2017-03-16 / News

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Monthly Events

Brownsboro ISD School Board meets the second Monday of the month 6pm in the Administration Building. For more info call 903-852-3701.

Brownsboro City Council meets the second Thursday of the month at 5pm, at City Hall. For more info call 903-852-2401.

Chandler City Council meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6pm, at City Hall. For more info call 903-849-6853.

Chandler Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheons are at noon every second Thursday of the month at the Chandler Community Center. 903-849-5930

Murchison ISD School Board meets the third Thursday of the month at 6pm at the school. For more into call 903-469-3636.

Murchison City Council meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6pm at City Hall. For more info call 903-469-3710.

Caregivers Supporting Caregivers of Malakoff meet every second Tuesday at 6:30pm and every second Thursday at 12:30pm at 1611 W. Royall Blvd in Malakoff at Cedar Lake Nursing Home. For more information contact Myria at 903-489-4413. In case of bad weather, please call ahead to see if meeting has been cancelled.

Faith Baptist Church Brownsboro will begin holding a Senior lunch free of charge every Tuesday beginning Sept. 6.

First Baptist Church Murchison, 9623 FM 773, Food Pantry every 2nd Saturday of the month starting May 14, 2016; 9am - 12pm.

ReFit Fitness Class, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6pm, Rock Hill Baptist Church’s West Campus in the youth facility. Childcare is available for $2 per child. Call 903-852-6711 for more information.

Saturdays, Rock Hill Baptist Church offers a contemporary worship service at 5pm, Saturdays at the main campus at 20022 SH 31 East in Brownsboro. Call 903-852-6711 for more information.

Sundays, Rock Hill Baptist Church offers a traditional worship service at 8:30 am, a contemporary worship at 10am and evening worship at 6:30pm on the main campus at 20022 SH 31 East. Children’s Church is offered during the 10am service. Kidz Choir and We Praise Practice is at 6:30 pm on Sundays. Call 903-852-6711.

Stomp Parkinson’s Disease for A Cure will meet the second Thursday of each month at 1pm at Arabella, 413 Gibson Road in Athens. For more information please contact Jean Everett at 903-681-4167.

Friendly games of 42 and 84 (dominoes) and mahjong are being played Tuesdays at 1:30 om at the Heritage Hall at the First United Methodist Church. Beginners are welcome.

March 16

Chickens 101 Workshop will be at 2pm on March 16. There will be a workshop discussing the care and raising of chickens. Vendors will be present. You will be able to purchase chickens to carry home. Bring your own cage. Fresh eggs will be available for purchase. Coffee and refreshments will be served. Cost is $15. All members receive a discount cost on admission. East Texas Arboretum, Athens.

March 16

Hiking and Exploring our Arboretum: From 9am-3pm, Thursday, March 16, the East Texas Arboretum and Botanical Society, Inc. will host a special day. Education volunteers will provide learning activities and crafts throughout the day. Wear proper shoes for hiking and game playing. This is for ages five – 12. Lunch and snack provided. Reservations required. Cost is $25. Two or more children in family receive $5 discount. All members receive a discount cost on admission.

March 17-18

Faith Baptist Church Brownsboro, Youth Group Garage Sale; Friday, March 17, 9-5; Saturday, March 18, 8-??; Furniture, clothes, lots of misc.; Hwy. 31 next the the fire department; 903-802-6655 for more information.

March 18-22

Rock Hill Baptist Church will be holding a Spring revival March 18-22 with Jay Lowder. Services will be at 6:30pm. All are invited.

March 21

Henderson County Emergency Management will be holding a ‘County Storm Spotter Class’ from 7-9pm, Tuesday, March 21, at the Senior Citizens’ Building at 3344 SH-31 by the Henderson County Fair Park Complex in Athens. Call 903-677-7242.

March 24

The Murchison Methodist Women will be sponsoring their 19th Annual Spring Auction (register auction items by 6pm) and spaghetti supper at 6:30pm on Friday, March 24, 2017 at First Methodist Church in Murchison. Proceeds will go towards improvement projects at the church, continuing the ministry to shut-ins, donations to Henderson County Food Pantry and supporting the college campus ministry at “The Ark” at TVCC through financial aid and serving meals on a regular basis. For additional information, call 903-445-3387 or 903-469-4649.

March 25

Jonah’s Heroes 5K/One Mile Fun Run/Walk — A 5K/One Mile Fun Run has been set for 9am March 25 at Winchester Park to Chandler. This race will benefit two local children with cancer.For more information they can email Jonahsheroes@gmail.com or call 903-570-4153.

March 25-26

34th Annual Big Bass Tournament. Log Cabin City Park on Cedar Creek Lake. Lots of prizes, great fun. Tournament info at 903-489-1346 or www.fishingworld.com/kcklbass.

April 20

The Brownsboro Chamber of Commerce Banquet will be at 6pm, April 20, at Calvary Baptist Church in Brownsboro. Tickets are $17.50 and can be purchased through the Brownsboro Chamber of Commerce at city hall or by any board member. There will be a silent auction. Catering will be done by Los Dos Potrillos.

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