The Rootseekers Genealogical Society meets at 7 p.m. Monday,
April 16, at the Tri-County Library, downtown Mabank. Margaret
Ann Trail will talk on the new library computer system. Someone
will be available from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesdays for those who
wish to research their family history. For information visit
The Aley United Methodist Church is hosting its One Harvest Food
Ministry from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday, April
16-19. For information call James at (903) 603-5309.
CCL Women’s Club
The Cedar Creek Lake Women’s Club executive board meets at 1
p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at The Library at Cedar Creek Lake in
Legion golf tourney
The Sons of the American Legion Post 310 are hosting its SAL
Spring Golf Tournament starting with registration at 7 a.m. and
tee off at 8 a.m. Thursday, April 19, at Indian Oaks Golf
Course. For information call Post 310 (903) 887-3532 or Jerry
Samonek at (903) 880-7190.
MHS ‘Destination Red’
The Mabank High School Panther Edition Choir is hosting concert
which is free and open to the public. “Destination Red,” starts
at 7 p.m. Friday, April 20, in the MHS Auditorium. The music
earned them First Runner Up at competition in February. Also
featured is a cake auction, benefitting the choir’s summer trip.
For information contact the MHS fine arts department at (903)
Garden Club workshop
The Cedar Creek Lake Garden Club is hosting a workshop on
“Building a Better Garden,” at 9 a.m. Friday, April 20, at the
Library at Cedar Creek Lake. The varied topics are provided by
Kaufman County Certified Master Gardeners. Register at the
library or for information or to reserve your place call (903)
Beautiful Acres sale
The Beautiful Acres Missionary Baptist Church WMA is hosting a
garage sale starting at 8 a.m. Friday - Saturday, April 20 - 2,
at the intersection of FM 148 and SH 34, Scurry. Donations for
the sale are being sought.
HC Master Gardeners
Henderson County Master Gardeners Spring Conference “Great
Gardening Ideas,” starts with a plant sale at 4:30 p.m. and
dinner at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Eastern Hills Church
of Christ, 1200 East Corsicana and U.S. Highway 175 East,
Athens. Speaker is Steven Chamblee of Chandor Gardens,
Weatherford. For information and tickets call (903) 675-6130 or
Masonic youth membership
The Athens Masonic Youth Rainbow Girls and Pledges membership
party is set for 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Athens
Masonic Lodge (2030 U.S. 175 East, Athens). Girls from age 8 to
20 and their parent/guardian are welcome. There will be games
and refreshments and an informational session. For information
and to RSVP, call Donna Dean at (903) 345-2001.
The Clyde Dalrymple memorial, an open/youth rodeo, is set for 7
p.m. (kids and 8 p.m. (open/youth) Saturday, April 21, at Joe
Faulk Arena, behind Malakoff High school. All high school and
under must wear a helmet and vest for all rough stock. Forms and
flyer available on website,
www.malakoffyoungfarmers.weebly.com. Books open at 5
p.m. for walk-ups and close at 6:30 p.m.
Women Friends sale
The inaugural Women Friends rummage sale is set for Friday and
Saturday, April 20-21, at Mabank Pavilion. More than 20
participants. All proceeds earned benefit the Tri- County
Senior Citizen Center
The Senior Citizen Center in Kemp is hosting a covered dish
dinner - food furnished, from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21.
Adult and children’s prices.
Kemp Community Outreach
Kemp Independent School District is hosting its third annual
Community Outreach Expo from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, at
the high school. Also Board Buzz is from 6 to 7 p.m. The Expo
features health and human service organizations and businesses
that offer services to students and families.
All KISD families are invited. For information or to confirm
attendance, contact Dr. Joanna Slaton at
Senior Center dance
The Senior Center at the Ball Park in Mabank is hosting its
monthly dance starting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 25. Joe
Walenta and Company will provide country and western music.
Bring a covered dish for the pot luck lunch if you wish to eat.
The Center is located at 405 W. Walnut Street, Mabank. Everyone
Square dance garage sale
Log Cabin Square and Round Dance club is hosting its annual
spring garage sale 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Friday, and 8 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 26-28, rain or shine. Hundreds of
items at bargain prices, from furniture and clothing to crafts,
tools and fishing equipment. Home made food served all day. For
information call Grace Shepherd at (903) 778-2342 or Charles
Deckert at (903) 432-2684.
Best Friends of the Library is hosting a Garden Party from 5 to
8 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at McDade’s Nursery benefitting the
Library at Cedar Creek Lake. Featured are a string trio, hors
d’oeuvres, wine, beverages and a special gift. Tickets are
available at the Library. McDade’s $500 gift certificate
possible. For information call the library at (903) 432-4185 or
Mabank VFD fish fry
The Mabank Volunteer Fire Department is hosting its 25th annual
Fish Fry, from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the fire
station at 111 E. Mason Street (Business 175). Your donation
benefits the fire department.
First Missionary Baptist
The First Missionary Baptist Church is hosting its 22nd
homecoming, starting with lunch at 12:45 p.m. and service at 2
p.m. Sunday, April 29. Featured is special music and a message
by Bro. Eugene Graham from Spence Park Baptist Church. For
information call Pastor Hershell Smith at (903) 498-4588.
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