Community Calendar is published in each issue free of charge. Deadline for publication is 5 p.m. Monday. To place an item in Community Calendar, call 903-489-0531 or fax items to 903-489-2543. Items may also be dropped off at The Malakoff News office, or e-mailed at malnews@ embarqmail.com.
Rotary Club meetings
The Rotary Club of Malakoff, chartered March 29, 1939 meets noon each Tuesday at the Flagg House, located at 207 E. Main Street. The group serves the people of the Malakoff area, students and faculty at Malakoff ISD, and the students at Cross Roads High School. “A small but powerful group of motivated people in service to their communities.” For information, contact Jeanie Seely at 903-489-2266.
CR Haunted House
There will be a haunted house at the old hospital in Athens Oct. 29-30. The haunted house will be open on Saturdays from 6 p.m. to midnight and on Sundays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Cost is $5. The event benefits the CRISD Bobcat Band, Athletic Boosters, and Senior Bash.
PBC Fall Festival
Providence Baptist Church, 1016 Church Road in Tool, is having its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. It’s all free and includes hamburger/hot dog supper, hay rides, fantastic door prizes from area merchants; lots of candy for the kids, cake walk and many other fun games for the whole family. For information call the church at 903-432-3238.
Masonic Pancake Breakfast
The annual Malakoff Masonic Pancake Breakfast will be held this Saturday, Oct. 29, from 7-11 a.m. The event will be at the Masonic Hall at 110 Jackson St., across from the old rock building. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for kids.
FBC Fall Festival
FBC Malakoff is inviting all children in the community to Fall Festival on Oct. 31.
“We are extremely excited to be hosting the Fall Festival, and have expanded to host even more children than last year,” said Kasey Holt, Children’s Minister at FBC. Last year’s event provided a safe experience for over 1,200 children and families in the area.
Fall Festival will be held on Monday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. on the parking lot of FBC Malakoff. Fall Festival will provide many carnival games, booths, inflatables, hayrides, hotdogs, door prizes and lots of candy!
“This is a great opportunity for FBC to love on the entire community and offer a free & safe alternative for October 31st,” said Holt.
More information is available on FBC’s website, firstname.lastname@example.org , or call 903-489-0228.
The residents of Cardinal Hall – the newly opened residential hall at Trinity Valley Community College – will be hosting Cardinal Halloween from 6-7 p.m. Oct. 31. The trick-or-treat event is free of charge and open to kids age 12 and under. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Cardinal Hall is located at the intersection of Dean Street and Farm-to-Market Road 2494 on the TVCC-Athens campus.
Literary Club executive board meeting
The Literary Club of Cedar Creek Lake will hold an executive board meeting at the Cedar Creek Library in Seven Points on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 1 p.m. The devotional will be given by Wanda Bell.
Friends of Library
The Friends of the Library will be having their monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Red Waller Community Library on Mitchum Street. The meeting is open to the general public. We look forward to seeing you there.
The Malakoff Special Olympics Chili Supper and Fall Festival will be from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Malakoff Community Center. There will be chili, nachos, hotdogs, a cake walk, pony rides, bounce house, face painting and more. For more information or to make a donation please contact Debbie Vieregge, head of delegation, at 903-489-2347 or David Files, head coach, at 903-489-2572.
Church brings former NFL player
Former NFL player Willie Franklin (Baltimore Colts) will deliver a message of action and purity for young people Sunday, Nov. 6, at The Church of Christ in Malakoff, 214 N. Martin, behind Berry Lumber. Franklin, a motivational speaker, minister and father of four will speak at 10:30 a.m. and at an evening youth service at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 903-489-1718.
FBC Tour of
First Baptist Church of Malakoff will host the Annual Tour of Christmas Tables and Ladies Banquet on Monday, Nov. 7, at 5:30 p.m., with guest speaker Thelma Wells.
For the past 30 years, Wells has been dedicated to inspiring women to Bee Their Best. first in the corporate arena and later through her own ministry called A Woman of God Ministries. As a speaker she has encourage thousands of women across the nation at conferences hosted by organizations like Women of Faith, Extraordinary Women, Women in Christian Media, and countless other women’s groups, workshops and conferences.
Tickets for the event are $15. For ticket reservations go to www.fbcmalakoff.com and click on link or call 903-489-0228 or 903-489-1153.
Star Harbor Turkey Shoot golf tournament
Saturday, Nov. 12, is the date of the annual Turkey Shoot Golf Tournament at the Star Harbor Golf Course. Sign up sheet will be at City Hall by the 1st of November so sign up soon. You have until 10 a.m. the day of the tournament, Nov. 12 to get in on the fun, but get your name on the list early. Shotgun start 1 p.m. Cost is $28 which includes two mulligans and a barbecue dinner catered by Danny’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Q. Non players are invited to come to the dinner which will be served at 5 p.m. Cost of meal for non-golfers will be $8 for adults and $4 for children under 10. Incase of rain, the tournament will be played on Nov. 19. Event is being sponsored by Star Harbor Ladies Golf. For more information, call Margie Jones at 903-489-0233 or email email@example.com.
Festival of Trees
Trees decorated by Non-Profit Agencies in Henderson County will be displayed in the Foyer of the Cain Center from Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, through Friday, Dec. 2. Churches, school booster clubs, and scout troops are all invited to participate.
The public will be invited to view the trees and will have an opportunity to vote for their favorites. Each tree will be available for silent auction bidding. The proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the agency that decorated the tree.
A reception for the agencies and successful bidders will be held on Friday, December 2nd at 5:30 p.m. in Room B of the Cain Center.
For more information and to reserve a place for your tree, please contact the Cain Center, 915 S. Palestine in Athens 903-677-2000.