Positive Look support group for blind and visually impaired family and friends will hear speaker Caitlin Simpson, an orientation and mobility specialist from 10 a.m.-noon today at Athens Recreation Center. Members are asked to bring refreshments to share. Contact: Richard Moroney at 800-671-6840.
Limestone County Poker Run to benefit the elderly will be held Saturday, with registration from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Country Club. Entry fees are $15 per person or $20 for two riders. For more information, call Mike Pylant at 256-278-6151.
Used book sale
Friends of the Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale Tuesday, from 10 a.m. until 4 pm at the library, 405 E. South St. Call (256) 232-1233 for information.
Limestone County Department of Health will begin flu vaccinations with a drive-through clinic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Sportsplex on U.S. 31 North. Cost is $2 per vaccination. Medicare and private pay individuals may be seen this day.
Ride to Read trail ride
Ride to Read trail ride, sponsored by the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office, will be held Sunday, Oct. 7, at Neal Johnston Farm in Minor Hill, Tenn. Gate opens at 11 a.m. Ride starts at 2 p.m. Adults, $15; non-riders, $7; children under age 12, $7. Ride benefits the Athens-Limestone Public Library Foundation. Contact: 256-232-0111 or www.limestonesheriff.com.
Domestic violence meetings
Meetings will be held at 6 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1 and 8, in advance of an Oct. 10 Crisis Services of North Alabama candlelight vigil on the courthouse Square for domestic-violence victims. Volunteers can call Christa Crabtree at 256-232-0280 for more information and the meeting location.
• NARFE. National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 1480, will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Veterans Museum and Archives on Pryor Street in Athens. Guest speaker will be Alisha Teeples with Limestone Health Facility, which will also provide breakfast. Contact: Dean Morgan at 256-233-0248.
• Athens Forge. Athens Forge will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Travis Flemings Artistic Anvil Forge on Commercial Drive in Athens. Visitors welcome. Members are asked to bring something for Iron in the Hat.
• Alzheimer’s support. Athens Alzheimer’s Support group will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at the Athens Senior Center on Pryor Street. Caregivers or anyone with a family member or friend with Alzheimer’s is invited to attend. Contact: Sharon Griffis 256-216-5683.
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