Dinner Tonight! a Healthy Cooking School Lunch and Learn Experience will be September 30th at Bea's Kitchen from Noon-1PM. Cost for the class is $15. Students will learn to prepare easy, nutritious, cost efficient meals. Each student also gets to take home recipe cards and sample various dishes. For more info, contact the Milam County Extension Office at 697-7045.
Grace Church at 808 W 16th Street in Cameron will host a Family Fun Festival Saturday, October 1st, from 9AM-5PM with Live music, BBQ plates, Craft and Vendor Booths, & Carnival Games for the kids! Make plans to bring your family and friends and enjoy the day! If you're interested in renting a 15X15 space (rental fee is only $25) for your crafts, food or specialty item, Please contact Lonnie Yates at 254-482-0855 or visit our website at www.gracechurchcameron.org
The 2nd annual Hot Rods for Hospice, presented by Harper-Talasek Funeral Homes, will be Saturday, October 1st from 11AM-3PM at Harper Talasek Funeral Home in Temple. This event benefits Scott & White Hospice. Entry fee is $30. Enter your ride for a chance to win in any of 6 categories. For info, call 254-773-4564 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The 1st annual Davilla Community Center Fall Fest will be Saturday, October 1st from 6-10PM at the Davilla Community Center. There will be games such as ring-toss, a fish pond, cake walk, apple bobbing, face painting, hay rides, pony rides, and a bounce house. Food will include sausage wraps, pulled pork sandwiches, chips, drinks, and desserts. There will also be a silent auction and raffle. A fireworks display will also be included, weather permitting. For info, go to DavillaTX on Facebook.
Rockdale's 1st annual Pumpkin Patch and Fall Fest will be Saturday and Sunday, brought to you by the Country Market and the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce. Saturday events run from 10AM-6PM at Wolf Park. Sunday events run from Noon-5PM. Admission price is any monetary donation. There will be food, beverages, vendors, rides, games, contests, face painting, and much more. No pets or alcohol allowed. For info, call 281-734-4923 or 512-446-2030.
All Saints Episcopal Church in Cameron is hosting their annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday from 1-4PM. An outdoor Pet Mass will be at 1PM, with a Fall Festival, Exotic Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, and Kids and Pets Activities. Food and snow cones will be provided. Each pet will be blessed and get a certificate. Vaccinations will be done by Dr. Amy Walzel, DVM. In case of rain, the event will move to the Fellowship Hall. For info, call 697-2167.
The 55th Annual Minerva Meet Your Neighbor & Homecoming will be held on Sunday, October 2nd at noon at the Minerva Community Center, 378 CR 232 Loop. Prior to the noon meal, the Minerva-Midway Cemetery Board will conduct a brief annual business meeting. Come fellowship with your neighbors and friends in Minerva. Bring your family and friends and enjoy visiting along with a covered dish lunch. Remember to bring photos and memories. For more information contact Susan Dean-512.429.1445 or Deborah Dean-512.429.1440.
You are invited to be a part of the 3rd Annual Senior Expo for Milam County! The Expo will be Wednesday, October 5th from 9AM-2PM at the Cameron VFW Hall. The Milam County Health Department, Little River Healthcare, and Standards Home Health will be doing flu shots, glucose screening and blood pressure checks.
The Lunch Bunch will meet on Thursday, October 6th at Noon at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center in Cameron. The Cameron Thrift Store will have a Style show and provide information about the operations of the Thrift Store. All attendees are asked to bring items for the food pantry. The public is invited to attend. Bring a food dish to share for the lunch at noon.
The Milano Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have their annual Fall Garage Sale October 6-8 at the fire station on Ave. C in Milano. Hours are 8AM-5PM on Thursday and Friday and 8AM-2PM on Saturday. For questions or make donations, call 512-446-5110 or 512-455-7915.
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church is having a special BBQ sale sponsored by the Pastor's Aide on Friday, October 7th from 9AM until sold out at State Farm Insurance in Cameron. Two and three meat plates will be available for $8 or $10. Drinks are $1. For info, call 482-3044 or 482-3045.
The 110th Westphalia Picnic & Homecoming will be held Sunday, October 9th in Westphalia (114 CR 3000, Lott, TX). Homemade sausage, fried chicken, Westphalia noodles & homemade cake to be served ($9/plate) beginning at 11:00am. Drive through and plates-to-go available. Games begin at noon. Music by Jerry Haisler & Melody 5 begins at 11:30am. Auction begins at 2:30pm.
The Brazos Valley Czech Heritage Society will kick off Czech heritage month with Polka Masses, dinner, and dancing, on Sunday, October 9th. Masses will be at 10AM and 11:30AM, followed by dinner at 1PM and dancing shortly after, all at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bryan. The Taylor Czech Chorus will perform during both Masses, and the Praha Brothers will perform at the dance. A silent auction will be held. Tickets to the dinner and dance are $15 each. Kids 12 and under are $6 each. Dance-only tickets are $8 each.
There will be a Benefit Bake Sale sponsored by Coupland Hermann Sons Lodge #113, benefitting Coupland Fire Department on Saturday, October 15th at the fire department from 8AM until sold out. If $500 is raised, the Grand Lodge Sons of Hermann will match. All proceeds will go for training on newly acquired equipment. For info, call 512-468-0072.
San Andres Masonic Lodge #170 AF&AM in Cameron will be having an Open House from 2-4PM October 23rd at the Lodge. During the Open House, the Lodge will present Cameron Fire Chief Henry Horelica the prestigious Community Builder Award, the highest honor the Masons can award a non-Mason. The public is invited to attend.
Yoe High Classes of 1990 and 1992: You're invited to join the Class of 1991 to celebrate their 25th Class Reunion on Saturday, October 29th from 5-11PM at The Hut at Ledbetter Park. A catered BBQ dinner from Circle S Bar-B-Que will be served. The cost is $15/person (adults only). Checks can be made payable to Jenny (Vogelsang) Black, 1414 Harpers Ferry Road, College Station, TX 77845. Cash can be dropped off to Attn: Sam Berry at Circle S Bar-B-Que during business hours. Payment needs to be made no later than Friday, October 14th to give the caterer a head count. For any question, contact Carmen Limon at email@example.com.
Cameron VFW Post 2010 is hosting their annual Hunters Raffle. Up for grabs is a 2016 ODES 4-door, 5-seat Dominator-X ATV. Tickets are $20 each, 17 for $300, or 30 for $500. The drawing will be held October 29th at 8PM at the Cameron VFW. For tickets, call 627-0179, 295-6222, or 697-8646.
There will be a benefit for Charlie McCartney, a cancer fighter, on October 29th and 30th. A dance will be held Saturday from 8PM-Midnight at the Ranch in Rockdale. A Halloween costume contest will be held. Admission is $10. Then Sunday, there will be a BBQ chicken meal and live auction. Serving starts at 11AM at the Rockdale KC Hall. Plates of chicken, german potatoes, green beans, dessert, and tea are $10 each. There will also be games througout the day. T-shirts and raffle tickets will also be sold. For info, call 979-209-4563.
The 8th Annual Cruizin For Christ Car Show event will be November 5th from 11AM-4PM at Mooreville UMC in Chilton. Set up is at 10AM. For entry fees or more information, call 254-652-7076.
Rockdale Uncorked! a wine tasting and art auction, sponsored by the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce, will be Saturday, December 3rd from 3-7PM at the Patterson Center in Rockdale. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Every ticket also includes a wine glass. Multiple wineries will be in attendance and wine will be available for purchase after. A raffle for a 28-bottle wine cooler will be held. Raffle tickets are $1 each, and you need not be present to win. Get your tickets at Big Boys BBQ, Farmers Insurance, Gattis Pizza, Lone Star Guns & Goods, Mr. Liquor, the Rockdale Chamber, Rockdale Signs, or State Farm Insurance.
On Going Events
Karaoke will be held the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Friday every month at the Cameron VFW Post 2010. The Canteen will also be open to the public Tuesday through Friday from 5PM to Midnight and Saturdays from 10:30AM to 1AM. Dart tourneys will be held every Wednesday and Domino and Pool tourneys will be on Saturdays.
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 6PM in 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. Upcoming meetings are Oct 10th, Nov 7th, Dec 12th, Jan 9th, Feb 13th, Mar 6th, Apr 10th, and May 8th.
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
Monthly Meetings of San Andres Masonic Lodge #170 AF&AM in Cameron, located at 106 West 6th Street, will meet the 2nd Thursday of each month. A meal is at 6:30PM, with the meeting to follow.
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
Every Thursday and 3rd saturday, Jimmie Maze and the Milano Playboys perform at Chriesman Community Center, from 7-9PM.
Milano Jamboree will be held the last 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.
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.