“Dinosaurs and Patriotism” is the theme for the Fourth of July parade on Saturday. Floats will gather at the Glen Rose High School parking lot at 8 a.m. and be ready to leave between 8:30 and 8:45. The parade will make its way downtown by 9 a.m.

The Optimist Club will host Cow-Patty Bingo in the parking lot by The Junk Yard Dog after the parade. If you have never witnessed Cow-Patty Bingo, it is something to see. For more information, contact the GRSC Chamber of Commerce at grcc@glenrosechamber.com or call the office at 897-2286.

The Somervell County Cancer Support Group will meet Monday, July 6, in the conference room at the Glen Rose Medical Center Nursing Home at 6 p.m. for a Watermelon Picnic. Everyone is invited. For more information, call Pat West at 897-4500.

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has scheduled a third public meeting regarding Slick Machines’ air quality permit for 7 p.m., Thursday, July 16, at the Somervell County Expo Center.