Lifestyles
  • Our program this month is: "Can a Progressive Nominee Win the Presidency?" facilitated by former Democratic nominee for US House of Representatives Catherine Krantz!
  • Best of bluegrass, gospel and old-time country music
  • Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service hosting "Do Well Be Well with Diabetes," an educational program series for people with Type 2 Diabetes and caregivers. Classes are FREE!
  • Join us Friday, January 24 at 1:00 at the Bonham Public Library, when we discuss this month's book selection for Books & Bites, The Giver of Stars by Jo Jo Moyes. Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of Me Before You.
  • A Virtual Survivor is a person that has been diagnosed with cancer but cannot physically attend a Relay For Life event due to distance, time, illness, or any other constraint. These are the people in our lives that we CELEBRATE at Relay For Life, whether or not they can be with us at the event.

  • Cory was born with a congenital heart defect. According to his mother, there's nothing else that can be done for him medically. McLaren Dallas recently gave the 11-year-old boy a thrilling ride in a 700-horsepower McLaren 720S.
  • It is not often that we invite a singer-songwriter to perform here two years in a row. However, Rebecca Folsom is definitely the exception because of her extraordinary talent, not only in songwriting, but also in her perfect-pitch voice that ranges almost four octaves.
  • Home Hospice of Grayson County is pleased to announce our New Women's Only Support Group starting on January 21, 2020. In this group, our weekly topics my include: How to mourn your loss; What steps do I take next; Search for meaning – Who am I now; and Getting through firsts. Materials will be provided.
  • Trustees from the MW and Fair Miller Foundation recently presented a check for $22,000 to the Fannin County Children's Center. Pictured from left are Dr. Dana Sisk, Tyler Todd, Sandy Barber and Dr. Jerry Hopson.
  • Open to the public Monday-Friday. Lunch served 11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Breakfast served 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
  • Bonham Senior Citizens Center needs volunteers to deliver lunches to its Meals on Wheels clients.
  • Mary Ann Pack returns to the Creative Arts Center to speak about joy and living a life that thrives (not just survives) on Thursday, January 30 at 7:00 p.m. There is no cost to attend and participants should be inspired by Mary Ann's perspective on how to live a positive life, full of joy. Mary Ann is a coach, speaker, author and workshop facilitator.
  • A really fun object at the Fannin County Museum of History is this Sawyer's View-Master.
  • Join us for one of the premier boutique bridal shows in North Texas on January 18, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at McKinney Performing Arts Center. From cakes to bridal gowns, calligraphers to venues, peruse the two levels of the historic courthouse in beautiful Downtown McKinney and find top wedding professionals to make your day one-of-a-kind.
  • Golden Paint is one of the most popular brands and is used by countless artists everywhere. Justin Burns, a representative of Golden Paint (who is also an art teacher), will be visiting the Creative Arts Center to present a free Lecture/Demonstration of the many types of products Golden offers. The demo is Saturday, January 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and anyone interested in art or painting should enjoy the wealth of knowledge that Justin will bring. This event is free.
  • Karen Crutcher of Fannin County Family Crisis Center and Tyler Todd of the MW and Fair Miller Foundation. Fannin County Family Crisis Center is grateful to MW and Fair Miller Foundation for their recent donation of $2,000. The money will be used to purchase a special laptop for the SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) Program that the Crisis Center is working on.
  • James Dickey, current Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas, will be our speaker.
  • Drawing numbers for door prizes generously donated by the Fannin County Family Crisis Center were Tere Curtis of the Crisis Center and Sadie Smith, 4th grade student at I.W. Evans and volunteer for Feeding Fannin. Sadie asked at the end of the evening if we could do that again next year? We certainly hope so, Sadie!

  • 13th annual family-friendly event to feature special race car exhibit, live music and food. Organizers are expecting more than 500 classic and antique cars, trucks and military vehicles.
  • The training will be held at Derrell Hall Education Center, 2505 North Center Street in Bonham, TX, 75418.
  • The Lamar County Genealogical Society will meet Tuesday, January 14 at 7:00 p.m. For our program, we will have "Show and Tell" for members or guests who wish to participate. Please bring an interesting event from your family files, pictures, historical items, etc. -- the list is endless.
  • Open to the public Monday-Friday. Lunch served 11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Breakfast served 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
  • On Sunday, January 12, 2020, 4:00-6:00 p.m., Harmony House Concerts will bring in the New Year with the Americana Spirit of Tim Grimm, singer-songwriter, actor, and hay farmer from Southern Indiana. Accompanying him will be his son, Jackson Grimm (whose latest CD, A Bull Moose Party, made it to the Top Ten on folk radio for March/April 2019) and another accomplished musician, Nathan Evans Fox (whose 2018 CD, Texas Dust embodies the essence of impressions of Texas upon a North Carolina-born singer-songwriter.)
  • Bonham Senior Citizens Center needs volunteers to deliver lunches to its Meals on Wheels clients.
  • McKenzie United Methodist Women in Honey Grove, Texas invite you to join us for lunch and hear Dr. Sherry Scott talk about how to "Tell Your Story" Monday, January 13, 2020 at 12:00 noon. Dr. Scott is a native of this area. Born and raised throughout the Honey Grove, Bonham, and Sherman area, she is a graduate of both Sherman High School and Austin College.
  • Unwind from the week and enjoy an intimate evening of smooth cocktails and even smoother jazz in The Stoneleigh's historic eleventh floor penthouse library and music room.
  • Creative Arts Center in Bonham will host an exhibit reception for La Vida Loca from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 10. Join us for refreshments and fun at the opening of this East Gallery exhibition by Lisa Avila and Donna West
  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at the Bonham Armory. 11:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. at McKenzie United Methodist Church in Honey Grove. Ladonia Residents may take Free TAPS rides to Honey Grove.

  • "This is a great resource for people wanting to make healthy dietary and lifestyle changes," said Carissa Wilhelm, AgriLife Extension program specialist for Healthy Texas, Dallas. "Each Monday a new course is posted online that participants can access at their convenience."
  • The cash prize for the award is $2,500. To be eligible, an artist must reside in one of the following North Texas counties: Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, or Wise.