November 24-December 8
Tag-in and order deadlines for the 2015 Milam County Junior Livestock Show are fast approaching. Lamb and Goat tag-in will be November 24th from 4-6PM at the Youth Expo Building. Swine tag-in is December 6th from 7-9AM at the Youth Expo Building. And the deadline to order Broilers will be December 8th.
The Lunch Bunch will get into the Christmas spirit with a Christmas Program at their December meeting on Thursday, December 4, 2014, at noon at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center. The public is invited to attend. Bring a food dish to share for the lunch at noon.
The Cameron Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to join them for "A Children’s Christmas". Cameron's Annual Christmas Parade for fun in the decorated historic square in downtown Cameron will be December 6th. Shop at food booths, listen to the music and have your picture taken with Santa (Bring your own Camera). Festivities start at 4:30PM with the parade beginning at 5PM. What a great way to recapture your childhood Christmas spirit with lights, music, floats and Santa! Visit www.cameron-tx.com for Parade Entry Forms and Vendor Applications.
The chamber is once again hosting the Christmas Parade this year in Rockdale on Dec. 6th @ 6:30. Mr. & Mrs. Santa will be a the Depot from 4-6 visiting with children as the Depot will be selling their famous sausage wraps! Please stop in and visit !
Santa wants you to join him for breakfast! McDonalds and the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce are hosting breakfast with Santa December 6th from 8:30-10AM at the Patterson Center in Rockdale. Tickets are $5 each and must be purchased by December 1st. Get tickets at the Chamber of Commerce, Rockdale Signs, and Farmers Insurance. In addition to breakfast, there will be arts and crafts, and much more.
The Milam County 4H Shooting Sports Club will hold their annual Christmas Party December 7th. For info, call 512-269-9874 or 512-446-2845.
The RISD Band Booster Organization & Musicians would like to invite the community to the Annual RISD Band Christmas Concert on Tuesday, December 9th @ 7:00 pm at the High School Auditorium.
The Milam County & District Attorney’s Office will sponsor the “Tree of Angels” ceremony Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., at the Milam County Museum located at 112 West First Street, downtown Cameron.
The Yoe Band Booster Club annual Poinsettia Sale runs through December 10th. Poinsettias are $13 each and can be picked up at Yoe High Band Hall on December 6th or December 13th from 8-10AM. To order, call 654-9402, 931-4439, 654-3996, or 931-9466
The City of Weir is planning their 28th annual Old Fahsioned Christmas Parade and Celebration for Saturday, December 13th. The parade starts at 2PM, with lineup at 12:30PM. Santa will arrive at the end of the parade near the Community Center on N. Main. He will be handing out goodies to children. There will also be free refreshments. To sign up or for info, call 863-7984.
The 22nd annual Ellinger Chamber of Commerce Polka Fest will be Sunday, December 14th. Mass is at 10AM with a fried chicken and sausage dinner to follow. Adults are $10 and kids are $4. There will also be a silent auction and a dance from 1-7PM, featuring the Dujka Brothers and the Czechaholics. Dance tickets are $10.
The 17th Annual Chamber Christmas Basketball Classic will be held Dec. 29th & 30th at the Cameron ISD gyms. Area schools will be participating in this 2-day basketball tournament which will see 12 boys and 12 girls teams from the Central Texas area. If you enjoy good high school basketball, be sure to come and enjoy. Two day tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students; One day tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students.
On Going Events
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 254-275-9954, or send an e-mail to: HarrisEdSvc@yahoo.com for more information. Pre-register is required. You can save up to 10% on your vehicle insurance by taking a class! usa
A Farmer's Market will be held on Tuesdays @ the Busy Bea parking lot from 9AM-1PM. Any local growers invited to participate on Tuesdays. Call Becky for info - 446-7774 or 760-0074
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.
Cameron ISD is asking citizens over 65 years old that dont have a Senior Yoeman Club Card and want one, call 697-3512 to make arrangements for taking their picture and obtaining a card. The Senior Yoeman Card will allow you to come to any Cameron ISD sponsored extra-curricular event free of charge. For questions or information, call 697-3512.
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.