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November 22, 2012

Local Beat 11/23/12

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

Nov. 24

Gospel Jubilee will be held at Martin’s Music Hall. Special guests Carolyn Cobb and the Corsicana Cowboy Church Band join regular performers Elias Lowe, Gary Poe and Jody Thomas. Come out for a wholesome night of entertainment. Tickets are $10 each.

American Legion, 632 N. Beaton, will host Karaoke from 8 p.m. to 12 midnight. Come out and enjoy a fun evening with Country Sue.

Nov. 26

The newly organized Silver Dems will meet at 5 p.m. at the Navarro Democratic Party HQ at 416A W. Third Street (1 blk W of Court House).  We will be socializing and munching from plates that you bring so be generous with the sweet treats and wear your best smile.  We will soon be approving by-laws and electing officers and committees so your leadership skills will be needed.  Come and join the party! The group’s main purpose is to discuss and protect issues important to folks over 50 years young and educate ourselves on benefits from the government and civilian organizations that are available and earned by senior citizens and veterans.

Emhouse Community Center will host a 6 p.m. pot–luck dinner at the center. Guests should bring a covered dish. Drinks will be provided.

Nov. 27 and 28

The Navarro Regional Hospital Auxiliary will hold two fund-raisers — a uniform sale and monograming in the Hospital classrooms, and a gold and silver buy-back in the hospital dining room. All proceeds from these fund-raisers will go to benefit the hospital auxiliary scholarship fund for Navarro College students going into a medical field.

Nov. 28, 29, 30, Dec 1, 2

Charles Dickens' classic, “A Christmas Carol” will be presented by the Warehouse Living Arts Center. The large cast of adults of all ages, teens and children is led by Alan Barnes as "Scrooge" and directed by C. David Hill. Performances will start at 7 p.m. on November 28, 29, 30; and at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 1 and 2. Tickets are now on sale at the theatare box office. Ticket prices are $8 for adults, $7 for students/seniors 65 and older, and $6 for children 12 and younger. There is a special discount rate for season ticket holders. Call (903) 872-5421 for reserved seating. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.warehouselivingartscenter.com. The theatre is located at 119 W. Sixth Ave. in downtown Corsicana across from the post office.

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