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I E _ + i Page 2 - The News C 0 m mu nity Friday, November 7, 20 l 4 By Loretta Humble Special to The News You missed something really good last month. At least most of you did. Make sure you don't miss this I..,ot+etta Humble Around Town one. What you missed was The Sweater Curse, a won- derful one-woman s}i0w,- brought to the Henderson County Performing Arts Center in Athens, by those Anna Hammonds served as the Artistic Associate for BoHo Theatre in Chicago, and is now a resident of Nashville, Tenn Her Chi- cago credits include Hero: folks who wowed us l+ast A New Musical anfl A April with O'Keeffe! Like ,, Christmas arol ++ at O'Keeffe!, it was timtasti- Lincolnshi+re Marriott, cally great. You would have loved it. This time I'm going to try to give you a little more notice so you can mark your calendar. This one is called Steak and Donuts. It will be at HCPAC Friday- Sunday, Nov. 14-16. The press release describes it this way: On a lonely Friday night, one woman con- fesses her story of long-lost love. Through the confectionary whims of a first love to the ultimate meaty quest for true hap- piness, she reveals the se- cret for mending a broken heart. From he artwmming- stories of bar fights, childrearing, music-mak- ing and everything in be- tween, Steak and Donuts is a play about healing. And food. Steak and Donuts was written and is played by Anna Hammonds. I am go- Noises Off(Poppy) at The- atre at the Center, It's a Wonderful Life: Radio Play (Sally/Mary) at Fox Valley Repertory, and Whoopi Goldberg's White Noise (Laurel U/S) at Royal George Theatre. She was a company member with BoHo The- she directed The Spitfire atre, appearing in the Jeff Grill. Award-winning Big River You may have read my (Mary Jane, Miss Watson), column about the boxer, and earned a Jeff nomina- the drummer, the gardener. tion for Best Lead Actress the egg man and me going in a Play as Lizzie in The to see The Sweater Curse Rainmaker together. We had a great She served as assistant time. Most of us bought director for Jeff-nominated season tickets. Maybe we BoHo productions of Pip- will all go together again. I pin and Floyd Collins, and believe our reservations are was director for The Spit- for Nov. 14. So if you go fire Grill (Jeff nomination, that night you will not only Best Musical). get to see a fantastic play, Hammonds other credits but might also get to sit include two national tours with a bunch of tb Iks who of A Christmas Carol with sound like they are off to NTC, Drury Lane Theatre, see the Wizard. Or call me, Emerald City Theatre and and you can get with us. she is a proud former com- and I'll give you a name and you;cg0-gQ Oz with us. Or if you aren't feeling ents to " namance Repertory The- this lady is the real stuff, atre in Tennessee, where COURTESY PHOTO Anna Hammonds that silly, you could get your own group. If ten of you get together, you'll get your tickets for only $15 instead of $20. But it is go- mg to be well worth it even at $20 Do not miss this show. If yo.u do, you will kick yourgelf. Performances of Steak and Donuts, written and ...... performed by Anna Hammonds, are at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Nov. 14-16 and 2 p.m. Nov. 16. The Henderson County Performing Arts Center is located at 400 Gibson Rd, in Athens. Tickets are $1750 ig #vancre, $20 at the door. dr0ups of 10 or more are $15 each. - Community Ca!endar- :i+ VETERANS DAY CLOSU ~;: In honor of Veteran's Day, county offices in Van Zandt and Kaufman are closed. Banks and post offices will be closed. Henderson County offices are open. All area city offices will be .r, open. THANKSGIVING AD DEADLINES The News office will be closed Nov. 27 in honor of Thanks- giving Day. Some ad deadlines have been changed to accom- modate the closure. TheNews Friday, Nov. 28 issue display ad deadline is Friday, Nov. 21 at 4 p.m. The classified word ad deadline is Monday, Nov. 24 at noon. ( 1 I TVCC STUDENT RECITAL CLASS The Trinity Valley Community College Music Department is holding a Student Recital Class from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Friday (today), Nov. 7 in the Choir Room (FA-131). - ~ ~- READ THROUO. THE VALLEY LECTURE SERIES ~/" ~;.~ Trinity Vialley Community College's Read ThOrough the Val- event is set for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, at -,+{ ley lecture series the Gibbs Building, Room 108 on the Athens campus. Speak- ers will beAthens attorney Jeff Weinstein and journalist Michael Hannigan discussing the legal side of social media. This free event is open to the entire community. TVCC ADULT EDUCATION ORIENTATIONS Trinity Valley Community College Adult Education Depart- ment is hosting new student orientations for ESL GED and Transitional Prep Spring 2-15 classes from 9 a.m to noon or 6-9 p.m. Nov. 10-13 and 17-20. New students must attend a 12-hour orientation to be eligible for classes at Athens, Pales- tine and Wills Point. For more information, call (903) 675-6398. The Adult Education Office is located at 412 Park St. in Ath- ens. NARFE MeeTING The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chap- ter 1191 meets at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Sirloin Stock- ade in Corsicana. Western Electric retiree Don Capehart will - speak about the Capehart Communications Collection. For more information, call (903) 874-3092. BoY SCOUT TROOP 11 VETERANS DAY FLAo RETIREMENT CEREMONY Boy Scout Troop 11 is holding a Veterans Day Flag Retire- ment Ceremony at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the First Chris- tian Church in Athens located at 900 Robbins Road in Athens. Attendees are welcome to retire a flag in honor Of your service or on behalf of a soldier in appreciation of their service to the .nation Everyone is welcome. Worn and damaged flags will be burned with reverence and decorum in accordance with the United States Flag Code. For more information, contact Tammy Dosser at (903) 681-6538 or tdosser72@gmail.com. PARKINSON~S DISRASE AWARENESS MEETING A Parkinson's Disease Awareness meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Arabella of Athens clubhouse located at 413 Gibson Road. Anyone needing more informa- tion on this incurable disease are invited to attend. For more information, call Jean Everett at (903) 681-4167. ATHENS ANNUAL FALL CLEANUP . . : . for their : - : .+ - t2 for the Athens;Annual Fall Cleanup: ,= Aaron Street collec- tion site will be open for residents to drop off their trash. Brush " - - and yard waste is accepted, Electronics recycling and paper shredding will also be available. For more information call (903) 675-7961. C:a{cet+ is designed to help stop low um leg cramps+ Just ask your pharmacist. 1 COMAE TOGEI"HER with your neighbors and friends for a GREAT EVENT! City Wide Fall Trash Clean Up Day b r nd -- Nouem e 22 / 8=OID