Wednesday, April 28 — Tuesday, May 4

Early voting for the May 8 elections continues.

Thursday, April 29

A breakfast to benefit the Boy Scouts of America’s Longhorn Council will be held from 7 to 8 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church Family Center. There is no charge, but donations are encouraged to benefit the Scouts and help pay for camp. The community is invited to attend.

A forum for Republican state senatorial candidates will be hosted by the Somervell County Republican Club at the Somervell County Citizens Center, 209 S.W. Barnard, at 6:30 p.m. social time, 7 p.m. meeting. Candidates Brian Birdwell, David Sibley and Darren Yancy will answer submitted questions. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Call 897-7289 for more information.

Friday, April 30

Battle of the Bands begins at 6 p.m. at the Texas Ampitheatre. Tickets are $12. Call the Expo at 897-4509 or visit HYPERLINK "" Runs through May 1.

A trial run of the new Up Against the Wall theater on the southern wall of the Glen Rose/Somervell County Chamber of Commerce will take place at 8:30 p.m. Zorro short features will be shown. Admission is free. Bring your own snacks, coolers, blankets and lawn chairs.

Saturday, May 1

The Georges Creek Cemetery Association's annual meeting will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring a dish. Dinner will be under the Tabernacle.

At the Somervell County Expo: The Southwestern Donkey & Mule Society show and the Texas Stampede Team Roping Classic. For information, call the Expo at 897-4509 or visit HYPERLINK "" or HYPERLINK ""

Sunday, May 2

The Barrel Racing Association of Texas holds exhibitions at 10 a.m. Youth 3D (full second-splits) begins at 2 p.m., followed by the Open 5D (half-second splits). Call the Expo at 897-4509 or visit or

Monday, May 3

The Somervell County Cancer Support Group invites everyone to its summer picnic in Heritage Park at 6 p.m. Hamburgers and hotdogs will be provided. Bring a covered dish side or dessert. For more information, call Patricia West 897-4500.