Community Briefs for the 49th Week of 2018

Published 9:46 am Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Elaborate Sale

Elaborate Sale at Thrift and Gift located at 350 37th Street in Orange. Our sale begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, and goes thru Friday, Dec. 7. We can’t wait and neither should you. All men and women’s blouses, shirts, pants, jeans, jackets and coats $1; lingerie, skirts, and formals $1. PaPantsuitsdresses, purses are $2. Special 50 cent bargains. Bargain room has added new donations. We are off Strickland Drive between Salvation Army and Sabine Credit Union. We are open from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Call 886-7649 for more information.


2018 Mister and Miss Christmas Pageant

The 2018 Mister and Miss Christmas Pageant will be Dec. 8, 2018. Attire is Christmas Wear. Girls ages 0-18 years and Boys 0 – 5 years. Young Miss Queen will receive a $200 scholarship. Categories include: Prettiest Eyes, Prettiest Smile, Most Photogenic, and Prettiest Hair. Registration is $50. For more information, contact Chelsea Foster at 409-622-5250 or Tramena Horn at 409-779-5312. One can also contact them by email at or


Christmas Market

Gifts, Etc., located in the Baptist Hospital Outpatient Center is holding a Christmas Market 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday – Friday, November, and December. The Service league of Orange operates the shop with all proceeds benefiting Orange County charities.


Fly Ins

Orange County Radio Control Club meets each Tuesday and Saturday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the club’s airfield located at 10623 Farm to Market Road 1442 in Orange. Guests are welcome as long as club members are present. Learn more about building and flying remote controlled airplanes with other enthusiasts.


Intro to Beekeeping class

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office in conjunction with the Orange Apiary Committee is having an Intro to Beekeeping class on December 8, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Check-in will be at 8:30 a.m.  This is a free class and will cover the topics of: Equipment, Personal Protective Gear, Honey & Hive Production, and Source for Bees.  Snacks will be provided.  This will be held at the Orange County Convention and Expo Center at 11475 FM 1442, Orange, TX.  Please RSVP by November 21, by calling the Extension Office at 409-882-7010.