St. Joseph Feast Day Celebration: Happening at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stoneham on Thursday, March 19th with mass beginning at 5:30 pm. A beef stew supper will follow with bread and homemade pies int he parish hall. There will also be a live auction and raffle. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids 12 & under. For more information, call 936-894-2238.
Shiro Civic Association Fish Fry: Happening rain or shine at the Shiro Civic Association on Saturday, March 21st. Fish will be served from 11 am until its gone at $12 per plate. They will also have Vendors and a Zero Turn Rodeo with cash prizes! For more information, you can check out the Shiro Civic Association Facebook page.
Willy’s Water Cooler: Tune in on Willy 1550 and 98.7 FM on Thursday, March 26th at 10 am for Willy’s Water Cooler, sponsored by Navasota Realty. This month’s guest will be Grimes County Judge Joe Fauth III. You can call in with questions you have!
Most Valuable Dad and Daughter Dance: Presented by L.I.T. on Saturday, April 4th from 6 pm to 11 pm. Happening at the VFW in Navasota. Tickets are $7 sold prior to the dance. Featuring photos, food and a live DJ. All ages are welcome! For more information, call 936-306-9242.
11th Annual ‘Power of the Purse’ Event: Benefiting the Brazos Valley rehabilitation Center on Saturday, April 4th at the Texas A&M Hotel and conference Center. Featuring a live and silent auction, raffles, dinner and a cash bar. Come out and bid on great designer purses, fashion experiences and more! For ticket information, go online to BrazosTherapy.org.
Crawfish Boil: Hosted by the Grimes County 4-H on Saturday, April 4th from 12 pm to 7 pm at Navasota High School. they will have all you can eat crawfish, treats, music and games. Proceeds benefit the 4-H Seniors. You can purchase tickets through the 4-H by March 30th. For more information or to sign up as a volunteer, contact the Grimes County Extension Office at 936-873-3907.
2nd Annual ‘Sportsman’s Night Out’: Hosted by the Navasota Ducks Unlimited on Thursday, April 16th from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Western Club in Navasota. Come support them with a night of fun, including raffles, games, a hamburger bar, and beer. Tickets are $25 and for more information, call 979-204-4525.
9th Annual Plantersville Crawfish Festival & Cookoff: Happening at the Plantersville Town Hall on Saturday, April 25th and starts at 11 am. Live music all day plus all you can eat crawfish. For more information or to buy wristbands, call 936-672-3805
2020 Grimes County Relay for Life: Time to gear up. If your business, church, club, neighborhood or group for friends would like to participate and have a team, contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nolan Wren Foundation’s Car and Bike Show: Happening in downtown Iola on Saturday, July 18th, and will run from 7:30 am to midnight. There will be bounce houses, street dance, raffles/silent auctions, lots of food plus the car and bike show. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society and two scholarships for Iola ISD. For more information, you can call 979-218-2671,
Free G.E.D. Classes: Offered by Blinn College every Monday and Wednesday at the Navasota Center from 6pm to 9 pm. For more information, call 979-209-7567.
Sunday mornings: Join pastor Chad McMillan for the Great Awakenings Radio Broadcast at 8:30 am every Sunday morning right here on Willy 1550 and 98.7 FM.
Grimes County’s Veteran Services Officer has new hours: You can now meet with Jay Lafferty from 8 am to 1 pm, Mondays through Thursdays, and will be open through lunch, at his office in the Courthouse Annex at 114 Buffington Ave. in Anderson. For more, call 836-873-4490, or email email@example.com.
Veterans: If you still want to be of Service, the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol needs specialists in I.T., Telecommunications, Mission Support, Management and Program and Sector Enforcement. For details, call Grimes County Veterans Services Officer Jay Lafferty at 936-873-4490.