Local Beat: Camps, other planned events
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Navarro County Farmers Market
The Navarro County Farmer’s Market is open 7 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Saturday at the corner of Business 45 and East Sixth Avenue in Corsicana.
Pioneer Village Craft Tuesdays
Pioneer Village Craftastic Tuesdays 10-11:30 am free for all ages. Supplies available to create your own craft/art project. Reservations encouraged, walk-ins welcome. An adult must accompany all children. For more information or to book, call Deb Miller at 903-654-4846. Pioneer Village 912 W. Park Ave., located in Jester Park. Courtesy of Corsicana Parks and Recreation Summer Programs.
Mimosas at the market
Join the Corsicana Main Street Program from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second Saturday of each month for a morning of shopping with friends and sipping mimosas at Downtown Corsicana. Here you’ll find a vendor’s market filled with handcrafted items from southern artisans, as well as charming downtown retail outlets. Mark your calendars and invite your friends. Call the Main Street office for more information: 903-654-4850.
IOOF Trade Days
The IOOF Events Center hosts an outdoor market every third Saturday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. during IOOF Trade Days. Located at 601 N. 45th in Corsicana. We offer a variety of vendors, food trucks and activities for the whole family. Free parking, free entry. For more information, email [email protected] or call 903-872-7438.
July 11-14, 18-21
Eagles Nest Training Camp
Kindergarten/first grade boot camp. The Eagles Nest in Mildred offers two weeks of literacy activities for children entering kindergarten and tutoring/revision for children entering first grade. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/EaglesNestMildred/ or contact Deb Tamez at 214-662-6194.
Navarro County GOP will host a guest speaker
The Navarro County Republican Party will hold an organizational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 11 at Republican Headquarters located at 111-B West Third Avenue in downtown Corsicana.
Rick Potter, National President of Mighty American Strike Force, will be the special guest speaker. The County Chairman and Precinct Chairmen will be sworn in for the next two-year term. Local party regulations will be adopted. County Chairman Steve Jessup will prepare the local party for the 2022 general election in November. Join the group for an evening from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in honor of our local elected officials. All registered voters are welcome. For more information, see the website www.navgop.org.
NARFE organizes a monthly meeting
The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 1191 will hold its monthly meeting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 12 in Waxahachie at the Asian King Buffet at 507 N. Hwy 77, Suite 950. NARFE Chapter 1191 has members members of Ellis, Navarro and surrounding counties. For membership information, contact the nearest NARFE representative at Corsicana 903-874-3092, Ennis 214-949-6197, Waxahachie 469-552-6649, Red Oak 412-722-6307 and at Midlothian 972-268-5793.
Child Safety Days
Child Safety Days 2022 hosted by the Navarro County Early Childhood Coalition will feature Internet Safety Day at Grace Community Church from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Childcare will be provided by volunteers from ECC and Grace Community Church. Food will be available for all parents present. Attendees will receive a $25 Altitude Trampoline Park gift card for attending all three sessions and be entered to win door prizes.
Corsicana Missionary Baptist Church, 405 S. 15th St., will host the Vacation Bible School from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 18 through July 22. They will provide food, fun and games for children from kindergarten to teens. VBS launch and registration day is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 11 at the church. There will be hot dogs, drinks and a water slide. Everyone is invited to join the party!
22nd of July
back to school party
Homecoming Party with Reverend David Moore at 7 p.m. Friday, July 22 at the Corsicana Sanctuary at 1904 N. Beaton St. Enjoy a free event with music, food, fun, and the chance to win prizes. free school supplies.
Back to School / Gathering to Stay in School
Mark your calendars for the much-anticipated back-to-school/stay-in-school rally. The community event that helps students achieve their dreams by providing some of the necessities needed to kick off the 2022-2023 school year is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, August 6 at Corsicana High School. If you have any questions about the event or would like to be a partner, please contact Elmerie Burrell at 903-874-2821, D. Jackson at 903-654-1331 or A. Reeves at 903-875-8727.
Storefront Bookstore hosts a writer
Presentations by resident artists at Storefront Bookstore, the public space of the Corsicana Artist and Writer Residency. Returning resident fiction writer Ilana Masad, (New York, NY) author of ‘All My Mother’s Lovers’, will discuss her work here, with Sonya Schönberger (Berlin, Germany) discussing oral histories and the documentary writing. 6 to 7 p.m. Refreshments. Free for the public. STOREFRONT, 203 North Commerce Street at Fifth Ave. www.corsicanaresidency.org
Small Business Saturday
Storefront, the Independent Bookstore of Corsicana, is one of the two Welcome Centers encouraging local shopping. Holiday merchandise, new art and books, prizes, entertainment, wine tasting, free gift wrapping. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. STOREFRONT, 203 N. Commerce St. at Fifth Ave. in Historic Downtown Corsicana. www.corsicanaresidency.org