2018-11-08 / 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.

Faith Baptist Church Brownsboro will begin holding a Senior lunch free of charge every Tuesday at 11am.

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

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.

Henderson County Tea Party meets the third Monday of each month. Eastern Hills Church of Christ on Hwy 175, Athens; 7pm.

Rock Hill Baptist Church

Sundays, Rock Hill Baptist Church offers a traditional worship service at 8:30am and a contemporary worship at 10am on the main campus at 20022 SH

31 East. Children’s Church is offered during the 10am service. Call 903-852-6711.

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.

Youth Reflection Weekend (7th – 12th grade); Nov. 9-11; More info and registration at www.rockhillbc.com/ReflectionWeekend18

Youth Friendsgiving Dinner & Worship; Wednesday, Nov. 14; Thanksgiving Dinner and a time of Worship. Bring your one!

Food Pantry (Every 3rd Saturday of the month); Saturday, Nov. 17; 9 – noon. West Campus

Evening of Thanks; Sunday, Nov. 18 @ 5pm. Come join us for a time of worship and great food.

St. Boniface Catholic Church

As part of our “Step up to Success” in Education program, volunteers are needed in English, Math, and Science for the students at St. Boniface and our community. If you can tutor our students at least once a week in one of these areas, please sign the volunteer sheet in the community hall. Anna Hodges will contact you and set up an organizational meeting with all the tutors. Confessions are held: Friday (Spanish) 6-7pm and after Mass. Saturday (English) 4-5pm and after Mass; or call the church office for an appointment.

St. Boniface has obtained the Catholic education on-line resources from “FORMED,” from the Augustine Institute. “FORMED” is a wonderful tool for individuals, children, teens, and families. You can go to www.stbonifacechandler.formed.org, click “register.” There is a link on the website under the faith formation tab, there is also a flyer available in the community room.

Saturdays, St. Boniface Catholic Church offers a Vigil Mass at 5pm Saturday.

Sunday, St. Boniface Catholic Church offers a English Mass at 9:30am / Spanish Mass at 12:00. Log-on to www.stbonifacechandler.org. On the “Contact Us” page, you will see a form for

New Parishioner registration. The “Giving Opportunities” page has several options. You now can make on-line donations to St. Boniface.

November 8-17

CASA of Trinity Valley announces November dates for new volunteer training: Sat., Nov. 10, 9-2:30 at 1000 N Church Street, Palestine; Sat, Nov. 17, 9-2:30 location TBA If you have not already submitted an application but are interested in becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate ( CASA) and attending training, you are encouraged to apply online at our website www.casaoftv.org . In order to become a volunteer advocate a person must be at least 21 years old, have access to transportation and be able to pass background checks.

November 8-10

“The Crucible”; Presented by the BHS Bear Theatrix; 7pm each night; $5 for Students/Seniors 50+; $10 Adults; Free for BISD faculty.

November 8

Parkinson’s Awareness Group; Thursday, Nov. 8; 1pm; Oak Wood Place Senior Linving; 603 Wood St., Athens; 903-675-2002; Light refreshments available; Questions call DeAnn Baker @ 214-232-0298.

November 9-10

EDOM CIVIC THEATRE PRESENTS “Double Wide, Texas Christmas” November 9-10, 2018 ­— Directed by Lee Shults. It’s Show Time at Edom Civic Theatre! Friday and Saturday performances are at 7pm. In this outrageously funny comedy, the newly formed town consisting of 4 trailers and a shed set their sights on the County-wide “Battle of the Mangers” competition. By the time this full-tilt rocket ride of lunacy climaxes in a what-else-can-go-wrong live television presentation, you’ll have doubled your Christmas spirit. For more information please contact Lee Shults at 903- 352-3158 or leeshults@aol.com.

November 10

Souper Supper; Presented by the Chandler Historical Society; 5-7pm Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Chandler Community Center. Proceeds go to moving and restoring the train depot scheduled to be relocated to McCain Park in November.

November 10

Brownsboro Pioneer Days; Free admission; Parade at 9:30am; Family activities 10am-4pm at the High School and Jr. High; Arts &Crafts; Food vendors; Bounce houses; Bright entertainment provides the music.

November 10

Gospel Singing — The long standing group, Inspirational’s Quartet will be at Central Baptist Church 116 West MT. Vernon St. in Mabank. November 10 at 6:30pm. Call 903-477-8084 for additional information. If you love quartet harmony don’t miss this night!

November 10

East Texas Genealogical Society will meet on Nov. 10, at 2pm, at Tyler Public Library in Taylor Auditorium, 201 South College, Tyler. Meetings are open to the public and are free. The speaker, Patti Todd Gillespie will present “Forgotten Treasures in the Texas Courthouse: Discovering the Miscellaneous Books.”

November 11

The next “Step to Success” an educational program at St. Boniface will be Nov. 11. An educational movie will be “Homeless to Harvard” will be shown. Come join us. Snacks will be provided.

November 13

Ladies Night Out at the Chandler Country Store; 5-7pm.

November 18

Sunday Nov 18 at 1:30 pm St. Boniface will host the community Thanksgiving Dinner. The Church will provide the meat. It’s Potluck so bring your favorite dish to pass.

November 24

Breakfast with Santa at the Museum

Nov 29-Dec 8

Scrooge Comes to HCPAC ­— This seasonal tradition comes to life at HCPAC with all your favorite characters. Production dates are November 29, 30 and December 1, 2, 6, 7, and 8. A Christmas Carol is being directed by Marcia Colbert and is sponsored by The Edwin A. “Blue” and Janice Owen Miller Fund and by Cedar Lake Nursing Home of Malakoff. For more information please call 903.675.3908 or go online at HCPAC.org.

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