American Legion election
American Legion Post 49 and Auxiliary, located at 108 Green Ave. in Orange, will hold its general election at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 8. All members are encouraged to attend and vote. Be prepared to show your 2014 membership card.
Plate lunch fundraiser
American Legion Post 49, 108 Green Ave. in Orange, will hold a plate lunch fundraiser from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Thursday, May 8. Cost is $8 and meal consists of fried fish, cole slaw, green beans, potato salad, bread and dessert. Walk-in’s welcome and delivery available. For orders or delivery call 409-886-1241 after noon, May 7 and before 9 a.m., May 8.
The Scottish Society of Southeast Texas will meet Thursday, May 8 at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 1350 23rd St. at Gladys in Beaumont with a covered dish supper at 6:30 p.m., followed by the program. Mary Sue Williams, society member, will discuss the legacy of shipbuilding in Scotland. Anyone interested in Scotland is invited to attend. Call 409-898-4986 for more info.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles. Aerie 2523, located at 803 N. 28th Street, Orange, Texas host a pool tournament each Friday beginning at 8 p.m. The community is invited to come meet the members of Aerie 2523 and join in the fun. For more information leave a message after 4 p.m. at 409-886-7381.
The Golden Triangle Bromeliad Society will have its Mother’s Day sale from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday, May 10 at Central Mall in Port Arthur between Dillard’s and Kay’s Jewelry. Call 409-886-5721 for more information.
Saturday Adventure Series
Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, 2111 W. Park Ave. in Orange, will hold its next Saturday Adventure Series: “Build a Bat House,” from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m., Saturday, May 10, for ages 10 and older, where guests will make a bat house and learn about different bat species. Included with general admission of $5-$6. A $10 materials fee applies also. Call 409-670-9113 for info.