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.
The East Texas Daylily Society will meet at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 6 at the Tyler Rose Garden Center. Program: Two club members brief the audience on preparing entries for the May 20 daylily show at Blue Moon Gardens. Visitors and new members welcome. Information: 903-670-3302
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Featured presenter at BOOK TALK on Tuesday, May 16 at noon is Nancy Brown Larson, who writes under the pen name of N. E. Brown. She has published a series of six books, "Galveston, 1900. Indignities." The historical fiction series chronicles the life of a young English woman, who begins a new life in America at the turn of the century. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited to come and enjoy this Texas author. Book signing will follow the presentation. BOOK TALK is a monthly event sponsored by The Friends of McMillan Memorial Library. For more information, call 903-834-6318. McMillan Memorial Library is a branch of the Rusk County Library System.
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.