Lifestyles
  • Join us Saturday, November 16 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church, 901 N. Grand Ave in Sherman. With the 2020 election year coming up, Grayson County Democrats (GCDP) plan a series of public events to bring information to the residents of Grayson County. The initial program subject is on the epidemic of Gun Violence in America. Parking space is located in the back off Cleveland near Minter Hall. Admission is free. Join us for future topics on Healthcare, Immigration, Women's Rights and Getting Big Money out of Politics. Be Part of the Solution.
  • It's time again for turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes and green beans. Reservations only! Call 903 583 2779.
  • The Creative Arts Center will host a Dessert Readers Theater at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 15. The evening will feature delicious desserts and beverages. Two short plays will be performed and artist Katherine Kluger will entertain with one of her written stories. The evening promises to be enjoyable for all and is the final readers event at the center for 2019.
  • As the parade begins 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 9, a flyover of World War II vintage T-6 training aircraft is scheduled to take place downtown and be visible to those lining the parade route. These are planes that actually served this area at Perrin Air Force Base in 1945 to train pilots stationed there.
  • 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 12
  • Love to work in the garden? Come and help us add plants, weed and mulch our beautiful butterfly garden. Join our team that is on call for Wednesday morning gardening. Provide own tools and gloves. Minimum age 18, or 16 if accompanied by parent/volunteer. Garden volunteers get first dibs on thinned plants as well as access to seeds and cuttings for propagation.
  • Before cold weather freezes your plants, learn how to prepare your plants for winter and temperatures that drop below freezing. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist for horticulture, Lisa Whittlesey, explains how you can prep your plants for the coming freezing temperatures.
  • The Lamar County Genealogical Society's next meeting will be at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12. Our speaker will be Marynell Anderson Bryant. Marynell has been actively involved in genealogy since 1980. She has served three terms as president of Texas State Genealogical Society and is currently chair of the Heritage Certificate program.
  • Local veterans wave at the crowd as the Veterans Day Parade circles the Grayson County Courthouse November 9. On Monday, November 11, beginning at 5:30 p.m., Old Iron Post at 101 N Travis will host a Celebrity Monday event benefitting the Veterans Assistance Fund. This fund seeks to provide monetary support to veterans in our area who are in need for things like rent, food, medical bills, and other items and is administered by the Sherman VFW Post 2772. Participants will have multiple opportunities to have fun while benefiting this fund and supporting our veterans.
  • For nine years on a remote, rural family ranch in Utopia, Texas, UTOPiAfest evolved into a festival niche of its own. The experience features two non-overlapping stages showcasing multiple genres, in a friendly, harmonious family and partier friendly environment, with a distinct lack of fencing, overwhelming crowds, overbearing security, overt advertising, and nickel-and-diming that plague most music festivals. Though music is the main attraction, the beautiful natural setting has been the main headliner, with activities ranging from disc golf, mountain biking, hiking, workshops, and art installations.
  • Want to enjoy a delicious spaghetti dinner from Roma's Italian Restaurant and help the Bonham Animal Shelter expand? A spaghetti dinner fundraiser and auction benefitting the shelter expansion is set for Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Bonham Civic Center, located at 1100 W. 5th Street.
  • All sizes will be available: Twin & twin XL; full, Queen, King and California King as well as split King. They are 1800 thread count sheets in 25 colors, deep pockets, non-wrinkle, and do not shrink, fade or pill/bead. Will also be offering bamboo pillows, blankets, quilt sets and more.
  • The Texoma Genealogy Group is excited to welcome Kimberly Wells back on November 13 for her presentation of "Epidemics and Family Research." Epidemics have always been part of US history; from smallpox in the colonies to the influenza pandemic of WWI. Kimberly will discuss how these outbreaks impact genealogy research. They could cause the cemetery to fill, families to separate or be the reason the whole family picked up and left an area. The Texoma Genealogy Group meets from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month.
  • Home Hospice of Fannin County is pleased to announce the start of our "Grief through the Holidays" Support Group starting on November 14, 2019. This group will be specially focused on how you live with your grief during the holidays. Each week we will work through discussing topics such as facing extended family, creating new traditions and getting through "firsts" this holiday. The group will meet in the Fannin Baptist Association Offices at 1505 Silo Rd., Bonham, TX 75418.
  • We will be serving a Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 14. We will also be honoring all veterans for Veterans Day, Monday, November 11 with a free meal.
  • Home Hospice of Grayson County is pleased to announce the start of our "Grief through the Holidays" Support Group starting on November 12, 2019. This group will be specially focused on how you live with your grief during the Holidays. Each week we will work through discussing topics such as facing extended family, creating new traditions and getting through "firsts" this holiday. The group will meet in the Home Hospice Office at 505 W. Center St. in Sherman, TX 75090.
  • Bonham Senior Citizens Center needs volunteers to deliver lunches to its Meals on Wheels clients.
  • Nom de plumes, pseudonyms, and pen names are tools writers have used for centuries. They’re also known to change character names when writing about actual events in an effort to protect the innocent. When is the best time to make use of these options and why do it at all? These are some of the questions that will be answered during the upcoming meeting of Silver Leos Writers Guild on Wednesday, November 13 at 1:00 p.m in the A&M-Commerce Alumni Center (corner of Stonewall and Campbell, Commerce, Texas).
  • A framed Dallas Cowboy jersey, autographed by Roger Staubach that includes certificates of authenticity was donated by Dr. Lee Schreiber for the auction at Justice Is Served on Nov. 9 to benefit the Fannin County Children's Center.
  • There's nothing like the feeling of a community coming together to help make a change in the world. That vibe, that feeling of "we're doing something big here," is just one of the things that makes Relay For Life of Fannin County, Texas so amazing. We want you to experience this with us.
  • A student-volunteer from Bonham High School helps unload commodities at last month's Feeding Fannin event. The second Friday of the month has become an important day for many residents of Fannin County.
  • Evening of Texana, now in its 14th year, is a quirky little event where three local folks read stories written by or about Texans aloud to an audience of enthralled listeners. It's like story time for grownups! Tickets may be purchased at the Sherman Museum until November 5, 2019.
  • Award-winning poet Bob Upchurch and wife, Lana.
  • The 5th Annual Arts and Crafts Bazaar by Creative Artists of Texoma, will be held on Saturday, November 9, at Fairview Baptist Church, 222 West Taylor, Sherman, Texas.
  • Fannin County Retired Teachers Association meets in Bonham on the first Tuesday of every month, September - May.
  • Looking for a place to take your exercise walks for the winter? The Woodshed gym doors are open again for the "Senior Citizen Winter Walks."
  • First Presbyterian Church of Bonham has plans to hold the sixth annual Spirit of Giving on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on their parking lot and would like to invite your church, civic organization, or business to join in this unique event.
  • Open to the public Monday-Friday! Lunch served 11:15 a.m.-1:00 p.m
  • Bonham Senior Citizens Center needs volunteers to deliver lunches to its Meals on Wheels clients.
  • New location - 111 West Grand. All items $1.