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The St. Michael Mediterranean Festival has become one of the most popular events of the spring and the eighth annual event, which takes place on Saturday, May 7, will continue to share Greek and Mediterranean cultures with everyone in Southeast Texas.

From 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., St. Michael Orthodox Christian Church at 690 N. 15th St. in Beaumont will be the center of all activities with traditional cuisine from Greece and other Mediterranean countries along with a variety of unique ethnic goods on sale at the bazaar and diverse entertainment. Plus, admittance is free.

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Boys’ Haven has announced several upcoming spring fundraising events that will help the nonprofit build new cottages for its residents. Boys’ Haven announced its Continuing Our Legacy Capital Campaign in December.

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May 5, Lamar University students in History 4354: The Holocaust will take part in the nationwide effort to honor the victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution by holding a Days of Remembrance event on the sixth floor of the Mary and John Gray Library on Lamar University’s campus from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The event coincides with the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust established by Congress and led by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

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Sandrajean Zahar

Beaumont resident Sandrajean Zahar’s road toward a high school diploma was a bumpy ride. When she was in high school, Sandrajean eloped with her sweetheart, who was leaving for Vietnam.

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It is that wonderful time of year again when we have blooms everywhere around us. Some of the most perfect blooms will be at the Golden Triangle Rose Society Annual Spring Rose Show. It will be held Saturday, April 30, at the Tyrrell Park Garden Center. The show is open to the public from noon – 3 p.m. and is free.

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