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Ennis

Thursday, May 8

Public Library holds class on diabetes

A Type 2 Diabetes class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Ennis Public Library. To register or for additional information, call 972-825-5175.

Wednesday, May 14

MAAG meets at First United Methodist Church

The MAAG will meet at the First United Methodist Church in Ennis at 9:45 a.m. for a trip to the Ennis Regional Medical Center. This trip will include a guided tour of the hospital and lunch in the cafeteria. A brief meeting to close the 2007-08 MAAG year will be held at the church after the trip.

Ferris

Every Tuesday

Knit and Crochet Group

The Knit and Crochet Group meeting every Tuesday, from 9:30 until 11 a.m. at the Fellowship Hall in the First United Methodist Church, located at 101 Redbud in Ferris. Whether you are an experienced knitter or crocheter or just wanting to learn, everyone is welcome to join. There is an active Prayer Shawl Ministry and you can share patterns, advice and fellowship. For more information, contact nanariley2002@yah oo.com.

Friday, May 16

McDonald Elementary holds Spring Carnival

Lucy Mae McDonald Elementary School will hold their Spring Carnival from 5:30 to 8 p.m. There will be a bounce house, carnival games, cake walk and much more. For additional information, call Bendy Maddox at 972-533-1174.

Maypearl

Friday, June 6

2008 Ellis County Relay for Life benefits The American Cancer Society

The 2008 Ellis County Relay for Life began selling raffle tickets March 4. The drawing will take place at the Ellis County Relay at the Maypearl High School. Raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 tickets for $20. Many prizes can be won, including dinner for two at Kozy Kitchen, two tickets to a Stars hockey game, $300 gas card, Acer laptop and much more. The ceremonies for the Ellis County Relay will kick off at 7 p.m. Fun, food and activities will be for all to enjoy.

Midlothian

Saturday, May 10

Cross Martial Center holds Martial Arts for St. Jude

A Martial Arts for St. Jude event benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be held at Cross Martial Center in Midlothian. The volunteer coordinator for this event is Steve Cross. If you are interested in participating or making a donation, call Steve Cross at 972-775-1857.

Monday, May 12

Methodist Health System holds mobile mammography

Methodist Health System’s mobile mammography van will offer mammograms at Methodist Midlothian Imaging Center. Women age 35 and older with no breast implants or current breast problems are encouraged to be screened. Methodist accepts most major insurance plans, including Medicare Part B and Medicaid. Without insurance, the mammogram costs $111.65. Payment is due at the time of service and payable by cash, check, Visa or MasterCard. Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment, call 972-775-7410. Methodist Midl-othian Imaging Center is located at 2210 Bryan Place.

Sunday, May 18

Life Group holds orientation at Creekside Church

The Crown Biblical Financial Study Life Group at Creekside Church will be holding orientation for the new class, teaching several how to get out of debt, be a consistent saver and a generous giver.

Monday, May 19

Methodist Health System holds mobile mammography

Methodist Health System’s mobile mammography van will offer mammograms at Methodist Midlothian Imaging Center. Women age 35 and older with no breast implants or current breast problems are encouraged to be screened. Methodist accepts most major insurance plans, including Medicare Part B and Medicaid. Without insurance, the mammogram costs $111.65. Payment is due at the time of service and payable by cash, check, Visa or MasterCard. Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment, call 972-775-7410. Methodist Midlothian Imaging Center is located at 2210 Bryan Place.

Red Oak

Meals-on-Wheels needs volunteers

Meals-on-Wheels needs caring volunteers to help deliver meals to the homebound elderly in your community. If you or someone you know might be interested in volunteering, please contact Meals-on-Wheels.

Every Thursday

Bubba’s BBQ holds Spirit Night

Spirit Night will be held at Bubba’s BBQ from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. to support Project Graduation – 2009. Visit www.redoakisd.org to print your voucher. Take the voucher with you and the Class of 2009 will receive 10% of the sell.

June 9 – 13

Red Oak High School holds basketball camp

Red Oak High School will be holding basketball camp for boys entering third through ninth grade at Red Oak High School. The cost for camp is $60 and the deadline is May 28. For additional information, contact Coach Foster at Red Oak High School at 469-437-8784 or 469-437-8820.

Waxahachie

Wednesday, May 14

Sims Library holds Battle of the Ages

Sims Library’s teens, ages 13-18, are challenging adults over 60 years of age to join them in an afternoon of games from 4 to 5 p.m.

The teens and adults will be against each other as they play chess, checkers, dominoes and other board games. Adults interested in participating, please call Connie at 972-937-2671 for additional information.

Thursday, May 15

Sims Library holds book club meeting

Sims Library’s Teen Book Club will be meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. in the library meeting room. This month, they will be discussing Monster by Walter Dean Myers. This book has received the Coretta Scott King Award as well as the Michael Printz Award for excellence in young adult literature.


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