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  • Giant puppets will delight the crowd lining Main Street during the Dia de los Muertos Parade in Denison November 1.
  • Volunteers build a wheelchair ramp during Great Days of Service in Bonham.
  • Trace Adkins will bring The Christmas Show to Municipal Auditorium in Greenville December 5.
  • Two couples, Bill and Carol Powell and Barry and Lynn Burkhardt, who are workampers in residence at Hagerman will be at the Visitor Center to share their experiences and answer questions about workamping. Hagerman NWR is located at 6465 Refuge Road, Sherman. For more information, call the Refuge, 903 786 2826.
  • 1854 Florence Nightingale and a staff of 38 nurses are sent to the Crimean War. Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC (12 May 1820 13 August 1910) was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a nurse during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers. She was known as "The Lady with the Lamp" after her habit of making rounds at night. In 1860, Nightingale laid the foundation of professional nursing with the establishment of her nursing school at St Thomas' Hospital in London. It was the first secular nursing school in the world, now part of King's College London. The Nightingale Pledge taken by new nurses was named in her honour, and the annual International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world on her birthday. Her social reforms include improving healthcare for all sections of British society, improving healthcare and advocating better hunger relief in India, helping to abolish laws regulating prostitution that were over-harsh to women, and expanding the acceptable forms of female participation in the workforce.
  • Festival of Flight offers free admission to an exciting six hours of precision aviation drills, thrilling aerobatics, and demonstrations by several historical aircraft.