First Appreciation Service
El Bethel Baptist Church, 704 N. 12th St. in Orange, will celebrate its Pastor’s first appreciation service at 3 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 13. Nightly pre-annual services will be held Thursday, Jan. 10. The public is invited to attend and participate in this celebration. Call 409-883-8996 for info.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles, 803 N. 28th Street, has scheduled a garage sale from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26. It will be held inside with large items displayed outside. Tables will rent for $20 each. For information or to rent a table contact Jenny Forsyth at 409-745-0696 or Sharon Bodin at 409-719-7792.
Narcotics Anonymous is here to help. Drug problem? We can help. Call 409-861-1161.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles, 803 N. 28th St. in Orange, will host a pool tournament beginning at 8 p.m., every Friday. Prize money will given to first and second place winners. Food will be available. Call Sharon Bodin at 409-735-8662 or 409-719-7793 for info.
VFW Post 8246, 2110 S. Main in Vidor, invites the public to its weekly pool tournament every Friday night. Ages 21 and older only. Call 409-768-1482 for info.
Mardi Gras Parade
The Krewe of Krewe’s Mardi Gras Parade will be held in downtown Orange on Saturday, Feb. 2. If you would like to participate and have a float in the parade, please call the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce at 409-883-3536. Entry fee is $100. Application deadline is Jan. 23. Mandatory drivers meeting at 5:30 p.m., Jan. 29.
BC Chamber Banquet
The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce will hold its 53rd Annual Taste of the Bayou Banquet at 6 p.m, Monday, Jan. 14 inside the Bridge City Community Center, 105 Parkside Drive. Tickets are $15 and table sponsorships are $125. The event is open to the public and attire is casual. Call the chamber at 409-735-5671 for more information.
The Vidor Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Membership Banquet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 31, at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall, 1600 N. Main in Vidor. Tickets are $25 or a table of six for $150 and must be purchased in advance. Call 409-769-6339 for info or to charge by phone.