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Dec. 24

Corsicana Lodge No. 63, I.O.O.F., will meet at 7 p.m. at 3330 W. Second Ave. Visiting members are welcome. For more information, mail to P.O. 1342, Corsicana, TX 75151.



Dec. 25, Jan. 1

American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will be closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. For more information, call after 2 p.m. to (903) 874-3938.



Dec. 28

Kerens Masonic Lodge will be dark.



Dec. 29

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the premiere of “Gone with the Wind,” the Pearce Museum, located at The Cook Center on the Navarro College campus, will show the classic movie free to the public on the large wall in the atrium at 7 p.m. Event partner, Two Doors Down Coffee House, will be there to offer coffee and holiday-blend lattes at discounted prices, along with cookies and other snacks. Guests are encouraged to bring their blankets, sleeping bags, lawn chairs, or beanbags. Also, the Pearce Museum will be open to view free, 6:30 p.m. until closing — around 11 p.m. While this is a family event, children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. To take part in the anniversary showing of “Gone with the Wind,” please RSVP by calling (903) 875-7438 or (903) 875-7642 by 3 p.m. Dec. 23.



Los Poderosos Motorcycle Club will have a bike night from 6 to 8 p.m. at Old Town Restaurant on State Highway 31 in Hubbard. It will be an open bike night. For more information, call McGuyver at (903) 851-3203.



Dec. 31

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. For more information, call (903) 874-8276.



Jan. 2

American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., will have meetings as scheduled. Executive committee will meet at 1 p.m., Legionnaires will meet at 1:30 p.m., Sons of the American Legion will meet at 3 p.m., and the Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 4 p.m. To attend the meetings, membership must be current. For more information, call after 2 p.m. to (903) 874-3938.



Jan. 4

A public meeting, sponsored by the PUSH committee will be held beginning at 5:45 p.m. in the Nancy Roberts Meeting Room of the Corsicana Public Library, 100 N. 12th St. This meeting will be open to the public and residents and business owners and managers throughout Navarro County are encouraged to attend. The purpose of the meeting is to dialogue and to develop a plan of action to have the community more “business friendly.” The goal is to retain current jobs and employers and recruit new jobs to the community and county. For more information, contact Dennis at (903) 872-2641, Ann at (903) 874-6079, or Vicky at (903) 879-5841.



Corsicana Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. The district deputy will be making a visit. Meal will be served at 6:30 p.m.



City of Blooming Grove will hold its monthly city council meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Blooming Grove City Hall, 200 S. Fordyce St.



Jan. 5

Corsicana Chapter No. 118, Order of Eastern Star, will hold a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Corsicana Masonic Lodge. A potluck supper will be served at 6:30 p.m. All area OES members are invited. For more information, call Bonnie Mathison at (903) 874-0226.



Jan. 7

Blooming Grove Crime Watch will meet at 7 p.m. at the Blooming Grove Fire Station. The speaker will be Jeanette Wisdom, RN, BSN, senior nurse at UT Southwestern in Dallas. She will be speaking about her recent trip to Nigeria, sponsored by Africa Mission of Hope. Everyone is invited, and light refreshments will be served.



Corsicana community blood drive will be held from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Navarro Shriner’s Building, 323 N. Commerce St. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good general health and have a photo ID. For more information, call (800) 448-3543.



Jan. 9

Angels of Corsicana, a troop support group, will meet at 9 a.m. at 1020 N. Business 45. The group will be packing items to send to the troops. The group will be packing for 18 or more soldiers from Corsicana plus many more soldiers. One Dec. 7, the Angels mailed 20 boxes to the troops, which cost almost $700 in postage. Everyone’s help is needed. If you have items to donate, you can drop them off at the American Legion Post 22, 632 N. Beaton St., after 2 p.m. daily. Packing for troops in December was great with a lot of new people showing up to help. It was a great success. If you would like to help or for more information, call (903) 874-3245 or (903) 874-3938.



Jan. 12

Home Rebekah Lodge No. 128, I.O.O.F., will meet at 6 p.m. at 3330 W. Second Ave. Visiting members are welcome. For more information, mail to P.O. 1511, Corsicana, TX 75151.



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.



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



Blooming Grove Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. The district deputy will be making a visit. Meal will be served at 6:30 p.m.



Eureka Masonic Lodge will be dark in order to join the Blooming Grove lodge for the district deputy’s visit.



Jan. 13

Navarro College SBDC will sponsor a free basic workshop on how to start a small business from 10 a.m. to noon at the Corsicana/Navarro County Chamber of Commerce, 120 N. 12th St. For more information or to register, call (903) 875-7667 or e-mail sbdc@navarrocollege.edu.



Navarro College People for Active Living will be going to Ripley’s Believe it or Not in Grand Prairie. For cost and details, call Misty Holloway at (903) 875-7448.



Jan. 14

Corsicana Lodge No. 63, I.O.O.F., will meet at 7 p.m. at 3330 W. Second Ave. Visiting members are welcome. For more information, mail to P.O. 1342, Corsicana, TX 75151.



Dawson Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. The district deputy will be making a visit. Meal will be served at 6:30 p.m.



Jan. 16

Corsicana Lodge No. 63, I.O.O.F., 3330 W. Second Ave., will host a state-wide degree rally. Visiting members from various lodges as well as officers of the Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. of Texas will be present. Lodge will open at 8 a.m. for early arrivals. Lodge will open at 9 a.m. and the degree work will start at 10 a.m., followed by lunch at noon. Completion of the degree work will again start at 1 p.m. and should conclude by 3:30 p.m. The lodge has sponsored “Founders Day” rallies honoring Thomas Wildey, founder of the I.O.O.F. on the North American continent, for the eighth year. For more information, mail to P.O. 1342, Corsicana, TX 75151.



Jan. 19

Kerens Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. The district deputy will be making a visit. Meal will be served at 6:30 p.m.



Jan. 25

Barry Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. The district deputy will be making a visit. Meal will be served at 6:30 p.m.



Jan. 26

Home Rebekah Lodge No. 128, I.O.O.F., will meet at 6 p.m. at 3330 W. Second Ave. Visiting members are welcome. For more information, mail to P.O. 1511, Corsicana, TX 75151.



Winkler Masonic Lodge will have a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. The district deputy will be making a visit. Meal will be served at 6:30 p.m.



Jan. 28

Corsicana Lodge No. 63, I.O.O.F., will meet at 7 p.m. at 3330 W. Second Ave. Visiting members are welcome. For more information, mail to P.O. 1342, Corsicana, TX 75151.



Navarro College SBDC will sponsor a session on writing a winning 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 (903) 875-7667 or e-mail sbdc@navarrocollege.edu.



Navarro College People for Active Living will meet from 11:30 to 1 p.m. at The Cook Center on the college campus. All people 55 and older are invited to attend. Bring a covered dish or dessert and come meet new friends. Drinks will be provided. Attendees will be playing bingo. For more information, call Misty Holloway at (903) 875-7448.



Feb. 2

Corsicana Chapter No. 118, Order of Eastern Star, will hold a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Corsicana Masonic Lodge. A potluck supper will be served at 6:30 p.m. All area OES members are invited. For more information, call Bonnie Mathison at (903) 874-0226.



March 2

Corsicana Chapter No. 118, Order of Eastern Star, will hold a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Corsicana Masonic Lodge. A potluck supper will be served at 6:30 p.m. All area OES members are invited. For more information, call Bonnie Mathison at (903) 874-0226.



April 6

Corsicana Chapter No. 118, Order of Eastern Star, will hold a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Corsicana Masonic Lodge. A potluck supper will be served at 6:30 p.m. All area OES members are invited. For more information, call Bonnie Mathison at (903) 874-0226.



May 4

Corsicana Chapter No. 118, Order of Eastern Star, will hold a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Corsicana Masonic Lodge. A potluck supper will be served at 6:30 p.m. All area OES members are invited. For more information, call Bonnie Mathison at (903) 874-0226.



June 1

Corsicana Chapter No. 118, Order of Eastern Star, will hold a stated meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Corsicana Masonic Lodge. A potluck supper will be served at 6:30 p.m. All area OES members are invited. For more information, call Bonnie Mathison at (903) 874-0226.

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