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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, 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 five 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.


Monday, June 9


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.


Saturday, May 31


Ovilla United Methodist Church holds enrollment party


The Ovilla United Methodist Church will be holding the enrollment party for "Beach Party: Surfin’ Through the scri ptures" week of Vacation Bible School from 4 to 6 p.m.

It will be at the church fellowship hall. For more information, call the church office at 972-617-8840.

June 9-13


Ovilla United Methodist Church holds Vacation Bible School


The surf’s up so don’t wipe out at the Ovilla United Methodist Church "Beach Party: Surfin’ Through the scri ptures" week of Vacation Bible School. Beach Party VBS runs from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. A light dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. VBS is open to children ages 3 through 11. For additional information, call the church office at 972-617-8840.


Saturday, June 7


Community of Faith holds barbecue


The Community of Faith will hold its second annual brisket barbecue and concert for free. Food, music and games will be available in the square in downtown Palmer from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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.redoak isd.org to print your voucher. Take the voucher with you and the Class of 2009 will receive 10 percent of the sell.

Tuesday, May 27


Navarro holds class on Creating a

Business Plan


A session on Creating a Business Plan will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in the Prosperity Bank Conference Room at 500 N. I.H. 35 in Red oak. The cost of the workshop is $20 and is for anyone wishing to start a business or already in business. Please make checks payable to the Navarro SBDC. Registration is required, as seating is limited.

To register, call Dottie Ueberroth at 972-937-2174.

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.


Wednesday, June 4


Sims Library holds Mosiac Madness


Sims Library’s junior teens, ages 11-12, are making Mosiac projects from 4 to 5 p.m. Mosaic Madness is coming to Sims Library for this special program. All supplies necessary will be provided.

Saturday, June 7


Sims Library holds movie Saturday


This month’s teen movie at Sims Library stars Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Ed Harris and Helen Mirren. Treasure hunter Benjamin Franklin Gates is back and looking to discover the truth behind the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Enjoy popcorn and a movie with your friends.

Wednesday, June 11


Sims Library hosts magician


Magician Jeff Lee will be performing for the teens, ages 13-18, at Sims Library from 4 to 5 in the library’s lyceum. Bring a friend and enjoy an amazing performance by this great comedy magician. This program is for teens only.

Wednesday, June 18


Sims Library holds special dog show


Junior teens, ages 11-12, will learn how police K9s are trained from 4 to 5 p.m. at Sims Library. Rob Boudreau of Micmac Teaching for Dogs will demonstrate techniques used to train Police K9s.

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