Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

December 16, 2013

Local Beat 12/17/13

From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun

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

Dec. 17

The Corsicana Art League will have its December meeting at 6 p.m. at Napoli’s. Spouses are welcome to join us for our Christmas party. Please bring a small painting or art supply as an exchange gift. We hope to see you there.



Dec. 18

The Kinsloe House (and its Finance Committee) will host “Caroling on a Sleigh Ride with you” where members of the Corsicana High School band and ensemble singing group will bring all kinds of holiday music to really get in the swing of the holiday season.  This is our last program luncheon of 2013. There will be a Board meeting at 1:15 p.m. after the program. This group of young people will warm our hearts in this cold weather. Reservations and cancellations must be made by noon, Monday, Dec. 16th. Call the Kinsloe House at 903-874-5791or email thekinsloehouse@yahoo.com



Dec. 20

VFW Post 3366 invites all its members and guest out for an evening of karaoke with Country Sue’s Karaoke. Canteen opens at 4 p.m. and karaoke starts at 8 p.m. until closing. Come early to get a good seat. Admission is free. Call 903-872-3811 after 4 p.m. for more information.





Dec. 21

Corsicana Vendors Day will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pegasus Ballroom, 801 N. 13th St. All vendors will have holiday discounts, and there will be a shopping game going on in which one lucky shopper will be the winner of a $200 cash prize. Winner need not be present to win, and the prize may be claimed after 6 p.m. on Dec. 21.  



Dec. 23

Emhouse Community Center will have its Christmas meeting and meal at 6 p.m. Bring a dish and a $5 gift for Chinese Christmas.



Dec. 25

The American Legion, Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St.  will be closed on Christmas Day and reopen on Dec. 26 at 2 p.m., the regular time. For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins).  Check out our Web Site at www.americanlegionpost22johnson-wiggins.com.



Dec. 27

VFW Post 3366 invites all its members and guest out for an evening of karaoke with Country Sue’s Karaoke. Canteen opens at 4 p.m. and karaoke starts at 8 p.m. until closing. Come early to get a good seat. Admission is free. Call 903-872-3811 after 4 p.m. for more information.



Dec. 28

 The American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will host Karaoke Night with Country Sue from 8 p.m. to midnight. For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m. Like them on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins) and visit the website at www.americanlegionpost22johnson-wiggins.com.



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 903-874-39368 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins).  And Check out our Web Site at www.americanlegionpost22johnson-wiggins.com.



Dec. 31

 The American Legion, Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St. will host a New Years Eve party with Byron Haynie providing the music from 8:00 p.m. to closing. There is a $5 entry fee that includes champagne and party favors. Come on out, enjoy the good music, party with us and help to ring the New Year. For further information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.  Like us on Facebook (American Legion Post 22 Johnson-Wiggins).  And Check out our Web Site at www.americanlegionpost22johnson-wiggins.com.



VFW Post 3366 will host its annual New Year’s Eve dance on Tuesday, Dec. 31 2013 from 8 p.m. till the New Year 2014.  Heart of Texas Road Gang will be the entertainment for the evening!.Traditional country at its finest. Tickets are $15 in advance or at the door. Tables can be reserved from now till the 31st. Tickets can be bought from the bartender in the post canteen. We are located on Veterans Drive off of West Hwy. 31 in Corsicana. Party favors and snacks will be provided. Get your tickets early for best choice of seating.



Jan. 2

Blooming Grove Crime Watch will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Blooming Grove Historical Society building. Speaker is Navarro County Sheriff's Deputy Melanie Cagle.





Jan. 14

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. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 at the Sirloin Stockade, 2508 West Seventh 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. We welcome any Veteran as an associate member who served honorably who does not meet the above criteria.



Jan. 25

Training for VITA volunteers (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Navarro College. VITA site opens Jan. 28 through April 15. Volunteers would act as tax preparers for qualifying low income and elderly individuals. Shifts to work the VITA site are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m. or 5 to 7 p.m.