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Community Calendar

The Alvin Moore Memorial Methodist Church of Oakwood on Hwy 79 and St. is holding its annual community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 4:00PM. Families are invited to join the congregation in the sanctuary for the Easter Story before the egg hunt, meet the Easter Bunny, and have refreshments in the fellowship hall afterwards. Sunrise Service will begin at 7:00 on Sunday.

All Leon County 4-H members wishing to show lamb, goat or swine projects at the State Fair of Texas in 2013 need to order tags by contacting the Texas Agrilife Extension Service at 903.536.2531 by April 15, 2013. Each tag will cost $10.00 and the tags will not be ordered until payment is received.

Congressman Kevin Brady Leon County Office Hours - Congressman Kevin Brady’s staff have begun holding office hours in Leon County on the first Thursday of every month. Caseworker Vita Swarers will be at the Ward Memorial Library at 207 E. St. Mary in Centerville from 2p – 4p on the first Thursday of every month to assist people with federal agency issues including Veterans cases, Social Security, Medicare and more. The Congressman’s Huntsville and Conroe offices are open Monday – Friday from 8a-5p and can be reached toll free at 1-877-441-5700.

Come out to Fort Boggy State Park on Saturday’s and Sunday’s, to fish for Rainbow Trout. Fort Boggy is located approximately 7 miles south of Centerville on Hwy 75; and open from 8:00 am until sundown. Bring the family and take advantage of Trout fishing in your State Park close to home.

Davis Chapel Church - Prayer every 3rd Saturday of each month, 10:00 a.m. Come and pray with Pastor Elder Anthony W. Harris. Administrator: Lula Woodson.

Leon County Military Families and Blue Star Mothers meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at various locations. If you are interested in joining us please call Connie Hall @ 903-208-0253 for location of meeting place for the month.

The newly-formed OAKWOOD COMMUNITY HELPING HANDS CLUB has established that their meetings will be on the second Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. in the annex of the Methodist Church in Oakwood. We welcome new members who will share in ways to help the community and enjoy fellowship. For more information contact J.R. McKenzie 903- 545-2667.

Lone Star Patriots of Leon County’s monthly meeting is held on the 4th Thursday.

Special Prayer Meeting - Each Thursday 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Hiway Tabernacle Church of God, Highway 75 South.

Flo Volunteer Fire Department meets the first Thursday of each month for their monthly business meeting at 7:00 p.m.

Oakwood now has an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting place. The old Henry Chapel Church, on the corner of Moody and River Bend Road (1 block off Main St. before the 542/831 split), now houses AA meetings Monday- Friday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m.. Anyone needing the support of an AA group is welcome to attend. Danny C. 903-545-2451.

The Country Stitchin’ Bee meets every Wednesday from 10-4 at Country Living Quilts in Flynn. 936-396-2889.

The Buffalo Library is offering a program to help adults improve their reading skills, Thursdays from 2-4 p.m. To register, contact the Buffalo Library at 903-322-4146.

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