Youth etiquette class moved

An etiquette class for youth planned for June 25-26 has been moved to one date on July 31, organizers announced this week.

The Federation of Women’s Clubs is offering the half-day workshops for children 9 through 14. The class will cover introductions, the importance and proper method for writing thank-you notes, a brief history of Nacogdoches and table manners — both formal and informal.

Applications are available at the Daily Sentinel offices, 4920 Colonial Dr., during business hours.

The course is 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Old University Building. The fee is $25 per child. For more information , call 936-554-7457.

Super Tuesdays ongoing at the public library

Educational presentations and activities for children 12 and under continue all summer at the Judy McDonald Public Library, where all activities are free.

“Cardboard Challenge” will take place Tuesday when children are challenged to create their own space station.

It is one of the library’s Super Tuesday series, held at 10 a.m. Registration is requested by calling 936-559-2970 or registering online at

The Super Tuesday programs also include “Wildlife on the Move” June 25, and “Launching Rockets” on July 2. “Vet Talk” with the local Humane Society will be July 9 and “Make a Movie” is July 23. The theme for July 30 is “Survival Training to Intergalactic Travelers,” and “Nature Investigation Workshop” will be Aug. 6. A career fair will wind up the series on Aug. 13.

Today final day of cereal drive

Today is the final day for a cereal drive hosted by Nacogdoches Medical Center benefiting HOPE food pantry.

NMC’s Women’s Center lobby is serving as a drop-off point. Donations also can be made online at Funds will be used to purchase milk, fruit and lean protein.

About 640 families visit the HOPE pantry once a month for food. The all-volunteer nonprofit provides food to seniors, children, disabled, veterans and those living in poverty.

Blackberries come to market

Fresh blackberries, pinto beans, squash and chard are among seasonal offerings this week at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market, open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 107 Pearl St.

Vendors offer fresh seasonal produce, free-range eggs, cheeses, wine, handmade gifts, jams and jellies, breads and pies, prepared foods and more. Food trucks and live entertainment also will be on hand. Totes, gift certificates, SNAP and credit card vendor tokens are available at the Welcome Booth. Parking and entry are always free. For information, visit

‘Date Night Painting’ set

The Judy McDonald Public Library will host a “Date Night Painting Party” for adults 18 and up on June 22.

Part of the library’s ongoing Adult Art Series, the 5:30 p.m. class is free with supplies provided, but registration is requested in advance. No experience is needed.

To register, call 936-559-2970.

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