County,” each $35. Books may be purchased at the Limestone County Archives, Pablo’s on Market and U.G. White. Contact Archives at 256-233-6404.

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