Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

July 25, 2013

Local Beat 7/26/13

From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun

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

Through July 27

The Warehouse Living Arts Center production of “Moon over Buffalo,” Ken Ludwig's hysterically funny comedy, is guaranteed to keep audiences laughing. Veteran WLAC actor Gary Douglas will lead the cast of talented actors: Carlie Gehle, Sharon Goodman, C. David Hill, Randy Jones, Noah McBryde, Angel Sims and Rachel Williams. Sandra McClure Mahood is directing. The evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the WLAC box office located at 119 W Sixth Avenue in downtown Corsicana.



July 27

Auditions for “Mama Won't Fly” will be held at the Warehouse Living Arts Center at 2 p.m. The guest director, James Maston Pritchett, will conduct the audition. Several roles are available for adult men and women of various age ranges. Production dates will be Sept. 12-21. For those wishing to audition who cannot attend on Saturday, please call (903) 641-5881 BEFORE Saturday to arrange an alternative appointment. “Mama Won't Fly” is a hilariously funny Jones-Hope-Wooten comedy. The theatre is located at 119 West Sixth Avenue in downtown Corsicana across from the post office.



The American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will host Karaoke Night with Country Sue from 8 p.m. to midnight.  Come on out, sing and have a wonderful time with your friends and family.  For further information call (903) 874-3936 after 2 p.m. or Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins).

July 28

Oak Valley Ex-Students will have a class reunion on July 28, 2013 at 2211 Oak Valley Lane, Corsicana. There will be a short meeting before lunch. Bring a covered dish. Ex-Students will meet for lunch at 12 noon. Any questions call Linda (903) 872-3168.



July 30

A “Teen” Town Hall meeting will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 1114 E. Sixth Ave., Corsicana. If you are a teenager in our community and you want to voice your concerns, this is the meeting for you. There will be several professionals on the speaker platform to answer your questions and hear your concerns. For more information please call Barbara Kelley at (903) 872-7973.



Aug. 1

Blooming Grove Crime Watch will meet at 7 p.m. at the Blooming Grove Historical Society building, across from Blooming Grove City Hall. Guest speaker will be County Judge H.M. Davenport Jr. Everyone is welcome to attend.



A one day Driver Safety Program will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Navarro County Regional Hospital located at 3210 W Highway 22 in Corsicana. The refresher course is designed for drivers 50 years of age and older, but is open to anyone. The cost of the course is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non members. Attendees may qualify for reductions in automobile insurance premiums for three years upon completion of the course.for more information call (903) 654-6892.



Aug. 3

 The American Legion, Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the post.  All members and prospective members are invited to attend.   For further information call (903) 874-3938 after 2 p.m. or Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins).  And Check out our Web Site at www.americanlegionpost22johnson-wiggins.com.



Aug. 6

The Sunbeam Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the IHOP in Ennis. Mark your calendar and plan to enjoy another day of railroad fellowship with friends.



Aug. 7-9

‘Backpacks of Love’ distribution will take place at Drane Intermediate School gymnasium. The program offers free school supplies for Navarro County students who qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch. Those wishing to take part need to bring proof of school enrollment for each child, proof of family income, and an original picture ID for the parent. Supplies will be distributed from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Aug. 7 and 8, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 9, or until supplies run out. For more information, contat 903-872-5601 or 903-874-2517.



Aug. 7

 The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the post.  All members and prospective members are invited to attend.   For further information call (903) 874-3938 after 2 p.m. or Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins).  And Check out our Web Site at www.americanlegionpost22johnson-wiggins.com.



Eureka Crime Watch will hold its regular monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. at Eureka United Methodist Church. Special guest will be Buckley Butler, Reservoir Manager with the Tarrant County Water District. Join us for this informative meeting and the fellowship which follows. Refreshments will be served.

 

Aug. 10

City of Corsicana presents “Island Time” in its Second Saturday event series from 4 to 9 p.m. in downtown Corsicana. Activities include limbo and hula hoop contests and water slide. Visit local merchants, street and food vendors, and enjoy live music by Curlyhead and also by Tommy-O and the Bamboo Boat Band. Free to the public and to vendors. For more info call 877-648-2688 or visit www.corsicanasecondsaturdays.com.



Aug. 12

Woodmen of the World Lodge 5 will have its meeting at 6 p.m. in the Lodge Hall at 200 W. Oak Lawn.  All members, their families and guests are cordially invited.



Aug. 13

The Corsicana Emergency Corps., located at 416 South 12th Street in Corsicana, will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 7 p.m.  The general public is invited to attend.  Monthly meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.  For further information, please call (903) 872-5072.



Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1009 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Sirloin Stockade, 2508 West 7th Ave, Corsicana. Membership is open to U.S. armed forces veterans who served on active duty (for other than training purposes) in the Republic of Vietnam between Feb. 28,1961 and May 7,1975, or in ANY duty location between Aug. 5,1964 and May 7,1975. The veteran must submit a copy of his/her DD Form 214 along with the application and dues. Members and guest are invited to come early and eat and visit prior to the meeting.



NARFE, National Association of Active/Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 1191, will hold its monthly meeting at the Sirloin Stockade restaurant in Corsicana, Texas from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Meet John Gantt, guest speaker, and also our NARFE NE Area Vice President, Dewey LaRochelle, who is visiting our chapter.  Members, guests, and all who are part of our federal family come join us. For membership information contact the closest NARFE representative near to you, in Corsicana call (903) 874-3092, in Ennis call (214) 949-6197, in Waxahachie call (214) 850-4783, in Red Oak call (412) 722-3607, and in Midlothian call (972) 268-5793.



Aug. 17

Back to School/Stay in School Rally will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at IOOF Event Center, corner of 45th St. and Second Ave. Family members, students, youth of all ages, community members and educators are welcome to come meet CISD Administrators, principals and teachers. There wil be vendor booths, giveaways, games, activities and more. Busses will arrive at 8 a.m. at Bowie, Carroll, Drane, Navarro, Sam Houston, Fannin, Travis and the Northwest Apartments to pick up adults and students, and will return them to the school site after 12 noon. For more information, please contact E. Burrell, Navarro County Branch NAACP at (903) 874-2821 or A. Reeves, IMPACT Navarro County at (903) 875-8727.



Aug. 19

The Corsicana Art League will hold its meeting at the Senior Activity Center. For more information call (903) 874-3851.



Aug. 24

 The American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will host Karaoke Night with Country Sue from 8 p.m. to midnight.  Come on out, sing  and have a wonderful time with your friends and family.  For further information call (903) 874-3938 after 2 p.m. or Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins).  And Check out our Web Site at www.americanlegionpost22johnson-wiggins.com.



Aug. 31

 The American Legion, Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the post.  All members and prospective members are invited to attend.   For further information call (903) 874-3938 after 2 p.m. or Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins).  And Check out our Web Site at www.americanlegionpost22johnson-wiggins.com.  The meeting is being held on this date because we are hosting our Second Annual Never Forget Memorial on Saturday, Sep 7.  More information on this event will printed in the newspaper soon.



Sept. 14

City of Corsicana presents “Fiesta Tejas” in its Second Saturday event series from 4 to 9 p.m. in downtown Corsicana. Activities include Charreada (Mexican rodeo) demonstrations and Ballet Folklorico. Visit local merchants, street and food vendors, and enjoy live Mariachi and Conjunto music. Free to the public and to vendors. For more info call 877-648-2688 or visit www.corsicanasecondsaturdays.com.



Oct. 12

The Third Annual Richland Craft and Vendor Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Civic Center at 103 West Main in Richland. All interested vendors should contact Leigh Tidwell at 972-979-9731, or by email at ltidwell74@hotmail.com