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OUT HERE WITH ANIMALS

Saturday, Aug. 24, Liberty Tractor Supply Company will host animal adoptions, a pet supplies drive and more during their annual Out Here with Animals celebration – a monthlong event that recognizes pets, animals and the people who care for them. As part of the pet-centric happenings, animal lovers will have the opportunity to engage with team members about pet and animal care while supporting local rescue groups that are looking to find a safe home for animals in need. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Liberty community is invited to visit their Tractor Supply store to support local pet adoption groups by helping find a great home for animals in need. Participating local organizations that will be on site include Puppy Dogs R Us. In addition to the adoptions, customers will have the opportunity to obtain pet vaccinations.

BLOOD DRIVE

First United Methodist Church Liberty, along with Life Share Blood Centers, will be hosting a blood drive, Thursday, Aug. 29, from 3 to 7 p.m., in the Fellowship Hall, 539 Main Street, Liberty. Anyone who has not donated whole blood in the last 56 days, or double red cells in the last 112 days, is eligible. By donating blood you are truly giving the gift of life. If you have any questions contact Tom Richert at 336-6828 or 936-346-4575.

CELEBRATING 80 YEARS IN LIBERTY

Liberty Worship Center, Church of God of Prophecy, began holding services in Liberty in 1939. We are celebrating 80 yrs of serving the Liberty (and surrounding areas of Liberty Co). Come join us, Sunday, Sept. 1, starting at 9:45 a.m. Liberty Worship Center, 501 Austin St., Liberty.

LUNCH BUNCH

The Liberty County Master Gardeners Association will be hosting a Lunch Bunch meeting free to all Liberty and surrounding County residents on Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office located at 501 Palmer Ave in Liberty, Texas. Registration will begin at 11:45 a.m. with the program to follow from noon to 1 p.m. The presentation will be on “Fall Vegetable and Herb Gardening” by Donna Capps and Angie Garvin. So grab your lunch and join us for this very informative free session. The Master Gardeners will provide drinks and dessert for this luncheon. For more information or to RSVP, please contact the Liberty County Extension Office at 936-334-3230 or email a Master Gardener at libertycountymga@gmail.com.

LIBERTY KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FISH FRY

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church invites everyone to come out to our Knights of Columbus Fish Fry Sunday, Sept. 8, from 11 a.m. until sold out in the Parish Hall at 411 Milam Street. Cost per plate $10. Dine in or take out. (Fried fish, hush puppies, coleslaw). Immaculate Conception Church Parish Hall, 411 Milam Street, Liberty.

CITY PARK PARTY

The 21st annual City Park Party will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, from 3 to 8 p.m. in the Liberty Municipal Park. There will be a live concert, hotdogs, snow cones, popcorn, kids’ train rides, drama teams, dance teams, stomp teams, and chance to win $100 gift card and other prizes. Giving away 300 school backpacks with supplies, first come, first served. Twenty bicycles to be won. Organized by The Vision Ministry International. For more information, contact Pastor Delmar Coward at 713-562-4447.

COUSHATTA TRIP

The Liberty-Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a bus trip to Coushatta Resort and Casino for Thursday, Sept. 19. In order for the chamber to meet the necessary deadlines with Coushatta, reservations for this trip must be made right away. First Class Tours luxury bus leaves from the former Liberty Thrif-Tee Food Center parking lot 1021 N. Main Street, across from City of Liberty Public Works Facility. Those wishing to make the trip must be checked in, seated and ready to leave promptly at 8 a.m. The bus arrives at Coushatta approximately 10:30 a.m. and will depart at 5 p.m., to return home near 7:30 p.m. The trip is coordinated by Eliza Guidry. Door prizes are awarded, water and snacks are provided. Movies are also shown on the trip. If you have a favorite western, comedy or family oriented movie, please bring it to be shown. Door prizes are welcome, also. First Class Tours does not permit smoking or alcoholic beverages and fifteen dollars reserves your space. Contact Eliza Guidry at 936-258-5345 or cell 936-402-0340. Come join the fun.

LHS CLASS OF ’99 REUNION

Liberty High School Class of 1999 will have its 20 year reunion at El Burrito, Saturday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m. RSVP through eventbrite.com.

ROTARY FISH FRY DINNER

The Dayton Rotary Club will hold a fundraising fish fry dinner on Friday, Oct. 4, to benefit the scholarship fund and many of the other beneficial programs the Club supports. The menu will be fried catfish, French fries, coleslaw and a beverage.  Friday, Oct. 4, is a home football game for Dayton and the fish fry will be held at Woodrow Wilson Junior High on Highway 146 in Dayton. They will serve from 4 until 7 p.m. or until they are sold out. Tickets are $12 and include all you can eat and a beverage. Take outs are available. Tickets are available from any Dayton Rotary member or you can just show up and pay at the door. For questions, call Brooks Hiller at 936-258-8040 (Heritage Mortgage Company).

VETERAN MEET-UP

You are invited to join us for breakfast and camaraderie with fellow veterans on the first Saturday of each month, 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Cleveland Historical Museum, 203 E. Booth Street in Cleveland. Sponsored by Liberty County Veteran Services. For more information call 281-593-8402.

LIBERTY ROTARY CLUB

The Liberty Rotary Club meets at El Burrito restaurant, 2400 N. Main Street in Liberty, at noon every Tuesday. Come and enjoy a program, fellowship and a meal for $11.

FREE BLOOD SCREENINGS

Residents in Hardin County now have easier access to screening services with a new collaboration between the Hardin County Health Department and TAN Healthcare, (Triangle Area Network). TAN Healthcare is a growing not-for-profit primary health center with locations in Beaumont, Orange and mobile sites throughout the region. The free HIV, Hepatitis C and STD (sexually transmitted disease) screenings in Kountze will be available 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first and third Friday each month at the health department, 1135 Redwood. Appointments can be made by calling 409-550-1067.

COFFEE WITH THE MAYOR

Liberty’s citizens are invited to have coffee with Liberty Mayor Carl Pickett on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 a.m. in the council chambers at City Hall. This is an opportunity to discuss ideas or projects or voice any concerns citizens might wish to express.

CARS, COFFEE & MORE

The Liberty Street Rally — Cars, Coffee & More — is held on the square in downtown Liberty the second Saturday of the month, weather permitting, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. See classic cars, hot rods, motorcycles and more.

LIBERTY LIONS CLUB

The Liberty Lions Club meets in City Hall, 1829 Sam Houston, at 7 p.m. on the first, third and fifth Monday of each month. Meals are $9 and there will be a program.

CLEVELAND SENIOR CENTER ACTIVITIES

The Cleveland Senior Center hosts regular activities at their 22 Peach Avenue facility. The regular schedule includes lunch on weekdays, 42 dominoes early every weekday morning, bingo Fridays at 9:30 a.m., and cake raffle on Fridays at 11:30 a.m. Also, San Jac Wheels performs on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 9:30 a.m. The Lions Club meets every Tuesday at noon, and the Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon.

FRIENDSHIP QUILTERS

The Friendship Quilters meet on the second Wednesday of the month in Dayton, at Calvary Baptist Church on FM 1960. The meetings begin at 10 a.m., and everyone is welcome.

AA AND NA MEETINGS

AA and NA meet on the first and third Thursday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at 1600 Wallisville Road, Suite A in Liberty, 936-334-1616 (inside Turkey Creek Baptist Church). Parking is located on south side of building. Enter from the rear side door of building.

OPERATION GRATITUDE ACCEPTING OLD CELL PHONES

Please recycle your old cell phones to benefit Operation Gratitude (Soldiers in the Military). Money will be earned for each recycled phone. Please drop off your old cell phones and batteries at 801 S. Cleveland Street, in Dayton at the Dayton Community Center. Call 936-258-6630 for more information.

DAYTON YARN CLUB MEETS TUESDAYS

Do you crochet or knit? Maybe you would like to learn. Join us at the Dayton Community Center Tuesdays at 1 p.m. We are working on lap blankets for Veterans and we have donated yarn if you would like to help with that project. If not, bring your own project. Lots of talking and laughing going on here so come and join the fun at the Dayton Community Center, 801 S. Cleveland Street in Dayton.

COWBOY CHURCH

Line Camp Cowboy Church will hold church services at 711 Hwy. 90 E., Devers each Sunday at 9 a.m. for “simple, Christ-centered, Bible-based preachin’ and fellowship.” Boots and hats are welcome, but not required.  Come a little early for “meetin’ and greetin’, donuts and coffee.”

LIBERTY LIONS U.S. AND TEXAS FLAG SERVICE

The Liberty Lions Club offers American and Texan flag service six times each year on dates related to history of the country and state. The service costs $35 per year. For more information, call Jody Regen at 936-346-1029.

NIMBLE THIMBLES

Jones Public Library is excited to announce the start of a new quilting club. The club, The Nimble Thimbles, will meet once a month at the Jones Public Library. This club is for anyone who wants to join, from beginners to quilters. Class starts at 10 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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