Willy’s Water Cooler: Sponsored by Navasota Realty and happening right here on Willy 1550 and 98.7 FM on Thursday, February 20th beginning at 10 am. Our special guest this month is Navasota city Manager Brad Stafford. You are welcome to call in with any questions or send them to us beforehand by email to email@example.com or on our Facebook page.
Memorial Services for Pat Berry: being held int he urn section of Oakland Cemetery on Saturday, February 22nd beginning at 11 am. All who were touched by Pat’s legacy are welcome to attend.
Catfish Lunch: Hosted by Believer’s Fellowship in Plantersville on Saturday, February 22nd from 12 pm to 3 pm. Located on FM 1774 between Plantersville and Anderson. Everyone is invited!
Annual Shrove Pancake Supper: Happening at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Navasota on Tuesday, February 25th. Adults are $7 and children under 10 are FREE. Get tickets from any church member, or call 936-825-7726.
Women in Leadership Roles: Symposium hosted by the Progressive Women of Grimes County on Friday, February 28th at the Navasota Center from 7 pm to 9 pm. Come listen to Texas women who are engaged as civic leaders. Three guest speakers will be at the event. Admission is $5. For more information, call 936-870-7955.
Fish Fry: Hosted by the Navasota Knights of Columbus on Friday, February 28th from 5 pm to 8 pm or until sold out. Happening at 9306 CR 420 in Navasota. They will have catfish, fries, hush puppies and coleslaw for $10 per plate, dine in or pick up!
Spring Gardening Seminar: Hosted by the Grimes County Master Gardeners on Saturday, February 29th and lasts from 10 am to 12 pm. Topics include prepping your landscape for spring and Spring gardening tips. Happening at the Plantersville Town Hall. This is a FREE seminar with no registration required. For more information, contact the Grimes County AgriLife Extension Office at 936-873-3907.
Plantersville Town Hall Fundraiser: Happening at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Plantersville on Friday, March 6th with doors opening at 5:30 pm. It will feature a fried catfish dinner and a raffle. For reservations, call 832-419-0157.
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 whole family! Tickets are on sale NOW at TexasBirthdayBash.com. For more information, contact the city at 936-825-6475.
Marvin Longabaugh Chili Bowl: Coincides with the Texas Birthday Bash on Saturday, March 7th, taking place on Railroad Street. On-site entries begin at 8:30 am that morning. Prizes for “Best of show” & “People’s Choice” will be included. for more information, call 972-841-1630 or check out the Navasota Kiwanis Club Facebook Page.
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.
Annual Brotherhood Fish Fry: Hosted by Greater New Hope Baptist Church in Navasota on Saturday, March 14th from 11 am to 1 pm. Happening at 1200 Piedmont Rd and will be $10 per plate which includes fish, two sides, bread and a drink.
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.
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.