Nov. 7-16

Navarro College Theatre Department will present “Love in Lampasas” in the Dawson Auditorium on the Navarro College campus. Performances will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 7-8 and 13-15, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 9 and 16. There will be no admission fee; however, donations are welcome. For more information, call Dr. Shellie O’Neal at (903) 875-7632 or e-mail to shellie.oneal@navarrocollege.edu.



Nov. 7

A fund-raiser will be held for the Mildred eighth grade students who will be going to Washington, D.C. A taco dinner buffet will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Mildred High School cafeteria, preceding the Mildred homecoming game. Cost of the dinner will be $5 per person. For more information, call (903) 872-6505.



Mildred Class of 1960 will have its 48th reunion. At 4 p.m. classmates are invited to the home of Judy (Henderson) Nelson, 1115 Mills Place, Corsicana, to visit and eat. Classmates will attend the homecoming game together and then return to Nelson’s home following the game. For more information, call John Collier at (903) 874-2152.



Nov. 8

Navarro County Genealogical Society will present a free workshop on genealogy research from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Corsicana Public Library Civic Room, 100 N. 12th St. A brief NCGS meeting will be held from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Registration for the workshop will begin at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend the morning session for beginner research (from 10:30 a.m. to noon), the afternoon session for advanced research (from 1 to 3 p.m.), or attend both sessions. Pre-registration is preferred. For more information or to pre-register, contact the Liz Gillispie Genealogy Department at the Corsicana Public Library, (903) 654-4810; or by e-mail at roots@ci.corsicana.tx.us.



Day in November, an annual arts and crafts show, will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at College Park Mall. For more information, call (903) 872-7486 or e-mail to collegeparkmall@sbcglobal.net.



The Legionnaires’ monthly meeting will be held at 1 p.m. at the American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St. To attend the meeting, membership must be current. For more information, call after 2 p.m. daily to (903) 874-3938.



Corsicana High School Choir members will be singing for tips from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Black Jack McCanless Steak House and Saloon. You are invited to come out and support the CHS choir as it is trying to raise $22,000 from now until spring break for its performance in New York City. For more information, call (903) 467-6064.



Kerens 4-H, FFA and FCCLA will host a dinner and auction at the Kerens Alumni Center in downtown Kerens. The dinner will be homemade stew and chili for $7; and $3 for children under 10 years old. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. with the auction to begin at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Kerens Friends of Youth organization to help purchase animals and non-livestock projects at the Navarro County Youth Exposition in March. Kerens Friends of Youth also contribute to the students not making the premium auction at the expo.



The annual fall star party will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. at The Cook Center on the Navarro College campus. Dr. Don Winget, professor of astronomy from The University of Texas at Austin and expert in white dwarf stars, will join this year’s viewing party and is bringing his own telescope. The public is invited. For more information, contact planetarium director Bruce Brazell at (903) 875-7592 or by e-mail to bruce.brazell@navarrocollege.edu.



Navarro County Animals at Risk Foundation will sponsor a low-cost pet vaccination clinic from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Farmers Market, located on Business 45 between East Collin Street and East Sixth Avenue , next to the Corsicana Daily Sun. John Beck, D.V.M., will be attending. All dogs must be on a leash and all cats must be in a carrier. For more information, call (903) 654-3668.



Coyote Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force will have its monthly meeting at the Tucker Hardgrave Memorial Hangar at the Corsicana Municipal Airport. Staff meeting will be at 10 a.m. with the squadron meeting at 10:30 a.m. The speaker, Mike Harwood, will have an interesting story about his experience flying in Alaska this past summer for Franklin Graham’s organization, Samaritan’s Purse. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to attend the squadron meeting. A meal will be served following the meeting. For more information, contact John Ausley by e-mail at ausleyhouse@hotmail.com or by calling (972) 279-0033 or (469) 387-0992.



Nov. 8-9

The Southwestern Donkey and Mule Society will host a show from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 8-9 at the Navarro County Exposition Center, State Highway 22, Corsicana. Free to the public. For more information, contact Sally at (830) 868-4645.



Nov. 9

Veterans, patriots and all God-loving Americans are invited to join in at 6 p.m. at the Frost Performing Arts Center for a salute to honor God, country and heroic veterans. Featured guest will be Christian country music artist Russ Murphy from Nashville, Tenn. This area-wide event will be free to the public. A love offering will be taken.



Nov. 10

Woodmen of the World Lodge 5 will have a meeting and catered Thanksgiving dinner at 6 p.m. at Star Hall. All members, their families and guests are cordially invited. Because this is being catered, please RSVP by Nov. 1 by calling Trudy at (903) 874-7050.



Emhouse 4-H will meet at 7 p.m. at the Emhouse Community Center.



Navarro County Historical Society banquet will be at 7 p.m. at the Senior Activity Center. Ron Maxfield will be the speaker and present a video of historic Corsicana. The meal will be catered by Bubba’s Bar-B-Q. Cost will be $12 per person. Make reservations early by calling the historical society at Pioneer Village at (903) 654-4846. Deadline for reservations is noon Nov. 7. Awards will be presented to Peace Officer of the Year and Historian of the Year.



The Republican Party of Navarro County will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on the seventh floor of the Bank of America building, 100 N. Main St., Corsicana. All registered voters are welcome to attend. For more information, view the Web site at www.navgop.com.



Nov. 11

Corsicana Emergency Corps, 416 S. 12th St., will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. The general public is invited to attend. Monthly meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call (903) 872-5072.



Blooming Grove Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. A meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. All masons are invited.



Eureka Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. A meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. All masons are invited.



A Veteran’s Day ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. at the Navarro County Courthouse, sponsored by the Navarro County War Memorial committee. Everyone is invited to come and join in honoring the veterans of Navarro County. A special tribute will be paid to the veterans.



Ellis-Navarro Chapter 1191, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Sirloin Stockade in Corsicana. Dave Baca, an executive with Collin Street Bakery, will be the speaker. All active and retired federal employees, their spouses and guests are invited to attend. For more information, call Bob Kral at (903) 874-3092.



Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1009 will meet at 7 p.m. at Sirloin Stockade, 2508 W. Seventh Ave., Corsicana. Membership is open to U.S. armed forces veterans who served on active duty (for other than training purposes) in the Republic of Vietnam between Feb. 28, 1961, and May 7, 1975, or in any duty location between Aug. 5, 1964, and May 7, 1975. The veteran must submit a copy of his/her DD Form 214 along with application and dues. Members and guests are invited to come early and eat and visit prior to the meeting.



Blooming Grove Elementary School will have a Veteran’s Day program at 2 p.m. in the cafeteria. Veterans who wish to participate are asked to call (903) 695-2541, Ext. 231.



A Veteran’s Day program will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Frost Performing Arts Center. The public is invited.



Central Texas Quarter Horse Association will host a sorting at 6:30 p.m. at the Navarro County Exposition Center, State Highway 22, Corsicana. Open to the public. For $20 you can ride as many times as you wish. For more information or how to become a member, call Steve at (903) 872-6267.



Nov. 11-20

VOICE will offer the Texas Youth Tobacco Awareness Program, a state-approved program for minors charged with attempted purchase, consumption, or possession of tobacco and is designed to the mandates of Texas law. VOICE staff is certified to facilitate this program. The class will be an eight-hour program divided into four two-hour sessions. This session will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 11, 13, 18 and 20. Participants are required to attend all sessions. Classes are $100 (cash only) for all sessions. All participants must pre-register. For more information, contact John Goodnight at (903) 872-0180 or jgoodnight@voiceinc.org.



Nov. 13

Navarro College SBDC will sponsor a combination workshop on how to get government contracts from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Corsicana/Navarro County Chamber of Commerce, 120 N. 12th St. Cost of the workshop will be $25. For more information or to register, call Ophelia Mendoza at (903) 875-7667 or e-mail ophelia.mendoza@navarrocollege.edu.



Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas will host a “Workforce Center Orientation” at 10 a.m. and a job search workshop on “Resume Preparation” at 10 a.m. at its office, 720 N. Beaton St. “WorkInTexas.com” training will be offered at 5:30 p.m. at the center, but seating is limited and you must pre-register for this training. For more information, call (903) 874-8276.



Dawson Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. A meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. All masons are invited.



Navarro County AARP will have a covered dish luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Northwest Apartments Community Center, 1360 N. 13th St. AARP members will be honoring the employees of Northwest Apartments. Elbert Turner is the local AARP president. All members are urged to attend and be on time.



Nov. 14

Blooming Grove Community Library will have a raffle drawing at 4 p.m. for a Nintendo Wii game. Winner need not be present to win. Tickets are on sale through Nov. 13 at $2 each or three for $5. This is an effort to help the library meet its year-end budget goals. Tickets may be purchased at the Blooming Grove Prosperity Bank, Blooming Grove City Hall, Amy’s Cuts, Navarro Mills General Store, Frost Community Center and Frost City Cafe.



Navarro Regional Hospital Auxiliary will have a bath and beauty sale from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the hospital dining room. Proceeds will benefit the Winona Stewart Scholarship Fund for Navarro College students going into a medical field. For more information, call Connie Beal at (903) 654-6802.



Nov. 14-16

Lone Star Pony Club will have a miniature and Shetland horse show beginning at 6 p.m. Nov. 14 and at 8 a.m. Nov. 15-16. Free to the public. For more information, call Linda at (325) 356-3838.



Nov. 15

Navarro College Micronesian Education Committee invites all Micronesian islanders to a free event beginning at 5 p.m. at The Cook Center on the college campus. Come learn more about what Navarro College has to offer such as free ESL and GED classes. There will be presentations given on continuing education classes, college admissions, financial aid opportunities, along with career pathways through the business, professional and technical education programs. For more information, contact Sina Ruiz, director of career and tech prep, at (903) 875-7481 or sina.ruiz@navarrocollege.edu. You may also visit the Web site at www.navarrocollege.edu.



Bowie Elementary School will host the Bowie carnival from 3 to 6 p.m. All can come to enjoy a petting zoo, pony rides, a train ride, bounce houses and super fun games. Contact a Bowie student to buy a raffle ticket for a chance to win a Cowboys autographed football, a Wii, a flatbed trailer, and much more.



Nov. 18

Navarro College SBDC will sponsor a workshop on developing policies and procedures for small business from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Corsicana/Navarro County Chamber of Commerce, 120 N. 12th St. Cost of the workshop will be $25. For more information or to register, call Ophelia Mendoza at (903) 875-7667 or e-mail ophelia.mendoza@navarrocollege.edu.



Kerens Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served after lodge. All masons are invited.



Central Texas Quarter Horse Association will hold a ride night for members only at 6:30 p.m. at the Navarro County Exposition Center, State Highway 22, Corsicana. For more information or how to become a member, call Steve at (903) 872-6267.



Nov. 19

Navarro College SBDC will sponsor a session on creating a business plan from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Corsicana/Navarro County Chamber of Commerce, 120 N. 12th St. Cost of the workshop will be $20. For more information or to register, call Ophelia Mendoza at (903) 875-7667 or e-mail ophelia.mendoza@navarrocollege.edu.



Nov. 20

Downtown Lighting Ceremony will be held at the intersection of Beaton and Collin streets. Pictures with Santa in Pocket Park will be from 3 to 5 p.m. (photos by Memories by Melissa — two 4x6 for $12). Beginning at 5 p.m., there will be free chicken and refreshments, music presented by Sam Houston Elementary Choir, Corsicana High School choral program and Corsicana Swing Orchestra, carriage rides by Star Buck Carriage, and visits with Santa. The lighting ceremony and fireworks display will begin at 6 p.m. For more information, call Corsicana Main Street Project at (903) 654-4851.



Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas will host a “Workforce Center Orientation” at 10 a.m. and a job search workshop on “Interview Tips” at 10 a.m. at its office, 720 N. Beaton St. “Basic PC Skills” training will be offered at 5:30 p.m. at the center, but seating is limited and you must pre-register for this training. For more information, call (903) 874-8276.



Nov. 20-23

Warehouse Living Arts Center Theatre will present “Guys and Dolls,” the final show of the 2008 season, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20-22 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Palace Theatre, 112 W. Sixth Ave. “Guys and Dolls” is known as one of America’s best-loved musical comedies. Tickets are now on sale at the WLAC, 119 W. Sixth Ave. For reserved seating and ticket information, call the WLAC box office at (903) 872-5421.



Nov. 22

RJ Production will have an open team sorting at the Navarro County Exposition Center. Practice will start at 11 a.m. with the event to start at noon. For more information, call Jessica at (903) 229-3850.



Nov. 23

Heart of Texas Barrel Racing will have an exhibition at noon with the show from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Navarro County Exposition Center, State Highway 22, Corsicana. Free to the public. For more information, call Camille at (903) 872-5283.



Nov. 24

Barry Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. A meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. All masons are invited.



Nov. 25

Navarro Regional Hospital Auxiliary will have a bake sale in the hospital dining room beginning at 8 a.m. until sold out. Proceeds will benefit the Winona Stewart Scholarship Fund for Navarro College students going into a medical field.



Winkler Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. A meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. All masons are invited.



Central Texas Quarter Horse Association will hold a ride night for members only at 6:30 p.m. at the Navarro County Exposition Center, State Highway 22, Corsicana. For more information or how to become a member, call Steve at (903) 872-6267.



Nov. 26

Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas will host a “Workforce Center Orientation” at 10 a.m. and a job search workshop on “Resume Preparation” at 10 a.m. at its office, 720 N. Beaton St. “WorkInTexas.com” training will be offered at 5:30 p.m. at the center, but seating is limited and you must pre-register for this training. For more information, call (903) 874-8276.



Nov. 29

Hat Brand Rodeo will have bull rides, bare back, saddle bronc, tied downs, calf roping, break-away roping, barrel racing, open team roping, steer wrestling and chute dogging at the Navarro County Exposition Center, State Highway 22, Corsicana. Tickets are $6. Slacks will be at noon, with the show starting at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Lynn at (903) 654-3914.



Nov. 30

Heart of Texas Barrel Racing will have an exhibition at noon with the show from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Navarro County Exposition Center, State Highway 22, Corsicana. Free to the public. For more information, call Camille at (903) 872-5283.



Dec. 9-18

VOICE will offer the Texas Youth Tobacco Awareness Program, a state-approved program for minors charged with attempted purchase, consumption, or possession of tobacco and is designed to the mandates of Texas law. VOICE staff is certified to facilitate this program. The class will be an eight-hour program divided into four two-hour sessions. This session will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 9, 11, 16 and 18. Participants are required to attend all sessions. Classes are $100 (cash only) for all sessions. All participants must pre-register. For more information, contact John Goodnight at (903) 872-0180 or jgoodnight@voiceinc.org.



Dec. 10-11

Navarro Regional Hospital Auxiliary will have a “Books R Fun” sale in the hospital dining room beginning from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Winona Stewart Scholarship Fund for Navarro College students going into a medical field.

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