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June 28, 2013

Local Beat 6/29/13

A listing of meetings and events of interest from throughout Navarro County.

June 29

Richland Volunteer Fire Department will be having a fish fry fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. at the fire station at 103 West Main. All you can eat,  with adults $10, kids 10 and under $5. All proceeds will benefit the Richland Volunteer Fire Department.

CHS Calicos Dance Drill Team will hold “At the Car Wash” at Bush’s on Seventh Ave. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come get your vehicle sparkling clean as you support the Calicos Dance TEAM!

Through July 31

The Navarro Council of the arts presents "With Six You Get Eggrolls" a Fine Art Exhibit featuring the works of Helen Albritton, Barbara Jones, Gladys Espenson, Deb Miller, Stephanie Ford, and Margie Taylor at the Warehouse Gallery from May 15 to July.  Exhibit is free and open to the public daily.

July 1

CHS Calicos Dance Drill Team will hold a BIG BAKE SALE at Big Lots on Seventh Avenue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Start July off with a Big Bang of a Bake Sale! Support your local Calicos Dance Team!

Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet at Westhill Church of Christ for refreshments  and gossip from 9:30 to 10 a.m.  After a short business meeting Becky Stephenson  will present a program on the art of of “English Paper Piecing.” Members and guests will be led through the process of this technique with a hands on approach.  Bring your own lunch and spend the afternoon continuing your project or just enjoy the time of Sit and Sew.  All quilters and “wanna-be” quilters are invited.  This is a great opportunity to learn a new technique and get renewed inspirations from this project and the projects of others. Call Jan Libal, (903) 874-0831 for more info.

July 2

Oak Valley Crime Watch invites all Oak Valley neighbors and friends to attend our hamburger and hot dog cookout at the Oak Valley Community Center at 6:30  p.m. Everyone is welcome. We encourage you to bring your favorite dish. Come see what's happening in your neighborhood and meet new neighbors and make new friends. We hope to see you there.

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