AARP driver’s class available
There will be an AARP Driver Safety Class at Pollard United Methodist Church, 3030 New Copeland Road in Tyler, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday July 11. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. The class is open to all drivers with a valid driver’s license but is geared to participants over 50. After completion of the class you may be eligible for a discount on your automobile insurance premium. Contact Harry H Rayner at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 903-768-2032.
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, July 5: Pinochle, 9:30 a.m.; 42 group (straight), 12:00 p.m.; Mahjongg, 12:30 p.m.; Stained glass, 1 p.m.
Friday, July 6: 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.
Saturday, June 7: Country Western dance featuring Ben Lowery and Texas Express, 7-9:30 p.m. Admission is $6 per person.
Monday, July 9: Social coffee group, 9:30 a.m.; 42 Group, 12 p.m.; Mahjongg, 1 p.m.
Tuesday, July 10: “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, 5:45 p.m.; Ballroom dancing lessons, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 11: Fitness exercise with Certified Instructor for Older Adults, 9:30 a.m.; 42 Group, 9:30 a.m.; Bridge, 12 p.m.; Writing Workshop, 12 p.m.; Rock art, 1 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 email@example.com.