VFW shuffleboard


Friday night Wo’s famous hot dogs with all the trimmings and draw double shuffleboard tournament. Saturday birthday party for Vicki Milligan.

Friday, Sept. 21 Country Sue karaoke and pizza. Saturday, Sept. 22 benefit for Zenaido Rodriguez, who worked for the city for many years.

Blackjack church having camp meeting

Blackjack Missionary Baptist Church will have a camp meeting Sept. 13-16 at 11346 FM 429 South, Kaufman. For information contact Pastor Danny Boles at 469-223-3459.

Eat Healthy Food


The monthly Helping Kaufman to Eat Healthy food distribution sponsored by Texas Health Kaufman and local organizations will be Saturday, Sept. 15 at 9 a.m. while supplies last at Country Bible Church, 401 N. Shannon. For $7, receive a reusable bag with 15-20 healthy food items. No screening for the purchase. Next distribution is Oct. 20 at First United Methodist Church, 208 S. Houston St.

Diabetes group schedules program

Your Feet are Your Friends will be the program for the Diabetes Support Group Saturday, Sept. 15 from 10-11 a.m. at Texas Health Kaufman, basement conference room. Call Anita Hurtado at 972-932-5252 for more information. The support group meets monthly and is free. No preregistration is required but space is limited.

St. Ann Fall Festival Booths

Please contact Sharla at 214-801-8588 if interested in having a booth at this year’s fall festival on Sept. 15 at St. Ann Catholic Church in Kaufman.

NAMI expo Saturday

The Sixth Annual Mental Health Expo hosted by the Kaufman County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will be held Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at O.P. Norman Junior High, 3701 S. Houston St. in Kaufman.

The expo includes snacks, exhibits, prizes, music and fun.

For information contact Emma Glenn at 972-962-3784 or Glenda Berg at 214-202-1183.

Chamber Civic Auction

The 29th annual Kaufman Chamber of Commerce Civic Auction is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 22 at the El Patron special events center on Hwy. 34 North. Theme will be “Fiesta.” Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $40.

Forever Families

sets banquet

Celebrate Forever Families annual fundraising banquet is Saturday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Cedar Creek Country Club in Kemp. Tickets are $45 each. For more information visit foreverfamiliesprogram.org or call 903-498-1076. 

Learn to knit and crochet 

Basic crocheting and knitting class is held from 10 a.m.-noon on Mondays at the Kaufman County Library. Space is limited. Call the library to register. Classes are free. Supplies provided.


Movie Matinee

at the library

Come watch the movie “Book Club” (PG-13) Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the Kaufman County Library at noon. It’s a comedy of how four lifelong friends’ lives are turned upside down to hilarious ends when their book club tackles the infamous “Fifty Shades of Grey.” This event is free and open to the public. Movie snacks provided.

Energy assistance offered

For assistance with high heating and cooling bills and weatherization, apply online to the Greater East Texas Community Action Program at www.get-cap.org. Local office is at the Share Center in Terrell, 103 W. Jones St. Eligibility based on household income and high energy burden. No face to face appointment necessary.

Helping Angels

Helping Angels of Kaufman County provides emergency financial aid, medications, nonperishable food pantry, clothing (provided by Angels Closet), utility bill assistance and temporary emergency shelter. It is located at 1400 S. Washington, Suite D., Kaufman, 972-932-2670, www.helping-angels.org.

Teen Book Club

The Kids of Appetite Teen Book Club for ages 14-18 meets the second Thursday of the month at 3:45 p.m. at the Kaufman County Library. Come for some delicious reads and treats. Home schoolers are welcome.

Tuesday Book Club

Tuesday Book Club meets at 2 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Kaufman County Library. Adult Cozy Coloring begins at 1 p.m. All supplies are provided. Light refreshments are served.

Friday Night Music

The Sunshiners Country Music Revue performs every Friday night from 7-9 at the Kaufman Senior Citizens Center, 112 S. Jackson St. No admission charge.

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