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Saturday, April 3

Bristol Bunny Breakfast

The Bristol Schoolhouse will be hosting the Bristol Bunny Breakfast Saturday from 8:30 – 11 a.m. and will feature an egg hunt, bunnies, surprises and numbers of other prizes. Breakfast served to adults $5, children 10 and under are free.

Cedar Hill

Thursday, Mar. 25

Dealing with Diabetes?

Plan to attend this free event at the Zula B. Wylie Library, 225 Cedar St., in Cedar Hill, on Thursday, Mar. 25 at 6:30 p.m. we hope you will join us on this journey for control of your diabetes. For more information call 972-291-7323.

Ellis County

Saturday, May 1

"Week-Long" Clean-up

In our continuing effort to curtail illegal dumping in Ellis County, this year we will be offering a free "week-long" clean-up event. Starting Saturday, May 1 and running thru Saturday, May 8. Ellis County residents will be able to dispose of trash, furniture, mattresses, yard debris, and other similar items. WE will also be accepting tires and e-waste. Details are still being finalized, so check the Ellis County Official Website www.ellis. co.tx.us for more information as we get closer to the date.


Tuesday, April 6

Sunbeam Meeting

The Sunbeam will meet on Tuesday, April 6 at IHOP in Ennis for food, fun, fellowship, and making final plans for the End of the Line Reunion. The whistle will blow at 11:30 a.m. welcoming all railroaders, both retired and active, their family members and those who love a train. The reunion will be held on April 23 and 24. More information will follow about time and place.

Wednesday, April 14

MAAG Meeting

The MAAG will be on the road again on Wednesday, April 14 as they leave the First United Methodist Church back parking lot at 10:30 a.m. for a drive to Corsicana to tour the Peirce Civil War and Arts Museum at Navarro College and lunch at Sizzlin’ Sirloin Stockade. For more information call 972-875-7491 or 972-878-4069.

Thursday, May. 6 – Sunday, May 9

American Veterans Traveling Tribute

The AVTT is a mobile group of memorials and exhibits – anchored by an 80% reproduction of the Vietnam Memorial Wall including all of the names on the American freedom as well as those who served their country from World War II through the current Iraqi conflict. A special 9/11 memorial also is included. Contributions and volunteers are needed! Please contact Marilyn Wylie at 972-875-8836 or Lee Ann Markham 972-875-8987.


Saturday, March 27

Easter Egg Hunt

The Ferris Public Library will be holding our Annual Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, March 27 at 11 a.m. All children ages 10 and under are invited. There will be a "Prize Egg" for each age group. Bring your basket and camera to take pictures with the Easter Bunny. The Library is located at 514 S. Mabel St. at 10th St., behind Hazel Ingram Elementary School. For more information call 972-544-3696.


Every Tuesday

Cub Scout Pack 229 meeting

The Cub Scout Pack 229 is sponsored by the First United Methodist Church of Midlothian, 800 South 9th Street and meet there every Tuesday at 7 p.m. For more information call Cubmaster David Barrington at 214-563-3726.


Tuesday, April 6

Garden Club Meeting

The Palmer Towne and Country Garden Club invites the community to the regular monthly meetings at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 6 in the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 200 Sherman St. in Palmer. Darlyn Davison will give an inspirational, 48 minute presentation on Native Bats. Snacks will be provided. Come and bring a friend.

Wednesday, Sept. 1

8th Grade Boys Select Basketball

We are looking for 8

th grade boys interested in playing select basketball. Players cannot be older than 15, as of Sept. 1, 2010. Practice will be held in Palmer. For more information, contact Mike Bruyere at 903-851-1251.

Red Oak

Wednesday, March 24

Passover Seder Observance

First United Methodist Church of Red Oak will be hosting a special Passover Seder observance following the Wednesday Fellowship Evening meal. At 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist there will be Fellowship dinner. Music will be included in the Messianic Passover celebration. Donations only will be taken for the meal, but reservations are required by calling 972-617-9100.

Friday, March 26

Free Movie Night

Free movie night will be at Lone Star Cowboy Church Friday, March 26. The Double feature includes a children movie at 7 p.m. – Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, and True Grit at 9:15 p.m. Money from concessions will be benefiting Lil Wranglers.

Tuesday, March 30

Red Oak Kindergarten Roundup

Red Oak ISD will hold Kindergarten Roundup on Mar. 30from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at all ROISD elementary campuses. Pre-Kindergarten Roundup will be available at Wooden Elementary and Red Oak Elementary. Bilingual Pre-K Roundup will be available at Wooden Elementary.

Every Wednesday

Red Oak Public Library Story Time

The Red Oak Public Library will hold Story Time every Wednesday of each month from 10 – 11 a.m.


Saturday, March 27

Red Oak Opry

This Saturday, March 27 at 7 p.m., the Texas Theater in Waxahachie will host The Red Oak Opry. Country and gospel entertainment from Nick Hunt, Gary Frye, Dana Moor, Kim Morris, Sean Woodward, Annette Skelton, Fletcher Jowers, Vicki Gatling, Christa Sulak, Devin Bruton, Bill White, and Gentlemen 4. Tickets at the door are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.

Saturday, March 27

Sims Annual Easter Egg Hunt

The Easter Bunny will be at Sims Library on Saturday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on March 27. Please bring your own Easter baskets and cameras. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, this free program is open to children ages 2 to 10, along with their accompanying adults. Any questions, please call 972-937-2671.

Tuesday, April 6

Sims Family Movie Night

Family Movie Tuesday at Sims Library is from 6 – 7:30 p.m. on April 6 in the Meeting Room. Set in New Orleans’ French Quarter, this return to hand-drawn animation is a modern twist on a classic tale. A beautiful girl named Tina finds a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again and with a fateful kiss, leads them on a hilarious adventure thru the mystical bayous of Louisiana. Any questions, please call 972-937-2671.

Tuesday evenings

Explorer meeting

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.


Sims Story Time

Story hour at Sims Library will be every Tuesday from 10 - 11 a.m. following the WISD schedule. Waxahachie Junior Service League volunteers share stories and crafts for children ages 2 and under. Check out www.simslib.org for November’s themes. Any questions please call 972-937-2671.


Sims Toddler Time

Toddler Time at Sims Library will be every Wednesday from 10 - 10:20 a.m. following the WISD schedule. Waxahachie Junior Service League volunteers provide songs and stories for children ages 2 and under. Check out www.simslib.org for November’s themes. Any questions please call 972-937-2671.


Games at Sims Library

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.

Last Tuesday of each month

Ellis County Technology Meet Up

Attend an "industry Inclusive" roundtable discussion on what technology you believe would have the most impact on your personal life and/or your business. Bring some ideas with you as we plan out path to technological empowerment for 2010. This event will be held at Ryan’s Grill Buffet & Bakery in Waxahachie 6:30 Networking & food.

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