Training for VITA volunteers (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) will take place from 9 a.m. to 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.
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.
The G.W. Jackson Multicultural Society presents A Gospel Extravaganza at 6:30 p.m. at the IOOF Event Center, 601 N. 45th St. Performers will include Timothy Curry of Austin, joined by The Gospel Five, Navarro College Chosen Ministries, Straightations, Lifeline Church Praise Dancers, and Amy Roberts and the Unified Worship Group. This Gospel Extravaganza will commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and raise funds to be used toward the construction of the G.W. Jackson Multicultural Society building. Tickets are $15 per person or two for $25. For more information, please call (903) 641-6607 or contact E. Burrell at (903) 874-2821.
The Navarro County Republican Women will host their first meeting of the new year with a social time and lunch begin at 11:30. The meeting and program will begin promptly at noon at the Republican Headquarters, 111-B West Third Avenue. Guest speaker will be Karen Watson, author of the book “Being Black and Republican in the Age of Obama.” Make your lunch reservations by contacting Sue Ferguson at 903-641-0357. Lunch is $7 at the door.
Jan. 30-31 Feb. 1-2, 4, 6-7-8
The Warehouse Living Arts Center will open the 43rd consecutive season with “Moonlight and Magnolias” by Ron Hutchison on Thursday, Jan. 30. The cast features Mark Bedgood, Brad Cook, Marissa Hoskins Dobbs and Frank Means. Other performance dates are Jan. 31, Feb. 1-2, 4, 6-7-8. Evening show starts at 7:30 p.m.; the matinee on Feb. 2 starts at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the theatre box office at 119 West 6th Avenue in downtown Corsicana across from the post office. Call 903-872-5421 or purchase online at www.warehouselivingartscenter.com.