There will be a playoff football bonfire and pep rally at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the home of Brady and Sherry Nelson, 813 Mill Ave.
Direc- tions to the home are as follows: Turn off US 79 towards Patterson Civic Center. Turn right at Patterson Center and drive past the Fair Grounds and into drive at end of Mill Avenue. Bonfire will be in back pasture.
Pep rallies will also be held at 10:15 a.m. Friday at Rockdale Elementary School and at 11 a.m. at Rockdale Intermediate School. Updated schedules and itineraries are
available at www.rockdaleisd.
‘Stash the Trash’ Saturday at park
“Stash the Trash,” Rockdale’s fall cleanup day, is 8 a.m. to 12-noon Saturday at Fair Park.
Roll-off trash containers and the city’s wood chipper will be available for free use by residents.
No motor oil or tires will be accepted.
Depot fund-raiser ahead on Saturday
The annual homemade chili fund-raiser to benefit Rockdale’s historical depot-museum is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fair Park Clubhouse.
The meal includes homemade chili and desserts to eat in or take out.
Last year’s meal raised over $1,000 for the depot and its activities.