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.
American Legion dinner
The American Legion Auxiliary is hosting a Hot Dog Bar – Fresh roasted “dawgs” with all the fixin’s Friday, Nov. 25, 5-7 p.m. Proceeds will be used to send a local junior girl to Girls’ State – summer 2012. Cost is $4.
Johnson Chapel Women’s Day
Johnson Chapel AME Church will host its annual Women’s Day 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27. The theme will be “Women God can use for such a time as this” – Esther 4:14. The guest speaker is the Rev. Thelma Lloyd of God Holy Church of Christ in Dallas. Everyone is invited. Organizers are asking everyone to wear something brown.
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.
Literary Club board meeting
The Literary Club of Cedar Creek Lake will hold an executive board meeting at the Victorian Tea Room in Mabank on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at noon. The devotional will be given by Lucy Smith.
PSUMC Fellowship Night
The Payne Springs United Methodist Church monthly Fellowship Night will be, Wednesday, Dec. 7, with a Covered Dish Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Organizers are pleased to bring back the “Singing Fireman” singing traditional favorite Christmas Songs. Come join in for a very enjoyable evening. The church is located at, 9667 SH 198, South of Mabank.
For information call 903-451-2978.