• Caring & Sharing is still in search for volunteers to help with distribution week that starts Monday. Volunteers will be boxing and sorting food to be given away to needy families and seniors this Christmas season. Distribution week will be held at the First United Methodist Church Ministries Center. For more info call 903-569-6202.
• Vince and Sandy Colvin are inviting all to come and celebrate their 50th year of marriage Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Freedom Baptist Church.
• The Lake Country Symphonic Band will be hosting a Christmas classics Concert this week. The concerts will be Sunday at 2 p.m., with an encore performance Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature music from various groups and performers. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children 11 and under. Reservations are required. Call the box office at 903-569-2300 to reserve tickets for the concert.
• Quitman High School is hosting the Delbert Ballard Basketball Tournament beginning this Thursday through Saturday with games being played at Ballard Memorial Gym and the gym located at the high school. There are 12 teams from throughout East Texas competing in this event.