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Community Announcements & Event Schedules..

 
Calendar of Events.................

Sept. 1 - Labor Day
Sept. 7 - Grandparents Day
Sept. 22 - Autumn begins
Oct. 31 - Halloween (Friday)
Nov. 2 - Daylight Savings Ends
Nov. 4 - Election Day
Nov. 11 - Veterans Day
Nov. 27 - Thanksgiving
Dec. 21 - Winter begins
Dec. 25 - Christmas (Thursday)


 

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THE CITY OF ORANGE PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION HAS CANCELLED THE MEETING SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 02, 2014 @ 5:30 PM.

Lamar State College – Orange Continuing Education Fall schedule is now on-line. Please go to www.lsco.edu and click on degrees and programs.

Harvest Chapel Church will be having open mic singing on Friday Sept. 5Th at 6pm. The address is 1305 Irving Street in West Orange, Tx. for further information, please call 409-882-0862.It is open mic singing, bring your cd's, tapes, or sing with the church musicians.

Lamar State College – Orange Continuing Education Beginning Computers for Senior Citizens (55+) FREE, Friday September 12th 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. To register please call the Continuing Education office at 409-882-3321.

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is holding a Vegetable Seed Saving Class on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 6:00 PM. You will learn the reasons why to save seeds, what seeds you can save, and how to store the seeds. This will be a hands-on demonstration for tomato plant seeds and some other seeds. You will also receive a starter selection of heirloom, open-pollinated seeds. This is being held in the Extension office in the Orange County Expo building on 1442. Call 409-882-7010 to sign-up or for any questions.

September 18, 2014 - Stark Museum of Art hosts a Members' Only preview reception of a new, special exhibition (which opens to the public on September 20). Members get an exclusive first viewing and reception with light refreshments. Call 409.221.6656 to RSVP.

The first meeting of Orange County Retired Teachers will be held on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 11:00 am at the Wesley United Methodist Church, 401 37th Street, Orange, Texas. Mike Hoke and Brown Claybar, representing the Friends of the Orange Depot, will speak on the restoration of the Orange Train Station. A covered dish luncheon will be served.

Tim Lee, the director of Texas Retired Teachers Association will speak at the Beaumont Retired Teachers meeting on September 10. He will inform everyone about changes in TRS retired teachers insurance. Those who have not signed up to attend this important meeting, but would like to, can call Kay Kline at 735-9300 before September 1 to be included.

Two meetings will be held at the Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD Education Center (at the Special Programs building on the corner of MLK and FM 1130) to provide parent training on the characteristics of dyslexia and Section 504 eligibility criteria. Information provided will include: awareness of characteristics of dyslexia and related disorders; information on testing and diagnosis of dyslexia; information on effective strategies for teaching dyslexic students; and awareness of information on modification, especially modifications allowed on standardized testing. Parents are encouraged to attend either the 10:00 am meeting or the 5:00 pm meeting on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. For more information, contact Jody Slaughter at the LCM Special Programs Office, 883-6970.

Silver Oaks Baptist Church Twentieth Anniversary Celebration, 16460 N. FM 1442, Orange, Texas 77632. September 14, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Worship Service. Dinner immediately following. Past and Present Members invited!

Wesley United Methodist Church is taking pre-orders for Durham-Ellis pecans. Pecan pieces and halves are $9.50 per 1 pound bag. We will also have walnuts for $8.50 per 1 pound bag. To place your order please call Doris at 886-4804 or 670-7703, Jan at 735-5885 or 734-8036 or leave a message at the church office at 886-7276. Orders must be placed by September 1.

2014 Beef Symposium & Trade Show will be held at the Winnie-Stowell Community Building, 225 S. Park Street in Winnie on Tuesday, October 28th. Additional information on the symposium will be posted as received. Sponsorship is available for trade show. Contract the Extension Office for further details 882-7010.

The Golden K Kiwanis members invite you to join us at the Sunset Grove Country Club at 9:30 on September 17th. After breakfast of your choosing, we will have a discussion of a member's interest. At 10:30, Kim McKinney will present an informative presentation of the workings of the Garth House, here in Orange. Come learn, what it is, what it does and how you can help.

Individuals who Purchased Hay & Hay Producers can bring a sample of their hay in a brown grocery sack to the Texas A&M Agrilife Extenstion office before September 19th. Samples will be sent off to be tested for quality free of charge this year. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office is located at 11475 FM 1442 Orange. Office hours are 8 am-12 noon and 1 pm - 5 pm Monday-Friday with exceptions of holidays. Questions, call the extension office at 882-7010.

A Dementia Care Givers Support Group meets the second Wednesday of each month at 10am at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 4300 Meeks Drive, Orange. The meetings are in the Brother Sun room in the Canticle Building. For those who cannot meet during the day, there is a meeting the second Thursday of each month at 6:30pm.

The Ladies Auxiliary to Orange Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2775 will have an INDOOR GARAGE/ CRAFT SALE on October 4th from 7 AM 'TIL 2 PM at the VFW Hall on Highway 87 North (5303 N 16th St). Tables are now being rented for $10 each. The kitchen will open to sell hot dogs, chips, nachos/etc at 10am. For further information or table rental, contact Cathie Duhon at 409-883-6909 or 409-553-6180 OR Ramona Henson at 409-735-4416 or 409-330-1677. If no answer please leave your name and number--your call will be returned.

Reunion Info

LCM Class of 1989 is trying to locate classmates for their 25 year high school reunion to be held on October 17 & 18, 2014. If you have not received an email or haven’t been in contact via fb please contact Becky Hurn McAnelley at Becky.McAnelley@lsco.edu, (409) 988-3427 or Cynthia Hodge Swartz at cynthiahodgeschwartz@gmail.com.

The 1965 class of Little Cypress High School is making plans for our 50th reunion. Please contact one of the members listed below with your contact information We hope everyone will be able to attend our get together on September 19, 2015. A cruise is being planned for the same month and the deadline for the initial deposit is August 8th 2014. Contact: Bill Hudson - bigredfan2@hotmail.com, Carol Ascol - 409 745-3242, Jennifer Burleigh - 409 883-6426

The Stark Class of 54 reunion will be held Oct. 10th & 11th at the Sunset Grove Country Club. Friday night will be hospitality night from 5-9 PM. Sat. the 11th will be the breakfast at 9:00 AM. Dinner and visiting Sat. night at 5 PM. The spouses or dates are invited to all functions. The reservation deadline is Aug. 15th. If you have not rec'd a letter or email, please contact Joette Evans Webb at jwebb4@gt.rr.com or 409-883-9432.

 
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