— A listing of meetings and events of interest from throughout Navarro County.
The Rotary Club Freedom Festival will be held at Corsicana’s I.O.O.F. Park beginning at 6:30 p.m. There will be food, music, and games for the children. Fireworks will take place after dark. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and join the community for the celebration.
Kerens Chamber of Commerce will host its 20th Annual Old Fashioned Fourth of July with a downtown celebration beginning at 6:30 p.m. There will be a bicycle parade, cake walk, train rides, sack races, washer pitching, bounce house, bingo, live music, egg toss, water games, and an Ice Cream “Churn Off.” Also available will be hot dog dinners, snowcones, watermelon and ice cream.
The Blooming Grove Independence Day parade will be held starting at 11 a.m. Floats, cars, bicycles, 4 wheelers, etc.. are needed. Line up on the high school parking lot at 10:30 a.m. Vendors are welcome to set up in the park free of charge on a first come first serve basis. For more information contact Ashley Mahone at 903-695-2847.
The Chatfield Cemetery Association will hold it’s Annual Homecoming Picnic at the Chatfield-Tupelo Community Center. The Bar-B-Q meal will begin at noon followed by the Annual Business Meeting at 1 p.m. The ticket price is $10 for adults and $5 for children. All proceeds benefit the care and upkeep of the Old and New Chatfield Cemeteries. If you are unable to attend, donations can be mailed to the Chatfield Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 45, Chatfield, TX 75105.
Piecemakers’ Quilt Guild of Corsicana will meet at the Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 3400 Highway 22. Meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. for refreshments and fellowship. Business meeting will start at 10 a.m. Following the meeting there will be a Christmas in July demo and workshop presented by one of the members. For more information visit corsicanaquiltguild.com or email email@example.com.