2017-09-14 / Community News

Community News


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.

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

ReFit Fitness Class, 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.

Senior Bingo (55 and over) Every Thursday at the Chandler Community Center 10am to 11:30am; Come for free prizes, companionship and fun.

September 15-24

BUILDING BRIDGES — MAKING PEACE Art of Peace—Tyler is a weeklong, local celebration of the annual United Nations International Day of Peace on September 21. The 2017 theme is Building Bridges — Making Peace with the ongoing mission of Creating a more Compassionate Community. The 2017 Peace Honoree is Habitat for Humanity of Smith County. This year’s events include a Honk for Peace rally, a night of Peace Music at Stanley’s BBQ, a Peace Art booth at the Boys & Girls Club Day for Kids, a Peace Poetry Reading & Open Mic, a Tyler Museum of Art Peace Art Exhibit, a Peace Meditation session, a Peace Pole installation at Bergfeld Park, a Community Peace Meal and a Living Peace Sign. All events are open to the public, and, except for the annual Peace Meal which requires reservations, events are free of charge. Contacts: Neal

Katz, Tylerpeacefest@aol.com; Anne McCrady Anniemc5@aol.com/903-658-5645 or tylerpeace.com.


Story-Time in the Pumpkin Patch; Chandler Public Library; time TBA.

Oct 1-Nov 11

Fall Fest at McCain Park

October 2

Kickapoo Literary Society & Book Club meets at 6 pm at the Chandler Library.

October 14

Don’t miss the Chandler Pow Wow on Saturday, Oct. 14 at Winchester Park. Brought to you by the Chandler Chamber of Commerce. Lots of booths, concessions, and fun for the entire family.

October 14

7-9pm, Second Saturday at the Station, 109 W. Main Street, Chandler. Free concert. Payton Truesdale will perform live under the pavilion at the farmer’s market. For more information email stillwaterfarmmedia@icloud.com or call 903-515-3502 and ask for Ronda.

November 15

Kim Campbell, wife of the legendary Rhinestone Cowboy Artist Glen Campbell, is an impassioned speaker who has an intimate understanding of the complex challenges faced by people living with dementia and their families. Mrs. Campbell will be the keynote speaker at the sixth annual Butterfly Hope Luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 7pm at Willow Brook Country Club in Tyler. A limited number of individual tickets are available. Sponsorships are available. For more information about the screening or the luncheon, contact the Alzheimer’s Alliance at (903) 509-8323 or visit www.alzalliance.org. Send calendar information to:

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