Local church to host movie
A community movie night will be held Sunday, August 12, at Whitney First Church of the Nazarene. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the movie begins at 6 p.m. There will be complimentary popcorn, cookies and drinks. All are invited. The church is located at 1103 North Brazos in Whitney.
Yard sale set at Whitney High
A yard sale will be held in the Whitney High School parking lot Saturday, August 11, to benefit the Whitney Independent School District’s band, Royelles, choir and color guard. Proceeds will be put towards the organizations’ upcoming Disney trip.
LW Democrats plan meeting
The Democratic Women of Lake Whitney will meet Thursday, August 16, at 3 p.m. at Lake Whitney Public Library. Discussion will center around how to make an impact on the November election. All who are interested are asked to attend. All women are welcome.
Whitney prayer event planned
Let Us Pray, a community-wide prayer and worship event, will be held Saturday, August 18, beginning at 10 a.m. It will be held at CCRC Chapel, located at 4773 Farm Road 933 in Whitney. For more information, call or text 972-672-3409.
Grief support to be offered
Providence Hospice will offer grief support Monday, August 13, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Whitney office, located at 210 North Bosque Street. The support group is open to anyone struggling with the loss of a loved one. For more information, contact Laura Webb, LMSW, at 254-694-6009.
Garden Club to hold meeting
Lake Whitney Garden Club will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 9, at Lake Whitney Public Library. Speaker Taylor Walker will give a presentation on Black Prairie native plants. Plants will be available for purchase. A shared salad lunch will be served. The meeting is open to the public and anyone interested in the mission to beautify Whitney.
Paw Pals to hold orientation
Hill County Paw Pals has scheduled two volunteer-orientation meetings Thursday, August 16, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Paw Pals is located at 1500 South Abbott Avenue (US-81) just north of the Hillsboro High School campus. Everyone is invited to attend and learn about the organization’s success and needs. Light snacks will be served.
Kopperl ISD to host food pantry
Kopperl ISD hosts a food pantry offering fresh produce and other groceries once a month for students, their families and the community. The food will be distributed from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 8, at the Kopperl Volunteer Fire Department. The Tarrant Area Food Bank makes the food pantry possible.
Museum to be open Saturday
The Whitney Area Museum will be open Saturday, August 11, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The museum is located at the corner of North Brazos Street and West Jefferson Avenue near downtown Whitney. Admission is free.