Calendar of Events

SATURDAY, SEPT. 1

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA kicks off at Granbury Kroger, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The local Daughters of the American Revolution chapter seeks sponsors and volunteers needed to place wreaths on the graves of veterans buried at Acton Cemetery and Holly Hills Memorial Park on Dec. 15.  Call Kathy at 817-326-8233 for additional information.

LAKE FEST vendors on the square 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 2

LAKE FEST vendors on the square 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

LIGHTED BOAT Parade for Lake Fest, meet in the cove by Stumpy’s Lakeside Grill at 7:30 p.m. Parade leaves at 8 p.m. crossing under the Highway 377 bridge up to the Pearl Street bridge and back to Stumpy’s.

MONDAY, SEPT. 3

LAKE FEST vendors on the square 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ALZHEIMER SUPPORT GROUP welcomes caregiver educator Pam Brandon, who will discuss communication skills and family dynamics, 10 a.m., Acton Methodist Church, 3433 Fall Creek Hwy.

GRANBURY BRIGADE will discuss the Granbury Dinner & Entertainment Gift Book and hear from a representative from Hood County 70 VFD, dinner 5:30 p.m., speaker at 6:30 p.m., Spring Creek Barbeque, 317 East Highway 377.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 4

GRANBURY CLOGGERS start fall classes at the YMCA, 1475 James Road. Beginners, 6 to 6:30 p.m., $20 a month. Intermediate I, 6:30 to 7 p.m., $25 a month. Intermediate II, 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., $25 a month. (Or free when also taking Intermediate I), 817-219-6939.

OPERA GUILD meeting at Harbor Lakes Golf Club starts with a 10:30 a.m. social, 11 a.m. program by standup comedian Frank Cheek, noon luncheon. Reservations required for optional lunch ($15). Call 682-936-9572).

FAITH & FINANCE and Microsoft Word classes begin at Forward Training Center. Call 817-573-6677 for details.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY starts working at 3401 Trailwood Court in Rancho Brazos. Volunteers welcome. Lunches provided. Administrative jobs available, too. For more information, go to www.
habitatofhoodcounty.org.

OPERA GUILD BENEFIT at Stumpy’s, 11 a.m. to close, a percentage of all food served will be donated to Opera Guild.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 6

ROTARY CLUB welcomes Executive Director of United Way of Hood County Becky Mauldin, noon, Harbor Lakes Golf and Swim Club, 2100 Clubhouse Drive.

LAKE GRANBURY NEWCOMERS CLUB at Pecan Plantation Country Club begins with registration at 9:15 a.m., program by Julie Donovan of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas at 10:15, business at 11 a.m. and optional lunch at 11:45. Reservations required for lunch — call 817-243-9831 by noon of Sept. 3.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 7

UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF at the Pirate football game, 6 p.m., Pirate Stadium. Look for the table at the entry gate and listen for announcements throughout the evening.

INTRO TO THE INTERNET classes begin at Forward Training Center. Call 817-573-6677 for details.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 9

MAMBRINO SCHOOL REUNION includes cover dish luncheon at noon. Paper goods and ice furnished. Come early to visit, Mambrino Baptist Church Fellowship Fall, 1625 Mambrino Highway. For informationa, call Willie Massey at 817-573-3084.