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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 5, 2014
Members of The American Legion Fort Mason Post 285 Ladies Auxiliary will be distributing memorial poppies on Monday, Nov. 10th and on Tuesday, Nov. 11th in observance of Veterans Day. The tradition of using the red poppy as the memorial flower for American war dead began in the years following World War I.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 5, 2014
WHEN: 2014-11-13 TIME: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. WHERE: Mason County Library, 410 Post Hill Street, Mason, TX 76856 WHAT: Eckert, a resident of Mason, TX, will be available to sign copies of her book, Where Was God When I Cried? While growing up in the segregated south of the 1950s, Voncil ‘Peaches’ Evans asked herself many times, Where Was God When I Cried?
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 5, 2014
Do Not Miss Out! The dinner will be held on November 8, 2014 at the Ft. Mason Park Community Building off of Hwy 87 South. The doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. We will be serving BBQ with all the trimmings, whitetail, axis and other wild game.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014
EXTRA! EXTRA! Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Library will be held November 10, 2014,* 6:00 p.m. at the library. Refreshments will be served. The program topic is, THE FUTURE OF THE NEWSPAPER Guest Speaker: Gerry Gamel, Editor of the Mason County News Everyone is welcome!! *Note this is a change in the date announced last week.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
Be our Guest! The fourth grade faculty and students at Mason Elementary would consider it a great pleasure if all of our Mason County veterans would join us for a luncheon on Tuesday, November 11th at Mason Elementary immediately following the Veteran’s Day Service on the courthouse lawn. Please come and let us thank you in person for your extraordinary service to our country!
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Tennis Association will hold our annual mixed doubles tournament at 3:00 PM, Sunday - Nov 2nd at the Mason tennis courts with an annual membership meeting to follow at Amelia Banner’s home. All skill levels and all ages are welcome to play at 3:00 PM. We will sign up people when they arrive - mixed doubles and draw randomly for courts and partners.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
On Friday night, November 7th, during the First Friday Art Walk, the Museum on the Square will feature well-known storyteller, John Davis. He will be telling ghost stories from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. around a fire pit. To quote John, “Ghost stories ... we’ve all heard them. Some of us even tell them.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
Carmen Griffith is teaching Beginning Spanish at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. The class meets on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:30 P.M. Materials are provided, and the class is free. Carmen also gives private lessons and offers flexible schedules. For more information, call 325-347-5446.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
When the Carper Family comes to the Odeon theater in Mason, they will take old country traditions and music out of the closet, dust them off and rekindle them on stage. Showtime is 7:00 PM Saturday, November 15. The three talented instrumentalists and vocalists play bluegrass, old-time country and swing in a style that recalls the tight acoustic bands dating back pre 1950’s.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library is hosting a free special program—Breakfast with Carmen on Thursday mornings at 9:00 A.M. in the library. Participants are invited to bring their breakfast to the Cup and Chaucer café in the library and enjoy informal conversation in Spanish with Carmen Griffith.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 29, 2014
The Menard/Kimble/Mason Unit of the TRTA will have its second meeting of the year on Tuesday, November 4, beginning at 11 in Fellowship Hall of Junction’s First Baptist Church located on the corner of 8th and Oaks Streets. The meeting will include a video of TRTA’s Foundation at work, a silent auction to raise a donation from our unit for the TRTA Foundation, and a baked potato bar and dessert for lunch.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 29, 2014
Fredericksburg, TX (Oct. 21, 2014) – The Fredericksburg Theater Company (FTC) is excited to announce their first annual fundraiser, The Fabulous 50’s Fest, to be held on November 8, 2014, at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 S US Hwy 87, Fredericksburg, TX, 78624. The evening will be a celebration of the 1950’s with T.J.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 29, 2014
The 42 Club will have a game day on Monday, November 3, from 2:00-5:00 P.M. in the Stribling Room. Everyone is welcome, so bring your dominoes and a partner and come have some fun!
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 29, 2014
If you need to get your G.E.D., but you need help preparing for the test, call 325-347-5446. Barry Kilgore will work one-on-one with you at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Sessions can be set up anytime from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M., Mondays through Fridays.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 29, 2014
St. Joseph’s parishioners invite everyone to come enjoy a delicious Mexican Dinner this Sunday, November 2nd. Serving begins at 11 AM in the Mason I.S.D. Cafeteria on College Street. You may “Eat In” at the cafeteria and enjoy visiting with other diners or you may request “Take Out.” Each plate is $8.00 and the meal consists of enchiladas, beans, rice, salad, tea and a dessert.