Spanish-English group to meet

today at library

A Spanish-English conversation group at the Nacogdoches Public Library will resume today at noon.

The informal conversation group is designed for those with basic abilities in both languages who want to improve through practice. The group meets every Tuesday. For more information, call 936-559-2970.

Friday deadline

to apply for city

advisory boards

The deadline to put in an application for a seat on one of several city advisory boards is 5 p.m. this Friday.

Committees with positions open are the Main Street Advisory Board, Convention and Visitor’s Bureau Board, Mayor’s Committee on People with Disabilities, Historic Landmark Preservation Committee, Housing Authority, Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustments and Parks Advisory Board.

Members will be appointed on July 16. For information or for an application, contact the city secretary, 936-559-2506 or visit

Mansfield site hosts Civil War Navy program

The Mansfield State Historic Site just south of Mansfield, La., will host a program on Civil War naval wars vessels this Saturday.

Scheduled for 2 p.m., the presentation will focus on the Union’s attempt to capture Shreveport in the spring of 1864. Admission is $4 per person ages 4-61; seniors 62 and over and children 3 and under are admitted free. For more information call 888-677-6267 toll free, or visit

NMC awards scholarships

Nacogdoches Medical Center has selected five area high school students to receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Students include Nacogdoches High graduate Sharmaine Sison, Timpson High graduates Macey Jo Hanson and Rebecca Mathis, Mount Enterprise graduate Mikayla Whitlow and Joaquin High graduate Molly Mason.

Art camp begins at museum

Lufkin’s Museum of East Texas is hosting its annual art camps all summer for children ages 3 through 14.

Classes include “Wee Art” for 3-year-olds, multimedia sessions for ages 4 and 5 and half-day of full-day sessions for 7 to 14-year-olds in who may choose classes based on their interests.

Classes include acrylics, animal art, beads and knots, fiber fun, fun with tempera, crochet, dolls, drawing, embroidery, fabric painting, fiber fun, jewelry, knitting, manga, paper crafts, photography, quilting, sculpture, toys, watercolor and weaving.

Sessions are one week long and continue until Aug. 9. Morning sessions are 9 a.m. to noon and afternoon sessions are 1 to 4 p.m. There are no classes July 1-5. Cost ranges from $30 to $55 per morning or afternoon session and include snacks and a T-shirt. Scholarships are also available.

For information on adult and children classes, visit

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