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Wednesday, Oct. 22

MORNING CHAPEL Missionary Baptist Church’s Annual Fall Festival continues at 7 p.m. The Rev. Lavelle Hendricks, pastor of East Caney Baptist Church will be the evangelist. The Rev. H.B. Nash, pastor of Morning Chapel MBC, invited everyone.

WINTERFIELD BAPTIST Church’s revival continues at 6:30 p.m. Featured will be Brother Earl Duggins and Brother Mark Fried. Brother Jack Culpepper, pastor, invites the public. For information, call 903-305-3041 or 903-466-3469. The church is located on County Road 2400 in Pickton, 1/2 a mile off FM 269.

VFW POST 8560 hosts an 8-ball pool tournament at 8 p.m. every Wednesday. This event is open to the public. For more information, call 903-885-4666.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

 

Thursday, Oct. 23

BURGERS WITH the Banks will be hosted by Alliance, City National and Guaranty Bank and Trust from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Celebration Plaza in front of the banks. A donation of at least $5 per meal is requested for hamburgers, chips, a drink and dessert; proceeds benefit Hopkins County United Way.

TUBBY ADKISSON Memorial Mobile Mammography Coach from Hunt Regional Healthcare will be at Spring Village Shopping Center the third Thursday of each month to offer mammographies. All insurances accepted by Hunt Regional Healthcare system accepted for the screening, including Medicare and Medicaid. Payment resources available for uninsured/income-eligible women or those who pay cash; call 903-408-5720. Appointment required: register by calling 903-408-5010.

HOPKINS COUNTY Master Gardeners meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. in the AgriLife Extension Building, 1200B Houston St. Potential master gardeners are invited to attend. For more information, call Wyvonne McDaniel at 903-439-4997. For information on becoming a master gardener, call the AgriLife Extension Office at 903-885-3443.

HOPKINS COUNTY Historical Society meets the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Chapel at Heritage Park. Members and guests welcome.

UAW LOCAL 967 retirees meet every fourth Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the hall located on Jack Finney Blvd., just west of L3 in Greenville, for bingo and fellowship. Lunch will be provided.

BRIDGE IS played every Tuesday and Thursday, with the exception of the first and third Tuesdays, at Pizza Inn.

“ENERGIZE AND Fun” will be hosted from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Thursday at Pacific Park by Trinity Harvest Church. The event is designed to provide a “fun place for people of all ages to come for a small free meal, games and encouragement.”

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS New Life Group will hold a open discussion meeting at 7 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter (the old white Color Blind Ministries building), just east of the church. No smoking. Call Mike at 903-440-2218 and Gary at 903-335-8152.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY meets at Brashear Baptist Church Family Life Center each Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Recovery healing is based on the word of God for issues such as loss of a family member or friend, divorce, addiction, job loss, or any other personal crisis. All are welcome. For more information, call 903-348-4105, 903-348-1981 or 903-582-2334.

FIT AND Strong will be taught by John Little Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.; “Tai Chi 4 Health and Balance” will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for $2 cost per class at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

SULPHUR SPRINGS Downtown Business Alliance meets Thursday mornings at 8 a.m. at Plain & Fancy Sandwich Shoppe. Anyone interested in downtown revitalization or downtown business is invited to attend. 

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS meets at 6 p.m. on Thursdays at Olive Branch Baptist Church, 225 Parkins St. Call group facilitator at 903-885-1344, and leave a message.

ROTARY CLUB of Sulphur Springs meets at noon Thursdays in the Family Life Center at First United Methodist Church.

 

Friday, Oct. 24

ARBALA HAUNTED Woods Hayride and Haunted Woods Trail will be depart from and return to Arbala Community Center, 3473 FM 1567 west, from dark until midnight Oct. 24-25, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 years or younger, or get $2 off adult admission with a football ticket stub on game nights as part of the home game special. The haunted trail is a 3/4-mile self-guided walking tour through the woods. Concessions available at Arbala Community Center. Proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 69 and Crew 69 and the community center. For more information, all Paula Hammond at 903-243-3989 or Kathie Gentry at 903-243-1540.

FALL CARNIVAL at North Hopkins School will be held on Friday evening, Oct. 24. Bring the kids for games and prizes.

SULPHUR BLUFF ISD will release classes early Oct. 24 for the Hopkins County Fall Festival.

MONTHLY BIRTHDAY Party sponsored by Home Healthcare and Wesley House/Wesley Oaks begins at 10:45 a.m. the fourth Friday of every month at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. All senior citizens are invited to celebrate October birthdays with cake and punch; all October “babies” will get a birthday president. Bingo is also played beginning at 9:30 a.m. Fridays. Phone: 903-885-1661. Phone: 903-885-1661.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

“YOGA FOR the Rest of Us,” a program anyone can do, will be lead by Peggy Cappy every Monday and Friday at 1 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Phone: 903-885-1661. Bingo is played at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday at the center.

CHRISTIAN RECOVERY Group meets Fridays at 7 p.m. at New Beginnings Fellowship Baptist Church, 155 North Jackson St., for anyone with addictions, broken emotions or broken relationships.

 

Saturday, Oct. 25

CUMBY ISD Fall Festival will begin at  5 p.m. wtih serving of stew, continues at 5:30 p.m. with naming of the king and queen, a costume contest at 5:45 p.m. and booths from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

SEASONED SAINTS 19th Banquet will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. The Rev. Patrick Johnson will be the special guest. Cost is a $10 donation. Anniversary Sunday begins at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. The special guest for the event will be the Rev. Jerry Dennis of Bible Way Family Baptist Church in Athens.

SULPHUR SPRINGS Corvette Club's Annual Corvette Show will be held at Heritage Plaza (downtown) from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There will be 150 plus beautiful Corvettes parked by class C1 through C7 with special interest Corvettes in their special class around the Plaza and adjoining streets. Show car registration starts 8 a.m. and ends at 11 a.m. with viewing from 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Awards will be presented at 2:30 p.m.

ARBALA HAUNTED Woods Hayride and Haunted Woods Trail will be depart from and return to Arbala Community Center, 3473 FM 1567 west, from dark until midnight Oct.  25, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 years or younger, or get $2 off adult admission with a football ticket stub on game nights as part of the home game special. The haunted trail is a 3/4-mile self-guided walking tour through the woods. Concessions available at Arbala Community Center. Proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 69 and Crew 69 and the community center. For more information, all Paula Hammond at 903-243-3989 or Kathie Gentry at 903-243-1540.

NATURE HIKE-Discover the Trees will begin at 2:30 p.m. at Honey Creek Amphitheater in Cooper Lake State Park-South Sulphur Unit. Explore The Dark Side Night Hike will meet at Coyote Run Trailhead at 7:30 p.m. to begin a night hike to see what comes out at night. Bring water and a flashlight (preferably with red lens). Note: Programs may be cancelled because of weather. Contact the park office at 903-945-5256 for updated information.

EARL W. MARTIN 42-Tournament, a Fall Festival event, will be hosted at 1 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. Cost is $10 per person to play. Cash prizes will be awarded to first-fourth place teams. Call 903-885-1661 for more information.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

COW COUNTRY Carvers Club meets on Saturdays in the Grist Mill at Heritage Park, 416 North Jackson St., from 8 a.m. until noon.

 

Sunday, Oct. 26

SEASONED SAINTS 19th Anniversary Sunday begins at 3 p.m. The special guest for the event will be the Rev. Jerry Dennis of Bible Way Family Baptist Church in Athens at Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.

WHITE OAK Baptist Church in Yantis’ Heritage Sunday, a celebration of 125 years, will begin with a Heritage worship service at 11 a.m. and a celebration lunch fellowship at 1 p.m. RSVP for lunch by calling 903-383-2310 or emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . White Oak BC is located 2 miles west of downtown Yantis on FM 514 at Private Road 5922. 

DIVORCE CARE meets Sundays at 4 p.m. in the Administration Building of the First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs. Sessions are free and independent of each other. Anyone who is struggling with divorce or separation is invited to join the group.

SAINT JAMES Catholic Church-SS Knights of Columbus will have a free breakfast at 10 a.m. the last Sunday of each month in the parish center adjoining the church. While the breakfast is free, any and all donations are welcomed and appreciated.

SCLERODERMA SUPPORT Group meets the last Sunday of every month from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Paris Regional Hospital (South Campus) in the Conference and Education Complex Building #3, facing the 900 block of Austin St. in Conference Room C. Contact: 903-739-9578.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS New Life Group meets at 9 a.m. for open discussion in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter (the old white Color Blind Ministries building), just east of the church. No smoking. Call Mike at 903-440-2218 and Gary at 903-335-8152.

GRACE GROUP of Alcoholics Anonymous begins at 7 p.m. Sundays in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter (the old white Color Blind Ministries building), just east of the church. No smoking. Call 214-236-9091 for information.

 

Monday, Oct. 27

SHAWLS OF Love, a Cypress Basin Hospice-sponsored group that knits and crochets prayer shawls for hospice patients, meets the fourth Monday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive. The group will we working on Christmas gifts for cancer and hospice patients. Anyone who crochets or wants to help make crafts is welcome.

LONE STAR Heritage Quilt Guild meets at 5:30 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive.

EVENING CLASSES of Community Bible Study, an interdenominational Bible study for the community, will meet at 7 p.m. in the chapel at First Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs. The group will study I and II Corinthians; classes for women, men, couples, and youth are available.

NEW LIFE Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will hold an open 12 & 12 study meeting beginning at 7 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter (the old white Color Blind Ministries building), just east of the church. No smoking. Call Mike at 903-440-2218 and Gary at 903-335-8152.

“YOGA FOR the Rest of Us,” a program anyone can do, will be lead by Peggy Cappy every Monday and Friday at 1 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Fit and Strong will be taught by John Little Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. at the center.

CHRISTIAN INITIATION Sessions are held Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church, 297 Texas St. All are invited to “come and increase your knowledge about God and the Catholic Church.” For more information, call Diane Ames at 903-648-2345.

PRAYER ON the Square, a community-wide praise, worship and prayer service, will be hosted Mondays at 6 p.m. on the downtown square. Prayers will be offered for city, county, state and federal officials, as well as the military, schools, businesses and others. There will also be singing and music. All are invited to the weekly prayer and praise fellowship. For more information, call Larry Friday Sr. at 903-243-6863.

CANHELP WELCOMES the donation of recycled cell phones and cell phone batteries at the CANHelp Community Resource Center, 613 Gilmer St., on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations can be made at other times if necessary. Call 903-885-9797 for more information.

GRATITUDE ALANON Group meets Monday nights at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, 302 South Chestnut St., in Winnsboro. Call 903-342-3011.

HOPKINS COUNTY Amateur Radio Club (HCARC)’S Public information net is every Monday at 7 p.m. on frequency 146.68. Everyone invited. For more information, call 903-513-4601 or visit www.k5sst.org.

“RECOVERY BOOT Camp: Lose the Baggage, Get Spiritually Fit!” meets at Family Life Church Mondays at 7 p.m. Knock out addictions, depression, anger, grief, broken relationships, etc. The church is located at 1400 East Loop 301. A free dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Call 903-439-2016 for more information.

BIBLE DISCIPLE Bible study will be held at Como Methodist Church Mondays at 7 p.m. Call 903-488-3541.

TEEN GROUP meets at 6 p.m. at Franklin National Bank in Winnsboro, corner of Main and Broadway streets. Call 903-342-8941.

LADIES BIBLE Class, hosted by the sisters at the Arbala Road Church of Christ, will be held beginning at 7 p.m. The class goes from house to house each week. For locations, call Stephanie Pryor at 903-485-2343 or Thundra Lee at 903-885-4432.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 28

CHILI’S GIVE Back Day to benefit Hopkins County United Way will be from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mention the give back at the time of purchase to have a percent of the proceeds donated to HCUW.

LEGACY CARES Support Group meeting for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one will be held from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Pizza Inn 

HOPKINS COUNTY United Way will hold its weekly campaign report meeting at 9:30 a.m. at Texas AgriLife Extension Office.

WOODMEN OF the World meet at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive.

ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT Group meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Family Life Center at First United Methodist Church, 301 Church Street.

BRIDGE is played at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday (except the first and third Tuesday) at Pizza Inn.

VFW POST 8560 will host a dart tournament at 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday. The event is open to the public. For more information, call 903-885-4666.

FIT AND Strong will be taught by John Little Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.; “Tai Chi 4 Health and Balance” will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for $2 cost per class at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Free art class taught by Vera Allen will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the center.

TOPS CHAPTER No. 1719 meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Davis Street Baptist Church. Weigh-in begins at 5:30 p.m. Call Judy at 903 439-8449 or 903 885-0123 for more information.

TERRIFIC TUESDAYS Club, a program providing respite for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, meets from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday in the Family Life Center of First United Methodist Church, 301 Church St. One-on-one care is provided for the individuals, who engage in various activities during the sessions. Lunch is included. Volunteers are always needed, and new participants are welcome. Call 903-243-5620 for more details.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

GRACE ALANON Group, a support group for family members and friends of people abusing alcohol, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter (the old white Color Blind Ministries building), just east of the church. No smoking. Call 214-236-9091.

PASTOR NELSON J. Gatlin and the Mitchell Chapel Church family welcome everyone to “The Hour of Prayer” every Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. every Tuesday at Mitchell Chapel Church of God In Christ, 402 South Jackson St. All are welcome to pray, share testimony and “hear an encouraging ‘word.’”

SULPHUR SPRINGS Civil Air Patrol meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the old terminal building at Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport. Anyone interested is welcome. For more information call Robert Stidham at 903-885-6605.

PARENTS ANONYMOUS Group meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First Baptist Church in Quitman. Call 903-629-2114.

LEAGUE STREET Church of Christ Benevolence Clothing Room is open Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon. For easier access, there is parking in the back.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 29

SENIOR BOWLING will be offered every Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Classic Lanes. All senior citizens are invited to attend.

VFW POST 8560 hosts an 8-ball pool tournament at 8 p.m. every Wednesday. This event is open to the public. For more information, call 903-885-4666.

BINGO IS played at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday and 42 is played every Wednesday at 1 p.m., at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive.

FREE HOT lunches are offered from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Enter from the south side of the building behind Alliance Bank on Atkins Street; look for the signs. This Dinner Bell ministry “is a servant program reaching out to people in need in Hopkins County.

CANHELP WELCOMES the donation of recycled cell phones and cell phone batteries at the CANHelp Community Resource Center, 613 Gilmer St., on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations can be made at other times if necessary. Call 903-885-9797 for more information.

HOPKINS COUNTY CHRISTIAN Alliance meets at the CANHelp Community Resource Center, 613 Gilmer St., on Wednesdays at noon. The first Wednesday of each month provides an opportunity for church youth leaders to share information about their youth programs.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

KIWANIS NOON Club, a community service civic organization that focuses on kids, meets for lunch at noon on Wednesdays at El Charro.

TOPS NO. 1233 meets at 10 a.m. in Wesley United Methodist Fellowship Hall, 614 Texas St. Weigh-in at 9 a.m. Call Beulah at 903-885-8755.

TRINITY OAKS will hold a Bible class at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays in the Community Room at 610 Woodlawn St.

 

Thursday, Oct. 30

SULPHUR SPRINGS High School Theatre will present Don Zolidis’ short comedy “10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse” during a dessert theater at 5:30 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. on Sulphur Springs Middle School stage. Cost of $5 includes a play and dessert. Tickets can be purchased from any cast member or reserved from SSHS theatre by calling 806-885-2158, ext. 2263 or emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

BRIDGE IS played every Tuesday and Thursday, with the exception of the first and third Tuesdays, at Pizza Inn.

“ENERGIZE AND Fun” will be hosted from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Thursday at Pacific Park by Trinity Harvest Church. The event is designed to provide a “fun place for people of all ages to come for a small free meal, games and encouragement.”

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS New Life Group will hold a open discussion meeting at 7 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter (the old white Color Blind Ministries building), just east of the church. No smoking. Call Mike at 903-440-2218 and Gary at 903-335-8152.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY meets at Brashear Baptist Church Family Life Center each Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Recovery healing is based on the word of God for issues such as loss of a family member or friend, divorce, addiction, job loss, or any other personal crisis. All are welcome. For more information, call 903-348-4105, 903-348-1981 or 903-582-2334.

FIT AND Strong will be taught by John Little Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.; “Tai Chi 4 Health and Balance” will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for $2 cost per class at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

SULPHUR SPRINGS Downtown Business Alliance meets Thursday mornings at 8 a.m. at Plain & Fancy Sandwich Shoppe. Anyone interested in downtown revitalization or downtown business is invited to attend. 

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS meets at 6 p.m. on Thursdays at Olive Branch Baptist Church, 225 Parkins St. Call group facilitator at 903-885-1344, and leave a message.

ROTARY CLUB of Sulphur Springs meets at noon Thursdays in the Family Life Center at First United Methodist Church.

 

Friday, Oct. 31

TRICK OR Treating in Cumby will has been moved from Oct. 31, due to night activities and for safety of students, to Saturday, Nov. 1.

TRINITY HARVEST Church of God will host a Trunk or Treat from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. The night’s activities will include candy, food, games, train rides and more. Trinity Harvest COG is located at 1150 East Shannon Road. 

RIDGEWAY BAPTIST Church will host a Trunk or Treat and hayride, along with a stew and chili starting at 6 p.m. on Halloween. The church is located at 194 County Road 4786 in Ridgeway.

ARBALA HAUNTED Woods Hayride and Haunted Woods Trail will be depart from and return to Arbala Community Center, 3473 FM 1567 west, from dark until midnight Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 years or younger, or get $2 off adult admission with a football ticket stub on game nights as part of the home game special. The haunted trail is a 3/4-mile self-guided walking tour through the woods. Concessions available at Arbala Community Center. Proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 69 and Crew 69 and the community center. For more information, all Paula Hammond at 903-243-3989 or Kathie Gentry at 903-243-1540.

SENIOR CITIZENS Center will host a Halloween party at 11 a.m. complete with special lunch of goblin (taco) stew, flatted bat wings (crackers) and rat snacks (cheese). There will also be a costume contest with prizes for the most original, funniest, scariest and best all around costumes; but costumes are not required.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

“YOGA FOR the Rest of Us,” a program anyone can do, will be lead by Peggy Cappy every Monday and Friday at 1 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Phone: 903-885-1661. Bingo is played at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday at the center.

CHRISTIAN RECOVERY Group meets Fridays at 7 p.m. at New Beginnings Fellowship Baptist Church, 155 North Jackson St., for anyone with addictions, broken emotions or broken relationships.

 

Saturday, Nov. 1

TRICK OR Treating in Cumby will has been moved from Oct. 31, due to night activities and for safety of students, to Saturday, Nov. 1.

39TH ANNUAL Fall Roundup will begin with Grandma’s Kitchen open from 5 p.m. to  7 p.m., serving of stew and chili from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., silent auction from 4 p.m.to 6:30 p.m., and live auction and selling of quarts of chili and stew (for two tickets) at 6:30 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-10, free for 0-4 years for all you can eat of stew, chili and dessert. Child care available. Call 903-885-3383.

ARBALA HAUNTED Woods Hayride and Haunted Woods Trail will be depart from and return to Arbala Community Center, 3473 FM 1567 west, from dark until midnight. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 years or younger, or get $2 off adult admission with a football ticket stub on game nights as part of the home game special. The haunted trail is a 3/4-mile self-guided walking tour through the woods. Concessions available at Arbala Community Center. Proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 69 and Crew 69 and the community center. For more information, all Paula Hammond at 903-243-3989 or Kathie Gentry at 903-243-1540.

NORTH HOPKINS School Alumni Homecoming will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1, in the school cafeteria. Registration will begin at 4 p.m., followed by bingo and visiting. A barbecue dinner will be served at 5:30. Cost for the meal is $12 per person. The Class of 1964 will be honored for the 50th anniversary of their graduation. After the meal there will be a brief program and more time for visiting. All former students and teachers and their guests are encouraged to attend.

OPERATION R.U.F.F. (Reading Using Furry Friends), a free program designed to let children read “stress free” to a trained therapy dog, is offered from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first and third Saturday of each month at Sulphur Springs Public Library, 611 North Davis St. For more information about Operation R.U.F.F. or SSPL, call 903-885-4926, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit www.sslibrary.org.

42 PLAYERS of all ages are invited to play from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive. Bring your own dominoes. Call 903-885-1661 for information.

PRIDE OF Columbia, Heroines of Jericho Court 490 meets at 10 a.m. the first Saturday of every month at Trinity Oaks Apartment community center, 610 Woodlawn St. Must be in white attire. Questions or concerns may be directed to Nitri Adams at 903-348-3622.

COMMUNITY BLOOD drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of each month in Carter Blood Care’s mobile unit, which will be parked in the Memorial Medical Plaza parking lot. For an appointment, call 1-800-DONATE4 (800-366-2834).

CUMBY FOOD pantry will be open the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Cumby Community Room on Main Street in Cumby. Interested families should bring proof of a Cumby mailing address, proof of income and Social Security numbers. The pantry is sponsored by First United Methodist, Cornerstone Baptist and First Baptist churches of Cumby and Mt. Zion Church.

SSHS CLASS of 1963 meets at the Red Barn at 9 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month for breakfast. Friends are welcome.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

COW COUNTRY Carvers Club meets on Saturdays in the Grist Mill at Heritage Park, 416 North Jackson St., from 8 a.m. until noon.

 

Sunday, Nov. 2

SULPHUR BLUFF United Methodist Church will have a celebration of 150 years starting at 11 a.m. with the church service, followed by a stew and chili lunch provided by the church. The celebration service which begins at 1:30 p.m. includes special music and a short history of the church. Refreshments will be served after the service. All are welcome.

LEGACY HOSPICE Memorial Service All Saints Sunday will begin at 3 p.m. at Frst United Methodist Church. Patients who have passed away in the last year will be honored.

DIVORCE CARE meets Sundays at 4 p.m. in the Administration Building of the First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs. Sessions are free and independent of each other. Anyone who is struggling with divorce or separation is invited to join the group.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS New Life Group meets at 9 a.m. for open discussion in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter (the old white Color Blind Ministries building), just east of the church. No smoking. Call Mike at 903-440-2218 and Gary at 903-335-8152.

GRACE GROUP of Alcoholics Anonymous begins at 7 p.m. Sundays in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter (the old white Color Blind Ministries building), just east of the church. No smoking. Call 214-236-9091 for information.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 4

MUDDY JAKE’S will hold a “Give Back” Day to benefit Hopkins County United Way. Stop by between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. and mention the give-back to have a percent of the proceeds go to HCUW.

FREE ART CLASS taught by Vera Allen will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the center.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 5

HOPKINS COUNTY United Way will hold its weekly campaign report meeting at 9:30 a.m. at Texas AgriLife Extension Office, if the campaign goal has not already been met. 

 

Sunday, Nov. 9

DIVORCE CARE meets Sundays at 4 p.m. in the Administration Building of the First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs. Sessions are free and independent of each other. Anyone who is struggling with divorce or separation is invited to join the group.

 

Monday, Nov. 10

“41ST ANNUAL Christmas Joys Holiday Program: Everything Old is New Again,” will be put on by Texas AgriLife FCS Extension Agents at 1:30 p.m. and repeated at 5:30 p.m. at the Southwest Dairy Museum. Call Hopkins County Extension Office at 903-885-3443 (not the Dairy Museum) to reserve a seat. The $5 fee, which covers demonstrations, booklets with instructions on all demonstrations and recipes, decorating ideas, crafts, gift-giving ideas, goody bags, refreshments and door prizes, is payable at the door. Space is limited to 85 per session.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 11

VETERANS APPRECIATION Banquet will be hosted by Walmart at 6 p.m. at League Street Church of Christ for all veterans and spouses and widows of veterans. Call 903-439-3144 to RSVP. There will be a program and door prizes provided by Walmart.

FREE BREAST-FEEDING Class will be offered free for expectant mothers the second Tuesday of every other month in the OB Conference Room at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. Call the OB department at 903-439-4091 to register.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 12

CRAFTS WITH Hospice+ will be offered at 11 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center. Brandy Raley will bring all supplies for a new craft participants will make.

HOPKINS COUNTY United Way will hold its weekly campaign report meeting at 9:30 a.m. at Texas AgriLife Extension Office, if the campaign goal has not already been met.

 

Thursday, Nov. 13

MEET ME in the Stacks, Sulphur Springs Public Library’s Teen Author Series, will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. the second Thursday of each month through December. Shannon Messenger, author of “Skyfall” series and “Keeper of the Lost Cities” series, will be November’s featured author.

 

Sunday, Nov. 16

DIVORCE CARE meets Sundays at 4 p.m. in the Administration Building of the First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs. Sessions are free and independent of each other. Anyone who is struggling with divorce or separation is invited to join the group.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 18

HOPKINS COUNTY United Way will hold its weekly campaign report meeting at 9:30 a.m. at Texas AgriLife Extension Office, if the campaign goal has not already been met.

 

Thursday, Nov. 20

TUBBY ADKISSON Memorial Mobile Mammography Coach from Hunt Regional Healthcare will be at Spring Village Shopping Center the third Thursday of each month to offer mammographies. All insurances accepted by Hunt Regional Healthcare system accepted for the screening, including Medicare and Medicaid. Payment resources available for uninsured/income-eligible women or those who pay cash; call 903-408-5720. Appointment required: register by calling 903-408-5010.

 

*Saturday, Nov. 22

TWOGETHER IN Texas, free marriage education workshop, will be presented from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Texas AgriLife Extension Office, 1200-B West Houston St. Married couples, engaged couples and seriously dating couples will receive information on communication, conflict resolution, money management and goal setting. Refreshments served. Engaged couples who attend one of the sessions will receive a certificate for a $60 waiver upon applying for a marriage license, dropping the license fee from $82 to $22 per couple. Sign-up required. Call 903-885-3443 or 903-885-3726.

 

Sunday, Nov. 23

DIVORCE CARE meets Sundays at 4 p.m. in the Administration Building of the First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs. Sessions are free and independent of each other. Anyone who is struggling with divorce or separation is invited to join the group.

 

Sunday, Dec. 7

DIVORCE CARE meets Sundays at 4 p.m. in the Administration Building of the First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs. Sessions are free and independent of each other. Anyone who is struggling with divorce or separation is invited to join the group.

 

Sunday, Dec. 14

DIVORCE CARE meets Sundays at 4 p.m. in the Administration Building of the First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs. Sessions are free and independent of each other. Anyone who is struggling with divorce or separation is invited to join the group.

 

Thursday, Dec. 11

MEET ME in the Stacks, Sulphur Springs Public Library’s Teen Author Series, will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. the second Thursday of each month through December. Lindsay Cummings, author of “The Murder Complex” series, will be December’s featured author.

 

Thursday, Dec. 18

TUBBY ADKISSON Memorial Mobile Mammography Coach from Hunt Regional Healthcare will be at Spring Village Shopping Center the third Thursday of each month to offer mammographies. All insurances accepted by Hunt Regional Healthcare system accepted for the screening, including Medicare and Medicaid. Payment resources available for uninsured/income-eligible women or those who pay cash; call 903-408-5720. Appointment required: register by calling 903-408-5010.

 

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