Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

July 8, 2014

Local Beat 7/9/14

From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun

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

Through July 11

The Corsicana Children’s Company's 15th Annual Theater Camp for Grades K-2 will meet daily from 9 to 11 a.m. The week will combine fun theater games as well as creative dramatics activities and culminate in a showcase for an invited audience in the Children’s Studio at the Warehouse Living Arts Center on Friday. The campers will present Sandra Boynton’s “Frog Trouble.” C. David Hill is directing; he will be assisted Alyssa Lawhon and Hailey Herrin. Call 903-872-5421 or go to www.warehouselivingartscenter.com to register.

 

The Corsicana Children’s Company's 15th Annual Theater Camp for Grades 3 through high school will meet from 1 to 5 p.m. plus three Mondays in June. The camp will combine fun theater games, improv, costume and tech activities and culminate in a performance for the community at “Play in the Parking Lot” at the Warehouse Living Arts Center at 7 p.m. on Friday July 11. The campers will present “Pecos Bill and Slue-Foot Sue Meet the Dirty Dan Gang.” C David Hill is directing; he will be assisted Alyssa Lawhon, Tabitha Wilkes and Hailey Herrin. Call 903-872-5421 or go to www.warehouselivingartscenter.com to register.



July 9

Dawson Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting will be in the park on Main Street every second Wednesday at 6 p.m.  We will meet to get crime activity updates and prevention tips from the local law enforcement officials, safety tips from firemen and medical personnel and volunteers.  You will be able to participate by asking questions, sharing observations, and offering suggestions.  You can also help support the Dawson Lions Club by purchasing hotdogs, burgers and drinks to provide funds for glasses and assistance for school and cripple children's camp.  Come on out and help the Bull Dogs while eating out with your neighbors and learning about how to make your community a safer place to live.



July 10

The Corsicana Public Library hosts Len Barnett (Drums) at 10:30 a.m. during the 2014 Summer Reading Program. Len Barnett is a highly respected and much sought-after musician, and a gifted educator and entertainer of kids. Come join in the rhythm making and enjoy the beat of the drums with this talented performer.



July 11

The community is cordially invited to the Second Annual “Play in the Parking Lot” at the Warehouse Living Arts Center at 7 p.m. A stage will be erected in the parking lot where the campers of the 15th Annual Theater Camp’s third grade through high school will present “Pecos Bill and Slue-Foot Sue Meet the Dirty Dan Gang.” This event is free to the public. Please come and bring your lawn chairs. A lemonade stand with refreshments will be available and all proceeds go to support the Corsicana Children’s Company productions at the WLAC. David Hill is directing; he will be assisted by Alyssa Lawhon, Tabitha Wilkes and Hailey Herrin.



July 12

The VFW on W. Highway 31 will present the Frankly Country Band from 8 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are $6 each. Come out and enjoy a good time.



The Angels of Corsicana Troop Support will hold its monthly troop packing at 9 a.m. Saturday at 1020 N. Bus. 45. Please bring any addresses of military serving in harms’ way to the packing. All ages are welcome. For more information call Jean O’Connor at (903) 851-2560.



July 14

The Republican Party Of Navarro County will hold an organizational meeting at 7 p.m. at Republican Headquarters located at 111-B West Third Avenue in downtown Corsicana. Precinct Chairs will be sworn in for the next two-year term and local party By-Laws will be adopted. State Senator Brian Birdwell will be the special guest speaker. A social time will be held from 6:30 to 7 p.m. saluting our elected officials. All registered voters are welcome to attend. For more information, visit www.navgop.com.



Woodmen of the World, Chapter 5, will have its meeting at 6 p.m. In the Lodge Hall at 200 W. Oak Lawn. There will be a guest speaker, Becky Stephenson, informing about an opportunity to help the community by supporting Piecemakers Quilt Guild in providing special pillows to breast cancer surgery patients at our local hospital.  All members, their families and guests are cordially invited to attend the pot luck supper and business meeting to follow.



July 17

The Corsicana Public Library will host Wild Things Zoofari at 10:30 a.m. for the 2014 Summer Reading Program. Come see exciting exotic animals up close and learn about them in the process. Be inspired to do great things for the protection of exotic animals and their native habitats as adults.

 

July 19

Bazzette/Prairie Point Annual Picnic will be held starting at 8 a.m. at the cemetery. Bring a covered dish, lawn chairs, and enjoy the day. Lunch will be served at noon.



The American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will a BBQ and CASI Chili Cook Off starting at 8 a.m. at the post. The BBQ contest will include brisket, pork ribs, local chili and beans with trophies awarded for the best tasting entries. The CASI contestants will be competing for points for Terlinqua Cook Off and trophies. Trey Houston and his band will perform from 8 p.m. to closing. For information call 903-874-3938 after 2 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

July 26

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.



July 27

  The Oak Valley School Ex-Students are having their annual reunion starting with a 12:30 p.m. lunch at 2211 Oak Valley Lane in Corsicana. There will be a short business meeting. Ex-students and guests are invited, and asked to bring salads and deserts. For more information, contact Linda Bennett at 903-872-3168.



July 31

The Corsicana Public Library will host the final installment of the 2014 Summer Reading Program at 10:30 a.m. with Brett Roberts Magician. He uses humor, magic, puppetry and storytelling to encourage children to read books and learn. His goal is to entertain, while helping children to be educated and tolerant. They will learn while laughing.



Aug. 5

Oak Valley Crime Watch invites everyone to attend our Crime Watch meeting held the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Our next meeting will be held Tuesday August 5th at 6:30 pm at our Oak Valley Community Center. Dinner is served pot luck style so bring your favorite dish and recipe so we can swap! Our Sheriff's Department will give our crime report and we will eat dinner and visit. Everyone is welcome~ please keep in mind Crime Watch is non-profit and we run solely on donations.