The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. today. 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.
Boy Scout Christmas Trees
East Limestone Boy Scout Troop 7236 Fraser Fir Christmas trees sale ends today at the old Reliance Bank lot at Limestone and Capshaw roads.
Community Christmas Dinner
The second annual Community Christmas Dinner will be from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the at the Vietnam Veterans of America building, 17915 W. Elm St. Public invited. Food donations are needed to include turkey, ham, salads and vegetable side dishes. Contact: Roxanne 256-374-2073.
Disabled American Veterans building on Airport Road off Alabama 127 will be open at 5 p.m. as usual on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Contact: Danny Gilliam 256-771-3225.
Heart of Athens calendars
Heart of Athens calendars that feature paintings by local artists of many community landmarks are available for $18 each at U.G. White’s and the ASU Center for Lifelong Learning, both on the downtown Square. They can be purchased online at http://www.athensspirit/blogspot.com. Calendar sales benefit the nonprofit Spirit of Athens and their work in downtown revitalization.
• VFW. Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary will host a Christmas dinner for members and their families at 6 tonight, Dec. 18, at the Post, 4765 N. Jefferson St. and Alabama 127. Contact: Kevin 256-278-8276.
• AMVETS. AMVETS (American Veterans) will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at 22769 Black Road. Call 256.771.2029 for more information.
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