• The Taste of East Texas hosted by the Republican Women of East Texas is set for Saturday at Mineola Civic Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Adult tickets are $12 and children are $6.
• Lake Fork Chamber of Commerce is having their member Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Luau Thursday at Scarbrough Haven in Emory. Gates open at 4 p.m. food service at 5 p.m. RSVP required to info@LakeForkChamber.org or call 800-846-1859.
• Mineola football is scrimmaging Caddo Mills at Meredith Memorial Stadium this Friday.
• Alba-Golden football will host Kemp Thursday in their final scrimmage before the Aug. 31 home opener against Hawkins. Hawkins will be hosting Frankston Thursday at Lowrance Field in Hawkins.
• The Quitman football scrimmage at Como-Pickton has been moved to Thursday beginning at 5 p.m. at Ron Heflin Stadium on the just west of the main campus.
• Alba-Golden and Quitman volleyball teams will be in action this weekend at the Tyler Invitational Tournament.
• Classes for Alba-Golden ISD will begin August 27.