Green Thumb Series
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension of Orange County is holding the 2nd group of classes in the Green Thumb Series called Plant Propagation and Botany. The topics of this series are: Plant Categories and Plant Processes; Plant Parts and Functions; Flowers, Fruits, Seeds, and Germination; Environmental Factors; and Plant Nutrition and Hormones. These classes are being held at the Mauriceville Community Center (Crawfish Festival Grounds) from 6 pm to 8 pm. Classes are as scheduled: February 26, March 5, March 19, and March 26. The cost is $30 per person for these classes and covers all materials. Please call the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office at 409-882-7010 to sign up for these classes.
Red Hot Flashers
The Red Hot Flashers of the Red Hat Society will meet at 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 27 in the Wal-Mart parking lot on Edgar Brown Drive in West Orange and will car-pool to Starvin Marvin’s in Beaumont. Birthday Divas are: Lady Betty Boop, Betty Jo Morgan and Queen Helene, Helen Broussard. There will be no door prizes this month. All ladies are welcome. For information call 409-886-1609.
AAUW Book Drive
The Orange Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is beginning its annual book drive to collect “gently used” books for their scholarship fund. All books, fiction, non-fiction, hardbound or paper back are acceptable. Books may be delivered to the Mann Insurance Agency at 1505 Park Ave. at 15th Street during regular business hours. If unable to deliver the books, you may call 409-886-5739 or 409-886-2194 to arrange for pickup.
St. Therese Catholic Church, 1409 N. Sixth St. in Orange, will have catfish dinners available from 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., every Friday during Lent. Meal is $8 and includes catfish, red rice, potato salad, green beans, cake and bread. Delivery available on orders of 5 or more. Call 409-883-3783 for orders.