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Corsicana — April 11

Corsicana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Corsicana YMCA from 2 to 7 p.m. If you are low income (usually under $42K) or elderly, and in need of tax filing assistance, take advantage of this free program. This year VITA will see clients with appointments first and then work with walk-ins. VITA is at the YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at the Kerens Library on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call George Burrell at (903) 879-2091 to schedule your appointment.

Corsicana Newcomers' Club Lunch Bunch will meet at  North Shore Harbor Inn at 11:30 a.m. Call Pat Schroeder at (903) 872-9663 to save a spot at the table for you.

April 12

The Navarro County Retired Teachers Association will meet at 9:45 a.m. at Northwest Apartments Community Center, 1360 Northwest Ave. The speaker for the program will be Dr. Shellie O’Neal, teacher, actress and playwright. All former school employees are invited.

April 13 and 14

A Spring Home and Garden Expo is taking place at the IOOF Event Center, 601 North 45th Street, Corsicana, sponored by Texas AgriLife. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Home and Garden vendors along with landscape design companies, Master Gardner and educational programs will be offered as well. Admission is $5 adults, children under 12 are free. For more information, contact Logan Lair at Texas AgriLife, at 903-654-3075.

April 13

Crystal Shepherd Benefit Softball Tournament will be held at Lake Halbert Park beginning at 10 a.m. This is a Lake Halbert Softball Association rules tournament. Prizes will be awarded to champions and runners-up, as well as home run derby winners. There will be men’s and co-ed games. Entry fee is $150. For more information or to enter contact Chris Garrett at (903) 641-6395 or Wes Young at (903) 467-4797. There will be food concessions, bounce houses for the kids, a dunking booth, and more activities. Bring the family and come out!

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