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June 18, 2017 at midnight


Volunteer Workday

• Children's Discovery Museum

• 1205 Sam Houston Drive

• 11 a.m.

• Free

• Anyone aged 14 and older can join us and get a few community service hours. Workdays will start at 11 a.m. and end when the job is done or when you need to go. No training or experience necessary, just give us a call at 361-485-9140 to RSVP. The task for the day will be summer camp prep.

Hospitality and Tourism 101 Summer Camp

• Children's Discovery Museum

• 1205 Sam Houston Drive

• 9 a.m.

• $150

• Ever wonder what it takes to run a restaurant, manage a hotel, or design an amusement park for families? This camp offers an inside peek into the world of hospitality and tourism. Learn about customs around the world and flex your muscles as the world's newest entrepreneur, while you and your camp colleagues design and develop your own business.

Old Blues Juneteenth Celebration

• Riverside Park, Lions Club Pavilion

• 110 Memorial Drive

• 10 a.m.

• Free

• Honoring Blues Legends.

• For more information, contact Sandra Avery at 361-573-4187 or Gary Moses at 361-550-5466.

Open House Juneteenth Celebration

• Hallet Oak Gallery

• 115 Main St., Hallettsville

• 7-9 p.m.

• Free

• Gene Grant, a self-taught African-American sketch artist who will present the Retrospect of Freedom and Slavery. Grant is fourth generation of Hallettsville. His grandfather helped build the Lavaca County Courthouse. Everyone is invited to this Black History Celebration and honoring this Hallettsville native. Refreshments will be served.

• For more information, visit the calendar of events at


Managing our Stormwater, from Gutter to Gator

• Victoria Educational Gardens Pavilion

• 283 Bachelor Drive

• 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

• Free

• Topics of discussion will include; collecting and cleansing stormwater runoff at home and in the neighborhood, water-efficient landscapes to provide function and beauty, using wetlands in flood control basins for water quality and habitat and how large scale wetland restoration benefits us all. The program is free and a meal will be served courtesy of our sponsor, Atkins. However, it you are attending the program you must register online at

• For more information, call Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Victoria County office, at 361-575-4581.

Victoria Professional Express Network Luncheon

• Victoria Country Club

• 14 Spring Creek

• 11:30 a.m.

• $17-$20

• For reservations contact the VP of Programming at

June 24

Downtown Farmer's Market

• DeLeon Plaza

• 101 N. Main St.

• 9 a.m.

• Free

Fabric Sale - Victoria Senior Citizens Center

• Victoria County Senior Citizens Center

• 603 E. Murray St.

• 8 a.m.

• Free

• Items for sale include fabric at 50 cents a yard, notions, yarn, threads, zippers, patterns, and other sewing and crafting supplies. All proceeds benefit the Senior Citizens Association.

June 24-25

Desk and Derrick Club of Victoria Golf Tournament

• Victoria Country Club

• 14 Spring Creek Road

• 8 a.m.

• The entry fee is $200 per golfer and includes green fees, cart

• The format is a two-day, two-man scramble. Practice will be held all day Saturday. Registration is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Sunday. The tournament is open to the public this year, and golfers don't have to be in the oil and gas industry to play. Teams will be flighted by lowest handicap. All proceeds will help area students who wish to pursue higher education. The entry fee is $200 per golfer and includes green fees, cart and one mulligan per day.

• For more information, contact Carolyn Bridges at 361-935-6928 or Lori Lawrence at 281-728-6594 or email



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