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March 7, 2014

Local Beat 3/8/14

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

Through March 9

Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. is one of musical theater's brightest and most innovative shows, and will be performed by the Corsicana Children’s Company of Warehouse Living Arts Theatre. It’s based on the Emmy Award winning 1970's educational animated TV series. The show runs March 8 and 9 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for students and $6 for kids 12 and under. Call the Warehouse box office for tickets and for info (903) 872-5421.

March 8

Bark for Life (sponsored by the American Cancer Society) will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bunert Park. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., $10 per dog. It is a non-competitve walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer. Also at the event will be a CASI-qualifying chili cookoff event, and a Car Show sponsored by Cars of Navarro County.

When Are We Going Home Ministry and Break N Free Camp presents the Riding High Horsemanship Program to be held at 4719 NECR 1040 in Rice. Call for directions and to RSVP to (903) 422-6120. This event is free and open to all medically challenged, special needs and disabled children and foster children and their immediate siblings up to the age of 21. Lunch will be provided. A handicapped ramp is available, as well as side/front walkers, and a playground. The event will include riding, saddling, safety, feeding and care of horses, and a short devotion.

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 knows someone serving in harm’s way, please bring their address to the packing so we can send a gift box. For more information call Jean O’Connor at (903) 851-2560.

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