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Lake Tyler to host VBS

Lake Tyler Baptist Church is hosting vacation Bible school with the theme, Polar Blast – Where Jesus’ Love is Cool. The dates for VBS are Friday-Saturday, June 22-23 and Sunday, June 23 at 10:30 a.m. as a part of morning worship services. Pre-registration forms are available online at www.laketylerbc.com. For more information, contact Debbie Shelton at (903) 283-1119 or Tina Kinney at (903) 570-6829.

Community Activities

AARP driving class available

There will be an AARP Driver Safety Class at Red Cross, 320 East Rieck, Tyler, from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Friday, June 22. The cost for the class is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Checks should be made to AARP. Classes are open to all drivers with a valid driver’s license but are geared to participants over 50.  After completion of the class, you may be eligible for a discount on your automobile insurance premium. We are also looking for Volunteer Instructors. Contact Diana Carter at (903) 714-4848 for information or to register.

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, June 21: Pinochle, 9 a.m.; 42 group (straight), 12:00 p.m.; Mah jongg, Hand and foot, 12:30 p.m.

Friday, June 22: Coffee social group; 9:30 a.m., Fitness exercise with Certified Instructor for Older Adults, 9:30 a.m.; Practice bridge, 12 p.m.; Sing along/jamming, 1:30 p.m.

Monday, June 25: Social coffee group, 9:30 a.m.; 42 Group, 12 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 1 p.m.

 Tuesday, June 26: “84” group, 8:45 a.m.; Ballroom dance lessons, 11 a.m.; Beginner bridge, 10 a.m.; Bridge, 12:00 p.m.; Joker, 12:30 p.m.; Hand & Foot, 1 p.m.; Mexican train, 6:45 p.m.; Line dancing, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Ballroom dancing lessons, 7:30-8:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, June 27: 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.; Rock art, 1-4 p.m.; Book signing with Sharon Thayer throughout afternoon.

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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