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Cherokee Program

Cherekee ProgramJoe and Kathy Copeland will present the Water Beetle Cherokee programs to weave history, music and tribal stories into presentations, which should be both entertaining and educational. The programs will be, Thursday, July 29 at no cost to the public. The programs are a collaborative effort between the Franklin County Historical Association (FCHA) and Franklin County Library. Two different programs will be presented one for children and a more expanded program for families. For more information, see the July 29 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Sing-a-long with story of nation’s past on Saturday

The Woods United Methodist Church Choir from Grand Prairie will be featured in presenting “Our Nation’s Past Through Story and Song: A Sing-a-long.” The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 24 at the Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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Shakespeare, Art Camp to entertain

Both children and adults will have an opportunity to be entertained with events scheduled at the Cultural Arts Center next week.

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One man band entertained

One man band entertainedJay Eddy, a one man band, was the entertainer at last Saturday’s Farmers Market.

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Flanagans, local quartet to sing

Rick and Terry Flanagan and “The Men’s Quartet” from First Baptist Church will be featured at this month’s Concert on the Plaza. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, July 15.

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Puppet theatre performs Thursday

The Dallas Puppet Theatre group will perform at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, July 15 in the First National Bank Century Room as a part of the Franklin County Library’s Summer Enrichment Program.

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Dallas Puppet Theatre performance set July 15

The Dallas Puppet Theatre group will perform at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 15 in the First National Bank Century Room as a part of the Franklin County Library’s Summer Enrichment Program.

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Plaza music

Plaza musicGabe Clayton demonstrates how to play the mandolin to Britney Henderson. Mr. Clayton is one of many artists who have been providing music during the Farmer’s Market on the downtown plaza.

Art’s Alliance earns over $400 with fund-raiser

The Franklin County Arts Alliance earned $420 with their most recent fund-raising event. The alliance sold chances to win an opportunity to use the Cultural Arts Center for a local event such as an end of school party, 50th anniversary, birthday party or family reunion. Tiffany Pelham of Sulphur Springs won the drawing.