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Send Athens news to: RR@tpprinting.com phone: 715-223-2342 fax: 715-223-3505 P.O. Box 677 103 West Spruce Street Abbotsford, WI 54405 College notes

Brandon Welbes of Athens graduated from UW-Eau Claire in December of 2019 with a bachelor of science degree in computer science.

Paul Mroczenski of Athens was awarded to the fall honors list for the 2019-20 academic year at Concordia University in Mequon.

Medicare basics

Adults can learn all the ins and outs of Medicare eligibility during a free informative event from 1-3 p.m. this Monday, March 9, at the Marathon County Public Library’s Athens Branch, located at 221 Caroline St. Registration is required for this event by calling 1-888-486-9545.

Church fish fries

St. Anthony’s Catholic School in Athens is hosting fish fries from 4:30-7 p.m. on Fridays, March 6 and 20, and on April 3.

There is a fee for people to eat the Friday fish fry that includes deep fried fish, baked fish, shrimp or combo, choice of potato, coleslaw and a dessert and beverage.

Carry-out fish fries are available by calling 715-257-7541.

Senior Citizens

The Senior Citizens card group met on Feb. 27 for weekly card playing at the Athens Area Fire and Ambulance Hall.

Three games of Sheepshead were played. Norbert Lake won the first game and David Perrodin took second place. Butch Boris won the second game and Jan Lake placed second. Andy Hoest won the third game and Sally Whaples took second place. Ceil Frank received low score.

The Senior Citizens card group will play cards again at 1 p.m. on this Thursday, March 5, at the Athens Area Fire and Ambulance Hall.

Continuing Ed

Stratford Continuing Education is offering Yoga Basics class from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, March 5 through May 14 in Athens.

Advance signup is required. People wanting more information and to sign up should visit www.stratfordclasses.com.

Weekly knitting

Adults can practice their knitting, crocheting and more on a weekly basis with new sessions of Needle Arts afternoons from 1-4 p.m. each Tuesday until May 26 at the Marathon County Public Library’s Athens Branch, located at 221 Caroline Street.

Military supper

A military appreciation supper will be hosted by the Wien Wildcats 4H at 5 p.m. this Sunday, March 8, at the Wien Town Hall.

Current and former military service members are invited to attend at no cost. Those wanting to attend the supper need to RSVP by Wednesday, March 4, by calling 715-897-5354.

Book Club

The March Book Club at the Marathon County Branch Athens Library will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 12.

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discuss the book titled ‚ÄúSearching for Sylvie‚ÄĚ by author Jean Kwok.

STEAM assembly

Trinity Lutheran School in Athens will hold a SteamTechnologyEngineeringArtsMatch (STEAM) asembly in its gym from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Monday, March 30, in its gym.

Youth from St. Anthony Catholic and Athens Elementary schools are welcome to attend.

Weaving initiative

All ages of people can participate in a community-wide weaving project happening now through March 19 at the Marathon County Public Library’s Athens Branch, located at 221 Caroline St.

People can add to this ever evolving project using yarn and other textile materials any timne the branch is open. People wanting more information on this community initiative can call the Athens library at 715-257-7292.

Noodle butterfly craft

Children and their caregivers can attend a spring-themed story time and create a butterfly using painted bow-tie pasta from 11 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, March 18, at the Marathon County Public Library’s Athens Branch.

This event is free and people can call the Athens Library at 715-257-7292 for more information.

Bottle cap creations

Teenagers and adults can turn bottle caps into eye-catching magnets, pins and badeges at the Marathon County Public Library’s Athens Branch anytime when the library is on Monday, March 16 through Saturday, March 21.

This event is free and all supplies are provided.

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