Navarro County NAACP Branch 6209 will hold its Sixth Annual Freedom Fund Banquet at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 111, E. Sixth Ave. at 7 p.m. Theme is “Overcoming our Past and Embracing Our Future.” Speaker is Carol E. Wise, executive vice president, CEO for Dallas Area Rapid Transit. Special guest honorees are Mr. and Mrs. George Burrell, Dr. and Mrs. Charles Biltz, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Williams, and Navarro County Habitat for Humanity Organization. Tickets are $20 each. To purchase individual tickets or a table call Barbara Kelley at 903-872-7973, Rowena Winfrey at 903-467-1558, or Dairy Johnson at 903-654-0498.
The Kinsloe House will host the First Sunday Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This month will feature a guest caterer, Suzanne Plyer of Thyme and Elegance. Meals are $13 for adults and $7 for children. Please make reservations by noon Friday, Nov. 1 by calling Kinsloe House at (903) 874-5791 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet at Westhill Church of Christ for refreshments and gossip from 9:30 til 10 a.m. After a short business meeting a Trunk Show and program on “Sew Inspired” will be presented by Sara Miller. All quilters and “wanna-be” quilters are invited. Bring a sack lunch and project to work on and spend the afternoon at “Sit 'n Sew.” This is a great opportunity to learn to quilt or polish up your skills. For more info call Jan Libal 903-874-0831.
The Blooming Grove Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. in the museum at 201 S. Fordyce St. in Blooming Grove. The speaker will be Elmer (Sonny) Boyd who is a retired detective with the Dallas Police Department and was involved in the investigation into the John F. Kennedy assassination on Nov. 22, 1963. He will reflect on the 50 years that have passed and bring photographs to display. All interested people are invited to attend. For more information call (903) 673-2635 or (903) 695-2633.