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Mimosas at the market
Join the Corsicana Main Street Program from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second Saturday of each month for a morning of shopping with friends and sipping mimosas at Downtown Corsicana. Here you’ll find a vendor’s market filled with handcrafted items from southern artisans, as well as charming downtown retail outlets. Mark your calendars and invite your friends. Call the Main Street office for more information: 903-654-4850.
IOOF Trade Days
IOOF Event Center hosts a 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. flea market on the third Saturday and Sunday of each month at 601 N. 45th Street in Corsicana. Join them for a family event featuring several local vendors selling crafts and food.
Thursday February 24
Community National Bank will be holding a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Carter BloodCare bus at 321 N. 15th St. in Corsicana. Contact Riley Bland at 903-641-4579 or [email protected]
Save the date for the GW Jackson Legacy Park groundbreaking ceremony for 11 a.m. Thursday, February 24 at the corner of Fifth and MLK Blvd.
GW Jackson Multicultural Society and the City of Corsicana are honored to celebrate the groundbreaking in conjunction with Black History Month. A brief ceremony with comments from community leaders will be followed by a lunch hosted by K&K BBQ and the Society.
In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to Temple Beth El, 208 S. 15th St.
Friday February 25
Storefront salutes Black History Month: reading, raffle and reception 5-6:30 p.m.,
203 N. Commerce at Fifth Avenue. Readings by local authors and former residents of 100 West Corsicana Artists and Writers Residence, drawing for an autographed copy of the Jemima Code by Toni Tipton-Martin, refreshments.
Saturday February 26
Corsicana Artist and Writer Residency presents Open Studios
Corsicana Artist and Writer Residency presents Open Studios from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 26 at 100 West Third Avenue, featuring work created in residency this winter by artists Linus Lohmann of Seydisfjördur, Iceland, and Olivia DiVecchia of Brooklyn, New York with Céline Leroy, based in Paris, France, literary translator. Meet the residents to view and discuss their work. Refreshments. Free for the public. Entrance on Beaton Street. www.corsicanaresidency.org.
Faith Lutheran Church will host a Master of Memory workshop from 1-3 p.m. March 1-3, presented free of charge by County Extension Officer Lorie Stovall and designed to help seniors understand how memory works, identify ways to improve memory and to identify everyday things that can affect memory. Topics include: Am I Losing My Mind, Memory Strategies, Nutrition, Medications and Memory, Medical Issues, and Exercise for Memory. For more information, contact 903-654-3075. To register, call Evelyn Riggs at 903-641-9053 by February 25. Faith Lutheran is located at 3824 W. Hwy 22 next to Navarro Co-op.
Saturday March 12
The Navarro County Genealogy Society will have a meeting at the Corsicana Public Library at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 12. After a short business meeting, the program will be given by County Judge HM Davenport. Come and find out why when you come across oil, it can be a source of disappointment. The public is invited.
tuesday march 15
Navarro Regional Hospital will be holding a blood drive on Tuesday, March 15 in the hospital parking lot with the Carter BloodCare bus. Appointment times can be set from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donors will receive a stainless steel water bottle. To register for a timeslot, email [email protected] or call 903-654-6870.
Saturday March 26
Navarro College Department of Theater presents a play by Ruth Goetz and Augustus Goetz based on the novel Washington Square by Henry James Saturday, March 26 at 7 p.m., Sunday, March 27 at 3 p.m., and Monday, March 28 at 7 p.m. at Dawson Auditorium on the Corsican Campus.
Donations will be accepted to support field trips by NC characters to see professional and college theater productions.
This play is presented by special arrangement with Broadway Licensing on behalf of Dramatists Play Service.