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Troup Library to host author meet and greet

The Cameron J-Jarvis Public Library in Troup will host seven authors at a pie social and meet and greet event 6-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6. The authors include Brinda Carey, Leonard O. Spurling, M.K. Sherlock, Crysa James, Linda Nelson Ellis, Janic Ernest and Patricia LaVigne.

The event is free and open to the public and books by the authors present will be available for purchase. Those who already own one of these author’s books may bring it to be autographed.

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, Aug. 2: Pinochle, 9:00 a.m.; 42 group (straight), 12:00 p.m.; Mahjongg, 12:30 p.m.; Hand and foot, 12:30

Friday, Aug. 3: 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, Aug. 4: Country Western Dance featuring Caddo Creek, 6-9 p.m. Open to the public, $6 per person admission.

Monday, Aug. 6: Social coffee group, 9:30 a.m.; 42 Group, 12 p.m.; Mahjongg, 1 p.m.; Stained glass, 1 p.m.

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

Wednesday, Aug. 8: 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.; Painting crafts and 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 info@tasca.org.

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