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October 18, 2013

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Corsicana — Oct. 22

The Navarro County Republican Women will host a program called “Restoration or Renovation.” Information concerning the upcoming bond election for the Navarro County Courthouse will be presented by Commissioners Dick Martin and James Olsen and County Auditor Kathy Hollomon. Social time and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m. The meeting and program will begin promptly at noon. All are invited to the Republican Headquarters, 111-B West Third Ave. Make your lunch reservations by contacting Margarita Patterson at arcepark@peoplepc.com or 903-874-8785.  Lunch is $7 at the door.  

Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets at 6 p.m. each Tuesday in St. John’s Church Office Annex, 417 W. Collin St., Corsicana.  All are welcome to learn to give and receive support at the weekly meetings. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dr. Tom Sheriff, licensed psychologist joins the group for discussions on various topics of mental health. For information call 903-872-6302.

Oct. 23

The Kinsloe House Art Committee will present a program with artists John Farmer and Gladys Espenson. Members should make reservations or cancellations by Monday, Oct. 21 at noon by calling 903-874-5791 or emailing kinsloehouse@yahoo.com.

United Way of Navarro County will hold a United We Dine event at Chili’s Corsicana from 4 to 10 p.m. Patrons who present the United We Dine flyer will have 10 percent of their check donated back to United Way.

Oct. 24

Navarro County AARP Chapter 4653 will meet at 2 p.m. in the Community Room at Northwest Apartments, 1360 North 13th Street. Pres. Nora Thomas urges all members to attend. For more information call 903-396-2765.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Navarro County is holding a free Third Annual “Family Fall Festival,” scheduled for 6 to 10 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Navarro County Club. This free event  and everyone is invited to attend. There will be plenty of food, games, and activities, including a pumpkin carving contest, candy apple walk, and free raffle prizes - must be present to win. All food and raffle prizes will be shared on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, contact Tasha White or Mary Wilson at 903-872-9231.

                                          

Oct. 25

Little Harvard Academy located at 1427 W. Second Ave., Corsicana, will be having a Halloween festival open to the public. It will be from at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. There will be games, bounce houses, finger foods and other activities.

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