The Outdoor Association of Texas Heroes (OATH) will host its inaugural Memorial Day Bash on Sunday, May 29, at Kountze High School (1488 FM 1293 Road) from noon – 10 p.m. There will be barbecue cooked up by the Kicked Back Cookers BBQ Team, as well as cotton candy, snow cones, face painting, a dunking booth, a petting zoo, a washers tournament, a horseshoes tournament, live music from Pat Overstreet, Back Creek Band and Chad Stone, plus much more.

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Classic Movie Night resumes with the 1951 drama A Streetcar Named Desire on Friday, May 27, at the historic Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont. A winner of five Academy Award, the film follows troubled former schoolteacher Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh) as she leaves small-town Mississippi and moves in with her sister, Stella Kowalski (Kim Hunter), and her husband, Stanley (Marlon Brando), in New Orleans.

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The annual Texas Frog Fest will take place this weekend, Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29, in Crystal Beach at 1609 Highway 87 on the Bolivar Peninsula. The event will take place 1 p.m. to midnight each night, rain or shine. There will be plenty of food and drinks available for purchase inside the gates along with an RV and tent area. Performing Saturday will be 10 Man Jam, Aubry Lynn England, Jamie Talbert & the Band of Demons, Bag of Donuts and headliner Cody Johnson.

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RockMaynia concludes Saturday, May 28, inside the Pavilion at the Coushatta Casino Resort in Kinder, Louisiana, with ’80s rocker Vince Neil and special guests Sledgehammer at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for ages 21 years and older and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com.

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Beaumont ISD named its 2016-2017 Teachers of the Year at the Celebration of Excellence Gala held May 13. Dishman Elementary School Teacher Wanda Brooks was named the 2016-2017 BISD Elementary Division Teacher of the Year, and Vincent Middle School Teacher Melissa Chapman was named the 2016-2017 BISD Secondary Division Teacher of the Year.

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