Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Local Beat

August 4, 2013

Local Beat 8/5/13

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

Aug. 5

Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet at the Westhill Church of Christ for refreshments and gossip from 9:30 a.m. til 10 a.m. After a short business meeting Sue Gorman will present a program and trunk show of her quilting projects. This will be a "pot-luck-lunch" meeting so bring your favorite dish and do with us what we do best.  Eat! We have some wonderful cooks and some fantastic quilters. We do share recipes and we do help beginners.  All "seasoned" quilters and "wanna-be" quilters are invited.  For more info call Jan Libal (903) 874-0831.

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.

The Blooming Grove Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. in the museum at 201 S. Fordyce St. in Blooming Grove.  The program will consist of a recorded interview with Dwayne McGee and his Navy service with the Seebees in World War II. All interested people are invited to attend. For more information call (903) 673-2635 or (903) 695-2633.

Navarro County Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets at 6 p.m. each Tuesday, in the St. John’s Episcopal Church 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 discussions on various aspects of mental health. For more information call (903) 872-6302.

The VFW Post 3366 at 100 Veterans Drive will host Mike Hall, Stan Lawhon and John Quarles as they perform in song beginning at 7 p.m. No cover charge, admittance is free. Come out and hear some talented musicians.

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, contact 903-872-5601 or 903-874-2517.

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