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Milano Opry ahead Saturday at MHS

MILANO—The monthly Milano Opry will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, at Milano High School. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and show will start at 7.

Concessions will offer hamburgers, barbecue sandwiches and snacks, drinks and homemade pies.

Guest performers will be Margie LeBlanc of Onalaska, Lexi Stavinoha of Rosenberg, Bobby Mikulin of Deanville and Don Pope of Willis. “We have plenty of room so bring your friends and family and see ‘A Big Show in a Small Town’,” said Lynn Martin, publicist.

Maze, Milano Playboys at Chriesman Saturday

CHRIESMAN—Jimmie Maze and the Milano Playboys will be at the Chriesman Community Center, playing traditional country music from 7 until 9 p.m., according to Royce Barber, spokesman.

Admission is free and Carol Yoakum will be featured on the dulcimer. Food is available. This is an alcohol-free and tobacco-free event.

FMI: 446-6644.

Christmas Bazaar set Dec. 1 at St. Joseph’s

The Ladies Society of St Joseph’s Catholic Church will hold their annual Christmas Bazaar beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, in the church’s educational building on San Gabriel Street in Rockdale.

The bazaar will conclude at 1:30 p.m. with a raffle drawing and door prizes. The bazaar will offer baked goods, arts and crafts and a silent auction.

The kitchen will have chicken stew, chili and sandwiches for sale with free coffee for visitors while they are shopping the bazaar.

Sunshine quilters to meet November 29

Sunshine ‘n Shadows Quilt Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at Meadowbrook Baptist Church fellowship hall.

New member and visitors are welcome, according to Eddie Davidson, spokesperson. FMI: 446-6316.

Genealogy society plans Christmas party Dec. 10

Milam County Genealogical Society met will hold its Christmas party at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10 at the home of Eugene and Patricia McKee, 2009 Skyles. For directions or a ride, call 512-446-5102.

Members and spouses or “significant others” are invited, as well as guests interested in family research. Those interested in a gift exchange are asked to bring a $20-or-less gift related to genealogy or history.

Food assignments for the Christmas party were made by those attending an October meeting. Anyone unable to attend that meeting but wishing to bring a dish may call Patricia McKee.— Linda Whorton, publicity

Grief support meetings held monthly, Cameron

CAMERON—Standards Hospice is holding Grief Support Group meetings from 5 to 6 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesdays, according to Greg Nichols, bereavement coordinator. Location is Standards Hospice, 115 N. Central, Cameron. FMI: 254-284- 0045, extension 2013.


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