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@ya hoo.com.
Monday, June 23
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.
Sunday, June 29
Fifth Sunday calls for Sardis Gospel Singing
There are five Sundays in June and that means it is time for another great fifth Sunday at Sardis Gospel Singing. Everybody is invited to participate in one of the oldest Gospel singings in Ellis County and enjoy some of the greatest talent ever to sing praises to the Lord. The fun and fellowship begin at 6 p.m., there will be a break at 7:30 p.m. with snacks for everyone and the singing will continue until about 9 p.m. For additional information, call 972-775-1219.
The Church at Texas holds concert
The Church at Texas holds a free gospel music concert at Jordan’s Crossing arena from 6 to 7:30 p.m. It is located one mile north of Palmer on I-45 service road on Pace Rd.
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.
Thursday, June 19
Sims Library holds meeting for Teen Book Club
Sims Library Teen Book Club is meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. in the library meeting room. This month, the book, A Summer to Die by Lois Lowry, will be discussed. The friends of the Sims Library sponsors the Teen Book Club by providing books for participating teens.
Wednesday, June 25
Sims Library hosts Wildlife on the Move
Sims Library teens, ages 13 – 18, are getting up close and personal with Wildlife of the Move’s "unhuggable" creatures from 4 to 5 p.m. Wildlife on the Move is a group of experienced program presenters, dedicated to helping people become more knowledgeable about various critters in our natural world. Bring a friend.
Saturday, June 28
Second annual Red Oak White and Blue
Food, fun and fireworks for the whole family at Red Oak City Park from 5 to 10 p.m. Activities will include Volleyball Tournament, 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, BBQ Cook Off, bounce houses, petting zoo, tethered hot air balloon rides and refreshments. For more information on this event, contact Lauren Whatley at 469-218-1202.