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Athens has much to offer in terms of community missions and outreach. Steve Grant Real Estate is proud to present this Community Calendar and spotlight some of the opportunities available to serve and be served in the community.
Are you looking for Athens Community Connections for Volunteering, Non-Profits, Athens Local Events and just a little History on Athens, this is the Website connection for you! We have great people who extend themselves to the Athens Community. We love our community and life in Athens, TX.
COVID-19 and local Events
Calendar of Events
In the best interest of the health of their guests, many event organizers are canceling or postponing events in and around Athens until such time as the COVID-19 virus is under control or completely eradicated.
We will continue to update our Events Page with the status of events AS WE ARE INFORMED OF THEM. Prior to attending any local event, we encourage you to contact the organizer to confirm that it is, in deed, occurring.
Thank you for your patience and understanding!!
Get connected with a meetings of groups that interest you, or attend and help with events hosted by local non-profits. Your attendance is ALWAYS welcomed and appreciated!
To view upcoming events of interest, please click HERE.
The Labor of Love efforts benefit the entire county. As needs are discovered, volunteers from this organization assist in rebuilding homes, perform general home repairs such as plumbing and electrical, or whatever may be required to make the home safer and functional.
YOUR help is needed as a Labor of Love volunteer! If you have a love of woodworking and a few free hours, special assistance is needed as a Site Coordinator. This is an ongoing role that helps to pull all the "parts" together to make each job happen. Click HERE to learn more about the Labor of Love.
Who's Doing What & Why
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In 2020, the Henderson County Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library will celebrate its 100th Birthday!
In celebration, the Library will host several special events throughout 2020.
On March 2, Read Across America Day, Nancy Churnin, will be visiting Athens and reading her book The William Hoy Story: How a Deaf Baseball Player Changed the Game to AISD students.
On April 17, Books in Bloom will once again welcome Kathleen Kent to discuss her latest book, The Burn.
In October, Steve Harrigan, novelist, journalist, and screenwriter, will be sharing his insights about writing at the Texan.
Other events throughout the year include a big birthday bash in summer and an overdue fine forgiveness program which will collect canned goods for the food pantry.
The Christian observation of Lent for the year 2020 starts on Wednesday, February 26th and ends on Thursday, April 9 with evening mass on Holy Thursday. Lent is a Christian annual period that starts on Ash Wednesday lasting for 40 days (not Including Sundays) representing the 40 days Jesus spent fasting in the wilderness.
During this period leading up to Easter Sunday, we would like to highlight each and every one of the churches in our community and the outreach programs that they offer. In addition to posting their regular services on this website, we will also feature special services on the Events Page.
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Athens has much to offer in terms of community missions and outreach. Steve Grant Real Estate LLC is proud to present this Community Calender along with information regarding opportunities to serve and be served in our community.