A hot dog lunch will be provided from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Friday, April 18, at the Sheriff’s Office. Proceeds from the event will benefit Relay for Life.

Glen Rose High School’s Junior Class will hold a student and parent meeting on Wednesday, April 23 at 6 p.m. in the GRHS cafeteria. Topics to be discussed include important information about the upcoming senior year, college visits and SAT/ACT test dates. Prom date applications and class dues will also be accepted. For more information, contact Carrie Mackey, junior counselor, at 898-3805.

The Glen Rose Bird Club will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 17, at the Spirit Wind Church. The speaker will be Rod Hale who will talk about ways to “snake proof” your next birding field trip.

The Dixie’s Daughters chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy will perform a Roll Call at Chalk Mountain Cemetery and Oden Chapel Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 19. The public is invited to the ceremony. Those needing directions can call the Heritage Library at 897-9073 or meet at the Heritage Center at 100 Barnard Street at 9:15 a.m. to join the group.

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center has invited the Somervell County Master Gardeners Association to participate in their second annual Party for the Plant in celebration of Earth Day from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. on April 19. This year’s theme is “We Do Conservation”. In keeping with the theme, the SCMGA’s booth will be selling native and adapted plants as well as rainwater harvesting barrels. For more information contact the County Extension Office at 897-2809 or www.somervellmastergardeners.org.

The Glen Rose-Somervell County Chamber of Commerce is planning a Casino Night for 7 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Tres Rios Resort. The night will have all the attributes of a western saloon, with food, music, card playing and great auction items.

Post Oak Cemetery Association will met Saturday, April 19, 2008. All persons interested are urged to come and assist in the cleanup of all the plots to prepare the grounds for mowing. Business meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in the Chapel.

Hill College will host its third annual Boots and Suits Ball at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, at The Forum in Whitney. It will be an evening of fine dining, music by the Steve Helms Band and the Hill College Jazz Band, dancing, and fundraising, with all proceeds going to benefit the Hill College Performing Arts Department. Individual tickets are $45, and sponsorships are also available. To purchase tickets, make donations, or even reserve a table, contact Sharon Middlebrook at (254) 582-2555 ext. 201 or by e-mail at smiddlebrook@hillcollege.edu. Payments can be mailed to Hill College Boots and Suits Ball, President’s Office, 112 Lamar Dr., Hillsboro, TX, 76645.

Texas AgriLife Extension will be presenting the Food Manager Certification course and test on Monday, April 21, at the Texas A&M Research & Extension Center, located at the corner of US 281 and Lingleville Highway, in Stephenville. Call the Erath County Extension Office at (254) 965-1460 to find out how to register before the April 14 deadline. Cost of the course and test is $79, and also includes your book.

The Somervell County Relay For Life is an overnight event from 6 p.m. on April 25 to 6 a.m. on April 26 at the Glen Rose Soccer Park that symbolizes the long journey a cancer patient endures. The evening is the finding out that one has cancer, the late night is the treatment and recovery and the dawn is the realization that one has conquered the disease. This year’s theme is “CELEBRATE”-in honor of the cancer survivors in our community, “REMEMBER”-remember those we have lost to this dreaded disease, and “FIGHT BACK”-what we all need to do when one we love comes down with cancer. The Relay For Life this year is dedicated to one of our own-Jere Ford-a volunteer for years with The Relay and one who lost the battle last year. Please join us in raising fund for the American Cancer Society so that we can see a cure for cancer in our lifetime.

The 11th Annual BBQ Goat Cook-off, car show, 5K run, arts and craft, food vendors, Miss Texas 2007, live entertainment will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, in the Goldwaite City Park. Go to www.goldthwaite.biz for info and to the event applications page for applications to participate in any of the above categories.

The Glen Rose Lions Club is hosting its 12th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course on May 9th. Tee off is at 12:30 p.m. There will be several interesting contests including the hole-in-one, prizes on all par threes for a hole-in-one, buy an eagle, golf ball lottery, door prizes, a Ranch House BBQ lunch, putting for $25,000 and much more! Funds raised by this event are used by The Glen Rose Lions Club to support on going charities in our community. For more information, call The Golf Shop at 897-7956.