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June 30, 2013

Local Beat 7/1/13

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

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.

The Sunbeam Club will beat the heat of the summer and celebrate the Fourth of July in the cool of the Ennis IHOP on I-45 South. A time for a Dutch lunch and great fellowship will begin at 11:30 a.m. This time of fellowship is for all railroaders, active or retired, their friends and relatives. Mark your calendar, put on your red, white and blue, invite a friend and plan to enjoy this celebration.

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