Events

Apr
23
Wed
Helping Military Service Members get Licensed
Apr 23 all-day

Beginning May 1, 2014

The Texas Dept. of Licensing and Regulation recently updated its licensing procedures
to help military service members and veterans become licensed to work in Texas
using their military service, training, and education.
The procedure also helps military spouses become licensed to work in Texas.

TDLR will issue any master electrician and journeyman electrician applicant
a temporary license, license by endorsement, or license by reciprocity
if the applicant holds a substantially equivalent similar license issued in or by another state.

For more information visit
www.tdlr.texas.gov/military.htm or call
800-803-9202

Project Prom 2014
Apr 23 all-day

NOW TAKING DONATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council is hosting
a benefit project for young ladies in need
of a prom dress and all of the accessories required for prom.

Donations can be dropped to:
ADAC office
1407 N University Dr. Ste. B-2
Nacogdoches
8-5 Monday-Friday (closed 12-1)

Contact Peggy Muckelroy or Christine Casebeer at
936.569.7678
for more information.

Victory Spring Market
Apr 23 all-day

Event is May 3, 2014  10:00 a.m.–2 p.m.
DEADLINE FOR BOOTH RENTAL is APRIL 18th
Registration is required to rent a booth

We would like to invite small business owners and
crafters of all kinds to join us.
No ready to eat/concession style booths please, the church will be running a concession stand.

Victory Assembly of God
1405 S. Chestnut
Lufkin

For more information or to rent a booth
please email mcwells@ymail.com or
call Christine at 936.208.1708.

Wet n Wild Whistle Time
Apr 23 all-day

Coming Event
May 29, 2014   3:30 pm- 5:00 pm

Free to Kids’ Club Members
Kids can join at the event for $5.00 per child

Invited to the Texas Forestry Museum to help wash the Museum’s train and play water games.

Contact Kaitlin Wieseman
at 936.632.9535 or visit
www.treetexas.com for more information.

Earth Day Wonderweek
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

April 17- 23, 2014
Museum Hours: Tuesday- Saturday: 10am- 6pm; Sunday Noon -6pm

Spring into action and celebrate Mother Earth
with hands-on activities to honor nature and its wonders.

Children’s Museum of Houston
1500 Binz
Houston

For more information,
visit www.cmhouston.org
or call 713.522.1138.

The Most Excellent Way -Denman Avenue
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Every Wednesday NOON-1 p.m.

Christian support group for those in addiction and those who love them. Free meal served.

Denman Avenue Baptist Church, Lufkin.
Contact Todd Alston at 936.414.5388 for more information

Caravan Christian Scouting Program
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Begins September 4, 2013  every Wednesday night @ 6 p.m.- 7 p.m.

One time fee:
$25 per child (covers child’s sash, badges and t-shirt)

It’s for Pre-K3 through 5th grade
Kick-off Bash will be at
The First Church of The Nazarene
211 SE Stallings Drive
Nacogdoches

Call 936.564.7132 or visit
www.nacnazarene.com
for more information

Divorce Care for Women and Men
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Childcare provided

DivorceCare is a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced.

Separate Groups will be meeting
Join us at anytime! Each session is “self-contained.”
You can continue through the next cycle to view any of the topics you have not seen.

Email Kristine Mize at DivorceCareForWomen@cwbc.org
or Dylan Richardson at: DivorceCareForMen@cwbc.org  to register
or call church at 936.632.6599

 

Trail Life USA, Trp 1807 Leadership Info Meeting 4/28/14 6:30p
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Monday April 28th @6:30pm Trail Life USA, Troop 1807 Leadership Information Meeting at the Denman Avenue Baptist Church Family Life Center 1807 E. Denman Ave. Lufkin.

We invite all Christian adults, 18 or older, who would like to learn more about how you can be involved or support this exciting new program to please join us.

Trail Life USA is a Christian adventure, character, and leadership program for boys, K through 12th grade that centers on outdoor experiences that build young men and allow them to grow on a personal level as role models and leaders for the piers.

For more information email Tommy Dorsey at trdj@valornet.com   or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TrailLifeLufkin

The Most Excellent Way-Wednesday
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Every Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m.

Christian solution to all addictions. Anyone desiring freedom from addiction and compulsive behavior is welcomed.

Grace Gospel Church, Zavalla. Contact Dana Fasske at 936.526.9510
First Assembly of God, Lufkin.  Contact Keith Socia at 936.675.3551 for more information.

or visit www.tmewcf.org for more information.

Apr
24
Thu
Angelina County Relay for Life
Apr 24 all-day

HELP with the RELAY FOR LIFE
Sign- up /Volunteer
Start a  New Team
Join an Existing Team
Join as a Survivor or Caregiver
Become a Committee Member

Relay is May 2nd and May 3rd         6:00 pm- 6:00 am

Lufkin Middle School

Contact www.relayforlife.org/angelinacotx
or Dianne Register at 832.465.1867 or ddregister@suddenlink.net
or Robin Futch at 936.635.9392 or relayrobin2010@gmail.com
or The American Cancer Society at 936.634.2940.

Registration Starts- Fredonia Hill Baptist Academy
Apr 24 all-day

Registration for 2014-2015 School Year
begins March 3, 2014

We are now offering Pre K 3-7th grade
Accelerated Academics, Biblical Worldview, Certified Teachers, Limited Class Size, Spanish Class
Athletics for 7th grade, including basketball, flag football and pom squad.

Fredonia Hill Baptist Academy
1711 South Street
Nacogdoches

Call 936.564.4472 or visit
www.fhbacademy.com for more information

Victory Spring Market
Apr 24 all-day

Event is May 3, 2014  10:00 a.m.–2 p.m.
DEADLINE FOR BOOTH RENTAL is APRIL 18th
Registration is required to rent a booth

We would like to invite small business owners and
crafters of all kinds to join us.
No ready to eat/concession style booths please, the church will be running a concession stand.

Victory Assembly of God
1405 S. Chestnut
Lufkin

For more information or to rent a booth
please email mcwells@ymail.com or
call Christine at 936.208.1708.

Homeruns for Hope
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

A Project benefiting the children of the dump. Chinendega, Nicaragua. Any baseball/softball donations will be accepted! Bats, gloves, helmets, cleats, balls, pants, belts, socks, hats, etc. Drop your items in the collection boxes located at Lufkin Parks and Recreation office downtown, Morris Frank Park youth baseball field-concession stand, or Dermatology of East Texas-107 Christie. Any questions please call 414.2410 or 414.8040. We will pick up your donations.

Homeruns for Hope
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

A Project benefiting the children of the dump. Chinendega, Nicaragua. Any baseball/softball donations will be accepted! Bats, gloves, helmets, cleats, balls, pants, belts, socks, hats, etc. Drop your items in the collection boxes located at Lufkin Parks and Recreation office downtown, Morris Frank Park youth baseball field-concession stand, or Dermatology of East Texas-107 Christie. Any questions please call 414.2410 or 414.8040. We will pick up your donations.

After School Program
Apr 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

August 26, 2013 through the School Year.

First United Methodist Church
Lufkin

This is an after school child care program for children grades 6th, 7th & 8th.
This is a fee based program
and space is limited.

Call the church at
936.639.3141 or visit
www.lufkinfirst.com for more information

Community Education Classes
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Classes beginning March 28, 2013–ongoing– 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Pregnancy Help Center of Lufkin is hosting pregnancy and parenting education classes.
Classes are open for anyone who desires to give their child the best start.

For information or to register, contact the Center at 936.632.9292

FUTUREVET WORKSHOP
Apr 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

First Workshop April 3, 2014
Upcoming Workshops: June 19, 2014
July 11 & 12, 2014

Program makes it easy and fun for children
and young adults to learn about pet healthcare and veterinary medicine.

Children’s Museum of Houston

For more information
visit www.cmhouston.org
or call 713.522.1138.

GriefShare Seminar
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Thursday Evenings beginning March 6, 2014, for thirteen consecutive weeks.
6:00 – 7:30 pm

Anyone is welcome to attend GriefShare, a grief recovery and support group.
Each session is self-containted so you do not have to attend in sequential order.

Pineywoods Church House,
next to Millard’s Crossing in Nacogdoches.

Contact Ed Bowman, facilitator at
936.559.0013
or visit
www.griefshare.org for cost and more information.

Trail Life USA, Trp 1807 Leadership Info Meeting 4/28/14 6:30p
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Monday April 28th @6:30pm Trail Life USA, Troop 1807 Leadership Information Meeting at the Denman Avenue Baptist Church Family Life Center 1807 E. Denman Ave. Lufkin.

We invite all Christian adults, 18 or older, who would like to learn more about how you can be involved or support this exciting new program to please join us.

Trail Life USA is a Christian adventure, character, and leadership program for boys, K through 12th grade that centers on outdoor experiences that build young men and allow them to grow on a personal level as role models and leaders for the piers.

For more information email Tommy Dorsey at trdj@valornet.com   or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TrailLifeLufkin

The Mosaic Center Graduation
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Thursday April 24th @ 7pm
The Mosaic Center Graduation

The graduation ceremony will take place at
First Christian Church
1300 S. First St., Lufkin, TX.

The Mosaic Center serves the women
of Angelina County through education
in an atmosphere of Christian love.

With job and life skills training, mentoring,
guidance and follow-up, women in the 11 week
program develop self sufficiency that
strengthens the family unit.

The Mosaic Center also offers GED classes,
English as a Second Language classes,
and a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) class.

If you or someone you know, needs job skills training
please contact The Mosaic Center
936-639-5068 or in person at
601 N. First St. across from the Civic Center.

The Most Excellent Way-Thursday
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Every Thursday 7:00 p.m.

Christian alternative to chemical dependency.

Trinity Baptist Church 2909 E. Lufkin Ave(across from LHS) contact Billy Wingwood at 936.208.2429 for more information or visit bgwj76@yahoo.com

Apr
25
Fri
Dragons & Fairies
Apr 25 all-day

March 8- November 2, 2014  

Exploring Vietnam through Folktales.

Exhibit takes a whirlwind adventure through Vietnamese culture.
Bridges the gap between cultures by providing meaningful experiences with the folktale and its values,
with hopes that families find opportunities to link to their own personal experiences.

Children’s Museum of Houston

For more information on hours of operation
and additional information please visit
www.cmhouston.org or call
713.522.1138.

Gospel Bluegrass Festival
Apr 25 all-day

Event is Memorial Day Weekend—–May 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th
Thursday May 22, 2014    Beginning at 7:00 pm
Friday and Saturday, May 23rd & 24th, 2014     at 1:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Sunday, May 25, 2014      a devotional at 10:30 am  with music following until 5:00 pm.

This is a family-friendly, fun-filled festival!!

Salmon Lake Park
Grapeland

Lineup includes: The Punches Family
The Marksmen, Shallow Creek,
The Harper Family, Southern Raised,
Robertson County Line, The Sowell Family Pickers,
The Armstrong Family, East Mountain and
White Dove.

For more information and directions visit
www.texasbluegrassassociation.com
or call 832.712.2445

Helping Military Service Members get Licensed
Apr 25 all-day

Beginning May 1, 2014

The Texas Dept. of Licensing and Regulation recently updated its licensing procedures
to help military service members and veterans become licensed to work in Texas
using their military service, training, and education.
The procedure also helps military spouses become licensed to work in Texas.

TDLR will issue any master electrician and journeyman electrician applicant
a temporary license, license by endorsement, or license by reciprocity
if the applicant holds a substantially equivalent similar license issued in or by another state.

For more information visit
www.tdlr.texas.gov/military.htm or call
800-803-9202

Victory Spring Market
Apr 25 all-day

Event is May 3, 2014  10:00 a.m.–2 p.m.
DEADLINE FOR BOOTH RENTAL is APRIL 18th
Registration is required to rent a booth

We would like to invite small business owners and
crafters of all kinds to join us.
No ready to eat/concession style booths please, the church will be running a concession stand.

Victory Assembly of God
1405 S. Chestnut
Lufkin

For more information or to rent a booth
please email mcwells@ymail.com or
call Christine at 936.208.1708.

Trail Life USA, Trp 1807 Leadership Info Meeting 4/28/14 6:30p
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Monday April 28th @6:30pm Trail Life USA, Troop 1807 Leadership Information Meeting at the Denman Avenue Baptist Church Family Life Center 1807 E. Denman Ave. Lufkin.

We invite all Christian adults, 18 or older, who would like to learn more about how you can be involved or support this exciting new program to please join us.

Trail Life USA is a Christian adventure, character, and leadership program for boys, K through 12th grade that centers on outdoor experiences that build young men and allow them to grow on a personal level as role models and leaders for the piers.

For more information email Tommy Dorsey at trdj@valornet.com   or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TrailLifeLufkin

Live with Chonda Pierce
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Friday April 25th 7pm.
Chonda Pierce – Girl Talk

The Recording Industry Association of America’s (RIAA)
best selling female comedian Chonda Pierce
is coming your way!

Chonda’s “Girl Talk”tour will be
a night of unparalleled laughter and joy!

Don’t miss your chance to see the
“Queen of Clean” comedy.

At Harmony Hill Baptist Church
2708 S. Chestnut St. Lufkin, TX.

For tickets or more information call 936-632-1351

The Most Excellent Way-Friday
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Every Friday Night 7 p.m.

Christian solution to chemical dependancy-Jesus Christ

First Baptist Church of Huntington, Contact Roxana Wade at 936.671.3866 for more information

Apr
26
Sat
EEK! Week( Environmental Education Kamp)
Apr 26 all-day

Event is June 2- June 6, 2014  9:00 am- 3:00 pm
Deadline for registration is May 27, 2014
Registration is required, call for cost of Kamp

Texas Forestry Musuem
Kids will take daily field trips around the East Texas area and learn about forestry and wildlife related topics.
This camp is for students entering 5th, 6th, or 7th grade in fall.
No camp on Wednesday, June 4th

Enrollment is limited!

Reduced rate for Kids’ Club Members

Contact Kaitlin Wieseman at
936.632.9535 or visit
www.treetexas.com for cost and more information.

Project Prom 2014
Apr 26 all-day

NOW TAKING DONATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council is hosting
a benefit project for young ladies in need
of a prom dress and all of the accessories required for prom.

Donations can be dropped to:
ADAC office
1407 N University Dr. Ste. B-2
Nacogdoches
8-5 Monday-Friday (closed 12-1)

Contact Peggy Muckelroy or Christine Casebeer at
936.569.7678
for more information.

Victory Spring Market
Apr 26 all-day

Event is May 3, 2014  10:00 a.m.–2 p.m.
DEADLINE FOR BOOTH RENTAL is APRIL 18th
Registration is required to rent a booth

We would like to invite small business owners and
crafters of all kinds to join us.
No ready to eat/concession style booths please, the church will be running a concession stand.

Victory Assembly of God
1405 S. Chestnut
Lufkin

For more information or to rent a booth
please email mcwells@ymail.com or
call Christine at 936.208.1708.

Youth Garage Sale Fundraiser
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am

Saturday April 26th @ 8am
Youth Garage Sale Fundraiser

Hillcrest Baptist Church
2005 Ford Chapel Rd. Lufkin

Proceeds will help our youth go to camp this summer.

Youth Garage Sale Fundraiser
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am

Friday April 26th Youth Garage Sale Fundraiser
starting @ 8am.

At Hillcrest Baptist Church
2005 Ford Chapel Rd., Lufkin.

Foster From the Heart
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Saturday April 26th
9:00 am – 3:00pm
Foster From the Heart

Lutheran Social Services of the South (LSSS)
provides Christ-centered care and support
to foster children across Texas.

LSSS will be hosting a special FREE event
open to the public, for all those who want
to know more about foster parenting.

LSSS has a special concern for children
whose needs are not easily met,
such as traumatized children and
children with serious medical needs.

Persons attending will learn how a trained
and caring adult can make a life-long difference
in the life of a child.

Also there will be training hours available
for current foster parents and foster care professionals.

For those who register by April 23rd, free child care will be provided.

The event will be held at
Trinity Lutheran Church
2001 Hunter St., Tyler, TX.

Call Barbara Truax @ 903-939-3400
or email her at barbara.truax@lsss.org
to register.

Fun in the Son
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday April 26th
Fun in the Son

Share fellowship and the
FUN of being a Child of God!

Love INC complex
917 Ruby St.
9:00am – 5:00pm

Join Love in the Name of Christ
and local Christian churches for
Food – Music – Children’s Activities – & More

Warehouse Sale
Proceeds to benefit people served by
Love INC of Nacogdoches, Tx.

For more information call 936-569-8555

12th Annual Day of the Child
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday, April 26, 2014    10am-6pm    

This museum event will focus on
enriching kids’ lives with the value of bilingual literacy.

Children’s Museum of Houston
1500 Binz
Houston

For more information visit
www.cmhouston.org or
call 713.522.1138.

AC SPEAKS Spring Fling
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday April 26th
10:00am to 4:00pm
AC SPEAKS Spring Fling

Games, concessions, face painting, raffles,
rock climbing wall, zip lines and more!

All proceeds are going towards a
graduation shower for a
graduating foster child
to prepare him for college life.

Please Come Join!!

Angelina College Parking Lot
and Ropes Course, Lufkin, TX.

For more information contact
Sabrina Collins at
scollins@angelina.edu

Sock Hop
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Saturday, April 26, 2014    6:00 p.m.
Invites you to take a step back in time to the fabulous
fifties and swinging sixties with an old fashioned Sock Hop!!
Come dressed in your favorite period attire and enjoy a great time dancing the night away and a root beer float.

This event is free, but guests are encouraged to bring a pair of NEW white socks
that will be donated to the Because We Care Troop Support Program.

T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library
Diboll

For more information please contact Mary Howell
at 936.829.5497 or
email mhlibrary@consolidated.net

Trail Life USA, Trp 1807 Leadership Info Meeting 4/28/14 6:30p
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Monday April 28th @6:30pm Trail Life USA, Troop 1807 Leadership Information Meeting at the Denman Avenue Baptist Church Family Life Center 1807 E. Denman Ave. Lufkin.

We invite all Christian adults, 18 or older, who would like to learn more about how you can be involved or support this exciting new program to please join us.

Trail Life USA is a Christian adventure, character, and leadership program for boys, K through 12th grade that centers on outdoor experiences that build young men and allow them to grow on a personal level as role models and leaders for the piers.

For more information email Tommy Dorsey at trdj@valornet.com   or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TrailLifeLufkin