Events

Dec
8
Sat
Santa Claus Express
Dec 8 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

December 8, 2012, 8:00-10:00 a.m.
Coston Elementary
Tickets are $6 and$4 for Kids’ Club members
Registration is required, Deadline Dec. 7, 2012
Contact David Young at 936.632.9535 or visit http://www.treetexas.com for more information.

Calling all volunteers
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Love INC and Manger Network /Marines Toys for Tots needs your help!!!

Thursday December 13, 2012, 6 p.m-9 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Need help bagging up gifts for the families to pick up.
Saturday December 15, 2012, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Help giving out the gifts.
The Manger Network has been working for several months now and we have over 400 children that have not been adopted
that we will help the families with Christmas gifts for them.

An Evening in Old Bethlehem
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

December 7th & 8th   6-8 p.m. Friday and 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday

We are pleased to bring to life the city where our Savior was born.
Come witness the sights and sounds of the day.

George Henderson Expo Center
Loop 287
Lufkin

Contact Carolee Brink at 936.631.3233 or visit www.lufkinfirst.com for more information.

 

Dec
9
Sun
Calling all volunteers
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Love INC and Manger Network /Marines Toys for Tots needs your help!!!

Thursday December 13, 2012, 6 p.m-9 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Need help bagging up gifts for the families to pick up.
Saturday December 15, 2012, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Help giving out the gifts.
The Manger Network has been working for several months now and we have over 400 children that have not been adopted
that we will help the families with Christmas gifts for them.

Dec
10
Mon
Mothers of PreSchoolers
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

September 10, October 8, Novemeber 12, December 10, 10 a.m.–12 noon

If you are a mom who is pregnant or has a child newborn through kindergarten,

  • desires to make new friends,
    wants to share the challengers and joys of motherhood,
    are looking for opportunities for personal growth in Jesus Christ through trusted resources, enjoys giving back to the community
  • then Lufkin MOPS is for you.

Carpenters Way, Contact Kelly May at 936.465.4810 for more information.

Volunteers Needed
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – Dec 10 @ 8:00 pm

November 23- December 24, 2012 
2 hour spots between 10 am-8 pm

2012 Kettle Season (Bell ringing)
Various Retail Locations

All funds raised go to support the needs of Nacogdoches County and The Salvation Army Nacogdoches Service Center.

Contact Candyce Wagnon at 936.645.0573 or call the office at 936.568.0900 to volunteer or for more information.

Calling all volunteers
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Love INC and Manger Network /Marines Toys for Tots needs your help!!!

Thursday December 13, 2012, 6 p.m-9 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Need help bagging up gifts for the families to pick up.
Saturday December 15, 2012, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Help giving out the gifts.
The Manger Network has been working for several months now and we have over 400 children that have not been adopted
that we will help the families with Christmas gifts for them.

Volunteers needed
Dec 10 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

Goodwill Industries and the IRS are partnering once again to offer FREE tax return preparation to people who earn $50,000 or less.

If you have a desire to help area people while learning a new skill, Goodwill’s VITA site needs you

Volunteer training classes will begin soon with morning, evening and Saturday classes.

Even if your not a numbers person we have a place for you to serve.

For more information call Tracy Shannon at 936-632-8838 ext 249.

Santa’s Workshop Volunteers Needed
Dec 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Lufkin State Supported Living Center, Sponsored by the Volunteer Services Council

The mission of the Santa’s Workshop project is to assist families, volunteers, friends and donors with hosting holiday parties and activities, while ensuring that each resident finds wrapped gifts under their tree on Christmas Eve.

For donation guidelines or to help in one of the following needs please call 936.853.2759

Accepting Financial Donations
Need: Secret Shoppers,
Help with gift wrapping sessions,
Host for a Christmas Party,
and help to distribute and deliver gifts.

Bert Rees Christmas Lighting Contest
Dec 10 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Entry forms will run in the Daily Sentinel November 11- December 9.
Registration is free and entry forms must be received by Friday, Dec. 14

Judging will take place Tuesday, Dec. 18, and contestants and winners will appear in the Sunday, Dec. 23 edition.

For more information please contact
Nacogdoches Convention & Visitors Bureau at 936.564.7351
or visit www.nineflagsfestival.com

Gingerbread Homes for the Holiday Contest
Dec 10 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Entries will be judged on overall appearance, neatness, creativity and best use of materials.

The gingerbread homes must be dropped off at the Convention and Visitors Bureau
December 17-19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For a complete list of rules and a contest entry form, call 936.564.7351
or download from www.nineflagsfestival.com

All of the delicious works of art will be on display at the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau, December 20-31.

Square Dance Lessons
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Beginning Monday October1, 2012 through December 17, 2012, 7:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.

Deadline: to register is October 15, 2012- lesson fee due at registration.

2801 Valley Drive, Lufkin

Contact Marcia Rutherford at 936.632.7051 or 936.404.8057 for more information.

 Ages 12 and up,  Certified Square Dance Caller/Teacher

Dec
11
Tue
Mosaic Center Class16 Registration
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Applications are being accepted now!
Registration is required,
Registration is from Jan. 2- Feb. 1, 2012
Apply in person between 9 am and 3 pm at
The Mosaic Center
601 N. 1st Street
Lufkin
or call Sharon Kruk at 936.639.5068 for more information.

The Mosaic Center of Lufkin offers life and job skills training for women 18 years and older in an 11 week program to begin February 4, 2013

Calling all volunteers
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Love INC and Manger Network /Marines Toys for Tots needs your help!!!

Thursday December 13, 2012, 6 p.m-9 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Need help bagging up gifts for the families to pick up.
Saturday December 15, 2012, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Help giving out the gifts.
The Manger Network has been working for several months now and we have over 400 children that have not been adopted
that we will help the families with Christmas gifts for them.

Santa’s Workshop Volunteers Needed
Dec 11 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Lufkin State Supported Living Center, Sponsored by the Volunteer Services Council

The mission of the Santa’s Workshop project is to assist families, volunteers, friends and donors with hosting holiday parties and activities, while ensuring that each resident finds wrapped gifts under their tree on Christmas Eve.

For donation guidelines or to help in one of the following needs please call 936.853.2759

Accepting Financial Donations
Need: Secret Shoppers,
Help with gift wrapping sessions,
Host for a Christmas Party,
and help to distribute and deliver gifts.

Bert Rees Christmas Lighting Contest
Dec 11 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Entry forms will run in the Daily Sentinel November 11- December 9.
Registration is free and entry forms must be received by Friday, Dec. 14

Judging will take place Tuesday, Dec. 18, and contestants and winners will appear in the Sunday, Dec. 23 edition.

For more information please contact
Nacogdoches Convention & Visitors Bureau at 936.564.7351
or visit www.nineflagsfestival.com

Gingerbread Homes for the Holiday Contest
Dec 11 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Entries will be judged on overall appearance, neatness, creativity and best use of materials.

The gingerbread homes must be dropped off at the Convention and Visitors Bureau
December 17-19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For a complete list of rules and a contest entry form, call 936.564.7351
or download from www.nineflagsfestival.com

All of the delicious works of art will be on display at the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau, December 20-31.

Dec
12
Wed
Calling all volunteers
Dec 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Love INC and Manger Network /Marines Toys for Tots needs your help!!!

Thursday December 13, 2012, 6 p.m-9 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Need help bagging up gifts for the families to pick up.
Saturday December 15, 2012, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Help giving out the gifts.
The Manger Network has been working for several months now and we have over 400 children that have not been adopted
that we will help the families with Christmas gifts for them.

Santa’s Workshop Volunteers Needed
Dec 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Lufkin State Supported Living Center, Sponsored by the Volunteer Services Council

The mission of the Santa’s Workshop project is to assist families, volunteers, friends and donors with hosting holiday parties and activities, while ensuring that each resident finds wrapped gifts under their tree on Christmas Eve.

For donation guidelines or to help in one of the following needs please call 936.853.2759

Accepting Financial Donations
Need: Secret Shoppers,
Help with gift wrapping sessions,
Host for a Christmas Party,
and help to distribute and deliver gifts.

Bert Rees Christmas Lighting Contest
Dec 12 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Entry forms will run in the Daily Sentinel November 11- December 9.
Registration is free and entry forms must be received by Friday, Dec. 14

Judging will take place Tuesday, Dec. 18, and contestants and winners will appear in the Sunday, Dec. 23 edition.

For more information please contact
Nacogdoches Convention & Visitors Bureau at 936.564.7351
or visit www.nineflagsfestival.com

Gingerbread Homes for the Holiday Contest
Dec 12 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Entries will be judged on overall appearance, neatness, creativity and best use of materials.

The gingerbread homes must be dropped off at the Convention and Visitors Bureau
December 17-19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For a complete list of rules and a contest entry form, call 936.564.7351
or download from www.nineflagsfestival.com

All of the delicious works of art will be on display at the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau, December 20-31.

GriefShare
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Healing Support for those that have lost loved ones.

  • Meets every Wednesday from 6:30- 8 p.m starting September 12 – December 19, 2012.
  • $20 for materials; not required but suggested.
  • Contact Shelly Zmijowski at 936.633.5682 or Karen Norton at karen@lufin.org or 936.632.3540 for more information.
Dec
13
Thu
Stone Fort Museum
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

September 15, 2012- May 18, 2013

Show of the work of George Louis Crocket: Out of the Ordinary

For more information visit www.sfasu.edu/stonefort
or call 936.468.2408

Stone Fort Museum
Open Tues- Sat 9 am- 5 pm, & Sun 1- 5 pm
Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, TX

Volunteers Needed
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – Dec 13 @ 8:00 pm

November 23- December 24, 2012 
2 hour spots between 10 am-8 pm

2012 Kettle Season (Bell ringing)
Various Retail Locations

All funds raised go to support the needs of Nacogdoches County and The Salvation Army Nacogdoches Service Center.

Contact Candyce Wagnon at 936.645.0573 or call the office at 936.568.0900 to volunteer or for more information.

Now accepting Applications
Dec 13 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

The Farm Service Agency in now accepting applications for drought emergency farm loans. Nacogdoches County Farm Loan Manager aks farmers who want to apply for emergency loans to submit their applications as soon as possible. The deadline for applications is March 12, 2013, but if farmers wait too long, a backlog will develop and cuase delays. Generally, farmers who have lost 30% of their production or any physical loss due to drought, are eligible for the emergency loans. The FSA office is located at 4611 NW Stallings Drive Nacogdoches. Call Clay Blacksher at 936.564.5237 ext. 103 for more information.

Calling all volunteers
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Love INC and Manger Network /Marines Toys for Tots needs your help!!!

Thursday December 13, 2012, 6 p.m-9 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Need help bagging up gifts for the families to pick up.
Saturday December 15, 2012, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Help giving out the gifts.
The Manger Network has been working for several months now and we have over 400 children that have not been adopted
that we will help the families with Christmas gifts for them.

Volunteers needed
Dec 13 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

Goodwill Industries and the IRS are partnering once again to offer FREE tax return preparation to people who earn $50,000 or less.

If you have a desire to help area people while learning a new skill, Goodwill’s VITA site needs you

Volunteer training classes will begin soon with morning, evening and Saturday classes.

Even if your not a numbers person we have a place for you to serve.

For more information call Tracy Shannon at 936-632-8838 ext 249.

Santa’s Workshop Volunteers Needed
Dec 13 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Lufkin State Supported Living Center, Sponsored by the Volunteer Services Council

The mission of the Santa’s Workshop project is to assist families, volunteers, friends and donors with hosting holiday parties and activities, while ensuring that each resident finds wrapped gifts under their tree on Christmas Eve.

For donation guidelines or to help in one of the following needs please call 936.853.2759

Accepting Financial Donations
Need: Secret Shoppers,
Help with gift wrapping sessions,
Host for a Christmas Party,
and help to distribute and deliver gifts.

Bert Rees Christmas Lighting Contest
Dec 13 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Entry forms will run in the Daily Sentinel November 11- December 9.
Registration is free and entry forms must be received by Friday, Dec. 14

Judging will take place Tuesday, Dec. 18, and contestants and winners will appear in the Sunday, Dec. 23 edition.

For more information please contact
Nacogdoches Convention & Visitors Bureau at 936.564.7351
or visit www.nineflagsfestival.com

Gingerbread Homes for the Holiday Contest
Dec 13 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Entries will be judged on overall appearance, neatness, creativity and best use of materials.

The gingerbread homes must be dropped off at the Convention and Visitors Bureau
December 17-19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For a complete list of rules and a contest entry form, call 936.564.7351
or download from www.nineflagsfestival.com

All of the delicious works of art will be on display at the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau, December 20-31.

Dec
14
Fri
Calling all volunteers
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Love INC and Manger Network /Marines Toys for Tots needs your help!!!

Thursday December 13, 2012, 6 p.m-9 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Need help bagging up gifts for the families to pick up.
Saturday December 15, 2012, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Help giving out the gifts.
The Manger Network has been working for several months now and we have over 400 children that have not been adopted
that we will help the families with Christmas gifts for them.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Friday, December 14 (Area Schools),
Sunday, December 16-2:00 p.m.
Wacky Christmas Comedy.
Contact 936.564.8300,e-mail lamplite@hughes.net or visit for more information.

Santa’s Workshop Volunteers Needed
Dec 14 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Lufkin State Supported Living Center, Sponsored by the Volunteer Services Council

The mission of the Santa’s Workshop project is to assist families, volunteers, friends and donors with hosting holiday parties and activities, while ensuring that each resident finds wrapped gifts under their tree on Christmas Eve.

For donation guidelines or to help in one of the following needs please call 936.853.2759

Accepting Financial Donations
Need: Secret Shoppers,
Help with gift wrapping sessions,
Host for a Christmas Party,
and help to distribute and deliver gifts.

Bert Rees Christmas Lighting Contest
Dec 14 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Entry forms will run in the Daily Sentinel November 11- December 9.
Registration is free and entry forms must be received by Friday, Dec. 14

Judging will take place Tuesday, Dec. 18, and contestants and winners will appear in the Sunday, Dec. 23 edition.

For more information please contact
Nacogdoches Convention & Visitors Bureau at 936.564.7351
or visit www.nineflagsfestival.com

Gingerbread Homes for the Holiday Contest
Dec 14 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Entries will be judged on overall appearance, neatness, creativity and best use of materials.

The gingerbread homes must be dropped off at the Convention and Visitors Bureau
December 17-19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For a complete list of rules and a contest entry form, call 936.564.7351
or download from www.nineflagsfestival.com

All of the delicious works of art will be on display at the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau, December 20-31.

Dec
15
Sat
Calling all volunteers
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Love INC and Manger Network /Marines Toys for Tots needs your help!!!

Thursday December 13, 2012, 6 p.m-9 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Need help bagging up gifts for the families to pick up.
Saturday December 15, 2012, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. @ 1st Church of the Nazarene
Help giving out the gifts.
The Manger Network has been working for several months now and we have over 400 children that have not been adopted
that we will help the families with Christmas gifts for them.

Santa’s Workshop Volunteers Needed
Dec 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Lufkin State Supported Living Center, Sponsored by the Volunteer Services Council

The mission of the Santa’s Workshop project is to assist families, volunteers, friends and donors with hosting holiday parties and activities, while ensuring that each resident finds wrapped gifts under their tree on Christmas Eve.

For donation guidelines or to help in one of the following needs please call 936.853.2759

Accepting Financial Donations
Need: Secret Shoppers,
Help with gift wrapping sessions,
Host for a Christmas Party,
and help to distribute and deliver gifts.

Gingerbread Homes for the Holiday Contest
Dec 15 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Entries will be judged on overall appearance, neatness, creativity and best use of materials.

The gingerbread homes must be dropped off at the Convention and Visitors Bureau
December 17-19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For a complete list of rules and a contest entry form, call 936.564.7351
or download from www.nineflagsfestival.com

All of the delicious works of art will be on display at the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau, December 20-31.

Dec
16
Sun
Santa’s Workshop Volunteers Needed
Dec 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Lufkin State Supported Living Center, Sponsored by the Volunteer Services Council

The mission of the Santa’s Workshop project is to assist families, volunteers, friends and donors with hosting holiday parties and activities, while ensuring that each resident finds wrapped gifts under their tree on Christmas Eve.

For donation guidelines or to help in one of the following needs please call 936.853.2759

Accepting Financial Donations
Need: Secret Shoppers,
Help with gift wrapping sessions,
Host for a Christmas Party,
and help to distribute and deliver gifts.

Gingerbread Homes for the Holiday Contest
Dec 16 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Entries will be judged on overall appearance, neatness, creativity and best use of materials.

The gingerbread homes must be dropped off at the Convention and Visitors Bureau
December 17-19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For a complete list of rules and a contest entry form, call 936.564.7351
or download from www.nineflagsfestival.com

All of the delicious works of art will be on display at the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau, December 20-31.