5 things to do this week

Autumn Owens

Check out some area happenings taking place this week and into Memorial Day Weekend. 

1. Splash into Summer

Here’s your chance to round up the kiddos and cool off at Oakdale Park’s Splash into Summer event from 1-7 p.m. today. Entry is free and the new diving will be in place for everyone to try out their high-diving skills.

2. VIP Team Roping

Catch some high-speed action at the VIP Team Roping event taking place all day Friday-Sunday at the Somervell County Expo Center. For more information call 254-897-4509.

3. Spring Sip N Shop

Enjoy a variety of vendors from clothing to jewelry, Scentsy and food at the Spring Sip N Shop event from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friday at Cherokee Rose Nursing & Rehab. Refreshments will be provided.

4. Memorial Day Weekend Band Bash

Make your way to Oakdale Park between 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. Saturday for some live music at the free Glen Rose Memorial Day Weekend Band Bash. The lineup includes Gary Anderson, Brady Hulsey, Wandering Daisy and the Mike Daniels Band. Make sure to bring your lawn chair and blanket and shop vendors on-site. For more information call 254-897-2321.

5. Learn about composting at Fossil Rim

If you’re interested in learning how to make your own compost, then head over to Fossil Rim for a free compost instruction being held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday at the wildlife center. A little dose of compost can result in healthy plants in your garden. For more information call 254-897-2960 or visit fossilrim.org.