Thursday, April 1

The Somervell Republican Club hosts a forum for Republican congressional runoff candidates at the Somervell County Citizens Center. Social time is at 6:30 p.m.; meeting begins at 7 p.m. Candidate Rob Curnock has committed to attend; Bill Flores will be represented by a supporter. The winner of the runoff faces incumbent Chet Edwards, D-Waco, in November. The public is invited; call 897-7289 for more information.

Friday, April 2

The public is invited to attend an Easter egg hunt at Cherokee Rose at 4 p.m.

Friday, April and Saturday, April 3

The National Senior Pro Rodeo Association holds its senior rodeo at the Somervell County Expo Center. Friday and Saturday slack begin at 9 a.m., evening performances at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8.50 general admission, $4.50 children and under; see† or

Saturday, April 3

The Post Oak Cemetery Association meets at 10 a.m. at the chapel. All interested persons are invited to attend and assist in cleaning the cemetery.

Sunday, April 4

The Somervell County Ministerís Fellowship invites the Glen Rose community to attend an Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. at the Glen Lake Methodist Camp ampitheater. The†† service will be held indoors in case of rain.

Memorial United Methodist Church of Walnut Springs invites the community to attend an Easter sunrise service featuring a hayride to a hilltop to watch the sun rise. Meet at 6:30 a.m. at the barn at the W.K. Gordon Ranch located on Farm Road 203. In case of rain during the week and muddy conditions, the service will take place at 7 p.m. at the church located on State Highway 144 in Walnut Springs. A light breakfast will be served after the service.

Monday, April 5

The Somervell County Cancer Support Group holds its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. in the conference room of Glen Rose Nursing Home. Refreshments will be provided by the nursing home. For information, call Patricia West at 897-4500.

A youth fair meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the Glen Rose High School Ag classroom. The agenda includes electing officers.

Wednesday, April 7

The Glen Rose Lions Club meets Wednesday at noon at Three Rivers restaurant. Members should make note of the new location.

Saturday, April 10

Welcome wounded veterans to Cleburne at a 2 p.m. celebration for Ride 2 Recovery, a bicycle rally that began in San Antonio and will enter Cleburne. Dance teams, cheerleaders, bands and city and county officials will participate. Bring lawn chairs to the Cleburne High School track on Nolan River Road. To join Iraq and Afghanistan veterans at a 7 p.m. fundraising dinner, call the Cleburne Chamber of Commerce at (817) 645-2455 or (817) 558-4848 for information.

Monday, April 12

Somervell County Master Gardener rainwater specialists Julie Conner and Greg Marsh will host a program on rainwater collection give you some great ideas and examples of systems currently being used in your neighborhood at 6:30 p.m. at the Somervell County Citizens Center, 209 S.W. Barnard St. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday, April 17

Girls Night Out on the downtown square.

Monday, April 26

The Texas Department of Transportation holds a public meeting about the rural portion of the 2011-2014 Transportation Improvement Program, or TIP. The Erath and Somervell county portions will be discussed at 1:30 p.m. in the Stephenville City Hall Council Chambers, 298 W. Washington St., Stephenville.