Community Calendar October 13th- 20th, 2018

Published 11:55 am Saturday, October 13, 2018

Saturday, Oct. 13

Keep Orange Clean

The Litter Squad will cleanup different locations throughout the city on the second Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Locations will be determined and posted so that all groups and citizens are aware of and encouraged to attend. Please bring gloves and wear appropriate attire.


October Junk Days and Coleman Peveto BBQ Cook-Off

Saturday come and browse the unique finds in our vintage and junk market then swing by the community center for BBQ plate lunches & dinners with all the fixins. (Pre-orders and to-go’s available). Bring the kids out Saturday for an amazing free kids zone full of activities from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and plan to visit the OCESD # 4 car show. The Saturday evening dance under the pavilion will feature Donice Morace with Dustin Kelley and Baylei McGowan ($3 cover charge after 5 pm) Event is located at 7441 Cohenour Road in Mauriceville. For questions about the Market vendors or Cook-Off Teams may call or text 409.659.3998 / applications are available at


Fall Festival Fund Raiser

First United Methodist Church-Orange would like to invite you to its Fall Festival Fund Raiser on Saturday, October 13, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Family Life Center located at the corner of 5th  and Elm in Orange.

  • Brisket Dinners – $10 – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Live Action – Auction at Noon
  • Silent Action – Last Bid at 1:30 p.m.
  • Meals in a Minute (Frozen Meals) – Starting at $10
  • Sweet Shop
  • Plants

Proceeds to support the Marjorie Malloy Enrichment Center. Please call the church office at 409-886-7466 for tickets and more information.


Monday, Oct. 15

Crochet Class

Crochet Class at 6:30 p.m. at Orange First Church of the Nazarene, 3810 M.L.K. Jr. Drive in Orange. The class is in the Dining Room behind the church. (Left side of the building)

Please bring a skein of Sports Weight yarn and a G hook. We are working on squares to be assembled into an afghan. You may keep your squares or donate them back. Donated squares will be assembled and donated to a local charity in December.

The class is free and open to the public. Knitters welcomed. For more information, contact Dawn through the Orange First Church of the Nazarene (ofcnazarene) Facebook page.


Wednesday, Oct. 17

Golden K Kiwanis meeting

Golden K Kiwanis meets every Wed. from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the meeting room of the Salvation Army Building, corner of MLK and Strickland, across from the Shell and fire station.  The public is welcome to attend, and coffee is always served. Initiation of local 2018-19 officers and committee members will take place on a special induction. Juan J. Venegas, a 25-year-old Wienerschnitzel franchise owner in Orange, Texas, and Oceanside, California, will convey his amazing story to franchise owner success.  He recently assisted in the establishment of new Wienerschnitzel stores in Nederland and Lufkin, Texas.


Saturday, Oct. 20

Granger 5K

Granger Chevrolet is hosting the annual Granger 5K on Saturday, October 20 to benefit The United Way of Orange County. The event will be held at 2611 MacArthur Drive in Orange. Register early at


Cajun Festival

The 10th annual Cajun festival will be held at the V.F.W. Post-2775 beginning at 10 a.m. at 5303 16th Street in Orange.



A fundraiser for the final costs for Reggie Allen Osbourne is from 1 p.m. – Midnight at Leaux’s Bayou Club located at 2210 Simmons Drive in Orange. The first band begins at 2 p.m. $20 entry fee for 9 Ball Tournament and $5 entry fee for Washer Tournament. Plate dinners also available for sale. For any donations and auction items, contact Amy Crownover at 409-216-9522.