“How Time Flies” exhibit at BCHS
Bridge City  High School proudly presents: “How Time Flies!” 3rd Annual Art Exhibition, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 23.
Protégé entries will be on display in the High School Library. Art in multiple mediums will be shown.
Refreshments will be served.

LCM Seniors and parents Memory CD Reminder
Up to five photos of each Little Cypress-Mauriceville senior is needed. (At least one baby picture and one of their senior year, the other three can be whatever you would like.) 
Each student will receive a copy of the CD at the end of Project Safe Graduation. The CD will be played throughout the night, but will be cherished for years to come.
Pictures may be dropped off to Mrs. Thompson in Room V201 at the high school or emailed to Gayle Dillard at: LCMPSG2009.sendpics@picasaweb.com. Pictures dropped off to Mrs. Thompson, should be in an envelope with the child’s name on the outside, plus the name should be on the back of each photo. Deadline for photos to be submitted is Thursday, April 30.

Just in time for Mother’s Day
Tasteful Treasures cookbooks are in and would make wonderful Mother’s Day gifts. Only $10 each, they contain over 500 recipes. To purchase one, contact Lisa Coffey at 882-9567 or Kelly Wade at 988-0965.
All proceeds benefit the LCM Class of 2009.

WOS to hold athletic banquet

The West Orange-Stark High School Athletic Banquet, which is catered by Moncla’s, will be at 6:30 p.m., Monday, May 4, at the high school Cafeteria.
Male and female athletes from the current school year will be honored. Each athlete will receive one free ticket. Parents and other family members may purchase tickets for $7.00 at the athletic office by May 1.
For additional information, contact the athletic department at 882-5530.

WOS warm-up softball game scheduled

There will be a warm-up softball game  at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 23 against Warren at the West Orange-Stark softball field. Come support the girls as they prepare for their playoff run.

Cinco de Mayo program at Anderson

Anderson Elementary invites the public to attend a “Celebran el Cinco de Mayo” program and Parent Education Seminar on Tuesday, May 5 in the Anderson Elementary cafeteria.
First graders will present the Cinco de Mayo program which will tell the history of the holiday, as well as feature song and dances.
The program will be immediately followed by a Parent Education Seminar “Targeting Obesity and Youth With and Without Diabetes” in collaboration with the Orange County Diabetes Prevention, Awareness, & Health Education Program.
The programs will be from 6 – 7 p.m.  Both are free and open to the public.
Please RSVP by calling 882-7010 or contact Patricia Lee at 882-5424 for additional information.

Thrift shop fundraiser
The Orange Thrift and Gift Shop, 350 37th St., will host its annual rummage sale fundraiser May 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spaces are still available at $12 for indoors and $10 – outdoors. Payment is due upon reservation. For more information, call the shop between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays at 886-7649.

Diabetes support group

The Orange County Diabetes Prevention, Awareness and Health Education Program’s May diabetes support group will meet from noon to 1 p.m. May 6 at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel Suites in Orange. Kristina Mays of Abbott Nutrition and Julie Card, Abbott Diabetes Care, will talk on nutrition Web sites. Lunch will be provided. Preregister by May 1 by calling the Texas AgriLife Extension Office – 882-7010.

Stark HS ‘53 reunion
The Lutcher Stark High School class of 1953 will have a “mini-reunion” at 6 p.m. Saturday at Robert’s Restaurant and Steak House, 3720 W. Park Ave. for an evening of fellowship and reminiscing. All graduates of Stark High are invited, regardless of class year. There will be no reunion fee, and the meal in the private dining room will be dutch treat. For more information, call Bobby Vincent at 543-5478.

Poet to read at LU
John Whitworth, a widely-published poet and past winner of the prestigious Cholmonderley Award, will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Dishman Art Museum lecture hall.
A book-signing and reception, sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta, English honors society, is planned after the event. While at Lamar, Whitworth will be honored with the first Eleanor Poetry Room Award, funded by the family of the late Eleanor Perlstein Weinbaum, longtime supporter of poetry at Lamar.
Born in India, Whitworth grew up in Edinburgh and attended Oxford University. He has published nine collections of poetry, the most recent of which, “Being the Bad Guy,” was named by poet Les Murray as a Times Literary Supplement book of the year for 2007.  He lives in Canterbury, England, with his wife, editor and professor Doreen Roberts, and their two daughters. Several of Whitworth’s books will be available for purchase at the book-signing, priced at $15 or less. For more information, call 880-8575.

Cemetery clean-up
The annual clean-up at Bland Cemetery is set for 7 a.m.-until Saturday at the site along Interstate 10 in Orange. Anyone with family plots should attend in order to update records and assist with cleaning Hurricane Ike damage. Mowers, weed-eaters, chain saws, rakes etc., are needed. Those unable to attend may donate to the clean-up fund by calling Rhonda Brown, 886-4200.

Spring rose show
Potted roses and rose arrangements will be on sale at the Golden Triangle Rose Society’s spring rose show Saturday at Central Mall in Port Arthur. Show times are at noon and 5 p.m.

St. Mary enrollment
St. Mary Catholic School, 2600 Bob Hall Road, is enrolling for Pre-K three-  through eighth-grade classes. The curriculum includes religion, Kumon math, fine arts / literature, Shurley grammar, computer technology and foreign language. For more information, call 883-8913; or go to www.stmaryschooltx.org.