For The News Courier
Tornado victim support group
A support group is being formed for victims and survivors of tornadoes. The group will hold its initial meeting at 5:30 p.m. today at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church at 1418 Old Railroad Bed Road in Madison. Contact: Kathy Strickland at 256-232-3331 or Christa Crabtree at 256-232-0280.
North Border Lodge will hold a pancake breakfast from 7-9 a.m. Saturday at the Lodge on Salem Field Lane. Contact: Mickey Robertson 256-232-2335 or 256-206-2242.
4 Paws and a Book
The 4 Paws and a Book reading experience for children ages 5 and older will be held from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Houston Memorial Library at the corner of Market and Houston streets in Athens. Children can read to Miss Sophie Grey, a registered therapy dog, in the program designed to improve reading skills. Schedule a reading time at the library at 256-233-8770.
Hunger Games party
The Athens-Limestone Public Library will host a free Hunger Games party from 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday for tweens and older. The event includes a discussion of the book, trivia, games, snacks and prizes. Learn about edible plants, and see a knot-tying demonstration. Contact: Kelli 256-232-1233.
March of Dimes benefit
Salon 53 in Toney will hold their second annual Cut-A-Thon to benefit March of Dimes, this year in honor of “Angel Kylie’s Hope,” from 1-4 p.m. Sunday. All hair cuts are $10. Event includes refreshments, registration for a gift basket and face painting for children. Salon 53 is located at 8130 Alabama 53, Suite C in Toney. Contact: Vickie Marbut 256-777-1556.
The American Legion Post 49 chicken stew dinner will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $5 to eat in or per quart carryout. Containers provided. For information: Rod Huffman 256-233-3023. To reserve carryout orders: 256-230-6233.
Movies at the Museum
Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives on Pryor Street will show the film “Never Wave at a WAC,” at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Powers Room of the museum. Contact: 256-771-7578.
Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives on Pryor Street will sponsor a resume writing program Wednesday with Karlton Stephens of Veterans Upward bound. No charge. Call to sign up. Contact: 256-771-7578.
Bridge Brunch Benefit
The Bridge Brunch Benefit for the Historical Donnell House will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 27. Seating is limited. Make reservations at 256-233-2492 or 256-232-5600. Tickets are $20 per person.
Vidalia onions sale
The Athens Ladies Civitan club is taking orders for Vidalia onions. Proceeds provide scholarships. Onions are $10 for 10 pounds. Order deadline is April 14. Projected delivery date is early May. Contacts: Carol Malone 256-232-2865 and Beth Batts 256-729-1255.
Library page applications
Summer library page applications will be available at Athens-Limestone Public Library March 12-April 21. To be a teen summer volunteer at the library, you must be at least 13 years old by June 1. Applications will also be available on the library’s website, alcpl.org. Applications are due April 21. Contact: Kelli 256-232-1233.
• NAACP. The Limestone County NAACP will hold it's monthly membership meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 19, at the Athens City Chamber of Commerce. The public is welcome. Contact: Will Woodruff 256-227-8489.
• VFW. Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary will have dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at the VFW post at 4765 N. Jefferson St. A meeting will follow. Contact: 256-233-0213.
• Pink Ribbon. The Pink Ribbon Hope Chest group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in classroom C of the Education Department of Athens-Limestone Hospital. Guest speaker is lymphedema specialist Susie Adams. Contact: 256-216-9100.
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