Community briefs 5/1/08

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Walk for ALS will be held Saturday at Arena Park

A 5K walk to defeat Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Arena Park. Registration is at 9 a.m. Call 888-873-8539 or visit for more information or registration.

Contra dance, lessons set for Saturday night

The Cape Friends of Traditional Music and Dance will hold a contra dance with beginner lessons from 6:45 to 7 p.m. and dance from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Christ Episcopal Church, 101 N. Fountain St. in Cape Girardeau. There will be an admission discount for students. For more information, call John or Kathy Coffman at 334-4706, Judy Bradley at 334-5289 or John Boyd at 335-7315.

Cape Girardeau County Chapter of AARP meets

The Cape Girardeau County Chapter of AARP No. 4041 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Grace United Methodist Church, Broadway and Caruthers Avenue. The program is "CSI Lab: Fact or Fiction?" presented by criminalist Pam Johnson, supervisor of the Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Lab Troop E. There will be a drawing for a door prize.

— From staff reports

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