Medicaid, CHIP or SNAP Benefits: A Navigator will be at Pecan Valley Center, 301 Bo Gibbs Blvd, Glen Rose, each Tuesday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. to assist you with applying for these benefits. There is no cost to you.

Volunteer Opportunities:

The patients of Alpha Omega Hospice need volunteer visits for emotional support, companionship, pet visits, music and more. Adults and Teens, 16 and up, spend an hour or two a week after orientation. Regular person-to-person service lifts the spirits of the giver as well as the receiver. Call Debbie Afzali for information, cell (817) 879-0580.

Papa’s Pantry would love to have more people to help at the pantry. It’s easy to do and very rewarding! Hours are 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. & 3 – 6 p.m. Tuesdays and truck unloading on Friday Mornings. Email DeborahDDavis62@gmail.com. for more information.

Somervell County Historical Museum is in need of full-time, part-time or occasional volunteers. This is an excellent opportunity to meet and greet visitors from far and wide, plus locals alike. It is a perfect learning opportunity for students and lovers of history. For more information, call (254) 898-0604 or visit in person, 101 SW Vernon Street 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday.

May 26

Citizens’ Center

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Chess

11 a.m. Building Strong Bones & Blood Sugar Testing with Family Care

11:30 Older Texas Awards Ceremony

1:00 David’s

May 27

GRHS Graduation

7 p.m. GRHS Auditorium

Board of Adjustment – request deadline for June 22 BOA meeting.

Citizens’ Center

10:30 a.m. Bingo

1 p.m. Brookshire’s

7 p.m. Dance with Truman & Riggin

May 28

Native Plant Community Garden Workshop

9 – 11 a.m., 101 Vernon St.

Fossil Diggin’

1 – 2 p.m., Dinosaur Valley State Park: Play the role of a Paleontologist and pretend that you’re on a real dig. Using small brushes, carefully uncover millions-of-years old marine fossils buried in sand. Learn about the animal that lived in the ocean alongside the beach where dinosaurs roamed. Make your own dinosaur footprint to take home. Call Kathy Lenz (254) 897-4588 for more information.

Photo Tour

4 – 8 p.m. Fossil Rim Wildlife Center: The tour lasts four hours and will let the photographer catch the dusk light, which is the best light possible for afternoon photos. The tour will go through our 1,800-acre pastures. There are 59 species of animals here at Fossil Rim. Some of the animals that may be photographed are white rhinoceros, blackbuck, European red deer, gemsbok, zebra, addax, waterbuck, giraffe, sable antelope, axis deer and dama gazelle. Reservations are required. Call (254) 897-2960.

VIP Team Roping

EXPO Center Main Arena

Loco Coyote Concert Series

6 – 9 p.m. Loco Coyote Grill, 1795 CR 1004, Glen Rose, Guadalupe Pirates performing.

Oakdale Park FREE Summer Concert Series

8 – 10 p.m. Stage: Mike Daniels Band

Night Hike

8:30 – 10 p.m., Dinosaur Valley State Park, Track Site #2” this hike is about 1½ miles long and is intermediate level. We will go from Track Site 2 across the river and up to the overlook. Wear sturdy walking shoes and bring a good flashlight. No dogs on the hike, please, as they may scare off any wildlife that may be in the area. Call Kathy Lenz (254) 897-4588 for more information.

VIP Team Roping

All day, EXPO Center Main Arena: Call (254) 897-4509 for more information.

May 29

Geocaching 101

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Dinosaur Valley State Park: Come for a fun morning of hands-on introduction to geocaching for the whole family, taught by certified instructors Cory and Teresa Davis. Learn about using a GPS or a free smartphone app to find “treasures” or “caches.” Bring a GPS or Smartphone, pen or pencil, water, hat, hiking shoes, rain gear if needed, sunscreen, insect repellent if needed and a park or trail map. Call Kathy Lenz (254) 897-4588 for more information.

Hiking the Prairie

9 – 11 a.m., Dinosaur Valley State Park, Track Site #2: The hike beginner level, will start by crossing the Paluxy River and follow along well-traveled prairie trails for approximately four miles. Large-tire strollers are welcome if able/willing to be carried across the river rock. Wear goo walking/hiking shoes and bring water, sunscreen and snacks. Binoculars and magnifying glasses are recommended for up close study of plants and animals. Call (254) 897-4588 for more information.

VIP Team Roping

All day, EXPO Center Main Arena: Call (254) 897-4509 for more information

May 30

MEMORIAL DAY

Memorial Day Ceremony

11 a.m. Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery: Colonel Bruce R. Cox, Commander 307th Bomb Wing, Barksdale AFB, Louisiana, will give keynote remarks. Other program highlights include music by U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Division Band, Fort Hood, Color Guard from the Second Battalion, 14th Marines, Rifle Salute with U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Division and a Wreath Placement.

VIP Team Roping

All day, EXPO Center Main Arena: Call (254) 897-4509 for more information

May 31

Citizens’ Center

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Woodcarvers

10 a.m. Wii Bowling

Community Meal

5:30 – 7 p.m., Oakdale Park. FREE, Donations Appreciated

June 1

Citizens’ Center

9:30 a.m. 42 Tournament

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Utility Assistance

11:30 a.m. Cherokee Rose Blood Sugar Testing

12:30 p.m. Quail Park Ice Cream

2:30 p.m. Line Dancing

June 2

Citizens’ Center

10 a.m. Chess

1 p.m. David’s

June 3

Citizens’ Center

8:30 Swap-n-Shop

10:30 Bingo

1 p.m. Brookshire’s

Vintage Market Days

EXPO Center Main Arena

June 4

The Lone Star Iris Society

10 a.m., Hico Activity Center, 411 N Mesquite, Hico. Visitors are always welcomed. For more information, call Naomi Nabors (254) 597-1183 or Jerrie Cage (254) 372-3165.

Vintage Market Days

EXPO Center Main Arena

National Trails Day 2016

Easy Birding Walk

7:30 a.m. Dinosaur Valley State Park: We will meet in front of the Park Store and hike the trails hugging the south side of the river. Participants will look and listen for birds with the help of a Park Ranger. This is an easy two-hour, two-mile hike, mostly on flat terrain. Wear good walking shoes and bring plenty of water and protein bars. Bring your binoculars and bird guide or borrow one when you arrive. Call Kathy Lenz for more information, (254) 897-4588.

Dino Hike and a Movie

7 – 10 p.m., Dinosaur Valley State Park: Meet for the hike to look at the dinosaur tracks up close and, if time permits, to watch the sunset. After the hike, meet back at the amphitheater with your snacks to enjoy the movie, “The Good Dinosaur.” Bring your popcorn or snacks and sodas. Insecticide is recommended! Call (254) 897-4588 for more information.

Loco Coyote Concert Series

6 – 9 p.m. Loco Coyote Grill, 1795 CR 1004, Glen Rose, Mike Daniels Band performing.

Oakdale Park FREE Summer Concert Series

8 – 10 p.m. Stage: Mikayla Griffin

SAVE THE DATE:

June 25-26: Relay for Life

To have something included in Out and About, contact Alliene Franklin, afranklin@theglenrose reporter.com or (254) 897-2282, at least ten days prior to the event.