MONDAYS AND SATURDAYS
LANCASTER – The Lancaster Memorial Library has Family Story Time for all ages Wednesdays at 4 p.m. and Saturdays at 1 p.m.
EVERY 4TH MONDAY
OVILLA – The Bluebonnet Chapter 13, Blue Star Mothers of America, meet every 4th Monday of each month, except December at 7 p.m. in the Ovilla Community Center, 1404 Red Oak Creek Rd. For information call Cheree at 972-679-9425 or visit www.bluestarmothers.org.
WAXAHACHIE – The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Explorersforyouth15-20meetTuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Ellis County Sheriff’s office. For more information call 972-921-4400.
FERRIS – The Ferris Public Library holds an after-school Game Time every Tuesday in the Aubrey Trussell Memorial Meeting Room. Wii and PS4 games are played on the large screen and various board games will be availableforchildrentoplay.Children ages 7 – 17 are invited to participate. Program starts at 3:30 and ends at 5:30. Call 972-544-3696 for more information.
1ST AND 2ND TUESDAY
ELLISCOUNTY – Texas Department of State Health Services offers monthly immunizationclinicsevery1stTuesday of the month at Boys & Girls Club, 1211 South Clay, Ennis from 1 to 5 p.m. and every 2nd Tuesday of the month at the First Baptist Church Conference Center, 304 W. 5th St., Ferris from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Medicaid anduninsuredonly.Call972-932-2038 for information.
1ST AND 3RD TUESDAY
GLENNHEIGHTS – The GlennHeights City Council meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the council chambers, 1938 S. Hampton Rd.
RED OAK – The Red Oak Lions Club meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. The 1st Tuesday meeting is noon at Cancun’s Restaurant. The 3rd Tuesday meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Red Oak Lions Club, 207 W. Red Oak Rd. For information call Melanie Petersen at 214-864-8014.
EVERY 2ND AND 3RD TUESDAY
DESOTO – The Job Seekers Ministry Meeting is held every 2nd and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 4:45 to 6 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church DeSoto, 310 Roaring Springs Dr. For information contact Reverend Kevin Strempke at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 972-223-6118.
EVERY 3RD TUESDAY
WAXAHACHIE – There is a Vets Net Group meeting every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5 p.m. at Ryan’s Steak House in Waxahachie. For more information call Mike Lamb at 214-763-0378 or email email@example.com.
EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY
FERRIS – North Ellis County Outreach offers assistance at 205 S. Main in Ferris every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for Red Oak andFerrisresidents.CallDeniseButler at972-617-7261formoreinformation.
EVERY TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND SATURDAY
LANCASTER – Book-A-Librarian for one-on-one computer help at The Lancaster Memorial Library. Advance registration required, call 972-227-1080.
EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY
ENNIS – VFW Jack Lummus Memorial Post7106inEnnisoffersbingogames TuesdayandFridaynights.Doorsopen at 5:30 p.m., including the snack bar, but the kitchen is only open on Fridays. On Tuesdays, games start at 7 p.m. with bingo cards for sale at 6 p.m. On Fridays, games start at 7:30 p.m. with bingo cards for sale at 6:30 p.m. Call 972-875-8576 for more information.
FERRIS – Story Time is held every Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Ferris Public Library. All young children and their caregivers are welcome. Childrenwillenjoystories,gamesand activities. Refreshments are served and each child may choose a weekly prize from the Treasure Chest to take home. Call 972-544-3696 for more information. The library is located at 301 E. 10th Street.
EVERY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
RED OAK – The Red Oak Senior Citizens Group meets every Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lions Club Building, 207 W. Red Oak Road. Donuts and coffee are provided, and lunch is served every Thursday. For information contact Becky Ives at 214-502-9747.
EVERY 2ND THURSDAY
WILMER – Want to dig up your past or find your roots? Come join the E.M. GilliamPublicLibraryGenealogyStudy Group every 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Learn the tricks for breaking down the walls you’ve been running into trying to locate your ancestors. Learn what clues you can find in: Marriage Bonds, Marriage Licenses, Birth Certificates, Baptism Records, Divorce Records, Death Certificates, Cemetery Records like “FindaGrave,”Wills,MilitaryRecords, Census Records, Property Records and Internet sites. The E.M. Gilliam Public Library is located at 205 E. Beltline Rd., Wilmer, Texas 75172. For more information call 972-441-3713.
WILMER – The Friends of the E.M. GilliamMemorialPublicLibrarymeets every 2nd Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. in the library, located at the corner of Dallas Ave. and Beltline Rd.in Wilmer.
EVERY 3RD THURSDAY
FERRIS – The Ferris Lions Club meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Scout House, Mutz Park, 514 S. Mable in Ferris.
ELLIS COUNTY – The Ellis County Amateur Radio Club meets every 3rd Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Community Room at the Salvation Army, 620 Farley St. in Waxahachie.
EVERY 2ND SATURDAY
ELLIS COUNTY – There is a Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s support group meeting at the Waxahachie Bible Church every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Any questions contact Sherri at 972-617-7436 or 214-533-4886.
RED OAK – Texas Civil Defense holds their monthly drill every 2nd Saturday from9a.m.to1p.m.Theprepardeness group meets at 101 Live Oak in Red Oak. For more information call LTC Tim O’Connor 214-868-0082.
EVERY 3RD SATURDAY
FERRIS – Ferris Trade Day is every 3rd Saturday of the month from March thru November from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. under the Pavilion. For further information call 469-309-9287.
FERRIS – Texas Concealed Handgun Class is held at 208 S. Central St. starting at 8:30 a.m. Fee is $75. For more information contact CHL Instructor Charles Hatfield at 214-402-3689.
PALMER – “Lord Buck Roos” teaches kids to ride horses 3rd Saturday each month. 10 – 4 p.m., J Bar C Cowboy Church Arena, 230 E. FM 813, Palmer, TX. For more information, call Darrell at 469-733-8437.
EVERY 4TH SATURDAY
BRISTOL – The Bristol Opry takes place every 4th Saturday of the month at the Old Bristol Schoolhouse at 7 p.m. For more information call 972-846-2014 or 972-846-2211.
ELLIS COUNTY – Meals on Wheels are in need of volunteers in the Ferris and Palmer areas. For more information contact Lisa Deese at 972-351-9943.