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June 4 - 7
Single Sams monthly camp out
The Lone Star Single Sams, a club for single RV owners, will be having their monthly camp out June 4 – 7 at Staway RV Ranch on Hwy 31 between Murchinson and Brownsboro. For more information call 254-623-4212 or 972- 724- 4824. Visitors are welcome.
Navy and Marine Corps shipmates
Navy and Marine Corps shipmates who served on the USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12 from 1944 through 1976 and the USS Columbus (SSN-762) past and present, if you would like to share memories and camaraderie with old friends and make new ones, please contact Allen R. Hope, President, 3828 Hobson Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46815-4505, 260-486-2221 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern or e-mail:
Sept. 30 - Oct. 3
The shipmates from the USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12/SSN-762 Reunion will be held from Sept. 30 to Oct. 3 at the Holiday Inn Select in Nashville, Tenn. Please contact Allen R. Hope, President, 3828 Hobson Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46815-4505, 260-486-2221 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern or email:
Tuesday, June 2
The Sunbeam Club will meet at the Ennis IHOP for food, fun and fellowship on Tuesday, June 2. The whistle will blow at 11:30 a.m. for all railroaders both active and retired, family members and friends of railroaders and for those who love trains and would like to share with some real railroaders.
Saturday, May 30
A night of Legacy
A night of Legacy Remembering Ferris, the flats, Dunbar and embracing our past will be held Saturday, May 30 at 5 p.m. For more information please stop by The Seed of Abraham on Church St. or call Tracey Sneed at 214-584-7101 or Chairman Ed Jones at 972-754-4943.
Saturday, June 20
Ferris Juneteenth will be held Saturday, June 20 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. For more information please stop by The Seed of Abraham on Church St. or call Tracey Sneed at 214-584-7101 or Chairman Ed Jones at 972-754-4943.
Mothers Day Out
First United Methodist Church of Palmer will be having registration for fall Mothers Day Out every Tuesday and Thursday for the month of May. Every Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 30 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (plus a garage sale) on the corner of FM 813 and FM 878.
Saturday, May 23
Kite Flying and Liars Contests
Jackson Hole Texas is holding a Kite Flying and Liars Contest on Saturday, May 23. There will be kites for sale at JHT plus a washers and horse shoes, cow pasture pool, chewing tobacco spitting, cowboy poetry contest, dominoes and open mike and campfire concert. The gates will be open Friday afternoon for campers. Its $5 a car at the gate and $10 a campsite. Located 3 miles North of Maypearl off FM 157 and Ozro Road. See us at www.JacksonHoleTexas.com.
Saturday, June 20
Texas event to reschedule
Due to wet weather and the Swine Flu the Gospel Music Festival will be reschedule from May 2 to June 20. Please visit
www.JacksonHoleTex as.com for more events.
Red Oak Public Library holds
The Red Oak Public Library will hold Story Time every Wednesday of each month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, May 28
Dog behavior class
The Education Committee of the Ellis County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ECSPCA) is offering a dog behavior class, "Why does my do that; and what can I do about it?" on Thursday, May 28 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Red Oak located at 400 W. Red Oak Rd. This class if for humans only, the instructor will have a dog to demonstrate some training techniques and dog behavior. The class is free, but donations towards the programs of the Education Committee will be accepted. For directions to the church, go to
www.fumcro.org. If you want more information contact Leanne Brindle at email@example.com.
There will be a Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. hosted by Prosperity Bank.
Saturday, May 30
The Red Oak Lions Club will be holding a golf tournament.
Eastridge Baptist Church will be having a Vacation Bible School for children age four years through completed sixth grade from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The church is located at 732 E. Ovilla Rd. in Red Oak. For further info, call 972-617-2338.
For several years, Sims Library has offered chess on Friday afternoons for area youth. They are now adding different games to this fun time at the library. Along with chess and checkers, participants will be able to play Sorry, Uno, Skip-bo and Boggle. If you have a favorite game, bring it along. Ages 10 and under play from 3 to 4 p.m. and ages 11-18 play from 4 to 5 p.m. every Friday afternoon.
Tuesday, June 2
The Navarro College Small Business Development Center will sponsor a free workshop on How to Start a Small Business on Tuesday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce, located at 102 YMCA Drive. The workshop is free but pre-registration is required, as seating is limited. To register, call the Navarro College SBDC at 972-923-6425 or email sbdc@navarrocolle ge.edu.
Wednesday, June 3
to design Flip
Junior teens, ages 11-12, are designing their own flip flops on Wednesday, June 6 from 4 to 5 p.m. Be as creative as you want while you decorate your unique flip flops. Boys can make a pair for their mothers or create a design just for you. Bring a pair of inexpensive flip flops since we dont know your size. What a great way to celebrate the last week of school!
Saturday, June 6
Teen Movie Saturday at Sims Library is Saturday, June 6 from 2:30 to 4:15 p.m. in the library meeting room. This months movie stars Kevin James, Jayme Mays and Keir ODonnell. Paul Blart is a mild-mannered, dutiful father who works as a security guard in a New Jersey mall. He has always wanted to be a cop but has remained stuck in his current job. One day when a gang of organized criminals place the mall under siege and take hostages, Paul remains inside and tries to thwart the group to hilarious results in this comedy. Join us for popcorn and a movie at the library. Those attending will receive a free movie pass to Buffalo Creek Theater.
Wednesday, June 10
Mosaic Madness is coming to Sims Library on Wednesday, June 10 from 4 to 5 p.m. for teens ages 13-18. They are bringing a project just for you. Come and be a part of the summer fun at Sims Library.
Thursday, June 11
Sims Library presents "Gaming at the Library" for ages 11-18 on Thursday, June 11 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the librarys meeting room. Video games at the library? You bet! Test your skills on Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360. Come play with old friends or make new ones. Bring your own controls if you like.
Wednesday, June 17
for Junior Teens
Junior Teens, ages 11-12, will make a mosaic project on Wednesday, June 17 from 4 to 5 p.m. Mosaic Madness is coming to Sims Library bringing a project just for you. All supplies are provided. Just bring yourself. Come see what is happening at the library this summer.
Thursday, June 18
Teen Book Club
Teen Book Club, ages 11-18, at Sims Library is Thursday, June 18 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Teen Room located upstairs next to the Lyceum. This month we are discussing "Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment" by James Patterson.
Wednesday, June 24
Teens, ages 13-18, are decorated flip flops on Wednesday, June 24 from 4 to 5 p.m. at Sims Library. Create your own unique design to personalize your flip flops. Boys can make a pair for their mothers or create a design just for you. Bring a pair of inexpensive flip flops, since we dont know your size. Come and see what the library is all about.
Tuesday, June 23
The Texas Roadmap: Writing a Winning Business Plan
The Navarro College Small Business Develoment Center will sponsor a session on Writing a Winning Business Plan at the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce, located at 102 YMCA Drive. Cost of the workshop is $20 and is for anyone wishing to start a business or already in business. Pre-registration is required, as seating is limited. To register, call the Navarro College SBDC at 972-923-6425 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.