The Ennis Public Library’s 2013 Summer Reading Program is held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesdays and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursdays. Children finishing grades kindergarten up through the sixth grade can sign up now at the library. Programs are also available on Wednesdays for children who have not yet started regular Kindergarten. […]
Jun 21 2013 | Posted in Uncategorized
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Unity in the Community’s Black Music Festival is set Friday, June 21 at Ennis Veterans Memorial Park. From 6 to 8 p.m., children’s features will include a rock climbing wall, bounce house, face painting, popcorn and snow cones. At 7 p.m., bring a lawn chair and dancing shoes for old school gospel, jazz and blues. […]
Jun 18 2013 | Posted in Uncategorized
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Palmer ISD is offering the second year of its Summer Food Service Program from June 3-Jun 26. Lunch hours are from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Palmer Middle School facility at 118 FM 813. All children 18 and under are invited. Those over 18 must pay $3. Lunches will meet the USDA’s […]
Federal disaster loans are available through the Small Business Administration for residents and business owners whose homes and commercial property suffered damage associated with the May 16 tornado in Ennis. Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application at the Small Business Administration’s secure Web site at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. The filing deadline to return applications […]
The Ennis Public Theatre’s production of The Miracle Worker, which tells the story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, runs June 21-22 and June 28-29 at 7:30 p.m., with a closing matinee scheduled at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 30. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 972-878-7529.
Unity in the Community’s Black Music Festival is set for 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, June 21 at Ennis Veterans Park.
New Founders Missionary Baptist Church will host “Colossal Coaster World” Vacation Bible School from 5:30 to 8 p.m. daily June 17-20. All ages welcome above 3 years old. The theme is facing fear and trusting God. The church is located at 1903 Lafayette St. in Ennis. For more information, call 972-875-6610.
Jun 13 2013 | Posted in Uncategorized
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Effective June 10, Ennis ISD is observing a summer schedule. Most EISD campuses and buildings will be closed on Fridays during this period. This summer schedule helps generate savings in utility costs. Summer hours will be 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Exceptions to this schedule are campuses that are hosting summer school or any special programs as […]
Ennis ISD has a Summer Nutrition Program that is open to children ages 1 to 18 and available free of charge. There are no income requirements or registration required to participate in this program. The program is located at Carver Early Childhood Center, 600 East Martin Luther King, Monday through Thursday, from June 10 to July 3. Serving times […]
Give A Kid A Chance, the community agency that provides back-to-school assistance and outreach throughout the year, is accepting online nominations for the August event at www.giveakidachance.com. Applications will be accepted through the end of May. An online applications isn’t necessary if you have already returned a form distributed by Ennis ISD. If you know […]
The Boys and Girls club of Ennis will be having their last summer program orientation from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight at 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 17 at the club, located at1211 S. Clay St. Summer program hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Golden Circle Senior Activity Center hosts a “Step Up to Scale Down and Lower Blood Pressure” program from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays. For more information about the free offering, call Marie Dyess, Master Wellness Volunteer at the Texas Agrilife Extension, at 214-789-2886.
The Ennis Retired School Personnel Association’s Salad Supper is planned at 6 p.m. June 6 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church fellowship hall at 901 Park St. Bring a favorite salad to share. The ERSPA scholarship presentation to two recipients, TRTA membership awards and the installation of officers and chairmen will bew a part of the […]
Registration is under way for summer school at Ennis High School. Signups run through May 31. Registration packets may be picked up at the EHS Ensign office or can be downloaded from the EHS home page on the Ennis ISD website. Summer School begins June 17 and runs through July 25. It is offered Monday […]
The Ennis Public Library’s 2013 Summer Reading Program will start on June 11th. Children finishing grades Kindergarten up through the sixth grade can sign up now at the library. Programs are also available on Wednesdays for children who have not yet started regular Kindergarten. For more information, call 972-875-5360 or visit www.ennispubliclibrary.com. The Summer Reading Program is sponsored by […]
May 29 2013 | Posted in Uncategorized
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The torch was passed Friday night as a new couple took home the title of Polka Festival king and queen.