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The Waxahachie Police Department and the Waxahachie Fire-Rescue will face off Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the HEB, 800 N. Highway 77 in a first responder cookoff.

Recipes for hamburgers have been created by police and firefighters, and the community is encouraged to vote for their favorite after purchasing a burger.

All proceeds benefit the aid funds WPD and WFR. Trick or treat on the court The City of Waxahachie is hosting Trick or Treat on the Square on October 27 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in downtown Waxahachie.

Children are invited to dress up in their costumes and go trick-or-treating at participating downtown vendors. The Villenes Trio perform A free Southern Gospel Concert featuring award-winning group The Villines Trio will be held at the Chautauqua Auditorium on Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

The Villines Trio has been singing as a trio in the United States for the past seven years. This young family lives in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas. The group consists of siblings Landon Villines and Emmy Villines Smith, and cousin Hannah Villines.

Park and Praise Fall Festival The Park and Praise Fall Festival will be held on October 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Central Presbyterian Church Fellowship Park, 406 N. College St.

The event includes games, music, face painting, a bouncy castle, a balloon artist and free food.

Hope for the Homeless Gala The Ellis County Homeless Coalition is hosting the Ray of Hope for the Homeless Black Tie Gala on November 5th at The After Church, 1511 FM 664 in Midlothian.

The silent auction begins at 6:30pm, followed by dinner at 7:00pm. Dinner is provided by ENJOY FOODS.

The cost is $50 per person. Feedback is requested by October 22nd.

Go to ECHC-rayofhope. eventbrite.com for more information. Lighthouse for learning The next Lighthouse for Learning courses at Waxahachie ISD will start on October 3rd.

The following courses will be available: Growing Fruit Trees, Stained Glass for Beginners, Self Defense: Preventing the Attack, Poetry and Publishing: A Guide, Beginning Tennis, Sewing Youth Fashion, Conversational Spanish I and Pickleball for Beginners.

To register, go to wisd. revtrak.net/registration.

See wisd.org/page/1144 for more information.

Jamboree downtown The Downtown Jamboree will be held at Railyard Park on October 15 from 7pm to 9pm.

The event features music by Gary Fox and Fox Country.

Admission is free, but donations are accepted. The proceeds benefit the scholarship fund of the Moral Courage Foundation.

Visit Downtownjamboree for more information. com.

stem or treat First United Methodist Church Red Oak will be hosting a trunk-or-treat event on October 30 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Church is located at 600 Daubitz Drive in Red Oak.

Visit fumcro.org for more information. ROISD is looking for students for children’s choir Red Oak ISD is recruiting second through fifth grade ROISD students for an open call for children’s choir “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”.

Sign up by going to Forms. gle/uu4yQ5dpZo31zqng7.

Red Oak Fall Festival The City of Red Oak is recruiting small businesses, artisans, artists and grocers for this year’s Fall Festival.

The festival takes place on October 22 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Pearson Park and the Red Oak Municipal Center. It includes games, rides, face painters, airbrush tattoo artists, a petting zoo, crafts, inflatable boats and more.

Visit redoaktx.org/fallfestival for more information. Stained glass class As part of its Lighthouse for Learning program, Waxahachie ISD is hosting a beginner’s stained glass art class Monday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Global High School, 275 Indian Drive.

No glass cutting is required. The class leaders will pre-cut and grind the glass for you (although there will be a cutting lesson for those who want to practice). Working with a pattern, cutting and grinding glass, foiling, soldering and adding patina are all techniques you will learn. Total cost is $50. Go to tinyurl. com/55htp5ux to login. OddFest scheduled for Saturday This year’s OddFest takes place on Saturday from 10am to 6pm at 200 S. Rogers St.

OddFest is an arts festival showcasing Texas artists who embrace the odd. Craft beer, unique food vendors and live entertainment complete a one-of-a-kind event.

OddFest has been raising money for the building fund of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge Waxahachie #80 since 2015.

Tours will be offered of the organization’s old building, where members of IOOF #80 have met for over 100 years to do charitable, charitable work. WISD is looking for observation sites Waxahachie ISD CTE is seeking observatories for older students enrolled in a health science internship in the 2022-23 school year. If you are a healthcare provider interested in helping our students, please contact either Morgan Burnett (mburnett@wisd.org) or Amy Miner (aminer@wisd.org).

Bus driver wanted Waxahachie ISD is hiring bus drivers for the upcoming school year.

All paid training is offered and a CDL is not required to apply. Visit wisd.org/careers or call 972-923-4632 for more information. Lighthouse for learning Waxahachie ISD will continue its Lighthouse for Learning community education program, which offers adults the opportunity for lifelong learning.

Classes take place on Monday and/or Thursday evenings in both the fall (October to December) and spring semester (March to May).

The fall semester begins in September, and the district is looking for community members who would like to help enrich the community by teaching a Lighthouse for Learning class.

WISD offers a variety of courses. For more information, contact Sandy King, Public Relations Coordinator, at 972-923-4631 ext. 10108 or email sking@wisd.org.

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