Lifestyles
  • God is still proving the doctors wrong and we are so blessed to have Lydia and her twin sister Lorelai. Please continue to pray for Lydia and her upcoming surgeries.
  • The Bonham Animal Shelter Chili Cookoff & Silent Auction fundraiser is slated for Saturday, February 23 at Bonham Civic Center (armory). Food will be served at 6:00 p.m. and the Silent Auction will run concurrently. For a modest $10, you get all the chili, cornbread/crackers, condiments, and dessert you can eat. Chili entries will be competing for a top prize of $100, with $75 going to second place and third place will take home $50. The cost to enter is $25. There will also be a dessert competition, which will be free to enter!
  • Platinum artist and award-winning violinist Chee-Yun brings the evocative sounds of the tango to life as she and the DCS perform Piazzolla's ever-entertaining The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires (arr. Leonid Desyatnikov). Chee-Yun plays a violin made by Francesco Ruggieri in 1669. It is rumored to have been buried with a previous owner for 200 years and has been profiled by the Washington Post.
  • Fort Worth pop singer Devi will perform an acoustic set at the first "Kimbell Social Club" happy hour of 2019, on Friday, February 22. Chef-prepared hors d'oeuvres and half-price drinks (including $3 cans of local craft beer from HopFusion Aleworks) will be available for purchase at the Pavilion Café.
  • Texoma Council of Governments' Area Agency on Aging extends an invitation to attend the Partners in Education (P.I.E.) Series. "Heart Health" will be presented by Dr. Taimoor Gill, MD, FACC, FSCAI, on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 12 noon. Dr. Gill will identify and discuss actions individuals can take to reduce the risk of heart disease.
  • "Resolve to Renew This Spring" is the motivation behind a six-week series of classes in Hatha Yoga that will be offered at the Creative Arts Center beginning Wednesday morning, February 20. From 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., participants may focus on wellness and renewal of the mind, body and spirit with Yoga taught by Robyn Wilkinson. Robyn is a Registered Nurse and is currently completing her 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher training.
  • Open to the public, Monday-Friday
  • Registration for Camp Dragonfly is now open. Camp Dragonfly is a weekend retreat, led by professional clinicians and trained staff, for children ages 8-12 who have suffered the loss of a loved one. All activities at Camp Dragonfly are designed to help children heal and live successfully after loss. During the weekend, campers have the opportunity to participate in art activities, games, nature hikes, discussions, and a campfire with s'mores.
  • On Sunday, February 17, 2019, 4:00-6:00 p.m., Harmony House Concerts, is honored to present Gary Nicholson 'live'. You are invited to attend this gig and hear the songs Gary has written, songs that you will instantly recognize — some you’ve heard performed by Gary solo, some with other famous singer-songwriters, and some by other celebrated artists. What a show this will be! You'll be singing along to familiar tunes, toe-tapping, chair dancing, and laughing at the stories Gary has to tell.

  • Heights Car Show set for 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Saturday, April 7 off US-75 in Richardson.
  • Each ticket holder for the Art Dash has an opportunity to claim their favorite original work at the Art Dash on February 16, 3:00 p.m. at the Courthouse Market Building. At the signal, ticket holders hurry to claim their favorite piece for keeps. All are welcome, but only ticket holders participate in the Dash.
  • February is Black History Month and in tribute, the Creative Arts Center will feature a display in the library of their gallery. Local historic photographs and artwork will be part of the display, including a tribute to local legend guitarist Charlie Christian. Christian played with the Benny Goodman orchestra and was considered the first musician to master the single string solo on electric guitar.
  • On Saturday, February 16, visit the Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site any time between 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to enjoy President Day’s activities that include arts and crafts, a presidential podium photo shoot, games, story time, trivia challenges, and a tour of the house where President Eisenhower was born. On display will be a special exhibit of life-size posters of Presidents Washington, Lincoln and Eisenhower created by Denison High School art students under the leadership of Elizabeth Schielack.
  • Grayson County Master Gardeners will be starting the next class February 20 and they are looking for people who are interested. This year tuition has been reduced to $125 per person for this wonderful class.