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Wednesday, Oct. 29

SULPHUR SPRINGS Masonic Lodge No. 221 will hold a hot dog fundraiser across the street from First Baptist Church ball field during Trunk or Treat Wednesday night.

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. 30

COMO-PICKTON CISD will have a Fall Festival from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the walkway in front of the junior high and cafeteria. All students and parents are welcome. Tickets are 50-cents. Activities include booths, a haunted house, fall pictures, and face and hair painting. Food available will include stew, turkey legs and cotton candy.

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

TRUNK OR Treat will be hosted by Our Savior Lutheran Church from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. or until all the candy’s gone on the south side of the square.

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 a 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

COMMUNITY WIDE Alternative Fall Carnival and Trunk or Treat will be conducted rom 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Pacific Park. There will be food, games and candy.

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. The business will donate 10 percent of all event day sales to Hopkins County United Way.

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

THANKSGIVING Sunday will be hosted at 10 a.m. in the chapel in Heritage Park, 416 North Jackson St, by Christ Temple United Pentecostal Church. A Dutch oven stew lunch will follow the service. There will be games and fellowship. Everyone welcome; no charge.

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

YANTIS MASONIC Lodge 38’s 24th Annual Turkey Shoot starting at 9:30 a.m on the Johnny Stephens farm east of Yantis. A donation is requested for the shoot, which will include skeet, .22-caliber rifle and pistol shooting. Shell furnished for everything except pistol shooting. There will be food and refreshments for donations. Proceeds from the event will be used by the lodge to provide operating expenses and also fund many worthwhile charities supported by Masons in the Yantis and East Texas area. For more information, call 903-473-9472; leave a message with a name and number if no answer and someone will return the call.

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, Nov. 30

Fifth Sunday Night Singing will begin at 6 p.m. at Grace Family Church, 1901 East Loop 301. Special guests will be singers and musicians from the Nazarene church in Sulphur Springs. All are welcome to attend.

 

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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