Grimes County Go-Texan Weekend: Coming to the Grimes County Expo Center from January 24th through January 26th. Features events for all ages, including BBQ & Chili cook-offs, horseshoe and washer toss, kid’s rodeo, live music and more! For more information, call 936-825-2411.
Auditions for Navasota Theatre Alliance: Holding the auditions for their next performance “Marjorie Prime” on Sunday, January 26th at 6 pm. The production runs March 27th through 29th. For more information, go to navasotatheatre.org or call 936-825-3195.
Grimes County Spelling Bee: Hosted by the Navasota Kiwanis Club on Thursday, January 30th beginning at 6:30 pm at Webb Elementary School. It will feature the schools from Navasota, Iola, Richards and Anderson-Shiro.
Mother/Son Valentine Dance: Hosted by the Grimes County Crimestoppers on Saturday, February 8th at Anderson City Hall. The cost is $10 per couple. For more information, you can message the Grimes County Crimestoppers on their Facebook page.
Senior Health and Activity Day: Hosted by the Grimes Health Resource Center for folks 60 years or older in the Bedias and Iola area. Happening on Wednesday, February 12th from 10:30 am to 1 pm at the Bedias Civic Center. A light lunch will be provided, also there will be BINGO and a guest speaker! Call 936-825-4575 before February 5th to reserve your spot!
15th Annual Reagan Dinner: Hosted by the Grimes County Republican Party honoring the birth of President Ronald Reagan on Saturday, February 15th. Guest speaker will be Ken Starr. Reservation and table sponsorship formation to be released soon.
Texas Birthday Bash: Returns to Navasota on March 6th and 7th. Celebrate Texas independence with all things Texas, from live music to food and fun for the whoe family! Tickets are on sale NOW at TexasBirthdayBash.com. For more information, contact the city at 936-825-6475.
7th Annual Iola VFD BBQ Cook-Off: Featuring the state sanctioned BBQ cook-off, plus auctions, a kid’s zone and live music. Happening on Friday and Saturday March 13th through 14th. For more information, call 512-539-6792 or check out the Iola VFD Cook-off Fundraiser Facebook Page.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.