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Tuesday, Sept. 22
One year anniversary of the award winning municipal building
Cedar Hill residents can join in the celebration of the one-year anniversary of the award winning municipal building Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 6 – 8 p.m. Visitors will be able to tour the facility and get a behind-the-scenes look at several departments.
Cake and punch will be served. The government center is located at 285 Uptown Blvd.
Saturday, Oct. 3
DeSoto Community Garage Sale
The DeSoto Senior Activity Center Community Garage Sale will be on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Senior Activity Center is looking for individuals, groups or associations who would like booth space at the sale. Concessions will be provided by the center so vendors may not sell food items. You may register for booth space at the DeSoto Senior Activity Center, 204 Lion St. It is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Space is limited, so register early! The sale will be held rain or shine with no refunds. For booth pricing information call the activity center at 972-230-5825.
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, 206-486-2221 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern or e-mail: email@example.com.
Age 13 & up Super Series Baseball Team seeking additional players for fall/summer season. Must be 13 and under before May 1, 2010. Contact Tim @ 214-924-8422.
Saturday, Oct. 24
2009 Ellis County Golf Classic
The 2009 Ellis County Golf Classic will be held Oct. 24 at Country View Golf Club in Lancaster. This event benefits the Maypearl Youth Golf program. Please register by Friday, Oct. 16. Walk ups are welcome. For additional information or to register contact Preston Hastings at 972-435-1020 or phastings@maypea rlisd.org.
Saturday, Oct. 10
The Lancaster Historical Society Oktoberfest committee are in search of entertainers, commercial exhibitors, arts and crafts vendors, non-profit organizations and sponsors to assist in the celebration of the 4
th annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 10. For more information contact Randy Rostad at 972-977-8379 or Peggy Smith at 214-460-5533.
Pack 229 meeting
The Cub Scout Pack 229 is sponsored by the First United Methodist Church of Midlothian, 800 South 9
th Street and meet there every Tuesday at 7 p.m. For more information call Cubmaster David Barrington at 214-563-3726.
Saturday, Sept. 19
3rd annual Taekwon-Do tournament
Cross Martial Arts Center presents the 3
rd Annual Midlothian Invitational Taekwon-Do Tournament on Sept. 19 at the First United Methodist Church in Midlothian. Competition begins at 10 a.m.
Red Oak Public
The Red Oak Public Library will hold Story Time every Wednesday of each month from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 19
Founders Day, contact Shelley Oglesby at ROACC 972-617-0906.
Tuesday, Sept. 22
The Texas Roadmap: Writing a Winning Business Plan
The Navarro College Small Business Development Center will sponsor a session on Writing a Winning Business Plan on Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. – noon at the Prosperity Bank conference room, 500 I.H. 35 in Red Oak. 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 SBDC at 903-875-7667 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Sept. 19
Buffalo Creek Memory Ride
The Buffalo Creek Memory Ride will take place on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Buffalo Creek Assisted Living & Memory Care Community, 1329 Brown St. from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Complimentary rolls with coffee will be furnished. Late registration is available. Leaving at 9:30 a.m. for the approximate 200 mile ride. Stops include a lunch stop at The Cotton Gin Café in Crandall. Arrival will be at the Rockett Café between 5 – 6 p.m. for raffle, music and more. Cost is $20 per bike, this includes one t-shirt (additional t-shirts are available for $10 for passenger limited quantity available) For more information contact Wayne Piearce at 214-243-0001, Terri Stewart at 682-553-5958 or Sherry Tobias at 972-268-3157. Charity proceeds benefit The Greater Dallas Chapter, Alzheimer’s Association.
The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Explorers for youth 15-20 are meeting on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Ellis County Sheriff’s office. Anyone who would like to know more call 972-921-4400.
For several years, Sims Library has offered chess on Friday afternoons for area youth. They are now adding different game 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 – 4 p.m. and ages 11 – 18 play from 4 – 5 p.m. every Friday afternoon.
August – December
Dan Roberts Sept. 17; Tony Pierce Oct. 1; Don Edwards with special guest Buck "The Big Man" Helton Oct. 3; Blacktop Gypsy Oct. 8; Doug Moreland Oct. 15; Ray Wylie Hubbard Oct. 22; Davin James Dec. 10. The Texas Theater is located in Historic Old Downtown Waxahachie, 110 W. Main St. Call 972-937-1993 for more information. The show starts at 7 p.m., tickets are $10 at the door.