It began as a group of six friends getting together for a crawfish boil. Over time, however, this dinner quickly progressed from an evening at Lake Texoma with 20 people into a massive event with 350 individuals in attendance. With these kind of numbers, the six friends banded together to create the Flip Flop Foundation, a nonprofit located in Frisco with the intent of giving back to Grayson County.
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Grayson College’s Music Department will present four free concerts this spring. All programs are held in the Cruce Stark Auditorium on GC’s Main Campus in Denison.
CALERA, Oklahoma – W.S. “Woodie” Alexander sweeps the well-worn, concrete floor and straightens the tables as he watches out the front windows of the small building. It won’t be long before his friends start arriving and the games at the Calera Domino Club will get underway, just as they have every Monday through Friday afternoon for more than 20 years.
The Sherman Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday announced the upcoming schedule for its Hot Summer Nights Concert series, which brings a bevy of bands to Sherman on Thursdays in June and July. After last year’s foray into Pecan Grove Park, Hot Summer Nights will return this year to the Sherman Municipal Grounds.
Raising awareness of homelessness in Grayson County will be the goal of a special music fest this Saturday at Midway Mall in Sherman. The event, which runs from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., is being sponsored by the non-profit Share, Taking It To The Streets programs, along with other local organizations.
BONHAM — The Children’s Center is hosting an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at 112 W. 5th in Bonham.
The instrumental ensembles of Austin College will present their annual spring concert by Ricky Duhaime, Austin College Mildred S. Mosher Professor of Music, at 7 p.m. Monday .
The Austin College dance team, the Aussies, will present its Spring Show with performances at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday in Sid Richardson Center of Robert T. Mason Athletic/Recreation Complex.
Free mammograms will be offered April 29 in a mobile center at the Sherman Town Center.
“Unlimited possibilities @ your library” is this year’s theme for National Library Week, being observed Sunday through Saturday. Grayson County’s many community libraries exemplify that theme in a variety of ways, all providing not just books in various forms, but CDs, DVDs, computers and Internet access. Below is brief information on the county’s libraries and the many opportunities that await inside their doors. For greater details, contact the libraries.