St. Francis Wolf Sanctuary, 6731 Pavlock Rd. in Navasota is hosting a Birthday Party for the Wolves Saturday, April 15 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Join for keeper talks, Artisan vendors, food trucks and a kid’s zone. For more info call Nicole, 936-494-9765.
Mental Health First Aid free virtual trainings will be held April 27-28, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. For more information contact Rachel Brauner, 979-321-5021.
The 3rd Annual A Cause for Paws Fundraiser Festival featuring Derek Spence with a tribute to George Strait is April 22, at Grimes County Expo Center in Navasota.
Early voting is April 24-28 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. General Election is May 6, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Visit https://www.grimescountytexas.gov/page/Elections for more information. See you at the polls!
Free GED Classes will be held at the Navasota Center. Orientation is April 25 and May 23, at 8:30 a.m. For more information call 936-438-1756 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deepest sympathy and prayers for the families of Marvin Mathis, Syretta Nixon, Melvin Jones and Livestock Officer Randy Cleere.
The inaugural Iola Community Spring Bazaar is seeking vendors (plants, farmer's market items, local artisans, food). Contact Mari Salas Perez via her Facebook page (Mari's Holiday Decor) for more information.
The Plantersville-Stoneham VFD annual bazaar is April 16, at 15985 FM 1774 in Plantersville. The bazaar will feature food, games, an auction, raffle and a couple of calves for auction. Volunteers are needed. For more information call Lynette Adams, 832-279-0997.
Saddle Up and prepare to run cancer out of town at the annual Grimes County Relay for Life April 14, from 6:30-10 p.m. The event will be held at Navasota City Hall. Follow the Relay for Life of Grimes County Facebook page for more information.
Save the date for the Yard, Arts & Crafts Show at the Bedias Civic Center, 3652 E. Main St. in Bedias on April 29, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. They also need vendors.
Anderson Volunteer Fire Department’s annual steak dinner and auction is April 22. To donate auction items for the live auction, reach out to Samantha Kimich, 936-870-6438 or Mary Beth Wesley, 832-306-5457.
Free Groceries are available every third Thursday of the month, 11 a.m. at Relay Station in Plantersville for families in Plantersville/Stoneham/Todd Mission.
Save the date for the 11th Annual Plantersville Crawfish Festival and Cook-Off Saturday, April 29, at 11:30 a.m.
Macedonia Baptist Church, 6957 CR206, Plantersville "Blackberry Community" invites Grimes County out to their Outreach/Health Fair on Saturday, April 15, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. There will be resources to help the community such as MD Anderson, Texas Children’s Hospital, security information, food, clothing etc. Anyone who wants to be a part of this event or to donate, contact Ever Johnson, 936-894-2094. We are looking for a face painter and a bounce house for children. Thanks in advance.
The 4-H Community Service Project Book Drive continues through May 29. They are collecting gently used books. To donate contact Patricia Mitchell, 936-577-4803.
Happy birthday to Anthony Johnson, Jackee Bowen and Zuly Gutierrez-Alvarado. Powell birthdays in April include Orchid, Irving, Billy, Laveda, I.B., Matoaca, Nevaeh, Jason, Bruce, Sonya, China, Jordan, Adamis, Louis, Kamryn, Shack, Lucy, Constance, Corena, Sylvia, Ester, Marty, Skyler, Shalonda, Yolanda, Clinton, Francis, Evelyn. Cologero, Marco, Stephenette, Charles, Jabari, Eva, Regina, Barbara, Michael, Franklin, Cecil, Mary Lou, Ruby, Kendra, Kimberly. Happy Heavenly birthday to Giles Green, Jr.
I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me. Philippians 4:13. Please have all news/birthdays/anniversaries/etc. to me by noon Thursday. Send it to email@example.com or call me, 936-894-2094.