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 with the application process for these benefits. There is no cost.

Volunteer Opportunities:

The patients of Alpha Omega Hospice need volunteer visits for emotional support, companionship, pet visits, music and more. Adults and Teens, ages 16 and up, are being sought to 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.

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

Somervell County Fire Department Open House

Join the SCFD for an open house from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the station, located at 111 Sheppard St. In addition to KOME broadcasting live during the event, there will also be a dunk tank, free blood pressure checks, hot dogs, tee shirts and other games and activities. The entire SCFD fleet will also be on display.

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

June 5

National Trails Day 2016

The Limestone Ledge Trail Hike

8:30 – 10 a.m., Dinosaur Valley State Park: The Limestone Ledge Trail Hike is an intermediate level hike that will begin at the park store parking lot. The hike, approximately 2.5 miles long, will follow the river, stopping to view dinosaur tracks along the way. Strollers are not recommended! Wear good walking/hiking shoes and bring plenty of water and protein snacks. Sunscreen and insecticide are recommended. Call Kathy Lenz (254) 897-4588 for more information.

Vintage Market Days

EXPO Center Main Arena

June 6

Citizens’ Center

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Chess

10:30 a.m. Bingo

6 p.m. Bluegrass with Cita Moore

Animal Capture Class + Tour

10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Fossil Rim Wildlife Center: How do we safely capture wild animals, making sure they don’t get hurt and we don’t get hurt? See demonstrations of the tools we use and get involved by using a blow and safety dart to “tranquilize” a Styrofoam zebra! Call (254) 897-2960 to register.

Somervell County Cancer Support Group

6 – 7 p.m., Glen Rose Medical Center, Main Lobby

June 7

Moncrief Cancer Unit Survivorship Program

8:30 – 12 p.m. EXPO Center Parking Lot: Call (800) 405-7739 to schedule an appointment.

Citizens’ Center

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Woodcarvers

10 a.m. Treadway Hearing Screening

10 a.m. Wii Bowling

Community Meal

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

June 8

Citizens’ Center

9:30 a.m. Bunco

11:30 a.m. GRNH Blood Pressure Screenings

June 9

Citizens’ Center

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Chess

1 p.m. David’s

American Miniature Horse Registry

EXPO Center Show Barn Arena: Spectator admission is free. Call Tracey Slagle (308) 624-0212 for more information.

June 10

Citizens’ Center

10:30 a.m. Bingo

1 p.m. Brookshire’s

7 p.m. Dance with Michael Cote

Fort Worth Model “A” Ford Club

EXPO Center Main Arena

American Miniature Horse Registry

EXPO Center Show Barn Arena: Spectator admission is free. Call Tracey Slagle (308) 624-0212 for more information.

June 11

Fort Worth Model “A” Ford Club

EXPO Center Main Arena

Photo Workshop

8:30 a. m. – 5 p.m. Fossil Rim Wildlife Center: Join noted outdoor photographers and authors Brian and Shirley Loflin for a wildlife photography workshop. The workshop begins with a session of hands-on instruction addressing the basic issues of wildlife photography. Most of the remaining time is spent in our 1,800 acres with Brian and Shirley doing up-close-and-personal photography of endangered species. Space is limited. Call (254) 897-2960 to reserve your spots.

Native Plant Community Garden Workshop

9 – 11 a.m., 101 Vernon St.

American Miniature Horse Registry

EXPO Center Show Barn Arena: Spectator admission is free. Call Tracey Slagle (308) 624-0212 for more information.

Photo Tour

4 – 8 p.m. Fossil Rim Wildlife Center: This tour lasts four hours and will let the photographer catch the dusk light, the best light possible for afternoon photos. The tour will go through Fossil Rim’s 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 to make your reservation.

Star Party in the Valley

9 – 10 p.m., Dinosaur Valley State Park, Track Site #3 (Park at the amphitheater): Join Park Rangers and Master Astronomer Tim Black to get a glimpse into space. Learn about constellations, galaxies, stars and the moon. Telescopes will be on site or bring your own. Please, no flashlights or cell phones while at the Star Party. (Red-tinted lights are permitted.

Loco Coyote Concert Series

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

Oakdale Park FREE Summer Concert Series

8 – 10 p.m. Stage: Mike Calaway