Community Happenings for the week of Dec. 22-28
BC High School Cheerleaders to sponsor safe New Year’s Eve lock-in
The Bridge City High School Cheerleaders are hosting a New Year’s Eve
lock-in for children in grades kindergarten to fifth grade. This
lock-in is a fundraiser for a cheerleading trip to Hawaii this summer
and it provides a safe, guilt-free New Year’s Eve to parents.
The lock-in will take place in The Next Level Gym in Bridge City and
the doors will open at 7 a.m. Children need to be picked up by 8 a.m.
the following morning.
Pizza and drinks will be served for dinner and donuts will be served
for breakfast. Snacks and extra drinks may be purchased all night long
for $1 each at the Hawaiian Snack Shack. New Year’s trinkets will be
for sale and photos with a cheerleader may be purchased for $10. The
photos will be ready to take home that morning.
Movies and gym floor space will be available to keep the kids buys and
the gym will have bouncers to keep the children safe and secure. Cost
is $50 per child and space is limited to the first 80 children. To sign
up or for more information, call 409-330-1905 or email
Holiday Hours of Stark Foundation Venues
The W.H. Stark House, Stark Museum of Art, Lutcher Theater, Shangri La
Botanical Gardens and Nature Center and the administrative offices of
the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation will be closed for the
Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
Christmas holiday hours will include all offices and venues closing
from Friday, December 24 through Monday, Dec. 27. Regular working hours
will resume Tuesday, Dec. 28.
New Year’s holiday hours will include all offices and venues closing at
2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 31, and they will remain closed through Monday,
Jan. 3, 2011. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
Unclaimed BCHS Graduation Photos
The Counselor’s Office at Bridge City High School has graduation
photographs of prior students who ordered picture packages but failed
to pick them up. You may visit our website at www.bridgecityisd.net for
a list of students for whom we have pictures or call 409-735-1539 for
more information. Pictures will be discarded after Jan. 31, 2011.
American Legion Post 49 to host New Year’s Eve Dance
The American Legion Post 49 will be hosting a New Year’s Eve dance on Friday, Dec. 31 and will start at 8 p.m.
The music will be played to order, “you name it, we play it.” They will be playing music from the 1950s to the 1980s.
Tickets cost $20 for a couple and $10 for singles. Call 409-221-7937, 409-886-1241 or 409-886-9861 for table reservations.
OFHS Library Club and Theatre Troupe host ‘Socks for the Needy and Homeless’
The Orangefield High School Library Club and Theatre Troupe members are
hosting a “Socks for the Needy and Homeless” drive. They are
collecting new pairs of socks from now until Jan. 15, 2011. The socks
will be donated to the sheltering organizations here in Orange County
to specifically help those ill or in need here at home. Donations may
be brought to the Orangefield High School office or library. For more
information please contact the high school at 409-735-3851.
2011 pound weight loss challenge issued
Greg the trainer has initiated a challenge to Bridge City and Orange
County residents to lose 2011 pounds collectivly from Jan. 1, 2011 thru
April 1, 2011. He is providing full support for individual success and
has prizes from the community to be awarded each month for the greatest
monhly loser. There is a grand prize for the one who has lost the most
by april. For information call greg at 409-550-0777 or e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no long-term membership required to
LIT announces holiday break
Lamar Institute of Technology will close for winter break at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23.
All offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until then.
The campus will reopen at 8 a.m. on Jan. 3, 2011. The first day of the Spring 2011 semester is Jan. 10.