The 10th annual Waxahachie Veterans Weekend is set for Nov. 8-10 at the Waxahachie Civic Center. Events will include the annual Veterans Day ceremony, as well as re-enactments, music, vendors and other veterans-related activities. For more information, visit the Waxahachie Veterans Facebook page.
The Theatre Rocks! production of Sam Shepard’s True West continues Friday evening at 505 NW. Main St. in Ennis. The city’s new theater has three shows remaining on its schedule at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25-26, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee Oct. 27. To purchase tickets, call 972-878-5126 or visit www.theatrerocks.com.
The Ennis Daily News is compiling recipes for its Harvest Time Cookbook set to publish during the Thanksgiving holiday. Write-ups, photos and recipe credits can be submitted via email to edi…@ennisdailynews.com. For more information, call 972-875-3801.
The Ennis Daily News is accepting new submissions of photos and information about local military service personnel for its annual Veterans Day special edition. The deadline for submissions is Nov. 4. Digital photos are requested, but hard copies with name and phone number included on the back can be dropped off at 213 N. Dallas […]
The Ennis Historical Society will host its fall membership meeting at 5 p.m. Oct. 19 at 108 B W. Ennis Ave. The meeting will feature updates on Joyce Lindauer’s recent renovation projects, the new mural downtown, planned programs and the organization’s new website. Wine, cheese and light hors d’oeuvres will be available.
The EHS Class of 1963 will hold its 50th reunion the weekend of Oct. 18-19. For more information, call Neva at 972-921-4743, James at 972-977-4697 or Jessie at 214-641-0256. The EHS Class of 1953 will meet at 11 a.m. Oct. 19 at Don Jose’s Restaurant for lunch and fellowship. For more information or to RSVP, […]
Ennis High School will host its annual homecoming dance starting at 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 in the Bardwell Commons. For more information, call 972-872-3500.
Unity in the Community will host a discussion on Signs and Symptoms of Senior Depression from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. The event will feature speakers and a lunch will be provided. Tips on beating the depression that can commonly follow retirement are the agenda, including keeping plans for a daily routine, […]
In celebration of National Teen Read Week, the Ennis Public Library will host a teen activity from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 for teens ranging in age from seventh grade to 12th grade. Students are invited to make their own “Bottle Cap Jewelry and Keychains” at the free event, which is sponsored by […]
The Sunbeam Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1 at the Ennis IHOP. For more information, call Darleen Denbow at 972-878-4069.
St. Thomas Church and First Christian Church of Ennis will host a Blessing of the Animals in celebration of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi at 10 a.m. at 901 Park St. The Ellis County SPCA will be on-hand offering microchips for animals for $20, and Tails of Hope Rescue will also be at […]
The 10th annual Knights of Columbus Charity Golf event will be Sunday, Oct. 6 at Indian Oaks, located at 7574 Lee Lane in Peeltown. Registration and lunch are set for 11:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. This year’s event will fund scholarships. A four-person scramble is $65 each including golf, lunch and […]
Ennis Regional Medical Center will host its second annual women’s health event from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 at the hospital’s Bluebonnet Cafe. Speakers include Dr. Nicole Davis and Dr. Margarita Kressin. For more information or to RSVP, call Terri Barton at 469-256-2167.
The National Association of Active/Retired Federal Employees, NARFE, Chapter 1191, will hold its monthly meeting at the Ryan’s Buffet restaurant in Waxahachie from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8. Members, guests, and all who are part of our federal family are welcome to join in. For membership information, contact the closest NARFE representative […]
Stephen F. Austin Elementary will host its annual chili supper fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. Money raised benefits the Austin Parent Teacher Organization and school events throughout the year. For more information or to get tickets, call 972-872-7190.
Ennis Regional Medical Center is offering a drive-through flu shot clinic from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 at the hospital parking lot. The cost is $20, cash only, ages 18-64. Seniors 65 and older are free. For more information, call 1-855-875-3762.
The Ennis Chamber of Commerce will host Business After Hours starting at 5:15 p.m Thursday, Oct. 17 at City Real Estate’s new building at 101 NW Main St. Email m…@ennis-chamber.com to RSVP.
VFW Post 7106 will host its annual 9/11 luncheon from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 11 at the post, located at 3100 N. I-45 Service Road in Ennis. All law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics and their families are encouraged to attend.
Ennis Masonic Lodge No. 369 has set a blood drive from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. The Carter BloodCare drive bus will be in the Walmart parking lot.
The Ennis City Commission has set a public hearing on the tax rate for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 at City Hall, located at 115 W. Brown St. The rate of $0.695 per $100 of property value is unchanged from the 2012-2013 rate.