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June 20, 2012 at 1:20 a.m.

Austin Girls Choir

The Austin Girls Choir is a renowned choral group that performs swing, light classical and more sung by eleven girls, ages 10-18 in 4-part harmony For more information, call 979-245-4627. First United Methodist Church, June 20 at 7 p.m.


The AARP will hold its regular meeting at the Train Depot Monday, June 25 at noon. Covered dish luncheon. Entertainment Poor Boys Band.

"All in the Timing"

An evening of comedies by David Ives. Presented by C.A.S.T & Matagorda Count Convention and Visitors Bureau. Tickets Available online at, Happy Radio and at the door. June 28 & June 29 at 7:30 p.m.


The Bay City Youth Football Association will be holding registration for both tackle football every TUESDAY and THURSDAY at the Service Center from 6-7:30 p.m. for the month of June 2012. Ages (7-12) Bring 2 copies of Birth Cert. of Vital Statistics and 2 current photos for Football ONLY! Fees $120 for first child each, and $100 child thereafter with a $10 concession fee per family. Cheerleader sign up will also be held on these days. Fee for NEW CHEERLEADER is $165 with a $10 concession stand fee per family. Late Registration will be held on July 23rd, with a late fee! Questions: Football (979) 557 - 6835 or Cheer (979) 557 - 3723.

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

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

Animal Clinic

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

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.

Familiy Reunion

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.

Traveling Memorial Wall

The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall. Citizens of Wharton County join together to honor all who have bravely served our country and remember the fallen soldiers of the Vietnam War. A Veteran's Hospitality tent for all Veteran's will be set up throughout the event with complimentary water and refreshments. a special ceremony will be held Saturday, July 14 @ 9am. To volunteer call 281-433-3357 or 979-541-5010. To donate call 979-282-9610 or 979-618-6344. All monies donated will go toward bringing this event to Wharton County. Any money raised above that, will go to the American Legion Post 87, the VFW Post 4474 Relief Fund and the Patriot and Heroes Outdoors. July 11 thru July 15 at Myatt Elementary School - El Campo.

Centennial Art Contest

Open to 9th - 12th grade students: Entries must be received by June 22, 2012. Cash prize. Winner will paint mural above the inside entrance during the first part of July. For more information and to pick up entry form, stop by the Circulation Desk at Bay City Public Library.

Texas Angels host Girls Fast-Pitch Softball

Summer Kick-off Tournament.

Divisions 12U, 14U, 16U & 18U, June 9 & 10, at Wilson Field in Port Lavaca, TX.

Entry Fee $125, 4 GG, No Gate Fee, 1st & 2nd Place T-shirts & Team Trophy.

For more info contact Horacio Molina at 979.997.4704 or e-mail

Lions Club 4th of July Celebration

This will be the 63rd year that the Palacios Lions Club will hold this event. The celebration will begin with a flag raising ceremony at 9am and continue through the day with The LaSalle reenactment, a kid's parade, BBQ, carnival rides and ending with a huge band of fireworks. Palacios at 9 a.m. July 4.

SHARP Training Course

Sexual Harassment And Rape Prevention training hosted by Bay City Police Department and the Bay City Chamber of Commerce. Open to women ages 15 and older. Techniques will be taught in principles and strategies for effectively reducing the likelihood of assault through both confrontation avoidance and counter attack. Contact instructor Sgt. Suzanne Sullivan at 979-323-1704 of Space is limited so pre-registration in required. Lunch break from 12:00-1:00 (on your own). Physical participation is required. Please wear comfortable clothing. Bay City Civic Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 14.

Texas Hold'em 2012 Fundraiser

Presented as a fundraiser for Palacios Chamber of Commerce. Seafood dinner served starting at 11am, Main Event seating starts at 1pm. Main Event tickets are $100 and include seat at Main Event, seafood dinner, drink tickets and t-shirt. Guest tickets are $25 and include seafood dinner and a drink ticket. Must be 21 years of age or older to attend. For more information call 361-972-2615. Palacios Recreation Center, July 14.

Annual Eagle Lake Field Day Set for June 26.

This year marks the 38th annual field day June 26 at the David R. Wintermann Rice Research Station, 3 miles northwest of Eagle Lake on Farm to Market Road 102.The field tours at the research station will be from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tours of the facility will include varietal improvement, insect management, disease management, weed management, and herbicide updates.The evening program will begin at 6:30p.m. at the Eagle Lake Community Center with Dr. Joe Outlaw, Professor and Extension Economist, discussing farm policy development, and Steve Balas, L.C.R.A. Board of Directors, talking about water issues. Licensed private, commercial, and non-commercial pesticide applicators (TDA licensees only) participating in this field day tour may obtain 1 Laws & Regulations and 1 General continuing education credits for recertification. For more information, contact Coleen Meitzen at the Texas Agrilife Research Station in Eagle Lake at 979-234-3578,

Centennial Celebration

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, July 15 at 10 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.

Salute to First Responders

Organized by the Matagorda County Sheriff's Association. as a "thank you" to the people that never ask for one. This event will include over 20 first responding organizations, allowing area residents to meet officers, fireman, and EMS personnel and learn about their agency. There will be equipment displays, including the mobile emergency management center, police K-9's, ambulances, patrol boats and helicopters. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the "Constable Jerry Matthews-Salute to First Responders Scholarship". For more information contact Randy Worthy at 979-429-0061. Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Matagorda County Fair Grounds.

BBQ Cook-Off

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.



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