Adoptable shelter pets join cast of ‘Annie’

Adoptable shelter pets join cast of ‘Annie’

(Rockwall) Adoptable pets from the Rockwall Animal Adoption Center are taking the stage as part of the cast of Annie, the musical spectacular to be presented by the Rockwall Community Playhouse Nov. 25, 26, and 27; Dec. 2, 3, 4, 9, 10 and 11. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. […]

Children, teens to make Holiday Cards for Heroes

(Garland) The Walnut Creek Branch Library, 3310 Edgewood Drive, will host a day of holiday card making for children and teens on Friday, Nov. 11.   While supplies last, children may drop in and color a pre-designed card, which will be sent to the American Red Cross for delivery to active military personnnel or veterans. Participants will […]

Learn to de-stress before holidays with Women’s League

(Rockwall County) All ladies who live or work in Rockwall County are invited to the Rockwall Women’s League General Meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14  It will be held at the home of Alison Fox. Enjoy a glass of wine and delicious treats while the group learns how to de-stress before the holidays.   […]

‘Messy Masterpieces’ for kids at Holford Recreation Center

(Garland) Children ages 3 to 5 can explore hands-on art and create unique masterpieces using finger paints, shaving cream and playdough during ‘Messy Masterpieces’ from 3 to 3:45 p.m. through Wednesday, Nov. 16 at Holford Recreation Center, 2314 Homestead Place in Garland. To learn more, visit To submit your news and events, email

United for Troops drive in Irving

Local high schools to participate, police memorial to be dedicated The Irving Veterans Memorial Park Committee will host a Veterans Day Program at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11 at the Irving Central Library,801 W. Irving Blvd. The commemorative event will feature music, moments of reflection by military personnel and special remarks by city officials. The […]

Dallas author, consultant to discuss incorporating faith into business

Bill Hendricks, founder of the Giftedness Center in Dallas, to speak on ‘Passion, Purpose and Prayer: What’s the Spiritual Capital of Your Business?’ Harvest Family Entertainment (whose projects include Hawaiian Falls waterparks)  and CNL are sponsoring a free prayer breakfast 8 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive, […]

Recycling Roundup in Plano, Nov. 12

Round up the hidden treasures in your garage, closets and attic and bring them to the one day drop-off collection event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at Clark High School, 523 W. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. Items should be clean and in good condition. It’s part of Texas Recycles Day. For more […]

Meet Oreo, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Oreo, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Oreo, along with Cookie and Cinnamon, is part of the Dessert Collection at the Rockwall Animal Adoption Center. Like many Jack Russell Terriers, Oreo is a busy little dog. He loves to spend his time exploring the yard. But don’t get the wrong impression: A loving scratch behind the ears makes Oreo just as happy. […]

Burnett Day at Smoothie Factory, Nov. 12

(Wylie ISD) The Burnett Junior High PTA encourages the community to join them for Burnett Day at Smoothie Factory, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at the 305 E. FM 544 at N. Maxwell Creek in Murphy. To submit your school news and events, email

Rep. Laubenberg speaks, new DAR members introduced at National Defense Luncheon

Rep. Laubenberg speaks, new DAR members introduced at National Defense Luncheon

DAR officers pose with the Honorable Jodie Laubenberg (far right), Republican State Representative, District 89. The Honorable Jodie Laubenberg, serving her fifth term in the Texas House of Representatives, spoke on “Protecting our Texas Borders” during the Rock Wall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution’s National Defense Luncheon, held Nov. 5 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in […]