The Denison Animal Welfare Group (DAWG) will be holding a volunteer meeting and two adoption events later this week.
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Dr. Roger Platizsky will be the guest speaker at this Saturday’s meeting of the Texoma Poetry Society. The session begins at 2:15 p.m. and runs until 3:30 p.m. at the Sherman Public Library. Guests are welcome.
LOS ANGELES — The Will Smith romantic caper “Focus” opened at No. 1, kicking “Fifty Shades of Grey” out of the top spot over the weekend but still falling short of box office projections.
After several decades of falling short in developing comedies and dramas that reflect society’s changing demographics, major broadcasters are finally showcasing series with lead characters of color and ethnic themes. “How to Get Away With Murder,” “Empire” “Fresh Off the Boat” and “The Mindy Project” are among the shows praised for bringing more cultural variety to the TV landscape. Even more significantly, most have drawn solid ratings.
Before she got pregnant in 2014, Lizzy King, 28, of East Lansing, Mich., gave herself a “lifestyle overhaul.” She started running and lost 50 pounds. She eschewed processed food and ate her first banana.
“The Miracle of Seeds” will be the topic for Youth FIRST program this Saturday at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. The 10 a.m. program for youngsters ages 4 to 12 is free to attend, but reservations are requested and may be made online at friendsofhagerman.com/Youth, or by calling the refuge at 903 786 2826. The reservation deadline is at 4 p.m. this Thursday.
Home Hospice of Grayson, Cooke & Fannin Counties is offering a two-part training workshop for persons interested in working with patients in the Legacy program. This program teaches people how to interview and listen to the patient’s life review so their life legacy can be documented and produced in a book format.
BONHAM — It’s time for the annual kids art contest sponsored by the Children’s Center. Kids ages 18 and under are invited to enter their work of art for a chance to win prizes and help other children.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — When geriatrician Mehrdad Ayati first met Lee Katz in 2011, he encountered yet another patient — and her spouse — who were in despair over the conflicting and contradictory information they received in her care.
The Sherman Public Library’s “Brown Bag Video Series” continues this month with “Ireland - The Emerald Isle.” The presentations are offered free to the public each week in the library’s Hope Waller Community Room. Attendees to the noon showing are encouraged to bring a lunch. Beverages will be provided by the Friends of the Sherman Public Library.