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Prince of Peace church to host Springfest

The Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 903 East Main Street, will host Springfest from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5. The event includes family fun, free games, silent auction and door prizes. For more information, contact Frank Ward at (903) 574-0477.

First Baptist to hold National Day of Prayer event

First Baptist Church of Whitehouse will hold a community wide service beginning at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 3. City and county officials and all in the community are welcome to attend this National Day of Prayer event.

Community Activities

Troup Rotary Club to host crawfish boil

The Troup Rotary Club will host its fifth annual crawfish boil Friday, May 4, at the Troup Bank and Trust parking lot, 103 E. Duval Street. The event begins at noon and ends at 6 p.m. or when the 1,000 pounds of crawfish are sold out. Crawfish costs $6 per pound and can be pre-ordered by calling (903) 539-4507 or (903) 842-5100. Proceeds go towards scholarships for Troup High School seniors.

Daylily society to present beekepping program

Peter Cole, 2018 East Texas Beekeepers Association Senior Ambassador and Jacob Cole, 2017 ETBA Senior Ambassador will present their program at a special 1st Sunday meeting at 2 p.m. May 6th in the Azalea Room at the Tyler Rose Center, 420 Rose Center Drive, Tyler, Texas. Admission is free and open to the public. 

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, May 3: Pinochle, 9 a.m.; 42 group (straight), 12 p.m., Mah jongg, Hand and foot, 12:30 p.m.

Friday, May 4: 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, May 5: Country western dancing featuring Ben Lowery and Texas Express, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Admission, $6.

Monday, May 7: Coffee social group, 9:30 a.m.; 42 group, 12 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 1 p.m.

 Tuesday, May 8: “84” group, 8:45 a.m.; Ballroom dance lessons, 11 a.m.; Beginner bridge, 10 a.m.; Potluck luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Bridge, 12:00 p.m.; Joker and Hand & Foot, 12:30 p.m.; Mexican train, 5:45 p.m.; Ballroom dancing lessons, 7:30-8:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, May 9: 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. 

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.

Youth/School Activities

Troup FFA will host rabies clinic

The Troup FFA is hosting a rabies clinic from 6-7 p.m., Thursday, May 10, at the agriculture building at the high school. Rabies shots are being administered by Bullard Veterinary Clinic at the cost of $10 per animal. 

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