Linney-Acie Cemetery Association is having two cemetery clean-up days. The first will be Saturday, March 19th and the second will be Saturday, April 2nd. Both days will be from 8 am until noon. We will have forms available to log community service hours for individuals who request them. For more information, contact Judy at 936-334-6569 or Lynda at 832-427-9096.
BAKELESS BAKE SALE
Although the Jubilee will take place this year, due to price increases of ingredients, etc., Friends of the Library will once again have the Bakeless Bake Sale, which has been a success for the past two years. Donations of any amount may be mailed to Beverly Davis at 1711 Webster Street Liberty, Texas 77575-4752 or dropped in the mail slot at the front door. Donations may also be dropped off at the library. Make checks out to the Friends of the Library. They will be accepted now through April 1st. All the money goes to the library for activities such as the Summer Reading Program and supplies throughout the year. The annual book sale will take place on the library’s second floor on March 25 and 26 during the Jubilee.
CHS ALL-CLASS REUNION CRAWFISH BOIL
Mark your calendars! The CISD Education Foundation is hosting a CHS All-Class Reunion Crawfish Boil on Saturday, March 26th, from 11 am to 4 pm at Stancil Park. This event is open to ALL Cleveland High School Alumni and open to the public! Get your classmates together and join us for a good time! More details coming soon. Proceeds benefit the Cleveland ISD Education Foundation. www.cisdgrants.org.
LMS PLAYERS TO PERFORM
Your award winning Liberty Middle School Panther Players will be presenting two short productions on Thursday, March 31st at 6:00 pm in the LISD Auditorium. These productions are co-directed by students in the cast and include Cast Away... a tale about the harsh conditions the master storyteller Charles Dickens grew up in; student directed by Sydney Kay. Based on a story by Edgar Allen Poe, Some Words with a Mummy will round out the evening; this production is student directed by Jaenelle La Fleur. Admission is $5.00 for both shows.
HARDIN HELPING HANDS FUNDRAISER
Hardin Helping Hands is hosting a multi-family yard sale April 1-2, 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM at 11330 Highway 146 N. Liberty, across from the Hardin Elementary School. All proceeds benefit Hardin Helping Hands, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Hardin Helping Hands sponsors several community based projects including food drives, back to school supply drives, clothes closets, annual Christmas Parade/Tree Lighting/Citizen of the Year award and the Students First Program which provides new clothing and other essential needs to students in Hardin ISD several time throughout the year.
FREEDOM CHURCH CELEBRATES 1ST ANNIVERSARY
On Sunday, April 3rd, Freedom Church at 1011 N Main St in Liberty will celebrate its first anniversary at 11 am. Following the service, Freedom will have an after party including a crawfish boil, food trucks, fun for the kids and family, and a ribbon cutting officially opening Freedom! Visit www. freedomdl.com to learn more.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FISH FRY
The Liberty Knights of Columbus will have their annual fish fry, with all the trimmings, on Fridays during lent at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 411 Milam St in Liberty, Texas. This will be TAKEOUT/DRIVE THROUGH ONLY, and it will be held on March 4, 11, 18, 25, and April 1 and 8 from 5 to 7 pm. Enter off Milam St and exit onto Austin St. The cost is $15 per plate.
SACRED HEART CHURCH-FISH DINNER
The Sacred Heart Church is hosting a fish dinner for the Lenten season. It will be held on March 11, 18, 25, and April 1 and 8 from 10 am-1 pm. Come out to 3730 FM 160 North, Raywood, Texas, for some delicious fried or grilled fish along with hushpuppies, coleslaw, rice, and cake for $10. Large order delivery is available. For more information, call Parish Office (936) 587-4631 or Billy LaChapelle (936) 776-0141.
FREE TAX PREPARATION
FREE Tax Preparation through the Federal Government Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. Get your FULL Refund with VITA E-file, NO hidden fees. SATURDAYS ONLY! Feb. 19-April 9. No appointments are needed. The income limit is $57,000. It is prepared by the Society of St. Vincent DePaul Sacred Heart Conference of Raywood. It is located at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 3730 FM 160 North, Liberty, Texas
77575. For more information, CALL 936-587-4246. Mask and social distance is required.
Lily Of The Valley Baptist Church is having a BBQ Cook-Off on April 2nd. Bring your friends and family, and don’t forget your appetite as there will be plenty of food such as ribs, smoked turkey legs, brisket, and so much more. There will also be loads of fun and prizes. Teams will be judged on texture, presentation, and taste. The winners will be ranked 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. The admission fee is $30. If interested, please contact Pastor R. Belle (832) 420-8582 or Rudy Cole (936) 367-8305.
FREE INCOME TAX PREPARATION AND ELECTRONIC FILING
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program offers free tax return preparation and electronic filing to low and moderate-income individuals and families (generally $60,000 and below). Friday, April 8th, you can visit the Jones Public Library, 801 S. Cleveland St. Suite A in Dayton from 1 pm-5 pm for assistance by IRS certified taxpayers from South Texas College of Law Houston. No appointment needed and walk-ins are welcome. You will need proof of identity, W2 and any 1099 forms, social security or ITIN number cards for all family members, copy of last year’s tax return (if available), total paid for daycare provider and providers’ tax identifying number, any other tax documents, and a personal check to allow for direct deposit of your tax return. For general information, call 936-258-7060. For tax questions, 713-646-1761.
BREAKFAST WITH THE BUNNY
The Easter Bunny will be hopping his way to Calvary Baptist Church of Dayton on Saturday morning, April 9th, from 8:30 am -10:30 am. Come have breakfast, play games, do crafts, and bring your camera to take a picture with the Bunny. This is a free event and the public is invited. Calvary Baptist Church is located at 4031 FM 1960 in Dayton. Please call Pastor Ken Davis at (832)643-5828 for more information.
EASTER BUNNY IS COMING TO DAYTON
The Easter Bunny is coming to Dayton, Saturday, April 9 from 10 am-2 pm at Parker Hall. Come out and join the Dayton Historical Society as they welcome the Easter Bunny. Bring your camera and snap a photo with the Bunny. The event is free and there will be refreshments. Parker Hall is located at 201 S. Hill Street behind the Dayton Old School Museum.
DAYTON COMMUNITY-WIDE CLEAN-UP
The Dayton Enhancement Committee will be hosting a Community-Wide Cleanup event on Saturday, April 9, from 10 am – 12 pm. The community is invited to come out and take part in this Spring-cleaning event around the city. Participants will meet at the Crossroads Park on HWY 90.
COLBERT ELEMENTARY PRE-K ROUNDUP
Colbert Elementary will be holding the 2022-2023 school year Pre-K Round up Registration in the Colbert Cafeteria Monday, April 11, 9a-2p and 5p-7p, Tuesday, April 12, 9a-2p and 5p-7p, and Wednesday, April 13, 9a-2p. They will also have it available in the front office Thursday, April 14 to Friday, May 13 9a-2p by appointment only. Call the front office before. You will need the child’s birth certificate, social security card, up to date shot record, current proof of residency, parent/guardian’s driver’s license, and proof of income (1-month paystubs, or SNAP/Medicaid letter). For more information call (936) 258-2727 or visit 231 S. Colbert in Dayton.
EASTER PORK LOIN SALE
Liberty Masonic Lodge announces their annual PORK LOIN sale for Easter. This fundraiser supports student scholarships for graduating seniors in Liberty ISD and Hardin ISD and charitable community projects. These pork loins are $30.00 each and perfectly seasoned and slowsmoked to perfection. Each one is 5 pounds before cooking and will be available for pick up on Saturday, April 16th, and ready for you to enjoy for Easter Sunday. Pick up will be at the Masonic Lodge located at 500 Fannin at Trinity from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM on Saturday, April 16, 2021…PRE-ORDER NOW. The deadline to order is Wednesday, April 6, 2022. Call Robert Randolph for tickets at 936-253-4139.
COUNTRY BOOTS AND HOMETOWN ROOTS PARADE
Cleveland Livestock Show and Dairy Day is presenting their Country Boots and Hometown Roots Parade on April 23 at 3pm. The Grand Marshal includes the 2021 Rodeo Queen Marlee Brooks and 2022 Rodeo Queen Contestants. This event will take place at The Sanctuary with the Line Up at 1pm, Judging at 2pm and Start Time at 3pm. For information and registration, email email@example.com
ENCOUNTER THE BLESSINGS!
Join us on Sundays at 9 am and Wednesdays at 7 pm to experience the move of God. Children’s Church,
Youth and nursery provided. You can meet us there at 1610 FM 2830 South in Raywood across from the airport (713-562-4447). It’s not church as usual!
DAYTON SENIOR CENTER
The Dayton Senior Center is NOW open Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm. Lunch is on Wednesday & Fridays with a $3 fee (Must sign-up and pay prior)
Sit & Be Fit workout class 12:30 to 1:15 pm; Mondays & Thursdays (starting August)
Other programs to come!
HARDIN SENIOR CITIZENS
The Hardin Senior Citizens meet at the Hardin Community Center each week Tuesday-Friday the center opens at 8:30 am for anyone wanting a little breakfast at no charge or just to swing in to visit. For more information or to reserve your lunch, call 936-298-3107. The Hardin Community Center is located at 414 CR 2010 in Hardin.
DAYTON OLD SCHOOL MUSEUM
The Dayton Old School Museum is open to the public from 10 am – 2 pm on Saturdays. The museum is located at 111 W. Houston St. in Dayton.
The Family Church in Hardin hosts Celebrate Recovery, a weekly class every Tuesday at 7 pm. If you know someone who needs this class, please share this information with them. This is a Bible-based recovery program for alcohol, drugs, codependency, anger management, etc. The Family Church is located at 656 CR 2010 in Hardin, Texas.
Trust the process. Narcotics Anonymous meets every Monday and Wednesday at 7 pm at 424 Main Street in Liberty, next to Jax Hamburgers. For more information, call 254- 716-9965.
COFFEE WITH THE MAYOR
The City of Liberty has Coffee with the Mayor on the third Thursday of the month.
DAYTON FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS
11 am - 2 pm every Friday on 111 N Church St. in Dayton.
CLEVELAND FOOD TRUCK FUSION
We are expanding our hours and inviting craft/boutique vendors to join us for our May 6 kickoff event! The new hours are Every Thursday from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. Call 281-592- 2395 and talk with Marina or Ashleigh at the Civic Center to get added to our vendor list! Mobile Food Vendors are required to submit paperwork for a mobile food vendor permit. (The fee is $100) - https:// www.clevelandtexas.com/.../ Mobile-Food-Vendor...
Boutique/Craft vendors are not required to pay a vendor fee and just fill out the vendor form with the Civic Center. (210 Peach Ave.) We look forward to seeing everyone at this event!
AMES CITY COUNCIL MEETING
As the legislative branch of the City of Ames government, the City Council holds open public meetings where local laws, policies, and fundamental decisions for the city are discussed and decided. City Council members are elected at large. Notice for all public meetings and agendas are posted in advance of the meeting. Minutes are posted after meetings have concluded.
CLEVELAND COUNCIL MEETING
Third Tuesday of each month. Meetings start at 6:00 pm. City Hall Council Chambers
907 E. Houston St.
Cleveland, TX 77327
DAYTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Regular Meetings. 3rd Monday of every month; 6 pm; City Hall Council Chambers 801 S. Cleveland St. Dayton, TX 77535.
LIBERTY CITY COUNCIL MEETING
All members are elected at large. The regularly called meetings of the Liberty City Council are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm. Special called meetings are typically held on the fourth Tuesday of each month; however, meetings may be reached at any time to conduct necessary business.
PLUM GROVE CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Second Monday of each month. Meetings start at 7:00 pm at City Hall. Due to special circumstances, the start time and date of the council meeting may be adjusted. Check the Calendar for actual time and place.