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NSDAR to meet

The next regular meeting of the Major Thaddeus Beall Chapter, National society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) is 2 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456, Jacksonville. The program subject is “Forgotten Patriots of the Revolutionary War,” and will be presented by Patricia Bales. For more information about this local chapter, contact Regent Eunice E.S. Jackson of Jacksonville at (903) 858-3801.

East Texas Daylily Society to meet

The East Texas Daylily Society will hold an open forum from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, March 11, in the Azalea Room at the Tyler rose Center, 420 Rose Center Drive, Tyler Texas. If you have questions about daylilies or gardening in general, come out and enjoy the fun and find out why daylilies are the perfect perennial. Admission is free. New members are welcome.

Keep Whitehouse Beautiful to meet

Keep Whitehouse Beautiful meets at noon on Monday, March 12, at City Council Chambers.  The public is welcome to attend and volunteers are needed. KWB works with community members to make Whitehouse a more pleasing place to live through litter prevention, beautification and waste reduction. Please join us for some meaningful fun.

CCGS to meet

The Cherokee County Genealogical Society will meet at 5 p.m., Monday, March 12, at the First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456, Jacksonville. The program topic is “A Marriage of Convenience between Archeological and Genealogical Research,” and will be presented by George Avery of Nacogdoches. “Pot luck” refreshments will be provided by CCGS embers following the meeting. More information can be obtained about CCGS by visiting their website http://www.rootsweb.com/~txcherok, via email, ccgs@suddenlink.net, by calling (903) 586-0135, or by regular post at P.O. Box 1332, Jacksonville, Texas, 75766-1332. The group can also be found on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CherokeeCGS.

Wildcat Extension Education Club to meet

The Wildcat Extension Education Club will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, March 13, at the meeting room of the Regions Bank, 1125 State Highway 110 in Whitehouse. Our program will be “Advance Planning for Independence and Autonomy” and will be presented by one of our members. For more information, contact Elaine Jackson at (903) 839-4853.

Smith Extension Education workshop

A canning workshop is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Cotton Belt Building, Suite #116A, 1516 West Front Street. Whether you enjoy gardening or going to the farmer’s market, we can teach you how to “can” your purchases. The workshop is $25 per person and checks can be made payable to Smith EEA. Registration is required by Tuesday, March 20. For registration or inquiries, (903) 590-2980.

Recycle-Recycle-Recycle

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.

Senior Activities

TASCA: 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, March 8: Line dance, 9 a.m., Pinochle, 9 a.m.; 42 group (straight), 12 p.m.; Hand and Foot, 12:30 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 12:30

Friday, March 9: 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.; Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m.

Monday, March 12: Coffee social group, 9:30 a.m.; 42 group, 12 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 1 p.m.

Tuesday, March 13: “84” group, 8:45 a.m.; Ballroom dance lessons, 11 a.m.; Beginner bridge, 10 a.m.; Bridge, 12:00 p.m.; Joker and Hand & Foot, 12:30 p.m.; Mexican train, 5:45 p.m.; Ballroom dance lessons, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 14: 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 p.m.

Thursday, March 15: Pinochle, 9 a.m.; 42 group (straight), 12 p.m.; Hand and foot, 12:30 p.m.; Mah jongg, 12:30 p.m; TASCA’s 25 year anniversary and fundraising dinner, 6:30 p.m., tickets are $15 per person.

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 info@tasca.org.

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