Drug program set

Kaufman parents are invited to a Drug Prevention Parent Training presented by Gordon Sidler from the Dallas Council on Drugs and Alcohol Monday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Kaufman High School Library.

Come and learn more about drug abuse trends, as well as common signs regarding drug usage in teens.  

Door prizes will be given away, and light refreshments will be served.

Church plans

Fall festival

The Light Up the Night Fall Festival and 10th Annual Black Light Show will be Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. at Grace Fellowship, 7650 FM 1388 in Kaufman. The event is free for all ages and includes food, games, candy and bounce house. Black Light Show times are 7 and 8 p.m. Call 972-962-7423 for information.

Alzheimer’s and

Dementia support

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group meets every fourth Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. at the Riter C. Hulsey Public Library in Terrell, sponsored by the library and the Terrell Healthcare Center. Contact Angie West at 443-629-4654 for information.

Free recycling event set

A free electronic recycling event for Kaufman County residents will be held Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m.-noon or until truck fills at the Kaufman County South Annex Building, 3003 South Washington in Kaufman. Recycle computers, electronics, two TVs per household. Must show proof of residency for Kaufman County. Questions call CRS, 817-300-6958.

Reach Forever benefit

The Reach Forever 5K/1K Fun Walk/Run will be held Saturday, Nov. 10 at 8 a.m. at Ben Gill Park in Terrell to benefit the REACH Child Placing Agency. Register at reachcpatx.org or email reach.cpa.tx@gmail.com.

Veterans Court

announces benefit

The North Texas Regional Veterans Court will hold its first fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 10 at Jake E’s Riding Roundup Ranch. Contact Program Manager Brennan Rivera-Jones at brijones@co.collins.tx.us or Capt. Lori Compton at lori.compton@kaufmanso.com for information.

VFW shuffleboard tournament

Friday night Country Sue karaoke, blind draw doubles shuffleboard at 7 p.m. and Halloween party. Saturday Doyle’s famous hamburger basket for $5. Sunday homemade venison chili and chips.


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