Cars on the Square
The 5th annual Cars on the Square car show will take place 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. today, April 28. Cost to show a vehicle is $20 and can be paid today. Registration is from 7 a.m. to noon. Proceeds benefit Hospice of Limestone County, Spirit of Athens Downtown Façade Fund and Limestone County Churches Involved. Contacts: Tom Schuman 256-457-9179 or visit www.carsonthesquare.com.
Cub Scout fundraiser
The Cub Scout Pack 24 Flapjack Fundraiser will be held from 8-10 a.m. today at Applebee’s restaurant in Athens on U.S. 72. Cost is $5 a ticket.
The final April Historic Walking Tour is today. Walkers should meet at 9:45 a.m. at the Athens Visitors Center at 100 N. Beaty St. Walks begin promptly at 10 a.m. and last about an hour. Choose from four different walks. For more information, go online to www.visitathensal.com or call 256-232-5411 or 867-1438.
Dine in-only free stew will be served starting at 2 p.m. today at Jimmy Gill Park on Sanderfer Road at Hine Street.
A benefit singing to celebrate the legacy of Dewey Chastian will be held today at Majestic Chapel on Hays Mill Road. Food sales begin at 5 p.m. and singing at 7. Singers are An Anonymous Woman & Sidekick featuring Georgia from Mercy. Silent auction and cake auction. Contact: 256-431-6797 or 256-431-6798.
The Heritage Children’s Chorale will present “Bound for Glory” as part of the Spring Concert Series at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Round Island Baptist Church, 14790 Browns Ferry Road in Athens. Free admission. The choir is made up of children ages 8-18 from North Alabama and southern Tennessee.
Camp Hope training
Volunteer training sessions for Camp Hope 2012 will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, and Sunday, May 6, at the Hospice of Limestone County office, 405 S. Marion St. Must attend one training session, be at least age 16, provide references and play well with children. Contact: Dana Pressnell 256-874-6752.
Fashion show and luncheon
Athens-Limestone Beautification Board annual Dogwood Festival Vintage Fashion Show and Luncheon to be held at noon Tuesday, May1 at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center has been canceled. If tickets have already been purchased, contact the person who sold the tickets for a refund.
The Owens Volunteer Fire Department door-to-door fundraiser began April 25 and continues for approximately four weeks. Donations will be used to help purchase hoses and equipment for their new firetruck.
• Blacksmiths. Athens Forge will meet at 10 a.m. today, April 28, at Travis Flemings shop Artistic Anvil, 203 Commercial Drive in Athens. Trade item for this month is again any kind of candleholder, and bring something for Iron In The Hat. Water and ice provided. Bring lunch or eat at nearby restaurants.
• NARFE. National Active and Retired Federal Employees chapter 1480 will meet at 9 a.m. today, April 28, at the Veterans Museum on Pryor Street. Guest speaker is Tammy Haymon from Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful. Breakfast served. Contact: Dean Morgan 256-233-0248.
• Fitting the Pieces. Assistive technology for children with autism will be the subject of a meeting from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church, room 11. Public is invited. Presented by Laura Parks. Contact: Todd Tomerlin 256-431-3511.
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