The Milano Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have their annual fall garage sale on October 8-10 at the Milano Fire Department/Shelter on Ave. C in Milano. House are October 8-9 from 8AM-5PM, and October 10 from 8AM-2PM. The group is also accepting donations October 1st and 2nd from 8AM-5PM at the station. For info, call 512-455-7915 or 979-224-0227.
The multi-media exhibition Texas Czechs: Rooted in Tradition is now on display at the Czech Heritage Museum and Genealogy Center. In honor of Czech Heritage Month in Texas, the exhibition’s opening event will be Big Czechs, Little Czechs on October 10th from 1-4PM. The event promises to be a day of family activities focused on food, language, music, and dance. This event is free and open to the public. Texas Czechs: Rooted in Tradition will be at the Czech Heritage Museum in Temple through January 9.
Little River Basin Master Gardner Association will sponsor a Fall Rose Sale on Saturday, October 10th from 9AM-1PM at Rockdale Chamber of Commerce. Fall is a great time to plant roses for spring color. Earthkind and antique roses from the Antique Rose Emporium will be available. At 10AM, Henry Flowers from the Antique Rose Emporium will speak on planting and caring for roses.
The 109th annual Westphalia Picnic and Homecoming at the Church of the Visitation will be Sunday, October 11th from 11AM-6PM. Plates of homemade sausage and fried chicken will be available for $9 per plate. Fritz Hodde and the Fabulous 6 will perform from 11:30AM-2:30PM. A live auction will follow the band. There will also be bingo, a teddy bear stand, ring toss, a fish pond, and more.
Coupland Sons of Hermann Lodge #113 will have family night on Tuesday, October 13th at South Side Market on US290 in Elgin. Fellowship begins at 6PM with a BBQ meal to follow. All members are invited to attend for an evening of food and fellowship. RSVP by calling 512-227-2014 or 512-468-0072 before October 9th.
The Austin Czech Historical Association presents their 21st annual Cesky Vecer October 17th at the St. Louis Catholic Parish Wozniak Hall in Austin from 6:30-10:30PM. There will be dinner, entertainment, and a silent auction. A Czech buffet dinner beginst at 7PM, with musical entertainment presented by the Kovanda Czech Band of Houston. Tickets are $20 each. For info, call 512-258-4029 or 512-452-7727 Only 200 tickets available for purchase.
Rosebud Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a fundraiser event on October 24th at Westphalia Parish Hall in Westphalia. Happy hour and registration will be from 5-6PM. Dinner of ribeye steaks, baked potato, beans, salad, and dessert will be served from 6-7:30PM. A country music dance will follow. Tickets are $100 per couple. Deadline to get a ticket is October 17th, but act fast, there is a limited number available. To get tickets, call 254-583-7944 or 697-6551 or contact any Rosebud fire fighter. No one under 21 will be allowed into this event. During the evening, there will also be drawings for great prizes, including a gift cards, a TV, Yeti cooler, guns, and more.
Milam County officials and Child Protective Services are seeking foster parents in Milam County. If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, you are invited to a series of informational meetings to learn about fostering or adopting. Meetings will be 6:30PM October 20th at First Baptist Church in Rockdale or 6:30PM October 26th at Bea's Kitchen in Cameron. For more info, call 979-774-6747.
The 7th annual Mooreville United Methodist Church Cruizing For Christ Car Show and Swap Meet will be October 24th from 11AM-4PM. Trophies will be awarded for each class. Early entry fee is $20 and at the door is $25. Swap meet spots are $20 for a single and $30 for a double. T-shirts and plaques will go to all entrants. There will also be food, drinks, snacks, raffles, drawings, and entertainment throughout the day. For info, call 254-652-7076
The Stopping the Madness Anti-Bullying Foundation 2nd annual Festival on the Square in downtown Cameron will be October 31st from 10AM-6PM. Vendor booths start at $40. There will also be a chili cook off, with judging starting at 3PM. Chili entries are $20. Call 972-278-3092 or 254-295-6092 for info.
On Going Events
Karaoke 1st and 3rd Friday every month at the Cameron VFW Post 2010
Fridays and Saturdays 7AM-Noon, there will be a Farmers Market at 2103 N. Travis in Cameron
Join the Cameron Library for Books to Grow On Story Time, Wednesdays at 10:30AM.
The Cameron Volunteer Fire Department is now accepting applications for membership in the department. No prior fire service qualifications are needed. Applicants must be 18 years of age, no criminal history, have a drivers license, a vehicle to respond with, live within a few miles of Cameron, and most of all be able to repond to fires and attend meetings and drills each Monday. For more info, contact any firefighter or stop by the fire station, or call 697-4702.
The Yoemen Band Booster Club meets every 2nd Monday at the Yoe High Band Hall which is next to the Performing Arts Center (PAC). The public is welcome. Memberships are also available for $10 per person or $20 per family. With a membership you will receive a yard sign to show your support the Yoe Band.
American Legion Riders are looking for Veterans that are motorcycle riders. The chapter will be out of Post 9 in Cameron. For info, call 254-605-0601
Defensive Driving/Ticket Dismissal classes are available the 2nd Saturday of every month in Cameron, Milano or Rockdale. For class dates, Text or call: 254-760-6110, or send an e-mail to: HarrisEdSvc@yahoo.com for more informatio. Pre-register is required. You can save up to 10% on your vehicle insurance by taking a class! usa
1st and 3rd Saturdays senior citizens Milano Playboys free music in Christman between Milano and Caldwell.
Every Thursday and and 3rd saturday, Jimmie Maze and the Milano Playboys perform at Chriesman Community Center, from 7-9PM.
Milano Jamboree will be held the 2nd Saturday of every month at 7PM in the Milano Senior Citizens Center.
Blessings from GOD food Pantry will distribute food to citizens on the first and third tuesday of each month. The first Tuesday, hours are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the third Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Enrollment for GED classes is getting underway. Classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8PM. ESL classes will also be held. ESL classes will be Tuesday and Thursday from 4-6PM. Cost of the classes is free. If you would like to enroll or would like more info, contact Karen at 593-3011 or 593-2744.
Adult ESL classes have resumed at Ben Milam Elementary. Classes are taught on Monday and Wednesday evening from 4:30-6:00. Please come to improve your English speaking and writing skills.
Cameron ISD is asking citizens over 65 years old that dont have a Senior Yoeman Club Card and want one, call 697-3512 to make arrangements for taking their picture and obtaining a card. The Senior Yoeman Card will allow you to come to any Cameron ISD sponsored extra-curricular event free of charge. For questions or information, call 697-3512.
Are you 55 years or older & in search of a job in the Cameron area? Put Experience Works to work helping you. We are a National non-profit organization that provides training and job placement services for older workers. We provide paid work experience through collaboration with community service agencies in the your area. Put your experience to work today by calling 1-800-460-8801 ext. 2003 TODAY!
Standards of Care will be at Bea's Kitchen, at 101 East Main Street, at 10:30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month for free blood sugar and blood pressure checks.