Gospel singing at New Anointing
A good old fashion gospel singing will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, at the New Anointing Church, located at 10681 N. Hwy 87 in Orange,
All area residents are invited to attend and bring songs, tapes and/or CD’s, musical instruments, or have musicians accompany them for an evening of worship and praise.
Refreshments will follow the singing. For more information, call (409) 746-9515.

Trunk or Treat!

 Little Cypress Baptist Church located in Orange  will hold a “ Trunk or Treat”  from  6-9 p.m., Nov. 1. The event will be located in the parking lot of the church at 3274 Little Cypress Drive.
Hamburgers, hot dogs, snowcones, popcorn and cotton candy will be offered, plus there will be big slides and a large moon walk. Children will decorate a bag to hold candy.
For more information call 409-883-8905.
Fumc mauriceville family fest
First United Methodist Church of Mauriceville will have a Trick or Trunk celebration on Friday, Oct. 31 from  5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. This even is free and open to the public. Family Fest will be located on N. Hwy. 12 by the Orange Savings Bank.
For more information, call (409) 745-4446.
Hallelujah Harvest set in Groves
Celebrate with festivities at Hallelujah Harvest on Oct. 31 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Morning Star Church located at 3515 Main in Groves. This event is free and open to the public. Enjoy food, live music, games, candy, prizes, and a family friendly costume contest. (Please no horror costumes.)
For more information, call (409) 767-8450.
Tailgate Trick-or-treat
Tailgate Trick-or-Treat Festival will be held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church on Friday, Oct. 31. The event will take place from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. at 2711 Helena in Nederland.
Holy Cross Lutheran provides the community a safe place to trick-or-treat with more than 40 decorated vehicles that will be filled with candy.
Concessions will be available throughout the evening at the Road Kill Café.
For more information, call (409) 722-1148.

Funraiser dinner sale
The Rose of Sharon Baptist Church will be hosting a fundfaiser by selling catfish dinners. A community show of support is welcomed on Oct. 31 at 2148 E. 7th Street.
Dinners consist of catfish, potato salad, rice, green beans, bread, dessert and a drink. These plates are priced at $6 each. All orders must be paid in advance.
For more information, call Brenda Armstead of The Rose of Sharon Baptist Church at 960-7469.

FUMC sponsors Halloween magic
Magician Cherie Kay will perform “A Night of Magic” from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Praise Center of First United Methodist Church, corner of Pine Avenue and Fifth Street in Orange. A nursery will be provided for children two years and younger. Following the show, the children will be treated to “Trunk or Treat.” They will be able to collect Halloween treats from the decorated vehicles in the church’s parking lot. Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes and bring a Halloween bucket or bag to collect treats.

‘Truck or Treat’
Truck or treat from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, with Cowboy Church of Orange County at their future location. Enjoy a hot dog, lemonade, bonfire and hay ride at 673 Farm Road 1078, orange. (Turn off Texas 62 on to fm 1078, cross railroad tracks, round the curve and look to the left.) For information or questions call, Alice at (409) 963-4807.

Fall festival at BC First Assembly

First Assembly of God in Bridge City will have a fall festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. There will be a moonwalk, obstacle course, super slide, costume contest, games, prizes, hayride and tons of candy for everyone. The activities are free and all kids aged 12 and under are invited.
For more information, call 735-4810, or visit the church Web site, www.bcfirstag.com.

N. Orange Baptist hosts fall fest

A fall festival sponsored by the North Orange Baptist Church Children’s Ministry, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, for area children and families, will feature a hot dog supper ($1), moonwalk, super slide, high striker booth, 30 booths with prizes and candy, face-  and hair-painting, hayrides and many other activities for children age preschool through sixth grade. At the conclusion of the evening there will be a costume parade. No scary costumes, please.
For further information, call Phyllis Stephenson, director of childhood education, 883-2875; or e-mail phyllis@nobc1.com.