A special Motorcycle Cruise-In will be at 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Sonic in Licking, Junction of Hwy. 63 & Hwy. 32, Thursday, October 7. A toy drive will be held. There will be bikes, trikes, prizes, friendly people and DJ “Lew” of “The Road Show” will be playing tunes. We ask each of you to be considerate of your fellow bikers and others and give them their space.
FALL FESTIVAL AT THE LICKING MILL
Licking Downtown Inc. will hold their Fall Festival Saturday, October 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the historic Licking Mill in downtown Licking. Vendors begin at 9 a.m. The Bushwacker Band performs at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. A new event, an old fashioned quilt turning, will be held at 1 p.m. Come by and enjoy ham & beans and cornbread, enter the 50/50 raffle, and buy chances on two baby quilts and a twin size quilt. A pumpkin parade will be held at 3 p.m. Other activities include storytelling, kids’ games, and mill tours.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TOOTSIE ROLL DRIVE
The Knights of Columbus will be holding their annual Tootsie Roll Drive at Town & Country Supermarket in Licking, on Friday, October 8 and Saturday, October 9.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOEBOXES
Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes will be available for churches and individuals from 9 to 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Licking on Saturday, October 9. Call 573-247-6655 for more information.
OZARKS OLDER IRON CLUB 34TH ANNUAL FALL SHOW AND TRACTOR PULLS
Ozarks Older Iron Club will hold the 34th Annual Fall Show and Tractor Pull Friday and Saturday, October 8 – 9, at 310 Cannaday in Cabool. Tractor and Lawn Tractor pulls, exhibits and demonstrations will be ongoing throughout both days. Gates open at 9 a.m., free admission and parking. Chauffeured golf carts available for the handicapped. For information call 417-967-2763 or visit Facebook at Ozarks Older Iron Club.
FREE MOVIE NIGHT AT THE PARK
Intercounty Electric Cooperative will host Free Movie Night at the Park beginning at dark at the Old City Park in Licking, Saturday, October 9. Bring snacks and your lawn chair or blanket to see the movie “Hocus Pocus.” A local group will have concessions available for purchase.
ROSEBERRY CEMETERY MEETING
A Roseberry Cemetery meeting will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 17. All interested parties are invited to attend. For more information call or text 573-263-9470.
SUCCESS FALL CARNIVAL
The Success Fall Carnival will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. at Success Elementary School, Hwy. 17, on Saturday, October 23. Lots of family fun, including a live auction, chili cook off, raffle, games and face painting.
A craft show will be held beginning at 9 a.m. at the corner of Hwy. 63 and Hwy. H in Edgar Springs, on the second Saturday of each month. For set-up information call or text 573-308-2103.
TAI CHI CLASS FOR HEALTH
Tai Chi Classes for Health are held on Monday 1 – 2 p.m. at the Texas County Museum of Art and History on Main St.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Licking Chapter meets at 4 – 4:30 p.m. at the Licking United Methodist Church, 208 S. Main St. on Mondays. Attend a meeting to see if we can help you lose weight or maintain your lost weight. For more information, visit TOPS.org or call Kathleen at 573-548-1133.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Licking United Methodist Church.
GRIEF AND LOSS RECOVERY GROUP
The Grief and Loss Recovery Group meets at 7 p.m. at the Licking Pentecostal Holiness Church, corner of Hwy. 63 and College St., Licking, on Tuesday evenings. Open to all! For more information, call Diane at 573-889-9197.
FREE ADDICTION RECOVERY CLASS
A program to help you overcome any form of addiction, based on the doctrine of Jesus Christ. If you or a loved one are struggling, please come! Every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on the corner of Hwy. 63 and Hwy. E, Houston.
Kidz Club will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 223 Main Street on Wednesday evenings. A meal will be served. Kidz Club is open to those age four through sixth grade! If your child needs a ride contact the church at 573-674-3141.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
A Grief Support Group meets at 10 a.m. and a Depression/ Anxiety Group meets at 12 p.m. at the Green Tree Christian Church, 800 Greentree Rd, Rolla, on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Call Mary at 573-674-1127 or 573-247-8640 for more information.
OZARK MOUNTAIN AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
The Ozark Mountain Amateur Radio Club meets the third Saturday of each month, at 12:00 noon at the Lone Star Annex, 114 W. Main St. in downtown Houston. All are welcome, with young people interested in Ham Radio especially encouraged to attend. We can help with getting your FCC license! Contact Willy Adey at 417-260-4626 for more information.
Sherrill Township meets at 5:30 p.m. every other Thursday at the township shed located at 11875 South 137 in Licking. The next meeting is October 7.
Lynch Township’s meetings are the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m., at the Lynch Township Shed, 14472 Boiling Springs Road.
BOONE TOWNSHIP MEETING
Boone Township meets the second Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Meeting is at the Township Shed, 16245 Highway AF, Licking.
TEXAS COUNTY TRANSPORTATION
Licking Bridge Builders has transportation available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. To ride the bus, please make your appointment at least a day in advance by calling 573-674-3558 and talking with a volunteer.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 559
The American Legion will be meeting quarterly until further notice.
NARCONON NEW LIFE RETREAT
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