Make plans to attend the Sefcik Hall annual Thanksgiving Eve Polka Party with the Praha Brothers from 8PM-Midnight Wednesday, November 22nd. Doors open at 7PM. There is a $5 cover and no reservations will be taken.
Time to get your poinsettias! Friends for FFA is selling poinsettias to support the Rockdale FFA Chapter. Orders are due by November 28th. Contact a Rockdale FFA member, Friends for FFA member, or Rockdale High Ag Dept. to get yours. You can also call (512) 430-6130
The Milam County Extension Office, in cooperation with the Milam County Extension Horticulture Committee will be holding the annual Pecan Show on Wednesday, November 30, 2017 at the Extension Office. Turn in your entries by 9AM on Tuesday, November 29, 2017 to the Milam County Extension Office. Forty-two pecans of the same variety from this year’s crop in a plastic zip-top bag comprise an entry. Judging of the pecans will be at 10AM on Wednesday, November 30th by Bill Ree, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Program Specialist, IPM. The public is invited to come view the results starting at 11:30 am on Nov. 30th. Come by the Extension office at 100 East 1st Street in Cameron or call 254-697-7045 for entry blanks or for more information.
The Milam County Museum, in conjunction with their 40th anniversary, will celebrate a Holiday Open House from 9:30-11AM Thursday, November 30th. Stop in for coffee and snacks, all while checking out the museum and the the decorations! The Milam County Museum is located at 112 W. 1st in Cameron.
The Cameron Chamber of Commerce will have there Christmas Parade Thursday, December 7th, starting at Orchard Street. The theme this year is Candy Land. There will be Arts and Crafts booths and Food Vendors to visit while you stroll around the square and view all the Christmas treats beginning at 6 to 8 pm. Line up will be between 530PM and 630PM December 7th. The entry deadline is Friday, December 1st at 4PM. As a safety precaution no candy, gum, or treats will be thrown during the parade. However, candy and treats can be given out by walkers in the parade. Entries will be judged on the corner of Houston and First Street. For more information call 254-697-4979.
Through December 4
The Yoe Band Booster Club annual Poinsettia Sale runs through December 4th. Poinsettias are $13 each. Pick up will be December 2nd or December 9th from 8-10AM at Yoe High Band Hall. To order, contact any Band member or Band Booster. Proceeds benefit senior scholarships.
The Temple Christmas Parade will be held Monday, December 4th in downtown Temple. Over 100 entries are expected. This year's theme is Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree. Festivities begin at 6:15PM as the Mayor lights the City Tree. For info, call 254-298-5440.
The next meeting of the ALCOA Retirees in Rockdale will be Thursday, December 14th, at the Alcoa Lake Training Center. Set us starts at 3PM and volunteers are needed. Doors open at 5PM and the meal is at 6PM. This meeting is the annual Christmas Meeting. There is no gift exchange, but you are encouraged to bring canned good donations.
C.H. Yoe High School Class of 2018 Senior Celebration is selling tickets for a chance to win a 2018 Ford Focus valued up to $19995. Color and Model to be decided by the winner at Johnson Ford in Temple. The winner is responsible for tax, title, and license. There will only be 300 tickets sold for $100 each. Contact any senior or senior parent to get a chance to win. The winner will be drawn on January 27, 2018. Winner doesn't need to be present to win.
On Going Events
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 every Friday at the Cameron VFW Post 2010. The Canteen will also be open to the public Tuesday through Friday from 5PM to Midnight and Saturdays from 10:30AM to 1AM. Dart tourneys will be held every Wednesday and Domino and Pool tourneys will be on Saturdays.
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 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
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.