Free clothing, shoes
Crescent Heights Baptist Church, SH 31, will distribute free
clothing and shoes, from 9 to 11 a.m., the first Saturday of
For information, call (903) 675-3904.
Country music and meal
Free admission to Country music and a meal from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Music provided to 9 p.m. Thursday, (tonight), at Poynor Civic
Center. Any may bring a dessert.
For information call (903) 360-0766 or (903) 876-5448.
VFW food drive
The VFW Post 4376 and its Ladies Auxiliary in Seven Points are
collecting nonperishable food items for the families in need of
assistance at Christmas time.
To make a donation, call (903) 432-2138.
The Westside Senior Centers Club meets from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursday (today and every Thursday). A light lunch served at
noon. The event is at the Cedar Creek Bible Church Activities
Building, 700 North Seven Points Blvd. Seniors 55 and older can
enjoy refreshments, cards, domino and other games. Membership is
free. For information call (903) 340-9672.
CCL Garden Club
The Cedar Creek Lake Garden Club meets at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov.
4, at the Library at Cedar Creek Lake. The program, “Growing
Lilies and Other Bulbs,” is by Steven Gent, owner of McDades
Nursery and Garden Center. The public is invited.
K of C fish fry
The Knights of Columbus fish fry is set for 5-6:30 p.m. Friday,
Nov. 4. Located at 172, Luther Lane, Gun Barrel City. All you
can eat fried U.S. grown catfish, hush puppies, French fries,
cole slaw, tea and coffee. Funds benefit the local food pantry,
KC wheelchair program, scholarship program and other charities.
The Cedar Creek Lake United Methodist Church annual Christmas
Bazaar is set for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, and from 8
a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday Nov. 5, featuring Home and Holiday shop,
bake shop, quilt donated by Marie Dicus, silent auction ending
1:30 p.m. Saturday. Lunch on both days begins at 11 a.m. Menu
includes stew and cornbread, ham and chicken salad sandwiches
and great desserts. Church is located at 100 S. Old Indian
Trail, Tool. For information, call (903) 432-3657.
Round and square dancing is from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 &
19 (first and third Saturday of each month), at the Log Cabin
Swingers Square Dance Club, 1210 North Tool Drive (SH 274)
Everyone is welcome, no charge for observers. For information
call (903) 340-9672.
The Cedar Creek Civic League is hosting a Joker Tournament and
benefit with doors opening at 9 a.m. and play beginning at 10
a.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in the Family Life Center of the First
United Methodist Church in Mabank, located at 501 South Third
St. (SH 198), Mabank. Registration fee includes lunch. Profits
benefit area charities. To register, call Claudett Allsup at
CCL Women’s Club
The Cedar Creek Lake Women’s Club executive board meeting is set
for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Lakeridge RV Park, , 301 West
Main in Gun Barrel City.
MHS spaghetti dinner
The annual Mabank High School choir Spaghetti Dinner Drive-Thru
is set for 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8. A to-go box
containing the spaghetti, and garlic bread will be delivered to
your car by a choir member in the HS front circle drive. Tickets
on sale now from any choir member.
CCL Literary Club
The Literary Club of Cedar Creek Lake meets at 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 8, at The Library at Cedar Creek Lake in Seven
Points. The musical group, Ye Merry Ole Players will present
“Meet Me in Dallas.” Guests are welcome and for membership
information call Ruth Pimm at (903) 778-4752.
National EAS test
The Emergency Alert System will conduct a nationwide test at 3
p.m. local central time Wednesday, Nov. 9. This first nationwide
test involves radio, television, satellite TV, cable TV and
wireless video services. The test will resemble the monthly EAS
test with minor differences.
The Texas AgriLife Extension Service is sponsoring a fall
financial seminar beginning with registration at 6:15 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 10, at Trinity Valley Electric Company community
Room, 1800 E. SH 243, Kaufman. Dr. Joyce Cavanagh, Extension
specialist will discuss the importance of credit reports and
scores. For information call (972) 932-9069.
MHS Choir concert
The Mabank High School Choir is presenting an “American
Concert,” at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 in the MHS Auditorium. The
free concert expresses gratitude and love to the soldiers and
VZ Senior Citizens
The Van Zandt Senior Citizens Club monthly dance is set for 7
p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the Henderson County Senior Center in
Athens. Country music provided by Joe Walenta and the Ranch
Hands. Everyone is welcome.
The Cedar Creek Lake United Methodist Church is sponsoring a
caregivers support group at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11 (second
Friday of the month), located at 100 South Old Indian Trail (Off
SH 274 in Tool. For information or directions call Pat Simms at
(903) 432-4248 or (903) 880-6050.
Kemp UMC fall bazaar
The First United Methodist Church of Kemp is hosting its annual
Fall Bazaar and Chili ‘N Stew dinner from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 12. For information call the church office at
Harbor youth supper
Harbor Baptist Church Youth Group invites the community to a
spaghetti supper and an evening of food, fellowship and
entertainment from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. Donations
will fund the youth camp. The church is located at 12059 SH 198.
For information, call (903) 451-4171.
5K Fun Run/Walk
DECA students are hosting a 5K Fun Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Mabank City Park Pavilion. Register
online at Mabankisd.net. For information, call (903) 292-3450 or
(903) 467-2791 or e-mail
The Gun Barrel City Toys for Tots will accept Christmas
applications for families from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4
p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, through Friday, Dec. 2, at the Gun Barrel
City Police Station located on Municipal Drive. For more
information, call Jane Horton at (903) 887-1289.
CCL Women’s Club
The Cedar Creek Lake Women’s Club meets at 11 a.m. (doors open
at 10:30 a.m.) Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Cedar Creek Country
Club. Carol Brandon will present, “God Save the Sweet Potato
Queens by Jill Browne. Bring items for make-A-Difference Day.
Meals drivers needed
The Senior Center at the Ball Park is in desperate need for
“Meals on wheels,” drivers in Kemp and Mabank. This only takes
one hour of your day, week or month. Make a difference in a
seniors life. The Center is also looking for quilters. The
quilting table is up and ready. For information call Lisa Smith,
director, at (903) 887-0643.
Patriotic essay contest
The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 4376 announces the 2012
Patriotic Essay Contest for students in grades 9-12. The winning
essay of the theme, “Is There Pride in Serving in Our Military,”
offers an opportunity for students to compete at higher levels
to earn college funds. An essay contest for students in grades 6
to 8 is also offered. For information on either contest, call
Cmdr. Sid McIntosh at (903) 432-2138 or president Lynn Hill at
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