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 monthly City of Kilgore siren test will be on Wednesday, April 19 at noon, weather permitting.


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.


Kilgore Church Women will meet Friday April 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a covered dish lunch at the First Baptist Church. Kathy Adams will give the program on her experience with cancer.


Pirtle UMC BBQ & Crawfish Boil will be Saturday May 6, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with live music by Nouveaux Cajun Express. $10 includes BBQ or Crawfish with all the trimmings and tea. Hosted by Pirtle UMC located off Hwy. 259 3.5 South of Kilgore, left on CR-146 1/2 mi. Call (903)984-9555, email us at PirtleUMC@gmail.com or visit us on Facebook.

AUTISM AWARENESS DAY at Tiger Creek in Tyler will be Saturday, April 22. The sanctuary will have interactive stations and raffles going on throughout the day and the first 250 visitors will receive a free goody bag! For more information on Tiger Creek’s 3rd annual Autism Awareness Day, contact them at 903-858-1008 or visit them in person! Tiger Creek is open seven days a week, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tiger Creek is located at 17552 FM 14 Tyler, Texas 75706 just three miles north of Tyler State Park and online at www.tigercreek.org


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 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.


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.



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.


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.


Email Charlotte at composing@kilgorenewsherald.com


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