Milano High School and Junior High students can pick up their schedules on Meet the Teacher night, August 16th at 6PM.
The Milam County Retired School Personnel are sponsoring Movie Night at the Kay in Rockdale on August 18th. Join them for William Wyler's Roman Holiday, starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn. The film starts at 7PM and tickets are $5 each. For info, call 512-455-9591.
There will be a benifit fundraiser to help with medical expenses for Norma Dawson on Saturday, August 18th at the Ranch in Rockdale from 11AM-5PM. There will be a live and silent auction, BBQ plates sold for $10, and shirts for $15-$18. For more information, call 512-429-2324.
Cameron VFW Post 2010 presents Bobby Dean and Timeless Country from 8AM-12:30AM on Saturday, August 18th. Admission is $15 per person. This is BYOB and the kitchen will be available. For info, call 254-295-6222.
The American Legion Post #358 in Rockdale will host a Turkey Shoot on Sunday, August 19th. The shooting starts at 11AM, with 12 shooters per round. Ammunition is provided. Guns must be 12 gage with maximum barrel length of 32", including the choke. Cost is $5 per round. Food and drinks will be available. Rounds winners get half the take per round. For info, call 512-585-9149 or 254-231-8909
The Falls County Go Texan BBQ Cook Off and Trail Ride will be August 24th and 25th at Westphalia Celebration Park. Stop in for a full weekend of events. There will be a bounce house, trail ride, 5K run, kids pork chop cook off, homemade ice cream contest, live music, and games. All donations go to the Falls County Go Texan Scholarship Fund and to support local youth. For info, call 254-760-7585.
There will be a Back to School Worship Night at the Milam County Cowboy Church Friday, August 24, starting at 6PM, and ending on Saturday at 7AM. There will be food, games, dancing, and fellowship, with music by the Mike Romero Band. There will be testimonies and devotionals by the AFCC Wranglers. Transportation is avilable for larger groups. For questions or more information, call 512-423-9838.
The Cameron VFW Post 2010 presents Bill Mock and the Highway 105 Band Saturday, August 25th, from 8:30PM-12AM. Admission is $15 at the door. BYOB and the kitchen will be available. For more information call 254-295-6222.
Camp Gladiator is celebrating it's 10th Birthday on August 25th and is celebrating by having a free stadium dash at Baylor McClane Stadium from 5:30PM-9PM. All ages are welcome. For more info or to register go online at Campgladiator.com
Uke-Stravaganza 2, sponsored by the Matinee Musical Club, will be August 26th from 3-5PM at the Kay Theater in Rockdale. Admission is FREE. There will be a free Ukulele test flight to try out a ukulele on your own. Also featured will be the Oompah Ukes, Communities in Concert Band, and the Wilmans.
The Cameron VFW Post 2010 presents Brady Honeycutt September 1st, starting from 8PM-12AM. Admission is $15 at the door. The kitchen will be open from 6:30-10:30PM. Beer, wine, wine coolers, soda, water, and snacks all sold at the bar as well as BYOB setups. For more information or reservations call 254-295-6222.
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), in partnership with Minority Landowner Magazine, will host a Farmer and Landowner Workshop in the Waco area September 5 and 6 to discuss conservation technical and financial assistance available through USDA and to provide the opportunity to demonstrate construction of a seasonal high tunnel. The meeting September 5th is at 3900 Parrish St. in Bellmead. The meeting September 6th is at Kay Bell's Far
The Burleson County Aggie Mom Club will be having a Kolache Krunch 5K run/walk, Saturday, September 8th, at the Kolache Festival in Caldwell. Sign up before August 10th for a $10 discount. $35 early registration will include a free t-shirt, race day registration is $40. After the 5k, you're invited to the hospitality tent for free beer, kolaches, beverages, music, and race awards. Sign up for the event online at runsignup.com/race/TX/Caldwell/KolacheKrunch5K
The Milam Regional Farmers Market will return September 8th from 9AM to Noon at The Yards of Cameron at 301 Adams in Cameron.
Thrall VFD will be hosting the 5th annual street dance Saturday, September 8th, on Main St. in Thrall from 7PM-Midnight. Special performances by Kenny Orts and the No Chance Band with food catered by Thrall Country Diner for $10, with kids under 12 free. No coolers allowed and beer will be available. All proceeds benefit Thrall VFD.
Kristi`s Krusaders 9th annual Rally for the Walk to benefit Kristi`s medical expenses in her fight against multiple sclerosis will be Saturday, September 8th at Nat`s in Milano. Registration will begin at 9AM with 1st bike out at 11AM. The ride is $20 per bike or $25 with a passenger. Plaques will be awarded. BBQ plates will be sold at Noon until sold out. Plates are $10. There will also be a live auction, raffle, and door prizes. Shirts will be $20 each. Music will also be provided by Brooke Graham and Chris Kleiber. For info, call 512-760-0143, 512-429-8942, or 254-214-3042.
The next meeting of the Rockdale ALCOA Retirees will be Thursday, September 13th, at the Thorndale VFW Hall. Doors open at 5PM, with a business meeting at 5:45PM, and a meal at 6PM. Dessert group is A-L. There will be NO silent auction.
The Milam Regional Farmers Market for October will be October 13th as a part of Steaktober Fest on the Square in Cameron.
On Going Events
Rosebud Senior Center is open from 9AM to Noon, Monday-Friday. We have games (Bingo, Dominoes, Cards, etc.) each day. Box meals are served with a one-day notice. If you live in town and need transportation, please call us and we'll send someone to pick you up and return you to your home. Please call 254-583-4745 for more information.
Camp Gladiator training with Rachel Kirk goes on every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at the Cameron Courthouse starting at 5AM. For more information Call 254-482-0385.
The Milam Regional Farmers Market will be held the 2nd and 4th Saturdays in March through November from 9am to 1pm at The Yards of Cameron. There will be fresh produce, meat, eggs, bread and other baked goodies along with artisans, mushroom logs, crafts, woodworking and much more. Falls County Recycling will also be available to take recycled goods. For more information contact 254-697-4970.
Karaoke will be held Friday at the Cameron VFW Post 2010. The Canteen will also be open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 645PM until .... Dart tourneys will be held every Wednesday and Friday. Alsdo accepting donations for the Scholarship Fund.
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 6PM in 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. Upcoming meetings are Oct 10th, Nov 7th, Dec 12th, Jan 9th, Feb 13th, Mar 6th, Apr 10th, and May 8th.
Monthly Meetings of San Andres Masonic Lodge #170 AF&AM in Cameron, located at 106 West 6th Street, will meet the 2nd Thursday of each month. A meal is at 6:30PM, with the meeting to follow.
Defensive Driving/Ticket Dismissal classes are available the 2nd Saturday of every month in Milano from 8:30AM-3PM. 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!
Every Thursday 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.
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.