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January 16, 2013

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Jan. 17

Navarro Regional Hospital’s Senior Circle Lunch and Learn for January will hold Part Two of a three-part dental series from 1 to 2 p.m. in the hospital classrooms. Presented by Justin Wright, DDS, this installment will cover “Great Alternatives: When a tooth can’t be saved, what can be done?” Light snacks will be served, call (903) 654-6892 to register.

The Shakers and Scrapers Car Club will hold their monthly meeting at VG'z Event Pavillion at 6:30 p.m. (301 E 3rd Ave ). Shakers and Scrapers is a very diverse group of folks with a common interest of cars and a desire to help local charities and events. We hold an annual car show during Derrick Days which helps to support a local charity. If you are interested in seeing if we are a club that you might like to join, please come and attend our meeting. For information call Sean at (903) 851-7845

 

Jan. 19

American Legion Post 22 will host a fish fry dinner with all the trimmings, including dessert, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the post, 632 N. Beaton St. The cost is $7 for adults, $5 for children over 5. Children under 5 eat free. Take-out dinners are available. A silent auction will also take place, and donations are welcome Veterans are urged to attend and join, and the public is welcome. For more information, call (903) 874-3938.

Jan. 20

The Warehouse Living Arts Center will hold auditions for the spring youth production on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. in the main theatre located at 119 West Sixth Ave.  C. David Hill will direct “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” This beloved classic requires a very large cast.  Over 30 roles are available for adults of all ages, teens, tweens and kids ages 5 and up. The production dates are March 6-7-8-9 and 10, 2013.  Those who plan to audition should bring school schedules, date books, work schedules, etc. in order for fill out a detailed rehearsal availability form.  The theatre is located at 119 West 6th Avenue in downtown Corsicana across from the post office. Call (903) 872-5421 for more information.

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