The San Andres Lodge 28 Fish Fry will be 10:30AM-1PM Saturday, May 28th, at the First Baptist Church Hall in Cameron. Tickets are $10 and plates will include catfish, beans, hush puppies, slaw, tea, and dessert. All plates are dine in or to go. Get tickets in advance at CamTex Hardware or through any Mason. There will also be a silent auction and multi-gun raffle. Raffle tickets are $20 per chance. Proceeds go to the Lodge for scholarships. For info, call 254-605-0380.
Powers Chapel Memorial Day Celebration will be 10AM Sunday, May 29th. For meal tickets or info, call 254-740-9494.
The Lunch Bunch is a monthly fellowship noon meal hosted by First United Methodist Church of Cameron, held on the First Thursday in the Family life Center in Cameron. Anyone in the community is welcome to attend. Each month there is a speaker who shares information about the community. The main dish is furnished by the church and those who are able are asked to bring a food dish to share. The next meeting will be June 2nd and the speaker will be Mike McMahon who will share plans for Cameron buildings he is renovating.Please come and enjoy food and fellowship while hearing about what is going on in our community. For more information contact 254-605-4009.
Once A Yoemen, Always A Yoemen. There will be a reunion celebrating the 40th anniversary of the 1981 3A state champions and celebration of the 1981-87 seasons of Cameron Yoe football on Saturday, June 4th. This event will be hosted by coaches Toby York, Joe Oliver, Eddie Dunn, Steve Gaddis, Randy Sapp, Gail Gregg, Ken Poole, Hank Laywell, Billy Pringle, and Jerry Bethell. Activities will run from 1-3:30PM in the Yoe High Cafteria to include game day conversations and an open mic. From 4-8PM there will be an After Game Huddle with players, coaches, managers, and families at Simon George Hall. This event will feature a DJ and food and drinks.
June 4 and July 16
The Davilla Community will host a Farmers Market and Garage Sale from 9AM-1PM Saturday June 4th and July 16th. Outside setup fees are $10 and inside setup fees are $15. Snacks and drinks will be available for sale.
Rockdale ALCOA retirees will have a meeting today at the Thorndale Veteran's Memorial Hall. Doors open at 5PM and the meeting begins at 5:45PM. Election of officers will be held. Meals are $15 and dessert group is last names M-Z. Donations toward hall rental will be taken.
Baylor Scott & White Clinic in Cameron will host a Blood Drive from 9AM-1PM June 10th. The Clinic is located at 101B Lafferty Avenue. June donors will get a FREE summer kit that includes sunglasses, sunscreen, and carrying bag. A photo ID is required to donate and all donors must be at least 18 years of age. Masks are required during donation sessions. To donate call 877-724-HERO or go to BSWBlood.com.
Drop in on Downtown Cameron for the 1st annual ArtWalk-Second Saturday event on June 11th. Artists from Houston, Dallas, Austin, and Central Texas will be showcasing their artworks. Anguspaul and Melton Guthrie, 2 local artists, are inviting fellow artists for this great show. The event runs from 4-10PM at 206 South Central. Sip on wine, beer, or other beverages while viewing art that will touch your soul. There will also be great food and great music. Tour the Railfan on Main buildings, stroll through Old Town Cameron Railroad Museum, and see other exhibitors. On site will be a wine truck, food truck, and coffee bar. Commissions from any art sales will go toward Milam County Youth Scholarships at the ArtWalk Gala. Students must complete an application to be selected. For info, call 254-697-4979.
The 21st Annual M.A.R.C. RIDE brought to you by The Bad To The Bone Riders of Rockdale will take place this year on Saturday June 11th, 2022 at The Ranch 415 W. Hwy 79 Rockdale Texas 76567. This annual ride benefits The M.A.R.C. (Milam Adult Resource Center) of Milam County located here in Rockdale Texas. M.A.R.C. serves all Milam County Adult Residents with Physical and Learning Disabilities. The M.A.R.C. is a 501C3 Organization (Non-Profit Organization) that depends on this fundraiser to be a major resource to keep serving the consumers that it does. M.A.R.C. teaches these Consumers valuable Life skills that most people take for granted in day to day life. In the 20 year history of The M.A.R.C. RIDE it has donated 100% of the proceeds from these fundraisers/rides to the M.A.R.C. amounting to $331,479.26 through the years. The Ride for 2022 will Start and Stop at The Ranch 415 W. Hwy 79 Rockdale Texas 76567. Ride Registration begins at 9:00 am with the first Bike out at 11:00 am. The ride fee is $20.00 for rider and $25.00 with a passenger. The Ride fee does include a BBQ Meal with all the trimmings after the ride for all Participants of the ride. We will also be selling plates for $12.00 each to the public starting at 11:30 am till sold out. The Ride will take us through some nice ride roads in Milam, Lee and Burleson Counties. Stops/Sponsors on this Ride are Cyndi's Hawg Hang Out in Hogg, Nat's in Milano, Cliff's Tavern in Rockdale, V.F.W. Post #6525 in Rockdale and The Ranch in Rockdale. The last Bike in will be at 4:00 pm at The Ranch in Rockdale. At this point we will have a BBQ meal prepared by Kathy Quinney and a lot of loving volunteers. We will also have a 50/50 Drawing and very nice Raffle Items and some door prizes. We will have Award Plaques for the Oldest Rider, Youngest Rider, Oldest Bike and M.A.R.C. Consumers Choice. Then at 4:30 pm our live auction will start by Auctioneer John Fisher and his wife Kay Fisher that promises something for everyone. Please come out and help us support this group of very special people that love Milam County and the Biker Community. The people of M.A.R.C. are so near and dear to our hearts and we want this year to be the best M.A.R.C. RIDE yet. For more information about this ride please contact Charles Starr @ (512)-540-2561 or Neal Ferrell @ (512)-299-7446.
The Davilla Community will host a Potluck Dinner and Game Night at 6PM Saturday, August 6th, at the Davilla Community Center.
The Davilla Community will have their 1st planning meeting for the annual Fall Fest at 6PM Tuesday, August 16th, at the Davilla Community Center.
The Davilla Community annual Fall Festival will be held from 5-9PM Saturday, October 1st, in the Davilla Community Center.
The Davilla Community Christmas Potluck Dinner will be held 6PM Saturday, December 10th, in the Davilla Community Center.
The American Legion Carlyle Post #358 in Rockdale is starting a new program called Post 358 Cares. It will send care packages to all active-duty service members from Milam County. For this program to happen, they need to know who is currently serving from Milam County. If you have a son or daughter, niece, or nephew, or even friend or neighbor that is from Milam County and is on active duty, please contact the Post at email@example.com. Those that reach out must provide the name, rank, and mailing address of the active duty person. The Post is still working on funding and have been helped by a major grant from HEB grocers.
On Going Events
Book Buddies is back in action. Former members and new folks who love to read are invited. When: once a Month. . the 3rd Tuesday at 10 a.m.(June 22nd this Month)
Where: 1st Methodist Life Center(side door plz.) 208 W. 2nd St. Cameron, Texas 76520
Questions: Contact Trish: Sazzycaty2@gmail.
Or the office at 1st United Methodist Church: 254-697-4933
Coffee or tea and a light snack will be served please RSVP if possible.
Cameron Police Department has now started the year round Explorer program. This program is a career oriented learning for life and geared to help encourage interest in all career paths. This program helps students learn the life of a law enforcement officer, life saving techniques, and developmental skills. This program is open to anyone ages 14-20, no arrest history, good moral character, positive references, and must be able to attend meetings and trainings. For more information or to apply stop by the Cameron Police Department at 605 W. 4th St. or call 254-697-6574. Background check may be required and parent permission is required.
Rosebud Senior Center is open from 9AM to Noon, Monday-Friday. We have games (Bingo, Dominoes, Cards, etc.) each day. Box meals are served with a one-day notice. If you live in town and need transportation, please call us and we'll send someone to pick you up and return you to your home. Please call 254-583-4745 for more information.
Camp Gladiator training with Rachel Kirk goes on every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at the Cameron Courthouse starting at 5AM. For more information Call 254-482-0385.
The Milam Regional Farmers Market will be held the 2nd and 4th Saturdays in March through November from 9am to 1pm at The Yards of Cameron. There will be fresh produce, meat, eggs, bread and other baked goodies along with artisans, mushroom logs, crafts, woodworking and much more. Falls County Recycling will also be available to take recycled goods. For more information contact 254-697-4970.
There will be washer tournaments benefitting the American Cancer Society on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month at Apache Pass in Rockdale. On the 2nd Sunday, bring your partner. On the 4th Sunday, draw for a partner. Tossing starts at 5:15PM with registration at 4:30PM. Cost is $20 per team, double elimination. Prizes will be awarded. For info, call 512-760-7194.
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.
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 Milano from 8:30AM-3PM. 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!
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.
Crafting Galore will meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, from 12:30-4PM roughly at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center located at 111 N Travis in Cameron. This is a community group for all Handcrafters. If you're working on a project, competed 1 and want to share it, or just looking for ideas or instruction, this is the group for you. Use the side door and bring a small snack to share. Coffee and tea are available.