Friday, Oct. 31
Trunk or Treat
First United Methodist Church located at 101 Redbud in Ferris, will be holding a Trunk or Treat from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 1
Ferris Public Library GED class enrollment
Enrollment for GED class will be held Nov. 1 and on the first Saturday of each month. Classes are sponsored by Navarro College and taught at the Ferris Public Library located at 514 S. Mabel St., every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call 972-544-3696 or 1-800-NAVARRO.
Friday, Nov. 14
Pool Ministries to visit New Beginnings Bible Church
Pool Ministries will be at New Beginnings Bible Church located at F.M. 983 in Ferris from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free, all ages welcome. Come enjoy the free music and fun. For more information call 214-434-2498.
Saturday, Nov. 8
Ovilla UMC to hold fall festival
Ovilla United Methodist Church will hold its annual "Lord’s Acre" fall festival from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 at the church located at 1403 Red Oak Creek Road near Ovilla Rd./FM 664 in Ovilla. Craft booths, bake sale and the country store will be open at 9 a.m. Barbecue lunches (dine in or take out) go on sale at 11 a.m. A live auction featuring quilts, gift baskets, merchant services and decorative items begins at 1 p.m. For directions or information call the church office at 972-617-8840.
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.
Monday, Oct. 27 – Saturday, Nov. 1
Palmer Cleanup Week
The City of Palmer will have Cleanup Week starting Monday, Oct. 27 running through Saturday, Nov. 1. Palmer residents can request that city workers assist with one of two options: 1. Pick up vegetative materials collected by the resident and take it to the Palmer Mulching Station. or 2. Chip vegetative materials collected by the resident and leave it for the resident’s use. To request either of these options, City of Palmer residents (those with a water account) should contact 972-449-3160 and press 1 when requested. A permit at no fee will be issued scheduling one of the options for sometime during the week. Permits will start being issued Oct. 20. A reminder that residents can get permits anytime to deliver vegetative materials to the Palmer Mulching Station located at 130 FM 813 (behind baseballs fields).
Red Oak Public Library holds Story Time
The Red Oak Public Library will hold Story Time every Wednesday of each month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
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.
Basketball registration starting early
Basketball registration will start early this year to ensure everyone has the opportunity to participate. From Sept. 1 to 15 the fee is $55 and from Sept. 15 to Oct. 4 the fee will be $65. There will be a registration booth on Sept. 13 at Red Oak Founders Day located in the city park. Afterwards, registration will take place on Sundays from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Brookshires parking lot.
Friday, Oct. 31
2nd Annual Halloween Carnival
The Red Oak Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the 2
nd Annual Halloween Carnival from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Municipal Center located at 200 Lakeview Pkwy in Red Oak. Kids ages 1-8 are invited to come out and enjoy the Halloween festivities. There will be games, candy, prizes and a Haunted Egg Hunt (bring your basket!) For more information contact Jennifer Ware at 972-576-3414 or e-mail email@example.com.
Trunk or treat
The First United Methodist Church of Red Oak will host a "Trunk or Treat" in the patch from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The Sunday School classes and committees will be handing out prizes or candy. This is the last night for the Pumpkin Patch.
Saturday, Nov. 1
Wooden Elementary School located at 200 Louise Ritter Blvd., by the high school will be holding a fall festival from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be a costume contest at 7 p.m. As well as vendor booths, games, food and prizes. Call 972-877-7247 for information on vendor booths.
Red Oak 13U Select baseball team will be hosting tryouts on Saturday, Nov. 1. Tryouts will be from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Lindsey Park (behind Red Oak Junior High) on field #1. For more information, e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 972-617-6877.
Wednesday, Nov. 5
Junior teens to decorate cloth bags
Junior teens, ages 11-12, are decorating cloth bags for Renfro Healthcare Center residents on Wednesday, Nov. 5 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Jessica Strange will instruct the junior teens as they use paint and stamps to decorate the bags to give as gifts to the residents.
Saturday, Nov. 8
Teen movie Saturday
Teen Movie Saturday at Sims Library is from 2:30 to 4:30. This month’s movie stars Edward Norton, Liv Tyler and Tim Roth. This is another explosive, action-packed story of Marvel Comics superhero The Incredible Hulk.
Wednesday, Nov. 12
Teens to decorate cloth bags
Teens, ages 13-18, are decorating cloth bags for Renfro Healthcare Center residents on Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Jessica Strange will instruct the junior teens as they use paint and stamps to decorate the bags to give as gifts to the residents.
Saturday, Nov. 15
Praise and Worship at Getzendaner Park
Come praise and worship with Pool Ministries from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Waxahachie. It will be held at the Getzendaner Park in the Chautauqua Auditorium, located two blocks south of Business 287 (W. Main Street) and Grand Avenue. Admission is free, all ages welcome. Come enjoy the free music and fun. For more information call 214-434-2498.
Thursday, Nov. 20
Teen Book Club
Sims Library Teen Book Club is discussing "Dread Locks" by Neal Shusterman from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Teen book club is for ages 11-18.