Sharon Sides benefit
A plate lunch and yard sale benefit in honor of cancer patient Sharon Sides will be held from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. today at New Life Assembly of God, 16768 U.S. 72 West. A $6 plate lunch, served 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., includes barbecue chicken, potato salad, baked beans, bread and dessert. Hot dog, chips and dessert lunch is $3. Drinks on request. Preorders: 256-374-7420, 919-7688 or 874-0571.
The Limestone County NAACP invites children ages 3-13 to attend the free Steps Book Club/Reading Program session at 9:30 a.m. today at Round Island Creek Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road. Learning, lunch and fun provided. Registration and information contact: 256-216-5668.
EHS Class of ‘57
The Elkmont High School Class of 1957 55th class reunion will be held at 1 p.m. today at Shoney’s restaurant on U.S. 72 in Athens. Contacts: Don Finley 256-232-5954 or Margaret Mitchell Stinnett 256-729-6840.
Indian artifact show
The 2012 Athens Indian Artifact Show will be held from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday at Athens State University. Free admission. Display tables are $10 each. No reproductions, fakes or burial artifacts allowed. Sponsored by Rebel State Archaeological Society. Contact: John Hammons 256-232-0698.
Used book sale
The Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday at the library at 405 E. South St. Contact: 256-232-1233.
There will not be a reunion of the Putman family this year. Organizers hope to have one in 2013.
Rabies clinic schedule
Participants may obtain $10 rabies vaccinations at any of the following remaining locations: today, June 9, 8-10 a.m. at Town and Country Animal Hospital.
• Republicans. The Limestone County Republican Executive Committee will meet Tuesday, June 12, at LuVici’s Restaurant on the Square. Social hour at 5:30 p.m., meeting at 6:30. No food served. Contact: Ronnie Coffman at Ronnie.email@example.com.
• Master Gardeners. The Limestone County Master Gardener Assoc. will meet at noon Monday, June 11, in the Extension Office on Market Street in Athens.
• Cancer survivors. An American Cancer Society hosted meeting and dinner with cancer survivors and caregivers will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, at Catfish Cabin 2. Contact: 256-232-4211.
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