Community dance Tuesday

A community dance will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15 at the Optimist Building, 219 Patrick St. in Waxahachie.

Music will be provided by the Final Showdown Band and snacks will be served at 8 p.m.

Admission is $5 per person and open to the public.

GOP National Committeewoman to speak at ECRW

The Ellis County Republican Women will meet at 7p.m. Tuesday, March 15, at the historic Rogers Hotel in Waxahachie. The speaker will be GOP National Committeewoman ‘Borah Van Dormolen. The public is welcome to attend this free event.

Spring break horsemanship camp

A fun, spring break adventure with horses is offered at Flying G Ranch for youth ages 6-17. Horsemanship day camps are offered on a daily signup basis for $30 per day from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on March 14-18. Extended time is available for early drop-off or later pickup. Overnight camp with evening riding and campfires are offered as well.

Flying G Ranch is a 120-acre nonprofit Christian horse camp facility started in 2001. Other activities include time learning about horses, brushing, saddling and bridling, group trail rides, group games, crafts and Bible devotions.

To register or for more information, go to or call 214-284-6425.

Sim’s Writers’ Networking Group

The Sims’ Writers’ Networking Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, in the Nicholas P. Sims Library program room. The purpose of the group is to learn more about writing, publishing, marketing and selling in today’s marketplace. All levels of writers are invited, and you do not need to have published to attend. Kathy Ericksen, published author, leads the group.

Goth sock puppets at Sims Library

Teen Inc will make goth sock puppets from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16 at Nicholas P. Sims Library. Use your imagination and create a unique puppet. Snacks provided.

Relay For Life meeting

Relay For Life Central Ellis County will hold a team captain’s meeting on March 17 at the Red Oak Municipal Center, 200 Lakeview Parkway in Red Oak. If you would like to register a team, join a team or need more information regarding Relay, contact team chair Denise Owens at 972-742-3982.

Ride for Emotional Healing

Freedom Counseling Associates, a nonprofit organization, invites all bikers to particpate in the first annual Ride for Emotional Healing fun ride to provide counseling services for individuals who have experienced trauma and to reach people struggling with emotional pain and darkness.

Rain or shine, the ride will take place March 19 with first bike out at 10 a.m. and last bike in at 2 p.m. Passports will be given to each participant to collect stamps along the route, four stickers, which will give chances to win several prizes. There will also be a 50/50 drawing, food, music and much more.

Freedom Counseling is located at 408 W. Ave. F in Midlothian.

For additional information, call 972-742-6958 or 972-742-8557.

Fountain dedication at FBC

A new granite fountain, sculpted by world renowned sculptor Jesus Moroles, will be dedicated at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 20, on the south lawn of First Baptist Church, Waxahachie.

In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved into Epton Hall of the church.

The ceremony will last about 30 minutes and is open to the public. For further information, contact the church office at 972-937-1940.

Project Graduation meetings

The Project Graduation committee has announced its schedule for upcoming meetings. All senior WHS and WGH parents, as well as anyone in the community interested in helping out with this year’s event are encouraged to attend.

Project Graduation meetings will be held at the Waxahachie High School Cafeteria at 7 p.m. March 21, April 18, May 9 and May 23.

Aggie Moms to meet

The Ellis County Aggie Moms will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 21, at First United Methodist Church, 505 W. Marvin Ave. in Waxahachie. For more information, visit

Teen Advisory Board to meet at Sims

The Nicholas P. Sims Library Teen Advisor Board will meet from 4:15-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22. The TAB allows teens to have a voice in teen services at the library. Participants help in choosing books, videos, CDs and programs. Pizza will be provided at 4:15 in the meeting room. To register, call the library at 972-937-2671 or e-mail TAB is for ages 13-18.