Pet Show at Sims Library

Nicholas P. Sims Library will host its annual pet show from 10-11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5.

Proud pet owners, ages 4-10, have a prize winning opportunity to show off their animal favorites at Sims Library. The show is open to all breeds and species.

Categories in this contest include biggest, cutest, friendliest, most talented, scaliest, smallest, strangest and more. Ribbons and a Best in Show ribbon will be awarded to winning contestants. This program is an outside event presented on the front lawn of the library as part of Sims Library’s Texas Reading Club events. For more information, contact the library at 972-937-2671 or email

Teen summer reading

challenge lock-in at Sims Library

Nicholas P. Sims Library Teen Summer Reading Challenge lock-in will be held from 6 p.m.-midnight Friday, Aug. 5. “Come and see what it’s like in the library when it is closed. We are playing games, watching a movie, hanging out with friends, and eating,” a spokesman said.

Requirements for the Lock-in are reading two books, completing a simple book review for each, and attending three teen activities. For more information and requirements, call the library at 972-937-2671 or email 

Free family movie day at

Palace Theater

When Are We Going Home Ministry will host a free family movie day for medically challenged, disabled or special needs individuals of any age. The event will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Palace Theater, 112 W. 6th Ave. in Corsicana.

The movie, “Breaking Free,” will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Bring your own snacks. The theater will be lighter and less volume to provide a good environment for guests with sensory disorders or autism.

The event is sponsored by the Navarro Community Foundation.