The City of Milano 4th of July Parade will be held at 10:30AM Monday, July 4th. This year's theme is Celebrating the 4th Across America. You are invited to participate in a multitude of categories: Best Overall, Float, Bicycle & Walking, Vehicle & Tractor, Small Motorized, Small Animal, and Horse & Wagon. Decorate your mode of transportation and join in. Line up starts at 10AM in the parking lot of the football field. A Free hot dog lunch and plaques will be awarded at the Civic Center after the parade. New this year are booth rentals for arts, crafts, antiques, garage sales, and more. Each 10x10 booth space is $20. For info, call 254-541-2816.
Scott & White Clinic in Cameron will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 6th from 8AM-Noon at 101B Lafferty Ave in Cameron. Donors will get free t-shirt and a chance to win SeaWorld tickets. A photo ID is required. For info or to donate, call 605-1100.
San Gabriel Baptist Church will host a family night of food and entertainment Friday, July 8th, on the church grounds. There will be a light supper of hot dogs beginning at 7PM followed by the showing of the recently released movie, "Risen". There is no charge and no offering will be taken. This event is open to all who want wholesome family entertainment and fellowship. The movie will be shown outdoors. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs. Other chairs will be available if needed.
The Rockdale Chamber of Commerce will present the 1st Annual Buckin' Bulls & BBQ Cook-off July 22-23 at Fair Park. This weekend event will be an action packed fundraiser to promote Rockdale with many exciting events scheduled. There will be a two-day BBQ Cook-off competition, Saturday evening concert by Texas Country Music Chart sensation Natalie Rose and an action packed sanctioned Bull Riding competition featuring PRCA award winning Barrel Man Joey “Hashbrown” Hacket with over 30 Bull Riders! In addition, there will be a mechanical bull to try out your bull riding skills, a children’s play area, tons of vendors – both food and arts & crafts and much more!!
Grace Church at 808 W 16th Street in Cameron will host a Family Fun Festival Saturday, October 1st, from 9AM-5PM with Live music, BBQ plates, Craft and Vendor Booths, & Carnival Games for the kids! Make plans to bring your family and friends and enjoy the day! If you're interested in renting a 15X15 space (rental fee is only $25) for your crafts, food or specialty item, Please contact Lonnie Yates at 254-482-0855 or visit our website at www.gracechurchcameron.org
On Going Events
Karaoke 1st and 3rd Friday every month at the Cameron VFW Post 2010
Fridays and Saturdays 7AM-Noon, there will be a Farmers Market at 2103 N. Travis in Cameron
Join the Cameron Library for Books to Grow On Story Time, Wednesdays at 10:30AM.
The Cameron Volunteer Fire Department is now accepting applications for membership in the department. No prior fire service qualifications are needed. Applicants must be 18 years of age, no criminal history, have a drivers license, a vehicle to respond with, live within a few miles of Cameron, and most of all be able to repond to fires and attend meetings and drills each Monday. For more info, contact any firefighter or stop by the fire station, or call 697-4702.
The Yoemen Band Booster Club meets every 2nd Monday at the Yoe High Band Hall which is next to the Performing Arts Center (PAC). The public is welcome. Memberships are also available for $10 per person or $20 per family. With a membership you will receive a yard sign to show your support the Yoe Band.
American Legion Riders are looking for Veterans that are motorcycle riders. The chapter will be out of Post 9 in Cameron. For info, call 254-605-0601
Defensive Driving/Ticket Dismissal classes are available the 2nd Saturday of every month in Cameron, Milano or Rockdale. For class dates, Text or call: 254-760-6110, or send an e-mail to: HarrisEdSvc@yahoo.com for more informatio. Pre-register is required. You can save up to 10% on your vehicle insurance by taking a class! usa
1st and 3rd Saturdays senior citizens Milano Playboys free music in Christman between Milano and Caldwell.
Every Thursday and and 3rd saturday, Jimmie Maze and the Milano Playboys perform at Chriesman Community Center, from 7-9PM.
Milano Jamboree will be held the last Saturday of every month at 7PM in the Milano Senior Citizens Center.
Blessings from GOD food Pantry will distribute food to citizens on the first and third tuesday of each month. The first Tuesday, hours are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the third Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Enrollment for GED classes is getting underway. Classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8PM. ESL classes will also be held. ESL classes will be Tuesday and Thursday from 4-6PM. Cost of the classes is free. If you would like to enroll or would like more info, contact Karen at 593-3011 or 593-2744.
Adult ESL classes have resumed at Ben Milam Elementary. Classes are taught on Monday and Wednesday evening from 4:30-6:00. Please come to improve your English speaking and writing skills.
Are you 55 years or older & in search of a job in the Cameron area? Put Experience Works to work helping you. We are a National non-profit organization that provides training and job placement services for older workers. We provide paid work experience through collaboration with community service agencies in the your area. Put your experience to work today by calling 1-800-460-8801 ext. 2003 TODAY!
Standards of Care will be at Bea's Kitchen, at 101 East Main Street, at 10:30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month for free blood sugar and blood pressure checks.