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July 9, 2013

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

July 12

CHS Calicos Dance Drill Team will hold a BBB — Bucks N’ Boots and Bake Sale from 7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at City National Bank on Second Ave. Please show your enthusiasm and support for Corsicana’s finest Dance and Drill Team!

July 13

City of Corsicana presents “Acoustic Wine Down” in its Second Saturday event series from 4-8 p.m. Activities normally held at Third Ave. and Main St. will be moved to Pocket Park, 118 N. Beaton. Wine tastings will be offered from 4-7 p.m. at the following downtown businesses: Bittersweet Boutique, Canterbury Court, Canterbury Couture, Grave Creek Mercantile, Harvie’s, Luci Blu’s, Merchant’s Antiques, Turquoise Pistol, and The Vintage Farmhouse. The Art Walk (also from 4-7 p.m.) includes the Warehouse Living Arts Center Gallery and “The Gallery” at Downtown Salon and Spa. Enjoy live acoustic music by Curlyhead and also by Three Fools on Three Stools beginning at 6 p.m. at Pocket Park. There will be a free water slide for the kids located behind Pocket Park off Fifth Avenue between Beaton St. and  Main St. There will be no outdoor vendors this month. For more info call (903) 654-4850 or visit www.corsicanasecondstaturdays.com.

Angels of Corsicana Troop Support will meet at 9 a.m. at 1020 N. Bus. 45. All ages are welcome to come pack. If anyone has a loved one serving in harm’s way, please bring their address to the packing so we can send a gift box to them. We are asking for donations of one pound cans of coffee, bug repellant wipes, and travel toothbrushes and toothpaste. These have been requested by our military. Big thanks to those of you who helped fill the military request for June. Please bring to packing. For more information call Jean O’Connor at (903) 851-2560.

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