Want to stop drinking? Call the Orange AA at 409-779-4286.
Mothers of Pre-schoolers (MOPS) meets from 9:30 a.m. - noon, one Tuesday a month in the Praise Center of First United Methodist Church-Orange. You don’t have to be a Methodist, just a mom. Members come from all walks of life. Childcare is provided. Contact FUMC Orange at 886-7466 or find more information on the web at www.mops.org or www.fumcorange.org.
Faith Kidz will meet from 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Faith United Methodist Church, 8608 MLK Jr. Drive in Orange.
Gem and Mineral Club
The Pine Country Gem and Mineral Club, 110 N. Zavalla St. in Jasper, Texas, will meet from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18. Fellowship begins at 6:30 p.m. with food and coffee and beverages. Visitors are welcome.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles, located at 803 N. 28th St. in Orange, will hold a barbecue lunch event from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18. The meal includes brisket, link, baked beans, potato salad, bread, cookie and trimmings. Cost is $8 per plate. Walk-ins welcome and delivery is available. Orders are accepted on Tuesday, Oct. 16; Wednesday, Oct. 17; and before 9 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, by calling 409-779-7793.
Sacred Heart-St. Mary Parish in Port Arthur will hold a Church Bazaar from noon - 10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, on the parish grounds. Items for sell include turkey legs, hot dogs, nachos, boudain, links, gumbo, sweets and more. Activities include dancing, games for youth, and a raffle featuring many a variety of prizes. Tickets are $1 each. Call 409-985-5104 for info.
Lexington Shipbuilding reunion
Former employees of Lexington shipbuilding in Orange are invited to a reunion with old friends from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at North Orange Baptist Church, 4775 N. 16th St. in Orange. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish that does not need to be heated or refrigerated. Drinks are provided. Call Betty Bellow at 409-982-3591 or Earl Evan at 409-746-2701 for more info.