East Texas Iris Society meeting
Smith County Master Gardener Andie Rathbone will speak on “Pollinators in the Garden” at the Iris Society meeting from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, in the Azalea room at the rose Garden Center. Admission is free and the meeting is open to the public.
Republic Services in Whitehouse picks up recycling on Wednesday. Recyclable items include paper, newspaper, cardboard, plastic, aluminum cans and tin cans.
Troup has a self-service recycling receptacle. The Allied Waste Recycling bin is located at the corner of W. Bradford and N. Georgia.
Jam session and sing along
Jam session and sing along runs from 1:30 to 4 p.m. each Friday. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. Acoustic instruments only. Music includes Country, Bluegrass and Gospel. TASCA members are free. Guests are $1 each. TASCA is located at 10495 CR 2167 (Jim Russell Rd), in Whitehouse.
American Legion weekly events
American Legion in Troup at 301 Magnolia has pool tournaments beginning at 7 p.m. each Wednesday night.
The Tyler Area Senor Citizens Association is open to the public, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. TASCA’s schedule includes the following events:
Thursday, Feb. 1: Pinochle, 9 a.m.; Line dance, 9 a.m., 42 group (straight), 12:30 p.m.; Hand and Foot, 12:30 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 12:30; Beginner bridge, 1 p.m., Open Mic, 7 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 2: Coffee social group; 9:30 a.m., Fitness exercise with Certified Instructor for Older Adults, 9:30 a.m.; Practice bridge, 12:00 p.m.; Sing along/jamming, 1:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 3: Country Western dance featuring Caddo Creek. Admission, $6 for everyone.
Monday, Feb. 5: Coffee social group, 9:30 a.m.; 42 group, 12 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 1 p.m.; Beginner Bridge, 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 6: “84” group, 8:45 a.m.; Ballroom dance lessons, 11 a.m.; Joker and Hand & Foot, 12:30 p.m.; Bridge, 12:30 p.m. Mexican train, 5:45 p.m.; Ballroom dance lessons, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb.7: Fitness exercise with Certified Instructor for Older Adults, 9:30 a.m.; 42 group, 9:30 a.m.; Writing workshop, 12 p.m.; Bridge, 12:30 p.m.
The TASCA activity center is located at 10495 CR 2167 in Whitehouse. For more information on TASCA events or activities call (903) 871-3217 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.