WALK WITH EASE
The University of Missouri Extension in Texas County will hold their free Arthritis Foundation Walk with Ease program at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, April 12 through May 26. Classes are one-hour each. The program can reduce pain and improve overall health. Space is limited. Call 417-967-4545 and sign up today. The first 10 people to register will receive up to $100 in vouchers to Lone Star Farmers Market.
TEXAS COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETING
The Texas County Democratic Central Committee will hold their meeting at 6 p.m. in the lower level meeting room at the County Government Center on Tuesday, April 12. Pizza at 5:30 p.m.
EASTER EGG HUNT
Bring your basket and join the Easter bunny for The Easter Egg Hunt at Old City Park to be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 16. One golden egg per each age group: 0-3; 4-7; and 8-12. Photos with the Easter bunny are available. Rain date is April 23.
NOAH COLEMAN CHAPTER NSDAR MEETING
The Noah Coleman Chapter NSDAR will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Sybil’s Restaurant in St. James on Saturday, April 16. Visitors are welcome. For more information leave a message or text SAM at 573-512-0742.
SOUTH CENTRAL WALK WORTHY WOMEN’S CONFERENCE
The South Central Walk Worthy Women’s Conference will be held 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 22, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at First Baptist Church in Mtn. View. Information and registration is available at www.scwalkworthy.com. Register by Thursday, April 20.
JUNK & CRAFT FEST
Country Crafts & Flea Market will hold a Junk & Craft Fest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 104 Industrial Drive on Saturday, April 23. The W & J Light Ministries Gospel/Bluegrass Band will perform 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. followed by the Country Revival Band from 2 to 4 p.m. A food truck will be on the premises.
Boone Creek Baptist will hold Vacation Bible School – Destination Dig for youth, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., and for children and adults, 6 – 8:30 p.m. at 10864 Hwy. 137, from Sunday, June 5 through Friday, June 10. Pre-registration is on June 1, and begins at 5 p.m. with hotdogs and Kool-Aid at the park pavilion, followed by a pool party 6-8 p.m. For more information call 573-674-3171.
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., Licking.
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 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 April 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.
NARCONON NEW LIFE RETREAT
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the U.S., both addiction and alcohol use are on the rise. Alcohol sales showed a tremendous increase as online alcohol sales skyrocketed. While short-term alcohol abuse can have its own serious consequences, regular, heavy use of alcohol can result in long-term damage to the body. Learn more about alcohol addiction and what can be done by visiting: https://www.narcon onnewliferetreat.org/blog/signs-that-alcohol-use-is-getting-dangerous.html.
Narconon can help you take steps to help those suffering from alcoholism. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 1-800-431-1754.
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