Owens Harvest Festival
Owens Elementary Harvest Festival will be from 4-7 p.m. today. Barbecue plate armbands are $7 in advance; $10 at the door. There will be a silent auction as well as games and food.
Used book sale
Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will have a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the library.
The Bethel, Tenn., Masonic Lodge F&AM will serve a buffet breakfast from 7-9 a.m. today. Public invited. Proceeds to charity. Active military and veterans eat free.
The Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives Coffee Call, sponsored by Sheriff Mike Blakely, will be from 8-9:30 a.m. today at the museum, 100 W. Pryor St. in Athens. Call the museum at 256-771-7578.
The Veterans Day Parade will line up at Athens High School at 11 a.m. today and proceed westward down Hobbs Street. At 2 p.m. the Governor’s Own 151st Army Band Concert will be at the Limestone County Event Center.
Craft Fair-Silent Auction
The Elkmont Craft Fair-Silent Auction is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today at Elkmont High School. There will also be food, games, and a fingerprinting “ID kit” conducted by the police department. Booths available. Contact Lovena Spencer or Kristy Sutherland at 256-732-4291 or elkmontPTO@gmail.com.
There will be a pottery workshop in the sanctuary basement of First Presbyterian Church from 10 a.m. to noon Monday. Beginners are welcome. No fee but donation basket is available to cover material costs.
Used book sale
Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will have a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the library.
Toys for Tots Sign-Up
Toys for Tots sign up is from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the United Way office, 419 S. Marion St. Parents or legal guardians must have the following documents: Proof of residence – (Phone bill, or, utility bill, or lease); birth certificate for each child; Social Security card for each child; picture ID for parent or legal guardian. Call 256-233-2323 for information.
The city of Athens will host a farewell reception from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday at the Limestone County Event Center for former Mayor Dan Williams. All employees and the public are invited.
VFW Vets Day program
VFW Post 4765, Alabama 127, north of Athens will have a Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday. It will be followed by a chicken stew. Open to general public.
Caregivers Night Out will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Clements Baptist Church at 8690 U.S. 72 West. Make reservations no later than noon Wednesday at 256-232-7207.
Join the elves at The Donnell House Holiday Festival for a cookie decorating event
10:30-11:30 a.m. Nov. 20. Children must be 4-8 years old. The fee is $1 per child with each $6 adult ticket purchased. Tickets can be purchased at the door or space reserved by purchasing ahead by Nov. 10. Contact Pat Lewis for information at 256-232-7370.
• Cancer Support Group. The Cancer Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, at Catfish Cabin II. Call 256-232-4211.
• Athens Garden Club. Athens Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, in the Rodgers Center regarding the annual food drive for LCCI. Members are asked to bring items to the Rodgers Center. Speaker John Stockton will present “Camellias - The Complete Story.”
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