Thursday, May 24 - Out On The Porch Country Fiesta, presented by the Pioneer Village Performing Series, from 5 to 7 pm at 912 W. Park Avenue. Entertainment by the band Crossroads and cowboy poet David Dill. Enjoy food, drinks, and free margaritas and beer until gone, then BYOB. Bring your lawn chair or blanket. There will be dancing in the streets. The Taco Station Food Truck will be serving food. Admission is free. For more information, call 903-654-4846 or 903-654-4874.
Friday, May 25 - BLAST OUT OF THE LAST DAY OF SCHOOL! Kids of all ages are invited to ROCK THE BLOCK, at 1 pm, as we say HELLO SUMMER at the biggest kids bash Downtown Corsicana has ever seen. Interactive games, live music, art, movies, bounce houses, food, fun and so much more! For more information, call 903-654-4851. This is a free event produced by Corsicana’s Main Street Project.
Saturday, May 26 - Kerens Veterans Day Program presents the Red Brick Classic Car Show and Fish Fry. Free admission. The car show registration is $15, and will be from 9 am to noon, with awards presented at 1:30 pm. The Fish Fry will be from 11 am to 1 pm, for $10 a plate.
Saturday, May 26 - The American Legion, 632 N. Beaton St., presents Rockin' Kountry Karaoke from 8 pm to closing providing music and songs for you to sing. Come out, sing some songs, dance a few steps, have a few cold ones with your friends. For more information, call 903-874-3938 after 2 pm.
Saturday, May 26 - Unity Baptist Church will be having a Bam Bam Hotdog Giveaway at I.O.O.F. Park from 5-8 pm. Enjoy live Gospel music and bounce houses. Hotdogs, chips, cookies, and tea will be provided for FREE! Come with your children and enjoy a good time. For more information, please call 903-872-2861.
Monday, May 28 - Tenth Annual Memorial Day Service at the Woodland Memorial Cemetery Gazebo at 1 pm. The theme will be Gone But Not Forgotten. Guest speaker will be Apostle Kenneth Fletcher, pastor of Living Word Fellowship, who also served in the Marines. Sponsored by the Woodland Cemetery Association and Single Believers Ministries. For more information, call 903-602-0373.
Wednesday, May 30 - Navarro Regional Hospital is hosting a blood drive from 10 am to 3 pm at 3201 W. Highway 22 in the classrooms. For more information or to schedule an appointment time, contact Connie Beal at (903) 654-6892.
Wednesday, May 30 - Opening Day for Jester Park Pool. The pool will be open for the summer Wednesday through Saturday from 1 to 6 pm, and on Sundays from 1 to 5 pm. Admission is $3. Bunert Park Pool will be open Wednesday through Saturday from 1-6 pm, and closed on Sundays. Admission is $2. For more information, call 903-641-0769.
Friday, June 1 and Saturday, 2 - Unity Cancer Ministry will have a BBQ sandwich, chips, cookie and drink for $8. June 1st and 2nd, they will also be selling homemade items like quilts, wood products, and cakes at Unity Baptist Church, 101 S 30th Street, from 9am - 2 pm. All proceeds will go into Joy Bags for new cancer patients here in Corsicana and surrounding areas.
Saturday, June 2 - 27th Annual Cleanup Day, presented by Navarro County and the City of Corsicana at the Corsicana Regional Landfill at Jester Road and Highway 31. Approved items you can dispose of include large appliances, furniture, entertainment equipment, agricultural pesticide containers that have been triple rinsed and punctured, daily household garbage, and brush/limbs. All loads must be tarped and firmly secured to trucks and trailers according to TCEQ regulations. Assistance will be available to unload your items. Volunteers will be available to take items to the landfill for elderly and disabled residents in the Corsicana area. For this assistance, you must call 903-654-3075 by 5 pm on Thursday, May 31st. Tires will not be accepted on this day. Tire collection day will be September 7th at the Navarro Expo Center.
Saturday, June 2 - Back the Blue Car Show from 10 am to 3 pm at the Tiger Tote on West Highway 31 (Seventh Ave.), across from Atwoods. Proceeds will benefit the Brent Thompson Navarro County Fallen Officers Fund and The Corsicana Police Officers Association.
Saturday, June 2 - Richland Volunteer Fire Department Fish Fry Fundraiser from 1 to 5 pm at 103 W. Main Street, Richland. All you can eat $10 for adults; $5 for 10 and under.
Saturday, June 2 - Dawson Volunteer Department's Annual BBQ and Auction from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at 97 Main Street, Dawson.The auction will be pies, cakes, and anything else that is donated. There will be a raffle drawing for a Kimber 9 mm and a Frio ice chest. You need not be present to win.
SaturdayJune 2 - 8th Annual Bowl-A-Thon benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Navarro County from 1-4 pm at Bulldog Lane Bowling Center, 2801 West 7th. Ave, Corsicana. Adopt a Child to bowl $50 · Adopt a Team $250. Be a Team Captain and recruit 4 additional bowlers, each member to pledge $50 = $250. Receive a Novelty T Shirt, 2 bowling games and free shoe rental. For more information, call 903-872-9231.
June 4 through August 17 - The Boys & Girls Clubs of Navarro County Summer Camp. Monday thru Friday 7:30 am – 5 pm. 3 daily meals, arts and crafts, video games, bowling, and picnics. $85 for Members/$135 for Non Members for 2 ½ months. Price includes a Tee Shirt. COME JOIN THE FUN!
Friday, June 8 through Sunday, June 10 - Ole Tyme Full Gospel Ministries will hold a revival 7 pm at 5107 Fm 3041, Powell, across from Roane Baptist Church.
Saturday, June 9 - Vacation Bible School at Unity Baptist Church. The theme is Armor of God. Lunch, prizes and games will be provided for all children ages 5 to 12.
The Senior Activity Center, 919 W. Park Avenue, offers free exercise classes every Tuesday and Thursday. For more information, call 903-654-4980.
The Senior Activity Center, 919 W. Park Avenue, invites everyone to come and hear "the greatest country and western band in the world" every Monday afternoon at 1 pm. For more information, call 903-654-4980.
Free music lessons at Templo de Revival every Monday at 6:30 pm. Pastors Pedro and Gloria Aceves invite you to learn drums, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, and vocals. For more information, contact Josh 903-229-8336 or Jennifer 903-641-2819.
Corsicana Public Library Events:
Story Time Every Wednesday at 10 am.
The Dawson Food Pantry needs donations, both non perishable food and monetary. They are open the 3rd Friday of the month from 9-12. Donations are being accepted at the following locations: Brookdale Assisted Living, 3329 W. 7th Ave., Corsicana; Country Meadows Nursing & Rehab, 3301 W. Park Row, Corsicana; and the Dawson Housing Authority, 210 N. Circle Dr., Dawson. For more information, call Alicia Rogers 903-519-1044, Alma Espinoza 903-467-8114, or Kelly Bell 903-872-8400
Meals on Wheels needs your GROCERY BAGS! Please deliver plastic grocery bags to their office at 1805 N. Beaton Street between 8:30 am and 1:30 pm Monday - Friday.
Meals on Wheels Program is in need of volunteers Monday - Friday for meal deliveries. Each delivery route takes about an hour and is typically delivered between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm every day. For more information, feel free to stop by the office located at 1805 Beaton St., call 903-641-0166, or call Yolanda at 903-641-0085.
Honor Flight DFW is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that is committed to flying veterans, at no cost to the veteran, round trip to Washington, DC with a one night stay, to see the WW II Memorial and other monuments in the Washington area. They will fly any veteran of a War era since WW II, but priority is for WW II and terminally ill veterans. They have a "guardian" assigned to each veteran to assist him or her during the trip and a volunteer medical staff for each flight. Honor Flight DFW pays for the cost for the veteran and all others pay their own expenses. For more information about this organization and flight schedules, go to their website www.honorflightdfw.org. This is one way for us to honor our veterans while we still have them around.
Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1000 for information that leads to the arrest and indictment for a felony crime. Call Crime Stoppers tip line (903) 874-TIPS (8477) with the information. You do not have to give your name. You will be given a number and that is the only way Crime Stoppers can identify you.
Angus Crime Watch meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month at the Angus Government Center.
Grandparents Raising Grandkids Support Group will meet at FBC Eureka at 8718 S Hwy 287 Eureka Tx the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. The purpose of this group is to provide support, and encouragement, as well as offer helpful and informative information with occasional speakers coming in. Please let us know if you will need to bring children with you so our child care volunteer can be prepared. Contact Sister Marsha Jones for more information at 903-875-9706 (leave a message if no answer). Anyone in the Navarro county area is welcome to attend these meetings. We are looking forward to getting to know each of you.
The Corsicana Animal Shelter is in need of dog food, such as Pedigree (adult and small breed), Kibbles N Bits Original Flavor (adult and small breed, small bites), and Purina Smart Blend dog food. Donations can be dropped off at the shelter during regular operating hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 12 to 6 pm, and on Saturdays from 12 until 4 pm.
Tehuacana Baptist Church in Limestone county sponsors a Gospel/Bluegrass/Country music night the second Friday of each month starting at approximately 6 pm., and goes until the last singer gives up and goes home (about 10 pm). We have an open mic, and anyone that can sing, or think they can sing or play, or just want to enjoy the music, are welcome to come and join us. We usually break for a snack about 8pm for about 30 min. There's no charge but donations are accepted. For more information call Chuck @ 254 395 4554 after 12 noon cell: 254 203 3488 any time.
Prom Princess Ministries need your purses, dresses, shoes, jewelry, etc. for young ladies whose families can't afford them. Open 11 am - 4 pm Monday through Friday, and on Saturdays by appointment. Please drop off at 110 W. 6th St., Corsicana, or call 903 875 9060.
Oak Valley Crime Watch meets every first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm at Town Hall. Dinner is served. You're asked to bring a side dish or dessert.
Griefshare Support Group meets every Tuesday from 6-8 in the Fellowship House at Northside Baptist Church. More info: Thelma at 903-875-8944.
PLEASE SAVE LIVES. SPAY AND NEUTER YOUR PETS!
Have an old cell phone or phones cluttering up their home? The Angels of Corsicana Troop Support has the answer. Just bring those old phones by their office on Bus. 45 across from the old hat factory any morning from 9-11 M-F or drop them off at Corley Funeral Home. The phones will be bundled and forwarded them to a company that refurbishes them and sends then to the troops to use.
Area Volunteer Firefighters are always in need of bottled water. Please drop off at your local Volunteer Fire Department. Support your local Volunteer Firefighters!
Red Shirt Fridays are taking hold across America to support our military! VVA Chapter 1009 Navarro Rifles are announcing a campaign to get everyone involved. Red Shirt Friday T Shirts are on sale for $15 each. Please show your support by wearing red every Friday until all of our troops come home. More info: Steven 903-229-1801.
Important Phone Numbers:
For EMERGENCIES, Fire, Police, Ambulance - 911
Corsicana Police Department - 903-654-4902
Corsicana Fire Department - 903-654-4956
Navarro County Sheriff - 903-654-3001
Navarro County Emergency Management - 903-875-3315
Navarro Regional Hospital - 903-654-6800
Corsicana-Navarro County Chamber Of Commerce - 903-874-4731
City Of Kerens - 903-396-2971
Corsicana Public Library - 903-654-4810
City Of Corsicana - 903-654-4800
Animal Shelter 903-875-1060
Eating Disorders Hotline - 800-931-2237
Drug Abuse/Mental Health Info - 800-729-6686
Alcoholice Anonymous - 800-467-8019
Adult and Child Health Helpline - 800-462-6122
Teen Dating Abuse Helpline - 866-331-9474
Teen Pregnancy Helpline - 866-850-4250
National Runaway Hotline - 1-800-621-4000
Adult and Child Abuse Hotline - 800-752-6200
National Child Abuse Hotline - 1-800-422-4453
National Domestic Violence Hotline - 1-800-799-SAFE
Center For Missing And Exploited Children - 1-800-843-5678
Texas Poison Center - 800-222-1222
National Substance Abuse Helpline - 1-800-662-4357
Suicide Prevention Center - 800-273-TALK
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