Throught December 5
The Yoe Band Booster Club annual Poinsettia Sale runs through December 5th. Poinsettias are $13 each. Pick up will be December 3rd or December 10th from 8-10AM at Yoe High Band Hall. To order, contact any Band member or Band Booster. Proceeds benefit senior scholarships.
The SPJST Home Office in Downtown Temple invites all to its Christmas Open House on Monday, December 5th. Activities kick off immediately following the Temple Christmas Parade which begins at 6:30PM. Holiday treats and beverages will be served. Activities will include performances by Temple High School Encore and the Alfred Vrazel and Marek Family Christmas Band. Santa and Mrs. Claus will make their appearance to accept all Christmas wish lists. Other activities planned for the evening include Christmas stories and children’s activities. Jerry Hicks and Dottie the Dalmatian will also meet and greet guests. Representatives of the Texas Czech Genealogical Society will be displaying the Czech Veterans’ Wall of Honor and the Czech Pioneer Room. The Czech gift shop will also be open. For more information, call 254-773-1575.
The annual Christmas Meeting of the ALCOA Retirees of Rockdale will be December 8th at the Alcoa Lake Training Center. Volunteers are needed for decorating at 3PM. Doors open at 5PM, with a short meeting and meal to follow at 6PM. Everyone is invited to bring a dessert and canned goods for donations.
The Rosebud Volunteer Fire Department is having their Annual Chili Supper in conjunction with the Rosebud Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture Christmas Parade on Thursday, December 8th. Serving starts at 5PM at The First Methodist Fellowship Hall located on Main Street in Rosebud. The Christmas Parade starts at 6PM.
Cameron Chamber of Commerce Annual Christmas Parade will be held December 10th. This year's theme is Polar Express. Entry forms may be picked up at the Chamber of Commerce Entry Deadline will be 4PM December 2nd. Line-up is at 3:30PM at Orchard Street. Entries will be judge at the corner of Houston and First Street. For further information please call Cameron Chamber of Commerce at 254 697-4979.
The City of Weir is planning their 30th annual Old Fashioned Christmas Parade and Celebration for December 10th. The parade kicks off at 2PM, with lineup at 12:30PM. Santa will arrive at the end of the parade and will hang out at the Community Center on N. Main to hand out goodies to kids and take pictures. Refreshments will be available. To sign up for the parade, call 863-7984.
The Auxiliary to the VFW Post 2010 are currently selling tickets for a Chicken Spaghetti Lunch for December 11th from 10:30AM-2PM. Tickets are $8 and plates include chicken spaghetti, corn, side salad, garlic bread and tea. Desserts will be sold separately. A raffle will also be held. For info, call 254-291-3116 or 254-709-9462.
The Auxiliary to the VFW Post 2010 will be collecting new unwrapped toys and books for McLane's Childrens Hospital and new or gently used coats, jackets, sweat suits, hats and gloves for the Temple VA. We invite you to join us during this holiday season. Please drop off the items by December 12th at the VFW Post 2010 or at any of the following locations: Buckholts State Bank, Citizens National Bank, Classic Bank, Arlans Grocery Store, Brookshire Brothers Grocery, Dollar General, and Cameron Barber Shop. Contact Melissa Boyer at 254-291-3116 or Jenn Posival at 254-709-9462 for any questions.
Beginning January 4
The 2017 Master Gardener Class presented by the Little River Basin Master Gardeners of Milam County will be every Wednesday from 9AM-Noon beginning January 4th and running for 18 weeks. Graduation is May 10th. The course fee is $175 and applications are due December 15th. Space is limited. To sign up, call 697-7045.
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.
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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.