Best Bets Guidelines
Submit your entries by email in Microsoft Word or rich text format — no PDFs or Word Perfect, please — to firstname.lastname@example.org. Typewritten submissions also are accepted at The Item, 1409 10th St. Submissions are accepted for events happening in Huntsville, Walker County communities and the city of Trinity. For more information or to submit corrections, email email@example.com.
Breast Cancer Workshop
First New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will host a breast cancer awareness workshop at 9 a.m. Saturday at the church, 911 Old Madisonville Road, Huntsville. Admission is a $10 “love” donation. Keynote speaker will be Ginger Freeze of the American Cancer Society in Bryan. Survivor speakers will be Marjorie Archie, Gwen Grigsby, Vickey McGinty, Leroy Bryant, Eula English Dozier, Reneda Saulsberry and Annette Nash O’Neal. Rev. Timothy O’Bryant and Demitria Dickey will sing.
Thessalonia Senior Citizen Day
Thessalonia Missionary Baptist Church will be celebrating its annual Senior Citizen Day service beginning 7 p.m. Saturday with a pre-Gospel Musical featuring several local and surrounding talents followed by worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday. Speaker will be E.J. Edgley of True Light COGIC in Houston. Clenard Hightower is pastor.
Dodge VFD Celebration
The Dodge Volunteer Fire Department will host its 20-year celebration and hamburger supper fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. A cake auction will begin at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Matt Dobbins at 294-0144.
Thoreau Woods Coffeehouse
The Thoreau Woods Coffeehouse will feature singer-songwriter Steve Brooks with John Guedry opening at 7 p.m. Saturday at 144 E. Mosley Lane, Huntsville. Admission is a suggested donation of $10 and $5 for students and seniors. For more information, go to www.huntsvilletxunitarianfellowship.org or call (936) 661-4313.
Local Author Book Signing
Local author Pam Gray will appear at a book signing from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hastings Bookstore in Huntsville. She will sell and sign her book, "When I Am Weak, Then I Am Strong" about keeping one’s faith through adversities. For more information, call (936) 295-6535. Hastings is located at 1710 11th St.