Friday, June 6
Capt. Sarah L. Blum, author of Women Under Fire, will speak at 8 p.m. at the Holiday Hills Country Club for members of the Mineral Wells Women’s Club, Zonta Club, Military Officers of America and the ladies auxiliaries of the American Legion, VFW and AMVETS, as well as special guests.
Dinner is at 7 p.m. Walmart has generously donated much of the cost of meals for those attending.
For information, call Jim Vines, 940-445-0734.
Saturday, June 7
PKLA Annual Meeting
The annual meeting of the Possum Kingdom Lake Association will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 7, at the Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce, 362 N. FM 2353.
The site of the National Vietnam War Museum will host the fifth annual Updating of the Wall Saturday, June 7.
Gates open at 8 a.m., the ceremonies begin at 10.
This year, four names will be added to the replica Vietnam Memorial Wall.
Sponsorships and reserve seating are available, write to National Vietnam War Museum, PO Box 146, Mineral Wells, TX 76068.
The Palo Pinto County Historical Association will hold Frontier Days 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at the Old Jail Museum Complex located two blocks south of the Palo Pinto Courthouse.
Tours will be conducted of the Old Jail Museum Complex, including Black Springs Fort, the old jail and log cabins.
Scheduled events include:
• 10-11 a.m. — In the park, Old Settlers meet and greet and sign in.
• 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Mini-melodrama performance. Get in the spirit of the 1800s and come in period dress.
• 12:30-2 p.m. — Barbecue lunch served in the extension building. Donations accepted.
Monday, June 9
Spay, Neuter Clinic
The Humane Society of Young County will have a low cost/no cost spay and neuter clinic Monday, June 9. Space is limited for the income-based clinic.
For information, to qualify and to RSVP for the clinic, call HSYC at 940-549-1692.
Vacation Bible School
The First Baptist Church of PK will hold vacation Bible school 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 9, through Thursday, June 12.
That Thursday is family night. If transportation is needed, call 940-779-2395.
Tuesday, June 10
Boyce Ditto Public Library, in Mineral Wells will present a program showing how to defend against promoters of fraudulent or inappropriate investments at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 10.
Coffee and tea will be served.
Call 940-328-7880 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information or to sign up for a reminder of the event.
Saturday, June 14
The 18th annual St. Peters by the Lake Episcopal Church Possum Walk will be held Saturday, June 14.
Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m., the walk at 8 sharp at the church, located at the intersection of Red Bird and Park Road 36 on Possum Kingdom Lake’s East Side. Entry fee is $18 for a four-mile walk or run.
T-shirts will be given to the first 50 who enter.
The Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce will hold a free concert beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at Possum Gulch, located behind the chamber, 362 N. FM 2353.
There will be two bands and concessions, however, those attending are asked to bring their own beverages and chairs.
For more information, visit www.possumkingdomlake.com or call 940-779-2424.
Monday, July 14
Taste of Palo Pinto
The Taste of Palo Pinto County will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, July 14, at the Holiday Hills Country Club, 4801 Highway 180 East, with the event benefiting the Mineral Wells Senior Center.
There will be food from area restaurants, a silent and live auction and door prizes.
For reserved seating, the cost is $30 and general admission, with no reserved seating, is $35.
Church Youth Program
PK Community Church holds a youth and children program 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays at Charlie’s Angels Senior Center.
Everyone is welcome. Anyone needing a ride or information, call James Turner at 940-445-1265.
The Inland Divers Association is now accepting applications for membership.
It is a non-profit organization in the interest of preserving and developing scuba diving at Possum Kingdom Lake, located at 3203 Redbird Road, next to Lakeside RV Park.
For more information, visit www.inlanddivers.org, Facebook or phone 817-874-0083.
Come out to VFW Post 2399 in Mineral Wells on Tuesday nights and enjoy good food and fellowship for only a $5 donation per plate. Check out www.vfwpost2399.org/Pages/PostCalander.aspx for upcoming menus.
The Possum Kingdom Lions Club asked that medical equipment on loan that is no longer being used be returned to the Lions Club Building, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, or to Charlie’s Angels Tuesday or Thursday mornings.
For additional information, contact Alan Fires at 940-779-4336 or 432-940-4903.
PK West Thrift Store
Want to donate items? Want to save money? The PK Westside Volunteer Emergency Services “Garage Sale” Thrift Store is the answer.
For donations, sales or questions, contact Sue at 940-549-6526, Judy at 940-549-5733 or Linda at 940-549-8101.
All donations are tax deductible and sales benefit the volunteer fire and ambulance services.
The Possum Kingdom East Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Auxiliary welcomes those who have a few hours a week to volunteer.
Contact any member for information. Donations for flea market sales are accepted 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays at the Lions Club Community Center, 142 La Villa Road.
The auxiliary is no longer accepting mattresses or box springs. Do not leave donated items outside the fire station or Lions Club.
To make arrangements to leave items at the Lions Club, call Rita, 940-452-0052; Kathy, 940-468-2178; Lynn, 940-779-2768; or Jon Carol, 940-329-8368.
Invitation to Join
The Graford Fire and Ambulance Auxiliary invites those interested in membership to attend any of the organization’s meetings, held at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month. For more information, call Bonnie Ramsey at 940-664-5431.
Spay, Neuter Assistance
Got more pets than money? Financial assistance for spay and neuter services is available from the Palo Pinto County Humane Society.
In addition, the organization needs foster homes for pets pending adoption. Contact Nancy at 214-906-4563 or Sherry, 940-325-3686, for information.
Old Jail Museum
The Old Jail Museum hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
Tours can be scheduled by calling Ann Reagan, 940-659-2555.