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MONDAY

The Alzheimer's Support Group meets the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m. at Arabella of Kilgore, 2103 Chandler St.

TUESDAY

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 more information 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 pflageasttexas@yahoo.com.

WEDNESDAY

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.

THURSDAY

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.

Kathi White, Public Information Officer for TxDOT Tyler District, will address the Tyler District Retirees Group about the TxDOT Centennial (1917-2017) being celebrated statewide and in every TxDOT district. Tyler District will celebrate in select cities on May 1st through 3rd. The Retirees Group will meet on Saturday, April 1 at 11:30 a.m. in the former Piano Room of Traditions Restaurant in Tyler and will adjourn before 1:30 that afternoon. There will be lots of good fellowship and Dutch-treat food. Kathi’s presentation will begin shortly after noon. For additional information, please contact Danny Aylor at 903-676-9271 or email dannyaylor@earthlink.net

SATURDAY

East Texas Genealogical Society will hold its monthly meeting at the Tyler Public Library on April 8, at 2p.m. There will be no formal program, but a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the society. We hope that some of past members will come to tell about the early days of ETGS. Also, a “show and tell” of items of interest from the past, especially the unusual or photos, etc. will be part of the day. Join the celebration!

SUNDAY

The East Texas Daylily Society will host Smith County Master Gardener Andie Rathbone at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 9. Her presentation identifies which plants to grow to attract butterflies and their caterpillars to your garden. Andie’s been a Master Gardener for many years and periodically writes gardening articles for the Tyler Morning Telegraph. Meetings are held at Tyler Rose Garden Center - in the Azalea Room. Visitors and new members welcome. Information: 903-670-3302

FYI

St. Luke's United Methodist Church's Evangelism Team has put its prayer net up in front of the Family Center. It is there for anyone who needs healing prayers or who knows someone who needs prayer -- be it physical, mental or an addiction. There will be note sheets, pens and plastic ribbons in the little boxes by the prayer net. Write your prayer on a card and tie a ribbon to the prayer net. Rev.Darwood will read each prayer during Sunday worship and pray for them. This project is not just for St. Luke’s. It’s also for the communities in and around Kilgore. The church will be selling T-shirts and a portion of the money collected will go to Rahab’s Retreat.

OVERTON/NEW LONDON

MONDAY

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.

TUESDAY

To observe National Library Week, BOOK TALK is delighted to feature Mrs. Jann Smith, retired Branch Manager of McMillan Memorial Library in Overton, at noon on Tuesday, April 11. She will talk about this year's theme, "Libraries Transform," and how ALL libraries make contributions to our great nation. She will also review several books she has recently read. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited to help celebrate this national observation sponsored by the American Library Association. BOOK TALK is a monthly event, sponsored by the Friends of McMillan Memorial Library. For more information, call 903-834-6318.

WEDNESDAY

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.

FRIDAY

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.

FYI

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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