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Renee Nolte hosts book reading at Muddy Water

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    Examiner photo by Matthew Ybarra Local children’s book author Renee Nolte read her book entitled “Baseball Dream” to children at Muddy Water Bookstore in Downtown Navasota. The book is an interactive fan picture book that asks the reader questions to share about every facet of baseball. Baseball Dream is on display at the National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum Library. The book is available for purchase locally at Muddy Water Bookstore.

Through April 27

•The Navasota Theatre Alliance presents youth summer theatre camps directed for NTA by Jessica McHale. The rising star camp will feature Kid Frankenstein and is available to graduated first through fifth-graders. Registrations must be completed by April 27. Auditions will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27. The camp will be held July 22-27. Online registration and additional details are available at or by emailing .

April 26

•The 17th annual Grimes County Relay For Life will be held 6 p.m. until midnight Friday, April 26, at Brule Field in Navasota. For more information, email grimes

•Agape Furniture is hosting a Spring Floral Workshop from 10:30 a.m. till 11:30 a.m. Call 936-825-2522 to RSVP by April 24. Arrangements are $65, and participants will receive an artisan-made hand-blown glass vessel and a hands-on tutorial. Follow @THEAGAPE FURNITURE, @TAMARA MENGESDESIGNS for sneak peeks.

April 27

•The NHS Prom, “An Enchanted Evening,” will be Saturday, April 27, at The Brazos Center in Bryan for all eligible NHS juniors and seniors and their guests. Contact Nancy Bouliane, for more information, at 936-825-4231 or

•The White Hall Community Center Birthday Bash car and bike show will be held Saturday, April 27, at 14536 FM 362 in Navasota. There will be a barbecue chicken meal, live music and bucket raffles. Vendor spaces and sponsorships are available. For more information, contact Melanie Bailey at 281-914-7861.

May 1

•The Navasota Garden Club and Music Study Club of Navasota will host a joint meeting beginning at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, at First Baptist Church Navasota. The Garden Club will have installation of officers at 9:30 a.m. Garden club members are to bring salads and the music study club members will bring desserts. Visitors are welcome.

May 2

•Grimes County VFW Post #4006 will honor the National Day of Prayer with a service led by the Rev. Henry Sanders beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 2, in the main hall of the post. The public is invited to the annual observation services.

May 4

•The city of Plantersville will hold an election Saturday, May 4, for the positions of mayor and five aldermen.

May 17

•The Anderson Senior Center will hold a hot dog lunch fundraiser at 11 a.m. Friday, May 17, at 129 Main Street in Anderson. A hot dog lunch with all condiments, dessert and a drink is $7. A two hot dog lunch can be purchased for $9.

May 27

•A Memorial Day program will begin at 4 p.m. Monday, May 27, in the main hall of Grimes County VFW Post #4006. The public is invited to join the post members as they remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for the country and the freedoms it holds dear. Commander Carl Dry hopes to see a full house for the short and meaningful service. There will be small flags available throughout the weekend for those who wish to place a flag on the grave marker of a veteran.

July 6

•There will be a barbeque cookoff benefit for Marlene White who is battling cancer. The cookoff will have live music. For more information contact Martin Solis 936-419-3576. Please mail donations to 821 Duke Street, Navasota Tx. 77868.

First Monday

•The Grimes County Republican Party meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the Anderson Community Center, 415 Hill St. in Anderson.

First Wednesday

•The Navasota Garden Club meets at 10 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month September through May. Meetings are usually held at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center, 309 Church St. in Navasota. For more information, email Navasota or call 979-255-3778.

First Thursday

•The Bedias Civic Club meets at 6 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at the Bedias Civic Center. Visit, for the latest updates.

First Saturday

•The Whitehall Community Volunteer Fire Department will hold their barbecue sandwich fundraiser beginning at 11 a.m. the first Saturday of each month. The event is held in conjunction with the Texas Pickers Antiques market that runs from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Whitehall.

Second Monday

•American Legion Mc-Cluskey Post 640 meets at 5 p.m. the second Monday of each month at 415 Hill St. in Anderson.

Second Tuesday

•The Richards Township Association holds their monthly meetings at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Richards Fire Department.

•The Grimes County Democrats meet at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Progressive Outreach Center located at 615 W. Virginia St. in Navasota.

Second Saturday

•The Grimes County Amateur Radio Group will meet at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of each month at Navasota Fire Department, 1500 LaSalle in Navasota. The club is open to all ages. Visit the group website at or follow at There is also a weekly net meeting at 6:30 p.m. each Thursday: 146.740 -6 offset 156.7 Tone.

Third Tuesday

•The Grimes County Republican Women hold the monthly lunch and learn meeting from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Citizens State Bank, 9109 SH 90 in Navasota. Lunch is $10. RSVP to President Teddi Jackson at or call 936-894-1967.

Third Friday

•State Representative District 13 Ben Leman will have mobile office hours from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. the third Friday of each month in Anderson. The office will be open in the Commissioner’s Courtroom in the courthouse annex at 114 W. Buffington Ave. in Anderson. District office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Capitol Extension Room E1.512 at 1100 Congress Austin.


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