July 18, 2012 at 2:18 a.m.
The Bandstand Music Festival
Free live music by the talented Robert Hartye and Anthony chase Pfeifer playing a blend of Texas country, classic country and 70's folk rock. Arts, crafts, glitter tattoos and caricature drawings for the kids. There will be games including badminton, volleyball and sidewalk chalk for the kiddos. Dominos, cards and horseshoe pitching for the adults. Pack up your ice chest, bring your lawn chairs and blankets and come relax. Don't miss out! July 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Liberty Park.
Blessing Hotel Historic Fundraiser
Blessing Hotel Historic Marker Run and Fundraiser, Saturday July 21. Registration starts 8 a.m. Last bike in by 1 p.. Silent auction, raffle tickets. $20 per rider. $5 bar-b-que sandwhiches available drink and chips. All proceeds go to to upkeep of Historical Blessing Hotel.
Vacation Bible School
Abundant Life Fellowship Church will hold Vacation Bible School July 23 to 27th from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. For K to 6th grade. 1900 Hamman Road Bay City. 979-244-4615
Matagorda County Area Go Texan Golf Tournament Supporting Matagorda County youth through education. For more information, please contact Wade Calk at 979-245-4484 or 979-244-6313 or any MCAGT Committee member. Entry fees include Lunch @11:30am, door prize ticket, green fee & cart, driving range w/range balls before tournament, soft drinks provided throughout tournament, silent auction. Entry forms and payment are due on or before July 9. 4 Man Scramble Format. Entry forms available at the Happy Radio studio. July 14 at 1 p.m. at Rio Colorado Golf Course.
Come start the day with a Polka Mass. Followed by BBQ brisket with all the trimmings (dine-in only). Live entertainment throughout the day along with a silent auction and raffle. Pre-sale tickets are available at the Church office or by calling 361-588-6241 or 361-588-6872. Tickets will also be available at the door. St. Peter's Catholic Church - Blessing, July 15 at 10 a.m.
Al-Anon Family Group
Are you affected by someone else's drinking? You have choices. Al-Anon Family Groups meets Sundays 5:30 p.m. at 2701 Ave. H For information, call Sheri at 979-429-1166.
Summer Knights Family Kickball League
Facilitated By Knights of Columbus Councils #6889 Registration Fee; $25 per player Co-Ed Youth League & Adult League Playing 10 games / 5 Weeks ... Games on Tuesdays & Thursday Evening RailRoad Park, Palacios TX Deadline to register 6.22.12 For more info contact: Horacio Molina 979.997.4704 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Family co-ed kickball
Summer Knights Family Kickball League Facilitated By Knights of Columbus Councils #6889 Registration Fee; $25 per player Co-Ed Youth League & Adult League Playing 10 games / 5 Weeks. Games on Tuesdays & Thursday Evening RailRoad Park, Palacios TX Deadline to register 6.22.12 For more info contact: Horacio Molina 979.997.4704 or email@example.com
For the Love of Animals & Companion Animal Rescue team are offering a male cat neuter, rabies, flea protection and de-working (round and hook) package for only $20. An application and advance payment will guarantee a spot. Applications may be picked up at Bay City Feed Store, Tractor Supply, Bay City Library, Sutherlands, Karges Construction, Lowe's and Alco stores in Palacios. Call Cheryl: 979-244-4540 or Vonnie: 361-972-9939
American Legion Meeting
American Legion The American Legion Auxiliary meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at noon at Diamond S Restaurant. Family members of Veterans are welcomed to join us. For more information contact Helen Wagner at 245-0208. Charity Bingo VFW POST 2438 conducts Charity bingo every Friday and Sunday Evening from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. with cash prizes. After all expenses money is distributed to the worthy causes in our area. VFW Post 2438 is located on HWY 60 N. in Bay City or call 979-244-4289 for more information.
Hot Breakfast St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 2200 Ave. E, is serving a hot breakfast every Friday from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.
Looking for the decedents of Fred Abbott and Clara Peas Abbott of Bay City. Please contact Rose Lewis at 979-245-2127 to organize a family reunion in July 2012.
BBQ Cook-off, Dance live auction and raffle.
Trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place in Brisket, Beans, Ribs & Chicken PLUS Overall Team Champion. For entry form, information, cook-off rules and time schedule please call Skipper O. 979-244-6917 or Bill R. 979-244-4289. Sept. 21 & 22 at VFW Post 2438 at 11 a.m.
Wharton County Health Fair
The theme this year is "Living Healthy For Life". It's designed to educate and promote health care services while promoting all the resources available to area residents. There will be "Ask the Doctor" booths, free health screenings, a ton of information, refreshments, door prizes, Bingo starting at 1:30 and even children's activities. For more information or to reserve a booth for the event call the Wharton Area Chamber of Commerce at 979-532-1862. July 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wharton Civic Center.
Bay City Market Days
The Bay City Market Days will be held July 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wood, Metal, Glass Art, Home Decor, Jewelry, Clothing, Purses, Food, Handmade Soaps, etc. For booth information call the Bay City Chamber of Commerce at 1-800-806-8333.