The Official Texas Gumbo Cook-Off will be Saturday, March 4 at Pirtle United Methodist Church. First prize Gumbo receives $500. Public admission fee for sampling is $5 beginning 11 a.m. Live Cajun music by Bayou Boogie. Church is located off Hwy. 259 3.5 miles south of Kilgore – turn left (East) on CR-146 E.
The Alzheimer's Support Group meets the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m. at Arabella of Kilgore, 2103 Chandler St.
McCary’s Chapel United Methodist Church food pantry is open every Tuesday from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. for residents of Sabine school district. Proof of residency is required. McCary’s Chapel is at 5758 Old Hwy. 135 North in Liberty City. For morewInformation call (903) 984-5622.
East Texas PFLAG (Parents and Family and Friends and Allies United with the LGBTQ people to move equality forward) meets every second Tuesday of each month in Tyler, in the Genecov Room of the Chamber of Commerce, at 6:30 p.m. PFLAG phone number is 903-330-8901; email address is email@example.com.
KILGORE SENIOR CITIZENS club meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month in the Lions Club Building at 307 Rusk St. All seniors 55 or older are eligible for membership.
THE PRIMETIMERS, a senior adult choir of First Baptist Church of Kilgore, invites any senior adult who wants to sing Christian songs and enjoy fellowship, to join them on Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. in the choir room, located at the back of the church. Enter at covered walkway, go to second door on left. For more information, contact choir director David Berryhill at 903-984-3531.
The East Texas Daylily Society will host Henderson County Master Gardener Shannon Greene. Her presentation covers the use of herbs as companion plants to daylilies. Shannon’s been a Master Gardener for three years and is an expert on herbs and berries. This meeting will start at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 12. Location: Tyler Rose Garden Center - in the Azalea Room. Visitors and new members welcome. Information: 903-670-3302
LEVERETT'S CHAPEL SCHOOL 4-H meets every second Monday at 6 p.m. in the Ag Building. Contact Randy Tidwell at 903-834-3161.
MCMILLAN MEMORIAL LIBRARY hosts Baby & Me Fun Time, preschool story time for infants thru pre-k and their parent or caregiver. Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. For more info, call 903-834-6318.
ROTARY CLUB DISTRICT 5830 meets each Friday at noon in Overton Community Center. Stephen Dubose is the club president and can be reached on Facebook at overtonrotaryclubdistrict5830.
a Day of remembrance 80th anniversary of school explosion and all-school reunion will be held March 18, 2017 at the West Rusk Campus, 10705 S. Main St., New London, TX 75682
LONDON MUSEUM tells the story of the 1937 school explosion that killed many students and teachers, wiping out a generation. Located on Hwy. 42 across from West Rusk High School in New London, the museum is open 9-4 M-F and 10-3 on Saturday. Also, check out the daily lunch specials and old-fashioned fountain service at the museum cafe. Visit www.newlondonschool.org or call 903-895-4602.
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