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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.

Kilgore Historical Preservation Foundation members will gather for their annual meeting Jan. 30. In addition to their annual derrick award, this year the group is honoring founding directors Rob Schleier, Mickey Smith and Ronnie Spradlin. The meeting runs 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday in the Old Post Office History & Art Center at 224 S. Kilgore St. Learn more about KHPF at KilgoreHistory.org.

The married musicians of Kubecca will take Kilgore College's Dodson Auditorium Stage at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, in the second-to-last show of Kilgore Community Concert Association's 2016-2017 season. Rebecca Lowe provides showtune-style vocals while husband Kuba Kawnik plays vibraphone and other instruments. Admission is $30 per person at the door – students get in free with school ID. Buy tickets in advance and find more information at KilgoreConcerts.com.

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 morewInformation 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 at 11:15 a.m. 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.

SATURDAY

The annual Texas Two Step is set for Jan. 28, beginning at 6 p.m. at the National Guard Armory on Stone Road. The event will include dinner, a cash bar, auctions, live entertainment and celebrity waiters. The Ally Venable Band will be the night’s “house band” with a DJ providing additional music. For more information, contact Elsa Selleck at elsaselleck85@gmail.com.

FYI

The East Texas Gem & Mineral Society will host their 21st annual Gemstone & Jewelry Show Jan. 27-29 in Tyler's Rose Garden Center, featuring a wide range of minerals, fossils and supplies at 420 Rose Park in Tyler. The three-day exhibition runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children and students.

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

Teresa Prien is the next featured presenter at BOOK TALK, set for noon on Jan. 17 at the McMillan Memorial Library in Overton. She will discuss the Texas Bluebonnet Award Program, sponsored by the Texas Library Association. This unique program encourages reading for pleasure! Although aimed at students in grades three to six, many of the books that win awards will please younger or older, even adult, readers. Mrs. Prien will talk about the selection process and display some of the books. She will read or summarize several of the popular choices. BOOK TALKis a monthly event sponsored by Friends of McMillan Memorial Library. Light refreshments will be served. The public is invited to the first program of 2017. For info, 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.

THURSDAY

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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