Falls County 4-H Livestock Judging Stampede 5K and Kid 1K Halloween Run/Walk Fundraiser is October 30th at Westphalia Celebration Park in Westphalia. The 5K starts at 8AM and the Kids 1K starts at 9AM. Costumes Welcome! Prizes will be awarded for best dressed! All proceeds benefit the Falls County 4-H livestock judging teams. Register at: https://runsignup.com/Race/TX/Lott/FallsCounty4HLivestockJudgingStampede
The Milam County Crime Stoppers Warehouse of Horrors will be open Saturday, October 30th, from 7PM-Midnight at 301 E. 1st in downtown Cameron. Admission is $10.
GauseVFD Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a FALL Festival and trick or treat hayride on Saturday, October 30th, at the fire department. There will be games, food, and fun. A costume contest will be held. Events begin at 3:30PM to load up for the hayride. Afterward will be games, concessions, and fun for the whole family. For info, call 979-777-3960.
There will be a Halloween BBQ Chicken Dinner from 11AM until sold out on Sunday, October 31st, at the SPJST Lodge 24 Flag Hall in Cyclone. Plates are $12 each and include chicken, beans, noodles, slaw, and dessert. This event is drive through only.
Seaton Brethren Church at 12561 TX53 in the Seaton Community is having a Fall Fest on Sunday, October 31st, from 4-6PM. Come out for fun, food, games and Trunk or Treat. It is for the entire family.
The Knights of Columbus Council 4457 in Granger will host a Fried Chicken Dinner on October 31st from 11AM until sold out at SS. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Granger. Plates are dine in or drive through and will be $12 each. All plates are premade. Proceeds benefit Granger Volunteer Fire Department and the American Legion Post 282.
The Bell Extension Education Association will host a Gigantic Multi-Family Rummage Sale from 8AM-6PM November 5th and 6th at the Seaton Community Center located at 12301 TX53 in Temple. All proceeds will benefit Bell County 4H Scholarships and BEEA.
The Yoe High School National Honor Society Color Run will be November 6th. Check-in starts at 8:30AM and the race begins at 9AM. The trail will start at Cameron Junior High. The cost is $8 for students and $10 for adults.
Cameron Elementary invites all veterans to their Veterans Day Program at 1PM on Thursday, November 11th, in the Yoe High Performing Arts Center.
Join the Little River Basin Master Gardeners and El Camino Real Master Naturalists of Milam County on November 11th at 10:00 am at the Patterson Civic Center, 609 Mill Avenue, Rockdale, Texas, to learn about the iNaturalist app. The guest speaker will be Dr. Tania Homayoun, Texas Nature Trackers Biologist, Texas Parks and Wildlife. iNaturalist is an online data collection tool for the naturalist community. Dr. Homayoun will introduce iNaturalist and provide basic information on how to get started using it to make observations, add identifications, and explore nature where you are and beyond. Weather permitting, attendees may get outside and practice making observations on the phone app, so we recommend coming to the session with an iNaturalist account set up and the iNaturalist app loaded onto your phone if possible. The public is invited.
Minerva Volunteer Fire Department will host a pancake supper and silent auction November 20th from 4-8PM. Plates of pancakes are all you can eat for $10. Proceeds benefit Minerva VFD and the Minerva Community Center.
The Chisholm Trail Christmas Ball will be Saturday, December 4th, at the Bell County Expo Garth Arena. Dress in your Sunday Western Chic attire to include boots, bling, denim, and diamonds to celebrate at this fundraiser event. Tickets are only available in advance. Doors open at 6PM, with dinner to follow. Dance the night away to the country sounds of Rick Trevino. There will also be a silent auction, live auction, dancing, and cash bar. For reservations, call 254-933-5309. Table sales close at Noon November 29th.
If you are in grades 3-12 and would like to learn about all the exciting opportunities that are offered in 4-H Shooting Sports there is a group right here in Milam County that can help. There are nine disciplines that students can participate in: air pistol, air rifle, smallbore pistol, smallbore rifle, compound archery, recurve archery, shotgun, muzzleloading and hunting and wildlife. In the Milam County club we practice air pistol and air rifle along with compound and recurve archery in Rockdale at the New Salem Bldg on the fair grounds. Students who participate learn many valuable skills that will serve them well in many facets of life. Gun safety is first and foremost but skills like patience, discipline, communication and problem solving are always part of shooting sports. These are skills that will benefit people throughout their lives. Come join the fun!
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.